Examining the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2015 Schedule: Part 2

Doug Martin will need to carry the team for it to be successful Earlier, we went through the Tampa Bay Buccaneers first half of the 2015 regular season schedule. To make things easier for everyone, I thought it would be better to break up the article into two parts. Now that you have had a chance to read and digest the previous piece, here is the second half of that. Week 10:...
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Marcus Mariota: 5 reasons why Tampa Bay Buccaneers must draft him over Jameis Winston

Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports In only five short days, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be on the clock with the first pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. When it comes to their pick, there isn’t much a question with the position they’re targeting: quarterback. What it will come down to, however, is who the Bucs will take No. 1 overall: Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota? Over the past...
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Adrian Peterson: Making the case for a Buccaneers trade

Jim O’Connor-USA TODAY Sports Adrian Peterson’s name has been one of the hottest names across the entire NFL this season, and he has been mentioned in quite a few trade talks. It has been obvious that he would prefer to be traded by the Minnesota Vikings, but the team doesn’t share those same sentiments. They would prefer to keep him around unless a trade offer comes in that...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston sued by sexual assault accuser

Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports Jameis Winston has been sued over a December 2012 sexual assault allegation. Matt Baker of the Tampa Bay Times reports that Erica Kinsman filed a lawsuit Thursday in the Circuit Court of the Ninth Judicial District over claims of sexual battery, assault, false imprisonment and “intentional infliction of emotional distress arising out of forcible...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Marcus Mariota expected to be Buccaneers’ pick

Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports Marcus Mariota has been one of the most talked about players in the 2015 NFL Draft process, and now there is even more reason to talk about him. Throughout the majority of the offseason, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been expected to draft Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston with the first overall pick. Now, ESPN’s Ron Jaworski has reported that...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith expecting more from Doug Martin in 2015

Doug Martin looked like a potential star in his rookie season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but his last two years have been extremely disappointing. There have even been rumors that Martin could be available for trade if another team offered the right price for him. Lovie Smith made it very clear that he expects to see an improved version of Martin in 2015. Bucs coach Lovie...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Keyshawn Johnson: Best thing Bucs can do is draft Jameis Winston

Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports Keyshawn Johnson doesn’t think the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a tough choice when is comes to selecting a player with the No. 1 overall pick in this months NFL draft. “There’s only one guy for me,” Keyshawn Johnson said Thursday night, per “That’s Jameis Winston.” Johnson, one of the Buccaneers best receivers in history...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers willing to trade RB Doug Martin?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers hold the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s draft and are likely to select quarterback Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota. If they do, the Bucs will not need QB Mike Glennon and will make him available in a trade.  But Glennon isn’t the only player who could be traded. According to Pat Yasinskas of ESPN, running back Doug Martin could be expendable...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers RB Doug Martin Could Be Available For Trade?

Pat Yasinskas of writes that backup QB Mike Glennon may not be the only Buccaneers player available for trade. According to Yasinskas, RB Doug Martin could be expendable if the Bucs could net a draft pick for him. Yasinskas mentions that Martin hasn’t looked like the same player in recent years after dealing with a few injuries. On top ... The post Buccaneers RB Doug...
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Why the Tampa Bay Buccaneers must draft Jameis Winston

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports The Tampa Bay Buccaneers currently hold the number one overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, and there is no question that they will be taking a quarterback. They have two options, and it is a tough choice between Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston and Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota. Both players are exceptional talents, and they both have...
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March 28, 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...
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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

Buccaneers observations: Tampa Bay finds yet another way to lose

TAMPA, Fla. -- Stop if you've heard this before: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers race to a 10-0 lead in the first half only to lose. Much like their loss to the Chicago Bears, the Bucs started well. Much like their loss to the Bears, they looked strong in the first half. Much like their loss to the Bears, the momentum failed to continue in the second half. Let's stop the Bucs' playoff talk...
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November 30, 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...
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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. ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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
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