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2012 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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7-9-0, Finished 4th in NFC South Division  · 2012 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 0.0, Offense: 1.3, Defense: -1.3, SoS: 0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 389 points (24.3/g), 13th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 394 points (24.6/g), 23rd.
 Differential of -5 points (-0.3/g), 17th.  Expected W-L: 7.9-8.1.

Coach: Greg Schiano (7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Mike Sullivan
 Defensive Coordinator: Bill Sheridan
 Other Notable Asst.: Butch Davis (Special Advisor) and Ron Turner (Quarterbacks)

Stadium: Raymond James Stadium
 Training Camp: One Buccaneer Place (Tampa, Florida)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Josh Freeman 24 3 16 306 for 558, 4,065 yards, 27 td, 17 int, & 39 rushes for 139 yards and 0 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 17th pick / 2009
RB Doug Martin* 23 Rook 16 319 rushes for 1,454 yards, 11 td, & 49 catches for 472 yards and 1 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 31st pick / 2012
WR Vincent Jackson* 29 7 16 72 catches for 1,384 yards, 8 td San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 61st pick / 2005
WR Mike Williams 25 2 16 63 catches for 996 yards, 9 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 101st pick / 2010
TE Luke Stocker 24 1 11 16 catches for 165 yards, 1 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 104th pick / 2011
LT Donald Penn 29 5 16 1 fumble recovered
LG Jeremy Zuttah 26 4 16 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2008
C Ted Larsen 25 2 13 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 6th / 205th pick / 2010
RG Jamon Meredith 26 3 12 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 5th / 162nd pick / 2009
RT Demar Dotson 27 3 15 1 fumble recovered
 Defensive Starters
LDE Michael Bennett 27 3 16 9.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
DT Gerald McCoy* 24 2 16 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 3rd pick / 2010
DT Roy Miller 25 3 14 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 81st pick / 2009
RDE Daniel Te'o-Nesheim 26 2 14 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 86th pick / 2010
MLB Mason Foster 23 1 16 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 84th pick / 2011
WLB Lavonte David 22 Rook 16 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 58th pick / 2012
LCB E.J. Biggers 25 3 12 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 217th pick / 2009
SS Mark Barron 23 Rook 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 7th pick / 2012
FS Ronde Barber 37 15 16 1.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 66th pick / 1997

