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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 S Sanders undergoes surgery

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
The Colts announced Wednesday afternoon that safety Bob Sanders underwent surgery by Dr. James Andrews for a torn biceps tendon.

Colts sign DB Morgan, cut OL Reitz

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 11:16 a.m. ET
The Colts signed DB DaJuan Morgan and waived OL Joe Reitz on Wednesday.

Colts WR Gonzalez out for Week Two; SS Sanders getting second opinion

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
The Colts announced Tuesday that WR Anthony Gonzalez will miss Week Two's game against the Giants with a high ankle sprain and SS Bob Sanders will meet with Dr. James Andrews to get a second opinion on his torn ...

Report: Sanders has torn biceps tendon

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
Colts SS Bob Sanders could miss extended time, even the entire season, after tearing a biceps tendon in Week One.

Texans surprise Colts as Foster sets record

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Arian Foster ran for a team-record 231 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead the Texans to a 34-24 victory over the Colts on Sunday.

Colts SS Sanders leaves game with elbow injury, return is questionable

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
Oft-injured Colts SS Bob Sanders left the season opener against the Texans in the first quarter with an elbow injury. His return is questionable.

Colts OLT Johnson, C Saturday will start vs. Texans

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
Colts OLT Charlie Johnson and C Jeff Saturday will start Sunday's season opener against the Texans.

Colts WR Gonzalez believes he wasn't given fair shot

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 1:16 a.m. ET
Indianapolis WR Anthony Gonzalez believes he wasn't given a chance to win a starting job after missing nearly all of 2009 with injury, according to AFC South Whispers.

Colts C Saturday, OLT Johnson questionable for Sunday

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
Colts starters C Jeff Saturday and OLT Charlie Johnson are both listed as questionable for Sunday's season opener against the Texans.

Colts' O-line remains in a state of flux

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
It's safe to say that the unsettled state of the Colts' offensive line is not what team president Bill Polian had in mind when he set out following the Super Bowl loss to the Saints to strengthen the O-line.

Colts add five to practice squad

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
The Colts on Sunday announced the following practice-squad additions: QB Tom Brandstater, DE John Chick, RS Brandon James, DB Mike Newton and WR Blair White.

Redskins trade CB Tryon to Colts

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
According the NFL Network's Jason LaCanfora, the Redskins have traded CB Justin Tryon to the Colts.

Colts' undrafted rookie Newton keeps making plays

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
The way we hear it, undrafted rookie S Mike Newton is the leading candidate to be the Colts' fourth safety this season.

New rule on umpire placement cause for concern for Colts

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
A new NFL rule that requires the umpire to be in the offensive backfield before the ball is snapped is causing headaches for the Colts and their no-huddle offense.

Addai, Brackett suffer minor injuries

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
RB Joseph Addai and LB Gary Brackett had to leave the Colts' preseason loss to the Packers Thursday night because of injuries, but neither player appears to be seriously hurt.

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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