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Bucs DT Gerald McCoy: “Defense Is Soft, Makes Too Many Excuses”

Many though the Tampa Bay Buccaneers would be back to NFC South dominance this season with a new head coach in Lovie Smith, but things haven’t been looking good at all for this team so far this year. The Bucs, who were expected to be a good defensive team this season, are actually one of the worst in the NFL. The Bucs have allowed more yards per game than any team in the league...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gerald McCoy is annoyed with the defense

Someone needed to finally step up and call it how it is. That happened today at One Buc Place with defensive tackle Gerald McCoy. He said he was tired of hearing excuses and the team needed to stop playing soft. “If you look out there on tape and you see a bunch of guys sitting on blocks, are you not earning the title of being soft? Guys get so sensitive around the league but...
Via The Bay Cave
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Time to put it out there what happened to 2014 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

It’s time to be honest with ourselves, the season is almost halfway Marcus Arroyo has done a great job, but cannot replace Jeff Tedford. done, and we’ve seen far beyond bad football to think this is a normal failure of any kind. This is something epic. Lets take some facts into account… 1)Lovie Smith didn’t forget how to coach. 2)The Tampa Two has put several teams in the...
Via Buc Stop
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith created controversy and doesn’t realize it

Don’t expect Lovie Smith to officially name Mike Glennon the starter anytime soon. He actually isn’t ready to plug Josh McCown back in yet since he has returned to the practice fields this week. To Smith’s credit he is taking the high road. In fact they are still saying...
Via The Bay Cave
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Buccaneers Fielding A “Ton Of Calls” For Vincent Jackson & Others

Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that Buccaneers GM Jason Licht has fielded “a ton of phone calls” from interested teams regarding WR Vincent Jackson and other players on the team’s roster. Rapoport mentioned this past weekend that Jackson was among the notable players that could be available at the trade deadline. However, HC Lovie Smith told reporters this week that...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers participating in a top Week 8 game to watch?

The leaves are turning. Halloween decorations are up throughout the neighborhood. And the days are getting shorter and shorter. What do those things signal? Football games are getting more and more important. This week certainly backs up that notion, as the NFL’s slate of games features plenty of match-ups with playoff implications. That may sound nutty in Week 8, but that’s...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 3 keys to getting back on track

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-5) were one of the two NFL teams not in action last weekend, and there couldn’t have been a more perfect time for them to have their bye. The last time we saw the Bucs, they were on the receiving end of a 48-17 beat-down at the hands of the Baltimore Ravens. Just about everything that could go wrong went wrong in that game, as the Bucs somehow managed...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Mike Glennon’s latest (and telling) 1-32 quarterback ranking

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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1 day ago  |  Discuss

FXFL has a player called up to the NFL; Mister Alexander called up to Buccaneers P/S

Today the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed Mister Alexander from the FXFL.  The former Florida State linebacker played for the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent before getting cut and heading to the CFL. Alexander was signed by the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League on June 6, 2013. After a short stint Alexander signed […] The post FXFL has a player called up...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs sign Trindon Holliday, announce other roster moves

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers today announced that they have signed wide receiver/kick returner/punt returner Trindon Holliday and promoted defensive end T.J. Fatinikun from the practice squad to the active roster. Holliday (5-5, 166) originally entered the league as...
Via The Bay Cave
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers sign kick returner Trindon Holliday

Yesterday, the Tampa Buccaneers looked to add to their weaponry, by signing one of the most explosive kick/punt returners in NFL History.  Thy signed former LSU Tigers return man Trindon Holliday.  Holliday is the smallest man in the NFL at 5’5. Holliday has four career regular season return touchdowns, two on kickoffs and two on […] The post Buccaneers sign kick returner Trindon...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson will not be going anywhere

There have been many rumors floating around that Vincent Jackson the star wide receiver of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could be headed to another team via a trade, but that talk was shut down yesterday by his head coach. “We like our football team that we’re going with, that we have here right now,” Smith […] The post Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson will not be going...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Team Trying to Salvage WR Vincent Jackson’s Trade Value

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 1-5, so this week’s bye gave them a nice opportunity to evaluate why they’re so bad after spending a whole bunch of money again this offseason. It appears they’ve identified wide receiver Vincent Jackson as someone they’d like to move on from, although they’re playing a coy media game of cat and mouse to try and salvage some trade value in their...
Via Standing O Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Teams interested in trading for Vincent Jackson

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been getting calls from NFL teams who are interested in trading for wide receiver Vincent Jackson. Who else could be traded? I’m told #Bucs are getting tons of calls on WR Vincent Jackson. TB loves him as a player, but considers everything — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 19, 2014 The Bucs may want to see what they can get for Jackson. They already...
Via Pro Football Zone
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rewind: Tampa Bay Buccaneers dynasty potential, Power Rankings, bold predictions

We’re more than a third of the way into the NFL season as the first three sets of bye weeks have come and gone and we’re getting an idea of who the contenders are and who the pretenders are. Below you’ll find the best cover32 columns from the past week to catch you up on anything you may have missed. Enjoy Week 7! National Columns - Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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