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Tue, 12 Oct 2004 22:31:31 -0700
Pat Yasinskas, of the Charlotte Observer, reports the Carolina Panthers worked out free agent RB Skip Hicks Tuesday, Oct. 12.
Wed, 18 Aug 2004 12:23:38 -0700
The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have terminated the contract of RB Skip Hicks.
Thu, 08 Jul 2004 13:12:54 -0700
Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Kenny Watson is the early favorite for the No. 3 running back position behind RBs Rudi Johnson and rookie Chris Perry this season. Watson will face competition from RBs Skip Hicks and Herbert Goodman in training camp.
Tue, 15 Jun 2004 18:57:07 -0700
Updating an earlier report, Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Skip Hicks practiced Tuesday, June 15, after returning from a stint in NFL Europe. Hicks said he is ready to compete for a roster spot on a team with four other running backs on the current roster. "If I thought I was a long-shot, I wouldn't be here," Hicks said. "I didn't come here to hope to make the team. I came here to make the team."
Mon, 14 Jun 2004 19:14:27 -0700
Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Skip Hicks is expected to return from his stint with the Frankfurt Galaxy of NFL Europe in time to participate in the team's final on-field coaching sessions June 15-17.
Fri, 11 Jun 2004 14:28:12 -0700
Mark Curnette, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Skip Hicks' status with team is yet to be determined. However, Hicks' attitude and effort while playing NFL Europe for the Frankfurt Galaxy has helped his cause to make the team as the third back behind RBs Rudi Johnson and rookie Chris Perry.
Thu, 10 Jun 2004 11:43:05 -0700
Mark Curnette, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Skip Hicks was named to the All-NFL Europe League team. Hicks, who plays for the Frankfurt Galaxy, was second in rushing yards (661) and yards from scrimmage (873).
Wed, 19 May 2004 09:37:57 -0700
The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Skip Hicks was named NFL Europe's Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season. Hicks, who plays for the Frankfurt Galaxy, gained 123 yards on 16 carries and scored two touchdowns in a 27-24 win over the Scottish Claymores on Sunday, May 16. Hicks leads NFL Europe with 9 total touchdowns and 458 yards rushing on 121 carries.
Tue, 27 Apr 2004 18:47:02 -0700
Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Skip Hicks has been named NFL Europe Offensive Player of the Week for April 24-25. During the Frankfurt Galaxy's 21-17 overtime loss to the Amsterdam Admirals in Week 4, Hicks gained a league-high 212 yards from scrimmage, caring the ball 23 times for 74 yards in addition to making seven receptions for 138 yards. He also recorded a 71-yard touchdown reception, giving him a league-high six touchdowns on the year.
Thu, 22 Apr 2004 18:59:46 -0700
According to Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com, Cincinnati Bengals RB Skip Hicks has scored an NFL Europe-leading five touchdowns this season, including three scores for the Frankfurt Galaxy during its 28-10 victory over the Rhein Fire in Week 3.
Mon, 09 Feb 2004 13:33:55 -0800
The Cincinnati Bengals have announced the team has allocated HB Skip Hicks to NFL Europe. Hicks will play for the Frankfurt Galaxy.
Fri, 16 Jan 2004 14:47:52 -0800
The Associated Press reports the Cincinnati Bengals have signed free agent RB Skip Hicks (Panthers) to a contract. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.
Mon, 25 Aug 2003 16:09:24 -0700
Panthers.com reports the Carolina Panthers released RB Skip Hicks.
Sat, 19 Jul 2003 11:51:42 -0700
Pat Yasinskas, of the Charlotte Observer, reports for the Sporting News that Carolina Panthers RB Skip Hicks will receive significant playing time during training camp and preseason.
Sun, 18 May 2003 13:23:48 -0700
Pat Yasinskas, of the Charlotte Observer, reports for the Sporting News that Carolina Panthers RB Skip Hicks could emerge as the team's No. 2 running back if DeShaun Foster (knee) isn't fully recovered from last year's knee injury.
Sun, 29 Dec 2002 09:09:50 -0800
The Carolina Panthers have declared RB Joe Montgomery, CB Brad Franklin, RB Skip Hicks, LB Kory Minor, G Tutan Reyes, G Jeno James and TE Wesley Walls inactive for week seventeen. QB Randy Fasani is the teamís third quarterback.
Sun, 29 Dec 2002 08:33:20 -0800
Pat Yasinskas reports for the Charlotte Observer the two-year contract signed by RB Skip Hicks with the Carolina Panthers contained no bonuses. Hicks will receive almost $62,000 in prorated salary for the two weeks he has spent with the team this year. His salary for next year is $530,000.
Sat, 28 Dec 2002 09:12:33 -0800
The Charlotte Observer reports Carolina Panthers RB Skip Hicks could see some action on Sunday. He is still learning the offense after being signed on Dec. 18, but could be used in emergency situations in week 17. He was inactive last week.
