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Rafael Bush

Detroit Lions
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Lions | Rafael Bush likely will start

Sun, 07 Aug 2016 11:04:35 -0700

Detroit Lions SS Rafael Bush has received most of the snaps with the first-team defense during training camp and likely will start next to FS Glover Quin this season.

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Lions | Rafael Bush the clear frontrunner

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 10:27:20 -0700

Detroit Lions SS Rafael Bush is the obvious leader to start at strong safety, according to Mike Mulholland of MLive.com. Bush will need to be significantly outplayed in training camp in order to lose the job.

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Lions | Strong safety still a question mark

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 14:58:53 -0700

Detroit Lions S Isaiah N. Johnson, SS Rafael Bush, CB Tavon Wilson and SS Miles Killebrew have all practiced with the first-team defense this offseason, according to general manager Bob Quinn. Quinn said the battle for starting strong safety is an intriguing one, but it was reported earlier that Bush may have the edge with his experience.

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Lions | Rafael Bush may start in 2016

Sun, 29 May 2016 14:39:07 -0700

Detroit Lions SS Rafael Bush appears to be the leading candidate for the starting safety job next to FS Glover Quin, but he will have to compete with S Isaiah Johnson, S Tavon Wilson and SS Miles Killebrew for the job.

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Lions | Strong safety up in the air

Sun, 08 May 2016 10:47:46 -0700

Detroit Lions SS Rafael Bush, CB Tavon Wilson and SS Miles Killebrew will all compete to start at strong safety in 2016.

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Lions | Rafael Bush agrees to terms

Sat, 12 Mar 2016 07:23:53 -0800

Free-agent SS Rafael Bush (Saints) agreed to terms with the Detroit Lions Saturday, March 12, on a one-year deal worth as much as $2.4 million, according to a source.

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Lions | Rafael Bush visiting Lions

Fri, 11 Mar 2016 06:46:54 -0800

Free-agent SS Rafael Bush (Saints) will visit the Detroit Lions Friday, March 11.

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Saints | Won't use franchise tag

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 09:53:44 -0800

The New Orleans Saints will not use their franchise tag this year. They don't have any premiere free agents that will require large deals. TE Benjamin Watson, RB Tim Hightower and S Rafael Bush may be priorities to re-sign. New Orleans may end up spending more to keep restricted free-agent RB Khiry Robinson and OG Tim Lelito.

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Saints | Rafael Bush tore his pectoral muscle

Mon, 14 Sep 2015 10:39:38 -0700

New Orleans Saints SS Rafael Bush (pectoral) tore his pectoral muscle in Week 1 against the Arizona Cardinals, according to a source with knowledge of Bush's injury.

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Saints | Rafael Bush placed on IR

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:18:42 -0800

The New Orleans Saints placed SS Rafael Bush (leg) on Reserve/Injured Tuesday, Nov. 18.

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Saints | Rafael Bush update

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:08:53 -0800

Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints SS Rafael Bush (leg) has a fractured fibula, as opposed to a fractured tibia. His season is likely over.

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Saints | Rafael Bush has serious injury

Sun, 16 Nov 2014 15:10:43 -0800

New Orleans Saints SS Rafael Bush (leg) said Sunday, Nov. 16, that he suffered a fractured tibia in the Week 11 game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

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Saints | Rafael Bush joining starting lineup

Sat, 04 Oct 2014 08:40:06 -0700

New Orleans Saints SS Rafael Bush will replace FS Jairus Byrd (knee) as one of the starting safeties.

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Saints | Jairus Byrd undergoes surgery

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 11:45:01 -0700

New Orleans Saints FS Jairus Byrd (knee) underwent surgery Friday, Oct. 3, after tearing his lateral meniscus in practice Thursday, Oct. 2. He said his surgery will require extra rehab because it's a "bucket-handle tear." Byrd's surgery was a success and a full recovery is expected, according to head coach Sean Payton. S Rafael Bush will replace Byrd in the starting lineup.

