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Bucs to decline center Joe Hawley’s option

The Buccaneers will decline their $2.5MM option for 2018 on center Joe Hawley, a source tells’s Tom Pelissero (on Twitter). They haven’t closed the door on bringing him back, but the veteran OL is now on the market. Hawley was the Bucs’ primary starter in the middle in 2015 and 2016. Last offseason, the team shifted Ali Marpet from right guard to center, pushing Hawley to...
Via Pro Football Rumors
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs C Joe Hawley claims Seahawks player spit in his face

Things apparently got a bit more heated than usual during the Tampa Bay Buccaneers game against the Seattle Seahawks. Center Joe Hawley claims he was repeatedly hit late and that one Seahawks defensive lineman spit right in his face at one point during the game. Speaking on WDAE-AM 620 with Tom Krasniqi, Hawley talked about an exchange he had during the game. “There were hitting...
Via Sportsnaut
December 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Keeping Hawley as starting center is the right move

The Buccaneers have an offensive line problem and it’s a problem many teams wish they had as well.  Entering the season, many voiced their concerns for the offensive line of Tampa Bay. was actually more worried about how the defensive line would perform than their linemates on the other side of the ball. So after five weeks and a couple injuries within that time, they...
Via The Bay Cave
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucs sign lineman Joe Hawley

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have signed center Joe Hawley.  Hawley (6-2, 302) joins the Buccaneers after spending five seasons with the Atlanta Falcons (2010-15). A native of Bakersfield, California, Hawley was drafted by the Falcons in the fourth round (117th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft out of UNLV. He has played in 57 career regular season games, with...
Via The Bay Cave
September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Road woes continue

To the avid Falcons fan, there seems to be two professional football teams hailing from Atlanta: One of them possesses a high-octane offense that can put points on the board in bunches and simply out perform their opponents. The other frequently appears to be lacking effort, especially on the defensive side, and plays down to the competition more often than not. Whether or not Falcons...
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons’ Ra’Shede Hageman Fractures Wrist in Fight

This isn’t necessarily how rookie second-round pick Ra’Shede Hageman wanted to start his pro career. The massive and talented defensive lineman apparently fractured his wrist after punching teammate Joe Hawley in practice on Sunday (via Atlanta Journal-Constitution).  AJC writer Tanya Sichynsky had this to say about the incident.  …Rookie defensive end Ra’Shede Hageman and center...
Via Sportsnaut
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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