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James B. Davis

Free Agent
Linebacker

Ht: 5.9 | Wt: 238

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Texans | B. Davis released

Tue, 13 Oct 2009 15:29:02 -0700

Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Houston Texans have released LB Buster Davis.

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Texans | B. Davis released from practice squad

Tue, 15 Sep 2009 15:20:50 -0700

Nick Scurfield, of HoustonTexans.com, reports the Houston Texans have released LB Buster Davis from their practice squad.

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Texans | Eight signed to practice squad

Sun, 06 Sep 2009 13:40:25 -0700

The Houston Chronicle reports the Houston Texans have re-signed free agents LB Buster Davis, RB Arian Foster, C Brett Helms, DE Tim Jamison, WR Darnell Jenkins, DE Jesse Nading, CB Mark Parson and OT Adam Stenavich to their practice squad.

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Texans | Announce roster moves

Sat, 05 Sep 2009 14:04:36 -0700

HoustonTexans.com reports the Houston Texans have released QB Alex Brink, LB Buster Davis, FB Jonathan Evans, RB Arian Foster, TE Clark Harris, FS Brandon Harrison, C Brett Helms, DE Tim Jamison, WR Darnell Jenkins, OG Adrian Jones, DT Josh Leonard, DE Jesse Nading, Deltha O'Neal, CB Mark Parson, CB Matterral Richardson, WR Mark Simmons, OT Adam Stenavich, OT Brandon Torrey and OT Cliff Washburn. The Texans have also waived injured CB A.J. Davis (undisclosed) and LB Toddrick Verdell (shoulder).

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Texans | B. Davis signed

Fri, 03 Apr 2009 11:19:11 -0700

Paul Kuharsky, of ESPN.com, reports the Houston Texans have signed unrestricted free-agent LB Buster Davis (Colts) to a one-year deal worth $445,000.

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Colts | B. Davis could sign

Thu, 02 Apr 2009 09:17:23 -0700

Mark Berman, of MyFOXHouston.com, reports the Houston Texans may consider signing unrestricted free-agent LB Buster Davis (Colts), according to sources.

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Colts | B. Davis waived

Tue, 31 Mar 2009 07:06:56 -0700

Scout.com reports the Indianapolis Colts waived LB Buster Davis Monday, March 30.

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Colts | Davis re-signed

Tue, 17 Mar 2009 10:05:12 -0700

The Indianapolis Colts have announced they have re-signed exclusive rights free-agent LB Buster Davis. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Colts | Brackett misses practice Wednesday

Wed, 03 Dec 2008 13:23:29 -0800

Indianapolis Colts LB Gary Brackett (fibula) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 3, and he is likely out for a month. LB Buster Davis will replace Brackett.

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Colts | Brackett likely out for one month

Wed, 03 Dec 2008 13:23:29 -0800

Indianapolis Colts LB Gary Brackett (fibula) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 3, and he is likely out for a month. LB Buster Davis will replace Brackett.

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Colts | Davis to start

Wed, 03 Dec 2008 09:38:32 -0800

The Associated Press reports Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy said LB Buster Davis will start at middle linebacker while LB Gary Brackett (leg) is out of the lineup.

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Colts | Week 5 Inactives

Sun, 05 Oct 2008 09:03:54 -0700

The Indianapolis Colts have declared FS Bob Sanders, LB Buster Davis, OT Corey Hilliard, OT Dan Federkeil, DL Daniel Muir, TE Jacob Tamme, DL Marcus Howard, WR Roy Hall inactive for Week 5.

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Colts | Davis worked in similar defense in Detroit

Tue, 02 Sep 2008 12:33:19 -0700

Mike Chappell, of the Indianapolis Star, reports Indianapolis Colts LB Buster Davis should not have as much trouble picking up the defense as he worked in a similar system with the Detroit Lions. "But it's different terminology,'' Davis said. "Nothing scientific, and at the end of the day it's still football. I've just got to learn the playbook and get out there and play football."

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Colts | Davis claimed off waivers

Mon, 01 Sep 2008 12:06:20 -0700

The Indianapolis Colts have announced they have claimed LB Buster Davis (Lions) off waivers.

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Lions | Team announces roster cuts

Sat, 30 Aug 2008 16:36:01 -0700

The Detroit Lions announced they have released WR Ronald Bellamy, LB Darnell Bing, S Greg Blue, LB Buster Davis, OG Frank Davis, DE Victor DeGrate, CB Dovonte Edwards, WR Devale Ellis, DE Rudolph Hardie, TE Clark Harris, QB Drew Henson, S LeMarcus Hicks, OG Corey Hulsey, LB Leon Joe, WR Brandon Middleton, WR Kenneth Moore, RB Artose Pinner, OT Jonathan Scott, WR John Standeford and CB Kiwaukee Thomas from the team.

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Lions | Davis hit in head

Sat, 02 Aug 2008 22:17:43 -0700

Detroit Lions head coach Rod Marinelli said LB Buster Davis (knee) was hit in the head Saturday, Aug. 2, and will be checked out.

