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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

NFC South Spin cycle: Saints defense still needs to tighten up

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
It's all smiles in the NFC South after the Saints, Falcons, Panthers and Buccaneers each earned a victory in Week Nine.

Martin's record day leads Bucs past Raiders

Posted Nov. 04, 2012 @ 7:57 p.m. ET
Rookie Doug Martin rushed for a franchise-record 251 yards and four touchdowns and the Buccaneers held on to beat the Raiders 42-32 on Sunday.

Buccaneers mindful of Martin's workload

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
We have heard concerns coming out of Tampa in recent weeks that Doug Martin may hit the proverbial rookie wall later in the season.

Buccaneers trade CB Talib to Patriots

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers traded CB Aqib Talib to the Patriots, the Bucs announced Thursday at the trade deadline.

Bucs RB Martin, Packers CB Hayward named Rookies of the Month

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
Buccaneers RB Doug Martin and Packers CB Casey Hayward were named the NFL’s Rookies of the Month for October.

Bucs claim CB Gorrer

Posted Oct. 31, 2012 @ 6:02 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers claimed CB Danny Gorrer off waivers from the Seahawks on Wednesday.

Bucs place OLG Nicks on I.R.

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers placed OLG Carl Nicks on injured reserve with a toe injury. They promoted OG Roger Allen from the practice squad.

Week Eight Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 8:34 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Doug Martin, Tim Jennings and Olivier Vernon as its Players of the Week.

Bucs readying DE Bowers for expanded duties

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
The Bucs are preparing DE Da’Quan Bowers for increased playing time in Week Nine coming off his 2012 season debut.

NFC South Spin cycle: Hard to doubt soaring Falcons

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
Half of the NFC South's teams went home happy with each club playing on the road in Week Eight.

Friday's 60-second rant: Bucs, NFC South could play spoiler

Posted Oct. 26, 2012 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
While slow starts may leave the Bucs, Saints and Panthers out of the playoffs, these squads might determine who makes the postseason.

Martin, Buccaneers race past Vikings

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
RB Doug Martin racked up 214 total yards and two TDs, and the Buccaneers blew out Minnesota 36-17 on Thursday night.

Bucs activate DE Bowers

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers activated DE Da’Quan Bowers to the 53-man roster and said he should play in Thursday night’s game against the Vikings.

Key matchup: Bucs defense vs. Vikings QB Christian Ponder

Posted Oct. 24, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
In today's Key Matchup, we consider the opportunity awaiting Vikings QB Christian Ponder, who has a chance to end his slump against the Bucs.

Week Eight primer: Falcons-Eagles a game in contrasts

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 7:06 p.m. ET
Here are the top 15 story lines for Week Eight as we approach the midpoint of the season.

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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