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Questions surround the new Buccaneers offense led by Jameis Winston

When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafted wide receiver Mike Evans and tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins in the 2014 NFL Draft, they added two big offensive weapons to the roster to join Vincent Jackson and Doug Baldwin. This provided Tampa with an opportunity to field a high-powered offense. The 2014 Tampa Bay offense did not live up to their expectations however as the team averaged...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers claim D.J. Swearinger, Khaseem Greene

Tampa Bay Buccaneers claimed safety D.J. Swearinger, formerly of the Houston Texans, and linebacker Khaseem Greene, last with the Chicago Bears off waivers on Tuesday. The Buccaneers also waived safety M.D. Jennings. Swearinger has played in all 32 games and started 22 over the past two seasons while Greene has appeared in 25 games with six starts. Swearinger’s two-year totals...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Tampa Bay Buccaneers projected starting lineup

With the Tampa Bay Buccaneers finishing rookie mini-camp unscathed, we will begin to look forward to the week one match-up against the Tennessee Titans, another team looking to bounce back from a disappointing 2014. But what will the Buccaneers’ starting lineup look like? Plenty of things can happen between now and then, but as their roster stands now, here is how we see the Buccaneers’...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Analyzing Buccaneers’ WR Vincent Jackson by the numbers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers can boast that they have one of the most physically-dominating receiver tandems in the NFL to go with their new rookie QB. 6’5″ wide-outs Vincent Jackson and Mike Evans will be causing headaches all season long as they climb over undersized defensive backs and stretch the field in ways smaller guys just can’t do. That being said, how long can we expect...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

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

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is now over.  This means teams are just about finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to prepare their offseason programs. With the draft recently concluding, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate where each team stands in comparison to the other 31 NFL teams. After taking that...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers draft explosive wideout “Afro Thunder”!! (Watch)

With Mike Evans and Vincent Jackson already in the mix, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers just added another explosive wideout to their roster. Nebraska’s Kenny Bell had the combine’s highest vertical jump, broad jump and three-cone drill, while also running a 4.4 second 40-yard dash. Bell hasn’t been able to get everything out of his natural talents yet, but the tools are there. Check...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers draft Ali Marpet with the No. 61 pick

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected guard Ali Marpet with the No. 61 overall pick in the NFL draft on Friday. Marpet started 37 of the 43 games he played for Hobart. In 2014, was named second-team Little A.P. All-American, first-team All-Liberty and the Liberty Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Year. He Did not allow a sack during 2014. “Everyone is talking about Marpet...
Via Sports-Glory
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers draft OT Donovan Smith with No. 34 pick

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected Penn State offensive tackle Donovan Smith with the No. 34 pick in the second round of the NFL draft. Smith, 6-foot-6, 338 pounds, started 31 games while at Penn State, but missed two games in 2014 due to injury. The Bucs hope Smith will be able to protect the first overall pick in this year’s draft, Jameis Winston, for a longtime. New...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers draft their franchise quarterback

It’s been a long time coming, but Jameis Winston is now the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ quarterback of the future. On the field, there’s nothing not to like about Winston. And according to Ian Rapoport, the Bucs aren’t worried about him off the field, either. #Bucs talked to more than 75 people, more than 100 man hours looking into Jameis Winston’s past. They are confident in...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers select Jameis Winston with No. 1 pick

Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have selected Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston with the number one overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. It was expected to happen all offseason long, and it has now officially come to pass. Winston is exactly what the Buccaneers have needed if he can stay out of trouble off-the-field. He has excellent tools as a quarterback...
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21 days ago  |  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...
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27 days ago  |  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...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 figures to be a long season for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Oh, you have to love the way the NFL thinks when it comes to planning the 2015 season schedule for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. If you are basing the opening of Tampa Bay’s new course toward success based on the 2015 NFL Draft, and you assume the team takes quarterback Jameis Winston and the Tennessee Titans follow up with the selection on Marcus Mariota, fans in both cities could...
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April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Who Should the Buccaneers Draft with the First Pick?

View image | gettyimages.com 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...
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April 21, 2015  |  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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April 16, 2015  |  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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April 13, 2015  |  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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April 10, 2015  |  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 ESPN.com. “That’s Jameis Winston.” Johnson, one of the Buccaneers best receivers in history...
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April 03, 2015  |  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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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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

Potential No. 1 Pick Jameis Winston Planning on Not Attending the NFL Draft

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft scene is highly intense and extremely nerve-racking for all involved.  Parents are worried about their kids; front office executives are under a lot of pressure to make the right pick or to make a move to change the draft order, by making a trade.  More pertinently, the young athletes are extremely anxious as they sit at a table and...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Where Does the Buccaneers Offense Rank Amongst the NFL’s Worst?

In the midst of a crazy free agency period, the crew at TopSportsReport decided that it was time to take a deep look at the roster shifts occurring and determine which teams are getting better and which teams are getting worse.  To present these opinions, I have decided to write an offensive power rankings article.  In this article, I go team by team and discuss teams’ current...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

VICS: NFL Star Vincent Jackson named St. Pete grand marshal

Organizers of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg have named Vincent Jackson, three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver of the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers, as grand marshal for the 2015 event, taking place March 27-29. “I’m honored to have the opportunity to serve as grand marshal for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg,” said Jackson. “I have the utmost respect for...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneer Vincent Jackson named Grand Marshal for the 2015 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Organizers of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg have named Vincent Jackson, three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, as Grand Marshal for the 2015 event, taking place March 27-29.   In his role as Grand Marshal, Jackson will make the famous “drivers, start your engines!” call to start the Sunday, March 29, season-opening Verizon IndyCar Series...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Decision To Retain Vincent Jackson Could Have An Impact On Other Veteran Receivers?

Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reported earlier in the day that the Buccaneers will retain veteran WR Vincent Jackson at his current salary of $9.777 million. According to Stroud, Buccaneers GM Jason Licht met with Jackson’s agent at the Combine, but never discussed a restructured contract. There has been talk that Tampa Bay could approach him about a ... The post Buccaneers...
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March 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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