Bucs made changes to their defensive line philosophy

Last week, TBC learned there would be some defensive changes made. No more info was given but we speculated on Twitter of a few things.  One theory I threw out there was perhaps less of a rotation along the defensive line, which can be found in this here conversation on Twitter. So on Sunday in New Orleans against the Saints that was certainly the case. In Week 1 against Tennessee...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Breakdown: Miami’s Anthony Chickillo

Anthony Chickillo, Defensive End, University of Miami  Height: 6’3″ (From Combine) Weight: 267 lbs (From Combine) Year: Sr Trait Notes:Get Off – C+Explosion – CHand Usage – C+Leverage – CBend – C+Closing Speed – CBlock Shedding – C+Functional Strength – B-Tackling – B-Overall Current Grade – C 7.5Overall Ceiling Grade – B- Get off, leverage and...
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April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE William Gholston Repays Gas Station Attendant That Helped Him Out Five Years Ago

Have you ever thought about doing a random act of kindness? Has a stranger ever approached you and asked for some kind of help, but you said no because you either didn't want to, didn't care to, or thought the person was a nut job? Well--not everyone out there in need of help is a murdering psychopath. He might even be a star defensive lineman that could eventually become an NFL...
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April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Penalties and Turnovers Lead To Bucs’ Loss In Chicago

Mistakes sink the ship once again. Where to begin? Defensive end William Gholston’s roughing the kicker penalty that gave the Chicago Bears new life on offense in the first quarter. Quarterback Josh McCown’s two interceptions and lost fumble. Receiver Vincent Jackson fumbling for the first time since 2008. Penalties and turnovers doomed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a loss in Chicago...
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November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs Defense is still finding it’s way.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers run multiple looks on defense like all teams in the NFL. The base of this defense is built around the “Tampa 2″ concept and in order to run the defense effectively, there are some key roles that each position must undertake. When we look at the team as it currently is constructed and look at the results through the first quarter of the season we see...
Via The Bay Cave
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

2 minute warning: What you need to know about Tampa Bay vs. Carolina

In about an hour the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will kick off their 2014 season at home against the Carolina Panthers. This is your two-minute warning. Here is everything you need to know about today’s game: Key matchup: Tampa’s offensive line vs. Panthers front seven If you watched the Panthers last year you know that they had one of the best defenses in the NFL. The core of what...
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Injury Report: William Gholston, Da’Quan Bowers, Louis Murphy

A talented Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense will look to improve under head coach Lovie Smith, but will have to begin the season without a few players Week 1 against the Carolina Panthers:#453960797 / gettyimages.comTampa Bay’s final injury report lists five players out, four of whom are on the defense. Backup defensive linemen Da’Quan Bowers (abdominal) and William Gholston...
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September 07, 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

The top five youngest players on the Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafted wide receiver Mike Evans with the seventh overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft. Evans, 20, is sure to gain a large sum of money into his bank account after he pens his signature to a rookie contract. One thing is for certain; he won’t be able to celebrate with Champagne. At least, until August 21. The Bucs have a wide variety of age on the roster...
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June 10, 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 NFL Draft Grade A Day | Tampa Bay Buccaneers

POINTS SCALE Round 1: 0-5 Round 2: 0-4 Round 3: 0-3 Round 4: 0-2 Round 5: 0-1 Round 6 & 7: Same system as undrafted. Points only awarded if player was productive, no scale. Round 2 - Johnthan Banks CB, Mississippi St. Analysis – Banks played up to expectations in year one.  He made 55 tackles with three interceptions and started every game.  He sometimes struggled...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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