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Frank Kearse | Defensive Lineman | #72

Team: New England Patriots
Age / DOB:  (27) / 10/28/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 310
College: Alabama A&M
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 7 (231) / MIA
Contract: view contract details

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Patriots DL Frank Kearse (injured reserve) is recovering from a stab wound.
Kearse was allegedly stabbed by his girlfriend. Going on 28, Kearse appeared in four games for the Redskins last season. He should be released with an injury settlement at some point in the near future. Sep 1 - 4:55 PM

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Patriots signed DL Frank Kearse, formerly of the Redskins.

He announced the signing on his Instagram page. Kearse logged just 76 snaps last year and probably won't have much of a role if he makes the team.
Mar 11 - 12:49 PM

Free agent DL Frank Kearse visited the Patriots on Thursday.

Kearse appeared in just four games for the Redskins last season. Going on 28, he'd be a body with long odds of cracking the Patriots' 53-man roster.
Mar 10 - 5:46 PM

Cowboys signed DT Frank Kearse off the Titans' practice squad.

The Cowboys continue to flail at help for their beleaguered defensive line. Kearse, a 2011 seventh-round pick of the Dolphins, replaces Drake Nevis.
Source: ESPN Dallas
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 11:37:00 AM

Panthers waived DT Frank Kearse.

24-year-old Kearse is a big body out of Alabama A&M. He goes to make room for UDFA Nate Chandler. The Panthers should still be in the process of trying to unearth defensive tackle help. Starters Ron and Dwan Edwards have been overworked and ineffective. Kearse has practice squad eligibility left.
Fri, Oct 26, 2012 04:01:00 PM

Panthers signed DT Frank Kearse off the Dolphins practice squad.

At 6'4" and 320 pounds, the wide-bodied Kearse is well worth the three-week trial for a team desperately in need of a run plugger. He's a developmental project out of Alabama A&M.
Tue, Sep 20, 2011 06:33:00 PM

Dolphins waived DT Frank Kearse.

The Dolphins like the seventh-rounder's size and motor. He'll be added to the practice squad if he goes unclaimed.
Sun, Sep 4, 2011 05:24:00 PM

Dolphins signed seventh-round DT Frank Kearse to a four-year deal.

The Dolphins need some depth at nose tackle behind Paul Soliai, so Kearse has a chance to stick. Kearse is a strict run-stuffer at 6'4/315.
Thu, Jul 28, 2011 04:15:00 PM

Dolphins selected Alabama A&M DT Frank Kearse with the No. 231 overall pick in the 2011 NFL draft.

Kearse brings a wide-bodied nose tackle's size at 6'4/315, which will come in handy with Miami's 3-4 scheme. His strength and good first step aid him as a run-plugger, but he lacks the balance and moves to get to the QB. The Dolphins will try to develop him as Paul Soliai's backup.
Sat, Apr 30, 2011 06:28:00 PM

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