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Jets | Lex Hilliard placed on IR

Wed, 21 Aug 2013 09:47:35 -0700

New York Jets RB Lex Hilliard (shoulder) was placed on the season-ending Injured Reserve list Wednesday, Aug. 21, due to a fractured shoulder blade, a source confirmed. Hilliard will have surgery next week to repair the shoulder.

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Jets | Lex Hilliard out for season

Wed, 21 Aug 2013 07:14:55 -0700

New York Jets RB Lex Hilliard (shoulder) will miss the entire 2013 season due to season-ending surgery to repair a broken scapula.

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Jets | Two RBs in no-contact jerseys

Sun, 11 Aug 2013 08:02:58 -0700

New York Jets RBs Joe McKnight (head) and Lex Hilliard (undisclosed) are wearing no-contact jerseys during practice Sunday, Aug. 11.

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Jets | Eight players to sit out preseason game

Thu, 08 Aug 2013 14:00:51 -0700

New York Jets WR Santonio Holmes (foot), RB Chris Ivory (hamstring), RB Joe McKnight (head), LB Josh Mauga (back), OG Brian Winters (ankle), FB Lex Hilliard (undisclosed), C Dalton Freeman (ankle) and WR Titus Ryan (hamstring) did not travel with the team and have been ruled out of the first preseason game.

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Jets | Tommy Bohanon pushing for starting job

Thu, 08 Aug 2013 12:23:00 -0700

New York Jets FB Tommy Bohanon is pushing RB Lex Hilliard for the fullback job during training camp. Bohanon also have the ability to play tight end if the team needs him to play the position.

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Jets | Re-sign Lex Hilliard

Wed, 13 Mar 2013 13:15:25 -0700

The New York Jets re-signed RB Lex Hilliard to a one-year deal Wednesday, Mar. 13. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Jets | 17 probable

Fri, 07 Dec 2012 11:12:35 -0800

New York Jets DL Kenrick Ellis (knee/back), RB Bilal Powell (shoulder), QB Mark Sanchez (back), OL Matt Slauson (knee), TE Jeff Cumberland (wrist), LB Calvin Pace (shoulder), C Nick Mangold (shoulder), WR Jeremy Kerley (heel, hamstring), LB Bart Scott (toe), DB Aaron Berry (quadriceps), LB Ricky Sapp (ankle), DL Mike DeVito (shin), RB Lex Hilliard (finger), WR Chaz Schilens (knee), S LaRon Landry (heel) and RB Joe McKnight (ankle, ribs) practiced Friday, Dec. 7, and OL Brandon Moore (hip) was limited. All are probable for Week 14.

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Jets | 12 fully practice

Thu, 06 Dec 2012 12:49:46 -0800

New York Jets CB Aaron Berry (quadricep), TE Jeff Cumberland (wrist), DT Mike DeVito (shin), DT Kenrick Ellis (knee, back), RB Lex Hilliard (finger), C Nick Mangold (shoulder), LB Calvin Pace (shoulder), RB Bilal Powell (shoulder), LB Ricky Sapp (ankle), WR Chaz Schilens (knee), LB Bart Scott (toe) and G Matt Slauson (knee) all fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 6.

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Jets | 14 practice in full

Wed, 05 Dec 2012 13:54:51 -0800

New York Jets CB Aaron Berry (quadriceps), TE Jeff Cumberland (wrist), DT Mike DeVito (shin), DT Kenrick Ellis (knee, back), RB Lex Hilliard (finger), S LaRon Landry (heel), C Nick Mangold (shoulder), LB Calvin Pace (shoulder), RB Bilal Powell (shoulder), QB Mark Sanchez (back), LB Ricky Sapp (ankle), WR Chaz Schilens (knee), LB Bart Scott (toe) and OG Matt Slauson (knee) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 5.

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Jets | Joe McKnight unlikely to play

Wed, 17 Oct 2012 11:50:41 -0700

New York Jets RB Joe McKnight (ankle) is unlikely to play in Week 7, and with RB Bilal Powell (shoulder) also out, the team's backfield will consist of RBs Shonn Greene, Lex Hilliard and Jonathan Grimes. QB Tim Tebow could also help the ground game out of the Wildcat formation against the New England Patriots.

