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Redskins | Posey signed

Tue, 15 Aug 2006 14:37:03 -0700

Gary Fitzgerald, of Redskins.com, reports the Washington Redskins have signed free agent LB Jeff Posey (Bills). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Redskins | Team close to signing Posey

Tue, 15 Aug 2006 06:06:04 -0700

David Elfin, of the Washington Times, reports the Washington Redskins are close to signing free agent LB Jeff Posey (Bills). He played for Redskins' assistant coaches Gregg Williams, Jerry Gray and Danny Smith in Buffalo.

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Bills | Posey released

Mon, 07 Aug 2006 09:06:57 -0700

ESPNews reports the Buffalo Bills have released LB Jeff Posey.

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Bills | Crowell lining up with No. 1 defense

Sat, 29 Jul 2006 21:44:50 -0700

Jay Skurski, of the Niagara Gazette, reports Buffalo Bills LB Angelo Crowell has apparently played himself into a starting job at strongside linebacker, replacing LB Jeff Posey. Crowell lined up at strongside linebacker with the No. 1 defense Saturday, July 29.

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Bills | Crowell working with first unit

Sat, 29 Jul 2006 08:19:57 -0700

The Buffalo News reports Buffalo Bills LB Angelo Crowell has been working with the first team defense at strong side linebacker, replacing incumbent LB Jeff Posey.

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Bills | Competition at strongside linebacker

Fri, 21 Jul 2006 14:55:58 -0700

Len Pasquarelli, of ESPN.com, reports Buffalo Bills LB Jeff Posey and LB Mario Haggan will compete for the starting strongside linebacker position during training camp.

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Bills | Posey returns to camp

Wed, 14 Jun 2006 18:49:10 -0700

Mark Gaughan, of the Buffalo News, reports Buffalo Bills LB Jeff Posey returned to minicamp Tuesday, June 13, after attending the funeral of the mother of teammate LB London Fletcher.

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Bills | Posey excused from first day of minicamp

Mon, 12 Jun 2006 12:37:25 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills LB Jeff Posey was excused from the first day of minicamp to attend the funeral of teammate LB London Fletcher's mother. He is expected to return to the team Tuesday, June 13.

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Bills | Posey could be used as defensive end

Tue, 23 May 2006 12:23:38 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills LB Jeff Posey, who played his first two professional seasons as a defensive end before getting switched to linebacker, could get more playing time at his old position in the upcoming season. Posey could see some action as a pass rushing defensive end in certain situations depending on the new coaching staff's evaluation of him through training camp.

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Bills | New defense getting turnovers in practice

Sun, 09 Apr 2006 10:19:05 -0700

Allen Wilson, of the Buffalo News, reports the Buffalo Bills new defense showed it's capable of creating turnovers during practice Saturday, April 8. LB Liam Ezekiel intercepted a pass from QB Kelly Holcomb in seven-on-seven drills, CB Terrence McGee intercepted QB J.P. Losman during the team portion of practice and LB Jeff Posey recovered a fumble during the morning workout. SS Matt Bowen intercepted another Losman pass during the afternoon session and DL Mark Work recovered a fumble by WR Roscoe Parrish.

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Bills | Team will have decision to make on Posey

Sun, 29 Jan 2006 09:00:32 -0800

Leo Roth, of the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, reports the Buffalo Bills will have a decision to make on LB Jeff Posey this upcoming offseason. He is testing the performance vs. return for the money question.

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Bills | Kelsay to See More Action in 2005

Fri, 19 Aug 2005 10:58:13 -0700

Scott Leiber, of the Buffalo News, reports Buffalo Bills DE Chris Kelsay was rotated out for many third downs when the team used a three-man front last season. This year, Kelsay is expected to stay in for every three-man front except when the Bills move to a "ruby" set, when LB Jeff Posey replaces Kelsey and drops back in coverage.

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Bills | Posey Held Out

Fri, 28 Nov 2003 01:34:02 -0800

Buffalo Bills LB Jeff Posey (knee) didn't practice Thursday, Nov. 27. The team remains optimistic about his chances of playing this weekend, but he will likely be a game-time decision for Week 13.

