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Buccaneers | Have been contacted by Pittman's agent

Wed, 03 Jun 2009 13:25:13 -0700

Anwar Richardson, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Drew Rosenhaus, agent for unrestricted free-agent RB Michael Pittman (Broncos), has reached out to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers about the possibility of signing Pittman.

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Raiders | Showing interest in Pittman

Wed, 06 May 2009 11:44:45 -0700

David White, of the San Francisco Chronicle, reports the Oakland Raiders are showing interest in unrestricted free-agent RB Michael Pittman (Broncos), according to a league source.

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Broncos | Pittman placed on IR

Mon, 03 Nov 2008 10:34:02 -0800

The Denver Broncos have announced they have placed RB Michael Pittman (neck) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2008 season.

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Broncos | Torain may start in Week 10

Mon, 03 Nov 2008 10:15:59 -0800

Denver Broncos RB Ryan Torain may start in the team's Week 10 game if RB Michael Pittman (stinger) is not able to play.

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Broncos | Hall may start in Week 10

Mon, 03 Nov 2008 10:15:16 -0800

Denver Broncos RB Andre Hall may start in the team's Week 10 game if RB Michael Pittman (stinger) is not able to play.

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Broncos | Young may start in Week 10

Mon, 03 Nov 2008 10:10:25 -0800

Denver Broncos RB Selvin Young (groin) may start in the team's Week 10 game if RB Michael Pittman (stinger) is not able to play.

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Broncos | Pittman says he feels beat up

Mon, 03 Nov 2008 10:04:09 -0800

Updating a previous report, Denver Broncos RB Michael Pittman (stinger) said he feels beat up and needs to get healthy. He may not be able to play in the team's Week 9 game.

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Broncos | Pittman aggravates neck injury in Week 9

Mon, 03 Nov 2008 06:08:03 -0800

Jeff Legwold and Lee Rasizer, of the Rocky Mountain News, report Denver Broncos RB Michael Pittman (neck) aggravated a neck stinger and was forced from the team's Week 9 game in the first quarter. Pittman had previously seen a specialist after suffering the injury in Week 7. "I don't know if I'm going to play next week or when I'm going to play. I'm very frustrated right now ... ," Pittman said. "I've just got to find out what's really wrong with me."

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Broncos | Rushing attack only gets 14 yards in Week 9

Sun, 02 Nov 2008 14:15:09 -0800

The Associated Press reports Denver Broncos RB Andre Hall, RB Michael Pittman, QB Jay Cutler and RB Ryan Torain combined for 14 yards on 12 carries in the team's Week 9 game.

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Broncos | Pittman questionable for Week 9

Fri, 31 Oct 2008 14:05:44 -0700

Denver Broncos RB Michael Pittman (ribs) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 31. He is listed as questionable for the team's Week 9 game but is expected to play.

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Broncos | Pittman practices Wednesday

Wed, 29 Oct 2008 14:54:33 -0700

Denver Broncos RB Michael Pittman (ribs) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 29, but he said he will play in Week 9. He should get the starting nod again for the game.

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Broncos | S. Young limited in practice Wednesday

Wed, 29 Oct 2008 14:51:43 -0700

Denver Broncos RB Selvin Young (groin) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 29, and he could return for Week 9. His role for the game is unclear with RB Michael Pittman (ribs) starting and RB Ryan Torain making his debut.

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Broncos | Pittman practices Monday

Mon, 27 Oct 2008 14:25:14 -0700

Denver Broncos RB Michael Pittman (ribs, neck) practiced Monday, Oct. 27, and he should play Week 9. He saw some specialists after suffering a stinger and badly bruised ribs Week 7.

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Broncos | Pittman expected back at practice this week

Mon, 27 Oct 2008 06:24:01 -0700

Lindsay H. Jones, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos RB Michael Pittman (ribs) is expected to return to practice this week.

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Broncos | Pittman fined $5,000

Sat, 25 Oct 2008 04:57:23 -0700

Bill Williamson, of ESPN.com, reports Denver Broncos RB Michael Pittman was fined $5,000 by the NFL for a chop block delievered in Week 7.

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Broncos | Pittman dinged Week 7

Tue, 21 Oct 2008 08:16:16 -0700

Lee Rasizer, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos RB Michael Pittman (neck, ribs) finished the team's Week 7 game despite fighting through a neck stinger and rib problem.

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Broncos | Pittman rushes for 88 yards

Mon, 20 Oct 2008 20:10:05 -0700

The Associated Press reports Denver Broncos RB Michael Pittman had 20 carries for 88 yards during the team's Week 7 game.