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Jets | Chaz Schilens, Jeff Cumberland starting

Mon, 08 Oct 2012 16:30:25 -0700

New York Jets WR Chaz Schilens will start at wide receiver in Week 5 against the Houston Texans Monday, Oct. 8, with WR Stephen Hill (hamstring) inactive. TE Jeff Cumberland is starting with TE Dustin Keller (hamstring) out again. FB Lex Hilliard and DT Kenrick Ellis will also receive starts.

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Jets | Sign Lex Hilliard

Tue, 02 Oct 2012 17:13:14 -0700

The New York Jets signed free-agent RB Lex Hilliard (Patriots) Tuesday, Oct. 2.

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Patriots | Make roster moves

Tue, 18 Sep 2012 14:14:33 -0700

The New England Patriots released WR Greg Salas, LB Mike Rivera, and RB Lex Hilliard Tuesday, Sept. 18.

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Patriots | Sign Lex Hilliard

Tue, 04 Sep 2012 14:33:01 -0700

The New England Patriots signed free-agent RB Lex Hilliard (Vikings) Tuesday, Sept. 4.

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Vikings | 15 players cut

Fri, 31 Aug 2012 19:36:10 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings waived WR Emmanuel Arceneaux, DT Chase Baker, OG Chris Degeare, FB Ryan D'Imperio, CB Bobby Felder, RB Lex Hilliard, OG Tyler Holmes, CB Reggie Jones, OT Kevin Murphy, LB Corey Paredes, OG Austin Pasztor, DE Nick Reed, C Quentin Saulsberry, TE Mickey Shuler and RB Jordan Todman Friday, Aug. 31.

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Vikings | Lex Hilliard needs to shine on special teams

Wed, 18 Jul 2012 21:32:45 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Lex Hilliard likely needs to make a big impact on the return and coverage units on special teams if he is to win a roster spot in training camp and the preseason.

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Vikings | Jordan Todman leader for No. 3 RB job

Mon, 25 Jun 2012 10:32:59 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Jordan Todman is considered the favorite for the No. 3 running back entering training camp. Todman's main competition for the job is expected to be RB Lex Hilliard.

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Vikings | Lex Hilliard's financial details

Fri, 23 Mar 2012 17:04:52 -0700

The one-year deal earlier in the week by Minnesota Vikings RB Lex Hilliard will pay him $615,000.

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Vikings | Lex Hilliard to compete for No. 3 RB job

Mon, 19 Mar 2012 10:54:24 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Lex Hilliard will have a chance to compete for the No. 3 running back job during training camp.

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Vikings | Lex Hilliard contract update

Mon, 19 Mar 2012 10:54:02 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Minnesota Vikings have signed RB Lex Hilliard to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Vikings | Lex Hilliard agrees to deal

Sun, 18 Mar 2012 22:34:07 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings agreed to terms with free-agent RB Lex Hilliard (Dolphins) Sunday, March 18.

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Dolphins | Lex Hilliard won't be tendered

Tue, 13 Mar 2012 11:31:14 -0700

The Miami Dolphins have not offered a tender to restricted free-agent RB Lex Hilliard, a sixth-round pick from 2008, making him an unrestricted free agent. Hilliard started four games for the Dolphins last season, carrying the ball 16 times for 41 yards and a touchdown. He also had five receptions for 49 yards and played on special teams. The Dolphins may try to re-sign him to a cheaper deal.

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Dolphins | Lex Hilliard's future with team uncertain

Wed, 15 Feb 2012 12:38:46 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Lex Hilliard's status with the team is uncertain at this point because of the addition of RB Jerome Messam.

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Dolphins | Daniel Thomas expected to get more carries

Sat, 31 Dec 2011 08:25:42 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas is expected to receive more carries in Week 17 because of the injury to RB Reggie Bush (knee). RBs Lex Hilliard and Steve Slaton are also expected to be more involved in the offense.

