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Ramses Barden | Wide Receiver

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (28) / 1/1/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 224
College: Cal Poly
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Jaguars waived/released WR Ramses Barden, LB Josh Hull, LB Allen Bradford, OG Antoine Caldwell, DL David Carter, CB Mike Harris, LS Charley Hughlett, OL Patrick Lewis, WR Kenny Shaw, FB Harvey Unga, and S Joe Young.
Barden is the biggest name, while onetime nickel back Harris is the biggest surprise. The Jaguars still have to make four more cuts before Tuesday. Aug 24 - 2:58 PM

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Jaguars signed WR Ramses Barden.

Barden keeps getting chances thanks to his 6-foot-6, 224-pound frame, but nobody has been able to pull any sort of talent out of him since the Giants took him in the third round of the 2009 draft. He was released by the Bills last month. The Jaguars need bodies with Cecil Shorts, Allen Robinson, Ace Sanders, and Mike Brown all either injured or away from the team.
Aug 6 - 2:22 PM

Bills released WR Ramses Barden and LB Nathan Williams.

Always given chances due to his 6-foot-6 frame, Barden is now nearing the end of the line. He has a total of 29 catches and one start on his resume since the Giants took him in the third round of the 2009 draft, and has now lost his camp roster spot to Naaman Roosevelt.
Jul 21 - 12:28 PM

WGR 550 Buffalo considers WR Ramses Barden a "long shot" to make the Bills' 53-man roster.

Beat writer Joe Buscaglia calls Barden's performance at OTAs unimpressive. "There is no deception to his game, he lacks the sort of game speed receivers have to have and is limited really to jump ball scenarios for his effectiveness," writes Buscaglia. Barden, at 6-foot-6 and 224 pounds, should be standing out in non-contact practices in gym shorts. Barden may be running out of chances.
Jun 4 - 4:25 PM

Bills signed WR Ramses Barden, LB Willie Jefferson, FS Jajuan Harley, WR Chris Summers and LB Nathan Williams to reserve/futures contracts.

A former third-round pick of the Giants, Barden missed the entire 2013 season after being released in September with an injury settlement. He'll compete for a No. 5 receiver and red-zone specialist role with the Bills. Jefferson (6-5, 234) appeared in six games with the Texans as an undrafted free agent.
Jan 16 - 6:47 PM

Free agent WR Ramses Barden worked out for the Seahawks.

Seattle also hosted WRs Mike Thomas and Danny Coale, along with QB B.J. Coleman. Sidney Rice (torn ACL) recently went on injured reserve, but the Seahawks are expected to get Percy Harvin (hip) back shortly. The team is likely just updating its emergency list. Barden had previously worked out for Houston.
Wed, Nov 6, 2013 01:09:00 PM

Free agent WR Ramses Barden worked out for the Texans on Tuesday.

The Texans also worked out free agent WR Mike Brown. It's the first we've heard of the 6-foot-6 Barden since he was released by the Giants last month. A signing does not appear imminent. Barden's unique size should eventually earn him another NFL chance.
Tue, Oct 22, 2013 05:23:00 PM

Giants released WR Ramses Barden with an injury settlement.

The 6-foot-6 former third-round pick's Giants career ends with 29 catches across 29 games. Nine of those catches came last Week 3. Barden's height could him earn some looks on the open market, but his career is on the downslope.
Tue, Sep 10, 2013 05:59:00 PM

Giants placed WR Ramses Barden on injured reserve, ending his season.

It was originally reported that Barden had been among the Giants' final cuts. Instead, he'll spend the year on the sidelines or receive an injury settlement at some point. Either way, he's not going to play for the Giants in 2013.
Sat, Aug 31, 2013 06:27:00 PM

Giants released WR Ramses Barden.

The 85th pick in the 2009 draft, Barden ran like there were cement blocks attached to his feet, which hurt his NFL prospects. He could still generate some free-agent interest from teams interested in red-zone specialists.
Sat, Aug 31, 2013 11:22:00 AM

Giants WR Ramses Barden's one-year contract gave the team a "minimum salary benefit" because it's worth just $780,000.

Barden received a base salary of $715,000 with a $65,000 signing bonus. Because of the minimum salary and a signing bonus worth equal to or less than $65K, the Giants can carry Barden at just $620,000 in salary cap cost, per NFL rules. It's a reminder that Barden is not highly regarded around the league. He lasted over two months on the open market before re-signing on the cheap.
Mon, May 27, 2013 05:17:00 PM

Giants re-signed WR Ramses Barden.

Barden found no suitors on the open market, so he comes crawling back to the team he expected to move on from. The 2009 third-round pick went off for nine catches and 138 yards in a Week 3 Thursday night game at Carolina last year, but has still totaled just 29 catches for 394 yards and no touchdowns in the NFL. Barden won't push the exciting Rueben Randle for No. 3 wideout duties.
Thu, May 23, 2013 12:15:00 PM

The Giants will bring in free agent WR Ramses Barden for a physical on Thursday.

