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EXPECTATIONS: 1st of 3 part series on expectations for 2015 Season! Part 1: Special Teams

Our Final pre- Camp series is going to deal with the most important part of the football season at this point: The EXPECTATIONS people will have toward the 2015 Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Why are expectations important? Have you ever had someone go see a serious movie, expecting to see a serious movie, but there are 4 or 5 comical moments in the movie; The person laughs hard because they...
Via Buc Stop
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers continue re-branding effort

It started with the firings of head coach Greg Schiano and long-time Buccaneers employee Mark Dominik, who at that time was serving as general manager. They hired Lovie Smith as head coach, added Jason Licht as general manager, and took the first step in a new direction. Later came the new logo, then came the (scrutinized) new uniforms and a new day was born. That new day brought...
Via EndZoneScore
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston: Back at a good weight heading into camp

Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie quarterback Jameis Winston is eager to kick-off his first NFL training camp and indicated that he feels ready and raring to go while also suggesting that his weight is at an ideal place with the summer grind about to begin in earnest. “I’m 236 [pounds] right now,” Winston said Tuesday, via...Read More The post Jameis Winston says he’s ‘back...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five of the most depressing Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan signs you’ll ever see

Buccaneers Nation is the real deal. Through thick and thin, ups and downs, wins and losses, the Bucs faithful are always there, even if they’re a little angry. And you know what, Bucs fans deserve to be a little angry. It’s not very often that they have something to root for. And while this season looks to carry some hope (at least more than last season), don’t expect that...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers re-sign defensive end Da'Quan Bowers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Defensive end Da'Quan Bowers is getting another opportunity to prove himself with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The 2011 second-round draft pick was a major disappointment in four seasons with the Bucs, appearing in 50 games but only making 10 starts after entering the NFL as one of the nation's top college pass rushers. Bowers, who has seven career sacks, had 21...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Re-Sign DE Da’Quan Bowers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced the signing of DE Da’Quan Bowers to a contract on Monday. Bowers, 25, has been a major disappointment ever since the Buccaneers used a second-round pick on him back in 2010. He has missed nine games in the past two years with injuries and has been largely ineffective when healthy. On top of that, ... The post Buccaneers Re-Sign...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Three superstar plays from Mike Evans’ rookie season

The Buccaneers have a long way to go before they’re competing for anything more than a Wild Card birth, but a guy like Mike Evans could make that transition go a whole lot faster. AROUND COVER32 Top 10: The NFL’s best corner backers Five Things: The favorites to win NFL Defensive ROY honors Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen in the NFC West in 2015 First and 10:...
Via cover32
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#2 Last Stand for Greatest Bucs Defense: 2005! TOP 5 GREATEST SEASON TURN AROUNDS in Tampa Bay Buccaneers History

What? 2004 (5-11) to 2005 (11-5) a 6 Game Improvement! Few people remember that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stellar Tampa 2 Defense had another NO.1 ranking even after Lynch and Sapp departed for the AFC West. Truth is, the 2005 defense was equally as potent and finished the season nudging the Pittsburgh Steelers for the top defensive spot. On offense, what started out as an offense...
Via Buc Stop
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Capsule

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (2-14) OPEN CAMP: July 31, Tampa. LAST YEAR: One of NFL's biggest disappointments under first-year coach Lovie Smith and rookie general manager Jason Licht, who inherited talented young roster they augmented by spending generously in free agency. Most moves fizzled, and to make matters worse, health issues sidelined offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford during preseason...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Evans gets an amazing draft day tattoo

NFL Draft night is one of the most memorable occasions some players experience in their lives. To commemorate being a first-round pick by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2014, wide receiver Mike Evans added this amazing tattoo to his collection of ink. #repost that boi @tat2sbygotti too nice A photo posted by Mike Evans (@mikeevans) on Jul 26, 2015 at 10:36am PDT With several...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Evans Gets Awesome NFL Draft Tattoo

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans has a chip on his shoulder, and he got that chip inked on himself.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston under scrutiny

It was released earlier this week that an unnamed NFL offensive coordinator believes Jameis Winston will fail as a quarterback in this league. For one reason or another, he feels that Winston’s sophomore year at Florida State was more of the kind of player he is than his freshman campaign. “He threw so many bad interceptions in college where everybody is wide open. That is not...
Via EndZoneScore
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs Lack Choices With Lavonte David

