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BUCCANEERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jameis Winston named the NFL’s Rookie of the Year

It appears thus far that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have hit on their top pick from last May’s NFL Draft. Jameis Winston has been named the NFL’s Rookie of the Year. The former Florida State quarterback beat out a class that included Amari Cooper and Todd Gurley, who both had sensational rookie seasons in the NFL. Winston completed 58.3 percent of his passes in his rookie campaign...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston fan-voted NFL Rookie of the Year

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston had one heck of a rookie season with the team this year. He was just recognized for it as he was announced the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year, which is voted on by the fans. Winston took to Twitter to thank the fans for voting him to the prestigious award. S/O to the greatest fans in the world and @pepsi. Thank you pic.twitter.com/m16wg1dt06...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston Wins Fans NFL Rookie of the Year Award

The NFL and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Saturday that QB Jameis Winston has been voted by fans as the 2015 NFL Rookie of the Year. “It feels great to receive this honor from the fans,” said Winston. “My goal coming into my rookie season was to come in and do whatever it took to help us win games and compete. As great as this individual accomplishment is, it is really...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Sign 4 Players Futures Deal Including DT Cliff Matthews

The Buccaneers announced today that they have signed four players to futures contracts including: DT Davon Coleman, DT Cliff Matthews, DE Jermauria Rasco and WR Bernard Reedy. Matthews, 26, is a former seventh-round pick of the Falcons back in 2011. He had finished out his rookie contract last year when he signed a two-year extension with the Falcons. However, he was unfortunately...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jameis Winston wins throwing competition in a suit

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston had one hell of a rookie season. He threw for 4.042 yards and 22 touchdowns, which put him at third for the most yards as a rookie all-time. He looks like he could be the future of the Bucs and fans couldn’t be more excited for him. He showed that he is getting more accurate every day when he joined “The Other Pregame Show” on...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs WR Vincent Jackson wins NFL military award

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Vincent Jackson's commitment to supporting the military has earned him the NFL's Salute To Service Award. The Tampa Bay wide receiver will be presented the honor Saturday night at NFL Honors by USAA, the league's military appreciation sponsor. The award was created to acknowledge exceptional efforts by members of the NFL to honor and support the military community...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Jameis Winston Dominate This Throwing Competition, In A Suit

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston finished an impressive rookie season throwing for 4,042 yards and 22 touchdowns, leading to a much improved outcome for the Bucs compared to the previous year. But they were on the verge of even more, and it’s easy to see why when you watch the former Seminole on the football field.  Not many people have tried to argue against his...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers: The defense that nobody remembers

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are known for a lot different things. They have a great...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin wants to sign extension with Bucs

Doug Martin needs a new contract, and the running back hopes the deal comes from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. While appearing on PFT Live, Martin said he wants to stay with the organization that drafted him in 2012, even if that means playing the 2016 season under the franchise tag. “I love Tampa and Tampa loves me. I’ve got a house out there so I do wish I’ll go back to...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers: Starting fresh with center Joe Hawley

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit When you are putting together your team, especially your offense, you must have...
Via cover32
5 days ago  |  Discuss

10 best defensive performances in Super Bowl history

In a league where “defense wins championships,” it’s amazing how seldom defensive players are truly recognized on the grandest stage of American sports: the Super Bowl. Typically speaking, a player on the offensive side of the football makes all the headlines and takes home the MVP award, but every few years it’s a defensive player who stands out most in the Super Bowl....
Via Yardbarker
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers: Early look at 2016 Draft needs

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The NFL draft is nearly three months away. Seeing how the Buccaneers performed on...
Via cover32
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Getting to know Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Todd Monken

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers hired Todd Monken to be their new offensive coordinator, replacing Dirk Koetter who was promoted to head coach after Lovie Smith was let go earlier this offseason. Monken definitely doesn’t have the high profile of many of the other recent coaching hires, but that doesn’t mean he can’t be a good addition to the team. Monken comes to the Buccaneers from...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Scout calls Jake Coker a ‘poor man’s Mike Glennon’

