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The Buccaneers got the steal of the NFL Draft in TE O.J. Howard

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56 minutes ago

Infographic: TE O.J. Howard

A look at the Buccaneers' first-round draft pick.
Via Buccaneers.com
1 hour ago

Buccaneers Draft O.J. Howard in Round 1

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected TE O.J. Howard with the No. 19 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.
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1 hour ago

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2017 Season Schedule

The 2017 season schedule is finally here for all to see with excitement through the roof for Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans heading into one of the most highly anticipated seasons in recent memory. There is no denying that the Bucs haven’t been a good football team for quite some time now but the fortune of the franchise is now heading in the opposite direction. Led by young superstars...
Via isportsweb.com
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Malik Hooker Projected to Buccaneers

Could one of the top safety prospects fall to Tampa Bay at No. 19?
Via Buccaneers.com
9 hours ago

Five-year review: Tampa Bay Buccaneers first-round picks 2012-2016

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10 hours ago

Mel Kiper’s final mock draft gives the Buccaneers a lineman

The Bucs have made it clear that they like their offensive line. It’s mock draft day as we head toward the 2017 NFL draft, with every expert giving it one final go. We’ve already talked about Mike Mayock’s and Todd McShay’s, and now Mel Kiper published his final mock, too. Tampa Bay could upgrade at right tackle over Demar Dotson. The Bucs have to protect Jameis Winston...
Via Bucs Nation
11 hours ago

Todd McShay’s final mock draft has Buccaneers with a surprise pick

A cornerback would make sense for the Bucs. All the relevant draftniks are putting out their final mock drafts ahead of tonight’s start of the 2017 NFL draft. The latest is ESPN’s Todd McShay, who has the Tampa Bay Buccaneers taking Alabama cornerback Marlon Humphrey with Dalvin Cook off the board. The Buccaneers really like Cook, but with him off the board, Humphrey would...
Via Bucs Nation
13 hours ago

Buccaneers 2017 NFL draft preview: Needs, picks, TV schedule and more

The draft starts on Thursday, when the Bucs will start adding more talent to their team. The 2017 NFL draft starts on Thursday, at 8:00 p.m. ET with the first round. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will have the nineteenth pick, though there have been rumors of a trade down. Regardless of whether or not the Bucs stay put in the first round, move back, or even trade out of it, they’ll...
Via Bucs Nation
1 day ago

5 prospects the Tampa Bay Buccaneers should target in the 2017 NFL Draft

Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 5 Things We Want To See On Hard Knocks

Via FOX Sports
4 days ago

Jameis Winston dreamed of being a foot doctor before football career took off

We just learned something new about Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston on Thursday during a Q&A session. His childhood aspiration was to become a podiatrist.This is for real.Winston said that a foot doctor who took care of his father’s and grandmother’s feet was his inspiration. Winston’s grandmother suffered from Type 2 Diabetes, while he described his dad...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft do’s and don’ts for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are right up there with the Cleveland Browns, Jacksonville Jaguars, and St. Louis Rams as teams who view the NFL draft as their Super Bowl each and every year. The Bucs have not made the playoffs since 2007, picking in the top 10 five out of those nine years and missing out on a first round pick in 2013 because of the ill-advised Darrelle Revis trade. On...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Buccaneers could make for one of the best ‘Hard Knocks’ seasons ever

On Wednesday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers held a random press conference to officially announce that the team will be the focus of the upcoming season of HBO’s Hard Knocks. After three straight brutal seasons of the show which featured Jared Goff not knowing where the sun sets and rises, J.J. Watt working out as much as possible and Mike Smith wearing Tevas, the Bucs should have an...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Koetter admits he would rather not be on ‘Hard Knocks’

There probably isn’t an NFL coach that actively wants his team to be on “Hard Knocks,” and Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter is no exception.In a Wednesday press conference, Koetter admitted that, while a fan of the show, he would rather not be the subject of it.“I like watching the show. I wish I wasn’t on it,” Koetter said, via Scott Reynolds of Pewter Report...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

