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Laurence Maroney | Running Back

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (31) / 2/5/1985
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 220
College: Minnesota
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 1 (21) / NE
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Free agent RB Laurence Maroney worked out for the Redskins this week.
This is the first sniff we've heard of Maroney even getting a workout since the season started. On a bye week, the Redskins are obviously just updating their emergency list as their backfield is already crowded. Thu, Oct 6, 2011 09:19:00 AM
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Free agent Laurence Maroney has not been invited to a tryout since the regular season began.

Teams are trying out washed-up retreads (Clinton Portis) and undrafted rookie practice squad types (Chase Reynolds), but they're not calling Maroney. The 26-year-old Maroney was recently cleared in connection with a misdemeanor marijuana charge. Maroney was the 21st overall pick in the 2006 NFL draft.
Source: NFL.com
Wed, Sep 21, 2011 05:53:00 PM

Free agent RB Laurence Maroney was acquitted of a misdemeanor marijuana charge in St. Louis Tuesday.

Maroney's next step is finding a job. His attorney said that the ex-Patriot and Bronco has two workouts lined up, but declined to name the teams. Maroney showed no signs of being a viable NFL running back while averaging 2.1 yards per carry during four games in Denver last season.
Wed, Aug 31, 2011 12:19:00 PM

SI's Peter King says that former first-round pick Laurence Maroney failed due to a lack of passion for the game.

The Patriots drafted Maroney 21st overall in 2006. "I think they got bad advice on Laurence Maroney," King says. "Guys on the coaching staff at Minnesota overinflated Maroney, and the Patriots blew that pick. He’s not a blood-and-guts football player. He never was. And the Patriots made a mistake." King also suggested that New England's intel on Mark Ingram from Nick Saban would go a long way toward instilling confidence in Bill Belichick.
Source: WEEI Boston
Mon, Apr 25, 2011 03:03:00 PM

ESPN's Mike Reiss suggests that free agent Laurence Maroney "could have trouble making a roster next season."

Maroney averaged just 2.1 yards per carry for the Broncos last season and got slapped with a marijuana charge this offseason. The former first-round pick is always intriguing, but may have to wait for an injury in training camp to get another chance.
Source: ESPN Boston
Mon, Apr 4, 2011 10:19:00 AM

Free agent Laurence Maroney has reportedly been charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession for his arrest back in January.

Maroney appeared to have escaped charges for the incident in St. Louis when he was found with marijuana and a handgun at a traffic stop. He had a permit for the gun, but there's no doctor's note for the pot. His game tape will be a bigger free-agent millstone than this misdemeanor charge.
Source: TMZ.com
Thu, Mar 31, 2011 07:57:00 PM

The Broncos failed to extend a tender to potential restricted free agent Laurence Maroney.

Yet another draft pick wasted by Josh McDaniels. Battling injuries throughout the season, Maroney averaged a woeful 2.1 yards on just 36 carries with Denver last season. Between the declining production, injuries, a reputation for dancing at the line, and a January marijuana arrest, Maroney may struggle to land on a roster in early September.
Source: Denver Post
Thu, Mar 3, 2011 02:44:00 PM

Updating an earlier item, Laurence Maroney has reportedly been released without charges after his Monday night arrest for possession of marijuana and unlawful use of a weapon.

"Mr. Maroney was unlawfully arrested for possession of weapons," said Maroney's rep. "He holds a permit to carry a concealed weapon and he had his permit on his person when he was arrested. He was not arrested for any drugs nor was he involved in a high speed chase. He was released without being charged with any offense and we do not anticipate he will be charged with any criminal offense." We'll update this if more unfolds, but it sounds like Maroney has somehow dodged a bullet here, no pun intended.
Source: TMZ.com
Tue, Jan 18, 2011 12:05:00 PM

Laurence Maroney was arrested late Monday night and is being held on unlawful weapons charges and drug charges.

