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Patriots | Zereoue Cut

Tue, 01 Nov 2005 13:34:17 -0800

Patriots.com reports the New England Patriots have released RB Amos Zereoue.

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Patriots | Zereoue Limited in Practice, Questionable for Week 8

Fri, 28 Oct 2005 15:22:26 -0700

Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots RB Amos Zereoue (thigh) missed a portion of practice Friday, Oct. 28 and is questionable for Week 8.

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Patriots | Zereoue Questionable for Week 8; Misses Practice Time

Thu, 27 Oct 2005 18:13:52 -0700

Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots RB Amos Zereoue (thigh) is questionable for Week 8 and missed a portion of practice Thursday, Oct. 27.

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Patriots | Dillon does not Start; Zereoue does

Sun, 16 Oct 2005 13:33:42 -0700

CBS Sports reports New England Patriots RB Amos Zereoue started the team's Week 6 game in place of RB Corey Dillon. At this point it is being called a coach's decision. Dillon (ankle) was bothered by an ankle injury.

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Patriots | Stone or Zereoue Game-time Decision

Sat, 01 Oct 2005 11:14:41 -0700

Jerome Solomon, of the Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick will decide just prior to game time on whether to activate SS Michael Stone of FB Amos Zereoue. Belichick doesn't want to activate either player with too limited a knowledge where he can only use them in certain situations.

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Patriots | Zereoue Signed

Wed, 28 Sep 2005 13:52:02 -0700

Patriots.com reports the New England Patriots have signed free agent RB Amos Zereoue (Raiders). Terms of the deal were undisclosed.

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Patriots | Zereoue Works Out

Wed, 28 Sep 2005 10:57:42 -0700

Michael Felger, of the Boston Herald, reports the New England Patriots worked out free agent RB Amos Zereoue (Raiders).

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Raiders | Zereoue a Free Agent

Sat, 22 Jan 2005 22:17:20 -0800

Bill Soliday, of InsideBayArea.com, reports Oakland Raiders RB Amos Zereoue is set to become an unrestricted free agent. However, there does not appear to be a lot of outside interest for him.

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Raiders | Zereoue Takes Over No. 1 RB Spot

Wed, 01 Dec 2004 18:17:12 -0800

Oakland Raiders RB Amos Zereoue takes over as the starting running back as RB Tyrone Wheatley (hamstring) is out with an apparent hamstring tear, to which head coach Norv Turner called a two-to-three week injury.

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Raiders | Zereoue Could Start Week 13

Mon, 29 Nov 2004 17:16:12 -0800

Oakland Raiders RB Amos Zereoue could move up to the No. 1 running back spot on the depth chart, splitting time with Justin Fargas, should RB Tyrone Wheatley be out for Week 13.

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Raiders | Zereoue Could Start Week 12

Wed, 24 Nov 2004 17:10:57 -0800

Oakland Raiders RB Amos Zereoue would likely start in Week 12 if RB Tyrone Wheatley (foot) is unavailable.

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Raiders | Running Back by Committee Approach

Fri, 08 Oct 2004 21:36:41 -0700

The Oakland Raiders plan to continue with a running back by committee approach with RB Tyrone Wheatley (shoulder) out of action. RBs Zack Crockett and Amos Zereoue are expected to handle the majority of the workload at tailback in Week 5. The running back that has the hot hand will likely see the majority of the playing time.

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Raiders | Zereoue, Fargas Could See More Time

Mon, 04 Oct 2004 17:08:43 -0700

Oakland Raiders RBs Amos Zereoue and Justin Fargas would move up in tandem as No. 1 back if RB Tyrone Wheatley (shoulder) is unavailable for the Sunday, Oct. 10, game at the Indianapolis Colts, with the "hot back" getting more playing time. RB Zack Crockett would reassume duties in short-yardage.

