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Buccaneers | Akeem Spence working hard

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:28:05 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Akeem Spence proved to be one of the team's better players through their offseason workout program. Spence could hold off competition from DT Clinton McDonald with a strong training camp. General manager Jason Licht praised Spence's work ethic. "He just hasn't let up on the gas. It was fun watching that competition between him and Clinton during our OTAs and our mincamps, and I expect it to continue in training camp."

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Buccaneers | Akeem Spence facing charges

Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:17:33 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Akeem Spence faces misdemeanor charges for possession of marijuana stemming from an arrest in January.

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Buccaneers | Akeem Spence arrested

Wed, 15 Jan 2014 06:22:50 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Akeem Spence was arrested in Flomation, Ala., and charged with possession of marijuana. He was stopped after driving over 100 mph, per the police report.

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Buccaneers | Friday injury report for Week 17

Fri, 27 Dec 2013 17:39:45 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Carl Nicks (foot) did not practice Friday, Dec. 27, and has been ruled out for the Week 17 game against the New Orleans Saints. LB Dekoda Watson (groin) did not practice, while LB Ka'lial Glaud (knee) and SS Mark Barron (hamstring) were limited. Barron, Glaud and Watson are each questionable. LB Lavonte David (elbow), OG Davin Joseph (knee) and DT Akeem Spence (wrist) each were full participants in practice and are considered probable.

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Buccaneers | Thursday practice report for Week 17

Thu, 26 Dec 2013 15:26:39 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Dekoda Watson (groin) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 26. SS Mark Barron (hamstring) and LB Ka'lial Glaud (knee) were limited. LB Lavonte David (elbow), OG Davin Joseph (knee) and DT Akeem Spence (wrist) practiced in full.

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Buccaneers | Friday injury report for Week 16

Fri, 20 Dec 2013 13:24:40 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Da'Quan Bowers (knee) and OG Carl Nicks (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 20, and have been ruled out for Week 16. S Mark Barron (hamstring) was limited in practice and is questionable. OG Davin Joseph (knee) was limited in practice and is probable. LB Lavonte David (hamstring) and DT Akeem Spence (wrist) both fully practiced and are probable.

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Buccaneers | Thursday practice report for Week 16

Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:02:13 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Da'Quan Bowers (knee) and OG Carl Nicks (foot) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 19. SS Mark Barron (hamstring) was limited. LB Lavonte David (hamstring), OG Davin Joseph (knee) and DT Akeem Spence (wrist) practiced in full.

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Buccaneers | Wednesday practice report for Week 16

Wed, 18 Dec 2013 14:05:43 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Carl Nicks (foot) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 18. DE Da'Quan Bowers (knee), SS Mark Barron (hamstring) and OG Davin Joseph (knee) were limited. LB Lavonte David (hamstring) and DT Akeem Spence (wrist) practiced in full.

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Buccaneers | Friday injury report for Week 15

Fri, 13 Dec 2013 16:02:10 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Carl Nicks (foot) is out for Week 15. DE Da'Quan Bowers (knee), LB Lavonte David (back), DE William Gholston (head), DT Gary Gibson (calf), OG Davin Joseph (knee, shoulder), DT Akeem Spence (wrist) and C Jeremy Zuttah (shoulder) are probable. Nicks did not practice Friday, Dec. 13, while the others practiced in full.

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Buccaneers | Thursday practice report for Week 15

Thu, 12 Dec 2013 17:03:55 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Carl Nicks (foot) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 12. C Jeremy Zuttah (shoulder) and DE Da'Quan Bowers (knee) were limited during practice. OG Davin Joseph (knee, shoulder), DE William Gholston (head), DT Gary Gibson (calf), DT Akeem Spence (wrist) and LB Lavonte David (back) fully participated in practice.

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Buccaneers | Wednesday's Week 15 practice report

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 18:18:56 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Da'Quan Bowers (knee), OG Davin Joseph (knee, shoulder), OG Carl Nicks (foot) and C Jeremy Zuttah (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 11. LB Lavonte David (back), DE William Gholston (head), DT Gary Gibson (calf) and DT Akeem Spence (wrist) each were listed as full participants.

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Buccaneers | Friday injury report for Week 14

Fri, 06 Dec 2013 14:42:15 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Carl Nicks (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 6, and has been ruled out for Week 14. WR Chris Owusu (hamstring), DE Da'Quan Bowers (knee) and DT Gary Gibson (calf) were limited during practice and are listed as questionable. OG Davin Joseph (knee), DT Akeem Spence (wrist) and CB Darrelle Revis (chest, shoulder) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Buccaneers | Thursday practice report for Week 14

Thu, 05 Dec 2013 15:01:21 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Carl Nicks (foot) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 5. DT Gary Gibson (calf) and WR Chris Owusu (hamstring) were limited. OG Davin Joseph (knee), CB Darrelle Revis (chest, shoulder) and DT Akeem Spence (wrist) practiced in full.

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Buccaneers | Wednesday practice report for Week 14

Wed, 04 Dec 2013 14:44:29 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Davin Joseph (knee) and OG Carl Nicks (foot) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 4. CB Darrelle Revis (chest, shoulder) and DT Akeem Spence (wrist) practiced in full.

