Jabar Gaffney
All-American college football player, professional football player, wide receiver
Jabar Gaffney
Derrick Jabar Gaffney is an American football wide receiver for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Florida, and was twice recognized as an All-American. He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the second round of the 2002 NFL Draft, and has also played for the Denver Broncos and Washington Redskins of the NFL.
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Texans name Jadeveon Clowney their Ed Block Courage award winner
Houston Chronicle - about 1 year
For his perseverance and recovery through numerous injuries, Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney was named the Ed Block Courage award winner in balloting by his teammates. The award recognizes extra efforts both on and off the field and their ability to overcome great adversity. Among the injuries Clowney sustained as a rookie: a sports hernia surgery, concussion, meniscus surgery and finally microfracture knee surgery. The first overall pick spent a large chunk of his rookie season on injured reserve with seven tackles in four games. “It meant a lot,” Clowney said. “I got respect for my teammates. This is big. I worked hard in the offseason. They’ve seen me. They noticed that. Everybody around here noticed that, so it’s pretty big. “It’s very special. Me and that training staff, we put a lot of work in. It paid off at the end. Guys around here watched me work all offseason. The trainers watched me work and the coaches. To know that’s paid off and they noticed is very, ...
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Jabar Gaffney out for Miami Dolphins' game against Buffalo Bills
Fox News - over 4 years
Miami receiver Jabar Gaffney is sitting out the Dolphins' game against the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night because of a knee injury.
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Jabar Gaffney inactive for Dolphins against St. Louis; Rams' Conrath inactive
Fox News - over 4 years
Miami Dolphins receiver Jabar Gaffney is again inactive for Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams.
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Madden NFL 13: Roster Update #6, Week 5
Arrowhead Addict - over 4 years
Timothy T. Ludwig-US PRESSWIRE The team at EA has released the latest ratings adjustments for Madden NFL 13. If you are a fan of the Kansas City Chiefs, you probably don’t want to download this one. Here’s the damage: Roster Update #6 – Week 5 Bobby Massie OL ARZ Decrease, from 73 to 71OVR Dan Williams DL ARZ Decrease, from 78 to 77OVR William Gay CB ARZ Decrease, from 78 to 77OVR Lyle Sendlein OL ARZ Decrease, from 79 to 78OVR David Carter DL ARZ Increase, from 71 to 73OVR Sam Acho LB ARZ Increase, from 75 to 76OVR O’Brien Schofield LB ARZ Increase, from 75 to 77OVR Andre Roberts WR ARZ Increase, from 75 to 78OVR Kevin Kolb QB ARZ Increase, from 77 to 78OVR Patrick Peterson CB ARZ Increase, from 86 to 87OVR Calais Campbell DL ARZ Increase, from 92 to 93OVR Adrian Wilson S ARZ Increase, from 95 to 96OVR Beanie Wells HB ARZ IR Alfonso Smith HB ARZ Jersey change to #29 Ryan Williams HB ARZ Moved to HB #1 on depth chart Ray Edwards DL ATL Decrease, from 83 to 81OVR Jonathan Babin ...
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WR Jabar Gaffney signs with Dolphins; WR Legedu Naanee released
Fox News - over 4 years
Receiver Jabar Gaffney has signed with the Miami Dolphins, who terminated the contract of receiver Legedu Naanee.
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The People's Champion Fantasy Draft Results
Daily Norseman - over 4 years
The results from The People's Champion fantasy draft are listed below. In my insanity I created this MONSTER of a fantasy league. I had to create a league that was a BEAST! Just like The People's Champion! Jim Kleinsasser outrunning NDSU defense (via PilotC150) This is a big boy league. You have to put your pants on to participate. I am not a fan of having 8 starters or so (including a defense and a kicker) and then a few bench spots. That is too easy. Having to draft 2nd and 3rd string WRs and RBs really tests your knowledge of players in the league. I also do not like having much of a bench. I prefer none at all to be honest. I hate it when you have a player on the bench go "busty" during a week but you miss out on those points. That is lame IMO. If you were smart enough to draft somebody then you should reap the rewards. Otherwise it is pure luck. I think it went very well too. Each pick was 45 seconds so it did not take that long at al ...
