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  • Tue., Sep. 08, 2015 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EDT Back to Football Forum with the Buccaneers Luncheon The Tampa Bay Buccaneers invite local business leaders and Bucs fans to enjoy lunch and a 2015 season preview with Buccaneers Co-Chairman Bryan Glazer, Head Coach Lovie Smith and General Manager Jason Licht, along with various players.

  • Wed., Sep. 09, 2015 9:00 AM EDT Buccaneers Academy FDOT Backpack Caravan While getting ready for their own kickoff on the football field, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are proud to also help kick off the school year for young Bay-area Bucs fans!
  • Wed., Sep. 09, 2015 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EDT Downtown Tampa SIEGE Celebration The Bucs will “SIEGE” Joe Chillura Courthouse Square Park to celebrate the upcoming Hispanic Heritage Month, the City of Tampa’s historic Hispanic roots and the beginning of our regular season! This fun, free event will feature autographs from Bucs Legends, the Buccaneers Street Team, a Buccaneers Cheerleader performance and various food truck vendors!
  • Thu., Sep. 10, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT Launch Party for RED, the Buccaneers new Women’s Movement

    Join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on September 10th from 6pm-9pm at Raymond James Stadium to be a part of the Buccaneers all-new RED, the Women’s Movement!

  • Sat., Sep. 12, 2015 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Back to Football Celebration at Glazer Children’s Museum Celebrate the season opener with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers by joining us at a special Back to Football event at the Glazer Children’s Museum!
  • Sun., Sep. 13, 2015 4:25 PM EDT Buccaneers vs. Titans Week 1
  • Tue., Sep. 15, 2015 12:00 PM EDT UnitedHealthcare Learning Garden Build UnitedHealthcare volunteers, Bucs players, cheerleaders, and Captain Fear will construct Learning Garden kits at One Buccaneer Place that will teach students about growing healthy, sustainable foods.
  • Sun., Sep. 20, 2015 1:00 PM EDT Buccaneers @ Saints Week 2
  • Tue., Sep. 22, 2015 12:00 PM EDT UnitedHealthcare Learning Garden Delivery Buccaneers staff will install Learning Gardens in seven Buccaneers Academies.
  • Sun., Sep. 27, 2015 1:00 PM EDT Buccaneers @ Texans Week 3
  • Tue., Sep. 29, 2015 12:00 PM EDT Bucs Vision Mobile powered by Glazer Family Foundation Vehicle Unveiling The new and improved Bucs Vision Mobile powered by Glazer Family Foundation will be unveiled at Twin Lakes Elementary School!
  • Sun., Oct. 04, 2015 1:00 PM EDT Buccaneers vs. Panthers Week 4
  • Tue., Oct. 06, 2015 12:00 PM EDT Rookie Club: Metropolitan Ministries LAMPLighters Fall Festival The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Rookie Club, Cheerleaders, and Captain Fear will interact with the children through games, dancing, arts & crafts, and more during Metropolitan Ministries' Fall Festival.
  • Sun., Oct. 11, 2015 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT Treasure Chests 5K Run/Walk & Corporate Challenge

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will host the third-annual Treasure Chests 5K Run/Walk & Corporate Challenge highlighting the NFL-wide Breast Cancer Awareness Month celebration.

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Steven Means
DE #96
Height:
6-3
Weight:
260
College:
Buffalo
Hometown:
Buffalo, NY
Experience:
2
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 11 6 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 BAL 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 TB 1 1 0 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 TB 10 5 3 2 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS

  • Selected in the fifth round (147th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft by the Buccaneers.

 

2013 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Played in 10 games in a reserve role as a rookie and was credited with five tackles.
  • Made NFL debut in season opener at New York Jets (9/8).
  • Inactive vs. New Orleans (9/15) and at New England (9/22).
  • Played in reserve role vs. Arizona (9/29) and recorded one quarterback hit.
  • Recorded first two career tackles vs. Philadelphia (10/13).
  • Inactive at Atlanta (10/20).
  • Notched one tackle vs. Carolina (10/24).
  • Inactive vs. Miami (11/11), at Detroit (11/24) and at Carolina (12/1).
  • Played in a reserve role vs. Buffalo (12/8)
  • Posted one tackle vs. San Francisco (12/15).
  • Recorded one tackle at New Orleans (12/29).

