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Texans | Hire Jeff Zgonina

Wed, 20 Feb 2013 11:22:22 -0800

The Houston Texans hired former defense tackle Jeff Zgonina as their assistant defensive line coach Wednesday, Feb. 20.

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Texans | Zgonina misses practice Wednesday

Wed, 09 Dec 2009 15:57:58 -0800

Houston Texans DT Jeff Zgonina did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 9, but it was not injury related.

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Texans | Okoye misses practice Friday

Fri, 27 Nov 2009 18:34:56 -0800

Houston Texans DL Amobi Okoye (illness) missed the team's practice Friday, Nov. 27, and is listed as questionable for Week 12. He is home from the hospital. DL Jeff Zgonina will start if Okoye is out.

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Texans | Okoye will not dress in Week 10

Thu, 06 Nov 2008 16:18:56 -0800

Adam Caplam, of Scout.com, reports Houston Texans DT Amobi Okoye (ankle) will not dress for the team's Week 10 game, according to a league source. DT Jeff Zgonina will likely start in Okoye's place if he is unable to play.

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Texans | Zgonina likely to play Week 8

Fri, 26 Oct 2007 16:07:00 -0700

Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans DL Jeff Zgonina (chest) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is likely to play Week 8.

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Texans | Zgonina should be available to play Week 8

Thu, 25 Oct 2007 15:09:41 -0700

Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans DL Jeff Zgonina (chest) practiced Thursday, Oct. 25, and should be available to play Week 8.

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Texans | Zgonina misses practice Wednesday

Wed, 24 Oct 2007 17:50:57 -0700

Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans DT Jeff Zgonina (chest) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Oct. 24, but he should play Week 8.

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Texans | Team signs Zgonina

Wed, 14 Mar 2007 08:38:11 -0700

Len Pasquarelli, of ESPN.com, reports the Houston Texans have signed free agent DT Jeff Zgonina (Dolphins) to a two-year contract. The deal is worth slightly more than $2 million and includes a signing bonus of $250,000.

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Texans | Team close to signing Zgonina

Mon, 12 Mar 2007 18:00:03 -0700

Jeff Darlington, of Miami Herald, reports the Houston Texans are close to a contract with unrestricted free-agent DL Jeff Zgonina (Dolphins).

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Texans | Zgonina visits with team

Thu, 08 Mar 2007 21:04:47 -0800

Nick Schenck, of HoustonTexans.com, reports the Houston Texans visited with free agent DL Jeff Zgonina (Dolphins) Thursday, March 8.

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Dolphins | Zgonina to start Week 17

Sun, 31 Dec 2006 08:05:39 -0800

Alex Marvez, of the Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DL Jeff Zgonina will start Week 17 in place of DT Keith Traylor (knee).

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Dolphins | Zgonina expected to start Week 17

Thu, 28 Dec 2006 15:52:57 -0800

Miami Dolphins DT Jeff Zgonina is expected to start at nose tackle during Week 17.

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Dolphins | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 19 Nov 2006 09:15:32 -0800

The Miami Dolphins have declared QB Daunte Culpepper, DL Fred Evans, LB James Maxwell, DL Jeff Zgonina, OG Jeno James, OT Joe Berger, DL Kevin Vickerson, WR Marcus Vick inactive for Week 11.

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Dolphins | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 19 Nov 2006 09:13:54 -0800

The Miami Dolphins have declared QB Daunte Culpepper, DL Fred Evans, LB James Maxwell, DL Jeff Zgonina, OG Jeno James, OT Joe Berger, DL Kevin Vickerson, WR Marcus Vick inactive for Week 11.

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Dolphins | Zgonina expected to start Week 11 in place of Traylor

Wed, 15 Nov 2006 16:09:11 -0800

Miami Dolphins DL Jeff Zgonina is expected to start in Week 11 in place of injured DL Keith Traylor (knee). Zgonina will split playing time DL Dan Wilkinson.

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Dolphins | Zgonina ahead of Wilkinson on depth chart

Mon, 06 Nov 2006 16:53:06 -0800

Miami Dolphins DT Jeff Zgonina appears to have surpassed DT Dan Wilkinson on the team's depth chart after Wilkinson was inactive Week 9.

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Dolphins | Week 5 Inactives

Sun, 08 Oct 2006 09:08:59 -0700

The Miami Dolphins have declared WR Cliff Russell, QB Daunte Culpepper, LB Derrick Pope, DL Fred Evans, DL Jeff Zgonina, OT Joe Berger, DL Kevin Vickerson, OT Trey Darilek inactive for Week 5.

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Dolphins | Week 5 Inactives

Sun, 08 Oct 2006 09:08:59 -0700

The Miami Dolphins have declared WR Cliff Russell, QB Daunte Culpepper, LB Derrick Pope, DL Fred Evans, DL Jeff Zgonina, OT Joe Berger, DL Kevin Vickerson, OT Trey Darilek inactive for Week 5.

