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Cowboys | Layne Works Out With Team

Fri, 08 Apr 2005 19:32:42 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys brought in FB George Layne (Cowboys) for a workout Wednesday, Apr. 6, according to Nick Eatman of DallasCowboys.com.

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Falcons | Layne Becomes RFA

Tue, 01 Mar 2005 22:01:10 -0800

Atlanta Falcons FB George Layne is a restricted free agent, reports AtlantaFalcons.com.

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Falcons | Layne on IR

Wed, 05 Jan 2005 19:56:26 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have placed FB George Layne (jaw) on injured reserve, according to AtlantaFalcons.com. Layne fractured his jaw in the team's regular season finale against the Seattle Seahawks, while playing on special teams.

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Falcons | Layne Signed

Wed, 22 Dec 2004 20:45:07 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have signed FB George Layne, according to AtlantaFalcons.com. Terms of the deal were not released.

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Chargers | Layne Released

Tue, 14 Dec 2004 16:38:11 -0800

The San Diego Chargers have released RB George Layne.

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Chargers | Week 12 Inactives

Sun, 28 Nov 2004 09:10:55 -0800

The San Diego Chargers have declared TE Billy Baber, QB Cleo Lemon, C David Brandt, QB Doug Flutie, DL Eric Downing, FB George Layne, FS Hanik Milligan, TE Ryan Krause inactive for Week 12.

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Chargers | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 21 Nov 2004 12:25:53 -0800

The San Diego Chargers have declared TE Billy Baber, WR Bobby Shaw, QB Cleo Lemon, C David Brandt, QB Doug Flutie, DL Eric Downing, FB George Layne, TE Ryan Krause inactive for Week 11.

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Chargers | Layne Signed to Active Roster

Mon, 15 Nov 2004 15:36:07 -0800

The San Diego Chargers have signed free agent FB George Layne (Falcons) to the active roster. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Lions | Looking at Layne

Wed, 15 Sep 2004 05:19:58 -0700

The Detroit Lions are slated to work out free agent FB George Layne (Falcons) later this week.

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Falcons | Layne Waived

Wed, 01 Sep 2004 19:26:31 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have waived FB George Layne, according to AtlantaFalcons.com.

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Falcons | Layne Battling for Backup FB Spot

Mon, 16 Aug 2004 13:03:07 -0700

Matt Winkeljohn, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons FB George Layne is in a battle for the backup fullback position.

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Falcons | Layne Re-Signed

Tue, 02 Mar 2004 09:25:54 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have announced the team has re-signed FB George Layne. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Falcons | Layne Placed On IR

Wed, 17 Dec 2003 08:12:37 -0800

AtlantaFalcons.com reports the Atlanta Falcons have placed FB George Layne (knee) on injured reserve, officially ending his season.

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Falcons | Layne Out For Remainder Of Season

Mon, 15 Dec 2003 18:41:37 -0800

Atlanta Falcons FB George Layne (knee) has a torn PCL and is out for the remainder of the season.

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Falcons | Layne Injured

Mon, 15 Dec 2003 08:06:38 -0800

Ken Sugiura, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons FB George Layne (knee) suffered an injury to his left knee in Sunday's, Dec. 14, game against the Indianapolis Colts. Layne will have an MRI done this week.

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Falcons | Layne Added

Wed, 26 Nov 2003 18:48:45 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have signed FB George Layne. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Layne played for the Falcons in both the 2001 and 2002 seasons.

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Panthers | Layne's Practice Squad Contract Terminated

Fri, 03 Oct 2003 20:05:30 -0700

Panthers.com reports that the contract of Carolina Panthers practice squad FB George Layne has been terminated.

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Panthers | Layne Signed To Practice Squad

Thu, 11 Sep 2003 10:49:29 -0700

Stan Olson, of the Charlotte Observer, reports the Carolina Panthers have signed free agent FB George Layne (Falcons) to the team's practice squad.

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Falcons | Griffith Moved Into Starting FB Role

Tue, 02 Sep 2003 15:51:33 -0700

The Associated Press reports the release of FB George Layne makes Atlanta Falcons rookie FB Justin Griffith the Falcons' starting fullback.

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Falcons | Layne Waived

Tue, 02 Sep 2003 15:51:26 -0700

The Associated Press reports the Atlanta Falcons have waived FB George Layne.

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Falcons | Layne On Cut Bubble, Out For Browns Game

Thu, 28 Aug 2003 10:20:31 -0700

Matt Winklejohn, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons FB George Layne (quad) did not make the trip to Cleveland for the Thursday, Aug. 28 pre-season game. Layne is one player considered to be on the cut bubble, but with an injury and ruled out for the final pre-season game, he will not be able to improve his chances.

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Falcons | Layne Injured

Sat, 23 Aug 2003 08:59:00 -0700

Atlanta Falcons FB George Layne (quadriceps) suffered a quadriceps injury in the third quarter of the pre-season game against the Miami Dolphins, according to AtlantaFalcons.com. Layne did not return to the game.

