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Moran Norris

Moran Norris - #40 - RB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 255 lbs.
Birthday 06/16/1978
Birthplace Houston, TX
College Kansas
Years played 12
Drafted 2001, 4th round, 20th pick by Saints

2011 free-agent tracker, by position

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 9:31 p.m. ET
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Posted March 02, 2009
The San Francisco 49ers re-signed Norris to a three-year contract Monday, welcoming back the burly run-blocker after releasing him last summer.||||||| Norris, an eight-year NFL veteran, played for the 49ers from 2006-07. He was the lead blocker for Frank Gore when the running back led the NFC in rushing with 1,695 yards in 2006, earning a trip to the Pro Bowl. San Francisco dropped Norris after training camp last season because former offensive coordinator Mike Martz's offense didn't make much use of a fullback. Norris signed with the Detroit Lions, starting eight games in their 0-16 season.
Posted Dec. 07, 2008
Norris was ejected for swiping at linebacker Napoleon Harris on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings.||||||| On the previous play, Lions rookie offensive tackle Gosder Cherilus lunged from his knees to hit Minnesota defensive end Jared Allen on his left knee.
Posted Oct. 09, 2008
The Lions signed Norris on Thursday.||||||| Norris, a two-year starter, was waived by the San Francisco 49ers during training camp. He has started 30 games and contributed on special teams since being drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the fourth round of the 2001 draft.
Posted Oct. 09, 2008
The Lions signed Norris and cut running back Marcus Thomas on Thursday.||||||| Norris, a two-year starter, was waived by the San Francisco 49ers during training camp. He has started 30 games and contributed on special teams since being drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the fourth round of the 2001 draft.
Posted March 04, 2005
Norris has re-signed with the Houston Texans. The fullback has served primarily as a blocking back for the Texans over the past three seasons, but has 11 catches for 53 yards in 41 games, including 14 starts.|||||||

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