Found May 20, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
For Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, severe weather in Oklahoma is too close for comfort. The third overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft is an Oklahoma City native and a two-time team captain at Oklahoma who started 40 games during his college career. Before his stint with the Sooners, he became a standout at Oklahoma City's Southeast High School. Severe storms have hit the Midwest, including the Oklahoma City area, since Sunday. On Monday afternoon, a strong tornado estimated to be an EF4 on the Fujita scale of tornado intensity ripped through Moore, Okla., a southern suburb, and caused widespread damage. This is real people not a game!! F5!! My goodness. God be with my home please!! twitter.comGeraldini93st Gerald McCoy (@Geraldini93) May 20, 2013Please please please pray for my home!! Oklahoma!! Devastating twister ripping things apart. Classified as an F5. Kids stuck in a schools. Gerald McCoy (@Geraldini93) May 20, 2013Sending prayers up to all my Oklahomans. Keep safe please!! My boy @mossismadu just sent this pic!! All bad!! twitter.comGeraldini93st Gerald McCoy (@Geraldini93) May 19, 2013 McCoy, who made his first Pro Bowl after last season, has 69 tackles and nine sacks over his first three years in the NFL. You can follow Andrew Astleford on Twitter @aastleford or email him at

Greg Schiano: “We have a starting quarterback.”

Since the Bucs drafted North Carolina State quarterback Mike Glennon, several have attempted to label the quarterback competition between he and Josh Freeman as a controversy. Speaking to the National Football Post, head coach Greg Schiano emphasized that the team already has a starting quarterback. Look, I’m not against that (Glennon winning the starting job). We have a starting...

Bucs GM set eyes on Revis as soon as he blew out his knee

Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis was the focus of Monday's “NFL Total Access." His rehabilitation from his ACL injury looks to be on track and he has almost all of his mobility back. General manager Mark Dominik is patting himself on the back as of late after pulling off the trade to get Revis, a plan he had in mind many months ago. “Quite frankly...

Freeman, Schiano confirm no rift between the two

In an ongoing attempt to silence the national perception — and some locals — on any kind of quarterback controversy, Bucs head coach Greg Schiano tried to make his thoughts clear once again on who the starting quarterback is. Meeting with the media on Monday after OTAs at One Buc Place, Schiano said that the Bucs are Josh Freeman knows this is his team, via

Darrelle Revis cleared to cut on his knee

Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis was once again interviewed by Andrea Kremer of the NFL Network for her medical series called Health of the Game:  Project Revis.  One of the things that really stuck out is how confident Revis is in his surgically repaired knee.  It also sounds like he’s been cleared to cut. “I feel very confident,” Revis told Kremer, per ProFootballTalk...

Sounds like Darrelle Revis is expected to be ready for the Bucs’ season opener

According to the Pewter Report, Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano believes cornerback Darrelle Revis is on track to be ready for their season opener. Schiano said everything is gearing towards getting Darelle Revis for the start of the season. — Pewter Report (@PewterReport) May 20, 2013 This is not a surprise since Revis tore his ACL during the early part of last season.  ...

Bucs QB Mike Glennon Says He Won’t Take A Backseat To Josh Freeman

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano didn’t draft Josh Freeman to be his quarterback, and seems to be unimpressed with him as a quarterback. Freeman is coming up on the final year of his rookie deal, and Schiano and company drafted North Carolina State quarterback Mike Glennon in the third round to compete. Glennon is in Tampa Bay to compete, but according to JoeBucsFan...

Bucs DE Steven Means draws praise at OTA

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The telephone rang on the second day of the NFL draft a little bit earlier than Steven Means anticipated. The 6-foot-4, 250-pound defensive end wasn't highly recruited coming out of high school and didn't receive an invitation to the NFL combine following a standout college at Buffalo either. So when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers called in the fifth round...

Schiano reiterates Freeman is Bucs QB

Josh Freeman is back on the practice field, feeling good about himself and the future of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The fifth-year pro entering the final season of his contract said Monday that he still considers the Bucs his team to guide to the playoffs, despite the club's decision to draft another young quarterback to potentially take his place. Just importantly, coach Greg...

Greg Schiano “Not Against” Starting Mike Glennon At QB

Buccaneers HC Greg Schiano mentioned that he’s open to starting rookie QB Mike Glennon if he’s able to beat out Josh Freeman for the starting job. “Our situation will be only if he’s needed,” said Schiano, via the National Football Post. “Or if he wins the job. Look, I’m not against that. We have a starting quarterback. It’s not like we’re looking to find...

Mike Glennon might have a real chance to be the Bucs starter

According to Dan Pompei of the National Football Post, Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano believes that rookie quarterback Mike Glennon “can play quickly” if they need him to. “But our situation will be only if he’s needed,” Schiano said. “Or if he wins the job. Look, I’m not against that. We have a starting quarterback. It’s not like we’re looking to...

Schiano adding to the Glennon to start rumors

Josh Freeman must be feeling isolated at the moment, as late last week his GM announced that rookie QB Mike Glennon would take the majority of preseason snaps for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and now he has his coach, who reportedly expressed displeasure with Freeman, talking about Glennon as the new possible starter as offseason workouts continue. Via National Football Post: “It’s...

Greg Schiano still preaching competition at the quarterback position

According to Rich Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano continues to say that Josh Freeman is the starter, but has also been preaching competition at the quarterback position. “I try to tell them the truth that I believe in Josh Freeman and he’s our starting quarterback. But I believe in competition,” said Schiano. It wouldn’t make sense for Schiano...

Freeman In Trouble Of Losing Starting Gig?

According to the National Football Post, Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano thought Mike Glennon was the best quarterback in the 2013 NFL Draft and said he "can play quickly" if he is needed.Fantasy Spin:Tampa Bay drafted Glennon in the third round. The team did not give Josh Freeman a long-term extension this offseason, so we already know it isn't sold on him as the long...

Greg Schiano should admit that Josh Freeman is more prepared to lead the Buccaneers than Mike Glennon

Comparing the rookie to Joe Flacco, Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano is “not against” Mike Glennon earning the starting job over incumbent quarterback Josh Freeman. Taken out of North Carolina State with the 73rd pick in last month’s draft, Schiano contends the 23-year-old Glennon has a “pocket presence, ability to feel the rush and move in the pocket.” “It’s...
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