CIERRE WOOD NEWS

End of day news and notes for 01/13

Roster Development Ravens sign running back Cierre Wood to a reserve-future deal although contract has hit some snags. His contract will be refilled. Super Bowl Rings It was first reported that former Ravens Damien Berry was selling his 2012 Championship ring. Berry later came out and denied these reports saying “he had no idea that his friend was selling his ring and did not authorize...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens sign Cierre Wood to future contract

The Baltimore Ravens have signed running back Cierre Wood to a futures contract. Wood was let go by the Houston Texans in October after he allegedly smoked marijuana in the team hotel during a road game. The Patriots later picked him up and stashed him on their practice squad. Ravens sign running back Cierre Wood to reserve-future deal — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) January 2...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Sign RB Sam McGuffie to the Practice Squad

The Patriots have announced the signing of running back Sam McGuffie to the team's practice squad. In order to make room for McGuffie, the team also waived running back Cierre Wood from the p-squad. McGuffie's resume in the NFL so far is fairly typical for the Patriots this year. He's an undrafted free agent who was first signed by the Raiders before being...
Via Ex Pats
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots Sign Running Back, Former YouTube Sensation Sam McGuffie to Practice Squad (Video)

FOXBORO, Mass. — Cue the Danny Woodhead comparisons. Actually, please don’t. The Patriots signed undrafted free agent running back Sam McGuffie to the team’s practice squad. In a corresponding move, they released running back Cierre Wood from the practice squad. McGuffie played at Michigan and Rice. He began his career as a running back before moving to wide receiver...
Via NESN.com
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots sign rookie RB McGuffie to practice squad

The New England Patriots have signed rookie running back Sam McGuffie to their practice squad. To make room for McDuffie on Friday, the club released rookie running back Cierre Wood from the practice squad. On Thursday, New England released cornerback and special teams player Marquice Cole, leaving a slot on the 53-man roster open. McGuffie can also serve as a practice slot receiver...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Scouting RB Cierre Wood, By Russell Easterbrooks

Patriot Practice Squad running back Cierre Wood was signed Nov. 5th, after being released by the Houston Texans, along with two other players for unspecified violation of team rules. Wood played college football at Notre Dame, and is 5'11" 215lbs. He ran a fast 40 yard dash, 4.46 seconds, had a 3 cone drill time of 6.87, and did 18 reps. on the bench press at 225 lbs. ...
Via Ex Pats
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots dump Austin Collie, pick up LaQuan Williams and Cierre Wood

The New England Patriots released wide receiver Austin Collie on Tuesday while adding LaQuan Williams to their roster. The Patriots also signed former Houston Texans running back Cierre Wood to their practice squad. Collie tweaked his knee in the Patriots win on Sunday but had been largely unnoticed in the Patriots gameplans. Colline caught just three passes during his four games...
Via Tireball.com
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Justin Francis, Jake Ballard, Cierre Wood, Two Others Work Out for Patriots

The Patriots had some old friends back in Foxboro, Mass., on Monday. Justin Francis and Jake Ballard, both of whom were cut at the end of the summer, worked out for New England, according to Field Yates of ESPN.com. Francis was waived/injured, then signed an injury settlement to become a free agent. He suffered an ankle injury during the preseason. Ballard signed with the Cardinals...
Via NESN.com
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Cierre Wood and Sam Montgomery have both passed drug tests

Former Houston Texans running back Cierre Wood is now cleared of the allegations that ESPN sources claimed last week of him smoking marijuana. Per Mike Garofalo, Wood coordinated the test with the NFL Players Association and took it last Monday — the same day he and linebacker Willie Jefferson and defensive end Sam Montgomery were […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Cierre Wood passed drug test following release from Texans

Cierre Wood took and passed a drug test shortly after he was cut from the Houston Texans reports FOX Sports. As  the report goes, Wood coordinated the test with the NFL Players Association which he took last Monday. Wood, linerbacker Willie Jefferson and defensive end Sam Montgomery were cut last Monday for violating unspecified team rules during the Texans road trip to face Kansas...
Via Tireball.com
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Source: Wood passed drug test

Former Houston Texans running back Cierre Wood, one of three players released last week for a violation of team rules, has notified all teams he passed a drug test taken shortly after he was cut, a source told FOX Sports. Per the source, Wood coordinated the test with the NFL Players Association and took it last Monday -- the same day he and linebacker Willie Jefferson and defensive...
Via Fox Sports
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Source: Wood passed drug test

Former Houston Texans running back Cierre Wood, one of three players released last week for a violation of team rules, has notified all teams he passed a drug test taken shortly after he was cut, a source told FOX Sports.
Via FOXSports.com
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Cierre Wood and Willie Jefferson work out for Jacksonville Jaguars

