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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

Missing targets not fazing Manning, Colts’ passing attack

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Colts QB Peyton Manning is further proving this season that he can post ridiculous numbers regardless of who his targets are.

Scobee's 59-yarder gives Jags win over Colbs

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 7:31 p.m. ET
Josh Scobee's 59-yard field goal on the final play gave the Jacksonville Jaguars a 31-28 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.

Colts newcomer Tryon making presence felt

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 11:55 p.m. ET
Justin Tryon, whom the Colts acquired in a deal last month, has been more than holding his own in spot duty at nickel back and particularly on special teams.

Colts rule out RB Brown, WR Garcon

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
The Colts ruled out RB Donald Brown and WR Pierre Garcon for Sunday's game against the Jaguars. Both players were listed as questionable on Friday but did not travel with the team on Saturday.

Colts' McAfee a weapon in the kicking game

Posted Sept. 29, 2010 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
With all the star power on both sides of the ball in Indy, it's no surprise that P Pat McAfee doesn't receive many accolades, but his early-season success handling kickoff duties for the Colts is deserving of praise.

Colts rule out Sanders, Gonzalez, Conner for Week Four

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
The Colts have ruled out S Bob Sanders (biceps), WR Anthony Gonzalez (ankle) and LB Kavell Conner (foot) for their Week Four game against the Jaguars.

Collie's big day, stout red-zone 'D' spark Colts

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
A career day by WR Austin Collie and a defense that bent but didn't break propelled the Colts past the Broncos 27-13 in Week Three.

Collie has career game in Colts win

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 7:45 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw for three touchdowns even without Anthony Gonzalez and Pierre Garcon and the Indianapolis Colts beat the crestfallen Denver Broncos 27-13 Sunday.

Colts' Garcon, Session will miss Denver game

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 2:35 a.m. ET
Two starters, WR Pierre Garcon and WLB Clint Session, did not accompany the Colts to Denver, creating manpower shortages at both positions for Sunday's game.

Brown becoming bigger factor in Colts' ground game

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Although his pass blocking needs more work, Colts RB Donald Brown is becoming more involved in Indianapolis' running attack, according to AFC South Whispers.

Colts rookies contribute in win over Giants

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
Two Colts rookies, TE Brody Eldridge and LB Kavell Conner, made a big impact in their first significant regular-season action in a Week Two victory over the Giants.

Four Colts starters miss practice with injuries

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Four Colts starters were out of practice on Wednesday because of injuries. RB Joseph Addai (knee), LB Gary Brackett (back), LB Clint Session (hamstring) and OLT Charlie Johnson (right foot) were among the Colts missing practice.

Colts play like defending AFC champs

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
The Colts' ground game and "D" stole the spotlight from the Manning brothers in a 38-14 shellacking of the Giants on Sunday night.

Peyton, Colts cruise to 'Manning Bowl' victory

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
Four-time league MVP Peyton Manning threw for three touchdowns, leading the Indianapolis Colts to a surprisingly easy 38-14 victory over his kid brother and the New York Giants.

Colts' run 'D' must play with better gap integrity

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 10:36 a.m. ET
The Colts' inability to stop Texans RB Arian Foster in Week One was in large part due to poor gap integrity.

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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