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Camp Preview: Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ LBs look to impress in 2014

With rookies already having reported to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers training camp hope has already begun to permeate the deepest recessions of NFL fandom across Buc nation. Thursday the veterans make their way to One Buccaneer Place and then– well as they say– it’s on like Donkey Kong. A new coaching regime led by Lovie Smith will embark on figuring out just where all the pieces...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Josh McCown rated as top-25 QB fantasy option

With training camps getting underway this week, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of...
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Former Destiny’s Child member arrested while hanging out with Da’Quan Bowers, Ricky Sapp

Former Destiny’s Child member Farrah Franklin was arrested while drinking and partying with NFL players Da’Quan Bowers and Ricky Sapp down in Myrtle Beach over the weekend,  according to TMZ Sports. TMZ broke the story … Franklin was arrested early Sunday morning for disorderly conduct, and the details are crazy.According to the police NFL player Da’Quan Bowers flew...
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Patriots reach deal with TE Nate Byham

The Patriots are reportedly set to add a veteran tight end in advance of training camp. The club has reached a deal with Nate Byham, who’s played the last two seasons with Tampa Bay. He reportedly worked out for New England in May. The 26-year-old Byham caught three passes for 38 yards in four games for the Buccaneers in 2013. He was placed on injured reserve in October after...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Optimism for the Bucs growing on a national level

How can you get tired of the excitement and optimism that surrounds the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this season?  It’s been along time since the Buccaneers have had so much buzz heading into a season. A lot of it is a result of the hiring of head coach Lovie Smith but another contributing factor is due to the great offseason he and general manager jason Licht put together. The recognition...
Via The Bay Cave
3 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Tampa Bay Buccaneers bottom feeders again

Ah, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. When your offfense is a ship wreck (yes, pirate pun intended) and your quarterback position is to passing the football what Amy Schumer is to telling G Rated jokes, you’re not going to win very much. Hence the broad sweeping reforms. I could have told you years ago that Josh Freeman was hot garbage- why didn’t you listen to me? The new Josh is an...
Via The Sports Bank
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Three Bold Predictions For Training Camp

Out with the out, in with the old but very new. For the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the days of Greg Schiano and his militant college style of coaching are gone. Welcome Lovie Smith to the fold – the former member of Tony Dungy’s staff and hopefully the savior of the Buccaneers franchise – one that went 4-4 over its last eight games after losing the first eight of the season and...
Via Football Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

A Lot has to go right for Tampa Bay Buccaneers to Win in 2014

Everything is upbeat for Bucs in 2914 Funny thing is, this time a year ago we were probably more sure about the chances of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers being a playoff team than we are today, and look how that turned out. Of course we had no idea that the Bucs greatest player mystery descent of all time in Josh Freeman would occur. The Defense last year was an average one,  coming in...
Via Buc Stop
3 days ago  |  Discuss

No limelight needed: Lesser-known Bucs to keep on eye at camp

TAMPA, Fla. -- Many eyes, no doubt, will follow prominent names like Gerald McCoy, Lavonte David and Vincent Jackson throughout Tampa Bay Buccaneers training camp. Then there are lesser-known players worth watching in the team's work toward Week 1. Wide receiver Chris Owusu is no stranger to the under-the-radar title, and he will be an intrigue in the coming weeks. Other offensive...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers looking to make a splash

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have made some impressive movements this offseason. After a disastrous 2013 season which they hope soon to forget, the Bucs made a momentous move right out the gate by hiring former Chicago Bear coach Lovie Smith on January 2, four days after their final game of 2013. Smith was also the Buccaneers’ linebacker coach from 1996-2000, during which the team...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Five players that have question marks heading into camp

We are exactly one week away from the veterans reporting to training camp which means Buccaneers football is just around the corner. Excitement and optimism continues to build as we draw near but curiosity remains as to how the roster will look.  This offseason brought lots of changes. Tampa Bay took an addition by subtraction approach which not only allowed them to find players...
Via The Bay Cave
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Fans select Barber’s quote as greatest in Buccaneers history released a poll Sunday morning giving readers and Bucs fans the opportunity to vote on their favorite quote ever said by a coach or player. The results are in and the fans have chosen the quote that follows perhaps the most historical moment in Buccaneers history.  “Pro Bowl my ass, baby. I’m going to San Diego.” Those words were of former cornerback Ronde...
Via The Bay Cave
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Former Bucs guard: Greg Schiano will ‘get another shot’

Greg Schiano burned a lot of bridges during his disastrous two seasons as the Buccaneers' head man. Davin Joseph, however, still has his back. The former longtime Bucs guard told Kevin O’Donnell of FOX 13 that he's confident Schiano will roam the sidelines again. “He will get another shot,” Joseph said. “A lot of coaches go down the same path. You’re given...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Pro Bowl candidates for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2014

The 2014 NFL season is right around the corner and few teams have as much reason to be excited as the Bucs. With a new quarterback and head coach, Tampa Bay might just make the NFC South the toughest division in 2014. Here are the top five candidates to make the Pro Bowl for the Bucs: 1. Josh McCown It’s a travesty that the Bears let Josh McCown walk and gave all that money to...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss
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