There are few details available at this time, but we know that Maroney was in a car with three other men when the police pulled them over. Maroney's rookie contract expires this offseason, and he's not off to a good start if he's intending to catch on somewhere else with hopes of getting real playing time. We'll update this story as more facts become available.
Source: KMOV.com
Tue, Jan 18, 2011 08:33:00 AM

Broncos declared RB Laurence Maroney, third QB Brady Quinn, CB Andre' Goodman, S Darcel McBath, WR Demaryius Thomas, LB David Veikune, C Eric Olsen, and OG Stanley Daniels inactive for Week 12.

Thomas is believed to have a high ankle sprain. Perrish Cox gets another start at right corner with Goodman out. There are no other surprises here.
Sun, Nov 28, 2010 03:02:00 PM

Broncos declared RB Laurence Maroney, third QB Brady Quinn, CB Andre' Goodman, CB Cassius Vaughn, LB Robert Ayers, LB Kevin Alexander, OG Stanley Daniels, and G/C Eric Olsen inactive for Week 10.

Perrish Cox gets the nod at right corner, opposite Champ Bailey. Maroney has plummeted down the depth chart, and at this point even appears to be behind Lance Ball. Knowshon Moreno and Correll Buckhalter are also ahead of him.
Sun, Nov 14, 2010 02:49:00 PM

Laurence Maroney rushed seven times for 18 yards in Sunday's loss to the Jets.

Maroney only got carries because Knowshon Moreno (hamstring) clearly wasn't 100 percent. Regardless, Maroney is a disaster behind this offensive line. He's waiver wire fodder. The same can be said for Correll Buckhalter (six rushes, 20 yards).
Sun, Oct 17, 2010 08:00:00 PM

Laurence Maroney rushed six times for 27 yards in Sunday's loss to the Ravens.

Maroney rotated pretty evenly with Correll Buckhalter out. Neither should sniff the field once Knowshon Moreno (hamstring) gets healthy. Feel free to dump Maroney.
Sun, Oct 10, 2010 04:19:00 PM

Laurence Maroney had just 5 yards on 11 carries, and caught two balls for 10 yards in a Week 4 win over the Titans.

Maroney got the start and a majority of the first half carries, but was hardly turned to in the second half. Rightfully so, as the former Patriot looked to be on his last legs. A majority of his carries were for either no game or negative yards, and he should not be active on an NFL roster, let alone fantasy.
Sun, Oct 3, 2010 05:13:00 PM

The Denver Post's Lindsay Jones expects Laurence Maroney to start and handle early-down work against the Titans this week.

Correll Buckhalter is expected to be used on third downs and in "special packages," but Maroney will lead the backfield in touches. Underwhelming as a runner last week, Maroney is a mere RB2/flex option against Tennessee's No. 17 run defense.
Thu, Sep 30, 2010 01:29:00 PM

