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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

Jets-Browns matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Here's a closer look at a matchup to watch in Sunday's Jets-Browns game.

Browns' Ryan impressed with Jets QB Sanchez

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 7:38 p.m. ET
Browns defensive coordinator Rob Ryan likes what he's seen from Jets second-year QB Mark Sanchez, who threw for 323 yards in the Jets' 23-20 win at Detroit on Sunday.

Jets-Browns matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez's showing vs. the Browns' secondary will go a long way in determining who wins this Sunday. Here's a closer look at a matchup to watch in Sunday's Jets-Browns game.

Edwards' DWI case adjourned

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 10:16 a.m. ET
Braylon Edwards' DWI case was adjourned until Jan. 11, giving the Jets' receiver's attorney and the Manhattan D.A. office time to file motions.

AFC East midseason reports

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 9:25 a.m. ET
Few expected TE Dustin Keller to be the Jets' No. 1 offensive weapon this season, but that's what has happened. Read our midseason team reports on the AFC East.

Crowder, Scott accuse opponents of dirty play

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
Dolphins LB Channing Crowder accused Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain of spitting in his face and Jets LB Bart Scott called the Lions the dirtiest team he has played since the Titans.

Sanchez-led Jets rally to beat Lions 23-20 in OT

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez threw a 52-yard pass to Santonio Holmes to set up Nick Folk's 30-yard field goal, lifting the New York Jets to a 23-20 overtime win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

Jets set to blitz more often

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 9:36 p.m. ET
With CB Darrelle Revis healthy again and their corners equipped to handle one-on-one coverage, the Jets are prepared to unleash all-out blitzes to pressure opposing quarterbacks, according to AFC East Whispers.

Fake punt still in Jets' playbook

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 9:36 p.m. ET
A communication breakdown and lack of awareness resulted in a botched fake punt for the Jets in Week Eight, but don't expect the team to stop trying to fool opponents just because their attempt didn't work.

Lions avoid blackout in game vs. Jets

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 9:33 a.m. ET
Lions president Tom Lewand said Sunday's game against the Jets has sold out and the local television blackout will be lifted.

Tomlinson eclipses 13,000 rushing yards

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
Jets RB LaDainian Tomlinson reached the 13,000 career yards rushing milestone in Sunday's loss to the Packers. Tomlinson entered the game with 12,980 yards rushing and finished with 13,034 after rushing for 54 yards on 16 ...

Crosby kicks Packers past rusty Jets, 9-0

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 5:24 p.m. ET
Mason Crosby kicked three field goals for Green Bay, and that was all the Packers needed as they held the rested but sloppy Jets off the scoreboard for a 9-0 victory Sunday.

Leonhard doesn't expect big hits to stop

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
Jets SS Jim Leonhard tells PFW that he understands why the NFL is trying to outlaw hits to the head, but the speed and physicality of football makes that difficult for defensive players to do.

Cablevision-Fox dispute may prevent Jets game from airing

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
A dispute between TV provider Cablevision and Fox, the channel airing the Jets' game vs. the Packers, may leave millions of New Yorkers without a way to watch the game.

Jets sign DT Gilbert to active roster

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
The Jets signed DT Jarron Gilbert from their practice squad on Wednesday. Gilbert will replace DT Howard Green on the roster. Green was released on Tuesday.

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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