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So, about those Lavonte David Pro Bowl snubs…

Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David is quite possibly the best outside linebacker in the game today. Even after what some considered 2014 as a “down” year for David, he still emerged as one of the best last season.  On Sunday, he agreed to a five-year extension worth $50.25 million with $25.5 million guaranteed making him the highest paid 4-3 outside linebacker — deservedly...
Via The Bay Cave
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs agree to 5-year extension with LB Lavonte David for $25M guaranteed

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Lavonte David and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have agreed to a five-year, $50.25 million contract extension that will make him one of the highest-paid linebackers in the NFL. More than $25 million of the deal is guaranteed. David agreed to terms Sunday and is expected to sign the contract on Monday, when the Bucs have scheduled a news conference to announce the extension...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Lock Up LB Lavonte David To A Five-Year, $50.25M Extension

Rand Getlin of NFL Media reports that the Buccaneers agreed to terms with OLB Lavonte David on a five-year million extension. Ian Rapoport reports that David’s five-year extension is worth $50.25 million in total and includes $25.56 million guaranteed. This contract leaves David as the highest paid outside linebacker in terms of annually salary. David, 25, was entering the final...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Lavonte David leads the NFL in this statistical category since 2012

Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David has quickly proven that he's one of the best in the business. Don't believe it? Look no further than a recent statistic that was released by the team over at Pro Football Focus. David has proven to do a little bit of everything during his time in the NFL, but his 228 defensive stops are essentially incredible. The Bucs and David are currently...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Lavonte David, Tampa Bay Buccaneers nearing extension

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ general manager Jason Licht has made it very publicly known that keeping linebacker Lavonte David in Tampa long term is the number one goal. According to NFL expert Rand Getlin, the Bucs and David are getting closer in contract negotiations. Getlin also cites Seahawks’ linebacker Bobby Wagner‘s deal as a likely influence in David’s compensation. Lavonte...
Via EndZoneScore
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

This stat about Lavonte David shows just how amazing he truly is

Next to J.J. Watt, you could make a solid case that Lavonte David is the best defender in the NFL. You won’t hear that from the press or ESPN or the fans or the end-of-the-year-award voters, but stats don’t lie. And this stat says it all. AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: Rating each NFL team’s Week 1 starter Top 10: The NFL’s second-tier cornerbacks Fantasy Preview: The top-32...
Via cover32
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OLB Lavonte David named 2nd best in NFL, Nos. 11-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 outside linebackers in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s top pass rusher not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s OLB to making the list? To provide an answer, the...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Lovie continues to build staff, David is a man

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to get you ready for the Divisional Playoff round. Here is the week around the playoff-less Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Lavonte David proves he’s an elite linebacker in 2013 (READ) - Lovie hires former Buc Nickerson to staff (READ) - Bucs mailbag: Where are the creamsicles? (READ) - Buccaneers fans excited...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Gerald McCoy: Lavonte David was 'snubbed' for Pro Bowl

After Friday night’s 2013 NFL Pro Bowlers were revealed, Buccaneers’ linebacker Lavonte David was not among them. That created an uproar from the masses not just among the Tampa Bay area but across the nation.  Bucs’ defensive tackle Gerald McCoy was selected to his second consecutive Pro Bowl. He too was among the many that voiced his displeasure in David not being picked...
Via The Bay Cave
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Schiano: I wouldn’t trade Lavonte David for anybody

Bucs’ linebacker Lavonte David does not pay attention to his stats as he is more focused on winning football games. With six sacks and five interceptions this season, David has been the spark to many games for the defense this season. Talking to the media in his day-after-game press conference on Monday, Tampa Bay head coach Greg Schiano said he would not trade David in response...
Via The Bay Cave
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

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