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Broncos | Shanahan impressed by Pittman's play

Mon, 06 Oct 2008 14:09:35 -0700

Denver Broncos RB Michael Pittman was the most effective back against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 5, and though head coach Mike Shanahan has not committed to giving him more carries, he has been impressed by Pittman's play.

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Broncos | Pittman would like to be lead running back

Mon, 06 Oct 2008 09:37:47 -0700

Mark Kiszla, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos RB Michael Pittman would welcome the opportunity to get more carries. "This 33-year-old guy still has a lot of juice in him," Pittman said. "I'm just waiting to get my opportunity to run the ball 20 times. ... I want to run the ball. But I would never go to my coach and say, 'Give me the ball! I want 20 carries!' "

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Broncos | A. Hall practices Thursday

Thu, 02 Oct 2008 18:32:18 -0700

Denver Broncos RB Andre Hall (wrist) practiced Thursday, Oct. 2. He should be ready for Week 5, but the team would feel comfortable giving RB Michael Pittman some more plays if Hall struggles with ball security because of his wrist.

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Broncos | Shanahan likes RB committee

Mon, 22 Sep 2008 15:23:44 -0700

Denver Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan said he likes his running back-by-committee approach. RB Selvin Young and RB Andre Hall are rotating every five plays and RB Michael Pittman is used in short yardage and goal line situations.

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Broncos | Pittman scores two touchdowns Week 1

Mon, 08 Sep 2008 23:21:45 -0700

The Associated Press reports Denver Broncos RB Michael Pittman had seven carries for 13 yards with two touchdowns during the team's Week 1 game.

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Broncos | Pittman to see carries Saturday

Fri, 08 Aug 2008 09:57:27 -0700

Tony Moss, of The Sports Network, reports Denver Broncos RB Michael Pittman will receive carries during the team's preseason opener Saturday, Aug. 9, against the Houston Texans.

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Broncos | Pittman at fullback

Tue, 05 Aug 2008 07:29:38 -0700

Bill Williamson, of ESPN.com, reports Denver Broncos RB Michael Pittman is being used at fullback. Pittman will also play some tailback as well for the team. With Pittman seeing time at fullback, FB Cecil Sapp could be challenged to make the team.

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Broncos | Pittman has hamstring injury

Wed, 30 Jul 2008 11:59:11 -0700

Denver Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan said RB Michael Pittman (hamstring) was dealing with a tight hamstring Wednesday, July 30.

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Broncos | Pittman willing to see work at fullback

Wed, 30 Jul 2008 10:25:56 -0700

Denver Broncos RB Michael Pittman said he'll spend some time at fullback if that's what his coaching staff wants him to do. "I'll do it, I'm not a fullback, but I will do whatever my coach asks me to do. I'm a tailback, and that is what I have been drafted to be coming out of college. If my coach asks me to go in there and feel some blocks, I'll feel some blocks. I'm 220 pounds, I'm strong, but I am not as big as some of these linebackers in league, but I'll do whatever they ask of me," Pittman said. He said he will just see some action there until FB Peyton Hillis (hamstring) returns.

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Broncos | Pittman works at fullback

Tue, 29 Jul 2008 14:32:11 -0700

Lindsay Jones, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos RB Michael Pittman lined up at fullback Tuesday, July 29, because RB Peyton Hillis (hamstring) was not participating. Pittman was sharing the repetitions with FB Cecil Sapp.

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Broncos | Pittman received reps at running back

Fri, 06 Jun 2008 16:45:42 -0700

Jake Grilley, of DenverBroncos.com, reports Denver Broncos RB Michael Pittman received some repetitions at running back during the team's offseason workout Friday, June 6.

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Broncos | Pittman says ankle is 100 percent healed

Wed, 28 May 2008 01:02:36 -0700

Lee Rasizer, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos RB Michael Pittman (ankle) says his ankle is 100 percent healed and he is able to practice fully.

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Broncos | Team agrees to deal with Pittman

Tue, 27 May 2008 13:01:42 -0700

ESPNews reports the Denver Broncos agreed with free-agent RB Michael Pittman (Buccaneers) on a one-year contract Tuesday, May 27. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Broncos | Team interested in Pittman

Fri, 28 Mar 2008 11:23:33 -0700

SIRIUS NFL Radio The SIRIUS Blitz reports the Denver Broncos are interested in free-agent RB Michael Pittman (Buccaneers).

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Lions | Team interested in Pittman

Fri, 28 Mar 2008 11:05:42 -0700

SIRIUS NFL Radio The SIRIUS Blitz reports the Detroit Lions are interested in free-agent RB Michael Pittman (Buccaneers).

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Rams | Team interested in Pittman

Wed, 19 Mar 2008 12:29:51 -0700

Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports the St. Louis Rams are interested in free-agent RB Michael Pittman (Buccaneers).

