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Jason La Canfora reports that the Cleveland Browns have announced that DE Frostee Rucker will be released.
Adam Caplan reports that sources have informed him that Rucker would have been guaranteed $2 million of his $2.5 million base salary had been on their roster as of tomorrow.
Rucker, 29, signed a five-year deal worth $20.5 million that included a $5 million signing bonus. Cleveland will take a cap hit, but they clearly felt that Rucker was not a good fit in their 3-4 defense.
He every game for the Browns in 2012 and produced 48 tackles and four sacks. Pro Football Focus rated him towards the bottom of the league in terms of 4-3 defensive ends.
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The Cleveland Browns have released veteran defensive end Frostee Rucker.
The Browns signed Rucker, 29, to a 5-year, $20 million deal before the 2012 season. On that contract, $8 million was guaranteed and he had already been paid $5.5 million between his signing bonus and first-year salary. Rucker was due $2 million in a roster bonus had he not been released by Wednesday, February...
The Browns have released defensive end Frostee Rucker after one season.
A top free-agent signing by Cleveland last year, Rucker is the first casualty of the team switching from a 4-3 to multi-front defensive scheme under first-year coach Rob Chudzinski. Rucker made $6 million last season, when he started all 16 games and finished with 48 tackles and four sacks.
Rucker was due to...
The Cleveland Browns have once again cleaned house with a completely new coaching staff and front office. Even the team ownership is new. Rob Chudzinski has been named the Browns new head coach and former Arizona Cardinals coordinator Roy Horton has been hired as the team’s defensive coordinator. Both men have agreed that the Browns will change their defensive alignment to a 3...
The Cleveland Browns defense took a hit today, the team cut Frostee Rucker the guy that former GM Tom Heckert brought in from the Cincinnati Bengals. If Rucker was on the Browns rooster tomorrow morning it would have coast the team a 2 million dollar rooster bonus. Rucker had a decent season for the Browns. He 29 tackles, 19 assists and 4 sacks for the Browns in the 2012 season....
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In the wake of the release of veteran defensive end and all-around decent guy Frostee Rucker earlier this week, ESPNClevland’s Tony Grossi speculated as to what unsigned, unrestricted free agents are unlikely to be back in Cleveland for the start of the Joe Banner era.
The most notable may be the fan favorites in Phil Dawson and Joshua Cribbs, but former second-round draft pick...
Is Carson Palmer’s time with the Oakland Raiders over? According to CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora, Palmer is one of the main candidates to be cut in the near future due to Salary Cap issues. “CP3″ will have a $13 million base salary in 2013, what translates into a big chunk of the Raiders budget, which is already one of [...]
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Tennessee Titans plans on exercising running back Chris Johnson’s $10 million option.
The Titans intend to exercise the $10 million contract on RB Chris Johnson ($9M becomes guaranteed on 5th day after Super Bowl).
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) February 5, 2013
It sounds like the TItans don’t plan on getting rid of Johnson...
Titus Young says he’s better than Megatron, and now he may get the chance to prove it. Per Jason La Canfora, the St. Louis Rams have picked Young up off Waivers.
I’m sure Jeff Fisher will institute some type of behavior clause in whatever contract they workout, but here’s Young’s opportunity to show out.
Jason La Canfora reports that the Tennessee Titans intend to exercise RB Chris Johnson‘s contract that will pay him $10 million in 2013.
La Canfora adds that $9 million of Johnson’s salary will be guaranteed as of February 9th.
The Titans have maintained all along that they planned on keeping Johnson next season. There was, however, plenty of speculation that he could be...
Jason La Canfora reports the Rams met with former Browns DC Dick Jauron regarding their defensive coordinator vacancy.
Jauron actually did a pretty decent job with the Browns defense and fits Jeff Fisher‘s defensive philosophy better than Rob Ryan did.
Ian Rapoport adds that St Louis is expected to meet with five or six more candidates regarding the position, but...
Jason La Canfora reports that the St Louis Rams have claimed WR Titus Young off of waivers from the Detroit Lions.
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