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Bucs, Evans agree to five-year extension

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are coming off of a rough 5-11 season. But they are taking steps to ensure that doesn’t happen again. We don’t think re-signing Ryan Fitzpatrick puts them over the top, but what about extending wideout Mike Evans for five years? Evans, 24, is coming off another big NFL season, In his first four seasons, the wideout has 1,000-plus yards. But the 1,001 yards...
Via The Sports Post
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Buccaneers re-sign Ryan Fitzpatrick

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have reportedly re-signed quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, securing Jameis Winston’s backup for another season. A reliable backup who has bounced around the league between seven teams, Fitzpatrick has been playing since 2005. It makes sense that the Bucs decided to stick with Fitz rather than attempt to sign another guy not familiar with the team’s offense.The...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers re-sign Ryan Fitzpatrick

It looks like the Buccaneers are going to go with their 2017 setup at quarterback for at least one more season. Tampa Bay is expected to re-sign Ryan Fitzpatrick, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports (on Twitter).Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times tweets the deal is done. Fitzpatrick will return for a 14th season and a second with the Bucs.A UFA, Fitzpatrick served as Jameis Winston‘s...
Via Pro Football Rumors
14 days ago  |  Discuss

NFC South Notes: Falcons, Panthers, Bucs

The Falcons have opened extension talks with quarterback Matt Ryan, general manager Thomas Dimitroff told reporters, including Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com (Twitter link), at the combine today. Ryan, 32, has only one year left on his current contract at a cost of $19.25MM in base salary. On an annual basis, Ryan ranks just 14th among quarterbacks, but any new deal will likely catapult...
Via Pro Football Rumors
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Fitzpatrick gifts O-linemen coolers with his face on them

Bucs quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick came up with a clever way to thank his offensive linemen for protecting him this season.Fitzpatrick has appeared in six games so far this year, and was named the starter for three of them, when Jameis Winston was sidelined with a shoulder injury. He led the team to wins in two of those three starts — one of which came against the Jets, who he played...
Via The Sports Daily
December 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Bucs consider shutting Jameis Winston down a couple weeks to let shoulder heal

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are reportedly considering shutting down Jameis Winston a couple of weeks to let his shoulder heal. Winston was hit multiple times Sunday against the New Orleans Saints and didn’t make it through the game. He was replaced by Ryan Fitzpatrick after passing for just 67 yards with no touchdowns and no picks.It’s been a rough season on the third-year quarterback...
Via Sportsnaut
November 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Watch: Buccaneers, Saints players get into fight on sideline

Week 9 of the NFL season featured plenty of animosity, for some reason, and AJ Green vs Jalen Ramsey wasn’t the only fight that took place on Sunday.Things got chippy in the third quarter of the Buccaneers-Saints game, after Ryan Fitzpatrick — who had recently entered the game for an injured Jameis Winston — absorbed a late hit at the end of a play. Obviously, the Bucs weren’t happy...
Via The Sports Daily
November 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Buccaneers sign veteran QB Ryan Fitzpatrick

Ryan Fitzpatrick had an abysmal year with the New York Jets in 2016, but that does not mean the veteran quarterback is ready to call it a career.The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced on Friday that they have signed Fitzpatrick to a contract. After throwing for nearly 4,000 yards and 31 touchdowns in a career year back in 2015, Fitzpatrick was awful in 14 games with the Jets last season...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: ‘Not a lot of interest’ in Ryan Fitzpatrick around NFL

The NFL is a barren wasteland for 34-year-old veteran quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick right now. The draft has come and gone, and still he remains unsigned. And for the most part it appears he’s unwanted as well.Speaking to this, NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo said on Tuesday that there simply is “not a lot of interest” in Fitzpatrick around the league right now.We know Fitzpatrick wants...
Via Sportsnaut
May 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Ryan Fitzpatrick still wants to play, pondered retirement after 2016

Free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick isn’t a hot name this spring after suffering through a miserable 2016 campaign with the New York Jets. It was such a miserable season, in fact, that Fitzpatrick legitimately had to ask himself if he still had the will to continue playing the game.“Last year was the hardest year I’ve had,” Fitzpatrick told Gary Myers of the New York Daily News...
Via Sportsnaut
April 18, 2017  |  Discuss

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