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Buccaneers will consider bringing in Richie Incognito

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are short an offensive lineman since losing Carl Nicks. Well the team is currently searching and they will not rule out anyone at this point, even Richie Incognito. @gregauman: Lovie Smith, asked about Richie Incognito, says all players would be considered. Not ruling anything out, at least publicly. This is a […] The post Buccaneers will consider bringing...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers gave Carl Nicks a settlement worth 3 million dollars

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers could have ruined the career of an All-Pro guard in Carl Nicks for their MRSA break out last year. @RavensInsider: Buccaneers reached a $3 million settlement with offensive guard Carl Nicks, according to a source According to Aaron Wilson of National Football Post the two sides settled for 3 million dollars. The post Buccaneers gave Carl Nicks a settlement...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

No panicking with Nicks departure

Tampa Bay Bucs fans are accustomed to being disappointed. With Carl Nicks parting ways with Tampa Bay in what appeared to be a mutually dispassionate manner, both sides seem ready to move on without a trace of fanfare that came with his free agent signing from New Orleans on March 2012. A lot of reasonably high expectations came with Nicks’ arrival. However, with Nicks’ prolonged...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs Cut Two-Time All Pro Guard Carl Nicks

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have reportedly released two-time All-Pro guard Carl Nicks less than two and a half years after handing him a blockbuster five-year, $47.5 million deal in March 2012. Pro Bowl guard Carl Nicks’ time with the Bucs is over. He and the team have agreed on an amicable settlement. — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) July 25, 2014 Tampa Bay wound up forking over just...
Via Gridiron Grit
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers, offensive lineman Carl Nicks agree to part ways

TAMPA, Fla. -- Carl Nicks' time with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is over. The team and the two-time Pro Bowl guard announced a separation Friday afternoon, shortly after the Bucs began their first training camp practice at One Buc Place. The oft-injured Nebraska product never lived up to his promise after signing a five-year, $47.5 million deal in free agency before the 2012 season...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs guard Carl Nicks excused from report day

TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers guard Carl Nicks did not report to One Buc Place on Thursday, but coach Lovie Smith said the two-time Pro Bowl player was excused for personal reasons. Nicks, who has been cleared to play in the Bucs' upcoming training camp that begins Friday, is attempting to return from pain and nerve damage in his left foot that has limited him to nine games...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

For Tampa Bay Bucs guard Carl Nicks the toe is mightier

It’s definitely not a good thing. Tampa Bay Buccaneers starting guard Carl Nicks is a no-show to voluntary OTAs. Once again the Bucs are looking at the prospect of replacing what should be a stalwart member of the offensive line. When Tampa Bay acquired Nicks for the 2012 season it appeared the left guard position was set for the foreseeable future. Not so fast. The Nebraska standout...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Carl Nicks not present at Buccaneers’ OTAs

Tampa Bay Buccaneers guard Carl Nicks was absent on Tuesday during the team’s OTA practice session, according to Ira Kaufman of the Tampa Bay Tribune. Head coach Lovie Smith sounded a little snippy when asked about Nicks. “No Update. He’s not here. He’s not here for voluntary work.” Nicks, as talented as he is, hasn’t been able to stay healthy. He has only played in 9...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nicks’ future may not be in doubt

When the Buccaneers signed All-Pro left guard Carl Nicks last offseason many praised the organization for getting one of the top interior linemen in the league. The signing also gave Tampa Bay arguably the best offensive line — at least on paper. However, since his signing, Nicks has only played in nine games including two this season.  The 6-foot-5, 349-pound Nicks suffered...
Via The Bay Cave
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lands Former Saints Guard Carl Nicks

TAMPA BAY-As Players View forecasted, The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the early and most likely the overall winners of the 2012 free agency shopping bonanza. Their website just broke the news that they have added the 6-5 345 lb guard Carl Nicks to their ranks. Nicks could not come to terms financially with the Saints who had already spent a pretty penny on franchising QB Drew Brees...
Via Players View
March 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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