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Eagles | Derrick Burgess released

Thu, 30 Dec 2010 09:30:08 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles have released DE Derrick Burgess, according to Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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Eagles | Week 15 Inactives

Sun, 19 Dec 2010 09:18:33 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles have declared OT Austin Howard, CB Brandon Hughes, DL Derrick Burgess, TE Garrett Mills, LB Keenan Clayton, LB Stewart Bradley, OT Winston Justice inactive for Week 15.

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Eagles | Derrick Burgess signed

Tue, 14 Dec 2010 12:34:16 -0800

Updating a previous report, the Philadelphia Eagles have announced they have signed free-agent DE Derrick Burgess (Patriots) to a two-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Eagles | Will sign Derrick Burgess

Tue, 14 Dec 2010 11:17:29 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles will sign free-agent LB Derrick Burgess (Patriots), according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

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Patriots | Derrick Burgess, nine others released

Sat, 04 Sep 2010 13:19:12 -0700

The New England Patriots have released WR Sam Aiken, S Sergio Brown, LB Derrick Burgess, OL George Bussey, WR Buddy Farnham, OL Ted Larsen, OL Richard Ohrnberger, WR Rod Owens, OL Thomas Welch and CB DeAngelo Willingham, reports Patriots.com.

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Patriots | Derrick Burgess to be cut

Sat, 04 Sep 2010 11:12:27 -0700

The New England Patriots will release LB Derrick Burgess, reports Adam Schefter, of ESPN.

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Patriots | Derrick Burgess start in preseason game

Fri, 20 Aug 2010 09:50:53 -0700

New England Patriots DE Derrick Burgess started at outside linebacker in the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 19, reports Monique Walker, of The Boston Globe.

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Patriots | Derrick Burgess returns

Sun, 15 Aug 2010 05:59:20 -0700

New England Patriots DE Derrick Burgess returned to practice for the first time during training camp Sunday, Aug. 15, reports Christopher Price, of WEEI.com.

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Patriots | Derrick Burgess reinstated to active roster

Fri, 13 Aug 2010 13:57:39 -0700

New England Patriots DL Derrick Burgess was reinstated to the active roster, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.

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Patriots | No update on Derrick Burgess

Thu, 05 Aug 2010 09:11:16 -0700

New England Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio said he does not have an update on DE Derrick Burgess, who did not report to training because he is reportedly considering retirement, reports Monique Walker, of The Boston Globe.

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Patriots | Six sit out Sunday

Sun, 01 Aug 2010 11:58:08 -0700

New England Patriots DL Ty Warren, OL Nick Kaczur, OG Logan Mankins, WR Matt Slater, LB Thomas Williams and LB Derrick Burgess sat out the team's practice Sunday, Aug. 1, reports Christopher Price, of WEEI.com.

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Patriots | Derrick Burgess says he is retiring

Sat, 31 Jul 2010 12:04:20 -0700

New England Patriots LB Derrick Burgess, who has yet to report to training camp, is telling people that he is retiring, reports Jason LaCanfora, of The NFL Network. He has yet to file his paperwork with the league.

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Patriots | Derrick Burgess considering retirement

Thu, 29 Jul 2010 07:36:13 -0700

New England Patriots DE Derrick Burgess is considering retirement, sources told ESPN's Len Pasquarelli. Burgess did not report for the start of training camp.

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Patriots | Derrick Burgess not present

Thu, 29 Jul 2010 06:39:46 -0700

New England Patriots DE Derrick Burgess was not present for the start of training camp Thursday, July 29, a source told ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss.

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Patriots | Derrick Burgess agrees to terms

Fri, 14 May 2010 06:07:15 -0700

The New England Patriots have agreed to terms with unrestricted free-agent DE Derrick Burgess (Patriots) on a one-year deal, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Patriots | Could re-sign Derrick Burgess

Mon, 26 Apr 2010 09:40:59 -0700

The New England Patriots could look to re-sign unrestricted free-agent DE Derrick Burgess, according to the Boston Globe's Albert Breer.

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Patriots | Have remained in contact with Burgess

Sat, 27 Mar 2010 16:15:42 -0700

Albert Breer, of the Boston Globe, reports the New England Patriots have remained in contact with unrestricted free-agent DE Derrick Burgess (Patriots) during the offseason and are open to re-signing Burgess.

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Patriots | Belichick praises Burgess

Fri, 08 Jan 2010 11:44:38 -0800

Ron Borges, of the Boston Herald, reports New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said he has been impressed with DE Derrick Burgess' play this season. "Derrick really plays consistently on everything and he's done an excellent job in the running game for us, probably as good as we've had as a run player and a pass rusher," Belichick said.

