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Sat, 31 Mar 2012 06:18:58 -0700
Updating a previous item, retired RB Ricky Williams said that he would consider coming out of retirement to play for his hometown San Diego Chargers. The Chargers, however, have not pursued Williams. It is also unlikely that general manager A.J. Smith would give up a draft pick to the Baltimore Ravens, who own the rights to Williams.
Fri, 30 Mar 2012 12:36:51 -0700
Retired RB Ricky Williams said he has filed his retirement papers to the NFL but would consider a comeback if the San Diego Chargers were interested in him.
Fri, 02 Mar 2012 10:48:39 -0800
The Baltimore Ravens have released WR Lee Evans and CB Chris Carr. The team also placed RB Ricky Williams on the reserve/retired list.
Wed, 08 Feb 2012 12:34:46 -0800
Retired NFL RB Ricky Williams is not ruling out a return to the league because he is not sure how he will feel in the future. "The easy answer is I've moved on. But the thing I've learned about myself is, who the hell knows?," Williams said.
Tue, 07 Feb 2012 10:33:08 -0800
Baltimore Ravens RB Ricky Williams plans to retire from professional football.
Sat, 21 Jan 2012 11:23:52 -0800
Baltimore Ravens RB Ricky Williams said he would like to return to the team next season if the team wants him back. Williams will be entering the final year of his contract in 2012.
Sun, 04 Dec 2011 17:52:35 -0800
Baltimore Ravens RB Ricky Williams had season-highs with 16 carries, 76 yards and a touchdown in Week 13 against the Cleveland Browns. The score was just the second of the season for Williams.
Sun, 13 Nov 2011 16:59:58 -0800
Baltimore Ravens RB Ricky Williams had three carries for just eight yards in Week 10 against the Seattle Seahawks, and he also added three receptions for 24 yards. Since the Week 5 bye, Williams has managed just 27 touches in five games.
Sun, 06 Nov 2011 21:42:10 -0800
Baltimore Ravens RB Ricky Williams had nine runs for 24 yards in Week 9 against the Pittsburgh Steelers, and he added one reception for 11 yards. The nine carries were his most since Week 4 when he tied a season-high with 12 attempts.
Sun, 25 Sep 2011 18:56:05 -0700
Baltimore Ravens RB Ricky Williams had five carries for 42 yards in Week 3 against the St. Louis Rams, and he added an 11-yard reception. He saw six touches to 13 for RB Ray Rice in the blowout victory.
Tue, 23 Aug 2011 21:19:59 -0700
Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Cam Cameron said Tuesday, Aug. 23, that the plan for now is to allow RB Ray Rice to keep running until he gets tired. When that happens, he's supposed to let Cameron know and RB Ricky Williams will come in. "We will leave a lot of it up to (Ray) and we will be smart too because we want Ray full speed at the end of games," Cameron said.
Thu, 11 Aug 2011 15:21:17 -0700
Baltimore Ravens RB Ricky Williams will not play in the team's first preseason game.
Tue, 09 Aug 2011 13:09:16 -0700
Baltimore Ravens RB Ricky Williams passed his physical Tuesday, Aug. 9, and is practice with his new team. He is expected to be the backup running back to RB Ray Rice.
Mon, 08 Aug 2011 10:49:36 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Baltimore Ravens signed RB Ricky Williams to a two-year deal worth as much as $4 million.
Mon, 08 Aug 2011 10:23:33 -0700
The Baltimore Ravens have agreed to terms with free-agent RB Ricky Williams (Dolphins). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Thu, 04 Aug 2011 07:43:31 -0700
The agent for free-agent RB Ricky Williams (Dolphins), Drew Rosenhaus, said during a radio interview that Williams might wait for an injury at tailback before signing with a team.
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 21:15:06 -0700
The Miami Dolphins have the following unrestricted free agents to consider re-signing for the 2011 season: RB Ronnie Brown, RB Patrick Cobbs, DE Tony McDaniel, OT Pat McQuistan, LB Quentin Moses, QB Chad Pennington, OG Cory Procter, RB Ricky Williams and QB Tyler Thigpen.
Tue, 19 Jul 2011 23:08:59 -0700
Free-agent RB Ricky Williams (Dolphins) announced in a YouTube yoga video that he is "preparing to go to a new team and finish my career."
Sun, 03 Jul 2011 10:29:29 -0700
The New England Patriots could show interest in Miami Dolphins impending free-agent RB Ricky Williams once free agency begins.
