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Jed Collins | Running Back

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (29) / 3/3/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 252
College: Washington State
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Cowboys released FB Jed Collins.
FB Tyler Clutts has been signed in a corresponding roster move. Collins just signed a one-year, $810,000 contract in March, but the Cowboys will go with Clutts for cheaper. Collins has appeared in at least 15 games each of the past four seasons. It shouldn't take him long to latch on elsewhere as a lead blocker. May 18 - 3:29 PM

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Cowboys signed FB Jed Collins to a one-year contract.

Mostly a blocker, Collins touched the football just 13 times in Detroit last year. The question is, who will he be blocking for? If the Cowboys allow DeMarco Murray to defect to Philadelphia, they make look to trade for Adrian Peterson.
Source: ESPN.com
Mar 12 - 11:17 AM

Free agent FB Jed Collins will visit the Cowboys on Thursday.

With Jerome Felton and Henry Hynoski off the market, Collins is the top fullback available. He struggled blocking for Joique Bell in Detroit last season, but would be a solid addition for the Cowboys' run game.
Mar 11 - 7:38 PM

Lions FB Jed Collins should win the starting job in camp.

Collins worked with new OC Joe Lombardi in New Orleans and is more accomplished as a lead blocker than his competition, Montell Owens. Collins' presence is great news for Joique Bell. Bell rushed for 182 yards on 31 carries (5.87 YPC) in the 2011 preseason running almost exclusively behind Collins.
Source: MLive.com
Thu, Jul 10, 2014 10:26:00 AM

Lions signed FB Jed Collins to a one-year contract.

The new Lions coaching regime continues to tip their hand in regards to scheme. They're moving away from the wide-open, shotgun sets Scott Linehan loved and toward more traditional formations. It's great news for Joique Bell. Collins, PFF's No. 1 lead blocker in 2011, knows OC Joe Lombardi from their time together in New Orleans.
Wed, Mar 19, 2014 11:54:00 AM

Free agent FB Jed Collins is visiting the Lions.

The Lions want to use more two-back sets under new coach Jim Caldwell and OC Joe Lombardi. Collins knows Lombardi from their Saints days. Collins was Pro Football Focus' No. 1 lead blocker in 2011 but finished 15th in 2013.
Tue, Mar 18, 2014 12:46:00 PM

Saints FB Jed Collins finished the 2011 season as Pro Football Focus' top-rated lead blocker in the league.

Collins is best known to fantasy leaguers for vulturing four short-yardage touchdowns (two rushing, two receiving) from Mark Ingram et al, but he was a battering ram for New Orleans. The Saints' team yards-per-carry average leaped from 4.0 (22nd in the NFL) in 2010 to 4.9 (fourth) in 2011. In terms of all-around performance, Pro Football Focus rated only Vonta Leach higher among fullbacks. Leach got an All-Pro nod. Collins got nada.
Fri, Feb 3, 2012 06:30:00 PM

Titans signed FB Jed Collins, formerly of the Browns.

Collins will work as a camp body in place of the waived Willie Rose.
Fri, Aug 6, 2010 06:22:00 PM

Browns waived FB/TE Jed Collins, TE Ryan Moya, DLs Jon Lewis and Martin Tevaseu, and S Matthew Harris.

The moves were made to allow Cleveland's five restricted free agent signees to officially join the 80-man roster. Collins is an H-back type from Wazzu.
Source: scout.com
Tue, Jun 15, 2010 09:49:00 AM

Chiefs released TE/FB Jed Collins.

He's purely a special teamer. The Chiefs also released CB Travis Daniels, CB Londen Fryar and LB Corey Smith
Fri, Sep 4, 2009 04:44:00 PM

Chiefs signed TE/FB Jed Collins to a reserve/future contract.

Collins, an H-back, spent time as a special teamer with the Browns this season.
Thu, Jan 8, 2009 06:04:00 PM

Browns waived TE Jed Collins.

He cleared waivers and went to the practice squad. An H-back, Collins stands 6'1/255 and his upside in the league is as a special teamer/reserve.
Thu, Dec 11, 2008 12:59:00 PM

Browns declared TE Jed Collins, TE Darnell Dinkins, CB Travis Daniels, LB Kris Griffin, S Hamza Abdullah, OLB Titus Brown, NT Athyba Rubin, and OG Scott Young inactive for Week 13.

DE Shaun Smith and FB Lawrence Vickers are both starting. Derek Anderson is the QB. Brandon McDonald is again the Browns' full-time right cornerback.
Sun, Nov 30, 2008 11:52:00 AM

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