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Tampa Bay Buccaneers owner Malcolm Glazer passes away

The loved family man, Malcolm Glazer, who purchased the Buccaneers in 1995, passed away Wednesday at the age of 85. After decades of struggles, the team’s turnaround under Glazer led to their first and only Super Bowl win in 2002. While under Glazer, the Buccaneers went to the playoffs seven times, and had five playoff wins, but more importantly did things the right way and made...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Wounded Warriors top NFL stars in flag football game in Tampa

A group of NFL alumni were routed in a flag football game Wednesday night. And the score didn't matter one bit. The Wounded Warrior Amputee football team, comprised of former service members who are now using a prosthetic device to engage in everyday life activities, faced former NFL players at Tampa's Plant High School in one of the best feel-good stories you'll see...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The top 5 hidden gems in Buccaneers draft history

In less than a week, NFL war rooms will be abuzz trying to find the diamonds in the rough of this year’s draft class. While some franchises seem to make a habit out of drafting value in the most unforeseen places; most teams employ a less effective, hope-based philosophy, when shooting for the stars in the later rounds. However for every Tom Brady and Shannon Sharpe, there are...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Ten Bucs Draft Picks OF ALL TIME

Get ready, its draft week, and it was pushed back a month, so people are REALLY itching for anything Draft. Rather than give yet another Mock draft, how about a celebration of the best ever Draft Picks of all time for the Bucs! - 1995 2nd Pick Derrick Brooks (what can you say..he won us a SuperBowl) -1976 1st Pick Lee Roy Selmon (First Hall of Famer on first pick ever taken!) -1995...
Via Buc Stop
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers All-Time Draft Team

TAMPA, Fla. -- Standout careers must start somewhere. That's one of the best things about the NFL draft. It's all potential and possibility. The next great thing could be an obvious find in the first round or it could be unearthed sometime after the third. There's no one way to discover a difference-maker. There's also no one connection that binds all great draft...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Factoring The Factorbacks

Who has two thumbs and ******* hates Timmy Tenor?I kind of had a feeling that this miniseries on ELITEness would ruffle a few moron feathers and last week was no surprise. In case you missed it, I ranked the ten best wide receivers in the NFL. I had Josh Gordon ranked sixth because he is a drug addict. Browns fans—and ONLY Browns fans—argued that he is definitely a top 5 receiver...
Via The Money Shot
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Video Clip of the Day….Mike Alstott pounds down a few Bears

or watch in your browser here 1998 Alstott runs over the Bears  
Via Buc Stop
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers best team pick ever

For the 39th time since joining the NFL in 1976, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will take part in the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting, otherwise known as the NFL Draft. The NFL Draft is recognized as the lifeblood for building NFL teams. As Bucs fans eagerly await this year’s NFL Draft, let’s reflect for a moment on past players selected and who would be considered the best player...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Where are they now? Larry Centers

The common perception of change is it usually comes slowly. Whether it’s the human body, the ecosystem or the way a game is played, change rarely comes overnight. But when it finally does reach a tipping point (thanks again, Malcolm), things are never the same. For a horrific current example of a world turned upside down, check out the New York Times opinion piece on the end of...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

This Just In..winning ugly still preferred to losing pretty

In a world where we look for perfection in every corner, the Bucs cant win: Except on the field! Bucs fans will have to wait another week to win pretty, because Tampa Bay won the game just a few second into the game with Bobby Rainey's 80 yard TD run that was the longest run of any kind in Bucs history! Warrick Dunn, Ricky Bell, Mike Alstott, Earnest Graham, Michael Pittman...
Via Buc Stop
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots RB James Develin Does His Best Mike Alstott Impersonation

This is why teams have fullbacks. Sometimes you need to have a 255 pound guy that can lower his shoulders and just bang his way through for a key short-yardage gain--like a touchdown. Here we have former Brown running back (so I guess he's a smart guy) making the kind of run that Mike Alstott would be proud of.From Bleacher ReportHouston actually does a good job of stopping him...
Via FatManWriting
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

CAUTION Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans: Learn the difference between Winning and Losing

Tampa Bay is soon becoming a slight bit of an embarassment, not just because we are 0-3, but because a lot of reporters from OUTSIDE of the Tampa Bay area are biting on news bits from INSIDE the area, and running with speculation. What happens then, is you get people like Steve Duemig on the  Bucs own radio network calling for the Head Coaches job after 19 weeks on the job. ...
Via Buc Stop
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Late Redskins safety Taylor to be featured in Madden 25

