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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

49ers cruise to 34-0 win over hapless Jets

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
The 49ers used a solid running game, a smothering defense, a little bit of the wildcat-style offense and even blocked a punt in to a 34-0 victory over the Jets.

Jets WR Holmes carted off with foot injury

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
Jets WR Santonio Holmes was carted off the field Sunday after suffering what appeared to be a significant injury.

Week Four handicapping column

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening believes Rex Ryan's underdog Jets can keep it close against the favored 49ers.

Cumberland's play affecting Jets' long-term plans at TE

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
The Jets have an interesting situation brewing at the tight end position that's worth watching as the season goes along.

Key matchup: Niners QB Alex Smith vs. Jets secondary minus Darrelle Revis

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
PFW's Dan Arkush focuses on Niners QB Alex Smith vs. the Jets’ secondary minus Darrelle Revis in the Niners-Jets matchup this Sunday.

Jets bring back OLB Thomas

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 3:51 p.m. ET
The Jets brought back OLB Bryan Thomas on Monday, two days after releasing the former first-round pick.

AFC East Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
The Bills and Jets are tied atop the AFC East with records of 2-1, and the Patriots are below .500 for the first time in nine years.

Revis done for the year with torn ACL

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
Jets head coach Rex Ryan confirmed Monday that CB Darrelle Revis has a torn ACL and will be out for the rest of the season.

Jets sneak past Dolphins in overtime

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
Nick Folk was successful on a 33-yard field goal with 6:04 left in overtime, and the Jets beat the Dolphins 23-20 on Sunday.

Revis carted off with knee injury

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
Jets CB Darrelle Revis was carted off the field in Sunday’s game against the Dolphins with a knee injury.

Jets release former first-round LB Thomas

Posted Sept. 22, 2012 @ 2:08 p.m. ET
The Jets have released former first-round LB Bryan Thomas and signed CB Donnie Fletcher from the practice squad.

Powell maintains No. 2 role, but Jets' run game struggling early

Posted Sept. 21, 2012 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
The Jets' running game, which has a new No. 2 back in Bilal Powell, hasn't looked very impressive through two games.

Key matchup: Jets defense vs. Dolphins RB Bush

Posted Sept. 21, 2012 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
In the AFC East divisional game between the Dolphins and Jets, Reggie Bush’s performance will be key to the result.

Week Three fantasy tips: TEs

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Among the late-week fantasy TE tips, you watch Dustin Keller's health carefully, while Coby Fleener is the preferred option in Indianapolis.

Jets CB Revis cleared for contact

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
Jets All-Pro CB Darrelle Revis has been cleared for contact in practice for the first time since suffering a concussion in the team's season opener.

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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