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Buccaneers | Friday injury report for Week 13

Fri, 29 Nov 2013 15:43:23 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Carl Nicks (foot) is out for Week 13. CB Darrelle Revis (groin) is questionable. LB Mason Foster (concussion), LB Adam Hayward (foot), OG Davin Joseph (knee), OG Jamon Meredith (ankle) and DT Akeem Spence (wrist) are probable. Nicks did not practice Friday, Nov. 29. Revis was limited while the others practiced in full.

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Buccaneers | Thursday practice report for Week 13

Thu, 28 Nov 2013 16:58:57 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Carl Nicks (foot) and CB Darrelle Revis (groin) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 28. OG Davin Joseph (knee), OT Jamon Meredith (ankle), DT Akeem Spence (wrist), LB Mason Foster (concussion) and LB Adam Hayward (foot) fully participated in practice.

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Buccaneers | Wednesday practice report for Week 13

Wed, 27 Nov 2013 20:33:37 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Carl Nicks (foot), OG Davin Joseph (knee), and LB Adam Hayward (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 27. OT Jamon Meredith (ankle), DT Akeem Spence (wrist) and LB Mason Foster (concussion) fully participated in practice.

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Buccaneers | Thursday practice report for Week 12

Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:41:35 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Carl Nicks (foot) and LB Mason Foster (concussion) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 21. WR Chris Owusu (foot), OG Davin Joseph (knee), OT Jamon Meredith (ankle), DE Da'Quan Bowers (concussion), DT Akeem Spence (wrist) and CB Johnthan Banks (shoulder) fully participated in practice.

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Buccaneers | Wednesday practice report for Week 12

Wed, 20 Nov 2013 14:58:12 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Mason Foster (concussion) and G Carl Nicks (foot) both did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 20. CB Johnthan Banks (shoulder) was limited in practice. DE Da'Quan Bowers (concussion), G Davin Joseph (knee), T Jamon Meredith (ankle), WR Chris Owusu (foot) and DT Akeem Spence (wrist) all fully practiced.

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Buccaneers | Friday injury report for Week 11

Fri, 15 Nov 2013 15:07:02 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Carl Nicks (foot) has been ruled out for Week 11. WR Chris Owusu (foot) and DE Da'Quan Bowers (concussion) are listed as questionable. OG Davin Joseph (knee), OT Donald Penn (calf), DT Akeem Spence (wrist), CB Michael Adams (knee), CB Danny Gorrer (groin) and SS Mark Barron (knee) are listed as probable. Nicks and Bowers did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 15, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Buccaneers | Thursday practice report for Week 11

Thu, 14 Nov 2013 16:23:09 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Da'Quan Bowers (concussion) and OG Carl Nicks (foot) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 14. CB Michael Adams (knee), SS Mark Barron (knee), OG Davin Joseph (knee) and WR Chris Owusu (foot) were limited. CB Danny Gorrer (groin), OT Donald Penn (calf) and DT Akeem Spence (wrist) practiced in full.

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Buccaneers | Wednesday practice report for Week 11

Wed, 13 Nov 2013 14:55:32 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Michael Adams (knee), DE Da'Quan Bowers (concussion) and G Carl Nicks (foot) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 13. S Mark Barron (knee), G Davin Joseph (knee) and WR Chris Owusu (foot) all were limited in practice. CB Danny Gorrer (groin), T Donald Penn (calf) and DT Akeem Spence (wrist) all fully practiced.

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Buccaneers | Saturday injury report for Week 10

Sat, 09 Nov 2013 16:07:27 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Carl Nicks (foot) has been ruled out for Week 10. WR Chris Owusu (foot) is listed as doubtful. FB Erik Lorig (toe), OG Davin Joseph (knee), DT Akeem Spence (wrist), LB Mason Foster (elbow), LB Dekoda Watson (shoulder), CB Danny Gorrer (groin), FS Dashon Goldson (knee) and FS Keith Tandy (ankle) are listed as probable.

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Buccaneers | Friday practice report for Week 10

Fri, 08 Nov 2013 14:12:21 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Chris Owusu (foot) and OG Carl Nicks (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 8. FS Dashon Goldson (knee) was limited during practice. FB Erik Lorig (toe), OG Davin Joseph (knee), DT Akeem Spence (wrist), LB Mason Foster (elbow), LB Dekoda Watson (shoulder), CB Danny Gorrer (groin) and FS Keith Tandy (ankle) fully participated in practice.

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Buccaneers | Thursday practice report for Week 10

Thu, 07 Nov 2013 16:29:03 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Chris Owusu (foot) and OG Carl Nicks (foot) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 7. FB Erik Lorig (toe), CB Danny Gorrer (groin) and FS Dashon Goldson (knee) were limited during practice. OG Davin Joseph (knee), DT Akeem Spence (wrist), LB Mason Foster (elbow), LB Dekoda Watson (shoulder) and FS Keith Tandy (ankle) fully participated in practice.

