Ahmad BlackFree Agent
Ht: 5.8 | Wt: 190
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Wed, 06 Nov 2013 19:19:03 -0800
Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Akeem Spence said Wednesday, Nov. 6, that the threat of fines has caused the defense to slip in recent weeks. "The first couple weeks we were getting fined out of the woodwork," Spence said. "That did take away some of our physicality. The first couple weeks we were crushing quarterbacks, and then we kind of got away from it because we got a lot of penalties." In the first four games, S Ahmad Black (now a free-agent), DT Adrian Clayborn, LB Lavonte David and FS Dashon Goldson were each fined by the NFL.
Fantasy Tip: Whatever the reason might be for the decline in production, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers DST is not a unit worth using in any fantasy format. They have allowed 27 or more points in four consecutive games.
Tue, 01 Oct 2013 06:11:20 -0700
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released WR Kevin Ogletree and S Ahmad Black. WR Chris Owusu was elevated from the practice squad.
Fri, 20 Sep 2013 12:55:32 -0700
Tennessee Titans RB Jackie Battle was fined $21,000 for unnecessary roughness while using the crown of his helmet during a hit in Week 2. Others that were fined in Week 2 included Philadelphia Eagles LB DeMeco Ryans ($21,000 for hitting a defenseless player), SS Chandler Jones ($15,750 for roughing the passer), New England Patriots CB Alfonzo Dennard and DT Vince Wilfork (each $7,875 for unnecessary roughness) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Adrian Clayborn and LB Ahmad Black (each $21,000).
Thu, 19 Sep 2013 11:13:11 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers S Ahmad Black was fined $21,000 for a hit on New Orleans Saints TE Jimmy Graham in the team's Week 2 game.
Fri, 23 Nov 2012 13:23:29 -0800
Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Michael Bennett (shoulder), S Ahmad Black (illness), CB Leonard Johnson (heel), DE Aaron Morgan (shoulder), WR Tiquan Underwood (head) and DE Dekoda Watson (hamstring) all fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 23, and are probable for Week 12.
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 10:55:54 -0800
Tampa Bay Buccaneers S Ahmad Black (illness) was limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 22.
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 15:28:18 -0800
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Arrelious Benn (shoulder), S Ahmad Black (illness), S Cody Grimm (hamstring) and CB Eric Wright (Achilles') did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 21.
Tue, 06 Nov 2012 12:16:05 -0800
Tampa Bay Buccaneers S Ahmad Black was cited for marijuana possession and has a December court date on the issue.
Sun, 20 May 2012 13:48:58 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers SS Ahmad Black could be a candidate to compete for playing time at free safety during training camp. Several member of the organization have been impressed with his quickness and ball skills he has shown this offseason.
Fri, 09 Dec 2011 10:47:07 -0800
Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib (hamstring) didn't practice Friday, Dec. 9, and is unlikely to play in Week 14. CB Myron Lewis will be active if Talib doesn't play. S Ahmad Black is also likely to be active for his first NFL game.
Fri, 09 Dec 2011 07:40:30 -0800
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Friday, Dec. 9, that they have promoted S Ahmad Black to the active roster from the practice squad.
Mon, 05 Sep 2011 14:26:10 -0700
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed OT Will Barker, SS Ahmad Black, QB Rudy Carpenter, TE Collin Franklin, WR Edward Gant, TE Daniel Hardy, RB Mossis Madu and LB Derrell Smith to their practice squad.
Sat, 03 Sep 2011 16:37:58 -0700
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers waived RB Armando Allen, C Matt Allen, OT Will Barker, SS Ahmad Black, OT Cory Brandon, OT Thomas Claiborne, QB Jonathan Crompton, OG Marc Dile, TE Daniel Hardy, SS Dominique Harris, LB Brandon Heath, LB Simoni Lawrence, DL Alex Magee, TE Nathan Overbay, WR Maurice Price, TE Ryan Purvis, LB Nick Reveiz, PK Jacob Rogers, LB Derrell Smith and DL Al Woods Saturday, Sept. 3.
Sat, 27 Aug 2011 22:36:39 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers S Ahmad Black (ankle) and DT Roy Miller (knee) were unable to play in the preseason game Saturday, Aug. 27, against the Miami Dolphins.
Wed, 24 Aug 2011 11:06:22 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers SS Ahmad Black (ankle) will not play in the third preseason game Saturday, Aug. 27, because of a high ankle sprain.
Tue, 23 Aug 2011 11:39:05 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Roy Miller (knee) and SS Ahmad Black (ankle) are not participating in practice Tuesday, Aug. 23. Miller said he is close to returning and hopes to play in the final preseason game.
Sun, 14 Aug 2011 16:10:33 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib (hamstring) has a minor hamstring injury and did not practice Sunday, Aug. 14. S Ahmad Black (ankle) has a high ankle sprain and will be evaluated on a weekly basis.
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 17:46:14 -0700
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed TE Luke Stocker (fourth round), S Ahmad Black (fifth round) and CB Anthony Gaitor (seventh round) Thursday, July 28.
Thu, 21 Jul 2011 07:03:40 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers SS Ahmad Black will enter training camp looking to earn a starting spot. "I want to try to get a starting spot, but if not, then a significant role on the team," Black said. "I really just can't wait to get in there and do my thing." In order for Black to be a starter he will likely have to beat out one of SS Sean Jones or FS Cody Grimm.
Sun, 08 May 2011 14:38:31 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers SS Ahmad Black could be used as the team's nickelback next season.
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 16:40:37 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers SS Ahmad Black said that he would be willing to move to free safety if the team asked him to make that move.
Sun, 20 Mar 2011 15:53:29 -0700
University of Florida S Ahmad Black ran the 40-yard dash in 4.83 seconds and 4.85 seconds at his Pro Day Tuesday, March 15, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He also ran the short shuttle in 4.11 seconds and the three-cone drill 6.77 seconds. He measured a 36 1/2-inch vertical jump.
Sun, 27 Feb 2011 11:14:05 -0800
University of Florida S Ahmad Black, who measured in at 5-foot-9, 184 pounds at the NFL Scouting Combine, said team have asked him about his lack of size but he is not concerned because it is about making plays.