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Patriots | Four sent home for being late

Wed, 09 Dec 2009 22:09:47 -0800

Updating a previous item, Shalise Manza Young, of the Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots WR Randy Moss, DE Derrick Burgess, LB Adalius Thomas and LB Gary Guyton were sent home Wednesday, Dec. 9, for being late for a morning meeting. The players were apparently delayed by weather conditions, and all four were told to go home. None of the players were allowed to participate in team meetings or practice Wednesday.

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Patriots | Four sit out practice Wednesday

Wed, 09 Dec 2009 17:05:31 -0800

Adam Kilgore, of The Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots LB Derrick Burgess, LB Gary Guyton, WR Randy Moss and LB Adalius Thomas sat out the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 9, for non-injury related reasons.

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Patriots | Belichick discusses Burgess addition

Fri, 07 Aug 2009 15:56:05 -0700

Mike Reiss, of the Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick did not say where DE Derrick Burgess will be used but said he is productive player with versatility. "I think he can rush the passer. He's had a lot of production. He's primarily rushed off the left side. Normally you see more pass-rush production off the right side but he has been able to produce quite a bit from the left side. Those are some of the things that are unique to him. I'm not saying that's exactly what is going to happen with us. I don't know. We'll have to wait and see how all that turns out," Belichick said.

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Patriots | More on Burgess trade

Fri, 07 Aug 2009 11:05:13 -0700

Updating a previous report, Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports, as of now, the New England Patriots have traded a third-round and fourth-round draft pick in 2010 to the Oakland Raiders for DE Derrick Burgess. However, if the Patriots are able to acquire a 2010 fifth-round draft choice, then that choice would go to the Raiders and the Patriots would get to keep their fourth-round pick.

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Raiders | More on Burgess trade

Fri, 07 Aug 2009 11:04:28 -0700

Updating a previous report, Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports, as of now, the Oakland Raiders have received a third-round and fourth-round draft pick in 2010 from the New England Patriots for DE Derrick Burgess. However, if the Patriots are able to acquire a 2010 fifth-round draft choice, then that choice would go to the Raiders and the Patriots would get to keep their fourth-round pick.

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Patriots | Burgess trade update

Thu, 06 Aug 2009 15:32:07 -0700

Updating a previous report, The National Football Post reports the New England Patriots have traded a third-round draft choice in 2010 and a fifth-round draft choice in 2011 to the Oakland Raiders for DE Derrick Burgess.

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Raiders | Burgess trade update

Thu, 06 Aug 2009 15:25:51 -0700

Updating a previous report, The National Football Post reports the Oakland Raiders have acquired a third-round draft choice in 2010 and a fifth-round draft choice in 2011 from the New England Patriots for DE Derrick Burgess.

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Raiders | Burgess traded

Thu, 06 Aug 2009 15:01:35 -0700

Patriots.com reports the Oakland Raiders have traded DE Derrick Burgess to the New England Patriots for undisclosed draft considerations.

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Patriots | Burgess acquired

Thu, 06 Aug 2009 14:55:58 -0700

Patriots.com reports the New England Patriots have acquired DE Derrick Burgess from the Oakland Raiders for undisclosed draft considerations.

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Raiders | Burgess hold out hits seven days

Tue, 04 Aug 2009 17:20:41 -0700

The Associated Press reports Oakland Raiders DE Derrick Burgess remained absent from the team Tuesday, Aug. 4, marking his seventh day of holding out.

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Raiders | Burgess a no-show

Wed, 29 Jul 2009 12:33:36 -0700

David White, of the San Francisco Chronicle, reports Oakland Raiders DE Derrick Burgess did not report to training camp Wednesday, July 29. Head coach Tom Cable is not happy that Burgess is holding out.

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Raiders | Burgess likely to see less playing time

Fri, 19 Jun 2009 14:09:29 -0700

Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders DE Derrick Burgess likely will see less playing time this season because of the addition of DE Greg Ellis.

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Raiders | Cable says Ellis' acquisition does not affect Burgess

Wed, 17 Jun 2009 13:20:54 -0700

Updating a previous report, Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable said the team's acquisition of DE Greg Ellis is not related to DE Derrick Burgess' fate with the team.

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Raiders | Burgess on the market?

Wed, 17 Jun 2009 06:42:51 -0700

The Associated Press reports Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable has acknowledged the team might trade DE Derrick Burgess, who is unhappy with his contract, if the Raiders receive adequate compensation. Burgess heads into the final year of a deal that pays him a $2 million base salary this season. The Raiders have shown no interest so far in renegotiating or extending the contract.

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Raiders | Richardson, Burgess absent from OTA Wednesday

Wed, 03 Jun 2009 12:51:16 -0700

David White, of the San Francisco Chronicle, reports Oakland Raiders DE Jay Richardson and DE Derrick Burgess were not present during the Raiders' organized team activity Wednesday, June 3.

