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Sammy Morris

Sammy Morris - #23 - RB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 220 lbs.
Birthday 03/23/1977
Birthplace San Antonio, TX
College Texas Tech
Years played 13
Drafted 2000, 5th round, 27th pick by Bills

Cowboys place RB Murray on I.R.; sign Morris

Posted Dec. 13, 2011 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
The Cowboys made it official on Tuesday by placing rookie RB DeMarco Murray on injured reserve and signing veteran RB Sammy Morris.

Report: Cowboys to work out RB Morris

Posted Dec. 12, 2011 @ 7:06 p.m. ET
The Cowboys will reportedly work out and eventually sign RB Sammy Morris as a backup to Felix Jones after losing rookie DeMarco Murray to a fractured ankle.

Patriots agree to one-year deal with RB Morris

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
The Patriots have agreed to re-sign veteran RB Sammy Morris to a one-year deal, his agent Mark Slough announced.

Patriots positional analysis: Running backs

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 10:47 a.m. ET
This is the second in a series of position-by-position looks at the Patriots' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. Today, we bring you an analysis of New England's RB situation.

Patriots' 60-second rant: Everything is clicking, but kick coverage could improve

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 8:37 p.m. ET
The Patriots have been dominating, but if we had to choose one thing that could be improved to avoid being upset over the final three weeks, it's their kick-coverage units.

A healthy Taylor would improve Pats' backfield

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 8:45 p.m. ET
The Patriots' running game has been solid with BenJarvus Green-Ellis but could look even better when they get Fred Taylor back from injury.

Flashback: Patriots' recent Week Seven performances

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Patriots' Week Seven contests each of the last five seasons.

Belichick, Brady respond to losing Faulk

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 5:12 p.m. ET
Patriots head caoch Bill Belichick and QB Tom Brady reacted to the loss of RB Kevin Faulk for the season because of a torn ACL.


Posted Dec. 25, 2011
Morris had 13 carries for 29 yards Saturday in a 20-7 loss to Philly.||||||| Morris got plenty of action with Felix Jones resting for next week's showdown against the Giants.
Posted Dec. 13, 2011
The Dallas Cowboys have signed Morris after placing rookie stud DeMarco Murray on season-ending injured reserve.||||||| Morris was drafted the fifth round by Buffalo in 2000 out of Texas Tech. He has 2,955 career yards and 26 touchdowns over three NFL stops.
Posted Oct. 25, 2009
After missing two straight games with a knee injury, Morris returned in Monday night's 38-17 loss at New Orleans, rushing for 18 yards on five carries.||||||| Morris hurt his knee in the 59-0 win over the Tennessee Titans on Oct. 18.
Posted Oct. 12, 2009
Morris rushed for 68 yards on 17 carries in Sunday's overtime loss to Denver.||||||| Through five games, Morris hasn't been much of a factor, rushing for just 109 yards on 30 attempts.
Posted Dec. 15, 2008
Morris ran for 117 yards and a score as the Patriots seemingly moved the ball at will in their 49-26 win at Oakland on Sunday.||||||| Morris now has a career-high 554 yards this season, and he's been invaluable to New England's running attack with Laurence Maroney sidelined. He's scored a touchdown in three straight games.