Doug Martin for Adrian Peterson

Since reporting the Bucs’ potential plans of going after Minnesota Vikings’ Adrian Peterson, a few outlets have reported on their interest in Peterson. While some believe there is interest on same level, another just labels it as interest without a scale.  However, Pewter Report’s Scott Reynolds takes it a step further and says that Tampa Bay is willing to trade Doug Martin...
Via The Bay Cave
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers sign Henry Melton, Chris Conte

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed a pair of defensive players who have already played for coach Lovie Smith. Defensive tackle Henry Melton will be signing a one-year deal with Tampa Bay after he visited the team on Wednesday.  The team is also signing safety Chris Conte. Conte’s arrival likely signals the team will part ways with Dashon Goldson. Releasing Goldson...
Via Sports-Glory
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Potential free agent targets for the Bucs’ offense

The Buccaneers posted rankings of 29th in the league in points and 30th in total yards offensively in 2014. That’s not good.  The offense was faced with many challenges like injuries and misjudging the offensive line. But several teams have overcome injuries before and played at an optimum level. That wasn’t the case for the 2014 Buccaneers’ offense. There are undoubtedly...
Via The Bay Cave
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston meeting with Bucs owners

Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports Quarterback Jameis Winston is in Tampa, Florida, for an all-day meeting with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the team confirmed Tuesday. The former Florida State star is meeting with the Buccaneers ownership, the Glazer family.  The trip is also to see how comfortable the Buccaneers would be using the No. 1 overall pick on Winston. The Buccaneers...
Via Sports-Glory
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Mark Sanchez end up with the Buccaneers?

The Philadelphia Eagles saw starting quarterback Nick Foles go down with a broken collarbone early on this past season, and they had to turn to backup quarterback Mark Sanchez. Sanchez didn’t have a great history as a starting quarterback, but he stepped up and came through with a very nice season and nearly led the Eagles to the playoffs. According to Bleacher Report, Sanchez...
Via Sports-Glory
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: The one-and-done Bucs’ rookies

Mention the name Carnell “Cadillac” Williams to a Buccaneers fan and they’ll probably say “what could’ve been…” with a hint of sadness in their voice. For those who don’t know, Cadillac Williams was the fifth overall pick of the 2005 NFL Draft, a running back out of Auburn that burst onto the scene in Tampa and won the 2005 AP Offensive Rookie of the Year award. Williams...
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Position review: Are RBs the problem for Bucs' lack of ground attack?

TAMPA, Fla. -- Somewhere along the way, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' running game blew a tire. The causes are many, each like nails that punctured the possibility for the backfield to gain momentum. Poor quarterback play. Lack of complexity from an inexperienced play caller. An awful offensive line. It's easy to pin the Bucs' running problems on any of those issues, and all the factors...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Searching for a silver lining in 14-13 loss to Cincy

While blown opportunities ruled the day, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had some moments to be proud of in their 14-13 loss to Cincinnati on Sunday. After jumping out to a 10-0 lead thanks to the hard running of Doug Martin and the ball-hawking of the their secondary (which intercepted Bengals’ QB Andy Dalton three times), the Bucs once again found themselves struggling to play with...
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug Martin carries in seven-yard touchdown (Video)

Doug Martin was at one point thought of as one of the best up-and-coming running backs in the NFL, but he has been going through major struggles lately and has been unable to reach the potential that many expected from him. He still has the talent to reach that potential, but he’ll need to remain healthy and on the field, as well as getting back to the type of...
Via Sports-Glory
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Injury Report: Doug Martin, Charles Sims, Lavonte David

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back situation doesn't look any clearer, with both Doug Martin and Charles Sims questionable for today's game in Chicago against the Bears.  Linebacker Lavonte David is also questionable. #456866248 / Tampa Bay's injury report lists Martin and Sims as questionable this week, though its possible both play through their injuries. ...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug Martin in line to regain Buccaneers starting RB role

Doug Martin received the bulk of the first-team reps at running back this week and is in line to regain the starting job at running back for the Buccaneers. Martin is listed as questionable with an ankle injury but is expected to start ahead of Bobby Rainey and Charles Sims. While the Buccaneers continue to rotate names on their depth chart they have found no success in the run...
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Injury Report: Logan Paulsen questionable, Bucs’ Martin out

The final injury report heading into Sunday’s matchup of the Washington Redskins vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers was released. Final injury reports and game status for #TBvsWAS. #HTTR — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) November 14, 2014 The biggest name is Buccaneers running back Doug Martin, who will miss his third straight game with an ankle injury. Rick...
Via KCM Sports
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug Martin’s Days In Tampa Bay Likely Numbered?

