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NFL Trade Rumors:
Ian Rapoport tweets that the Buccaneers are expected to allow impending free DE Michael Bennett to test the open market in the coming weeks.
Jason La Canfora reports that team sources have informed him that they will not be using their franchise tag on any of their players, which further indicates that Bennett will likely field offers for other teams.
Now that the Bengals have franchised DE Michael Johnson, Bennett should find a very competitive market for his services.
Bennett was the more productive player of the two, according to Pro Football Focus’ ratings. We also have him listed as the No. 13 best available player in our Top 50 Free Agents list.
Mike Garafolo tweets that the Buccaneers could have interest in impending free agent QB David Carr.
Garafolo points to the fact that they were interested in Carr last year and have since added former Giants quarterbacks coach Mike Sullivan as their offensive coordinator.
The Bucs have said that they would lik...
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With the official NFL salary cap number set to $123 million, the Buccaneers have one of the highest cap spaces available in the league. What will they do with it? It’s hard to say. General manager Mark Dominik has stated it’s important that the Bucs sign their own guys first. However, two names that may be fair to say will not be returning are defensive linemen Michael Bennett...
A big part of the Buccaneers 2012 run defense, that ranked first in the league, appears as if he may not return to Tampa Bay in 2013. Per Stephen Holder of the Tampa Bay Times, talks between the Bucs and defensive tackle Roy Miller have broken off. Miller’s agent, Mike McCartney, said the following via the Tampa Bay Times: “Roy is excited to see what’s out there for him...
Stephen Holder of the Tampa Bay Times reports that the Buccaneers and impending free agent DT Roy Miller have “broken off” talks regarding a long-term extension.
Holder adds that the two sides are ”seemingly far apart.”
“Roy is excited to see what’s out there for him in free agency,” said agent Mike McCartney. “He has a lot to offer after an excellent season...
Vincent Jackson, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
School: Northern Colorado
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Vincent Jackson had many critics heading into the 2012 season, his first year as a Buccaneer, thanks in part to his boom or bust type of performances, which he was anything but last year. Really, he had less ‘stinkers’ than...
This is a reader submission from an author who wishes to remain anonymous. Who will the Tampa Bay Buccaneers draft this April? Depends on what happens during the NFL free agency period. The creator of this Tampa Bay Buccaneers draft mock likes to add:
“I’d definitely keep an eye on MIKE HERMANN & JAKE MULLIN. Both are QBs with good size, who have put up good numbers. Sure...
According to Mike Garafolo of USA Today Sports, New York Giants quarterback David Carr is expected to test the free agent market and try to land somewhere that he has a shot at starting next season.
Garafolo believes the Buccaneers could be a potential landing spot for Carr, since former Giants assistant coach Mike Sullivan is their offensive coordinator.
With Carr turning 34 in...
I won’t hold it against anyone who forgot David Carr still played football, he’s hasn’t had an opportunity to start a game in his two stints with the New York Giants (2008-09, 2011-12) due to Eli Manning’s incredible durability.
Carr plans to strike while the iron is hot according to Ralph Vacchiano of the NY Daily News, and turn to free agency in an attempt to salvage his...