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LeGarrette Blount thanks the Patriots

LeGarrette Blount signed a two year deal worth $3.85 million with the Pittsburgh Steelers but he made sure to thank the Patriots organization for giving him the opportunity to revitalize his career. Last offseason, the Pats acquired LeGarrette Blount for a seventh round pick and Jeff Demps. In addition, Blount slashed his salary to $630,000 to make it happen. LeGarrette was...
Via Ex Pats
21 days ago  |  Discuss

RB depth comes through for Bucs

In a little over one week, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have put running backs Doug Martin and Jeff Demps on injured reserve. Very soon, Mike James will join them. James suffered a fractured ankle early in the first quarter of Monday night’s 22-19 victory against the Miami Dolphins. But the Bucs didn’t run out of running backs. That’s because veteran Brian Leonard and the recently...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs place RB Jeff Demps on IR, add safety

A few weeks removed from surgery to repair a groin injury, Bucs running back Jeff Demps now knows his season is come to an end. Tampa Bay moved Demps to the season-ending injured reserve list. With the move, the Bucs also claimed Bradley McDougald, according to Scott Smith of the team’s official site. Pair of roster moves today: RB Jeff Demps is placed on IR & the open spot...
Via NFL Injury Report
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Running back Jeff Demps placed on injured reserve

University of Florida track star and Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Jeff Demps has been placed on I.R. The announcement was made by the team today.  Demps only appeared in two game this sesaon after the team said they had certain offensive plans for setup for him. Demps had four total touches (one carry, three receptions) for 35 yards. The Bucs also announced they claimed...
Via The Bay Cave
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs RB Jeff Demps has surgery for groin injury

Tampa Bay Buccaneers reserve running back Jeff Demps had surgery Thursday for a groin injury and there's no timetable for his return. Bucs coach Greg Schiano made the announcement less than a week after the injury sidelined the track star following two catches for 13 yards in a loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium.
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs’ Jeff Demps out indefinitely following groin surgery

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Jeff Demps will miss Sunday’s divisional matchup with the Atlanta Falcons after undergoing surgery to repair a groin injury. Via Sports Talk Florida, Tampa Bay head coach Greg Schiano addressed the Demps’ status on Thursday. Jeff had surgery today, on his groin. I’m not sure exactly how long he’ll be out. [It's] too early to tell. Buried...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs’ Jeff Demps has surgery

The injuries keep on piling on for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and another can be added to their list. Track star and Bucs offensive weapon Jeff Demps will be out for some time after groin surgery.  The Olympic sprinter had surgery Thursday for a groin injury sustained during Sunday’s 31-20 loss to the Eagles. There is no timetable for his return. Demps has averaged over 30 yards...
Via The Bay Cave
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Running Back Jeff Demps Out Indefinitely After Groin Surgery

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be without running back/return specialist Jeff Demps for the foreseeable future. Demps, 23, suffered a groin injury during the Bucs’ 31-20 loss to the Eagles on Sunday, forcing him to leave the game. He underwent surgery for the injury this week and will miss an indefinite period of time, head coach Greg Schiano told the Tampa Bay media on Thursday...
Via NESN.com
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs RB Jeff Demps has surgery for groin injury

TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers reserve running back Jeff Demps had surgery Thursday for a groin injury, and there's no timetable for his return. Bucs coach Greg Schiano made the announcement less than a week after the injury sidelined the track star following two catches for 13 yards in a loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium. Demps, 23, was...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Buccaneers need to utilize speedster Jeff Demps

Jeff Demps is fast. Like, 2012 Olympic 4×100 gold medalist, fast. He also has one carry for fourteen yards this season.  For a team who’s starting quarterback just skipped town and now features a  rookie third-round-pick it’s time for Greg Schiano to incorporate the speedster a little more in the offense. He might be fast enough to help the Tampa Bay Buccaneers get their...
Via The Penalty Flag
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Activate Kick Return Specialist Jeff Demps

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have activated kick return specialist Jeff Demps. Demps had been concentrating on his track and field career during the off-season and reported to the Bucs the Monday after their loss to the New York Jets. You might remember that Demps was involved in the trade that sent LeGarrette Blount to the Patriots. New England wanted no part of him leaving to run track...
Via FF Locker Room
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Add Olympic Silver Medalist To Roster

It looks like the Bucs are looking to satisfy that need for speed by adding Olympian Jeff Demps to their active roster. In an effort to spice up the run game, the Buccaneers will likely use Demps as a backup running back and possible kick returner. If this guy gets separation, see ya later, he gone. A four year tailback (and Tebowmate) at Florida, Demps went undrafted in the 2012...
Via Next Impulse Sports
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeff Demps Activated to Bucs 53-Man Roster

