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Rams | Coakley expected to be released

Tue, 27 Feb 2007 09:55:17 -0800

ESPNews reports the St. Louis Rams are expected to release LB Dexter Coakley.

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Rams | Coakley could get cut

Sun, 11 Feb 2007 12:07:19 -0800

John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports St. Louis Rams LB Dexter Coakley could get cut this offseason.

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Rams | Coakley to start Week 15

Fri, 15 Dec 2006 14:46:56 -0800

St. Louis Rams LB Dexter Coakley will start in place of injured LB Pisa Tinoisamoa (hand) for Week 15. Tinoisamoa has been placed on Injured Reserve with a hand injury.

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Rams | Tinoisamoa OUT for Week 15, expected to go to IR

Wed, 13 Dec 2006 19:56:11 -0800

St. Louis Rams LB Pisa Tinoisamoa (hand) is out for Week 15 with a broken right hand. He is expected to be placed on Injured Reserve this week. LB Dexter Coakley will replace him in the lineup.

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Rams | Tinoisamoa will likely miss the rest of the season

Tue, 12 Dec 2006 18:45:18 -0800

St. Louis Rams LB Pisa Tinoisamoa (hand) suffered a broken right hand during the Week 14 game. Tinoisamoa now has a broken right hand, a dislocated left elbow and a broken left hand. He will likely miss the rest of the 2006 season and will probably be replaced by LB Dexter Coakley.

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Rams | Coakley expected to play Week 14

Mon, 04 Dec 2006 20:17:46 -0800

St. Louis Rams LB Dexter Coakley (ankle, knee) is expected to play in the Week 14 game.

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Rams | Coakley practices Wednesday

Wed, 08 Nov 2006 19:19:56 -0800

St. Louis Rams LB Dexter Coakley (knee) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 8, and is not listed on the team's injury report for Week 10.

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Rams | Coakley should play Week 10

Mon, 06 Nov 2006 19:01:24 -0800

St. Louis Rams LB Dexter Coakley (knee) has a sprained left knee, but he should play Week 10.

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Rams | Tinoisamoa limited in practice Friday, unlikely to play

Fri, 03 Nov 2006 13:11:18 -0800

St. Louis Rams LB Pisa Tinoisamoa (hand) was limited in practice Friday, Nov. 3, and it is unlikely he will play in Week 9, although he could be available as a backup. If Tinoisamoa doesn't play, LB Dexter Coakley will start in his place.

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Rams | Tinoisamoa dresses for Week 8 game, does not play

Mon, 30 Oct 2006 17:39:27 -0800

St. Louis Rams LB Pisa Tinoisamoa (hand) dressed for the Week 8 game, but he did not play because of swelling in his broken left hand. LB Dexter Coakley replaced him in the lineup. He is questionable for the Week 9 game.

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Rams | Tinoisamoa limited in practice Thursday

Thu, 26 Oct 2006 13:59:02 -0700

St. Louis Rams LB Pisa Tinoisamoa (hand) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 26 but remains probable for the Week 8 game. LB Dexter Coakley received a lot of work at weakside linebacker during practice Thursday.

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Rams | Coakley injury update

Wed, 05 Jul 2006 19:02:07 -0700

Nick Wagoner, of StLouisRams.com, reports St. Louis Rams LB Dexter Coakley (leg) is still recovering from a leg injury but appears ready for training camp. He should be given an opportunity to be in the mix at outside linebacker and could be a backup on the strong side.

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Rams | Coakley looks healthy

Fri, 09 Jun 2006 20:02:38 -0700

Nick Wagoner, of StLouisRams.com, reports St. Louis Rams LB Dexter Coakley (leg) appears fully healed from his leg injury as he returned to the practice field Friday, June 9, running around with seemingly no discomfort.

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Rams | Coakly a possible June 1 cut

Sat, 20 May 2006 12:33:00 -0700

Jim Thomas, writing for the Sporting News, reports St. Louis Rams LB Dexter Coakley could get cut on June 1 if the team likes what they see from rookie LB Jon Alston.

