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Gholston not thinking about people speaking highly of him

Some players miss out on opportunities to impress their coaches. For Buccaneers’ defensive end William Gholston, that opportunity is presently in front of him.  Tampa Bay’s coaching staff is high on Gholston’s potential. Perhaps it was the way he came on towards the end of last season, earning a starting spot at left end in the final two games. Some media pundits see him pushing...
Via The Bay Cave
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ RB Doug Martin ranked 12th best in NFL, full top-30 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 running backs in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s workhorse not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. The second batch of RBs, Nos. 11-20, generated a similar response. The next logical step in the ranking of the game’s running backs...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers “Practice Fights” are NOT a sign of winning.

Tempers dont translate into wins. The word would come out of Bucs camp…an offensive lineman and linebacker got into a fight. Fans would get excited, its explained how that’s a sign of players with a lot of fight in them. And so the Bucs would get into a few more fights during camp..then put on their uniforms and play on sunday. ..and lose…in their ORANGE uniforms. I cannot...
Via Buc Stop
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Josh McCown & Vincent Jackson hook up in the end zone

If you’re searching for reasons to be excited about the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2014 season, you need look no further than the connection between new quarterback Josh McCown and wide receiver Vincent Jackson. Last year with the Chicago Bears McCown went on quite a tear when Jay Cutler was injured. He threw 13 touchdowns with just two interceptions and had over 1,800 passing yards...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Do the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have any of the most underrated players in the NFL?

Last week, I provided my annual list of the 10 most overrated players in the NFL. As expected, it caused an uproar, mostly from people who can’t take off their team-colored glasses and deal with the truth. For a good time, read the “Comments” section below the article; it’s pure gold and classic examples of denial. In the spirit of showing that it’s not all negative on...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is there a kicking change on the horizon?

Players get asked questions throughout camp about their roles on the team. Just the other day, Buccaneers running back Jeff Demps revealed he doesn’t have a role yet but rather plays everywhere. For a player like Demps that makes sense giving the fact he is fighting for a roster spot. However, Connor Barth isn’t fighting for a roster spot and he will be trying his hand — or...
Via The Bay Cave
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Buccaneers’ Doug Martin Back to Full Speed

Watch: Buccaneers’ Doug Martin Back to Full Speed This is positive news for fans of Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ running back, Doug Martin, who departed the 2013 season early due to a nasty shoulder injury. His speed does look impressive. However, regarding Martin’s 2014 fantasy football value, I don’t know I … The post Watch: Buccaneers’ Doug Martin Back to Full Speed appeared...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jeeze, Bucs WR Chris Owusu made a 1 handed catch in practice today that has everyone buzzing

2 years, 14 catches. 3rd year training camp one-handed catch? Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver gets everyone talking.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Demps, Silver medalist to Bench warmer

via static.nfl.comFormer USA olympic silver medalist Jeff Demps has gone from being one of the most anticipated players in the NFL to a certified pine pony. Demps first entered the league when he signed with New England in August 2012, but due to uncertainty in the players future the Pats traded him to Tampa in the LeGarrette Blount trade.Since the trade the 24 year old really hasn...
Via Patriots Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

10 young NFL stars having Hall of Fame careers already

On Saturday, Derrick Brooks, Ray Guy, Claude Humphrey, Walter Jones, Andre Reed, Michael Strahan and Aeneas Williams will officially be inducted as...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sad but true: Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Connor Barth not top-20 kicking fantasy option

With training camps underway, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of the regular season...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bucs sign CB Edwards, officially release Nicks

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers today announced that they have signed cornerback Kip Edwards. Edwards (5-10, 190) originally entered the league in 2013 as a college free agent with the Buffalo Bills. After being waived by the Bills at the end of the 2013 preseason, Edwards spent the 2013 season on the practice squads of the Cleveland Browns and the Minnesota Vikings. Edwards played collegiately at...
Via The Bay Cave
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Sign CB Kip Edwards, Officially Release G Carl Nicks