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Dolphins | Wilkinson misses practice Thursday

Thu, 14 Sep 2006 16:04:50 -0700

Miami Dolphins DL Dan Wilkinson missed a third consecutive practice Thursday, Sept. 14 for personal reasons. He is doubtful to play Week 2 and DL Jeff Zgonina is expected to replace him.

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Dolphins | Zgonina could be activated Week 2

Wed, 13 Sep 2006 10:13:21 -0700

Armando Salguero, of the Miami Herald, reports Miami Dolphins DT Jeff Zgonina could be active for Week 2, with DT Dan Wilkinson's status (personal) uncertain.

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Dolphins | Zgonina has streak snapped

Thu, 07 Sep 2006 19:04:39 -0700

MiamiDolphins.com reports Miami Dolphins DL Jeff Zgonina had his streak of 74 consecutive games played broken Thursday, Sept. 7, when he was inactive for the Week 1 game.

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Dolphins | Week 1 Inactives

Thu, 07 Sep 2006 17:11:40 -0700

The Miami Dolphins have declared OT Anthony Alabi, QB Cleo Lemon, DL Fred Evans, DL Jeff Zgonina, OT Joe Berger, DL Kevin Vickerson, CB Travis Daniels, OT Wade Smith inactive for Week 1.

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Dolphins | Zgonina on the bubble

Sat, 26 Aug 2006 11:00:06 -0700

Alex Marvez, of the Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DT Jeff Zgonina is currently fighting for a roster spot.

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Dolphins | Zgonina might be on the trade block

Thu, 24 Aug 2006 13:00:11 -0700

Armando Salguero, of the Miami Herald, reports Miami Dolphins DL Jeff Zgonina might end up on the trade block. The team is pleased with DL Matt Roth and DL Fred Evans and the addition of DL Dan Wilkinson has created a talent glut along the defensive line.

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Dolphins | Team talks with Tennessee

Tue, 22 Aug 2006 06:11:20 -0700

Armando Salguero, of the Miami Herald, reports Miami Dolphins officials talked recently to the Tennessee Titans about a trade. The Titans are looking for defensive line help. DL Jeff Zgonina could be a potential target. The Titans are not known for making trades, particularly for an older player such as Zgonina, but their need is approaching desperation. It is unclear who the Titans could give the Dolphins in return for a defensive lineman should the interest become more serious in the coming weeks.

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Dolphins | Zgonina fighting for roster spot

Sat, 19 Aug 2006 22:15:07 -0700

Armando Salguero, of the Miami Herald, reports Miami Dolphins DL Jeff Zgonina is fighting for one of two roster spots. The 36-year-old is competing with younger players for his spot.

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Dolphins | Zgonina expected to start Week 14

Wed, 07 Dec 2005 14:10:11 -0800

Miami Dolphins DT Jeff Zgonina is expected to start in Week 14 in place of DT Keith Traylor (knee).

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Dolphins | Zgonina Will Welcome R. Williams Back

Mon, 11 Jul 2005 09:43:37 -0700

The Sun-Sentinel reports Miami Dolphins DT Jeff Zgonina said welcomes the return of RB Ricky Williams back to the team. "I'm a greedy person and if Ricky comes back to help us win games, I could care less about the past," Zgonina said. "It's like he got hurt and was out for the season, except there was a little more hoopla. I was on a Super Bowl team and want to do it again, so bring him on."

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Chiefs | Interested in Trading for Zgonina

Wed, 02 Mar 2005 08:22:56 -0800

The Sun-Sentinel reports the Kansas City Chiefs appear to have interest in trading for Miami Dolphins DT Jeff Zgonina, according to a source.

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Rams | Show Interest in Acquiring Zgonina

Sat, 26 Feb 2005 12:53:22 -0800

Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports the St. Louis Rams have expressed interest in acquiring Miami Dolphins DT Jeff Zgonina this offseason.

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Dolphins | Zgonina on Trading Block

Sat, 19 Feb 2005 08:43:20 -0800

Alex Marvez, of the Miami Sun-Sentinel, reports the Miami Dolphins are currently shopping DT Jeff Zgonina and are seeking a third-round draft choice in exchange for the veteran tackle, according to a source. Zgonina, 35, led the Dolphins defensive line in tackles (101) last season and has two years remaining on his contract at NFL minimum salaries of $765,000 in 2005 and $770,000 in 2006.

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Dolphins | Bowens Downgraded; Out for Week 5

Sun, 10 Oct 2004 07:05:17 -0700

Harvey Fialkov, of the Miami Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DT Tim Bowens (back) was downgraded from doubtful to out for the Week 5 game against the New England Patriots Sunday, Oct. 10. DT Jeff Zgonina will replace Bowens in the starting lineup.

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Dolphins | Zgonina Expected to See More Snaps

Mon, 20 Sep 2004 19:02:49 -0700

MiamiDolphins.com reports Miami Dolphins DT Jeff Zgonina is likely to see increased reps in the team's defensive tackle rotation because of the season-ending knee injury to DT Larry Chester (knee).

