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Jets | Owens released

Mon, 03 Aug 2009 15:31:32 -0700

Randy Lange, of NewYorkJets.com, reports the New York Jets have released TE Richard Owens.

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Jets | Owens misses practice Monday

Mon, 03 Aug 2009 15:04:32 -0700

Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets TE Richard Owens (leg) did not participate in practice Monday, Aug. 3, because of an upper leg injury. There is a chance the team could reach an injury settlement with Owens and waive him.

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Jets | Owens signed

Tue, 14 Jul 2009 14:55:28 -0700

The New York Jets have announced they have signed unrestricted free-agent TE Richard Owens (Rams). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Bills | Owens scheduled to visit

Wed, 08 Apr 2009 14:22:01 -0700

Jeff Chilcoat, of Sterling Sports Management, reports the Buffalo Bills are scheduled to meet with unrestricted free-agent TE Richard Owens (Rams) Thursday, April 16.

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Jets | Owens scheduled to visit

Wed, 08 Apr 2009 14:19:58 -0700

Jeff Chilcoat, of Sterling Sports Management, reports the New York Jets are scheduled to meet with unrestricted free-agent TE Richard Owens (Rams) Tuesday, April 14.

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Rams | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 16 Sep 2007 09:25:37 -0700

The St. Louis Rams have declared RB Antonio Pittman, OT Brandon Gorin, DL Louis Leonard, WR Marques Hagans, LB Pisa Tinoisamoa, TE Richard Owens, C Richie Incognito, CB Tye Hill inactive for Week 2.

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Rams | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 16 Sep 2007 09:21:08 -0700

The St. Louis Rams have declared RB Antonio Pittman, OT Brandon Gorin, DL Louis Leonard, WR Marques Hagans, LB Pisa Tinoisamoa, TE Richard Owens, C Richie Incognito, CB Tye Hill inactive for Week 2.

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Rams | Owens officially signed

Wed, 12 Sep 2007 12:13:24 -0700

The St. Louis Rams have announced they have officially signed unrestricted free-agent TE Richard Owens (Vikings). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Rams | Owens signed

Tue, 11 Sep 2007 14:36:41 -0700

KFFL has learned the St. Louis Rams have signed unrestricted free-agent TE Richard Owens (Vikings). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Seahawks | Owens visits

Thu, 06 Sep 2007 12:06:15 -0700

KFFL has learned the Seattle Seahawks met with unrestricted free-agent TE Richard Owens (Vikings) earlier this week.

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Vikings | Owens released from team

Sat, 01 Sep 2007 14:04:46 -0700

Updating a previous item, the Minnesota Vikings announced they have released TE Richard Owens from the team.

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Vikings | Owens to be released

Fri, 31 Aug 2007 08:14:46 -0700

Sean Jensen, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings TE Richard Owens has been informed by the team that he will be cut.

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Vikings | Owens misses practice Tuesday

Tue, 21 Aug 2007 18:42:14 -0700

Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings TE Richard Owens (ankle/knee) missed practice Tuesday, Aug. 21.

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Vikings | Owens misses practice Sunday

Sun, 19 Aug 2007 23:16:29 -0700

Sean Jensen, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings TE Richard Owens (ankle, knee) did not practice Sunday, Aug. 19.

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Vikings | Owens injured

Sat, 18 Aug 2007 07:10:21 -0700

Judd Zulgad, of the Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings TE Richard Owens (ankle, knee) sprained his ankle and knee in the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 17, but the injury does not appear to be serious.

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Vikings | Owens on the bubble to make team

Sun, 12 Aug 2007 12:30:46 -0700

Sean Jensen, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings TE Richard Owens is on the bubble to make the team's roster.

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Vikings | Owens re-signs

Fri, 20 Apr 2007 23:03:32 -0700

Don Seeholzer, of the Pioneer Press, reports restricted free-agent TE Richard Owens (Vikings) has signed his one-year tender offer from the Minnesota Vikings.

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Vikings | Team gives Owens low tender

Wed, 28 Feb 2007 16:26:37 -0800

Kevin Seifert, of the Star Tribune, reports the Minnesota Vikings have informed TE Richard Owens that he will receive a low tender of $850,000. The Vikings can match any offer he receives, but would receive no compensation if he goes to another team because he wasn't drafted.

