Pro Football weekly

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

Texans sign LB Ruud

Posted Oct. 10, 2012 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
The Texans signed LB Barrett Ruud and released KR Trindon Holliday on Wednesday. They placed LB Brian Cushing on injured reserve.

Wagner filling bill at middle linebacker for Seahawks

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
It appears rookie Bobby Wagner is considerably ahead of schedule in his quest to become Seattle's new starter at middle linebacker.

Seahawks leaning toward Ruud awakening at MLB spot

Posted April 19, 2012 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
We hear the Seahawks believe they have found a proven commodity to replace David Hawthorne at middle linebacker in Barrett Ruud.

Seahawks sign Lutui, Ruud, Lewis

Posted April 06, 2012 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
Seattle has agreed to terms with two free agents, ex-Cardinals OG Deuce Lutui and ex-Titans LB Barrett Ruud, the team announced Friday. It also re-signed CB Roy Lewis.

Titans MLB McCarthy making strong case to remain starter

Posted Dec. 02, 2011 @ 3:32 a.m. ET
The Titans are in no hurry to get veteran MLB Barrett Ruud back from a groin injury because his replacement, rookie Colin McCarthy, is playing so well.

Bucs MLB McKenzie gets chance to win starting job

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
With MLB Barrett Ruud gone, second-year LB Tyrone McKenzie and rookie Mason Foster become the candidates to start for the Bucs.

Titans reach deal with LB Ruud

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 8:43 p.m. ET
The Titans and free-agent LB Barrett Ruud agreed to a one-year contract on Saturday.

Bucs sign third-round LB Foster

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 5:36 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers made the first signing of a drafted rookie on Tuesday, coming to terms on a four-year deal with LB Mason Foster.

Buccaneers are committed to OG Joseph

Posted July 15, 2011 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
We hear the Buccaneers' plan for free agency includes re-signing OG Davin Joseph and some of the teammates he would like to see stay with the team.

Re-signing Ruud looking more appealing to Bucs

Posted June 24, 2011 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Head coach Raheem Morris has made it clear he wants Barrett Ruud to be re-signed, especially with the lockout lingering into summer.

Bucs rookie Foster could step in for Ruud at MLB spot

Posted May 06, 2011 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers found a potential replacement for MLB Barrett Ruud, who is due to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason, drafting Mason Foster in the third round.

Draft Dose: Who needs an inside linebacker?

Posted April 18, 2011 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
In the 29th installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW looks at five teams that are in need of an inside linebacker, with Illinois' Martez Wilson a top option.

Returning to Bucs not a lock for Ruud

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 10:18 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers are not expected to get involved in a bidding war for MLB Barrett Ruud if another team is willing to pay a premium for his services in free agency.

Bucs MLB Ruud working to prove he’s worthy of long-term investment

Posted Oct. 09, 2010 @ 2:01 p.m. ET
While it's believed that Barrett Ruud still wants to end his career with the Bucs, getting a chance to hit the open market this offseason may intrigue him, whether there is a lockout or not.

Bucs’ deficiencies on 'D' highlighted in loss to Steelers

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
It was no surprise that the Buccaneers lost to the Steelers on Sunday, but the way in which they lost should be disturbing for anyone who thought Tampa Bay was poised to compete for a playoff spot.

Bucs MLB Ruud signs tender

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Buccaneers MLB Barrett Ruud signed his restricted free-agent tender Wednesday, the team announced.

No urgency from Bucs to sign Ruud long-term

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
Barrett Ruud is still hoping to get a long-term deal done with Tampa Bay, but sources don't expect GM Mark Dominik to give Ruud the offer he wants anytime soon.

Ruud reliable throughout trying year for Bucs

Posted Jan. 02, 2010 @ 9:41 a.m. ET
It has been a rough year for everyone involved in Tampa. Barrett Ruud, however, is still among the league leaders in tackles with 125 and he's an undisputed leader of a young corps of players on defense.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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

ABOUT TRUST ONLINE