Akeem Spence RUMORS & NEWS

  • Buccaneers DT Akeem Spence suspensed 1 game for substance abuse violation

    SB Nation "Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Akeem Spence will serve a one-game suspension without pay for violating the league's substance abuse policy, the team announced Monday. The violation stems from his arrest in January 2014 for marijuana possession. Spence was arrested last January in..." August 17

  • Back injury to sideline Akeem Spence for 'months'

    Tampa Bay Times "The back injury that has sidelined Bucs defensive tackle Akeem Spence at the start of training camp required surgery last month and is serious enough that it will keep him from playing at the start of the season. "I'm probably a couple more months away," Spence said after watching Sunday's..." August 03

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    Greg Auman @gregauman

    Bucs DT Akeem Spence had court date today in Alabama on marijuana/drug paraphernalia charges from January. Case has been continued to July.

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    Rick Stroud @NFLSTROUD

    Bucs coach Greg Schiano says Akeem Spence is a better pass rusher than what he saw on his college tape

  • Bucs DT Spence making early impression

    Tampa Tribune "The Buccaneers finished No. 1 in the NFL against the run last season with defensive tackle Roy Miller playing a key role holding his ground in the trenches while engaging multiple blockers. Miller played through knee tendinitis in 2012 and signed with Jacksonville as a free agent in March..." July 27

  • Spence, Zuttah liven up practice

    Tampa Tribune "It didn’t take long for Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie DT Akeem Spence to showcase his aggressiveness. The fourth-round draft pick out of Illinois livened up Monday morning’s inaugural 2013 offseason practice session by tangling with C Jeremy Zuttah in an altercation that required several..." May 22