2014 NFL Season Review: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Touches, Targets and Team Summary

A season which started with much hope with Lovie Smith at the helm was quickly turned on its head in Tampa Bay. From a fantasy perspective, though, all was not lost as the team produced a pair of useful wideouts and offered contributors on a less regular basis at other positions. Indeed, the receivers were the players of interest. Veteran Vincent Jackson saw a steep drop off in...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs, former OC Marcus Arroyo can grow in healthy ways after parting

TAMPA, Fla. -- He will be recalled as the misfit who became the face of one of the NFL's most miserable offenses. He will be remembered as a green NFL assistant who shriveled and turned brown with each painful Sunday from September to December. Marcus Arroyo, the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterbacks coach turned acting offensive coordinator, was like a ship passing in the night...
Via Fox Sports Florida
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Offseason Primer

With a rather forgettable 2-14 season in the books, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers sail into the off season needing improvement at multiple positions.According to, the Bucs are projected to have more than $28 million in cap space to play with, and that’s before they make some likely cuts. They also hold the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft and seven other draft selections...
Via Pro Football Spot
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Vincent Jackson suffers groin injury, doubtful to return against Saints

Buccaneers receiver Vincent Jackson left Sunday’s game against the Saints with a groin injury and is doubtful to return. That will finish out the season of Jackson who had one catch for 11 yards in the game. He finishes the season with 70 receptions for 1,002 yards and two touchdowns. He has cleared 1,000 yards in each of his three seasons with the Buccaneers. Jackson is set...
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Week 14 grades for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers leave much to be desired

It was a tough test for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday as they took on the 8-4 Detroit Lions. The score was close throughout the game as the Bucs trailed by only seven points at halftime, and just ten points early in the fourth quarter. With five minutes to go in the game, however, the Lions caught a huge break on a Matthew Stafford tipped ball, which landed in the hands of running...
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December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson Gains 159 Yards In Week 14

Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson had a big day on Sunday.Fantasy Spin:Jackson had 10 catches for 159 yards, and has now gone over 100 yards in two of the past three games. He is a borderline WR2.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs get flattened in loss to Detroit

Yet another embarrassing showing on Sunday for the Buccaneers as they fall to 2-11 following their loss to the Detroit Lions. And they lose in typical Buccaneer fashion. The Bucs committed countless errors on the offensive side of the ball. Penalties on the offensive line once again set the team back on plays like a first down run as well as the six sacks they gave up. The anemic...
Via The Bay Cave
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

No fly zone in Bengals defense

CINCINNATI -- Jimmy Graham, Andre Johnson and Vincent Jackson have made their NFL careers catching the long ball and providing deep threats for their quarterbacks. All three were virtually invisible against the Bengals in the last three games. The forward pass and the big plays that passing attacks can produce is everything in the NFL these days. It hasn't been much for the Bengals...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs return to form in loss to Chicago

The Bucs played a bad Bears on Sunday and they showed hoe much worse they are than their opponent.  This week was different from last, where the Buccaneers were unable to capitalize on Chicago’s miscues like they did against Washington. Crucial turnovers in the third quarter by Josh McCown (sack/fumble, interception) and Vincent Jackson (fumble inside the red zone) cost the...
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November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs To Field Trade Offers For Vincent Jackson, Doug Martin & Dashon Goldson

Jason La Canfora is the latest to report that the Buccaneers are expected to field trade offers for some of their notable players during the offseason. According to La Canfora, WR Vincent Jackson, RB Doug Martin and S Dashon Goldson are likely to be on the trade block once the season has concluded. Jackson was the most popular name mentioned in trade rumors leading up to the deadline...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers will seek offers for Vincent Jackson and Doug Martin after season

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will try to unload running back Doug Martin after the season and wide receiver Vincent Jackson could also be moved according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. It is no secret that the Buccaneers were listening to trade offers for Martin and Jackson at the deadline but never player was moved. Jackson’s deal is quite reasonable as he is set to make just over $9...
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs Could Field Trade Offers For Doug Martin & Vincent Jackson During Offseason

ESPN’s Adam Schefter expects the Buccaneers to once again be heavily involved in trade talks during the offseason. Schefter reports that although the Buccaneers did not trade RB Doug Martin before last week’s deadline, “multiple people around the league” believe Tampa Bay is still open to listening to trade offers for him after this season. Vincent Jackson was the most...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles tried to trade for Vincent Jackson

