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Video: Jameis Winston Is Watching Film On Memorial Day

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers kick off their season on September 13 this year, which means that rookie quarterback Jameis Winston, former Heisman Trophy winner at Florida State, has less than four months to figure out the team’s entire playbook. Luckily, Winston, the No. 1 overall pick in this past year’s NFL Draft, seems to be taking his new job seriously. Monday, Winston reposted...
Via College Spun
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Ranking positions on offense

Things didn’t go so well for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ offense last year, but it wasn’t only because of a lack of talent. They lost their offensive coordinator during the pre-season and had a trainwreck at quarterback that limited any and all progress from week to week. There’s a lot of hope for a rebound from this unit in 2015, so let’s take a loot at how each position...
Via isportsweb.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Tampa Bay Buccaneers making strong push to host Super Bowl

Raymond James Stadium has landed the January 2017 title play off game in college football, but will the stadium changes be enough to host a Super Bowl in the coming years? Bids have been made for a possible 2019 or 2020 Super Bowl host city, and because of big changes that are planned in the near future for the stadium, Tampa Bay seems firmly in the mix. Improvements will be made...
Via cover32
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Tampa 2-Year Process

In hiring head coach Lovie Smith before the 2014 season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signaled a return to the organization’s signature style of football: a zone-based defensive scheme known as the “Tampa-2” that was made popular in the NFL by Warren Sapp, Derrick Brooks, Ronde Barber, and John Lynch.Smith, a linebacker coach under Tony Dungy when the defense was created, would...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Mike Evans throws down a between-the-legs dunk

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans looks like he’s been working on his dunk game this off-season…. Big Boi still got it lol pic.twitter.com/q4Ofjpjv0x — Mike Evans (@MikeEvans13_) May 23, 2015
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Evans With the Sweet Between the Legs Dunk

Mike Evans is a play maker. He was one in high school. He continued to be one in college, and in his rookie season in the NFL he made a pretty decent number of plays; enough to make fans real excited to see what he can do next year with new quarterback Jameis Winston.As good as he is at making plays on the gridiron with his height and athleticism he could make some great ones on...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Best and Worst Moves of Tampa Bay's Offseason

A 2-14 season by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers spurred head coach Lovie Smith and general manager Jason Licht into action this offseason, resulting in large-scale roster changes for the second consecutive season.Here’s a look at the team’s best and worst decisions of the offseason so far.Best: Drafting a quarterback No. 1 overallThis is a given.Last year’s starter, Josh McCown,...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Buccaneers, Cowboys, Falcons, & Saints

Buccaneers Pat Yaskinskas writes that the Buccaneers are “very high” on second-year RB Charles Sims, who could end up beating out Doug Martin for the starting job this summer. Cowboys Mickey Spagnola of DallasCowboys.com expects the Cowboys to sign a veteran receiver or two at some point. Spagnola mentions that Dallas worked out A.J. Jenkins and Kris Durham. ... The post NFL...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Michael Bennett has nothing good to say about the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Michael Bennett loves to run his mouth, and now he’s directing it towards the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Earlier this week, Bennett appeared on 750 The Game in Portland, and he threw a lot of heat at his old coach, Greg Schiano. Michael Bennett has opinions http://t.co/fyK1LSItFB pic.twitter.com/rPJQUPQOOT — Chris B. Brown (@smartfootball) May 22, 2015 AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs' Clint McDonald: Jameis Winston already leading team

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were hoping they found a franchise quarterback when they drafted Jameis Winston No. 1 overall -- so far, so good.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Why does everyone hate the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ uniforms?

Listen, I’m not a fashion expert by any measure, but even I know the Bucs’ uniforms are U.G.L.Y. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ uniforms are not exactly loved, via ESPN AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten NFL teams that need to relocate QB Rankings: Rating each NFL QB based on the investment quality of their jersey Earlier today, ESPN.com Uniform Columnist Paul Lukas ranked all...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Buccaneers Defense?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is now in the past.  Teams are finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to get to work and are getting primed for serious offseason programs. As the draft has now concluded and NFL teams are now moving to a period of actual season preparation, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tampa Bay Buccaneers UDFA Long Snapper Hits Full Court Long Snap Shot

Positions like quarterback and running back teams will typically try to draft, but long snapper? While there have been some that have been drafted in the past it is a position most teams are willing to pick up in free agency. That is how Tampa Bay found Brown long snapper Courtland Clavette.While it is cool that he can make a basket via long snapping, I'm sure the team will be happy...
Via FatManWriting
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Warren Sapp reaches plea deal in prostitution case

