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  Raiders | Oakland adds Rufus Johnson    Thu Aug 3, 06:36 PM

Free-agent LB Rufus Johnson (Redskins) agreed to terms with the Oakland Raiders Thursday, Aug. 3. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Redskins | Four Redskins waived    Tue May 2, 04:40 PM

Washington Redskins LB Steven Daniels, WR Reggie Diggs, LB Rufus Johnson and OL Quinton Schooley were waived Tuesday, May 2.

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  Redskins | Washington makes two roster moves    Thu Dec 29, 01:09 AM

The Washington Redskins signed free-agent S Josh Evans (Jaguars) to the active roster Wednesday, Dec. 28, and added LB Rufus Johnson to the practice squad.

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  Patriots | Wednesday injury report for Week 8    Wed Oct 28, 05:06 PM

New England Patriots OT Marcus Cannon (toe), LB Rufus Johnson (illness) and DE Jabaal Sheard (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 28, and has been ruled out for the Week 8 game against the Miami Dolphins Thursday, Oct. 29. RB Brandon Bolden (hamstring), WR Keshawn Martin (hamstring) and OG Shaquille Mason (knee) were limited during practice and are listed as questionable. DE Trey Flowers (knee, shoulder), LB Dont'a Hightower (ribs) and OG Josh Kline (shoulder) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Dont'a Hightower player page
Keshawn Martin player page
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Rufus Johnson player page


  Patriots | Tuesday practice report for Week 8    Tue Oct 27, 05:53 PM

New England Patriots OT Marcus Cannon (toe), LB Rufus Johnson (illness) and DE Jabaal Sheard (ankle) did not practice Tuesday, Oct. 27. RB Brandon Bolden (hamstring), WR Keshawn Martin (hamstring) and OG Shaquille Mason (knee) were limited, while DE Trey Flowers (knee, shoulder), LB Dont'a Hightower (ribs) and OG Josh Kline (shoulder) practiced in full.

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Dont'a Hightower player page
Keshawn Martin player page
Brandon Bolden player page
Rufus Johnson player page


  Patriots | Monday practice report for Week 8    Mon Oct 26, 05:09 PM

New England Patriots OT Marcus Cannon (toe), LB Rufus Johnson (illness) and DE Jabaal Sheard (ankle) did not participate in practice Monday, Oct. 26. RB Brandon Bolden (hamstring), WR Keshawn Martin (hamstring) and OG Shaquille Mason (knee) were limited during practice, while DE Trey Flowers (knee, shoulder), LB Dont'a Hightower (ribs) and OG Josh Kline (shoulder) fully participated in practice. The Patriots did not practice Monday, so this is an estimation.

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Dont'a Hightower player page
Keshawn Martin player page
Brandon Bolden player page
Rufus Johnson player page


  Patriots | Dion Lewis leads Pats inactives    Sun Oct 25, 11:30 AM

The New England Patriots have declared RB Brandon Bolden, RB Dion Lewis, DE Jabaal Sheard, WR Keshawn Martin, OT Marcus Cannon, DL Rufus Johnson, OG Shaquille Mason inactive for Week 7.

Footballguys view: Martin was playing a supporting role in the passing game while Brandon LaFell was out, but with him back, Martin sits.

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  Patriots | Friday injury report for Week 7    Fri Oct 23, 04:23 PM

New England Patriots OT Marcus Cannon (toe), LB Rufus Johnson (illness) and DE Jabaal Sheard (ankle) have been ruled out for Week 7 against the New York Jets. RB Brandon Bolden (hamstring), DE Trey Flowers (shoulder, knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (ribs), OG Josh Kline (shoulder), WR Keshawn Martin (hamstring), OG Shaquille Mason (knee) and WR Matthew Slater (knee) are questionable. Cannon, Johnson and Sheard didn't practice Friday, Oct. 23, while the others were limited.

Footballguys view: The Pats will be starting a third-string left tackle against the Jets with Cannon out, but their quick passing game should help mask that deficiency.