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Rams | Coakley to participate in walk-through activities only

Fri, 21 Apr 2006 06:04:47 -0700

Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams LB Dexter Coakley (ankle, leg) will participate in walk-through activities only at the team's three-day minicamp.

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Rams | Coakley excited about Haslett and new defense

Sun, 26 Mar 2006 07:47:07 -0800

Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams LB Dexter Coakley is excited about the hiring of defensive coordinator Jim Haslett and the signings of DL La'Roi Glover, LB Will Witherspoon, and SS Corey Chavous. Coakley said, "We're investing a lot into it, with players. And good players - not just players that are going to come in and wear a jersey." On Haslett, Coakley said, "He's going to bring an attitude that I don't think we had last year. He's going to bring a toughness that I don't think we had last year. All those missed tackles you saw on the field last year - they're not going to tolerate that. They're going to have guys swarming to the ball. ... I'm excited about that because it reminds me a lot of the defenses I played back in Dallas."

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Rams | Coakley would like to participate in pre-draft minicamp

Sun, 26 Mar 2006 07:46:34 -0800

Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams LB Dexter Coakley (ankle) would like to participate in the Rams' pre-draft minicamp, which is set for April 21-23. Coakley had the screws removed from his ankle nearly six weeks ago, so he might not be ready in time to take part in the minicamp.

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Rams | Still have a need at strong-side linebacker

Fri, 17 Mar 2006 18:44:08 -0800

Nick Wagoner, of StLouisRams.com, reports the St. Louis Rams still have a need to fill at strong-side linebacker. The team would likely have a competition between LB Dexter Coakley and LB Brandon Chillar. The team could decide to take a linebacker in the 2006 NFL Draft.

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Rams | Coakley to return in 2006

Wed, 22 Feb 2006 05:42:07 -0800

Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams LB Dexter Coakley plans to return to the team in 2006. After he was injured during the 2005 season, there was some speculation that he might retire. "He was one of the first guys to come in and meet me when I was on the job," head coach Scott Linehan said. "He wanted to know how he fit into the scheme of things, and was very positive." Linehan plans to hold a minicamp before the NFL Draft and he said Coakley may miss that camp for precautionary reasons as he completes his rehabilitation from the injuries.

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Rams | Chillar to start at Coakley's spot

Sat, 10 Dec 2005 10:33:36 -0800

Nick Wagoner, of StLouisRams.com, reports St. Louis Rams LB Brandon Chillar will now start at outside linebacker because injured LB Dexter Coakley was placed on the team's Injured Reserve list.

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Rams | Coakley placed on IR

Wed, 07 Dec 2005 15:05:09 -0800

St. Louis Rams LB Dexter Coakley (ankle, leg) has been placed on Injured Reserve, which ends his 2005 season. Coakley checked into a hospital for surgery Wednesday, Dec. 7.

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Rams | Coakley out for season

Sun, 04 Dec 2005 19:34:03 -0800

The Associated Press reports St. Louis Rams LB Dexter Coakley (ankle, leg) will miss the rest of the 2005 season after dislocating his left ankle and breaking his leg during the Week 13 game. Interim head coach Joe Vitt said Coakley would have surgery as soon as Monday, Dec. 5.

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Rams | Coakley injured

Sun, 04 Dec 2005 14:34:17 -0800

St. Louis Rams LB Dexter Coakley (ankle) suffered a dislocated left ankle during Week 13's game against the Washington Redskins, and will not return to the game, according to Nick Wagoner of StLouisRams.com.

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Rams | Coakley Practices, Expected to Play Week 5

Fri, 07 Oct 2005 15:44:50 -0700

St. Louis Rams LB Dexter Coakley (back) practiced Friday, Oct. 7 and is expected to play in Week 5.

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Rams | Coakley Practices, Probable for Week 5

Thu, 06 Oct 2005 16:26:37 -0700

St. Louis Rams LB Dexter Coakley (back) practiced Thursday, Oct. 6, and is probable for Week 5.

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Rams | Coakley Probable Week 5

Wed, 05 Oct 2005 18:58:39 -0700

St. Louis Rams LB Dexter Coakley (back) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 5, and is listed as probable for Week 5.

