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He was the beloved giant of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. His towering presence was felt in life and since his sudden passing last year after a stroke at age 56.
Its hard to go anywhere in the Tampa Bay area without encountering some aspect of Lee Roy Selmons wide-ranging achievements.
Theres Raymond James Stadium, where his name was the first to grace the Ring of Honor, commemorating his career as the only Hall of Famer in Bucs history.
Theres the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway in Tampa, the chain of high-end barbecue restaurants that bear his familiar name and the University of South Florida that has a football team and a home in the Big East Conference thanks in large part to his tireless efforts as athletic director.
So it seems only fitting that Selmon the first draft pick of the expansion Bucs would be forever memorialized with his own day throughout the state of Florida.
That honor was officially bestowed on him during a Friday news conference at One Buc Place, where state Re...
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TAMPA, Fla. Defensive reinforcements could be on the horizon for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
It's been a season where seen more than a few players have fallen by the wayside due to injuries. Plus, there's the four-game suspension of cornerback Aqib Talib. But one of the injured has returned to the practice field this week with determination to get back in the starting lineup...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers cheerleaders spent a recent night out at Busch Gardens, where they experienced some scares as part of this year's Howl-O-Scream festivities.
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Week 7 Who: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-3) vs. New Orleans Saints (1-4) When: Sunday, 10/21 at 1 PM Where: Raymond James Stadium TV: FOX Radio: WFUS 103.5 FM/WDAE 620 AM DirecTV: 708 Sirius: 136 Last Meeting: The Bucs fell to .500 when they lost 27-16 to the Saints in Week 9 last season. Josh Freeman threw for 281 yards and one touchdown, but the defense couldn't stop Drew Brees...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers enter this weekend’s contest
against the New Orleans Saints with a mostly healthy squad. Only two players
were on the team’s injury report entering the weekend; wide receiver Vincent
Jackson and offensive lineman Carl Nicks.
Both Jackson and Nicks are listed as probable to play Sunday
against the Saints.
Jackson was limited in practice...
Buccaneers receiver Vincent Jackson is on the injury report for a calf problem, but it is not expected to keep him out of Sunday's game with New Orleans.Fantasy Spin:Tampa Bay's passing offense will have to keep up with New Orleans this week which should mean big days for Jackson and Mike Williams.
He was the beloved giant of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers whose towering presence was felt in life and since his sudden passing last year after a stroke at age 56.
Its hard to go anywhere in this community without encountering some aspect of Lee Roy Selmons wide-ranging achievements.
Theres Raymond James Stadium, where his name was the first to grace the Ring of Honor, commemorating...
It’s Week 7 and there are six teams with a bye week. The injuries continue to pile up and teams taking a week off are not helping you as lineup...
This week’s Bucs gameday preview article is different from those in previous weeks. You can still find a couple keys to victory for the Bucs against the Saints on Sunday if you read on, but this edition will be more in depth. Friday morning, I was a guest on The Matt Segal Show on 96.7 The Champ and we previewed this week’s divisional matchup. But don’t worry, if you missed...
METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- Carl Nicks figured he was on his way out of New Orleans before last season even ended, which only added to the All-Pro left guard's motivation.
"I figured if you didn't want to talk to me then, in my fourth and final year, it wasn't going to happen in the offseason," Nicks said, referring to a lack of contract talks with New Orleans during...
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