Sun, 22 Dec 2002 09:27:59 -0800
The Carolina Panthers have announced CB Brad Franklin, RB Skip Hicks, OG Tutan Reyes, OG Jeno James, WR Nathan Black and DT Mario Fatafehi as inactive for week 16. Chris Weinke will be the teamís No. 3 QB.
Wed, 18 Dec 2002 15:42:21 -0800
Panthers.com reports Carolina Panthers coach John Fox said newly signed RB Skip Hicks could play Sunday. The team will evaluate him in practice this week and decide at game-time Sunday whether to play him.
Wed, 18 Dec 2002 11:33:49 -0800
Updating a story first reported Tuesday evening, Panthers.com reports the Carolina Panthers have officially signed RB Skip Hicks
Tue, 17 Dec 2002 18:58:18 -0800
Free agent RB Skip Hicks has signed with the Carolina Panthers. His agent, Howard Silber, confirmed to KFFL that Hicks will be with the team for the remainder of this season and in 2003.
Sun, 15 Dec 2002 02:36:05 -0800
The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports with an eye toward 2003, the Atlanta Falcons recently worked out free agent RB Skip Hicks.
Wed, 20 Nov 2002 13:31:59 -0800
The Journal Sentinel reports the Green Bay Packers are evaluating free agent RB Skip Hicks (Titans) as a replacement for rookie RB Najeh Davenport (eye). Hicks was in Green Bay this morning for a workout and phsyical examination. Agent Howard Silber said Hicks would have no problem passing the physical and would be ready to contribute immediately if called upon. If Davenport goes on IR, Hicks is the most likely replacement for him.
Thu, 12 Sep 2002 01:01:02 -0700
Titansonline.com reports Tennessee Titans coach Jeff Fisher said the team is interested in re-signing RB Skip Hicks, but that such a move would be difficult. "We would have to make a spot available by releasing somebody, and weíre not convinced that Robertís (Holcombe) return is out of the question right now," said Fisher.
Mon, 02 Sep 2002 08:52:19 -0700
The Tennessean reports agent Howard Silber said the Houston Texans have shown an interest in his client, RB Skip Hicks. Hicks was released by the Titans Sunday.
Mon, 02 Sep 2002 08:51:02 -0700
The Tennessean reports agent Howard Silber said the Indianapolis Colts have shown an interest in his client, RB Skip Hicks. Hicks was released by the Titans Sunday.
Sun, 01 Sep 2002 17:18:42 -0700
Titansonline.com reports the Tennessee Titans have released RB Skip Hicks. Hicks had been competing with Robert Holcombe to be the team's No. 2 RB and Holcombe won the job.
Fri, 09 Aug 2002 11:43:17 -0700
TitansOnline.com reports the Tennessee Titans will start RB Eddie George in Saturday's preseason game, followed by RBs Skip Hicks and Robert Holcombe. Head coach Jeff Fisher wants to get equal playing time for all running backs, but those that don't play in the game will get the opportunity to play special teams.
Sun, 09 Jun 2002 11:45:30 -0700
The Tennessean reports the Tennessee Titans could keep both backup RBs Skip Hicks and Robert Holcombe, who are both scheduled to receive a $750,000 option bonus next spring.
Fri, 07 Jun 2002 14:14:37 -0700
Updating previous reports, Tennessee Titans RB Skip Hicks' new deal also includes a deferred signing bonus of $750,000, roster bonus, incentives and salary escalators (if he hits certain incentives worked into the deal) that could push his contract up to as high as $13 million.
Fri, 07 Jun 2002 11:13:20 -0700
As an update to previous reports, RB Skip Hicks new four-year deal with the Tennessee Titans has the following base salaries: $700,000 (2002), $600,000 (2003), $950,000 (2004) and $1.2 million (2005).
Wed, 05 Jun 2002 11:56:59 -0700
The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans RB Skip Hicks has officially re-signed with the team. Heís expected to practice on Wednesday. Hicks will likely battle with newly signed RB Robert Holcombe for the No. 2 RB position on the team.
Sun, 02 Jun 2002 14:34:34 -0700
Len Pasquarelli reports for ESPN.com Tennessee Titans officials are saying the signing of backup RBs Skip Hicks and Robert Holcombe should not be taken as a sign that they are concerned about the health of starting RB Eddie George. Reports this spring indicate that George's injured toe has improved and that he looks better than he did a year ago.
Sun, 02 Jun 2002 14:31:48 -0700
Updating previous stories, Len Pasquarelli reports for ESPN.com RB Skip Hicks' contract with the Tennessee Titans is for four years and is valued at about $4.4 million. As noted earlier the deal is structured the same as RB Robert Holcombe's contract with the team. Hicks is expected to be in Nashville on Monday when the Titans resume their organized off-season workouts.
Sun, 02 Jun 2002 07:15:07 -0700
As an update to previous reports, The Tennessean reports the Tennessee Titans have re-signed RB Skip Hicks to a deal similar to Robert Holcombeís.
