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BUCCANEERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith makes fun of his record last year

You may not like what Lovie Smith has done so far with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but it’s hard not to like him. Smith knows better than anybody that his tenure in Tampa Bay thus far has been a disappointing one and he’s got a sense of humor about it… AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: All 32 NFL starters, rated by how fun they’d be to hang out with Power Rankings: The best player...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Waive OLB Brandon Magee

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Wednesday that they’ve waived OLB Brandon Magee, per Scott Smith. Magee, 24, originally signed on with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent out of Arizona State back in 2013. He lasted just a few months in Dallas before he was waived and later claimed by the Browns. The Buccaneers wound ... The post Buccaneers Waive OLB Brandon Magee appeared...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers’ Mike Evans Shows off Athleticism During Basketball Game

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans was successful in his first professional football season. Evans stepped out of the turf and spent some time dominating on the basketball court. The 6’5” receiver threw down some nice dunks while playing in a pickup basketball game. In case you didn’t know, he is very athletic. Unfortunately your... The post Buccaneers’ Mike Evans...
Via The Garbage Time
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bucs are 'comfortable' with Winston, Mariota as No. 1 pick

Rarely do we see a player with perceived off-field issues go No. 1 overall in the NFL draft. In fact, it would be quite the project to actually find one. Whether former Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has character concerns may be a question better left for five years down the road. What we do know is that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who hold the first pick in the upcoming...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bears Signing LB Mason Foster

Jen Lada of CSN Chicago first reported that the Bears are signing former Buccaneers LB Mason Foster to a contract. Michael C. Wright of ESPN has confirmed with Foster’s agent that he has agreed to terms with the Bears. The Bears brought Foster in for a work out close to two weeks ago. Previous reports had said that the two sides were ... The post Bears Signing LB Mason Foster...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

First Tampa Bay Buccaneer to Ever Score a Touchdown Passes Away

It is a sad day for long time fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. A player that will forever hold a special place in the team's history has passed away. Former fullback Vince Kendrick who happened to score the first touchdown in Buccaneers history lost his battle with cancer Saturday. He was 63.His NFL career began in Atlanta in 1974 where he played mostly as a back-up. A knee injury...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL analyst shares a great analogy about the Buccaneers and Jameis Winston

Despite the enormous amount of pressure they’re put under, it’s easy to forget sometimes how young and fragile some NFL prospects are. Some might even liken them to a baby… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: The biggest losers in free agency NFL Draft: The 10 best defensive tackle prospects on the board Matt Williamson of ESPN shared a great analogy about the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Buccaneers, Chargers, Colts, Dolphins, Giants, & Lions

Buccaneers Buccaneers GM Jason Licht confirmed that they plan to use free agent acquisition Bruce Carter at middle linebacker next year. (Rick Stroud) Chargers Chargers GM Tom Telesco ruled out the idea of making QB Philip Rivers available for trade at some point. “It’s not even on our radar,” Telesco said, per Eric Williams of ESPN. Colts Colts ... The post NFL Notes: Buccaneers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers draft needs after first wave of free agency

The 2014 season went downhill quickly for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. After the signings of Josh McCown, Anthony Collins, and Michael Johnson didn’t pan out, general manager Jason Licht has learned that free agency is not the way to build a successful team. Although it is a good opportunity to add a final piece to the roster, it is still better to build your base through the draft...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Strengths, weaknesses in the Buccaneers’ defensive line

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers don’t have much to brag about, but they can boast that they have arguably the league’s best 4-3 defensive tackle in Gerald McCoy. Still, McCoy alone wasn’t enough to prevent the disaster that was the Bucs’ defense in 2014 (ranked 25th in both points and yards allowed). While the team as a whole struggled all season, it was a combination of a few specific factors...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Learn From Past Free Agency Mistakes

The first week and change of free agency has not brought very much change to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The notable signings on defense were subdued, and all of them come from other defenses that have run the same scheme as the Bucs intend to.If there is cause for any alarm on the part of fans, it’s that there have been no additions at defensive end, where Tampa Bay has already...
Via Pro Football Spot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers’ Lovie Smith Looking Beyond Quarterback Position in Draft

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers hold the No. 1 overall pick of this year’s NFL Draft and therefore have the option to select anyone at any position they wish next month. While most people would bet on the fact the Bucs will choose between quarterbacks Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota, head coach Lovie Smith indicated the team is looking beyond quarterback, sharing these comments while...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Tampa Bay Buccaneers free agent signings so far

Lovie Smith and Jason Licht The first wave of free agency has splashed down and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers only came out with what appears to be seaweed and a few shells. To say the least, things have been a little disappointing in Tampa Bay during the free agency period. After early talks about going after some top tier names, the players signed have been mostly from the bargain...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sterling Moore latest ex-Cowboy Tampa Bay Buccaneers using to fill depth with experience

