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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

Bucs OG Joseph suffers potentially season-ending knee injury

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 10:55 p.m. ET
Davin Joseph suffered a knee injury in Friday’s preseason game against the Patriots. The team reportedly thinks it may end Joseph's season.

Buccaneers claim WR Shipley

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers claimed former Bengals WR Jordan Shipley off waivers, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported.

Buccaneers sign CB McDonald

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 10:34 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced Monday that they have signed free-agent CB Brandon McDonald and waived CB Desmond Marrow.

Olympic sprinter Demps signs with Patriots

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 10:02 p.m. ET
The Patriots have signed ex-Florida RB-RS Jeff Demps, the team confirmed Friday evening.

Buccaneers activate OLT Penn

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have removed OLT Donald Penn from the active/non-football-injury list Friday, three weeks after suffering a calf injury.

Bucs WR Williams impressing in camp

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
We’re told third-year veteran Mike Williams has been the Buccaneers' most consistent receiver in camp.

Bucs ORT Trueblood takes pay cut

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
Buccaneers ORT Jeremy Trueblood is taking a $1 million pay cut. He is in the final year of a two-year contract signed last August.

Bucs DT McCoy off to fine start in camp

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
We are hearing DT Gerald McCoy has looked exceptional in the early stages of the Buccaneers’ training camp.

Don't discount fantasy potential in young Bucs

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
After an impressive offseason, the Buccaneers could be primed to join the rest of the NFC South in terms of fantasy relevance.

Pivotal season ahead for Bucs OLT Penn

Posted July 29, 2012 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
As the protector of QB Josh Freeman’s blind side, the Bucs are going to need Donald Penn to play better than he did late last season.

Bucs WR Benn to miss time with knee injury

Posted July 28, 2012 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
Buccaneers WR Arrelious Benn injured his right knee in practice on Friday and could miss a month, according to The Tampa Bay Times

Report: Redskins claim WR Briscoe

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The Redskins claimed WR Dezmon Briscoe off waivers on Friday, according to Adam Caplan of The Sideline View.

Bucs release WR Briscoe, add LB Williams

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
The Bucs released WR Dezmon Briscoe and signed former Panthers LB Thomas Williams on Thursday.

Bears acquire DT Price from Buccaneers

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers traded DT Brian Price for the Bears for an undisclosed 2013 draft pick, pending a physical, the teams announced Thursday.

Bucs OLT Penn suffers calf injury

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
Buccaneers OLT Donald Penn strained a calf muscle while training, the team confirmed on Thursday.

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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