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Raiders | Zereoue Shines in Loss

Mon, 04 Oct 2004 09:41:56 -0700

Darren Sabedra, of the San Jose Mercury News, reports Oakland Raiders RB Amos Zereoue had a big day in Week 4, rushing for 117 yards and two touchdowns against the Houston Texans. It was his first 100-yard rushing game since the 2002 season. While Zereoue knows he had an impressive outing, he is not sure if it will lead to more playing time.

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Raiders | Zereoue Could See More Action in Week 4

Wed, 29 Sep 2004 18:19:07 -0700

If Oakland Raiders RB Justin Fargas (toe) is unavailable for the Sunday, Oct. 3, game at the Houston Texans, then RB Amos Zereoue would likely receive a bigger workload.

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Raiders | Zereoue May be Inactive

Wed, 22 Sep 2004 17:34:53 -0700

Oakland Raiders RB Amos Zereoue could be inactive again in Week 3 if RB Justin Fargas (turf toe) is able to play.

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Raiders | Zereoue May Play in Week 2

Fri, 17 Sep 2004 15:58:59 -0700

Oakland Raiders RB Amos Zereoue could be activated for Week 2 if RB Justin Fargas (turf toe) is unable to play.

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Raiders | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 12 Sep 2004 09:37:42 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have declared RB Amos Zereoue, OT Chad Slaughter, WR Johnnie Morant, QB Marques Tuiasosopo, LB Napoleon Harris, LB Sam Williams, TE Teyo Johnson, DL Tommy Kelly inactive for Week 1.

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Raiders | Zereoue Could be Released

Sat, 04 Sep 2004 14:21:02 -0700

Steve Corkran, of the Contra Costa Times, reports Oakland Raiders RB Amos Zereoue could be released.

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Raiders | Zereoue Looking Good

Wed, 25 Aug 2004 20:16:06 -0700

Jerry McDonald, of the Oakland Tribune, reports Oakland Raiders RB Amos Zereoue looked good during training camp workouts Tuesday, Aug. 24, and head coach Norv Turner would like to have him see significant action during the team's upcoming preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals.

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Raiders | Zereoue Sits Out Practice

Fri, 20 Aug 2004 10:24:58 -0700

Bill Kolb, of the Contra Costa Times, reports Oakland Raiders RB Amos Zereoue (leg) did not practice on Tuesday, Aug. 17.

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Raiders | Zereoue Sits Out

Mon, 16 Aug 2004 17:51:31 -0700

Associated Press reports Oakland Raiders RB Amos Zereoue (bruised leg) didn't practice Monday, Aug. 16.

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Raiders | Weighing Running Back Options

Sun, 25 Jul 2004 15:12:32 -0700

Steve Corkran, of the Contra Costa Times, reports Oakland Raiders head coach Norv Turner favors a workhorse-type running back and is expected to spend a great deal of time sizing up RBs Tyrone Wheatley, Justin Fargas, Troy Hambrick and Amos Zereoue during training camp before deciding upon the team's starting tailback.

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Raiders | Zereoue Excused From Practice

Mon, 28 Jun 2004 09:16:48 -0700

Phil Barber, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports Oakland Raiders RB Amos Zereoue was excused from practice Thursday, June 24.

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Raiders | Four-Headed Monster at RB

Sat, 26 Jun 2004 10:11:40 -0700

Phil Barber, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports the Oakland Raiders have four candidates for the starting running back position this year featuring RBs Tyrone Wheatley, Amos Zereoue, Justin Fargas and Troy Hambrick. Head coach Norv Turner believes the situation will resolve itself this summer. "I think there's a bunch of guys that see themselves as our starting tailback, and I think it'll work out when we get to camp," Turner said. "And I think when you have competition, and you have guys who've played, you have an opportunity to come up with a featured runner. That's our goal. If we don't come up with that, I do know we have guys who have been productive." Wheatley seemingly is the favorite heading into camp.

