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The Tampa Bay Buccnaeers are unlikely to retain defensive end Michael Bennett next season. With the start of free agency just days away, the sack leader for the Buccaneers is not expected to remain as a member of the Buccaneers moving forward according to the Tampa Bay Times newspaper. The Buccaneers could have applied the franchise tag to Bennett but opted not to, a move which would have cost the team $11 million next season.
The Times reports that the Buccaneers are likely to move Da’Quan Bowers into the starting left end position next season. Bowers is facing a gun charge after trying to board an airplane last month with a loaded firearm in his carry on bag.
Bennett did lead the Buccaneers is sacks last season with nine, but one has to wonder if the player the team signed off the Seattle Seahawks practice squad simply overachieved last season. It is likely that another team around the league will overpay for Bennett in free agency based on last year’s performance.
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According to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, free agent DE Michael Bennett has “probably played his last game for the Bucs.”
Stroud adds that the Buccaneers don’t see Bennett as an $11 million defensive end, which is why they passed on franchising him earlier in the week. Instead, he expects Tampa Bay to move forward with Da’Quan Bowers as their starting defensive...
Will he return? Will he retire? Will he play elsewhere? Those questions still remain as the Buccaneers met with veteran defensive back Ronde Barber to ultimately leave the decision on his return up to him.
General manager Mark Dominik released a statement Saturday morning:
Coach Schiano and I met with Ronde this past week and expressed our desire for him to return to play another...
Pat Yasinskas of ESPN is reporting the Buccaneers have placed a low round tender on defensive end Daniel Te’o-Nesheim. The tender is reported to be worth $1.323 million. If another team signs Te’o-Nesheim, that team must surrender a third round pick to Tampa Bay. The Bucs were thoroughly impressed with Te’o-Nesheim’s work ethic and attitude after being picked up off Philadelphia’s...
According to Pat Yasinkas of ESPN.com, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed running back LaGarrette Blount to a one-year deal.
#Buccaneers have signed backup RB LeGarrette Blount to a 1-year deal.
— Pat Yasinskas (@espn_nfcsouth) March 9, 2013
I find this interesting since Bucs head coach Greg Schiano was too crazy about Blount last season. His role was dramatically reduced...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had one of the worst secondaries in the league last season, giving up 4,951 passing yards and 30 touchdowns.Their passing defense was a stark contrast to their top ranked rushing defense and was blamed for Tampa Bay losing many close games in 2012.While there are some talented cornerbacks and safeties getting ready to enter the league soon through the Draft...
Doug Martin is the future of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers running game, and one of the top young backs in the NFL. Just because you have a great running back on your roster, doesn’t mean you can’t have depth.
USA Today is reporting that the Bucs have re-signed running back LeGarrette Blount.
Per NFL Players Association records, Blount received a base salary of $1.25 million as...
TAMPA, Fla. Ready set start signing.
Free agency in the NFL begins at 4 p.m. Tuesday, and it gives the Tampa Bay Buccaneers a critical chance to begin shaping their roster for coach Greg Schianos second season. Theyre far from short on resources: The Bucs enter the period with 30.1 million in cap space, among the leagues highest totals, which means they can choose to be aggressive...
Dallas Clark, TE, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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The question at hand is should you own Dallas Clark in your fantasy league this year? Let’s analyze this a little. Here is a game that I like to call fuzzy numbers. One set of numbers is 30/100/1,106/10. The other set of numbers is 34/119...
Adam Caplan reports that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers re-signed restricted free agent RB LeGarrette Blount a few days ago to a one-year deal worth $1.75 million and included no guaranteed money.
It’s certainly interesting that this deal has been completed for a few days now and yet this is the first we’ve heard of it.
Tampa Bay was reportedly considering using a first-round tender...
Initial reports had the Buccaneers placing a restricted free agent tender on running back LeGarette Blount. Saturday morning, Adam Caplan reports that Tampa Bay as re-sign Blount.
Bucs re-signed RFA RB LeGarette Blount a few days ago to a 1 yr, $1.75 M deal.No guaranteed money.
— Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) March 9, 2013
Depth at running back is crucial in the NFL. Blount...
The 911 tapes from the altercation that occurred on the eve of Hope Solo and Jerramy Steven’s wedding have been released.
Stevens, a former Seattle Seahawks tight end, was arrested Nov. 12 for fourth-degree domestic violence assault. The 911 call came from the soccer star’s home and led to the arrest of Stevens.
Solo’s brother, Marcus, called 911 four times around 3 a.m.,...