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Barrett Ruud

Barrett Ruud - #54 - LB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 241 lbs.
Birthday 05/20/1983
Birthplace Lincoln, NE
College Nebraska
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 2nd round, 4th pick by Buccaneers

2011 free-agent tracker, by position

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 9:31 p.m. ET
Follow the movement of the 2011 free agents in this list, broken down by position.


Posted Dec. 02, 2012
Houston will start Ruud at middle linebacker in place of Bradie James, out with a hamstring injury.||||||| Ruud was with the Titans last season before losing his job to Colin McCarthy, but McCarthy is out against Houston due to a concussion.
Posted Aug. 20, 2012
New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club has traded an undisclosed draft choice to Seattle for veteran linebacker Barrett Ruud.||||||| The acquisition of Ruud, who is heading into his eighth NFL season, comes on the heels of injuries to three of the Saints' top linebackers. Ruud played six seasons in Tampa Bay and one in Tennessee before signing with Seattle last April.
Posted April 07, 2012
The Seattle Seahawks have agreed to terms with Ruud on a one-year deal.||||||| Ruud adds a veteran presence to the Seahawks' young linebacker corps and replaces David Hawthorne, who signed with New Orleans on Tuesday.
Posted Dec. 14, 2011
The Tennessee Titans have placed Ruud on injured reserve.||||||| The Titans signed Ruud to a one-year deal in the preseason. He had been inactive four of the past five games due to a groin injury, prompting Tuesday's roster move with rookie Colin McCarthy playing well at middle linebacker.
Posted Dec. 11, 2011
Ruud is inactive Sunday against New Orleans.||||||| Colin McCarthy will start again after being named AFC defensive player of the week. Linebacker