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Raiders | Cable said Burgess trade rumors old

Thu, 21 May 2009 12:26:38 -0700

David White, of the San Francisco Chronicle, reports Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable said the Raiders talked to the New England Patriots about DE Derrick Burgess before the draft but does not know why the rumor has resurfaced. "It just so happens there was some talk with them during the draft. Why it's come up again, I have no idea. Each day, we get calls from someone. Obviously, we do the same with others. That's how the NFL works," Cable said.

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Raiders | Cable expects Burgess will start season with team

Wed, 20 May 2009 12:41:04 -0700

Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable said he expects DE Derrick Burgess to be on the roster to start the season.

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Patriots | More on Burgess trade possibility

Tue, 19 May 2009 12:23:36 -0700

Updating a previous report, Christopher L. Gasper, of the Boston Globe, reports the New England Patriots may be willing to give up a 2010 second-round or third-round draft choice in exchange for Oakland Raiders DE Derrick Burgess.

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Patriots | Interested in Burgess?

Tue, 19 May 2009 07:00:45 -0700

John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports the New England Patriots have shown interest in Oakland Raiders DE Derrick Burgess. Burgess might be available from the Raiders if the trade price is right. If the Patriots could land Burgess, they might be able to convert him to a pass-rushing linebacker.

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Raiders | Eight miss practice Sunday

Sun, 10 May 2009 20:47:32 -0700

Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers reports Oakland Raiders TE Zach Miller (hernia), DT Gerard Warren (pectoral), DE Derrick Burgess (illness), FB Oren O'Neal (knee), WR Javon Walker (knee), WR Arman Shields (knee), OG Robert Gallery (calf) and OG Paul McQuistan (knee) all sat out the team's practice Sunday, May 10.

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Raiders | Several on the sidelines Saturday

Sat, 09 May 2009 22:52:09 -0700

Steve Corkran, of The Contra Costa-Times, reports Oakland Raiders DE Derrick Burgess (flu), WR Arman Shields (knee) and FB Oren O'Neal (knee) missed practice for the second straight day Saturday, May 9.

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Raiders | Burgess, Brown miss morning practice Saturday

Sat, 09 May 2009 14:46:06 -0700

Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders DE Derrick Burgess (undisclosed) and LB Ricky Brown (hernia) did not participate in morning practice Saturday, May 9.

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Raiders | Several miss workouts Friday

Fri, 08 May 2009 13:39:00 -0700

Jerry McDonald, of InsideBayArea.com, reports Oakland Raiders DE Derrick Burgess (undisclosed), FB Oren O'Neal (undisclosed), WR Arman Shields (undisclosed) and C Samson Satele (undisclosed) did not take part in minicamp workouts Friday, May 8.

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Raiders | Burgess gets multiple sacks in Week 16

Mon, 22 Dec 2008 12:46:49 -0800

Oakland Raiders DE Derrick Burgess recorded two sacks in the team's Week 16 game. They were his first sacks since recording a half-sack in Week 3.

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Raiders | Burgess practices Friday

Fri, 21 Nov 2008 14:13:46 -0800

Oakland Raiders DL Derrick Burgess (triceps) practiced Friday, Nov. 21, and he will start in Week 12. He is listed as probable for the game.

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Raiders | Burgess practices Friday

Fri, 21 Nov 2008 14:12:51 -0800

Oakland Raiders DL Derrick Burgess (triceps) practiced Friday, Nov. 21, and he will start in Week 12. He is listed as probable for the game.

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Raiders | Burgess was not limited in practice Thursday

Thu, 20 Nov 2008 14:03:53 -0800

Oakland Raiders DL Derrick Burgess (triceps) was not limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 20, and he should start in Week 12.

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Raiders | Burgess practices in full Wednesday

Wed, 19 Nov 2008 14:08:31 -0800

Oakland Raiders DE Derrick Burgess (triceps) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 19, and he is expected to play in Week 12. He should assume the starting role at left end.

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Raiders | Burgess misses Week 11

Mon, 17 Nov 2008 12:37:20 -0800

Oakland Raiders DL Derrick Burgess (triceps) did not play in the team's Week 11 game because of a triceps injury. He is considered day-to-day and may be able to play in Week 12.

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Raiders | Burgess doubtful for Week 11

Fri, 14 Nov 2008 13:02:51 -0800

Oakland Raiders DL Derrick Burgess (triceps) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 14. He is listed as doubtful for the team's Week 11 game and will not play.

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Raiders | Burgess limited in practice Wednesday

Wed, 12 Nov 2008 15:12:25 -0800

Oakland Raiders DE Derrick Burgess (triceps) was limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 12, and he could play in Week 11.

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Raiders | Burgess uncertain for Week 11

Mon, 10 Nov 2008 13:46:52 -0800

Oakland Raiders DE Derrick Burgess (triceps) missed the team's Week 10 game and his status for Week 11 is uncertain.

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