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Raymond Ventrone | Defensive Back

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (33) / 10/21/1982
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 200
College: Villanova

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Former 49ers S Raymond Ventrone has accepted an assistant special teams coaching job with the Patriots.
"Bubba" Ventrone spent nine seasons in the NFL, bouncing from New England to Cleveland to San Francisco. He was a career special teamer and should fit in nicely on the Patriots' staff after getting his start there. Mar 3 - 1:29 PM

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49ers re-signed S Raymond Ventrone and released QB Josh Johnson.

Ventrone is needed to play special teams against the Broncos on Sunday Night Football. The Niners will roll with just Blaine Gabbert behind Colin Kaepernick.
Fri, Oct 17, 2014 02:38:00 PM

49ers signed S Ray Ventrone, formerly of the Browns.

Ventrone, 30, can't function on defense. He'll vie for a special teams role.
Mon, Jun 3, 2013 05:38:00 PM

Browns S Ray Ventrone underwent surgery to insert a plate and six screws in his broken left hand.

A core special teamer, Ventrone is hoping to play through the injury, presumably with a club on his hand. Without Ventrone, the Browns gave up an 81-yard punt return score to Pacman Jones in Week 2.
Thu, Sep 20, 2012 03:48:00 PM

Browns re-signed S Ray Ventrone to a three-year, $2.2 million contract.

He was initially not tendered by Cleveland, but the team retained him with a deal composed mostly of minimum salaries to play special teams. Ventrone, 27, made 15 stops on defense last year. He's never forced a takeaway.
Fri, Mar 5, 2010 11:00:00 PM

The Browns opted not to tender an offer to restricted free agent S Ray Ventrone.

The special teamer will become an unrestricted free agent, though the Browns still have interest in re-signing him at a lower rate.
Thu, Mar 4, 2010 09:43:00 AM

Browns signed S Ray Ventrone.

He's an excellent special teamer and will provide some depth in the defensive backfield, although the Patriots tried to make him a backup receiver last preseason.
Wed, Sep 16, 2009 11:40:00 AM

Texans worked out free agent S Ray Ventrone on Tuesday.

Ventrone is known mostly for his special teams skills, but the Texans need depth at safety.
Tue, Sep 15, 2009 02:05:00 PM

Patriots re-signed S Raymond Ventrone.

The Villanova alum is a staple on New England's kickoff coverage units.
Mon, Mar 16, 2009 05:52:00 PM

Patriots special teams ace Ray Ventrone was sidelined with a possible concussion on the opening kickoff of Thursday's game against the Jets.

Ventrone was hit in the chin and appeared dazed and confused walking off the field. His return is officially questionable.
Thu, Nov 13, 2008 08:19:00 PM

Patriots safety Ray Ventrone was doing drills with the receivers on Tuesday afternoon.

The special teamer was recruited as a running back out of high school, but decided to play safety at Villanova. He's clearly a long shot to even see one snap on offense this season, but it's worth noting.
Tue, May 20, 2008 02:14:00 PM

Patriots re-signed exclusive rights free agent DB Ray Ventrone.

As an ERFA, Ventrone would've had to take the year off if he didn't want to stay with New England. Ventrone plays special teams, not on defense.
Mon, Mar 10, 2008 01:28:00 PM

Patriots signed DB Raymond Ventrone from their practice squad.

It appears the Patriots have deemed Ventrone ready to help out during the playoffs after he briefly was on the roster earlier this season. He'll play on special teams coverage, helping to replace recently released Rashad Baker.
Sun, Dec 23, 2007 10:25:00 AM

Patriots waived DB Raymond Ventrone.

Ventrone briefly was on the roster to provide depth and help on special teams. He wil likely go back to the practice squad once he clears waivers.
Wed, Nov 7, 2007 04:49:00 PM

Patriots signed S Raymond Ventrone from their practice squad.

After more than two years in NFL Europe and the practice squad, Ventrone gets to make his career debut. There's now a good chance now that Eddie Jackson won't come off PUP at all.
Sat, Nov 3, 2007 07:52:00 PM

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