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Roscoe Parrish | Wide Receiver

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (32) / 7/16/1982
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 175
College: Miami (FL)
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Bucs signed WR/PR Roscoe Parrish.
Parrish is expected to take over on punt returns immediately, as Jordan Shipley was released in a related move. Parrish has no fantasy value as the Bucs' fifth receiver. Tue, Sep 25, 2012 06:41:00 PM

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Raiders waived or released WR Roscoe Parrish, RB Lonyae Miller, LB Kaelin Burnett, K Eddy Carmona, WR Derek Carrier, WR Brandon Carswell, DE Hall Davis, TE Kyle Efaw, DL Dominique Hamilton, OL Kevin Haslem, OL Nick Howell, LB Chad Kilgore, OL Dan Knapp, WR Eddie McGee, C Colin Miller, WR Travionte Session, LB Nathan Stupar, and S Curtis Taylor.

Parrish was just signed early in the week, presumably for punt-return insurance. His release suggests WR Jacoby Ford (foot) has a chance to play in the season opener.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 11:30:00 PM

Raiders agreed to terms with WR/KR Roscoe Parrish.

Parrish was just released by the Chargers on Monday. The 30-year-old is likely just insurance on punt returns in case Jacoby Ford (foot) isn't ready for the season opener. He'll be last on the depth chart at wide receiver.
Tue, Aug 28, 2012 12:01:00 AM

Chargers released WR/KR Roscoe Parrish.

Parrish was never a good bet to stick since Eddie Royal is capable of handling the same role.
Mon, Aug 27, 2012 11:43:00 AM

The Union-Tribune San Diego expects Roscoe Parrish to join Richard Goodman "at the back end of the team's rotation at wide receiver."

Robert Meachem, Malcom Floyd, Vincent Brown and Eddie Royal are essentially locked in as the top four receivers. Parrish will have to prove he's healthy and effective in training camp to nail down a roster spot as the fifth receiver and punt returner.
Wed, Apr 4, 2012 12:00:00 PM

Chargers agreed to terms with WR/KR Roscoe Parrish on a one-year deal.

Parrish can still help a team as a punt returner and occasional slot receiver, but he's played just 35-of-64 games over the past four years. At 5'9/178, his body simply can't take the pounding. Parrish will likely have to battle for a roster spot in San Diego; his skill-set is superfluous with Eddie Royal now on board.
Tue, Apr 3, 2012 06:59:00 PM

WGR 550 Buffalo expects the Bills to "move on" from free agent Roscoe Parrish.

Limited to two games by an ankle injury last season, Parrish last appeared in all 16 games in 2007, and has just 37 catches since 2009. He'll likely be limited to one-year, incentive-laden offers on the open market.
Sun, Mar 4, 2012 10:27:00 AM

Bills WR Roscoe Parrish (injured reserve, ankle) indicated he hopes to return with the Bills next season.

"I'd love to be back," Parrish said. ''I've had injuries, but most definitely I'd love to be back here with Buffalo and continue to move forward." Parrish, 29, hasn't played a full season since 2007 and isn't likely to receive interest from teams other than as a punt returner. It wouldn't be surprising if the Bills let him walk as an unrestricted free agent in the offseason.
Fri, Dec 16, 2011 11:09:00 AM

Bills placed WR/PR Roscoe Parrish (ankle) on injured reserve, ending his season.

We don't have the details on the injury just yet, though coach Chan Gailey termed it "more long term than short term, unfortunately." This should close the book on Parrish's Buffalo career, as he's a free agent after the season and the Bills have a promising player in David Nelson to fill the slot role. Nelson is neck-and-neck with Denarius Moore for this week's top waiver addition.
Tue, Sep 20, 2011 02:54:00 PM

Bills coach Chan Gailey has characterized WR Roscoe Parrish's left ankle sprain as a long-term injury.