Fri, 01 Jul 2011 07:51:17 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Ricky Williams said he is looking forward to free agency because it is something he has been waiting for, he said, recently, since 1999 – and he's anxious to find which teams might suit him, and vice versa, on the open market. However, Williams added he would still like to remain in Miami. "I mean, really, I have no idea. I feel like I'm in a good position. I feel like if I stay here, it'll be good for me, it'll be good for my family," Williams said. "I feel like if I go somewhere else, it'll be good – it'll be good for my family. So you know, I think in my position I think the extended off-season has been good for me because I've been waiting since 1999 to be a free agent. So it's been nice to enjoy these past couple months and the fun part, when we see who's offering what and what's the best situation for me, I'm looking forward to it and I think it's going to be a good experience."
Thu, 30 Jun 2011 06:46:46 -0700
The Miami Dolphins are ready to move on from RBs Ricky Williams and Ronnie Brown. However, Williams has a better chance of returning because he can still make stretch runs.
Fri, 10 Jun 2011 07:40:05 -0700
Miami Dolphins impending free-agent RB Ricky Williams said he would like to finish his career with the Miami Dolphins. "I'd love nothing more than to finish my career winning a Super Bowl with the Dolphins," Williams wrote on his Twitter account. "But that's gonna take some cooperation from others."
Tue, 07 Jun 2011 23:58:55 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Ricky Williams posted on his official Twitter page that he would love nothing more than to finish his career winning a Super Bowl with the Dolphins, but said it is going to take cooperation from others.
Sun, 15 May 2011 14:49:05 -0700
The Miami Dolphins would be willing to re-sign impending free-agent RB Ricky Williams this offseason if it is for the right price.
Fri, 15 Apr 2011 12:43:30 -0700
Miami Dolphins impending free-agent RB Ricky Williams said that he would like to re-sign with the team this offseason but does not expect that to happen, reports Ben Volin, of the Palm Beach Post.
Wed, 26 Jan 2011 12:07:16 -0800
Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland said there is a chance the team can re-sign impending free-agent RB Ronnie Brown or RB Ricky Williams this offseason but they will not bring both back, reports Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
Tue, 25 Jan 2011 19:51:58 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Ricky Williams acknowledged he might return in 2011 to play one more season, reports Steve Svekis, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. "I'm excited," Williams said Tuesday, Jan. 25. "I'm excited about it. I think, coming into the season, I had a lot of questions about my future about whether my body, whether my mind could take another season. But I'm the kind of guy where I'm always trying to figure things out, always try to learn more. And I think this past year, I got a good idea of the right formula for me to stay healthy, to stay happy and to stay successful. And if I can do those things, I want to keep playing this game."
Mon, 03 Jan 2011 21:42:32 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Ricky Williams criticized head coach Tony Sparano Monday, Jan. 3, on his weekly radio spot on 560 WQAM in Miami, reports Ben Volin, of the Palm Beach Post. William said playing under Sparano is "not a great fit for me" and he felt the coach does too much micromanaging. Williams added that the feels he has played his last game in Miami.
Fri, 24 Dec 2010 07:24:09 -0800
Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham said he will come on the field and confront Miami Dolphins RB Ricky Williams should he throw an illegal crackback block in Week 16, according to Carlos Monarrez and Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press. All I can say to Ricky Williams - I want him to know this - if he hits one of our DBs in the back on a crack block, then I'm coming on the field," Cunningham said. "I mean, he's had a couple of knockouts, but they've been nonlegal. I'll just put it as that." Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano was told about Cunningham's comments and was asked whether he has gotten complaints from other teams about Williams making crackback blocks. "No ... I don't know what you're talking about," Sparano said. Lions coaches have told their defensive backs to watch for crackback blocks.
Thu, 18 Nov 2010 20:28:43 -0800
Miami Dolphins RB Ronnie Brown carried three times for 10 yards, while RB Ricky Williams had three rushes for just one yard, in a Week 11 loss against the Chicago Bears Thursday, Nov. 18. QB Tyler Thigpen actually led the team in rushing with five carries for 27 yards.
Mon, 27 Sep 2010 10:46:28 -0700
Miami Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano said he is concerned that RB Ricky Williams has fumbled the ball three times in his last two games, according to Armando Salguero, of The Miami Herald.
Sun, 26 Sep 2010 22:25:45 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Ricky Williams fumbled the football two times during the team's Week 3 loss to the New York Jets, reports The Associated Press. The Dolphins were able to recover one of the fumbles and the other was overturned by a replay review during the game. Williams was held to 28 yards rushing on seven carries during the game.
Thu, 16 Sep 2010 07:10:14 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Ricky Williams, who serves as the team's representative, is optimistic the NFLPA and the league will reach a collective bargaining agreement without a work stoppage, according to The Associated Press. "Personally, I have a positive outlook," Williams said. "I think that we're going to come to an agreement. At least I hope that there's not going to be a lockout. I believe that we're being reasonable, and there are certain things that are important to us and we're going to fight for. But I think when it comes down to it, there's going to be an agreement reached."
Sun, 12 Sep 2010 14:34:43 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Ronnie Brown rushed for 65 yards and one touchdown on 13 carries while RB Ricky Williams rushed for 62 yards on 18 carries Week 1, reports The Associated Press.