 

COLLEGE

  • Played in 48 games at Buffalo (2008-12), starting 42, including all but one game his final three years.
  • Recorded 185 tackles, 29.5 tackles for loss, 18.5 sacks, three forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and two interceptions. Also blocked five kicks in his career.
  • Finished his career fourth in school history in sacks (18.5) and tied for 10th in school history in tackles for loss (29.5).
  • Set career highs in tackles (77), tackles for loss (11.0) and sacks (6.5) as a senior.
  • Named All-MAC second-team in 2012.
  • Tied for the team lead in sacks as a redshirt sophomore (4.5).
  • Led the team in sacks (5.0) during his redshirt freshman season, earning first-team All-Freshman honors from Phil Steele.
  • Majored in human development and family studies.

 

COMMUNITY

  • Along with the defensive line, purchased toys and hosted a surprise shopping spree for underprivileged families in the “D-Line Does Christmas” event in December 2013.
  • Paired up with United Way volunteers and students to install a “Learning Garden” at Edison Elementary in October 2013.
  • As part of the 2013 Buccaneers Rookie Club, took part in a variety of community service events, including: visiting patients at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Tampa; hosting an ice cream social for military veterans at James Haley VA Hospital; participating in a teambuilding scavenger hunt with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa at Busch Gardens; hosting a bowling outing with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Tampa Bay; challenging youths from the Central City YMCA in games at a local arcade; visiting local servicemen and servicewomen at MacDill Air Force Base; hosting a “Salute to Service” Barbecue with USAA at U.S. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg; greeting veterans at Bay Pines VA Hospital; visiting young patients over the holidays at All Children’s Hospital; and singing Christmas carols to residents at Westminster Palms Retirement Home.

 

PERSONAL

  • Attended Grover Cleveland High School (Buffalo, New York).
  • Two-time All-Western New York selection.
  • Recorded 108 tackles, 20.0 sacks, five forced fumbles and an interception as a senior.
  • Born Steven Means on September 16, 1990 in Buffalo, New York.

ACQUIRED BY BUCS

  • Selected in the fifth round (147th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft by the Buccaneers.

 

2013 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Played in 10 games in a reserve role as a rookie and was credited with five tackles.
  • Made NFL debut in season opener at New York Jets (9/8).
  • Inactive vs. New Orleans (9/15) and at New England (9/22).
  • Played in reserve role vs. Arizona (9/29) and recorded one quarterback hit.
  • Recorded first two career tackles vs. Philadelphia (10/13).
  • Inactive at Atlanta (10/20).
  • Notched one tackle vs. Carolina (10/24).
  • Inactive vs. Miami (11/11), at Detroit (11/24) and at Carolina (12/1).
  • Played in a reserve role vs. Buffalo (12/8)
  • Posted one tackle vs. San Francisco (12/15).
  • Recorded one tackle at New Orleans (12/29).

 

COLLEGE

  • Played in 48 games at Buffalo (2008-12), starting 42, including all but one game his final three years.
  • Recorded 185 tackles, 29.5 tackles for loss, 18.5 sacks, three forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and two interceptions. Also blocked five kicks in his career.
  • Finished his career fourth in school history in sacks (18.5) and tied for 10th in school history in tackles for loss (29.5).
  • Set career highs in tackles (77), tackles for loss (11.0) and sacks (6.5) as a senior.
  • Named All-MAC second-team in 2012.
  • Tied for the team lead in sacks as a redshirt sophomore (4.5).
  • Led the team in sacks (5.0) during his redshirt freshman season, earning first-team All-Freshman honors from Phil Steele.
  • Majored in human development and family studies.

 

COMMUNITY

  • Along with the defensive line, purchased toys and hosted a surprise shopping spree for underprivileged families in the “D-Line Does Christmas” event in December 2013.
  • Paired up with United Way volunteers and students to install a “Learning Garden” at Edison Elementary in October 2013.
  • As part of the 2013 Buccaneers Rookie Club, took part in a variety of community service events, including: visiting patients at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Tampa; hosting an ice cream social for military veterans at James Haley VA Hospital; participating in a teambuilding scavenger hunt with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa at Busch Gardens; hosting a bowling outing with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Tampa Bay; challenging youths from the Central City YMCA in games at a local arcade; visiting local servicemen and servicewomen at MacDill Air Force Base; hosting a “Salute to Service” Barbecue with USAA at U.S. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg; greeting veterans at Bay Pines VA Hospital; visiting young patients over the holidays at All Children’s Hospital; and singing Christmas carols to residents at Westminster Palms Retirement Home.

 

PERSONAL

  • Attended Grover Cleveland High School (Buffalo, New York).
  • Two-time All-Western New York selection.
  • Recorded 108 tackles, 20.0 sacks, five forced fumbles and an interception as a senior.
  • Born Steven Means on September 16, 1990 in Buffalo, New York.
 

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