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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

Weapons, protection for Freeman on Dominik’s mind

Posted March 05, 2011 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
It would make sense for the Bucs to fill in the gaps on their defense in this year's draft, but GM Mark Dominik is cautioning observers to avoid getting caught up in the conventional wisdom.

NFC South free-agent preview

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW is examining the free-agent picture for each club, here featuring the NFC South.

Dominik believes Bucs are positioned to remain on the rise

Posted Feb. 24, 2011 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
With the surprisingly successful Buccaneers selecting 20th in the first round this year, GM Mark Dominik is happy with the flexibility he believes that spot should provide in late April.  

Bucs CB Barber staying in Tampa on one-year deal

Posted Feb. 22, 2011 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced Tuesday that CB Ronde Barber will return for his 2011 season, as he signed a one-year contract with the only team he has played for.

Re-signing OG Joseph a top priority for Bucs

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
We hear ORG Davin Joseph, who is due to become a free agent at midnight on March 4 — barring a work stoppage — is the Buccaneers' top priority to re-sign.

NFC South 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 11, 2011 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
Josh Freeman had a 25-6 TD-INT ratio in leading the Buccaneers to a 10-6 record following a 3-13 mark in 2009. We review the NFC South teams.

Super Bowl still looking for first 'true' home team

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Next season's champion will be crowned at Lucas Oil Stadium, and history tells us that the Colts will not be part of Super Bowl XLVI.

Three added to defensive staff in Tampa Bay

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 4:02 p.m. ET
Three new coaches were hired in Tampa Bay on Tuesday to help improve the Buccaneers' young and talented defensive line.

Bucs DT McCoy says offseason will be a grind

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
PFW caught up with Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy, who was in Dallas taking in some of the events leading up to the Super Bowl, earlier this week.

Bucs hire new O-line coach

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have named Pat Morris their offensive line coach, replacing Pete Mangurian, who was fired on Friday.

Buccaneers content with receiving corps

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
It doesn't appear that the Buccaneers are feeling any urgency to add a veteran to their young receiving corps.

Bucs fire OL coach Mangurian

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 1:34 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers fired offensive-line coach Pete Mangurian on Friday. The firing reportedly was because of Mangurian's abrasive style and his not getting along with players.

Buccaneers promote Quarles to coordinator of pro scouting

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 9:34 a.m. ET
Former Buccaneers LB Shelton Quarles, who has been serving as a pro scout for the club the past four years, has been promoted to the position of coordinator of pro scouting.

Backfield help for Blount a need for Bucs

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 9:18 p.m. ET
LeGarrette Blount is a powerful back with a violent running style and, following his impressive rookie year, some observers are wondering if the Bucs need to invest in a complementary back to help share the load with him.

Bucs name Stukes special-teams coach

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers replaced special-teams coach Rich Bisaccia, who left to join the Chargers, with Dwayne Stukes.

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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