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Saints | Injury notes

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:48:24 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Kenny Stills (quadriceps), SS Rafael Bush (undisclosed), SS Marcus Ball (undisclosed), LB Khairi Fortt (undisclosed) and FB Erik Lorig (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Aug. 26, and CB Trevin Wade (undisclosed) was limited.

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Saints | Rafael Bush works with first team

Thu, 29 May 2014 12:03:06 -0700

New Orleans Saints SS Rafael Bush worked with the first-team offense in practice Thursday, May 29.

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Saints | Match offer to Rafael Bush

Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:24:27 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have matched the offer restricted free-agent SS Rafael Bush signed with the Atlanta Falcons.

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Falcons | Rafael Bush offer sheet update

Fri, 04 Apr 2014 17:09:08 -0700

Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints restricted free-agent SS Rafael Bush signed a two-year offer sheet worth as much as $4.5 million with the Atlanta Falcons.

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Saints | Rafael Bush hopes team does not match offer

Fri, 04 Apr 2014 17:08:15 -0700

New Orleans Saints restricted free-agent SS Rafael Bush hopes that the Saints do not match the contract offer he signed with the Atlanta Falcons, because he would receive the chance to start if he joins the Falcons. Bush likely would not start if he returns to the Saints.

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Falcons | Rafael Bush signs offer sheet

Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:08:27 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have signed New Orleans Saints restricted free-agent SS Rafael Bush to an offer sheet. The Saints will have until Tuesday, April 8, to decide if they will match the offer. The team would not receive any compensation if they do not match the offer.

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Saints | Rafael Bush receives tender offer

Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:10:44 -0800

New Orleans Saints restricted free-agent SS Rafael Bush has received the lowest tender offer and would make $1.4 million in 2014 if he signs the offer.

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Saints | Two RFAs may get middle tenders

Thu, 27 Feb 2014 20:30:11 -0800

New Orleans Saints restricted free-agent FB Jed Collins and SS Rafael Bush may receive the second-round tender offer this offseason. The team could also try to sign both to longer-term contracts.

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Saints | In early discussions with four

Wed, 26 Feb 2014 14:23:51 -0800

The New Orleans Saints are in early discussions with OT Zach Strief, LB Parys Haralson, SS Rafael Bush and WR Joe Morgan on new contracts. All are scheduled to become free agents in March.

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Saints | Rafael Bush fined $21,000

Fri, 17 Jan 2014 16:20:40 -0800

New Orleans Saints FS Rafael Bush has been fined $21,000 for an illegal hit in Seattle Seahawks WR Percy Harvin during the Divisional Round playoff game.

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Saints | Friday injury report for Wild Card game

Fri, 03 Jan 2014 13:31:15 -0800

New Orleans Saints S Rafael Bush (ankle) is probable and LB Keyunta Dawson (calf) is questionable. Dawson did not practice Friday, Jan. 3, and Bush practiced in full.

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Saints | Rafael Bush limited

Thu, 02 Jan 2014 13:42:02 -0800

New Orleans Saints S Rafael Bush (ankle) was limited in practice Thursday, Jan. 2.

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Saints | Rafael Bush misses practice

Wed, 01 Jan 2014 13:58:16 -0800

New Orleans Saints SS Rafael Bush (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Jan. 1.

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Saints | Friday injury report for Week 17

Fri, 27 Dec 2013 16:59:51 -0800

New Orleans Saints OT Terron Armstead (shoulder), S Rafael Bush (ankle), LB Keyunta Dawson (calf), OG Jahri Evans (knee), TE Josh Hill (hamstring) and LB Kevin Reddick (shoulder) each practiced in full and are listed as probable for the Week 17 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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Saints | Thursday practice report for Week 17

Thu, 26 Dec 2013 15:29:31 -0800

New Orleans Saints OT Terron Armstead (shoulder), S Rafael Bush (ankle), LB Keyunta Dawson (calf), OG Jahri Evans (knee), TE Josh Hill (hamstring) and LB Kevin Reddick (shoulder) practiced in full Thursday, Dec. 26.

