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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

Report: Cardinals re-sign S Ware

Posted March 31, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Cardinals’ Web site revealed Wednesday that the team has agreed on a one-year deal with unrestricted free agent S Matt Ware.

Cardinals re-sign five free agents

Posted March 29, 2010 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
The Cardinals re-signed five free agents for the 2010 season Monday — one unrestricted free agent ILB Monty Beisel), three restricted free agents (WR Steve Breaston, NT Gabe Watson and C Lyle Sendlein) and one exclusive rights free agent (CB Michael ...

Report: Cardinals LB Porter arrested for DUI, assaulting officer

Posted March 27, 2010 @ 6:25 p.m. ET
Cardinals OLB Joey Porter was arrested early Saturday in Bakersfield, Calif. on suspicion of driving under the influence and accused of assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest, according to the Associated Press.

Cardinals' defense muddled in the middle

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 10:08 p.m. ET
While the Cardinals believe both Kerry Rhodes and Joey Porter should help a defense that left a lot to be desired in the playoffs, we hear the team is quite concernd over the gaping hole in the middle of the ...

Cardinals TE Patrick signs tender

Posted March 23, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
The Cardinals took care of business on a number of fronts Tuesday, with restricted free agent TE Ben Patrick’s signing of his one-year qualifying offer being the most noteworthy maneuver.

Cardinals sign free-agent OLB Porter

Posted March 19, 2010 @ 7:33 p.m. ET
In dire need of a quality pass rusher, the Cardinals announced the signing early Friday evening of Joey Porter, one of the league’s most productive sackers in recent years.

Cardinals sign ex-Browns QB Anderson

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Wednesday that they agreed to terms on a two-year contract with free-agent QB Derek Anderson. Terms were not disclosed.

Cardinals sign free-agent LB Lenon

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have agreed to terms on a three-year contract with free-agent LB Paris Lenon, who played most recently with the division-rival Rams.

Cardinals re-sign OL Bridges

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
Continuing their recent trend of re-signing free agents, the Cardinals announced the signing of OL Jeremy Bridges to a three-year contract Thursday afternoon.

Cardinals sign TEs Becht, Spach to new deals

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have agreed to terms on one-year contracts with free-agent TEs Anthony Becht and Stephen Spach. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Early winners and losers in free agency

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the teams that have spent the most wisely to this point and which ones overextended themselves after the first weekend of free agency.

Rhodes reverses Cardinals' downhill course

Posted March 07, 2010 @ 6:41 p.m. ET
Just one day after what seemed like full-scale Armageddon for many Cardinals boosters, newly acquired S Kerry Rhodes immediately added a badly needed ray of sunshine in the desert.

Cardinals obtain Rhodes in trade with Jets

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Moving quickly to compensate for the departure of Antrel Rolle, the Cardinals announced they have agreed in principle to acquire S Kerry Rhodes from the Jets in exchange for Arizona's fourth-round selection in the 2010 NFL draft and seventh-round ...

Giants sign safety Antrel Rolle

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 10:43 p.m. ET
The Giants signed FS Antrel Rolle to a deal for five years and a reported $37 million, $15 million guaranteed, one of the richest deals ever given to a safety.

Ravens get Boldin for reasonable price

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 8:51 p.m. ET
The Ravens' acquisition of Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin was wise on several levels, not the least of which was that it filled a huge need for Baltimore.

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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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