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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

No one like Bo

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 9 a.m. ET
Had Bo Jackson played football and not baseball, and not gotten hurt, he probably would have been better than what our minds imagine he could have been.

Report: Bucs' home opener to be blacked out

Posted Sept. 02, 2011 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
Despite coming off a 10-win season, the Buccaneers' home opener against the Lions on Sept. 11 is expected to be blacked out for the local TV market.

Bucs release MLB McKenzie

Posted Sept. 02, 2011 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers cut MLB Tyrone McKenzie on Friday. McKenzie is a former third-round pick of the Patriots.

Beck inconsistent as Redskins top Bucs

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:21 p.m. ET
John Beck had a spotty performance Thursday night, completing 10 of 21 passes for 108 yards with an interception in a 29-24 win over Tampa Bay.

Late Bucs TD drive beats Dolphins

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 11:33 p.m. ET
Rudy Carpenter threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Nathan Overbay with 3:11 remaining, giving Tampa Bay a 17-13 preseason victory over Miami on Saturday night.

Dominik: No suspension for Bucs' Talib

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Buccaneers starting LCB Aqib Talib will not be suspended for any games this season, team GM Mark Dominik said Saturday.

Bucs expect progress from WR Williams

Posted Aug. 26, 2011 @ 9:20 a.m. ET
The bar has been raised for Buccaneers WR Mike Williams after his impressive rookie season.

Bucs rookie LB Foster fined for hit

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
Buccaneers rookie LB Mason Foster was fined $20,000 for his hit on Patriots WR Chad Ochocinco in their preseason game last week.

Buccaneers sign DT McCargo

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
With injuries hitting the Buccaneers hard along the defensive line, the team reportedly signed free-agent DT John McCargo on Saturday.

Brady keys Patriots' offense in 31-14 win over Bucs

Posted Aug. 18, 2011 @ 11:16 p.m. ET
Tom Brady tossed a pair of touchdowns and completed 11 of 19 passes in New England's 31-17 win over Tampa Bay on Thursday night.

NFC South training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 9:13 p.m. ET
The Saints are preparing to be without their best defensive end, Will Smith, for the first four games while he serves a suspension. PFW goes inside the NFC South to examine each club's outlook for 2011.

Young Bucs D-line not yet at full strength

Posted Aug. 14, 2011 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
There is tempered excitement at Bucs' training camp about the team's highly touted young group of defensive linemen, including DT Gerald McCoy.

Buccaneers impress in debut, defeat Chiefs

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 11:19 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers, winners of 10 games in 2010, started the preseason sharp, routing the Chiefs 25-0 in Kansas City on Friday night.

Bucs re-sign DE Crowder

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers re-signed DE Tim Crowder to a two-year deal, the team announced on Friday.

Better days ahead for Buccaneers WR Benn

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Buccaneers WR Arrelious Benn could be in for a second-year surge.

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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