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Jorvorskie Lane stops a car burglar

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a crime-fighting fullback.

Wesley Hitt

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers expected a lot out of fullback Jorvorskie Lane before the season started, but they didn't expect him to be a crime-fighter. But that's exactly what he is now.

Apparently, Lane caught a car burglar while he was...burgling a car in his hometown of Houston, Texas. According to a KTRE 9 report, the fullback saw the lights on his car turned on, saw a teenage burglar and tackled him to the ground -- after making sure he didn't see any weapons.

Lane wasn't very sensitive to the apparent sweet-talking either. "He tried to get me to let him get away but I said, 'You made your mistake, now you have to be punished.'"

So what did he try to steal from Lane's car? Cleats and some gloves. That sounds more like someone out for some mementos than a malicious burglar, but still.

Ironically, Lane is currently serving a two-game suspension for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances.