The good, the bad, & the ugly in the Buccaneers’ loss on Sunday to the Bears

Sunday’s game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Chicago Bears was a tale of two halves, with the Bears coming out on top by a score of 21-13. Tampa Bay head coach Lovie Smith returned to Soldier Field for the first time since being fired by the Bears in 2012. Tampa was looking to extend their winning streak against Chicago after winning their second game of the season a week...
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1 day ago  |  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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3 days ago  |  Discuss

How Close are Tampa Bay Buccaneers to making the Playoffs Race a Reality?

In the immortal words of Jim Mora: “Playoffs? PLAYOFFS? Play offs? …were lucky just to win the game”!! How well put Mora, but as most Bucs fans were happy enough to not know what to do with themselves as the clock started counting down after the last Mike Evans TD celebration, the basic fact remains, as bad as this division is, a 6-10 team can win it and go into the playoffs...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons new NFC South king, but don't expect jockeying to stop

The NFC South is odd. Not odd like that uncle you invite over for Thanksgiving dinner because it's the polite thing to do, but interestingly odd. Think about it like this: Watching the NFC South unfold on a weekly basis is the NFL's version of rubbernecking. You don't want to slow down and look, but the idea of what's over to the side is too compelling to just drive...
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8 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers could deal both Doug Martin and Vincent Jackson next off-season

Tampa Bay Buccaneers opted to keep running back Doug Martin and receiver Vincent Jackson but do not be surprised if their statuses are revisited after this season according to Adam Schefter of Multiple people around the league said Tampa Bay still will be open to listening to trade offers for Martin after this season, […] The post Buccaneers could deal both Doug Martin...
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16 days ago  |  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...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers: Charles Sims and Vincent Jackson active, Doug Martin not

Doug Martin will not play in Sunday’s game against the Falcons. After not practicing all week, the Buccaneers will have Martin inactive due to his ankle injury. That means that Bobby Rainey will again get the start with Charles Sims also seeing carries in what will be his NFL debut. Vincent Jackson (knee) will also play for the Buccaneers. The Buccaneers have Josh McCown back...
17 days ago  |  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...
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20 days ago  |  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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24 days ago  |  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...
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24 days ago  |  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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28 days ago  |  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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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer slowly but surely building a contender in the Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings are building up a very talented roster that should reign NFL dominance in a few years. That will be a foundation built around quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, and young receiver Cordarelle Patterson, tight end Kyle Rudolph and running back Matt Asiata. But the way their defense played on Sunday showed the league something: Defense is the key to future success...
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28 days ago  |  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...
29 days ago  |  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

Report: Eagles, Patriots, Seahawks Interested In Vincent Jackson

It seems that Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson has quite the fan club. According to Ian Rapoport, several teams, including the Eagles, Patriots and Seahawks are interested in trading for the wide receiver. Vincent Jackson still generating trade interest. Among the more than 4 teams calling around: Eagles, Pats, Seahawks. Bucs want real value — Ian Rapoport (...
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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

Cleveland Browns Rumors: Three Players to Target at NFL Trade Deadline

With the Cleveland Browns heading into a Week 8 clash with the winless Oakland Raiders, improving their roster has been the talk of the town all week. From improving the center position after the loss of Alex Mack to—no shocker here—talk of Johnny Manziel again (after one bad game) being an upgrade over Brian Hoyer, the talk radio hotlines have been a buzz from disappointed Browns...
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October 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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