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Kirk Morrison

Kirk Morrison - #58 - LB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 245 lbs.
Birthday 02/19/1982
Birthplace Oakland, CA
College San Diego State
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 3rd round, 14th pick by Raiders

Bills re-sign Morrison, place McKelvin on I.R.

Posted Dec. 20, 2012 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
The Bills re-signed LB Kirk Morrison to the 53-man roster. The team also placed CB Leodis McKelvin on injured reserve.

Bills release LB Morrison

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
The Bills released veteran LB Kirk Morrison on Monday. The 30-year-old had not played in a game this season.

Moats gets first shot at Bills' SLB spot

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
Third-year pro Arthur Moats enters the Bills' preseason as the No. 1 strong-side ’backer, ahead of veteran Kirk Morrison.

Jaguars need more help at CB

Posted March 10, 2012 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
Jacksonville's re-signing of Rashean Mathis doesn't mean the team is set at cornerback. In fact, the Jags must look to bolster the position, according to AFC Whispers.

Bills, LB Morrison agree to new deal

Posted March 09, 2012 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Friday that LB Kirk Morrison has agreed to terms on a contract extension with the team.

Bills add LB depth by signing Morrison

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
The Bills have signed veteran LB Kirk Morrison to add depth and versatility to their defense.

Posluszny an instant upgrade for porous Jaguars' defense

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
The Jaguars took a step toward solving their tackling issues with the acquisition of Paul Posluszny.

Lockout opening new doors for MLB Morrison

Posted June 09, 2011 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Unrestricted free-agent LB Kirk Morrison is not letting the lockout get him down.

Jaguars get great value in Morrison deal

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
Quentin Groves was sent to Oakland on Wednesday in exchange for a fifth-round pick. Now, the Jaguars have acquired MLB Kirk Morrison and another fifth-rounder in exchange for their fourth-round pick.

Jaguars acquire LB Morrison

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11 a.m. ET
The Jaguars continued to bolster their defense on Saturday as they traded their fourth-round pick to the Raiders for ILB Kirk Morrison and Oakland's fifth-round pick.

Raiders MLB Morrison signs tender

Posted April 15, 2010 @ noon ET
Raiders MLB Kirk Morrison announced he signed his restricted free-agent tender on Twitter late Wednesday.

Raiders not sure if they'll commit to Morrison

Posted Feb. 07, 2010 @ 7:11 p.m. ET
The Raiders haven't decided whether they'll go all-out to re-sign MLB Kirk Morrison, according to AFC Whispers, despite his past productivity.


Posted Dec. 20, 2012
After placing cornerback and return specialist Leodis McKelvin on injured reserve Wednesday, the Buffalo Bills welcomed Morrison back to the team.||||||| The Bills released the linebacker on Dec. 3 after he was inactive for 12 games. The 30-year-old made 7 tackles for the Bills in 2011 after spending six years with Oakland and Jacksonville.
Posted Dec. 03, 2012
The Buffalo Bills have released veteran linebacker Kirk Morrison, who became the odd-man out on a team needing to fill holes on a banged-up offensive line. The move was announced Monday, shortly after coach Chan Gailey said the Bills were contemplating making a roster move to free up space after losing two starting linemen in a 34-18 win over Jacksonville.||||||| Center Eric Wood (left knee) will miss between two and four weeks. Right tackle Chris Hairston (right ankle) is not expected to play Sunday, when the Bills (5-7) host St. Louis (5-6-1). Morrison had been inactive for all 12 games this season. The Bills re-signed the eighth-year player to a two-year, $4 million contract in March to provide them a veteran backup behind Nick Barnett.
Posted March 09, 2012
Linebacker Kirk Morrison has agreed to a two-year contract potentially worth more than $4 million with the Buffalo Bills. Morrison will earn more than $2 million a season should he meet incentive clauses included in the contract, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Friday. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the team did not divulge the terms in announcing the deal.||||||| The seven-year NFL veteran played a limited role in his first year in Buffalo last season after signing with the team in August. He was credited with just seven tackles in 14 games. Selected in the third round of the 2005 draft by Oakland, Morrison had been a full-time starter in five years with the Raiders and one with Jacksonville.
Posted Aug. 24, 2011
The Bills have agreed to a one-year contract with free-agent linebacker Kirk Morrison, the player's agent has told The Associated Press. The deal was agreed to verbally on Wednesday, Morrison's agent, Bruce Tollner, says. Morrison is a six-year NFL veteran who spent last season with the Jacksonville Jaguars, who elected not to re-sign him this offseason.||||||| Morrison has been a full-time starter since 2005, when he was drafted in the third round by Oakland. He spent five seasons with the Raiders. He had no sacks or interceptions in his one season with the Jaguars last year. Overall, Morrison has five sacks and seven interceptions in 96 career games.
Posted April 14, 2010
Morrison has signed his restricted free agent tender contract offer with the Oakland Raiders. Morrison says he signed the deal Wednesday that will pay him about $2.5 million for next season if he makes the team. The Raiders put only a third-round tender on Morrison. But no team was willing to give up that pick to sign him. Now that Morrison is under contract, the Raiders are able to trade him if they desire.||||||| Morrison has been the leading tackler on the Raiders the past four seasons. But Oakland has had one of the league's worst run defenses in that time. If Morrison remains with the Raiders he will likely compete with Ricky Brown for the starting middle linebacker spot.