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Prescott Burgess | Linebacker

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (32) / 3/6/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 253
College: Michigan
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 6 (207) / BAL
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Former Ravens LB Prescott Burgess is among the veteran free agents trying out for the Texans this week.
Also getting a look are FB Moran Norris and WR Mike Sims-Walker. The Texans tryout is Sims-Walker's second in two weeks. Considering the Texans' lack of veteran depth behind Andre Johnson, it won't bode well for MSW's future if he again goes unsigned. Tue, Jun 12, 2012 12:31:00 PM

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Ravens waived LB Prescott Burgess with an injury settlement.

Burgess was on injured reserve with a torn abdominal muscle. If he clears waivers, he'll become a free agent. One of the Ravens' core special teamers the past two seasons, Burgess tallied 17 tackles in 19 games.
Sat, Dec 3, 2011 09:37:00 AM

Ravens placed LB Prescott Burgess (abdomen) on injured reserve, ending his season.

Re-signed just two weeks ago, Burgess tore his abdominal muscle against the Cardinals. Baltimore will sign a street free agent to replace Burgess on special teams.
Tue, Nov 1, 2011 03:59:00 PM

Ravens agreed to terms with LB Prescott Burgess.

Burgess will provide depth at linebacker and on special teams with Dannell Ellerbe nursing a hamstring injury.
Tue, Oct 18, 2011 01:13:00 PM

The Raiders worked out free agent LBs Prescott Burgess and Kevin Malast Tuesday.

Burgess has been waived by the Ravens twice in the past month. A pure special teamer since being a sixth-round pick in 2007, he's notched 35 tackles in 38 career games. If signed, he'd be taking Ricky Brown's (concussion, injured reserve) place on special teams.
Tue, Oct 11, 2011 08:39:00 PM

Ravens waived LB Prescott Burgess.

The special teamer was just re-signed last week, but the Ravens wanted his roster spot to bring back CB Bryan McCann. Burgess will remain on Ozzie Newsome's speed dial in case of an emergency.
Tue, Oct 4, 2011 01:22:00 PM

Ravens re-signed LB Prescott Burgess.

Burgess was waived by the Ravens at final cuts earlier this month. He's a pure special teamer.
Wed, Sep 28, 2011 11:38:00 AM

Ravens waived LB Prescott Burgess.

Burgess was one of the Ravens' top special teamers the past two seasons, making 31 tackles while appearing in 29 games. Still only 27 years old, he should be able to keep his career going.
Sat, Sep 3, 2011 09:53:00 AM

Ravens agreed to terms with LB Prescott Burgess on a one-year contract.

Burgess isn't a defensive contributor, but he had 14 tackles on special teams last season. The contract is expected to be for the veteran's minimum.
Wed, Jul 27, 2011 12:52:00 PM

The Ravens will likely make an attempt to re-sign free agent LB Prescott Burgess.

"He's a proven special teams guy, he's a proven backup linebacker and I think on another team he could possibly be a starting linebacker," coach John Harbaugh said. "He's got a role on our team if we can make it work." The Ravens' top special teams tackler the past two seasons, Burgess was not extended a restricted free agent tender by Baltimore.
Sat, Apr 2, 2011 09:55:00 AM

The Ravens declined to tender LB Prescott Burgess, making him an unrestricted free agent.

Burgess, 27, doesn't play defense, but racked up 14 special teams tackles last year and could return on a cheaper salary than the tender would've paid him.
Fri, Mar 4, 2011 02:11:00 PM

Ravens re-signed restricted free agent OLB Prescott Burgess to a one-year contract.

Burgess doesn't see time on defense, but the coaching staff remains high on his special teams play.
Tue, Apr 13, 2010 07:03:00 PM

The Ravens have assigned a low (original pick) tender to restricted free agent OLB Prescott Burgess.

Ravens beat writers incorrectly predicted that Burgess wouldn't be tendered, but the club values his special teams ability. He doesn't help on defense.
Wed, Mar 3, 2010 03:16:00 PM

Ravens signed LB Prescott Burgess off the Patriots' practice squad.

Burgess began the season on Baltimore's active roster, so he knows the scheme. He'll mostly focus on special teams, replacing Brandon Ayanbadejo.
Mon, Oct 5, 2009 02:00:00 PM

Patriots waived LB Prescott Burgess.

The move may indicate that the club is confident that Jerod Mayo (knee) will return soon. New England is expected to add another defensive lineman.
Mon, Sep 28, 2009 05:31:00 PM

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