RB Rodgers making most of opportunity with Buccaneers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Jacquizz Rodgers never doubted he was capable of playing a lead role in an NFL offense. Even when the diminutive running back found himself out of work and wondering if he'd get another opportunity to prove himself seven weeks ago. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers called on Sept. 13, two days after their season opener, and the sixth-year pro is making the most of a reunion...
Via Associated Press
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Jameis Winston on pace for 136 hits

Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston never shies away from contact. But maybe, once in a while, he should. As noted by the folks at JoeBucsFan.com, Winston took nine hits in Sunday’s win over the 49ers. That’s 51 for the year, which translates to 136 for a 16-game season. Last year, Winston led all quarterbacks with 109…
Via Pro Football Talk
3 hours ago

Social: Best of the Buccaneers, October 24

A look at the top posts from players' social media accounts this week.
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5 hours ago

Buccaneers vs. 49ers: Five winners, three losers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the San Francisco 49ers last night, getting their second win of the season. Let’s talk winners and losers! Winners QB Jameis Winston One early interception (or perhaps the entire first quarter) aside, Winston had a very good game. He completed 21 of 30 passes for 269 yards, three touchdowns and one interception, and was especially good on...
Via Bucs Nation
5 hours ago

A Passionate Russell Shepard Breaks Out

Jameis Winston believes Russell Shepard is the most passionate player on the Buccaneers' roster.
Via Buccaneers.com
6 hours ago

PewterReport.com’s Most Disappointing: Buccaneers at 49ers

After 15 minutes of game time, this list looked like it was going to be heavily populated. A 14-0 deficit against a team riding a five-game losing streak? Yeah, plenty of disappointment to go around. But the Bucs never panicked. They stayed within themselves and within their game plan to yank away control of the […] The post PewterReport.com’s Most Disappointing: Buccaneers at...
Via Pewter Report
22 hours ago

PewterReport.com’s Most Impressive: Buccaneers at 49ers

Head coach Dirk Koetter may need a few more game balls after Sunday’s victory – including one for himself. The Buccaneers remained calm through a turbulent start before taking complete control of the game, dominating the 49ers in every way to earn an impressive 34-17 win out west. Tampa Bay took full advantage of a historically bad […] The post PewterReport.com’s Most Impressive...
Via Pewter Report
22 hours ago

Balanced Buccaneers Bury 49ers

Tampa Bay rallied for 27 unanswered points to beat the 49ers in San Francisco on Sunday, 34-17, riding Jacquizz Rodgers' 154 rushing yards and Jameis Winston's three TD passes to 513 total yards.
Via Buccaneers.com
23 hours ago

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS in 2nd Place after wild Sunday Ride!

Thank the San Diego Chargers and their OT win at Atlanta, the Falcons are now 4-2 in First place in the NFC South. Of course the 2nd Place team is now your Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who at 3-3 have evened their record for the best record after 6 games since 2011 season when they went 4-2 to start a 4-12 season that followed a 10-6 year where the Bucs just missed the playoffs by a...
Via Buc Stop
1 day ago

WATCH: Bucs WR Mike Evans takes brutal hit on interception return

While blindside hits have mostly been eliminated from the game, every once in a while you see one that isn’t helmet to helmet, but still just as brutal. Mike Evans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is a big wideout and one of the best weapons for quarterback Jameis Winston. While his physicality can be an asset, dishing it out may not be the same as getting it in return. Ouch. That...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers-49ers final score: Jameis Winston bounces back after slow start

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the San Francisco 49ers 34-17 on the back of a terrific day running the ball by Jacquizz Rodgers and a nice bounce back performance by Jameis Winston. Winston finished the game completing 21 of 30 passes for 269 yards, three touchdowns and one interception. Rodgers had a whopping 154 yards on 26 carries, and Mike Evans put up a neat eight catches for...
Via Bucs Nation
1 day ago

Bucs' Gerald McCoy returns to practice, should play vs 49ers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Buccaneers received some good news Wednesday when defensive tackle Gerald McCoy returned to practice. It was a welcome sight for the Bucs, who have had their share of bad news as they get ready to take on San Francisco. Tampa put veteran receiver Vincent Jackson on injured reserve Tuesday. On Wednesday, running back Doug Martin, defensive linemen...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin out indefinitely after hamstring injury setback

It doesn’t look like Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin will be back in action anytime soon. Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter said on Wednesday that Martin, who has been out since Week 2 with a hamstring injury, suffered a setback in his recovery and has no timetable to return, per Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times. Dirk Koetter says Doug Martin had a setback last weekend...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Vincent Jackson placed on injured reserve with ACL injury

Vincent Jackson’s 2016 campaign may be over as well as his career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Buccaneers announced on Tuesday that Jackson has been placed on injured reserve after hurting his knee in a Week 5 victory over the Carolina Panthers. A subsequent MRI revealed an ACL injury for the three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver. “This is obviously very disappointing for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter calls out Jon Gruden

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter has a disconnect with ESPN’s Jon Gruden about his feelings on Jameis Winston. Gruden had insinuated during Monday Night Football that the head coach wasn’t confident in his sophomore quarterback after an errant pass: “I think coach Koetter lost confidence in Winston after he forced the ball into a double zone,” Gruden said...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Buccaneers place Charles Sims on IR

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be without one of their key contributors on offense for at least eight weeks, maybe the rest of the season. Third-year running back Charles Sims was placed on injured reserve, the team announced on Monday. He suffered a knee injury in last Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos. Sims, 26, was among the top pass-catching backs in the league last...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs RBs Doug Martin, Charles Sims ruled out vs. Panthers

The pass-happy Tampa Bay Buccaneers offense might very well find a way to rely even more on Jameis Winston Monday night against the Carolina Panthers. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, both Doug Martin and Charles Sims will miss Monday’s NFC South matchup between two struggling teams. Bucs RBs Doug Martin and Charles Sims both out tonight vs Carolina. — Adam Schefter...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Winston mentions ball security 11 times in nine-minute presser

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston clearly recognizes the onus is on him to keep the offense on the field by avoiding turnovers. Why? Because the second-year signal-caller made some reference to ball security 11 times during a nine-minute press conference. Winston’s allusions to ball security included some variation or another of “protect the football,” “take...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cam Newton expected to miss Monday’s game against Buccaneers

After suffering a concussion in Week 4, Cam Newton is expected to sit out Monday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer reported this news Friday morning after Newton did not participate in practice Thursday once again. Both Newton and left tackle Michael Oher are expected to miss the game. Newton was hit hard in the head on Sunday...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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