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Saints | Wednesday's Week 17 practice report

Wed, 25 Dec 2013 19:06:28 -0800

New Orleans Saints OT Terron Armstead (shoulder), S Rafael Bush (ankle), LB Keyunta Dawson (calf), OG Jahri Evans (knee) and LB Kevin Reddick (shoulder) were each listed as limited participants in practice Wednesday, Dec. 25. TE Josh Hill (hamstring) was listed as full participant.

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Saints | Week 16 Inactives

Sun, 22 Dec 2013 08:36:35 -0800

The New Orleans Saints have declared TE Josh Hill, DL Keyunta Dawson, WR Nick Toon, SS Rafael Bush, QB Ryan W. Griffin, DL Tom Johnson, RB Travaris Cadet inactive for Week 16.

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Saints | Friday injury report for Week 16

Fri, 20 Dec 2013 13:50:38 -0800

New Orleans Saints S Rafael Bush (ankle) is doubtful for Week 16. LB Keyunta Dawson (calf) and TE Josh Hill (hamstring) are questionable. RB Travaris Cadet (non-injury) is probable. Bush and Cadet didn't practice Friday, Dec. 20, while Dawson and Hill were limited.

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Saints | Thursday practice report for Week 16

Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:42:01 -0800

New Orleans Saints SS Rafael Bush (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 19. TE Josh Hill (hamstring) and LB Keyunta Dawson (calf) were limited during practice. SS Roman Harper (hip) fully participated in practice.

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Saints | Wednesday practice report for Week 16

Wed, 18 Dec 2013 13:50:43 -0800

New Orleans Saints SS Rafael Bush (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 18. TE Josh Hill (hamstring), LB Keyunta Dawson (calf) and SS Roman Harper (hip) were limited during practice.

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Saints | Week 15 Inactives

Sun, 15 Dec 2013 12:11:19 -0800

The New Orleans Saints have declared TE Josh Hill, DL Keyunta Dawson, WR Nick Toon, SS Rafael Bush, QB Ryan W. Griffin, CB Trevin Wade, DL Tyrunn Walker inactive for Week 15.

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Saints | Friday injury report for Week 15

Fri, 13 Dec 2013 13:46:25 -0800

New Orleans Saints OT Terron Armstead (nose), DT Brodrick Bunkley (back), S Rafael Bush (ankle), LB Keyunta Dawson (calf), TE Josh Hill (hamstring) and DE Glenn Foster (knee) are questionable for Week 15. Bush, Dawson and Hill did not practice Friday, Dec. 13, while Bunkley and Foster practiced in full. Armstead was not listed.

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Saints | Thursday practice report for Week 15

Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:26:27 -0800

New Orleans Saints S Rafael Bush (ankle), LB Keyunta Dawson (calf) and TE Josh Hill (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 12. DT Brodrick Bunkley (back) and DE Glenn Foster (knee) were limited. OT Terron Armstead (nose) practiced in full.

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Saints | Wednesday practice report for Week 15

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:39:38 -0800

New Orleans Saints OT Terron Armstead (nose), DT Brodrick Bunkley (back), S Rafael Bush (ankle) LB Keyunta Dawson (calf), TE Josh Hill (hamstring) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 11. DE Glenn Foster (knee) was limited in practice.

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Saints | Week 14 Inactives

Sun, 08 Dec 2013 16:06:28 -0800

The New Orleans Saints have declared DL Glenn Foster, DL Keyunta Dawson, WR Nick Toon, SS Rafael Bush, QB Ryan W. Griffin, OT Terron Armstead, CB Trevin Wade inactive for Week 14.

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Saints | Friday injury report for Week 14

Fri, 06 Dec 2013 13:55:54 -0800

New Orleans Saints DT Brodrick Bunkley (ankle) and OT Zach Strief (ankle) both were limited in practice Friday Dec. 6, and are questionable for Week 14. S Rafael Bush (ankle), LB Keyunta Dawson (calf) and DE Glenn Foster (knee) all did not participate in practice and are questionable.

