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Germane Crowell

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Saints | Crowell Waived

Thu, 12 Aug 2004 13:33:27 -0700

Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints WR Germane Crowell (knee) was placed on the waived-injured list on Wednesday, Aug. 11.

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Saints | MRI Shows Interior Knee Damage for Crowell

Wed, 11 Aug 2004 13:35:40 -0700

Brian Allee-Walsh, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports MRI results for New Orleans Saints WR Germane Crowell (knee) confirmed interior damage in the right knee.

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Saints | Crowell Battling for No. 4 WR Spot

Sun, 27 Jun 2004 16:46:52 -0700

Jeff Duncan reports for the Sporting News that New Orleans Saints WR Germane Crowell will compete for the team's No. 4 receiver position.

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Saints | Crowell Competing For No. 3 WR Job

Fri, 18 Jun 2004 12:41:15 -0700

The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports New Orleans Saints WR Germane Crowell is competing for the team's No. 3 receiver position.

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Saints | Crowell Signed

Thu, 26 Feb 2004 20:54:18 -0800

NewOrleansSaints.com reports the New Orleans Saints have signed WR Germane Crowell to a one-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Packers | Interested in Crowell?

Sun, 17 Aug 2003 10:12:10 -0700

Mlive.com reports the Green Bay Packers have shown interest in free agent WR Germane Crowell (Lions), who possibly could be signed in the next couple of weeks.

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Dolphins | Crowell Visit

Thu, 03 Apr 2003 04:34:34 -0800

The Miami Herald reports the Miami Dolphins had a good visit with free agent WR Germane Crowell (Lions) on Tuesday, but the receiver isnít completely healthy from a knee injury and is unlikely to sign at this point.

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Vikings | Could Pursue Crowell

Fri, 28 Feb 2003 06:22:06 -0800

Bill Williamson reports for the Pioneer Press the Minnesota Vikings may pursue free agent WR Germane Crowell (Lions), if they don't bring back WR Derrick Alexander at a reduced rate.

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Lions | Cap Savings: Crowell

Thu, 27 Feb 2003 16:33:17 -0800

ESPN.com's John Clayton, as an update to previous stories, reports the Detroit Lions saved $1.66 million in salary cap room with the release of WR Germane Crowell.

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Lions | Want Crowell Back

Tue, 25 Feb 2003 16:07:14 -0800

DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions president Matt Millen said the team wants to re-sign WR Germane Crowell. As noted, he was released earlier Tuesday. "I think we will still look at that," Millen said. "He has not had the full benefit of the learning the entire offense."

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Lions | Crowell Released

Tue, 25 Feb 2003 16:05:42 -0800

As expected, DetroitLions.com reports the Detroit Lions have released WR Germane Crowell.

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Lions | Crowell Almost Gone

Fri, 21 Feb 2003 00:04:52 -0800

Mike O'Hara reports for the Detroit News the Detroit Lions are preparing to release WR Germane Crowell. As previously noted, has a $2 million payment due by March 2 for the team to pick up the last two years of a three-year contract. Coach Steve Mariucci was diplomatic in talking about Crowell's future. "We're still in discussions," Mariucci said Thursday at the NFL's annual combine. "Players like that deserve to have as much discussion as possible." The team could look to re-sign Crowell at a later time.

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Lions | Crowell Status Uncertain

Fri, 14 Feb 2003 12:10:21 -0800

DetriotLions.com reports Detroit Lions WR Germane Crowellís (knees) future with the team is not clear. He is due a roster bonus on March 1, and the team might release him due to uncertainty about his ability to return to form. ďHe did show some progress and so we discussed his injury situation,Ē said head coach Steve Mariucci. ďI learned more about it. We have to decide on him.Ē

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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 teamís No. 3 QB.

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Lions | More On Crowell

Sun, 29 Dec 2002 07:24:47 -0800

Updating earlier reports, the Detroit News reports Detroit Lions WR Germane Crowell (knees) won't play Sunday. As noted Friday, WR Scotty Anderson will start for the second straight game.

