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John McCargo

John McCargo - #70 - DT

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 307 lbs.
Birthday 08/19/1983
Birthplace Meherrin, VA
College North Carolina State
Years played 7
Drafted 2006, 1st round, 26th pick by Bills

Bears add three D-linemen

Posted May 11, 2012 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
The Bears signed DT John McCargo, DT DeMario Pressley and DE Cheta Ozougwu to one-year deals, the team announced Friday.

Bucs place Cutrera, McCargo on I.R.

Posted Dec. 12, 2011 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers placed LB Jacob Cutrera and DT John McCargo on injured reserve and promoted DT Frank Okam to the active roster from the practice squad.

Bucs place DE Johnson on I.R.

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers placed DE George Johnson on injured reserve and re-signed DT John McCargo, the team announced Monday.

Buccaneers sign DT McCargo

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed former first-round DT John McCargo on Tuesday, according to PFW correspondent and The Tampa Tribune writer Roy Cummings.

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.

First-round failures have doomed Bills

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 9:46 a.m. ET
While the Bills have been competitive in recent weeks, they are still going to miss the playoffs for the 10th consecutive season, tied with the Lions for the longest drought in the league. There are plenty of reasons for this ...

Bills' former first-round picks continue to disappoint

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
The lack of productivity that Buffalo has gotten out of some of its top draft choices in recent years was evidenced by the fact that LB Aaron Maybin and DE John McCargo were both inactive in Week Seven, according to ...


Posted Dec. 13, 2011
The Buccaneers placed McCargo on injured reserve with a triceps injury.||||||| McCargo is done for the season.
Posted Oct. 03, 2009
McCargo is active for Sunday's game against Cleveland.||||||| McCargo missed last Sunday's 38-10 loss to Miami with a calf injury.
Posted Dec. 02, 2008
McCargo was placed on season-ending injured reserve on Friday because of a back injury.||||||| The backup defensive lineman appeared in seven games for the Bills in 2008, but hadn't played since a loss at New England on Nov. 9. McCargo's trade to Indianapolis earlier this season was voided after he failed his physical with the Colts because of a reported bulging disk in his back.
Posted Oct. 15, 2008
McCargo failed his physical, voiding the trade that sent him from Buffalo to the Colts and sending his rights back to the Bills, Colts spokesman Craig Kelley confirmed Wednesday night.||||||| The Buffalo News, citing two league sources, reported on its Web site that the Colts found a bulging disc in his back, a detail Kelley could not confirm.
Posted Oct. 14, 2008
The Bills traded McCargo to the Colts in exchange for an undisclosed draft pick.||||||| The second of Buffalo's two 2006 first-round draft picks, McCargo had difficulty gaining a regular role in the team's defensive line rotation and had dropped to fourth on the Bills' depth chart behind Spencer Johnson. In 25 career games, none as a starter, McCargo had only 2 1/2 sacks and one forced fumble.