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Zach Miller

Zach Miller - #87 - TE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 236 lbs.
Birthday 10/04/1984
Birthplace Wahoo, NE
College Nebraska Omaha
Years played 4
Drafted 2009, 6th round, 7th pick by Jaguars

Bucs RB Blount can count on competition

Posted April 06, 2012 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
Buccaneers RB LeGarrette Blount seems to be concerned that his days of having a firm hold on the featured-back job in Tampa could be limited.

Cowboys claim QB Carpenter

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 10:30 p.m. ET
Dallas claimed QB Rudy Carpenter off waivers from Tampa Bay on Thursday. He'll square off with Stephen McGee for the team's No. 3 QB job.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
Here are the Tampa Bay Buccaneers top three needs going into the draft, subject to any free-agent signings it may make before then.

NFC South draft needs

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
Alabama RB Trent Richardson could fill a primary need for the Buccaneers, as PFW's Dan Parr examines the top three draft needs for the Falcons, Panthers, Saints and Bucs.

Blount, Parker sign ERFA tenders

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
Buccaneers RB LeGarrette Blount and WR Preston Parker signed their exclusive-rights free-agent tender offers, the team announced.

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 seem content with Blount

Posted March 24, 2012 @ 8:35 p.m. ET
Although they still have cap space to spend on free agents, the Buccaneers appear to be sticking with LeGarrette Blount as their featured back, according to NFC Whispers.

49ers add depth behind Smith, sign QB Johnson

Posted March 22, 2012 @ 10:59 p.m. ET
Days after reaching a contract extension with QB Alex Smith, the 49ers signed ex-Buccaneers free-agent QB Josh Johnson.

Buccaneers sign OT Meredith, cut DEs Crowder, Reed

Posted March 22, 2012 @ 11:24 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed free-agent OT Jamon Meredith to a two-year deal, and released DE Tim Crowder and DE Nick Reed.

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.

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' ownership changing perception

Posted March 18, 2012 @ 3:51 a.m. ET
There were many skeptical fans in Tampa when Bucs co-chairman Joel Glazer vowed in January to spend whatever it takes to win.

Bucs add QB Orlovsky

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed QB Dan Orlovsky to a two-year deal, the team announced Thursday.

Bucs release C Faine

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 6:21 p.m. ET
After spending big early in free agency, the Buccaneers have made a move to create more cap room, releasing veteran C Jeff Faine.

Bucs too willing to spend on interior offensive line

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
The Bucs are living large, and somewhat dangerously, in free agency, but they now boast one of the league's best guard tandems with Carl Nicks in tow.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 01, 2012
The Jacksonville Jaguars have waived tight end Zach Miller injured and claimed former Philadelphia Eagles tight end Brett Brackett off waivers.||||||| A pass-catching tight end with a history of injuries, Miller will revert to injured reserve if he clears waivers. Miller sustained a calf injury late in the preseason and has been sidelined since.
Posted Oct. 18, 2011
The Jaguars placed Miller on injured reserve Tuesday because of a nagging shoulder injury. They replaced him by signing Martin Rucker off Dallas' practice squad. Rucker was a fourth-round draft pick by Cleveland in 2008.||||||| Miller, a third-year player from Nebraska-Omaha and a sixth-round draft pick in 2009, has missed several games in his short career because of knee and foot injuries. He also missed a game because of a concussion. Miller has 45 receptions for 470 yards and four touchdowns, but injuries have prevented him from taking the next step in his development and have his future with the franchise in question.
Posted Aug. 01, 2010
Miller is practicing for the first time since minicamp, returning to the field after missing summer workouts with a foot injury.||||||| The team activated Miller from the physically unable to perform list Sunday. Miller ran routes in the morning session, but wasn't sure he would be available for the team's first full-pads practice Sunday night. A former college quarterback at Nebraska-Omaha and a sixth-round pick in 2009, Miller caught 21 passes for 212 yards and two touchdowns as a rookie. He's expected to have a bigger role this fall, especially if he stays healthy.
Posted June 29, 2009
The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed Miller.||||||| Miller, a sixth-round pick in April's NFL draft, signed his contract Monday, becoming the team's first rookie to do so. The 6-foot-4, 245-pound Miller played quarterback at Nebraska-Omaha, where he threw for 4,096 yards and 26 touchdowns while rushing for 3,122 yards and a school-record 50 touchdowns in four seasons.

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