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Lions | Crowell Likely OUT

Sat, 28 Dec 2002 00:16:56 -0800

DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions coach Marty Mornhinweg said on Friday WR Germane Crowell (knee) would likely sit out the season finale Sunday and WR Scotty Anderson will replace him. "That is a probability unless something crazy happens," Mornhinweg said. "He and I have discussed these issues. He had that one big year in his second year. He has been hurt for two consecutive years. The key for him is getting both of those knees healthy and that will allow him to have the opportunity to get back and play at that high level."

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Lions | Crowell Benched

Sun, 22 Dec 2002 09:27:03 -0800

ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports the Detroit Lions have benched WR Germane Crowell in favor of WR Scotty Anderson for week sixteen's game.

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Lions | Crowell Coming On

Mon, 18 Nov 2002 14:43:42 -0800

Detroit Lions head coach Marty Mornhinweg, according to DetroitLions.com, said WR Germane Crowell (knees) is starting to come on for the team.

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Lions | Crowell To Start

Wed, 13 Nov 2002 15:13:38 -0800

The Detroit Lions have announced WR Germane Crowell (knee) will start this week.

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Lions | Crowell's Knees Still an Issue

Tue, 05 Nov 2002 00:41:49 -0800

DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions head coach Marty Mornhinweg said WR Germane Crowell (knee) is still having his knee swell up and itís bothering his speed. He said the swelling will be there all year but they arenít sure how significant it will be. ďWe may have to do some things to make sure that we get all that swelling out at some point because he is in a situation that it keeps coming up,Ē Mornhinweg said.

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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 itís been nice to have them on the field as itís allowing him to build confidence in his weapons.

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Lions | Crowell Update

Mon, 21 Oct 2002 23:22:10 -0700

The Ap reports Detroit Lions WR Germane Crowell (knees) came out of Sunday's game with only minor swelling in his surgically-repaired knee and he is expected to play in Buffalo this week.

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Lions | Crowell Makes His Return

Mon, 21 Oct 2002 05:44:50 -0700

Associated Press reports Detroit Lions WR Germane Crowell (knee) played for the first time since Oct. 21, 2001. Crowell had 2 receptions for 21 yards while seeing limited action.

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Lions | Crowell Activated

Sat, 19 Oct 2002 16:03:23 -0700

Associated Press reports Detroit Lions WR Germane Crowell (knee) has been activated from the teamís physically unable to perform list and added to their active roster.

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Lions | Crowell Update

Fri, 18 Oct 2002 14:10:19 -0700

DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions WR Germane Crowell (knee) had a minor setback in his knee and did not practice Friday. Coach Marty Mornhinweg was not convinced that the swelling in Crowell's right knee would prevent his return to the field.

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Lions | Crowell Could Play

Thu, 17 Oct 2002 19:51:34 -0700

According to John Clayton of ESPN.com, Detroit Lions WR Germane Crowell (knee) could be activated for Sunday's game. If he plays, he may only be on the field for 10 to 15 snaps.

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Lions | Crowell Speaks

Thu, 17 Oct 2002 17:41:57 -0700

DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions WR Germane Crowell had this to say about his knee Thursday: ďIt feels ok. I did some individual drills and a couple of team drills and it felt ok. I havenít had an all-out practice and I havenít practiced every play yet. Iím just trying to get used to practicing again - moving around and catching balls from the quarterback and getting used to the offense. Right now itís still day-to-day.Ē

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Lions | Crowell - Maybe This Week?

Wed, 16 Oct 2002 18:37:20 -0700

The Associated Press reports Detroit Lions WR Germane Crowell (knee) is a possibility to return this Sunday.

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Lions | Crowell Note

Mon, 14 Oct 2002 19:07:13 -0700

The Ap reports Detroit Lions WR Germane Crowell (knee), currently on the PUP list, saw action for the first time this season at practice Monday. "I'm looking forward to getting out there and running pass patterns against defenders again," Crowell said. "That's the only way I will find out how ready I am. I'd love to play this week, but it will all depend on how good I feel."

