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Top Denzel Rice News

  • Denzel Rice: Practice-squad deal expires

    Rice (knee) had his practice-squad contract with the Ravens expire Monday, per the league's official transactions log.

    Rice spent the season on the Ravens' practice squad, and he never got a shot at the top level. However, he has experience on special teams over 12 games with the Browns and Bills last year, recording five tackles.

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  • Denzel Rice: Out with knee injury

    Rice was placed on the Ravens' practice squad injury list Friday with an apparent knee injury, Luke Johnson of reports.

    Rice suffered the injury during Wednesday's practice as he limped off the field toward the training room, per Jeff Zrebiec of The Athletic. The 26-year-old has 14 total tackles and one interception in 19 career games between the Eagles, Texans, Browns and Bills, but he has yet to see the field in 2019.

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  • Bills' Denzel Rice: Bumped up from practice squad

    Rice has been elevated from the practice squad amid a series of moves Tuesday, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

    Rice has floated around the league for a few years now, so the last month of the season will be an important audition if he's to find a more permanent home in the NFL, as his practice-squad eligibility is starting to come to a close.

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  • Denzel Rice: Let go by Browns

    Rice was waived by the Browns on Wednesday, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

    Rice had played only 37 defensive snaps across eight games this season, mostly serving as a special teams player. The Browns claimed cornerback Phillip Gaines and safety Jermaine Whitehead off waivers to prompt his departure from the team.

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  • Browns' Denzel Rice: Signs contract with Cleveland

    The Browns signed Rice to a reserve/future contract Wednesday.

    Rice is entering his fourth year in the NFL but didn't appear in a regular-season game in 2017, though he did spend time on the Colts' practice squad during the second half of the season. He slots in as the 10th member of the Browns' current cornerback corps and faces an uphill battle to secure a roster spot in advance of the 2018 campaign.

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  • Denzel Rice: Reaches injury settlement

    Rice (ankle) reached an injury settlement with the Texans on Friday.

    The severity of the injury hasn't been specified, so it's unknown if Rice is likely to have an opportunity with another team.

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  • Texans' Denzel Rice: Placed on IR

    Rice (ankle) was placed on injured reserve Sunday.

    Rice has appeared in seven games over his last two years. With an IR designation this season, it begs questioning whether the 24-year-old's window of opportunity is quickly closing.

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  • Denzel Rice: Waived by Texans

    Rice (ankle) was waived/injured by the Texans on Saturday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    Rice was not a likely candidate to make the final roster before going down with an ankle injury. He will presumably clear waivers and revert to the team's injured reserve.

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  • Texans' Denzel Rice: Pick leads to win over Pats

    Rice intercepted a pass in the fourth quarter of the Texans' preseason victory over the Patriots on Saturday.

    Rice received some extra snaps because Robert Nelson (hamstring) was unavailable and made the kind of play that leaves an impression on coaches. He'll still need to flash some more play-making skills in the Texans' final two preseason tilts in order to solidify his claim to a roster spot.

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  • Texans' Denzel Rice: Promoted to active roster

    Rice was promoted to the Texans' active roster Saturday.

    Rice was signed to the team's practice squad in mid-October, but will now have a chance to prove himself on a much bigger stage. He'll provide depth for the Texans' cornerback unit.

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  • Denzel Rice: Signed to Houston's practice squad

    Rice was signed to the Texans practice squad, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    Rice is an undrafted free agent that played collegiately at Coastal Carolina. He'll provide organizational depth in the secondary, an area where the Texans are dealing with injuries.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 185 lbs
Birthplace: Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Age: 29
School: Coastal Carolina
Experience: 3