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Jameis Winston, Buccaneers take a beating

For everything the Buccaneers did right on Monday night against the Bengals, they did just that much and more wrong in Saturday’s dress rehearsal against the Cleveland Browns. The Browns dominated from the opening kick-off and would spoil the Bucs’ final home preseason game by a score of 31-7. More concerning than that, however, was the sheer ineptitude the Buccaneers displayed...
Via EndZoneScore
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Browns Dominate Buccaneers 31-7

The third preseason game is considered the dress rehearsal for the season. The Browns treated it that way and played with a purpose defeating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-7 for their first preseason win Saturday night. The starting defense dominated, special teams put up a touchdown, and the offense looked the most efficient we’ve seen […] The post Browns Dominate Buccaneers 31...
Via Browns Beat
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston struggles in third preseason start

Josh McCown finished two long drives with touchdown passes to outplay rookie Jameis Winston and lead the Cleveland Browns to a 31-7 preseason victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Saturday night. Back in half-filled Raymond James Stadium and facing the team that released him to clear the way to select Winston No. 1 overall in this year's draft, McCown completed 17 of 23 passes...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston struggles in 3rd preseason start as Bucs come up short vs. Browns

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Josh McCown finished two long drives with touchdown passes to outplay rookie Jameis Winston and lead the Cleveland Browns to a 31-7 preseason victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Saturday night. Back in half-filled Raymond James Stadium and facing the team that released him to clear the way to select Winston No. 1 overall in this year's draft, McCown completed...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston struggles in 3rd preseason start as Bucs come up short vs. Browns

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Josh McCown finished two long drives with touchdown passes to outplay rookie Jameis Winston and lead the Cleveland Browns to a 31-7 preseason victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Saturday night. Back in half-filled Raymond James Stadium and facing the team that released him to clear the way to select Winston No. 1 overall in this year's draft, McCown completed...
Via Fox Sports Florida
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Kwon Alexander Drills Browns QB Josh McCown

The Cleveland Browns knew they were taking a chance when they decided to go with an older quarterback like Josh McCown. Yes, he is capable, but he is also old. Older guys are more prone to injury than younger guys (typically). As a veteran though, his experience counts for a lot.It should have told him that when he stands out in the open like this he is going to get drilled.Not just...
Via FatManWriting
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Put some Tampa Bay Buccaneers in your stomach

I know. Many of you are probably thinking, “What the hell is this about?” But you’ll like it. Or maybe you won’t.  Publix supermarkets — who sponsors the Tampa Bay Buccaneers — have created a signature sub for the Bucs. Via the Tampa Bay Business Journal, here is what the Bucs sub consists of. Tampa Bay Buccaneers sub: White sub roll, guacamole, Boar’s Head Spicy...
Via The Bay Cave
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bucs-Browns: What to watch for

Buccaneers preseason Game 3 at home will feature several story lines with the obvious: The return of Josh McCown. The game “doesn’t count” so the hype machine is irrelevant, but still cute to mention I guess. Here are some “real” things to keep an eye on Saturday night. WR DepthRookie Kenny Bell will miss Saturday’s game against the Browns which means more opportunities...
Via The Bay Cave
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston Is Now Featured On A Publix Advertisement In Tampa Bay

Oh, the irony. Jameis Winston, who once got caught stealing shellfish from a Tallahassee Publix when he was still playing for Florida State, is now featured on advertisements for the company. Winston, the overall No. 1 pick in this past year’s NFL Draft, is part of a banner campaign for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ahead of the 2015 season. Bucs fans have been posting photos of the...
Via College Spun
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston featured on a Publix banner

To know Jameis Winston is to know Publix crab legs. You know the story. A year and a half ago, while still with Florida State, the quarterback walked into a Publix and left with crab legs in his hands — without paying. The story blew up, and the crab leg memes have continued ever since. Once Winston became a Buccaneer, though, Publix was willing to wipe the slate clean, according...
Via Gamedayr
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Jameis Winston Featured On Publix Supermarket Banner

It seems that Jameis Winston will forever be tied in some way, shape, or form to the grocery store chain where one of his more infamous off-field incidents occurred. Publix--you know, where he came across some crab legs he had to have--is a sponsor for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. So like any good sponsor their name is appearing on banners for the team. Since he's the quarterback, so...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: DC Leslie Frazier fine with HC Lovie Smith calling plays

When it was reported that head coach Lovie Smith would be the one calling the defensive plays for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2015, many fans wondered what it meant for defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier. While Frazier and the defense as a whole struggled in 2015, this isn't a move that left many completely stunned. Smith is a brilliant defensive mind, and has spent time with his...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Five college prospects every Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan should have their eye on

