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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...
Via Sports-Glory
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers 2015 Schedule Analysis

Tuesday, the NFL released the 2015 regular season schedule. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who hold the first overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft, have the fourth easiest schedule next season. So let’s take a look at the full slate, then breakdown what could happen each week.Sept. 13: vs. Tennessee Titans, 4:25 p.m. ESTSept. 20: at New Orleans Saints, 1 p.m. EST​Sept. 27: at Houston...
Via Pro Football Spot
11 hours 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...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  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...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  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...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  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...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  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...
Via Sports-Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Buccaneers and Jameis Winston

                        There are just 26 days left until the draft. Thank goodness.  Another week in the books which featured the usual rumors and reports tying the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to Jameis Winston. With Florida State’s pro day a few days ago, the reports went into overdrive with the coverage. Honestly, pro days aren’t much to be so hyped up about. Scouts...
Via The Bay Cave
20 days ago  |  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...
Via Sports-Glory
21 days ago  |  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...
Via Sports-Glory
23 days ago  |  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...
Via Sports-Glory
27 days ago  |  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...
Via TopSportsReport
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...
Via TopSportsReport
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Buccaneers sign Henry Melton, Chris Conte

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed a pair of defensive players who have already played for coach Lovie Smith. Defensive tackle Henry Melton will be signing a one-year deal with Tampa Bay after he visited the team on Wednesday.  The team is also signing safety Chris Conte. Conte’s arrival likely signals the team will part ways with Dashon Goldson. Releasing Goldson...
Via Sports-Glory
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...
Via On Pit Road
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...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston meeting with Bucs owners

Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports Quarterback Jameis Winston is in Tampa, Florida, for an all-day meeting with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the team confirmed Tuesday. The former Florida State star is meeting with the Buccaneers ownership, the Glazer family.  The trip is also to see how comfortable the Buccaneers would be using the No. 1 overall pick on Winston. The Buccaneers...
Via Sports-Glory
March 03, 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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bucs to keep Vincent Jackson under current contract

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers want to keep veteran wide receiver Vincent Jackson with the team in 2015. According to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, Jackson will play in 2015 at his current salary of $9.78 million. This report confirms an earlier statement from general manager Jason Licht, who said the 32-year-old receiver would “absolutely” return for his fourth year in Tampa...
Via Sportsnaut
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Some Bucs pre-free agency tidbits

Teams are beginning to make cuts across the NFL and the Bucs are currently sitting back watching it all unfold. They still have time to make decisions, especially since free agency doesn’t start until March 10. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t making some headlines.  Vincent Jackson There was speculation that the Buccaneers would reach out to veteran wide receiver Vincent...
Via The Bay Cave
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Vincent Jackson, Vet Combine, Browns, & Eagles

Vincent Jackson Jason La Canfora reports that while the Buccaneers tried to trade veteran WR Vincent Jackson at the trade deadline last year, they’re aren’t fielding offers for him at this point in time. La Canfora writes that it looks like he’ll be back for the 2015 season. One last note about Jackson, sources tell La Canfora that he will not agree to a pay cut. Veteran...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Vincent Jackson Staying with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

News that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers reportedly want to keep veteran wideout Vincent Jackson with the team in 2015 comes on the heels of finding out that the Cardinals have closed a deal to keep Larry Fitzgerald in Arizona. Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht indicated on Wednesday that the team will bring Jackson back in 2015. Licht says Jackson will be back in 2016: "Absolutely...
Via Sportsnaut
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith likes Jameis Winston at No. 1

John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith said Wednesday at the NFL scouting combine that he would be comfortable with selecting Jameis Winston with the No. 1 overall pick. The 2013 Heisman Trophy winner had some off-field issues at Florida State, but he wasn’t charged with any crime stemming from an allegation of sexual assault. “You look...
Via Sports-Glory
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Mark Sanchez end up with the Buccaneers?

The Philadelphia Eagles saw starting quarterback Nick Foles go down with a broken collarbone early on this past season, and they had to turn to backup quarterback Mark Sanchez. Sanchez didn’t have a great history as a starting quarterback, but he stepped up and came through with a very nice season and nearly led the Eagles to the playoffs. According to Bleacher Report, Sanchez...
Via Sports-Glory
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Five high-priced wide receivers potentially set to be released

The NFL already has a strong group of wide receivers set to potentially hit the free agent market next month. While Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas aren’t likely to ever see the light of day, the likes of Jeremy Maclin and Torrey Smith should headline a solid group. In addition to that, these five veterans could very well be joining the others on the open market next month. Here...
Via Sportsnaut
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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