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Texans Sign RB Tim Cornett & OT Mike Farrell, Cut LB Ricky Sapp

  John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Texans have signed RB Tim Cornett and OT Mike Farrell while releasing LB Ricky Sapp. Cornett, 22, signed with the Texans as an undrafted free agent out of UNLV back in May. He happanes to be UNLV’s all-time leading rusher totaling 769 carries for 3,733 yards (4.85 YPC) and 35 career touchdowns. Farrell, 24, signed...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs' Bowers present during strange incident involving ex-Destiny's Child member

Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Da'Quan Bowers was present during an odd incident involving ex-Destiny's Child singer Farrah Franklin over the weekend. According to, Franklin was arrested for disorderly conduct early Sunday morning in South Carolina after partying with Bowers and Houston Texans linebacker Ricky Sapp on Saturday in Myrtle Beach. The report says...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Destiny’s Child member arrested while hanging out with Da’Quan Bowers, Ricky Sapp

Former Destiny’s Child member Farrah Franklin was arrested while drinking and partying with NFL players Da’Quan Bowers and Ricky Sapp down in Myrtle Beach over the weekend,  according to TMZ Sports. TMZ broke the story … Franklin was arrested early Sunday morning for disorderly conduct, and the details are crazy.According to the police NFL player Da’Quan Bowers flew...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Sapp Re-signs with the Texans

The Houston Texans have resigned exclusive rights free agent outside linebacker Ricky Sapp for the upcoming season. The terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Sapp returning brings back depth to the outside linebacker position. Sapp saw time for the Texans in the last three games of the season at outside linebacker and registered 1 tackle. He was claimed off of waiver by the Texans...
Via State of the Texans
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Texans re-sign OLB Ricky Sapp

The Texans re-signed outside linebacker Ricky Sapp on Tuesday, according to the team. Sapp, acquired from waivers on November 15, 2013, saw playing time in Houston’s final four games last season. Prior to being signed by the Texans, Sapp had stints with the Eagles and Jets. He played nine games, primarily as a backup linebacker […]The post Houston Texans re-sign OLB Ricky Sapp...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Sign Ricky Sapp, Antwan Barnes Placed on IR

Florham Park, N.J. - The Jets were able to scrape and claw their way to a big road victory in Atlanta on Monday night, but in the process they lost outside linebacker, and pass-rushing specialist, Antwan Barnes for the rest of the season.Barnes appeared to have injured his knee in the fourth quarter, the cameras caught a shot of his leg buckling under as he made a move rushing Matt...
Via Jets
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

With Few Options for Change Can Ricky Sapp Make a Difference?

Florham Park, N.J. - After the bye week the main question floating around (not involving Sanchez and/or Tebow specifically) was what possible changes could the Jets make to turn things around in the second half of the season? It's a simple question and a logical one as well. If you fancy yourself a playoff team and come out of the first half of the season at 3-5 you have to...
Via Jets
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Ricky Sapp's Road to Redemption

Ricky Sapp's road to the New York Jets has been paved with perseverance and dedication. In a career that started out with certainty of NFL fame and fortune, Sapp, a former track star, would have to hurdle obstacles of adversity just to continue living out his dream."People really don't have any idea what it's been like. It's been tough. I was down and out,"...
Via Jets
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Roster Rundown: #92 Ricky Sapp

Position: Linebacker Height / Weight: 6’4″ 252 lbs. Age: 25 / Experience: 3 College: Clemson 2011 Contract Status: Signed through 2012 2011 Analysis: Sapp was a part of the Jets organization this fall as a practice squadder when he was signed in October to the practice squad.  Sapp didn’t play a down, but the Jets have to like something about the 2010 draft pick from...
Via The Jets Blog
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Jets Sign LB Ricky Sapp from Practice Squad

The New York have announced a roster move today as they prepare for this weekend’s matchup against the Dolphins. LB Ricky Sapp has been moved up from the practice squad, while WR Eron Riley who was cut the other day, has been signed back to the practice squad. Sapp (6-4/252) was initially signed by the Jets to the practice squad on Halloween after being released by the Eagles...
Via The Jets Blog
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss
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