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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 claim P Lanning off waivers

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
The Jets claimed P Spencer Lanning off waivers from the Browns, creating competition for second-year P T.J. Conley.

Report: Rams, Jets swapping tackles

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
he Jets reportedly are working on acquiring former first-round OT Jason Smith from the Rams in exchange for demoted Jets ORT Wayne Hunter.

Jets choose PK Folk over Brown

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Nick Folk won a spirited Jets PK battle with Josh Brown after the team announced Brown was among its cuts to 74 players.

Jets reduce roster to 80 players

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
The Jets reduced their roster to 80 on Satuday morning by waiving seven players.

Jets WR Kerley rebounding from tough start to camp

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Jets WR Jeremy Kerley's training camp got off to a rough start, but he is getting healthy and should make an impact out of the slot.

Jets ORT Hunter loses starting job

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
Jets ORT Wayne Hunter has lost his starting job, head coach Rex Ryan told reporters Thursday.

Searching for hope for the Jets

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
There is plenty of pessimism about the Jets after a lackluster start to the preseason. PFW's Kevin Fishbain tries to find some positives.

Rams sign DE Gholston

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 10:13 p.m. ET
The Rams signed free-agent DE Vernon Gholston, the sixth overall pick of the 2008 draft, on Wednesday.

Jets give struggling Hunter day off from practice

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 8:28 p.m. ET
Jets embattled ORT Wayne Hunter was excused from the team's practice Tuesday night for what the team called a "personal reason."

Jets release OT Heyer

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
The Jets released veteran OT Stephon Heyer, the team announced Monday.

Olympic sprinter Demps signs with Patriots

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 10:02 p.m. ET
The Patriots have signed ex-Florida RB-RS Jeff Demps, the team confirmed Friday evening.

Report: Patriots to work out WR Burress

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Former Jets and Giants WR Plaxico Burress will work out for the Patriots on Sunday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Ryan's frustration with Jets' chippy play boils over

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
Jets head coach Rex Ryan, angered by continued chippy play at practice, punished his club with a series of windsprints Tuesday.

Broncos sign ex-Jets S Leonhard

Posted Aug. 04, 2012 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced Saturday that they signed veteran free-agent S Jim Leonhard.

When to draft Tebow

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The most celebrated backup quarterback in league history is an intriguing fantasy option for owners. But when should Tim Tebow be drafted?

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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