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Sun, 05 Nov 2006 20:06:24 -0800
The Associated Press reports St. Louis Rams WR Isaac Bruce caught three passes Week 9 for 61 receiving yards. Bruce now has 12,832 career yards and has moved into ninth place, passing former NFL WR Irving Fryar on the list.
Sun, 18 Dec 2005 15:47:13 -0800
The Associated Press Jacksonville Jaguars WR Jimmy Smith moved into seventh place on the NFL's all-time receptions list with 852, passing WR Irving Fryar.
Sun, 23 Dec 2001 07:57:29 -0800
CNN/SI's Irving Fryar, as a follow-up to his report last week, said this morning that Minnesota Vikings WR Cris Carter once again told him he's not happy with what's going on in Minnesota and he will not return to the team in 2002. However, Carter said his relationship with head coach Dennis Green remains intact.
Sun, 27 May 2001 13:10:34 -0700
The Boston Herald's Kevin Mannix reports the New England Patriots should contact free agent WR Irving Fryar (Redskins), who has stated he's retiring from the league, and see if he'd be interested in returning to where his professional career kicked off.
Thu, 24 May 2001 10:07:40 -0700
The Washington Post reports Irving Fryarís retirement clears the way for fifth-round draft choice Darnerien McCants and Derrius Thompson to compete for the No. 4 wide receiver job. The Redskins players are scheduled to participate in a series of coaching sessions beginning on Thursday and running through June 14.
Wed, 23 May 2001 20:24:54 -0700
Associated Press reports wide receiver Irving Fryar has decided to retire from the NFL instead of accepting an offer to return to the Washington Redskins this year. Fryar, 38, said he didn't plan to make any announcements and just wanted to leave quietly.
Wed, 25 Apr 2001 23:30:47 -0700
The Washington Post reports Washington Redskins coach Marty Schottenheimer met with WR Irving Fryar, released earlier this off-season, about returning to the team. Fryar is scheduled to broadcast some NFL Europe games and will have to decide whether to pursue announcing or playing. The Redskins will need to decide if Fryar fits in with their WR mix. The Redskins could use Fryar's veteran leadership.
Wed, 21 Feb 2001 17:37:08 -0800
As an update to previous reports, Redskins.com reports the Washington Redskins have released G Tre Johnson, G Keith Sims, T Derek G. Smith, WR Irving Fryar and T Kareem Ellis. Johnson, Sims and Smith all failed team physicals.
Tue, 20 Feb 2001 22:00:26 -0800
The Washington Post reports as the day approaches when NFL teams can begin to release players, February 22, some Washington Redskins players are on standby. OL Keith Sims expects to get the axe as does Greg A. Ray the agent for OL Tre Johnson. If the two offensive linemen are release then the odds of WR Michael Westbrook or S Sam Shade being released decreases. The Redskins are set to clear about $10 million to $13 million of salary cap room. By releasing Johnson, Sims, DE Kenard Lang, WR Irving Fryar, OT Andy Heck and OL Derek Smith, the team would save $6.5 million against the cap. Sims hoped his paying through pain last season for the team would affect its' decision this season, but he knows football is above all a business.
Tue, 20 Feb 2001 00:15:56 -0800
As a follow up to previously reported stories, the Washington Post reports Washington Redskins OL Tre Johnson and Keith Sims will take physicals for the team on Tuesday. As reported earlier, it could be the first step towards releasing the two players although coach Marty Schottenheimer said the team is merely gathering information before making cap-related decisions. Agent Steve Weinberg confirmed he was contacted by the team about restructuring RB Stephen Davis' contract. Weinberg was not sure a deal would be reached. The first day for releasing players is February 22 and Johnson's agent expects his client will be released then. Other Redskins players, including WR Irving Fryar, S Sam Shade and OTs Andy Heck and Derek Smith remain potential candidates to be released.
Thu, 15 Feb 2001 01:02:16 -0800
The Washington Times reports Washington Redskins OG Tre Johnson could be a salary cap cut soon. WR Irving Fryar, OG Keith Sims and OT Andy Heck reportedly may be gone too, either by retirement or being released. Veterans Johnson and Fryar may stay if they take big pay cuts, while Sims (Achilles' injury) and Heck look to be gone. The departures of Johnson, Fryar, Sims and Heck would save the Redskins nearly $5.4 million in cap costs. The team could possibly release DT Dan Wilkinson after June 1. CB Champ Bailey, DE Marco Coleman, S Sam Shade and RB Stephen Davis could be candidates for contract restructurings. In an attempt to lower their cap number the Redskins could also sign WR Michael Westbrook, TE Stephen Alexander or DE Kenard Lang to new multi-year deals.
