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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

Bucs CB Wright loses appeal, suspended four games

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
Buccaneers CB Eric Wright will be suspended for the next four games, head coach Greg Schiano announced Monday.

NFC South Spin cycle: Falcons keep hanging on

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
It will not quiet the skeptics, but the Falcons did ensure this would be their third consecutive double-digit win season on Sunday.

Falcons extend NFC South lead, defeat Buccaneers

Posted Nov. 25, 2012 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan threw for 353 yards and overcame two big turnovers by leading another late touchdown drive to give the Falcons a 24-23 victory over the Buccaneers.

Buccaneers place WR Benn on I.R.

Posted Nov. 22, 2012 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers placed WR Arrelious Benn on injured reserve and signed WR David Douglas off the Giants’ practice squad.

Key matchup: Bucs RB Doug Martin vs. Falcons run defense

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 7 p.m. ET
We look ahead to Sunday’s game in Tampa, when the Falcons’ run defense will get its first look at Doug Martin, in today’s Key Matchup.

Bucs WR Jackson continues to impress

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
The Bucs already had a great appreciation for WR Vincent Jackson, but it is growing stronger after his most recent late-game heroics.

NFC South Spin cycle: Stage set for Falcons-Bucs battle

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
The Panthers hit a new low, but the rest of the NFC South was victorious Sunday, including the Falcons and Bucs, who will meet next week.

Freeman, Buccaneers come back to stun Panthers

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Dallas Clark in overtime to cap the Buccaneers' 27-21 comeback win over the Panthers on Sunday.

Buccaneers place LB Black on I.R.

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers placed LB Quincy Black on injured reserve after Black suffered a neck injury in Sunday’s win over San Diego.

NFC South Spin cycle: Saints, Bucs keeping playoff hopes alive

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
The talk of an undefeated season is over for the Falcons, but the playoff hopes for the Saints and Buccaneers are still alive coming off Week 10 wins.

Buccaneers win third straight as turnovers doom Chargers

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw two touchdown passes and the surging Buccaneers beat the Chargers 34-24 for their third straight win Sunday.

Bucs-Chargers blacked out in Tampa

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced Thursday that their Week 10 game against the Chargers will be blacked out. The game will not be televised locally.

First-time NFL head coaches impressing

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 12:10 p.m. ET
The NFL’s four rookie head coaches, including Tampa Bay's Greg Schiano, are proving they belong at the top of their profession.

Former NFL WR David Boston guilty of battery

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 9:15 p.m. ET
Former NFL WR David Boston could face nearly three years in prison for punching a woman last year.

Buccaneers swap corners

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers promoted CB LeQuan Lewis from the practice squad to the active roster and released CB Brandon McDonald.

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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