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Cardinals | Make several roster moves

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:30:25 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals signed free-agent LB Victor Butler (Saints) and released LB Marcus Benard and P Drew Butler Tuesday, Sept. 16.

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Cardinals | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 14 Sep 2014 08:33:17 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have declared LB Alex Okafor, QB Carson Palmer, TE Darren Fells, P Dave Zastudil, DL Frostee Rucker, LB Glenn Carson, LB Marcus Benard inactive for Week 2.

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Cardinals | Marcus Benard re-signs

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:34:28 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals re-signed LB Marcus Benard to an undisclosed deal Wednesday, Sept. 10. He'll take the roster spot of LB John Abraham (concussion), for whom the team received a temporary roster exemption.

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Cardinals | Two veterans cut loose

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:25:15 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals released LB Marcus Benard and DT Isaac Sopoaga Friday, Aug. 29, according to a source.

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Cardinals | Marcus Benard re-signed

Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:51:05 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have re-signed LB Marcus Benard (Cardinals) to a one-year contract. The deal's financial teams were not disclosed.

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Cardinals | Marcus Benard fined $15,750

Sat, 21 Dec 2013 17:27:05 -0800

Arizona Cardinals LB Marcus Benard has been fined $15,750 for a roughing the passer penalty he received in the team's Week 15 game.

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Cardinals | Friday injury report for Week 14

Fri, 06 Dec 2013 15:40:21 -0800

Arizona Cardinals TE Rob Housler (ankle, hip) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 6, and is listed as questionable for Week 14. TE Jim Dray (back), LB Marcus Benard (shoulder), LB Kevin Minter (shoulder), FS Rashad Johnson (ribs) and P Dave Zastudil (ankle) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Cardinals | Thursday practice report for Week 14

Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:40:55 -0800

Arizona Cardinals LB Marcus Benard (shoulder), S Rashad Johnson (ribs) and LB Kevin Minter (shoulder) were limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 5. TE Jim Dray (back), TE Rob Housler (ankle) and P Dave Zastudil (ankle) practiced in full.

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Cardinals | Wednesday practice report for Week 14

Wed, 04 Dec 2013 15:30:14 -0800

Arizona Cardinals LB Marcus Benard (shoulder), TE Jim Dray (back), TE Rob Housler (ankle), S Rashad Johnson (ribs), LB Kevin Minter (shoulder) and P Dave Zastudil (ankle) all were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec 4.

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Cardinals | Vic So'oto to IR

Wed, 02 Oct 2013 11:50:42 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals placed LB Vic So'oto (chest) on the season-ending Injured Reserve Wednesday, Oct. 2, and signed free-agent LB Marcus Benard (Patriots) in a corresponding move.

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Patriots | Cut Marcus Benard

Fri, 30 Aug 2013 10:47:01 -0700

The New England Patriots cut DL Marcus Benard Friday, Aug. 30.

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Patriots | Competition fierce for backup DE spots

Fri, 09 Aug 2013 11:51:08 -0700

The New England Patriots have a fierce battle for the backup defensive end spots in training camp and the preseason. DEs Chandler Jones and Rob Ninkovich are the starters, with DEs Marcus Benard, Jake Bequette, Michael Buchanan and Justin Francis all angling for backup roles.

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Patriots | Marcus Benard may be longshot to make roster

Sat, 06 Jul 2013 18:37:06 -0700

New England Patriots DE Marcus Benard likely will face an uphill battle to make the final roster because the team has spent several draft picks on defensive ends over the past few seasons. He likely will compete with DE Jermaine Cunningham for a spot in the defensive end rotation.

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Patriots | Two signed to futures contract

Fri, 04 Jan 2013 15:34:06 -0800

The New England Patriots have signed QB Mike Kafka and DE Marcus Benard to futures contracts. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

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Raiders | Several brought in for workouts

Wed, 24 Oct 2012 18:18:13 -0700

The Oakland Raiders worked out free-agent DE Marcus Benard (Browns), OG Jason Foster (Colts), OT A.J. Greene (Bears) and LB Tim Fugger (Colts) Wednesday, Oct. 24.

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Cardinals | Marcus Benard works out

Wed, 17 Oct 2012 19:49:24 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals worked out free-agent DE Marcus Benard (Browns) Wednesday, Oct. 17.

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Browns | Marcus Benard waived

Tue, 09 Oct 2012 18:11:02 -0700

The Cleveland Browns waived DL Marcus Benard (elbow) from Injured Reserve Tuesday, Oct. 9, with an injury settlement.

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Browns | Make roster moves

Mon, 27 Aug 2012 14:06:46 -0700

The Cleveland Browns waived injured DL Marcus Benard, DL Auston English and DB Antuawn Reed Monday, Aug. 27.

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Browns | Marcus Benard injury update

Sun, 26 Aug 2012 09:18:38 -0700

Cleveland Browns head coach Pat Shurmur said DE Marcus Benard (elbow) suffered a dislocated elbow in the team's third preseason game but it has been fixed. Shurmur is not sure when Benard will be to return from the injury.

