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Ray Edwards

Ray Edwards - #93 - DE

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 268 lbs.
Birthday 01/01/1985
Birthplace Cincinnati, OH
College Purdue
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 4th round, 30th pick by Vikings

Vikings-Cowboys matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
Here's a look at another key matchup in Sunday's Vikings-Cowboys game:

Vikings players of the week

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 2:05 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the Vikings' players of the week from their 29-20 loss to the Jets on Monday night.

Vikings DE Edwards not fine with NFL’s fine system

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
Vikings DE Ray Edwards was fined a total of $10,000 for two separate incidents in the team’s Week Three win over the Lions — and he isn’t happy about it.

NFL's Week Three fines

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
Here is a list of players fined for actions in Week Three games.

Vikings’ Edwards signs RFA tender

Posted June 14, 2010 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
Vikings DE Ray Edwards signed his one-year, $2.5 million restricted free-agent tender.

Could Eagles sign Edwards away from Vikings?

Posted March 13, 2010 @ 10:27 p.m. ET
The Vikings are concerned that they could lose DE Ray Edwards to the Eagles, according to this week's "Whispers," after they failed to place the highest tender on the restricted free agent.


Posted Nov. 13, 2012
The Falcons released Edwards on Monday.||||||| Edwards has been a major disappointment since signing with the NFC South-leading Falcons (8-1) before last season. Still, it was a bold move for a team off to the best start in franchise history. Edwards had started four of nine games for the Falcons this season. He had just nine tackles and no sacks.
Posted July 29, 2011
The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with free agent defensive end Ray Edwards. A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press that Edwards would sign a five-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because teams can't officially sign free agents until 6 p.m. Friday.||||||| Edwards, who spent the last five seasons with the Minnesota Vikings, fills a major void on the Falcons defensive line. He had 16.5 sacks the past two years and gives Atlanta another pass-rushing threat along with John Abraham.
Posted Dec. 05, 2010
Edwards was out Monday against the Giants again with a high ankle sprain.||||||| Brian Robison started at defensive end.
Posted Oct. 22, 2010
Edwards was fined the most, $20,000, for spearing Dallas running back Marion Barber on Sunday.||||||| Edwards was cited as a repeat offender - he was previously fined Aug. 28 for roughing the passer and Sept. 26 for unnecessary roughness.
Posted June 14, 2010
Edwards has signed his contract tender.||||||| Edwards was given a first-round-level tender worth $2.5 million for one year, but he waited three months to sign it. Edwards has expressed frustration about losing unrestricted status in free agency, when the final year of the collective bargaining agreement began without a new deal in place.