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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

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Rec Yds TD
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Q&A with Saints QB Drew Brees

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
Saints QB Drew Brees spoke with reporters on Thursday about how it feels to be considered an "underdog" in the Super Bowl, and he described his close-knit relationship with head coach Sean Payton.

Report: Contract extension in works for Brees

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
The Saints are expected to reward QB Drew Brees for his stellar play later this year with a contract extension.

Carney serves as generous mentor to Hartley

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 11:08 a.m. ET
One of the most productive kickers in NFL history found himself in an interesting situation late in the NFC championship game. With a Super Bowl berth on the line, the Saints were setting themselves up to kick a potential game-winning ...

Bush hopes to break long punt return

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Saints PR Reggie Bush and Colts P Pat McAfee and his punt-coverage team in the fourth of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

Saints' Bush has endured growing pains

Posted Feb. 03, 2010 @ 8:30 p.m. ET
Saints RB Reggie Bush has had an up-and-down career to date, but head coach Sean Payton believes his knowledge of the offense has improved. Read Wednesday's Super Bowl notebook.

Q&A with Saints FS Darren Sharper

Posted Feb. 03, 2010 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
FS Darren Sharper doesn't think the Saints' defense is "dirty," but he admits it might be a bit grimy.

Smith squares off vs. Johnson and Manning

Posted Feb. 03, 2010 @ 8:58 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Saints DE Will Smith and Colts OLT Charlie Johnson in the third of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

Q&A with Saints MLB Jonathan Vilma

Posted Feb. 02, 2010 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
Saints MLB Jonathan Vilma discussed the matchup with the Colts and being traded by the Jets in 2008 with the media on Tuesday.

Greer battles, but Wayne is tough assignment

Posted Feb. 02, 2010 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Saints CB Jabari Greer and Colts WR Reggie Wayne in the second of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

Super Bowl game preview: Saints vs. Colts

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
PFW breaks down the matchups for Super Bowl XLIV, analyzing what to look for when each team has the ball, as well as special teams. We also rate which team has the edge at each position, in addition to five ...

Super Bowl XLIV matchup tidbits

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Here's a roundup of interesting facts and figures for Super Bowl XLIV.

Will Freeney's bad ankle equalize matchup?

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Saints OLT Jermon Bushrod and Colts DRE Dwight Freeney in the first of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

League admits officiating error, fines Saints' McCray

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
The NFL has admitted that a hit on Brett Favre on a play that resulted in a key interception in the NFC championship game should have drawn a penalty flag, according to ESPN.com. Coincidentally, the league announced Friday that ...

The patron Saint

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
For years Archie Manning was the Saints' only hope, a primo competitor who could create downfield action, naturally dynamic that way, delivering the ball right on, but he was placed in command of a perpetual expansion team.

Twelfth man ended up haunting Vikings

Posted Jan. 26, 2010 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
It's hard to tell which 12th man was more of a factor in Sunday's NFC championship loss to the Saints: the raucous, roaring, ebbing-and-flowing sea of black and gold in the Superdome or the extra man who was ...

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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