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  NFL | Corey Wootton retires    Tue Jul 26, 01:18 PM

Free-agent DE Corey Wootton (Vikings) announced his retirement via Twitter on Tuesday, July 26. Wootton recorded 12 sacks in 86 career games with the Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings.

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  Lions | Corey Wootton visits Allen Park    Mon May 11, 10:28 PM

The Detroit Lions worked out free-agent DT Corey Wootton (Vikings) Monday, May 11, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Wootton is coming off a down season, but he's gotten interest from a few teams this offseason. He should sign with a team before training camp.

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  Saints | Corey Wootton leaves without deal    Wed Apr 15, 10:52 PM

Free-agent DT Corey Wootton (Vikings) met with the New Orleans Saints Wednesday, April 15, but he left without receiving a contract offer, according to a source.

Footballguys view: The Saints want to improve their defensive line, and they could add Wooton at a later date. A part-time player with the Vikings last year, Wooton's best season came in 2012 when he had 27 tackles and seven sacks.

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  Jaguars | Corey Wootton works out    Fri Apr 3, 04:34 PM

Free-agent DE Corey Wootton (Vikings) worked out for the Jacksonville Jaguars Thursday, April 2.

Footballguys view: Wootton has worked out for the Titans as well. He appeared in 15 games last year, but played less than 300 snaps. Wootton struggles to stop the run, and he did not generate any pressure as a pass-rusher in 2014.

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  Vikings | Friday injury report for Week 8    Fri Oct 24, 03:28 PM

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph (abdomen, groin) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 24, and has been ruled out. LB Gerald Hodges (hamstring) was limited in practice and is doubtful. CB Josh Robinson (ankle) did not participate in practice and is questionable. OG Vladimir Ducasse (knee) and Antone Exum Jr. (ankle) fully participated and are questionable. TE Chase Ford (foot), DT Sharrif Floyd (ankle), CB Jabari Price (hamstring), S Harrison Smith (ankle), C John Sullivan (concussion) and DE Corey Wootton (back) all fully practiced and are probable.

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  Vikings | Thursday practice report    Thu Oct 23, 05:21 PM

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph (hernia) and S Antone Exum (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 23. LB Gerald Hodges (hamstring), C John Sullivan (concussion), DT Sharrif Floyd (ankle), CB Jabari Price (hamstring) and CB Josh Robinson (ankle) were limited, while DE Corey Wootton (back), OG Vladimir Ducasse (knee), SS Harrison Smith (ankle) and TE Chase Ford (foot) practiced in full.

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  Vikings | Wednesday practice report    Wed Oct 22, 05:04 PM

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph (hernia), LB Gerald Hodges (hamstring) and C John Sullivan (concussion) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 22. DE Corey Wootton (back), DT Sharrif Floyd (ankle), OG Vladimir Ducasse (knee), CB Jabari Price (hamstring) and S Antone Exum (ankle) were limited, while S Harrison Smith (ankle) and TE Chase Ford (foot) practiced in full.

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  Vikings | Week 7 Inactives    Sun Oct 19, 11:46 AM

The Minnesota Vikings have declared OT Austin Wentworth, LB Brandon Watts, DL Corey Wootton, OG David Yankey, LB Gerald Hodges, TE Kyle Rudolph, FB Zach Line inactive for Week 7.

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  Vikings | Friday injury report for Week 7    Fri Oct 17, 02:23 PM

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph (abdomen, groin), LB Gerald Hodges (hamstring) and DE Corey Wootton (back) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 17, and have been ruled out for the team's Week 7 game. DT Sharrif Floyd (elbow, ankle) was limited in practice and is questionable. LB Chad Greenway (hand, rib) fully practiced and is questionable. CB Jabari Price (hamstring), DT Linval Joseph (ankle), TE Chase Ford (foot), S Harrison Smith (ankle) and LB Michael Mauti (illness) all fully participated in practice and are probable.

Footballguys view: Hodges was filling in for Greenway, so the Vikings need their stud linebacker in the lineup to avoid going one step lower on the depth chart against the Bills.

