TBC Mailbag: Vincent Jackson’s Future with the Buccaneers

TheBayCave.com is taking questions from its readers and social media followers. TBC will publish these question and answer sessions weekly — whether it’s on the Bucs, NFL, or whatever piques their interest.  In this weekly installment of TBC Mailbag, Senior Writer Gil Arcia answered a question via email from a fan concerned about Bucs’ wide receiver Vincent Jackson’s future...
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Proposed new uniforms for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are pretty sweet

Proposed uniform changes for NFL teams is nothing new. Every week, some sort of idea seems to pop up – from radical redesigns to Star Wars themed tweaks to subtle changes. Most are interesting, but fairly laughable. One new batch, however is worth taking a look at. Jesse Alkire, a freelance graphic artist / designer from Chicago, recently put his spin on each NFL team’s uniform...
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Giants, QB Josh Freeman agree to deal

According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports, the New York Giants and quarterback Josh Freeman have agreed to terms on a contract. The Giants faced Freeman in his only start in as a Viking and was terrible: He completed just 20 of 53 passes for 190 yards, with no touchdowns and one interception. However, the Giants must have gleamed something out of his performance to convince them...
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NFL Mock Draft: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers first round selection (version 1.0)

The 2014 NFL draft is less than a month away. As the picture begins to become at least a little more clear, the writers across the cover32 universe went ahead and conducted a mock draft for the first round. Each team submitted their top choices according to where they were picking. For example, the Houston Texans, holding the first pick overall, would only need to submit their first...
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Power Rankings: Tampa Bay Buccaneers have had a top-10 offseason so far in 2014

Since the 2013 NFL season ended 10 weeks ago, every team in the NFL has made changes. Both winners and losers from last year have been busy making adjustments. Some have revamped their coaching staff. Some have turned over their roster. Some have done a little bit of both. But none, not a single one, have stood pat. During this firestorm of activity, every team believes they’ve...
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Chances of the Bucs selecting an impact player are increasing

Last week, TBC wrote an article on 620wdae.com explaining the chances of Clemson’s Sammy Watkins falling to the Bucs are high. Well, as days and weeks continue to pass this offseason, teams are beginning to make moves that are putting the Buccaneers in a position to draft any impact player. And that has to have...
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Mocking around: Bucs reach with Beckham

There are very popular words around this time of the NFL offseason used that relate to certain aspect of the draft. One of them is the word “reach” and in the latest national mock draft, that is what they have the Buccaneers doing.  It’s no secret Tampa Bay should draft a wide receiver (preferably two) come May. But Rotoworld’s Josh Norris has them selecting...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Bucs: 2014 Playoff Contenders?

Many NFL teams had impressive offseason signings. Many teams also let some big-name players go, such as the Eagles with wide receiver Desean Jackson and the Titans releasing running back Chris Johnson. However, one team has gone a bit under the radar and made some essential signings that may improve their chances to contend in this upcoming NFL regular season. That team is the Tampa...
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UnRealistic Expectations: Don’t Expect Bucs to Dominate for Years

Most people in the business agree; Tampa Bay will turn things around with Lovie Smith as new Bucs head coach. His being part of the Tony Dungy tree and his experience in Chicago tells us that with that alone we can expect the Bucs to compete in every game next season and beyond. But during the hey day years under Dungy, the Bucs did more than just win. They were consistent winners...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers have visit scheduled with SMU, QB, Garrett Gilbert

Something that really stuck with me, said SMU quarterback Garrett Gilbert. Is my agent, Leigh Steinberg, told me at the very beginning of this process we would like to be sitting there on Thursday or Wednesday night before the draft on May 8th, and be able to say we did everything we could do to put ourselves in the right position. Gilbert helped position himself after hi...
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Is Josh McCown the answer at quarterback for the Buccaneers?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers came into this offseason with rookie Mike Glennon as their starting quarterback. New head coach Lovie Smith was not comfortable with the situation, and the team signed Josh McCown to be their starting quarterback. Is he the answer for them at the quarterback position? Could it be possible that the Buccaneers have fixed their main problem of the recent past...
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Is the “Tampa 2″ outdated? Will Lovie Smith have any success in Tampa with it?

We all know that the Tampa 2 is known for the pressure the front four bring to an opposing offense, but is the Tampa 2 becoming outdated? Typically, the [Tampa 2] players don’t have the prototypical size of other NFL defenders. Instead, stress is put on speed, smarts and flawless tackling. [...] A quick defensive […] The post Is the “Tampa 2″ outdated? Will Lovie Smith have...
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Mike Williams sued by insurance company over fire

The last six months for wide receiver Mike Williams have not been great.The most recent evidence of this fact comes from Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times who reports that an insurance company is suing the Tampa Bay Buccaneer for $54,453 due to a kitchen fire at Williams' house last year. United Property & Casualty Insurance Co. claims Williams "negligently and carelessly...
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