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Wed, 06 Feb 2013 19:58:31 -0800
San Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy finalized his coaching staff Wednesday, Feb. 6, with the official additions of Jason Michael as tight ends coach, Ollie Wilson as running backs coach and Rick Lyle as assistant strength and conditioning coach.
Mon, 20 Feb 2006 14:32:33 -0800
The New York Jets have announced the team has hired retired NFL DL Rick Lyle as the assistant strength and conditioning coach.
Wed, 19 May 2004 09:05:02 -0700
The Boston Herald reports free agent DT Rick Lyle (Patriots) recently visited with the St. Louis Rams. However, there has not been a contract offered by the Rams.
Sun, 01 Feb 2004 14:53:30 -0800
The New England Patriots have declared DL Anthony Pleasant, FS Antwan Harris, LB Dan Klecko, TE Fred Baxter, WR J.J. Stokes, RB Mike Cloud, DL Rick Lyle, QB Rohan Davey inactive for Week 21.
Sun, 18 Jan 2004 10:56:57 -0800
The New England Patriots have declared DL Anthony Pleasant, FS Antwan Harris, LB Dan Klecko, TE Fred Baxter, WR J.J. Stokes, RB Mike Cloud, DL Rick Lyle, QB Rohan Davey inactive for Week 20.
Sat, 10 Jan 2004 16:18:05 -0800
The New England Patriots have declared DL Anthony Pleasant, FS Antwan Harris, QB Damon Huard, TE Fred Baxter, RB Mike Cloud, DL Rick Lyle, LB Tully Banta-Cain, OG Wilbert Brown inactive for Week 19.
Sat, 27 Dec 2003 09:52:04 -0800
The New England Patriots have declared DL Anthony Pleasant, FS Antwan Harris, WR Dedric Ward, TE Fred Baxter, RB Mike Cloud, DL Rick Lyle, QB Rohan Davey inactive for Week 17.
Sat, 20 Dec 2003 16:41:17 -0800
The New England Patriots have declared DL Anthony Pleasant, FS Chris Akins, WR Dedric Ward, TE Fred Baxter, RB Mike Cloud, DL Rick Lyle, QB Rohan Davey inactive for Week 16.
Sun, 14 Dec 2003 09:05:31 -0800
The New England Patriots have declared DL Anthony Pleasant, WR Bethel Johnson, FS Chris Akins, RB Mike Cloud, DL Rick Lyle, QB Rohan Davey, LB Tully Banta-Cain inactive for Week 15.
Sun, 30 Nov 2003 09:26:37 -0800
The New England Patriots have declared DL Anthony Pleasant, RB Antowain Smith, FS Antwan Harris, FS Chris Akins, QB Damon Huard, DL Rick Lyle, WR Troy Brown, OG Wilbert Brown inactive for Week 13.
Sun, 23 Nov 2003 09:24:01 -0800
The New England Patriots have declared DL Anthony Pleasant, FS Antwan Harris, QB Damon Huard, WR David Givens, TE Fred Baxter, DL Rick Lyle, WR Troy Brown, OG Wilbert Brown inactive for Week 12.
Sun, 16 Nov 2003 16:58:11 -0800
The New England Patriots have declared DL Anthony Pleasant, WR Chas Gessner, FB Fred McCrary, RB Mike Cloud, DL Rick Lyle, WR Troy Brown, OG Wilbert Brown inactive for Week 11.
Sun, 26 Oct 2003 09:12:26 -0800
The New England Patriots have declared WR David Patten, SS Je'Rod Cherry, RB Mike Cloud, DL Rick Lyle, QB Rohan Davey, LB Ted Johnson, DL Ted Washington inactive for Week 8.
Mon, 22 Sep 2003 22:11:48 -0700
Dan Pires, of the New Bedford Standard-Times, reports New England Patriots DT Rick Lyle will take over the starting defensive tackle spot in place for injured DT Ted Washington (leg).
Sun, 14 Sep 2003 12:38:40 -0700
The Patriots have declared DL Rick Lyle inactive for week 2.
Mon, 18 Aug 2003 13:21:23 -0700
Michael Felger, of the Boston Herald, reports New England Patriots DE Jarvis Green started the Saturday, Aug. 16 pre-season game against the Washington Redskins at nose tackle in place of DT Rick Lyle. Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said he was giving Green more time because he needed more work than Lyle, who has been in Belichick's system since his Cleveland days.
Tue, 12 Aug 2003 04:36:16 -0700
Patriots.com reports New England Patriots DT Jarvis Green continues to practice with the Patriots first-string defensive unit, despite being replaced in the starting lineup by ten-year veteran DL Rick Lyle in the team's first pre-season game.
