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Some Bucs pre-free agency tidbits

Teams are beginning to make cuts across the NFL and the Bucs are currently sitting back watching it all unfold. They still have time to make decisions, especially since free agency doesn’t start until March 10. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t making some headlines.  Vincent Jackson There was speculation that the Buccaneers would reach out to veteran wide receiver Vincent...
Via The Bay Cave
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Should the Tampa Bay Buccaneers consider a d-lineman in free agency?

In a league where the rules are heavily tilted in the favor of the offense, there aren’t a lot of ways for the defense to fight back. All too often, their role in a game is to slow down the bleeding, not stop it. Dominating on that side of the ball has become more and more rare. But that doesn’t mean it can’t happen. In fact, we’ve seen a few examples in recent years where...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Browns agree to three-year deal with Josh McCown

In the endless search for a quarterback, the Cleveland Browns have agreed to terms with Josh McCown. The Browns were known to be interested in the quarterback, who visited the team this week. Mark Kay Cabot of the Plain Dealer first reported the signing. The team confirmed the deal. #Browns have agreed to terms with Josh McCown. — Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) February 27...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Vincent Jackson, Vet Combine, Browns, & Eagles

Vincent Jackson Jason La Canfora reports that while the Buccaneers tried to trade veteran WR Vincent Jackson at the trade deadline last year, they’re aren’t fielding offers for him at this point in time. La Canfora writes that it looks like he’ll be back for the 2015 season. One last note about Jackson, sources tell La Canfora that he will not agree to a pay cut. Veteran...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Female Friday: This hot Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan from Twitter is bad to the bone

#Buccaneers — Sexy NFL Fans (@SexyNFLFan) February 22, 2015 AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten teams that should trade for Adrian Peterson Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen in the NFL as March rolls in You may also be interested in: Female Friday: This hot Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan from Twitter is bad to the bone The Tampa Bay Buccaneers...
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers need to grab this offensive lineman in free agency

It’s a tough position to evaluate. There aren’t a lot of stats to help with the cause. Styles of play can sometimes skew opinions. And the difference between a win and a loss on any given play isn’t always black and white. But what is clear is that it’s a vital position. Whether a team is run-first or pass-happy, the ability to control the line of scrimmage is the key to...
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Buccaneers believe Jameis Winston’s problems due to immaturity

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston performed very well at last week’s scouting combine, especially during the throwing sessions and in meetings with teams. The current thinking is that the quarterback-needy Tampa Bay Buccaneers will select Winston with the No. 1 pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. Reports suggest the Bucs believe that Winston’s numerous off-field incidents can...
Via Rumors and Rants
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bucs players on the bubble as potential cuts

As free agency draws near, we will begin seeing cuts from around the league like we did on Wednesday afternoon. Aside from Josh McCown, the Buccaneers have been quiet to this point but are expected to make some cuts soon.’s Chris Wessling took a look around the league and mentioned some names that he feels are on the bubble and are candidates to be released by their...
Via The Bay Cave
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Free-agent quarterback McCown reportedly visiting Browns

CLEVELAND -- Veteran free-agent quarterback Josh McCown spent a second day with the Browns, who could keep him around on a more permanent basis. McCown, released last week by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, was at the Browns' facility on Wednesday, a person familiar with the visit told The Associated Press. McCown arrived on Tuesday to speak with the QB-deficient Browns, said the person...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

In Depth 2015: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Tampa Bay started the 2014 season seen as a sleeper playoff team by some, including Tony on this site. But things unraveled quickly – and more brutally in Lovie Smith’s first season as head coach than even the most pessimistic could have expected. So what went wrong? And what does it take to get the ship heading in the right direction again? Nick Houllis, a Bucs historian and...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Free agent QB Josh McCown to visit Cleveland Browns

I was tempted to make the headline more logo-centric, as that seems to be what’s moving the needle lately, but that would be fibbing, and mama taught me not to be a fibber. So instead, let’s talk potential Browns quarterbacks! Oof, this is a rough offseason. I digress. There has been speculation that the Browns are interested in former Tampa Bay Buccaneer quarterback Josh...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State Let’s get this straight, this pick is locked in for Tampa Bay! Entering the Combine we knew both Winston and Mariota were Elite College Quarterbacks. Winston had an impressive day not only throwing the ball but most importantly displaying his football IQ. Tampa needs a QB and […]
Via Legion Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns showing interest in free agent DE Adrian Clayborn

Is Mike Pettine’s defense going to get another weapon? According to’s Jeremy Fowler, thems the hopes as the team is reportedly interested in former Buccaneers defensive end Adrian Clayborn. Here’s Fowler’s report: His name was mentioned in Browns circles during last week’s combine talks. The idea is Clayborn is a talented former first-rounder whose had two unproductive...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Is Jameis Winston a done deal?

