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Bucs rookie Mike Evans involved in nightclub altercation

One thing that Lovie Smith preaches is for his players to keep their nose clean. We saw what happened with former wide receiver Mike Williams — even though he was the victim of a stabbing.  There is now a report, via TMZ Sports, where Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans was... (UPDATED)
Via The Bay Cave
32 minutes 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
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneer’s Doug Martin’s Fantasy Football Value Rising

According to the Associated Press, Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith has come out and issued some terminology for his premier running back Doug Martin, “Bell-Cow.”   He’s had a good camp, hasn’t missed a beat. He’s going to rush for a lot of yards for us this year.” – Coach Smith on RB Doug Martin. As Smith says, “With Mike James (shoulder) going down...
Via FF Locker Room
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bo Jackson apparently won’t sign his Buccaneers jerseys

In case you didn’t know,  the Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafted Bo Jackson with the first overall pick back in 1986.  But he decided to only pursue baseball at the time since they tried to make him decide between baseball and football.  He never played for them since he believed they tried to sabotage his career. In addition to giving Jackson an ultimatum to pick between sports,...
Via Pro Football Zone
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Are any Tampa Bay Buccaneers among the top-5 on the hot seat right now?

Two games down, two to go – at least in the preseason. Yes, that means that the start of regular season is still two weeks away. But that doesn’t mean players and coaches around the league aren’t already on the hot seat; the NFL is a results-oriented organization, where performing at a high level is required at all times. If someone isn’t up to the task, and a better option...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bowers responds to Smith’s comments

Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith came out Wednesday and talked about how not being on the football field lowers your chances of making the final roster. That was his response to a question regarding defensive lineman Da’Quan Bowers being sidelined since the first preseason game.  On Thursday, Bowers responded to his head coach’s words by simply...
Via The Bay Cave
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Another guard acquired by the Bucs

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers today announced the acquisition of guard Rishaw Johnson from the Kansas City Chiefs in exchange for safety Kelcie McCray. Johnson (6-3, 313) originally entered the league as a college free agent with the Seattle Seahawks in 2012 and spent 13 weeks on Seattle’s practice squad, before being promoted to...
Via The Bay Cave
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs Trade G Rishaw Johnson To Buccaneers For S Kelcie McCray

  Buccaneers HC Lovie Smith announced Thursday that they have traded S Kelcie McCray to the Chiefs in return for G Rishaw Johnson, per the Pewter Report. Johnson, 25, signed with the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent out of  California University of Pennsylvania back in 2012. He later signed to the Chiefs practice squad in September of last year and wound up appearing...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Sign G R.J. Mattes & Waived DE James Ruffin

  The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced the signing of G R.J. Mattes on Wednesday. The Buccaneers also placed DE James Ruffin on waivers to make room for Mattes. Mattes signed with the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent out of North Carolina State. He was later suspended for four games and has yet to appear in an NFL game. Ruffin signed on with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buccanneers claim OT Edawn Coughman off waivers

Today the Tampa Bay Buccaneers claimed Edawn Coughman from the waiver wire. The Buffalo Bills released him yesterday. The ironic thing is Edawn will get to face the team that released him this week in the preseason game. @RavensInsider: Buccaneers awarded tackle Edawn Coughman off waivers from Bills The post Buccanneers claim OT Edawn Coughman off waivers appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Before drafting you need to see Buccaneers RB Doug Martin’s fantasy ranking

Halfway through the preseason, things are starting to come into shape; it’s becoming clearer who is going to flourish, who is going to struggle and who might be soon be replaced. That’s important information heading into fantasy football drafts. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers release wide receiver Lavelle Hawkins

The Tampa Tribune is reporting that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released veteran wide receiver Lavelle Hawkins. @PatYazESPN: Bucs have released WR Lavelle Hawkins. Hawkins signed with Tampa shortly after they traded Mike Williams to the Bills. Hawkins was very successful in Jeff Tedford’s system in California, but didn ‘t work out in the NFL. The post Buccaneers release wide...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Release Veteran WR Lavelle Hawkins

  The Buccaneers have released veteran WR Lavelle Hawkins, according to ESPN’s Adam Caplan. Tampa Bay signed Hawkins to a contract back in April, so he has had enough of time to learn the system and compete for a starting job, which can be said for all veterans in training camp. Hawkins, 28, signed a one-year contract with the Chargers last season after spending the first five...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Bucs tumble down preseason Power Rankings, check in at No. 32

Every team has played two games. Most of the starters have seen enough action to provide a sense of what a team has to offer. And the picture is becoming clearer around the league. Yes, it’s dangerous to put too much stock in preseason games. But it’s also foolish to ignore information that can be very valuable, which is what exhibitions provide to the keen observer. With that...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers are likely to be in the market for a running back

It may only be pre-season but the Tampa Bay Bucs are in need of a running back. The team lost rookie draft pick Charles Sims last week. Now Mike James is banged up. Mike James suffered a shoulder injury against the Dolphins and probably won’t play Saturday at Buffalo. Head Coach Lovie Smith said: “I’ve […] The post Buccaneers are likely to be in the market for a running...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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