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Looking at Tampa Bay's History with the No.1 Overall Pick

“The biggest draft in the history of the organization.”That’s how general manager Jason Licht sees the Buccaneers’ 2015 draft. He is not alone. Many, many words have been written about how the Buccaneers need to make the “right” pick April 30 in Chicago.It isn’t a difficult narrative to understand. The Bucs have no starting quarterback at the moment and two of the three...
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Marcus Mariota: 5 reasons why Tampa Bay Buccaneers must draft him over Jameis Winston

Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports In only five short days, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be on the clock with the first pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. When it comes to their pick, there isn’t much a question with the position they’re targeting: quarterback. What it will come down to, however, is who the Bucs will take No. 1 overall: Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota? Over the past...
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ESPN's Dominik thinks 'it's rude' to compare Jameis to JaMarcus Russell

ESPN analyst and former Tampa Bay Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik took exception to a report that two anonymous NFL execs are comparing soon-to-be rookie QB Jameis Winston to one of the biggest draft busts in NFL history - former Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell. "Lack of focus by JaMarcus is what I see in Winston," the unnamed exec said, via the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. "They're physically...
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Dominik chafes at Jameis-JaMarcus comparison | ProFootballTalk

“I think it’s rude,” former Buccaneers G.M. Mark Dominik told Jorge Sedano of ESPN Radio, via JoeBucsFan.com.  “I think it’s completely off base to call him JaMarcus Russell.  I just don’t see the comparison.” I’ll just call it how I see it. It’s a form of racism. Period. Source: Dominik chafes at Jameis-JaMarcus comparison | ProFootballTalk
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Buccaneers Re-Sign RFA RB Bobby Rainey

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Friday that restricted free agent RB Bobby Rainey has signed his tender. The Bucs tendered Rainey at the original pick level, which means he’ll receive a one-year, $1.542 million contract from the team before becoming unrestricted free agent next year. Rainey, 27, originally signed on with the Ravens as an undrafted free ... The post Buccaneers...
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NFL exec compares Jameis Winson to JaMarcus Russell

Jameis Winston arguably is one of the most heavily scrutinized football players in the history of the NFL Draft and an unnamed league personnel personnel executive made one of the most unflattering comparisons that can be made when predicting the career prospects of a future NFL quarterback. The longtime executive in personnel, per a Milwaukee...Read More The post Unnamed NFL executive...
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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...
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Can the Tampa Bay Buccaneers fill all their needs in next week’s Draft?

There is a method to the madness of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers draft. While there is an almost guarantee the team will spend its first pick, the top pick overall in next Thursday’s NFL Draft, where the team decides to go after that is anyone’s guess. But there is a plan in place. It’s a plan we aren’t privy to. But according to Pat Yasinskas of ESPN.com, there are certain areas...
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Examining the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2015 Schedule: Part 1

Tampa Bay Buccaneers are pumped and ready for the 2015 season On Tuesday Night, the NFL announced its 2015 regular season schedule. Teams and fans have been itching to hear where and when they will be playing. Finally with it out and the public finally able to digest what is on tap, let’s examine what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will see this upcoming season. Week 1: vs Tennessee...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers legend to announce team’s second round draft pick

Warren Sapp may have fallen from grace, but Mike Alstott remains as popular as ever with fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Alstott was selected in the second round by the Buccaneers back in 1996. Now things are coming full circle, as Alstott will be naming their second round pick in 2015… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The 10 teams to watch during the NFL Draft First and 10: The...
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What did we learn from Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle, Gerald McCoy?

