Extended his consecutive game starting streak to 108 games by appearing in every game at left tackle again in 2013. Celebrated his 100th start with his second-ever tackle-eligible touchdown pass, coming on Monday Night Football against Miami just after the JumboTron scoreboard had showed highlights of his first from 2010 against San Francisco. Became the favourite player of the Bucs UK members at the team practice in London after catching a touchdown pass on a tackle-eligible play and then throwing the ball into the crowd. Was a Pro Bowler in 2010 having earned a lucrative long-term deal from the Buccaneers. Had originally been signed from the Minnesota Vikings' practice squad in October 2006 having gone undrafted but signed by the Vikings and made their practice squad.