According to Ira Kaufman of the Tampa Bay Tribune, it appears as though RB Doug Martin‘s days with the Buccaneers are numbered. Kaufman mentioned this after Martin did not practice on Wednesday, and even though he participated in Thursday’s session, it’s becoming clear the new Bucs regime isn’t all that high on him moving forward. Martin was among the most popular names reportedly...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug Martin is the odd-man out in a two-back rotation in Tampa Bay

Doug Martin has been injured and ineffective this season. That has him as the third horse in a two-back rotation for the Buccaneers as Week 10 arrives. Bobby Rainey is the lead back and Charles Sims is fresh off of injured reserve. Picking up just 3.36 yards-per-carry following a monster rookie campaign, Martin has hampered the Buccaneers offense. Martin was clearly on the trade...
November 04, 2014  |  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...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
October 31, 2014  |  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
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Fake report of Buccaneers trading Doug Martin to Dolphins fools everyone

The NFL trade deadline just expired a few minutes ago and it was one of the most boring and uneventful news days in recent memory. Only two relatively meaningless trades went down at the wire, both engineered by the hopeless Tampa Bay Buccaneers: safety Mark Barron went to the Rams and linebacker Jonathan Casillas went to the Patriots: NFL: Buccaneers trade S Mark Barron to Rams...
Via cover32
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

False report of Doug Martin trade to Miami Dolphins fools tons of Twitter fans

The NFL trade deadline just expired a few minutes ago and it was one of the most boring and uneventful news days in recent memory. Only two meaningless trades went down at the wire, both engineered by the hopeless Tampa Bay Buccaneers. No big names were moved, no championship contenders splurged to push themselves over the top. Nobody got fleeced. Pretty boring in other words. So...
Via cover32 - Dolphins
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Trade Deadline Live: Vincent Jackson, Doug Martin Mentioned In Rumors

8:45 a.m.: The NFL trade deadline is upon us, which means we could be in for an exciting day. Then again, it also means nothing can happen. Deadline day in the NFL is unlike any of the other major sports. Whereas there’s plenty of movement across the other leagues, the NFL deadline is often a day with few deals being done and even fewer blockbusters. However, there are exceptions...
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug Martin suffers ankle injury

The trade value of Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin took a hit on Sunday after he left the teams contest against the Minnesota Vikings. Martin had accumulated just 27 yards on 10 carries in Sunday’s game adding two catches for -1 yards. Two years ago Martin was a upstart rookie with a high upside but there has been little indication over the last year and a half to...
October 26, 2014  |  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
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug Martin a trade target for teams?

Buccaneers running back Doug Martin is another name that could be moved prior to Tuesday’s trade deadline. Martin has averaged just 2.9 yards per carry this season in four starts for a total of 139 yards. Still, teams will remember that the 25-year-old Martin had a monster rookie season two years ago racking up 1,926 yards and 12 touchdowns. While WR Vincent Jackson’s name...
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Looking to Trade Doug Martin

#456866248 / The Buccaneers are interested in trading Vincent Jackson, and now, rumors are surfacing that they are also trying to trade running back, Doug Martin.  Martin had a big year in his rookie season under Greg Schiano, but was hampered by injuries last season, and has been injured and underwhelming this season.  Martin has skills, but they are not being...
Via TopSportsReport
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Willing To Trade RB Doug Martin, Teams Have Shown Interest

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that while reports continue to mention that the Buccaneers could trade WR Vincent Jackson before Tuesday’s deadline, Tampa Bay is actually more likely to move RB Doug Martin. According to Schefter, NFL teams have called the Buccaneers about Martin and his availability. Martin, 25, still has two years remaining on his four-year, $6,787,528 rookie...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 26, 2014  |  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...
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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