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
73 Roger Allen 26 4 0 329 6-3 Missouri Western St. 2/10/1986 3 0
20 Ronde Barber 37 FS 16 16 184 5-10 Virginia 4/7/1975 15 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 66th pick / 1997
24 Mark Barron 23 SS 16 16 213 6-1 Alabama 10/27/1989 Rook 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 7th pick / 2012
10 Connor Barth 26 16 0 193 5-11 North Carolina 4/11/1986 4 4
17 Arrelious Benn 24 wr 8 1 225 6-2 Illinois 9/8/1988 2 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 39th pick / 2010
71 Michael Bennett 27 LDE 16 16 271 6-4 Texas A&M 11/13/1985 3 8
31 E.J. Biggers 25 LCB 13 12 180 6-0 West. Michigan 6/13/1987 3 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 217th pick / 2009
43 Ahmad Black 23 cb 16 1 183 5-9 Florida 12/12/1989 1 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 151st pick / 2011
58 Quincy Black 28 slb 9 5 226 6-2 New Mexico 2/28/1984 5 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 68th pick / 2007
27 LeGarrette Blount 26 13 0 245 6-1 Oregon 12/5/1986 2 1
91 Da'Quan Bowers 22 10 0 275 6-4 Clemson 2/23/1990 1 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 51st pick / 2011
82 Nate Byham 24 te 11 2 268 6-4 Pittsburgh 6/27/1988 2 0 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 182nd pick / 2010
44 Dallas Clark 33 te 16 7 257 6-3 Iowa 6/12/1979 9 4 Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 24th pick / 2003
94 Adrian Clayborn 24 rde 3 3 281 6-3 Iowa 7/6/1988 1 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 20th pick / 2011
51 Jacob Cutrera 24 8 0 238 6-3 LSU 5/18/1988 2 1
54 Lavonte David 22 WLB 16 16 233 6-1 Nebraska 1/23/1990 Rook 9 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 58th pick / 2012
69 Demar Dotson 27 RT 16 15 315 6-9 Southern Mississippi 10/11/1985 3 9
89 David Douglas 23 1 0 205 6-1 Arizona 6/27/1989 Rook 0
48 Andrew Economos 30 16 0 250 6-1 Georgia Tech 6/24/1982 6 1
59 Mason Foster 23 MLB 16 16 241 6-1 Washington 3/1/1989 1 8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 84th pick / 2011
5 Josh Freeman 24 QB 16 16 240 6-6 Kansas St. 1/13/1988 3 13 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 17th pick / 2009
26 Anthony Gaitor 24 cb 4 2 174 5-10 Florida International 10/9/1988 1 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 222nd pick / 2011
95 Gary Gibson 30 dt 16 1 285 6-3 Rutgers 5/5/1982 5 2
53 Najee Goode 22 3 0 245 6-0 West Virginia 6/4/1990 Rook 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 140th pick / 2012
36 Danny Gorrer 26 cb 6 1 173 6-0 Texas A&M 6/1/1986 3 1
35 Cody Grimm 25 9 0 202 5-11 Virginia Tech 2/26/1987 2 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 210th pick / 2010
68 Derek Hardman 26 3 0 300 6-6 East. Kentucky 9/13/1986 2 0
57 Adam Hayward 28 slb 16 5 235 6-0 Portland St. 6/23/1984 5 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 182nd pick / 2007
96 Corvey Irvin 27 12 0 296 6-3 Georgia 5/3/1985 3 1 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 93rd pick / 2009
83 Vincent Jackson* 29 WR 16 16 241 6-5 Northern Colorado 1/14/1983 7 12 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 61st pick / 2005
97 George Johnson 25 5 0 265 6-4 Rutgers 12/11/1987 1 0
29 Leonard Johnson 22 rcb 16 6 198 5-10 Iowa St. 3/10/1990 Rook 4
9 Michael Koenen 30 16 0 195 5-11 West. Washington 7/13/1982 7 2
62 Ted Larsen 25 C 16 13 307 6-2 North Carolina St. 6/13/1987 2 7 New England Patriots / 6th / 205th pick / 2010
78 Lazarius Levingston 25 3 0 292 6-4 LSU 11/16/1987 1 0 Seattle Seahawks / 7th / 205th pick / 2011
30 LeQuan Lewis 23 5 0 190 5-11 Arizona St. 2/17/1989 Rook 0
23 Myron Lewis 25 9 0 203 6-2 Vanderbilt 11/24/1987 2 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 67th pick / 2010
41 Erik Lorig 26 fb 16 7 265 6-4 Stanford 11/17/1986 2 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 253rd pick / 2010
22 Doug Martin* 23 RB 16 16 223 5-9 Boise St. 1/13/1989 Rook 14 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 31st pick / 2012
93 Gerald McCoy* 24 DT 16 16 295 6-4 Oklahoma 2/25/1988 2 10 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 3rd pick / 2010
33 Brandon McDonald 27 cb 11 2 181 5-11 Memphis 8/26/1985 5 1 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 140th pick / 2007
79 Jamon Meredith 26 RG 14 12 289 6-4 South Carolina 5/11/1986 3 8 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 162nd pick / 2009
90 Roy Miller 25 DT 15 14 301 6-1 Texas 7/9/1987 3 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 81st pick / 2009
98 Aaron Morgan 24 7 0 238 6-4 La-Monroe 12/30/1988 2 0
77 Carl Nicks 27 lg 7 7 343 6-5 Nebraska 5/14/1985 4 4 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 164th pick / 2008
86 Danny Noble 23 4 0 248 6-5 Toledo 3/30/1989 Rook 0
6 Dan Orlovsky 29 1 0 230 6-5 Connecticut 8/18/1983 7 0 Detroit Lions / 5th / 145th pick / 2005
80 Chris Owusu 22 5 0 195 6-0 Stanford 1/6/1990 Rook 0
87 Preston Parker 25 2 0 200 6-0 Florida St. 2/13/1987 2 0
12 Roscoe Parrish 30 13 0 168 5-10 Miami (FL) 7/16/1982 7 0 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 55th pick / 2005
70 Donald Penn 29 LT 16 16 305 6-5 Utah St. 4/27/1983 5 8
84 Jordan Shipley 27 1 0 190 5-11 Texas 12/23/1985 2 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 84th pick / 2010
34 Michael Smith 24 1 0 205 5-9 Utah St. 8/9/1988 Rook 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 212th pick / 2012
88 Luke Stocker 24 TE 16 11 255 6-5 Tennessee 7/17/1988 1 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 104th pick / 2011
18 Sammie Stroughter 26 3 0 182 5-9 Oregon St. 1/3/1986 3 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 233rd pick / 2009
25 Aqib Talib 26 cb 4 4 202 6-2 Kansas 2/13/1986 4 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 20th pick / 2008
37 Keith Tandy 23 9 0 202 5-10 West Virginia 2/12/1989 Rook 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 174th pick / 2012
50 Daniel Te'o-Nesheim 26 RDE 16 14 250 6-3 Washington 11/30/1986 2 7 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 86th pick / 2010
65 Jeremy Trueblood 29 rt 9 1 315 6-8 Boston Col. 5/10/1983 6 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 59th pick / 2006
11 Tiquan Underwood 25 wr 14 3 175 6-1 Rutgers 2/17/1987 3 4 Jacksonville Jaguars / 7th / 253rd pick / 2009
74 Cody Wallace 28 8 0 290 6-4 Texas A&M 11/26/1984 4 0 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 107th pick / 2008
28 Danny Ware 27 rb 16 1 225 6-1 Georgia 2/18/1985 5 1
56 Dekoda Watson 24 16 0 232 6-1 Florida St. 3/3/1988 2 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 217th pick / 2010
92 Markus White 25 2 0 266 6-3 Florida St. 11/25/1987 1 0 Washington Redskins / 7th / 224th pick / 2011
19 Mike Williams 25 WR 16 16 204 6-2 Syracuse 5/18/1987 2 9 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 101st pick / 2010
21 Eric Wright 27 RCB 10 10 192 5-11 UNLV 7/24/1985 5 4 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 53rd pick / 2007
76 Jeremy Zuttah 26 LG 16 16 303 6-4 Rutgers 6/1/1986 4 8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2008
Team Total 25.5 16 240.6 6-1.9 2.6