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Fri, 19 Mar 2004 19:40:54 -0800
PewterReport.com reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released FB Cecil Martin.
Wed, 17 Dec 2003 08:45:30 -0800
Buccaneers.com reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed FB Cecil Martin. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Mon, 10 Nov 2003 19:02:20 -0800
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports there is an outside chance the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will re-sign FB Cecil Martin. Martin was on the verge of earning a spot on the game-day roster when injuries in the secondary forced him to be let go.
Thu, 30 Oct 2003 11:03:31 -0800
Buccaneers.com reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released FB Cecil Martin to make room on the roster for the recently acquired S David Gibson.
Tue, 28 Oct 2003 10:49:02 -0800
Joanne Korth and Roger Mills, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden said he expects recently-signed FB Cecil Martin to compete for a job this week. "He's had two weeks to learn our system," Gruden said. "This is a big week of practice for him. We're only going to have two fullbacks active. Special teams is a part of the decision." Jameel Cook and Darian Barnes are the team's current active fullbacks.
Sun, 26 Oct 2003 09:17:21 -0800
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have declared C Austin King, FB Cecil Martin, WR Charles Lee, QB Chris Simms, DL Cleveland Pinkney, OT Cornell Green, WR Joe Jurevicius, SS John Lynch inactive for Week 8.
Wed, 15 Oct 2003 10:22:28 -0700
According to Buccaneers.com, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed free agent FB Cecil Martin to a one-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Sun, 31 Aug 2003 18:43:29 -0700
The Oakland Raiders have announced the team has waived FB Cecil Martin.
Fri, 04 Jul 2003 09:47:13 -0700
Steve Corkran, of the Contra Costa Times, reports for the Sporting News the Oakland Raiders have FB Zack Crockett as their projected starter, but the team prefers FB Cecil Martin to eventually become the starter once he gets comfortable with the offensive scheme.
Sat, 28 Jun 2003 09:19:18 -0700
Christopher Shelton, of Raiders.com, reports Oakland Raiders FB Cecil Martin, acquired as a free agent this off-season from the Philadelphia Eagles, is excited to join the Raiders and their team tradition. Martin feels the Raiders are "a great organization at a top-notch level." He also believes he will be highly productive as a Raider. "I definitely feel like my skills will be used in this organization," Martin said.
Wed, 19 Mar 2003 16:55:04 -0800
The Oakland Raiders have announced the signing of free agent RB Cecil Martin (Eagles) to an undisclosed deal.
Fri, 28 Feb 2003 23:00:11 -0800
According to John Clayton of ESPN.com, the New York Jets have called free agent FB Cecil Martin (Eagles) to setup a visit.
Wed, 22 Jan 2003 11:03:49 -0800
The Philadelphia Eagles have announced FB Cecil Martin is one of only four starters scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the 2002 season.
Mon, 30 Sep 2002 12:55:42 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said FB Cecil Martin (hamstring) suffered a hamstring strain over the weekend but was doing fine on Monday.
Thu, 29 Aug 2002 07:22:07 -0700
The Trenton Times reports the Philadelphia Eagles are still working to decide their starting fullback. Offensive coordinator Brad Childress said the battle is between FBs Cecil Martin, Jamie Reader and rookie Jason McKie. Martin is currently listed as the starter.
Sat, 27 Apr 2002 09:01:58 -0700
Updating Friday's story, the Daily Times reports the one-year deal signed with the Philadelphia Eagles by FB Cecil Martin was his one-year, $563,000 tender offer.
Fri, 26 Apr 2002 07:18:16 -0700
The Philadelphia Eagles have re-signed restricted free agent FB Cecil Martin to a one-year deal.
Thu, 21 Feb 2002 13:22:59 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles.com reports the team has offered one-year tender offers to their restricted free agents. Receiving offers were: WR Na Brown, G Doug Brzezinski, SS Rashard Cook, FB Cecil Martin, C Hank Fraley, and LB Jeremiah Trotter. Brown was tendered with a fourth-round draft choice as compensation, Brzezinski a third-round pick, Cook and Martin sixth-round picks, Fraley was an exclusive rights free agent and Trotter of course is the team's franchise free agent.
Sun, 17 Feb 2002 18:35:42 -0800
Mark Eckel of the Trenton Times reports for the Sporting News the Philadelphia Eagles are expected to give G Doug Brzezinski and WR Na Brown the minimum tender offer of close to $600,000. S Damon Moore, who would have gotten more, but tore his ACL in the NFC Championship Game is likely to get the same offer. The team faces tougher decisions on FB Cecil Martin and projected starting SS Rashard Cook. If both are low-tendered the Eagles would only receive a sixth-round draft pick as compensation. The first-round tender of $1.2 million might be too high for either player.
Fri, 28 Dec 2001 20:20:28 -0800
Ron Reid reports for the Philadelphia Inquirer Philadelphia Eagles CB Troy Vincent and FB Cecil Martin were both sent home from practice today with flu-like symptoms. "We didn't want to spread it among the players," coach Andy Reid said. WR James Thrash practiced again and felt better than he had one day earlier. As previously reported, he should be good to go for Sunday's game.
Sun, 18 Nov 2001 21:10:00 -0800
Phil Sheridan reports for the Philadelphia Inquirer Philadelphia Eagles FB Cecil Martin suffered a strained hamstring and had to be replaced by Jamie Reader. Later in the game, Reader had to leave due to dehydration. Martin was able to return and Reader was treated with intravenous fluids.
Sun, 30 Sep 2001 23:30:40 -0700
Phil Sheridan reports for the Philadelphia Inquirer Philadelphia Eagles RB Duce Staley was inactive Sunday night, but because the team opened in a three-WR set with Cecil Martin the lone RB, rookie Correll Buckhalter did not technically get the start. The Eagles barely ran the ball in opening a commanding 33-6 first-half lead. Buckhalter and Martin combined for just 10 carries for 33 yards in the half. Buckhalter's first pro touchdown gave the Eagles a 40-6 lead.
Tue, 03 Jul 2001 08:50:26 -0700
The Philadelphia Eagles official site reports fullback is one position the team has no worries about. Cecil Martin has looked terrific in workouts and is making strides as an offensive weapon. Veteran Stanley Pritchett makes a valuable backup and because of his pass catching abilities, he may be utilized in the one back set. There is also competition from free agents Jamie Reader (XFL) and Brennan Ochs (USC). Both Reader and Ochs will have to impress on special teams if they have a shot at making the team.
Wed, 03 Jan 2001 21:30:58 -0800
Mark Eckel reports for the Sporting News Philadelphia Eagles WR Charles Johnson was limited in practice on Wednesday and despite being questionable, he expects to play on Sunday. With only one healthy fullback on the roster, Cecil Martin, backup TE Luther Broughton took snaps at fullback in practice Wednesday. DE Hugh Douglas was named the NFL's Defensive Player of the Week.
Fri, 29 Dec 2000 16:59:04 -0800
ESPN reports with RB Darnell Autry (ankle) out for the Eagles this weekend, the team will start FB Stanley Pritchett in a single-back set. RB Chris Warren and FB Cecil Martin will be in the backfield when the Eagles go with two-back sets.