Sat, 09 Aug 2003 11:21:20 -0700
Kevin Mannix, of the Boston Herald, reports after finishing the 2002 season ranked 31st in the NFL in rushing defense, the New England Patriots No.1 goal this season was stopping the run. By giving up only 19 yards on 14 carries to the New York Giants during the team's pre-season opener, the Patriots took their first step towards accomplishing their goal. After reviewing the game film, Patriots head coach Bill Belichick called the performance "certainly adequate," while praising the play of NT Rick Lyle, who is playing NT for the first time in his ten-year career. ``Rick has experience in the system and even though he hasn't played on the center for a lot of snaps, the fundamentals and the techniques that he uses, they are ones he is very experienced in," said Belichick.
Wed, 06 Aug 2003 01:22:56 -0700
According to Patriots.com, New England Patriots DL Rick Lyle will start for the team at nose tackle during the team's pre-season opener against the New York Giants August 8. Lyle replaces DL Jarvis Green in the starting lineup. "I've been getting some reps at nose," Lyle said. "There's a saying in this business: The more you can do the more valuable you are."
Wed, 16 Jul 2003 12:37:33 -0700
Andy Hart, of Patriots.com, reports New England Patriots DL Rick Lyle has an uphill battle for a roster spot this year and could become expendable due to the younger, cheaper alternatives on the team.
Fri, 06 Jun 2003 08:01:20 -0700
The Boston Globe reports New England Patriots DL Rick Lyle wore a red, non-contact jersey during Thursday's, June 5, morning practice.
Wed, 05 Mar 2003 14:17:20 -0800
Patriots.com reports the New England Patriots have re-signed free agent DL Rick Lyle to undisclosed deal.
Mon, 16 Dec 2002 17:33:27 -0800
The New England Patriots have declared RB J.R. Redmond, LB Tedy Bruschi, T Greg Robinson-Randall, T Thomas Ashworth, WR Deion Branch, DE Rick Lyle and DE Bernard Holsey inactive for week fifteen. QB Rohan Davey is the teamís third quarterback.
Sun, 08 Dec 2002 09:38:35 -0800
The New England Patriots have declared RB J.R. Redmond, LB Tedy Bruschi, T Greg Robinson-Randall, T Thomas Ashworth, G Russ Hochstein, DE Rick Lyle and DE Bernard Holsey inactive for week fourteen. QB Rohan Davey is the teamís third quarterback.
Fri, 04 Oct 2002 23:23:22 -0700
John Clayton reports for ESPN.com New England Patriots DE Rick Lyle (back) traveled with the team to Miami and he may be able to play Sunday.
Sun, 29 Sep 2002 12:25:58 -0700
The New England Patriots have announced S Lawyer Milloy, CB Jimmy Hitchcock, LB Ted Johnson, G Joe Andruzzi, T Thomas Ashworth, WR Troy Brown, TE Cam Cleeland and DE Rick Lyle as inactive for week 4. Rohan Davey will be the team's No. 3 QB.
Tue, 12 Mar 2002 14:44:11 -0800
Patriots.com reports the New England Patriots have announced the official signing of free agent DE Rick Lyle (Jets). He played for Pats coach Bill Belichick in both Cleveland (1994-95) and New York (1997-99) and gives the team an experienced two-gap defensive lineman.
Tue, 12 Mar 2002 09:09:13 -0800
Dan Pires, of the New Bedford Standard-Times, has informed KFFL that the New England Patriots have agreed to terms with free agent DL Rick Lyle (Jets).
Fri, 28 Dec 2001 19:54:40 -0800
J.P. Pelzman reports for the Bergen Record, as an update to a previous story, the New York Jets do plan to use DE John Abraham (groin) mostly in the nickel package, although coach Herman Edwards added, "That decision might change Sunday morning depending on how he feels." DE Rick Lyle will likely start, with Eric Ogbogu also in the mix. Abraham said he would consider removing himself from the game if "I don't feel I can contribute." Abraham received further treatment after practice and will get more tomorrow.
Wed, 26 Dec 2001 21:31:27 -0800
The NY Times reports New York Jets DE John Abraham (groin) missed practice today. If he does not play Sunday against Buffalo, either Rick Lyle or Eric Ogbogu will start. CB Aaron Glenn (knee) was limited in practice, but as reported earlier he is expected to play Sunday. According to coach Herman Edwards, rookie WR Santana Moss will probably get more plays. The Jets may continue to use Moss on punt returns when the opponent is backed up.
Mon, 03 Dec 2001 12:20:55 -0800
New York Jets head coach Herman Edwards said CB Aaron Glenn (knee) is definitely out this weekend. There's some damage to his MCL and Edwards said it could be a 1 to 2 week issue or a 3 to 4 week situation. The team is just going to take it week-to-week right now to see how his injured knee responds. CB Ray Mickens (sprained ankle) is day-to-day but is expected to play, as is DL Rick Lyle (calf).
