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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 show gap between them and Falcons isn’t so great

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 8:18 p.m. ET
The fact that the Bucs gave one of the NFC's better teams that much of a scare, even with all their injuries, shows how far they have come.

Bucs place Talib, Faine on I.R.

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
CB Aqib Talib, who left the Falcons game with a hip injury, and C Jeff Faine, who suffered a triceps injury, have been placed on injured reserve.

Falcons win back-and-forth game over Bucs

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 8:19 p.m. ET
Eric Weems scored on a 102-yard kickoff return and Matt Ryan threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to Michael Jenkins as the Falcons rallied from a 10-point deficit to beat the Buccaneers 28-24 on Sunday for their sixth straight victory.

Versatile Zuttah playing key role for Buccaneers

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 9:36 p.m. ET
With his ability to play multiple positions on the offensive line, Jeremy Zuttah has been a valuable backup for Tampa Bay, and he'll move to right guard to replace the injured Davin Joseph this week, according to NFC South ...

Rookie S Grimm made strong impression on Bucs

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Buccaneers rookie S Cody Grimm proved himself enough to ensure that he will be a top contender, if not the definite starter, at free safety when he returns before next season.

Bucs' Williams proving he was worth risk

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
Except for a recent DUI arrest, Buccaneers WR Mike Williams has done all the right things to convince his coaches and general manager that they made a wise gamble when they drafted him in the fourth round last April.

Flurry of roster moves by Bucs

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers made a series of roster moves following a rash of injuries last Sunday, placing three starters on injured reserve and waiving S Sabby Piscitelli.

League looking into Bucs CB Talib's confrontation with official

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
The NFL is looking into a reported verbal confrontation between Aqib Talib and an official following the Bucs' 17-10 loss. Talib was upset about a teammate being penalized for pass interference at the end of the first half.

Injuries another setback for Bucs

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers lost to the Ravens in Week 12 and also lost a pair of starters for the season.

Ravens remain perfect at home, beat Bucs 17-10

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
Joe Flacco threw two touchdown passes, and the Ravens beat Tampa Bay 17-10 Sunday for their franchise record-tying eighth straight home win.

2011 NFC South free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
Buccaneers OG Davin Joseph could be rather expensive to re-sign once the 2011 free-agent signing period begins, but GM Mark Dominik is expected to do whatever it takes to retain the highly regarded Joseph.

Job security not a concern for Bucs’ Faine

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
While Jeremy Zuttah is a younger and much cheaper option than Jeff Faine, one team observer expects Faine will be the Bucs' starting center beyond the end of this season.

Bucs promote Okam, waive Sims

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have signed DT Frank Okam to their active roster and released veteran DT Ryan Sims.

Bucs release DT Sims

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
The Bucs released DT Ryan Sims on Tuesday. Sims had been inactive the past three games because of a knee injury.

Young Bucs D-linemen showing growth

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 7:44 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers' young defensive line still has a ways to go, but it's often shown promise this season and was a major difference maker against San Francisco.

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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