Vladimir Ducasse and the Minnesota Vikings liked what they saw in each other.
Ducasse, the former New York Jets offensive lineman, visited Minnesota last week but left without a deal in place as he weighed his potential options. The Vikings agreed to terms with Ducasse on a one-year contract Monday, a source confirmed to FOXSportsNorth.com.
Ducasse, 26, had also visited the Cincinnati...
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The Vikings were sure to look for depth at guard in the offseason and they have officially added it. Vladimir Ducasse has been signed to a 1 year deal with the Minnesota Vikings. Ducasse was a big name coming out of UMass in the 2010 NFL Draft and was chosen by the Jets in round 2.
From what we have seen from the interior offensive...
New York Jets’ free agent offensive lineman Vladimir Ducasse has been heavily criticized throughout his career.
When the Jets selected Ducasse with the 61st overall pick in the second round of the 2010, they knew the former Massachusetts Minutemen star was going to be a project.
However, they liked his enormous size (he’s currently 6’4.5 and 325 pounds) and knew he had a...
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You can bet Ducasse won’t be wearing...
Vladimir Ducasse was picked by the Jets in the 2nd round in 2010 and even though he has had some promising showings, the Jets are moving on to this years third round pick out of Kent State Brian Winters.
The Jets are making a change to their starting offense this week, but it’s not at quarterback.
The Jets will start rookie Brian Winters at left guard and bench Vlad Ducasse, a...
Dave DeGuglielmo made it clear that if it were up to him, there would be no rotation at left guard on the New York Jets' offensive line.
It would be Matt Slauson, not Vladimir Ducasse.
All the time.
''That's a directive from high above me,'' the offensive line coach said Thursday. ''You'd have to ask somebody higher than me.''
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2012
New York Jets offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo says rotating Matt Slauson and Vladimir Ducasse at left guard is ''a directive from high above me.''
Clearly unhappy with that decision, which comes from coach Rex Ryan, DeGuglielmo raves Thursday about Slauson while saying that Ducasse, a second-round pick in 2010, is ''playing well enough to be an every...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2012
Vladimir Ducasse was widely considered a project with exponential potential when he was chosen by the New York Jets in the second round (61st overall) of the 2010 draft out of UMass.
Photo Via Vladimir Ducasse Facebook Page
In his first two seasons, Ducasse, 24, has appeared in 18 games with one start, but his playing time has been very limited, an indication that he hasn’t been...
The Jets took Vladimir Ducasse in the 2nd round in 2010, taking a chance on his size, upside, and versatility. Ducaase has yet to establish himself as a starter at either guard or tackle, even with Wayne Hunter struggling mightily at right tackle last year. Ducasse was moved to right tackle this offseason and had been working with the 2nd team in OTAs. He was expected to push Hunter...
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Throughout his run as the...