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Rams | Coakley to Miss a Week of Offseason Workouts

Mon, 21 Mar 2005 08:53:11 -0800

Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams LB Dexter Coakley (personal) will miss about a week of the team's offseason conditioning program that begins Monday, March 21, as his wife just gave birth.

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Rams | Coakley Contract Breakdown

Wed, 09 Mar 2005 05:52:54 -0800

Updating previous reports, the five-year deal LB Dexter Coakley signed with the St. Louis Rams has base salaries of $1 million (2005), $1.5 million (2006), $1.75 million (2007), $2.3 million (2008) and $2.8 million (2009).

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Rams | Targeting Bell?

Wed, 02 Mar 2005 15:56:48 -0800

Nick Wagoner, of StLouisRams.com, reports the St. Louis Rams are seeking to upgrade their linebacker corps even following the signing of free agent LB Dexter Coakley (Cowboys). One of the players the Rams are believed to be targeting is free agent LB Kendrell Bell (Steelers).

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Rams | Targeting Pierce?

Wed, 02 Mar 2005 15:45:27 -0800

Nick Wagoner, of StLouisRams.com, reports the St. Louis Rams are seeking to upgrade their linebacker corps even following the signing of free agent LB Dexter Coakley (Cowboys). One of the players the Rams are believed to be targeting is free agent LB Antonio Pierce (Redskins).

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Rams | Targeting Claiborne?

Wed, 02 Mar 2005 15:45:22 -0800

Nick Wagoner, of StLouisRams.com, reports the St. Louis Rams are seeking to upgrade their linebacker corps even following the signing of free agent LB Dexter Coakley (Cowboys). One of the players the Rams are believed to be targeting is free agent LB Chris Claiborne (Vikings).

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Rams | Coakley Agrees to Five-Year Deal

Wed, 02 Mar 2005 11:22:55 -0800

ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports the St. Louis Rams have reached a five-year, $14.5 million contract with free agent LB Dexter Coakley (Cowboys). The deal also includes a $3 million signing bonus. Coakley will count $4 million against the Rams salary cap in 2005.

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Cowboys | Coakley Could Return

Tue, 01 Mar 2005 20:27:27 -0800

Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports free agent LB Dexter Coakley, who was recently released by the Dallas Cowboys, is expected to run any contract offers he receives back through Dallas, giving the Cowboys an opportunity to either match or come close to a deal. "Dexter has been a valuable contributor to this organization since the first day he stepped on the field," owner and general manager Jerry Jones said. "He is a consummate professional, both on and off the field, whose potential return to the team is something that will be explored."

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Cowboys | Coakley Released

Tue, 01 Mar 2005 15:44:24 -0800

The Dallas Cowboys have announced the release of LB Dexter Coakley.

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Cowboys | Coakley Could be Released

Sun, 27 Feb 2005 07:16:06 -0800

Jennifer Floyd Engel, of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys LB Dexter Coakley could be released this offseason as he is scheduled to count $4.7 million against the team's salary cap and is owed a $502,000 roster bonus March 2. As reported, the team is currently attempting to restructure Coakley's contract.

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Cowboys | Coakley Candidate to Restructure

Fri, 18 Feb 2005 14:52:39 -0800

Todd Archer, of the Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys LB Dexter Coakley is a prime candidate to restructure his contract. He has a $4.7 million salary cap hit for the 2005 season and is due a roster bonus of $500,000 March 2.

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Cowboys | To Cut Coakley?

Tue, 15 Feb 2005 10:05:34 -0800

Jennifer Floyd Engel, of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys LB Dexter Coakley could be released by the team as he is due a $500,000 roster bonus March 2 and appears ill-suited to fit into a 3-4 defensive scheme, which the club plans to employ next season. Coakley wants to remain in Dallas and realizes his contract needs to be renegotiated, but the Cowboys have yet to contact his agent.

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Cowboys | Coakley Slated to Start

Wed, 08 Sep 2004 16:37:09 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Dexter Coakley is slated to get the starting nod at weakside linebacker in Week 1, but he'll also share significant playing time with LB Bradie James.

