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.
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.
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.
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.
Ruud is inactive Sunday against New Orleans.|||||||
Colin McCarthy will start again after being named AFC defensive player of the week. Linebacker