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Two days after he was voted to the NFC Pro Bowl squad, veteran RG Davin Joseph was nominated by the Buccaneers on Thursday for this season's NFL Walter Payton Award, recognizing players for their off-the-field community service.
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TAMPA, Fla. In a season filled with so many negatives, any positive development can be uplifting for a downtrodden team. So the news that guard Davin Joseph had become the only Buc voted to the NFC Pro Bowl team naturally brought some smiles Wednesday in the Tampa Bay locker room.
Nobody, of course, was happier Joseph. But the six-year veteran out of Oklahoma viewed his second...
There has been one constant during a nine-game losing streak that's undermined Tampa Bay's season - the consistent play of Buccaneers guard Davin Joseph, the team's lone Pro Bowl selection.
The anchor of an offensive line that's considered the strength of the NFL's youngest team, Joseph is headed to the All-Star game in Hawaii for the second time in four years...
Bucs quarterback Josh Freeman says there were several games this season when opposing defensive players made it known they were wary of facing guard Davin Joseph.
"I remember Ndamukong Suh before the first game said, "Man, you've got to keep 75 from cheap (shots)'' Freeman said. "I'm like, "Are you really telling me this? You of all people...
Sitting down with right guard Davin Joseph to talk about being a single father, Homeland and the Pro Bowl.
For the second time in four seasons, Bucs G Davin Joseph has been chosen to represent the NFC in the Pro Bowl.
Two days after he was voted to the NFC Pro Bowl squad, veteran guard Davin Joseph was nominated by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday for this season's NFL Walter Payton Award, recognizing players for their off-the-field community service.
Davin Joseph says he's thankful for being chosen for his second Pro Bowl, but he'd "give it all back for some wins."
The news of Buccaneers RG Davin Joseph's election to the 2012 NFC Pro Bowl squad didn't come as much of a surprise to QB Josh Freeman. Based on all the chatter he hears from players across the line of scrimmage, Freeman said Wednesday had a feeling Joseph would make the squad again this year.
Safety George Wilson was named the team's 2011 Walter Payton Man of the Year, the team announced Wednesday.
The award honors players who demonstrate outstanding balance in their lives between civic and professional responsibilities. It's the second time Wilson has won the honor. The first was in 2009.
"It's a great honor," Wilson said. "As my platform...
Normally when a good player plays on a crappy team, that player gets overlooked for all the various awards and accolades the NFL hands out. You don’t see too many Player of the Week awards given to the best player on a 4-11 team, for example. Pro Bowl selections are also very sparse on losing teams. So when one is made, you know that player is something special.
Halas Hall hasn't been a very happy place during the Bears' five-game losing streak. But there were plenty of smiles Friday when a special guest walked into the Walter Payton Center just before practice.
– Buffalo Bills safety and team captain George Wilson has been named the Buffalo Bills 2011 Walter Payton Man of the Year as voted on by selected members of the Western New York community. Wilson was also chosen for the award in 2009. This prestigious award began in 1970 and honors players who demonstrate outstanding balance in their lives between civic and professional...