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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

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 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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