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Frostee Rucker

Frostee Rucker - #98 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 280 lbs.
Birthday 09/14/1983
Birthplace Tustin, CA
College USC
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 3rd round, 27th pick by Bengals

Lutui's starting status with Cardinals in jeopardy

Posted May 19, 2010 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
By apparently planning to wait until the last minute of a June 15 deadline to sign his qualifying contract offer of $1.759 million, we hear restricted free agent Deuce Lutui could face a real challenge hanging on to his ...

Cardinals sign veteran CB Miller

Posted May 03, 2010 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
The Cardinals added some depth on the corners Monday with the signing of free-agent CB Justin Miller to a one-year contract.

Faneca best bet at left guard for Cardinals

Posted April 30, 2010 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
Don't be surprised if newly acquired nine-time Pro Bowler Alan Faneca becomes the Cardinals' new starting left guard in the not-too-distant future.

Is NFC West still 'NFC Worst'?

Posted April 28, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
PFW's Dan Arkush ponders 10 questions about a division that looks like it could be on an upwardly mobile path following an excellent drafting effort.

Cardinals re-sign UFA NT Robinson

Posted April 28, 2010 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Wednesday that they have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with veteran NT Bryan Robinson, who had been an unrestricted free agent. In accordance with club policy, terms were not disclosed.

OG Faneca signs with Cardinals

Posted April 27, 2010 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Tuesday that they have agreed to terms with veteran OG Alan Faneca on a one-year contract. The deal is reportedly for $2.5 million.

2010 draft choices by team: Cardinals

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:52 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Arizona Cardinals in the 2010 NFL draft.

Rapid development of Washington key for Cardinals

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
For the Cardinals to have any chance of remaining the kingpin in the NFC West, second-round LB Daryl Washington must begin effectively filling Karlos Dansby's industrial-sized shoes as soon as possible.

Washington should help Cardinals more down road

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 8:43 p.m. ET
Cardinals second-round selection Daryl Washington could have a bright future. But as an outside linebacker, he does not fill the hole that was opened up by Karlos Dansby's departure.

Williams should satisfy Cardinals' need on nose

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 11:45 p.m. ET
It seems very likely that Tennessee's Dan Williams won't have to volunteer for the starting NT job for the Cardinals after being selected with their first pick in the 2010 draft.

Cardinals DE Campbell aiming for double digits

Posted April 17, 2010 @ 7 a.m. ET
Cardinals DE Calais Cambpell looks forward to the help he expects newcomer Joey Porter will provide in reaching his 2010 goal of double-digit sacks.

Cardinals re-sign free-agent S Ware

Posted April 06, 2010 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced late Tuesday afternoon that they had re-signed unrestricted free-agent S Matt Ware to a one-year contract. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Cardinals sign PK Feely

Posted April 02, 2010 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Friday that they have signed PK Jay Feely to a two-year deal. Terms were undisclosed.

Cardinals appear fully committed to Leinart

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 10:05 a.m. ET
The way we hear it, Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt was dead serious when he went out of his way to give Matt Leinart the strongest of endorsements as the team's starting QB.

Charges against Cardinals OLB Porter dropped

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 10:04 a.m. ET
No charges will be filed against Cardinals OLB Joey Porter in connection with his recent arrest on suspicion of DUI and resisting arrest.

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Posted March 21, 2013
Rucker has agreed to a one-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals.||||||| Rucker started all 16 games with the Cleveland Browns last season, with four sacks, a forced fumble and a pass defensed. His 48 tackles were third-most on the team. Rucker joined the Browns last season after six years with the Cincinnati Bengals. He was a third-round draft pick of the Bengals out of Southern California in 2006.
Posted Feb. 05, 2013
The Browns have released Frostee Rucker after one season. A top free-agent signing by Cleveland last year, the defensive end is the first casualty of the team switching from a 4-3 to multi-front defensive scheme under first-year coach Rob Chudzinski. Rucker was due to make $2.5 million next season.||||||| Rucker made $6 million last season, when he started all 16 games and finished with 48 tackles and four sacks. Last week, Chudzinski and new defensive coordinator Ray Horton, who spent the past two seasons with Arizona, said the Browns hope to have an aggressive defense next season. Apparently, the 6-foot-3, 280-pound Rucker did not fit into their plans.
Posted March 15, 2012
The Cleveland Browns have officially signed free agent defensive end Frostee Rucker, swiping him from the rival Cincinnati Bengals. Rucker agreed to terms on a five-year, $21 million contract Wednesday and signed his deal Thursday after passing a physical. The Cincinnati Enquirer reported the deal includes $8 million guaranteed.||||||| Rucker had his best season with Cincinnati in 2011, recording a career-high four sacks in 11 starts. He appeared in all 16 games in helping the Bengals make the AFC playoffs. Browns general manager Tom Heckert says Rucker is a player the team targeted in free agency. Heckert says he's excited to about adding Rucker to a young defensive front with end Jabaal Sheard and tackles Ahtyba Rubin and Phil Taylor. The Bengals drafted Rucker in the third round in 2006.
Posted Nov. 22, 2010
The Bengals put Rucker on the injured reserve list Monday, another setback to a depleted defense.||||||| Rucker suffered a knee injury in Cincinnati's 23-17 loss to Indianapolis on Nov. 14 and was inactive against the Bills on Sunday.
Posted Nov. 24, 2008
The Bengals placed Rucker on injured reserve Monday because of a hamstring injury.||||||| Rucker had 23 total tackles and one sack in 11 games - four starts - this season.

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