Just how bad was 2014 compared to other losing Tampa Bay Bucs teams?

BUCS VS BUCS! The battle for the Bottom begins! 76, 86 or 2014? A true sign that a new age of Bucs fans is among us and a growing population of old school fans are dwindling, is’s top 20 Bucs all time by fan votes. Warren Sapp is rated one spot higher than Lee Roy Selmon. Truth is Lee Roy is the greatest Buc of all time, but I will give you Derrick Brooks if you...
Via Buc Stop
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerald McCoy grades out as the top pass rusher at DT since 2013

Many teams across the NFL aren't fortunate enough to have a defensive tackle who can rush the passer. Fortunately for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, this isn't the case. According to Pro Football Focus, Gerald McCoy has ranked as the highest graded pass rusher at the position over the past two seasons.McCoy's consistently proven to be one of the best in the business, and there's no reason...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the NFL’s top 10 defensive tackles

We continue our offseason rankings series with a look at the big guys in the middle on D. Here are the NFL’s top 10 defensive tackles, a list which includes 3-4 defensive ends. 1. J.J. Watt, Houston Texans — Yes, Watt is both the league’s best pass rusher and its best interior defensive lineman. Play him anywhere and he’s the best, period. 2. Ndamukong Suh, Miami Dolphins...
Via This Given Sunday
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Is it time that Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans bring their expectations back to reality?

Can the Bucs have success this season? Thats a question many people would scoff at. Look at how they’ve been the past few years. Sure you can make the quarterback excuse, but look at the rest of the team: horrible offensive line, below average defense, no run game. But the Bucs have potential now, and a few big impact players on the defensive side of the ball in Gerald Mccoy, and...
Via cover32
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerald McCoy shows off his homemade offseason workout (Video)

Gerald McCoy didn't become one of the best in the business by taking long vacations apparently. As the Tampa Bay Buccaneers await the start of the upcoming training camp, McCoy posted a recent video to his Instagram to show us one of his offseason workouts.Have to love the dedication from the defensive lineman.Photo Credit: Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL Gerald McCoy Working on His Pass Rushing Skills

For the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to become competitors next season they are going to need their brand new quarterback to step up and lead. However, whatever Jameis Winston does will not matter much if the defense can't shut opposing offenses down. Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy has been a major part of the Buccaneers defense since joining the league. Even though most of the league is...
Via FatManWriting
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Why other players are scared of the New Orleans Saints

The New Orleans Saints were expected to make some big changes coming off  a disappointing 7-9 season in 2014. However, Sean Payton and the rest of the Saints coaching staff shocked most with the trade of crowd-favorite Jimmy Graham and with the acquisition of C.J. Spiller. So, are these changes a relief for the rest of the division’s teams? No and, according to other division...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy Working on His Whip/Nae Nae with Campers

Part of the game of the unofficial game of football is celebrating. After all the hard work that goes in to being in the right position and in the necessary physical shape to make a big play the only thing worse than failing to make the play is not being able to celebrate it properly. These days that usually means being able to do the whip and/or the Nae Nae.So during his football...
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Power Rankings: How Good are the Buccaneers?

Once a month, TopSportsReport releases an NFL power rankings article.  Our power rankings serve as a way to measure where each NFL team’s talent level is in relation to the others.  We have just released the June edition of our NFL power rankings article. To find out where Devereaux Frazier ranks Jameis Winston, Mike Evans, Gerald McCoy and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, click the...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Buccaneers do some team bonding on final day of minicamp

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had their final day of mandatory minicamp scheduled for Thursday, but apparently head coach Lovie Smith chose to take it off the football field, according to Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times. Rumor has it, the team did a bit of bowling and also enjoyed some Kona Ice, thanks to Gerald McCoy. "The Bucs said the high score was rolled by rookie WR Kenny Bell...
Via Fox Sports
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Skip Last Day of Minicamp to Hit the Bowling Alley

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers took to the sport of bowling in a cool air-conditioned building rather than practice during their last day of minicamp in Tampa’s scorching 105 degree summer weather. You know @Geraldini93 had a strike up his sleeve during @TBBuccaneers bowling — Casey Phillips (@caseyreporting) June 18, 2015 According to head coach Lovie...
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June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Henry Melton on Gerald McCoy: 'His work ethic is crazy'

