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  Raiders | Michael Huff making position switch    Tue Jan 3, 05:46 PM

Oakland Raiders FS Michael Huff said that he will be converting from free safety to cornerback next season. He played cornerback at the University of Texas and sparingly in Oakland. The Raiders used combinations of CBs Chris X. Johnson, DeMarcus Van Dyke, Chimdi Chekwa and Lito Sheppard this year.

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  Raiders | Lito Sheppard to start    Wed Nov 9, 06:48 PM

Oakland Raiders CB Lito Sheppard will start opposite CB Stanford Routt against the San Diego Chargers in Week 10 Thursday, Nov. 10.

Footballguys view: Rookie Vincent Brown may benefit from facing Sheppard this week.

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  Raiders | Lito Sheppard to play in Week 9    Tue Nov 1, 08:15 AM

Oakland Raiders CB Lito Sheppard said he expects to play anywhere between 'five snaps to 30 snaps, depending on what the situation calls for' in Week 9.

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  Raiders | Lito Sheppard re-signs    Mon Oct 31, 04:55 PM

The Oakland Raiders re-signed CB Lito Sheppard Monday, Oct. 31, and he is already practicing with the team. CBs Chris X. Johnson (hamstring) and Chimdi Chekwa (hamstring) have been nicked up.

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  Raiders | Lito Sheppard works out    Tue Oct 18, 09:21 PM

The Oakland Raiders worked out free-agent CB Lito Sheppard (Raiders) Tuesday, Oct. 18, according to a league source. It's uncertain if they'll re-sign him.

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  Bengals | Several veterans tryout    Tue Sep 13, 10:11 PM

The Cincinnati Bengals worked out free-agent TE Donald Lee (Packers), CB Trevard Lindley (Eagles) and CB Lito Sheppard (Raiders) Tuesday, Sept. 13.

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  Raiders | Two CBs released    Sat Sep 3, 05:10 PM

The Oakland Raiders have released CBs Lito Sheppard and Walter McFadden.

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  Raiders | Lito Sheppard playing for roster spot?    Fri Sep 2, 11:24 PM

Oakland Raiders head coach Hue Jackson said Friday, Sept. 2, that CB Lito Sheppard was playing for a roster spot in the preseason finale against the Seattle Seahawks.

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  Raiders | Terrelle Pryor, Lito Sheppard do not play    Mon Aug 29, 01:09 AM

Oakland Raiders QB Terrelle Pryor and CB Lito Sheppard did not play in the preseason game Sunday, Aug. 28, against the New Orleans Saints, as expected. It's likely they'll see action in the preseason finale Friday, Sept. 2, against the Seattle Seahawks.

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  Raiders | Lito Sheppard signed    Fri Aug 26, 01:07 PM

The Oakland Raiders have signed free-agent CB Lito Sheppard (Vikings). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Giants | Two CBs worked out    Wed Aug 24, 04:41 PM

The New York Giants worked out free-agent CBs Lito Sheppard (Vikings) and CB Brian Williams (Falcons) Wednesday, Aug. 24.

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  Giants | Expected to work out Lito Sheppard    Tue Aug 23, 03:14 PM

The New York Giants are expected to work out free-agent CB Lito Sheppard (Vikings) Wednesday, Aug. 24.

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  Vikings | Lito Sheppard unlikely to return    Wed Jan 26, 12:57 PM

The Minnesota Vikings likely will not try to re-sign impending free-agent CB Lito Sheppard this offseason, according to Tom Pelissero, of 1500ESPN.com.

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  Vikings | Week 11 Inactives    Sun Nov 21, 11:38 AM

The Minnesota Vikings have declared RB Albert Young, OT Chris Degeare, FS Eric Frampton, LB Erin Henderson, DL Fred Evans, WR Hank Baskett, QB Joe Webb, CB Lito Sheppard inactive for Week 11.

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  Vikings | Four players probable for Week 10    Fri Nov 12, 04:39 PM

Minnesota Vikings OT Phil Loadholt (knee), DL Everson Griffen (shoulder) and CBs Lito Sheppard (hand) and Frank Walker (hamstring) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 12, according to Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. They are listed as probable for Week 10 and are expected to play.

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  Vikings | Two practice Thursday    Thu Nov 11, 05:51 PM

Minnesota Vikings DL Everson Griffen (shoulder) and CB Lito Sheppard (hand) practiced in full Thursday, Nov. 11, according to Vikings.com.

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  Vikings | Three practice fully Wednesday    Wed Nov 10, 09:12 PM

Minnesota Vikings DE Everson Griffen (shoulder) and CBs Lito Sheppard (hand) and Frank Walker (hamstring) all practiced fully Wednesday, Nov. 10.

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  Vikings | Seven players probable for Week 9min    Fri Nov 5, 07:18 PM

Minnesota Vikings C John Sullivan (calf), OG Chris Degeare (ankle), DT Pat Williams (elbow), LB Ben Leber (knee) and CBs Asher Allen (back), Chris Cook (quadriceps) and Lito Sheppard (hand) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 5, reports Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. They are all listed as probable for Week 9 and are expected to play.

