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WATCH: The best of Warren Sapp’s Buccaneers career in five minutes

Players like Warren Sapp only come along once every generation. Sapp played 13 seasons in the NFL, most of them with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was a part of the 2002 team that won the Super bowl against the Oakland Raiders. In all, Sapp had 96.5 sacks, 569 combined tackles and 19 forced fumbles in 198 career games. Here’s the best of the best of Sapp in five minutes:   You...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Three New Year's Resolutions For 2015

The Bucs front office and their loyal fan base will be hoping that the turn of the year will signal the start of a turning in the franchises fortunes. The Bucs have struggled in recent years, finishing in the basement of the NFC South for four straight years. Here are three things that the Bucs need to do in 2015 to turn themselves from pretenders to contenders. 1 – Find a franchise...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers hire Mike Bajakian as quarterbacks coach

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers hired Mike Bajakian as their quarterbacks coach Thursday. Bajakian, previously the offensive coordinator at the University of Tennessee, worked with Bucs coach Lovie Smith from 2004 to 2006 as offensive quality control for the Chicago Bears. Before he joined Tennessee for the past two seasons, Bajakian also had notable college coaching stints...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee loses OC to the NFL; Arkansas gains one

Tennessee has lost its offensive co-ordinator to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to SI.com, while Arkansas has gained an offensive co-ordinator. Mike Bajakian, according to the report, has verbally agreed the move with Tampa Bay's head coach Lovie Smith, although there has been no financial agreement signed. Arkansas, however, has signed Central Michigan head coach Dan Enos as...
Via SEC Football Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hope Solo’s Husband Jerramy Stevens Driving Team USA Van In DUI Arrest

Hope Solo and Jerramy Stevens should have used a designated driver Monday morning … or at least another vehicle. Solo was suspended from the United States women’s national soccer team for 30 days Thursday, and now we know why. Stevens was driving the national-team van in Los Angeles when police pulled him over and arrested him on suspicion of driving...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tennessee OC Mike Bajakian Leaves Vols For NFL Job

Tennessee OC Mike Bajakian has left the program, reportedly in pursuit of an NFL job, possibly with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Franchise Quarterbacks? Oil and Water; They’ve never mixed!

Call it another Oxymoron like Jumbo Shrimp or Military Intelligence….Tampa Bay Buccaneers Franchise Quarterback; Its just like Oil and Water-   you’ll never get it together. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach Lovie Smith and GM Jason Licht will attempt to change that culture in a place where NO BUCCANEER QB has ever made it to their second contract. EVER. Each time its been a different...
Via Buc Stop
2 days ago  |  Discuss

McCoy talks first overall selection and best DT

Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy has always been a humble being. He was no different on ESPN Radio when he co-hosted “Mike and Mike” Thursday morning.  Those in and around the Tampa Bay organization have been asked who the Bucs will or should take the the first overall pick on April 30.  The Bucs’ Pro Bowl defensive tackle said he trusts the front office in selecting...
Via The Bay Cave
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fomer Patriot Albert Haynesworth Pleads Guilty To Reckless Boating

Former NFL defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth won’t be back out on the water for a while. Haynesworth pleaded guilty to a reckless boating charge Tuesday in Knoxville, Tenn., the Tennessean reports. The two-time Pro Bowler and former New England Patriot faced five charges total at his arraignment, including violations of Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency laws and operating...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Johnson ‘paid some guys’ to alter footballs used in Super Bowl

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Brad Johnson admits that he paid some people off to have the footballs used in the 2003 Super Bowl tampered with. Johnson, whose Buccaneers beat the Oakland Raiders at Super Bowl XXXVII, said he paid $7,500 to people so they would scuff the 100 new, out-of-the-box footballs to be used. “I paid some guys off to get the balls right,” Johnson...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Johnson paid $7,500 to have balls scuffed at Super Bowl

If former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Brad Johnson had not paid to have someone mess with the footballs at Super Bowl XXXVII, he would have entered the game with a lot less confidence. We know this because Johnson openly admitted it a few years back before the 10-year reunion of the 2002 Super Bowl champion...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hope Solo In Car As Husband Jerramy Stevens Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

The court of public opinion might find Hope Solo guilty by association after her husband’s latest brush with the law. Solo’s husband Jerramy Stevens  was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol early Monday morning in Los Angeles, according to TMZ. Solo was as a passenger in the car when police stopped the vehicle around 1...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hope Solo's husband, Stevens, arrested for DUI in Los Angeles

