A person familiar with the injury says New York Jets fullback Lex Hilliard will miss the entire season with a broken shoulder blade that requires surgery.
Hilliard was injured during practice Tuesday when he went down after a running play. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the severity of Hilliard's injury....
NY Jets FB is done for the year after breaking his scapula (shoulder blade) during Tuesday’s practice. Hilliard had signed a one year with the Jets in March and was competing for the starting job with rookie, Tommy Bohanon.
Jets FB Lex Hilliard will have season-ending surgery to repair a broken scapula, per league source.
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The New York Jets have signed running back Mike Goodson and fullback Lex Hilliard in free agency.
Goodson, a former fourth-round pick by the Carolina Panthers, has played in 40 games, rushing for 722 yards and three touchdowns on 160 carries. He also has 59 receptions for 524 yards and a score.
Hilliard joined the Jets last season after being waived by New England. The former sixth...
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March 15, 2013
While the move likely didn’t send fans running down the street in excitement, the New York Jets solidified a fullback for the lineup Tuesday, agreeing to a one-year deal with Lex Hilliard.The deal, first reported by Pro Football Talk, puts at least one body on the depth chart at the fullback position and brings back a reliable special teamer from last season. Hilliard joined the...
A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the New York Jets have re-signed fullback Lex Hilliard to a one-year contract.
The move Wednesday comes as the Jets have lost a few of their other free agents, including running back Shonn Greene, defensive lineman Mike DeVito and safety Yeremiah Bell. Safety LaRon Landry and tight end Dustin Keller are also...
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March 13, 2013
Even though their season opener is just days away, Bill Belichick is still doing his due diligence and looking for ways to improve the Patriots' roster. Reports surfaced Tuesday that the Pats worked out quarterback Mike Kafka and will work out tight end Kellen Winslow. New England made a couple of official roster moves, though, signing running back Lex Hilliard and releasing...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings have reportedly added to the competition at running back.
Multiple reports have said Minnesota signed Lex Hilliard, who played his first three NFL seasons for the Miami Dolphins and started four games last season, to a one-year contract. Hilliard, 27, had 16 carries for 41 yards and a touchdown last season, and caught five passes for 49...