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  Vikings | Seven limited Thursday    Thu Nov 4, 05:58 PM

Minnesota Vikings CB Chris Cook (quadriceps), OG Chris Degeare (ankle), QB Brett Favre (foot, ankle, chin), LB Ben Leber (knee), CB Lito Sheppard (hand), CB Frank Walker (hamstring) and DL Pat Williams (elbow) were limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 4.

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  Vikings | Six limited in Wednesday practice    Wed Nov 3, 06:24 PM

Minnesota Vikings CB Chris Cook (quadricep), G Chris Degeare (ankle), LB Ben Leber (knee), CBs Lito Sheppard (hand) and Frank Walker (hamstring) and DT Pat Williams (elbow) all were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 3.

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  Vikings | Week 8 Inactives    Sun Oct 31, 03:18 PM

The Minnesota Vikings have declared RB Albert Young, OT Chris Degeare, LB Erin Henderson, WR Hank Baskett, DL Jimmy Kennedy, QB Joe Webb, CB Lito Sheppard, SS Tyrell Johnson inactive for Week 8.

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  Vikings | Lito Sheppard limited Friday    Fri Oct 29, 05:32 PM

Minnesota Vikings CB Lito Sheppard (hand) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 29, and is questionable for Week 8, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune's Judd Zulgad. Sheppard is not expected to play.

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  Vikings | Six players limited Thursday    Thu Oct 28, 05:18 PM

Minnesota Vikings C John Sullivan (calf), OGs Chris Degeare (ankle) and Steve Hutchinson (quadriceps), DL Letroy Guion (hamstring), DT Pat Williams (quadriceps) and CB Lito Sheppard (hand) were limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 28, reports Vikings.com.

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  Vikings | Five limited Wednesday    Wed Oct 27, 05:11 PM

Minnesota Vikings OT Chris Degeare (ankle), DL Letroy Guion (hamstring), CB Lito Sheppard (hamstring), C John Sullivan (calf) and DL Pat Williams (quadriceps) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 27, according to WEEI.com's Christopher Price.

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  Vikings | Week 7 Inactives    Sun Oct 24, 07:15 PM

The Minnesota Vikings have declared RB Albert Young, OT Chris Degeare, LB Erin Henderson, DL Fred Evans, WR Hank Baskett, FS Husain Abdullah, QB Joe Webb, CB Lito Sheppard inactive for Week 7.

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  Vikings | Lito Sheppard questionable for Week 7    Fri Oct 22, 09:01 PM

Minnesota Vikings CB Lito Sheppard (hand) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 22, according to Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. He is listed as questionable for Week 7.

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  Vikings | Seven limited Thursday    Thu Oct 21, 05:17 PM

Minnesota Vikings CB Chris Cook (knee), OT Ryan Cook (wrist), OT Chris Degeare (ankle), LB E.J. Henderson (knee), TE Jim Kleinsasser (groin), CB Lito Sheppard (hand) and C John Sullivan (calf) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 21.

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  Vikings | Three miss practice Wednesday    Wed Oct 20, 05:31 PM

Minnesota Vikings SS Husain Abdullah (concussion), TE Jim Kleinsasser (groin) and CB Lito Sheppard (hand) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 20.

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  Vikings | Asher Allen likely to start in Week 6    Thu Oct 14, 11:52 PM

Minnesota Vikings CB Asher Allen will likely start in Week 6 against the Dallas Cowboys opposite CB Antoine Winfield, with CB Lito Sheppard adding depth, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune's Chip Scoggins.

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  Vikings | Lito Sheppard expected to be nickel back    Sat Oct 9, 11:09 AM

Minnesota Vikings CB Lito Sheppard is expected to be the team's nickel back in Week 5 because of the injury to CB Chris Cook (knee), reports Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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  Vikings | Chris Cook expected to start Saturday    Thu Aug 26, 01:28 PM

Minnesota Vikings CB Chris Cook is expected to start the team's third preseason game Saturday, Aug. 28, reports the Minneapolis Star Tribune's Chip Scoggins. Cook was initially expected to work strictly behind CB Antoine Winfield on the left side, and Minnesota would go with one or a combination of CBs Lito Sheppard, Benny Sapp and Asher Allen on the right side until CB Cedric Griffin (knee) was healthy following a knee injury. However, Cook has impressed, and if he plays well Saturday, he could win the job at right corner over Sheppard, who hasn't had a strong camp. Allen is expected to be the full-time nickel back.

