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Cowboys | Ricks Released

Wed, 13 Oct 2004 18:05:26 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys have released TE Mikhael Ricks, according to Rob Phillips of DallasCowboys.com.

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Cowboys | Week 5 Inactives

Sun, 10 Oct 2004 09:44:06 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys have declared OT Ben Noll, CB Bruce Thornton, QB Drew Henson, DL Eric Ogbogu, OT Jacob Rogers, RB Julius Jones, TE Mikhael Ricks, WR Randal Williams inactive for Week 5.

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Cowboys | Ricks Signed

Fri, 01 Oct 2004 08:02:18 -0700

Updating a previous report, Rob Phillips, of DallasCowboys.com, reports the Dallas Cowboys have signed free agent TE Mikhael Ricks (Jets). Terms of the deal were undisclosed.

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Cowboys | Ricks Coming Aboard

Thu, 30 Sep 2004 09:25:26 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys plan to sign free agent TE Mikhael Ricks.

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Jets | Ricks Released

Sat, 04 Sep 2004 12:20:04 -0700

The New York Jets have announced the release of TE Mikhael Ricks.

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Jets | Ricks to Compete?

Thu, 08 Jul 2004 14:31:24 -0700

Randy Lange, of the Bergen Record, reports the New York Jets may give recently added TE Mikhael Ricks a chance to compete for the starting tight end position, which is currently held by TE Anthony Becht. While Ricks has bulked up in recent seasons, he is still viewed as a bigger receiving threat than a blocking TE.

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Jets | Ricks Signed

Thu, 08 Jul 2004 14:30:52 -0700

Randy Lange, of the Bergen Record, reports the New York Jets have signed free agent TE Mikhael Ricks (Lions) to an undisclosed contract.

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Jets | Interested In Ricks

Tue, 22 Jun 2004 08:51:16 -0700

Randy Lange, of the Bergen Record, reports the New York Jets continue to remain interested in free agent TE Mikhael Ricks (Lions).

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Packers | Interested in Ricks

Fri, 18 Jun 2004 22:51:06 -0700

ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports free agent TE Mikhael Ricks (Lions) has visited with the Green Bay Packers.

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Jets | Interested in Ricks

Fri, 18 Jun 2004 22:50:48 -0700

ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports free agent TE Mikhael Ricks (Lions) has visited with the New York Jets.

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Redskins | Showed Interest in Ricks

Fri, 18 Jun 2004 22:50:30 -0700

ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports free agent TE Mikhael Ricks (Lions) initially received some interest from the Washington Redskins, but they have seemed to back off.

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Lions | Cap Savings from Ricks

Sat, 12 Jun 2004 10:28:36 -0700

Updating a previous report, Curt Sylvester, of the Detroit Free Press, reports the Detroit Lions gained approximately $1 million in salary cap room with the release of TE Mikhael Ricks.

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Lions | Ricks Released

Fri, 11 Jun 2004 19:43:00 -0700

The Detroit Lions have released TE Mikhael Ricks, according to DetroitLions.com.

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Lions | Ricks Allowed to Seek Trade

Thu, 03 Jun 2004 10:49:15 -0700

ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports the Detroit Lions have told TE Mikhael Ricks that he is free to seek a trade with another team. Ricks has two years remaining on his contract. The Lions would prefer he restructure his deal. If he declines to do so, the team will likely release him.

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Lions | Ricks Not Allowed to Participate

Thu, 03 Jun 2004 10:48:19 -0700

ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports the Detroit Lions have told TE Mikhael Ricks that he isn't allowed to take part in the team's upcoming on-field coaching sessions.

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Lions | Ricks Questionable

Thu, 30 Oct 2003 08:12:53 -0800

DetroitLions.com reports the Detroit Lions have listed TE Mikhael Ricks (ankle) as questionable for Sunday's, Nov. 2, game against the Oakland Raiders.

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Lions | Ricks Limited

Fri, 26 Sep 2003 08:17:16 -0700

Curt Sylvester, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks (foot/knee) was limited in practice on Thursday, Sept. 25, because of a sore foot and knee. Ricks, however, is expected to play Sunday, Sept. 28, against the Denver Broncos.

