Found August 19, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis worked with the first-team defense in each period at practice Monday, a step forward for the four-time Pro Bowl player as he continues to recover from a torn ACL in his left knee sustained last September. Revis' work in training camp had been limited to individual drills against reserve wide receivers and brief seven-on-seven sessions in recent weeks. But his efforts to begin this week, which included limited reps and no contact, were a self-proclaimed "huge step" as he eyes a Week 1 return against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium. "It's the most work I've done, which is great, man," Revis said. "The game plan has just been to take it one day at a time. We're just trying to get as many reps as I can. Today, my knee has been feeling good. It's good for me to be in the team activities and get out there." Both Revis and Bucs coach Greg Schiano have been noncommittal...

Updating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers preseason infirmary

(Image from Bleacher Report) Preseason games are useful, but the Tampa Buccaneers probably wish their recovering stars were getting more use out of them. Week 3 of the preseason will begin with Darrelle Revis, Carl Nicks, Davin Joseph and Lawrence Tynes still on the “proceed with caution” list. Darrelle Revis: Darrelle Revis’ recovery is going well, but as Tampa Bay Times writer...

Darrelle Revis continues to fully practice

Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis has continued to fully practice without any setbacks. It continues to looks like Revis’ knee is doing great and he’ll be ready for week one.  The Bucs also remain open to letting him play in a preseason game. CB Darrelle Revis also practiced fully today and had another good day, no setbacks. — Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) August...

Fran Tarkenton rips Josh Freeman

Hall of Fame quarterback Fran Tarkenton ripped into Bucs quarterback Josh Freeman, calling him "god awful."

Revis, Joseph bring positive news

Darrelle Revis and Davin Joseph took steps forward Monday on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' injury front. Carl Nicks took a step back on his troublesome left foot. Nicks, the starting guard who missed the second half of last season with a lingering injury on his left big toe, has developed a blister on the same foot. It is infected, and Nicks could not practice Monday. ''...

Darrelle Revis On Track For Week 1

Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis is a full participant in practice and is on schedule play in Week 1 against his former teammates, the Jets.Fantasy Spin:Revis tore his ACL a little less than a year ago. Assuming he hasn't lost a step, Revis should be one of the most feared corners in the game and make the Bucs' pass defense, which gave up a league-worst 4,758 yards last...

Fran Tarkenton: Josh Freeman is “god-awful”

Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Fran Tarkenton was very criticial of Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman during an appearance on 620 WDAE. “They’ve had him there for four years and they have question marks about you?’’ Tarkenton said, via “You didn’t have question marks about Matt Ryan after his fourth year or Joe Flacco. That means they don’t think...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers fall 25-21 to the New England Patriots

(Image from Though the final score was not lit up to Tampa’s liking, the Bucs were able to get more positive production out of a few of their new faces. Both teams had their starting units on the field for the majority of the first quarter, and Tom Brady showed the Bucs defense that they’re far from polished by completing all eight passes on the opening drive with...

Josh Freeman still catching criticism despite production

TAMPA, Fla. -- The sky is falling. Look for new answers. Demand more. If you listen to chatter about the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' offense long enough, you will hear no shortage of extremes. It is en vogue on message boards, local airwaves and elsewhere to swing a piata stick at Josh Freeman & Co. Two weeks of preseason games are past. The criticism is in late-season form. ...

Bucs G Carl Nicks suffers setback with infected blister

TAMPA, Fla. -- Two-time Pro Bowl guard Carl Nicks has suffered a setback in his recovery after developing a blister on his left foot that became infected. The two-time Pro Bowler, signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a five-year, 47.5 million deal in March 2012, played seven games last season before sustaining a torn plantar plate in his left foot. The Bucs used caution with him...

Carl Nicks Out Indefinitely with Infected Blister

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Twitter feed broke news Monday afternoon that offensive guard Carl Nicks is out indefinitely. Head coach Greg Schiano says Nicks has developed an infected blister on his toe and then he will be out for an unknown amount of time. Nicks missed significant time last season – nine games to be specific – with a toe injury. Nicks last week announced that he...

Buccaneers’ Doug Martin passed concussion tests

All eyes around the NFL turned to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ second preseason game the other night against the New England Patriots when it began being reported that running back Doug Martin exited the game with a head injury. While there was initially a scare that the injury was concussion-related, Martin told reporters after the game – including Stephen F. Holder of The Tampa...

Bucs bringing in veteran kickers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are exploring options at kicker again. Two sources told FOX Sports that the Bucs are bringing in veterans for tryouts on Thursday. One of them is former Dallas Cowboys kicker David Buehler. The decision stems from concerns about the two kickers currently on the active roster. Lawrence Tynes, who spent the previous six seasons with the New York Giants, hasn...
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