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Buccaneers begin making their cuts; Keith Lewis one of those

Today the Tampa Bay Buccaneers began making roster cuts.  One of the first players cut has been Keith Lewis.  The former Virginia Lynchburg had an outstanding preseason and is likely to land on the practice squad if he does not get signed by another team.  Greg Auman ‏@gregauman  43m Three confirmed cuts for Bucs now in LB […] The post Buccaneers begin making their cuts...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bucs’ preseason finale provided little optimism

It was a tough evening for most of the Buccaneers that were battling for roster spots Thursday. With the coaching staff still having lots to evaluate, the task of trimming down the roster will be difficult due to an overall lackluster performance.  Although the performance was less than stellar, some players did play well. Just don’t expect head coach Lovie Smith to tell you that...
Via The Bay Cave
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Observing The Bucs’ Bubble Players

The final game of the preseason presented an opportunity for players who were in danger of not making the roster to prove the the coaching staff one final time that they belong.  The following is a short list of notes and observations for some of the players that were on the bubble heading into Thursday night. 
Via The Bay Cave
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Logan Mankins: 'It's a sad day not to be with' Patriots

Logan Mankins is a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers now, but all the guard has ever known is the “Patriot Way.” On Thursday, the Bucs held a press conference for Mankins, who was traded from New England to Tampa Bay on Tuesday, and ESPN’s Pat Yasinskas wrote that he sounded like “a man still in shock.” “It’s a sad day not to be with those guys,” Mankins said. “But...
Via NESN.com
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots Players ‘Pissed’ Over Logan Mankins Trade To Buccaneers

Logan Mankins is no longer a member of the New England Patriots, and apparently quite a few people are unhappy about that. Several of Mankins’ former Patriots teammates were “pissed” after the team dealt the team captain to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Tuesday, Ben Volin of The Boston Globe reported, citing a league source. Whereas Darrelle Revis described the mood at practice...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Patriots Asked Logan Mankins To Take Pay Cut Before Trade

Logan Mankins’ departure from Foxboro reportedly came down to one thing: money. Multiple media outlets reported Wednesday, one day after the guard and team captain was traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Patriots asked Mankins to take a pay cut before eventually dealing him. One of the highest-paid players in the NFL at his position, Mankins is set to make $6.25 million this...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

TBC Mailbag: Offensive line and who’s been a letdown

TheBayCave.com is back to taking questions from its readers and social media followers. TBC will once again publish these question and answer sessions for all to read.  In this installment of TBC Mailbag, Senior Writer Gil Arcia addresses Richie Incognito, a newcomer, and who he feels has not met expectations...
Via The Bay Cave
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers have claimed two players off the waiver wire

Today the Tampa Bay Buccaneers claimed two players via the waiver wire. The team was rewarded Jeremiah Warren a former USF Bull guard and Marc Anthony who played his college ball at California. @gregauman: Bucs have claimed former USF guard Jeremiah Warren off waivers, as well as bringing back CB Marc Anthony off waivers … The post Buccaneers have claimed two players off the waiver...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Tampa Bay Buccaneers look brilliant in new Madden 15 gameplay footage

Today is like a national holiday for football degenerates everywhere, because EA Sports has released its latest version of Madden. The new game features a number of upgrades in the game engine (finally) which should mean a more realistic NFL experience. That’s all fine and good but to be honest what has impressed me most when I see clips of the new game is how stunningly realistic...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bombshell: Tampa Bay Buccaneers trade Tim Wright for six-time Pro Bowler

We’re only 12 days away from the first Sunday of the NFL season, but big news like this will help pass the time. Breaking: the Patriots have agreed to parameters of a trade to send Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins to the Bucs for a pick and TE Tim Wright — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) August 26, 2014 The deal is not yet finalized but the players have been informed and terms agreed upon...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots agree to send Logan Mankins to Buccaneers

  Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reports that the Patriots have "agreed to the parameters" of a trade that will send G Logan Mankins to the Buccaneers for TE Tim Wright and a draft pick. Glazer adds that the deal has yet to be finalized, but the players have already been informed of the trade. According to Glazer, there are still a few details that need to be worked...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers visit with Incognito goes well, but Richie has NOT signed

I do not know what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are doing.  They desperately need help on their offensive line and they are totally neglecting the fact that Richie Incognito is a very solid player.   I understand that Richie has had some boneheaded past moves, especially the bullying scandal under his belt, but at this […] The post Buccaneers visit with Incognito goes well, but Richie...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nothing imminent between the Bucs, Richie Incognito

According to Jeff Darlington of the NFL Network, nothing is imminent between the Buccaneers and free agent offensive lineman Richie Incognito after both sides met on Monday. Meeting between Incognito and Bucs has concluded. Both sides say it went great. And it could still be a match, but nothing is imminent. — Jeff Darlington (@JeffDarlington) August 26, 2014 var ACE_AR ...
Via Pro Football Zone
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Sleeper Team To Watch in 2014?

The offseason presents a ray of sunshine across the NFL landscape. Each team is presented with a clean slate and a golden opportunity to fill various holes through the draft and free agency. It’s no wonder that nearly every year about half of the teams that made the trip to the postseason the previous year fall short of returning to the NFL’s tournament. The Atlanta Falcons and...
Via Gridiron Grit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bucs rookie Mike Evans involved in brawl outside club

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. I must admit I laughed when Mike Evans slide across the car like he was in a bad movie. TMZ has the details. It all went down outside Dream Nightclub … where the #7 overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft was screaming at bouncers. We’re told Evans had been partying inside the club moments before the video begins. While Evans —...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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