BUCCANEERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

The Buccaneers never foresaw O.J. Howard falling to them

The Buccaneers still aren’t satisfied with their defense, though. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were really happy to get O.J. Howard in the first round of the 2017 NFL draft. That’s been obvious in everything they’ve said since taking him, but The MMQB’s Albert Breer talked to general manager Jason Licht and got a few more interesting notes. Intriguingly, contract guy Mike...
Via Bucs Nation
9 hours ago

Buccaneers draft picks 2017: O.J. Howard leads the class

The Bucs got good value and a versatile group of players in the 2017 NFL draft. The 2017 NFL draft is over, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have to be happy with their haul. They addressed almost every one of their needs while getting some really good value, as far as we can judge that anyway. That started in round one, when the Bucs saw O.J. Howard fall into their laps, the best...
Via Bucs Nation
12 hours ago

Richie Brown is Signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an Undrafted Free Agent

Richie Brown is officially headed to the NFL. The man with an impressive beard and 298 tackles from his time in Starkville is headed to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Brown’s career was an impressive one in Starkville. The star had 20 tackles for loss, 10 sacks, and 5 interceptions to go along with the aforementioned 298 total tackles, 139 of which were solo tackles. Now Richie...
Via For Whom the Cowbell Tolls
22 hours ago

FSU WR Bobo Wilson signs with Tampa Bay Buccaneers as undrafted free agent

Bobo Wilson will join his old QB Jameis Winston in Tampa. Former Florida State WR Bobo Wilson will be reunited with his former QB Jameis Winston as the undrafted free agent has signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers according to Riley Auman. In four years at Florida State, Wilson caught a total of 133 passes for 1562 yards and eight touchdowns. Last season, the Miami, Fla. native...
Via Tomahawk Nation
23 hours ago

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2017 NFL draft selections

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Tampa Bay Buccaneers' 2017 Draft Class

The Bucs' full 2017 draft class.
Via Buccaneers.com
1 day ago

Buccaneers Draft Stevie Tu'iklolavatu in Round 7

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected USC DT Stevie Tu'iklolavatu with the No. 223 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.
Via Buccaneers.com
1 day ago

Doug Martin welcomes rookie RB to the Bucs

If Doug Martin sees the Tampa Bay Buccaneers using a fifth-round pick to select a running back as a threat to his job, he’s not showing it.Tampa Bay used the No. 162 pick to select Boise State running back Jeremy McNichols. As is expected, McNichols was excited and shared his excitement on Twitter. Martin — himself a former Boise State running back — welcomed McNichols to the...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bucs happy with Doug Martin’s trajectory, add back in fifth round

The Buccaneers used two of their first three draft picks on offensive players, but they veered away from predictions that they would add a running back in the first two days of the draft. Doug Martin is suspended for the first three games of next season and has no guaranteed money left on his deal…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

NFL Draft 2017: Buccaneers remaining needs and draft picks

The 2017 NFL draft continues today with the final four rounds as well as undrafted free agency. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have added four players in the 2017 NFL draft so far, trading up into the end of the third round last night to pick Kendell Beckwith. That trade cost them their fourth- and sixth-round picks, leaving them with just two draft picks on day three today: the 162nd...
Via Bucs Nation
1 day ago

Buccaneers Draft Justin Evans in Round 2

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected safety Justin Evans with the No. 50 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.
Via Buccaneers.com
2 days ago

Report: Buccaneers passed on Dalvin Cook due to Doug Martin

Florida State running back Dalvin Cook remains on the board heading into day two of the NFL Draft, and one potential suitor had a reason to pass.The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who picked 19th, ended up passing on Cook despite a potential need at running back. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, that was because of the impressive offseason work being done by current running back...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 NFL Draft Grades: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Select O.J. Howard

Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2017 Season Schedule

The 2017 season schedule is finally here for all to see with excitement through the roof for Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans heading into one of the most highly anticipated seasons in recent memory. There is no denying that the Bucs haven’t been a good football team for quite some time now but the fortune of the franchise is now heading in the opposite direction. Led by young superstars...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston dreamed of being a foot doctor before football career took off