Sun, 12 Sep 2010 06:57:41 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Ronnie Brown is poised to continue at the helm of the team's Wildcat offense, reports Mike Berardino, of The South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Brown said there are still a lot of things he can improve on, including recognizing defenses. After he was lost for the season last year, the team didn't run the Wildcat much with Ricky Williams. Williams will resume his role as the motion man in the system, with Brown taking snaps from center. Head coach Tony Sparano said he is very comfortable with the team running the Wildcat, and having both Brown and Williams back is what makes it work.
Thu, 19 Aug 2010 22:48:32 -0700
Updating previous reports, Miami Dolphins RB Ricky Williams is interested in continuing to play beyond the 2010 season, reports Mike Berardino, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Williams previously talked of retiring after the 2009 season, but has kept nudging the door open about extending his career. Williams, 33, is set to make $4.35 million this year. His agent, Drew Rosenhaus, would not discuss Williams' interest in a new deal.
Wed, 18 Aug 2010 07:29:30 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Ricky Williams said he would like to get a one-year extension from the team and that the team knows about his desire, reports ESPN.com's Tim Graham. "Ideally, right now, I would like to get a year extension with the Miami Dolphins, play this year and next year and then really focus on my schooling," Williams said. He is scheduled to become a free agent after this season.
Sun, 15 Aug 2010 10:43:44 -0700
Miami Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano said RB Ronnie Brown (foot) was used throughout the first half of the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 14, because Brown needed to work, reports Ben Volin, of the Palm Beach Post. Brown split snaps with RB Ricky Williams during the first half.
Mon, 26 Apr 2010 13:18:38 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Ricky Williams is ready to walk away from the NFL again, reports Bart Hubbuch, of the New York Post. Williams said, "I've been seriously considering the upcoming season being my last season. After everything I've been through, people still seem shocked that I'm ready to walk away because it's a good living monetarily."
Tue, 20 Apr 2010 05:16:04 -0700
Mike Berardino, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins RB Ricky Williams said he remains excited about playing football and is looking to play beyond the 2010 season. "Obviously this season is going to have a lot to do with that," Williams said, "but right now I feel I could do it."
Fri, 19 Mar 2010 21:18:58 -0700
Mike Berardino, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins RB Ricky Williams has hired agent Drew Rosenhaus, according to the NFL Players Association's web page.
Sat, 02 Jan 2010 08:35:20 -0800
Brian Biggane, of the Palm Beach Post, reports Miami Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano said he has reached a point with RB Lex Hilliard that if he is the best option to start for the team in Week 17, it's not a problem. "The progression with Lex the last couple weeks has been really good," Sparano said. "I feel really comfortable with Lex. It's been good we've been able to see him that way." RB Ricky Williams (shoulder) remains questionable for Week 17.
Fri, 01 Jan 2010 20:34:15 -0800
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins RB Ricky Williams (shoulder) is listed as questionable for Week 17. Williams might play in the game, but he might not get a full workload.
Thu, 31 Dec 2009 19:37:21 -0800
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins RB Ricky Williams (shoulder) was limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 31, and his status for Week 17 is uncertain.
Wed, 30 Dec 2009 12:00:31 -0800
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins RB Ricky Williams (shoulder) practiced Wednesday, Dec. 30. Head coach Tony Sparano said Williams' status for Week 17 depends on how he looks for the rest of the week.
Sun, 27 Dec 2009 13:13:19 -0800
NFL.com reports Miami Dolphins RB Ricky Williams (shoulder) suffered right shoulder injury in Week 16 and did not return.
Mon, 21 Dec 2009 15:09:13 -0800
Miami Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano said during his press conference that he is concerned that RB Ricky Williams has fumbled four times in the last two weeks, losing two of the fumbles. However, Sparano said he is concerned with any turnovers. "I am concerned with anybodies turnovers – anybody's turnovers, Ricky, anybody. It doesn't really matter who it is, I am concerned about them. We address them. We try to put them in those positions in practice, those types of things. Try to make practice a little more physical in there, try to do as many drills as we can," Sparano said.
Sun, 20 Dec 2009 14:03:43 -0800
The Associated Press reports Miami Dolphins RB Ricky Williams had 19 carries for 80 yards with a touchdown Week 15. He also caught three passes for nine receiving yards.
Sun, 13 Dec 2009 14:50:32 -0800
The Associated Press reports Miami Dolphins RB Ricky Williams had 28 carries for 108 yards with a touchdown Week 14. He also caught two passes for seven receiving yards in the game.
Fri, 11 Dec 2009 14:48:46 -0800
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins RB Ricky Williams (chest) participated in practice Friday, Dec. 11. He is not on the injury report for Week 14.