Found July 28, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
TAMPA, Fla. -- As the Tampa Bay Buccaneers prepare to enter their second season under coach Greg Schiano, co-chairman Bryan Glazer can sense a rising interest in the team.Offseason acquisitions included signing cornerback Darrelle Revis and safety Dashon Goldson in an attempt to correct the NFL's worst pass defense from last season. The Bucs also extended the contract of productive wide receiver Mike Williams, who inked a six-year, 40.25 million deal last Wednesday.Glazer was present for the Bucs' night practice Saturday at Raymond James Stadium. The team estimated that 33,000 fans attended the event, which included meet and greets with players, as well as a 2 -hour practice.Here is what Glazer had to say to reporters about a number of Bucs topics before the practice.On the season's start: "We are very, very excited about the season this year. Obviously, with all the additions to the team, you can see the fans are very happy."On the team's reception through...

Josh Freeman sets some lofty goals for himself

Tamapa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman's career can be described up until this point as mediocre at best. But if you ask him, he still has a chance for greatness. One of the greatest, to be exact. “When I look at who I want to be and what I want to be as a player, it exceeds everything that anybody else could hope for,” Freeman said, via the Tampa Tribune. ...

Vincent Jackson Seeing Significant Action in Slot During Camp

According to the Tampa Bay Times, Buccaneers receiver Vincent Jackson has been frequently lining up in the slot during training camp.Fantasy Spin:The Times predicts he'll be a fixture there during Tampa Bay's two-minute offense. Jackson had his best season in 2012, catching 72 catches for 1,384 yards and eight touchdowns. Being more versatile can't hurt.

Bucs' McCoy assuming greater leadership role

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer Tampa Bay's Gerald McCoy is coming off his first Pro Bowl season and embracing a new role as the leader of a defense that lost Ronde Barber to retirement this spring. The Buccaneers have committed more than $100 million to upgrade a leaky secondary, however McCoy feels it's up to him and the rest of a young defensive...

If Nicks, Joseph stay healthy, Bucs O-line could be special

TAMPA, Fla. -- Greg Schiano has had this feeling before. There was a time last year when the newly named Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach stood on the sideline, stared at guards Carl Nicks and Davin Joseph, two bulldozers with four Pro Bowl appearances between them, and thought he could have a special offensive line.Potential is the possession of each NFL team in July, and Tampa Bay appeared...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano will start Josh Freeman over Mike Glennon

Although “excited” about rookie Mike Glennon, Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano announced Friday that Josh Freeman is the team’s starting quarterback. “Josh [Freeman] is our quarterback,” said Schiano, 47, a clown’s pocket who thinks he’s tougher than Balls Mahoney. “I talk a lot about competition and maybe that kind of got taken out of context. I’ll...

Optimism abounds among fans at Bucs nighttime practice

TAMPA, Fla. -- The start is like daybreak on a clear morning: All sunshine, little heat. Around NFL training camps in late July, the skies are clear, the dreams large, and for those who follow the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the positive feelings flow. "Realistically, 10, 11 wins, playoffs, who knows from there?" said Brent McUmber, 29, a fan from Clermont, Fla., as he stood...

Jackson Juggles his 35 Offers

Since receiving attention from schools as early as his freshman year, Tampa (FL) Jesuit linebacker Vincent Jackson is getting ready for his senior year with 35 scholarships offers to choose from, including one from Wisconsin.

Darrelle Revis nervous: “I didn’t sleep too good”

Despite being the best cornerback in the NFL and worth $96 million dollars, Darrelle Revis still gets the jitters before training camp. Please click here to read this story. The post Darrelle Revis nervous: “I didn’t sleep too good” appeared first on Players View.

How have the Bucs fared in 2nd years with new coaches?

Ticket sales are up, and people are looking forward to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers under head coach Greg Schiano's 2nd year at the helm, and the question arrises, whats to look forward to in a second year? Remember, Raheem Morris took the Bucs to 10-6 and a tie-breaker away from a playoff birth. No telling how far those Bucs would have gone in that years playoffs.  Typically...

Darrelle Revis says of Buccaneers “It’s more of a family here”

Darrelle Revis took a bit of a shot at his former organization in an interview with Warren Sapp on NFL Network on Thursday. “It’s more of a family here,” Revis told Warren Sapp on NFL Network’s “Inside Training Camp Live.” “Everybody is real tight here. We all get along, everybody is fine. There’s no nitpicking. No small stories leaking out to be bigger stories...

NFL Training Camp: Where beat writers put fans into panic

Let’s get something straight. . .Robert Griffin III is still recovering from major offseason knee surgery and probably won’t play in any preseason games. Percy Harvin does have a serious concern about his hip and is heading to New York to see a doctor about it, and there are definitely reasons to be concerned in Tampa about Darrelle Revis coming off of knee surgery himself. Those...

Rex Ryan: Dee Milliner Is Never Going To Be Darrelle Revis

It’s rough being the player that replaces a legend, yet those are exactly the shoes Milliner will walk in, as he tries to replace the consensus top cornerback in all of football. After Darrelle Revis was traded to the Buccaneers, the Jets used the 9th overall pick in the draft, to selected the extremely talented Milliner out of Alabama. Milliner will face a ton of pressure being...
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