We just learned something new about Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston on Thursday during a Q&A session. His childhood aspiration was to become a podiatrist.This is for real.Winston said that a foot doctor who took care of his father’s and grandmother’s feet was his inspiration. Winston’s grandmother suffered from Type 2 Diabetes, while he described his dad...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft do’s and don’ts for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are right up there with the Cleveland Browns, Jacksonville Jaguars, and St. Louis Rams as teams who view the NFL draft as their Super Bowl each and every year. The Bucs have not made the playoffs since 2007, picking in the top 10 five out of those nine years and missing out on a first round pick in 2013 because of the ill-advised Darrelle Revis trade. On...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Buccaneers could make for one of the best ‘Hard Knocks’ seasons ever

On Wednesday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers held a random press conference to officially announce that the team will be the focus of the upcoming season of HBO’s Hard Knocks. After three straight brutal seasons of the show which featured Jared Goff not knowing where the sun sets and rises, J.J. Watt working out as much as possible and Mike Smith wearing Tevas, the Bucs should have an...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

HBO teaser video confirms Bucs will be on 'Hard Knocks'

The NFL and HBO confirmed the league’s worst-kept secret on Wednesday, officially announcing that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be featured on the 2017 edition of “Hard Knocks.”In a joint statement, the league and network announced that the newest edition would spotlight the Bucs and premiere on Aug. 8. They also released a teaser video featuring the show’s newest subjects...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Buccaneers chosen for HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have planned a press conference for Wednesday for a “major announcement.” According to a report, the announcement will be that they’ve been chosen to be the featured team in HBO’s “Hard Knocks” series for the summer of 2017. The Bucs knew they’d be one of the teams considered this year, and team captain Jameis Winston has expressed the ultimate...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerald McCoy motivated by mysterious conversation

Gerald McCoy has enjoyed numerous trips to Hawaii, but no trips to the playoffs. The Buccaneers’ defensive tackle made his fifth straight Pro Bowl this season, but an eye-opening conversation he had in Hawaii might have shed some light on why the Buccaneers haven’t made the playoffs since he was drafted third overall in 2010. Three “unnamed sources” told him on separate occasions...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Buccaneers being considered for HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are one of eight NFL teams eligible to be chosen for HBO’s “Hard Knocks” this summer, and there have been some indications that they may get the call.ESPN’s Adam Schefter specifically mentioned the Bucs on Monday, noting that a decision could come before the NFL Draft later this month. The Bucs have already told the NFL they will cooperate if they...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

BBC’s Peter Alliss under fire again for sexist comments

Long-time British golf commentator Peter Alliss has gotten into trouble for problematic comments before, and he’s now in hot water again. In 2002, Alliss described Japanese golfer Shigeki Maruyama as “the wily Oriental.” In 2015, he sparked three separate controversies, saying “perhaps he likes older women” about Irish amateur Paul Dunne hugging his mother, saying Zach...
Via Awful Announcing
19 days ago  |  Discuss

10 NFL draft busts who salvaged their careers

The word “bust” flies around in NFL circles this time of year. With the NFL draft right around the corner, pundits tend to look back at the biggest draft busts in NFL history.But is the word “bust” used too freely? Some players labeled as busts carry that with them after their careers and can’t be mentioned in a sentence without that word.Some players who are termed ...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Buccaneers appear to be the leader in the clubhouse for this year’s Hard Knocks

We’re a little bit closer to finding out which franchise is going to grace HBO’s airwaves this summer as the stars of Hard Knocks. With no team stepping forward as of yet, it looks increasingly likely that the NFL and HBO are going to have to make the decision to choose among the eligible teams for the program.  The latest ESPN President...
Via Awful Announcing
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers shouldn’t join the Adrian Peterson sweepstakes

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers sound like a team ready to enter the Adrian Peterson sweepstakes. As is the case with most teams when it comes to Peterson, this would be a misstep by the Buccaneers. The aging Peterson is having a hard time finding a job for a reason. According to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, Bucs coach Dirk Koeetter sounds happy to hear Jameis Winston has been working...
Via The Sports Daily
March 30, 2017  |  Discuss
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