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Bills | Odom released from team

Sat, 02 Sep 2006 16:06:36 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills LB Joe Odom has been released from the team.

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Bills | Odom added

Wed, 23 Aug 2006 15:48:45 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports the Buffalo Bills have added free agent LB Joe Odom (Bears). He was claimed off waivers from the Chicago Bears.

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Bears | Odom waived

Mon, 21 Aug 2006 16:13:58 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports the Chicago Bears have waived LB Joe Odom.

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Bears | Odom Placed on IR

Sat, 08 Oct 2005 11:57:27 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears LB Joe Odom (foot) was placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2005 season.

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Bears | Odom Injury Update

Wed, 05 Oct 2005 15:49:57 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Joe Odom (foot) had his cast removed from his injured foot Tuesday, Oct. 4 but will now wear a walking boot for the next few weeks. Odom is out for Week 5.

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Bears | Odom Misses Practice, Unlikely to Play Week 5

Mon, 03 Oct 2005 14:33:34 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Joe Odom (foot) did not practice Monday, Oct. 3 and is unlikely to play in Week 5 due to a foot injury.

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Bears | Odom Injury Update

Mon, 26 Sep 2005 13:25:19 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Joe Odom (foot) still has a cast on his injured left foot and will be re-evaluated next week. The Bears have a Bye in Week 4.

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Bears | Week 3 Inactives

Sun, 25 Sep 2005 09:15:33 -0700

The Chicago Bears have declared CB Brandon McGowan, CB Chris Thompson, CB Daven Holly, DL Israel Idonije, LB Joe Odom, OT John St. Clair, QB Kurt Kittner, QB Rex Grossman inactive for Week 3.

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Bears | Odom Injury Update

Thu, 22 Sep 2005 14:18:30 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Joe Odom (foot) missed practice Thursday, Sept. 22, and will not play in Week 3. Odom is suffering from ligament damage to his left foot and not a sprained ankle as earlier reported. Odom is currently wearing a cast, which will protect the injury for two weeks.

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Bears | Odom Misses Practice, Out for Week 3

Wed, 21 Sep 2005 14:40:52 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Joe Odom (ankle) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 21, and will not play in Week 3. The team is hoping Odom could return after their Bye week in Week 4.

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Bears | Odom Injury Update

Mon, 19 Sep 2005 13:42:11 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Joe Odom (ankle) suffered a sprained left ankle in Week 2 versus the Detroit Lions and underwent an MRI Monday, Sept. 19, to determine the severity of the injury. Odom will be further evaluated Wednesday, Sept. 21.

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Bears | Odom Injured

Sun, 18 Sep 2005 14:00:58 -0700

NFL.com reports Chicago Bears LB Joe Odom (ankle) left the Week 2 game in the first half with an ankle injury.

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Bears | Injury Update: Odom

Fri, 12 Aug 2005 21:20:37 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Chicago Tribune's John Mullin reports Chicago Bears LB Joe Odom (concussion) suffered a concussion during the team's preseason game Friday, August 12. The Bears lost to the St. Louis Rams 17-13.

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Bears | Odom Leaves Preseason Game

Fri, 12 Aug 2005 18:27:04 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Joe Odom (unknown) left the Friday, Aug. 12, preseason game against the St. Louis Rams with an unknown injury.

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Bears | Odom Practices with First Team

Thu, 28 Jul 2005 19:27:32 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears LB Joe Odom practiced with the first team offense Thursday, July 28, due to the injury to starting LB Hunter Hillenmeyer.

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Bears | Odom Trying to Keep Roster Spot

Thu, 14 Jul 2005 20:52:15 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears LB Joe Odom will be fighting to keep his roster spot during training camp, according to linebackers coach Bob Babich.

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Bears | Odom Injury Update

Fri, 24 Dec 2004 19:14:26 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Joe Odom (neck) has been upgraded to probable for Week 16 and practiced Friday, Dec. 24.

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Bears | Odom Misses Practice, Questionable for Week 16

Thu, 23 Dec 2004 14:31:42 -0800

Chicago Bears OLB Joe Odom (neck) missed practice Thursday, Dec. 23, and is questionable for Week 16.

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Bears | Odom Dinged, Hopeful to Play Week 16

Mon, 20 Dec 2004 14:24:40 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Joe Odom (neck) exited the Week 15 game against the Houston Texans after straining muscles in his neck. Odom is optimistic he will play in Week 16.

