Found May 31, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
Former Temple running back Matt Brown signed a contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Wednesday night. Like any other undrafted free agent, he will have a lot to prove between now and August if he wants to make an NFL roster. But if not for an expired passport, he may not have even had [...]

Report: Spence will be the Bucs starting nose tackle

Bucs general manager Mark Dominik is on record saying he expects fourth-round draft pick Akeem Spence to start at nose tackle. Others have stated the Illinois product has a shot at cracking the starting lineup. But after some OTA practices, it seems he will in fact be the starter. In Scott Reynolds’ Fab 5 on, he writes that Spence will be the starting nose tackle...

Mike James could be perfect complement to Doug Martin

TAMPA, Fla. They never seem too distant, one running back entering a new career phase and the other beginning his. Doug Martin, after a stellar rookie year, is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers future at the position. But he sees parts of himself in rookie Mike James.That is why Martin is quick to offer praise for the Miami product, taken in the sixth round, 189th overall, when given the...

Bucs sign Temple running back Matt Brown

In an effort to improve on punt and kickoff returns, the Bucs officially announced today the signing of Temple running back/return specialist Matt Brown. The following is from the Buccaneers’ blog: Brown got the most out of his 5-5, 165-pound frame at Temple, both on offense and in the kick return game.  As a senior, he was named the Big East Special Teams Player of the Year after...

Video: Keyshawn Johnson goes off on Justin Bieber in TMZ interview

Former NFL receiver Keyshawn Johnson is fed up with every reporter and their grandmother chasing him around to ask about the Biebster speeding around in his neighborhood incident. Keyshawn lets loose on the whole matter… with plenty of funny quotes in this vid:  

Matt Brown Signs With Buccaneers After Expired Passport Prevents Running Back From Signing CFL Deal

It’s a good thing for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that a passport is required to enter Canada. The Bucs signed former Temple running back Matt Brown on Wednesday after an expired passport prevented him from signing with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. Brown announced his plans to sign with the Roughriders on May 17 and was planning to fly out to seal...

Ronde Barber joining FOX Sports

According to Roy Cummings of the Tampa Trubune, former Buccaneers cornerback Ronde Barber is joining FOX Sports now that he’s retired from the NFL. Ronde Barber joining FOX Sports in hybrid role per agent Mark Lepselter. Will likely do both game and studio analysis — Roy Cummings (@RCummingsTBO) May 31, 2013 I’m sure his brother Tiki is quite jealous of him after his television...

Panthers WR Smith: I want to play 15-16 seasons

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Steve Smith said the competition at the Panthers wide receiver position this year is "cut throat," and the 13-year veteran receiver plans to stick around to see how it shakes out. Smith, 33, told The Associated Press on Thursday he wants "to play 15 or 16 years" in the NFL, which would take him through the 2015 or 2016 season. Smith said he...

If's, Shoulda's, and Coulda's may be the best indicator on Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2013 playoff chances

Die hard Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans will direct your attention to the 2010 season as the best Bucs season in the last decade. Most in the media have pointed out however that the season was only as good as its weakest link....the 'miracle wins' that Bucs fans didn't consider when trying to predict the 2011 season record. In 2010, the Bucs won 5 games by the slimmest of...

Lets face it, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafts under Jon Gruden and Raheem Morris were a joke

The main success attributed to the Tony Dungy/Gruden Buccaneers is the ability of the franchise to draft well, not relying on free agency to build a team. Drafting players lets you train them to your teams core belief systems, and provides for generally better team chemistry than a team made up of all free agents. Mind you it can happen (see 1996 Carolina and Jacksonville), but its...

Rookie Running Back Matt Brown Lands Job With Buccaneers Thanks to Expired Passport

Rookie running back Matt Brown was all set to board a flight to Seskatchewan earlier this week, but an expected detour landed him in Tampa Bay instead. Brown, an undrafted rookie from Temple, agreed to a deal with the Seskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League just last week. He planned to travel north of the border and sign his contract on Tuesday, but an expired...

Ronde Barber reportedly headed to Fox Sports

Today we get news that the second Barber twin will be trying his hand in television. Ronde Barber who retired this year after 16 seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is reportedly headed to Fox Sports. His brother Tiki had a stint at NBC on Football Night in America, the Today Show and a host on MSNBC during the 2008 Olympics. Instead of trying to become the next Matt Lauer like...
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