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Report: Bills, Browns both in talks with QB Josh McCown

  Free-agent quarterback Josh McCown has at least two suitors in the Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns. A person familiar with talks told The Associated Press on Thursday that McCown has had contract discussions with both teams. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the teams haven't confirmed the discussions. A second person, also speaking on condition of anonymity...
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Buccaneers believe Jameis Winston’s problems due to immaturity

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston performed very well at last week’s scouting combine, especially during the throwing sessions and in meetings with teams. The current thinking is that the quarterback-needy Tampa Bay Buccaneers will select Winston with the No. 1 pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. Reports suggest the Bucs believe that Winston’s numerous off-field incidents can...
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Bucs find their assistant DL coach

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have named Paul Spicer assistant defensive line coach. Spicer will work with Defensive Line Coach Joe Cullen.  Spicer entered the league as a player with the Detroit Lions in 1999, before spending the majority of the next eight seasons (2000-08) with the Jacksonville Jaguars, including being named the team’s Ed Block Courage...
Via The Bay Cave
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AP source: Bills negotiating to sign quarterback McCown

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) A person familiar with talks has told The Associated Press that the Buffalo Bills are in negotiations to sign veteran free agent quarterback Josh McCown. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity on Thursday because the Bills do not discuss contract discussions. The talks began after the 35-year-old spent the previous two days visiting with the Cleveland...
Via AP on Fox
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bucs players on the bubble as potential cuts

As free agency draws near, we will begin seeing cuts from around the league like we did on Wednesday afternoon. Aside from Josh McCown, the Buccaneers have been quiet to this point but are expected to make some cuts soon.  NFL.com’s Chris Wessling took a look around the league and mentioned some names that he feels are on the bubble and are candidates to be released by their...
Via The Bay Cave
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Winston or Mariota could enter a risky situation in Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. -- Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota have zero snaps in the NFL. Both have never led a professional locker room. Both have never commanded respect from a huddle that includes men a decade older than them. Both have never stared down defenders on Sundays with the clock ticking down in the fourth quarter, victory or defeat in the balance. The Heisman Trophy winners are...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New proposed Tampa Bay Buccaneers helmet is the sleekest one yet

Right now concept helmets for NFL teams are all the rage, including models made for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Here’s the latest one that dropped earlier this week from the folks at Paul Bunyan Design. Via Paul Bunyan Design That is sleek. You can check out all the NFL helmets from PBD right here. You may also be interested in: New proposed Tampa Bay Buccaneers helmet is the...
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Is Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Mike Glennon last in this week’s QB Rankings?

Quarterback is the most important position in all of sports. That’s why teams are so willing to pony up big bucks to a signal caller when they have (or think they have) a guy who can do the job. One look at the highest paid players in the NFL will support this fact; it’s a list littered with QBs. But part of the equation is also tied to supply and demand. Sometimes, teams are...
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Free-agent quarterback McCown reportedly visiting Browns

CLEVELAND -- Veteran free-agent quarterback Josh McCown spent a second day with the Browns, who could keep him around on a more permanent basis. McCown, released last week by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, was at the Browns' facility on Wednesday, a person familiar with the visit told The Associated Press. McCown arrived on Tuesday to speak with the QB-deficient Browns, said the person...
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In Depth 2015: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Tampa Bay started the 2014 season seen as a sleeper playoff team by some, including Tony on this site. But things unraveled quickly – and more brutally in Lovie Smith’s first season as head coach than even the most pessimistic could have expected. So what went wrong? And what does it take to get the ship heading in the right direction again? Nick Houllis, a Bucs historian and...
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Report: Browns are taking a close look a Mike Glennon

The Cleveland Browns have been very active in bringing in QBs for visits to their facility. With last year’s first round pick Johnny Manziel status in limbo, the team is looking at other alternatives. While most know that Josh McCown is someone the Browns are interested in, another Buccaneers QB is drawing interest as well. According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN, the Browns are taking...
Via No Guts, No Glory
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Free agent QB Josh McCown to visit Cleveland Browns

I was tempted to make the headline more logo-centric, as that seems to be what’s moving the needle lately, but that would be fibbing, and mama taught me not to be a fibber. So instead, let’s talk potential Browns quarterbacks! Oof, this is a rough offseason. I digress. There has been speculation that the Browns are interested in former Tampa Bay Buccaneer quarterback Josh...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State Let’s get this straight, this pick is locked in for Tampa Bay! Entering the Combine we knew both Winston and Mariota were Elite College Quarterbacks. Winston had an impressive day not only throwing the ball but most importantly displaying his football IQ. Tampa needs a QB and […]
Via Legion Report
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Consensus growing that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will pick Jameis Winston

