Mike Rucker news, rumors and stats

 

Mike Rucker

Retired
Defensive Line

Ht: 0.0 | Wt: 0

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Week By Week

YearTmGTacklesAssistsDef SacksInterceptInt TDFum RecFum TD
2002CAR16591010.000010
2003CAR14591112.001000
2004CAR163933.000010
2005CAR1543107.000020
2006CAR1439144.500000
2007CAR1647152.500020
Average:481170010
Total:28663391060

Panthers | Rucker to call three preseason games

Thu, 07 May 2009 16:56:16 -0700

Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports former Carolina Panthers DE Mike Rucker will work three of the team's preseason games this summer as a color analyst.

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Panthers | Peppers' move could be due to roster

Mon, 05 May 2008 07:26:20 -0700

Pat Yasinskas, of ESPN.com, reports the potential move of Carolina Panthers DL Julius Peppers to right defensive end may have to do with the rest of the roster more than Peppers' dismal 2007 campaign. After the retirement of DL Mike Rucker, the team does not have another legitimate pass rusher. The Panthers are hoping DL Charles Johnson, DL Stanley McClover or DL Tyler Brayton can step up and claim a starting job and the winner of that battle might have better luck going against right tackles.

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Panthers | Rucker played 107 of 112 games

Wed, 23 Apr 2008 13:59:38 -0700

The Associated Press reports former Carolina Panthers DL Mike Rucker played in 107 of 112 possible games with the team.

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NFL | Rucker had nothing left to give

Wed, 23 Apr 2008 11:59:39 -0700

The Associated Press reports former DL Mike Rucker said he retired Tuesday, April 22, because he had nothing left to give the Carolina Panthers. Rucker said it was obvious that his body was spent after chasing down quarterbacks and running backs.

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Panthers | Rucker announces retirement

Tue, 22 Apr 2008 11:30:28 -0700

Updating a previous report, Panthers.com reports Carolina Panthers DL Mike Rucker announced his retirement Tuesday, April 22. Rucker finishes his nine-year NFL career, all with the Panthers, with 553 tackles and 55.5 sacks.

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Panthers | Team may try to replace Rucker in draft

Tue, 22 Apr 2008 10:50:51 -0700

The Associated Press reports the Carolina Panthers may try to replace DL Mike Rucker in the 2008 NFL Draft. The Panthers have the No. 13 overall pick.

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NFL | Rucker to announce retirement Tuesday

Tue, 22 Apr 2008 07:57:26 -0700

Pat Yasinskas, of ESPN.com, reports free-agent DL Mike Rucker (Panthers) will announce his retirement from the National Football League Tuesday, April 22.

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Panthers | Team unlikely to re-sign Rucker

Wed, 16 Apr 2008 15:18:00 -0700

Charles Chandler and Stan Olson, of The Charlotte Observer, reports the Carolina Panthers are unlikely to re-sign DL Mike Rucker.

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Panthers | Rucker wants to return next season

Mon, 04 Feb 2008 10:20:43 -0800

The Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers DL Mike Rucker said Monday, Feb. 4, he would like to return for the 2008 season and hopes the team wants him back. "I'm just going off the way my body feels and the way my heart feels," Rucker said. "At the end of the day, I still have that drive and I still have something to offer."

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Panthers | Rucker named Ed Block Courage Award winner

Fri, 11 Jan 2008 18:41:37 -0800

Carolina Panthers DE Mike Rucker has been named the team's 2007 Ed Block Courage Award winner.

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11/29 - Thursday Practice Report
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