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Matt McCoy | Linebacker

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (32) / 10/14/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 232
College: San Diego State
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Seahawks released LB Matt McCoy with an injury settlement.
McCoy hasn't fully recovered from a knee injury he suffered last season. He's a solid special teams contributor when healthy. Sat, Sep 8, 2012 04:09:00 PM

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Seahawks placed LB Matt McCoy (knee) on injured reserve, waived/injured TE Cooper Helfet and RB Vai Taua, and waived DL Lazarius Levingston with an injury settlement.

Despite suffering the knee injury last season, McCoy was given a one-year deal, but isn't ready to go just yet. Like Levingstron, Helfet and Taua could also receive settlements.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 10:27:00 PM

Seahawks re-signed LB Matt McCoy to a one-year contract.

A core special teamer, McCoy also held his own as a backup linebacker before landing on injured reserve with a knee injury in October. The signing suggests McCoy's knee won't be an issue going forward.
Thu, Apr 12, 2012 08:09:00 PM

Seahawks placed LB Matt McCoy (knee) on injured reserve, ending his season.

McCoy suffered a "serious" knee injury in last week's game. A core special teamer and reserve linebacker, he's scheduled to hit free agency in 2012. He had been Seattle's leading special teams tackler since signing last year.
Tue, Oct 4, 2011 04:51:00 PM

Seahawks LB Matt McCoy suffered a "serious" knee injury in Sunday's loss to the Falcons.

The core special teamer and reserve linebacker sounds like he could be done for the season. McCoy had yet to get on the stat-sheet before going down on Sunday, but has notched 15 tackles through his first four games.
Mon, Oct 3, 2011 11:21:00 AM

Seahawks agreed to terms with LB Matt McCoy.

McCoy played four snaps on defense all last season, but the 28-year-old led the Seahawks with a whopping 19 special teams tackles. His role isn't expected to change much this year.
Wed, Jul 27, 2011 06:22:00 PM

Seahawks signed OLB Matt McCoy, formerly of the Bucs, to a one-year contract.

McCoy busted as a second-round pick of the Eagles back in 2005, showing a complete inability to stop the run. He'll play special teams and provide depth at weak-side linebacker if he's able to nail down a roster spot.
Wed, Mar 17, 2010 08:35:00 AM

Bucs re-signed OLB Matt McCoy.

McCoy has been doing the roster shuffle with the Bucs all season. He's a special teamer and reserve outside linebacker.
Wed, Nov 11, 2009 10:35:00 AM

Buccaneers released OLB Matt McCoy.

The Bucs needed depth at receiver, so the special teamer and reserve linebacker lost his roster spot.
Tue, Oct 13, 2009 04:51:00 PM

Buccaneers re-signed OLB Matt McCoy.

McCoy will back up WLB Geno Hayes going forward.
Wed, Sep 30, 2009 02:37:00 PM

Bucs released LB Matt McCoy.

Tampa needed receiver help so McCoy had to go in favor of WR Mario Urrutia. There's a good chance McCoy could be re-signed by the Bucs as soon as early next week.
Source: ESPN.com
Sat, Sep 26, 2009 02:42:00 PM

Bucs re-signed LB Matt McCoy.

McCoy was released a month ago after a DUI arrest, but he's being re-signed to take Geno Hayes' spot on special teams.
Wed, Nov 19, 2008 11:49:00 AM

Bucs released LB Matt McCoy.

McCoy was arrested for a DUI earlier in the day Saturday. Fringe players can't afford to double as troublemakers.
Sat, Oct 18, 2008 10:19:00 PM

Bucs LB Matt McCoy was arrested Saturday morning on a misdemeanor DUI charge.

The former second-rounder is a special teamer for the Bucs.
Sat, Oct 18, 2008 10:44:00 AM

Bucs signed LB Matt McCoy to an undisclosed contract.

The Eagles and Saints couldn't turn around McCoy, who was a second-round pick. He has the athleticism the Bucs crave, but is hardly guaranteed to make the team.
Tue, Mar 4, 2008 09:11:00 PM

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