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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

Recap of Friday's NFL fines

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
Here is a recap of the fines handed out by the NFL on Friday for actions taken in Week 16 games.

Colts establishing run when it matters most

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 9:16 a.m. ET
The Colts' ground game that was much-maligned earlier in the season is now being lauded for its effectiveness following its first back-to-back 150-yard rushing days since the 2006 Super Bowl season.

Colts swap corners

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The Colts claimed CB Mike Richardson off waivers from the Chiefs and waived CB David Pender.

Colts finding balance at the right time

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
In beating the Raiders 31-26 on Sunday, the Colts' defense held a top-five rushing offense to fewer than 100 yards for a second consecutive week and the offense surpassed the 150-yard rushing mark in consecutive weeks for the first time ...

Week 17 game times changed

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
The NFL has announced time changes for several key Week 17 matchups.

Manning's three TDs lead Colts past Raiders

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 7:44 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes and iced the game with a 27-yard keeper to help the Colts beat the Raiders 31-26 Sunday in a game that turned out to have little playoff meaning.

Mathis, Winfield fined

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
Colts DE Robert Mathis and Vikings CB Antoine Winfield were fined this week for hits in Week 15 games.

Collie's season over, but he's expected to return next year

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 7:50 p.m. ET
The way we hear it, barring a doctor instructing Colts WR Austin Collie that he should quit playing football, he is expected to return next season. That said, the Colts will be extremely careful in ensuring that the second-year receiver ...

Colts place WR Collie on I.R., sign DB Hamlin

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 11:14 a.m. ET
Colts WR Austin Collie has been placed on I.R. after suffering his second concussion of the season in Week 15. Veteran DB Ken Hamlin was signed to fill the spot vacated by Collie on the 53-man roster.

Colts have edge over Jaguars in AFC South

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Despite adversity, Colts are two wins from AFC South title.

Concussions rob Collie of epic season

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
When you think about what kind of season Austin Collie could have had if he had been able to stay healthy, it's fairly incredible. Unfortunately, he was caught in the wrong place at the wrong time on too many ...

Colts put Jaguars' title celebration on hold

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw two TD passes Sunday, avoided throwing an interception for the second straight game, and led Indianapolis to a season-saving 34-24 victory over Jacksonville.

Collie out with another concussion

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
Colts WR Austin Collie suffered his third serious head injury of the season in the first half of Indianapolis' game today vs. the Jaguars.

Colts' playoff streak in prestigious company

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
With the Colts having made the playoffs eight straight seasons, NFList examines the longest such playoff streaks, including one by Dallas under Tom Landry.

Manning not thinking about breaking Favre's record

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 3:26 p.m. ET
With Vikings QB Brett Favre's historic record of 297 consecutive regular-season starts coming to an end last Monday, Colts QB Peyton Manning now possesses the longest active streak (205). The way we hear it, Manning has the utmost respect ...

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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