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Bills | Burris Excited About New Job

Thu, 30 Jun 2005 18:35:55 -0700

Updating a previous report, according to Mark Ludwiczak of BuffaloBills.com, former NFL CB Jeff Burris is very excited to be joining the Bills Radio Network, where he will serve as a sideline reporter. "I've watched every single sports show possible now just to see what I need to do to learn what to say and how to carry myself," Burris said. "I found myself even watching more post-game shows. Like when the NBA Finals were on, I was more concerned about watching all of those guys at the end."

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Bills | Burris Hired as Sideline Reporter

Wed, 29 Jun 2005 07:09:27 -0700

BuffaloBills.com reports the Buffalo Bills have hired former NFL CB Jeff Burris as a sideline reporter for the Buffalo Bills Radio Network. Burris will join play-by-play announcer and WKBW sports director John Murphy and color analyst and former Bills QB Alex Van Pelt to form the gameday crew.

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Colts | Burris Works Out

Thu, 16 Sep 2004 20:33:46 -0700

The Indianapolis Colts worked out free agent CB Jeff Burris (Patriots) earlier this week but haven't signed him.

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Patriots | Burris Waived

Thu, 29 Jul 2004 19:23:54 -0700

Bryan Morry, of Patriots.com, reports New England Patriots CB Jeff Burris has been released after he failed to show up to training camp Thursday, July 29. "He made a personal decision," head coach Bill Belichick said.

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Patriots | Credit Poole With The Assist

Tue, 20 Apr 2004 17:55:15 -0700

Andy Hart, of Patriots.com, reports New England Patriots CB Tyrone Poole played a key role in recruiting CB Jeff Burris to sign with the team. "Jeff is close with Tyrone and that played a part in his decision," Burris' agent, Peter Schaffer, said. "Tyrone had good things to say about the team, the system and the coaches. Jeff is looking forward to playing in New England and was very impressed with the program they have put in place there." Poole and Burris spent three years playing together with the Indianapolis Colts.

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Patriots | Burris Contract Update

Tue, 20 Apr 2004 14:52:47 -0700

Updating a previous report, John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports the contract signed by New England Patriots CB Jeff Burris is a one-year deal worth $785,000 including a $25,000 signing bonus.

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Patriots | Burris Signs

Tue, 20 Apr 2004 10:53:42 -0700

ESPNews reports the New England Patriots have signed free agent CB Jeff Burris (Bengals) to a one-year deal. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Bengals | Burris Released

Wed, 10 Mar 2004 11:45:11 -0800

The Cincinnati Bengals have announced the team has terminated the contract of CB Jeff Burris.

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Bengals | Burris Slowly Being Brought Back

Thu, 18 Dec 2003 18:50:16 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (concussion) sat out three games after suffering two concussions earlier this season, and the team has been bringing him along slowly since his return to the lineup.

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Bengals | Hawkins Moved Into LCB Spot

Thu, 18 Dec 2003 18:50:14 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Artrell Hawkins has been promoted ahead of CB Jeff Burris at the left cornerback position.

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Bengals | Burris Expected To Start In Week 15, Secondary Healthy

Fri, 12 Dec 2003 14:16:46 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (head) is expected to start for the first time since Nov. 9 in Sunday's game, Dec. 14, against the San Francisco 49ers. It will mark the first time the team's secondary will be completely healthy since Nov. 9.

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Bengals | Burris Practices, Upgraded To Doubtful For Week 14

Sat, 06 Dec 2003 09:15:11 -0800

Mark Curnette, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (head) practiced for the third consecutive day Friday, Dec. 5, and has been upgraded from OUT to doubtful for Week 14. "We'll see what happens in Jeff. Jeff's had three good days of practice, though. He's ready to go," coach Marvin Lewis said. "We have to make sure that's the right thing."

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Bengals | Burris Practices

Thu, 04 Dec 2003 12:23:12 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (head) practiced Thursday, Dec. 4, but is OUT for Week 14.