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Dolphins | Lex Hilliard getting first downs when called upon

Sat, 10 Dec 2011 10:19:54 -0800

Miami Dolphins RB Lex Hilliard has gotten a first down on all seven third-down opportunities he has been given this season. Head coach Tony Sparano said Hilliard is built to be successful in short yardage situations. Hilliard likely will not see his role increase this season with RBs Reggie Bush and Daniel Thomas on the roster.

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Dolphins | Lex Hilliard gets extra work in practice

Sat, 15 Oct 2011 20:01:20 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lex Hilliard has taken a lot of extra reps in practice this week, signaling RB Daniel Thomas (hamstring) might not be ready in Week 6 against the New York Jets. Officially, Thomas is listed as questionable.

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Dolphins | Lex Hilliard totals 38 yards, TD

Sun, 02 Oct 2011 20:18:11 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lex Hilliard had six carries for 20 yards and a touchdown in Week 4 against the San Diego Chargers, and he added an 18-yard reception.

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Dolphins | Lex Hilliard could see expanded role Week 4

Sat, 01 Oct 2011 11:06:34 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lex Hilliard could receive an expanded role on offense in Week 4 because of the injury to RB Daniel Thomas (hamstring).

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Dolphins | Lex Hilliard sees goal-line touches

Mon, 12 Sep 2011 20:34:10 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lex Hilliard saw two carries for one yard in the Week 1 game Monday, Sept. 12, against the New England Patriots. Both of his totes came down near the goal line.

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Dolphins | Two RBs could see increased roles

Mon, 12 Sep 2011 15:32:46 -0700

Miami Dolphins RBs Larry Johnson and Lex Hilliard could receive bigger roles in the offense in Week 1 because RB Daniel Thomas (hamstring) is not active.

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Dolphins | Two RBs may be competing for one spot

Thu, 01 Sep 2011 12:45:26 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Larry Johnson and Lex Hilliard may be competing for one spot on the final 53-man roster.

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Dolphins | Lex Hilliard finds the pylon

Fri, 19 Aug 2011 23:36:55 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Lex Hilliard had six carries for 25 yards and a touchdown in the preseason game Friday, Aug. 19, against the Carolina Panthers. Hilliard is trying to secure the No. 3 job over RBs Kory Sheets and Nic Grigsby.

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Dolphins | May give Lex Hilliard a shot at getting carries

Mon, 07 Mar 2011 12:13:41 -0800

The Miami Dolphins appear to be warming to the idea of giving RB Lex Hilliard a legitimate opportunity to earn carries next season, reports Ben Volin, of the Palm Beach Post.

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Dolphins | Jeff Ireland has high opinion of Lex Hilliard

Fri, 04 Feb 2011 13:05:33 -0800

Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland said he believes RB Lex Hilliard could rush for 1,000 yards if he were given the opportunities, reports Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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Dolphins | Two RBs expected to return

Fri, 28 Jan 2011 10:15:34 -0800

Miami Dolphins RBs Lex Hilliard and Kory Sheets are expected to be with the team next season, reports Ben Volin, of the Palm Beach Post.

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Dolphins | Would be comfortable with Hilliard as starter

Sat, 02 Jan 2010 08:35:20 -0800

Brian Biggane, of the Palm Beach Post, reports Miami Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano said he has reached a point with RB Lex Hilliard that if he is the best option to start for the team in Week 17, it's not a problem. "The progression with Lex the last couple weeks has been really good," Sparano said. "I feel really comfortable with Lex. It's been good we've been able to see him that way." RB Ricky Williams (shoulder) remains questionable for Week 17.

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Dolphins | Hilliard scores twice Week 16

Sun, 27 Dec 2009 14:55:26 -0800

The Associated Press reports Miami Dolphins RB Lex Hilliard caught nine passes for 74 receiving yards with a receiving touchdown Week 16. He also ran the ball three times for 12 rushing yards with another touchdown.

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Dolphins | Sparano impressed with Hilliard

Thu, 10 Dec 2009 13:09:33 -0800

Miami Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano said during his press conference that he has been very impressed with how RB Lex Hilliard has ran the ball and caught the ball. Sparano also said he has been really impressed with Hillard's blocking ability.

