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Ricky Henry
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Offensive guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-07-27) July 27, 1987 (age 32)
Place of birth: Omaha, Nebraska
Career information
College: Nebraska
Undrafted in 2011
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Chicago Bears ( 2011)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Games played     2
Games started     0

Ricky Henry (born July 27, 1987) is an American football offensive guard who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Nebraska.

Henry has also played for the Atlanta Falcons, New Orleans Saints, and Kansas City Chiefs

College careerEdit

Henry was a First-Team All-Big 12 after Senior season at Nebraska and also won the Pat Clare Award.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Chicago BearsEdit

On July 26, 2011, Henry signed with the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent.[2] On September 3, 2011, he was released.[3] On September 4, he was signed to the practice squad.[4] On November 16, 2011, he was promoted to the active roster.[5] On August 31, 2012, he was released.[6]

New Orleans SaintsEdit

On September 1, 2012, Henry signed with the New Orleans Saints to join their practice squad.[7] On December 15, 2012, he was promoted to the active roster.[8] On August 19, 2013, he was waived by the Saints.[9]

Kansas City ChiefsEdit

On August 20, 2013, Henry was claimed off waivers by the Kansas City Chiefs.[10] He was released during final preseason roster cut downs on August 30, 2014.[11] The next day he was signed to the Chiefs practice squad.

Carolina PanthersEdit

On June 17, 2015, Henry was signed by the Carolina Panthers. He was released on September 5, 2015.[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Nebraska Huskers profile". huskers.com. http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=1515264.
  2. "Bears Undrafted Free Agent Signings". chicagonow.com. http://www.chicagonow.com/chicago-bears-huddle/2011/07/bears-undrafted-free-agent-signings/. Retrieved July 26, 2011.
  3. "Chester Taylor officially cut". espn.go.com. http://espn.go.com/chicago/nfl/story/_/id/6925074/chicago-bears-release-chester-taylor-marcus-harrison. Retrieved September 3, 2011.
  4. "Bears pass on RB Robert Hughes even for practice squad". suntimes.com. http://www.suntimes.com/sports/football/bears/7470021-606/bears-pass-on-rb-robert-hughes-even-for-practice-squad.html. Retrieved September 4, 2011.
  5. "Bears promote OL Ricky Henry to active roster". windycitygridiron.com. http://www.windycitygridiron.com/2011/11/17/2570018/bears-promote-ol-ricky-henry-to-active-roster. Retrieved November 16, 2011.
  6. "Bears make final roster cuts". chicagonow.com. http://www.chicagonow.com/chicago-bears-huddle/2012/09/bears-make-final-roster-cuts/. Retrieved August 31, 2012.
  7. "New Orleans Saints Announce Practice Squad". neworleanssaints.com. http://www.neworleanssaints.com/news-and-events/article-1/New-Orleans-Saints-Announce-Practice-Squad/e0489eef-79a4-4918-8e2c-461c8ae65b6b. Retrieved September 1, 2012.
  8. "New Orleans Saints place Malcolm Jenkins, Charles Brown on injured reserve". nola.com. http://www.nola.com/saints/index.ssf/2012/12/new_orleans_saints_place_malco.html. Retrieved December 15, 2012.
  9. "Sean Payton announces New Orleans Saints roster moves". August 19, 2013. http://www.neworleanssaints.com/news-and-events/article-1/Sean-Payton-announces-New-Orleans-Saints-roster-moves/a327b401-6a5c-482b-90a9-c24ca6921f6a. Retrieved August 20, 2013.
  10. Ferrin, Reid (August 20, 2013). "Chiefs Add OG Ricky Henry, Waive Brad Madison". http://www.kcchiefs.com/news/article-2/Chiefs-Add-OG-Ricky-Henry-Waive-Brad-Madison/a7bd6242-7baa-4ea1-a669-b1c7cd84a330. Retrieved August 20, 2013.
  11. Thorman, Joel (August 30, 2014). "Chiefs roster cuts 2014: Tyler Bray to IR, Ryan Succop released". http://www.arrowheadpride.com/2014/8/30/6084151/chiefs-roster-cuts-2014-tyler-bray-injury-ryan-succop. Retrieved January 31, 2017.
  12. Gantt, Darin (September 5, 2015). "Panthers cut Jordan Todman, Jason Trusnik in moves to 53". Archived from the original on September 6, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150906051704/http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2015/09/05/panthers-cut-jordan-todman-jason-trusnik-in-moves-to-53/. Retrieved September 16, 2015.

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