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Training Camp Preview- Special Teams must improve in 2014

It has been said many times. The 2013 season for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was just terrible. Of course there were injuries to running backs Doug Martin and Mike James. Plus there was the Josh Freeman fiasco that ended with the former coach Greg Schiano turning to rookie Mike Glennon at quarterback. Even before the season started there was an event that would serve as an omen of...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
2 days ago  |  Discuss

No limelight needed: Lesser-known Bucs to keep on eye at camp

TAMPA, Fla. -- Many eyes, no doubt, will follow prominent names like Gerald McCoy, Lavonte David and Vincent Jackson throughout Tampa Bay Buccaneers training camp. Then there are lesser-known players worth watching in the team's work toward Week 1. Wide receiver Chris Owusu is no stranger to the under-the-radar title, and he will be an intrigue in the coming weeks. Other offensive...
Via Fox Sports Florida
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers participate in Cut for a Cure Chairty Challenge

19 Tampa Bay players and 20 staff members, including defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, defensive end Michael Johnson, quarterback Mike Glennon, and chief operating officer Brian Ford had their heads shaved as part of the Pediatric Cancer Foundation’s Fifth Annual Bright House Networks Cut for a Cure Charity Challenge. Children who have previously battled or are currently battling...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers shave heads for charity

Hair fell and goodwill was in large supply Tuesday at One Buc Place. About 40 Tampa Bay Buccaneers players and staff members shaved their heads as part of the Pediatric Cancer Foundation's fifth annual Cut for a Cure Charity Challenge to raise money to fight pediatric cancer and blood disorders. Among those who took part in the event were defensive tackle Gerald McCoy...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers kicker Connor Barth says he is 'completely recovered' from Achilles injury

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Connor Barth says he never doubted he would kick again for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The seventh-year pro missed all of last season after tearing the Achilles tendon in his right foot during a charity basketball game. He's recovered from the injury and confident he'll perform as well as ever in 2014. Barth is the most accurate field goal kicker in franchise...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Injury Update: Buccaneers' Connor Barth and Carl Nicks smooth sailing toward training camp

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a new head coach, new winning philosophy and new uniforms.  Everything on the compass rose is pointing in the right direction for the Bucs including the health of kicker Connor Barth and guard Carl Nicks.Barth missed the entire 2013 season after tearing his right (kicking leg) Achilles tendon in a charity basketball game last summer.  Some pigskin...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Plan On Having K Connor Barth Back Next Season, Won’t Re-Sign Rian Lindell

Alex Marvez of Fox Sports reports that the Buccaneers expect to have K Connor Barth back at full strength next year and won’t be re-signing free agent K Rian Lindell as a result. Barth, 27, signed a four-year, $13.2 million contract that included $4 million guaranteed with the Bucs back in 2012. He unfortunately suffered a season-ending Achilles ruptured during a charity basketball...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Plan On Having K Connor Barth Back Next Season, Won’t Re-Sign Rian Lindell

Alex Marvez of Fox Sports reports that the Buccaneers expect to have K Connor Barth back at full strength next year and won’t be re-signing free agent K Rian Lindell as a result. Barth, 27, signed a four-year, $13.2 million contract that included $4 million guaranteed with the Bucs back in 2012. He unfortunately suffered a season-ending Achilles ruptured during a charity basketball...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Fulltime kicker, dynamic returner on Bucs' wish list

Last season was one of improvisation on special teams for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs entered the fall expecting Connor Barth, one of the franchise's most reliable kickers, to continue with his duties. However, an Achilles tear in his right leg sustained in July during a charity basketball game changed those plans. Lawrence Tynes was signed as Barth's replacement,...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Most overlooked Buccaneer

We all know that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost some great players this year to injury. Most notably of course was Doug Martin who was done with the season after week 8 with the torn Labrum, only to be followed by Mike James who was placed on IR after an ankle fracture he suffered against the Dolphins week 10. Martin and James along with 13 others ended up on Tampa Bay’s IR list...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Glazers don't want to fire Greg Schiano, but they will

Could Greg Schiano return in 2014? Pewter Report in their weekly must-read SR's Fab 5 column reports that the Buccaneers owners don't want to fire Greg Schiano, and that he certainly has a good chance of returning to the team in 2014. Pewter Report is always plugged in, and they note that the Glazers believe that Schiano doesn't necessarily deserve to be fired for a slew...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs restructure contract of injured kicker Connor Barth

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will pay kicker Connor Barth 500,000 this season after placing him on the reservenon-football injury list. Bucs general manager Mark Dominik announced the agreement Wednesday, telling reporters "it was the right thing to do" after Barth tore his right Achilles tendon in a charity basketball game before training camp began in July. Barth, who has...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs Add Former Bills Kicker Rian Lindell

