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Nate Ness | Defensive Back | #34

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (29) / 9/5/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 190
College: Arizona
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Lions signed CB Nate Ness off their practice squad.
With Bill Bentley lost for the season and starting safety James Ihedigbo doubtful, the Lions needed some help in the secondary. Ness can fill in at both safety and corner for the Lions. Sat, Sep 13, 2014 01:37:00 PM

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Lions signed CB Nate Ness.

LB Corey Greenwood was cut to make room. Ness spent time with the Lions in the spring and will be another body at a weak cornerback position in Detroit.
Fri, Aug 8, 2014 09:13:00 AM

Lions signed CBs Nate Ness and Aaron Hester.

Hester is a former undrafted free agent out of UCLA. Ness has been bouncing around the league since 2009. They're probably both just practice bodies.
Mon, Apr 21, 2014 04:50:00 PM

Panthers signed DB Nate Ness.

Ness has seen action in just eight games with the Rams, Dolphins, and Seahawks over the past three seasons. He's merely a camp body to provide depth while the Panthers deal with minor injuries.
Thu, Aug 2, 2012 02:47:00 PM

Rams promoted S Nate Ness from the practice squad.

Ness was waived only a week ago. He was held off the stat-sheet in two games earlier this season. Although he could see a few snaps in St. Louis' injury-ravaged secondary, most of Ness' playing time should come on special teams.
Wed, Dec 14, 2011 01:45:00 PM

Rams waived CB Nate Ness.

Signed in mid-November, the former Dolphin and Seahawk was active for two games, making zero tackles. Ness should pass through waivers unclaimed.
Wed, Dec 7, 2011 04:38:00 PM

Rams signed CB Nate Ness from their practice squad.

Originally signed as a safety by the Dolphins, Ness will play cornerback in St. Louis. He'll add depth after veteran Al Harris was lost for the season.
Tue, Nov 15, 2011 05:25:00 PM

Dolphins claimed DB Nate Ness off waivers from the Seahawks.

Ness, 24, has special teams value and can play safety or corner in a pinch. He was in Fins training camp, but lost out on a spot to rookie Reshad Jones.
Wed, Nov 3, 2010 05:46:00 PM

Seahawks waived DB Nate Ness.

Ness played in just one game for the Seahawks, contributing five tackles. He offers the ability to play safety as well as cornerback, but is more of a practice squad type.
Tue, Nov 2, 2010 06:00:00 PM

Dolphins waived DB Nate Ness, DB Ross Weaver, WR Julius Pruitt, S Jonathan Amaya, OL Andrew Hartline, and FB Rolly Lumbala.

Undrafted out of Arizona in 2009, Ness has seen time at both corner and safety in Dolphins practices. He starred in the first preseason game before fading the past few weeks.
Sat, Sep 4, 2010 09:14:00 PM

Dolphins DB Nate Ness was all over the field in Saturday night's preseason opener against the Buccaneers.

Ness broke up a goal line pass and helped secure the Dolphins victory by forcing a crucial fumble. He's doing everything he can to try make the team, and coach Tony Sparano indicated that he'd be "crazy" not to give him a longer look.
Sun, Aug 15, 2010 12:48:00 PM

Nate Ness worked as a cornerback at the Dolphins' minicamp over the weekend.

Ness has been a safety throughout his career, but has been on an active roster just once in the NFL since going undrafted in 2009. Versatility can't hurt Ness in his quest to make the team.
Mon, May 3, 2010 10:24:00 AM

Dolphins waived S Nate Ness.

Ness, an undrafted free agent from Arizona, lasted only a week on the roster. He's been with three different organizations since April's draft snubbing.
Tue, Nov 24, 2009 08:09:00 PM

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