Continued his ascendancy into the NFL elite with a second straight Pro Bowl season and was also named first-team All-Pro. Led the Buccaneers in sacks with nine and had three of them in a single game against Atlanta. Saw almost constant double-teaming by the end of the season. Had finally made it through an entire NFL season in 2012 without tearing a bicep and was rewarded with a trip to the Pro Bowl. Had a pair of two-sack games in spite of seeing constant double teams with injuries affecting the players around him. Had missed the end of both his first two NFL seasons having been the Bucs' top pick and third overall selection of the 2010 NFL draft.