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Saints | Thursday practice report for Week 14

Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:12:52 -0800

New Orleans Saints DE Glenn Foster (knee), DT Brodrick Bunkley (ankle), LB Keyunta Dawson (calf) and SS Rafael Bush (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 5. OT Zach Strief (ankle) was limited during practice. OT Bryce Harris (thigh) and CB Keenan Lewis (abdomen, hamstring) fully participated in practice.

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Saints | Wednesday practice report for Week 14

Wed, 04 Dec 2013 13:26:01 -0800

New Orleans Saints OT Zach Strief (ankle), DE Glenn Foster (knee), DT Brodrick Bunkley (ankle), LB Keyunta Dawson (calf) and SS Rafael Bush (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 4. OT Bryce Harris (thigh) and CB Keenan Lewis (abdomen, hamstring) fully participated in practice. The team did not practice and this is an estimation.

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Saints | Re-sign three

Thu, 14 Feb 2013 12:42:25 -0800

The New Orleans Saints re-signed S Rafael Bush, TE Michael Higgins and G Eric Olsen Thursday, Feb. 14. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

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Saints | Rafael Bush gets new deal

Mon, 11 Feb 2013 12:37:08 -0800

The New Orleans Saints have signed exclusive rights free-agent FS Rafael Bush to a new contract. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Saints | Rafael Bush claimed

Sun, 02 Sep 2012 11:11:03 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have claimed SS Rafael Bush off waivers from the Denver Broncos. In a corresponding move, the team waived FS Jonathon Amaya.

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Broncos | 19 released

Fri, 31 Aug 2012 17:18:19 -0700

The Denver Broncos released DE Jamie Blatnick, FS Rafael Bush, CB Drayton Florence, LB Jerry Franklin, DT Ben Garland, OG Adam Grant, OT Ryan Harris, WR Jason Hill, OG Tony Hills, SS Duke Ihenacho, TE Cornelius Ingram, RB Jeremiah Johnson, LB Mike Mohamed, WR Greg Orton, WR Gerell Robinson, DT Sealver Siliga, CB Syd'Quan Thompson, OG Wayne Tribue and QB Adam Weber Friday, Aug. 31.

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Broncos | Looking for a veteran safety

Fri, 09 Mar 2012 08:40:53 -0800

Safety was considered one of the weakest positions at season's end for the Denver Broncos and they plan to address it during the free-agent market. With S Brian Dawkins (neck) contemplating retirement at 38 years of age, the Broncos need to address the position. The team has youngsters Rahim Moore, Quinton Carter and Rafael Bush, and Moore will get a chance to win a starting job during the offseason. However, he needs to improve his tackling and the Broncos want someone to lead the defense from the safety position. Free-agent Brandon Meriweather (Bears) would be a potential target.

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Broncos | Week 11 Inactives

Thu, 17 Nov 2011 16:19:39 -0800

The Denver Broncos have declared DL Derrick Harvey, TE Julius Thomas, C Manuel Ramirez, WR Quan Cosby, FB Quinn Johnson, SS Rafael Bush, OT Tony Hills inactive for Week 11.

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Broncos | Week 10 Inactives

Sun, 13 Nov 2011 08:46:58 -0800

The Denver Broncos have declared CB Cassius Vaughn, DL Derrick Harvey, RB Jeremiah Johnson, C Manuel Ramirez, SS Rafael Bush, OT Tony Hills, LB Wesley Woodyard inactive for Week 10.

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Broncos | Week 9 Inactives

Sun, 06 Nov 2011 12:09:41 -0800

The Denver Broncos have declared CB Cassius Vaughn, DL Derrick Harvey, C Manuel Ramirez, FB Quinn Johnson, SS Rafael Bush, OT Tony Hills, TE Virgil Green inactive for Week 9.

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