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Browns | Marcus Benard leaves game

Fri, 24 Aug 2012 19:04:26 -0700

Cleveland Browns DE Marcus Benard (elbow) suffered an elbow injury in the third preseason game Friday, Aug. 24, and did not return.

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Browns | Several miss practice

Sun, 12 Aug 2012 18:21:10 -0700

Cleveland Browns DE Marcus Benard (undisclosed), WR Travis Benjamin (soreness), LB Scott Fujita (soreness), LB D'Qwell Jackson (shoulder), CB Dimitri Patterson (ankle), DL Scott Paxson (knee), DE Frostee Rucker (undisclosed), FB Eddie Williams (undisclosed) and SS Usama Young (hamstring) did not practice Sunday, Aug. 12, due to injury.

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Browns | Marcus Benard gets first-team reps

Wed, 01 Aug 2012 20:39:53 -0700

Cleveland Browns DL Marcus Benard was working with the first-team defense Wednesday, Aug. 1, with DL Frostee Rucker (undisclosed) sitting out with an injury.

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Browns | Marcus Benard expected to take part in offseason workouts

Sun, 25 Mar 2012 12:54:28 -0700

Cleveland Browns LB Marcus Benard (hand) is recovering from the broken hand and other injuries he suffered in a motorcycle accident and should be able to participate in the offseason workouts.

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Browns | Will try to re-sign Marcus Benard

Sat, 25 Feb 2012 10:34:09 -0800

The Cleveland Browns will attempt to re-sign restricted free-agent LB Marcus Benard even if they do not tender him a contract.

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Browns | Marcus Benard not expected to receive tender

Sat, 25 Feb 2012 08:19:21 -0800

The Cleveland Browns are not expected to tender an offer to restricted free-agent LB Marcus Benard.

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Browns | Full recovery expected for Marcus Benard

Sun, 19 Feb 2012 22:40:49 -0800

Cleveland Browns DL Marcus Benard (hand) continues to rehabilitate his broken hand and expected to make a full recovery, according to general manager Tom Heckert. Benard was injured last October in a motorcycle accident. Benard is scheduled to become a restricted free agent in March.

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Browns | Marcus Benard pleads not guilty

Tue, 18 Oct 2011 20:15:49 -0700

Cleveland Browns DL Marcus Benard (hand) has pleaded not guilty to driving under a suspended license and reckless operation. Benard's attorney faxed the pleas to court Tuesday, Oct. 18. A pretrial hearing is scheduled for Nov. 21.

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Bengals | Marcus Benard pleads not guilty

Tue, 18 Oct 2011 09:31:18 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Marcus Benard pleaded not guilty to two traffic charges after his motorcycle accident last week. He did not appear in court Tuesday, Oct. 18. Benard was charged with reckless operation and riving with a suspended license.

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Browns | Will pay Marcus Benard despite accident

Thu, 13 Oct 2011 12:24:52 -0700

The Cleveland Browns will pay DE Marcus Benard (hand) the rest of his salary this season even though he suffered a broken hand during a motorcycle accident. The Browns were not obligated to pay Benard the rest of his salary because the injury was not football related.

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Browns | Marcus Benard placed on NFI list

Wed, 12 Oct 2011 10:49:13 -0700

The Cleveland Browns have placed DE Marcus Benard (hand) on the Reserve Non-Football Injury list.

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Browns | Marcus Benard to miss rest of season

Wed, 12 Oct 2011 09:02:47 -0700

Cleveland Browns head coach Pat Shurmur said DE Marcus Benard (hand) will miss the rest of the season because of his broken hand. Benard is still in the hospital after his motorcycle accident.

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Browns | Marcus Benard charged in motorcycle crash

Tue, 11 Oct 2011 10:14:53 -0700

Cleveland Browns LB Marcus Benard is being charged with driving under suspension and reckless operation after he crashed his motorcycle into a guardrail Monday, Oct. 10, after practice. He is due in court Oct. 18.

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Browns | Marcus Benard suffers broken hand

Mon, 10 Oct 2011 18:07:01 -0700

Updating a previous report, Cleveland Browns DL Marcus Benard (hand) suffered a broken hand in a motorcycle accident Monday, Oct. 10, not a broken arm as previously reported, according to the team.

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Browns | Marcus Benard injury update

Mon, 10 Oct 2011 14:22:28 -0700

Updating previous reports, Cleveland Browns DE Marcus Benard (arm) suffered a broken arm during a motorcycle crash Monday, Oct. 10.

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Browns | Marcus Benard will make full recovery

Mon, 10 Oct 2011 14:05:56 -0700

Updating a previous report, Cleveland Browns DE Marcus Benard's (undisclosed) agent, Drew Rosenhaus, said Benard did not suffer any life-threatening injuries in his motorcycle accident and will make a full recovery.

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Browns | Marcus Benard injured in accident

Mon, 10 Oct 2011 13:32:53 -0700

Cleveland Browns DE Marcus Benard (undisclosed) was injured in a motorcycle accident in Cleveland and was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center where he is being evaluated. Trainer Joe Sheenan said he spoke with Benard after the accident and went to the hospital. The medical center has not released Benard's medical condition at this point.