  The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced the signing of CB Kip Edwards on Wednesday as well as the release of former Pro Bowl G Carl Nicks. The Buccaneers have signed CB Kip Edwards (5-10, 190) and officially released G Carl Nicks. — Buccaneers PR (@BuccaneersPR) July 30, 2014 Edwards, 23, signed with the Bills as an undrafted free agent out of Missouri back in 2013. He lasted...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2014 NFL Season Preview

Quarterback It’s almost impossible to find something talking about the 2014 Buccaneers without hearing about the Buccaneers’ “basketball offense” (and I guess now that I mentioned it, this isn’t the outlier). You hear it so much you’d think the Buccaneers were an NBA team. They talk about how they added Mike Evans (6-5 231) and Austin Seferian-Jenkins (6-5 262) in the...
Via The Football Fan Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Tampa Bay Buccaneers season preview

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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Mike McCoy ranked 16th best in NFL, full top-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 coaches in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s leader not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s HC to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors at cover32 have...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Tampa Bay Buccaneers drop down in preseason edition

It’s finally here; football season has officially started. Every team in the NFL has reported for training camp, starting the process of preparing for opening day. And in the process, we’ve started to learn a little – both good and bad – about all 32 franchises. Some players are already starting to shine, while others are either struggling (best case) or getting injured ...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Jeff Demps turns on the jets

Running back Jeff Demps of the Tampa Bay Buccanners is fast. How fast, you ask? I could tell you that at the 2012 NFL combine his lowest 40 yard dash time was 4.18. Yes you read that right, 4.18 seconds. I could tell you all about his explosive plays at Florida, but I think the best way to explain it is just to show you. Here’s a video from Bucs training camp that the team uploaded...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacob’s QB Countdown: 19. Josh McCown

Kim Klement – USA SPORTS Today Beginning the yellow tier of my NFL QB Countdown, which is reserved for solid starters that aren’t likely to be title contenders or passers loaded with potential, we find one of the biggest surprises from last season. Josh McCown is the man. The 35 year old passer had a solid stretch during the last season as a fill in for the injured Chicgao Bears...
Via The Sideline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Demps doesn’t have a role in Bucs offense

One of the most highly anticipated players in Buccaneers training camp this season is former Florida Gator speedster Jeff Demps. Slowed down by injuries and the decision to run track, Demps’ young career in the NFL has consisted of just two regular season appearances.  In his first true training camp, the 24-year old finds himself at the center of attention as he has opened the...
Via The Bay Cave
2 days ago  |  Discuss

No panicking with Nicks departure

Tampa Bay Bucs fans are accustomed to being disappointed. With Carl Nicks parting ways with Tampa Bay in what appeared to be a mutually dispassionate manner, both sides seem ready to move on without a trace of fanfare that came with his free agent signing from New Orleans on March 2012. A lot of reasonably high expectations came with Nicks’ arrival. However, with Nicks’ prolonged...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Buccaneers LB’ Derrick Brooks Continues to Make Impact off the Field

Derrick Brooks, who earned 11 Pro Bowl trips in his 14-year career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, will be enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this upcoming weekend. But it’s not his impact on the field that the Tampa area has felt the most, as Martin Fennelly from The Tampa Tribune suggests.  The scribe penned an article on Monday that focuses on Brooks’ off-field...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Couple of Bucs banged up in camp

You see it across the league, players are just getting acclimated to the overwhelming work their coaches put them through during training camp. The Buccaneers are no exception. Day 4 of training camp brought much of the same as the day prior — lots of work with pads in the heat. As a precaution, cornerbacks Rashaan Melvin and Alterraun Verner were held out of practice due to injuries...
Via The Bay Cave
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs faced with an early test of resiliency

Optimism reigns this time of year in the NFL. Every team, be it a defending division champion or a cellar dweller, believes it has a chance to do something special. The Buccaneers are no different. But what makes the Bucs different from some teams, quarterback Josh McCown says, is their ability to deal with the adversity that is sure to follow. “Adversity is coming,''...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Demps Shows Off NFL’s Fastest Speed At Training Camp

Jeff Demps shows off NFL's fastest speed at Tampa Bay Buccaneers training camp in this Vine.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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