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Bengals | Burris Practices, OUT for Week 14

Wed, 03 Dec 2003 14:19:47 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (head) practiced Wednesday, Dec. 3, but is still listed as OUT for Week 14. Burris has missed three games with a head injury. Head coach Marvin Lewis hopes to have Burris back for Week 15.

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Bengals | Team Struggling Without Burris

Mon, 01 Dec 2003 15:15:24 -0800

The Cincinnati Bengals have struggled in pass defense in the absence of CB Jeff Burris. In the Sunday, Nov. 30, game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Bengals gave up 13 catches for 149 yards and a touchdown to WR Hines Ward and eight receptions for 112 yards to WR Plaxico Burress.

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Bengals | Burris Could Be Doubtful For Ravens Game

Mon, 01 Dec 2003 15:13:22 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (head) missed his third straight game Sunday, Nov. 30, with lingering effects from a concussion. Head coach Marvin Lewis said he thought Burris would be listed as doubtful for the Sunday, Dec. 8, game against the Baltimore Ravens.

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Bengals | Week 13 Inactives

Sun, 30 Nov 2003 08:55:58 -0800

The Cincinnati Bengals have declared CB Dennis Weathersby, DL Elton Patterson, CB Jeff Burris, SS Marquand Manuel, QB Shane Matthews, WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh, OG Victor Leyva inactive for Week 13.

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Bengals | Burris Out For Steelers Game

Wed, 26 Nov 2003 16:34:42 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (concussion) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 26, and is listed as out for the Sunday, Nov. 30, game at the Pittsburgh Steelers. It will be the third straight game he will miss. Head coach Marvin Lewis said he thought Burris would have a "big shot" to play in Week 14 at the Baltimore Ravens.

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Bengals | Burris Out For Steelers Game

Mon, 24 Nov 2003 21:50:34 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (concussion) has missed the last two games and head coach Marvin Lewis said he will be out for the Sunday, Nov. 30, game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Lewis indicated Burris feels fine, but doctors had set a timetable of "a few weeks" for Burris' return.

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Bengals | Week 12 Inactives

Sun, 23 Nov 2003 12:39:20 -0800

The Cincinnati Bengals have declared DL Elton Patterson, CB Jeff Burris, RB Kenny Watson, DL LaDairis Jackson, TE Reggie Kelly, OT Scott Kooistra, OG Victor Leyva inactive for Week 12.

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Bengals | Burris Sits Out Practice

Thu, 20 Nov 2003 12:58:10 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (concussion) sat out practice Thursday, Nov. 20, after practicing Wednesday, Nov. 19. Burris remains listed as out for the Sunday, Nov. 23, game against the San Diego Chargers.

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Bengals | Burris Practices, Remains OUT

Wed, 19 Nov 2003 14:14:54 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (concussion) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 19, but remains OUT for Week 12.

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Bengals | Burris Likely OUT

Mon, 17 Nov 2003 14:02:47 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (concussion) sat out the Week 11 game against the Kansas City Chiefs, and is likely OUT for Week 12 against the San Diego Chargers. Head coach Marvin Lewis hopes Burris can return in Week 13 against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Bengals | Hawkins To Start

Sun, 16 Nov 2003 08:58:33 -0800

The Cincinnati Bengals have announced CB Artrell Hawkins will start in place of CB Jeff Burris, who is inactive.

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Bengals | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 16 Nov 2003 08:55:59 -0800

The Cincinnati Bengals have declared DL Elton Patterson, CB Jeff Burris, DL LaDairis Jackson, OG Matt O'Dwyer, TE Reggie Kelly, QB Shane Matthews, WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh, OG Victor Leyva inactive for Week 11.

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Bengals | Burris Sits Out Practice, Out For Chiefs Game

Wed, 12 Nov 2003 16:33:07 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (concussion) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 12, and is listed as out for the Sunday, Nov. 16, game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Burris suffered a concussion Nov. 2, against the Arizona Cardinals, but started last week against the Houston Texans. However, Burris had to leave in the third quarter when he wasn't feeling well. Head coach Marvin Lewis said they would "take it week to week" with Burris until he felt well enough to play.

