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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

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
17 205 0

Steelers release 15 players

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
The Steelers announced that they have released 15 players Monday to get down to the 75-man roster limit.

Wallace's return would reunite 'two-headed monster'

Posted Aug. 26, 2012 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
Steelers WR Mike Wallace's return not only would help fellow WR Antonio Brown but the club's overall offense.

Steelers first-round pick DeCastro carted off field

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 9:07 p.m. ET
Rookie OG David DeCastro was carted off the field after hurting his right knee early into Pittsburgh's game against the Bills on Saturday night.

Everest: 'Professional differences' reason Steelers fired him

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Former Steelers special-teams coach Al Everest told PFW Friday morning that he was let go because of "professional differences" with the club.

Report: Steelers part ways with special-teams coach Everest

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
The Steelers parted ways with special-teams coach Al Everest, according to Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer.

Report: Steelers WR Wallace to report, sign tender

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
WR Mike Wallace will report to the Steelers over the weekend and sign his one-year tender, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Report: Steelers waive Clay with settlement

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 10:18 a.m. ET
The Steelers have waived RB John Clay with an injury settlement, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Tuesday.

Colts lose three to injury vs. Steelers

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 9:26 p.m. ET
Three Colts players — DL Cory Redding, OLB Robert Mathis and WR Austin Collie — left Sunday night's game at Pittsburgh with injuries.

Rodgers-Cromartie fined $21K for hit on Leftwich

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie has been fined $21,000 for his unnecessary-roughness penalty committed last Thursday against the Steelers.

Steelers activate Mendenhall, Hampton from PUP

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
The Steelers have started the clock on NT Casey Hampton and RB Rashard Mendenhall, activating them from the PUP list.

Steelers OLB Harrison undergoes knee scope

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
Steelers LB James Harrison underwent a knee scope on Wednesday morning, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Falcons among narrow Week One favorites

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening offers his take on four Week One games where linemakers have separated a pair of teams by less than three points.

Report: Steelers OLT Starks activated from PUP

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
Steelers OLT Max Starks has been removed from the PUP list, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported Tuesday.

Steelers sign TE Peelle

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
The Steelers announced Monday that they have signed veteran free-agent TE Justin Peelle to a one-year deal.

DeCastro's Steelers debut solid, Adams struggles

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
Steelers ORG David DeCastro played well in his professional debut, and OLT Mike Adams struggled and got hurt, but both showed promise.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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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