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Texans | Worthen Waived

Sun, 31 Aug 2003 20:34:16 -0700

The Houston Texans have announced that DL Shawn Worthen has been waived.

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Texans | Worthen Re-signed

Fri, 21 Mar 2003 11:54:53 -0800

HoustonTexans.com reports the Houston Texans have re-signed exclusive-rights free agent DT Shawn Worthen to an undisclosed contract.

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Texans | Worthen Tendered

Thu, 27 Feb 2003 15:26:04 -0800

HoustonTexans.com reports the Houston Texans have given exclusive-rights free agent DT Shawn Worthen a one-year tender offer.

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Texans | Week 17 Inactives

Sun, 29 Dec 2002 09:24:47 -0800

The Houston Texans have announced S Kyries Hebert CB DeMarcus Faggins, OT Tarlos Thomas, OT Barry Hall WR Jermaine Lewis, DT Howard Green and DT Shawn Worthen as inactive for week 17. Mike Quinn will be the teamís No. 3 QB.

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Texans | Week 16 Inactives

Sun, 22 Dec 2002 09:14:02 -0800

The Houston Texans have declared CB DeMarcus Faggins, WR Antaf Harris, WR Jermaine Lewis, DT Shawn Worthen, DT Willie Blade and DT Howard Green as inactive for week sixteen. Mike Quinn is the team's third QB.

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Texans | Week 15 Inactives

Sun, 15 Dec 2002 09:12:08 -0800

The Houston Texans have announced WR Jermaine Lewis, WR Atnaf Harris, CB Demarcus Faggins, SS Ramon Walker, OG Milford Brown, DT Shawn Worthen and DE Willie Blade as inactive for week 15. Mike Quinn will be the teamís No. 3 QB.

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Texans | Worthen Added

Wed, 04 Dec 2002 13:20:50 -0800

HoustonTexans.com reports the Houston Texans have signed DT Shawn Worthen to the active roster, from the practice squad.

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Texans | Worthen Added to Practice Squad

Tue, 03 Sep 2002 15:30:20 -0700

Updating previous reports, DT Shawn Worthenís agent, J. Drew Pittman, has confirmed the Houston Texans have signed Worthen to their practice squad.

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Texans | Worthen Could Be Added to Practice Squad

Tue, 03 Sep 2002 14:18:36 -0700

DT Shawn Worthenís agent, J. Drew Pittman, has confirmed Worthen remains in Houston and could be signed to the teamís practice squad as early as today. He was previously released by the Texans.

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Texans | Worthen Released

Sun, 01 Sep 2002 00:56:32 -0700

HoustonTexans.com reports the Houston Texans have released DT Shawn Worthen.

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Texans | Worthen Claimed

Tue, 27 Aug 2002 16:32:05 -0700

HoustonTexans.com reports the Houston Texans have claimed DT Shawn Worthen off waivers from the Vikings.

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Vikings | Axe Falls

Mon, 26 Aug 2002 12:16:22 -0700

Vikings.com reports the Minnesota Vikings have released DT Shawn Worthen.

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Vikings | Three Won't Participate

Wed, 24 Apr 2002 15:42:51 -0700

Vikings.com reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Tice said NT Shawn Worthen (pectoral), DL Willie Howard (knee) and DL Jeff Hazuga (hip) won't be participating in this weekend's minicamp.

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Vikings | Injury Notes

Sat, 02 Mar 2002 23:56:28 -0800

According to the Star Tribune the Minnesota Vikings are concerned about the hamstring injury suffered by WR Cedrick James. The injury is one reason coach Mike Tice feels the team does not have anyone ready to take WR Cris Carter's place when he leaves. NT Shawn Worthen tore a pectoral muscle while working out and had surgery last week. It looks like a three-month recovery for him.

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Vikings | Worthen Update

Tue, 01 Jan 2002 20:54:50 -0800

Updating an earlier story, the Star Tribune reports an MRI on Minnesota Vikings DT Shawn Worthen (left ankle) confirmed the injury was a mild high ankle sprain. Worthen will be re-evaluated Wednesday by the team's medical staff.

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Vikings | Injury Notes

Mon, 31 Dec 2001 22:11:01 -0800

The Star-Tribune reports Minnesota Vikings LB Ed McDaniel (neck/shoulder) was feeling well enough to return to practice. CB Dale Carter (hamstring) was not as bad off as thought. His pulled hamstring was not badly swollen, and he might return to action this week. DT Shawn Worthen (sprained left ankle) was wearing a protective boot Monday. He was scheduled for an MRI on Monday night.

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Vikings | Inactives

Sun, 23 Dec 2001 09:10:50 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have named QB Romaro Miller as their No. 3 QB for today's game. The team has declared QB Daunte Culpepper, T Lewis Kelly, G Calvin Collins, T Brian Crawford, WR Troy Walters, DT Shawn Worthen and DE Michael Boireau inactive for today's game.

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Vikings | Inactives

Sun, 09 Dec 2001 09:30:09 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have named QB Spergon Wynn as their No. 3 QB for today's game. The team has declared RB Jim Kleinsasser, T Lewis Kelly, G Calvin Collins, T Brian Crawford, WR Troy Walters, DT Winfield Garnett and DT Shawn Worthen inactive for today's game.

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Vikings | Injury Updates

Thu, 15 Nov 2001 20:33:55 -0800

The Star Tribune reports Minnesota Vikings OL Brad Badger (turf toe), G Corbin Lacina (calf) and DL Winfield Garnett (knee and ankle) missed Thursday's full-pads practice. All are expected to miss Monday's game. DT Shawn Worthen (toe) was removed from the injury report. Rookie RB Michael Bennett appears set to return after missing three games because of a high ankle sprain.

