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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

The First Fifteen: Week Seven

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
In this early look at the league's action in Week Seven, we talk Tim Tebow, the rest of the QB changes potentially afoot, and plenty more.

'Pure jubilation' for Bucs S Jackson in return

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 2:05 a.m. ET
It was an emotional victory for the Buccaneers on Sunday, but the game was particularly meaningful for Bucs FS Tanard Jackson.

Bucs arrive in London ahead of Wembley game

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have arrived in London ahead of their NFL game against the Chicago Bears. The Bucs decided to spend the whole week in the British capital to prepare for Sunday's game.

Freeman, Graham lead Bucs past Saints

Posted Oct. 16, 2011 @ 8:15 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw for 303 yards and two touchdowns, Earnest Graham rushed for 109 yards in place of injured starter LeGarrette Blount, and the Bucs outlasted New Orleans 26-20.

Bucs' Jackson activated to 53-man roster, could play Sunday

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
Bucs S Tanard Jackson was activated to the 53-man roster, the team announced Friday.

Bucs drop rookie running back

Posted Oct. 13, 2011 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers released RB Allen Bradford on Thursday, creating a spot on the 53-man roster in case they decide to activate FS Tanard Jackson.

Bucs' Williams too harsh in self-evaluation

Posted Oct. 13, 2011 @ 2:44 a.m. ET
Buccaneers WR Mike Williams acknowledged his struggles this week, telling reporters that he's "playing terrible."

NFL reinstates Buccaneers S Jackson

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
The NFL announced Tuesday that it has reinstated Buccaneers S Tanard Jackson from his suspension.

NFL agrees to play in U.K. through 2016

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The NFL owners approved a resolution on Tuesday to continue playing regular-season games in the United Kingdom through the 2016 season.

The First Fifteen: Week Six

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Taking a look at some of the key Week Six matchups, including Eagles-Redskins, Patriots-Cowboys, Falcons-Panthers and, yes, Lions-49ers.

Buccaneers DT McCoy (ankle) may miss time

Posted Oct. 10, 2011 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy left Sunday's game against the 49ers with a left ankle injury and might miss time.

Bucs promote DE Johnson

Posted Oct. 10, 2011 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers promoted DE George Johnson to the 53-man roster from the practice squad and waived TE Collin Franklin.

49ers off to best start in nine years with 48-3 win

Posted Oct. 09, 2011 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Alex Smith threw two of his three touchdown passes to Vernon Davis, Frank Gore ran for a score in his second straight 100-yard rushing game and the 49ers beat the Buccaneers 48-3.

Damn the officials!

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
Thirty five years ago, the Seahawks and Buccaneers lined up for what could be called the worst pro football contest ever.

DE Bennett emerging for Bucs

Posted Oct. 06, 2011 @ 2:47 p.m. ET
The Bucs have invested early-round draft picks in their defensive line, but one of the most pleasant surprises at the position didn't even get drafted.

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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