WR Maurice Stovall - Free Agent
|6-5, 222||Born: 2-21-1985||College: Notre Dame||Drafted: Round 3, pick 0|
2011 Week 1 vs TB (1 / 1 / 8 / 0 rec)
The former Buc was used primarily on special teams, but he also saw limited action as a #4 WR when the Lions were rotating people out of their starting lineup. His one reception was an eight yard catch and run early in the third quarter.
2011 Week 10 vs CHI (1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Stovall's only action came late in the first quarter - a medium crossing route where Stafford hit him in the hands with the pass, but Stovall dropped it. It was his only action on offense.
2010 Week 16 vs SEA (3 / 3 / 12 / 1 rec)
Stovall didn't see much action but made his mark as he was wide open on a quick hitch for an easy 10+ yards. With Arrelious Benn nursing an injury, Stovall showed up again in the final quarter to catch a short TD pass on a quick slant.
2010 Week 17 vs NO (2 / 2 / 45 / 0 rec)
Stovall, who left with a groin injury and did not return, had a pretty quiet day, his biggest play coming completely by accident. On a short throw aimed at tight end Kellen Winslow, the Saints defender tipped the ball up into the air. When it came down, it was in Stovall's hands and he was wide open with nobody near him. Stovall did a good job of quickly turning upfield and gaining some more yards before the Saints brought him down.
2009 Week 1 vs DAL (3 / 1 / 13 / 0 rec)
Stovall seemed overwhelmed by the first Leftwich fastball he got, but he settled down and got a few targets later and converted one into a catch. Still, he is no threat to the receivers above him on the depth chart.
2009 Week 2 vs BUF (6 / 3 / 80 / 0 rec)
Stovall was getting open downfield, and he made the best catch of the game on a fourth down play that saw his hang in the air to make a deep catch inside the 10. Stovall earned more of Leftwich's trust than Clayton did, and he looked better doing it.
2009 Week 9 vs GB (7 / 3 / 46 / 0 rec)
Stovall was heavily involved in the first half. He made three nice hands catches and appeared to be the surest target with the best timing for Freeman. He wasn't targeted as often in the second half, but Stovall played well enough in place of Antonio Bryant to win him some snaps going forward if Bryant returns, or remain a starter if he doesn't.
2009 Week 10 vs MIA (4 / 4 / 47 / 1 rec)
Stovall had a great day, catching 4 passes for 47 yards. His best catch came on a 33 yard touchdown wherein Josh Freeman hit him in stride at the front left corner of the endzone and Stovall snuck to the inside of the pylon for a touchdown.
2009 Week 11 vs NO (0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
After a mini-breakout while Antonio Bryant was limited by knee issues, Stovall has gone back to being an afterthought in the Bucs passing game.
2009 Week 12 vs ATL (4 / 3 / 26 / 0 rec)
Stovall got some more snaps and targets with Clayton's injury, but he only caught short passes and didn't do anything with them after the catch.
2009 Week 13 vs CAR (10 / 4 / 68 / 0 rec)
Stovall had a nice catch and run early when he looked about as fast as he has in his NFL career. He also flashed strong hands on his other receptions and had a nice leaping catch. He is developing into a nice complementary #2 or #3 receiver, but one with limited fantasy value because of a lack of top notch talent or a great surrounding passing game.
2009 Week 14 vs NYJ (4 / 2 / 9 / 0 rec)
Stovall showed strong hands, but his burst and athleticism are average at best. Like the rest of the Bucs passing game, he was a non-factor.
2009 Week 16 vs NO (3 / 2 / 47 / 0 rec)
Stovall had a nice catch and run early after he broke a tackle, but his lack of speed showed in the open field. He got free downfield when Freeman moved out of pocket to set up the Cadillac TD on his other reception.
2009 Week 17 vs ATL (2 / 1 / 27 / 0 rec)
Stovall got free down the sidelines for a long catch inside the five, but otherwise did not make an impact in this game.
2008 Week 3 vs CHI (4 / 2 / 16 / 0 rec)
Maurice Stovall had many drops in this game. He wasn't a factor and Griese targeted him only on check downs in the second half.
2008 Week 4 vs GB (1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Stovall's only target of the game fell incomplete.
2007 Week 1 vs SEA (0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Stovall played in the game, but was not targeted and did not record a catch.
2007 Week 7 vs DET (1 / 1 / 4 / 1 rec)
Stovall was nothing if not efficient. The only ball thrown to him the entire game resulted in a four yard touchdown reception. His name wasn't mentioned before or after that catch.
2007 Week 8 vs JAX (5 / 5 / 47 / 0 rec)
Stovall was used on short and intermediate routes and showed good route running ability as well as good hands. He was only targeted once in the second half.
2007 Week 9 vs ARI (1 / 1 / 9 / 0 rec)
Stovall was targeted once and caught a 12 yard out from Garcia
2007 Week 11 vs ATL (2 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Stovall was targeted twice but failed to come down with a catch in the game.
2006 Week 13 vs PIT (2 / 1 / 11 / 0 rec)
Stovall caught an 11 yard out pass in the two minute drill as time was winding down, and was the target of QB Bruce Gradkowski's second interception when a fade pass was just out of his reach in the end zone.
2006 Week 15 vs CHI (4 / 3 / 42 / 0 rec)
Stovall was targeted four times, catching three balls for 42 yards. He was flagged for a questionable unsportsmanlike conduct penalty following one of his catches in the third quarter.
2006 Week 16 vs CLE (3 / 2 / 45 / 0 rec)
Stovall got the start and made a pair of nice grabs with runs after the catch on the opening drive, and despite these nice plays for 18 and 27 yards, lost playing time to Ike Hilliard in two wide receiver sets as the game went on.
2006 Week 17 vs SEA (2 / 1 / 4 / 0 rec, 2 / 29 / 0 rush)
The big rookie receiver caught only one pass on two targets, but added 29 yards on a pair of end around carries.