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Fri, 11 Feb 2005 21:20:21 -0800
Len Pasquarelli, of ESPN.com, reports the New Orleans Saints are likely to put a franchise tag on DE Willie Howard for the second consecutive year, with no intentions of signing him to a long-term deal. He will reportedly make $7.8 million in 2005, a 20 percent increase over his "franchise" qualifying offer from a year ago.
Wed, 23 Jul 2003 11:56:35 -0700
Sean Jensen, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports that former Minnesota Vikings second-round pick Willie Howard, who was recently released, will participate in the minority coaching fellowship program with the Vikings in Mankato.
Tue, 22 Jul 2003 09:59:20 -0700
Sean Jensen, of the Pioneer Press, reports the Minnesota Vikings have released DL Willie Howard.
Fri, 20 Jun 2003 11:54:05 -0700
Updating previous reports, Bill Williamson, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings DL Willie Howard (leg) will be cut early next month due to severe leg injuries that the team believes will cause the end of his career.
Fri, 13 Jun 2003 18:02:28 -0700
ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports Minnesota Vikings DL Willie Howard (leg) will almost certainly be forced to retirement. As reported, he'll likely be released this summer. He did not take a snap during 2002 and is still trying to recover from a torn ACL in his right leg, sprained MCL and fractured fibula.
Wed, 04 Jun 2003 12:59:01 -0700
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports Minnesota Vikings DL Willie Howard (leg) will likely be released later this summer. Howard met with head coach Mike Tice on Tuesday, June 3, morning, and the two agreed Howard has been unable to regain his quickness following a devastating right leg injury he suffered in December, 2001. Howard played during the 2002 preseason but spent the season on injured reserve. He did not participate in the Vikings' May minicamp.
Thu, 08 May 2003 04:55:38 -0700
Updating previous reports, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports Minnesota Vikings DL Willie Howard (leg) has not been medically cleared to practice at minicamp this weekend.
Sat, 12 Apr 2003 08:39:47 -0700
Bill Williamson, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings DT Willie Howard (leg) continues to make progress through a leg injury that kept him out last season. Head coach Mike Tice hopes he’ll be able to play come training camp.
Sat, 15 Feb 2003 09:26:18 -0800
Bill Williamson, of the Pioneer Press, reports the Minnesota Vikings are concerned about DL Willie Howard (leg) and are not sure if he’ll be healthy enough to be in their plans in 2003. Head coach Mike Tice went as far as saying the team doesn’t know if he’ll ever have the lateral movement necessary to play. Tice said Howard is working hard on the racquetball court and they’ll just have to wait and see.
Tue, 27 Aug 2002 14:31:30 -0700
Vikings.com reports the Minnesota Vikings have placed DE Willie Howard on IR.
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