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Ricky Jean Francois

Ricky Jean Francois - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 295 lbs.
Birthday 11/23/1986
Birthplace Miami, FL
College LSU
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 7th round, 35th pick by 49ers

Colts hire McMahon as special-teams coordinator

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
The Colts hired Tom McMahon as their new special-teams coordinator, the team announced Thursday.

60-second rant: Irsay the forgotten man in Colts' success

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
Colts owner Jim Irsay deserves major kudos for the stunning success his team experienced in 2012.

Reports: Colts hire Raye as VP of football operations

Posted Jan. 14, 2013 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
Jimmy Raye is leaving San Diego to be the Colts’ vice president of football operations, Sports Illustrated’s Jim Trotter first reported.

Arians: 'Luck made plays Manning, Roethlisberger didn't until later in careers'

Posted Jan. 12, 2013 @ 2:08 p.m. ET
Andrew Luck, the NFL's all-time rookie leader in passing yards, was mentioned in pretty rare company by Bruce Arians.

Colts announce special-teams coach leaving staff

Posted Jan. 12, 2013 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
Indianapolis Colts special-teams coordinator Marwan Maalouf will not be back on coach Chuck Pagano's staff next season.

Chargers hire Telesco as new GM

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The Chargers hired former Colts vice president of football operations Tom Telesco as their new general manager on Wednesday.

Boldin leads Ravens past Colts

Posted Jan. 06, 2013 @ 5:29 p.m. ET
Anquan Boldin set a franchise record with 145 receiving yards, including the clinching TD in the Ravens' 24-9 victory over Indianapolis.

Colts' Arians hospitalized prior to Sunday's game

Posted Jan. 06, 2013 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians was hospitalized Sunday morning after falling ill. Clyde Christensen will call plays in Sunday's game vs. Baltimore.

Key matchup: Colts special teams vs. Ravens RS Jacoby Jones

Posted Jan. 05, 2013 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
The Colts can't afford any slip-ups on special teams at Baltimore. 

Friday injury report for wild-card round

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Here is the Friday injury report for the wild-card weekend, showing to what degree injured players participated in their teams' practices.

Eagles granted permission to interview Bradley, Arians

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
The Eagles were granted permission to interview Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley and Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians.

Karim latest unsung Colt making an impact

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 10 a.m. ET
The way we hear it, Colts RS Deji Karim gives the club a more decisive, urgent returner than they previously possessed.

Thursday's wild-card injury report

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
The injury report report for this weekend's wild-card action, as released by the NFL.

Running the 'Card table: Tom Danyluk's wildcard predictions

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
PFW columnist Tom Danyluk breaks down the wild-card round action and offers his predictions.

Lewis, Pagano highlight emotional weekend

Posted Jan. 02, 2013 @ 8:49 p.m. ET
Three of this year's wild-card games are whoppers, with the two Sunday games appearing to be quite fascinating.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 14, 2013
Less than 24 hours after adding Pro Bowl safety LaRon Landry to the roster, the Indianapolis Colts struck two more deals, this time landing San Francisco defensive lineman Ricky Jean Francois and re-signing cornerback Darius Butler. Terms of the deals were not immediately available. The latest moves are intended to help revamp a traditionally undersized defense that has played a secondary role to quarterbacks Peyton Manning, Andrew Luck and the offense in recent years.||||||| Francois is a 6-foot-3, 295-pound defensive lineman who some believed was the only free agent capable of playing all three defensive line positions in the 3-4 defense Indianapolis switched to last season. He's played previously for Colts defensive coordinator Greg Manusky.

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