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Cameron Sheffield

Cameron Sheffield - #53 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 257 lbs.
Birthday 02/12/1988
Birthplace Portal, GA
College Troy
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 5th round, 11th pick by Chiefs

NFC East training-camp reports

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
In the fifth part of our series of training-camp reports, we look at NFC East teams, including a Redskins club with newcomer Donovan McNabb at the helm.

Cowboys' Bryant becomes first first-rounder to agree to terms

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
Dez Bryant became the first draft choice from the 2010 first round to agree to terms on a contract, a reported five-year deal with the Cowboys.

NFC East sleepers few and far between

Posted July 20, 2010 @ noon ET
The NFC East stands as one of the toughest divisions, top to bottom, and there are not a lot of quality sleeper candidates with so many established stars.

Cowboys' Spears must work to keep job

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 2:07 p.m. ET
Cowboys DE Marcus Spears' name was floated around the NFL draft in trade talks, and he could be fighting DEs Stephen Bowen and Jason Hatcher to keep his starting job.

Unga, Price-Brent selected in supplemental draft

Posted July 15, 2010 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
Two of the four players available in the supplemental draft were selected in the seventh round, as the Bears nabbed Brigham Young RB Harvey Unga and the Cowboys selected Illinois DT Josh Price-Brent.

Cowboys' Ratliff says best yet to come

Posted July 03, 2010 @ 7:15 p.m. ET
Cowboys NT Jay Ratliff was named to the Pro Bowl in 2008 and '09 and was a PFW/PFWA All-NFC selection in '09, but he says he feels he hasn't reached his potential yet.

Cowboys ILB Williams faces crowded situation

Posted June 18, 2010 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
Following the drafting of LB Sean Lee in Round Two this year, ILB Jason Williams' place on the Cowboys' roster is in doubt.

Cowboys WR Austin signs tender

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 8 p.m. ET
Cowboys WR Miles Austin signed his restricted free-agent tender Friday, with an eye on reaching a long-term agreement with the team before the start of the season.

Cowboys keeping eye on Bryant's conditioning

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
The Cowboys knew when they drafted WR Dez Bryant that they were getting a potential steal with the 24th pick in the draft, but also a player that came with serious questions.

Cowboys’ Jones reverses field on Barber

Posted May 27, 2010 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones previously had speculated publicly that RB Marion Barber might be better suited in a reserve role, but Jones hinted that Barber might remain a starter.

Cowboys, Rams make Barron-for-Carpenter deal official

Posted May 10, 2010 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The Rams and Cowboys made official a trade that had been in the works for nearly a week, sending LB Bobby Carpenter to St. Louis and OT Alex Barron to Dallas in a swap of failed former first-round picks.

Cowboys considering Carpenter-for-Barron deal

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
Jerry Jones had said that the team would explore adding depth at a few positions, including the offensive line, and now the Cowboys are discussing a trade for Rams OT Alex Barron.

Report: Barron-Carpenter trade nearing completion

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 3:18 a.m. ET
A trade in which the Rams would send OT Alex Barron to the Cowboys for LB Bobby Carpenter is expected to be finalized Monday, according to NFL Network.

Vets feeling heat with rookies on board

Posted May 04, 2010 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The draft is in the rearview mirror, but here are five veteran players who could be looking over their shoulders with rookies gunning for their jobs.

2010 draft choices by team: Cowboys

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:38 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Dallas Cowboys in the 2010 NFL draft.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 11, 2012
The Chiefs have waived Sheffield to make roster space for linebacker Tamba Hali, who was suspended for Week 1 for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.||||||| Sheffield played in 17 games and made one start during two seasons in Kansas City, but he'd often been shuffled back on the depth chart. The former fifth-round draft pick only made eight tackles with the club after spending his rookie season on injured reserve.
Posted Sept. 15, 2010
Sheffield is gone for the season after being placed on injured reserve.||||||| The Chiefs said Wednesday the club has signed linebacker Charlie Anderson to replace Sheffield, who was hospitalized with a neck injury after hurting his neck while making a tackle during an Aug. 27 preseason game against Philadelphia. Sheffield was drafted in the fifth round out of Troy and was competing for a job as a backup.
Posted Aug. 28, 2010
Sheffield has been released from the hospital after hurting his neck while making a tackle in a preseason game against Philadelphia. The Chiefs said in a statement Saturday that Sheffield has movement in all his extremities.||||||| He was hurt Friday night when his helmet made contact with Mike Bell's helmet as he took down the Eagles running back near the Chiefs' sideline. Trainers and coaches tended to Sheffield for several minutes before securing his body and lifting him into a cart. Sheffield was conscious and talking to team officials as he was removed. He was drafted in the fifth round out of Troy and is competing for a job as a backup.
Posted Aug. 27, 2010
Sheffield was injured while making a tackle Friday night against Philadelphia and carted off the field after being immobilized.||||||| Trainers and coaches tended to the rookie linebacker for several minutes before securing his body and lifting it onto a cart. He was obviously conscious and medical personnel were talking to him. Sheffield was drafted in the fifth round out of Troy and is competing for a job as a backup. He was hurt when his helmet made contact with Mike Bell's helmet as he took down the Eagles running back near the Chiefs' sideline.

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