KEITH RIVERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

LB Keith Rivers' time in Dallas over before it starts

Four months after signing with the Dallas Cowboys, veteran linebacker Keith Rivers is retiring from the game, per NFL.com. The 29-year-old Rivers, a 2008 Cincinnati first-round pick, played for three teams during his 7-year career (Cincinnati, New York, Buffalo). In 2014, he managed only just 16 tackles in 12 games for Buffalo. Career stats: 50 starts, three sacks, two picks
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Keith Rivers retires instead of reporting to Cowboys' camp

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) Linebacker Keith Rivers has decided to retire rather than report to training camp with the Dallas Cowboys. Coach Jason Garrett said he spoke with the 29-year-old Rivers about two hours before the team boarded a flight Tuesday for California. The Cowboys placed Rivers on the reserve/retired list before the first camp workout Thursday. He signed with Dallas in...
Via Associated Press
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Keith Rivers, Bills, Cowboys, Ravens, & Titans

Keith Rivers The Cowboys announced Thursday that veteran LB Keith Rivers is retiring from the NFL after seven seasons split among the Bengals, Giants and Bills. Bills Bills owner Terry Pegula mentioned that there’s really no hurry to build a new stadium at this point in time. “The only answer to that question is the state and ... The post NFL Notes: Keith Rivers...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Veteran LB Keith Rivers making a good impression at Cowboys OTAs

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Keith Rivers didn't get much playing time in Buffalo last year, logging only 192 snaps, but so far at the team's OTAs, he been getting plenty of looks at the nickel position, according to DallasCowboys.com. He was drafted by the Bengals ninth overall in the 2008 NFL Draft, and Rivers received the only vote for 2008 Defensive Rookie of the Year that didn...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys Reach Agreement With LB Keith Rivers On A One-Year Deal

Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas reports that the Cowboys have signed veteran LB Keith Rivers to a one-year contract. Rivers was released by the Bills back in February in a move that cleared $1.7 million in available cap space. Rivers, 28, is a former first-round pick of the Cincinnati Bengals back in 2008. He spent five years with the ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Bills Release Veteran LB Keith Rivers, Free Up $1.7M In Cap Space

The Buffalo Bills announced the release of veteran LB Keith Rivers on Tuesday. Rivers, 28, is a former first-round pick of the Cincinnati Bengals back in 2008. He spent five years with the Bengals before was traded to the Giants in return for a 2012 fifth-round pick that ultimately became S George Iloka. He was entering the final year of his contract and would have made a base...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Bills' Rivers leaves with groin injury

CHICAGO (AP) Buffalo Bills weakside linebacker Keith Rivers has left Sunday's season opener against the Chicago Bears because of a groin injury. It was not clear when the injury happened. It was announced late in the third quarter that he would miss the remainder of the game. --- AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and http://twitter.com/AP-NFL
Via Associated Press
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills finish the draft with another troubled past

The Bills had two 7th round picks in this years NFL Draft and they selected OLB Randal Johnson and OT Seantrel Henderson. The 7th round typically doesn’t see many superstars come out of it, its a lot of times the round where teams draft a kicker or take a chance on someone with a troubling past which would be the case for Seantrel Henderson. There is tremendous talent that falls...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Q&A about Keith Rivers with @joegoodberry and @UltimateNYG

It is two Q&As for the price of one player. The Bills signed former 1st round pick Keith Rivers and I'm bringing in NFL Draft analyst and player evaluator for CincyJungle.com (SBNation's Bengals blog) Joe Goodberry to let me know what the deal is with him.  Follow him @JoeGoodberry.  I also got Andy Furman from Ultimate NYG to talk about Rivers time with Big Blue. His Q&...
Via Buffalo Wins
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills Sign LB Keith Rivers To A Two-Year Deal

  #Bills, LB Keith Rivers (@rivers55) agree to terms http://t.co/oJHj50Bgok pic.twitter.com/4jU1HhQIVp — Buffalo Bills (@buffalobills) March 12, 2014 ———— James Walker of ESPN reports that free agent LB Keith Rivers has agreed to a two-year deal with the Bills. Walker adds that Rivers will make $5 million over the course of two years. Rivers, 26, was taken with the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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