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Fri, 21 Oct 2005 13:36:20 -0700
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander has scored 12 rushing touchdowns after six games this season and has 74 for his career. Alexander is on pace to score 32 touchdowns this year and he is on the verge of surpassing former great RBs Tony Dorsett (77), Ricky Watters (78) and Otis Anderson (81) on the all-time rushing touchdowns list.
Fri, 30 Apr 2004 09:23:53 -0700
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports a Philadelphia Eagles source said the team has no intention of signing former Eagles and current free agent RB Ricky Watters (Seahawks). Watters claims on his Web site that the Eagles are among the teams he says have contacted him about making a comeback.
Sat, 08 Feb 2003 08:14:46 -0800
Jose Miguel Romero, of The Seattle Times, reports that former Seattle Seahawks running back Ricky Watters is going to wait one more off season to see if he can get a good contract offer from an NFL team. If not, Watters will retire officially. Watters said, "I could sign a whole new contract, or I could say, 'I'm pretty satisfied where I am right now.'"
Mon, 09 Dec 2002 06:20:57 -0800
Updating an earlier story, the Tampa Tribune reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are not considering signing free agent RB Ricky Watters. "We didn't talk about that in any seriousness at all," Coach Jon Gruden said in response to Sunday's reports suggesting the Bucs were interested in Watters. "We didn't talk about that at all that I know of." Assistant GM John Idzik said the Bucs discussed Watters briefly early last week, but only because the team was uncertain about the health of RBs Michael Pittman and Aaron Stecker.
Sun, 08 Dec 2002 22:18:30 -0800
Jay Glazer reports for SportsLine.com the Tampa Bay Buccaneers held talks this week with free agent RB Ricky Watters. According to several sources close to the sides, both coach Jon Gruden and GM Rich McKay tried to get something worked out with Watters, but were not able to meet the player's financial parameters. When contacted on the matter, Watters' agent Ralph Cindrich refused to divulge details of the talks. Cindrich did confirm the two sides spoke.
Wed, 06 Nov 2002 10:05:19 -0800
The Indianapolis Star reports it is believed the Indianapolis Colts have inquired about the status of free agent RB Ricky Watters (Seahawks), who is currently retired. His agent, Ralph Cindrich, couldn’t comment in regards to whether or not the Colts have contacted him, but noted he’s received interest from several teams. "Many clubs have come after him," Cindrich said. "But he is retired and it appears he will remain retired."
Fri, 20 Sep 2002 12:25:26 -0700
Len Pasquarelli reports for ESPN.com the Green Bay Packers also recently checked into free agent RB Ricky Watters. He told team officials he is still retired until someone offers him more than the minimum base salary.
Wed, 28 Aug 2002 08:15:33 -0700
The Detroit News reports the Detroit Lions staff reportedly had some talks concerning free agent RB Ricky Watters (Seattle). At this time, there are no plans to sign him.
Fri, 23 Aug 2002 12:07:18 -0700
Len Pasquarelli for ESPN.com reports free agent RB Ricky Watters is sitting at home, waiting for a team to call with an offer – a serious offer. Watters believes he should be paid above the league minimum, and is not willing to compromise. “People might think he’s bluffing, but believe me, he isn’t,” his agent Ralph Cindrich said. “He feels he has a value beyond the minimum. If that’s all teams are going to offer him, he’s going to sit, and that will be it. Ricky will be retired and he is at peace with that.”
Thu, 16 May 2002 08:05:04 -0700
Bob Grotz reports for the Daily Times that free agent RB Ricky Watters' agent, Ralph Cindrich, doesn't believe the Philadelphia Eagles are a possible landing spot for Watters this year. He said he doesn't think the Eagles could hit on the price Watters is looking for. However, he noted that the call would be up to Williams.
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