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Austin Collie | Wide Receiver

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (28) / 11/11/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 204
College: Brigham Young
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Free agent Austin Collie visited the Redskins.
Finally healthy, Collie appeared in seven games for the Patriots last season, catching six regular-season passes. Collie also grabbed four balls for 57 yards in the AFC Championship Game. Collie is not the player he was before head and knee injuries derailed his career, but going on 29, he still knows how to get open. Apr 10 - 7:44 PM

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Austin Collie caught four balls for 57 yards in the Patriots' AFC Championship game loss to Denver.

Collie was targeted on the Patriots' third play from scrimmage, but the pass was batted away by Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie. His playing time spiked by Aaron Dobson's foot woes, Collie was mixed in on three- and four-wide sets. He had a chance at a huge late first-half reception, but Tom Brady's throw was high and wide, and well off the mark. Collie did pick up two first-down catches in the third quarter, good for gains of 12 and 7, and a late 20-yard grab. Still attempting to revive his career after multiple early concussions, Collie turned 28 in November and is entering free agency. The Patriots would be smart to bring him back in a reserve role, because he knows how to get open.
Jan 19 - 6:24 PM

Patriots re-signed WR Austin Collie.

Collie continues to do the roster dance as Aaron Dobson (foot) and Josh Boyce (ankle) miss practice. During the regular season, Collie caught six passes for 63 yards in seven appearances with New England.
Jan 2 - 11:35 AM

Patriots waived WR Austin Collie.

Collie has yo-yoed on and off New England's roster throughout the year, catching six balls for 63 yards over the course of seven games. The Pats will likely keep him on speed dial into the playoffs, but they are getting healthier at receiver now and have less use for Collie's services.
Fri, Dec 27, 2013 04:26:00 PM

Patriots re-signed WR Austin Collie.

Collie spent a month with the Patriots earlier this season, catching three passes in four games before going down with a knee injury in Week 9. Now he's back as depth with Aaron Dobson (foot) and Kenbrell Thompkins (hip) in doubt for Sunday's game against the Browns. If active, Collie would battle Josh Boyce for scraps behind Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola. There's no reason for fantasy owners to make an add.
Thu, Dec 5, 2013 09:51:00 AM

Patriots released WR Austin Collie.

The injury-prone wideout tweaked his knee in Sunday's win, but it's unclear if that's why he's been cut loose. Collie caught just three passes in four games as a Pat, and has only four grabs since the end of the 2011 season. The vast majority of Collie's once prodigious upside has vanished. He's near the end of the line.
Tue, Nov 5, 2013 01:10:00 PM

Austin Collie left Sunday's Week 9 game against the Steelers with a knee injury and will not return.

Collie was active ahead of Kenbrell Thompkins, but didn't have any catches or targets.
Sun, Nov 3, 2013 06:25:00 PM

Austin Collie had no catches in Week 8 despite playing on 33-of-65 snaps.

Despite the substantial playing time, Collie had no targets. But over the last two weeks, he's played on 41.6 percent of the snaps with Tom Brady. Anyone getting that kind of usage in this offense should be on watch lists.
Source: ESPN Boston
Mon, Oct 28, 2013 11:02:00 AM

Austin Collie caught one pass for 10 yards in New England's Week 7 loss to the Jets.

Collie now has three catches for 34 yards in two games as a Patriot. He's not in the WR5 conversation.
Sun, Oct 20, 2013 06:14:00 PM

Austin Collie caught two passes for 24 yards in Sunday's Week 6 win over the Saints.

Collie appears to have leap-frogged Josh Boyce (healthy scratch) on the depth chart. He only got on the field after Danny Amendola left with a head injury, but made the most of his chances by converting a tough catch on the game-winning drive. It's great to see Collie healthy and playing football again, but he's going to be behind Julian Edelman, Kenbrell Thompkins and Aaron Dobson for now.
Sun, Oct 13, 2013 08:13:00 PM

Austin Collie was a healthy scratch in Sunday's Week 5 loss to the Bengals.

