Lions Announce The Release Of Eight Players

  The Detroit Lions announced the release of eight players as well as their undrafted rookie class of 11 players on Monday. Among the released were: CB Nate Ness, S Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, TE Matt Veldman, K John Potter, WR Carlin Isles, LB Jon Morgan, C Sherman Carter and WR Cody Wilson. There’s really no major names among this group, but this is largest number of players...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants try out three defensive backs, one linebacker

The New York Giants tried out three defensive backs and one linebacker, according to a league source The Giants tried out defensive backs Akwasi Owusu-Ansah (Indiana, Pa.), Mike Edwards (Hawaii) and Brandon Jones (Rutgers) and linebacker Jonathan Stewart (Texas A&M). None were immediately signed to a contract. Owusu-Ansah is a former Dallas Cowboys fourth-round draft pick...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints Nation: Thoughts on Saints' Roster Moves

You've undoubtedly heard of all the roster moves that took place to get the Saints at 75 by now. They had 80 going into the exercise and here's how they trimmed down: Waived were Eric Martin, Akwasi Owusu-Ansah and Tim Toone. On IR were Will Smith, Joe Morgan and Chris Chamberlain. The biggest surprise of all that was Martin getting waived, who looked very good early...
Via The Saints Nation
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders sign six from practice squad to contracts

The Oakland Raiders signed six players to reserve/future contracts on Wednesday. Guard Jason Foster, linebacker Jerrell Harris, defensive back Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, wide receiver Travionte Session, tight end Mickey Shuler and offensive tackle Jason Slowey finished the 2012 season with the team's practice squad. Owusu-Ansah played in 10 games with the Dallas Cowboys in 2010...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders sign CB Ross and 2 for practice squad; McClain concussed

In the wake of Shawntae Spencer’s right ankle sprain, the Oakland Raiders signed this tuesday cornerback Brandian Ross, in addition to filling two practice squad spots with CB Akwasi Owusu-Ansah and DT Vaughn Meatoga. Also, head coach Dennis Allen announced that linebacker Rolando McClain suffered a concussion against the Dolphins and might not be able to [...]
Via Silver and Black Daily
September 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers Worked Out Three Free Agent Defensive Backs Recently

Adam Caplan reported via Twitter on Wednesday that the Pittsburgh Steelers recently brought in free agent defensive backs Terrence Johnson, Dominique Franks and Akwasi Owusu-Ansah for workouts. The reason for the workouts was likely due to cornerback Curtis Brown and safety Robert Golden being dinged up in the preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers. Brown injured a knee...
Via Steelers Depot
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Cowboys release fifth-rounder Coale

The Dallas Cowboys reportedly released wide receiver Danny Coale, defensive back Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, offensive linemen Pat McQuistan and Daniel Loper and quarterback Rudy Carpenter on Friday. Coale, a fifth-round pick, didn't do enough to set himself apart according to owner Jerry Jones, who made the comments on his weekly radio show on Friday. Owusu-Ansah was back with...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys Jersey Numbers: Updates for Nos. 11 through 15

Roy Williams was most certainly not the greatest player to wear #11 for the Cowboys. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In this update to the series on greatest Dallas Cowboys by their jersey numbers, we focus on numbers 11 through 15. The most noteworthy update involves #11, worn by wide receiver Roy Williams from 2008 to 2010. The Cowboys gave up a first-round pick in 2009 to acquire...
Via Know Your Dallas Cowboys: The Blog
May 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Cowboys News: Akwasi Owusu-Ansah Is Back, DeMarco Murray Is Ready To Go!

According to a report in the The Dallas Morning News, Akwasi Owusu-Ansah is back with the Cowboys. The 24-year-old safety, who was most recently a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars, was claimed off waivers Tuesday along with former Tampa Bay punter Jake Rogers during a flurry of activity that included the release of undrafted rookie cornerback Troy Woolfolk. Owusu-Ansah was...
Via Lone Star Struck
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Cowboys claim Owusu-Ansah, Rogers

Defensive back Akwasi Owusu-Ansah is getting a second chance with the Cowboys, who claimed their fourth-round pick in 2010 off waivers from Jacksonville. Dallas also was awarded punter Jake Rogers off waivers from Tampa Bay. Owusu-Ansah was cut by the Cowboys on Nov. 30 last season and hooked on with the Jaguars' practice squad. Drafted as a raw cornerback prospect out...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Jaguars cut LeFevour, Dillard, Owusu-Ansah

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May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans 23, Jacksonville Jaguars 17

The Jaguars just couldn’t muster enough offense to beat the Titans last Saturday in Tennessee.  Blaine Gabbert was not too good in this game as he completed 21 of 42 passes for 198 yards with 0 TD passes and 1 INT.  Maurice Jones-Drew led the way on the ground for the Jaguars in this game with 103 yards rushing on 24 carries (4.3 ypc) with 1 TD run.  He also caught 6 passes...
Via Jaguars Locker
December 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Akwasi Owusu-Ansah Is Headed To Jacksonville