As Senior Bowl week in Mobile, Alabama comes to its end, there is plenty of buzz coming from the scouting community about what we learned throughout a week of practices. Unfortunately for Alabama quarterback Jake Coker, the buzz surrounding him as a prospect is not too positive. Coker was underwhelming throughout practice and appeared to be on his way towards being a late-round...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Players the Buccaneers Must Watch During the Senior Bowl

Joseph Hangley, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Contributor Embed from Getty Images College football always has to come to an end for these young athletes, but the seniors who have suited up for 4 years have one last chance to wear their helmet in the Senior Bowl and represent their school. With the NFL Draft in April, NFL scouts are working around the clock to watch and analyze these...
Via TopSportsReport
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Monken excited about chance to help Bucs take next step

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Todd Monken spent the past three seasons changing the culture of Southern Mississippi's football program. Now, he's eager to help Dirk Koetter turn the Tampa Bay Buccaneers into a winning team, too. Koetter hired the former Golden Eagles coach as his offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach this week, a move Monken found attractive even though he won't...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lawyers For Jameis Winston’s Accuser Seeking Record Of Conversations With Bucs, NFL Officials

Earlier this week, the first of several cases involving former FSU and current Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston was resolved when the woman who has accused him of sexual assault, Erica Kinsman, reached a settlement with Florida State University in her civil suit against the school. At the same time, Kinsman and her lawyers don’t seem anywhere near as wiling to settle...
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Buccaneers GM Jason Licht take veiled shot at Lovie Smith?

Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht had some praise for new defensive coordinator Mike Smith, but it came out sounding a lot like some criticism for former head coach Lovie Smith. Licht made an appearance on SiriusXM’s Movin’ the Chains show and was asked about getting players to fit Mike Smith’s system, and his response definitely raised a few eyebrows. “[Mike...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU Boosters Paying Over $1 Million In Legal Fees For Jameis Winston Case

Earlier this week, the first resolution came in the case involving former FSU quarterback Jameis Winston and allegations of sexual assault brought by a former student at the school. That student, Erica Kinsman, reached a settlement with the school that will pay her (and her legal team) nearly $1 million dollars to drop her lawsuit against FSU. In the process of fighting the case...
Via Gamedayr
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston named to first Pro Bowl as replacement

More and more, the NFL’s Pro Bowl game has become just an afterthought that many players consider more of a burden than an honor. Every week, another batch of players pull out of the all-star festivities due to “unspecified injuries” … which in many cases is code for not wanting to play in the game. The bright side is it gives some of the league’s young stars a chance...
Via Gamedayr
12 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lynch newest member of Buccaneers' Ring of Honor

TAMPA, Fla. — John Lynch is the latest addition to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ring of Honor.The hard-hitting safety played the first 11 seasons of his career with the Bucs and teamed with Hall of Famers Warren Sapp and Derrick Brooks to form the nucleus of a defense that helped transform a franchise that was the laughingstock of the NFL into Super Bowl champions. He spent the final...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Head Coach Dirk Koetter Lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to the Playoffs?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have promoted offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter to head coach. The Buccaneers keep continuity with the offense by hiring Koetter as head coach. The Buccaneers were improving with former head coach Lovie Smith, but now the pressure is on Koetter to keep this team trending in the right direction and increasing its win total. “We already have a really good...
Via The Sports Journal
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers hire Mike Smith as defensive coordinator

A Tampa Bay defense that surprisingly ranked in the top-10 in fewest yards allowed in the 2015 regular season may have just found the defensive guru that can help them take the next step. On Friday, Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter, who was just promoted to the position from offensive coordinator on Thursday, announced the hiring of former Falcons head coach Mike Smith as the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Buccaneers to promote Dirk Koetter to head coach

At this rate, all the head coaching openings will be filled by the time the divisional playoffs kick off on Saturday. According to multiple media reports, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will promote Dirk Koetter from offensive coordinator to head coach: Buccaneers and OC Dirk Koetter now closing in on deal to make him Tampa's HC, per league source. Done shortly. — Adam Schefter...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bucs fired Lovie Smith over the phone

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made a surprising decision to fire head coach Lovie Smith on Wednesday night after just two seasons with the team. It’s possible that even the Bucs didn’t see it coming, which is why supposedly chose to not sit down for a meeting with Smith to inform him of his fate. ESPN’s Vaughn McClure reported on Thursday morning that Smith was fired...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss
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