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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 NT Ratliff suffers high ankle sprain

Posted Aug. 26, 2012 @ 1:59 a.m. ET
Cowboys NT Jay Ratliff suffered a high ankle sprain in Saturday’s preseason game, the team’s website confirmed. 

Hurd co-defendant pleads guilty to drug charge

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 9:43 p.m. ET
A Dallas man charged along with Sam Hurd pleaded guilty Friday to attempting to buy several kilograms of cocaine with Hurd's money.

Cowboys hope pass catchers ready Week One

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
Cowboys WRs Dez Bryant and Miles Austin and TE Jason Witten all could miss the season-opening game against the Giants.

Cowboys' Bryant has patellar tendinitis

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 6:53 p.m. ET
Cowboys WR Dez Bryant has patellar tendinitis, multiple media outlets, including the Cowboys' website, reported Monday.

Austin not expected back anytime soon

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told the team's website that he isn't counting on WR Miles Austin to return to the field anytime soon.

Woman sues Cowboys, claims bench burned buttocks

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 12:10 p.m. ET
A woman is suing the Cowboys and Jerry Jones, saying her buttocks was severely burned when she sat on a bench outside Cowboys Stadium.

Lions sign OG Nagy, place CB Coleman on I.R.

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
The Lions have claimed ex-Cowboys OG-C Bill Nagy off waivers after he was released following ankle surgery earlier in the week.

Carey, No Doubt to perform before first NFL game

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Mariah Carey and No Doubt are superstar acts, but they'll be the openers for the NFL's first game of the season.

Cowboys-Chargers game blacked out in Southern California

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 9:07 p.m. ET
The Chargers' home game against the Cowboys Saturday night will not be shown live on TV in Southern California.

Cowboys waive/injure OG Nagy

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
The Cowboys waived/injured OG Bill Nagy, the team's seventh-round pick in 2011.

Cowboys TE Witten's status for Week One in jeopardy

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten suffered a spleen injury in Monday night’s preseason game on a hit from Raiders LB Rolando McClain.

Cowboys' OL issues becoming serious worry

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
With Phil Costa hurt, who is the starting center? What about guard? Health and poor play is plaguing the Cowboys' offensive line in camp.

Cowboys' young receivers getting more chances

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 9:55 p.m. ET
With Miles Austin sidelined, the young wideouts lining up for a chance to be the No. 3 receiver for the Cowboys are getting some extra chances.

Cowboys CB Jenkins not cleared to practice yet

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 7:16 p.m. ET
Cowboys CB Mike Jenkins needs more strength in his surgically repaired right shoulder before he will be cleared to practice.

Broncos sign veteran LB Brooking

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
The Broncos have signed LB Keith Brooking, the team announced Monday.

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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