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Brian Price | Defensive Lineman | #99

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (27) / 4/10/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 303
College: UCLA
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 2 (35) / TB
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Cowboys waived/injured DT Brian Price.
Price, 24, was signed to a reserve/future contract in January. The former second-round pick of the Bucs hasn't appeared in a game since 2011 when he started 14 games for Tampa Bay. Price is battling a shoulder injury. Thu, May 9, 2013 03:58:00 PM

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Cowboys signed DT Brian Price, WR Danny Coale, WR Tim Benford, QB Nick Stephens, TE Andre Smith, CB Vince Agnew, CB Micah Pellerin, LB Brashton Satele, LB Monte Taylor, and DE Ikponmwosa Igbinosun to reserve/future contracts.

Price is the most intriguing name on the list as the 35th overall pick in the 2010 draft and a 14-game starter in 2011. He failed to make it out of training camp with the Bears after coming over in a July trade. Coale and Benford showed flashes in Cowboys camp last summer.
Tue, Jan 1, 2013 07:44:00 PM

Free agent DT Brian Price visited with the Vikings this week.

It's Price's second visit with the Vikings this season. The 2010 second-round pick of the Bucs has been on the street since the Bears waived him at final cuts this season.
Thu, Dec 20, 2012 10:00:00 AM

The Broncos worked out free agent DTs Brian Price, Terrell McClain and Daniel Muir Wednesday.

Denver is auditioning Ty Warren replacements. Price is the biggest name and has the most upside, but it remains to be seen if he has his head on straight after both the Bucs and Bears gave up on him this summer. McClain was the No. 65 pick in last year's draft.
Wed, Sep 12, 2012 06:11:00 PM

The Vikings are trying out free agent DT Brian Price on Friday.

Price has played in schemes like Leslie Frazier's with Tampa and Chicago, so he'd immediately know the terminology. The Vikings are looking for depth behind Kevin Williams and first-time starting NT Letroy Guion. Price has been a nose tackle in the league and could push Guion for snaps eventually if signed.
Fri, Sep 7, 2012 02:23:00 PM

Bears waived DT Brian Price.

Per FOX Sports' Jay Glazer, Price's release is due in part to his struggle to "get past the recent passing of his sister." Price's sister was killed in a May automobile accident. Acquired from the Bucs in July, Price is just two years removed from being a second-round pick. He drew the ire of former coach Raheem Morris during the Bucs' embarrassing 2011 collapse, however, and wasn't a fit for hard-nosed rookie coach Greg Schiano. It's an ominous sign that Bears defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli couldn't turn Price around, either. He'll surely resurface, but time away from the game might do Price well.
Mon, Sep 3, 2012 10:00:00 AM

Brian Price passed his physical with the Bears, making the trade with the Bucs official.

Multiple reports suggested Price failed to complete the Buccaneers conditioning test due to a leg injury, so it was far from a given that he'd pass his physical in Chicago. The trade is now official, with the Bucs receiving a seventh-round pick in return.
Sat, Jul 28, 2012 01:13:00 AM

Bears acquired DT Brian Price from the Bucs in exchange for a seventh-round pick in the 2013 draft.

Price will have to pass a physical, which is hardly a given. Late in 2010, Price became the first NFL player to undergo a radical procedure screwing his hamstring to the bone while also attaching the pelvic bones to themselves. New coach Greg Schiano is running a tight ship, and Price may have written his ticket out of town by punching rookie Mark Barron in the face during an offseason meeting. A cakewalk run defense last season, the Bucs will be thin up front again in 2012. If healthy and in football shape, Price is certainly worth the risk for Chicago. The 2010 second-rounder started 14 games last season.
Thu, Jul 26, 2012 04:45:00 PM

Bucs DT Brian Price reportedly punched first-round S Mark Barron in the face during a players meeting last month.

The fracas started when Price found Barron sitting in his seat at a team meeting. Although Barron's face was bloodied, he practiced later that day. Price can be forgiven for the short temper in the heat of the moment. He was hospitalized for "exhaustion and grief" after taking on his sister's children when she died in a car wreck earlier this spring. He had previously lost two brothers to gunshot wounds. We wouldn't make too much of the incident, as Price still carries plenty of respect among teammates and coaches.
Tue, Jun 19, 2012 01:15:00 PM

Bucs DT Brian Price was hospitalized this week for "exhaustion and grief" in the wake of his sister's death.

It's why Price was absent from Bucs OTAs. His sister was killed in a car accident last week. "It was just a situation where like the stress of the whole situation made him sick," Price's agent said. Price is planning to adopt his late sister's seven- and nine-year old sons. A 2010 second-round pick, Price started 14 games in 2011, notching 24 tackles and three sacks.
Source: ESPN.com
Sat, May 19, 2012 10:34:00 AM

Bucs coach Raheem Morris personally ejected DT Brian Price from Sunday's loss to the Panthers after a personal foul penalty.

"I told him go home. F---. Yeah," said Morris, using profanity in his post-game press conference. "Because it's foolish, it's selfish to your teammates, to everybody in your organization, to your fans. That's terrible." Added Morris of his team as a whole, "They're not listening. They've got to listen." The Bucs are now 4-8 and have dropped five straight games.
Sun, Dec 4, 2011 06:42:00 PM

Bucs DT Brian Price (ankle) said he expects to play in next week's game against the Panthers.