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Michael Mauti player page
Gerald Hodges player page


  Vikings | Thursday practice report    Thu Oct 16, 05:52 PM

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph (abdomen, groin), LB Gerald Hodges (hamstring), DE Corey Wootton (back), DT Sharrif Floyd (elbow, ankle) and LB Michael Mauti (illness) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 16. CB Jabari Price (hamstring) and DT Linval Joseph (ankle) were limited, while LB Chad Greenway (hand, rib), TE Chase Ford (foot) and S Harrison Smith (ankle) practiced in full.

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Michael Mauti player page
Gerald Hodges player page


  Vikings | Wednesday practice report    Wed Oct 15, 04:58 PM

Minnesota Vikings LB Gerald Hodges (hamstring), CB Jabari Price (hamstring) and DE Corey Wootton (back) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 15. DT Sharrif Floyd (ankle, elbow) and DT Linval Joseph (ankle) were limited during practice, while LB Chad Greenway (hand, rib), TE Chase Ford (foot) and FS Harrison Smith (ankle) fully participated in practice.

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  Vikings | Corey Wootton expected to in rotation    Thu Jul 10, 04:34 PM

Minnesota Vikings DE Corey Wootton is expected to be part of a rotation at defensive end this upcoming season.

Footballguys view: Expect a lot of things like this with new head coach Mike Zimmer who has always found ways to get the most out of his players. The team is looking for interior help since they let Kevin Williams walk, so expect Wootton to get plenty of reps.

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  Vikings | Brian Robison expects to compete for starting job    Sat Mar 29, 12:10 PM

Minnesota Vikings DE Brian Robison hopes to start at defensive end in the 2014 season but understands that he will have to compete with DE Corey Wootton for the job.

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  Vikings | Corey Wootton contract update    Thu Mar 20, 08:45 PM

Updating a previous report, the Minnesota Vikings have signed DE Corey Wootton to a one-year deal worth $1.5 million. Wootton can earn an additional $500,000 with incentives.

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  Vikings | Corey Wootton agrees to terms    Thu Mar 20, 07:56 PM

The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms with free-agent DE Corey Wootton (Bears) on a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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  Bears | Corey Wootton undergoes surgery    Mon Jan 13, 05:52 PM

Chicago Bears DE Corey Wootton (hip) underwent arthroscopic hip surgery last week. Wootton has been bothered by the injury for the last two years.

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  Bears | Interested in bringing three back    Thu Jan 9, 10:47 PM

Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery indicated he is interested in re-signing impending free-agent C Roberto Garza, DE Corey Wootton and DT Jeremiah Ratliff this offseason.

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  Bears | Landon Cohen might be called upon    Sun Oct 6, 06:22 PM

Chicago Bears DT Landon Cohen and DT Corey Wootton might be the starting defensive tackles in Week 6 if DT Stephen Paea (toe) and DT Nate Collins (knee) are not healthy enough to play. Collins left the Week 5 game, and Paea was inactive due to turf toe.

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  Bears | Corey Wootton could see time at DT    Mon Sep 23, 01:42 PM

Chicago Bears DE Corey Wootton could see time at defensive tackle on a rotational basis because of the injury to DT Henry Melton (knee). Wootton has received time at defensive tackle earlier when defensive coordinator Mel Tucker wanted four pass rushers on the defensive line.

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  Bears | LDE battle rages on    Tue Sep 3, 12:08 AM

Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery said Monday, Sept. 2, that the team will make a decision on its starting left defensive end this week after reviewing how practices go. DE Shea McClellin is battling DE Corey Wootton for the starting gig.

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  Bears | Several miss preseason opener    Sun Aug 11, 08:02 PM

Chicago Bears TE Kyle Adams (hamstring), DT Jamaal Anderson (knee), CB Kelvin Hayden (hamstring), OT Jonathan Scott (knee) , LB D.J. Williams (calf) and DE Corey Wootton (calf) were each held out of the preseason opener Friday, Aug. 9, against the Carolina Panthers due to injury.

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  Bears | Co-starters listed at LDE    Tue Aug 6, 12:09 AM

The Chicago Bears released their first unofficial depth chart Monday, Aug. 5, and DEs Shea McClellin and Corey Wootton are listed as co-starters at left defensive end.