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Falcons | Impressed With Layne

Tue, 12 Aug 2003 13:51:20 -0700

Matt Winklejohn, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons RB George Layne, who's competing with rookie RB Justin Griffith at the fullback position, appeared to help himself in the Saturday, August 9 pre-season game against the Green Bay Packers. Layne caught five passes for 67 yards and was especially impressive picking his running lanes once he caught the ball. His also had a decent night blocking.

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Falcons | Griffith Closing the Gap

Mon, 04 Aug 2003 06:51:10 -0700

Updating previous reports, the Ledger-Enquirer reports Atlanta Falcons FB Justin Griffith seems to be closing the gap on FB George Layne, who is currently penciled in atop the team's depth chart. Running backs coach Ollie Wilson is uncertain who will start at the position in the team's first preseason game Saturday night. "I think it'll go through the preseason to find out who's going to play most of the time," Wilson said.

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Falcons | Layne Competing To Start At Fullback

Sat, 05 Jul 2003 12:02:06 -0700

Charles Odum reports for the Sporting News that Atlanta Falcons FB George Layne is competing for the starting fullback position to replace retired FB Bob Christian.

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Falcons | Layne Impressive

Sat, 14 Jun 2003 09:17:39 -0700

AtlantaFalcons.com reports Atlanta Falcons FB George Layne practiced well Friday, June 13, showing good hands and nimble feet.

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Falcons | Layne To Start

Sun, 29 Dec 2002 09:32:29 -0800

Updating previous reports, the Atlanta Falcons have announced FB George Layne will start in place of FB Bob Christian.

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Falcons | Layne Will Start

Sat, 28 Dec 2002 08:51:49 -0800

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Atlanta Falcons FB George Layne will start this weekend because FB Bob Christian (concussion) is out.

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Falcons | Week 15 Inactives

Sun, 15 Dec 2002 09:17:39 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have announced S Henry Jones, RB George Layne, DE Karon Riley, G Martin Bibla, T Michael Thompson, DE Ronald Flemons and WR Darrin Chiaverini as inactive for week 15. Kurt Kittner will be the teamís No. 3 QB.

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Falcons | Week 14 Inactives

Sun, 08 Dec 2002 09:36:15 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have declared LB John Holecek, S Henry Jones, G Kynan Forney, FB George Layne, T Michael Thompson, DL Ronald Flemons and WR Darrin Chiaverini inactive for week fourteen. QB Kurt Kittner is the teamís third QB.

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Falcons | Week 13 Inactives

Sun, 01 Dec 2002 09:34:03 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have announced S Gerald McBurrows, S Henry Jones, RB George Layne, LB John Holecek, OG Martin Bibla, OT Michael Thompson and DE Travis Hall as inactive for week 13. Kurt Kittner will be the teamís No. 3 QB.

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Falcons | Week 12 Inactives

Sun, 24 Nov 2002 09:21:05 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have announced S Henry Jones, RB George Layne, OG Martin Bibla, OT Kevin Shaffer, WR Darrin Chiaverini, DT Reggie McGrew and DE Travis Hall as inactive for week 12.

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Falcons | Inactive For Sunday: Jefferson and Smith Listed

Sun, 17 Nov 2002 09:00:19 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have declared S Henry Jones, FB George Layne, RB Maurice Smith, G Roberto Garza, OT Kevin Shaffer, WR Shawn Jefferson and DE Brady Smith inactive for Sunday's game. QB Kurt Kittner will serve as the team's No. 3 QB.

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Falcons | Layne Back

Wed, 13 Nov 2002 06:13:23 -0800

The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports the Atlanta Falcons have re-signed FB George Layne. He was waived with an injury settlement before the regular season after missing the final two pre-season games following a concussion and by NFL rules he had to wait 10 weeks to re-sign with Atlanta.

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Falcons | Could Place Layne on IR

Tue, 03 Sep 2002 14:18:50 -0700

FB George Layneís agent, J. Drew Pittman, has confirmed Layne could be put on the Atlanta Falcons IR or could have an injury settlement worked out with him. They are awaiting the outcome of a doctorís appointment today.

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Falcons | Layne Released

Sun, 01 Sep 2002 14:29:39 -0700

AtlantaFalcons.com reports the Atlanta Falcons have released FB George Layne.

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Falcons | Layne Still Hurting

Wed, 28 Aug 2002 21:17:52 -0700

The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports Atlanta Falcons FB George Layne (concussion) will not play in this week's pre-season game. "It's frustrating," Layne said. "It's taking longer than I hoped, but it's coming around."

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Falcons | Fullback Position Up For Grabs?

Tue, 11 Jun 2002 16:16:19 -0700

AtlantaFalcons.com reports Atlanta Falcons FBs Dallas Neil, Bob Christian and George Layne split duties in practice on Tuesday. Layne added 15-20 pounds of muscle in the off season and looks poised to compete for the starting job.