It sounds like Parrish could eventually head to injured reserve, but for now he'll remain on the roster. The Bills' slot receiver, Parrish has been outplayed by David Nelson early this season and could remain behind Nelson on the depth chart even once Parrish returns. He's not worth holding onto in any format.
Mon, Sep 19, 2011 04:12:00 PM

Bills coach Chan Gailey acknowledged Sunday that Roscoe Parrish will be out "awhile" after injuring his left ankle in Week 2.

"It's going to be awhile on Roscoe," said Gailey. David Nelson stepped up for 10 receptions and a touchdown in Parrish's absence against the Raiders, and will be worth a look as a WR3 for the foreseeable future. Nelson is good enough that he could Wally Pipp Parrish for the primary slot role in the offense.
Sun, Sep 18, 2011 10:47:00 PM

Bills PR Roscoe Parrish was carted off the field with an apparent left ankle injury in the second quarter Sunday.

Parrish hopped off the field after a second-quarter pass route, and sat down in an effort to take pressure off the leg. The medical staff examined him on the sideline, and decided to use the cart. Parrish has an extensive history of lower-leg injuries. David Nelson is next up on the depth chart.
Sun, Sep 18, 2011 02:08:00 PM

Bills WR Roscoe Parrish finished Week 1 with zero catches on two targets.

Stevie Johnson, David Nelson, and TE Scott Chandler were all more involved. Parrish's snap count isn't available yet, but it's fair to wonder if he's focusing more on special teams with Nelson emerging as Ryan Fitzpatrick's preferred option in the slot. Nelson is a player to track closely in fantasy leagues because of his talent. Parrish shouldn't be owned.
Sun, Sep 11, 2011 07:22:00 PM

The Bills have approached WR Roscoe Parrish about a contract extension, a source tells the Buffalo News.

Parrish, 29, is in the final year of his contract and is set to earn $1.025 million in base salary. Coach Chan Gailey is high on him as a slot receiver and Parrish remains one of the better punt returners in the NFL. Getting a deal done shouldn't be difficult.
Thu, Sep 1, 2011 09:17:00 AM

Bills WR Roscoe Parrish (hamstring), WR Donald Jones (head), and RB Johnny White (head) all returned to Monday's practice.

Parrish had been out since August 10, but he's likely to remain Buffalo's top slot option to open the season. Jones was a projected starter, but Marcus Easley is making a push with a big preseason showing. White is locked in as the Bills' No. 3 running back behind Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller.
Mon, Aug 29, 2011 04:46:00 PM