If you thought that Jameis Winston’s scary slow 40 yard dash time would scare off the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, you thought wrong. NFL Combine analysts are saying that Winston aced the tests overall. Some are even comparing him to Peyton Manning: Per @mikefreemanNFL, Jameis Winston's football IQ has been compared to Peyton Manning by multiple personnel executives at the #NFLCombine...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the latest Power Rankings

The offseason is only unofficially upon us, as teams have made coaching and front office changes, released players to create cap space, made decisions on their own pending free agents, and started evaluating draft prospects. As a result, teams look slightly different now than they did when the regular season ended. And that means it’s time to once again grade each franchise in...
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Browns showing interest in free agent DE Adrian Clayborn

Is Mike Pettine’s defense going to get another weapon? According to ESPN.com’s Jeremy Fowler, thems the hopes as the team is reportedly interested in former Buccaneers defensive end Adrian Clayborn. Here’s Fowler’s report: His name was mentioned in Browns circles during last week’s combine talks. The idea is Clayborn is a talented former first-rounder whose had two unproductive...
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Todd McShay says Jameis Winston is 2nd best quarterback over the past 10 years

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers could draft the second best quarterback in the NFL draft since Andrew Luck. While Jameis Winston has a troubled background, he is running away as the best quarterback in the draft. Today Todd McShay said Jameis is the second best quarterback to come out in the past 10 years.  One Luck […] The post Todd McShay says Jameis Winston is 2nd best quarterback...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Is Jameis Winston a done deal?

Today marked the end of the 2015 NFL Combine, leaving us with just two months until the NFL Draft kicks off on April 30th. Over the past weekend, all eyes were on the college stars trying to earn roster spots come April, but none were more closely watched than top quarterback prospects Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota. At this point, mostly everyone knows the tale of the tape. Winston...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jameis Winston gets burned by Marcus Mariota in the 40 yard dash

If the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are looking for mobility at the quaterback position, they probably should pass on Jameis Winston in this year’s NFL Draft… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: How to improve the NFL Scouting Combine Draft Preview: The top 10 tight ends available in 2015 Watch this clip of Winston running the 40 yard dash spliced against his main competitor, Marcus Mariota...
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Should the Tampa Bay Buccaneers consider a TE in the NFL draft?

It may not seem like a glamourous position, as tight end is still viewed by many as a job that is as much about being an offensive lineman as it is a wide receiver. But that’s a notion that is quickly changing, becoming more and more outdated with each passing season. Across the NFL, tight ends are a major part of passing attacks. And their role isn’t just as a possession receiver...
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Buccaneers GM says he has spent time thinking about Jameis Winston’s off field incidents

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have the first pick in the draft, and right now the safest pick for any team is probably Leonard Williams.  The Buccaneers however need a quarterback, and both Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota who are considered 1 and 2, have question marks.  Marcus Mariota is more of a running quarterback, while […] The post Buccaneers GM says he has spent time thinking...
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NFL Draft Diamonds Big Board – TOP 50 players in 2015 NFL Draft

The Combine is just one day away from completion, and I feel we are right on point with this list.  After watching the film and seeing their athletic abilities, I am convinced that Leonard Williams is the safest pick in the NFL draft.  Williams had a monstrous year at USC and I feel he is […] The post NFL Draft Diamonds Big Board – TOP 50 players in 2015 NFL Draft appeared...
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Report: Jameis Winston Helps Elderly Man in Wheelchair

Florida State star quarterback and potential No. 1 overall pick Jameis Winston helped an elderly man rolling in a wheelchair at Indianapolis International Airport, per Kent Somers of AZCentral.com. Elderly man rolling a wheelchair at indy airport. Young man, a stranger, offers help and starts pushing him. Nice move by Jameis Winston — Kent Somers (@kentsomers) February 21,...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Tampa Bay Buccaneers consider a TE during free agency?

It may not seem like a glamourous position, as tight end is still viewed by many as a job that is as much about being an offensive lineman as it is a wide receiver. But that’s a notion that is quickly changing, becoming more and more outdated with each passing season. Across the NFL, tight ends are a major part of passing attacks. And their role isn’t just as a possession receiver...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Evans surprises in latest Power Rankings

When people think about an NFL team, usually one person immediately jumps to mind. It’s the player, coach or owner who is most immediately identifiable with the club. It’s the person TV networks use in game promos, the team puts on the cover of the media guide and fans blame when things go awry. It’s the face of the franchise. And every team has one, for better or worse. With...
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