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Derrick Ward | Running Back

Team: Houston Texans
Age / DOB:  (36) / 8/30/1980
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 240
College: Ottawa
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 7 (235) / NYJ
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Free agent RB Derrick Ward announced his retirement from football on Tuesday.
Perhaps best known for his role in the Giants' Earth, Wind and Fire backfield of 2008, Ward parlayed a career-year of 1,025 rushing yards into a four-year, $17 million contract with the Bucs a couple of months later. After washing out in Tampa as a free-agent bust, Ward enjoyed a solid bounce-back season as Arian Foster's backup in Houston only to be bypassed by Ben Tate in 2011. Ward closes out his nine-year career with 2,628 rushing yards and a stout average of 4.8 yards on 551 carries. Tue, Jul 3, 2012 04:13:00 PM

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Career Stats
YearRushingReceivingFumb.KO RetPunt Ret
YearTeamGRushYdsY/GAvg100+TDRecYdsY/GAvg100+TDLostYdsTDYdsTD
2004NYG500.0.00000.0.0001436100
2005NYG14351238.83.500213.96.50000000
2006NYG800.0.00000.0.0000466000
2007NYG812560275.34.8132617922.46.90110000
2008NYG16182102564.15.6224138424.09.400021000
2009TB1411541429.63.6012015010.77.50200000
2010HOU165031519.76.3047613.88.70000000
2011HOU124515412.83.40200.0.00000000

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3RB1Lamar Miller
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2Jaelen Strong
3Dres Anderson
4Chris Thompson
5Devin Street
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2Braxton Miller
3Wendall Williams
4Justin Hardee
5Deante' Gray
6Bruce Ellington
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TE1C.J. Fiedorowicz
2Ryan Griffin
3Stephen Anderson
4Rashaun Allen
5Evan Baylis
LT1Kendall Lamm
LG1Xavier Su'a-Filo
2Chad Slade
C1Nick Martin
2Greg Mancz
3Kyle Fuller
4Erik Austell
RG1Jeff Allen
2Josh Walker
3David Quessenberry
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2Breno Giacomini
3Julie'n Davenport
4Laurence Gibson
K1Nick Novak
2Ka'imi Fairbairn