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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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PosRoleName
QB1Ryan Lindley
2Phillip Sims
3Josh Freeman
4Bryan Bennett
5Seth Lobato
6Ryan Williams
7Tim Tebow
8G.J. Kinne
9Sean Renfree
10Johnny Manziel
11Garrett Gilbert
12Dustin Vaughan
13Cody Fajardo
14Shane Carden
15Griffin Neal
16Josh Woodrum
17Max Wittek
18Joe Licata
19Austin Davis
20R.J. Archer
21Jerrod Johnson
22Matt Blanchard
23Dan LeFevour
24Pat Devlin
25Jerry Lovelocke
26Chase Rettig
27Chandler Harnish
28Jake Waters
29Dalyn Williams
RB1Joseph Randle
2Toby Gerhart
3Zurlon Tipton
4Alonzo Harris
5LaMichael James
6Joique Bell
7Don Jackson
8Anthony Dixon
9Zac Stacy
10Josh Harris
11Gus Johnson
12Ross Scheuerman
13Kenneth Harper
14Jawon Chisholm
15Storm Johnson
16Jerome Smith
17Keshawn Hill
18LaVance Taylor
19Karlos Williams
20Senorise Perry
21Michael Dyer
22Jeremy Stewart
GLB1Joique Bell
2Toby Gerhart
3RB1Joseph Randle
FB1Erik Lorig
2Emil Igwenagu
3Jorvorskie Lane
4James Casey
5Darrel Young
6Henry Hynoski
7Joe Don Duncan
8Ryan Mueller
9Derrick Coleman
10Patrick Skov
11Soma Vainuku
12Jordan Campbell
13Trey Millard
14Brad Smelley
15John Conner
16Zach Boren
17Kiero Small
18J.C. Copeland
WR11Greg Jennings
2Marques Colston
3Jerome Simpson
4Hakeem Nicks
5Josh Morgan
6Jacoby Ford
7Tyler Davis
8Miles Austin
9Dwayne Bowe
10Preston Parker
11Kris Durham
12Rueben Randle
13Kyle Prater
14Joshua Stangby
15Zach D'Orazio
16Kenzel Doe
17Josh Lenz
18T.J. Graham
19Damaris Johnson
20Damian Williams
21Robert Herron
22Solomon Patton
23Ricky Collins
24Nate Washington
25Reggie Dunn
26Armon Binns
27Carlton Mitchell
28Nick Harwell
29Tevin Reese
30Issac Blakeney
31Hunter Sharp
32David Porter
33L'Damian Washington
34Jeff Beathard
35Jordan Leslie
36Jamel Johnson
37DaVaris Daniels
38Tyler McDonald
39Ezell Ruffin
40Josh Harper
41Tyler Murphy
42Marquez Clark
43Travis Labhart
44Donatella Luckett
45Lance Lewis
46Joseph Anderson
47Josh Stewart
48Quinshad Davis
49Reece Horn
WR21Roddy White
2Brian Hartline
3Ace Sanders
4Riley Cooper
5Devin Hester
6Denarius Moore
7Chris Givens
8Marcus Thigpen
9A.J. Jenkins
10Emory Blake
11Matt Hazel
12Joe Morgan
13Austin Pettis
14Jacoby Jones
15Onterio McCalebb
16Ryan Broyles
17Mike Brown
18DeVier Posey
19Andre Debose
20Tandon Doss
21Mike Williams
22Devante Davis
23Devon Wylie
24Jimmie Hunt
25Milton Williams III
26Michael Preston
27James Butler
28Phil Bates
29Amir Carlisle
30Brandon Shippen
31Valdez Showers
32Clyde Gates
33Marcus Harris
34Ryan Lankford
35Isiah Ferguson
36Daniel Rodriguez
37A.J. Cruz
38Michael Bennett
39Paul Browning
40Austin Willis
41Saalim Hakim
42Kashif Moore
43Juron Criner
44Titus Davis
45Andre Davis
46Demetrius Wilson
47Josh Reese
48DiAndre Campbell
49Trevor Harman
50Stephen Hill
51Tom Nelson
52Leonard Hankerson
53Chris King
54Trindon Holliday
55Durron Neal
56David Glidden
57Kieran Duncan
58Jarvis Turner
59Christion Jones
60Levi Norwood
61Ed Williams
62Danny Anthrop
WR31Marques Colston
2Chris Givens
3Riley Cooper
TE1Owen Daniels
2Craig Stevens
3Scott Chandler
4Dante Rosario
5Matt Spaeth
6Kyle Miller
7Michael Cooper
8Beau Gardner
9Matthew Mulligan
10Mickey Shuler
11E.J. Bibbs
12Chase Ford
13Nick Kasa
14Chase Dixon
15Richard Gordon
16D.J. Williams
17Mike McFarland
18Rob Blanchflower
19Jacob Maxwell
20David Paulson
21Cameron Clear
22Steve Maneri
23Kevin Greene
24Brandon Barden
25Gerell Robinson
26Jake Murphy
27Rory Anderson
28John Peters
29Jay Rome
30Braxton Deaver
31Ryan Taylor
32Konrad Reuland
33Brett Brackett
34Michael Egnew
35Adrien Robinson
36Jack Tabb
37Arthur Lynch
38Dan Light
39Jordan Thompson
LT1Pierce Burton
2Eugene Monroe
3Charles Brown
4Cameron Bradfield
5Will Beatty
6Micah Hatchie
7Jason Fox
8Tyson Chandler
9Jake Long
10David Hedelin
11Taylor Fallin
12Vinston Painter
13Cody Booth
14David Foucault
LG1Ben Grubbs
2Antoine Everett
3Edawn Coughman
4Martin Wallace
5Ben Heenan
6Jesse Davis
7Al Bond
8Lene Maiava
9Matthew Masifilo
10Isiah Cage
11Adrian Bellard
12Arturo Uzdavinis
13Tanner Hawkinson
14Darren Keyton
15Garrick Mayweather
C1Manuel Ramirez
2Julian Vandervelde
3Sam Brenner
4Drew Nowak
5Ian Silberman
6Ben Clarke
7Brian De La Puente
8Braxston Cave
9Trevor Robinson
10Anthony Fabiano
11James Stone
12Reese Dismukes
13Kyle Friend
14Quinton Schooley
RG1Todd Herremans
2Louis Vasquez
3Geoff Schwartz
4Garrett Gilkey
5Nick Becton
6Leon Brown
7Andrew Gardner
8Paul Fanaika
9Jared Smith
10Adam Replogle
11Malcolm Bunche
12Ryker Mathews
13Donovan Williams
14Chase Farris
15Jarell Broxton
16Matt Rotheram
17Blake Muir
18Jarvis Harrison
19Mike McQueen
RT1Kevin Graf
2Erik Pears
3Tayo Fabuluje
4Adrian Bellard
5John Kling
6Nick Ritcher
7Patrick Miller
8Kona Schwenke
9Zeth Ramsay
10Lamar Holmes
K1Josh Scobee
2Travis Coons
3Mike Meyer
4Andrew Furney
5Justin Manton
6Corey Acosta
7Marshall Morgan
8Ross Martin
9Carey Spear
10Billy Cundiff
11Jaden Oberkrom
12Nick Rose
13Marshall Koehn
14John Lunsford
15Shaun Suisham
16Brandon Bogotay
17Zach Hocker
18Kyle Brindza
19Brad Craddock
20Devon Bell
21Jonathan Brown
22Tom Obarski
23Ty Long