Fri, 31 May 2002 19:42:48 -0700
John Clayton reports for ESPN the Tennessee Titans appear to be getting closer to re-signing RB Skip Hicks. The deal is expected to be similar to the four-year, $4.4 million contract signed by RB Robert Holcombe last week. Hicks has clauses in his contract that will land him more money, if he ends up as a starter with the Titans.
Sat, 25 May 2002 19:56:04 -0700
John Clayton reports for ESPN the Tennessee Titans continue to talk contract with free agent RB Skip Hicks (Titans). As noted, despite the signing of RB Robert Holcombe, the Titans want to re-sign Hicks.
Fri, 24 May 2002 12:37:07 -0700
According to the Tennessean, the Tennessee Titans still have an offer on the table to RB Skip Hicks, an unrestricted free agent. GM Floyd Reese hasnít ruled out the possibility of also having Hicks return to the team. Reese said heíd like to think Hicks could come in and compete. Attempts to reach Hicksí agent, Howard Silber, on Thursday were unsuccessful.
Thu, 23 May 2002 07:53:11 -0700
The Tennessean reports the Tennessee Titans have extended a contract offer to free agent RB Skip Hicks, who finished the 2001 season with the Titans. His agent, Howard Silber, has remained optimistic about getting a deal done but said there is a major issue that needs to be taken care of.
Wed, 15 May 2002 10:35:14 -0700
Titans Radio Network reports the Tennessee Titans appear to have narrowed their choices down to RBs Skip Hicks and Robert Holcombe in their search for a backup running back behind starter Eddie George. GM Floyd Reese believes something could be taken care of very soon. Hicks' agent, Howard Silber, has said Hicks would like to remain in Tennessee if the right situation (fair contract) comes about.
Wed, 08 May 2002 11:29:10 -0700
The Tennessean reports free agent RB Skip Hicks' agent, Howard Silber, recently said talks between the Tennessee Titans and Hicks have cooled down somewhat despite the two sides being "pocket change" apart in negotiations.
Sun, 21 Apr 2002 22:28:21 -0700
Larry Stone reports for Titansradio.com Tennessee Titans coach Jeff Fisher said the team is focused on re-signing free agent C Kevin Long and RB Skip Hicks. "We'll be very interested in talking to them and getting this worked out," Fisher said.
Mon, 18 Mar 2002 14:10:38 -0800
RB Skip Hicks' agent, Howard Silber, has confirmed to KFFL that they have sent a counter-proposal to the Tennessee Titans' proposal. The Houston Texans were also in contact again with Silber recently regarding Hicks, an unrestricted free agent, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quietly entered the picture on Friday but did not have further talks over the weekend.
Sat, 16 Mar 2002 02:14:18 -0800
The Tenneseean reports agent Howard Silber said Friday he is continuing to negotiate with the Tennessee Titans and Houston Texans for his client, free agent RB Skip Hicks (Titans). Silber expects Tampa Bay to possibly show some interest after losing RB Warrick Dunn. Silber also said the one-year deal RB James Allen signed with the Texans Friday ''doesn't affect any potential deal'' for Hicks with the expansion team.
Tue, 12 Mar 2002 04:36:59 -0800
According to the Tennessean, RB Skip Hicks agent, Howard Silber, is waiting for a counterproposal from the Tennessee Titans. It appears the Titans top competition for Hicks is the Houston Texans. Silber said it's going to come down to opportunity and money.
Sun, 03 Mar 2002 09:58:03 -0800
The Tennessean reports the Tennessee Titans were hoping to re-sign free agent RB Skip Hicks later at a lower price. Agent Howard Silber said thay may not work out the way the Titans want. ''I think Houston, Carolina, Miami, Detroit, Arizona, Atlanta ó all are going to get in Skip's race,'' Silber said.
Mon, 25 Feb 2002 13:03:50 -0800
Tennessee Titans RB Skip Hicks, who becomes an unrestricted free agent on Friday, has not heard from the Titans recently about a new deal according to his agent, Howard Silber.
Sun, 17 Feb 2002 09:11:15 -0800
The Tennessean reports the Tennessee Titans have yet to make a contract offer to soon to be unrestricted free agent RB Skip Hicks. If teams aren't scared away by his injury-prone history, Hicks could draw interest if he hits the open market. His agent, Howard Silber, said Hicks likes the Tennessee situation.
Tue, 01 Jan 2002 12:51:06 -0800
The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans TE Frank Wycheck (thigh) and LB Frank Chamberlin (thigh) had "quite a bit of swelling" and both will be questionable for Sunday's game. CB Samari Rolle (mild concussion) should be fine for this week's game. RB Skip Hicks (hamstring) probably won't be able to play against the Bengals, Sunday. The team is still discussing the possibility of more knee surgery for CB Donald Mitchell. He has been inactive for the last three games because of pain in his knee. C Bruce Matthews (groin) should be able to see some action this week.