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Ronde Barber

Ronde Barber - #20 - S

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 184 lbs.
Birthday 04/07/1975
Birthplace Roanoke, VA
College Virginia
Years played 17
Drafted 1997, 3rd round, 6th pick by Buccaneers

Players moving up all-time pick-six list this season

Posted Dec. 08, 2012 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
Charles Tillman's two interception-return touchdowns this season have propelled him up the list of active leaders in career pick-sixes.

Key matchup: Bucs defense vs. Vikings QB Christian Ponder

Posted Oct. 24, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
In today's Key Matchup, we consider the opportunity awaiting Vikings QB Christian Ponder, who has a chance to end his slump against the Bucs.

Hall Call: Ronde Barber

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 9:43 p.m. ET
How much will Ronde Barber's longevity help the Tampa Bay defensive back’s candidacy for the Pro Football Hall of Fame?

New Bucs, older Barber still a fine match

Posted Sept. 15, 2012 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers’ Ronde Barber showed in Week One why first-year head coach Greg Schiano made re-signing Barber for at least one more year a top priority.

RG3 gets NFC Player of the Week honors

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III, Buccaneers DB Ronde Barber and Vikings PK Blair Walsh were named the NFC Players of the Week for Week One.

Bucs sign OT Dotson

Posted March 28, 2012 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed OT Demar Dotson to a two-year contract, the team announced Wednesday.

Bucs re-sign CB Barber

Posted March 21, 2012 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
After contemplating retirement, free-agent CB Ronde Barber has agreed to return to the Buccaneers for the 2012 season.

Corner weighs heavily on Bucs' minds

Posted March 04, 2012 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Sources still expect that signing a starting cornerback will be one of the Bucs' priorities in free agency.

Changes in order for Bucs at linebacker, in secondary

Posted Dec. 30, 2011 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
Major changes could be coming to the unraveling Buccaneers, including some significant restructuring on defense.

Barber's future will be affected by Bucs' decision on Morris

Posted Dec. 21, 2011 @ 9:15 p.m. ET
As he approaches the end of his 15th season, it's not known whether Buccaneers CB Ronde Barber will continue his career.

Manning, Barber and Bailey NFC Players of the Week

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Eli Manning, Ronde Barber and Dan Bailey were named NFC Players of the Week for Week Three.

Week Three Players of the Week

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 10:28 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Darren McFadden, Ronde Barber and Jason Hanson as its Players of the Week.

Talib's future uncertain, but he has support of veteran teammates

Posted June 08, 2011 @ 9:32 p.m. ET
Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib, facing 2-20 years in prison if convicted of a felony charge, has the support of veterans Ronde Barber and Kellen Winslow.

Pursuing Asomugha makes sense for Bucs

Posted May 21, 2011 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
Rumors are connecting the Buccaneers to free-agent CB Nnamdi Asoumgha, who is expected to be the top player available this offseason.

Tiki Barber set to make NFL return

Posted March 08, 2011 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
Tiki Barber, who last played in the NFL in 2006, has Barber has filed papers with the league to officially come out of retirement.


Posted Oct. 15, 2012
Barber's 78-yard interception return for a touchdown Sunday keyed a 38-10 rout of the struggling Kansas City Chiefs.||||||| Barber, making the transition to safety after 15 seasons as one of the NFL's top cornerbacks, scored his 14th career regular season touchdown.
Posted March 28, 2012
Barber is returning to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for his 16th NFL season.||||||| Barber signed a one-year contract Wednesday to come back to the only team he's played for. He started 16 games last season for the Bucs, starting every game since Week 10 in 1999 - the longest active streak in the NFL. Barber has 43 career interceptions and 27 career sacks, making him the only player in NFL history with 40 or more picks and 25 or more sacks in a career.
Posted Feb. 22, 2011
Barber signed a one-year contract with Tampa Bay, returning for a 15th season.||||||| The 35-year-old is the club's career interceptions leader with 40 and has made 183 consecutive starts, the second-longest streak among active NFL players behind Peyton Manning. Barber had three interceptions and was Tampa Bay's third-leading tackler last season. With 26 career sacks, he's the only player in league history with at least 40 interceptions and 25 or more sacks.
Posted Nov. 30, 2009
Tampa Bay cornerback Ronde Barber recorded the 25th sack of his career in the third quarter of Tampa Bay's 20-17 loss to Atlanta on Sunday.||||||| He joins Rodney Harrison as the only players in NFL history with at least 25 sacks and 30 interceptions. Barber's 25 career sacks is the top total for active NFL defensive backs and are 9 1/2 more than any cornerback in league history.
Posted Oct. 23, 2006
Barber returned two interceptions for touchdowns Sunday in the Buccaneers' 23-21 win over Philadelphia. The first was returned 37 yards in the second quarter for the only score of the first half. He was named the NFC's defensive player of the week.||||||| Barber leads the Buccaneers with two interceptions and is repsonsible for the team's only two defensive TDs this season.