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Vikings | Owens expected to play this week

Fri, 17 Nov 2006 16:51:31 -0800

Minnesota Vikings FB Richard Owens (knee) missed part of practice Friday, Nov. 17, and he is expected to play in Week 11. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

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Vikings | R. Owens limited in practice Thursday

Fri, 17 Nov 2006 00:48:07 -0800

Minnesota Vikings FB Richard Owens (knee) missed a portion of practice Thursday, Nov. 16, and is probable for Week 11.

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Vikings | Owens misses portion of practice Wednesday

Wed, 15 Nov 2006 17:14:51 -0800

Minnesota Vikings FB Richard Owens (knee) missed a portion of practice Wednesday, Nov. 15, and is listed as probable for Week 11.

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Vikings | Kleinsasser playing a reserve role

Wed, 25 Oct 2006 12:01:42 -0700

Minnesota Vikings TE Jim Kleinsasser, though listed as the No. 1 tight end on the team's depth chart, has been reduced to a reserve role, as TE Richard Owens has started along with TE Jermaine Wiggins the last two games.

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Vikings | Longwell named NFC special teams player of week

Wed, 20 Sep 2006 09:10:41 -0700

Vikings.com reports Minnesota Vikings PK Ryan Longwell was named the NFC special teams player of the week for his performance in Week 2. Longwell connected on three-of-four field goals and made the play of the game by tossing a 16-yard touchdown to TE Richard Owens on a fake field goal attempt. Longwell later hit a game-winning 19-yard field goal in overtime.

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Vikings | Longwell throws first career touchdown pass Week 2

Sun, 17 Sep 2006 20:37:29 -0700

Judd Zulgad, of the Star-Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings PK Ryan Longwell threw his first career touchdown pass during the Week 2 game against the Carolina Panthers. Longwell hit TE Richard Owens on a fake field-goal attempt in the fourth quarter to tie the game at 13. Vikings special teams coordinator Paul Ferraro was the special teams assistant with the Panthers in 2005. Head coach Brad Childress said, "(Ferraro) felt like there was, I guess the word would be a flaw, in the rush."

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Vikings | Owens returns to practice

Wed, 23 Aug 2006 10:41:45 -0700

Sean Jensen, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings TE Richard Owens (back) returned to practice Wednesday, Aug. 23.

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Vikings | R. Owens not practicing Tuesday

Tue, 22 Aug 2006 10:56:17 -0700

Judd Zulgad, of the Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings TE Richard Owens (back contusion) did not practice Tuesday, Aug. 22.

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Vikings | R. Owens does not practice Monday

Mon, 21 Aug 2006 13:32:56 -0700

Judd Zulgad, of the Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings TE Richard Owens (back) did not practice Monday, Aug. 21.

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Vikings | Team moves R. Owens to fullback

Sun, 09 Apr 2006 07:14:13 -0700

Sean Jensen, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings TE Richard Owens has been moved to fullback.

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Vikings | Owens changes number; Richardson gets his old one

Sat, 08 Apr 2006 07:00:18 -0700

Don Seeholzer, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings TE Richard Owens has switched to No. 33, with FB Tony Richardson getting his old No. 49.

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Vikings | Childress surprised by R. Owens

Thu, 30 Mar 2006 05:48:55 -0800

Kevin Seifert, of the Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress said if one player surprised him so far early in the team's conditioning program, it would be TE Richard Owens. He said Owens' versatility will allow him to work as a traditional tight end and at fullback, while also playing on all four special teams.

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Vikings | Owens Dinged

Sun, 16 Oct 2005 20:12:10 -0700

The Star Tribune reports Minnesota Vikings TE Richard Owens (concussion) suffered a concussion while playing on kickoff coverage at the start of the second half of the team's Week 6 game. There is no word on his status for Week 7.

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Vikings | Week 19 Inactives

Sun, 16 Jan 2005 09:19:58 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have declared OG Adam Haayer, C Anthony Herrera, C Bill Conaty, DL Chris Hovan, SS Corey Chavous, RB Moe Williams, TE Richard Owens, QB Shaun Hill inactive for Week 19.

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Vikings | Week 18 Inactives

Sun, 09 Jan 2005 12:40:07 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have declared C Anthony Herrera, C Bill Conaty, DL Chris Hovan, SS Corey Chavous, OT Nat Dorsey, CB Rhett Nelson, TE Richard Owens, QB Shaun Hill inactive for Week 18.

