Buccaneers re-sign Larry English, waive Steven Means

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have re-signed defensive end Larry English and waived defensive end Steven Means, the team has announced. English was signed during the preseason and proceeded to produce quickly with two sacks in three appearances. But while he showed up on the stat sheet, he wasn't consistent during the games and his being released during final cuts was hardly a surprise...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers bring back veteran defensive end

On Sunday the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had a disappointing start to their 2014 season. Despite not having Cam Newton in uniform, the visiting Carolina Panthers pulled off an upset and won 20-14. One of the issues was that Tampa seemed unable to get a lot of pressure on quarterback Derek Anderson, who threw for 230 yards, two touchdowns and was sacked only once. Today Tampa went out and...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs re-sign DE Larry English

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers today announced that they have re-signed defensive end Larry English and waived defensive end Steven Means. English will wear No. 57. The team also announced that cornerback C.J. Wilson has been signed to the practice squad. Wilson (5-11, 187) entered the NFL as a college free agent with the Chicago Bears in 2013, playing in two games with the team last season...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers re-sign Larry English; Release Steven Means

Today the Tampa Bay Buccaneers released their former draft pick Steven Means to re-sign Larry English the former first rounder of the San Diego Chargers. @PatYazESPN: Bucs sign Larry English and release Steven Means. The post Buccaneers re-sign Larry English; Release Steven Means appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Re-Sign DE Larry English

  The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Tuesday that they have re-signed DE Larry English to a contract. The Bucs also waived DE Steven Means to make room for English and signed CB C.J. Wilson to their practice squad. English, 28, signed with the Buccaneers in mid-August, but was released as they cut their roster down to 53 players a few weeks ago. He has been a major disappointment...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

CONNECTIONS Buffalo Bills and Tampa Bay Buccaneers Players Coaches and Personnel have in common

CONNECTIONS Buffalo Ties -  Buccaneers College Scout Andre Forde played collegiately at the University at Buffalo where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology. -  Buccaneers DE Steven Means is originally from Buffalo, New York and played collegiately at the University at Buffalo. Florida Ties -  Bills LB Nigel Bradham is originally from Crawfordville, Florida...
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Camp Preview – Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive line

Bucs Defensive Line Looks Very Promising The start of training camp is literally a few days away for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. What a sweet sound that is for Bucs fans everywhere as the anticipation of a winning season continues to grow. No other unit on this Tampa Bay team has more pressure to perform at a high level than the defensive line. This group of talented Bucs has the...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo LB Khalil Mack Visited With Buccaneers Tuesday

  According to Bucs DE Steven Means, Buffalo LB Khalil Mack visited the Buccaneers Tuesday, via Mack has also visiting with the Lions, Falcons, Browns, Vikings, Rams and Texans in recent weeks. The visit is interesting for a few reasons.  First, it’s unclear where Mack would fit in Head Coach Lovie Smith’s 4-3 defense.  While Tampa could surely find...
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April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The 2013 Buccaneers draft class – a look back

This past season was a sloppy year for Tampa Bay fans. Without a pick in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft, there wasn’t much promise in the offseason. After the dust has settled and the 2013 season concluded, let’s examine the 2013 rookies and their performance. The Buccaneers drafted six players. Round 2 Pick 43 – Johnathan Banks – DB Round 3 Pick 73 – Mike Glennon...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 draft class review: buried treasure

New general manager, new head coach and soon to be new uniforms. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are enduring colossal changes inside and out. After a 4-12 season dealing with a disgruntled quarterback, dubious coaching direction and talent, the team is sure to re-evaluate players and focus on the future of the team. New general manager Jason Licht has said publicly that his personal philosophy...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions inactives versus Tampa Bay

For the first time in a while the Lions are just about completely healthy entering a very important game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The biggest notable on the offensive side of the ball is the return of Nate Burleson who has completely recovered from a broken arm suffered during a late night car wreck a couple of months ago in which he was trying to save pizza from falling...
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November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

New England and Tampa Bay Inactive Players

Buccaneers inactives: QB Dan Orlovsky, CB Mike Adams, DE Steven Means, TE Luke Stocker, TE Tom Crabtree, T Gabe Carimi and DT Derek Landri. Patriots inactives: WR Danny Amendola, LB Steve Beauharnais, TE Rob Gronkowski, DL Chris Jones, WR Matt Slater, T Will Svitek RB Leon Washington.   Nothing of note here.  We all figured Amendola would be out and that Gronk would need another week.   
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September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs have high hopes for rookie DE Steven Means

The telephone rang on the second day of the NFL draft a little bit earlier than Steven Means anticipated. The 6-foot-4, 250-pound defensive end wasn't highly recruited coming out of high school and didn't receive an invitation to the NFL combine following a standout college at Buffalo either. So when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers called in the fifth round last month, Means understandably...
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May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs DE Steven Means draws praise at OTA

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The telephone rang on the second day of the NFL draft a little bit earlier than Steven Means anticipated. The 6-foot-4, 250-pound defensive end wasn't highly recruited coming out of high school and didn't receive an invitation to the NFL combine following a standout college at Buffalo either. So when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers called in the fifth round...
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May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs sign two of their draft picks

The Bucs have announced the signings for two of their draft picks. Fifth round defensive end Steven Means and sixth round running back Mike James came to terms today. Means was selected in the fifth round (147th overall) out of the University at Buffalo, where he started every game his final two seasons, finishing his career with 185 tackles, 29.5 tackles for loss, 18.5 sacks, three...
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May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Shoots for High Character in Means

Steven Means and UB Head Coach Jeff Quinn (photo Johnathan Snyder – QCS) You get a call from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  You’ve just been selected in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.  What is the first thing you do? Write a paper? “I just went and visited all of my family members.  A lot of people have draft parties and stuff like that.  That’s not my forte,” said...
Via Queen City Sports
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: Report Card Time For The NFC South

The 2013 draft is in the books and while some teams hit homeruns some teams flat out didn’t show up to the draft. Both of these team types were seen in the NFC South with a couple of teams in the middle of those two extremes. This article lists each team’s draft picks and some information on each pick while giving the team an overall grade.Tampa Bay Buccaneers: A-2.11.43: Johnthan...
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April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Buccaneers focus on defense, depth in draft

TAMPA, Fla. With depth addressed at cornerback and quarterback on Day 2 of the NFL draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers spent Saturday afternoon adding talent in other defensive areas. As with Fridays movement, the Bucs new additions were selected without a must need in mind, but they could become key presences as coach Greg Schiano and general manager Mark Dominik continue to make a...
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April 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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