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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

Cowboys rookie WR Bryant placed on I.R.

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Cowboys WR Dez Bryant has been place on injured reserve after breaking his ankle in the team's Week 13 win over the Colts.

Choice again answers call when given shot

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
The Cowboys don't often call Tashard Choice's number in their crowded backfield, but when they do, it's almost always a success.

Former Cowboys QB, 'MNF' announcer Don Meredith dies at age 72

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 10:53 a.m. ET
Former Cowboys QB and "Monday Night Football" analyst Don Meredith died on Sunday evening at the age of 72.

Cowboys pick Manning four times, beat Colts in OT

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 8:10 p.m. ET
On Sunday, Peyton Manning had two of his four interceptions returned for touchdowns and the last one set up David Buehler's 38-yard field goal in overtime to give Dallas a 38-35 victory at Indianapolis.

Cowboys must make their Choice

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
Tashard Choice might be getting more touches with Marion Barber out, but Choice is not likely to have a huge future with the Cowboys.

Cowboys promote RB Miller, put Lissemore on I.R.

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
The Cowboys have placed rookie DE Sean Lissemore on injured reserve and promoted RB Lonyae Miller from their practice squad.

Week 14 Eagles-Cowboys game remains in primetime

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
The Eagles-Cowboys game on Dec. 12 will remain the Sunday-night primetime game, as the NFL chose not to flex a different game into the slot.

Romo throws, Barber sits at Cowboys practice

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Cowboys QB Tony Romo did some throwing at Monday's practice. Meanwhile, RB Marion Barber missed practice with a calf injury.

Cowboys make roster move

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
The Cowboys released DE Jimmy Saddler-McQueen and signed S Andrew Sendejo to the active roster from their practice squad on Monday.

Hot assistant coaches who could move up

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 4:33 a.m. ET
With Jason Garrett and Leslie Frazier auditioning for head-coaching jobs and several other vacancies likely arising in 2011, PFW looks at the assistant coaches who have the best shot at becoming head coaches next season.

Hard to picture Williams in Cowboys' plans

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
WR Roy Williams is not solely to blame for Thursday's loss to the Saints with his late fumble, nor has he played as poorly as some have suggested, but his future with the Cowboys appears dim.

Saints rally to beat Cowboys in thriller

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 8:28 p.m. ET
Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints have recovered from blowing a 17-point lead by marching 89 yards for a go-ahead touchdown with 1:55 left to pull out a 30-27 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday.

Saints' Bush active; Shockey, Thomas inactive

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
RB Reggie Bush is active for the first time since Week Two, as the Saints meet the Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day. Bush had been sidelined with an injury to his fibula.

Five questions with PFW Vikings correspondent Judd Zulgad

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly hits up PFW correspondent and Vikings beat writer Judd Zulgad to discuss five hot issues surrounding the team.

2011 NFC East free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of NFC East players who are likely to become free agents in March, such as Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw.

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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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