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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

NFC West spin cycle: 49ers looking very ordinary

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers his weekly team-by-team take on the state of the NFC West.

Byrd's pick propels Bills to OT win over Cardinals

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
Jairus Byrd's second interception of the game set up Rian Lindell's 25-yard field goal 3:50 into overtime that gave the  Bills a 19-16 victory over the Cardinals.

Cardinals' ground game in dire shape

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
A Cardinals offense that was hopefully born to run with “Thunder and Lightning” intensity, looks like it might have died a quick death.

Cardinals RB Williams to have season-ending shoulder surgery

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
Cardinals RB Ryan Williams needs surgery on his shoulder and is out for the rest of the season, head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Monday.

NFC West spin cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush delivers his weekly team-by-team take on the state of the NFC West.

Rams get nine sacks, hand Cardinals first loss

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
DE Robert Quinn had three of the Rams' nine sacks on Kevin Kolb to keep the Cardinals in check in a 17-3 victory Thursday night.

Report: Amendola has broken collarbone

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 10:44 p.m. ET
Rams WR Danny Amendola, who injured his right shoulder against Arizona on Thursday night, reportedly broke his collarbone.

Rams' Jackson, Cardinals' Dockett active

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
Rams RB Steven Jackson and Cardinals DE Darnell Dockett are both active for Thursday night’s game in St. Louis.

Thursday's 60-second rant: Cardinals-Rams game could be something special

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush couldn’t be looking more forward to Thursday night’s Cardinals-Rams skirmish on a national stage.

Key matchup: Cardinals secondary vs. Rams receivers

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
Today’s Key matchup focuses on the Cardinals' secondary vs. the Rams' receivers in this week’s Thursday-night game in St. Louis.

Power rankings: Cardinals fly up the ranks

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 10:46 a.m. ET
The undefeated Cardinals moved up in this week's edition of the PFW Power Rankings, but they still sit behind fellow undefeateds the Texans and Falcons.

Dockett should be good to go for Cardinals in Week Five

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 5:29 p.m. ET
We hear Cardinals DE Darnell Dockett probably will be back for the Thursday-night game against the Rams after missing Week Four.

NFC West Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers his weekly team-by-team take on the state of the NFC West.

Cardinals stay unbeaten after OT win over Miami

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 10:35 p.m. ET
Jay Feely kicked a 46-yard field goal 6:31 into overtime to keep the Cardinals unbeaten with a 24-21 victory over the Dolphins on Sunday.

Cardinals sign FB Maui'a after Hall retires

Posted Sept. 28, 2012 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Friday that they have re-signed FB Reagan Maui'a and placed FB Korey Hall on the reserve/retired list.

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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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