Mon, 12 Feb 2001 22:40:40 -0800
The Washington Post reports, as expected, the Washington Redskins do not intend to re-sign WR Albert Connell during the free agency period. Head coach Marty Schottenheimer stated on Monday the team is likely to welcome CB Darrell Green back for another year. Schottenheimer met with Connell's agent, Peter J. Schaffer, on Friday and discussed the type of deal Connell will be looking for. After meeting with Schaffer, Schottenheimer stated the team will make no attempts to re-sign him and allow him to join QB Brad Johnson in the free agent market. As noted before, the team wants to re-sign WR James Thrash and hasn't made a decision yet on whether or not they want WR Irving Fryar to return.
Fri, 22 Dec 2000 13:41:14 -0800
The Washington Post reports Washington Redskins veteran WR Irving Fryar has told Washington Redskins officials he would like to return next season. However, he realizes the club may not have any plans to bring him back and he may have to retire. Fryar probably would be able to step into a career in broadcasting if he retires as a player.
Wed, 13 Dec 2000 10:45:33 -0800
As an update to stories earlier this week, the Washington Post reports the Washington Redskins have benched WR Albert Connell and will start WRs James Thrash and Irving Fryar this weekend.
Sat, 02 Dec 2000 10:13:53 -0800
The Washington Post reports Washington Redskins WR Albert Connell (knee) will not start Sunday's game against the Giants but head coach Norv Turner does expect the injured receiver to play. WRs James Thrash and Irving Fryar will get the starting nod for the Redskins this weekend. RB Stephen Davis (fractured forearm) is expected to return to the starting lineup this weekend. The only question the team has about him right now is his durability. FB Larry Centers (knee) practiced on Friday and is optimistic about playing.
Tue, 28 Nov 2000 15:24:01 -0800
The Washington Times reports Washington Redskins TE Stephen Alexander (sprained ankle), WR James Thrash (bruised thigh), WR Irving Fryar (pinched nerve), LB LaVar Arrington (concussion/shoulder), CB Darrell Green (calf), DE Marco Coleman (sprained shoulder), LB Shawn Barber (lacerated arm), RB Skip Hicks (hamstring), TE James Jenkins (shoulder), DE Kenard Lang (bruised knee) and OL Keith Sims (sore heel) will play this weekend.
Sat, 01 Jan 2000 13:08:50 -0800
As a follow up to yesterday's story, the Washington Post reports WR Albert Connell (shoulder) will not play this weekend. As already reported, RB Stephen Davis (ankle) is out once again. Head coach Norv Turner believes both players will be fine for the playoffs and Davis is likely to resume practice on Wednesday. RB Skip Hicks will start in place of Davis while Connell will be replaced by Irving Fryar.
Fri, 31 Dec 1999 12:51:31 -0800
The Washington Post reports RB/KR Brian Mitchell is willing to take a pay cut to return to the Washington Redskins next season. In other news, all signs are pointing towards cornerback Darrell Green returning for his 18th season. WR Albert Connell (shoulder) missed practice again yesterday and the team is starting to lose faith that he'll be able to play this weekend. If he's unable to go, and it appears that he'll be a game time decision, WR Irving Fryar would start in his place. RB Stephen Davis (ankle) also missed practice yesterday but may try to test out is sore ankle today. Davis also appears to be a game time decision this weekend. S Matt Stevens is expected to play but sat out of practice with a pinched nerve in his shoulder yesterday.
Thu, 04 Mar 1999 09:15:00 -0800
The San Jose Mercury News reports the Raiders met with WR Irving Fryar on Wednesday at team headquarters and they had a good visit. The Raiders are looking for a physical WR and Fryar wants to erase the bad memories of 1998 with a potential good year in 1999. As far as Fryar's age, Raiders coach Jon Gruden said, "I don't keep track of the ages of players, I just grab a film and see who's getting it done. A lot of these guys, they're unique. Guys like Irving Fryar, Tim Brown, Albert Lewis, Darrell Green, they're still getting it done." Fryar, who has also had conversations with Washington, is very interested in playing for the Raiders.
Tue, 16 Feb 1999 01:10:00 -0800
Phil Sheridan reports in the Philadelphia Inquirer the Raiders may have some interest in the semi-retired WR Irving Fryar. If so that would make the third team, the Packers and Patriots being the others, that may have an interest in signing Fryar or that Fryar may be interested in playing for should he decide not to retire.