BUCCANEERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Evaluating Tampa Bay Bucs Draft and post Draft

Some say you can’t grade a draft until many years after its over. This is not true, you can grade a draft at any point of time you want, your grade simply can only reflect that time period and nothing more. You can grade a draft immediately after, and that grade is only good for immediately after. What people mean to say is, you can only give a FINAL GRADE several years after the...
Via Buc Stop
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Numbers assigned to Bucs rookies

After a successful draft that addressed some of the Buccaneers major needs, the rookies have chosen the numbers they will wear in Tampa Bay. Vernon Hargreaves, CB: #28 Hargreaves joins Bucs legend, Warrick Dunn, as one of the players to wear #28. If he lives up to his potential then he could be the greatest player on the defensive side of the ball to don the number. Noah Spence,...
Via The Bay Cave
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Draft: Rating the Bucs 2016 draft

I’ve taken a day or two to think about it so I can give an honest opinion. There was a few pics that the Buccaneers made that made a lot of fans scratch their head and a few picks that fans loved, we will always have that in the sport and in society as a whole. While we go over this, I’m going to be posting relevant stats if I can find them for said players and what I truly believe...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Connor Barth cut after Bucs draft Roberto Aguayo

You have to imagine Connor Barth knew this was coming the moment the Tampa Bay Buccaneers took a kicker in Round 2 of the 2016 NFL Draft. In the wake of the franchise’s decision to pick up Roberto Aguayo, Barth has been cut by the Bucs. Scott Smith, who is the senior writer/editor for the team website, tweeted out the news on Monday: The team also released Connor Barth, who set...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers To Release K Connor Barth

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers plan to release veteran K Connor Barth on Monday, according to Rick Stroud. It was clear that this move was coming after the Bucs traded up into the second round to select K Robert Aguayo. Congrats to @_RobertoAguayo with @TBBuccaneers ..Hope you have a long career in #Tampa ! Hold it down man! @NFL @espn #respect
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL GM: Bucs selecting Roberto Aguayo was dumbest pick in NFL Draft history

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made headlines during the second day of the NFL Draft. The Bucs traded up to select Florida State kicker Roberto Aguayo in the second round, which raised a lot of eyebrows. Many fans have criticized the Bucs for selecting Aguayo so early when they had other needs to address. One NFL general manager took things to the next level saying the Aguayo selection...
Via No Guts, No Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers draft recap

After three days and 253 picks, the 2016 NFL Draft finally drew to a close, finalizing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ new class of seven rookies. The team   and the fans   hope those rookies can make a difference next year and well into the future. I’ll be taking a more in-depth look at each of the players over the coming weeks, but for now let’s take a cursory glance at the...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL GM rips Bucs for taking kicker in second round

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded up in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft to take a kicker. The Bucs took Florida State kicker Roberto Aguayo with the 59th overall selection. It was the highest a kicker has been chosen in the NFL Draft since the New York Jets took Mike Nugent at No. 47 overall in 2004. He’s the ninth kicker to be chosen in the first two rounds of the common...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs select CB Ryan Smith, continue to seek defensive help

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Buccaneers continued to seek defensive help with the selection of North Carolina Central cornerback Ryan Smith in the fourth round of the NFL draft. Smith is third defensive player picked by the Bucs over the past three days, joining first-round cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III and second-round pass rusher Noah Spence. This year's draft is all about...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Kicker Roberto Aguayo snatched by the Buccaneers!

Very near to the end of the second round, Roberto Aguayo was picked by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, one of the best kickers in college history! This was a GIGANTIC steal on the part of the Buccaneers and Roberto is really all you could hope for in a kicker who will last for more than 4-5 years. Tampa Bay is making this years draft count and thank goodness for that. AROUND COVER32...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers select Spence in second round

(STATS) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are banking that Noah Spence's slip to the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft gives them a value pick. The Bucs selected the explosive defensive end/outside linebacker from Eastern Kentucky at No. 39 overall Friday night during the second of the three-day draft in Chicago. The 6-foot-2, 251-pound Spence, who entered the draft after his junior season...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Tampa Bay Bucs select Noah Spence in Round 2

Right as it happened, I was completely stoked. Noah Spence was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the 39th pick in this years NFL Draft! Noah is an incredible talent and we needed more defensive ends, Tampa Bay selected a prime prospect for that position! What a steal! It was suspected the Arizona Cardinals would select Noah Spence within the first round, but that never came...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Vernon Hargreaves III To Wear No. 28 With Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Former Florida cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the No. 11 overall pick during the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft Thursday night.  On Friday, the Bucs announced that the former Gator – who won’t have to go far – will wear No. 28 in Tampa Bay. VH3 wearing 28 with #Bucs pic.twitter.com/I79nqCRmYa — Matt Baker (@MBakerTBTimes...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs played it safe with Hargreaves selection

