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Ricky Sapp - #55 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 252 lbs.
Birthday 11/14/1986
Birthplace Bamberg, SC
College Clemson
Years played 3
Drafted 2010, 5th round, 3rd pick by Eagles

Jets rookie DE Coples showing plenty of flashes

Posted Dec. 21, 2012 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
Early returns on Jets first-round DE Quinton Coples have been positive, and his play in practice has been improving.

Jets place WR Hill on I.R.

Posted Dec. 19, 2012 @ 7:39 p.m. ET
The Jets placed WR Stephen Hill on injured reserve and promoted DB Donnie Fletcher from the practice squad.

Jets announce QB McElroy will start Sunday

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
The Jets announced Tuesday that Greg McElroy will be the team’s starting quarterback in Sunday’s game against the Chargers.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: Win's a win for desperate Titans

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
The Titans' victory over the Jets was almost unwatchable, but you won't hear Mike Munchak or his staff apologizing for a win they desperately needed.

Titans end Jets' playoff hopes

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
Chris Johnson went 94 yards for the longest touchdown run in the NFL since 2006 and the Titans beat the Jets 14-10 on Monday night.

Jets claim WR Edwards

Posted Dec. 11, 2012 @ 5:12 p.m. ET
The Jets claimed WR Braylon Edwards on Tuesday, bringing the wideout back after he played the 2009-10 seasons with the Jets.

Jets DE Wilkerson turning it on in second season

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson has flown under the radar nationally, but he is having a huge season helping keep New York in the playoff hunt.

49ers-Seahawks flexed to SNF in Week 16

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
The 49ers-Seahawks game in Week 16 has been flexed to be on "Sunday Night Football" on NBC.

AFC East Spin cycle: Pats romp, Jets stay alive

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 10:14 a.m. ET
The Patriots torched the Texans on Monday night, while the Jets, somehow, remain in the AFC wild-card hunt after beating the Jaguars.

Jets remain in hunt with win over Jaguars

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Shonn Greene and Bilal Powell ran for short touchdowns and the Jets kept their postseason hopes alive with a 17-10 win over the Jaguars on Sunday.

FBI agents raid sites belonging to ex-Jet, brother

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 11 a.m. ET
Federal, state and local agents searched Fort Wayne property belonging to former Jets OT Jason Fabini and a home owned by his brother.

Sanchez named Jets' starting QB for Week 14

Posted Dec. 05, 2012 @ 9:06 a.m. ET
Rex Ryan named Mark Sanchez the Jets’ starting quarterback for their Week 14 game against the Jaguars.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: McElroy the only decision for Ryan

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
Now that Rex Ryan has made the tough decision of yanking Mark Sanchez, he should make the easy one and start Greg McElroy Sunday.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots again reign supreme

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
It's a familiar sight — the Patriots donning celebratory AFC East champion gear, with the rest of the division looking up at them.

Jets bench Sanchez, beat Cardinals

Posted Dec. 02, 2012 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Third-stringer Greg McElroy stepped in for a struggling Mark Sanchez and energized the Jets to a 7-6 victory over the Cardinals on Sunday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 08, 2012
The Jets promoted Sapp from the practice squad to the active roster.||||||| Sapp, originally a 2010 fifth-round draft pick by Philadelphia out of Clemson, was with the Jets' practice squad last year and was on the active roster for the season finale. He was signed to New York's practice squad on Sept. 1 after being waived in the preseason by the team this year. He spent three days on the practice squad, was cut again, but then re-signed on Sept. 11.
Posted Aug. 31, 2010
The Eagles have placed Sapp on injured reserve.||||||| Sapp was a fifth-round pick this year and has been bothered by a knee injury.

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