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Chargers release LB Takeo Spikes

Chargers release LB Takeo Spikes

SAN DIEGO, March 7 (UPI) -- The San Diego Chargers Thursday released inside linebacker Takeo Spikes, a team captain for the past two years.

San Francisco signs linebacker Spikes

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 10 (UPI) -- The San Francisco 49ers have signed two-time Pro Bowl linebacker Takeo Spikes, the team announced Sunday.

Eagles release LB Takeo Spikes

PHILADELPHIA, March 6 (UPI) -- Two-time Pro Bowl linebacker Takeo Spikes was released Thursday by the Philadelphia Eagles.

Eagles' linebacker has torn rotator cuff

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Philadelphia linebacker Takeo Spikes tore his rotator cuff Sunday in the Eagles' 10-6 win at Dallas.

Eagles release LB Jeremiah Trotter

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Four-time Pro Bowl middle Linebacker Jeremiah Trotter was released by the Philadelphia Eagles.

NFL: Buffalo 33, Cincinnati 17

CINCINNATI, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- The Buffalo Bills used a 62-yard interception return by Takeo Spikes and Kyle Larson's blocked punt for another TD to beat Cincinnati Sunday, 33-17..

Buffalo 31, New England 0

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Defensive tackle Sam Adams returned an interception 37 yards for a touchdown Sunday afternoon to ignite a 31-0 rout of New England by Buffalo.

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Bills sign Sam Gash

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., April 1 (UPI) -- The Buffalo Bills continued their busy offseason Monday, agreeing to terms with free agent fullback Sam Gash.

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In Sports from United Press International

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Adams signs with Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., March 24 (UPI) -- The Buffalo Bills continued to revamp their defense Monday, agreeing to a contract with free agent defensive tackle Sam Adams.
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Takeo Spikes
Pittsburgh Steeler Najeh Davenport is tackled by Philadelphia Eagles Takeo Spikes following a 25 yard pass in the first quarter at Heinz Feild in Pittsburgh on August 26, 2007. (UPI Photo/Archie Carpenter)
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Takeo Gerard Spikes (pronounced /təˈkiːoʊ/; born December 17, 1976 in Sandersville, Georgia) is an American football linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals 13th overall in the 1998 NFL Draft. He played college football at Auburn.

A two-time Pro Bowl selection, Spikes has also played for the Buffalo Bills and Philadelphia Eagles.

In high school at Washington County High School in Georgia he earned All-American honors from Parade and USA Today and was named Georgia's "Mr. Football" by state coaches as a senior. Spikes was also named Georgia Player of the Year as a senior.

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