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Jabaal Sheard player page
Dont'a Hightower player page
Keshawn Martin player page
Brandon Bolden player page
Rufus Johnson player page


  Patriots | Thursday practice report for Week 7    Thu Oct 22, 04:42 PM

New England Patriots OT Marcus Cannon (toe), LB Rufus Johnson (illness), OG Shaquille Mason (knee) and DE Jabaal Sheard (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 22. RB Brandon Bolden (hamstring), DE Trey Flowers (shoulder, knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (ribs), OG Josh Kline (shoulder), WR Keshawn Martin (hamstring) and WR Matthew Slater (knee) were limited during practice.

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Jabaal Sheard player page
Dont'a Hightower player page
Keshawn Martin player page
Brandon Bolden player page
Rufus Johnson player page


  Patriots | Wednesday practice report for Week 7    Wed Oct 21, 05:55 PM

New England Patriots OT Marcus Cannon (toe), DE Rufus Johnson (illness), OG Shaquille Mason (knee) and DE Jabaal Sheard (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 21. DE Trey Flowers (shoulder, knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (ribs), OL Josh Kline (shoulder) and WR Matthew Slater (knee) were limited.

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Jabaal Sheard player page
Dont'a Hightower player page
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  Patriots | New England inactives for Week 6    Sun Oct 18, 07:37 PM

New England Patriots WR Aaron Dobson, DL Trey Flowers, DE Geneo Grissom, LB Dont'a Hightower, LB Rufus Johnson, DL Khyri Thornton and OL Ryan Wendell are each inactive for the Week 6 game against the Indianapolis Colts.

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  Patriots | Week 5 inactives for New England    Sun Oct 11, 02:59 PM

The New England Patriots have declared LB Jonathan Bostic, WR Aaron Dobson, DE Trey Flowers, LB Rufus Johnson, DT Khyri Thornton, OG Ryan Wendell, SS Tavon Wilson inactive for Week 5.

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Aaron Dobson player page
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  Patriots | Week 3 inactives for Patriots    Sun Sep 27, 11:38 AM

The New England Patriots have declared CB Bradley Fletcher, TE Michael Hoomanawanui, DL Rufus Johnson, C Ryan Wendell, CB Tavon Wilson, RB Travaris Cadet, DL Trey Flowers inactive for Week 3.

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  Patriots | Week 1 Inactives    Thu Sep 10, 07:20 PM

The New England Patriots have declared CB Justin Coleman, DL Khyri Thornton, DL Rufus Johnson, C Ryan Wendell, CB Tavon Wilson, RB Travaris Cadet, DL Trey Flowers inactive for Week 1.

Footballguys view: No surprises here, and of course Legarrette Blount is suspended for this game.

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  Patriots | Three signed to futures deals    Wed Dec 31, 06:06 PM

The New England Patriots signed free-agent RB Dion Lewis (Browns), LB Rufus Johnson (Saints) and DT Antonio Johnson (Titans) to futures contracts Wednesday, Dec. 31. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: We'd still like to see Lewis get a larger opportunity in the NFL. Injuries have held him back, but the former Eagles RB has 36 carries for 171 yards and two touchdowns on his career.

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Dion Lewis player page
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  Patriots | Patriots work out three players    Fri Dec 19, 09:03 PM

The New England Patriots worked out free-agents DE Cam Henderson (Patriots), DL Antonio Johnson and DL Rufus Johnson Friday, Dec. 19.

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  Saints | Rufus Johnson released    Tue Aug 26, 04:13 PM

The New Orleans Saints released DE Rufus Johnson Tuesday, Aug. 26.

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  Saints | Rufus Johnson working at DT     Thu Jun 12, 11:40 PM

New Orleans Saints DE Rufus Johnson said he has receive some reps at defensive tackle during practice this offseason. He said he will play defensive end in some packages and others at defensive tackle.

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