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10Kevin Kolb
11Pat White
12Jerrod Johnson
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14John Parker Wilson
15Nick Stephens
16Tommy Rees
17Ryan Katz
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19Kyle Padron
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22Nathan Stanley
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24Matt Brown
25Caleb TerBush
26Tim Jenkins
27Dayne Crist
28Brett Smith
29Jordan Rodgers
30Nate Enderle
31Alex Carder
32Keith Price
33Collin Klein
34Rusty Smith
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2Michael Bush
3Brandon Jackson
4D.J. Ware
5Ryan Torain
6Beanie Wells
7Jamie Harper
8Chris Rainey
9Terrance Ganaway
10Zach Brown
11Isaac Redman
12Brandon Saine
13D.J. Harper
14Lance Ball
15Jordan Roberts
16Orwin Smith
17Armond Smith
18Javarris James
19Darren Evans
20Delone Carter
21Anthony Allen
22Damien Berry
23Richard Murphy
24William Powell
25Jawan Jamison
26Stefphon Jefferson
27Deonte Williams
28Bradley Randle
29Quentin Hines
30De'Leon Eskridge
GLB1Michael Turner
2Michael Bush
3Ryan Torain
4Beanie Wells
3RB1Michael Bush
2D.J. Ware
3Beanie Wells
FB1Lousaka Polite
2Vonta Leach
3Lawrence Vickers
4Le'Ron McClain
5Jacob Hester
6Chris Pressley
7Brit Miller
8Brad Smelley
9Owen Marecic
10Dorson Boyce
11Eric Kettani
12Owen Schmitt
13Quinn Johnson
14Ben Bartholomew
15Braden Wilson
16James Baker
17Ryan D'Imperio
18Devonte Campbell
19Alex Debniak
20Ryan Roberson
21Jonathan Amosa
22Rupert Bryan
23Eddie Williams
24Jon Hoese
25Ben Guidugli
26Nate Eachus
27Jourdan Brooks
28Brock Bolen
WR11Santonio Holmes
2Jabar Gaffney
3Laurent Robinson
4Titus Young
5Darius Johnson
6Kevin Hardy
7Keenan Davis
8Taulib Ikharo
9Greg Childs
10Richard Goodman
11Lance Lewis
12Lamont Bryant
13Devery Henderson
14Ben Obomanu
15Matt Willis
16Brett Swain
17Chaz Schilens
18Ramses Barden
19Charly Martin
20Jeremy Kelley
21Sederrick Cunningham
22Zach Rogers
23Nicholas Johnson
24Johnathan Haggerty
25Emmanuel Arceneaux
26Jordan White
27Roy Roundtree
28Robby Toma
29Carlin Isles
30Marcus Jackson
31Sam McGuffie
32Tyrone Goard
33Chip Reeves
34Terrell Sinkfield
35Jheranie Boyd
36Eric Rogers
37Rashaad Carter
38Erik Highsmith
39Demetrius Fields
40Scott Pillar
41Diondre Borel
42Chastin West
43Bert Reed
44Brandon Carswell
45Joseph Anderson
46Cole McKenzie
47Jamal Miles
48Rashad Evans
49Julius Pruitt
50Mardy Gilyard
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2Davone Bess
3Kerry Meier
4Jordan Shipley
5Chad Hall
6Donald Jones
7Earl Bennett
8Mohamed Massaquoi
9Steve Breaston
10Donte' Stallworth
11Brandon Banks
12Raymond Radway
13Chris Givens
14Darius Hanks
15Aaron Mellette
16Robert Gill
17David Douglas
18Jeff Fuller
19Brandon Collins
20Tray Session
21Martel Moore
22Dominique Croom
23Kenny Shaw
24Nicholas Edwards
25Duke Calhoun
26Michael Jenkins
27David Ball
28Devin Aromashodu
29Tim Toone
30Jarett Dillard
31Terrence Austin
32Roberto Wallace
33Bobby Sewall
34Deon Butler
35Early Doucet
36Patrick Crayton
37Perez Ashford
38Alex Neutz
39Kelsey Pope
40Jordan Harris
41Jason Thompson
42Omarius Hines
43Anthony Amos
44R.J. Webb
45Andrew Helmick
46Rodrick Rumble
47Andrew DePaola
48Ronald Johnson
49Jared Green
50Michael Calvin
51Taveon Rogers
52Dale Moss
53Devin Goda
54Brandon Kaufman
55Jerry Johnson
WR31Jabar Gaffney
2Laurent Robinson
3Davone Bess
TE1Adam Nissley
2Danny Noble
3Randy McMichael
4Leonard Pope
5Tony Scheffler
6David Thomas
7Kevin Boss
8Aaron Hernandez
9Tommy Gallarda
10Fendi Onobun
11Billy Bajema
12Sean McGrath
13Andrew Szczerba
14Steve Watson
15Daniel Graham
16Jamie Childers
17Joe Sawyer
18Joel Dreessen
19Visanthe Shiancoe
20Matt Furstenburg
21Ben Cotton
22David Rolf
23Nelson Rosario
24Konrad Reuland
25Dominique Curry
26Hayden Smith
27Colin Cloherty
28Dan Gronkowski
29Martin Rucker
30Richard Quinn
31Nate Byham
32Dedrick Epps
33Tom Crabtree
34Brody Eldridge
35Cameron Graham
36Jamie McCoy
37Jake O'Connell
38Travis Beckum
39Evan Moore
40Alex Silvestro
41Matt Veldman
42Tim Biere
43Evan Landi
44Taylor Cook
45Travis Tannahill
46Chase Clement
47Joe Don Duncan
48Chase Dixon
49David Wright
50Isaiah Stanback
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3Matt Szymanski
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8Brett Baer
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