Thu, 25 Oct 2001 08:18:28 -0700
The New York Times reports New York Jets DT Shane Burton will miss Sunday's game with a calf injury. Rookie James Reed will start at nose tackle and Steve Martin will play defensive tackle. At times, Rick Lyle will play tackle and Martin will move to nose, as will Tom Barndt.
Thu, 18 Oct 2001 21:48:37 -0700
The NY Times reports New York Jets DE Shaun Ellis (hip) did not practice Thursday, but Coach Herman Edwards hopes he can practice on Friday. He remains questionable for Sunday's game. DL Rick Lyle broke his nose in practice on Wednesday, but he practiced Thursday. Rookie WR Santana Moss ran on grass for the first time Wednesday, but there is still no timetable for his return.
Wed, 19 Sep 2001 21:17:23 -0700
The Bergen Record reports the New York Jets will make some changes on the defensive line this weekend. Shaun Ellis will move back outside to defensive end, while the team will start Steve Martin and Tom Barndt at defensive tackle. DT James Reed will now be the top backup at defensive tackle, after serving as a starter in the season opener. DE Rick Lyle, who also started in week one, will serve as the backup to Ellis.
Sat, 28 Jul 2001 20:13:50 -0700
Randy Lange reports for the Bergen Record the New York Jets plan to start training camp with Shaun Ellis playing at the 3-technique tackle spot, similar to the Warren Sapp role in Tampa Bay. He could still move to defensive end later. Jason Ferguson is at nose tackle while John Abraham can move from right end to left, while the other end spot will be a battle among Rick Lyle, Shane Burton, and Eric Ogbogu. The team has not ruled out pursuing free agent DE Chidi Ahanotu at a future date.
Sat, 12 May 2001 11:26:00 -0700
The Bergen Record reports the New York Jets have re-signed DL Rick Lyle to a one-year deal. Financial terms have not been disclosed.
Tue, 20 Feb 2001 07:53:45 -0800
The Bergen Record's Randy Lange reports agent Jim Steiner confirmed one of the teams he has talked to about trading for his client, WR Jerry Rice, is the New York Jets. The Jets are not alone in their interest. Detroit, Carolina, Oakland, Seattle, and Cleveland are other teams that have reportedly expressed some interest in the veteran WR. Player trades can't be made until March 2, but Steiner said Rice's situation may have to wait until June given the 49ers cap situation. Steiner said the Jets haven't discussed re-signing DE Rick Lyle, soon to be an unrestricted free agent with him. Steiner also said PK John Hall, still under contract, "could be back" with the Jets this off-season. Their other PK, Brett Conway, is not under contract.
Wed, 27 Dec 2000 00:28:13 -0800
The NY Times reports after the re-signing of LBs Bryan Cox and Mo Lewis on Tuesday, New York Jets coach Al Groh said that the remaining unrestricted free agents will probably not be offered contracts before the free-agency signing period in March. They are: DL Jason Ferguson, WR Dedric Ward, DL Rick Lyle, S Chris Hayes and WR/KR Dwight Stone. Lyle's agent and the team have talked, and Lyle said he would like to sign with the Jets. Groh was noncommittal about PK John Hall's future. Hall is under contract, but it seems most unlikely that he will be back after being replaced by Brett Conway for the final game. The Jets will have the 19th selection in the first round of the April NFL draft.
Fri, 15 Dec 2000 18:25:43 -0800
Associated Press reports the New York Jets have placed DE Rick Lyle (broken leg) on injured reserve and signed RB Marlion Jackson from their practice squad to their active roster.
Wed, 13 Dec 2000 11:50:17 -0800
The New York Daily News reports the New York Jets will likely let LB Mo Lewis, LB Bryan Cox, NT Jason Ferguson, WR Dedric Ward and TE Fred Baxter depart via free agency at the end of the season. DE Rick Lyle, despite just suffering a broken leg, is likely to return as the two sides have been talking all year long. FS Chris Hayes may return, but the Jets wouldn't up a big fight for him if it comes down to a bidding war.
Tue, 12 Dec 2000 07:35:15 -0800
The New York Daily News reports rookie DE Shaun Ellis, a first-round selection this year, will now be forced into full-time action as the Jets will be without DE Rick Lyle (broken leg) for the remainder of the season.
Mon, 11 Dec 2000 03:19:21 -0800
Associated Press reports New York Jets DL Rick Lyle suffered a broken leg during Sunday night's loss to the Raiders. He's out for the remainder of the season.