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93 Gerald McCoy DT

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
17%10%
Key Stats
GPTot TcklSacksIntTDsFF
16509.0000

Player Updates

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Gerald McCoy says he won't hold out
by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

Buccaneers defensive lineman Gerald McCoy promised he wouldn't hold out of training camp this summer even though he's going into the final year of his contract. 

"When they say report to camp, Gerald McCoy will be there regardless of what happens," McCoy said per the Tampa Bay Times. McCoy also told the paper he can't wait to play in the Bucs' new version of the Cover-2 defense

"It's definitely going to be different," McCoy said. "We're playing the old-school, traditional Tampa 2 defense, and all we've been watching is old Chicago tape when (new Bucs coach Lovie Smith) was there. When (the Bucs) were in their prime, from 1996 to 2002, we've been watching all that tape because that's when the Tampa 2 was really thriving and took over the league. I'm excited about it."

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Lovie Smith wants extension for Gerald McCoy
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith called extending Gerald McCoy's contract "very important." The defensive tackle, who's entering the final year of his rookie deal, had nine sacks, four pass breakups and a fumble recovery to go with 50 tackles last season.

“In an ideal situation, you do a great job of drafting players and then you reward your players that have come up through the system and done it the right way," Smith said. "The first guy to contact me when I was sitting in my basement down there in Chicago was Gerald McCoy. [He said], ‘I can’t wait to get started.’ I followed him at the University of Oklahoma, his career that he had here, and for our defense, and there’s a reason why.

"He’s a guy that we definitely want around for a while, to say the least.”

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Buccaneers' defense could spark turnaround
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

New general manager Jason Licht thinks the Buccaneers' defense could jumpstart a quick turnaround in Tampa Bay.

“We have a lot of core players on this team that I am very excited about — (defensive tackle) Gerald McCoy, (linebacker) Lavonte David, (cornerback) Darrelle Revis and (safety) Dashon Goldson, just to name a few,'' Licht said, per the Tampa Tribune. “I don't think we're far away.''

The Bucs, who finished 4-12, ranked 17th in total yards allowed and 21st in points allowed in 2013. New head coach Lovie Smith is a respected defensive mind who should mold this unit into a force.

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NFL reveals defensive selections for Pro Bowl
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

The NFL unveiled the roster for the 2014 Pro Bowl Friday, the first in league history with selections determined with regard to conerence. The defensive Pro Bowl selections, as chosen by fan vote as well as coaches and players, are broken down by position as follows, with the teams to be selected Jan. 22 via televised draft.

Defensive end: Greg Hardy, Panthers; Cameron Jordan, Saints; Robert Quinn, Rams; Cameron Wake, Dolphins; J.J. Watt, Texans; Mario Williams, Bills.

Interior lineman: Gerald McCoy, Buccaneers; Haloti Ngata, Ravens; Dontari Poe, Chiefs; Justin Smith, 49ers; Ndamukong Suh, Lions; Kyle Williams, Bills.

Outside linebacker: John Abraham, Cardinals; Ahmad Brooks, 49ers; Tamba Hali, Chiefs; Justin Houston, Chiefs; Robert Mathis, Colts; Terrell Suggs, Ravens.

Inside/middle linebacker: NaVorro Bowman, 49ers; Vontaze Burfict, Bengals; Luke Kuechly, Panthers; Patrick Willis, 49ers.

Cornerback: Brandon Flowers, Chiefs; Brent Grimes, Dolphins; Joe Haden, Browns; Patrick Peterson, Cardinals; Darrelle Revis, Buccaneers; Richard Sherman, Seahawks; Aqib Talib, Patriots; Alterraun Verner,Titans.

Free safety: Jairus Byrd, Bills; Earl Thomas, Seahawks; Eric Weddle, Chargers.
Strong safety: Eric Berry, Chiefs; Kam Chancellor, Seahawks; Troy Polamalu, Steelers.

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Gerald McCoy could join exclusive club
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy has nine sacks entering Week 17 at New Orleans. With a sack Sunday, he'll become only the third Tampa Bay defensive tackle to record 10 sacks in a season, joining Warren Sapp and Brad Culpepper.

“I think it’s quite an honor for an inside player to have 10 sacks,’’ coach Greg Schiano said, via ESPN.com. “That doesn’t happen a lot. Gerald’s that kind of player. God willing, he stays healthy, I expect that to be the yearly norm rather than an exception. That doesn’t happen a lot. That’s a special feat. We need him to do that for us to win this week.’’

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.TDSacksIntFF
19/8/13NYJ0000
29/15/13NO01.000
39/22/13NE0000
49/29/13ARI01.000
610/13/13PHI0000
710/20/13ATL0000
810/24/13CAR0000
911/3/13SEA0000
1011/11/13MIA01.000
1111/17/13ATL03.000
1211/24/13DET0000
1312/1/13CAR0000
1412/8/13BUF01.000
1512/15/13SF01.000
1612/22/13STL01.000
1712/29/13NO0000
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
P38/23/14@ BUF
P48/28/14WAS
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2010Tampa Bay Buccaneers132822.063000.0004
2011Tampa Bay Buccaneers61110.011000.0000
2012Tampa Bay Buccaneers163023.075000.0002
2013Tampa Bay Buccaneers165035.0159.5000.0004
TOTAL5111990.02918.5000.00010
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2010Tampa Bay Buccaneers1300200000
2011Tampa Bay Buccaneers600000000
2012Tampa Bay Buccaneers1600101010
2013Tampa Bay Buccaneers16000011210
TOTAL51003021220
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-4/300
Birthdate:
2/25/1988
Age:
26
Hometown:
Oklahoma City, OK, USA
School:
Oklahoma
NFL Experience:
5
Awards:
NFL Draft
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