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Bucs announce roster moves

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have signed kicker Connor Barth, promoted wide receiver Donteea Dye and defensive end Howard Jones from the practice squad to the active roster and placed defensive end T.J. Fatinikun on Injured Reserve.  Barth (5-11, 193) is in his eighth season out of North Carolina and has played in 71 regular season games, making 116-of-136...
Via The Bay Cave
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers auditioning new kickers after Brindza's continued struggles

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Kyle Brindza has missed his last kick for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The young kicker's struggles the past two weeks cost him his job Monday, a day after the rookie from Notre Dame missed two field-goal attempts and an extra point during a 37-23 loss to NFC South rival Carolina. Brindza also missed three field goals and an extra point the previous week in a 10...
Via Fox Sports Florida
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Give Connor Barth a little room before judging Connor Barth has been re-signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but just to play Devil’s Advocate, don’t celebrate too soon. The reason I say that is, lets not bring unnecessary pressure on Barth to perform, he hasn’t kicked in a while and there are honestly some question marks that need to be answered. As...
Via Buc Stop
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Sign K Connor Barth

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Buccaneers are re-signing K Connor Barth to a contract on Tuesday. According to Rick Stroud, Barth receives a two-year contract from Tampa Bay. The Buccaneers brought in a handful of kickers for tryouts today including Randy Bullock, Kai Forbath, and Billy Cundiff. However, it appears as though Barth managed to outshine his competition for...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Six potential tryouts but Barth expected to sign

After missing six field goals and two extra points in four games, the Buccaneers released kicker Kyle Brindza and begin their search for a new leg beginning Tuesday.  As you may have heard throughout the day on Monday, the Bucs will begin holding tryouts on Tuesday with several names to handle kicking duties. was told late Monday evening that the Buccaneers are expected...
Via The Bay Cave
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What to make of Jameis Winston’s nightmare start

Top pick Jameis Winston is still expected to be the savior for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but it’s rather discouraging that in an age in which blue-chip quarterbacks are supposed to be capable of making an impact from the get-go, the “NFL-ready” Florida State product has struggled immensely during the first four games of his career. Winston’s Bucs are 1-3 and he has completed...
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Handing Out Grades: Tampa Bay Buccaneers week 4 report card

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers turned in a sloppy performance on a soggy day at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday, losing 37-23 to the Carolina Panthers. The game seemed close based on the final score, but it was far from it as the Panthers dominated every aspect of the game for the entire 60 minutes. Everything seemed to go Carolina’s way on Sunday, and everything that could go wrong...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

It’s time to siege control

I am not sure what all goes in behind close doors at One Buc Place. But I do know about Lovie Smith’s control of the roster and it’s time for that to change.  Countless times the Buccaneers personnel staff has brought guys in. Of course they all do not work out but for some reason player’s production decreases under Smith while they excel or have excelled elsewhere. Doesn’t...
Via The Bay Cave
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Bucs K Connor Barth tweets out during Kyle Brindza's struggles

Kicker Connor Barth spent four seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, from 2009-12, and was nearly their kicker once again in 2015. In the end, he was beaten out by Kyle Brindza, who has struggled quite a bit to start the year, to say the least.While Brindza has gone just 6 of 12 on field goals and 6 of 8 on extra points, his job became a hot-button topic after Week 3, when he missed...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Turnovers, Missed Kicks Doom Buccaneers vs. Panthers

 On a day where Buccaneers great Mike Alstott was honored and enshrined in the team’s ring of honor, the current Bucs will have to channel some of that toughness to salvage this season.If the Buccaneers matchup against the Houston Texans was the one that got away, then Week 4 against the Carolina Panthers is the one they gave away.As much as the Buccaneers hoped to give fans...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jameis Winston makes crazy sidearm completion as he’s going down

Jameis Winston isn’t afraid to try some things on the football field that most quarterbacks wouldn’t dream of attempting. In this way, he’s got a bit of Brett Favre in him. Check out the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie signal-caller here on this amazing pass as he’s about to do down to the ground. Jameis Winston with a phenomenal, albeit dangerous, play. Nice play to keep the...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What To Watch For: Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Carolina Panthers

Coming into week three, there was a fair deal of confidence for a Buccaneers team that was sporting a record better than the likes of the Eagles, Seahawks, Colts and Ravens. Additionally, the Bucs, though on the road, were facing off against a winless Texans team that was struggling to find an offensive identity with a young quarterback and injured feature back. However, in Bucs...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 2015 Week 4 NFL Pick

Carolina Panthers (3-0) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-2) Typically, the better team not only prevails but also covers when they don’t have any distractions on the horizon and the Panthers are in a good situation as a result, as they are 3.5 point road favorites in Tampa Bay this week, ahead of their week 5 bye. Road favorites of 3+ points going into a bye are 37-23 ATS since 2002...
Via The Football Fan Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

COSMIC CONNECTIONS- Its what the Panthers and BUCS have in common!