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Bears | Odom Now Starter at Strong-Side LB

Mon, 15 Nov 2004 22:26:25 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Joe Odom will become the team's starting strong-side linebacker after LB Hunter Hillenmeyer was moved into the middle linebacker spot in place of injured LB Brian Urlacher (calf), reports Larry Mayer of ChicagoBears.com.

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Bears | Hillenmeyer Named Starter at SLB

Wed, 06 Oct 2004 15:43:26 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Hunter Hillenmeyer was named the starter at strong-side linebacker for the Sunday, Oct. 17, game against the Washington Redskins. Hillenmeyer will replace LB Joe Odom.

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Bears | Hillenmeyer May Replace Odom at Strong-Side LB

Mon, 04 Oct 2004 21:17:59 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears LB Hunter Hillenmeyer could replace LB Joe Odom at strong-side linebacker. Hillenmeyer has been filling in for LB Brian Urlacher (hamstring) the last two weeks and has impressed the coaching staff.

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Bears | Reese Could See More Action

Wed, 29 Sep 2004 16:41:04 -0700

Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith said the team is going to take a long look at LB Marcus Reese, who could be in line to replace LB Joe Odom at strong-side linebacker.

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Bears | Reese Downgraded to Questionable

Thu, 23 Sep 2004 14:55:43 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Marcus Reese (hamstring) practiced Thursday, Sept. 23, and was downgraded from probable to questionable for the Sunday, Sept. 26, game against the Minnesota Vikings. Bears head coach Lovie Smith said he expects Reese to split time with LB Joe Odom at the strong side linebacker position in Sunday's game.

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Bears | Reese To Return, Could Challenge for Starting Spot

Mon, 20 Sep 2004 15:44:00 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Marcus Reese (hamstring) will be back to 100 percent and will practice this week, according to Bears head coach Lovie Smith. Reese could challenge LB Joe Odom for a starting job.

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Bears | Odom in at Strong-Side LB

Tue, 24 Aug 2004 21:45:30 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears LB Joe Odom has been reinstalled as the Bears' starting strong-side linebacker after LB Marcus Reese (hamstring) was lost for four to six weeks with a hamstring injury. Odom lost the position to Reese early in training camp.

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Bears | Odom Feeling Comfortable Again

Tue, 24 Aug 2004 21:44:06 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears LB Joe Odom is finally getting back up to speed after missing the final six games of the 2003 season with a groin injury. "Early in camp I didn't feel too comfortable," Odom said. "I just felt like I wasn't practicing to my potential, and now I'm starting to feel that way, so hopefully I can get some good snaps in here." Odom recently replaced LB Marcus Reese (hamstring) at strong-side linebacker after Reese suffered a hamstring injury.

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Bears | Reese Could Surprise In Camp

Thu, 22 Jul 2004 13:43:46 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears LB Marcus Reese has all the physical tools to make the team and contribute this season. "He's what we're looking for at the position: athletic, quick, good movement, good change of direction and good in space," coach Lovie Smith said. "He played a little bit of safety, so he has real good DB skills. He's that prototype that we're looking for right now." Smith stressed that Reese has the potential to win the starting strong side linebacker position ahead of LBs Joe Odom and Bryan Knight this year. "Athletically, he's as well-suited to play the position as any of the guys that we have," Smith said. "I would say that he will be in the mix before it's all said and done."

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Bears | Big Turnover for 2004

Sun, 30 May 2004 08:06:06 -0700

Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Chicago Bears are expected to have 12 new starters to open the 2004 season, more than any other NFL team. The players projected to start are WR Justin Gage, OG Rex Tucker, OG Ruben Brown, OT John Tait, FB Bryan Johnson, QB Rex Grossman, RB Thomas Jones, DE Michael Haynes, DT Tommie Harris, LB Lance Briggs, LB Joe Odom and CB Charles Tillman.

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Bears | Odom an Early Favorite at OLB

Sat, 17 Apr 2004 09:53:50 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears second-year LB Joe Odom is the early favorite to land the vacant strong-side linebacker job this season. Odom practiced with the first team defense Friday, April 16, and head coach Lovie Smith likes what he has seen. Odom is ''a pretty good fit for what we're looking for at linebacker,'' said coach Smith. The team may bolster their linebacker depth with one of their first three picks in the NFL Draft.

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Bears | Odom Needs Better Conditioning

Sun, 28 Mar 2004 10:01:39 -0800

The Chicago Sun Times reports Chicago Bears LB Joe Odom appears out of shape thus far in mini-camp. Although he practiced with the starting unit in Friday's practice, March 26, LB Bryan Knight lined up with the starters in Saturday's practice. While Odom has lost ten pounds recently, he needs to continue to improve his conditioning. ''You should have seen him six weeks ago,'' head coach Lovie Smith said.

