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Brian Price | Defensive Lineman

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (25) / 4/10/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 303
College: UCLA
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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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QB1Vince Young
2B.J. Coleman
3Kevin Kolb
4Caleb Hanie
5David Carr
6Tim Tebow
7John Skelton
8Josh Portis
9Adam Weber
10Nate Enderle
11John Parker Wilson
12Ryan Katz
13Colby Cameron
14Kyle Padron
15James Vandenberg
16Mike Hermann
17Nathan Stanley
18Dalton Williams
19Matt Brown
20Caleb TerBush
21Tim Jenkins
22Dayne Crist
23Pat White
24Collin Klein
25Alex Carder
RB1Michael Turner
2Michael Bush
3Brandon Jackson
4D.J. Ware
5Ryan Torain
6Beanie Wells
7Jamie Harper
8Isaac Redman
9Jalen Parmele
10Lance Ball
11Brandon Saine
12Shaun Draughn
13Terrance Ganaway
14Zach Brown
15D.J. Harper
16Jordan Roberts
17Jawan Jamison
18Stefphon Jefferson
19Deonte Williams
20Quentin Hines
21De'Leon Eskridge
22Armond Smith
23Javarris James
24Darren Evans
25Damien Berry
26Richard Murphy
27William Powell
GLB1Michael Turner
2Michael Bush
3Ryan Torain
4Beanie Wells
3RB1Michael Bush
2D.J. Ware
3Beanie Wells
FB1Lousaka Polite
2Vonta Leach
3Lawrence Vickers
4Le'Ron McClain
5Jacob Hester
6Brit Miller
7Braden Wilson
8Owen Marecic
9Dorson Boyce
10Owen Schmitt
11Ben Bartholomew
12Ryan Roberson
13Jonathan Amosa
14Rupert Bryan
15Eddie Williams
16Jon Hoese
17Ben Guidugli
18Nate Eachus
19Jourdan Brooks
20Devonte Campbell
21Ryan D'Imperio
22Brock Bolen
WR11Santonio Holmes
2Laurent Robinson
3Earl Bennett
4Titus Young
5Jabar Gaffney
6Devery Henderson
7Greg Childs
8Richard Goodman
9Ben Obomanu
10Brian Tyms
11Kevin Hardy
12LaRon Byrd
13Keenan Davis
14Taulib Ikharo
15Robby Toma
16Carlin Isles
17Marcus Jackson
18Roy Roundtree
19Nicholas Johnson
20Jeremy Kelley
21Sederrick Cunningham
22Zach Rogers
23David Gilreath
24Matt Willis
25Brett Swain
26Chaz Schilens
27Anthony Armstrong
28Charly Martin
29Johnathan Haggerty
30Emmanuel Arceneaux
31Jordan White
32Courtney Roby
33Diondre Borel
34Chastin West
35Julius Pruitt
36Mardy Gilyard
37Cole McKenzie
38Jamal Miles
39Rashad Evans
40Sam McGuffie
41Tyrone Goard
42Bert Reed
43Brandon Carswell
44Joseph Anderson
45Erik Highsmith
46Chip Reeves
47Terrell Sinkfield
48Jheranie Boyd
49Eric Rogers
50Rashaad Carter
51Demetrius Fields
52Scott Pillar
WR21Miles Austin
2Davone Bess
3Braylon Edwards
4Kerry Meier
5Chad Hall
6Brian Robiskie
7Mohamed Massaquoi
8Donald Jones
9Jordan Shipley
10Brandon Banks
11Raymond Radway
12Darius Hanks
13Derek Hagan
14Steve Breaston
15Donte' Stallworth
16Robert Gill
17Brandon Collins
18Tray Session
19Martel Moore
20Michael Jenkins
21David Ball
22Devin Aromashodu
23David Douglas
24Jeff Fuller
25Nicholas Edwards
26Duke Calhoun
27Naaman Roosevelt
28Jarett Dillard
29Tim Toone
30Terrence Austin
31Deon Butler
32Roberto Wallace
33Bobby Sewall
34Ronald Johnson
35Perez Ashford
36Jason Thompson
37Omarius Hines
38Anthony Amos
39R.J. Webb
40Andrew Helmick
41Michael Calvin
42Taveon Rogers
43Dale Moss
44Devin Goda
45Early Doucet
46Patrick Crayton
47Rodrick Rumble
48Andrew DePaola
49Jerry Johnson
WR31Jabar Gaffney
2Laurent Robinson
3Davone Bess
4Earl Bennett
TE1Adam Nissley
2Randy McMichael
3Leonard Pope
4Tony Scheffler
5David Thomas
6Kevin Boss
7Aaron Hernandez
8Tommy Gallarda
9Daniel Graham
10Billy Bajema
11Jamie Childers
12Steve Watson
13Dallas Walker
14Ben Cotton
15David Rolf
16Joe Sawyer
17Dominique Curry
18Visanthe Shiancoe
19Colin Cloherty
20Dan Gronkowski
21Martin Rucker
22Richard Quinn
23Hayden Smith
24Nelson Rosario
25Brody Eldridge
26Dedrick Epps
27Jamie McCoy
28Tim Biere
29Cameron Graham
30Alex Silvestro
31Jake O'Connell
32Evan Moore
33Isaiah Stanback
34Dominique Jones
35Evan Landi
36Taylor Cook
37Travis Tannahill
38Chase Clement
K1Rob Bironas
2Garrett Hartley
3Havard Rugland
4Austin Signor
5Morgan Lineberry
6Brett Baer
7Brett Maher
8Jose Maltos
9Adam Yates
10Zach Ramirez