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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Will Retire Warren Sapp’s #99 Jersey

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UNITED STATES - JANUARY 26:  Football: Super Bowl XXXVII, Closeup of Tampa Bay Buccaneers Warren Sapp (99) during game vs Oakland Raiders, San Diego, CA 1/26/2003  (Photo by Bob Rosato/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images)  (SetNumber: X67627 TK2)

UNITED STATES – JANUARY 26: Football: Super Bowl XXXVII, Closeup of Tampa Bay Buccaneers Warren Sapp (99) during game vs Oakland Raiders, San Diego, CA 1/26/2003 (Photo by Bob Rosato/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (SetNumber: X67627 TK2)

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced in a press conference on Thursday that Warren Sapp will be inducted into their Ring of Honor on November 11th during the Monday night game against the Miami Dolphins.

Click here to see photos of Warren Sapp during his nine seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The Glazers also made a special surprise announcement during the press conference that Warren Sapp’s #99 jersey will also be retired by the team during the ceremony.

The larger than life DT was voted as one of the next inductees into the NFL Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio back in February.

Sapp also said during his press conference that he thinks Derrick Brooks will be the next member of the Buccaneers Ring of Honor.

After playing nine season with the Bucs, and four more with Oakland, Sapp amassed some amazing stats (especially for an interior lineman):

198 games played (188 starts) with 96.5 sacks, 4 interceptions, 19 forced fumbles, 12 fumble recoveries and a total of 3 touchdowns scored (two as a receiver, one on an interception return.

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