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The newest Washington Redskin is eager for a fresh start after his promising career in Tampa Bay became enmeshed with his messy personal life.
Wide receiver Dezmon Briscoe led the Buccaneers with six touchdowns in 2011 while catching 35 passes but skipped a voluntary minicamp in April as his current and former girlfriends engaged in a series of accusations on Twitter.
Briscoe was cut on Thursday and claimed off waivers by the Redskins on Friday.
Ironically, the Redskins cut 2011 leading receiver Jabar Gaffney in May in part because of comments he made on Twitter that were deemed inappropriate. Their new receiver likely wouldn't be with Washington if not for the micro-blogging site.
Briscoe says his domestic issues have been resolved, although he did not go into details.
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers just opened their 2012 training camp and the roster has already taken some twists and turns. WR Dezmon Briscoe was released outright amid reports that the receiver had failed conditioning drills. Briscoe was claimed off waivers by the Washington Redskins. Former second-round pick, DT Brian Price was traded to the Chicago Bears in exchange for a seventh-round...
Only one day into training camp and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a man down. Not a good way to start things off.
Third-year wideout Arrelious Benn has suffered another knee injury and appears likely to miss four weeks, which is basically all of training camp. Profootballtalk.com's Mike Florio reports that a league source says Benn suffered a sprained MCL today during practice...
Buccaneers’ left tackle Donald Penn has a calf strain and will miss “several weeks” of Training Camp, according to the Tampa Bay Times. Donald Penn is not an elite left tackle, but he’s a solid one and the Buccaneers can’t afford to be without him once games start for real. Right tackle Jeremy Trueblood led the league in pressures allowed in the regular season last year...
Tampa Bay's Josh Freeman trimmed his hair and lost 20 pounds during the offseason, however the young quarterback's makeover is far from complete.
The fourth-year pro reported to training camp feeling good about highly visible changes to his physical appearance. Now, he's focused on making some adjustments on the field to improve his performance.
Freeman was the third...
TAMPA, Fla. Defensive tackle Amobi Okoye walked off the field on his first day of Tampa Bay Buccaneers training camp workouts, feeling right at home in the brutal heat and humidity.
For the 2007 No. 1 pick of the Houston Texans, the uncomfortable weather was nothing new.
It was hot, but I dont think its hotter than or more humid than Houston, Okoye said. Four years out there definitely...
Rookie Doug Martin has opened training camp with the Buccaneers as the No. 1 running back, according to Stephen Holder of the Tampa Bay Times.
Martin has always been expected to beat out the disappointing LeGarrette Blount for the starting job, and remains on the right path in doing so. His bruising running style will be a great fit for head coach Greg Schianos offense...
Same old V-Jax Juan…
According to reports out of camp, Vincent Jackson is the best player in Tampa Bay. He is routinely beating Talib on long passes and is really passing the good ‘ol eye test. Vincent Jackson has always been a polarizing figure in fantasy football as his inconsistency is just plain frustrating to owners.
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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- At 37 and entering his 16th NFL season, Ronde Barber is embracing the challenge of learning a new position with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
A five-time Pro Bowl cornerback who's making the transition to safety in first-year coach Greg Schiano's system, Barber not only is receptive to the move but excited about the team's prospects of rebounding from...
Veterans reported today to One Buccaneer Place in Tampa, and the team spent little time adjusting the club’s roster. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced that they have traded DT Brian Price to the Chicago Bears and outright released WR Dezmon Briscoe. Tampa Bay also announced that they have signed LB Thomas Williams to a two-year contract.
Price was selected by the Buccaneers in...