BUCCANEERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Pro Football Focus ranks the Bucs’ roster 13th

PFF is pretty optimistic overall. The latest installment in the neverending parade of offseason ranking articles: Pro Football Focus ranked every NFL team’s roster for ESPN, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers came in 13th, right on the edge of being a playoff team. Biggest strength: Mike Evans produced his best season in 2016, ranking second among wide receivers with a PFF grade...
Via Bucs Nation
4 hours ago

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Vernon Hargreaves ready to break out in 2017

Via FOX Sports
6 hours ago

Headlines: On the Edge of the Top 100

A sampling of media reports on the Buccaneers today.
Via Buccaneers.com
7 hours ago

Buccaneers Unveil 2017 Game Themes

Team will host two primetime Ring of Honor games
Via Buccaneers.com
8 hours ago

Vince Young can’t believe Ryan Fitzpatrick is still getting paid

Young hasn’t played in the NFL since 2011. Apparently, Vince Young said some things to Sports Illustrated about how he should still have a job and Ryan Fitzpatrick shouldn’t. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed Fitzpatrick as a potential backup (he has to beat out fourth-year undrafted free agent Ryan Griffin), so basically Young is calling out the Bucs here. “Exactly. I hate...
Via Bucs Nation
9 hours ago

Position Depth Rankings: #8 - WR

From No. 11 to No. 1, we break down the deepest position groups on the Buccaneers' roster.
Via Buccaneers.com
13 hours ago

Kwon Alexander makes the NFL Top 110

The Bucs linebacker came in at #109. Right after the NFL Top 100 Players of 2017 list was done, the NFL decided to turn it into a top 110 by listing the 10 players who just missed out on the top 100. And one of those ten players is a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Not, surprisingly, cornerback Brent Grimes, who led the NFL in passes defensed last year and notched four interceptions...
Via Bucs Nation
23 hours ago

Vince Young, former Titans quarterback, rips Ryan Fitzpatrick, Jeff Fisher

Former Titans QB Vince Young reveals details of his rocky past and has harsh words for a current NFL quarterback, as well as his former coach.                

Buccaneers looking forward to new indoor facility

The Buccaneers will no longer be a slave to the elements. According to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, the Bucs are making progress on the construction of their new indoor facility, which is scheduled to open by the start of the regular season. In recent years, they’ve had to use the nearby indoor…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 days ago

Why Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston is an MVP candidate

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have had one of the most productive off-seasons in the league thus far, aside from the New England Patriots. The Bucs addressed several holes on both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball, continuing to add talent to a growing franchise. Tampa Bay added depth to a shallow defensive back core, acquiring J.J. Wilcox and resigning Chris Conte. They also...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Offensive line looks for impact 2017

Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 5 Reasons Bucs can win the NFC South

Via FOX Sports
4 days ago

Jameis Winston tired of hearing other QBs names listed above his

In terms of greatness, Jameis Winston has yet to reach the pinnacle of his profession. However, that hasn’t stopped the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback from dreaming about being the game’s greatest quarterback.Even before being drafted, he made it clear he was aiming to supplant the GOAT, Tom Brady, rather than compete with his fellow rookie, Marcus Mariota.“I’m out here...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 6/21: Summer of NBA trades heats up

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while making sure our agent has all the proper trade clauses (including demands for travel pizza and beer) in our contract. Happy birthday today to Richard Jefferson, Merlakia Jones, Derrick Coleman and Rick Sutcliffe. On...
Via Yardbarker
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs GM: Doug Martin looks more like his 2015 self

All of the reports coming out of Tampa Bay Buccaneers camp indicate nothing but good things for running back Doug Martin.NFL Network’s Mike Garofolo relayed word from Tampa Bay general manager Jason Licht with yet another positive report on Martin, who ended last season suspended for a violation of the NFL drug policy.“I had a conversation with [Licht]. He said, ‘[Martin] looks...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs head coach on Jameis Winston's progression: "Not where he wants to be"

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter is not one to mince words. He will let players know where they stand. He’ll also tell the media what is going on.Following an early wrap-up of minicamp on Thursday, Koetter spoke about young franchise quarterback Jameis Winston. The reviews were mixed.“I would say Jameis is different in that he knows he can play in the NFL. He knows...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WR Mike Evans eager to help Buccaneers end playoff drought

Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets parting ways with Eric Decker

The New York Jets continue to clean house.The Jets are parting ways with veteran wide receiver Eric Decker, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. Schefter says the team has told the wide receiver they will either trade or release him this week.News of the Jets’ split with Decker comes the same day the team surprisingly announced the release of veteran linebacker Davis Harris.The Jets...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

What to watch for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers heading into the season

After increasingly better seasons, this offseason is feeling like the time that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers need to build on making a playoff appearance. Jameis Winston, their young leader came into the league in 2014 as a rookie, after a successful collegiate career. With three seasons under his belt, it’s now time for Winston to prove he can lead this team on into the playoffs in...
Via isportsweb.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Chris Godwin’s Fantasy Football Outlook

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made it a priority this off-season to surround Jameis Winston with better offensive weapons, when they signed DeSean Jackson and drafted Chris Godwin in the third round of the 2017 Draft. The team also drafted former-Alabama tight end O.J. Howard in the first round, adding to Winston’s passing options. From a fantasy perspective, this amount of talent on...
Via isportsweb.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin: Rehab ‘turned a negative into a positive’

Going back to the end of 2016, the road has been rough for Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin. Thanks to a positive drug test, he was suspended for four games at the end of the 2016 season, which will spill into 2017.As a result of the positive drug test, Martin went to rehab. On Thursday, he called the trip a success, even going as far as to say that it “turned a negative...
Via Sportsnaut
May 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Bucs publicly challenging Jackson to earn big paycheck

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed DeSean Jackson to a three-year, $33.5 million contract this offseason, and they want to make sure he is as focused as possible heading into his first season with the team.Bucs offensive coordinator Todd Monken is expecting Jackson to be a “great player” given how much money the 30-year-old wide receiver is making, and he has not been shy about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 22, 2017  |  Discuss
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