LAVONTE DAVID RUMORS

Bucs LB Lavonte David: Lovie Smith firing ‘is stupid’

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ decision to fire Lovie Smith on Wednesday night came as a surprise to not only the fans and media, but also the teams players. One player openly protested the firing, calling it “stupid.” Linebacker Lavonte David, who is a defensive captain for the Bucs, reacted to the news very strongly. He called the move “stupid” and also wrote ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Lavonte David: Loss to Redskins leaves ‘permanent scar’

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers blew a 24-0 lead and lost to the Washington Redskins on Sunday, and the sting of the historic defeat isn’t going to leave one of Tampa Bay’s defensive stars any time soon. “This is one of those losses you get a permanent scar from,” Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David said, via Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times. The Buccaneers went up 24-0 on Howard...
Via The Sports Daily
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay should sit Lavonte David and not risk any injury

The song should be “Shut down for what”…. for health for starters. Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David should be shut down for the rest of the year. There is no point in playing the NFL’s 3 leading tackler at this point. Even though a playoff spot was a pipe dream, it was mathematically possible even up until last David is too valuable to play with his health....
Via Buc Stop
December 12, 2014  |  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: David is among the best, O-line concerns and who will make the pro-bowl

In case you missed it, here are the best columns from our great Bucs writers this past week. Should the Bucs be concerned about their offensive line (READ) Who in Tampa is likely to make the 2014 Pro-Bowl (READ) Are any of the Bucs trade bait (READ) The Bucs very own LaVonte David is among the best (READ) You may also be interested in:Weekly Rewind: David is among the best, O-line...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OLB Lavonte David named top-3 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
June 18, 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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