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Sexual Violence Task Force has met with the Buccaneers

It’s no secret the Buccaneers will have to face the music if they select Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston. Aside from his highly publicized immature acts that he has committed while in college, it is the rape allegations that take on a bigger challenge. While some believe it’ll be a “public relations nightmare” if they select Winston with the No. 1 pick on April...
Via The Bay Cave
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Draft Targets: Pass Rusher

While it’s a near-certainty that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will select a quarterback with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the team has other glaring holes on the roster that require attention as well.Of these needs, a pass rusher definitely ranks as high priority.Under head coach Lovie Smith, the Bucs operate in a base Tampa 2 defense. This defense rarely resorts to...
Via Pro Football Spot
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Bucs’ QB coach Mic’d up

We don’t really know how Buccaneers’ new quarterbacks coach Mike Bajakian will be on the practice fields at One Buc Place or on the sidelines on Sundays, but a 2013 video just might.  Posted on YouTube by the University of Tennessee football program, the video features Bajakian mic’d up during a practice. This may be a sneak peek into what Bajakian will bring the Tampa Bay’s...
Via The Bay Cave
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bucs believed to be going for Marcus Mariota with No. 1 pick

Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston are believed to be the two likeliest candidates to be selected No. 1 overall by the by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and early suggestions are that the Bucs may be leaning towards the former Oregon QB. ESPN’s Adam Schefter wrote a predictions column Thursday and mentioned that the sense is...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Position review: Are RBs the problem for Bucs' lack of ground attack?

TAMPA, Fla. -- Somewhere along the way, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' running game blew a tire. The causes are many, each like nails that punctured the possibility for the backfield to gain momentum. Poor quarterback play. Lack of complexity from an inexperienced play caller. An awful offensive line. It's easy to pin the Bucs' running problems on any of those issues, and all the factors...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs fans can meet Super Bowl champ Derrick Brooks through IfOnly

One of the most famous and dominant defensive units the NFL has seen over the past few decades was anchored down in Tampa Bay throughout the late-1990s-early 2000s, as the Buccaneers excelled for a while under their much-publicized “Tampa 2” scheme. This strategy was implemented by former head coach Tony Dungy and former defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin, but undoubtedly, the...
Via Buc Stop
3 days ago  |  Discuss

What to do with Michael Johnson

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were big players in free agency last offseason. After a 2-14 season, many feel the Bucs should do another dismantling of the roster which includes releasing defensive end Michael Johnson.  Johnson came over from the Cincinnati Bengals where he posted a 3.5-sack season in 2013 after tallying 11.5 sacks the year prior. The six-year veteran’s production...
Via The Bay Cave
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Trade Market Could Develop For Buccaneers QB Mike Glennon

Roy Cummings of the Tampa Bay Tribune writes that the expectation around the league is that NFL teams will make some calls to the Buccaneers regarding the availability of QB Mike Glennon. According to Cummings, several teams reached out the Bucs last year about Glennon, but they ultimately elected to hold onto the young quarterback. The overall expectation right now is that the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Season Review: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Touches, Targets and Team Summary

A season which started with much hope with Lovie Smith at the helm was quickly turned on its head in Tampa Bay. From a fantasy perspective, though, all was not lost as the team produced a pair of useful wideouts and offered contributors on a less regular basis at other positions. Indeed, the receivers were the players of interest. Veteran Vincent Jackson saw a steep drop off in...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: The best of Warren Sapp’s Buccaneers career in five minutes

Players like Warren Sapp only come along once every generation. Sapp played 13 seasons in the NFL, most of them with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was a part of the 2002 team that won the Super bowl against the Oakland Raiders. In all, Sapp had 96.5 sacks, 569 combined tackles and 19 forced fumbles in 198 career games. Here’s the best of the best of Sapp in five minutes:   You...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers hire Mike Bajakian as quarterbacks coach

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers hired Mike Bajakian as their quarterbacks coach Thursday. Bajakian, previously the offensive coordinator at the University of Tennessee, worked with Bucs coach Lovie Smith from 2004 to 2006 as offensive quality control for the Chicago Bears. Before he joined Tennessee for the past two seasons, Bajakian also had notable college coaching stints...
Via Fox Sports Florida
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee loses OC to the NFL; Arkansas gains one

Tennessee has lost its offensive co-ordinator to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to SI.com, while Arkansas has gained an offensive co-ordinator. Mike Bajakian, according to the report, has verbally agreed the move with Tampa Bay's head coach Lovie Smith, although there has been no financial agreement signed. Arkansas, however, has signed Central Michigan head coach Dan Enos as...
Via SEC Football Blog
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Hope Solo’s Husband Jerramy Stevens Driving Team USA Van In DUI Arrest

Hope Solo and Jerramy Stevens should have used a designated driver Monday morning … or at least another vehicle. Solo was suspended from the United States women’s national soccer team for 30 days Thursday, and now we know why. Stevens was driving the national-team van in Los Angeles when police pulled him over and arrested him on suspicion of driving...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Franchise Quarterbacks? Oil and Water; They’ve never mixed!

