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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

Thursday's 60-second rant: Could Cowboys be a contender?

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
An impressive Week One upset victory over the archrival Giants on a national stage could bode well for the Cowboys’ future.

Cowboys romp past Giants to open season

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 11:49 p.m. ET
Tony Romo threw three TD passes to lead the Cowboys over the Giants in the NFL season opener on Wednesday night.

Cowboys TE Witten to play in season opener

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 6:10 p.m. ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten is active for Wednesday night’s season opener. According to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, Witten was medically cleared. 

Report: Witten offers to sign waiver to play

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ noon ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten is doubtful for Wednesday's opener vs. the Giants but is reportedly willing to sign a medical waiver so he can play.

Witten doubtful, Nicks questionable for opener

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten is doubtful for Wednesday night’s NFL season opener against the Giants, and Giants WR Hakeem Nicks is questionable.

Giants will start Locklear at left tackle

Posted Sept. 03, 2012 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
The Giants will replace starting OLT Will Beatty with journeyman Sean Locklear in the season opener against the Cowboys.

No new labor talks scheduled for refs, NFL

Posted Sept. 03, 2012 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
After meeting this weekend, the NFL and the referees' union have no further talks planned.

Cowboys have to wait for CT scan on Witten

Posted Sept. 02, 2012 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten won't know until Tuesday if he will be cleared to play in the season opener.

Cowboys release QB McGee, sign TE Cochart

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The Cowboys released No. 3 QB Stephen McGee and claimed TE Colin Cochart off waivers from Cincinnati on Saturday.

Rookie WR Coale among final cuts for Cowboys

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
Rookie WR Danny Coale was released Friday by the Cowboys, who had to cut 22 players to get to the NFL-mandated roster of 53.

Dolphins ship OL Cook to Cowboys

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 9:05 a.m. ET
The Dolphins traded reserve OL Ryan Cook to the Cowboys for a 2013 seventh-round pick, according to multiple reports.

Dolphins charter jet clips other plane at DFW airport

Posted Aug. 30, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
A plane chartered by the Dolphins clipped a parked plane as it prepared to take off from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

Former NFL WR Hurd ordered jailed in drug case

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
A judge has ordered ex-NFL WR Sam Hurd jailed indefinitely for allegedly failing drug tests and attempting to arrange a drug deal while out on bond.

Cowboys have guidelines in place for Dez Bryant

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Head coach Jason Garrett said Monday the Cowboys have a set of guidelines in place for WR Dez Bryant to hold him accountable.

Cowboys make cuts, place Kowalski on PUP list

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
The Cowboys released 11 players on Monday and placed C-OG Kevin Kowalski on the reserve/PUP list.

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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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