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Jay Ratliff

Jay Ratliff - #90 - NT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 303 lbs.
Birthday 08/29/1981
Birthplace Valdosta, GA
College Auburn
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 7th round, 10th pick by Cowboys

Carr's INT helps give Cowboys win over Steelers

Posted Dec. 16, 2012 @ 8:48 p.m. ET
Brandon Carr intercepted a pass from Ben Roethlisberger to set up Dan Bailey's 21-yard field goal in overtime, and the Cowboys beat the Steelers 27-24.

Cowboys NT Ratliff (groin) done for the season

Posted Dec. 13, 2012 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
Cowboys NT Jay Ratliff underwent surgery for a groin injury on Thursday, the team confirmed. He will miss the rest of the season.

Cowboys place DT Brent on reserve/NFI list

Posted Dec. 12, 2012 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
The Cowboys placed DT Josh Brent on the reserve/non-football illness list Wednesday. Brent was arrested early Saturday for intoxicated manslaughter.

Cowboys claim CB Coe

Posted Dec. 11, 2012 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
The Cowboys claimed CB Michael Coe off waivers from the Dolphins and released CB Vince Agnew.

Funeral for Cowboys LB Jerry Brown is Friday in St. Louis

Posted Dec. 11, 2012 @ 1 p.m. ET
Funeral services for Cowboys practice-squad LB Jerry Brown are scheduled for Friday in St. Louis.

Cowboys WR Bryant might need surgery

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
Cowboys WR Dez Bryant could need season-ending surgery on his finger. He went to see a hand specialist Monday afternoon.

NFC East Spin cycle: Clean sweep as race thickens

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
The NFC East remains a three-way race with all four teams winning Sunday. David Wilson had a record day in the Giants' win.

Cowboys player's attorney: $500K bond excessive

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
Cowboys DL Josh Brent remained in custody Sunday on $500,000 bond, one day after being charged with intoxication manslaughter.

Cowboys beat Bengals after Saturday's tragedy

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The grieving Cowboys rallied for a significant win on Sunday, beating the Bengals 20-19 on Dan Bailey's 40-yard field goal as time ran out.

Cowboys Brown dies in car crash; teammate Brent charged with manslaughter

Posted Dec. 08, 2012 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
Irving, Texas, police have confirmed that Cowboys LB Jerry Brown has died in an early-morning car crash, and Cowboys NT Josh Brent has been charged with manslaughter.

FBI agents raid sites belonging to ex-Jet, brother

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 11 a.m. ET
Federal, state and local agents searched Fort Wayne property belonging to former Jets OT Jason Fabini and a home owned by his brother.

Cowboys OLB Spencer hopes to avoid tag again

Posted Dec. 06, 2012 @ 9:24 p.m. ET
Cowboys OLB Anthony Spencer is having a great season, but will the team be able to re-sign him in the offseason?

Cowboys place C Costa on I.R.

Posted Dec. 05, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Cowboys placed C Phil Costa on injured reserve with an ankle injury. He started three games for the Cowboys in 2012.

NFC East Spin cycle: Eagles' defense needs major overhaul

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
The NFC East race is officially on after the Cowboys beat the Eagles Sunday night and the Redskins took down the Giants on Monday.

Keeping Murray healthy is paramount

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
What a difference having Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray on the field makes, as he showed in the win over the Eagles.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Jan. 28, 2013
Police say Ratliff had a blood-alcohol level twice the legal limit the night he was arrested after a car accident.||||||| Grapevine police on Monday said Ratliff's blood-alcohol level was measured at 0.16 percent. Texas' drunken-driving standard is 0.08 percent. Ratliff was arrested last week after a late-night accident in Grapevine, about 20 miles northwest of Dallas. Ratliff's pickup truck sideswiped a semitrailer truck. Police say he later failed a field sobriety test.
Posted Sept. 04, 2012
Ratliff is unlikely to play again this season after undergoing sports hernia surgery.||||||| Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Ratliff had the surgery Thursday in Philadelphia and would be out three to six weeks, meaning he would only have a chance to play if Dallas makes the playoffs. Ratliff has played in just six games. He missed the first four with a sprained ankle before a groin injury sidelined him last month.
Posted Sept. 09, 2011
The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to a five-year contract extension with Ratliff that will keep him with the team through the 2017 season.||||||| Ratliff, a three-time Pro Bowler (2008-10), was originally drafted by the Cowboys in the seventh round (224th overall) in 2005 out of Auburn. He has started 63 of 82 career games and has 250 tackles, 25 sacks, 18 tackles for loss, 96 pressures, 13 pass breakups and five forced fumbles. Ratliff also has 12 fumble recoveries and blocked one field goal.
Posted Sept. 17, 2010
Ratliff was fined by the NFL on Fridayfor $5,000.||||||| Ratliff was penalized for roughing the passer in the Cowboys' game against Washington, unnecessarily hitting Donovan McNabb in the knee area.
Posted Dec. 28, 2007
Ratliff was declared inactive Friday for Sunday's season finale at Washington because of a knee injury.||||||| Ratliff has started the last 14 games and has three sacks this season.

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