According to Fox Sports insider Jay Glazer, the Philadelphia Eaglesattempted to acquire Pro Bowl receiver Vincent Jackson from the Philadelphia Eagles prior to the trade deadline last week. At the very least, this could be an indication that the offer Philadelphia may have sent Tampa Bay’s way wasn’t worth it for the Buccaneers. They were said to be asking for either a second...
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November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Tried To Trade For Vincent Jackson, But Bucs Reportedly Declined

Jay Galzer of Fox Sports is reporting that the Eagles tried to acquire Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson via a trade before the deadline this past week. However, Tampa Bay reportedly declined the Eagles offer for Jackson. Glazer doesn’t say what the Eagles were offering for Jackson. This fits with a report from Ian Rapoport that mentioned that the Eagles, Patriots, Chiefs and Seahawks were amo...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Vincent Jackson vs. Josh Gordon: Which wide receiver would you rather have?

On Sunday the Cleveland Browns will take the field against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Browns need a win to stay relevant in a very competitive AFC North race and the Bucs are struggling to salvage some dignity for their season. Who will win out? We’ll just have to wait and see, but we can decide another contest right here and now. Which number one wide receiver would you rather...
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October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Which wide receiver is better? Tampa’s Vincent Jackson or Cleveland’s Josh Gordon?

On Sunday the Cleveland Browns will take the field against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Browns need a win to stay relevant in a very competitive AFC North race and the Bucs are struggling to salvage some dignity for their season. Who will win out? We’ll just have to wait and see, but we can decide another contest right here and now. Which number one wide receiver would you rather...
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October 29, 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

Tim Wright: Buccaneers’ Vincent Jackson A ‘Great Person, Great Player’

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson already has a big fan on the New England Patriots. With the trade deadline looming on Tuesday at 4 p.m. ET, the Patriots have emerged as one of many teams who have expressed interest in acquiring the 6-foot-5, 241-pound receiver, according to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport,which is welcoming news to Tim Wright. Wright, who New England...
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Vincent Jackson trade looking unlikely

A trade involving Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson is beginning to look unlikely. While there was some early speculation that the 31-year-old Jackson could land in Philadelphia or Seattle ESPN’s Chris Mortensen is the latest to say tht a deal will not be happening. Jackson is owed $10 million in guaranteed base salary and with the Buccaneers asking for a second...
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots among teams interested in Vincent Jackson

We have known for a little while now that the Buccaneers are shopping their number one receiver Vincent Jackson. However, sources around the NFL are reporting that the Patriots are one of four or more teams with their hat in the ring for a trade deadline move: Vincent Jackson still generating trade interest. Among the more than 4 teams calling around: Eagles, Pats, Seahawks. Bucs...
Via Patriots Life
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report says four NFL teams inquiring about Buccaneers receiver Vincent Jackson

Tuesday is the NFL’s trade deadline and it’s been an active trade season so far. According to Ian Rapoport, it may be getting really interesting. In a tweet posted early this morning, the NFL insider revealed that four NFL teams are inquiring about Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson: Vincent Jackson still generating trade interest. Among the more than 4 teams...
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October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots Looking For Help At Running Back

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk is reporting that the New England Patriots are in the market for a running back. According to Florio, it’s unclear whether the Patriots will make a move before Tuesday’s trade deadline, but they are believed to be looking for offensive upgrades. Previous reports linked the Pats to Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson, who has been subject to numerous...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Vincent Jackson, Running Backs Among Patriots Trade Targets

The New England Patriots reportedly are looking for an offensive boost before the trade deadline. The Patriots are one of many teams who have expressed interest in trading for Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Sunday morning. The Patriots are joined by the Philadelphia Eagles and Seattle Seahawks. The 6-foot-5, 241-pound receiver...
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles, Patriots & Seahawks Have Contacted Buccaneers About Vincent Jackson

Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson continues to generate trade interest in the days leading up to Tuesday’s deadline. Interestingly enough, Rapoport mentions that the Eagles, Patriots and Seahawks are among the teams that have reached out to Tampa Bay regarding Jackson’s availability. Rapoport adds that the Chiefs also have “some interest”...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Vincent Jackson says he wants to stay in Tampa Bay

As the trade deadline approaches, teams that have playoff aspirations have been looking around to see who could help their team. One name that has been popular in trade talks is Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson. Teams see a lot of upside in Jackson, who is on a team that is going nowhere fast. Jackson acknowledged that he has heard his name brought up in trade discussion,...
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October 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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