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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers activated cornerback Eric Wright off the reserve list Saturday.
Wright was suspended the last four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.
The 27-year-old, who signed a five-year deal with the Buccaneers as a free agent in the offseason, started all 10 games he appeared in this season and compiled 39 tackles, seven passes defensed and an interception he returned 60 yards for a touchdown against the New York Giants back in Week 2.
He missed the Bucs' Week 12 loss to the Atlanta Falcons with an Achilles injury prior to serving his suspension.
Tampa Bay waived cornerback LeQuan Lewis to clear a roster spot.
Source: Sports Network
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have restructured the contracts of both guard Carl Nicks and wide receiver Vincent Jackson to free up some cap space for the 2013 season.
While it won’t affect the amount of money receiver Vincent Jackson and guard Carl Nicks are paid, both players have restructured their contracts, converting their sizable 2013 salaries into bonuses that will be counted...
Tampa Bay halfback Doug Martin ended the season in style, rushing for 142 yards on 28 carries Sunday in a win over Atlanta.Fantasy Spin:His 40-yard touchdown sprint was his 11th rushing score of the season. His 1,454 rushing yards this season were the most ever by a Buccaneers rookie.
Tampa Bay wideout Mike Williams came within four yards of his first 1,000 yard receiving season.Fantasy Spin:He needed 69 yards on Sunday and only came up with 65. If Williams had reached the mark, he and Vincent Jackson would have become the first teammates in Buccaneers history to both go for 1,000 yards in the same season.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers helped position themselves financially for what could be another big spending spree in free agency this offseason.
The Bucs recently approached two big ticket free-agents from 2012 receiver Vincent Jackson and guard Carl Nicks and asked them to turn the majority of their 2013 salaries into guaranteed 2012 bonuses, general manager Mark Dominik confirmed...
Tampa Bay Buccanneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson was on the receiving end of a crushing blow by two Atlanta Falcons defenders on Sunday. Though Jackson absorbed the brutal hit, it was the Bucs who delivered the knockout punch to the playoff-bound Falcons by upsetting Atlanta 22-17 at the Georgia Dome. Jackson finished the contest with 3 catches and 50 yards.
The Bucs were hoping to bounce back against St. Louis last week following a blowout loss to the Saints the previous week. Unfortunately that did not happen and Josh Freeman had another bad game. Facing lots of scrutiny in his young career, he and the team are hoping to end the season on a high note at Atlanta. However, the Bucs may not see Atlanta’s best team on the field as they...
The Bucs wanted to end the season with a win and snap a five-game losing streak. After beating the Falcons on Sunday 22-17, they did just that and gave some sense of optimism for 2013. The Falcons put their starters in for the entire game even though they had the number one seed locked up for the NFC playoffs. On the other sidelines, Tampa Bay played their best football in all three...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have declared WR Chris Owusu, DL Corvey Irvin, CB Eric Wright, LB Jacob Cutrera, DL Matthew Masifilo, RB Michael Smith, OG Roger Allen inactive for Week 17.
The 2012 NFL regular season has now ended. Despite a strong mid-season performance, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers faded down the stretch, enduring yet another late season collapse. Rookie head coach Greg Schiano had some highlights and lowlights of his first year, and will look to build on the positives moving forward. Many aspects of the Tampa defense will have to be addressed through...
Opponent: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Where: Georgia Dome
Time: 1 p.m.
Records: Falcons (13-2, 3-2 in NFC South); Buccaneers (6-9, 2-3).
Point Spread (Danny Sheridans odds as published in USA Today): Atlanta is favored by 3 with an over of 46.
Key Offensive Matchup
Any time an opponent has the worst pass defense in the NFL, as Tampa Bay does, thats something a team should look to exploit...
Last week: 20 (-3)
Net points per drive: -0.07 (18th)
DVOA: -8.3% (21st)
Weighted DVOA: -10.6% (23rd)
LT Donald Penn: Did not allow a pressure on 61 pass block snaps, run blocked for 5 yards on 2 attempts
RG Jamon Meredith: Allowed 1 sack on 61 pass block snaps, run blocked for 2 yards on 1 attempt
LOLB Lavonte David: 12 solo tackles, 8 stops, 1 missed tackle, allowed...
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers cornerback stressed the importance of redshirting, representing New Jersey and learning from Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano in a 1-on-1 interview with ScarletReport.com following his announcement to leave school for the NFL draft.