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Vikings | Week 17 Inactives

Sun, 02 Jan 2005 09:17:48 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have declared OG Adam Haayer, C Anthony Herrera, C Bill Conaty, CB Ralph Brown, TE Richard Owens, CB Rushen Jones, QB Shaun Hill, DL Steve Martin inactive for Week 17.

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Vikings | Week 16 Inactives

Fri, 24 Dec 2004 11:18:58 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have declared OG Adam Haayer, C Anthony Herrera, C Bill Conaty, RB Onterrio Smith, CB Ralph Brown, TE Richard Owens, QB Shaun Hill, DL Steve Martin inactive for Week 16.

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Vikings | Week 15 Inactives

Sun, 19 Dec 2004 09:06:31 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have declared OG Adam Haayer, C Anthony Herrera, CB Antoine Winfield, DL Chris Hovan, C Matt Birk, CB Ralph Brown, TE Richard Owens, QB Shaun Hill inactive for Week 15.

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Vikings | Week 14 Inactives

Sun, 12 Dec 2004 09:06:01 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have declared OG Adam Haayer, C Anthony Herrera, CB Antoine Winfield, C Matt Birk, LB Raonall Smith, TE Richard Owens, QB Shaun Hill, DL Steve Martin inactive for Week 14.

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Vikings | Week 13 Inactives

Sun, 05 Dec 2004 09:27:14 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have declared OG Adam Haayer, C Anthony Herrera, DL Chris Hovan, C Matt Birk, RB Mewelde Moore, LB Raonall Smith, TE Richard Owens, QB Shaun Hill inactive for Week 13.

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Vikings | Week 12 Inactives

Sun, 28 Nov 2004 09:12:19 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have declared C Anthony Herrera, DL Chris Hovan, C Matt Birk, RB Mewelde Moore, OT Nat Dorsey, LB Raonall Smith, TE Richard Owens, QB Shaun Hill inactive for Week 12.

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Vikings | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 21 Nov 2004 08:54:16 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have declared OG Adam Haayer, DL Darrion Scott, CB Derek Ross, RB Mewelde Moore, WR Randy Moss, LB Raonall Smith, TE Richard Owens, QB Shaun Hill inactive for Week 11.

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Vikings | Week 9 Inactives

Mon, 08 Nov 2004 17:10:13 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have declared OG Adam Haayer, LB Chris Claiborne, C Cory Withrow, RB Mewelde Moore, WR Randy Moss, LB Raonall Smith, TE Richard Owens, QB Shaun Hill inactive for Week 9.

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Vikings | Week 8 Inactives

Sun, 31 Oct 2004 08:56:18 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have declared OG Adam Haayer, LB Chris Claiborne, C Cory Withrow, DL Darrion Scott, TE Richard Owens, WR Ryan Hoag, QB Shaun Hill, DL Spencer Johnson inactive for Week 8.

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Vikings | Owens or Berton Could Start at TE

Wed, 22 Sep 2004 19:02:27 -0700

Minnesota Vikings TE Richard Owens or newly added TE Sean Berton, who was with the team in 2003, could start at tight end in Week 3 depending on what package the team opens with.

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Vikings | Owens to See More Work

Wed, 22 Sep 2004 10:05:49 -0700

Sean Jensen, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings TE Richard Owens has the team pleased after catching three passes for 36 yards in Week 2. With TEs Jim Kleinsasser (knee) and Jermaine Wiggins (hand) out, Owens will need to play a larger role.

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Vikings | Owens Impressive

Mon, 10 May 2004 20:23:45 -0700

Vikings.com reports Minnesota Vikings undrafted rookie free agent TE Richard Owens impressed head coach Mike Tice during the team's three-day minicamp May 7-9. Tice called Owens' play "very, very solid over the weekend."

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Vikings | Owens Signed

Sun, 25 Apr 2004 17:20:02 -0700

TE Richard Owens' (Louisville) agent, Jeff Chilcoat, has confirmed to KFFL that Owens has signed as an undrafted rookie free agent with the Minnesota Vikings.

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NFL | Louisville: Richard Owens Workout Tidbits

Wed, 17 Mar 2004 20:57:11 -0800

TE/LS Richard Owens' (Louisville) agent, Jeff Chilcoat, has confirmed to KFFL that Owens measured in at 6041 and 271 pounds at his school's Pro Day. He was clocked at 4.78 in the 40-yard dash, 4.24 in the short shuttle, had a 30" vertical jump and a 9'10" broad jump. His long snaps were in the high 0.6s and low 0.7s during windy outdoor conditions.

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