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have activated running back Jeff Demps to the 53-man roster making him eligible to play this Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals. Demps was acquired in a draft-day trade with the Patriots that sent LeGarrette Blount to New England in exchange for Demps and a seventh-round pick. A national title winner at Florida in both football and track and field Demps...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football News: Track star Jeff Demps to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers returned home to the Bay area with their collective tails between their legs after suffering a humiliating defeat at the hands of the New York Jets. Unable to hold a lead with 34 seconds remaining, penalties which plagued the game, played a significant role in the outcome and eventual loss. The Buccaneers got some intriguing news on Monday, as the team announced...
Via thepigskinreport.com
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Team Previews: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Key Additions RB Jeff Demps, RB/FB Brian Leonard, WR Kevin Ogletree, TE Tom Crabtree, G/T Gabe Carimi, DE George Selvie, CB Darrelle Revis, S Dashon Goldson, K Nate Kaeding, P Chas Henry, CB Johnthan Banks (draft), QB Mike Glennon (draft), DT Akeem Spence (draft), DE William Gholston (draft) Key Losses RB LeGarrette Blount, WR Arrelious Benn, TE Dallas Clark...
Via Heff's Sports Blog
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs place RB Demps on reserve/did not report list

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have placed Olympic sprinter Jeff Demps on the reserve/did not report list. The Bucs reported to training camp Wednesday. They begin practice Thursday. Demps was obtained from New England in a trade that sent running back LeGarrette Blount to the Patriots in April. The former Florida running back was a silver medalist as part of the United States' 400...
Via Fox Sports
July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs place Jeff Demps on reservedid not report list

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have placed Olympic sprinter Jeff Demps on the reservedid not report list. The Bucs reported to training camp Wednesday. They begin practice Thursday. Demps was obtained from New England in a trade that sent running back LeGarrette Blount to the Patriots in April. The former Florida running back was a silver medalist as part of the United...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeff Demps' agent: Sprinter will join Bucs in mid-August

Jeff Demps is keeping busy on the track for the rest of July and will likely get an invite to compete at the world championships in mid-August. But when he's done, one of the world's fastest men plans to play for the Tampa Bay Bucs. Demps will almost certainly compete at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, but when the track event is over on Aug. 18 he will join the Bucs...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeff Demps' agent: Sprinter will join Bucs in mid-August

Jeff Demps is keeping busy on the track for the rest of July and will likely get an invite to compete at the world championships in mid-August. But when he's done, one of the world's fastest men plans to play for the Tampa Bay Bucs. Demps will almost certainly compete at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, but when the track event is over on Aug. 18 he will join the Bucs...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Jeff Demps Almost Ready to Join Buccaneers, Could Practice With Patriots in Training Camp

Demps Siren! He’s been gone almost three months now and that still never gets old. Jeff Demps was traded from the New England Patriots to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers earlier this offseason in exchange for running back LeGarrette Blount, and the Olympic track star plans to report to the team sometime soon, according to Stephen Holder of the Tampa Bay Times. No specific time table...
Via NESN.com
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs’ Demps: “All the focus is on track”

Newly acquired running back Jeff Demps has received a lot of negative feedback regarding his decision to put his track and field life before football. After being traded to the Bucs in April, many fans and the media wondered whether or not the former Florida Gator speedster would decide to play for Tampa Bay. Appearing on the David Baumann Show on 1040am and 1080am on Tuesday, Demps...
Via The Bay Cave
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots Could Learn Lesson From ‘Arrested Development’ References Based on Offseason Moves

With Arrested Devlopment making a comeback this week on Netflix, I figured there was no better way to review the Patriots’ offseason workouts than by using some of the best references from the show’s first three wonderful seasons. There’s a lot you can take away from Arrested Development, like that “there’s always money in the banana stand” and that you always need...
Via NESN.com
May 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: LaGarrette Blount Takes Pay Cut to Play for Patriots

LaGarrette Blount hasn’t hurdled any opponents, made any open-field jukes or barreled through the goal line yet, but his first move in a Patriots uniform is fitting for New England’s team-first approach. Blount took a pay cut upon being traded to the Patriots, according to ESPN.com. The former Buccaneer was set to earn $1.2 million in 2013, but his salary was cut $630,000. If...
Via NESN.com
May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots’ LeGarrette Blount agrees to pay cut

The New England Patriots acquired running back LeGarrette Blunt from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last week in exchange for seventh-round pick Jeff Demps. Soon after joining the Pats, Blount agreed to take a significant pay cut, according to Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston. The Patriots’ agreement with the Bucs included a stipulation that said Blount would have to agree to a pay cut after...
Via NFL Injury Report
May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick praises LeGarrette Blount trade

The New England Patriots are reshaping themselves into a new look unit. In the midst of the departure of wide receiver Wes Welker and the uncertain immediate futures of tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez, the Patriots are restocking their arsenal with wideout Danny Amendola and the recent trade for former Tampa Bay running back LeGarrette Blount. Please click here...
Via Players View
May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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