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Orie Lemon | Linebacker

Team: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Age / DOB:  (27) / 9/9/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 235
College: Oklahoma State
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Bucs signed LB Orie Lemon.
The ex-Cowboy was on the Chiefs' practice squad. He'll bring up the rear of the Bucs' 53-man roster. Oct 23 - 1:30 PM

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Cowboys re-signed LB Orie Lemon.

Lemon appeared in two games for the Cowboys earlier this season. With Big D's linebacker corps absolutely decimated by injury, Lemon could actually see some snaps on defense in Week 16.
Tue, Dec 17, 2013 05:03:00 PM

Cowboys signed LB Orie Lemon off the Cardinals' practice squad.

Lemon was with the Cowboys from 2011-12, appearing in four games. He's a special teamer that can also help with depth while Sean Lee (hamstring) is sidelined.
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 08:53:00 AM

Chiefs signed LB Orie Lemon, formerly of the Cowboys.

Lemon, 25, appeared in five games for the Cowboys last season before landing on injured reserve with a hamstring injury. He'll battle for a roster spot.
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 03:20:00 PM

Free agent LB Orie Lemon is participating in Chiefs' voluntary workouts on a tryout basis.

A second-year UDFA, Lemon appeared in five games for the Cowboys last season. He'll compete for a job on special teams if he earns a contract.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 10:42:00 PM

Cowboys placed LB Orie Lemon (hamstring) on injured reserve, ending his season.

The Cowboys' inside linebackers continue to drop like flies. Lemon joins Sean Lee (toe) on injured reserve and Dan Connor is still fighting a stinger. Lemon, who was called up from the practice squad on Sept. 22, finishes his second NFL season with four special teams tackles and four defensive stops in four games.
Wed, Nov 7, 2012 11:35:00 AM

Cowboys LB Orie Lemon was forced from Sunday night's game against the Falcons with a hamstring injury, and will not return.

Signed to play special teams in September, Lemon is seeing snaps on defense in the absence of ILB Sean Lee. He's likely week-to-week.
Sun, Nov 4, 2012 10:52:00 PM

Cowboys signed LB Orie Lemon from the team's practice squad.

Lemon is in his second year out of Oklahoma State. He spent the entire 2011 season on the practice squad. This offseason, Lemon was in the conversation as having a real shot at making the 53-man roster. If active, he figures to be limited to special teams.
Sat, Sep 22, 2012 01:39:00 PM

DallasCowboys.com believes ILB Orie Lemon has a "real chance" to crack the Cowboys' Week 1 roster.

An undrafted free agent out of Oklahoma State last season, Lemon spent the year on the practice squad. He has an opening after the Cowboys decided not to re-sign ILBs Keith Brooking and Bradie James. If Lemon makes the team, his snaps figure to mostly be limited to special teams.
Sat, May 5, 2012 12:01:00 PM

Cowboys signed ILB Orie Lemon, DE Robert Callaway, CB C.J. Wilson, and WR Teddy Williams to reserve/future contracts.

Lemon will have a shot to make the 2012 roster with Bradie James and Keith Brooking both headed for unrestricted free agency. Callaway had a big preseason, racking up a sack and forced fumble, and is transitioning from 4-3 tackle to 3-4 end. Wilson and Williams are practice bodies for the offseason.
Source: ESPN Dallas
Mon, Jan 2, 2012 06:14:00 PM

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