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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

Report: Cowboys not interested in trading WR Bryant

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
Cowboys vice president Stephen Jones said reports that the team is considering trading WR Dez Bryant for a first-round pick are "totally wrong."

Cowboys set to hire Rob Ryan as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
Rob Ryan will be the next defensive coordinator of the Cowboys, according to multiple sources.

Reports: John Garrett staying in Dallas

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
John Garrett will remain with his brother in Dallas after interviewing in Miami for the Dolphins' vacant offensive coordinator position earlier this week.

Smith discusses Cowboys, playoffs, Hall of Fame

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly caught up with Emmitt Smith to hear his thoughts on the Cowboys, the playoffs, Hall of Fame running backs and a tasty promotion he's a part of.

Report: Cowboys interested in Ryan as D-coordinator

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 3:40 a.m. ET
Browns defensive coordinator Rob Ryan met with Cowboys officials Friday, and reports indicate that Ryan could soon be directing the Dallas defense under new head coach Jason Garrett.

Cowboys must get something from Jenkins

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Whomever is named the Cowboys' defensive coordinator, he'll have to figure out what went wrong with CB Mike Jenkins, who took a big step backward in 2010.

Cardinals interview Manusky for DC job

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
49ers defensive coordinator Greg Manusky is interviewing for the Cardinals' vacant defensive coordinator position.

Garrett has control that Phillips never did

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
One of the more interesting elements of the introductory press conference of Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett was the power that owner Jerry Jones apparently will grant him.

Garrett expected to be named Cowboys head coach

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
The Cowboys are expected to name Jason Garrett as their full-time head coach at a news conference Thursday afternoon.

Bowles is third known head-coaching interview in Dallas

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 10:44 a.m. ET
Dolphins assistant head coach Todd Bowles reportedly interviewed for the Cowboys' head-coaching job on Wednesday. It's the second time he has interviewed for the job with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, as he had interviewed with Jones to be Bill ...

Cowboys sign seven to reserve-future list

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
The Cowboys have signed seven players to their reserve-future list.

Cowboys grab late win over Eagles

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Stephen McGee threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Jason Witten with 55 seconds left to lead the Dallas Cowboys to a 14-13 victory over the NFC East champion Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.

Report: Garrett will be Cowboys next head coach

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
Jason Garrett is expected to lose the interim tag and be named the Cowboys' next head coach, according to a report in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Kitna may miss Week 17 for Dallas

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Cowboys QB Jon Kitna missed practice on Friday and is questionable for the season finale vs. the Eagles.

Williams not the only future ex-Cowboy

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 9:02 p.m. ET
Much has been made about how Sunday's game against the Eagles might be the final one in WR Roy Williams' disappointing time in Dallas, but he would not be the only one.

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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