Former NFL tight end Jerramy Stevens -- who's married to United States women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo -- was arrested for DUI early Monday morning in Los Angeles. According to TMZ Sports, Stevens was stopped just before 2 a.m. and refused to submit to a breathalyzer test and was arrested for driving under the influence. The report adds that Solo was reportedly in the...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Face A Difficult Decision Regarding DE Michael Johnson

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk writes that the Buccaneers will have a big decision to make regarding DE Michael Johnson in the coming weeks. The fact that we’re even discussing this goes to show just how poorly Johnson played in his first year with the Buccaneers. Tampa Bay signed him to a five-year, $43.875 million deal with $23 million guaranteed last March. However, Johnson...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs, former OC Marcus Arroyo can grow in healthy ways after parting

TAMPA, Fla. -- He will be recalled as the misfit who became the face of one of the NFL's most miserable offenses. He will be remembered as a green NFL assistant who shriveled and turned brown with each painful Sunday from September to December. Marcus Arroyo, the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterbacks coach turned acting offensive coordinator, was like a ship passing in the night...
Via Fox Sports Florida
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 2014 Final Report Card

2014 was nothing short of a disaster for the Buccaneers, many including myself predicted the Bucs to be the NFL’s most improved team and challenging for the NFC South crown. In reality they sucked and finished with a league’s worst 2 – 14 record. This article will look at all phases of the Bucs and rate how each performed. As you will see there was a consistent trend, the Bucs...
Via Football Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Unrestricted free agents

NFL unrestricted free agents An unrestricted free agent (a player who has completed four or more accrued seasons) may sign with any team without any compensation owed to his old team through the first scheduled day of training camp in late July.  At that point, if his old team makes a tender offer by June 1st (110% of last year's salary), his rights will revert back...
Via 60 Max Power O
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Top 3 Free Agents To Target This Offseason

There may not be a more important move this offseason than the one the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have already made when they hired Dirk Koetter away from the Atlanta Falcons.The Buccaneers know all too well how good the Atlanta Falcons offense can be, having surrendered 56 points to them in one contest early in the season.The team and head coach Lovie Smith are hoping Koetter can bring...
Via Football Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Arroyo won't return in 2015 as Bucs' QB coach

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers parted ways with quarterbacks coach Marcus Arroyo on Friday. Arroyo, 34, came to the Bucs to work under his mentor Jeff Tedford, who was hired as Tampa Bay's offensive coordinator when Lovie Smith was named the Bucs' coach last January. But Arroyo, who was a quarterbacks coach at California and the offensive coordinator at Southern Mississippi...
Via Fox Sports Florida
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Koetter made quick decision to join the Bucs

New Buccaneers offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter was introduced Tuesday via conference call to the media. Koetter talked about many things including what attracted him the most about the job.  “That’s an easy one.,” Koetter said. “Just look at some of those young players that they have and some of the veteran players that they have. There are some really talented players...
Via The Bay Cave
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: What does hiring Dirk Koetter mean for Mariota vs. Winston?

If the 2014 season proved anything, it’s that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers needed an offensive coordinator. Following the seasons’ end, the Bucs wasted no time in filling the vacancy by hiring the recently fired Dirk Koetter from Atlanta. While hiring another team’s trash doesn’t inspire immediate confidence, the Bucs have reason to believe they’ve found hidden treasure. Koetter...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rod Marinelli could become Bucs defensive coordinator

Rod Marinelli helped lead a big turnaround for the Cowboys’ defense this season, and it looks like he will be taking his act to Tampa Bay. Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio says it is expected that Marinelli will join the Buccaneers and become their new defensive coordinator. Coaching Tampa Bay would reunite Marinelli with Lovie...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Gallery: Tampa Bay Buccaneers cheerleaders are all worthy of the No. 1 pick

The season on the field couldn’t have been much worse for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Lovie Smith’s squad was probably the most disappointing team in the NFL. The good news is their 2-14 record means the Bucs will get the first pick in the 2015 draft. Whoever they select will have a lot of expectations and hype to live up to. You know who does live up to the hype in Tampa? Their...
Via cover32
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Evans and Winston: A connection being talked about

The draft is still some time away but now that Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has made his decision to enter the NFL, many have already started tying him not only to the Buccaneers but to wide receiver Mike Evans.  It would be a connection that many fans should be foaming at the mouth for. Evans’ former college coach — Texas A&M’s Kevin Sumlin — was on ESPN...
Via The Bay Cave
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Warren Sapp’s ex-wife says he owes her $3 million

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Warren Sapp filed for bankruptcy back in 2012, and his ex-wife claims he is still nowhere close to having his financial affairs in order. According to court documents obtained by TMZ, Sapp has not paid more than $3 million in back support that he owes to his ex-wife Jamiko,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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