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Lions | Crowell Injury Update

Tue, 24 Sep 2002 13:42:03 -0700

The Detroit Free Press reports Detroit Lions WR Germane Crowell (knees), currently on the teamís PUP list, still isnít able to make sharp cuts while running.

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Lions | To the PUP List

Mon, 26 Aug 2002 11:14:08 -0700

DetroitLions.com reports the Detroit Lions have placed WR Germane Crowell (knee) on the reserve-PUP list. He'll be out for at least the first six weeks of the regular season.

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Lions | No Date

Mon, 26 Aug 2002 00:37:42 -0700

Curt Sylvester reports for the Free Press there is still no set date for Detroit Lions WR Germane Crowell (knee) to return to action. He remains on the team's PUP List.

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Lions | Crowell Not Close to Returning

Wed, 21 Aug 2002 05:54:14 -0700

According to the Detroit Free Press, Detroit Lions WR Germane Crowell (knees) doesnít appear to be close to coming off the teamís PUP list. Head coach Marty Mornhinweg said Crowell has had swelling in his knee twice in the past three weeks.

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Lions | Crowell Moving Closer To His Return

Sat, 03 Aug 2002 08:08:57 -0700

Tom Kowalski reports for mlive.com Detroit Lions WR Germane Crowell (knee) is moving closer to getting off the PUP list and back on the field. Crowell did more planting and cutting on his recovering left knee and was happy with his progress Friday. "The next big hurdle is getting to the point when I can run three-quarters speed and stop, plant and change direction. We'll probably start that in the middle of next week," said Crowell, adding that he might not be fully ready for two to three weeks. "I don't want to irritate anything and make it sore." "Dr. Crowell said two to three weeks, is that right? He got his medical degree from where?" coach Marty Mornhinweg said good-naturedly Friday.

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Lions | Crowell Out

Tue, 23 Jul 2002 17:59:18 -0700

DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions WR Germane Crowell (knees) will begin training camp on the physically unable to perform list.

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Lions | Crowell Continues Rehab on Knees

Thu, 18 Jul 2002 13:38:05 -0700

Updating previous reports, DetroitLions.com reports the Detroit Lions may have WR Germane Crowell (knees) on their PUP list at the start of training camp. If a player starts training camp on the PUP list, they can be moved to the active roster at any time. As of the last update, Crowell was running vertically on his repaired knees but the team wants to ease his way back onto the field. The team wants to make sure Crowell is ready to start the season.

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Lions | Crowell Headed to PUP?

Fri, 14 Jun 2002 12:31:30 -0700

DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions WR Germane Crowell (knees) may be placed on the PUP list to begin training camp, according to Lions head coach Marty Mornhinweg. Crowell has been working with Dr. James Andrews in Alabama rehabilitating from surgery to both knees.

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Lions | Need For Speed

Fri, 31 May 2002 21:48:45 -0700

Tom Kowalski reports for mlive.com Detroit Lions coach Marty Mornhinweg is hoping the teams additional speed this season is a big factor in their potential success. After not being able to throw deep too often last season, Mornhinweg believes the Lions now possess the speed to create some anxiety for the defense. The team's West Coast offense is known for its short passing attack, but it's designed for the ball to come out quickly and hit an open receiver in stride, leading to big yardage. Mornhinweg would like to start WRs Bill Schroeder and Germane Crowell on the outside and put WR Az-Zahir Hakim in the slot, where he would put the most stress on the defense.

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Lions | Crowell Note

Thu, 30 May 2002 15:58:03 -0700

DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions WR Germane Crowell (knees) has been participating in running sessions inside and on the underwater treadmill.

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Lions | Crowell Taking it Easy

Tue, 28 May 2002 06:18:09 -0700

The Detroit News reports while Detroit Lions WR Germane Crowell (knees) is expected to attend the teamís minicamp this week, heís unlikely to see too much action as the team still does not want to rush him following surgery on both knees.

