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Mon, 06 Dec 2010 17:25:29 -0800
Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White has set a new career-high for receptions in a season with 91 catches, surpassing his previous best of 88 back in 2008, reports D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. White is just nine catches shy of becoming the first Falcons receiver to catch 100 balls in a season since former RB Eric Metcalf in 1995.
Tue, 29 Apr 2003 02:57:21 -0700
The Journal-Sentinel reports free agent KR/WR Eric Metcalf will not return to the Green Bay Packers this year.
Thu, 26 Dec 2002 22:04:24 -0800
During a conference call on Thursday, Green Bay Packers head coach Mike Sherman said its going to be a wait and see situation as to whether or not PR/WR Eric Metcalf will play in week seventeen. He had a good practice on Wednesday and the team is continuing to work with him.
Wed, 25 Dec 2002 23:02:44 -0800
Packers.com reports the Green Bay Packers have signed veteran WR/KR Eric Metcalf to an undisclosed deal.
Mon, 25 Nov 2002 20:19:24 -0800
The Associated Press reports Philadelphia Eagles PR Brian Mitchell set an NFL record Monday night. He has a combined 13 touchdowns from kickoff and punt returns to break the record of 12 set by Eric Metcalf.
Tue, 11 Dec 2001 21:59:37 -0800
Laurence Miedema reports for the San Jose Mercury News Oakland Raiders WR Tim Brown (age 35) became the oldest player in NFL history to return a punt for a touchdown, breaking the record Eric Metcalf (age 33) held for a little more than a month.
Sun, 28 Oct 2001 15:25:50 -0800
The Associated Press reports Washington Redskins return specialist Eric Metcalf set an NFL record with his 12th kick or punt return for a touchdown in Sunday's game against the New York Giants. He took a punt back 90 yards earlier today. It was Metcalf's 10th punt return for a touchdown, extending his NFL record.
Thu, 25 Oct 2001 11:10:33 -0700
The Washington Post reports head coach Marty Schottenheimer said return specialist Eric Metcalf, who the team signed yesterday for special team duties, may also play some at wide receiver down the line. Metcalf can also play the running back position but no word if Schottenheimer will use him there as well.
Wed, 24 Oct 2001 12:54:03 -0700
According to the Washington Post, the Washington Redskins have signed WR/RB and return specialist Eric Metcalf. Agent Brig Owens said Metcalf signed a contract with the Redskins for the remainder of this season. The deal probably will pay Metcalf $291,500, a prorated portion of the veteran's minimum salary of $477,000. He was scheduled to practice with the Redskins this afternoon and likely will be the team's punt returner in Sunday's game against the New York Giants.
Tue, 23 Oct 2001 20:14:41 -0700
Yesterday we reported the Washington Redskins were going to workout several candidates for their punt returner position. Today, the Washington Post reports the workouts were given to free agents Eric Metcalf and Nate Jacquet. The team did not sign either player.
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