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Browns | Three players probable for Week 3

Fri, 23 Sep 2011 15:00:25 -0700

Cleveland Browns WR Carlton Mitchell (finger), DE Marcus Benard (undisclosed) and DT Scott Paxson (shoulder) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are listed as probable for Week 3 and are expected to play.

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Browns | Three miss practice

Thu, 22 Sep 2011 16:15:14 -0700

Cleveland Browns LBs Titus Brown (ankle) and Marcus Benard (undisclosed) and CB Eric Hagg (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 22.

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Browns | Marcus Benard, Jayme Mitchell record sacks

Sat, 13 Aug 2011 21:05:05 -0700

Cleveland Browns LB Marcus Benard and DL Jayme Mitchell each recorded sacks in the preseason opener Saturday, Aug. 13, against the Green Bay Packers.

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Browns | Want Marcus Benard to drop weight

Mon, 08 Aug 2011 20:10:51 -0700

The Cleveland Browns coaching staff was surprising to see LB Marcus Benard report to camp 25 pounds heavier than his 2010 playing weight of 256. Head coach Pat Shurmur said after practice Monday, Aug. 8, that Benard needs to get in better condition. Benard said he added the weight when he learned the club intended to move him from outside linebacker to end in the new 4-3 defense. It appears this was a lack of communication due to the lockout.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Cleveland Plain Dealer - Tony Grossi

Browns | Marcus Benard seen as situational pass rusher

Fri, 25 Feb 2011 22:46:29 -0800

Cleveland Browns general manager Tom Heckert said Friday, Feb. 25, that he sees LB Marcus Benard as a situational pass rusher, but isn't sure where he fits on early downs in the team's new 4-3 defensive scheme, reports Tony Grossi, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

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Browns | Two LBs may be used as DEs in new defense

Mon, 31 Jan 2011 11:06:00 -0800

Cleveland Browns LBs Matt Roth and Marcus Benard may be used as defensive ends in the team's new 4-3 defensive alignment, reports Terry Pluto, of The Cleveland Plain Dealer.

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Browns | Five probable for Week 17

Fri, 31 Dec 2010 13:29:34 -0800

Cleveland Browns TE Robert Royal (shoulder), DL Brian Schaefering (shoulder), LBs Eric Alexander (groin) and Marcus Benard (shoulder) and CB Sheldon Brown (shoulder) were limited during practice Friday, Dec. 31, reports Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette. They are listed as probable for Week 17 and are expected to play.

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Browns | Eight limited Thursday

Thu, 30 Dec 2010 13:47:01 -0800

Cleveland Browns LB Eric Alexander (groin), LB Marcus Benard (shoulder), CB Sheldon Brown (shoulder), DL Shaun Rogers (ankle, hip), TE Robert Royal (shoulder), DL Brian Schaefering (shoulder), OG John St. Clair (ankle) and TE Benjamin Watson (ankle) were limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 30, according to ClevelandBrowns.com.

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Browns | Seven limited Wednesday

Wed, 29 Dec 2010 13:57:18 -0800

Cleveland Browns LB Eric Alexander (groin), LB Marcus Benard (shoulder), CB Sheldon Brown (shoulder), DL Kenyon Coleman (knee), TE Robert Royal (shoulder), OG John St. Clair (ankle) and TE Benjamin Watson (ankle) were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 29, according to ClevelandBrowns.com.

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Browns | Two limited Friday

Fri, 24 Dec 2010 11:43:21 -0800

Cleveland Browns LB Marcus Benard (shoulder) and CB Sheldon Brown (shoulder) were limited during practice Friday, Dec. 24, reports Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette. Both are listed as probable for Week 16 and are expected to play.

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Browns | Five limited during practice Thursday

Thu, 23 Dec 2010 13:05:10 -0800

Cleveland Browns OG Floyd Womack (knee), OT John St. Clair (ankle), DL Shaun Rogers (ankle, hip), LB Marcus Benard (shoulder) and CB Sheldon Brown (shoulder) were limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 23.

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Browns | Six players limited Wednesday

Wed, 22 Dec 2010 13:46:43 -0800

Cleveland Browns WR Chansi Stuckey (thigh), OG Floyd Womack (knee), OT John St. Clair (ankle), DE Kenyon Coleman (knee), LB Marcus Benard (shoulder) and CB Sheldon Brown (shoulder) were limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 22.

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Browns | Four defensive players questionable for Week 15

Fri, 17 Dec 2010 15:34:01 -0800

Cleveland Browns DE Kenyon Coleman (knee), DT Shaun Rogers (ankle, hip), LB Marcus Benard (shoulder) and CB Sheldon Brown (shoulder) were limited during practice Friday, Dec. 17, reports Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette. They are listed as questionable for Week 15 but are expected to play.

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Browns | Several limited in Thursday practice

Thu, 16 Dec 2010 16:40:27 -0800

Cleveland Browns LB Marcus Benard (shoulder), CB Sheldon Brown (shoulder), DT Shaun Rogers (ankle, hip), OT John St. Clair (ankle), RB Lawrence Vickers (shoulder, hamstring) and OG Floyd Womack (shoulder) were all limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 16.

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