HBO teaser video confirms Bucs will be on 'Hard Knocks'

The NFL and HBO confirmed the league’s worst-kept secret on Wednesday, officially announcing that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be featured on the 2017 edition of “Hard Knocks.”In a joint statement, the league and network announced that the newest edition would spotlight the Bucs and premiere on Aug. 8. They also released a teaser video featuring the show’s newest subjects...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Buccaneers chosen for HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have planned a press conference for Wednesday for a “major announcement.” According to a report, the announcement will be that they’ve been chosen to be the featured team in HBO’s “Hard Knocks” series for the summer of 2017. The Bucs knew they’d be one of the teams considered this year, and team captain Jameis Winston has expressed the ultimate...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerald McCoy motivated by mysterious conversation

Gerald McCoy has enjoyed numerous trips to Hawaii, but no trips to the playoffs. The Buccaneers’ defensive tackle made his fifth straight Pro Bowl this season, but an eye-opening conversation he had in Hawaii might have shed some light on why the Buccaneers haven’t made the playoffs since he was drafted third overall in 2010. Three “unnamed sources” told him on separate occasions...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerald McCoy: Joe Mixon is best RB in 2017 draft

The closer we get to the 2017 NFL Draft, the more we’re seeing people around the NFL speak in favorable terms about former Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon. On Monday morning, Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy lauded Mixon as the top running back in the draft. We recently took a detailed look at why we’re buying reports that Mixon, who’s being viewed as a first...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Buccaneers being considered for HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are one of eight NFL teams eligible to be chosen for HBO’s “Hard Knocks” this summer, and there have been some indications that they may get the call.ESPN’s Adam Schefter specifically mentioned the Bucs on Monday, noting that a decision could come before the NFL Draft later this month. The Bucs have already told the NFL they will cooperate if they...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

BBC’s Peter Alliss under fire again for sexist comments

Long-time British golf commentator Peter Alliss has gotten into trouble for problematic comments before, and he’s now in hot water again. In 2002, Alliss described Japanese golfer Shigeki Maruyama as “the wily Oriental.” In 2015, he sparked three separate controversies, saying “perhaps he likes older women” about Irish amateur Paul Dunne hugging his mother, saying Zach...
Via Awful Announcing
16 days ago  |  Discuss

10 NFL draft busts who salvaged their careers

The word “bust” flies around in NFL circles this time of year. With the NFL draft right around the corner, pundits tend to look back at the biggest draft busts in NFL history.But is the word “bust” used too freely? Some players labeled as busts carry that with them after their careers and can’t be mentioned in a sentence without that word.Some players who are termed ...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Buccaneers appear to be the leader in the clubhouse for this year’s Hard Knocks

We’re a little bit closer to finding out which franchise is going to grace HBO’s airwaves this summer as the stars of Hard Knocks. With no team stepping forward as of yet, it looks increasingly likely that the NFL and HBO are going to have to make the decision to choose among the eligible teams for the program.  The latest ESPN President...
Via Awful Announcing
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers restructure J.R Sweezy’s contract

Last off-season the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed J.R Sweezy to a big five-year, $32.5 million deal to become a key cog along their offensive line for years to come. Unfortunately, year one didn’t go as planned after Sweezy missed the entire season with a back injury that he hurt while working out right before OTA’s. It was a big blow since the Bucs were relying on Sweezy to start...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers shouldn’t join the Adrian Peterson sweepstakes

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers sound like a team ready to enter the Adrian Peterson sweepstakes. As is the case with most teams when it comes to Peterson, this would be a misstep by the Buccaneers. The aging Peterson is having a hard time finding a job for a reason. According to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, Bucs coach Dirk Koeetter sounds happy to hear Jameis Winston has been working...
Via The Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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