As the unquestioned leader of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense, Gerald McCoy is taking the E.F. Hutton approach this offseason. He talks and people listen. At his press conference earlier this week, McCoy was all over the map about a great many things regarding the Buccaneers and the team’s second season under head coach Lovie Smith. The one constant that remains with this franchise...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Draft Series: Offensive Lineman- The “Right Side” Joseph & Trueblood

The Bucs had just celebrated winning the NFC South for the first time since the SuperBowl season, and a return to the playoffs. The defense was once again ranked NO.1 (the last time it would be so) and all looked well. No one could predict the disaster that was the 2006 season. It was the end of the Bucs pass rush as we know it, and still to this day the Bucs are struggling to get...
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Report: Michigan State running back prospect visits the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The vast majority of the draft speculation surrounding the Tampa Bay Buccaneers has involved their number one overall pick and what they might do with it. Most people seem to agree that they will pick Jameis Winston, but apparently they are open to trade offers. Very litle has been said about what Tampa will do with the rest of their picks, but today we may have gotten a clue regarding...
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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...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2015 NFL Schedule

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will open the 2015 season against the Tennessee Titans in the first of only 2 4pm starts scheduled by the NFL for Tampa Bay. A 2-14 season will do that for you, but of course there is flex scheduling, so if Jameis Winston is a phenom and the Bucs are competing, you can expect some of those 1PM games to change to 4:15 if not Sunday Night Games. Monday Night...
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Buccaneers 3-Round Mock Draft

Round One – Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon View image | gettyimages.com Don’t print out this article and light it on fire just yet, please here me out.  I have a couple of reasons for selecting Mariota over Jameis Winston. I think that an offense featuring Marcus Mariota would have a better chance at being dynamic in the run game than one featuring Jameis Winston.  Why...
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Two prostitutes claim former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Warren Sapp tackled them

I’ve never understood why professional athletes feel the need to pay for prostitutes. After all, they’re rich, famous, and on television at least once a week. Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive lineman Warren Sapp is taking the insanity to a whole new level… AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: Rating every NFL team from 1-32 based on quality as a home opponent Five Things: These...
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Prostitutes told police Warren Sapp tackled them

Details continue to emerge from the night Warren Sapp was arrested following his encounter with two prostitutes at the Super Bowl in February, and a new video shows the side of the story that the escorts shared with police. On Monday, a video was released that showed Sapp speaking with police after his Feb. 2...Read More
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Are the Tampa Bay Buccaneers involved in the Adrian Peterson sweepstakes?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been linked to Jameis Winston with the first pick in the NFL Draft for what seems to be an eternity now. Suddenly, after a recent picture of Adrian Peterson’s agent wearing a Bucs cap, does it mean the team is also linked to the All-Pro running back? According to MSN.com, the Buccaneers are one of six teams that appear to be in the running for the...
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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...
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Can Bruce Carter by the difference maker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

Newly signed linebacker Bruce Carter showed the media on Monday one of the reasons the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed him in the offseason. The linebacker was as confident as he could be talking about his new team for the first time. After playing the majority of his career outside in Dallas, Carter is being asked to move inside and help with run coverage and to following running backs...
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Buccaneers one of six teams talking with Vikings about Adrian Peterson

One more week is all the Minnesota Vikings are giving another team to make a deal for running back Adrian Peterson. If no trade happens next week, or presumably before the NFL Draft on April 30th, Peterson will remain in Minnesota, according to reports, per the St. Paul Pioneer Press. The paper also reports, via a source, that the Vikings are currently talking with six teams...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Draft Series- Offensive Lineman- Paul Gruber

Gruber was recognized for his excellence by being invited into the Ring of Honor. To borrow a pun from John McKay, this title describes most of the Bucs lineman to ever play the game, but were not talking about THAT kind of Offensive Lineman, but rather the kind that block for the franchise (or not so franchise) QBs the Bucs put up to try to win games with their arm and leadership...
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Video emerges of Warren Sapp talking about prostitute arrest

Warren Sapp told a hooker to stop talking and get busy with the oral sex during his encounter with two prostitutes at the Super Bowl in February, video shows. TMZ obtained video of Sapp speaking with police after his Feb. 2 arrest for soliciting a prostitute and assault. In the video, Sapp shares his side...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers GM Knows What Team Will Do with No. 1 Overall Draft Pick

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have made up their minds about what they are going to do with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft—but that doesn’t mean they are going to tell us now. Buccaneers’ general manager Jason Licht said in a press conference on Monday (via NFL Draft Scout’s Jeff Reynolds for CBS Sports) that, “If we had to pick today we’d feel very comfortable...
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