Call it another Oxymoron like Jumbo Shrimp or Military Intelligence….Tampa Bay Buccaneers Franchise Quarterback; Its just like Oil and Water-   you’ll never get it together. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach Lovie Smith and GM Jason Licht will attempt to change that culture in a place where NO BUCCANEER QB has ever made it to their second contract. EVER. Each time its been a different...
Via Buc Stop
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Fomer Patriot Albert Haynesworth Pleads Guilty To Reckless Boating

Former NFL defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth won’t be back out on the water for a while. Haynesworth pleaded guilty to a reckless boating charge Tuesday in Knoxville, Tenn., the Tennessean reports. The two-time Pro Bowler and former New England Patriot faced five charges total at his arraignment, including violations of Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency laws and operating...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Johnson paid $7,500 to have balls scuffed at Super Bowl

If former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Brad Johnson had not paid to have someone mess with the footballs at Super Bowl XXXVII, he would have entered the game with a lot less confidence. We know this because Johnson openly admitted it a few years back before the 10-year reunion of the 2002 Super Bowl champion...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Hope Solo In Car As Husband Jerramy Stevens Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

The court of public opinion might find Hope Solo guilty by association after her husband’s latest brush with the law. Solo’s husband Jerramy Stevens  was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol early Monday morning in Los Angeles, according to TMZ. Solo was as a passenger in the car when police stopped the vehicle around 1...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Unrestricted free agents

NFL unrestricted free agents An unrestricted free agent (a player who has completed four or more accrued seasons) may sign with any team without any compensation owed to his old team through the first scheduled day of training camp in late July.  At that point, if his old team makes a tender offer by June 1st (110% of last year's salary), his rights will revert back...
Via 60 Max Power O
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: What does hiring Dirk Koetter mean for Mariota vs. Winston?

If the 2014 season proved anything, it’s that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers needed an offensive coordinator. Following the seasons’ end, the Bucs wasted no time in filling the vacancy by hiring the recently fired Dirk Koetter from Atlanta. While hiring another team’s trash doesn’t inspire immediate confidence, the Bucs have reason to believe they’ve found hidden treasure. Koetter...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Gallery: Tampa Bay Buccaneers cheerleaders are all worthy of the No. 1 pick

The season on the field couldn’t have been much worse for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Lovie Smith’s squad was probably the most disappointing team in the NFL. The good news is their 2-14 record means the Bucs will get the first pick in the 2015 draft. Whoever they select will have a lot of expectations and hype to live up to. You know who does live up to the hype in Tampa? Their...
Via cover32
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Warren Sapp’s ex-wife says he owes her $3 million

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Warren Sapp filed for bankruptcy back in 2012, and his ex-wife claims he is still nowhere close to having his financial affairs in order. According to court documents obtained by TMZ, Sapp has not paid more than $3 million in back support that he owes to his ex-wife Jamiko,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

1st overall draft pick for Tampa Bay Buccaneers a confirmation; the Bucs are back to “The Yucks”

It’s been decades since the Bucs have had the top pick in the draft; because they’ve been winners for decades (about 2 to be fair). The return of the Bucs to the top pick in the draft is the final nail in the coffin for the winning days of Pewter Bucs football, we have returned to the land of the Yucks. Instead of Creamsicle orange, Bucs fans (some of them, not me, but I loved...
Via Buc Stop
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh McCown campaigns for Marc Trestman to come to Bucs

The idea of working under his former coach Marc Trestman has Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown campaigning for his team to pursue the recently fired former Bears coach. McCown spoke up on Trestman’s behalf since the Buccaneers are in dire need of filling their vacated offensive coordinator position (via NFL.com). I think Marc is an outstanding coach and an outstanding...
Via Sportsnaut
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Fans struck by lightning after Buccaneers-Packers game

Some horrible news right here. According to multiple reports, between five and seven people were struck by lightning following the Tampa Bay Buccaneers game against the Green Bay Packers at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. Reports indicate that a major lightning strike hit these innocent bystanders in the parking lot of Raymond James Stadium. #BREAKING: Tampa Fire Rescue responding...
Via Sportsnaut
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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