Price was on crutches following yesterday's loss to the Titans, and was in a walking boot Monday. The Bucs are currently ranked 30th in the league against the run, giving up 139.7 yards per game.
Mon, Nov 28, 2011 11:30:00 AM

Bucs DT Brian Price was carted to the locker room with an ankle injury just prior to halftime Sunday.

There's no word yet on the severity of the injury. Price went down then rode the cart after making it to the sideline.
Sun, Nov 27, 2011 02:23:00 PM

Though he was recently elevated to the starting lineup, DT Brian Price insists he's "nowhere near" 100 percent healthy.

"I'm probably more like 60 or 65 percent," said Price, returning from pelvis surgery. "I'm still playing in a lot of pain, so right now it's just a grind." Coach Raheem Morris has praised Price all week for his play in the opener, and teammate Roy Miller concedes that Price "deserves" the starting job.
Fri, Sep 16, 2011 01:28:00 PM

The Bucs have elevated DT Brian Price into the starting lineup.

The team is comfortable with Price's health after what appeared to be a Week 1 setback with his hamstring, and has now moved Price above Roy Miller on the depth chart. Price finished the opener against Detroit just two tackles, but he was an impact run defender, helping to hold Jahvid Best to 3.4 yards a carry.
Wed, Sep 14, 2011 03:37:00 PM

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QB1Ryan Lindley
2Phillip Sims
3Josh Freeman
4Bryan Bennett
5Brad Sorensen
6Seth Lobato
7Tim Tebow
8Christian Ponder
9Johnny Manziel
10Cody Fajardo
11Shane Carden
12B.J. Daniels
13R.J. Archer
14Pat Devlin
15Jerry Lovelocke
16Chase Rettig
17Chandler Harnish
18Jake Waters
19Jake Heaps
RB1Arian Foster
2Joseph Randle
3Zurlon Tipton
4Toby Gerhart
5Alonzo Harris
6LaMichael James
7Joique Bell
8Antone Smith
9Anthony Dixon
10Josh Harris
11Kenneth Harper
12Jawon Chisholm
13Jerome Smith
14Jeremy Stewart
15Michael Dyer
16Keshawn Hill
17LaVance Taylor
18Lache Seastrunk
GLB1Joique Bell
2Toby Gerhart
3RB1Joseph Randle
FB1James Casey
2Jorvorskie Lane
3Erik Lorig
4Derrick Coleman
5Joe Don Duncan
6Henry Hynoski
7Brad Smelley
8Trey Millard
9Jordan Campbell
10Emil Igwenagu
11Zach Boren
12Kiero Small
13J.C. Copeland
14John Conner
WR11Greg Jennings
2Marques Colston
3Andre Johnson
4Miles Austin
5Seantavius Jones
6Jacoby Ford
7Josh Morgan
8Tyler Davis
9Dwayne Bowe
10Preston Parker
11Kris Durham
12Vincent Brown
13Armon Binns
14Carlton Mitchell
15Reggie Dunn
16Robert Herron
17Solomon Patton
18Damian Williams
19Zach D'Orazio
20Kenzel Doe
21Ricky Collins
22Tevin Reese
23Donte Foster
24L'Damian Washington
25David Porter
26Josh Harper
27Marquez Clark
28Travis Labhart
29Donatella Luckett
30Lance Lewis
31Josh Stewart
32DaVaris Daniels
33Ezell Ruffin
34Tyler McDonald
WR21Roddy White
2Riley Cooper
3Ace Sanders
4Denarius Moore
5Marcus Thigpen
6Austin Pettis
7Ryan Broyles
8Joe Morgan
9Jacoby Jones
10Onterio McCalebb
11A.J. Jenkins
12Rico Richardson
13Emory Blake
14Tandon Doss
15Mike Brown
16Devon Wylie
17Devante Davis
18Ryan Lankford
19Daniel Rodriguez
20James Butler
21Michael Preston
22Phil Bates
23Milton Williams III
24Jimmie Hunt
25Clyde Gates
26Marcus Harris
27Ryan Whalen
28Juron Criner
29Tom Nelson
30Saalim Hakim
31Andre Davis
32Demetrius Wilson
33Josh Reese
34Trevor Harman
35Paul Browning
36Trindon Holliday
WR31Riley Cooper
2Marques Colston
3Andre Johnson
TE1Owen Daniels
2Scott Chandler
3Dante Rosario
4Kyle Miller
5Beau Gardner
6Mickey Shuler
7Orson Charles
8Chase Ford
9Nick Kasa
10Chase Dixon
11D.J. Williams
12Rob Blanchflower
13Jacob Maxwell
14Steve Maneri
15David Paulson
16Jimmay Mundine
17Dan Light
18Brandon Barden
19Gerell Robinson
20Jake Murphy
21Ryan Taylor
22Brett Brackett
23Michael Egnew
LT1Pierce Burton
2Will Beatty
3Jason Fox
4Micah Hatchie
5Tyson Chandler
LG1Ben Grubbs
2Ben Heenan
3Antoine Everett
4Tanner Hawkinson
C1Julian Vandervelde
2Brian De La Puente
RG1Jahri Evans
2Louis Vasquez
3Todd Herremans
4Paul Fanaika
5Patrick Omameh
6Adam Replogle
RT1Nate Chandler
2Kelvin Palmer
K1Carey Spear
2Justin Manton
3Mike Meyer
4Billy Cundiff
5Brandon Bogotay
6Kyle Brindza
7Andrew Furney