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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' formula has a familiar, old-time feel

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
A punishing defense. A strong running game. A deep bench. The 2012 Steelers have operated from an old, successful blueprint of late.

Re-signings fortify Steelers' depth at several positions

Posted April 15, 2012 @ 12:46 a.m. ET
The Steelers, who sat out the first wave of free agency, made a series of signings this week to help their depth.

Report: Cotchery re-signs with Steelers

Posted April 11, 2012 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
WR Jerricho Cotchery agreed on a two-year deal to stay with the Steelers, according to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News.

Cotchery gives Pittsburgh another proven target

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
The addition of ex-Jets WR Jerricho Cotchery strengthens the Steelers' depth and potentially makes them all the more difficult to defend.

WR Cotchery agrees to terms with Steelers

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
The Steelers agreed to a one-year deal with former Jets WR Jerricho Cotchery on Thursday.

Jets release WR Cotchery

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
The Jets released veteran WR Jerricho Cotchery, who has spent all seven of his NFL seasons with the Gang Green. The team announced the move Thursday afternoon.

Jets WR Cotchery played with herniated disc

Posted March 23, 2011 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
Jets WR Jerricho Cotchery told ESPNNewYork.com that he played the 2010 season with a herniated disc and underwent back surgery on Feb. 3.

Jets' 'Flight Boys' might lose a member

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 2 p.m. ET
Three of the Jets' top WRs - Santonio Holmes, Braylon Edwards and Brad Smith - are set to be free agents, and it's unlikely that all three will return in 2011.

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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