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Chris Chamberlain

Chris Chamberlain - #56 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 238 lbs.
Birthday 09/30/1985
Birthplace Bethany, OK
College Tulsa
Years played 5
Drafted 2008, 7th round, 21st pick by Rams

Saints not seeing diminishing returns from Shanle

Posted July 29, 2012 @ 1 p.m. ET
Saints interim head coach Joe Vitt has indicated he sees no signs of a decline in 32-year-old OLB Scott Shanle’s ability.

Saints greeted by image of Payton's glare

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 11:24 p.m. ET
An intense greeting from suspended head coach Sean Payton awaits Saints players as they enter their indoor practice field.

Saints sign P Morstead to six-year extension

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 10:56 p.m. ET
The Saints signed P Thomas Morstead to a six-year, $21.9 million contract extension, ESPN’s John Clayton first reported.

Vilma court hearing ends with no decision

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 7:46 p.m. ET
A hearing in federal court for suspended Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma has wrapped up without an immediate decision about whether he can temporarily return to work.

Saints players, NFL lawyers in court Monday

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
Jonathan Vilma and Will Smith met with NFL lawyers and a federal magistrate in a settlement conference for lawsuits spawned by the players' suspensions.

NFC South training-camp reports

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Falcons, Panthers, Saints and Buccaneers in training camp.

Brees files affidavit for Vilma in case against Goodell

Posted July 21, 2012 @ 8:29 p.m. ET
Saints QB Drew Brees filed an affidavit Saturday in support of LB Jonathan Vilma in Vilma’s defamation case against NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. 

NFL asks court to dismiss player claims

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
The NFL asked a U.S. District Court judge on Friday to dismiss Jon Vilma's motion seeking to have his suspension overturned.

Fantasy: After Gronk and Graham, little difference

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
Best fantasy advice you'll get this season: If you miss out on either Rob Gronkowski or Jimmy Graham, just be patient. A good tight end will be there late.

League responds to Vilma's request regarding injury rehab

Posted July 17, 2012 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
The NFL responded to Saints LB Jonathan Vilma’s latest request for an expedited hearing for a temporary restraining order against the league.

Vilma asks for hearing Thursday in bounty case

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
Jonathan Vilma is asking a judge for a hearing on his bid to block his season-long suspension stemming from the NFL's bounty investigation.

Saints sign Brees to $100 million contract

Posted July 13, 2012 @ 6:26 p.m. ET
The Saints and Drew Brees agreed on a five-year, $100 million deal, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported on Friday.

League files grievance against Vilma

Posted July 12, 2012 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
The NFL filed a grievance against Saints LB Jonathan Vilma in response to his defamation suit against commissioner Roger Goodell.

Report: Brees will not report to camp without deal

Posted July 10, 2012 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
Saints QB Drew Brees will not sign his franchise tender and report to training camp without a long-term deal in place.

Patriots, Saints to hold joint practices

Posted July 10, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
The Patriots and Saints will hold joint practices in Foxborough on Aug. 7 and 8, the teams announced Tuesday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Aug. 18, 2012
Chamberlain says he is out for the season after injuring his left knee Friday night in an exhibition game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.||||||| Chamberlain confirms in postings on his Twitter page that MRI results from Saturday show he has torn his anterior cruciate ligament. The linebacker says his knee buckled as he pursued running back Montell Owens during the second quarter.
Posted Aug. 17, 2012
New Orleans Saints reserve linebacker Chris Chamberlain appeared to hurt his left knee in the first half of Friday night's preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.||||||| Chamberlain was hurt on a running play in the second quarter. He was not credited with the tackle but was near the scrum where Montell Owens was taken down. He remained down for several minutes before being helped to his feet and off the field with a trainer under each arm. He put only minimal weight on his left leg. Trainers appeared to be examining his knee on the sideline, then took him to the locker room on a cart.
Posted Sept. 13, 2010
Chamberlain will be sidelined six to eight weeks with turf toe on his left foot, an injury that left him wearing a cast.||||||| Chamberlain is one of the Rams' top special teams players, and he was hurt in the first half of Sunday's season-opening 17-13 loss to Arizona. Coach Steve Spagnuolo said Monday that Chamberlain, who has already seen a foot specialist, may be placed on injured reserve.

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