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Hilliard Out for Season

New York Jets fullback Lex Hilliard will miss the entire 2013 season after breaking his scapula in practice on Tuesday. He is scheduled to have surgery. Hilliard’s injury paves the way for rookie Tommy Bohanon to win the job. Bohanon was a seventh round pick from Wake Forest. Hillard will be placed on injured reserve and earn his full contract. Make the Click and discuss this and...
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

AP Source: Jets FB Hilliard out for season

A person familiar with the injury says New York Jets fullback Lex Hilliard will miss the entire season with a broken shoulder blade that requires surgery. Hilliard was injured during practice Tuesday when he went down after a running play. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the severity of Hilliard's injury....
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August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets FB Lex Hilliard Out for Season

  NY Jets FB is done for the year after breaking his scapula (shoulder blade) during Tuesday’s practice.  Hilliard had signed a one year with the Jets in March and was competing for the starting job with rookie, Tommy Bohanon. Jets FB Lex Hilliard will have season-ending surgery to repair a broken scapula, per league source. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) August 21, 2013
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August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets lose FB Lex Hilliard for the season to a broken scapula

According to,  New York Jets fullback Lex Hilliard is done for the season with a broken scapula. Jets FB Lex Hilliard will have season-ending surgery to repair a broken scapula, per league source. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) August 21, 2013 Like me, you must be wondering what the heck is a scapula.  Below is from Webster’s Online. either of a pair...
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August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets add to backfield, sign Goodson, Hilliard

The New York Jets have signed running back Mike Goodson and fullback Lex Hilliard in free agency. Goodson, a former fourth-round pick by the Carolina Panthers, has played in 40 games, rushing for 722 yards and three touchdowns on 160 carries. He also has 59 receptions for 524 yards and a score. Hilliard joined the Jets last season after being waived by New England. The former sixth...
Via AP on Fox
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Fullback Lex Hilliard, Jets agree to one-year deal

While the move likely didn’t send fans running down the street in excitement, the New York Jets solidified a fullback for the lineup Tuesday, agreeing to a one-year deal with Lex Hilliard.The deal, first reported by Pro Football Talk, puts at least one body on the depth chart at the fullback position and brings back a reliable special teamer from last season. Hilliard joined the...
Via AFC East Daily
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

AP Source: Jets re-sign FB Hilliard to 1-year deal

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the New York Jets have re-signed fullback Lex Hilliard to a one-year contract. The move Wednesday comes as the Jets have lost a few of their other free agents, including running back Shonn Greene, defensive lineman Mike DeVito and safety Yeremiah Bell. Safety LaRon Landry and tight end Dustin Keller are also...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots Release Greg Salas, Mike Rivera, Lex Hilliard, Workout Seven Players

The Patriots are on the move. Greg Salas -- acquired on Sept. 1 from the Rams for a 2015 draft pick -- was one of three players released by New England on Tuesday according to Field Yates of The wide receiver had a history with Patriots' offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels from their time together in 2011 with the Rams. Salas was a healthy inactive on Sunday...
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Patriots sign RB Hilliard

The New England Patriots signed free agent running back Lex Hilliard and waived offensive lineman Matt Tennant, the team announced Tuesday. Tennant was claimed on waivers on Saturday, but lasted only three days with New England. Hilliard was released by the Minnesota Vikings. The Patriots already had four running backs on the roster before signing Hilliard. However, they don...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings sign RB Lex Hilliard

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings have reportedly added to the competition at running back. Multiple reports have said Minnesota signed Lex Hilliard, who played his first three NFL seasons for the Miami Dolphins and started four games last season, to a one-year contract. Hilliard, 27, had 16 carries for 41 yards and a touchdown last season, and caught five passes for 49...
Via Fox Sports North
March 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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