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Bills | Posey Held Out Of Practice, Could Miss Giants Game

Wed, 26 Nov 2003 16:33:27 -0800

Buffalo Bills LB Jeff Posey (knee) was held out of practice Wednesday, Nov. 26, to rest. Henry is expected to play Sunday, Nov. 30, against the New York Giants. Henry may miss the Sunday, Nov. 30, game against the New York Giants.

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Bills | Posey Questionable

Wed, 26 Nov 2003 11:25:15 -0800

BuffaloBills.com reports Buffalo Bills LB Jeff Posey (knee) is questionable for Week 13.

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Bills | Posey Status Uncertain For Giants Game

Mon, 24 Nov 2003 21:14:16 -0800

Buffalo Bills LB Jeff Posey (knee) has a sprained knee and his status is uncertain for the Sunday, Nov. 30, game against the New York Giants. He will be re-assessed on Wednesday, Nov. 26.

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Bills | Posey Injured; Tests Coming

Sun, 23 Nov 2003 18:24:32 -0800

Associated Press reports Buffalo Bills LB Jeff Posey (knee) suffered a sprained right knee Sunday, Nov. 23. He's scheduled to undergo tests on the injury Monday, Nov. 23.

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Bills | Posey Leaves With Cramps

Mon, 15 Sep 2003 12:36:37 -0700

Allen Wilson, of the Buffalo News, reports Buffalo Bills LB Jeff Posey (cramps) left the Sunday, Sept. 14, game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth quarter with cramps related to the heat. Posey will be ready when practice resumes Wednesday, Sept. 17.

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Bills | Optimistic With Defense

Fri, 22 Aug 2003 13:20:07 -0700

Allen Wilson, of the Buffalo News, reports for the Sporting News that the Buffalo Bills are confident that the additions of DT Sam Adams, LB Takeo Spikes, and LB Jeff Posey will improve the pass rush significantly this season. The team will probably use more zone coverages on defense that could translate into more takeaways in 2003.

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Bills | LBs Give Bills Flexibility

Mon, 21 Jul 2003 06:24:31 -0700

The Buffalo News reports Buffalo Bills LBs London Fletcher, Takeo Spikes and Jeff Posey give defensive coordinator Jerry Gray more play-calling flexibility. "Either one of those three guys can go out there and play the run, rush the passer, drop in coverage and read patterns," Gray said. "There is really no glaring weakness in one guy. They give us the ability to do a lot of things."

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Bills | Posey Looks To Make Impact

Tue, 08 Jul 2003 12:10:09 -0700

According to John Tramontana, of BuffaloBills.com, Buffalo Bills LB Jeff Posey is looking to get more sacks and create more turnovers this season. Admittedly, Posey also can't deny the visions of a Super Bowl berth that have crossed his mind. "We have a great chance of going all the way," Posey said. "If the offense can score like they did last season, and this defense plays the way we know we can, we're going to be very difficult to beat." Posey was the NFL's first free agent signing this year, coming in from the Houston Texans just a few hours into the free agency period.

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Bills | Posey Will Have Expanded Role

Mon, 23 Jun 2003 06:18:44 -0700

Allen Wilson, of the Buffalo News, reports for the Sporting News that Buffalo Bills LB Jeff Posey will get some snaps at defensive end this season. Posey recorded eight sacks last year as a pass-rushing specialist with the Houston Texans.

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Bills | Blitzing a Bigger Part of Defense

Mon, 02 Jun 2003 09:27:54 -0700

Allen Wilson, of the Buffalo News, reports for the Sporting News that the Buffalo Bills are more likely to blitz this season with a strong linebacking corps composed of LBs Takeo Spikes, Jeff Posey, and London Fletcher.

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Bills | Posey Signing Official

Sat, 01 Mar 2003 10:00:49 -0800

BuffaloBills.com reports the Buffalo Bills have announced the official signiing of free agent LB Jeff Posey (Texans).

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Bills | Contract Terms: Posey

Fri, 28 Feb 2003 13:28:22 -0800

Updating an earlier story, Len Pasquarelli reports for ESPN.com the terms of the four-year deal agreed to with the Buffalo Bills by free agent LB Jeff Posey (Texans) are: the contract is worth $6.425 million. It includes a signing bonus of $1.75 million and base salaries of $575,000 (for 2003), $1.05 million (2004), $1.3 million (2005) and $1.75 million (2006).