We can’t say that we’re all that shocked by this news, but Akwasi Owusu-Ansah is no longer a Dallas Cowboy. A second-year safety/receiver/return man, Owusu-Ansah signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Tuesday, around a week after being cut by the Cowboys to make room for fullback Shaun Chapas on the active roster. The team had hoped that they could hold onto AOA as a member...
Via NBC Dallas- Fort Worth
December 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Jaguars promote former Cowboys player Akwasi Owusu-Ansah to active roster

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Via Sportsday
December 06, 2011  |  Discuss

Bryant Poised To Assume Punt Return Duties

Jerry Jones can gnash his teeth all he likes, but the Sporting News’ Clarence Hill pointed out Wednesday that the release of wideout Akwasi Owusu-Ansah paves the way for Dez Bryant to finish the season as the Cowboys’ full-time punt returner:   Owusu-Ansah has served as the team's primary punt returner the past few weeks because the Cowboys didn't want to risk Bryant...
Via NBC Cowboys Blog
December 01, 2011  |  Discuss

Cowboys’ draft disasters aren’t keep Garrett up at night

With the release of Akwasi Owusu-Ansah on Wednesday, the Cowboys have only six players on their active roster from the combined 18 they selected in the 2009 and 2010 NFL drafts. Only two – wider receiver Dez Bryant and linebacker Sean Lee – start. So is Jason Garrett concerned? Not a bit. “There are a lot of different ways to put your team together and to acquire talent,...
Via Dallas Cowboys And The NFL
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Cowboys Release Akwasi Owusu-Ansah

The Dallas Cowboys cut safety turned receiver and sometimes return man Akwasi Owusu-Ansah today, making AOA the latest casualty of the 2009 and 2010 draft classes for Dallas. The move was made in order to make room for fullback Shaun Chapas, who will presumably replace Tony Fiammetta, who is battling an undisclosed illness and has missed the past two games. Also, the team has reportedly...
Via NBC Cowboys Blog
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Is Shaun Chapas Finally Getting a Seat at the Dallas Cowboys’ Table?

At 6'2'' and 250 pounds, he is built like a lead blocker.It looks like the Dallas Cowboys are continuing to churn the bottom of the roster. Several news sources are reporting that Akwasi Owusu-Ansah was cut Tuesday. Many fans have been calling for him to be cut after two weeks of being ineffective as a returner. He did have a 21 yard punt return last week that seems to...
Via The Landry Hat
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Special teams report: Cowboys need return explosion

We have received an awful lot of questions about the special teams portion of the Dallas Cowboys over the last few weeks, so I thought I would attempt to squeeze a little attention in their direction today. Overall, it has been a mediocre, but quiet, year for the special teams. We say "mediocre" because the return teams rate near the bottom of the league as punt returning...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 23, 2011  |  Discuss

Special teams report: Cowboys need return explosion

We have received an awful lot of questions about the special teams portion of the Dallas Cowboys over the last few weeks, so I thought I would attempt to squeeze a little attention in their direction today. Overall, it has been a mediocre, but quiet, year for the special teams. We say "mediocre" because the return teams rate near the bottom of the league as punt returning...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 23, 2011  |  Discuss

Cowboys Players Serve Early Thanksgiving Dinner At Salvation Army

A dozen Dallas Cowboys were at the Salvation Army’s Carr P. Collins Social Services Center in Dallas on Tuesday night to hand out early Thanksgiving Day meals, as part of an annual tradition for the team. The group present pretty much ran the gamut of fame, and included DeMarco Murray, Felix Jones, Mat McBriar, DeMarcus Ware, Jason Witten, Jesse Holley, Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, Robert...
Via NBC Dallas- Fort Worth
November 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Jones: Owusu-Ansah Will Continue Returning Kicks, Punts

Second-year safety Akwasi Owusu-Ansah took over return duties in the team’s 44-7 drubbing of the Buffalo Bills last Sunday, and according to Jerry Jones, he’s there to stay--for now, anyway. Jones spoke to 105.3 The Fan today, and said that Owusu-Ansah would continue to return kicks and punts in this week’s divisional match-up with the Washington Redskins. What’s more,...
Via NBC Cowboys Blog
November 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones: Akwasi Owusu-Ansah will continue to return kickoffs and punts

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Via Sportsday
November 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Cowboys promote receiver Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, cut guard Daniel Loper

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Via Sportsday
November 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Cowboys call up receiver from practice squad

The Cowboys called up Akwasi Owusu-Ansah from the practice squad on Saturday to return kicks and bolster their injury-depleted wide receiver corps. To make room for the former safety, Dallas cut offensive lineman Daniel Loper. The Cowboys had planned to promote rookie receiver Dwayne Harris from the practice squad to return kicks, but he suffered a hamstring injury in practice Thursday...
Via Dallas Cowboys And The NFL
November 12, 2011  |  Discuss
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