As expected. Collie was signed by the Pats last week as insurance with Danny Amendola (groin), Aaron Dobson (neck) all Kenbrell Thompkins (shoulder) banged up. The trio ended up suiting up, so Collie sat.
Mon, Oct 7, 2013 11:31:00 AM

Patriots signed WR Austin Collie.

Danny Amendola (groin), Aaron Dobson (neck), Kenbrell Thompkins (shoulder) and Matt Slater (wrist) were all on the injury report Wednesday. Collie is being added to the roster as depth, not a savior for the receiving corps. In fact, it's hard to see him getting many snaps -- or even being active -- with Amendola and Julian Edelman hogging the slot role. Collie has had his own laundry list of health problems, missing 22 games over the last three seasons due to concussions and a ruptured patellar tendon. Only owners in the deepest of leagues need to consider a speculative add.
Thu, Oct 3, 2013 10:49:00 AM

Free agent Austin Collie is working out for the Titans on Tuesday.

It's Collie's first known workout since he was released by the 49ers at final cuts. It's an indication Kenny Britt's (rib) Week 5 status is up in the air despite his protestations to the contrary. Collie would be at the back of a muddled Titans receiver corps.
Tue, Oct 1, 2013 01:06:00 PM

49ers released WRs Austin Collie and Chad Hall.

Hall was waived. Collie still isn't fully recovered from the torn patellar tendon that ended his 2012. He caught just five passes in the preseason. Going on 28, Collie's knee woes and concussion history have him on the verge of being out of the league. It's a sad thing considering his considerable talent.
Sat, Aug 31, 2013 02:27:00 PM

The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Austin Collie isn't in the 49ers' plans.

Collie isn't going to make the team. Coach Jim Harbaugh recently indicated that Collie wasn't fully recovered from last season's torn patellar tendon. The 27-year-old is no higher than sixth on the depth chart, and he didn't appear in Sunday night's dress rehearsal until late in the third quarter. Collie played 14 snaps and caught one pass for eight yards. He needs more time to get healthy.
Mon, Aug 26, 2013 06:00:00 PM