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Dolphins | Hilliard likely to be top RB backup

Thu, 19 Nov 2009 08:49:02 -0800

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports Miami Dolphins RB Lex Hilliard likely will be the team's primary backup at running back after the season-ending injury to RB Ronnie Brown (foot, ankle).

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Dolphins | Hilliard, Polite could see increased carries

Wed, 18 Nov 2009 08:39:09 -0800

Edgar Thompson and Carlos Frias, of the Palm Beach Post, report Miami Dolphins RB Lex Hilliard and FB Lousaka Polite will have to be "ready to carry the ball," in the absence of RB Ronnie Brown (foot), according to head coach Tony Sparano.

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Dolphins | Hilliard will likely make team

Wed, 26 Aug 2009 17:10:35 -0700

Ethan J. Skolnick, of the South Florida SunSentinel, reports Miami Dolphins RB Lex Hilliard will likely make the team's final roster. Hilliard will likely be active for most games, according to two sources.

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Dolphins | Three to return kicks Thursday

Tue, 25 Aug 2009 19:39:46 -0700

Armando Salguero, of The Miami Herald, reports Miami Dolphins WR Ted Ginn Jr., RB Patrick Cobbs and RB Lex Hilliard will likely return kicks during the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 27.

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Dolphins | Team signs seven to futures contracts

Thu, 15 Jan 2009 09:54:07 -0800

MiamiDolphins.com reports the Miami Dolphins have signed WR Anthony Armstrong, CB Scorpio Babers, CB Will Billingsley, FB Chris M. Brown, DT Joe Cohen, RB Lex Hilliard and WR Todd Lowber to futures contracts. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

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Dolphins | Eight signed to future contracts

Mon, 12 Jan 2009 17:06:28 -0800

Omar Kelly, of the South Florida SunSentinel, reports the Miami Dolphins have signed DE Tearrius George, WR Anthony Armstrong, WR Todd Lowber, CB Scorpio Babers, CB Will Billingsley, T Joe Cohen, FB Chris M. Brown and RB Lex Hilliard to future contract.

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Dolphins | Hilliard signed to practice squad

Mon, 01 Sep 2008 08:04:39 -0700

David J. Neal, of the Miami Herald, reports the Miami Dolphins have signed free-agent RB Lex Hilliard (Dolphins) to their practice squad.

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Dolphins | Hilliard likely to join practice squad

Sun, 31 Aug 2008 08:13:05 -0700

Harvey Fialkov, of the SunSentinel, reports free-agent RB Lex Hilliard (Dolphins) will likely join the Miami Dolphins' practice squad.

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Dolphins | Team waives 15 players

Sat, 30 Aug 2008 17:57:08 -0700

MiamiDolphins.com reports the Miami Dolphins have waived CB Will Billingsley, LB Titus Brown, OL Mike Byrne, WR Jayson Foster, LB Maurice Fountain, LB Junior Glymph, OT Daren Heerspink, RB Lex Hilliard, FB Reagan Mauia, LB Edmond Miles, TE Matthew Mulligan, LB Kelly Poppinga, OL Pedro Sosa, C Matt Spanos and DT Anthony Toribio.

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Dolphins | Cobbs has edge at runnng back

Thu, 28 Aug 2008 14:56:55 -0700

Barry Jackson, of The Miami Herald, reports Miami Dolphins RB Patrick Cobbs has the edge over RB Lex Hilliard for a final roster spot.

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Dolphins | Parmele has edge at running back

Thu, 28 Aug 2008 14:53:59 -0700

Barry Jackson, of The Miami Herald, reports Miami Dolphins RB Jalen Parmele has the edge over RB Lex Hilliard for a final roster spot.

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Giants | L. Hilliard to visit with team

Wed, 16 Apr 2008 10:34:06 -0700

Mike Garafolo, of The Star-Ledger, reports Montana RB Lex Hilliard is scheduled to visit with the New York Giants.

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