Found March 13, 2012 on Down and Distance:
Per a report from The Pewter Plank’s Josh Hill, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have made another splash in free agency by signing former Atlanta Falcon linebacker Curtis Lofton. Lofton, who was drafted out of theUniversityofOklahomaby the Falcons in the second round of the 2008 NFL draft, was widely considered one of the top linebackers in this year’s free agency class. Lofton became a starter his rookie season and has played in every game since then.  He has amassed 492 tackles, four sacks, seven forced fumbles, and three interceptions over the course of his four-year career. The Buccaneers’ acquisition of Lofton gives their defense a huge upgrade over the middle, while weakening a division opponent. Lofton’s experience and familiarity with NFC South opponents should immediately pay dividends and improve the team’s dead last rushing defense (30th overall).

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Will Make Huge Moves In Free Agency: Separating The Facts From The Rumors

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are quickly becoming one of the most talked about teams of the day. As free agency is due to start in under two hours the rumor mill is not churning it is downright blowing up. According to Fox Sports Florida, the Bucs are going to “make a strong push” to pursue MLB Curtis Lofton who is expected to walk away from the Atlanta Falcons. Lofton is nowhere...

Falcons, Douglas agree to extension

Two offensive players are returning to the Atlanta Falcons. A source told that wide receiver Harry Douglas had agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension. Financial details weren't immediately available. Backup quarterback Chris Redman also signed a one-year deal, a source said. Financial details weren't immediately available. Paired with starters...

Falcons Re-Sign Harry Douglas

  Looks like I will be staying in Atlanta...Home sweet home... — Harry Douglas (@HDouglas83) March 14, 2012 It took a little longer than I thought, but Harry Douglas is back in the fold with the Atlanta Falcons. Douglas flirted with the St Louis Rams but ended up signing a four year contract worth $10.5 million. Douglas will continue to be the Falcons third receiver. Last...

Tampa signs V-Jax to five-year deal

For years, Vincent Jackson just wanted the Chargers to pay him like he was an elite receiver. They never did, so the Bucs stepped in and got themselves a #1 wideout. 

Will Vincent Jackson, Cortland Finnegan Unite With Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

Many in the media, along with the entire fan base has come down like a ton of bricks it seems over the years on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for not taking advantage of immense available cap space on the open market. Since 2003, the Buccaneers have either finished 3rd or been the bottom-dwellers of the NFC South seven times combined. The team has approximately a whopping $42.7 million...

Buccaneers Sign Vincent Jackson To 5-Year/$55,555,555 Deal; Too Much?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have reportedly and inevitably signed former Chargers receiver Vincent Jackson to a five-year deal worth $55,555,555.  Yes, seriously.  Say that five times fast. According to, V-Jax is scheduled to receive $26 million fully guaranteed, via a $2 million roster bonus in 2012 and a fully-guaranteed $11 million base salary this season. Jackson...

BREAKING: Wide Receiver Vincent Jackson Signs Mega-Deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have reached an agreement with free agent wide receiver Vincent Jackson on a 5-year, $55 million contract with $36 million guaranteed.  Jackson, perhaps the most sought after receiver of the 2012 free agent season, was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the second round of the 2005 NFL draft. His relationship with the Chargers...

Report: Offensive Guard Carl Nicks Signs with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers continue to make the biggest splash in free agency. Just one day after signing wide receiver Vincent Jackson and linebacker Curtis Lofton, the Bucs have made former Saints guard Carl Nicks the highest paid guard in the league, per a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The five-year deal worth $47.5 million includes $31 million in guaranteed money. Nicks...
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