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Bills | Land Posey

Fri, 28 Feb 2003 08:51:52 -0800

Len Pasquarelli reports for ESPN.com the Buffalo Bills have agreed to a contract with free agent LB Jeff Posey (Texans). Financial details of the four-year contract, a deal confirmed by Bills GM Tom Donahoe, were not yet available. "Our (coaches) liked him a lot," said Donahoe. "Over the last eight games of the season, he played really well, and we needed a guy who could line up over the tight end."

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Texans | Talking To Posey

Tue, 11 Feb 2003 21:41:49 -0800

The Houston Chronicle reports the Houston Texans already have had talks with the agent for soon-to-be free agent LB Jeff Posey. Things could heat up now that the restructuring of OT Tony Boselli's contract is complete.

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Texans | Have To Pick One?

Sun, 09 Feb 2003 21:53:29 -0800

Carlton Thompson, of the Houston Chronicle, reports for the Sporting News the Houston Texans may not be able to re-sign LB Jeff Posey and Keith Mitchell, both scheduled to become free agents at the end of the month. The team knows they can't lose both players, so the team likely will concentrate on signing Posey. Mitchell was slowed by injuries last year.

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Texans | Posey To Start Again

Thu, 28 Nov 2002 21:44:04 -0800

The Houston Chronicle reports Houston Texans LB Jeff Posey will start this week at right outside linebacker. He replaced LB Keith Mitchell (ribs) who has been slowed by a rib injury. "Keith will be similar to what he has been," Capers said. "Jeff Posey will start, and depending on how the game is going, we'll mix Keith in." Posey started earlier in the season and also last week.

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Texans | Posey Out

Sun, 27 Oct 2002 15:24:15 -0800

Houston Texans LB Jeff Posey (muscle cramps) has left Sunday's game.

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Texans | Posey To Start

Wed, 04 Sep 2002 18:27:08 -0700

HoustonTexans.com reports Houston Texans LB Jeff Posey will start at ROLB ahead of Keith Mitchell. Mitchell is expected to see plenty of playing time. "One thing about our offense and defense is that we use so many different personnel packages that a guy might be a starter in one and not the other," coach Dom Capers said.

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Texans | Linebacker Added

Thu, 18 Apr 2002 15:13:32 -0700

Associated Press reports the Houston Texans have signed free agent LB Jeff Posey to an undisclosed deal. Posey played for the Panthers, Eagles and Jaguars last year.

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Jaguars | Injury Updates

Fri, 14 Dec 2001 22:16:32 -0800

The Times-Union reports Jacksonville Jaguars coach Tom Coughlin said CB Fernando Bryant (foot), LB Danny Clark (ankle) and RB Fred Taylor (groin) are OUT for Sunday's game. S Marlon McCree (ankle) may see some action although Ainsley Battles will start. Jeff Posey will continue to start at one outside linebacker slot and Edward Thomas and Eric Westmoreland will share the other spot.

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Jaguars | Roster Moves

Wed, 21 Nov 2001 17:01:08 -0800

Associated Press reports the Jacksonville Jaguars have released PK Jim Tarle and QB Phil Stambaugh. The team signed LB Jeff Posey and QB Roderick Robinson, who was with the team in the 2000 pre-season.

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Panthers | Roster Moves

Tue, 20 Nov 2001 16:55:44 -0800

Panthers.com reports the Carolina Panthers have signed DE Gillis Wilson off of the New York Giants practice squad and placed DE John Milem (knee) on injured reserve. The team also added WR Anthony Bright to their practice squad and waived LB Jeff Posey.

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Panthers | LB Notes

Thu, 25 Oct 2001 21:16:03 -0700

The Charlotte Observer reports LBs Lester Towns, Dean Wells and Nate Hemsley are expected to start Sunday for the Carolina Panthers. Darren Hambrick, Jeff Posey and Rob Holmberg will be the backups. Hambrick, claimed off waivers from Dallas on Wednesday, practiced for the first time Thursday.

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Panthers | Two Added

Tue, 23 Oct 2001 13:11:24 -0700

ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports the Carolina Panthers have signed free agent LBs Rob Holmberg and Jeff Posey.