Both Cierre Wood and Willie jefferson were released from the Houston Texans last week, for smoking a cigar in the team’s hotel room. Well today both Cierre Wood and Willie Jefferson are working out for the Jacksonville Jaguars. This is great news for the two, because there has not been any report of foul play. […]
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Facing a Big Task Coming Out of the Bye Week

The Houston Texans are coming out of the bye week and are faced with a monumental task to save their 2013 season. Sitting at 2 and 5, the Texans only sit two games out of the final playoff spot with nine games left to play. There are 11 teams in the AFC with 4 wins or less, so the season at this rate is a long way from being over. The Texans’ schedule may not be the toughest on...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Ray Graham Promoted from the Practice Squad

The Houston Texans will promote rookie runningback Ray Graham from their practice squad according to the Houston Chronicle’s John McClain. Graham is a rookie from Pittsburgh where he had a successful career for the Panthers before he tore his ACL in 2011. He returned his senior season to rush for 1,042 yards and 11 touchdowns and have 340 yards receiving with two touchdowns. Graham...
Via State of the Texans
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Kansas City Edition

The Texans played the Chiefs down to the wire but ended up losing to the only undefeated team in the NFL, 17-16. The Texans are now 3 games out of first place in the AFC South and two games out of a wild card spot going into their bye. There were some positives this game, but the negatives outweighed the positives once again. The Good: Case Keenum showed why the Texans elected to...
Via State of the Texans
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Sam Montgomery Passes Voluntary Drug Test

Former Houston Texans defensive end and 3rd round draft pick is out to clear his name for the alleged use of “illegal substances” that got him dismissed from the team this past weekend. Reports have said that the Sam Montgomery, Cierre Wood and Willie Jefferson, all rookies, were cut from the team for smoking pot in the team hotel before the Kansas City Chiefs game. “It is...
Via State of the Texans
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Sam Montgomery, Texans Players Were Cut for Smoking Weed in Hotel

The Texans made a surprise move in cutting third-round rookie defensive end Sam Montgomery and two others on Monday. It appears now we know why. Montgomery, running back Cierre Wood and linebacker Willie Jefferson were all sent home ahead of the Texans’ game in Kansas City on Sunday for what was deemed a violation of team rules. On Monday, the three players were released for apparently...
Via NESN.com
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Texans players released for alleged marijuana use

According to Tania Ganguli of ESPN.com,  the Houston Texans released running back Cierre Wood, lineback Willis Jefferson and defensive end Sam Montegomery for smoking pot at their team hotel in Kansas City this past weekend. Three sources who wished to remain anonymous told ESPN.com that the violation occurred due to marijuana use. “I don’t understand why they did it,” Texans...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Veterans Disappointed In Three Rookies Who Were Cut

Man sometimes in life you have to make your own decisions, and the right decision. Cierre Wood is a Houston native, and was getting the chance to play ball for his hometown team in the NFL when he decided to make the same choice this weekend, that cost him games at Notre Dame. Woods, along with former LSU standout Sam Montgomery, and Willie Jefferson got cut by the Texans on Monday...
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October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Veterans Disappointed In Three Rookies Who Were Cut

Man sometimes in life you have to make your own decisions, and the right decision. Cierre Wood is a Houston native, and was getting the chance to play ball for his hometown team in the NFL when he decided to make the same choice this weekend, that cost him games at Notre Dame. Woods, along with former LSU standout Sam Montgomery, and Willie Jefferson got cut by the Texans on Monday...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

After waiving Cierre Wood, Texans in market for third running back

With rookie free-agent running back Cierre Wood being placed on waivers today the Texans will be looking for a third running back to play behind Arian Foster and Ben Tate both of whom were injured in Sunday’s 17-16 loss at Kansas City. Foster is out with a hamstring injury. He said he should be able to play in two weeks against Indianapolis. Tate has bruised ribs. He left Sunday’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans kick three players off team for smoking pot

Absolutely nothing is going right for the Houston Texans this season. Locked in a five-game slide where most of quarterback Matt Schaub’s completions have been Pick-Sixes, the team was dealt a crushing blow when linebacker Brian Cushing was lost for the season in a 17-16 loss to Kansas City. That was coming off a weekend where the city’s most iconic and beloved football figure...
Via Rumors and Rants
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans cut three players for marijuana use in hotel room

Houston Texans rookies Sam Montgomery Cierre Wood and Willie Jefferson were released Monday two days after violating team rules while at the Texans' team hotel in Kansas City. Three sources who wished to remain anonymous told ESPN.com that the violation occurred due to marijuana use. Wood Jefferson and Montgomery were inactive for Sunday's 17-16 loss to the Kansas City...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Ben Tate Has Four Broken Ribs

RB Ben Tate just told AP he has 4 broken ribs but expects to play after bye. Foster and Tate are injured and they need another RB. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) October 21, 2013   Houston Texans running back Ben Tate has four broken ribs suffered Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs. The injury occurred in the second quarter after a big hit directly on the ribs of Tate on...
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October 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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