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  Bears | Corey Wootton practicing    Sat Aug 3, 07:52 PM

Chicago Bears DE Corey Wootton (hip) is participating in practice Saturday, Aug. 3, after missing a couple of days because of a hip injury.

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  Bears | Corey Wootton day-to-day    Fri Aug 2, 06:16 PM

Chicago Bears DE Corey Wootton (hip) is considered day-to-day because of a hip injury.

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  Bears | Corey Wootton to undergo tests    Thu Aug 1, 01:00 PM

Updating a previous report, Chicago Bears DE Corey Wootton (hip) will undergo an MRI on a hip injury he suffered Thursday, Aug. 1.

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  Bears | More on Corey Wootton    Thu Aug 1, 12:28 PM

Updating a previous report, Chicago Bears DE Corey Wootton (hip) left practice with a hip injury Thursday, Aug. 1.

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  Bears | Corey Wootton leaves practice early    Thu Aug 1, 12:13 PM

Chicago Bears DE Corey Wootton (undisclosed) left practice early Thursday, Aug. 1.

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  Bears | Corey Wootton filling big shoes    Sat Jul 27, 12:27 AM

The Chicago Bears are using DL Corey Wootton at defensive end, and he will rotate inside on certain downs, similar to what former teammate DE Israel Idonije (Lions) did before departing.

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  Bears | Four players to get bigger 2013 salaries    Wed Jan 30, 05:28 PM

Carolina Panthers OT J'Marcus Webb, DE Corey Wootton, FS Major Wright and PK Robbie Gould will receive increased 2013 base salaries because of incentives in their contracts. Gould's salary will go from $2.325 million to $2.425 million while the other three players will go from $630,000 to $1.323 million.

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  Bears | Corey Wootton expected to start     Fri Jan 4, 06:21 PM

Chicago Bears DE Corey Wootton likely will be one of the team's starting defensive ends next season.

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  Bears | Corey Wootton banged up    Sun Aug 19, 02:12 AM

Chicago Bears DL Corey Wootton (groin) tweaked his groin in the preseason game Saturday, Aug. 18.

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  Bears | Week 17 Inactives    Sun Jan 1, 11:58 AM

The Chicago Bears have declared TE Andre P. Smith, DL Corey Wootton, DL Jordan Miller, OG Levi Horn, OL Mansfield Wrotto, RB Marion Barber III, QB Nathan Enderle inactive for Week 17.

Footballguys view: Kahlil Bell gets another week as the feature back and he makes for a borderline RB1 play after his performance last week.

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  Bears | Six players probable     Fri Dec 30, 03:59 PM

Chicago Bears WR Devin Hester (ankle), TE Kellen Davis (illness), OG Chris Spencer (back), DE Corey Wootton (concussion) and LBs Lance Briggs (ankle) and Nick Roach (shin) are listed as probable for Week 17 and are expected to play. Briggs was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 30, while the other five fully participated in practice.

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  Bears | Four players fully practice    Thu Dec 29, 07:52 PM

Chicago Bears WR Devin Hester (ankle), C Chris Spencer (back), DE Corey Wootton (concussion) and LB Nick Roach (shin) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 29.

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  Bears | Four limited    Wed Dec 28, 06:17 PM

Chicago Bears WR Devin Hester (ankle), LB Nick Roach (shin), C Chris Spencer (back) and DL Corey Wootton (concussion) were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 28.

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  Bears | Week 10 Inactives    Sun Nov 13, 03:08 PM

The Chicago Bears have declared TE Andre P. Smith, DL Corey Wootton, OT Gabe Carimi, RB Kahlil Bell, DL Matt Toeaina, QB Nathan Enderle, DL Nick Reed inactive for Week 10.

Footballguys view: Devin Hester is active despite suffering an ankle injury on Monday night vs. the Eagles.

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  Bears | Week 9 Inactives    Mon Nov 7, 07:07 PM

The Chicago Bears have declared DL Anthony Adams, DL Corey Wootton, OT Gabe Carimi, LB Jabara Williams, RB Kahlil Bell, DL Mario Addison, QB Nathan Enderle inactive for Week 9.

