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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have made one of the biggest splashes in the 2012 NFL free agency pool and this afternoon the club announced another free agent signing. Filling the need for finding a veteran backup quarterback, the Buccaneers announced that they have signed QB Dan Orlovsky.No financial details have been announced but the deal is reported to be a two-year deal. Orlovsky will back up QB Josh Freeman. A backup quarterback was a necessity for the Buccaneers with Josh Johnson hitting the free agent market. Johnson is a mobile quarterback but did little on the field when given opportunities. Dan Orlovsky, 28, has appeared in 20 NFL games between his time with the Detroit Lions and most recently, with the Indianapolis Colts. The University of Connecticut product has completed 58.% percent of his passes throwing for 2,880 yards, 14 touchdowns and twelve interceptions. This move signals that the franchise moved on from Josh Johnson. There is a possibility that Johnson ...

How Buccaneers free agent moves affect draft plans

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been one of the most active teams in free agency thus far. But will any of these moves affect their draft strategy? With the 5th pick the Bucs are likely to target one of the top two players expected to be on the board, Morris Claiborne or Trent Richardson. Obviously their recent moves won’t affect anything if Richardson is their choice. LeGarrette...

No one can call the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cheap after the start of 2012 NFL free agency

Despite catcalls from the 300 level at Raymond James Stadium, making the argument that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ownership are cheap is now going to be a bit more difficult. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have added three high-profile free agents in WR Vincent Jackson, CB Eric Wright as well as the addition of the top interior offensive lineman in the 2012 free agency period...

Carl Nicks signs deal with Bucs

Former Saints offensive lineman Carl Nicks is now the highest-paid guard in the NFL after signing a five-year, $47.5 million contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 

Tampa Bay Lands Former Saints Guard Carl Nicks

TAMPA BAY-As Players View forecasted, The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the early and most likely the overall winners of the 2012 free agency shopping bonanza. Their website just broke the news that they have added the 6-5 345 lb guard Carl Nicks to their ranks. Nicks could not come to terms financially with the Saints who had already spent a pretty penny on franchising QB Drew Brees...

Report: Buccaneers could sign Carl Nicks within the next 24 hours

According to Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune, free agent guard Carl Nicks arrived in Tampa late Tuesday night and a deal could get done within the next 24 hours. Sounds like the Buccaneers are ready to lock up their second big name free agent within 24 hours. Nicks made it clear that he wants to make the most money of any guard in the NFL and it seems like the Bucs are more than...

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Buccaneers make Carl Nicks the highest paid guard in the NFL

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed guard Carl Nicks to a five-year, $47.5 million deal with $31 million guaranteed.  This makes Nicks the highest paid guard in NFL history. The Saints should be mad at themselves for allowing one of their most important offensive players to leave and sign with a division rival.  It could come back to haunt them.

Buccaneers sign CB Wright to five-year contract

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed cornerback Eric Wright to a five-year contract Wednesday.Wright intercepted four passes and recorded 74 tackles for the Detroit Lions last season.The 26-year-old is a former second-round draft pick of the Cleveland Browns and has recorded 292 career tackles and 13 interceptions.

Buccaneers sign Vincent Jackson

The man who many think is the top receiver on the market is no longer available. Vincent Jackson reached an agreement with the Buccaneers to help strengthen their receiving corps, a signing that should certainly brighten Josh Freeman’s day. The deal is reportedly worth $55.5 million over five years, $26 million of which is guaranteed, and $36 million of which will come in the...

Buccaneers sign Dan Orlovsky to two-year, $2.5 million deal

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