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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

Buccaneers QB Freeman has cast removed

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
Buccaneers starting QB Josh Freeman should return to practice next week and be ready to start the season opener against the Browns after having a soft cast removed from his thumb Tuesday.

Bucs coach Morris takes on Ward, Piscitelli

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 9:52 a.m. ET
Bucs head coach Raheem Morris appears more willing than ever to exercise the authority he has been given — in public and behind the scenes.

Bucs re-sign QB Snead

Posted Aug. 24, 2010 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
To add depth to the QB position with starter Josh Freeman out for the rest of the preseason, the Bucs re-signed Jevan Snead on Tuesday.

Report: Bucs QB Freeman fractures thumb

Posted Aug. 22, 2010 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman fractured a bone in the tip of his right thumb during Saturday night's exhibition game against the Chiefs and likely will miss the remainder of the preseason, according to ESPN.com.

Bucs' Clayton facing uphill battle to make roster

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
WR Michael Clayton entered training camp on the Buccaneers' roster bubble, and we hear there's a good chance he will not survive the final round of roster cuts.

Former Bucs LB Brooks to announce retirement

Posted Aug. 11, 2010 @ 8:27 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers have announced LB Derrick Brooks will make his retirement official on Wednesday.

Bucs, OLT Penn end contract stalemate

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 11:12 p.m. ET
The stalemate between OLT Donald Penn and the Buccaneers ended Saturday when Penn signed a new six-year contract. The deal is worth $43 million, according to the St. Petersburg Times.

Bucs sign first-rounder McCoy

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have reached agreement on a contract with first-round draft pick Gerald McCoy, NFL Network is reporting, which says it's a five-year deal worth a maximum of $63 million with incentives, including $35 million in guaranteed money.

Penn's new deal could cause friction on Bucs

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers' decision to reward OLT Donald Penn with a lucrative long-term deal could cause friction among the team's other core players who want new deals, too.

Bucs sign second-round pick Benn

Posted July 27, 2010 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced they signed rookie WR Arrelious Benn to a four-year contract on Tuesday.

NFC South training-camp reports

Posted July 25, 2010 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
In the seventh chapter of our training-camp reports, we look at the NFC South teams, including a Panthers team led defensively by LB Jon Beason.

Second-round pick Price signs with Bucs

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed second-round pick Brian Price to a four-year contract on Tuesday, the team announced.

Patriots restocked roster after Super Bowl wins

Posted July 10, 2010 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
We look at how defending Super Bowl champions drafted from 2000-09. Some teams — such as the 2005 Patriots, who drafted OG Logan Mankins — fared well, while others struggled.

Buccaneers sign veteran OG Vincent

Posted July 09, 2010 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced Friday that they have signed UFA OG Keydrick Vincent to a two-year contract.

Jones has edge on Piscitelli in Bucs’ strong-safety battle

Posted July 08, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Indications are Sean Jones will replace Sabby Piscitelli as the starting strong safety, as some expected as soon as Jones signed with the Buccaneers this offseason.

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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