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Raiders | Zereoue Contract Update

Sat, 29 May 2004 09:43:41 -0700

ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports Oakland Raiders RB Amos Zereoue, who signed with the team last month, agreed to a one-year contract with a $535,000 base salary and a $25,000 signing bonus.

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Raiders | Zereoue Needs To Get In Better Shape

Tue, 04 May 2004 10:18:28 -0700

The Sacramento Bee reports Oakland Raiders head coach Norv Turner said newly acquired RB Amos Zereoue, who was signed last week and therefore missed the team's offseason conditioning program, must get into better shape.

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Raiders | Zereoue Signed

Thu, 29 Apr 2004 16:07:47 -0700

Raiders.com reports the Oakland Raiders have signed free agent RB Amos Zereoue (Steelers). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Lions | Still Interested in Zereoue

Fri, 26 Mar 2004 07:12:18 -0800

Curt Sylvester, of the Detroit Free Press, reports the Detroit Lions, despite the recent re-signing of RB Shawn Bryson, are still interested in free agent RB Amos Zereoue (Steelers).

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Lions | Zereoue Visits

Sun, 21 Mar 2004 07:50:19 -0800

Updating a previous report, Curt Sylvester, of the Detroit Free Press, reports free agent RB Amos Zereoue (Steelers) visited with Detroit Lions officials Friday, March. 19.

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Raiders | Interested In Zereoue

Fri, 19 Mar 2004 12:03:04 -0800

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports the Oakland Raiders have inquired about free agent RB Amos Zereoue (Steelers).

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Lions | Zereoue to Visit

Fri, 19 Mar 2004 09:59:06 -0800

Tom Kowalski, of Mlive.com, reports the Detroit Lions are looking at free agent RB Amos Zereoue (Steelers), who is expected to visit with the team Friday, March 19.

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Lions | Interested In Zereoue

Fri, 12 Mar 2004 10:41:22 -0800

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports the Detroit Lions are one of the teams that has expressed interest in free agent RB Amos Zereoue (Steelers).

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Steelers | Zereoue Cut

Thu, 11 Mar 2004 13:32:12 -0800

Updating a previous report, Steelers.com reports the Pittsburgh Steelers have released RB Amos Zereoue.

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Steelers | Zereoue Good as Gone

Tue, 09 Mar 2004 21:20:01 -0800

Updating previous reports, according to Len Pasquarelli of ESPN.com, the Pittsburgh Steelers will likely release RB Amos Zereoue.

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Steelers | Trying to Trade Zereoue

Sun, 29 Feb 2004 20:08:46 -0800

Updating previous reports, ESPN.com's John Clayton reports the Pittsburgh Steelers aren't going to release RB Amos Zereoue right now. They are, however, trying to trade him. When the team needs additional salary cap room, it could force Pittsburgh to release him and his $2.2 million salary.

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Steelers | Zereoue May be Released/Traded

Sat, 28 Feb 2004 21:30:01 -0800

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports the Pittsburgh Steelers may release RB Amos Zereoue next week. Jerry DiPaola, of the Tribune-Review, reports releasing or trading Zereoue would save the team $1.1 million.

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Steelers | Zereoue to be Released?

Wed, 04 Feb 2004 01:35:59 -0800

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports while Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher hasn't identified which players are going to be let loose; the team will release RB Amos Zereoue. When he's released remains unknown, as it will be determined by the effect on the team's salary cap.

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Steelers | Zereoue Wants to be Featured Back

Tue, 30 Dec 2003 23:57:27 -0800

Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers RB Amos Zereoue said he doesn't see RB Jerome Bettis and himself both being back with the Steelers next season. Zereoue is signed through 2005 and is supposed to earn $2.2 million next year, while Bettis is slated to make $3.757 million and is under contract through 2006. Zereoue said he is a "1,500-yard back" and circumstances in Pittsburgh don't allow him to go out and prove it. He added the last few years have been tough on him because his margin of error was very small.