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Dolphins | Zgonina Still Working With First-Team Defense

Thu, 18 Dec 2003 17:50:41 -0800

Miami Dolphins DT Jeff Zgonina worked with the first-team defense Thursday, Dec. 18, in place of injured DT Tim Bowens (calf).

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Dolphins | Zgonina Works With First-Team Defense

Wed, 17 Dec 2003 20:23:19 -0800

Miami Dolphins DT Jeff Zgonina worked with the first-team defense Wednesday, Dec. 17, in place of DT Tim Bowens (calf).

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Dolphins | Zgonina Could Start Bills Game

Tue, 16 Dec 2003 16:42:47 -0800

Miami Dolphins DT Jeff Zgonina will receive his second consecutive start in the Sunday, Dec. 21, game against the Buffalo Bills if DT Tim Bowens (calf) isn't sufficiently recovered.

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Dolphins | Zgonina Working With First-Team Defense

Thu, 04 Dec 2003 12:47:51 -0800

Miami Dolphins DT Jeff Zgonina worked with the first-team defense for a second consecutive practice Thursday, Dec. 4, in place of injured DT Tim Bowens (calf).

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Dolphins | Zgonina May Start

Mon, 01 Dec 2003 16:47:40 -0800

Miami Dolphins DT Jeff Zgonina would start if DT Tim Bowens (calf) can't play in Week 14.

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Dolphins | Zgonina Could Fill in for Chester

Wed, 29 Oct 2003 07:57:11 -0800

The Sun-Sentinel reports Miami Dolphins DT Jeff Zgonina will likely replace DT Larry Chester (hamstring/thigh) if he cannot play Sunday, Nov. 2.

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Dolphins | Chester Injury Update

Tue, 21 Oct 2003 07:56:15 -0700

The Sun-Sentinel reports Miami Dolphins DT Larry Chester (shoulder) needs a second surgery to clean out loose particles in his right shoulder, but will try to play with the injury. DT Jeff Zgonina would start at defensive tackle if Chester missed any time.

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Dolphins | Zgonina Will Play in Passing Situations

Mon, 04 Aug 2003 07:05:46 -0700

The Palm Beach Post reports Miami Dolphins DT Jeff Zgonina will rotate with DTs Tim Bowens and Larry Chester at tackle. Zgonina will especially help the Dolphins in pass-rushing situations.

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Dolphins | Open To Trading Haley

Wed, 02 Apr 2003 05:27:23 -0800

Updating previous reports, the Sun-Sentinel reports the Miami Dolphins are open to trading backup restricted free agent DT Jermaine Haley now that they signed DT Jeff Zgonina, according to Dolphins senior vice president Rick Spielman. However, Spielman said the team would not just give Haley away. “We’re not just letting a good player go,” Spielman said. “If they get an offer sheet, we’ve got enough [salary cap] room to match. And a trade has to make sense.”

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Dolphins | Zgonina Contract

Tue, 01 Apr 2003 09:39:17 -0800

Updating previous reports, the Miami Herald reports Miami Dolphins DT Jeff Zgonina received a $500,000 signing bonus with his four-year contract. He will earn a base salary of $655,000 this season and count $770,000 against the salary cap.

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Dolphins | Zgonina Signed

Mon, 31 Mar 2003 16:40:46 -0800

MiamiDolphins.com reports the Miami Dolphins have officially signed free agent DT Jeff Zgonina to a four-year deal. Financial terms were undisclosed.

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Dolphins | Zgonina to Visit

Thu, 27 Mar 2003 00:23:32 -0800

Updating previous reports, KFFL has learned free agent DT Jeff Zgonina (Rams) will be visiting with the Miami Dolphins on Monday, March 31.

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Chiefs | Still After Zgonina

Thu, 27 Mar 2003 00:23:07 -0800

KFFL has learned the Kansas City Chiefs and free agent DT Jeff Zgonina (Rams) are still exchanging contract proposals on a multi-year deal.

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Chiefs | Browning Could Move to DE

Tue, 25 Mar 2003 13:10:20 -0800

Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports for The Sporting News that the Kansas City Chiefs would move DT John Browning to right defensive end if the team signs free-agent DT Jeff Zgonina (Rams).

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Dolphins | Interested In Zgonina, But

Mon, 24 Mar 2003 21:18:04 -0800

The Post-Dispatch reports the Miami Dolphins are interested in free agent DT Jeff Zgonina (Rams), but only if Dolphins DT Jermaine Haley, a restricted free agent, receives an offer Miami can't match.

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Chiefs | Zgonina Offered Contract

Mon, 24 Mar 2003 01:16:00 -0800

Updating previous reports, the Kansas City Star reports the Kansas City Chiefs have indeed offered a contract to free agent DT Jeff Zgonina (Rams).

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Dolphins | Zgonina To Visit

Sat, 22 Mar 2003 07:16:31 -0800

Updating previous reports, the Post-Dispatch reports free agent DT Jeff Zgonina (Rams) will soon visit with the Miami Dolphins.

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