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Jerricho Cotchery

Jerricho Cotchery - #89 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 200 lbs.
Birthday 06/16/1982
Birthplace Birmingham, AL
College North Carolina State
Years played 10
Drafted 2004, 4th round, 12th pick by Jets

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Rec Yds TD
17 205 0

Hampton and Starks should return for Steelers

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
Steelers NT Casey Hampton and OLT Max Starks, both injured in the team's Week One win, will return for their Week Three matchup vs. the Buccaneers.

Steelers use turnovers to top Titans

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
Pittsburgh forced seven turnovers in defeating the Tennessee Titans 19-11 Sunday.

Dixon injured; Batch in at QB for Steelers

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
The Steelers have made Charlie Batch their QB after Dennis Dixon was carted off following a knee injury vs. the Titans.

Steelers concerned by shortage of deep threats

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 6:25 p.m. ET
Mike Wallace is the only dependable receiver on the Pittsburgh roster with the ability to stretch the field, according to AFC North Whispers, and that has the team worried.

Steelers release QB Leftwich, plan to re-sign him next week

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
In a surprising move on Saturday, the Steelers released backup QB Byron Leftwich and activated DE Steve McLendon from the practice squad.

Three linemen visit Steelers

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
Three linemen visited the Steelers Friday as they look to add some depth in the trenches. NFL Network's Jason La Canfora reported that DE Baraka Atkins, OT Allen Barbre and OG Donald Thomas all visited the Steelers.

Steelers have short-term focus without Roethlisberger

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
With QB Ben Roethlisberger out of the lineup, the Steelers' focus is squarely on the here and now. 

Steelers QB Leftwich limited in practice

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 6:29 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Byron Leftwich, who missed the season opener against Atlanta with a sprained left knee, practiced Wednesday on a limited basis.

Steelers' defense, Mendenhall's burst differences vs. Falcons

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
It's only one win, but the Steelers' 15-9 victory over Atlanta is loaded with positive indicators for a team without QB Ben Roethlisberger for three more games.

Report: Steelers starting OLT Starks to miss one month

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
Steelers starting OLT Max Starks suffered a high ankle sprain in the team's' season-opening victory over the Falcons. He is expected to miss one month.

Mendenhall's OT run leads Steelers past Falcons 15-9

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Rashard Mendenhall ran 50 yards for a touchdown 2:35 into overtime and the Pittsburgh Steelers overcame a shaky start by replacement quarterback Dennis Dixon and a missed field goal attempt late in regulation to beat the Atlanta Falcons 15-9 ...

Redman gets chance as Steelers' short-yardage back

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 2:07 p.m. ET
As third-year QB Dennis Dixon gets a chance to start with Ben Roethlisberger out for the first four games of the season, second-year RB Isaac Redman gets his own opportunity to carve out a role in the Steelers' offense, albeit ...

Study calls Cowboys most popular team

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
In a study released Thursday by Nielsen, the Cowboys ranked as the most popular team in the league.

QB Dixon named Steelers' starter for opener

Posted Sept. 06, 2010 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Dennis Dixon will start in the season opener vs. Atlanta on Sunday, head coach Mike Tomlin said Monday, according to multiple media outlets, including the club's official Web site.

Steelers announce practice squad, captains

Posted Sept. 06, 2010 @ 10:58 a.m. ET
The Steelers announced their eight-player practice squad and team captains Monday.

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Posted Sept. 11, 2011
Cotchery is active for Sunday's game.||||||| Cotchery was dealing with a hamstring injury.
Posted Aug. 11, 2011
The Pittsburgh Steelers have agreed to terms with Cotchery.||||||| The seven-year veteran was released by the Jets last week. Cotchery gives the defending AFC champions some needed depth at wide receiver behind Mike Wallace and Hines Ward. Cotchery has 358 career receptions but his numbers fell considerably last season in New York. He hauled in just 41 passes in 14 games in 2010, his lowest reception total since he became a starter in 2006.
Posted Aug. 04, 2011
Cotchery believes his New York Jets career could be over.||||||| The veteran wide receiver has been the subject of trade rumors and says he expects to be released if Derrick Mason - brought in by the Jets for a visit - passes his physical. Mason, a free agent who knows Jets coach Rex Ryan from their days in Baltimore together, was scheduled to meet with the Jets on Thursday. Cotchery, drafted by New York in the fourth round in 2004, is currently on the physically-unable-to-perform list while recovering from offseason back surgery.
Posted Nov. 17, 2010
Cotchery was listed as limited in practice Thursday but expects to return from a slight groin tear this week.||||||| Cotchery suffered his injury at Cleveland on Nov. 14.
Posted Jan. 24, 2010
Cotchery caught five passes for 102 yards in Sunday's 30-17 loss to Indianapolis in the AFC championship.|||||||

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