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4Bryan Bennett
5G.J. Kinne
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8Ryan Williams
9Tim Tebow
10Matt Blanchard
11Dan LeFevour
12Pat Devlin
13Garrett Gilbert
14Cody Fajardo
15Shane Carden
16Griffin Neal
17Josh Woodrum
18Max Wittek
19R.J. Archer
20Jerry Lovelocke
21Chase Rettig
22Chandler Harnish
23Dalyn Williams
24Jake Waters
RB1Joseph Randle
2Zurlon Tipton
3Toby Gerhart
4Alonzo Harris
5Joique Bell
6LaMichael James
7Anthony Dixon
8Zac Stacy
9Josh Harris
10Don Jackson
11Ross Scheuerman
12Kenneth Harper
13Jawon Chisholm
14Jerome Smith
15Michael Dyer
16Jeremy Stewart
17Karlos Williams
18Keshawn Hill
19LaVance Taylor
GLB1Joique Bell
2Toby Gerhart
3RB1Joseph Randle
FB1James Casey
2Erik Lorig
3Emil Igwenagu
4Jorvorskie Lane
5Joe Don Duncan
6Henry Hynoski
7Ryan Mueller
8Derrick Coleman
9Patrick Skov
10Soma Vainuku
11Brad Smelley
12Trey Millard
13Jordan Campbell
14Zach Boren
15Kiero Small
16J.C. Copeland
17John Conner
WR11Greg Jennings
2Marques Colston
3Dwayne Bowe
4Preston Parker
5Kris Durham
6Josh Morgan
7Jacoby Ford
8Tyler Davis
9Hakeem Nicks
10Kyle Prater
11Miles Austin
12Reggie Dunn
13Armon Binns
14Carlton Mitchell
15Nick Harwell
16Zach D'Orazio
17Kenzel Doe
18Robert Herron
19Solomon Patton
20Ricky Collins
21Hunter Sharp
22Tevin Reese
23T.J. Graham
24Damaris Johnson
25Damian Williams
26Nate Washington
27Lance Lewis
28Joseph Anderson
29Josh Stewart
30David Porter
31Josh Harper
32Tyler Murphy
33Marquez Clark
34Travis Labhart
35Donatella Luckett
36L'Damian Washington
37Jeff Beathard
38Tyler McDonald
39Ezell Ruffin
40DaVaris Daniels
WR21Roddy White
2Brian Hartline
3Riley Cooper
4Ace Sanders
5Marcus Thigpen
6Devin Hester
7Denarius Moore
8Joe Morgan
9Austin Pettis
10Jacoby Jones
11A.J. Jenkins
12Emory Blake
13Ryan Broyles
14Onterio McCalebb
15Mike Brown
16Andre Debose
17Tandon Doss
18Jimmie Hunt
19Mike Williams
20Devante Davis
21Devon Wylie
22Phil Bates
23Milton Williams III
24Michael Preston
25Isiah Ferguson
26Daniel Rodriguez
27James Butler
28Ryan Lankford
29Clyde Gates
30Marcus Harris
31Tom Nelson
32Leonard Hankerson
33Titus Davis
34Andre Davis
35Demetrius Wilson
36Josh Reese
37Trevor Harman
38Saalim Hakim
39Juron Criner
40Paul Browning
41Austin Willis
42Trindon Holliday
43Chris King
44Christion Jones
WR31Riley Cooper
2Marques Colston
TE1Owen Daniels
2Craig Stevens
3Scott Chandler
4Dante Rosario
5Kyle Miller
6Matt Spaeth
7Chase Ford
8Beau Gardner
9Mickey Shuler
10D.J. Williams
11Mike McFarland
12Rob Blanchflower
13Jacob Maxwell
14Nick Kasa
15Chase Dixon
16Richard Gordon
17Steve Maneri
18Cameron Clear
19David Paulson
20Brandon Barden
21Kevin Greene
22Gerell Robinson
23Jack Tabb
24Dan Light
25Jordan Thompson
26Jake Murphy
27Jay Rome
28Ryan Taylor
29Brett Brackett
30Michael Egnew
31Adrien Robinson
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2Charles Brown
3Cameron Bradfield
4Pierce Burton
5Will Beatty
6Micah Hatchie
7Jason Fox
8Tyson Chandler
9Jake Long
10David Hedelin
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2Edawn Coughman
3Ben Heenan
4Antoine Everett
5Lene Maiava
6Isiah Cage
7Bruce Johnson
8Adrian Bellard
9Tanner Hawkinson
10Darren Keyton
C1Manuel Ramirez
2Sam Brenner
3Julian Vandervelde
4Braxston Cave
5Trevor Robinson
6James Stone
7Brian De La Puente
8Ben Clarke
9Quinton Schooley
RG1Louis Vasquez
2Todd Herremans
3Garrett Gilkey
4Leon Brown
5Paul Fanaika
6Jared Smith
7Nick Becton
8Adam Replogle
9Malcolm Bunche
10Ryker Mathews
11Donovan Williams
12Matt Rotheram
13Mike McQueen
RT1Kevin Graf
2Tayo Fabuluje
3Adrian Bellard
4Patrick Miller
5Kona Schwenke
6Zeth Ramsay
7Lamar Holmes
K1Josh Scobee
2Shaun Suisham
3Brandon Bogotay
4Kyle Brindza
5Brad Craddock
6Carey Spear
7Billy Cundiff
8Jaden Oberkrom
9Nick Rose
10Mike Meyer
11Andrew Furney
12Justin Manton
13Corey Acosta
14Marshall Morgan
15Jonathan Brown
16Tom Obarski
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