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Tampa Bay Buccaneers: What to expect in a busy week nine

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-6) are headed to Ohio to take on the Cleveland Browns (4-3) this Sunday at 1:00 pm ET, but they’ll be missing a couple starters on their already struggling defense. As usual, the majority of the NFL was quiet when the trade deadline passed on Tuesday. The Bucs, on the other hand, made two minor moves while they still had the time to do so. Strong safety...
Via isportsweb.com
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers season could be affected if these Week 9 bold predictions come true

Anyone can pick games. Whether selecting winners or making guesses against the spread, it’s essentially an exercise in flipping a coin. But providing some specifics about what’s going to happen in a game, detailing how things are going to play out, takes some thought, imagination and guts. And it actually provides some insight into what’s going to transpire on Sunday and Monday...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Could the Buccaneers be targeting Jameis Winston? Their GM was in the box last night

Last night, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager was able to watch former Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston put on a show.  The team was down 21-0 and was able to rally back and get a huge win to beat Louisville in Louisville. Greg Auman    @gregauman Bucs’ Jason Licht was among the NFL GMs […] The post Could the Buccaneers be targeting Jameis Winston? Their GM was...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Parting Ways: 3 reasons to drop Doug Martin

By now, you undoubtedly know that Doug Martin has been a massive disappointment to those unfortunate enough to have drafted him. If you disagree, please let me know so I can secure you a spot in every fantasy league I play in moving forward. At the season’s outset, we talked about whether or not the Muscle Hamster could shoulder the load in Tampa. Now it seems his days in the...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy football: Evaluating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers backfield

Despite their 1-6 record and near-bottom ranking of NFL rushing offenses, the Tampa Bay backfield is, surprisingly, still a place of intrigue for many fantasy football owners. Much of this stems from their frustration with the highly-ranked preseason running back, Doug Martin. With only one double-digit scoring performance this season, Martin has struggled to produce any...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans will love new list ripping everything about rivals as overhyped

Yawn. That’s how the sports world collectively responded to Tuesday’s trade deadline in the NFL, a much-anticipated day that wound up generating less than Al Capone’s vault. Aside from a couple of transactions made by the lowly Buccaneers, involving a couple of players that most people had never heard of, the deadline came and went without anyone noticing. Given the hype that...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin’s fall isn’t a Mystery, he was never Elite

There is a question around Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans for a few years now…What has happened to Doug Martin. Where is the Doug Martin who was one of the best running backs in the NFL just two years ago, and exploded onto the scene and ran for 100 yards every other game. Simple, that never happened. Doug Martin was never Elite to begin with. Doug Martin had 4 good games, great games...
Via Buc Stop
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mark Barron calls Lovie Smith’s defense “Passive”

Mark Barron has been known as a very vicious hitter and aggressive player.  The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense has never really been one of that nature. So when the Buccaneers wasted a first round pick on Mark Barron they wanted him to change his style of play, and that did not work out.  Now Barron […] The post Mark Barron calls Lovie Smith’s defense “Passive” appeared first...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mike Glennon’s mid-way, surprising QB ranking unveiled

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers worked out some big wide outs; Sign Tavarres King to P/S

According to Aaron Wilson for the Baltimore Sun, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers worked out a couple big receivers this week. The team had both Marvin McNutt (6’2, 225) and Tavarres King (6’1, 200).  The team signed King to their practice squad. Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider · 11h11 hours ago Signing Tavarres King to practice squad, Buccaneers also worked […] The post Buccaneers...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots acquire Jonathan Casillas from Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Today, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were cleaning house as the they traded 2012 first round pick Mark Barron to the St. Louis Rams but before they did that they traded outside linebacker Jonathan Casillas to the New England Patriots. This was first reported by NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. The #Bucs are finishing up a trade to send LB Jonathan Casillas to the #Patriots, source says....
Via Total Sports Live
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs trade Mark Barron and Jonathan Casillas

The trade deadline has come and gone and the Buccaneers were active in trading two players in separate deals.  The team has traded safety Mark Barron and linebacker Jonathan Casillas as the trade deadline was nearing on Tuesday. #Bucs have traded S Mark Barron to #Rams & LB Jonathan Casillas to #Patriots for undisclosed picks in 2015 @NFL Draft pic.twitter.com/51DNfVTWMC ...
Via The Bay Cave
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers trade Mark Barron to Rams, Jonathan Casillas to Patriots