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Steelers | Zereoue Practices

Fri, 26 Dec 2003 12:44:46 -0800

Updating previous reports, Pittsburgh Steelers RB Amos Zereoue (quadriceps) practiced on Friday, Dec. 26.

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Steelers | Zereoue Probable For Week 17

Tue, 23 Dec 2003 10:13:43 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Amos Zereoue (quad) is listed as probable for the Week 17 game against the Baltimore Ravens. He should be able to practice this week.

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Steelers | Zereoue Could See More Playing Time

Thu, 20 Nov 2003 12:37:40 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Amos Zereoue might receive more playing time for the Sunday, Nov. 23, game against the Cleveland Browns in place of RB Jerome Bettis (shoulder).

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Steelers | Zereoue, Rushing Game Looking to Improve

Sat, 11 Oct 2003 09:29:51 -0700

Jerry DiPaola and Joe Starkey, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, report Pittsburgh Steelers RB Amos Zereoue is looking to improve his rushing production that presently ranks him 19 in the NFL. The Steelers, as a team, rank 26 in rushing this season. Zereoue identified various problems plaguing the team's rushing attack. "Sometimes, it's schemes," Zereoue said. "Sometimes, mental errors. Those guys on the other side of the ball get paid, too. We just need to step it up. I can run a lot better than I am right now."

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Steelers | Haynes Questionable For Titans Game

Wed, 24 Sep 2003 23:18:04 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Verron Haynes (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 24, but head coach Bill Cowher expects Haynes to return Thursday, Sept. 25. Haynes is questionable for the Sunday, Sept. 28, game against the Tennessee Titans. Haynes may play, only in an emergency situation, or if starting RB Amos Zereoue needs a rest.

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Steelers | Zereoue Could Be Third-Down RB

Wed, 17 Sep 2003 20:47:04 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers starting RB Amos Zereoue could replace RB Verron Haynes (knee) in the third-down package.

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Steelers | Haynes Questionable For Bengals Game

Wed, 17 Sep 2003 20:46:54 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Verron Haynes (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 17, and is listed as questionable for the Sunday, Sept. 21, game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Haynes could be replaced by starting RB Amos Zereoue in the third-down package.

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Steelers | Zereoue May Serve as Third-down Back

Tue, 16 Sep 2003 14:30:51 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Amos Zereoue may reclaim the third-down back role this weekend due to a knee injury suffered by Verron Haynes, who has been working as the team's third down back.

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Steelers | Bettis Injured Again

Tue, 09 Sep 2003 11:12:55 -0700

KFFL has learned Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jerome Bettis (groin) hurt his groin once again. According to sources close to the situation, Bettis' injury isn't as severe as the one in past years but this one may prevent him from practicing this week. The Steelers have sufficient depth at the position now with Amos Zereoue starting and Verron Haynes working as the third down back, so they're not going to rush Bettis back into action.

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Steelers | Zereoue Plays Three Series

Fri, 22 Aug 2003 13:13:05 -0700

Dejan Kovacevic, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers RB Amos Zereoue played most of the first three series in the Thursday, Aug. 21 pre-season game against the Dallas Cowboys, but managed only 12 yards on seven carries. His first two attempts produced losses of 2 and 3 yards, after which he ran for 5, 0, 1, 5 and 6 yards.

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Steelers | Zereoue In, Bettis Out

Wed, 20 Aug 2003 10:28:02 -0700

Bob Labriola, of Steelers.com, reports Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher said at a Wednesday, Aug. 20 news conference that Steelers RB Amos Zereoue would open the 2003 season as the starting running back. Cowher said he came to a "gut" decision Monday, Aug. 18, two days after the Steelers' second pre-season game, and informed Zereoue and Steelers RB Jerome Bettis of the decision. "We will use Jerome and Amos a lot," said Cowher. "Both of them will play, and hopefully we'll be able to keep them fresh all year. But we don't have any preconceived notions. Whoever is running the best will play."

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