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Haye filling his niche inside for Bucs

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Jovan Haye became one of training camp's pleasant surprises. But who knew he'd be able to sustain that effort? Through seven games Haye leads all Bucs defensive linemen in tackles and sacks, and while there's pain to manage, Haye continues to produce at the Bucs' all-important under tackle position.

Sometimes the pleasant surprise in training camp becomes the pleasant surprise during the regular season. Just look at Jovan Haye. A year ago this week the Buccaneers signed the Jamaican-born Vanderbilt product from Cleveland's practice squad. The Buccaneers, after trading Anthony McFarland to Indianapolis, were in need of depth at under tackle. They saw the 6-foot-2, 285-pound Haye as an... Recommended Stories