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Fantasy football 2012
Democrat Herald - over 4 years
The final week of the NFL preseason is upon us, thus it’s likely time for your fantasy football draft. At the risk of an 18-team league commissioner showing his hand, here are my last-second hints to having a successful fantasy draft, and thus, season. I’ll also save you $8 and a trip to the store for an obsolete fantasy preview magazine released in June with this quick-reference list. Each NFL team’s recent cutdown to 53 players shows that this list is already a week too old, but it’s still a good base for your draft. Quarterbacks Depending on your league setup, a quarterback’s fortunes can often decide your fantasy fortunes as well. Passing records are broken every season, especially in 2011, as teams have looked to their air attacks more than ever. That has had a large impact on league standings, and the importance of securing a quality quarterback continues to affect drafts. MVP Aaron Rodgers has clearly been the most reliable signal-caller over the last two y ...
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Patriots release Stallworth, Gaffney - Boston Herald
Google News - over 4 years
Boston Globe Patriots release Stallworth, Gaffney Boston Herald By Jeff Howe FOXBORO — Wide receivers Donte Stallworth and Jabar Gaffney [stats] led the list of players released by the Patriots [team stats] today as the team cut its roster down to the league-mandated 75. Stallworth and Gaffney, both former Patriots ... Jabar Gaffney: Pats surprisingly release veteran WR GaffneyRotoworld.com Patriots Roster Cuts: Jabar Gaffney, Donte' Stallworth Among New England's ...SB Nation Jabar Gafney, Donte' Stallworth cut by PatriotsNFL News Bleacher Report -Pats Pulpit -The Patriot Ledger (blog) all 68 news articles »
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Broncos Defensive Lineman Jeremy Jarmon Released
Mile High Report - almost 5 years
A tweet from the official Denver Broncos announced the release of Defensive Lineman Jeremy Jarmon. #embedly_twitter_30116939{background:url(http://a0.twimg.com/profile_background_images/11697632/twitter-bkgd3.jpg) #002054; padding:20px;} #embedly_twitter_30116939 p{background:#fff;padding:10px 12px 0px 12px;margin:0;min-height:48px;color:#000;font-size:18px;line-height:22px;-moz-border-radius:5px;-webkit-border-radius:5px} #embedly_twitter_30116939 .embedly_tweet_content{background:#fff;padding:10px 12px 10px 12px;margin:0;min-height:48px;color:#000;font-size:18px !important;line-height:22px;-moz-border-radius:5px;-webkit-border-radius:5px} #embedly_twitter_30116939 p span.metadata{display:block;width:100%;clear:both;margin-top:0px;height:40px; padding-bottom: 12px;} #embedly_twitter_30116939 p span.metadata span.author{line-height:15px;color:#999;font-size:14px} #embedly_twitter_30116939 p span.metadata span.author a{line-height:15px;font-size:20px;vertical-align:middle ...
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Jarius Wright: The next Santana Moss?
Daily Norseman - almost 5 years
The obvious comparisons to Height and Speed are there. Player Height Weight 40-yard dash Santana Moss 5' 9 ½" 181 lbs. 4.31s Jarius Wright 5' 9 ⅝" 182 lbs. SEE BELOW ↓ Wright ran a 4.41 at the Combine [hand-timed as low as 4.39s] and stood on that number at his Pro Day. However, Arkansas coaches say he was once clocked a 4.27 during a 2011 Razorbacks spring practice/last years Arkansas pro day. While that is not an electronically recorded time which makes it likely a low 4.3 instead that’s still more than impressive as anything under 4.4 is good enough to consistently separate in the NFL and provide the deep threat. His combine numbers were a little slow but I would like to point out players don’t always run their fastest time when their on that kind of stage and so nervous to perform in what is basically their biggest job interview of their life. Look at Kendall Wright for example. Most Razorback fans were shocked that Wright ran so slow at the combine after ...