Picking high in the first round of the NFL Draft should land you a sure-fire, guaranteed impact type of starter on either side of the ball. That could have been the case for the Buccaneers Thursday night but instead went the safe route by trading down and selecting Florida cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III. Let me start off by saying this is in no way discrediting Hargreaves...
Via The Bay Cave
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Vernon Hargreaves III

After swapping their ninth overall draft pick for the Chicago Bears’ number 11 selection on Thursday night, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafted cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III out of Florida. When Tampa Bay’s original selection rolled around at number nine, they were in an interesting position. Two of the drafts elite talents were still available but with red flags attached; UCLA...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Swamp fever: Tampa Bay selects Gators Vernon Hargreaves III

Playing in the NFC South, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers  needed to shore up their secondary as they face Cam Newton, Drew Brees and Matt Ryan twice a year.  First, the Bucs signed free agent Brent Grimes and now with the 11th pick, the Bucs select Florida’s Vernon Hargreaves III. Hargreaves III speed has been in questioned but make no mistake, he will be an effective cornerback in...
Via EndZoneScore
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gators CB Vernon Hargreaves selected 11th by Buccaneers

Hargreaves Island will be moving back home to Tampa. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have selected Vernon Hargreaves with the 11th pick in the NFL Draft. Hargreaves becomes the 49th Gator to be drafted in the first round, and the 14th since 2007. Hargreaves is … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Draft Day Rumblings: 2016 NFL Draft

The 2016 NFL Draft is hours away. Later on this evening, the Bucs will wait their turn for the ninth overall selection as they watch potential targets fall off their boards ahead of them — much different from last year’s first overall pick. Here are some rumblings you need to know on draft day Thursday. (Will be updated throughout the day.) Will Jalen Ramsey slide?Florida...
Via The Bay Cave
5 days ago  |  Discuss

DRAFT DAY! 2016- Tampa Bay Buccaneers; Whats in store? Look to the recent past.

Will it be Vernon Hargreaves of Florida, CB who fancies himself a Tampa man through and through? Or do the Bucs draft another DE from Clemson? Shouldn’t there be a limit on those; once per decade (that would actually work still). Or are you in the clubhouse of a radical departure from the norm and expected: A Wide Receiver to bolster the Bucs biggest weapon in Jameis Winston? No...
Via Buc Stop
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs CB: Jameis Winston is not ‘fat’ anymore

Fresh off a last-place finish in the NFC South that saw head coach Lovie Smith shown the door, at least the Buccaneers can rest easy knowing that their prized young quarterback is in prime playing shape heading into next season. Former Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston appears to have slimmed down some this offseason, and it has definitely caught the attention of his teammates...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs get some love from Beyonce at the end of her 'Lemonade' special

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers got quite the thrill when they were given "special thanks" at the end of Beyonce's special "Lemonade" this weekend. And who could blame them when one of the biggest stars in entertainment gives you a quick shout-out.But what connection do the Bucs have to Beyonce? A team representative told TMZ Sports that the recognition had more to do with Beyonce's husband...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Evans to Jameis Winston: ‘What happened to the belly?’

Jameis Winston committed himself to getting into much better shape before his second NFL season, and it appears the hard work he’s put in is paying dividends. So much so, in fact, it prompted one of Winston’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers teammates to crack a joke about how much better he looks. Bucs wide receiver Mike Evans couldn’t help but marvel at Winston’s much-improved appearance...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hope Solo will play in Olympics despite Zika virus threat

Hope Solo expressed compunction about playing in the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro this August because of the threat of the Zika virus, but it appears she has decided to play for Team USA. “If I had to make the choice today, I wouldn’t go [to the Olympics],” Solo said back in early February. Two months later, Solo has decided to play with the US. She said in a statement...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston on efforts to get in better shape: ‘I look good’

The word out of Florida indicates Jameis Winston has dedicated himself to being in much better shape ahead of his second NFL season, with reports suggesting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback appeared “perceptively leaner” during the first day of offseason workouts on Monday. “I do believe I get better every single day and I look good,” Winston said, via Rick Stroud...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Doug Martin likely to leave Buccaneers in free agency

By Michael Dixon Fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers who want to see running back Doug Martin return to the franchise in 2016 were dealt a bit of bad news by Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune. Rough Waters ahead? RB Doug Martin more likely to sign with a team other than #Bucs on first day of free agency, per a league source. — Roy Cummings (@RCummingsTBO) February 25, 2016...
Via Sportsnaut
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss
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