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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue, 02 Oct 2012 17:13:14 -0700
The New York Jets signed free-agent RB Lex Hilliard (Patriots) Tuesday, Oct. 2.
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.
Tue, 04 Sep 2012 14:33:01 -0700
The New England Patriots signed free-agent RB Lex Hilliard (Vikings) Tuesday, Sept. 4.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sun, 18 Mar 2012 22:34:07 -0700
The Minnesota Vikings agreed to terms with free-agent RB Lex Hilliard (Dolphins) Sunday, March 18.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thu, 20 Mar 2008 11:09:46 -0700
Gil Brandt, of NFL.com, reports University of Montana RB Lex Hilliard worked out at his school's Pro Day Wednesday, March 19. Hilliard ran a 4.66 40-yard dash, had a 36 1/2-inch vertical jump, a 10-foot, three-inch long jump, a 4.03-second short shuttle and a 6.93-second cone drill. He measured in at 5-foot-11 1/4 and 234 pounds.
Sat, 02 Feb 2008 00:06:05 -0800
John Murphy, of Yahoo! Sports, reports Montana RB Lex Hilliard has been invited to the 2008 NFL Combine.