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Buccaneers | Fines taking away from physicality?

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.

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Buccaneers | Friday injury report for Week 9

Fri, 01 Nov 2013 14:56:33 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Jeff Demps (groin) and OG Carl Nicks (foot) did not practice Friday, Nov. 1, and are out for Week 9. SS Mark Barron (hip), FS Dashon Goldson (knee), DT Derek Landri (back), WR Chris Owusu (foot) and LB Dekoda Watson (shoulder) are questionable. LB Mason Foster (hamstring), OG Davin Joseph (knee), DT Akeem Spence (wrist) and S Keith Tandy (ankle) are probable. Barron, Goldson and Watson were limited in practice, and the others practiced in full.

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Buccaneers | Thursday practice report for Week 9

Thu, 31 Oct 2013 17:02:42 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Chris Owusu (foot), DT Derek Landri (back), FS Dashon Goldson (knee) and SS Mark Barron (hip) were limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 31. OG Davin Joseph (knee), DT Akeem Spence (wrist), LB Mason Foster (hamstring), LB Dekoda Watson (shoulder) and FS Keith Tandy (ankle) fully participated in practice.

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Buccaneers | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 30 Oct 2013 15:08:56 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Jeff Demps (groin) and OG Carl Nicks (foot) has been ruled out for Week 9. RB Doug Martin (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 30. S Mark Barron (hip), LB Mason Foster (hamstring), S Dashon Goldson (knee), DT Derek Landri (back) and LB Dekoda Watson (shoulder) all were limited. G Davin Joseph (knee), WR Chris Owusu (foot), DT Akeem Spence (wrist) and S Keith Tandy (ankle) all fully practiced.

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Buccaneers | Seven probable

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 15:19:23 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Michael Adams (knee), SS Mark Barron (hip), DE Da'Quan Bowers (toe), TE Tom Crabtree (ankle), OG Davin Joseph (knee), DT Akeem Spence (wrist) and SS Keith Tandy (concussion) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 23, and are probable for Week 8.

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Buccaneers | Six practice in full

Tue, 22 Oct 2013 14:11:26 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Michael Adams (knee), SS Mark Barron (hip), DE Da'Quan Bowers (toe), TE Tom Crabtree (ankle), OG Davin Joseph (knee) and DT Akeem Spence (wrist) practiced in full Tuesday, Oct. 22.

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Buccaneers | Akeem Spence gets praise

Thu, 29 Aug 2013 09:46:00 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano praised DT Akeem Spence Thursday, Aug. 29, saying Spence is getting better every day. "He's getting better every day and he's starting to understand how hard it is to play in this league," Schiano said. "So he's playing well - at times. But he's still an inconsistent rookie."

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Buccaneers | Akeem Spence behind Gary Gibson

Fri, 02 Aug 2013 11:04:33 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released their first unofficial depth chart of training camp Friday, Aug. 2, and DT Akeem Spencer is behind DT Gary Gibson at defensive tackle. The rookie Spence is still believed to have a very good chance of starting by Week 1.

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Buccaneers | More on Akeem Spence

Thu, 18 Jul 2013 10:38:47 -0700

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Akeem Spence said coaches told him he has an excellent chance to win a starting job, and it is up to him to go out win it now.

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Buccaneers | Gary Gibson to start camp as starting nose tackle

Thu, 18 Jul 2013 10:00:33 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Gary Gibson will start training camp as the starting nose tackle, according to head coach Greg Schiano, because of the experience factor. Schiano said DT Akeem Spence looked good and the competition is open.

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Buccaneers | Akeem Spence may not start Week 1

Sat, 13 Jul 2013 08:27:32 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Akeem Spence may not be the starting nose tackle Week 1 but is expected to get plenty of playing time this season.

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Buccaneers | Akeem Spence may win starting job

Mon, 20 May 2013 17:00:46 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL Akeem Spence is possibly on track to win the starting job at nose tackle. Spence got the majority of the snaps with the starters Monday, May 20. Spence also got praise from head coach Greg Schiano, who said he was possibly one of the NFL's strongest players.

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Buccaneers | Three DTs to compete for starting job

Sun, 19 May 2013 12:53:15 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DTs Akeem Spence, Derek Landri and Gary Gibson will compete for the starting nose tackle job during offseason workouts and training camp.

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Buccaneers | Sign Akeem Spence

Wed, 15 May 2013 12:12:40 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed DT Akeem Spence to four-year, $2.65 million deal that includes $485,000 bonus Wednesday, May 15.

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Buccaneers | Akeem Spence expected to start

Fri, 03 May 2013 10:37:22 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik said the team expects DT Akeem Spence to be their starting nose tackle this season.

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NFL | Akeem Spence runs the 40

Mon, 25 Feb 2013 08:37:33 -0800

Illinois DT Akeem Spence posted a time of 5.13 seconds in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine.

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NFL | Akeem Spence to declare early

Tue, 18 Dec 2012 17:54:33 -0800

Illinois DT Akeem Spence will declare early for the 2013 NFL Draft Friday, Dec. 21.

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