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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

Three Week 16 games blacked out

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 6:56 p.m. ET
Games in Tampa, Oakland and Cincinnati will not be shown on local TV this Sunday.

Incorrect call irks Bucs

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 9:32 a.m. ET
The NFL informed the Buccaneers that a Kellen Winslow touchdown in Week 15 that was called off because of an offensive pass interference call should have been allowed to stand.

Bucs sign TE Overbay, release C Raiola

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers promoted TE Nathan Overbay to the active roster from the practice squad and waived C Donovan Raiola.

Lions top Bucs, finally win one on the road

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
Dave Rayner's third field goal, a 34-yarder with 9:51 left in overtime gave the Lions a 23-20 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and ended the longest road losing streak in league history at 26 games on Sunday.

Stovall figures to leave Tampa next year

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 11:49 p.m. ET
With his playing time being limited to mostly special-teams work, disappointing Buccaneers WR Maurice Stovall isn't likely to re-sign with the team when he hits free agency in the offseason.

Bucs DT McCoy finished strong in rookie season

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 8:19 p.m. ET
We hear rookie DT Gerald McCoy was just beginning to meet the Buccaneers' expectations for him when he suffered a torn left biceps in Week 14.

Buccaneers officially place DT McCoy, LB Black on I.R.

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers officially placed DT Gerald McCoy and OLB Quincy Black on injured reserve Tuesday, adding to the injury total for a team that has suffered a lot of them over the past few weeks.

Banged-up Bucs will have resiliency tested

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 12:47 a.m. ET
The Bucs will try to keep their playoff hopes alive despite losing several starters, including rookie DT Gerald McCoy, to injured reserve over the past few weeks.

Bucs LB Hayes arrested

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 10:11 a.m. ET
Buccaneers LB Geno Hayes was arrested early Monday morning at a Tampa nightclub, the Tampa Tribune reported. Hayes was charged with misdemeanor trespassing and disorderly conduct.

Freeman leads Bucs back again in 17-16 win

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Tampa Bay's Connor Barth made all three of his field goals, and Josh Freeman led a fourth-quarter comeback for the fifth time this season in Sunday's 17-16 victory.

Report: Bucs DT McCoy tears biceps

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
Bucs DT Gerald McCoy left the game in the first quarter with a biceps injury. Stephen Holder of the St. Petersburg Times is reporting that McCoy has a torn biceps and will likely be done for the year.

Report: Grossman prepped to replace McNabb on Sunday

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Fox Sports' Jay Glazer is reporting that the Redskins are prepping backup QB Rex Grossman to play Sunday if starter Donovan McNabb struggles.

Bucs may try different short-yardage option

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
With LeGarrette Blount struggling to master the straight-ahead running style needed for short-yardage situations, Tampa Bay is thinking of using veteran Earnest Graham for those plays, according to NFC South Whispers.

Bucs QB Freeman’s confidence not shaken

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
We're told Josh Freeman is showing no noticeable signs of a loss of confidence, despite his struggles and the team's recent rough patch.

Bucs sign C Raiola

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
The Bucs re-signed C Donovan Raiola one day after placing starting C Jeff FAine on injured reserve with a triceps injury.

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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