Today marked the end of the 2015 NFL Combine, leaving us with just two months until the NFL Draft kicks off on April 30th. Over the past weekend, all eyes were on the college stars trying to earn roster spots come April, but none were more closely watched than top quarterback prospects Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota. At this point, mostly everyone knows the tale of the tape. Winston...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Warren Sapp paid $600 for oral sex, striptease from prostitutes

Now we know why Warren Sapp went broke. The police report regarding Sapp’s arrest the day after the Super Bowl says the Hall of Famer told police he paid $600 for oral sex from two prostitutes, TMZ reports. Sapp reportedly told police he met the women — both strippers — at the hotel bar and...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vincent Jackson Staying with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

News that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers reportedly want to keep veteran wideout Vincent Jackson with the team in 2015 comes on the heels of finding out that the Cardinals have closed a deal to keep Larry Fitzgerald in Arizona. Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht indicated on Wednesday that the team will bring Jackson back in 2015. Licht says Jackson will be back in 2016: "Absolutely...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Excited To Continue Working With Ex-Patriot Logan Mankins

INDIANAPOLIS — Former New England Patriots guard Logan Mankins is 32 years old and due $7 million in 2015, but it doesn’t sound like the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are preparing to part ways with the All-Pro. The Patriots shockingly traded Mankins to the Buccaneers just days before their preseason finale in August. The Patriots acquired a 2015 fourth-round draft pick and tight end...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith: Buccaneers Won’t Use Jameis Winston’s Off-Field Issues Against Him

It’s looking more and more like the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are seriously considering using the first pick in the 2015 NFL draft on Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston. Speaking at the annual NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis on Wednesday, Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith indicated that the team is not going to use Winston’s off-field issues as an aspect of the evaluation...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs offense had no direction, says Dietrich-Smith

This shouldn’t come as a shocker, but the Buccaneers were offensively challenged throughout the 2014 season. Yes, you all are fully aware of that. The difference now is a current Tampa Bay player described how bad it truly was.  “We were really trying to find ourselves all year and I don’t think we ever really got a foothold on that,” said Bucs’ center Evan Dietrich...
Via The Bay Cave
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Reasons the Buccaneers Should Draft Jameis Winston

Ever since Bill Belichick was handed the Lombardi Trophy for the fourth time, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been on the clock. After being the last remaining winless team in 2013, the Buccaneers finished a league-worst 2-14 in 2014. A number of mock drafts have been published and many of them have Tampa Bay taking Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, a former Heisman Trophy...
Via This Given Sunday
16 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Network employees relieved Warren Sapp got fired

Some of Warren Sapp’s NFL Network colleagues apparently are quite happy that the analyst is no longer their co-worker. The NFL Hall of Famer, who was unceremoniously fired after his arrest for allegedly soliciting a prostitute as well as assault in Phoenix, Ariz., early Monday morning following Super Bowl XLIX. According to a TMZ report,...Read More The post Some NFL Network employees...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Warren Sapp suspended by NFL Network

Warren Sapp’s arrest for soliciting prostitutes and allegedly assaulting them is likely going to cost the Hall of Famer his broadcasting job. Sapp has been suspended indefinitely without pay by NFL Network in light of his arrest. Sapp had been broadcasting for NFL Network live from the Super Bowl in Arizona. Sapp’s broadcasting bio on...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Warren Sapp arrested for soliciting prostitute

Well, it looks like Greg Anthony has some company.  In the wake of Super Bowl XLIX, TMZ Sports reports another high profile sports analyst has been arrested for soliciting a prostittue.  That analyst is none other than Warren Sapp of NFL Network. The report comes from TMZ: Warren Sapp was arrested in Phoenix this morning for soliciting a prostitute around 7AM  … TMZ...
Via Awful Announcing
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs believed to be going for Marcus Mariota with No. 1 pick

Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston are believed to be the two likeliest candidates to be selected No. 1 overall by the by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and early suggestions are that the Bucs may be leaning towards the former Oregon QB. ESPN’s Adam Schefter wrote a predictions column Thursday and mentioned that the sense is...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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