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Lex Hilliard

Lex Hilliard - #36 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 235 lbs.
Birthday 07/30/1984
Birthplace Kalispell, MT
College Montana
Years played 5
Drafted 2008, 6th round, 38th pick by Dolphins

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
8 31 0

Pettine to put Bills defense on the attack

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
New Bills defensive coordinator Mike Pettine plans to bring his aggressive style from the Jets' defenses to Buffalo.

Bills hire former Jets DC Pettine

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
Buffalo hired former Jets defensive coordinator Mike Pettine to run the Bills’ defense, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen first reported. 

Jets fire Sparano; Pettine won't return

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
The Jets fired offensive coordinator Tony Sparano, and defensive coordinator Mike Pettine will not return in 2013.

Report: Jets will not retain QB coach Cavanaugh

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 6:38 p.m. ET
The Jets parted ways with quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh, according to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News

Wednesday's 60-second rant: New year, same AFC East

Posted Jan. 02, 2013 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
The Bills and Jets gave the Patriots an early New Year's gift, making front-office changes, further cementing New England as the class of the AFC East.

Jets fire GM Tannenbaum; Ryan stays

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 9:37 a.m. ET
Jets owner Woody Johnson announced Monday that GM Mike Tannenbaum will not return in 2013.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots lone division team above .500

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 3:45 a.m. ET
The AFC East may boast the No. 2 seed in the league in the Patriots, but the rest of the division remains well behind New England.

Bills top Jets behind another big day from Spiller

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
C.J. Spiller scored on a 66-yard catch and run in helping the under-achieving Bills end their season with a 28-9 win over the Jets on Sunday.

Add Pro Bowl to reasons Jets FS Landry won't come cheap

Posted Dec. 27, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Jets S LaRon Landry has had a solid season and earned a trip to the Pro Bowl, but he may be tough to keep for 2013.

McElroy out, Sanchez back in for Week 17

Posted Dec. 27, 2012 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
Jets QB Greg McElroy is being evaluated for a concussion and will not play in the season finale. Mark Sanchez will start against the Bills.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Vick can resurrect career once more

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
Michael Vick's Eagles career could end after Sunday's start. But bank on it: His career will begin somewhere else as a starter in 2013.

Scout's Notebook: Jets CB Antonio Cromartie

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
Nolan Nawrocki breaks down the strengths and weaknesses of maturing, bump-and-run Jets CB Antonio Cromartie.

Jets waive WR Gilyard

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
The Jets waived WR Mardy Gilyard, the team announced Monday.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots get ugly win, Dolphins aim for .500

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
The Patriots struggled to beat the Jaguars, the Dolphins got revenge by beating the Bills and the Jets fell in Greg McElroy's first start.

Chargers sack McElroy, Jets

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 6 p.m. ET
The Chargers took Greg McElroy down 11 times, tying the team record in a 27-17 victory over the Jets Sunday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 15, 2013
Hilliard signed with the Jets.||||||| Hilliard joined the Jets last season after being waived by New England. The former sixth-round pick of the Miami Dolphins has played in 62 NFL games, rushing for 163 yards and two touchdowns on 39 carries.
Posted March 14, 2013
A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the New York Jets have re-signed Hilliard to a one-year contract.||||||| The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the team had not yet announced the move. The signing was first reported by ProFootballTalk.com. Hilliard was signed in the middle of last season to replace John Conner. He finished with eight carries for 31 yards, and four catches for 23 yards and also contributed on special teams.
Posted Oct. 02, 2012
The New York Jets have signed Hilliard.||||||| Hilliard was a sixth-round pick of the Dolphins in 2008 and played under current Jets offensive coordinator Tony Sparano when he was Miami's head coach. The signing Tuesday gives the Jets depth at fullback with John Conner possibly unavailable Monday night against Houston because of a hamstring injury.

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