BUCCANEERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Gerald McCoy has a tweet storm of his own

Another day, another disgruntled defensive player taking his displeasure to social media. Two days after veteran Chiefs pass rusher Tamba Hali vented on Twitter about a lack of playing time in the playoffs, Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy has taken to Twitter to complain about, well, something. “They won’t appreciate you until you’re gone,” McCoy…
Via Pro Football Talk
4 hours ago

The Buccaneers’ Gerald McCoy is done with people disrespecting him

The Bucs defensive tackle lashed out on Twitter. Gerald McCoy is usually pretty congenial on Twitter, but every once in a while the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle shows a sharp tongue and lashes out. As he did today, when he chastised some unidentified people for disrespecting him. What triggered these comments? Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times suggests Ronde Barber’s...
Via Bucs Nation
5 hours ago

Another playoffs prediction for the Buccaneers

10-6 seems eminently realistic. Another day, another season projection, another positive prediction for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. This time, USA Today’s Nate Davis predicts the Bucs will win a wild card playoff sport by going 10-6 this season. They seem poised to make their first playoff appearance in a decade after diversifying a lopsided offense with WR DeSean Jackson and rookie...
Via Bucs Nation
9 hours ago

15 days until the Buccaneers show up on Hard Knocks

The latest promo video gets my hyped up. HBO is really good at promoting their work. Which is why they keep sending me links to their Hard Knocks promo video’s, what with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers being the subject of that show this year. I’d make some snarky remarks about this stuff but honestly, these promo’s get me hyped up for Bucs football so they’re worth sharing....
Via Bucs Nation
11 hours ago

Gerald McCoy seems to take offense to Ronde Barber slight

In the eyes of former Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Ronde Barber, All-Pro defensive tackle Gerald McCoy is not “badass” enough to lead the team.Barber, now an analyst covering the Bucs, recently spoke with the Tampa Bay Times about the state of the team. The topic of conversation revolved around the players who were “badass” enough to lead the Bucs into their new era. “Nobody...
Via Sportsnaut
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Headlines: Who's Ready for Training Camp?

A sampling of media reports on the Buccaneers today.
Via Buccaneers.com
20 hours ago

Jameis Winston brings the heat in first pitch at Rays game

Jameis Winston showed off his impressive arm while throwing out the first pitch prior to Sunday’s Tampa Bay Rays-Texas Rangers game.Winston was at Tropicana Field to visit with the Rays and some fans prior to the game. He then fired a missile when throwing out the first pitch: The heat and accuracy on the pitch from Winston should not come as a surprise. The Buccaneers quarterback...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2017 Most Improved Area: Passing Game

Each offseason, every NFL team focuses on at least one area in need of an upgrade. So what aspect of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is looking better these days? Training camp begins later this month for all 32 NFL teams. So that means another preview series from End Zone Score. Dating back to early March, we have taken time to look at each club’s best offseason addition. We even dabbled...
Via EndZoneScore
1 day ago

Buccaneers.com Week in Review, July 23

Trending news from this week on Buccaneers.com.
Via Buccaneers.com
1 day ago

Buccaneers Partner with Ackerman Jewelers

Through the partnership, Ackerman Jewelers and the Buccaneers will work together on unique marketing programs and special offers for Buccaneers fans.
Via Buccaneers.com
3 days ago

PFT preseason power rankings No. 14: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

It’s reasonable for the Buccaneers to think they’re on the cusp of something. In fact, if the new overtime rules were in place last season, they’d have been a playoff team (since their loss to the Raiders was a tie at the 10-minute mark, and that would have given them the edge over the Lions…
Via Pro Football Talk
5 days ago

Kwon Alexander turned his entire back into tattoo mural

Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Kwon Alexander has turned his back into a mural of his own life with an epic tattoo.He shared this work of art on his Twitter account Sunday, and we must say, it’s very nice. We’re not sure who the angel is supposed to be, but whoever it is appears to be wearing a Chicago White Sox uniform. Clearly, Alexander believes he was put on this earth to...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Top fantasy football assets

After an involved off-season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have set themselves up to have a breakout year in 2017. The team added key components to both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball, filling out and polishing their already impressive roster. Veteran wide receiver DeSean Jackson and rookie tight end O.J. Howard join the Bucs’ offense, adding two more weapons to an already...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

HBO releases second Buccaneers 'Hard Knocks' trailer

One of the highlights of every NFL preseason is HBO’s “Hard Knocks.” The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be featured in 2017’s version and HBO has released a second trailer to get us pumped up. It will be interesting to see which veterans, as well as incoming rookies get the attention this year. That’s something we’ll have to wait to find out about.But until the August 8 debut...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brent Grimes considered retiring from NFL to pursue basketball career

He may be barely a hair taller than Isaiah Thomas, but Brent Grimes has still got his hoop dreams.A feature Wednesday by Jack Dickey of Sports Illustrated on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback and his outspoken wife Miko revealed that the 5-foot-10 Grimes recently retiring from the NFL to pursue a career on the hardwood.Per Dickey:In the off-season, though, Brent did consider retiring...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

O.J. Howard and the rise of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ tight ends

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers entered the 2017 NFL Draft with a $65 million salary cap to fill and high hopes that the lump sum would help them improve on their previous 9-7 season. With their new tight end O.J. Howard straight out of the University of Alabama, they have already made great strides towards attaining their goal. Howard’s contemporary style of play combines versatility...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Running back outlook

When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers forewent signing a running back this off-season, they showed their commitment and content with their current running back core. There were rumors surrounding the Bucs interest in a running back earlier in the off-season, but they turned out to be false. The team brought in free agent RB Adrian Peterson for a workout and visit, but chose not to sign him...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston embraces 'Hard Knocks' in a big way

Count Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston as one of those happiest his team will appear on this year’s edition of HBO’s "Hard Knocks."Considered a distraction by some, Winston has already gone out of his way to get the cameras involved in his offseason process, suggesting to some he’ll try to use the show as a way to launch himself into global superstardom.Here’s...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL fans in Florida seem to like Tom Brady more than any of their three teams’ players

Florida has not had a good NFL team in a very long time, and the Jacksonville Jaguars, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Miami Dolphins have uninspiring rosters. How uninspiring? I forgot about the Buccaneers for the first 10 minutes of writing this article.That, combined with a lot of northern transplants, means that fans in Florida don’t really want Jaguars, Buccaneers and Dolphins jerseys...
Via The Comeback
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 6/21: Summer of NBA trades heats up

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while making sure our agent has all the proper trade clauses (including demands for travel pizza and beer) in our contract. Happy birthday today to Richard Jefferson, Merlakia Jones, Derrick Coleman and Rick Sutcliffe. On...
Via Yardbarker
June 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Bucs GM: Doug Martin looks more like his 2015 self

All of the reports coming out of Tampa Bay Buccaneers camp indicate nothing but good things for running back Doug Martin.NFL Network’s Mike Garofolo relayed word from Tampa Bay general manager Jason Licht with yet another positive report on Martin, who ended last season suspended for a violation of the NFL drug policy.“I had a conversation with [Licht]. He said, ‘[Martin] looks...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 16, 2017  |  Discuss
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