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10Kevin Kolb
11Pat White
12Jerrod Johnson
13Adam Weber
14John Parker Wilson
15Nick Stephens
16Tommy Rees
17Ryan Katz
18Colby Cameron
19Kyle Padron
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22Nathan Stanley
23Dalton Williams
24Matt Brown
25Caleb TerBush
26Tim Jenkins
27Dayne Crist
28Brett Smith
29Jordan Rodgers
30Nate Enderle
31Alex Carder
32Keith Price
33Kory Faulkner
34Collin Klein
35Rusty Smith
RB1Michael Turner
2Michael Bush
3Brandon Jackson
4D.J. Ware
5Ryan Torain
6Beanie Wells
7Jamie Harper
8Chris Rainey
9Terrance Ganaway
10Zach Brown
11Isaac Redman
12Brandon Saine
13D.J. Harper
14Lance Ball
15Jordan Roberts
16Orwin Smith
17Armond Smith
18Javarris James
19Darren Evans
20Delone Carter
21Anthony Allen
22Damien Berry
23Richard Murphy
24William Powell
25Jawan Jamison
26Stefphon Jefferson
27Deonte Williams
28Bradley Randle
29Quentin Hines
30De'Leon Eskridge
GLB1Michael Turner
2Michael Bush
3Ryan Torain
4Beanie Wells
3RB1Michael Bush
2D.J. Ware
3Beanie Wells
FB1Lousaka Polite
2Vonta Leach
3Lawrence Vickers
4Le'Ron McClain
5Jacob Hester
6Chris Pressley
7Brit Miller
8Brad Smelley
9Owen Marecic
10Dorson Boyce
11Eric Kettani
12Owen Schmitt
13Quinn Johnson
14Ben Bartholomew
15Braden Wilson
16James Baker
17Ryan D'Imperio
18Devonte Campbell
19Alex Debniak
20Ryan Roberson
21Jonathan Amosa
22Rupert Bryan
23Eddie Williams
24Jon Hoese
25Ben Guidugli
26Nate Eachus
27Jourdan Brooks
28Brock Bolen
WR11Santonio Holmes
2Jabar Gaffney
3Laurent Robinson
4Titus Young
5Darius Johnson
6Kevin Hardy
7Keenan Davis
8Taulib Ikharo
9Terrence Toliver
10Greg Childs
11Richard Goodman
12Lance Lewis
13Lamont Bryant
14Devery Henderson
15Ben Obomanu
16Matt Willis
17Brett Swain
18Chaz Schilens
19Ramses Barden
20Charly Martin
21Jeremy Kelley
22Sederrick Cunningham
23Zach Rogers
24Nicholas Johnson
25Johnathan Haggerty
26Emmanuel Arceneaux
27Jordan White
28Roy Roundtree
29Robby Toma
30Carlin Isles
31Marcus Jackson
32Sam McGuffie
33Tyrone Goard
34Chip Reeves
35Terrell Sinkfield
36Jheranie Boyd
37Eric Rogers
38Rashaad Carter
39Erik Highsmith
40Demetrius Fields
41Scott Pillar
42Diondre Borel
43Chastin West
44Bert Reed
45Brandon Carswell
46Joseph Anderson
47Cole McKenzie
48Jamal Miles
49Rashad Evans
50Julius Pruitt
51Mardy Gilyard
WR21Braylon Edwards
2Davone Bess
3Kerry Meier
4Jordan Shipley
5Chad Hall
6Donald Jones
7Earl Bennett
8Mohamed Massaquoi
9Steve Breaston
10Donte' Stallworth
11Chris Givens
12Brandon Banks
13Raymond Radway
14Darius Hanks
15Aaron Mellette
16Robert Gill
17Brandon Collins
18Tray Session
19Martel Moore
20David Douglas
21Jeff Fuller
22Dominique Croom
23Kenny Shaw
24Nicholas Edwards
25Duke Calhoun
26Michael Jenkins
27David Ball
28Devin Aromashodu
29Tim Toone
30Jarett Dillard
31Terrence Austin
32Roberto Wallace
33Bobby Sewall
34Deon Butler
35Early Doucet
36Patrick Crayton
37Perez Ashford
38Alex Neutz
39Kelsey Pope
40Jordan Harris
41Jason Thompson
42Omarius Hines
43Anthony Amos
44R.J. Webb
45Andrew Helmick
46Devin Goda
47Jared Green
48Michael Calvin
49Taveon Rogers
50Rodrick Rumble
51Andrew DePaola
52Brandon Kaufman
53Jerry Johnson
WR31Jabar Gaffney
2Laurent Robinson
3Davone Bess
TE1Adam Nissley
2Danny Noble
3Randy McMichael
4Leonard Pope
5Tony Scheffler
6David Thomas
7Kevin Boss
8Aaron Hernandez
9Tommy Gallarda
10Fendi Onobun
11Billy Bajema
12Sean McGrath
13Andrew Szczerba
14Steve Watson
15Daniel Graham
16Jamie Childers
17Joe Sawyer
18Joel Dreessen
19Visanthe Shiancoe
20Matt Furstenburg
21Ben Cotton
22David Rolf
23Nelson Rosario
24Konrad Reuland
25Dominique Curry
26Hayden Smith
27Colin Cloherty
28Dan Gronkowski
29Martin Rucker
30Richard Quinn
31Nate Byham
32Dedrick Epps
33Tom Crabtree
34Brody Eldridge
35Cameron Graham
36Jamie McCoy
37Jake O'Connell
38Travis Beckum
39Evan Moore
40Alex Silvestro
41Matt Veldman
42Tim Biere
43Evan Landi
44Taylor Cook
45Travis Tannahill
46Chase Clement
47Joe Don Duncan
48Chase Dixon
49David Wright
50Isaiah Stanback
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3Matt Szymanski
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6Austin Signor
7Morgan Lineberry
8Brett Baer
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