Warren Sapp has reportedly reached a plea agreement in his prostitution case that will allow him to avoid jail time. According to TMZ, Sapp has pleaded guilty one count of solicitation and one count of assault. As part of the deal, he’ll have to attend one counseling program for each of the two charges. If...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs' long snapper is seriously good at his job (VIDEO)

When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed an undrafted free agent named Courtland Clavette from Brown, it may have gone a bit unnoticed. What's a good way to get someone to notice how good you are at your craft? Film a video that showcases your talents.Here's Clavette showing off what he can do:Well, the former Brown long snapper obviously has impressive skills, but he likely still has...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston’s first Tampa Bay Bucs ad is here

Less than a month after the NFL Draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are already hyping #1 overall pick Jameis Winston. The newly produced ad features college highlights mixed together with Winston standing in his new Bucs uniform making generic hand-motions of excitement.  It also features various soundbytes proclaiming Winston to be the best thing to come into the NFL in quite some...
Via Awful Announcing
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Here's Jameis Winston's first TV spot for Buccaneers

Jameis Winston hasn’t been in Tampa Bay very long, but it’s safe to say that he’s looked at as the future of the franchise. Sunday night, the organization released its first television spot featuring the former Florida State star. It features a number of positive quotes regarding the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft, along with some highlights of his playing days with the Seminoles...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Tampa Bay Buccaneers turn things around in 2015? Yes; and here is why-

To really answer the question if the Bucs can turn things around in 2015, we have to take a look back to 2014 (from afar, I promise! We won’t get too close to that train wreck) and compare what we see so far from 2015 to what we knew. Some things stand out right off the bat:  Even if Mike Shula or Clyde Christiensen (both of whom have found a measure of success after leaving...
Via Buc Stop
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers to Enshrine Two into Their Ring of Honor

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Wednesday that former fullback Mike Alstott and former quarterback Doug Williams will be inducted into the team’s Ring of Honor this season.This is the first time two players are being inducted into the ring in the same season, which is meant to coincide with the team’s 40th season.Alstott and Williams will join Hall-of-Famer Lee Roy Selmon...
Via Pro Football Spot
11 days ago  |  Discuss

What does Swearinger bring to the Bucs

My Twitter mentions and email has been flooded with Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans asking about former Houston Texans safety D.J. Swearinger, who the Bucs claimed off of waivers on Tuesday.  Knowing a limited amount of information on Swearinger — except for knowing he hits but doesn’t tackle and struggles in coverage — many fans compare him to former Bucs safety Mark Barron...
Via The Bay Cave
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Williams compares Jameis Winston to LeBron

Speaking with media on Wednesday, former NFL quarterback Doug Williams spoke in glowing terms about Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie quarterback Jameis Winston. The two of them have had a relationship ever since Winston won the Heisman Trophy a couple years back. “I believe in him,” Williams said about the No. 1 overall pick of the 2015 NFL Draft. Williams also made a stunning...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers shouldn’t shy away from HBO’s Hard Knocks- It’s a chance to show off the franchise

If they come knocking hard, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers would be wise to welcome HBO’s Hard Knocks crew from showing off the franchise at its best (and worst) moments of preseason. Tampa Bay management seems to want to go out of its way to become the focus of the league. They were happy to have the NO.1 pick and all the attention that went along with it, welcome the scrutiny of picking...
Via Buc Stop
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston trolls haters after being drafted No. 1

When former Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was caught shoplifting crab legs from a Tallahassee Publix last April, the Internet was not kind to him. The then-reigning Heisman Trophy winner was memed, ridiculed, criticized and, more than anything else, mocked for the transgression. Thursday night, he decided to get a little bit of payback on all of the haters. Winston...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa restaurant offers Jameis Winston free crab legs

Even though he has no choice in the matter nor any control regarding which team selects him in the 2015 NFL Draft, Jameis Winston will be in crab legs heaven should the Tampa Bay Buccaneers take him with the first overall pick. Skipper’s Smokehouse, a Tampa eatery, has said Winston will never have to worry...Read More The post Tampa restaurant offers Jameis Winston free crab legs...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Several teams interested in Bucs' No. 1 overall pick?

Not too long ago, it seemed like a foregone conclusion that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers would select former Heisman winner Jameis Winston with the first overall pick in this week’s NFL draft. While that may still very well be the case, there are some suggestions out there that the brass in Tampa isn’t exactly sold on Winston’s character. Potentially related to those suggestions...
Via Sportsnaut
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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