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Dolphins | Signing Coming Soon

Fri, 19 Oct 2001 09:23:28 -0700

The Sun-Sentinel reports head coach Dave Wannstedt said one of the four defensive ends the Dolphins brought in for workouts on Wednesday: Al Wallace, Derrick Ham, David Bowens and Jeff Posey, will be signed Monday to take the place of DT Damian Gregory (spleen surgery).

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Dolphins | Four More Workout

Wed, 17 Oct 2001 22:05:17 -0700

Alex Marvez reports for the Sun-Sentinel in addition to the previously reported workouts for DEs Al Wallace and Derrick Ham and CB Jerry Wilson, the Miami Dolphins had workouts for four other players on Wednesday. The four were: CBs Donny Brady and Fahkir Brown along with DEs David Bowens and Jeff Posey. There are no guarantees any of the seven will be signed. One or two, however, could be signed as early as today.

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Ravens | Work Out Seven

Thu, 06 Sep 2001 20:39:03 -0700

The Baltimore Sun reports the Baltimore Ravens worked out seven linebackers on Thursday in an effort to replace the released Cornell Brown. The most notable names: Eddie Mason, a surprise cut by the Redskins; Ryan Phillips, cut by the Raiders; Jeff Posey, let go by Eagles; and Dwayne Gordon, who was cut by the Jets. The Ravens apparently won't sign any of these players until Monday at the earliest when they will not be locked into their salary for the whole year.

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49ers | Peterson Out 2-5 Weeks

Mon, 03 Sep 2001 09:54:05 -0700

Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers LB Julian Peterson (high ankle sprain) is expected to miss two to five weeks worth of action. Currently, veteran Terry Killens is the leading canidate to replace him but the team could bring back Jeff Posey, who was recently released by the Eagles.

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Eagles | Eight Cut

Fri, 31 Aug 2001 15:06:43 -0700

PhiladelphiaEagles.com reports the Philadelphia Eagles have waived DT Dwight Johnson, WRs Isaac Jones and Scott Keys, TE Carlos Nuno, LB Jeff Posey, QB Ron Powlus, OL Tarlos Thomas and OL Joe Wong.

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Eagles | Injury Update

Wed, 01 Aug 2001 10:36:12 -0700

The Trenton Times reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Gari Scott and LB Jeff Posey both left the afternoon practice with cramps. FB Brennan Ochs returned to practice after missing two days with a hamstring injury.

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Eagles | Posey Signed, One Released

Mon, 18 Jun 2001 10:31:05 -0700

PhiladelphiaEagles.com reports the Philadelphia Eagles have signed free agent LB Jeff Posey (49ers) to a one-year deal. The team has released LB Roylin Bradley.

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49ers | Team Notes

Fri, 06 Apr 2001 02:56:51 -0700

As an update to previous stories, Matt Maiocco reports for the Press Democrat the San Francisco 49ers will give the Cincinnati Bengals competition in the race to sign free agent DT Dana Stubblefield. Stubblefield reportedly wants to sign with the 49ers and GM Bill Walsh acknowledged Thursday that a deal could be struck before June. The 49ers are currently only $248,000 under the salary cap. "There may be a single move we can make," Walsh said. "If we were to sign another player, we'd have to release two men and use all of the cap money that's available to us now. The team would like to re-sign LB Jeff Posey, released on Thursday in a cap savings move. In what has become a daily story, agent Scott Crawford remains upset with the 49ers over their handling of a contract offer he presented them last weekend for his client free agent RB Charlie Garner.

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49ers | One New Free Agent

Thu, 05 Apr 2001 20:43:10 -0700

According to their official site, the San Francisco 49ers have rescinded their qualifying offer to free agent LB Jeff Posey. As a result, Posey becomes an unrestricted free agent.

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49ers | Tender Offers Made

Tue, 27 Feb 2001 20:20:39 -0800

According to their official site, the San Francisco 49ers made tender offers to nine free agents today. FS Lance Schulters, FB Fred Beasley, LB Jeff Posey and K Wade Richey were the restricted free agents issued tenders. Schulters was given the highest tender meaning his compensatioin will be first and third round draft choices. Beasely was given the middle tender of $1.115 million which requires a first round pick as compensation. Posey and Richey were given minimum tenders of $512,000. The 49ers made tenders to exclusive-rights free agents, QB Jeff Garcia, RB Jonas Lewis, C Ben Lynch, S Ronnie Heard and P Chad Stanley.

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