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Power Rankings: Tampa Bay Buccaneers have had a top-10 offseason so far in 2014

Since the 2013 NFL season ended 10 weeks ago, every team in the NFL has made changes. Both winners and losers from last year have been busy making adjustments. Some have revamped their coaching staff. Some have turned over their roster. Some have done a little bit of both. But none, not a single one, have stood pat. During this firestorm of activity, every team believes they’ve...
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Bucs’ McCoy not planning on holding out

The Buccaneers sound as if they will make re-signing defensive tackle Gerald McCoy a priority before the end of this upcoming season. Fortunately for them McCoy will patiently wait for his....
Via The Bay Cave
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Chances of the Bucs selecting an impact player are increasing

Last week, TBC wrote an article on 620wdae.com explaining the chances of Clemson’s Sammy Watkins falling to the Bucs are high. Well, as days and weeks continue to pass this offseason, teams are beginning to make moves that are putting the Buccaneers in a position to draft any impact player. And that has to have...
Via The Bay Cave
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

The 5 smartest QB’s in Tampa Bay Buccaneers history

This past week in the NFL marked a turning point in the 2014 offseason. Right about this time every year – approximately two weeks before the NFL Draft – the Wonderlic Test scores are revealed, and every notable draft pick has their intelligence judged by 12 minutes and 50 multiple choice questions. Love or hate the test itself, the Wonderlic is one of the old guard traditions...
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Mocking around: Bucs reach with Beckham

There are very popular words around this time of the NFL offseason used that relate to certain aspect of the draft. One of them is the word “reach” and in the latest national mock draft, that is what they have the Buccaneers doing.  It’s no secret Tampa Bay should draft a wide receiver (preferably two) come May. But Rotoworld’s Josh Norris has them selecting...
Via The Bay Cave
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Getting to know Alterraun Verner

Admit it fans, when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced that they would be trading or releasing Darrell Revis, you kind of became nervous. You were thinking “Oh here we go again, we finished last in the NFC South last year and now they are releasing our best cornerback”. Then, like when Lloyd acquired that mini-bike in Dumb and Dumber, the Buccaneers totally redeemed themselves...
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Tampa Bay Bucs: 2014 Playoff Contenders?

Many NFL teams had impressive offseason signings. Many teams also let some big-name players go, such as the Eagles with wide receiver Desean Jackson and the Titans releasing running back Chris Johnson. However, one team has gone a bit under the radar and made some essential signings that may improve their chances to contend in this upcoming NFL regular season. That team is the Tampa...
Via Total Sports Live
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UnRealistic Expectations: Don’t Expect Bucs to Dominate for Years

Most people in the business agree; Tampa Bay will turn things around with Lovie Smith as new Bucs head coach. His being part of the Tony Dungy tree and his experience in Chicago tells us that with that alone we can expect the Bucs to compete in every game next season and beyond. But during the hey day years under Dungy, the Bucs did more than just win. They were consistent winners...
Via Buc Stop
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin not expected to lose any carries in 2014

It appears that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers may be it he market for a running back in the draft and that has some worried that Doug Martin will get swallowed up as just another back in a committee for the Buccaneers. But while the Bucs have plenty of talent on their roster at running back, Pat Yasinskas doesn’t believe Martin will be losing any carries anytime soon. Per ESPN.com...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs QB Mike Glennon says he can learn from Josh McCown

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Mike Glennon says he's not discouraged about losing Tampa Bay's starting quarterback job before ever taking a snap for new coach Lovie Smith. The Buccaneers signed Josh McCown in free agency and immediately penciled the 34-year-old career backup in at the top of the depth chart. Glennon started 13 games as a rookie last season, when a 4-12 record claimed...
Via Fox Sports Florida
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers have visit scheduled with SMU, QB, Garrett Gilbert

Something that really stuck with me, said SMU quarterback Garrett Gilbert. Is my agent, Leigh Steinberg, told me at the very beginning of this process we would like to be sitting there on Thursday or Wednesday night before the draft on May 8th, and be able to say we did everything we could do to put ourselves in the right position. Gilbert helped position himself after hi...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Josh McCown the answer at quarterback for the Buccaneers?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers came into this offseason with rookie Mike Glennon as their starting quarterback. New head coach Lovie Smith was not comfortable with the situation, and the team signed Josh McCown to be their starting quarterback. Is he the answer for them at the quarterback position? Could it be possible that the Buccaneers have fixed their main problem of the recent past...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Is the “Tampa 2″ outdated? Will Lovie Smith have any success in Tampa with it?

We all know that the Tampa 2 is known for the pressure the front four bring to an opposing offense, but is the Tampa 2 becoming outdated? Typically, the [Tampa 2] players don’t have the prototypical size of other NFL defenders. Instead, stress is put on speed, smarts and flawless tackling. [...] A quick defensive […] The post Is the “Tampa 2″ outdated? Will Lovie Smith have...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Williams sued by insurance company over fire

The last six months for wide receiver Mike Williams have not been great.The most recent evidence of this fact comes from Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times who reports that an insurance company is suing the Tampa Bay Buccaneer for $54,453 due to a kitchen fire at Williams' house last year. United Property & Casualty Insurance Co. claims Williams "negligently and carelessly...
Via Bush League Chronicle
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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