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Lions | Marinelli impressed by B. Davis

Tue, 29 Jul 2008 13:01:02 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions head coach Rod Marinelli said LB Buster Davis has been a beast. "He's been a beast," Marinelli said. "He's been here every day. I asked him to lose weight. He lost weight. He's thinner. He's moving well. He's got real good awareness. Boy, he's physical now. He's a physical player."

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Lions | B. Davis to participate in rookie minicamp

Fri, 02 May 2008 11:09:53 -0700

Philip Zaroo, of MLive.com, reports Detroit Lions LB Buster Davis will participate in the team's rookie minicamp, which starts Friday, May 2, and ends Sunday, May 4.

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Lions | B. Davis on the bubble to return to team

Sun, 13 Jan 2008 11:32:03 -0800

Tom Kowalski, of Mlive.com, reports Detroit Lions LB Buster Davis is on the bubble to return to the team.

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Lions | Week 16 Inactives

Sun, 23 Dec 2007 08:45:20 -0800

The Detroit Lions have declared OG Barry Stokes, LB Buster Davis, QB Dan Orlovsky, OG Edwin Mulitalo, DL Kalimba Edwards, FS Patrick Body, RB Tatum Bell, WR Troy Walters inactive for Week 16.

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Lions | Week 16 Inactives

Sun, 23 Dec 2007 08:44:41 -0800

The Detroit Lions have declared OG Barry Stokes, LB Buster Davis, QB Dan Orlovsky, OG Edwin Mulitalo, DL Kalimba Edwards, FS Patrick Body, RB Tatum Bell, WR Troy Walters inactive for Week 16.

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Lions | B. Davis likely to play on special teams

Wed, 19 Dec 2007 13:52:19 -0800

Detroit Lions LB Buster Davis will likely play mostly special teams if he is active for Week 16.

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Lions | B. Davis promoted to active roster

Wed, 19 Dec 2007 09:39:28 -0800

Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com, reports the Detroit Lions have promoted LB Buster Davis to their active roster. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Lions | B. Davis added

Wed, 05 Sep 2007 17:18:39 -0700

The Detroit Lions have announced they have signed free-agent LB Buster Davis (Cardinals) to their practice squad.

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Lions | Trying to revive Davis' career

Wed, 05 Sep 2007 17:17:05 -0700

Detroit Lions head coach Rod Marinelli said the team is looking to revive the career of rookie LB Buster Davis, who the team recently added. He noted the team wants to have Davis down in to 230 pounds.

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Cardinals | B. Davis refused to join practice squad

Wed, 05 Sep 2007 00:40:04 -0700

Mike Tulumello, of the East Valley Tribune, reports free-agent LB Buster Davis (Cardinals) refused to join the Arizona Cardinals' practice squad.

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Cardinals | B. Davis released

Fri, 31 Aug 2007 17:49:10 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have announced they have released LB Buster Davis.

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Cardinals | Bu. Davis contract details

Fri, 20 Jul 2007 15:09:32 -0700

Kent Somers, of the Arizona Republic, reports the Arizona Cardinals have signed third-round draft choice LB Buster Davis to a three-year deal worth around $1.7 million, according to an NFL source. Davis will receive base salaries of $285,000 in 2007, $360,000 in 2008 and $435,000 in 2009. He also received a $610,000 signing bonus.

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Cardinals | Bu. Davis agrees to terms

Thu, 19 Jul 2007 10:14:08 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have announced they have agreed to terms with third-round draft choice LB Buster Davis on a three-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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NFL | B. Davis does limited work at Pro Day

Fri, 20 Apr 2007 22:01:22 -0700

Gil Brandt, of NFL.com, reports Florida State LB Buster Davis measured a height of 5-foot-9 1/4 and a weight of 242 pounds at his Pro Day. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.74 seconds and 4.75 seconds. He completed 11 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press, and he stood on the rest of his numbers from the NFL Combine.

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NFL | B. Davis does not feel height is a problem

Sun, 25 Feb 2007 00:04:25 -0800

During his NFL Combine interview, Florida State LB Buster Davis measured a height of more than 5-9 and a weight of 238 pounds. During his interview, Davis discussed if he felt his 5-9 height had ever been a problem. "I've been this height for a long time. That's just something I had to get used to when I was a little boy. I think the only time I was the tallest person in my class was in third grade. After that, everybody caught me. Height is just who I am. It separates me from everybody else. I'm not your typical 6-2 or 6-3 guy. At the height I am, I get the job done just as good or better than they do," Davis said.

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NFL | B. Davis invited to NFL Combine

Thu, 01 Feb 2007 17:52:42 -0800

NFLCombine.net reports Florida State LB Buster Davis has been invited to participate in the NFL Combine. He will be part of Group 9.

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NFL | B. Davis accepts invitation to play in Senior Bowl

Fri, 05 Jan 2007 22:04:04 -0800

Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports Florida State LB Buster Davis has accepted an invitation to play in the 2007 Senior Bowl.

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