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Lions | Crowell Could See Some Action

Thu, 23 May 2002 07:41:14 -0700

The Detroit Free Press reports Detroit Lions WR Germane Crowell (knee) might be ready to do some running at the Lionsí upcoming 14 days of off-season workouts. Head coach Marty Mornhinweg indicated that Crowellís workout regimen might increase soon. He added the team will use caution with him because heís still in the rehabilitation process. If heís able to run come Wednesday, he may just do some individual drills instead of team drills.

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NFL | Black Saga Continues

Thu, 16 May 2002 13:21:14 -0700

ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports the saga surrounding former player agent William "Tank" Black just won't go away. After being convicted of stealing millions from his clients, Black has now filed grievances against eight current NFL players -- WR Jacquez Green (WAS), WR Reidel Anthony (WAS), WR Germane Crowell (DET), WR Troy Edwards (PIT), WR Karsten Bailey (GBP), RB Kevin Faulk (NEP), LB Al Wilson (DEN) and S Antuan Edwards (GBP) -- looking to recover unpaid commission fees on contracts he did for them. He's charging that he's owed a total of $220,000 in commissions.

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Lions | Crowell Injury Update; No Action Until After June

Fri, 26 Apr 2002 05:17:05 -0700

The Detroit News reports Detroit Lions WR Germane Crowell (knees) won't take part in minicamp work until after June 1 because he's still recovering from surgery on his knees.

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Lions | Crowell Still Limited

Thu, 04 Apr 2002 13:59:46 -0800

USA Today reports Detroit Lions WR Germane Crowell (knee) is still very limited in what he can do coming off of a torn patella tendon in his left knee and cleanup surgery on his right knee. Crowell reported to the Lions' new practice facility this week.

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Lions | Crowell Official

Mon, 01 Apr 2002 16:14:56 -0800

Detroit Lions.com reports the team has announced the official re-signing of WR Germane Crowell.

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Lions | Coach Excited About Receiver Speed and Depth

Fri, 29 Mar 2002 09:59:11 -0800

The Detroit News reports Detroit Lions head coach Marty Mornhinweg is excited about the speed and depth the wide receiver position in Detroit has this year. The Lions have added WRs Bill Schroeder (Packers) and Az-Zahir Hakim (Rams) via free agency and re-signed Germane Crowell during the off-season. Mornhinweg said the team could make another move or two at the position as well.

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Lions | More on Crowell

Mon, 25 Mar 2002 19:24:19 -0800

Updating previous reports, ESPN's John Clayton reports the deal agreed upon in principle between the Detroit Lions and free agent WR Germane Crowell is a three-year, $7.5 million deal that includes a $1 million signing bonus. The deal is set up to reward Crowell in 2003 by giving him the opportunity to be paid $3 million through an option bonus and base salary if he returns well from his torn patellar tendon.

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Lions | Crowell Re-signed to 3-year Deal

Mon, 25 Mar 2002 18:44:17 -0800

ESPN reports the Detroit Lions have re-signed WR Germane Crowell to a three-year deal.

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Buccaneers | WR Note

Fri, 22 Mar 2002 13:52:05 -0800

According to Len Pasquarelli of ESPN.com, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers would love to sign free agent WR Johnnie Morton (Lions). If they don't land him, they are expected to pursue free agent WR Germane Crowell (Lions).

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Vikings | WRs Galore

Wed, 20 Mar 2002 18:59:49 -0800

The Star Tribune reports free agent WRs Willie Jackson (Saints), Donald Driver (Packers), D'Wayne Bates (Bears) and Tony Simmons (Colts) are expected to visit with the Minnesota Vikings Thursday. Bates and Driver are restricted free agents. Bates carries no compensation, due to a Bears clerical error and Driver's compensation is a seventh-round draft pick. WR Jerome Pathon (Colts) is expected to visit next week, while the team is trying to determine whether WR Germane Crowell (Lions) is healthy enough to work out before bringing him in.

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