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Carl Nicks

Carl Nicks - #77 - G

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 349 lbs.
Birthday 05/14/1985
Birthplace Salinas, CA
College Nebraska
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 5th round, 29th pick by Saints

Buccaneers sign OG Nicks to big deal

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
The Bucs keep adding impact free agents, signing Pro Bowl OG Carl Nicks to a five-year, $47.5 million contract.

Bucs sign CB Wright

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 9:23 a.m. ET
A day after signing WR Vincent Jackson to boost their offense, the Buccaneers added to their defense, signing CB Eric Wright to a five-year deal.

Bucs gamble on Jackson with division rivals in mind

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 12:33 a.m. ET
After staying out of the free-agent melee for the past few offseasons, the Buccaneers took a tremendous risk, albeit one that could pay big dividends, on the first day of free agency.

Bucs make big move, sign WR Jackson

Posted March 13, 2012 @ 8:38 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have made the first major splash of free agency, signing WR Vincent Jackson to a five-year deal on Tuesday evening.

The First Fifteen: Free-agency edition

Posted March 12, 2012 @ 10:23 p.m. ET
The NFL is on the verge of its annual round robin of free agents and teams filling out dance cards otherwise known as free agency, which begins Tuesday.

Woman sues Bucs' Talib for alleged threat

Posted March 08, 2012 @ 10:03 p.m. ET
A Tampa woman is suing Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib for allegedly threatening to "put a cap in" her during a traffic accident in December 2010.

Bucs hire Ligashesky to coach special teams

Posted March 08, 2012 @ 10:05 a.m. ET
Greg Schiano completed his staff in Tampa by hiring Bob Ligashesky as special-teams coordinator.

Report: Bucs place first-round tender on Bennett

Posted March 07, 2012 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have placed a first-round tender on DE Michael Bennett, according to ESPN's Pat Yasinskas.

Bucs announce offensive staff

Posted March 06, 2012 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
New Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano completed his offensive coaching staff on Tuesday, including QB coach Ron Turner.

PK Barth given franchise tag from Bucs

Posted March 05, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers used their franchise tag on PK Connor Barth, announcing the move just minutes before Monday's deadline.

Bucs agree to four-year deal with OL Zuttah

Posted March 05, 2012 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced Monday that OL Jeremy Zuttah has signed a four-year extension with the team.

Corner weighs heavily on Bucs' minds

Posted March 04, 2012 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Sources still expect that signing a starting cornerback will be one of the Bucs' priorities in free agency.

Buccaneers' fantasy questions for the offseason

Posted March 02, 2012 @ 9:38 a.m. ET
Can LeGarrette Blount bounce back? That's just one of several fantasy football questions surrounding the Bucs this offseason. 

Bucs' Schiano: Changing culture will take time

Posted Feb. 24, 2012 @ 9:46 a.m. ET
PFW caught up with Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano before he departed the media center at the Combine Thursday.

Bucs hire DB coach Cooper

Posted Feb. 23, 2012 @ noon ET
The Buccaneers continue to mine the college ranks for their coaches, hiring LSU defensive backs coach Ron Cooper for the same job in Tampa.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 30, 2012
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have placed Nicks, an All-Pro last season, on injured reserve.||||||| Nicks, an All-Pro with the Saints in 2011 before signing with the Bucs as a free agent, will require surgery on his left foot to repair a toe problem. He has started all seven games with the Buccaneers and played in all 71 of his team's games since entering the league in 2008, including 68 consecutive starts.
Posted July 23, 2008
The New Orleans Saints agreed to terms with fifth-round draft choice Carl Nicks on Wednesday, leaving only top pick Sedrick Ellis and second-round choice Tracy Porter unsigned on the eve of training camp.||||||| Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said Nicks, an offensive lineman, signed a three-year contract. He did not disclose financial terms. Nicks, who is 6-foot-5, 343 pounds and can play guard or tackle, was picked 164th overall out of Nebraska, where he started 11 games in 2007. He played in 23 games for the Cornhuskers after transferring from Hartnell Junior College in Salinas, Calif.

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