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Bengals | Burris Questionable For Chiefs Game

Tue, 11 Nov 2003 10:42:36 -0800

Mark Curnette, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (head) left the Sunday, Nov. 9, game against the Houston Texans in the third quarter because he didn't feel well. Burris had suffered his second concussion of the season on Nov. 2. Head coach Marvin Lewis listed Burris as questionable for the Sunday, Nov. 16, game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

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Bengals | Burris Left Game Early

Mon, 10 Nov 2003 14:00:56 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (concussion) wasn't feeling well during the second half of the game against the Houston Texans. Burris' condition may be related to the concussion he suffered during the Week 9 game against the Arizona Cardinals. Head coach Marvin Lewis said the team would re-evaluate Burris Wednesday, Nov. 12.

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Bengals | Burris Practices

Fri, 07 Nov 2003 14:00:11 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (head) practiced Friday, Nov. 7.

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Bengals | Burris Practices

Thu, 06 Nov 2003 15:43:13 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (concussion) returned to practice Thursday, Nov. 6, after sitting out Wednesday and is listed as probable and is expected to play Sunday.

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Bengals | Burris Sits Out Practice

Wed, 05 Nov 2003 17:29:24 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (concussion) sat out practice Wednesday, Nov. 5, but he got good news from his doctors on Tuesday, Nov. 4, because he is listed as probable for the Sunday, Nov. 9, game against the Houston Texans. There had been some concern on Monday, Nov. 3, as Burris revealed he had suffered his fourth concussion in three years in the Sunday, Nov. 2, game against the Arizona Cardinals.

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Bengals | Burris Sits Out

Wed, 05 Nov 2003 13:48:04 -0800

Bengals.com reports Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (concussion) sat out practice Wednesday, Nov. 5, but is listed as probable for Week 10.

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Bengals | Burris Suffers Concussion

Tue, 04 Nov 2003 10:13:27 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (head) suffered a Grade 1 concussion while making a tackle on a kickoff return Sunday, Nov. 2, against the Arizona Cardinals. The concern is it's his fourth concussion in three years, and second this year. He was briefly knocked out in Oct. 5 game against the Buffalo Bills. He had an MRI on Monday, Nov. 3, and was going to be evaluated more fully Tuesday, Nov. 4. He has not been ruled out for the Sunday, Nov. 9, game against the Houston Texans, but he is concerned. "That's something I have been thinking about," said Burris, a 10-year veteran. "At this point in my career, I'm enjoying the game… but obviously, there are more serious things that you have to wonder about."

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Bengals | Burris Suffers Second Concussion In Four Weeks

Mon, 03 Nov 2003 21:14:08 -0800

ESPN.com reports Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (concussion) suffered his second concussion in four weeks Sunday, Nov. 2, against the Arizona Cardinals. Burris will undergo medical test Monday, Nov. 3, and is scheduled to meet with doctors about the results on Tuesday. His status for Week 10 is uncertain at this time.

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Bengals | Burris Says He's Okay

Mon, 06 Oct 2003 19:55:43 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (neck) left for the second consecutive game Sunday, Oct. 5. Burris, who was taken in for X-rays after a vicious collision, put a big hit on Buffalo Bills FB Sam Gash in the third quarter, then laid on the field, knocked out cold. He was taken off in an ambulance, but after X-rays were negative, he returned to the sidelines in street clothes. He pronounced himself fine afterward and said he would play in the Sunday, Oct. 19, game against the Baltimore Ravens.

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Bengals | Burris Leaves Game in Ambulance

Sun, 05 Oct 2003 13:52:21 -0700

Associated Press reports Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (neck) was taken off the field in an ambulance during Week 5. He suffered an injury to his neck after taking a helmet-to-helmet hit. Burris didn't go to the hospital, and the Bengals said he'll be fine. He was having his neck iced.

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Bengals | Burris Dinged

Sun, 28 Sep 2003 15:47:18 -0700

Associated Press reports Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (neck) suffered a strained neck during Week 4 but was able to return to the game.

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Bengals | Burris Questionable

Fri, 15 Aug 2003 05:01:27 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (ankle) is listed as questionable for the team's pre-season game against the Detroit Lions on Saturday, August 16, reports Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com.