If all checks out well, Barden could sign a one-year deal. The 27-year-old former third-round pick said in February that it was "probably best to move on" from the Giants, but he hasn't generated any interest on the open market. He'll probably be back at the minimum salary and as the No. 5 receiver.
Wed, May 22, 2013 08:24:00 PM

USA Today's Mike Garafolo reports the Jets have "had conversations" with free agent WR Ramses Barden.

The 6-foot-6 wideout's market has been nonexistent, but could pick up now that the draft has come and gone. Little more than a big target, the former third-round pick caught just 20 passes in four seasons with the Giants.
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 01:44:00 PM

The New York Daily News reports the Giants are "still an option" for free agent WR Ramses Barden.

Barden, 27, just last month said it would probably be best if the two sides parted ways, but the receiver drew zero interest in the opening week of free agency. If he were to re-sign, Barden wouldn't be any higher than the No. 4 or 5 receiver in New York.
Mon, Mar 18, 2013 07:25:00 PM

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8Tyler Thigpen
9Caleb Hanie
10Curtis Painter
11John Skelton
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13Thad Lewis
14Ricky Stanzi
15Josh Portis
16Garrett Gilbert
17Keith Wenning
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20Rex Grossman
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22Brady Quinn
23Kevin Kolb
24Trent Edwards
25Logan Kilgore
26Bryn Renner
27Brendon Kay
28Brett Smith
29James Franklin
30Chase Rettig
31Tommy Rees
32Brock Jensen
33Jerrod Johnson
34Adam Weber
35Nate Enderle
36Pat White
37Dennis Dixon
38John Parker Wilson
39Jordan Rodgers
40Tyler Wilson
41Nick Stephens
42G.J. Kinne
43Alex Tanney
44Ryan Katz
45Colby Cameron
46Kyle Padron
47James Vandenberg
48Mike Hermann
49Nathan Stanley
50Dalton Williams
51Matt Brown
52Caleb TerBush
53Tim Jenkins
54Dayne Crist
55Tajh Boyd
56Stephen Morris
57Collin Klein
58Alex Carder
59Rusty Smith
60Keith Price
61Kory Faulkner
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2Michael Bush
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5Beanie Wells
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7Ryan Torain
8BenJarvus Green-Ellis
9Chris Ogbonnaya
10Jamie Harper
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12LaMichael James
13Chris Rainey
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16Alvester Alexander
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18Tauren Poole
19Jewel Hampton
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21Jeff Demps
22Spencer Ware
23Tim Cornett
24D.J. Harper
25Zurlon Tipton
26Stephen Houston
27Fitzgerald Toussaint
28Alex Green
29Brandon Saine
30Evan Royster
31Isaac Redman
32Lance Ball
33Dion Lewis
34Mikel Leshoure
35Ray Rice
36Delone Carter
37Javarris James
38Josh Vaughan
39Darren Evans
40Anthony Allen
41Damien Berry
42Richard Murphy
43William Powell
44Phillip Tanner
45Armond Smith
46Demitrius Bronson
47Derrick Strozier
48Jordan Roberts
49Orwin Smith
50David Fluellen
51Roy Finch
52Tim Flanders
53Jordan Lynch
54George Atkinson III
55Zach Bauman
56Terrance Cobb
57Dominique Williams
58Cierre Wood
59Stefphon Jefferson
60Michael Hill
61Ronnie Wingo
62Kendall Gaskins
63Deonte Williams
64Bradley Randle
65Quentin Hines
66De'Leon Eskridge
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3Beanie Wells
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3Lawrence Vickers
4Le'Ron McClain
5Jacob Hester
6Chris Pressley
7Brit Miller
8John Conner
9Harvey Unga
10Owen Marecic
11Shaun Chapas
12Dorson Boyce
13Eric Kettani
14Owen Schmitt
15Quinn Johnson
16Greg Jones
17Evan Rodriguez
18Collin Mooney
19Braden Wilson
20Zach Boren
21Zach Line
22Lonnie Pryor
23Ben Bartholomew
24Ina Liaina
25Stephen Campbell
26J.C. Copeland
27Chad Young
28Kadeem Jones
29Toben Opurum
30Maurice Hagens
31Roosevelt Nix
32James Baker
33Karl Williams
34Cameron White
35Chad Abram
36Nikita Whitlock
37Alex Debniak
38Ryan Roberson
39Jonathan Amosa
40Rupert Bryan
41Devonte Campbell
42Michael Zordich
43Jourdan Brooks
44Emil Igwenagu
45Nate Eachus
46Eddie Williams
47Jon Hoese
48Ben Guidugli
49Ryan D'Imperio
50Brock Bolen
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2Nate Burleson
3Jabar Gaffney
4Titus Young
5Michael Preston
6Darius Johnson
7Juron Criner
8Greg Childs
9Lamont Bryant