When Henry Melton signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, he was obviously excited to play alongside of Gerald McCoy. Who wouldn't be, right? Well, it took actually getting to Tampa and working in the offseason with McCoy for Melton fully understand the type of work and player that McCoy is, according to Joe Kania of “I really didn’t realize how good of a player...
Via Fox Sports
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

The five most underrated players on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

As we close out the offseason and begin preparation into the 2015 campaign, we have a chance to reflect on the roster, as it is now complete for the most part. There will be some additions after final cuts, but for the majority, this is the roster that will compete during training camp in hopes of making the final 53-man roster. While Tampa Bay is a small market team, the Bucs have...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Gerald McCoy suspects 49ers are going to be investigated

There is something bizarre going on within the San Francisco 49ers organization, and Gerald McCoy is very suspicious. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle tried to make sense of all the 49ers retiring this offseason and tweeted that he thinks the team is going to be investigated. Investigation has to be coming for 49ers!! No...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Gerald McCoy keeps the Jameis Winston hype in check

Bucs DT Gerald McCoy keeps the Jameis Winston Hype in check during an interview at OTAs. Here's what he had to say about Winston.
Via Gamedayr
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Buccaneers Defense?

View image | The NFL Draft is now in the past.  Teams are finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to get to work and are getting primed for serious offseason programs. As the draft has now concluded and NFL teams are now moving to a period of actual season preparation, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate...
Via TopSportsReport
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

What is the Buccaneers Biggest Draft Need?

Today is the NFL Draft.  We at TopSportsReport wanted to give our readers one more informative read on the draft before it gets underway and you, the fan, can begin to enjoy.  This post is one where we brought together the opinions of many of our team-based writers and had them each discuss the top need for their team. In order for Doug Martin, Gerald McCoy and the Buccaneers...
Via TopSportsReport
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Clear skies as we near the draft

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers went 2-14 last year, good for the first overall pick of this Thursday’s draft. It was rock-bottom, worst of the worst, but at the same time, things aren’t necessarily as bad as they seem. Teams can adjust so quickly in the NFL that we can’t just expect another terrible season in 2015 because of what happened last year. Let’s discuss the 2-14 record...
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports-Glory
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports-Glory
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Examining the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2015 Schedule: Part 1

Tampa Bay Buccaneers are pumped and ready for the 2015 season On Tuesday Night, the NFL announced its 2015 regular season schedule. Teams and fans have been itching to hear where and when they will be playing. Finally with it out and the public finally able to digest what is on tap, let’s examine what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will see this upcoming season. Week 1: vs Tennessee...
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

What did we learn from Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle, Gerald McCoy?

As the unquestioned leader of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense, Gerald McCoy is taking the E.F. Hutton approach this offseason. He talks and people listen. At his press conference earlier this week, McCoy was all over the map about a great many things regarding the Buccaneers and the team’s second season under head coach Lovie Smith. The one constant that remains with this franchise...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Who Should the Buccaneers Draft with the First Pick?

View image | The NFL Draft is a little over a week away.  This period of time is incredibly important as teams are assembling their final big boards and figuring out who their primary targets are. During this time, we at Topsportsreport decided that it would be a good idea for us to do a first round mock draft with analysis. Find out which prospect John Miceli...
Via TopSportsReport
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Strengths, weaknesses in the Buccaneers’ defensive line

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers don’t have much to brag about, but they can boast that they have arguably the league’s best 4-3 defensive tackle in Gerald McCoy. Still, McCoy alone wasn’t enough to prevent the disaster that was the Bucs’ defense in 2014 (ranked 25th in both points and yards allowed). While the team as a whole struggled all season, it was a combination of a few specific factors...
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

When Gerald McCoy got paid we had a barometer for the new Suh deal

Sometimes as they say the writing is on the wall. During the season the Tampa Bay Buccaneers extended DT Gerald McCoy for seven years up to $98 million with $51.5 million guaranteed. McCoy was the same guy that was drafted a pick behind Suh, for both players to be top defensive tackles seems pretty cool. After the McCoy ink dried on the contact everyone and their momma knew Suh was...
Via The Front Office News
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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