FORMER BUCCANEERS Carolina offensive coordinator Mike Shula served the Buccaneers in the same capacity from 1996-99. He started his coaching career with the Buccaneers as an offensive assistant in 1988 and was promoted to quarterbacks coach in 1990. He was also drafted by the Buccaneers in the 12th round of the 1987 NFL Draft. Panthers T Mike Remmers played for the Buccaneers...
Via Buc Stop
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cam Newton has been mentoring Jameis Winston

The Carolina Panthers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers will take the field in Week 4, and while it will be the first time Cam Newton and Jameis Winston meet face to face, it won’t be the first time the quarterbacks have been in contact. According to Winston, the two have talked frequently, and Newton has been mentoring the rookie: “I’ve talked to Cam numerous times,” Winston...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts sign backup QB: Bad news for Andrew Luck?

The Indianapolis Colts on Friday announced that they have waived cornerback Shaun Prater to make room on their 53-man roster for quarterback Josh Johnson. That could mean Andrew Luck is in danger of missing Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Johnson, a former fifth-round draft pick of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is now the third...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers willing to pay to have fewer home games

In the world of professional football, more and more people are willing to stay at home to watch a football game rather than actually go their favorite team’s stadium nowadays. One NFL team’s ticket sales have been rapidly decreasing because of that fact and they are trying to do something about it. According to Business Insider, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have made a monumental...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers' GM celebrated win over New Orleans in impressive fashion

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are sitting at 1-2 on the year, hoping to get their second win against the undefeated Carolina Panthers on Sunday. If the first win was anything like the last, it may result in general manager Jason Licht having to buy a new suit, according to Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen of ESPN. As the two ESPN analysts explain, Licht made a deal with his three kids...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Bucs Wants Second ‘Home Game’ Away From City As Part Of Stadium Renovation Deal

As the Tampa Bay Buccaneers continue to work out a deal with the city of Tampa and its sports authority governing body over a improvement plan for their stadium, Raymond James Stadium, it appears that the team wants the ability to play more games away from their home city: A potential $100 million renovation project for Raymond James Stadium appears close to fruition except for...
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith knows Buccaneers need to get Vincent Jackson more involved

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers dropped to 1-2 on the season after a tough 19-9 loss to the Houston Texans last week. While there were obviously multiple things that need to be fixed offensively, head coach Lovie Smith was quick to point out on specifically, according to For Smith, he wants to get the ball into the hands of veteran wide receiver Vincent Jackson more. ...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sims turning out to be the better option at running back for Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

Charles Sims takes this beautiful screen pass and takes it all the way to the house for a Touchdown and (kicker doing his job) would  tie the score. Now here is the 10 million dollar question… Could you see Doug Martin doing that? Lets watch the Video first….. (you can click the square in the bottom right corner and go full screen)
Via Buc Stop
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Female Friday: 3 women who make a Tampa Bay Buccaneers jersey look better than you do

It’s Friday, and I think you guys deserve a little treat before heading off on your adventure-filled weekend. And as we all know, if there’s one thing that beats a gorgeous woman, it’s a gorgeous woman in a Buccaneers jersey. AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five outcomes that will shock the NFL in Week 3 Fantasy Sleepers: Five steals you need to pick up in daily fantasy for...
Via cover32
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Warrick Dunn still giving to back to community after NFL career

With all the negative news surrounding professional football players, it's always good to find a way to focus on the positive. And there really are a lot of public personalities doing good work within the community.We mainly hear about Russell Wilson's community work in Seattle and what Tim Tebow has done while using his faith as a guide to help those in need.Here's a relatively...
Via Yardbarker
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady: Playing 10 more years 'might be a little bit of a reach'

Tom Brady hopes his NFL career is far from over, but the New England Patriots quarterback is no longer talking about playing until he’s 50 years old. Brady told Men’s Health magazine two years ago he “would love” to play until he’s 50. He slightly changed his tune Wednesday when asked in a conference call with the Jacksonville media if he’s going to play 10 more years...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Vincent Jackson supports Bucs' decision to draft Jameis Winston

The battle of highly drafted rookies leaned heavily in Marcus Mariota’s favor, but Tampa Bay Buccaneers receiver Vincent Jackson is quick to support Jameis Winston. According to ESPN’s Pat Yasinskas, Jackson said he’s confident the franchise made the right decision in selecting the Florida State product. “We absolutely did. There’s no doubt in our mind. We’re 100...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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