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Will Mike Evans be the best receiver in the NFL?

He’s already close to being that good. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a really good receiver. Mike Evans, the seventh overall pick of the 2013 NFL draft, is one of five receivers ever to start their careers with three consecutive 1000-yard seasons—the other four being Odell Beckham Jr., A.J. Green, Randy Moss and John Jefferson. Pretty good company. Evans was also Pro Football...
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17 minutes from now

Buccaneers looking forward to new indoor facility

The Buccaneers will no longer be a slave to the elements. According to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, the Bucs are making progress on the construction of their new indoor facility, which is scheduled to open by the start of the regular season. In recent years, they’ve had to use the nearby indoor…
Via Pro Football Talk
5 hours ago

Don’t worry about sophomore slumps for the Buccaneers

There’s no reason to believe this is even a thing. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be relying on second-year players to fulfill key roles this season. Most of the team’s edge rush will have to come from former second-rounder Noah Spence, while Vernon Hargreaves will start at cornerback. And then there’s Roberto Aguayo, who may or may not hold on to his kicking job this year....
Via Bucs Nation
6 hours ago

Position Depth Rankings: #10 - OT

From No. 11 to No. 1, we break down the deepest position groups on the Buccaneers' roster.
Via Buccaneers.com
8 hours ago

Headlines: Wrapping Up the Weekend

A sampling of media reports on the Buccaneers today.
Via Buccaneers.com
9 hours ago

Why Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston is an MVP candidate

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have had one of the most productive off-seasons in the league thus far, aside from the New England Patriots. The Bucs addressed several holes on both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball, continuing to add talent to a growing franchise. Tampa Bay added depth to a shallow defensive back core, acquiring J.J. Wilcox and resigning Chris Conte. They also...
Via isportsweb.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Offensive line looks for impact 2017

Via FOX Sports
23 hours ago

Jameis Winston got pressured a lot, but handled it well

Winston was one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL when pressured. Jameis Winston faced pressure a lot last year. In fact, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was noticeably affected by a pass rush on 31.7% of his plays, according to Football Outsiders, with only six qualifying quarterbacks being affected more often than Winston. It’s tempting to lay the blame of that pressure at the feet...
Via Bucs Nation
1 day ago

Buccaneers.com Week in Review, June 25

Trending news from this week on Buccaneers.com.
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1 day ago

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 5 Reasons Bucs can win the NFC South

Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 3 Reasons Jameis Winston is an MVP candidate

Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Jameis Winston tired of hearing other QBs names listed above his

In terms of greatness, Jameis Winston has yet to reach the pinnacle of his profession. However, that hasn’t stopped the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback from dreaming about being the game’s greatest quarterback.Even before being drafted, he made it clear he was aiming to supplant the GOAT, Tom Brady, rather than compete with his fellow rookie, Marcus Mariota.“I’m out here...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Koetter won’t necessarily be saving a seat for Doug Martin

At a time when Buccaneers running back Doug Martin has received plenty of praise for his work during the offseason, his coach has opted for pragmatism regarding the things that will, or won’t, happen when Martin returns from the final three games of his PED suspension. Asked during an appearance on the Ira Kaufman Podcast,…
Via Pro Football Talk
4 days ago

Alterraun Verner thinks he’ll find a team this summer

When last we heard about free agent cornerback Alterraun Verner, he was working out for the Jaguars in hopes of finding a home for the 2017 season. That workout did not result in a contract and a report from Jacksonville said that Verner, who was released by the Buccaneers early in the offseason, was not…
Via Pro Football Talk
4 days ago

Box Score 6/21: Summer of NBA trades heats up

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while making sure our agent has all the proper trade clauses (including demands for travel pizza and beer) in our contract. Happy birthday today to Richard Jefferson, Merlakia Jones, Derrick Coleman and Rick Sutcliffe. On...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs GM: Doug Martin looks more like his 2015 self

All of the reports coming out of Tampa Bay Buccaneers camp indicate nothing but good things for running back Doug Martin.NFL Network’s Mike Garofolo relayed word from Tampa Bay general manager Jason Licht with yet another positive report on Martin, who ended last season suspended for a violation of the NFL drug policy.“I had a conversation with [Licht]. He said, ‘[Martin] looks...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs head coach on Jameis Winston's progression: "Not where he wants to be"

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter is not one to mince words. He will let players know where they stand. He’ll also tell the media what is going on.Following an early wrap-up of minicamp on Thursday, Koetter spoke about young franchise quarterback Jameis Winston. The reviews were mixed.“I would say Jameis is different in that he knows he can play in the NFL. He knows...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WR Mike Evans eager to help Buccaneers end playoff drought

Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets parting ways with Eric Decker

The New York Jets continue to clean house.The Jets are parting ways with veteran wide receiver Eric Decker, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. Schefter says the team has told the wide receiver they will either trade or release him this week.News of the Jets’ split with Decker comes the same day the team surprisingly announced the release of veteran linebacker Davis Harris.The Jets...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

What to watch for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers heading into the season

After increasingly better seasons, this offseason is feeling like the time that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers need to build on making a playoff appearance. Jameis Winston, their young leader came into the league in 2014 as a rookie, after a successful collegiate career. With three seasons under his belt, it’s now time for Winston to prove he can lead this team on into the playoffs in...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Chris Godwin’s Fantasy Football Outlook

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made it a priority this off-season to surround Jameis Winston with better offensive weapons, when they signed DeSean Jackson and drafted Chris Godwin in the third round of the 2017 Draft. The team also drafted former-Alabama tight end O.J. Howard in the first round, adding to Winston’s passing options. From a fantasy perspective, this amount of talent on...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin: Rehab ‘turned a negative into a positive’

Going back to the end of 2016, the road has been rough for Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin. Thanks to a positive drug test, he was suspended for four games at the end of the 2016 season, which will spill into 2017.As a result of the positive drug test, Martin went to rehab. On Thursday, he called the trip a success, even going as far as to say that it “turned a negative...
Via Sportsnaut
May 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Bucs publicly challenging Jackson to earn big paycheck

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed DeSean Jackson to a three-year, $33.5 million contract this offseason, and they want to make sure he is as focused as possible heading into his first season with the team.Bucs offensive coordinator Todd Monken is expecting Jackson to be a “great player” given how much money the 30-year-old wide receiver is making, and he has not been shy about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 22, 2017  |  Discuss
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