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Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Own%Start%
3%2%
Key Stats
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Buccaneers' Brent Grimes: Posts four interceptions in first Bucs season
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Grimes totaled 57 tackles (51 solo), four interceptions (including one pick-six), a forced fumble, and 24 passes defensed overall over 16 games during the 2016 season.

The veteran enjoyed a statistically successful first season in a Bucs uniform, upping his tackle total over that of his final Dolphins season in 2015, while also equaling his interception tally from that campaign. Grimes largely served as a stabilizing presence alongside rookie first-round pick Vernon Hargreaves, although like the rest of a Bucs secondary that gave up the third-highest YPA (7.7) and tied the Giants for the eighth-highest passing yards allowed per game (251), he endured his share of struggles. The 33-year-old carries a 2017 cap hit of $6.5 million in what will the final season of the two-year, $13.5 million contract he signed with the Bucs last offseason. Given his overall solid performance in 2016 -- and the fact that the Bucs presently don't appear to have any players that would represent an upgrade -- Grimes figures to be a good bet to stick around for at least one more campaign in Tampa.

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Buccaneers' Brent Grimes: Records pick-six in Week 17 win
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Grimes posted four tackles (three solo), a pick-six, and three other passes defensed in Sunday's 17-16 win over the Panthers.

The veteran ballhawk closed out his first Bucs season in spectacular fashion, jumping an early second-quarter Cam Newton pass and returning it 31 yards to the house to give Tampa a 10-7 lead at the time. Grimes picked off two passes over the last four games, and he has now notched at least four interceptions in each of the last four seasons.

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Buccaneers' Brent Grimes: Racks up nine tackles in Week 16 loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Grimes totaled nine tackles (all solo) and a pass defensed in Saturday's 31-24 loss to the Saints.

The veteran corner racked up a season high in tackles in the loss, while recording a pass defensed for the fifth straight game, and 11th time in the last 12 contests. With eight stops in the Week 17 finale, Grimes will establish his best tackle total since compiling a career-high 87 during the 2010 campaign in Atlanta.

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Buccaneers' Brent Grimes: Named Pro Bowl alternate earlier in week
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Grimes was named a Pro Bowl alternate earlier this week, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.

The veteran ballhawk has delivered in his first season in a Bucs uniform, leading the NFC in pass breakups, placing him just second in the NFL behind Pro Bowler Casey Hayward of the Chargers. He's brought a stabilizing veteran presence to a secondary that endured its share of troubles last season, while serving as an effective mentor for 2016 No. 1 pick Vernon Hargreaves.

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Buccaneers' Brent Grimes: Pair of passes defensed in Week 15 loss
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Grimes collected six tackles (five solo) and was credited with two passes defensed in Sunday's 26-20 loss to the Cowboys.

The veteran corner knocked away a would-be touchdown from Dez Bryant for one of his deflections, and he generally did a good job against the Pro Bowl receiver throughout the night, as the latter's long catch was for a relatively modest 23 yards. Grimes' six tackles also notched his second-highest total in that category this season. With six more stops over the final two games, he'll reach the 50-tackle mark for the third time in the last four seasons.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.TDSacksIntFF
19/11/16ATL0000
29/18/16ARI0000
39/25/16LAR0000
410/2/16DEN0000
510/10/16CAR0010
710/23/16SF0000
810/30/16OAK0000
911/3/16ATL0000
1011/13/16CHI0010
1111/20/16KC0001
1211/27/16SEA0000
1312/4/16SD0000
1412/11/16NO0010
1512/18/16DAL0000
1612/24/16NO0000
171/1/17CAR1010
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2007Atlanta Falcons21211.010000.0000
2008Atlanta Falcons123430.04012525.02506
2009Atlanta Falcons166662.0406172.811013
2010Atlanta Falcons168776.011058416.836023
2011Atlanta Falcons124937.012012929.029014
2012Atlanta Falcons166.000000.0000
2013Miami Dolphins166052.080410225.594117
2014Miami Dolphins165747.010058016.032112
2015Miami Dolphins154942.0704205.017014
2016Tampa Bay Buccaneers165751.0604379.231124
TOTAL122477414.06303039413.1943123
Punt Returns
YearTeamGRetFCRet YdsAvgLgTD20+
2007Atlanta Falcons2000---000
2008Atlanta Falcons12000---000
2009Atlanta Falcons16000---000
2010Atlanta Falcons16000---000
2011Atlanta Falcons12000---000
2012Atlanta Falcons1000---000
2013Miami Dolphins16000---000
2014Miami Dolphins16000---000
2015Miami Dolphins15405914.82801
2016Tampa Bay Buccaneers16000---000
TOTAL122405914.82801
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2007Atlanta Falcons200000000
2008Atlanta Falcons1200000000
2009Atlanta Falcons1600001010
2010Atlanta Falcons1600000000
2011Atlanta Falcons1200100000
2012Atlanta Falcons100000000
2013Miami Dolphins1600000000
2014Miami Dolphins1600100000
2015Miami Dolphins1500000000
2016Tampa Bay Buccaneers1600100000
TOTAL12200301010
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-10/185
Birthdate:
7/19/1983
Age:
33
Hometown:
Philadelphia, PA, USA
School:
Shippensburg
NFL Experience:
10
Awards: