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He’s been gone almost three months now and that still never gets old.
Jeff Demps was traded from the New England Patriots to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers earlier this offseason in exchange for running back LeGarrette Blount, and the Olympic track star plans to report to the team sometime soon, according to Stephen Holder of the Tampa Bay Times. No specific time table was given.
Demps signed with the Patriots as an undrafted free agent last offseason, spending the entire season on injured reserve, after competing for the U.S. in the 2012 London Olympic Games. He was expected to be a weapon on special teams, utilizing his track-star speed on kick and punt returns, but he was traded to the Bucs before ever seeing any real game action with the Patriots.
Demps has spent the offseason continuing to pursue his track career while also remaining committed to football. Bill Belichick didn’t like the dual commitment, which led to the speedsters exit from New England. Head coach Greg ...
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Jeff Demps is keeping busy on the track for the rest of July and will likely get an invite to compete at the world championships in mid-August.
But when he's done, one of the world's fastest men plans to play for the Tampa Bay Bucs.
Demps will almost certainly compete at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, but when the track event is over on Aug. 18 he will join the Bucs...
Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Eric Wright can now call himself a 49er. The team traded him to San Francisco on Friday in exchange for a conditional 2014 draft pick.
There was already speculation that the Bucs would release Wright after his suspension in 2012 for using PEDS. The penalty wiped out the remaining guaranteed money on his deal, so they were certainly free to do...
Now that the Buccaneers traded Eric Wright to the 49ers on Friday, rookie cornerback Johnthan Banks will likely start in his place this season.
Even though the Bucs had Wright take a pay cut back in April, they weren’t very fond of his attitude recently, according to ESPN.com.
The Bucs traded for cornerback Darrelle Revis and used their top draft pick on cornerback Johnthan...
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano has indicated that cornerback Darrelle Revis will be on the field in some capicity when training camp begins next week.
Coach Schiano says CB Darrelle Revis will be on the field in some capacity when camp starts next week.
— Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) July 18, 2013
My guess is that Revis will be on field rehabbing on the side...
What is that sound the distance? Doug Martin is anything but a no-brainer in the first round of fantasy drafts? That hardly seems justified for a statistical stud that barreled his way to a 1,454 yard, 11 touchdown rookie season. And yet, fake football GMs around the country continue to have their doubts.Are Martin’s noteworthy achievements only the first of many steps toward a...
One thing is certain for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers under the leadership of head coach Greg Schiano, he puts up with no ****. Plain and simple. The second year head coach is a no holds barred leader on the sidelines. Whether his actions translate into wins on the field remain to be seen, but Schiano has put his stamp on this team early and often while heading into his second season...
Josina Anderson of ESPN is reporting that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded cornerback Eric Wright to the San Francisco 49ers for a 2014 late-round conditional draft pick.
Wright has a similar deal to that of new 49ers CB Nnamdi Asomugha where they get paid only if they can make the team.
Wright has been a bit of an issue for the Bucs who were close to cutting the six-year cornerback...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have washed their hands of troubled cornerback Eric Wright.
A little more than two weeks after Wright was arrested for suspicion of misdemeanor DUI in Los Angeles, the Bucs traded the six-year veteran to the San Francisco 49ers on Friday for a conditional 2014 draft pick.
Bucs general manager Mark Dominik would not provide specifics, but said character...
Yesterday we kicked off a four-part series in which I embark on the fool’s errand of predicting the outcome of every regular-season game for all four NFC South teams. Having demonstrated my evenhanded prognosticatory predilections yesterday with the Carolina Panthers, I turn my crystal ball on the next team in the sequence: Captain Fear and [...]The post NFC South regular-season...
49ers took some secondary losses in the offseason, but filling those holes pretty well now.
Breaking News: The Bucs have traded CB Eric Wright to San Francisco for a conditional 2014 draft pick.
— Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) July 19, 2013
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced yesterday that place
kicker Connor Barth will miss the entire 2013 season after tearing his Achilles
tendon during a charity basketball game, according to Gregg Rosenthal of
To replace Barth, the Buccaneers signed former New York
Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes. Tampa Bay will place Barth on the
reserve/non-football injury list, a move...
An already potent fantasy football defense just got even better.
According to ESPN’s Josina Anderson, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded cornerback Eric Wright to the San Francisco 49ers for a late round pick in the 2014 NFL draft.
Wright, a 27-year old former second round pick of the Cleveland Browns was slated to start opposite of newly acquired Darrelle Revis for the Bucs...
Josina Anderson is reporting that the Buccaneers have traded CB Eric Wright to the 49ers in return for a conditional late-round pick in 2014.
Ian Rapoport reports that Wright will need to pass a physical before the deal is completed.
Jason Cole keeps “hearing” that the 49ers do not want to keep CB Carlos Rogers, so this could be an indication that he could be on his way...
It would seem Eric Wright didn't take the Bucs front office seriously.
If "Toes on the Line" was anything, it was a message; Don't test Schiano's resolve.
In further proof these are not the same old Bucs, Tampa Bay Buccaneers released CB Wright a week after a DUI in California, and you get the feeling if his position was anything except cornerback...