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Injury Update: Buccaneers' Connor Barth and Carl Nicks smooth sailing toward training camp

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a new head coach, new winning philosophy and new uniforms.  Everything on the compass rose is pointing in the right direction for the Bucs including the health of kicker Connor Barth and guard Carl Nicks.Barth missed the entire 2013 season after tearing his right (kicking leg) Achilles tendon in a charity basketball game last summer.  Some pigskin...
Via Sports Injury Alert
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Fulltime kicker, dynamic returner on Bucs' wish list

Last season was one of improvisation on special teams for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs entered the fall expecting Connor Barth, one of the franchise's most reliable kickers, to continue with his duties. However, an Achilles tear in his right leg sustained in July during a charity basketball game changed those plans. Lawrence Tynes was signed as Barth's replacement,...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs restructure contract of injured kicker Connor Barth

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will pay kicker Connor Barth 500,000 this season after placing him on the reservenon-football injury list. Bucs general manager Mark Dominik announced the agreement Wednesday, telling reporters "it was the right thing to do" after Barth tore his right Achilles tendon in a charity basketball game before training camp began in July. Barth, who has...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers K Connor Barth tears Achilles playing basketball

A lot of NFL players like to keep in shape during the offseason by playing basketball, but Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker Connor Barth has reminded us that there are risks involved with doing so. On Wednesday, the Bucs announced that Barth will miss the entire 2013 season after he suffered a torn Achilles while playing [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs kicker Connor Barth proves his worth

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Connor Barth is proving his worth to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The fifth-year kicker arguably has been the team's most dependable performer during a 1-3 start, converting all nine of his field goal attempts to extend the longest current streak in the NFL to a franchise-record 25 straight dating to October of last season. Barth is also 7 for 7 on extra points...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Dependable Barth has made 25 straight FGs for Bucs

Connor Barth is proving his worth to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The fifth-year kicker arguably has been the team's most dependable performer during a 1-3 start, converting all nine of his field goal attempts to extend the longest current streak in the NFL to a franchise-record 25 straight dating to October of last season. Barth is also 7 for 7 on extra points through four games...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Bucs sign PK Barth to 4-year deal

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed placekicker Connor Barth to a four-year, $13.2 million contract. The 26-year-old who was second in the NFL in field goal percentage last season was designated the team's franchise player in March. Barth converted 26 of 28 attempts in 2011, including 15 straight to end the year. Since joining the Bucs in 2009, Barth is 63 of 75 on field goal...
Via AP on Fox
May 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Barth Scores 4 Year Deal WIth Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Connor Barth remembers sitting in his car in the parking lot outside the Miami Dolphins’ facility in the summer of 2009, trying to decide if his NFL dream was still worth pursuing. “I didn’t even know if I wanted to play anymore because I was just down on myself,” he said.  “But I kept fighting and I ended up here and just kicked away.  I’m really excited to be where...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
May 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Barth signs new contract with Bucs

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed kicker Connor Barth to a four-year contract Thursday. The team announced the deal in a statement but didn’t disclose financial terms. However, ESPN reported that Barth, who was designated the team’s franchise player in the offseason, will receive $13.2 million, with $4 million guaranteed. "For the Bucs organization, (general manager)...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Bucs place franchise tag on PK Connor Barth

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have placed the franchise tag on kicker Connor Barth, who's coming off the most productive season of his career. Barth converted 15 consecutive field goal attempts to finish 26 of 28 in 2011. His club-record 92.9 field goal percentage was second in the NFL last season. In three seasons with the Bucs, Barth has gone 63 of 75 on field goals and 71 of...
Via Fox Sports
March 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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