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Cortland Finnegan

Cortland Finnegan - #31 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 188 lbs.
Birthday 02/02/1984
Birthplace Milton, FL
College Samford
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 7th round, 7th pick by Titans

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
101 1 3

Jaguars sign RB Toston, waive DE Davis

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
The Jaguars signed second-year RB Keith Toston and rookie DE waived DE Ryan Davis, the team announced Tuesday.

Rams sign OL Williams, cut Ojinnaka

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
The Rams signed former Bears OL Chris Williams on Monday and released OG Quinn Ojinnaka.

NFC West Spin cycle: Cardinals continue to stumble

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Storm clouds are hovering over the Cardinals, who dropped their third game in a row and showed no signs of turning things around in Minnesota.

Packers top Rams behind three Rodgers TDs

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw for 342 yards and three touchdowns and the Packers handed the Rams their first home loss with a 30-20 victory on Sunday.

Insiders praise the play of Rams' outside 'backers

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
Especially because of the excellent play of Jo-Lonn Dunbar on the weak side, the Rams' OLB situation has greatly improved.

NFC West spin cycle: 49ers looking very ordinary

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers his weekly team-by-team take on the state of the NFC West.

Dolphins hold off Rams for 17-14 win

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
Ryan Tannehill threw two touchdown passes and the Dolphins withstood a late rally by the Rams to win 17-14 Sunday.

Veteran S Mikell experiencing 'rebirth' with Rams

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
Starting Rams SS Quintin Mikell, who dodged a bullet in Week Five after colliding with a teammate, is off to a strong start this season.

Week Five Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 9:15 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Reggie Wayne, Richard Quinn and Will Hill as its Players of the Week.

NFC West spin cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush delivers his weekly team-by-team take on the state of the NFC West.

Candidates line up to replace Amendola as Rams' key weapon

Posted Oct. 06, 2012 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
It remains to be seen just who will step up to replace the injured Danny Amendola in the Rams' ailing offense.

Friday's 60-second rant: Fisher's risky moves paying dividends

Posted Oct. 05, 2012 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
The Rams and Jeff Fisher took a gamble in drafting CB Janoris Jenkins and it's one of several moves that has paid off so far this season.

Rams get nine sacks, hand Cardinals first loss

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
DE Robert Quinn had three of the Rams' nine sacks on Kevin Kolb to keep the Cardinals in check in a 17-3 victory Thursday night.

Report: Amendola has broken collarbone

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 10:44 p.m. ET
Rams WR Danny Amendola, who injured his right shoulder against Arizona on Thursday night, reportedly broke his collarbone.

Rams' Jackson, Cardinals' Dockett active

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
Rams RB Steven Jackson and Cardinals DE Darnell Dockett are both active for Thursday night’s game in St. Louis.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 14, 2012
The St. Louis Rams and free agent cornerback Cortland Finnegan have agreed to terms on a contract.||||||| The 28-year-old Finnegan has played all six NFL seasons with Tennessee, the first five under Jeff Fisher. Finnegan was undergoing a physical and Fisher, the Rams' new coach, planned for a 10 a.m. CDT news conference Thursday to introduce the player. Finnegan was an All-Pro in 2008 and is known for his physical style. He got into a punching match with Texans star receiver Andre Johnson during a game in 2010 and both were fined $25,000.
Posted Aug. 08, 2011
Finnegan has apologized to his bosses, teammates, fans and even the media for bolting training camp. He also says he left because he was upset over talks for an extension, not the personal issue he mentioned defending himself on Twitter.||||||| Finnegan said Monday after practice he understands he was a distraction to his team that wasn't needed. He says he let emotions get the best of him when he wanted to meet with his wife and discuss contract talks that he hopes will allow him to retire with Tennessee. The cornerback reported back for camp before curfew Sunday night, and he talked with new coach Mike Munchak on Monday. He will be fined.
Posted Aug. 06, 2011
Finnegan missed a mandatory team meeting on Saturday. His absence was confirmed to The Associated Press by a person familiar with the meeting. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has not commented on Finnegan's status.||||||| Yahoo! Sports reports that Finnegan walked out of training camp Friday night, upset about his contract. He is to make $3.7 million this season, the last year of a contract extension he signed in 2008. Finnegan was a seventh-round draft pick in 2006 out of Samford. He quickly became a starting cornerback and was an All Pro in 2008.
Posted Nov. 28, 2010
Houston receiver Andre Johnson and Finnegan were involved in a fistfight that got both players ejected in the fourth quarter Sunday.||||||| Finnegan hit Johnson in the mouth at the line of scrimmage and Johnson ripped off Finnegan's helmet. Johnson threw him to the ground as his helmet came off and them punched Finnegan at least twice in the head and face. The two had been pushing and jawing earlier in the game, and Johnson has called Finnegan's antics annoying in the past.
Posted Oct. 08, 2010
The NFL has fined Finnegan $10,000 for unnecessary roughness in last Sunday's loss to Denver. Finnegan hit Broncos guard Chris Kuper after Kuper's helmet was off. The league warned Finnegan that similar infractions in the future can lead to increased discipline.||||||| Denver QB Kyle Orton said, "When we've got Chris Kuper with his helmet off, getting punched, it's ridiculous. If that's the type of player Cortland Finnegan wants to be, well then he's a cheap player, he's not a good player."

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