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Texans Top 20 of 2013: #18 Jeff Tarpinian

In this series, we look at the top 20 Houston Texans of the 2013 season.    #18   On October 27th, the Houston Texans added a not well-known linebacker name Jeff Tarpinian. Tarpinian has a story that you can’t but help respect for what he has been through with a surgery to his brain that cut short his NFL time with the New England Patriots. The Texans picked him up for an injured...
Via State of the Texans
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Opportunity Knocks For a Few Texans

The Houston Texans’ season could not get any more bleak than what it is right now, and the team is currently sitting at the number one overall draft pick after their tenth straight loss. Players have changed and there has been a semi youth movement put into place by the Texans to see what they have with some players. Once again, the Texans are depending on finishing the season...
Via State of the Texans
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Add Linebacker Jeff Tarpinian

The Houston Texans will be signing linebacker Jeff Tarpinian to the active roster to help the linebackers, he can play inside or outside if needed on defense. Tarpinian is in his second season out of Iowa and is 6-3 and 240 lbs. He was an UDFA picked up by the New England Patriots in 2011 where he played in 10 games and had 8 total tackles on special teams. Tarpinian spent time...
Via State of the Texans
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots trade for WR Salas, 7 to practice squad

A day after dumping 22 players from the roster to get down to 53, the Patriots continued making moves today, signing seven players to the practice squad and trading for St. Louis Rams wide receiver Greg Salas. The Rams will get a late 2015 draft pick in return for Salas, who’s rookie season was cut short last year when he broke his fibula in November. Signed to the practice squad...
Via 60 Max Power O
September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

The New England Patriots lose Jeff Tarpinian for the year

The Patriots have lost 24-year old rookie LB Jeff Tarpinian for the rest of the year due to a head injury.  Tarpinian played in 7 games for the Patriots this year and he had 7 tackles.  This is going to be a bigger loss to the special teams than the defense for the Patriots.  Truth be told though, the Patriots can afford to lose anymore players on defense.
Via Patriots Locker
November 24, 2011  |  Discuss

Ventrone back on practice squad; Tarpinian to IR

By Mike McDermottThe Patriots have re-signed safety Ross Ventrone to the practice squad, a day after he was cut for the seventh time this season. New England also put rookie linebacker Jeff Tarpinian on season ending injured reserve and re-signed wide receiver Tiquan Underwood to the 53-man roster. Josh Victorian, who was signed to the practice squad yesterday, was cut to make...
Via Projo Pats Blog
November 24, 2011  |  Discuss

Patriots release injury report: Welker still limited, Tarpinian was sick

Pretty much everything from practice was the same as yesterday. The only mystery was what was wrong with LB Jeff Tarpinian. He missed the work along with CB Devin McCourty, LB Brandon Spikes, and LB Dane Fletcher. Oh, so what was wrong with Tarpinian? He was sick. Check out the Patriots injury report: Player Pos. Injury Friday Participation Dane Fletcher LB Thumb DNP Devin McCourty...
Via The Rap Sheet
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Patriots Hurting at Linebacker With Absence of Jeff Tarpinian, While Devin McCourty Misses Third Practice

FOXBORO, Mass. -- The Patriots' linebacker depth took another hit Friday. Rookie Jeff Tarpinian, who made his first career start Sunday against the Jets, missed practiced for unknown reasons. He hasn't been on the injury report all week. The Patriots also practiced without cornerback Devin McCourty, linebacker Brandon Spikes and linebacker Dane Fletcher, all three of whom...
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Patriots LB Jeff Tarpinian said pretty soon, “You kinda realize it’s just football.”

One of the most astonishing things in the Patriots 37-16 win over the Jets on Sunday was that it wasn’t Gary Guyton who started at outside linebacker alongside Jerod Mayo and opposite Rob Ninkovich. Nope, it was Jeff Tarpinian, the former Iowa linebacker who battled injuries early yet stuck on the roster. With good reason. The 6-foot-3, 238-pound undrafted player had four tackles...
Via The Rap Sheet
November 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Patriots' Jeff Tarpinian, Sterling Moore Throw NBC's 'Sunday Night Football' Player Introductions a Curveball

The Patriots' starting defense on Sunday night against the Jets featured a few names that might not be all too familiar to some -- including the producers over at NBC. During the Sunday Night Football telecast, Jeff Tarpinian's and Sterling Moore's presence in the Pats starting lineup was such a curveball that the network didn't have video of the players introducing...
November 14, 2011  |  Discuss
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