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Kory Sheets | Running Back | #30

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (31) / 3/31/1985
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 208
College: Purdue
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Raiders RB Kory Sheets tweeted he is out for the season after tearing his Achilles' in Friday night's third preseason game.
This is the second Achilles' tear of Sheets' NFL career. A 2009 UDFA out of Purdue, Sheets spent the last two seasons with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the CFL. Sheets will likely be stashed on injured reserve or released with an injury settlement. Already 29, this could be the end of the road for Sheets. Sat, Aug 23, 2014 09:38:00 AM

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Raiders signed RB Kory Sheets.

Sheets, 29 next month, was signed as an UDFA out of Purdue in 2009 by the 49ers and made his NFL debut with the Dolphins in October of the same year. He's spent the past two seasons in the CFL with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, rushing for 2,875 yards and 23 touchdowns on 516 carries. Sheets led Saskatchewan to a Grey Cup title in November and earned MVP honors.
Wed, Feb 12, 2014 04:58:00 PM

The Raiders worked out free agent RB Kory Sheets in late January.

Sheets also got a workout with the Colts in December, so he remains on the NFL's radar. Turning 28 in May, Sheets went undrafted out of Purdue in 2009, before briefly spending time with the 49ers and Dolphins. Sheets earned MVP of Canadian Football's Grey Cup with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, rushing for 197 yards on 20 carries in a CFL title win over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
Wed, Feb 12, 2014 01:00:00 PM

Free agent RB Kory Sheets will work out for the Colts.

The Colts are kicking the tires on possible running back additions for next season. Sheets was the MVP of the CFL's Grey Cup this year while playing for the Saskatchewan Roughriders. On the season, he rushed 287 times for 1,598 yards. The former 49er and Dolphin hits the open market on Feb. 15.
Wed, Dec 11, 2013 07:53:00 AM

Former Dolphins RB Kory Sheets has signed with the CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Oddly a 2011 media favorite in Miami, Sheets didn't even make it to final cuts with the Dolphins last season. The 27-year-old has two career NFL appearances.
Fri, Feb 10, 2012 01:52:00 PM

Dolphins released RB/KR Kory Sheets.

Sheets blew out his Achilles' tendon a little over a year ago. It's unlikely that he has regained his speed. Sheets was behind Lex Hilliard for the No. 3 running back job.
Tue, Aug 23, 2011 09:16:00 AM

Dolphins RB Kory Sheets (Achilles) promises to "surprise people" when he takes this field this summer.

"I have everything Ronnie Brown and Ricky Williams had but more speed — 4.3 speed," boasted Sheets. While the Miami media appears to be buying Sheets' bravado this offseason, we remain skeptical that he'll even make the team. He was a fringe roster player even before a career-threatening Achilles tear.
Tue, Jun 14, 2011 09:37:00 PM

Dolphins RB Kory Sheets has finished with his rehab after undergoing surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon last summer.

Considering the history of NFL running backs returning from Achilles injuries, it's a long shot that he'll ever recapture pre-injury form. Sheets is optimistic about his chances this year in a backfield with plenty of offseason vacancies, but he's facing an uphill climb just to make the final roster.
Thu, Jun 9, 2011 08:31:00 PM

Dolphins waived/injured RB/KR Kory Sheets.

He'll pass through waivers and go on injured reserve. Sheets, who tore his Achilles' tendon on the morning of August 4, won't necessarily be brought back for the 2011 offseason. He was buried on Miami's tailback depth chart.
Wed, Aug 4, 2010 09:06:00 PM

Dolphins RB Kory Sheets is believed to have suffered a torn Achilles' tendon in Wednesday morning's practice.

Unfortunately, it's going to be a career-threatening injury for Sheets. He was already a longshot for a roster spot behind Lex Hilliard and Patrick Cobbs this summer. The Dolphins will end up releasing him with an injury settlement.
Wed, Aug 4, 2010 12:37:00 PM

Dolphins RB Kory Sheets acknowledged that the best way for him to make the roster is as a kick returner.

Sheets is a long shot to pass Lex Hilliard for the No. 4 running back job, so he's focusing on the wide open return gig. "That's the job I want because I figure it's the quickest way to get on the field and make an impact," he said.
Wed, Jul 21, 2010 08:41:00 AM

Kory Sheets is putting heat on Lex Hilliard for the No. 4 RB job.

Sheets is a kickoff return candidate, something the Dolphins may need with No. 3 RB Patrick Cobbs coming off an ACL tear and Ted Ginn in San Francisco. Hilliard is the superior running back.
Wed, Jun 23, 2010 08:49:00 AM

Dolphins declared RB Kory Sheets, QB Tyler Thigpen, WR Patrick Turner, DE Ikaika Alama-Francis, CB Evan Oglesby, OL Andrew Hartline, G Andrew Gardner and DE Lionel Dotson inactive for Week 15 against the Titans.

Miami C Jake Grove (ankle) is back in the starting lineup for the Dolphins and Nate Garner will start at right guard over Donald Thomas.
Sun, Dec 20, 2009 12:00:00 PM

Dolphins declared RB Kory Sheets, WR Patrick Turner, C Jake Grove, third QB Tyler Thigpen, LB Erik Walden, DE Lionel Dotson, DE Ikaika Alama-Francis, and OT Lydon Murtha inactive for Week 12.