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  Vikings | Lito Sheppard not a candidate for nickelback spot    Mon Jun 28, 02:54 PM

Minnesota Vikings CB Lito Sheppard was not asked to work at the nickelback position during offseason workouts and does not appear to be a candidate for the job, reports Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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  Vikings | Several players return punts Wednesday    Wed May 19, 04:07 PM

Minnesota Vikings CB Lito Sheppard, WR Taye Biddle, WR Jaymar Johnson, WR Greg Lewis, CB Asher Allen, RB Darius Reynaud and CB Marcus Sherels worked on returning punts during the team's offseason workout Wednesday, May 19, report Chip Scoggins and Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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  NFL | Lito Sheppard received interest from other teams    Thu Apr 22, 04:18 PM

Minnesota Vikings CB Lito Sheppard said he received interest from the Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears but decided to sign with the Vikings, reports Minneapolis Star Tribune's Judd Zulgad.

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  Vikings | Lito Sheppard believes he has chance to start    Thu Apr 22, 04:08 PM

Minnesota Vikings CB Lito Sheppard said he believes he has a chance to start at cornerback this season, according to 1500 ESPN Twin Cities' Tom Pelissero. Sheppard said the Vikings have not told him what his role will be.

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  Vikings | Sheppard signed    Wed Apr 21, 06:44 PM

Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the Minnesota Vikings have signed unrestricted free-agent CB Lito Sheppard (Jets) to a one-year deal worth $2 million.

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  Vikings | Meeting with Sheppard    Wed Apr 21, 04:26 PM

Kevin Seifert, of ESPN.com, reports the Minnesota Vikings are meeting with unrestricted free-agent CB Lito Sheppard, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Footballguys view: Sheppard was a liability last year for the Jets, but the Vikings need help at cornerback.

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  NFL | Three teams could be interested in Sheppard    Wed Apr 14, 08:23 PM

Jason La Canfora, of the NFL Network, reports the Chicago Bears, Minnesota Vikings and Oakland Raiders could have interest in unrestricted free-agent CB Lito Sheppard (Jets).

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  Lions | Sheppard to visit    Wed Apr 14, 11:37 AM

Adam Schefter, from ESPN, reports free-agent CB Lito Sheppard (Jets) will visit the Detroit Lions Wednesday, April 14, and Thursday, April 15, according to a league source.

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  Lions | Will not pursue Sheppard    Mon Mar 8, 11:33 PM

Tom Kowalski, of Mlive.com, reports the Detroit Lions will not pursue free-agent CB Lito Sheppard (Jets), according to a league source. A previous report indicated the Lions were interested in bringing Sheppard in for an interview.

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  Jets | Sheppard released    Thu Mar 4, 03:52 PM

Updating a previous report, Jason La Canfora, of the NFL Network, reports the New York Jets have released CB Lito Sheppard, according to a source.

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  Jets | Sheppard to be released Friday    Tue Mar 2, 10:15 AM

Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports the New York Jets will release CB Lito Sheppard Friday, March 5. Sheppard is due a $10 million option bonus March 9 that would have triggered another four-year contract, and there was no way the Jets were going to pay that.

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  Jets | Sheppard not expected to return in 2010    Mon Jan 25, 11:04 AM

Bob Brookover, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports New York Jets CB Lito Sheppard will reportedly not return to the team next season. The Jets will unlikely pay Sheppard a $10 million roster bonus that is due March 11.

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  Jets | Lowery to start Championship game    Sun Jan 24, 01:34 PM

NFL.com reports New York Jets CB Dwight Lowery will start in place of CB Lito Sheppard in the AFC Championship game, a source has confirmed to NFL Network's Mike Lombardi.

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  Eagles | Will receive fourth-round pick for Sheppard    Wed Jan 13, 08:30 PM

Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports the Philadelphia Eagles will receive a fourth-round draft pick from the New York Jets for CB Lito Sheppard. The Eagles will have six picks in the first four rounds of the 2010 NFL Draft.

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  Jets | Sheppard misses practice Tuesday    Tue Jan 12, 10:52 PM

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said during his press conference Tuesday, Jan. 12, that CB Lito Sheppard missed the team's practice to witness the birth of his child.

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  Jets | Lowery misses practice Friday    Fri Nov 27, 09:57 PM

New York Jets CB Dwight Lowery (ankle) missed the team's practice Friday, Nov. 27, and is out for Week 12. He will be replaced in the starting lineup by CB Lito Sheppard.

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  Jets | Sheppard probable for Week 10    Fri Nov 13, 05:19 PM

Dan Leberfeld, of Jets Confidential, reports New York Jets CB Lito Sheppard (quadriceps) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 13. He is listed as probable for Week 10 but will not start in the game.

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  Jets | Sheppard practices Thursday    Fri Nov 13, 12:30 PM

New York Jets CB Lito Sheppard (quadriceps) fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 12. He is expected to play in Week 10 but will be limited.

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  Jets | Sheppard expects to play Week 10    Thu Nov 12, 12:00 AM

Updating a previous item, Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets CB Lito Sheppard (quadriceps) returned for the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 11, but he appeared to be limited. He expects to play in the team's Week 10 game.

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