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Lions | Team considering meeting with Pittman

Thu, 13 Mar 2008 14:55:13 -0700

John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports the Detroit Lions are considering meeting with free-agent RB Michael Pittman (Buccaneers).

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Buccaneers | Pittman's agent, Allen have not met this week

Thu, 24 Jan 2008 12:01:28 -0800

Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Bruce Allen, as of Wednesday, Jan. 23, had yet to meet with Drew Rosenhaus, the agent for RB Michael Pittman, at the Senior Bowl to discuss Pittman's future with the team. The two were expected to meet at some point during Senior Bowl week.

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Buccaneers | Pittman comments on Valero criticizing Gruden

Thu, 24 Jan 2008 11:38:03 -0800

Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Michael Pittman said he sees where former Buccaneers assistant coach Art Valero was coming from when he criticized head coach Jon Gruden on certain things, but Pittman said he still wants to play for Gruden. "It's a tough question to answer because I really don't want to burn bridges. I could see where Coach Valero was coming from on some things. Coach Gruden really has to answer all of the questions. I really don't know what's going on between Coach Gruden and Coach Valero because we're not really there to see what's going on behind closed doors. There have been things that have been said in the past that really happen all around the league with different teams and personnel. You've heard guys that left here that were frustrated with Coach Gruden has done in the past, but I really don't have a problem with Coach Gruden, " Pittman said.

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Buccaneers | Pittman says he is in great shape

Thu, 24 Jan 2008 10:51:53 -0800

Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Michael Pittman (ankle) said he is in great shape and feels that the limited role he has filled the last few seasons has added some years onto his career. He said the only thing that is bothering him is his ankle, which he said is 90 percent healthy.

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Buccaneers | Pittman open to many possibilities during offseason

Thu, 24 Jan 2008 10:13:04 -0800

Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Michael Pittman, who will be an unrestricted free agent during the offseason, said he would like to re-sign with the Buccaneers but is open to the possibility of signing with another team. Pittman has some reservations about re-signing because his role could be reduced even further next season, but said he would not be opposed to returning as long as he had a role on the field during games. The Buccaneers are interested in re-signing Pittman but at the right price.

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Buccaneers | Pittman limited in practice Friday

Fri, 28 Dec 2007 10:37:33 -0800

Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Michael Pittman (ankle) was limited in practice Friday, Dec. 28, and is questionable for Week 17.

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Buccaneers | Pittman should be available to play Week 17

Thu, 27 Dec 2007 15:24:19 -0800

Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Michael Pittman (ankle) was limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 27, but should be available to play Week 17.

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Buccaneers | Pittman appears to be one hundred percent

Wed, 26 Dec 2007 16:18:57 -0800

Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Michael Pittman (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Dec. 26, and appears to be one hundred percent.

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Buccaneers | Pittman plays Week 16

Mon, 24 Dec 2007 09:45:30 -0800

Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Michael Pittman (ankle) played in the team's Week 16 game and appears to be at 100 percent.

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Buccaneers | Pittman probable for Week 16

Fri, 21 Dec 2007 16:09:39 -0800

Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Michael Pittman (ankle) participated in practice Friday, Dec. 21. He is listed as probable for Week 16 and is expected to play in the game.

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Buccaneers | Pittman practices Thursday

Thu, 20 Dec 2007 12:40:59 -0800

Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Michael Pittman (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 20. He should be able to play a regular role Week 16.

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Buccaneers | Pittman practices Wednesday

Wed, 19 Dec 2007 14:41:17 -0800

Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Michael Pittman (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He should be ready to play a regular role for the team Week 16.

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Buccaneers | Gruden says Pittman not 100 percent

Mon, 17 Dec 2007 10:31:54 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden said RB Michael Pittman (ankle) is not 100 percent healthy but is getting healthier.

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Buccaneers | Pittman likely to play on limited basis Week 16

Mon, 17 Dec 2007 09:49:28 -0800

Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Michael Pittman (ankle) played on a limited basis during Week 15. He will likely be limited in practice this week but should play on a limited basis in Week 16.

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Buccaneers | Pittman a game-time decision

Fri, 14 Dec 2007 15:07:23 -0800

Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Michael Pittman (ankle) participated in practice Friday, Dec. 14. He will be a game-time decision for Week 15.

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Buccaneers | Pittman limited during practice Thursday

Thu, 13 Dec 2007 13:27:13 -0800

Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Michael Pittman (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 13. His status for Week 15 is uncertain.

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Buccaneers | Pittman limited during practice Wednesday

Wed, 12 Dec 2007 16:02:03 -0800

Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Michael Pittman (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 12. His status for Week 15 is uncertain.

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