A quick comparison to start.In his first three seasons in the NFL, Player A recorded 253 tackles, forced four fumbles, and made three interceptions while recording 2.5 sacks.In his first three seasons, Player B recorded 319 tackles, forced six fumbles, picked off six passes, and has tallied ten sacks.Both players are linebackers, and the title of this article pretty much gives away...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Three things we learned about the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this week

We are literally weeks away from the start of training camp, but it still feels so far away. Partly, I’m guessing, because we have just gone through a month where there is as little NFL-related news as any other month in the year. If there is a true offseason in the NFL, this is it. But that doesn’t mean there’s been nothing to take away as of late. In fact, there have actually...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilson steps away from NFL following fireworks accident

Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback C.J. Wilson lost two fingers during a fireworks accident on the Fourth of July weekend. In what was a major blow to his chances of actually making a career out of this football thing, Wilson has now decided to step away from the NFL in order to focus on his overall health. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport is reporting that not only is Wilson stepping away...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: C.J. Wilson chooses to retire after July 4 firework accident

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were informed today that C.J. Wilson, who lost two fingers in a Fourth of July fireworks accident, has chosen to retire. The report comes from Mike Garafolo, who explains that Wilson's agent passed the news along.Garafolo posted a second tweet reporting that Wilson's focus is simply on his health at this point.We know that Wilson is doing better currently...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston Rape Trial Wouldn’t Happen Until 2017

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' rookie quarterback will have completed his second year in the NFL by the time the trial happens -- if it does.
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: five players on the bubble

There are always position battles to watch in training camp. Players fighting for starting jobs, to start off the season on the field for the very first play. That being said, there are other battles to watch for. Quite simply, the players fighting just for a roster spot. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are no stranger to controversial cuts. After Jon Gruden was fired, newly promoted head...
Via EndZoneScore
5 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Betting Odds

These are betting odds for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the 2015 football season.
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Which Buccaneers home game will cost you the most to see in 2015?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a tough schedule that features some pretty strong opponents in 2015. Most importantly, there are a few home games that feature pretty expensive seats, and when we're talking expensive, we even mean the "cheap seats." Check out this tweet below from Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times, who breaks down the cheapest seats for the Bucs home games in 2015 on...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs invest in virtual reality system to help Jameis Winston

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced a partnership on Monday with EON Sports VR and will implement the company’s virtual reality teaching tool to help rookie Jameis Winston adjust to the rigors and challenges inherent to the NFL game when training camp kicks off for the team on Aug. 1. Called Sidekiq, the football-simulator software developed...Read More The post Buccaneers invest...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO VAULT EXCLUSIVE: Mr. Mike Alstott 1999 NFC Playoff action Mike Alstott was voted NO.2 favorite Buc of all time with fan votes on; John Lynch was recently voted no.4 all time so we showed a video of his interception against the Washington Redskins 1999 playoffs that helped turn that game around. With 5 minutes left in the 3rd quarter the ‘skins...
Via Buc Stop
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs' C.J. Wilson loses two fingers in fireworks accident

Earlier on Wednesday it was reported that third-year Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback C.J. Wilson severely injured his hand in a fireworks accident over the Fourth of July Weekend. Specifics are now coming in, and it’s not good. According to Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times, the 25-year-old defensive back lost two fingers in the accident: Bucs backup cornerback C.J. Wilson...
Via Sportsnaut
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Irvin says he's worried about Warren Sapp

Warren Sapp’s personal life took yet another troubling turn for the worse this week and his former NFL Network colleague Michael Irvin admitted he’s worried about his longtime friend. “Absolutely I am,” Irvin said during an interview on Dan Le Batard’s radio program. “I worry about him, man. There’s no doubt. I worry about him...Read More The post Michael Irvin says...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Warren Sapp accused of biting, stomping on girlfriend’s head

Warren Sapp has been charged with three counts of domestic violence stemming from a fight with his girlfriend in Las Vegas two months ago. Sapp is accused of biting and stomping on his girlfriend’s head during their altercation, which began at a hotel and carried over to her home. According to TMZ, Sapp and his...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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