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Falcons | Inactives

Sun, 30 Dec 2001 09:09:04 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have named QB Doug Johnson as their No. 3 QB for today's game. The team has declared S Corey Hall, RB George Layne, T Michael Thompson, T Dave Kadela, DE Ronald Flemons, WR Quentin McCord and DT Ron Moore inactive for today's game.

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Falcons | Inactives

Sun, 02 Dec 2001 12:26:25 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have named QB Doug Johnson as their No. 3 QB for today's game. The team has declared RB George Layne, T Michael Thompson, T Dave Kadela, DE Ronald Flemons and DT Ron Moore inactive for today's game.

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Falcons | Inactives

Sun, 25 Nov 2001 09:00:32 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have declared S Gerald McBurrows, FB George Layne, LB Anthony Jordan, OT Michael Thompson, T Dave Kadela, DL Ronald Flemons and WR Quentin McCord inactive for today's game. QB Doug Johnson is the team's emergency QB.

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Falcons | Inactives

Sun, 04 Nov 2001 08:40:26 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have declared S Ronnie Bradford, DL Ronald Flemons, LB Antony Jordan, T Dave Kadela, FB George Layne, WR Quentin McCord and T Michael Thompson inactive for todayís game.

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Falcons | Inactive On Sunday

Mon, 08 Oct 2001 08:18:40 -0700

The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports Atlanta Falcons LB Chris Draft, WR Tony Martin, OL Chris Banks and Michael Thompson, FB George Layne, DE Ronald Flemons and CB Conrad Hamilton (torn left hamstring) were declared inactive for Sunday's game.

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Falcons | Anderson Placed on IR; Layne Signed

Tue, 02 Oct 2001 13:40:43 -0700

AtlantaFalcons.com reports the Atlanta Falcons have placed RB Jamal Anderson (knee) on injured reserve and signed FB George Layne off of the Chiefs' practice squad.

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Chiefs | Practice Squad Additions

Mon, 03 Sep 2001 20:42:21 -0700

KCChiefs.com reports the team has signed TE Billy Baber, WR Dave Klemic, FB George Layne and S Shaunard Harts to their practice squad.

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Chiefs | Mayes, Martin and Horne Among Released

Sun, 02 Sep 2001 14:20:34 -0700

KCChiefs.com reports the Kansas City Chiefs released WR Derrick Mayes, DT Steve Martin, RB Frank Moreau, WR/KR Tony Horne, LB Richard Jordan, CB Corey Harris, CB George McCullough, G Victor Allotey, DE Jabbar Treats, DT Thomas Washington, OT Jim Stull, WR Ricky Hall, LB Casey Tisdale, C/G Brad Kubik, FB Pete Muther, FB George Layne, TE Billy Baber, S Shaunard Harts and WR Dave Klemic.

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Chiefs | Injury Update

Wed, 22 Aug 2001 20:34:01 -0700

The Kansas City Star reports the Kansas City Chiefs are expected to be without the following injured players for tomorrow night's pre-season game with the Jaguars: DTs Dan Williams (foot and knee) and Terdell Sands (foot), LBs Donnie Edwards (ankle) and Larry Atkins (ankle), S Brad Trout (head), TE Jason Dunn (knee) and FB George Layne (ankle). Coach Dick Vermeil said WR Chris Thomas (calf) could play some.

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Chiefs | Injury Notes

Wed, 15 Aug 2001 11:57:35 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs official training camp site reports TE Mikhael Ricks, FBs George Layne and Jermaine Williams and rookie WR Marvin Minnis all missed practice on Wednesday morning. DT Dan Williams did some individual work during practice. He's trying to make it back from foot surgery.

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Chiefs | Injury Notes

Tue, 14 Aug 2001 22:23:47 -0700

The Kansas City Star reports Kansas City Chiefs DTs Dan Williams (foot) and Terdell Sands (foot), LBs Larry Atkins (knee) and Richard Jordan (knee), safeties Jason Belser (knee), Brad Trout (head) and Lyle West (hand), FBs George Layne (ankle) and Jermaine Williams (dehydration), OT Darnell Alford (knee), G Ian Allen (knee) and TE Mikhael Ricks (shoulder) all missed practice on Tuesday. WRs J.J. Moses (hamstring) and Dave Klemic (hamstring) dressed, but only practiced lightly.

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Chiefs | Injury Notes

Mon, 06 Aug 2001 11:33:48 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs official training camp site reports good news on the injury front. WRs Derrick Alexander, Marvin Minnis, and Tony Horne as well as DL Steve Martin and John Browning and TE Jason Dunn all returned to practice this morning. Alexander tweaked an ankle during seven-on-seven drills this morning, but he kept practicing. WR Dante Hall, FB George Layne, LB Larry Atkins and S Brad Trout sat out practice.

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