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Some Clarification is in Order: Manning and the Offense Part 2
Mile High Report - almost 5 years
In the last article we summarized the offense Manning has been running for the past few years, it's main formations and what types of players best fit this offense. Today we'll be comparing our roster to that template to see how we lineup and what our current roster does well and what areas the players will need to improve in. So late time we looked at: - Formations - Play calling Today we'll be looking at: - Offensive line responsibilities and skill set - Skill position responsibilities and skill set It might best to review the last article, but it's not required for further reading. Now remember this isn't a depth chart, I'm just looking at this roster player by player and seeing how each fits into this style of offense. Offensive Line Responsibilities and Skill Set: Overall One of the main topics we discussed last time dealt with the power of the audible combined with a smart quarterback. The downside to this is requires a very smart offensive line to go along wi ...
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Redskins cut veteran Gaffney
The State - South Carolina's Hom - almost 5 years
The Washington Redskins have released veteran Jabar Gaffney, their leading receiver last season. Click to Continue »
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Report: Jabar Gaffney and Jacoby Jones both cut today
Waiting For Next Year - almost 5 years
The Browns will still be $9 million dollars under the cap after signing their draftees. Today, a couple of wide receivers hit the market when the Washington Redskins cut Jabar Gaffney, and the Houston Texans parted ways with Jacoby Jones. John McClain reports that the Texans were unable to find a trade partner for Jones (27), who caught 31 passes for 512 yards and two scores last season. The Redskins released Jabar Gaffney (31), who had a career bests last year in receptions (68) yards (947) and touchdowns (5). [Related: Browns backing into wide receiver improvement]
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Patriots Should Reunite With Jabar Gaffney to Intensify Training Camp Competition Among Wide Receivers
NESN - almost 5 years
FOXBORO, Mass. -- Patriots head coach Bill Belichick decided earlier this offseason that he'd set up a tremendous training camp competition at the wide receiver position. It's time to throw another one into the ring. The Redskins have reportedly released Jabar Gaffney, who was the ultimate role player for the Patriots from 2006-08. He could fit that exact mold again in 2012 if the Patriots decide to reunite with Gaffney, assuming he makes the team, which would be likely. Sure, the Patriots already have way too many wideouts on the roster, but that's clearly been the intention. Belichick isn't worried about hurting the feelings of an experienced veteran because the message has been clear -- they want a depth chart full of reliable, smart receivers who can keep pace with Brady. Gaffney was among the Patriots' array of castoffs they acquired in 2006, when they scrambled to recover from the losses of Deion Branch and David Givens, and the Florida product blossomed. Gaffney exp ...
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jabar Gaffney
  • 2012
    Age 31
    On November 20, 2012, Gaffney was waived.
    More Details Hide Details Days after his release, the NFL announced that Gaffney would be suspended for two games for failing to report an arrest to the league that occurred in Miami in 2010. Receiving Stats Gaffney and ex-wife Terin have a son, Jackson Tyrel Gaffney, and a daughter, Teagan Danae Gaffney. He is the son of former New York Jets wide receiver Derrick Gaffney, and the first cousin of NFL cornerback Lito Sheppard.
    On October 2, 2012, Gaffney was signed by the Miami Dolphins.
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    Gaffney signed a two-year contract to return to the Patriots on May 2, 2012.
    More Details Hide Details He was released by the team on August 27.
    Gaffney was released by the Redskins on May 1, 2012
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    On April 18, 2012, Gaffney announced that he was told not to attend the team's offseason conditioning program and that the Redskins were attempting to trade him.
    More Details Hide Details Head coach Mike Shanahan later stated that Gaffney could still remain on the Redskins, but felt obligated to let him explore other options throughout the league.
  • 2011
    Age 30
    Gaffney was traded to the Washington Redskins for defensive end Jeremy Jarmon on July 27, 2011.
    More Details Hide Details In, he led the team with 68 receptions, 947 yards and 5 touchdowns, all career bests.
  • 2010
    Age 29
    Gaffney put up 875 yards in 2010.
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  • 2009
    Age 28
    He finished the 2009 season with 54 receptions for 732 yards and two touchdowns, ranking second on the team in receptions and receiving yards.
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    On February 27, 2009, Gaffney signed a four-year, $10 million contract with the Denver Broncos.