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Vikings | Inactives

Sun, 11 Nov 2001 12:32:35 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have named QB Spergon Wynn as their No. 3 QB for todayís game. The team has declared RB Michael Bennett, S Robert Griffith, G Corbin Lacina, OT Brian Crawgord, WR Troy Walters, DT Willie Howard and DT Shawn Worthen inactive for todayís game.

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Vikings | Injury Update

Fri, 09 Nov 2001 13:31:22 -0800

The Pioneer Press reports Minnesota Vikings DT Shawn Worthen (toe) and OL David Dixon (strained calf) practiced Thursday. They are listed as probable but expected to play Sunday. DE Willie Howard (knee), who is listed as questionable, also practiced yesterday.

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Vikings | Inactive On Sunday

Sun, 07 Oct 2001 22:11:36 -0700

The Star-Tribune reports Minnesota Vikings OL Brian Crawford, S Robert Griffith, DE Jeff Hazuga, OL Lewis Kelly, KR Nate Jacquet, CB Wasswa Serwanga and DT Shawn Worthen were declared inactive for Sunday's game.

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Vikings | Garnett On the Rise

Tue, 02 Oct 2001 17:43:04 -0700

Mike Wells reports for the Pioneer Press Minnesota Vikings DT Winfield Garnett continues to rise up the team's depth chart. In fact, a play he made on Sunday stood out with coach Dennis Green. On a second-and-two play he dragged down Bucs RB Warrick Dunn for a two-yard loss. "No question he's earned himself more minutes," defensive line coach Brian Baker said. He called Sunday his best game yet. Garnett is one of three young tackles making significant strides. Rookie Shawn Worthen and Fred Robbins are the others. The Vikings play at New Orleans, one of three teams to cut him, this weekend. Garnett will have built in motivation for that game.

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Vikings | Inactive On Sunday

Sun, 30 Sep 2001 22:36:12 -0700

The Star-Tribune reports the Minnesota Vikings eight inactive players Sunday were S Robert Griffith, OT Brian Crawford, DE Jeff Hazuga, KR Nate Jacquet, OT Lewis Kelly, CB Wasswa Serwanga and DT Shawn Worthen. The third QB was Spergon Wynn.

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Vikings | Worthen Could Be Back

Mon, 17 Sep 2001 21:31:06 -0700

The Star-Tribune reports Minnesota Vikings DT Shawn Worthen, who was inactive week one, may be active this weekend as he continues his recovery from a pre-season foot injury. "We'll know better Wednesday," defensive line coach Brian Baker said Monday. "We'll know after contact day." Worthen said the injury, which became a problem after the team's first pre-season game, robbed him of his ability to use his leverage.

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Vikings | Injury Notes

Fri, 31 Aug 2001 23:50:27 -0700

The Pioneer Press reports the Minnesota Vikings escaped Friday's pre-season game with no major injuries. The most serious injury was suffered by backup MLB Mike Crawford, who sprained his right ankle. Also, backup TE Shonn Bell suffered a right shoulder stinger. Rookie DT Shawn Worthen watched the game in street clothes because of a toe injury. Starting CB Robert Tate (shoulder) and rookie CB Carey Scott (stomach) didn't make the trip. There is a possibility Scott has an appendicitis.

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Vikings | Defense Plays Well

Sun, 12 Aug 2001 01:19:41 -0700

Bill Williamson reports for the Pioneer Press although the Minnesota Vikings defense couldn't contain Saints QB Aaron Brooks, their secondary did not allow any long passes. Minnesota's new-style defensive line displayed its speed and put pressure on the QB, even against the Saints first-team offensive line. The Vikings finished with seven sacks. They had five in the first half, from five defensive linemen. "We played real aggressive on defense and that's what we've been teaching," new defensive backs coach and assistant head coach Willie Shaw said. Rookie DL Shawn Worthen finished with two sacks.

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Vikings | Draft Pick Update

Tue, 24 Jul 2001 21:18:57 -0700

According to the Star-Tribune, Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green said Tuesday he expects all three remaining unsigned draft picks, first-rounder Michael Bennett, second-rounder Willie Howard and sixth-rounder Carey Scott, to be signed by this weekend. He also said Howard's signing might be delayed. Updating an earlier story, Shawn Worthen and Cedric James both signed three-year deals earlier today. The signing bonus was $246,000 for Worthen and $241,000 for James.

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Vikings | Two Picks Agree

Tue, 24 Jul 2001 16:10:17 -0700

The team's official web site reports the Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms with two draft picks, DT Shawn Worthen and WR Cedric James, both fourth-round draft picks.

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Vikings | Draft Pick Notes

Tue, 24 Jul 2001 08:28:15 -0700

The Pioneer Press reports the agent for Minnesota Vikings sixth-round draft pick, CB Carey Scott, is encouraged a deal will be agreed upon within the next day or two. Drew Pittman, the agent for DT Shawn Worthen and WR Cedric James, would like both players to report to camp on time. Currently he remains concerned about what he says is a "significant difference" in signing bonuses among the three compensatory picks selected in front of them.

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Vikings | Talks Slowed

Wed, 18 Jul 2001 08:41:56 -0700

The Pioneer Press reports agent Drew Pittman, representing two Minnesota Vikings fourth-round draft picks, DT Shawn Worthen and WR Cedric James, said contract talks are "not encouraging." He said the two sides likely won't continue negotiations again until some time next week.

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