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Ramses Barden | Wide Receiver | #9

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (30) / 1/1/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 224
College: Cal Poly
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 3 (85) / NYG
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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. Sun, Aug 24, 2014 02:58:00 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.
Wed, Aug 6, 2014 02:22:00 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.
Mon, Jul 21, 2014 12:28:00 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.
Wed, Jun 4, 2014 04:25:00 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.
Thu, Jan 16, 2014 06:47:00 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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10Pat Devlin
11Cody Fajardo
12Shane Carden
13B.J. Daniels
14R.J. Archer
15Chase Rettig
16Chandler Harnish
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2Joseph Randle
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6LaMichael James
7Joique Bell
8Antone Smith
9Anthony Dixon
10Josh Harris
11Ross Scheuerman
12Kenneth Harper
13Jawon Chisholm
14Jerome Smith
15Jeremy Stewart
16Michael Dyer
17Lache Seastrunk
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19LaVance Taylor
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2Toby Gerhart
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3Erik Lorig
4Joe Don Duncan
5Derrick Coleman
6Ryan Mueller
7Henry Hynoski
8Brad Smelley
9Trey Millard
10Jordan Campbell
11Emil Igwenagu
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3Andre Johnson
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6Jacoby Ford
7Josh Morgan
8Tyler Davis
9Dwayne Bowe
10Preston Parker
11Kris Durham
12Vincent Brown
13Carlton Mitchell
14Armon Binns
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16Freddie Martino
17Damian Williams
18Robert Herron
19Solomon Patton
20Zach D'Orazio
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25Donte Foster
26L'Damian Washington
27David Porter
28Josh Harper
29Marquez Clark
30Travis Labhart
31Donatella Luckett
32Lance Lewis
33Josh Stewart
34Tyler McDonald
35Ezell Ruffin
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10Ryan Broyles
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14Mike Brown
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16Devon Wylie
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22Phil Bates
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27Clyde Gates
28Tom Nelson
29Juron Criner
30Andre Davis
31Demetrius Wilson
32Josh Reese
33Trevor Harman
34Paul Browning
35Saalim Hakim
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37Christion Jones
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13Jacob Maxwell
14David Paulson
15Cameron Clear
16Steve Maneri
17Jimmay Mundine
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19Brandon Barden
20Jake Murphy
21Ryan Taylor
22Brett Brackett
23Michael Egnew
24Dan Light
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2Pierce Burton
3Micah Hatchie
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5Jason Fox
6Mitchell Van Dyk
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3Ben Heenan
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