    More Details Hide Details The deal included $3 million guaranteed. In the Broncos' week 17 loss to Kansas City, he had a career day, catching 14 passes for 213 yards as the Broncos played without Brandon Marshall, who was benched for disciplinary reasons by head coach Josh McDaniels.
  • 2008
    Age 27
    Jabar Gaffney finished the 2008 season with 44 receptions for 468 yards and two touchdowns.
    More Details Hide Details His longest reception was 37 yards. His best game came against the Cardinals in week 16, when he had 90 yards receiving.
  • 2007
    Age 26
    In his first-ever playoff game, on January 7, 2007 against the New York Jets, Gaffney had a near-career day, catching eight passes for 104 yards, his second 100-yard performance as a receiver (in ten regular season games, Gaffney caught 11 passes for 142 yards and one touchdown.) Gaffney followed that performance a week later against San Diego with another 100-yard game, in which he caught ten passes and scored a touchdown.
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  • 2006
    Age 25
    Gaffney signed a two-year deal with the New England Patriots on October 9, 2006. 2007 was his first solid season.
    More Details Hide Details On March 5, 2008, Gaffney re-signed with the Patriots for one year worth $2 million.
    On March 16, 2006, the Eagles signed Gaffney to a one-year contract, but released him prior to the start of the regular season.
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  • 2002
    Age 21
    Gaffney was selected with the 1st pick in the 2nd round of the 2002 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans.
    More Details Hide Details His tenure with the team was marred by his often inconsistent play which led to his benching in favor of veteran receivers, in particular Corey Bradford. After his rookie contract was up the Texans chose not to re-sign him after he put up less-than stellar stats.
  • 2001
    Age 20
    During the 2001 season, Gaffney and another athlete forcefully detained a 15-year-old boy who was stealing motor scooters from their apartment, and held him until police arrived.
    More Details Hide Details The boy's mother later alleged that Gaffney beat, kicked, choked and attempted to drown her son. The police declined to file charges and the state attorney agreed, stating the mother's allegations were inconsistent with the evidence and no jury would convict given the circumstances.
  • 2000
    Age 19
    In February 2000, Gaffney was charged with allegedly stealing $245 and a watch from the Florida Field locker room during the high school state championships, but the prosecutor placed him in a pretrial diversion program.
    More Details Hide Details After Steve Spurrier kicked him off the team in December 1999, he was eventually allowed to earn his way back onto the squad but forfeited his scholarship for a year.
    He was a first-team All-SEC selection in 2000 and 2001; he was a College Football News first-team All-American after his redshirt freshman season in 2000, and was recognized as a unanimous first-team All-American by the Associated Press, American Football Coaches Association, Football Writers Association of America, Sporting News, and Walter Camp Foundation following his 2001 sophomore season.
    More Details Hide Details In 2001, he was one of the three finalists for the Biletnikoff Award, recognizing the best receiver in college football. He finished his two-season college career with 138 receptions for 2,375 yards and twenty-seven touchdowns, and was chosen by his teammates as the Gators' most valuable player. He remains the only receiver in Gators history with two seasons of 1,000 yards or more.
    Gaffney amassed 1,184 receiving yards and fourteen touchdown receptions in 2000, and another 1,191 and thirteen touchdowns in 2001.
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    Gaffney became a prolific pass-catcher as a first-year starter for the Gators in 2000, and made the game-winning touchdown catch with fourteen seconds remaining to defeat the Tennessee Volunteers 27–23—a game that ultimately decided the 2000 winner of the Eastern Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC).
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    Gaffney accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he played for coach Steve Spurrier's Florida Gators football team in 2000 and 2001.
    More Details Hide Details The Gators coaching staff decided to redshirt him as true freshman in 1999.
  • 1997
    Age 16
    Gaffney was born in San Antonio, Texas. He attended William M. Raines High School in Jacksonville, Florida, and was a letterman for the Raines Vikings high school football team. In football, he was a two-year starter as a wide receiver, and as a junior in 1997, he caught the game-winning, fourth-quarter touchdown pass in the state championship game.
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  • 1980
    Born on December 1, 1980.
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