Heading into the 2015 season, there is obvious excitement and expectations around many of the young rookies who’ve joined the Bucs this offseason. Even outside of Jameis, two additions to the o-line in the first two rounds (Donovan Smith and Ali Marpet), a new late-round hyped receiver in Kenny Bell, and a preseason stud in Kwon Alexander all are bringing a lot to the table for...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tough task lies ahead for Bucs’ staff

Each year, teams face difficult decisions when it comes down to trimming rosters down to the league mandated amount. Tampa Bay’s toughest challenge could be figuring out the depth at cornerback.  This offseason, the Buccaneers signed Dallas Cowboys free agent Sterling Moore. Ahead of him on the depth chart should be Alterraun Verner and Johnthan Banks respectively. But behind...
Via The Bay Cave
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Evans wants to improve his Madden rating

Second-year wide receiver Mike Evans isn’t content with his 87 rating in the new edition of Madden, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ budding star is hoping a slight position switch will help improve the number. According to Roy Cummings of The Tampa Tribune, Evans is moving to the X position—also known as the split end—where he’s bound to receive more targets. With more...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers want Jameis Winston to do a better job protecting himself

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are very excited about the play of rookie quarterback Jameis Winston. But there are plenty of issue that the team has to deal as the regular season gets closer. With Winston being such a competitor, his doesn’t slide like the team wants him too. There has been many occasions where he is diving head first for first downs. While they don’t want him to change...
Via No Guts, No Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO- Now that Money is right, Put K CONNOR BARTH back as Tampa Bay Buccaneers Placekicker before its too late!

In what may be looked back on as a critical move, Lovie Smith and Jason Licht have brought back the Tampa Bay Buccaneers most accurate placekicker in its history Wednesday, just two days after the guy who replaced him missed an extra point, a Field Goal, and went 1 of 2 the week before! Now cut your ties with Murray and thank your lucky stars; you got lucky the last time to cut a...
Via Buc Stop
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Waive K Brandon Bogotay

Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that the Buccaneers are placing K Brandon Bogotay on waivers Thursday. This comes after the Buccaneers signed Connor Barth to a two-year contract on Wednesday. Tampa Bay still has Patrick Murray on their roster as well, but it appears as though they’re comfortable moving forward with Barth as their starter. ... ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Leonard Johnson wearing a boot, using crutches for foot injury

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are dealing with the growth of a rookie quarterback in Jameis Winston, the question marks in the backfield and the hopes of rebuilding their defense in 2015. Apparently, they're also dealing with some injuries across the lineup.As JoeBucsFan.com reported, the most recent injury is cornerback Leonard Johnson. Johnson is heading into his fourth year with the...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin asks NFL to stop calling him ‘Muscle Hamster’

    Much like Adam Jones and “Pacman,” Harold Miner and “Baby Jordan,” or Jim Everett and “Chris,” Buccaneers running back Doug Martin loathes the nickname “Muscle Hamster.” The 26-year-old has made his disdain for the epithet well-known in the last couple of years, so he obviously wasn’t happy when the NFL recently tried to resurrect the hated tag by including...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Giovani Bernard apologizes for being a Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan

As Giovani Bernard says, “We all make mistakes.” Still, some mistakes are worse than others. AROUND COVER32 Top 10: The NFL’s second-tier fan bases QB Rankings: How the 32 starters would react to getting benched Power Rankings: How all 32 teams stack up in terms of general interest Fantasy Preview: The top-75 WRs for 2015 Back when I thought braids and that Tampa bay...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin: 'I got a little leaner and I got a little faster'

It's been a whirlwind of an offseason for running back Doug Martin. While the Tampa Bay Buccaneers chose to decline Martin's fifth-year option for 2016, they still chose to keep him around town.Apparently, the decision is already looking like it may be a good one.As Pat Yasinskas of ESPN explains, Martin has dropped his weight from the 223 listed on the team's website, to between...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons why the Atlanta Falcons can’t overlook the Buccaneers

Last season, the Falcons beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers twice. In their first matchup, the Falcons won 56-14. Yup, they beat the breaks off of the Buccaneers. It won’t be that way this season. The Buccaneers proved that they are a different team by beating the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday night’s preseason game. Even though the Buccaneers ended last season with a 2-14 record,...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerald McCoy studies Muhammad Ali for game prep

Gerald McCoy is a master of his craft, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle’s study habits have likely influenced his impact on the field. In a video posted by JoeBucsFan, McCoy shared what he’s gathered from watching Ali, who is considered the greatest boxer in the history of the sport. “His mindset is really what it was. He felt like he was the best, he knew...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin wants NFL to stop calling him 'Muscle Hamster'

The holiday season is a few months away, and Doug Martin won’t be asking for any fancy new toys. He just wants everyone to stop calling him by that dumb nickname. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back earned the nickname “Muscle Hamster” back in college thanks to a few Boise State teammates impressed by his small stature and incredible strength. Yet Martin doesn’t really...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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