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Da'Quan Bowers

Da'Quan Bowers - #91 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 288 lbs.
Birthday 02/23/1990
Birthplace Bamberg, SC
College Clemson
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 2nd round, 19th pick by Buccaneers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Buccaneers DE Bowers arrested for carrying gun at airport

Posted Feb. 18, 2013 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
Buccaneers DE Da’Quan Bowers was arrested Monday at LaGuardia Airport for illegally carrying a handgun, according to NBC New York. 

Bucs readying DE Bowers for expanded duties

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
The Bucs are preparing DE Da’Quan Bowers for increased playing time in Week Nine coming off his 2012 season debut.

Bucs activate DE Bowers

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers activated DE Da’Quan Bowers to the 53-man roster and said he should play in Thursday night’s game against the Vikings.

Bucs' Bennett becomes even more critical cog on 'D'

Posted Sept. 28, 2012 @ 10:54 a.m. ET
Buccaneers DLE Michael Bennett is well on his way to a career year after recording three sacks in the first three games.

Buccaneers make cuts, place Joseph on I.R.

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers placed OG Davin Joseph on injured reserve and DE Da'Quan Bowers on the reserve/PUP list.

Bucs release WR Briscoe, add LB Williams

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
The Bucs released WR Dezmon Briscoe and signed former Panthers LB Thomas Williams on Thursday.

Insiders unsure if Bucs' Bennett can seize his chance

Posted May 19, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
With Da'Quan Bowers recovering from a torn Achilles, DE Michael Bennett has a chance to position himself nicely in a contract year.

Bucs DE Bowers suffers torn Achilles

Posted May 10, 2012 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
Buccaneers DE Da’Quan Bowers suffered a torn Achilles during the team’s offseason workouts and will likely miss the entire 2012 season.

Bucs DE Bennett signs tender

Posted March 19, 2012 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
Buccaneers DE Michael Bennett has signed his restricted free-agent tender, the team announced Monday.

Bucs seeing more of Bowers' ability emerge

Posted Dec. 10, 2011 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
Tampa Bay has been slowly breaking in second-round pick Da'Quan Bowers, and the rookie is beginning to display his skills, according to NFC Whispers.

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.

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.

Lockout limbo: Buccaneers report

Posted June 07, 2011 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in a state of limbo thanks to the lockout, we are looking at where teams stand as they await the opening of the 2011 league year. Today, we take a look at the Buccaneers.

Bucs GM Dominik: Initial plan for Bowers doesn't include surgery

Posted May 01, 2011 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik told PFW he has a plan for second-round pick Da'Quan Bowers, and it doesn't include surgery in the short term.

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Posted Feb. 18, 2013
Bowers was awaiting arraignment Monday on charges of criminal possession of a weapon after he was arrested at a New York airport when police found a loaded handgun in his luggage.||||||| Bowers was arrested at LaGuardia Airport as he was about to board a US Airways flight to Raleigh, N.C. Authorities say the loaded .40-caliber weapon was found during a search of his carry-on bag.
Posted Oct. 18, 2012
Bowers practiced for the first time this season on Wednesday, opening a three-week window in which the Buccaneers will be able to evaluate the second-year pro and determine if he'll be able to return from a torn right Achilles tendon that's sidelined him since May.||||||| If Bowers isn't activated by Nov. 7 to the 53-man roster, he has to be placed on injured reserve and sit out the remainder of the season.The former Clemson star led the nation in sacks two years ago, and the Bucs selected him and Adrian Clayborn in the first two rounds of the 2011 NFL draft in hopes of bolstering one of the league's weakest pass rushes.
Posted Aug. 27, 2012
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers put Bowers on the reserve/physically unable to perform list Monday, when the roster was trimmed to the 75-man limit for the final preseason game.||||||| Bowers tore his right Achilles tendon during an offseason workout in May and has not participated in training camp. Both moves were expected.
Posted May 10, 2012
Bowers has torn his right Achilles tendon during an offseason workout and will undergo surgery The second-year pro out of Clemson was a second-round pick in the 2011 draft. He started six of his 16 games as a rookie, finishing with 25 tackles.||||||| Bowers was injured at the team's practice facility on Thursday.

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