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Bengals | Burris Starting At CB

Wed, 23 Jul 2003 11:53:29 -0700

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said if the season were to open this week that CB Jeff Burris would be one of his starters at cornerback.

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Bengals | Burris Update

Fri, 22 Nov 2002 11:32:18 -0800

Bengals.com reports Cincinnati Bengals CB Jeff Burris (headaches) practiced Friday. Coach Dick LeBeau is hopeful Burris can play Sunday.

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Bengals | Burris Landed

Tue, 26 Mar 2002 18:59:14 -0800

Updating an ongoing story, Len Pasquarelli reports for ESPN.com the Cincinnati Bengals have reached an agreement with free agent CB Jeff Burris (Colts). He will sign a three-year contract with the Bengals worth $4.5 million, including a $1 million signing bonus. Burris is the first free agent from another team to sign with the Bengals this spring. Burris is already penciled into the Bengals starting lineup, alongside CB Artrell Hawkins.

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Bengals | Knight In Town | Burris Waits

Mon, 25 Mar 2002 19:59:47 -0800

Bengals.com's Geoff Hobson reports free agent CB Tom Knight (Cardinals) visited with the Cincinnati Bengals Monday. As previously noted, the team is also talking with free agent CB Jeff Burris (Colts), but things slowed some Monday because agent Peter Schaffer was busy working the William Roaf trade in Kansas City.

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Bengals | More On Burris

Sun, 24 Mar 2002 22:01:52 -0800

According to Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com, agent Peter Schaffer said the Cincinnati Bengals made a strong opening proposal to free agent CB Jeff Burris (Colts). Seattle is also in the hunt, but Schaffer emphasized Burris is seriously considering the Bengals offer after his visit.

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Bengals | Burris Update

Sat, 23 Mar 2002 19:15:40 -0800

Geoff Hobson reports for Bengals.com agent Peter Schaffer, free agent CB Jeff Burris' agent, said Saturday night that he expects to start talking contract numbers with the Cincinnati Bengals and Seattle Sunday. Apparently Washington remains interested in Burris, but they want him as a safety.

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Bengals | Burris Likes It In Cincy

Fri, 22 Mar 2002 22:44:57 -0800

Geoff Hobson reports for Bengals.com free agent CB Jeff Burris (Colts) visited with the Bengals Friday. "I just couldn't wait for the visit, to be honest with you," said Burris upon his arrival Friday. The Bengals now need to come up with the right deal for Burris to sign him. "He's been a top corner in this league for a long time," said Duke Tobin, Bengals director of pro/college personnel. If all goes well, Tobin expects to begin negotiations with agent Peter Shaffer quickly, maybe as soon as Saturday. As noted, Burris has visited Seattle and apparently Washington could be interested.

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Bengals | CB Notes

Fri, 22 Mar 2002 07:55:26 -0800

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports the Cincinnati Bengals have been unable to schedule a visit with free agent CB Donnie Abraham (Bucs). As noted earlier, free agent CB Jeff Burris (Colts) will visit Friday.

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Bengals | Still After Burris

Sun, 17 Mar 2002 15:46:20 -0800

According to Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com, the team will still visit with free agent CB Jeff Burris (Colts) next Friday, despite agreeing to re-sign CB Artrell Hawkins earlier Sunday.

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Colts | Complete Expansion List

Thu, 24 Jan 2002 20:57:25 -0800

The Indianapolis Star reports the Indianapolis Colts complete expansion list is: TE Ken Dilger and CB Jeff Burris, both previously reported and DTs Ellis Johnson and Mike Wells and S Chad Cota. Team president Bill Polian made the announcement Thursday. The five would cost more than $21 million against the salary cap next season.

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Colts | Colts Add One More To the List

Wed, 23 Jan 2002 20:01:46 -0800

Mike Chappell reports for the Indianapolis Star the Indianapolis Colts have placed CB Jeff Burris on their expansion list. His agent confirmed the fact. He joins TE Ken Dilger, but the other three names are still unknown.

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