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Lions | Ricks Benched

Mon, 15 Sep 2003 07:58:10 -0700

Tom Kowalski, of Mlive.com, reports Detroit Lions head coach Steve Mariucci benched TE Mikhael Ricks during Sunday's, Sept. 14, game against the Green Bay Packers. Ricks dropped two passes and had one hit him in the back. The latter led to a Green Bay interception and subsequent touchdown. Mariucci said no decisions have been made concerning Ricks' status for this week's game against the Minnesota Vikings. Casey Fitzsimmons, an undrafted rookie free agent, played the rest of the game and could get the nod this week.

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Lions | Undecided At TE

Sat, 13 Sep 2003 13:44:39 -0700

Curt Sylvester, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions head coach Steve Mariucci plans to "mix and match" his tight ends – Lions TEs Mikhael Ricks, Matt Murphy and rooke Casey Fitzsimmons – for the Sunday, Sept. 14, game against the Green Bay Packers. "We've got three tight ends up and we're playing them all a little differently for certain plays," Mariucci said.

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Lions | Ricks to See Action

Fri, 22 Aug 2003 04:19:02 -0700

The Detroit News reports Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks (knee) will play for the first time this pre-season during the Lions' next exhibition game.

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Lions | Ricks Sits Out

Sun, 17 Aug 2003 10:05:42 -0700

Mlive.com reports Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks (knee) was held out of the team's pre-season game Saturday, Aug. 16.

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Lions | Undecided On Ricks

Wed, 13 Aug 2003 11:35:33 -0700

Curt Sylvester, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions head coach Steve Mariucci said he is still undecided whether Lions TE Mikhael Ricks will play in the Saturday, August 16 pre-season game at Cincinnati.

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Lions | Ricks Activated

Mon, 04 Aug 2003 15:05:41 -0700

The Detroit Lions have activated TE Mikhael Ricks (knee) from the physically unable to perform list, according to DetroitLions.com. Ricks practiced with the team Monday, August 4.

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Lions | Ricks Placed on PUP List

Thu, 24 Jul 2003 21:40:09 -0700

Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks (knee) was placed on the team's active physically-unable-to-perform list, according to DetroitLions.com. Being placed on the Active/PUP means he is ineligible to practice but can be activated anytime prior to August 31.

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Lions | Ricks Limited

Fri, 06 Jun 2003 07:41:55 -0700

The Detroit Free Press reports Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks (hamstring) was limited Thursday, June 5, in what he could do in practice.

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Lions | Ricks Injury Update

Mon, 31 Mar 2003 20:04:27 -0800

Updating previous reports, DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks (knee) wasn’t able to take part in Monday’s mini-camp. The team expects him to be 100 percent by the start of training camp. He underwent off-season surgery on his knee.

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Lions | No Practice For Ricks

Mon, 31 Mar 2003 05:06:32 -0800

The Detroit News reports Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks (knee) will not practice at the team’s minicamp this week.

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Lions | Ricks Finally Re-signed

Fri, 28 Feb 2003 20:04:32 -0800

DetroitLions.com reports the Detroit Lions have announced the re-signing of free agent TE Mikhael Ricks. An earlier signed deal hit a snag with the league office.

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Lions | Ricks Contract Rejected

Thu, 20 Feb 2003 06:28:21 -0800

The Detroit Free Press reports the NFL has rejected the contract signed by Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks on a salary-cap technicality. However, the league is expected to approve it once the Lions re-submit it Feb. 28.

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Lions | Ricks Re-signed

Fri, 17 Jan 2003 13:33:58 -0800

The Associated Press reports the Detroit Lions have re-signed TE Mikhael Ricks to a three-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were undisclosed.

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Lions | Week 17 Inactives

Sun, 29 Dec 2002 09:28:11 -0800

The Detroit Lions have announced QB Joey Harrington, RB Autry Denson, LB Barrett Green, OG Frank Romero, OT Stockar McDougle, WR Germane Crowell and TE Mikhael Ricks as inactive for week 17. Dave Dickenson will be the team’s No. 3 QB.

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Lions | Ricks OUT

Sat, 28 Dec 2002 00:04:22 -0800

DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks (knee) is OUT for this week's game.

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Lions | Ricks Won't Play in Season Finale

Thu, 26 Dec 2002 15:42:09 -0800

Associated Press reports Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks (knee) will not play in week seventeen.