While Tampa Bay placekicker Derek Dimke has performed well as Connor Barth’s replacement since Barth was lost for the season with an Achilles injury the Bucs may not be comfortable heading into 2013 with a first-year kicker lined up to hit a potential game-winning last-second field goal this season. PewterReport.com can confirm an earlier report from FOXSports 1's Alex Marvez...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs bringing in veteran kickers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are exploring options at kicker again. Two sources told FOX Sports that the Bucs are bringing in veterans for tryouts on Thursday. One of them is former Dallas Cowboys kicker David Buehler. The decision stems from concerns about the two kickers currently on the active roster. Lawrence Tynes, who spent the previous six seasons with the New York Giants, hasn...
Via Fox Sports
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Buccaneers’ Connor Barth out for season with torn Achilles

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced yesterday that place kicker Connor Barth will miss the entire 2013 season after tearing his Achilles tendon during a charity basketball game, according to Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com. To replace Barth, the Buccaneers signed former New York Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes. Tampa Bay will place Barth on the reserve/non-football injury list, a move...
Via NFL Injury Report
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Rundown: Bucs Sign Kicker Tynes

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ kicker Connor Barth injured his right Achilles tendon while participating in a charity basketball game and will miss the 2013 season. As his replacement, Tampa Bay signed former Kansas City Chief and New York Giant, Lawrence Tynes, on Wednesday. Last season, Tynes scored a career-high 145 points which ranked second in the [...]
Via Outside the Redzone
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Buccaneers kicker Barth out for season

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed kicker Lawrence Tynes after regular kicker Connor Barth tore his Achilles tendon during a charity basketball game and was declared out for the season. BR> Tynes was a 2012 Pro Bowl alternate. Barth will be placed on the reserve/non-football injury list
Via profootball.scout.com
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs sign former Giants kicker Tynes

Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker Connor Barth will miss the upcoming season with a torn Achilles tendon and the team has signed two-time Super Bowl winner Lawrence Tynes as his replacement. The Bucs announced Wednesday that Barth was injured last week in his hometown of Wilmington, N.C., and underwent successful surgery on Monday. He will be placed on the non-football injury list. Tynes...
Via AP on Fox
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Lawrence Tynes Signs with Buccaneers

Lawrence Tynes has signed a one-year deal with the Buccaneers.Fantasy Spin:He's replacing Connor Barth, who recently suffered a torn Achilles in a basketball game. Tynes made 33 of 39 field goals for the Giants in 2012 and was a perfect 46-for-46 on extra points.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Connor Barth Out For The Season

Tampa Bay kicker Connor Barth tore his Achlles during a charity basketball game and is out for the season. SOURCE: Buccaneers on TwitterFantasy Spin:Barth was terrific last season (28-for-33, career-high 123 points) so this is a tough pill to swallow for the Buccaneers. He should make a full recovery but for now, Tampa Bay will have to use Lawrence Tynes in his place.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay’s Connor Barth Blows Out Achilles Tendon

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have lost their place kicker Connor Barth for the season after injuring himself in a charity basketball game. Barth, who tore his Achilles’ tendon will miss the 2013 season. In a corresponding move, the Buccaneers signed Lawrence Tynes, formerly of the New York Giants, to a one-year deal. The post Tampa Bay’s Connor Barth Blows Out Achilles Tendon appeared...
Via FF Locker Room
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers K Connor Barth tears Achilles playing basketball

A lot of NFL players like to keep in shape during the offseason by playing basketball, but Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker Connor Barth has reminded us that there are risks involved with doing so. On Wednesday, the Bucs announced that Barth will miss the entire 2013 season after he suffered a torn Achilles while playing [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs lose K Connor Barth for year; sign Lawrence Tynes

TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker Connor Barth tore his right Achilles tendon last week and will miss the upcoming season, the team announced Wednesday. Consequently, nine-year veteran kicker Lawrence Tynes was signed to a one-year deal. Barth, who will be placed on the non-football injury list, sustained the injury last Friday in Wilmington, N.C., his hometown, while...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Kicker Connor Barth Tears Achilles in Charity Basketball Game, Out for Season

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ hopes of returning to the playoffs next season took a slight blow over the weekend. The Buccaneers’ website reported on Wednesday that kicker Connor Barth would miss the entire 2013 NFL season after tearing his Achilles tendon over the weekend. Barth, the franchise’s all-time most accurate placekicker, tore his right Achilles on Friday while playing...
Via NESN.com
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Lose K Connor Barth For The Season, Sign Lawrence Tynes

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced on Wednesday that K Connor Barth will miss the entire 2013 season after he suffered a torn Achilles tendon. The Bucs also announced the signing of former Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes. The injury reportedly happened during a charity basketball game. Barth, 27, signed a four-year, $13.2 million just last season and has been of the leagues most...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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