Dolphins RG Justin Smiley (shoulder) is active, but will play in a reserve role behind Nate Garner. Joe Berger gets the start in place of Grove.
Sun, Nov 29, 2009 12:03:00 PM

Dolphins declared RB Kory Sheets, QB Tyler Thigpen, OT Andrew Gardner, DE Lionel Dotson, WR Pat Turner, TE John Nalbone, LB Quentin Moses, and OT Lydon Murtha inactive for Week 7 against the Saints.

Sheets was believed to be Ted Ginn's primary competition for kickoff return duties, so Ginn will likely take over on Sunday.
Sun, Oct 25, 2009 03:10:00 PM

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14Brad Sorensen
15Pat Devlin
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21Dylan Thompson
22Cody Fajardo
23Shane Carden
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25Marquise Williams
26Max Wittek
27Joe Licata
28Jerry Lovelocke
29Chase Rettig
30Chandler Harnish
31Dalyn Williams
32Jake Waters
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2Joseph Randle
3Rashad Jennings
4Dominique Williams
5Joique Bell
6Toby Gerhart
7Jhurell Pressley
8C.J. Spiller
9Alonzo Harris
10LaMichael James
11Anthony Dixon
12Zac Stacy
13Brandon Ross
14Josh Harris
15Stevan Ridley
16Keshawn Hill
17LaVance Taylor
18Jahwan Edwards
19Ross Scheuerman
20Kenneth Harper
21Jawon Chisholm
22Jerome Smith
23Isaiah Pead
24Dan Herron
25Michael Dyer
26Jeremy Stewart
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2Rashad Jennings
3James Starks
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2Erik Lorig
3Emil Igwenagu
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6Joe Don Duncan
7Ryan Mueller
8Derrick Coleman
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16J.C. Copeland
17Joey Iosefa
18Blake Renaud
19Alstevis Squirewell
20Sam Bergen
21Nikita Whitlock
22Brad Smelley
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3Jerome Simpson
4Tyler Davis
5Hakeem Nicks
6Douglas McNeil
7Kyle Prater
8Josh Morgan
9Jacoby Ford
10Dwayne Bowe
11James Jones
12Preston Parker
13Greg Little
14Kris Durham
15Greg Salas
16Keshawn Martin
17Miles Austin
18Kain Colter
19DeAndre Reaves
20Nick Harwell
21Reggie Dunn
22Armon Binns
23Carlton Mitchell
24Ben Edwards
25T.J. Graham
26Damaris Johnson
27Damian Williams
28Nate Washington
29Josh Lenz
30Robert Herron
31Solomon Patton
32Ricky Collins
33Jaxon Shipley
34Joshua Stangby
35Zach D'Orazio
36Kenzel Doe
37Jared Dangerfield
38Tevin Reese
39Issac Blakeney
40Terrell Sinkfield
41Richard Mullaney
42Duke Williams
43Quinshad Davis
44Rashaun Simonise
45Reece Horn
46Chandler Worthy
47David Porter
48L'Damian Washington
49Tyler Murphy
50Marquez Clark
51Josh Harper
52Travis Labhart
53Donatella Luckett
54Josh Stewart
55Marlon Moore
56Jarrett Boykin
57Lance Lewis
58Joseph Anderson
59DaVaris Daniels
60Tyler McDonald
61Ezell Ruffin
62Jeff Beathard
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3Riley Cooper
4Ace Sanders
5Victor Cruz
6Denarius Moore
7Chris Givens
8Marcus Thigpen
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11Kevin Smith
12R.J. Harris
13Ryan Whalen
14Joe Morgan
15Austin Pettis
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17Onterio McCalebb
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23Tandon Doss
24Mike Brown
25DeVier Posey
26Devante Davis
27Jimmie Hunt
28Devon Wylie
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30Mike Williams
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32Amir Carlisle
33DeAndre Carter
34Phil Bates
35Valdez Showers
36Kadron Boone
37Ryan Lankford
38Isiah Ferguson
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41James Butler
42Milton Williams III
43Michael Preston
44Clyde Gates
45Marcus Harris
46Tom Nelson
47Leonard Hankerson
48Titus Davis
49Andre Davis
50Demetrius Wilson
51Josh Reese
52DiAndre Campbell
53Trevor Harman
54Kashif Moore
55Kenbrell Thompkins
56Saalim Hakim
57Juron Criner
58Stephen Hill
59Trindon Holliday
60Durron Neal
61David Glidden
62Kieran Duncan
63Jarvis Turner
64T.J. Thorpe
65Michael Bennett
66Paul Browning
67Austin Willis
68Chris King
69Levi Norwood
70Ed Williams
71Danny Anthrop
72Marken Michel
73Christion Jones
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3Marques Colston
4Chris Givens
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3Scott Chandler
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6Tony Moeaki
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8Beau Gardner
9Michael Cooper
10Matt Spaeth
11Andrew Quarless
12Kyle Miller
13Nic Jacobs
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16Richard Gordon
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19Brian Parker
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24Ryan Malleck
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27Mike McFarland
28Chase Coffman
29D.J. Williams
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37Michael Egnew
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39John Peters
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41Braxton Deaver
42M.J. McFarland
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48Dan Light
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17Garry Williams
18Cameron Jefferson
19Andrew McDonald
20Cody Booth
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4Edawn Coughman
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6Jake Bernstein
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