The late Sean Taylor was named one of Madden’s 25 greatest players (Photo courtesy of CBS Washington) EA Sports’ Madden 25 will feature the 25 greatest players in NFL history; and the late Sean Taylor was named one of those 25, joining Marshall Faulk, Mike Alstott and Brian Dawkins just to name a few. The former Redskins safety was tragically gunned down on November 26th, 2007...
Via DC Sports-Kings
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucstop.com's Mt. Rushmore Tampa Bay Buccaneers list

Mike Florio is a genius, stirring up Pro Football Passions in June when its the absolute dead time! So we will dig in with it! My Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mt. Rushmore would be... Lee Roy Selmon Derrick Brooks Ronde Barber Mike Alstott   Lee Roy Selmon was the first Bucs player ever picked. He was the first Buc in the Hall of Fame (still is for another month...
Via Buc Stop
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

New Purdue coach takes backseat at 1st spring game

Purdue coach Darrell Hazell took plenty of notes Saturday, and now he'll have plenty to ponder heading into fall practice. Instead of calling plays at Saturday's spring football game, Purdue's new coach spent most of the afternoon walking around in a white windbreaker and black baseball cap analyzing every play from the offensive backfield. His early conclusion: The...
Via AP on Fox
April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Alstott, Griese believe in Purdue's future

Before Purdue's spring game, the program hosted some of its past on campus to meet with the current team. Boilermaker greats Mike Alstott and Bob Griese spoke with the team and met with new head coach Darrell Hazell. Both feel optimistic about Purdue's future.
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April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

BSRTV: Mike Alstott

Mike Alstott, a Purdue great and 12-year NFL star, returned to West Lafayette for the Boilermakers annual spring game. After Alstott spoke to the Purdue team, he met with the media. Boiler Sports Report offers video of the interview.
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April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL takes aim at offensive players

Of all the rules changes approved this week at the NFL owners meeting, none is more controversial than one now barring players from forcibly initiating contact with the crown of their helmet outside the tackle box. Some running backs, NFL head coaches and fans have expressed concerns about football's hard-hitting essence being watered-down further by another rules change prohibiting...
Via Fox Sports
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Alstott Says Auburn Getting A Gem In Bisaccia

Former Tampa Bay Bucs star Mike Alstott discusses new Auburn RB Coach Rich Bisaccia and what he brings to the table for the Tigers.
Via auburn.scout.com
January 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs’ rookies making names for themselves

On paper, the Buccaneers had one of the best drafts in team history this past April. After a couple of rookie accolades for Doug Martin and Lavonte David, this Bucs rookie class has the potential to be the best in team history.  The team has seen players like Derrick Brooks, Mike Alstott ,and Doug Williams. Even Vinny Testaverde and the late, great Lee Roy Selmon. But the great...
Via The Bay Cave
November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Bucs’ Super Bowl reunion game features Gruden and others

The Buccaneers will pay tribute to the Super Bowl XXXVII team when they host the Philadelphia Eagles on December 9th. As they dedicate the game to the 2002 team, there will be several names in attendance as they are honored by the organization.  Here is the list of names that are attending the 10-year reunion from Buccaneers.com: Players FB Mike Alstott CB Ronde Barber WR Reggie...
Via The Bay Cave
November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Buccaneers plan to recognize the 1997 team

This Sunday’s Ring of Honor game will include more than just honoring former Bucs’ lineman Paul Gruber. During halftime of the Bucs and Chiefs, Tampa Bay plans to honor the teammates he played along side of during the 1997 season. 1997 marked the first year the team played in their pewter and red uniforms. The Bucs finished that season with a 10-6 record, lifting them into the...
Via The Bay Cave
October 10, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 fantasy football draft strategy

Choosing the incumbent or the challenger is one of the most polarizing decisions this nation faces. Families are divided, colleagues are annoyed and the best man at your wedding ... defriended on Facebook. It gets ugly. But, in this case, I'm not speaking of Democrats, Republicans, Tea Partiers, or Libertarians. Fantasy football owners are adapting to the environment around...
Via Fox Sports
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 10 Best Draft Picks in Franchise History

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers began play in 1976, and despite some dreadful seasons, Tampa Bay has made great draft selections throughout the years. This article looks back on some of the greatest draft picks ever made by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Players are not listed by order of importance.   1. Lee Roy Selmon In 1976, with the first overall pick in the NFL Draft the newly-established...
Via Football Nation
April 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Florida International Cheerleaders Visit the Hospital

Football players, cheerleaders, and mascots from Marshall University and Florida International University visited the patients at All Children’s Hospital on Monday, December 19.  They gave out team memorabilia, signed autographs and posed for pictures. The teams were in town to compete in the Annual Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl at Tropicana Field. Mike Alstott was also on hand...
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December 29, 2011  |  Discuss
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