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Terdell Sands | Defensive Lineman

Team: New England Patriots
Age / DOB:  (38) / 10/31/1979
Ht / Wt:  6'7" / 335
College: Chattanooga
Drafted: 2001 / Rd. 7 (243) / KC

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Patriots released DT Terdell Sands.
Sands, 30, was cut to make room for Junior Seau. Sands always had good potential at 6'7/335, but never has been able to live up to the hype. Wed, Oct 14, 2009 10:05:00 AM

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Patriots signed DT Terdell Sands, formerly of the Raiders.

New England loves Oakland castoffs and Sands, 30, has always been long on potential. He'll play defensive tackle in the Pats' 4-3 sets, and could see some action as a five-technique end in 3-4 looks if he picks up the system.
Mon, Sep 28, 2009 05:37:00 PM

The Patriots worked out free agent DT Terdell Sands, according to Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post.

Sands was released by the Raiders as part of the their final cuts this season. He'll be 30 next month and never came close to living up to his vast potential.
Sat, Sep 26, 2009 11:45:00 PM

Raiders released DT Terdell Sands.

This transaction took place on Saturday, but we're trying to tie up loose ends. Sands busted after Al Davis handed him a $17M deal in the 2007 offseason. 30 in October, the oft-lazy lineman received no interest as of Sunday.
Sun, Sep 6, 2009 10:36:00 PM

The Raiders are expected to release DT Terdell Sands before or during final roster cuts on September 5.

Sands has tumbled down the depth chart and didn't see a snap in Saturday's preseason game. He is even behind undrafted free agent Desmond Bryant.
Sun, Aug 30, 2009 12:56:00 PM

Profootballtalk passes along a report that the Raiders are shopping DT Terdell Sands.

There were whispers two months ago that Sands was candidate for release during training camp, so this is no surprise. The issue is now pressing with a $1 million roster bonus due July 3, which the Raiders are loathe to pay.
Fri, Jul 3, 2009 06:07:00 PM

Raiders DT Terdell Sands is reportedly at risk of getting cut in training camp.

Sands, who is in the news because he's dissing ex-coach Lane Kiffin, has been a disappointment since re-signing with Oakland in 2007. Tom Cable is a fan of Ryan Boschetti, but it still seems unlikely they would cut Sands when their run defense is so thin.
Sat, May 2, 2009 08:30:00 PM

The Giants reportedly contacted the Raiders about the availability of DT Terdell Sands recently, but were turned down.

Sands is playing well and Oakland isn't in position to move him with Gerard Warren and Derrick Burgess both playing with torn upper-body muscles. If the Giants want to get bigger inside, they should ask Detroit about Shaun Cody.
Wed, Oct 1, 2008 07:00:00 PM

Raiders re-signed defensive tackle Terdell Sands to a four-year, $17 million contract. The deal includes a $4 million signing bonus.

The deal includes base salaries of $800,000 (2007), $1.2 million (2008), $1.3 million (2009), and $4.6 million (2010). We had Sands pegged as a sleeper for a team in free agency, but the 6-7/335-pound behemoth will probably get a great chance to push Tommy Kelly to start in 2007.
Wed, Feb 14, 2007 03:38:00 PM

The Raiders are trying to re-sign DT Terdell Sands.

He adds depth at the tackle position.
Tue, Jan 2, 2007 12:26:00 PM

Raiders offered the one-year, $712,000 tender to DT Terdell Sands.

The 6-7/335-pounder appeared in nine games for the Raiders in 2005.
Sat, Mar 11, 2006 11:48:00 AM

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