Footballguys view: Carimi is still not healthy enough to play, and the Bears could use him against the Eagles tough set of defensive ends.

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  Bears | Week 7 Inactives    Sun Oct 23, 11:55 AM

The Chicago Bears have declared DL Corey Wootton, WR Earl Bennett, OT Gabe Carimi, FS Major Wright, DL Mario Addison, DL Matt Toeaina, QB Nathan Enderle inactive for Week 7.

Footballguys view: Bennett practiced this week, but the Bears are being cautious and will not plug him in until after the bye. Dane Sanzenbacher gets one more full game in the slot.

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  Bears | Week 6 Inactives    Sun Oct 16, 07:27 PM

The Chicago Bears have declared SS Chris Harris, DL Corey Wootton, WR Earl Bennett, OT Gabe Carimi, DL Matt Toeaina, QB Nathan Enderle, DL Nick Reed inactive for Week 6.

Footballguys view: Julius Peppers is active, which is bad news for Donovan McNabb.

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Nick Reed player page
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  Bears | Corey Wootton not expected to dress    Fri Oct 14, 09:56 PM

Chicago Bears DL Corey Wootton (hand) is not expected to dress after fracturing his left hand in practice last week.

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  Bears | Corey Wootton probable for Week 6    Fri Oct 14, 06:53 PM

Chicago Bears DE Corey Wootton (hand) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 14. He is listed as probable for Week 6 but is not expected to play.

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  Bears | Two fully practice    Thu Oct 13, 08:19 PM

Chicago Bears WR Earl Bennett (chest) and DE Corey Wootton (hand) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 13.

Footballguys view: Bennett could be back this week after GM Jerry Angelo lamented his absence earlier, citing his connection with Jay Cutler.

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  Bears | Corey Wootton practices    Wed Oct 12, 05:34 PM

Chicago Bears DL Corey Wootton (hand) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 12.

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  Bears | Week 5 Inactives    Mon Oct 10, 08:05 PM

The Chicago Bears have declared DL Corey Wootton, WR Earl Bennett, OT Gabe Carimi, RB Kahlil Bell, DL Mario Addison, QB Nathan Enderle, DL Stephen Paea inactive for Week 5.

Footballguys view: The Bears OL will miss the first-round pick Carimi. Undrafted rookie Dane Sanzenbacher gets the slot duty again with Bennett still out and no timetable set for his return.

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  Bears | Five players listed as probable    Sat Oct 8, 04:49 PM

Chicago Bears TE Matt Spaeth (calf), OG Chris Spencer (hand), DE Corey Wootton (hand), CB Charles Tillman (hip) and SS Chris Harris (hamstring) fully participated in practice Saturday, Oct. 8, and are listed as probable for Week 5.

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  Bears | Corey Wootton breaks hand    Sat Oct 8, 11:23 AM

Chicago Bears DE Corey Wootton (hand) will not play in Week 5 because of a broken hand.

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  Bears | Week 3 Inactives    Sun Sep 25, 03:33 PM

The Chicago Bears have declared SS Chris Harris, DL Corey Wootton, OT Gabe Carimi, FS Major Wright, RB Marion Barber III, DL Stephen Paea inactive for Week 3.

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  Bears | Week 2 Inactives    Sun Sep 18, 11:52 AM

The Chicago Bears have declared SS Chris Harris, DL Corey Wootton, OG Lance Louis, RB Marion Barber III, QB Nathan Enderle, WR Roy Williams, DL Stephen Paea inactive for Week 1.

Footballguys view: With Williams out, Johnny Knox, Devin Hester, and Earl Bennett all have chances for more targets today.

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  Bears | Corey Wootton listed as questionable for Week 2    Fri Sep 16, 04:52 PM

Chicago Bears DE Corey Wootton (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 16. He is listed as questionable for the game and may sit out the game.

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  Bears | Four practice in full    Thu Sep 15, 04:48 PM

Chicago Bears CB Zackary Bowman (hamstring), LB Lance Briggs (knee), WR Sam Hurd (ankle) and DL Corey Wootton (knee) practiced in full Thursday, Sept. 15.

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