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Courtney Roby

Courtney Roby - #15 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 189 lbs.
Birthday 01/10/1983
Birthplace Indianapolis, IN
College Indiana
Years played 8
Drafted 2005, 3rd round, 4th pick by Titans

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
1 9 0

Cadet carving niche as Saints utility player

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
Undrafted rookie RB Travaris Cadet has shown a knack for helping the Saints in a variety of ways this preseason.

Replacing Vitt the next big test for Saints

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 8:15 p.m. ET
The waters have been treacherous for the Saints, and another ripple with some boat-rocking potential will soon surround the club.

Saints owner Benson meets with Goodell in N.Y.

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Saints owner Tom Benson has met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in New York to discuss matters concerning both the team and the league.

State police say no evidence of Saints wiretapping

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
Louisiana State police said that they have found no evidence that the Saints rigged wiring at the Superdome to eavesdrop on opposing coaches.

Saints' confidence in Lofton keeps growing

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
Even if Jonathan Vilma does return to the field this season, there will be a starting spot for free-agent pickup Curtis Lofton.

Vilma, league return to court; Judge does not rule

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
Saints LB Jonathan Vilma returned to federal court in New Orleans on Friday, as the linebacker seeks to overturn his year-long suspension.

No settlement coming between Vilma, NFL

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
No settlement will be reached between Saints LB Jonathan Vilma and the NFL before Friday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported.

Brown retires as a Bear

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 9:03 p.m. ET
DE Alex Brown signed a one-day contract with the Bears Wednesday so that he could retire as a member of the organization.

State Police: Saints wiretapping probe ongoing

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
Louisiana State Police Col. Mike Edmonson says he still has an investigator working with the FBI on wiretapping allegations involving the Saints.

Report: NFL proposes reducing Vilma's suspension

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 12:28 a.m. ET
The NFL has offered to reduce Saints LB Jonathan Vilma’s suspension from one year to eight games, according to ESPN. 

Cardinals starting QB Kolb leaves game with injury

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Cardinals starting QB Kevin Kolb left the Hall of Fame game in Canton Sunday evening with a rib injury.

Replacement officials to work Hall of Fame game

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Replacement officials will work Sunday’s preseason opener between the Saints and Cardinals.

Saints CB Greer undergoes sports hernia procedure

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
Saints CB Jabari Greer underwent a sports hernia procedure, interim head coach Joe Vitt told reporters after Thursday’s practice.

Kolb to start Cardinals' preseason opener

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
QB Kevin Kolb will start for the Cardinals in Sunday’s Hall of Fame game against the Saints, head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Tuesday.

Texans sign DE King

Posted July 30, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
The Texans signed former Saints DE Mitch King on Monday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 30, 2010
The New Orleans Saints have placed Roby on injured reserve, officially ending his season three weeks after he suffering a concussion during a game against the St. Louis Rams.||||||| Roby has missed the past two games since his injury, although head coach Sean Payton said last week that he had been cleared to play again. Roby had averaged 23.8 yards on 33 kickoff returns this season, with a long return of 39 yards. Running back Pierre Thomas has handled kickoff returns in Roby's absence, averaging 22 yards on seven returns.
Posted Dec. 12, 2010
Saints coach Sean Payton says Roby appears to have no long-term damage and should be released from the hospital on Monday.||||||| Roby suffered a neck injury and concussion Sunday against the St. Louis Rams and was taken to a local hospital. Payton says Roby has "some soreness in his neck, but the news is good." The coach says the Saints will "see where he's at this week." Roby was injured during a scramble for the ball after he fumbled a return in the second quarter. He was taken off the field on a stretcher after about a 10-minute delay.
Posted Sept. 15, 2009
The Saints have brought back kick return specialist and reserve receiver Courtney Roby.||||||| Roby, now in his fourth year in the NFL, signed with the Saints during the 2008 season and served as the team's primary kickoff returner for five games before his season ended with an ankle injury. He averaged 24.8 yards on 19 kickoff returns for the Saints last season. The 6-foot, 189-pound former Indiana standout entered the league as the Tennessee Titans' 2005 third-round draft choice and also has played for the Indianapolis Colts.
Posted Oct. 16, 2007
The Bengals signed Roby to a two-year deal on Tuesday.||||||| The move came on the same day receiver Tab Perry was placed on injured reserve, ending his season. Roby was a third-round draft pick by Tennessee in 1005. He played in 25 games, starting six, during his career with the Titans, which ended when he was waived on Sept. 1.

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