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Once A Joke, Derrick Brooks enshrinement makes Tampa Bay Buccaneers Relevant in NFL History

Derrick Brooks enshrinement adds some legitimacy to Bucs franchise. Perhaps its not ONCE, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been considered a joke a couple of times; First in 1976-78, Tampa Bay went 0-26 and a whopping 7-37 in their first 3 seasons. Late night show host Johnny Carson made the Bucs the Butt of jokes around the entire country, until the 1979 went 10-6 and hosted the NFC...
Via Buc Stop
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers legendary LB Derrick Brooks inducted into HOF

CANTON, Ohio (AP) -- Linebacker Derrick Brooks has been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Brooks is an 11-time Pro Bowl selection and spent his 14-year career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was the NFL's 2002 Defensive Player of the Year, and helped anchor a defense that led the Bucs to their Super Bowl victory that season. Brooks retired after the 2008 season and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Brooks offers true help through Brooks Bunch program

TAMPA, Fla. -- A.J. Ponds would be different without Derrick Brooks' influence, so he wants to support the famed Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker in a proud moment. A Hall of Fame resume should only be part of Brooks' memory. Ponds, 28, was shy and lacked confidence when he joined the Brooks Bunch program in 1999. He first heard about the group through his involvement in a...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

A deep character: Derrick Brooks to broaden legacy with Hall of Fame induction

TAMPA, Fla. -- The image is blazed in pewter-and-red minds forever. Derrick Brooks sliding in front of Rich Gannon's pass and racing 44 yards for a touchdown at Qualcomm Stadium, the linebacker's right index finger raised in the chilled air, a perfect picture on a signature day in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' proudest night. A Bucs rout over the Oakland Raiders in Super...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

DERRICK BROOKS 1st NFL Tackle VIDEO: Bucstop.com Video Vault Special!

The Bucstop.com Video Vault has over 650 Bucs games on DVD, so its time to open the Vault and reach for a treasure: Derrick Brooks’ 1st NFL Tackle! Only a few minutes into week one’s game at Philadelphia Eagles, it was a play you would look past 10 of 10 times. But this unsuspecting play would start an NFL Hall of Fame linebacker on his career that would bring a SuperBowl championship...
Via Buc Stop
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

10 young NFL stars having Hall of Fame careers already

On Saturday, Derrick Brooks, Ray Guy, Claude Humphrey, Walter Jones, Andre Reed, Michael Strahan and Aeneas Williams will officially be inducted as...
Via Athlon Sports
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Buccaneers LB’ Derrick Brooks Continues to Make Impact off the Field

Derrick Brooks, who earned 11 Pro Bowl trips in his 14-year career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, will be enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this upcoming weekend. But it’s not his impact on the field that the Tampa area has felt the most, as Martin Fennelly from The Tampa Tribune suggests.  The scribe penned an article on Monday that focuses on Brooks’ off-field...
Via Sportsnaut
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Brooks inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Former Buccaneers’ linebacker Derrick Brooks was a fan favorite on and off the field. His play on the field equaled that of his charitable work off the gridiron. On Saturday, the player and person that is Brooks was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame – a much deserving honor.  After being selected 28th overall in the 1995 NFL draft, Brooks became an important piece...
Via The Bay Cave
February 01, 2014  |  1 Comment

Derrick Brooks, Eddie DeBartolo Jr. build a legacy beyond the field

TAMPA, Fla. -- One day, shortly after he found inspiration for his next goal, Derrick Brooks sat with Eddie DeBartolo Jr. and sold him on a vision. Their conversation happened after Brooks' trip to South Africa in 2005, one in which the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker bonded with Tampa Bay-area youth, and he looked for his foundation's next challenge. Brooks wanted...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Complete list of Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists announced

The 15 finalists for the 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame were announced on Thursday. Photo Via Destination360.com Four of the finalists are eligible for the first time: Derrick Brooks, wide receiver Marvin Harrison, offensive tackle Walter Jones and coach Tony Dungy.  Among these four finalists, the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers star linebacker seems to be the most likely to get into...
Via Gridiron Grit
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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