10Kevin Dorsey
11Terrence Toliver
12Ryan Whalen
13Jamar Newsome
14Kevin Hardy
15Tim Benford
16Keenan Davis
17Kain Colter
18Erik Lora
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20Ben Obomanu
21Damian Williams
22Richard Goodman
23Louis Murphy
24Devery Henderson
25Tiquan Underwood
26Charly Martin
27Matt Willis
28Lavelle Hawkins
29Brett Swain
30Chaz Schilens
31Brian Robiskie
32Johnathan Haggerty
33Will Murphy
34Javontee Herndon
35Donte Foster
36Travis Labhart
37Seth Roberts
38Chandler Jones
39Marcus Lucas
40Roy Roundtree
41Skye Dawson
42Chad Bumphis
43Marcus Jackson
44Derek Moye
45Kamar Jorden
46Nicholas Johnson
47Naaman Roosevelt
48Emmanuel Arceneaux
49Jeremy Kelley
50Sederrick Cunningham
51Jordan White
52Chris Summers
53Dan Buckner
54Zach Rogers
55Josh Lenz
56Robby Toma
57Carlin Isles
58Jonathan Krause
59Colin Lockett
60Kevin Smith
61Mark Harrison
62Cole McKenzie
63Jamal Miles
64Rashad Evans
65Tyrone Goard
66Sam McGuffie
67Jeremy Ebert
68T.J. Moe
69Jasper Collins
70LaQuan Williams
71Diondre Borel
72Bert Reed
73Brandon Carswell
74Joseph Anderson
75Terrell Sinkfield
76Jheranie Boyd
77Eric Rogers
78Erik Highsmith
79Chip Reeves
80Mike Davis
81Cody Hoffman
82Kadron Boone
83Torrence Allen
84Quintin Payton
85Wilson Van Hooser
86C.J. Goodwin
87Seantavius Jones
88Andrew Peacock
89Rashaad Carter
90Demetrius Fields
91Scott Pillar
92Jon Baldwin
93Chastin West
94Mardy Gilyard
95Julius Pruitt
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2Davone Bess
3Jerome Simpson
4Anthony Armstrong
5Kerry Meier
6Greg Little
7Clyde Gates
8Kealoha Pilares
9Earl Bennett
10Brandon Banks
11Jordan Shipley
12Jacoby Ford
13Marc Mariani
14Donald Jones
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17Steve Breaston
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22Raymond Radway
23Aaron Mellette
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32Lacoltan Bester
33L'Damian Washington
34Fred Williams
35Charles Hawkins
36Alex Gillett
37Jeremy Gallon
38Greg Hardin
39Nick Williams
40Michael Jenkins
41Martel Moore
42Nicholas Edwards
43Dominique Croom
44Emory Blake
45Chris Matthews
46Chris Harper
47Lanear Sampson
48Alec Lemon
49Lamaar Thomas
50David Douglas
51Dale Moss
52Brandon Collins
53Tray Session
54Jeff Fuller
55David Ball
56Devin Aromashodu
57Jarett Dillard
58Dezmon Briscoe
59Tim Toone
60David Reed
61Isaiah Williams
62Duke Calhoun
63Ronald Johnson
64Terrence Austin
65Roberto Wallace
66Bobby Sewall
67Deon Butler
68Darius Reynaud
69Early Doucet
70Joe Adams
71Devon Wylie
72Marvin McNutt
73Kevin Elliott
74Jared Green
75Mike Willie
76Michael Calvin
77Taveon Rogers
78Andrew DePaola
79James Shaw
80Devin Goda
81Ryan Spadola
82Jerry Johnson
83Tori Gurley
84Jason Thompson
85Perez Ashford
86Rodrick Rumble
87Brandon Kaufman
88Patrick Crayton
89Omarius Hines
90Gerrard Sheppard
91Andy Cruse
92Anthony Amos
93R.J. Webb
94Andrew Helmick
95Micah Hatfield
96Chris Boyd
97Weston Dressler
98Anthony McClung
99Jordan Harris
100Tony Washington
101Jaz Reynolds
102Austin Franklin
103Kelsey Pope
104Alex Neutz
105Geraldo Boldewijn
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3Laurent Robinson
4Davone Bess
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2Danny Noble
3Randy McMichael
4Leonard Pope
5Tony Scheffler
6David Thomas
7Kevin Boss
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25Asa Watson
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32Ben Cotton
33David Rolf
34Chris Pantale
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36Jacob Pedersen
37Jake Byrne
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41Mike McNeill
42Hayden Smith
43Phillip Supernaw
44Joel Dreessen
45Kellen Davis
46Martin Rucker
47Cameron Morrah
48Chase Coffman
49Jeron Mastrud
50Steve Maneri
51Dominique Curry
52Weslye Saunders
53Richard Gordon
54Tom Crabtree
55Brody Eldridge
56Nate Byham
57Dedrick Epps
58Zach Potter
59Colin Cloherty
60Ben Hartsock
61Visanthe Shiancoe
62Evan Moore
63Jamie McCoy
64Nathan Overbay
65Martell Webb
66Cameron Graham
67Travis Beckum
68Richard Quinn
69Jake O'Connell
70Isaiah Stanback
71Dominique Jones
72Andre Hardy
73Tim Biere
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75Alex Silvestro
76Brett Brackett
77Erik Swoope
78Blake Annen
79Chase Dixon
80Jason Schepler
81Chase Clement
82Adam Schiltz
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93Brian Wozniak
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