Found September 11, 2013 on The Bay Cave:

Darrelle Revis made an impact on the field for the Bucs Sunday. He is also making an impact to a Florida city mayor to change his city’s name from Treasure Island to ‘Revis Island.’  Mayor Bob Mining has proclaimed that the Pinellas County beach town will officially change its name to “Revis Island, Florida,” a reference to the moniker Revis picked up as perhaps the best cornerback in the NFL in recent years. He was traded to the Bucs this offseason from the New York Jets. In a statement, Mining joked that Treasure Island beachgoers normally have to wear sunscreen, but on Revis Island “you don’t need any sunscreen because … you’re always covered.” Thursday’s special ceremony honors the Bucs in advance of this weekend’s home opener. The story, from the Tampa Tribune, also notes that team reps, cheerleaders, and their mascot will be on hand. No word on if Revis himself will be there. Doubtful if the team is practicing at the same time.


Fans can visit 'Revis Island, Fla.' on Thursday only

Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis will have a Florida city named after him. For one day. The City of Treasure Island, Fla., by special proclamation of Mayor Bob Minning, will change its name to Revis Island, Fla. on Thursday. The city is located about 30 miles southwest of Tampa. "I'm honored and humbled to receive this special honor from the City of Treasure...

Treasure Island, Fla., Mayor Will Rename City ‘Revis Island’ to Celebrate Buccaneers’ First Home Game

The mayor of one Florida beach city seems to be very excited about the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ acquisition of cornerback Darrelle Revis. Bob Minning, the mayor of Treasure Island, Fla,. made a special proclamation Tuesday announcing that on Thursday, Sept. 12 his city will be renamed Revis Island, Fla. for one day. The name change will be part of a special ceremony taking place...

Problem Solved: The Finger points to Josh Freeman

Over the last week, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have had more he said/she said drama of a real life soap opera, and its only the first week of the season, but from all the news and reports coming from One Buc...This season, as well as the career of Josh Freeman, is probably  already over.  And the only one to blame is Josh Freeman himself.  There was no conspiracy over the...

Bucs' Carl Nicks returns to practice, says he is MRSA-free

Tampa Bay Buccaneers guard Carl Nicks had limited participation in practice Wednesday and said he is clear of MRSA, a serious staph infection that has kept him off the field in recent weeks. During training camp, the two-time Pro Bowl player developed a blister on his left foot that became infected. On Aug. 22, the Bucs revealed that Nicks, along with kicker Lawrence Tynes (right...

Report: Bucs coach rigged captain votining against QB Josh Freeman

Reports are circulating that Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano rigged the out come of a team election so that quarterback Josh Freeman would not be named captain. A fifth year player, Freeman had been a team captain on the Buccaneers for the last three years but Schiano and the Buccaneers spent a third round draft pick on Mike Glennon in April. According to the Tampa Bay...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 2013 Week 2 NFL Power Rankings (#24)

I said before the season that I didn’t think Josh Freeman would last the season in Tampa Bay. I’m even more confident in that now. This week, they took his captaincy away. That’s incredibly rare. I’ve never heard of that happening. Quarterbacks aren’t always a captain on a team, but once a player is captain, he usually stays captain as long as he’s with the team. On top...

Schiano says Freeman overslept for a team meeting

It seems like Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano doesn’t have a problem telling everyone what goes on with Josh Freeman behind closed doors. Schian told reporters today that Freeman recently overslept for a team meeting. Schiano says Freeman overslept and missed the team meeting last Monday. — Rick Stroud (@NFLSTROUD) September 12, 2013 Schiano says Freeman has been late for...

According to Reports, The Buccaneers Are Already In Disarray

It’s not just the fact that the Buccaneers lost to the Jets that has to be a cause for concern for their fans. It appears that the team is already a hive of dysfunction and dissatisfaction.The Bucs reportedly held a players-only meeting, typically done when teams are at least four or five games under .500, before Week 1. BEFORE THEIR FIRST GAME! One of the subjects discussed: how...

It's tough ship for Freeman, Bucs

Every professional athlete is supposed to lead to some extent, but no position in sports requires leadership as explicitly as the NFL quarterback. You're orchestrating the offense, calling plays in the huddle, and generally the most visible member of your squad. Before it was co-opted by Gregg Williams, the quote "Kill the head and the body will die" -- or else, "...

Redskins safety takes out Mike Shanahan and referee (Video)

Washington Redskins safety Bacarri Rambo accidentally took out an NFL referee on the sidelines, along with Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan and another assistant, during Monday night's game at FedEx Field. Rambo lost his balance while pushing Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick out of bounds near the Redskins sideline. Rambo couldn't stop his momentum and ran...

Bucs' Lavonte David fined $7,800 for late hit on Geno Smith

Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David left Sunday's game at MetLife Stadium with a heavy heart, but now he's a little lighter in his wallet. The up-and-coming player — who seems primed for a breakout season — not only suffered through the emotional aftermath of his late-hit on Jets QB Geno Smith, but also got fined for the controversial play, according...

Bucs hope to get ground game going vs. Saints

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers face Drew Brees twice a season, so they know it takes more than a sturdy defense to slow down the New Orleans Saints quarterback. A revamped secondary led by cornerback Darrelle Revis figures to be one of the keys to the team's chances for success when the NFC South rivals meet Sunday, however the Bucs also are hoping their sputtering offense can do...

Here’s a 7-year-old Jets fan talking trash to a Bucs fan (VIDEO)

They sure do start ‘em young in New York … especially if you’re a bitter Jets fan. This video comes to us from Sunday’s Jets-Buccaneers tilt at MetLife Stadium, and shows an obnoxious 7-year-old Jets fan taking out his years of pent up frustration on a visiting fan. Worst. Parenting. Ever.
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