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made moves ahead of Tuesday’s 4 p.m. ET trade deadline, sending safety Mark Barron to the St. Louis Rams and veteran linebacker Jonathan Casillas to the New England Patriots. The #Bucs are finishing up a trade to send LB Jonathan Casillas to the #Patriots, source says. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 28, 2014 For Mark Barron, the #Rams send...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Buccaneers Trade Mark Barron to the Rams

One major deal went down during the NFL trade deadline. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have reportedly sent former top-10 pick Mark Barron to the St. Louis Rams for undisclosed compensation. Bucs finalized a trade of S Mark Barron to Rams, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 28, 2014 Barron, who was the seventh overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft, has started 37 of a...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots trade for Jonathan Casillas, add linebacker depth

FOXBORO, Mass. — Bill Belichick said that one player couldn’t replace Jerod Mayo, so the New England Patriots added two linebackers before Tuesday’s 4 p.m. deadline. The Patriots are finalizing a trade for Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Jonathan Casillas, a source told NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. Compensation for Casillas has not been reported. Casillas’ agent, Blake...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs expected to be active in the trade market

The NFL trade deadline is a few hours away but the Buccaneers are expected to be the team to monitor as they are reportedly set to be very active up to the 4:00 PM mark.  Late Monday, several reports suggested that third-year safety Mark Barron is now...
Via The Bay Cave
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots among teams interested in Vincent Jackson

We have known for a little while now that the Buccaneers are shopping their number one receiver Vincent Jackson. However, sources around the NFL are reporting that the Patriots are one of four or more teams with their hat in the ring for a trade deadline move: Vincent Jackson still generating trade interest. Among the more than 4 teams calling around: Eagles, Pats, Seahawks. Bucs...
Via Patriots Life
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL locker rooms can be lonely for players who make mistakes

Austin Seferian-Jenkins probably didn’t have a lot of friends in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers locker room Sunday. The rookie tight end fumbled away the chance for a rare Bucs win when he coughed up the ball in overtime. The Minnesota Vikings pounced on the loose ball, and Anthony Barr returned it for a game-winning touchdown. Everyone makes mistakes, of course. But in a high-profile...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs' cheerleaders attempt to distract Vikings during timeout (VIDEO)

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers need all the help they can get these days, so it's hard to believe the placement of the Bucs' cheerleaders during a timeout Sunday against the Vikings was not intentional.The Vikings started at their own 20-yard-line with 1:57 remaining, and during the two-minute warning, the Tampa Bay cheerleaders walked on the field and performed a pompom routine...
Via The Other Paper
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs need to look to the future, forget the present

Look, this season is a wash. It’s been said for weeks. There is no way the Buccaneers bounce back and make the rest of the season memorable. Instead, it’s already one to forget. ...
Via The Bay Cave
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Glennon just short of what’s needed for Tampa Bay Buccaneers

It was one play actually, that summed up Mike Glennon’s existence as Tampa Bay Buccaneer’s Glennon ran and passed well, in the last quarter, but before that, he came up short. Quarterback. The Bucs were in the middle of a 5 straight 3 and out performance, which could have ended had Glennon had enough. On the play no one was open so Glennon took off, rolled around right side and...
Via Buc Stop
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Instant Reaction: Vikings sink Buccaneers

What was shaping up to be a statement win for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers became another trip to rock bottom. The Bucs are becoming known for finding new ways to lose on a weekly basis, the latest being today’s 19-13 overtime loss to the Minnesota Vikings. Here’s a recap of their latest heart-breaker. Meat and Potatoes While prior weeks have proven interim Offensive Coordinator...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Vikings win on walkoff fumble recovery in overtime

Anthony Barr's game-winning touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in overtime was a scoop and score.
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers listening to offers for Doug Martin

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are likely to deal running back Doug Martin by Tuesday’s trade deadline, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. While WR Vincent Jackson’s name has been focus of trade speculation, the Buccaneer more likely to be dealt is RB Doug Martin. Teams calling. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 26, 2014 The Buccaneers are in a rebuild season and could...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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