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Lions | Ricks Suffers Sprained Knee

Tue, 24 Dec 2002 08:04:57 -0800

The Detroit Free Press reports Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks (sprained knee) suffered a sprained knee in week sixteen’s game.

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Lions | Ricks An Alternate

Thu, 19 Dec 2002 14:26:14 -0800

DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks has been named as an alternate for the Pro Bowl.

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Lions | More On Ricks

Sat, 16 Nov 2002 07:00:34 -0800

The Free Press reports Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks (groin) practiced Friday and he is expected to play on Sunday.

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Lions | Ricks Injury Update

Fri, 15 Nov 2002 10:48:23 -0800

Updating previous reports, the Detroit News reports Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks (groin) will likely be a game-time decision in week eleven.

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Lions | Ricks Re-injures Groin

Fri, 15 Nov 2002 10:12:59 -0800

The Detroit Free Press reports Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks (groin) aggravated his pulled groin but the seriousness of the injury wasn’t immediately known.

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Lions | Ricks Upgraded

Thu, 07 Nov 2002 20:06:12 -0800

DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks (groin) was upgraded to probable on the team's injury report.

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Lions | Top Receiving Group Finally Together

Fri, 01 Nov 2002 09:29:21 -0800

The Detroit News reports the Detroit Lions are finally able to utilize all of their top receivers on the field during practice. For the first time this year, including training camp, the Lions had WRs Az-Zahir Hakim, Bill Schroeder and Germane Crowell and TE Mikhael Ricks together on the practice field this week. QB Joey Harrington said it’s been nice to have them on the field as it’s allowing him to build confidence in his weapons.

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Lions | Ricks Finally Healthy

Fri, 01 Nov 2002 09:27:20 -0800

The Detroit News reports Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks, who missed a game two weeks ago with a strained groin, has practiced this week. He is not on the team’s injury report for week nine.

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Lions | Ricks To Play

Sun, 27 Oct 2002 09:14:54 -0800

DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks (groin) will play in Sunday's game.

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Lions | Ricks Practices

Thu, 24 Oct 2002 15:36:30 -0700

DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks (groin) practiced Thursday and almost looked too healthy for coach Marty Mornhinweg. "Ricks is coming along," Mornhinweg said. "I told him today that I think he could have played last Sunday because he is moving around pretty good." Ricks is listed as questionable on the injury report.

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Lions | Ricks Still Sitting

Thu, 24 Oct 2002 06:11:56 -0700

Tom Kowalski reports for mlive.com Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks (groin) did not practice Wednesday, but he is expected to play in Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills.

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Lions | Ricks Sits

Mon, 21 Oct 2002 07:49:34 -0700

Updating previous reports, the Detroit Free Press reports Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks (groin) was held out of Sunday’s game with a pulled groin. As reported, he was inactive Sunday.

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Lions | Week 7 Inactives

Sun, 20 Oct 2002 09:01:27 -0700

The Detroit Lions have announced WR Eddie Drummond, RB Richard Huntley, LB Clint Kriewaldt, OG Tyrone Hopson, DE Antwan Lake, WR Bill Schroeder, and TE Mikhael Ricks as inactive for week 7. Ty Detmer will be the team's No. 3 QB.

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Lions | Ricks Update

Fri, 18 Oct 2002 14:12:50 -0700

DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks (groin) did not practice again Friday, but he has not been ruled out of Sunday's game. “Mikhael Ricks is doing everything possible to get ready for Sunday," coach Marty Mornhinweg said following practice Friday. Ricks will be a game-time decision.

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Lions | Ricks Thinks He Can Play

Fri, 18 Oct 2002 08:27:17 -0700

The Free Press reports Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks (groin muscle) thinks he can play Sunday, despite not practicing all week.

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Lions | Ricks Update

Thu, 17 Oct 2002 19:47:52 -0700

According to John Clayton of ESPN.com, Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks (groin) has only a slight chance of playing Sunday because of a groin injury.

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Lions | Ricks - Uphill Battle

Wed, 16 Oct 2002 18:35:50 -0700

The Associated Press reports Detroit Lions TE Mikhael Ricks (groin) is questionable for Sunday's game. Coach Marty Mornhinweg said Ricks faces an "uphill climb" to be ready for action on Sunday.

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