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Bears | Odom Placed On IR

Fri, 21 Nov 2003 13:03:17 -0800

The Chicago Bears have announced rookie LB Joe Odom (groin) has been placed on injured reserve, ending his season.

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Bears | Odom OUT

Fri, 21 Nov 2003 10:32:29 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Joe Odom (groin) is OUT for Week 12.

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Bears | Odom Sits Out Practice

Thu, 20 Nov 2003 14:33:54 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Joe Odom (groin) was held out of practice Thursday, Nov. 20, and remains doubtful for the Sunday, Nov. 23, game against the Denver Broncos with a pulled groin.

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Bears | Odom Misses Practices, Doubtful

Wed, 19 Nov 2003 14:21:12 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Joe Odom (groin) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 19, due to a pulled groin. Odom is listed as doubtful for Week 12.

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Bears | Odom May Start Again

Thu, 23 Oct 2003 15:19:06 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Joe Odom may start in place of LB Warrick Holdman (ankle) in Week 8.

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Bears | Holdman Out For Seahawks Game

Fri, 17 Oct 2003 00:30:09 -0700

Updating previous reports, KFFL has learned Chicago Bears LB Warrick Holdman (ankle) will not play Sunday, Oct. 19, against the Seattle Seahawks because of a severely sprained ankle. Rookie LB Joe Odom will start in his place.

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Bears | Holdman to be Re-Evaluated

Mon, 13 Oct 2003 12:59:00 -0700

KFFL has learned Chicago Bears LB Warrick Holdman (ankle/knee) was out of action Sunday and rookie LB Joe Odom played well in Holdman's absence, leading the team in tackles according to press box statistics, but the hope is that Holdman will be able to return Sunday at Seattle. His status will be re-evaluated Wednesday, Oct. 15.

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Bears | Odom To Receive First Career Start

Fri, 10 Oct 2003 13:22:48 -0700

Updating a previous report, Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears rookie LB Joe Odom will receive his first career start at weak-side linebacker for Week 6 in replace of injured OLB Warrick Holdman (ankle/knee).

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Bears | Odom Works With First-Team Defense

Thu, 09 Oct 2003 16:27:32 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Joe Odom got the snaps with the first-team defense during practice Thursday, Oct. 9, and is expected to replace LB Warrick Holdman at the weak-side linebacker Sunday, Oct. 12, against the New Orleans Saints.

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Bears | Odom To Start

Thu, 09 Oct 2003 08:02:01 -0700

Updating previous reports, Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears head coach Dick Jauron announced LB Joe Odom will start in place of injured LB Warrick Holdman (ankle/knee) in Sunday's, Oct. 12, game against the New Orleans Saints.

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Bears | Odom Likely To Start

Wed, 08 Oct 2003 15:47:49 -0700

Chicago Bears rookie LB Joe Odom will likely start in replace of injured OLB Warrick Holdman (ankle/knee) for Week 6.

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Bears | Odom Could See Time At LB

Mon, 06 Oct 2003 19:09:49 -0700

If Chicago Bears LB Warrick Holdman (ankle) misses any significant time, it would force the Bears to rely on yet another rookie, likely sixth-round pick LB Joe Odom.

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Bears | Odom Practices

Tue, 02 Sep 2003 14:36:34 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times reports Chicago Bears rookie LB Joe Odom (shoulder) practiced Monday, Sept. 1 in a non-contact workout.

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Bears | Odom Injured

Tue, 26 Aug 2003 08:14:38 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears rookie LB Joe Odom (arm) participated in a special teams walk through Monday, Aug. 25, in the afternoon with his arm in a sling after injuring it during the morning practice. "Joe banged up his shoulder in our 9-on-7 drill and we'll have to wait and see how he is," coach Dick Jauron said. "I don't know any more about it than it's a bruise. He came in off the field and they iced it immediately."

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Bears | Odom Signs 3-year Deal

Mon, 09 Jun 2003 18:01:28 -0700

The Chicago Bears have announced the signing of rookie LB Joe Odom, a sixth-round draft choice out of Purdue, to a three-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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NFL | Purdue Pro Day: LB Joe Odom

Thu, 06 Mar 2003 23:10:05 -0800

Matt Gambill, of All Pro Scouting, has informed KFFL that Purdue LB Joe Odom ran the 40-yard dash in 4.49 and 4.50 seconds at Purdue’s Pro Day.

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