Bypassing the big name stars this offseason, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are instead focusing on ARLINGTON, TX – OCTOBER 19: Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys and Sterling Moore #26 of the Dallas Cowboys celebrate after beating the New York Giants at AT&T Stadium on October 19, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images) adding depth to their roster with...
Via Buc Stop
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Ink Sterling Moore

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made another cost-efficient signing Thursday, as the team agreed to terms with cornerback Sterling Moore, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. The signing also marks the third former Dallas Cowboy to be brought on by the Bucs, joining defensive tackle Henry Melton and linebacker Bruce Carter. That can be attributed to the connection between Dallas defensive...
Via Pro Football Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Free agent cornerback Sterling Moore signs with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The bleeding for the Dallas Cowboys in free agency seems to know no end. Justin Durant, Dwayne Harris, DeMarco Murray and Bruce Carter have already walked. Now the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have poached another one… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten rule changes the NFL should make immediately QB Rankings: Ranking the starting signal callers from 1-32 based on star power According...
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Michael Johnson: The Luckiest Player in the NFL?

Newly signed Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Michael Johnson was recently released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers exactly one year after signing a five-year, $43.8 million contract with the team. His deal with Tampa Bay last March called for $18 million guaranteed, a total of $16 million of which Johnson was actually paid to play one year in Tampa. In his only season with the Buccaneers...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers sign MLB Bruce Carter

Given the size of this deal, 17 million over 4 years with 4.2 million guaranteed, suggests that the Buccaneers view Carter as a starter and an every down player. I think that’s a mistake based on his career play. The Cowboys drafted Bruce Carter in the 2nd round in 2011 despite the fact that he tore his ACL late in his final collegiate season at North Carolina. Carter was limited...
Via The Football Fan Spot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston posts picture in Manchester United gear

The Buccaneers have been quiet so aside from Marcus Mariota‘s planed visit to One Buc Place on Monday, there hasn’t been much else to discuss. Not even on the free agency front. Sadly.  But on Saturday morning, loyal Twitter follower and reader @Chrisbell323 shared a picture he found of Jameis Winston and his girlfriend, Breion Allen. In the photo, Winston is wearing a...
Via The Bay Cave
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Expect Bruce Carter to be Tampa Bay Buccaneers new “Mike” Linebacker

To play the position, one must have the ability to cover Tight Ends and Fullbacks and maybe ST. LOUIS, MO – SEPTEMBER 21: Bruce Carter #54 of the Dallas Cowboys is more than likely the next Bucs “Mike” linebacker. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images) even running backs coming out of the backfield, all the while having the strength to tackle runners too. Mason Foster could...
Via Buc Stop
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs cheerleaders win $825K in lawsuit with team

A group of Tampa Bay Buccaneers cheerleaders were awarded $825,000 after winning a lawsuit filed against the team. Former Bucs cheerleader Manouchcar Pierre-Val filed a lawsuit against the team last June alleging that they only paid the cheerleaders $100 per game and nothing for practice or other team events. The class action suit was brought...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs believe Jameis Winston's problems are due to immaturity

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston performed very well at last week’s scouting combine, especially during the throwing sessions and in meetings with teams. The current thinking is that the quarterback-needy Tampa Bay Buccaneers will select Winston with the No. 1 pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. Reports suggest the Bucs believe that Winston’s numerous off-field incidents can...
Via Rumors and Rants
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Warren Sapp paid $600 for oral sex, striptease from prostitutes

Now we know why Warren Sapp went broke. The police report regarding Sapp’s arrest the day after the Super Bowl says the Hall of Famer told police he paid $600 for oral sex from two prostitutes, TMZ reports. Sapp reportedly told police he met the women — both strippers — at the hotel bar and...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Network employees relieved Warren Sapp got fired

Some of Warren Sapp’s NFL Network colleagues apparently are quite happy that the analyst is no longer their co-worker. The NFL Hall of Famer, who was unceremoniously fired after his arrest for allegedly soliciting a prostitute as well as assault in Phoenix, Ariz., early Monday morning following Super Bowl XLIX. According to a TMZ report,...Read More The post Some NFL Network employees...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Warren Sapp arrested for soliciting prostitute

Well, it looks like Greg Anthony has some company.  In the wake of Super Bowl XLIX, TMZ Sports reports another high profile sports analyst has been arrested for soliciting a prostittue.  That analyst is none other than Warren Sapp of NFL Network. The report comes from TMZ: Warren Sapp was arrested in Phoenix this morning for soliciting a prostitute around 7AM  … TMZ...
Via Awful Announcing
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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