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Buccaneers Complete 7-Round Mock Draft

John Miceli (@JohnMiceli15) Round 1, Pick 7: Mike Evans, WR Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports The Tampa Bay Buccaneers recently traded away their starting wide receiver, Mike Williams, and left themselves with a big hole to fill in the passing game.  They have to put a competent receiver on the other side of Vincent Jackson in order for this offense to succeed.  This off-season, the...
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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Mike McClure, LB, Coastal Carolina

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Mike McClure, LB, Coastal Carolina  How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? Only 3 schools Charleston Southern, Citadel and Coastal Carolina  Where did you choose and why? Coastal because they showed the most interest and gave me the opportunity to play right away. What were your goals for […] The post Draft Diamonds Prospect...
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Power rankings; Mock draft; worst pick at CB; Biggest character; New unis

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this week ranges from the latest power rankings to the Major Wright signing. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Offseason power rankings (READ) - NFL mock draft 1.0 (READ) - Proposed new unis (READ) - Bucs worst team pick at CB (READ) You may also be interested in:Power...
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Schiano’s ways created a “stressful environment”

The struggle of the 2013 Buccaneers is well documented. Poor offense, inconsistent secondary, and poor coaching decisions are just some examples of what led to Tampa Bay’s 4-12 record. But a poor performance by the team always points back to the head coach. And that is why former head coach Greg Schiano will no longer be on the sidelines.  From his infamous “toes on the line”...
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Tampa Bay Taking a Quarterback Doesn’t Make Enough Sense

Chris O’Meara/AP John Miceli (@JohnMiceli15) The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are reportedly prepared to take a Quarterback with the 7th overall pick in this upcoming draft.  This is a questionable move to say the least.  Not only is it a questionable move, but it just really puts in question the logical reasoning behind the other off-season moves. First, I think there are other needs...
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(Audio) Top quarterback prospects are second-round picks

Buccaneer faithful have gone to message boards, social media networks and have even called into radio shows frequently to voice their opinions on Tampa Bay drafting a quarterback with their No. 7 pick. Even Buccaneers.com’s Senior Writer Scott Smith addressed that very subject during their weekly mailbag edition this week.  TBC has often debated whether or not the Buccaneers...
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Report: Bucs 'prepared' to draft quarterback at No. 7

The NFL Draft season is busy for analysts and reporters. Many people have feelings on what a team will do while others claim to have sources that also feel what a team will do. Nothing is ever a “for sure” bet.  But several media members go around asking questions or are given information in which they piece together like a puzzle. NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport is one that does that...
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Report: Bucs could use the 7th pick on a quarterback

Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could end up using the seventh overall pick in next month’s draft on a quarterback. We all know the Jaguars and Browns are game to pick a new quarterback, but who might surprise us? Rapoport named Tampa Bay as one team prepared to dial up a signal-caller at No. 7 after the Buccaneers spent the pre-draft...
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are playing in one of the 10 best NFL games in 2014

After much anticipation, it is now believed that the NFL will release its 2014 schedule on Tuesday, April 22. At that point, we’ll find who plays who, from Week 1 to Week 17, including all of the primetime and national TV games; that’ll provide fans with somewhat of a road map for the season. But some games are going to be so attractive that it doesn’t matter when they’re...
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Can the NFL be a barometer of the economy?

The NFL is a money-making machine. In 2013 the NFL made a bit over nine billion. This is in comparison to Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway. The multi-billion dollar conglomerate with a large number of holdings made 19.5 billion dollars in 2013. Berkshire Hathaway is the premiere example of American investing, the NFL is the top dog in terms of earnings among professional sports...
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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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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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