Found March 19, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were 32nd in the NFL in passing yards allowed in 2012. The signing of Dashon Goldson will definitely help, but you have a disgruntled cornerback in Eric Wright over guaranteed money in his contract and you have no other options than Wright that can start. The Bucs obviously need help in the secondary and that’s why we’re going to explore what the Bucs’ cornerback options are in the 2013 NFL draft... Read more

Buccaneers ready to pull plug on Darrelle Revis pursuit, growing weary of Jets antics

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are growing tired of dealing with the New York Jets, seemingly going nowhere fast for their interest in conerback Darrelle Revis. It seems the New York Jets removed former general manager Mike Tannebaum, and replaced him with himself. New general manager John Idzik is making the same moves Tannebaum seemed to make, making one wonder who is truely running...

Bucs re-sign Jacob Cutrera and Andrew Economos

The Buccaneers announced today the re-signings of two key pieces of their special teams: line specialist Andrew Economos and linebacker Jacob Cutrera.  Here is the information from the Buccaneers’ press release: Economos, a special teams captain in 2010 and 2012, has played in 92 games with the Buccaneers, recording 20 special teams tackles and one forced fumble. In 2012, Economos...

Tim Ryan promotes new nickname for the Bucs’ Doug Martin: The Douggernaut

Since his rise to the national spotlight midway through the 2012 NFL campaign Doug Martin has been stumping for the removal of the muscle hamster moniker that has followed him since before his days in the league but until recently we haven’t had a viable alternative. Today, on SiriusXM NFL radio’s Movin’ the Chains co-host Tim Ryan … 

LeGarrette Blount on the trading block: Buccaneers looking to trade running back

According to the Stephen F. Holder of the Tampa Bay Times, running back LeGarrette Blount is being shopped by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. A year after Doug Martin exploded on the scene; Blount has become an afterthought in the Buccaneers minds. However, Blount is a viable starting running back and at 26 years old he could help a NFL team, but there are some doubts about him. In...

Bucs re-sign Andrew Economos, Jacob Cutrera

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have re-signed free agent long snapper Andrew Economos and linebacker Jacob Cutrera. The Buccaneers announced the moves Wednesday. Terms of the deals were not released. Economos is a seventh-year pro who's appeared in 92 games with the Buccaneers. The unrestricted free agent was the club's special teams captain last season. ...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Biggest Draft Day Regret In Franchise History

Winning the award for worst mistake in draft day history for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is quarterback Vinny Testaverde.After Tampa Bay quarterback Steve Young finished the 1986 NFL season with a record of 2-12, eight touchdowns and 13 interceptions, the Buccaneers deemed Young a bust and traded him to the San Francisco 49ers for two draft picks. The Buccaneers then went on to use...

Bucs considering first round pick for Darrelle Revis

It appears the Bucs may be upping the ante on possible trade offers to the New York Jets. The speculation of the Buccaneers offering a second and a fourth round pick or a second this year and a potential first next season may no longer be an option.   To be clear, Bucs won’t rule out using a first round pick for Revis. No offer made, undecided at this point. Would consider it...

Bucs early free agency moves a mixed bag

TAMPA, Fla. One week has passed, and gifts have been granted. If free agency is like the NFLs Christmas, then the Tampa Bay Buccaneers should have mixed feelings about what left and landed in their facility. The good: The Bucs inked a marquee secondary signing. Dashon Goldson is a proven pro who offers a needed boost at safety. Hes agile at 6-foot-2, 200 pounds, and at 28 years...

Bucs players can’t talk with Darrelle Revis

The Buccaneers appear to be inching closer to a deal with the New York Jets for cornerback Darrelle Revis. Some reports already have the Bucs penciled in as having a deal in place to offer Revis which seems logical. Many have even suggested that Revis is aware of this said deal. However, with the league’s anti-tampering rules, it can not be the Bucs front office that reaches out...

The Bucs and Brent Grimes are talking

The Bucs have had a plan all along. Everyone has been trying to figure what exactly they are up to, not signing any help for their secondary. But it seems like they are working how they work, quietly. Free agent cornerback Brent Grimes has drawn interest from a couple teams during free agency. It was reported erroneously last week that he had re-signed with the Falcons. Now it appears...

Bucs have “patience” for a Darrelle Revis trade

The national media has weighed in on the Jets potential trade of Darrelle Revis to the Buccaneers. While reports have said anything from it happening this week to not happening until this summer, none have labeled their cornerback situation better than NFL Network’s Charles Davis.  Appearing on 98.7 The Fan Wednesday morning with Justin “The Commish” Pawlowski, Davis was asked...

Bucs interested in Hasselbeck?

The Titans announced Monday they have released veteran QB Matt Hasselbeck after not restructuring his contract. Tampa Bay is one of the teams that already have him on their radar.

Bucs have shown interest in Captain Munnerlyn

While the Bucs have been somewhat quiet in free agency thus far, it doesn’t mean they are not out there looking for players. And since they have been quiet through the media, fans have grown restless and have done their own investigating.   @bucsrmylife yes — Captain Munnerlyn (@captain_41) March 17, 2013   This information was brought to my attention Sunday and early Monday...

San Francisco 49ers Sign Safety Craig Dahl To A Three-Year Deal

The San Francisco 49ers filled a big void in their secondary left by the departure of Dashon Goldson. The NFC champion 49ers signed safety Craig Dahl to a three-year contract, finding a replacement after Goldson received a five-year deal from Tampa Bay earlier in the week.San Francisco's front office hosted a handful of defensive backs for meetings this week, including veteran...
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