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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

Chargers hire Bisaccia to coach special teams

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
The Chargers hired Rich Bisaccia Tuesday to be their new special-teams coach, addressing an area that was a major problem for them this season.

Report: Bucs pick up Morris' option

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 5:29 p.m. ET
The St. Petersburg Times reported Saturday that the Bucs had picked up a two-year option on head coach Raheem Morris' contract.

Returning to Bucs not a lock for Ruud

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 10:18 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers are not expected to get involved in a bidding war for MLB Barrett Ruud if another team is willing to pay a premium for his services in free agency.

Bucs' playoff hopes alive with 23-13 victory

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman passed for two touchdowns and the Buccaneers beat the Saints 23-13 on Sunday to stay alive in the NFC playoff race.

Chiefs continue worst-to-first trend

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Since 2002, the NFL has produced at least one team every season that has gone from fourth place one year to first the following year, with Kansas City being the latest example this season.

Bucs not rushing to keep coaching staff together

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 12:20 a.m. ET
The potential of a lockout that could linger well into 2011 has led the Buccaneers to put off taking steps to keep their coaching staff and front office intact for next season, we hear.

Bucs' Benn holds big promise for 2011

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 8:55 p.m. ET
Tampa Bay rookie WR Arrelious Benn had been narrowing the gap between him and fellow WR Mike Williams before an ACL tear ended his season, we hear in NFC South Whispers.

Colston has procedure on knee

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
Saints WR Marques Colston had an arthroscopic procedure on his right knee, making him questionable for Sunday's game vs. the Buccaneers.

Bucs place WR Benn on I.R., promote DT Worthington

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have placed rookie WR Arrelious Benn on injured reserve with a torn ACL and promoted rookie DT Doug Worthington to take his spot on the active roster.

Rookie Meter: Patriots, Bucs impacted by rooks

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
The Patriots have plenty of rookies to thank for their 13-2 record as we rank the teams that have received the biggest impact from their first-year players.

Winning season not enough to satisfy Bucs QB Freeman

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 1:23 a.m. ET
The Bucs clinched a winning record Sunday, getting their ninth victory of the season against Seattle, but Josh Freeman wasn't ready to celebrate after the game.

Freeman offers glimpse of what’s to come with TD bonanza

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
It likely didn't benefit many people in the fantasy world, but Sunday's offensive showcase by Josh Freeman could be an indicator of what's on the horizon in 2011.

Graham, Benn injured in Bucs' win

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers will be without two offensive players as they fight for a playoff bid next week against the Saints.

Bucs keep playoff hopes alive with win over Seahawks

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 7:49 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw for 237 yards and a career-best five touchdowns Sunday to help the  Buccaneers keep their playoff hopes alive with a 38-15 rout of the struggling Seahawks.

Bucs would welcome Barber back in 2011

Posted Dec. 24, 2010 @ 1:53 a.m. ET
Buccaneers CB Ronde Barber hasn't said whether he will continue playing after this season, but we hear the Bucs will welcome him back in 2011 if he decides to put off retirement.

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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