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Geno Hayes cleared for full activity

Linebacker Geno Hayes started the first 14 games of last season for the Jaguars, but ended the year on injured reserve because of a knee injury that required surgery after the season came to an end. Hayes has recovered well from the surgery, though, and he’s gotten the green light to go ahead with his pursuit of a starting job in 2014. Hayes has been given full medical clearance...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Knee forces Jaguars to shut down Geno Hayes

Linebacker Geno Hayes joined the long list of Jaguars players who will be unable to finish the season when he was shut down Thursday because of a knee injury. Also ruled out was cornerback Dwayne Gratz, who sustained a high left ankle sprain against Tennessee. Hayes said he will have arthroscopic surgery “as soon as possible.” He had been playing with the injury for most of...
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December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Hold ‘em or Fold ‘em: Geno Hayes

Is Geno Hayes the long-term answer at strong-side linebacker in Chicago? We break down his strengths and weaknesses to decide whether or not the Bears should re-sign him.
February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Tales from the Tape: LB Geno Hayes

We go to the film room to break down the performance of Bears linebacker Geno Hayes from Thursday’s preseason opener, one in which Hayes demonstrated his value to the team.
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears add linebacker depth

The Chicago Bears added some linebacker depth on Thursday. The Bears agreed to a one-year contract with former Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Geno Hayes. Hayes, a Florida State University product, was not retained by the Buccaneers after a poor performance in the 2011 season, eventually being benched towards the end of the Buccaneers dismal 2011 season. Hayes was signed to provide depth...
April 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Hayes signing bolsters Bears LB corps

The Chicago Bears strengthened another position group Thursday, adding former Tampa Bay linebacker Geno Hayes to the roster. Hayes agreed to a one-year deal and should push incumbent starter Nick Roach, as well as give the Bears some insurance protection. The move also provides General Manager Phil Emery with flexibility heading into next week’s draft, allowing the club to pick...
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April 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Bears agree to terms with former Bucs LB Hayes

The Chicago Bears agreed to terms on a contract with free-agent linebacker Geno Hayes on Thursday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Hayes collected 64 tackles and one interception in 16 games last season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The 24-year-old Hayes has recorded 257 tackles, seven sacks and four interceptions in four NFL seasons.
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Bucs notes: LB Hayes to start; schedule among NFL's toughest

After spending the better part of two weeks watching from the bench, Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Geno Hayes said he will return to the starting lineup for Sunday's game at Green Bay.
November 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Bucs LB Hayes to return to starting lineup

After spending the better part of two weeks watching from the bench, Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Geno Hayes said he will return to the starting lineup for Sunday's game at Green Bay.
November 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Hayes back on defense

OLB Geno Hayes, relegated to special teams duty in the 27-16 loss at New Orleans, will return to the field for the Buccaneers defense against Houston on Sunday.
November 10, 2011  |  Discuss
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