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Cowboys | Weak-Side Linebacker Job Unsettled

Mon, 30 Aug 2004 18:52:45 -0700

Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports the Dallas Cowboys remain undecided on who will fill the starting weak-side linebacker spot. LBs Dexter Coakley and Bradie James are in a heated battle for the job, with Coakley currently the favorite to be named starter.

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Cowboys | Coakley Leading Candidate At WLB for Now

Tue, 24 Aug 2004 13:09:39 -0700

Clarence E. Hill Jr., of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys LB Dexter Coakley will get significant playing time at weak-side linebacker throughout the rest of the preseason. Coakley appears to be the starting weak-side linebacker for now.

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Cowboys | James to Start in Preseason Game against Raiders

Sat, 21 Aug 2004 08:31:54 -0700

Matt Mosley, of DallasNews.com, reports Dallas Cowboys LB Bradie James will start at weakside linebacker ahead of LB Dexter Coakley in the preseason game against the Oakland Raiders Saturday, Aug. 21.

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Cowboys | Defense Struggles in Preseason Loss

Mon, 16 Aug 2004 09:18:37 -0700

Clarence E. Hill Jr., of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports the Dallas Cowboys' defense struggled in the 18-0 preseason loss to the Houston Texans on Saturday, Aug. 14. Houston scored on their first three possessions, which came against the Cowboys' starting defense. "It didn't feel good," Cowboys LB Dexter Coakley said. "I can't explain what happened. That is not the type of football we are capable of playing. That's not the type of football we want to be known for."

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Cowboys | James to Push Coakley?

Wed, 28 Jul 2004 16:37:03 -0700

ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports Dallas Cowboys LB Dexter Coakley could be pushed by LB Bradie James during training camp. James, weighing in at over 240 pounds, is the bigger type of linebacker that head coach Bill Parcells likes.

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Cowboys | Coakley Expected to Remain Starter

Thu, 15 Jul 2004 12:30:05 -0700

Updating a previous report, Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports the promotion of LB Bradie James into LB Dexter Coakley's starting weakside linebacker position this offseason was more of an experiment than a demotion of the 2004 Pro Bowl alternate. "Coakley is going to play," head coach Bill Parcells said. "We all know that. But we're just trying to find out a few things. We want to see what Bradie James can do. That's what you do this time of year."

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Cowboys | Coakley Battling James for LB Spot

Thu, 15 Jul 2004 11:56:13 -0700

Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys LB Dexter Coakley will face some stiff competition from LB Bradie James for the starting weak side linebacker spot.

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Cowboys | James Working With First-Team Defense

Mon, 07 Jun 2004 12:36:22 -0700

Clarence E. Hill Jr., of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys LB Bradie James has been taking snaps with the first-team defense in place of Dexter Coakley. However, Cowboys defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer has said the team will be doing putting younger players at a lot of positions. Zimmer added thatit was more about evaluating James than targeting Coakley.

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Cowboys | Coakley Named To Pro Bowl Roster

Mon, 02 Feb 2004 15:49:17 -0800

The Dallas Cowboys have announced Cowboys OLB Dexter Coakley was named to the NFC Pro Bowl squad as a replacement for Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Derrick Brooks. Coakley will be making his third Pro Bowl appearance after having been named to the NFC squad following the 1999 and 2001 seasons.

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Cowboys | Coakley Named Alternate to Pro Bowl

Thu, 18 Dec 2003 15:45:01 -0800

Dallas Cowboys LB Dexter Coakley was named first alternate to the Pro Bowl.

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Cowboys | Coakley Fights Through Pain

Mon, 08 Dec 2003 21:16:10 -0800

Dallas Cowboys LB Dexter Coakley (biceps) played Sunday, Dec. 7, against the Philadelphia Eagles despite a painful bicep injury. The good news for Coakley is that it looks unlikely he will need postseason surgery to correct the problem.

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Cowboys | Coakley Practices

Fri, 05 Dec 2003 11:56:14 -0800

Dallas Cowboys LB Dexter Coakley (arm) practiced Friday, Dec. 5, and is expected to play in Week 14 with an arm brace.

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