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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign Wide Receiver and Kick Returner Trindon Holliday
October 21st, 2014 at 10:40 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced the signing of wide receiver/kick returner Trindon Holliday. ***PHOTO1*** Holliday originally entered the league as a Houston Texans' sixth-round draft pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. After spending his rookie season on Injured Reserve, Holliday spent the 2011 season and part of the 2012 season with...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cut Kicker Connor Barth
August 29th, 2014 at 3:45 PM
WDAE-AM620 reports that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in a bit of a surprise move, have released kicker Connor Barth in favor of Patrick Murray. ***PHOTO1*** Barth, who had a base salary of $2 million, missed all of last season due to an Achilles injury. He connected on 84.2% of his field goal...

Solomon Patton Making Most of Opportunity to Play for Tampa Bay Buccaneers
August 19th, 2014 at 9:04 AM
Solomon Patton, a rookie wide receiver out of Florida, is being rewarded for his sharp effort on special teams in last week’s loss to the Miami Dolphins. The first-year pro impressed with his speed and hands and is listed as the No. 1 punt and kick returner on the Bucs’...

Three Tampa Bay Buccaneers Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
August 14th, 2014 at 12:43 PM
Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ kicker Connor Barth posted a picture on Twitter Tuesday night with teammates Michael Koenen and punter/kicker Pat Murray taking part in the ALS Ice Bucket challenge to raise awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. ***PHOTO1*** Barth passed on the challenge to head coach...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Put in Final Full-Padded Practice of Training Camp
August 13th, 2014 at 5:39 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers held their final full-padded practice of training camp on Tuesday, the 19th day of drills since the squad initially took the field on July 25. For nearly three weeks, the Bucs have braved Florida’s summer heat and rain at One Buc Place in preparation for the...

Former Titans Pro Bowler Rob Bironas Works Out with Buccaneers
August 6th, 2014 at 11:12 AM
Former Titans place-kicker Rob Bironas was at One Buc Place this morning for a workout, according to a report on JoeBucsFan.com. A Pro Bowler in 2007, Bironas played for the Titans from 2005-2013 and was cut in March. Rookie Anthony Fera, a punter and kicker out of Texas, reportedly joined Bironas...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Release First Depth Chart
August 5th, 2014 at 2:34 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and head coach Lovie Smith released the team’s first depth chart of 2014 on Tuesday. Even though the start of the regular season is a month away, the Buccaneers were required to provide a depth chart for the media ahead of the team’s first preseason game...

Buccaneers Showcase Offense in Night Practice at Raymond James Stadium
August 2nd, 2014 at 12:02 PM
Fans were introduced to the new-look Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the team’s annual night practice at Raymond James Stadium on Friday, Aug. 1. The annual night practice, which brought out an estimated crowd just shy of 15,000, created a game-like atmosphere for the players and coaches, as well as fans. [caption id="attachment_18972"...

Speed Name of the Game for Buccaneers’ Potential All-Purpose Player Jeff Demps
July 30th, 2014 at 12:51 PM
Among the most intriguing players in camp this year for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is running back Jeff Demps. Demps, who attended the University of Florida and is the only Florida Gator athlete to have won national championships in two sports with his 2009 BCS National Championship in football and multiple...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Hire a Defensive Backs Coach, Fire a Special Teams Coach
January 30th, 2013 at 9:43 PM
It's been a busy day at One Buccaneer Place today with the team hiring a new defensive backs coach and firing a special teams coach. Earlier today, the Buccaneers hired former Jacksonville Jaguars assistant Tony Oden to coach the secondary. Oden, who also coached the defensive backs for the Saints from...

Monday Musings (Friday Edition): 5 Thoughts on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Win Over the Minnesota Vikings
October 26th, 2012 at 6:18 PM
1. The job that K/P Michael Koenen did last night against the Minnesota Vikings should not go unnoticed. That is why we will talk about him first in this column. The Bucs' high-priced special teams addition from a season ago played extremely well and neutralized one of the most dangerous...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. New York Giants: Most Valuable Players
September 16th, 2012 at 6:56 PM
It looked like the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were about to the do improbable and knock off the defending Super Bowl Champs on the road in Week 2. But the Bucs couldn't hang onto their 14-point second half lead and lost to the New York Giants 41-34 on Sunday. Even though the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. Carolina Panthers: Most Valuable Players
September 9th, 2012 at 8:48 PM
Just like that, the stench of their 10-game losing streak is gone and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have given their fans something to look forward to after their impressive 16-10 win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Buccaneers101.com likes what it saw on the field during the Bucs' opening day victory...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers List New Returners on Latest Depth Chart
September 4th, 2012 at 4:23 PM
Outside of the starting right guard position, the starters were set on both sides of the ball for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as they prepare for their 2012 season opener against the Carolina Panthers. The only questions marks were on special teams. Who would get the first crack at returning kicks...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Release Initial 52-Man Roster
August 31st, 2012 at 11:12 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers trimmed their roster down to the 53-man limit and released the list of players cut. After it was all said and done, the Bucs actually only kept 52 players. With this current roster, the Bucs remain one of the NFL's youngest teams and they lack quality...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Final 53-Man Roster Prediction
August 30th, 2012 at 8:25 PM
With teams needing to have their final roster cuts into the league office by 9 PM on Friday, Buccaneers101.com gives our 53-man roster prediction for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Offense: QBs: J. Freeman, D. Orlovsky RBs: D. Martin, L. Blount, M. Smith, M. Madu FBs: E. Lorig WRs: V. Jackson, M. Williams. A. Benn, T....

Report: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Interested in Olympian/Former Gator Jeff Demps
August 14th, 2012 at 4:37 PM
Apparently Greg Schiano hasn't seen enough speed or playmaking in the return game during training camp because he is looking for an upgrade. As first reported by PewterReport.com, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are interested in signing Olympic sprinter and former Florida Gators RB/WR Jeff Demps. Demps just got back from London...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ First 2012 Preseason Depth Chart
August 6th, 2012 at 11:12 PM
With their first preseason game approaching on Friday night, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released their first depth chart of the 2012 season. Buccaneers Offense: WR1: Vincent Jackson, Arrelious Benn, Tiquan Underwood, Wallace Wright, Greg Ellington LT: Donald Penn, Demar Dotson, Bradley Sowell LG: Carl Nicks, Mike Ingersoll, Desmond Wynn C: Jeremy Zuttah, Ted Larsen,...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Kicker Connor Barth Agree to Four-Year Deal
May 17th, 2012 at 8:55 PM
It looked like kicker Connor Barth's appearance at tuesday's organized team activities meant he and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were close to getting him under contract. That assumption turned out to be true. The Buccaneers announced on Thursday that they signed Barth to a four-year deal. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that Barth's...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Kicker Connor Barth Shows up to OTAs
May 15th, 2012 at 1:02 PM
Kicker Connor Barth was present at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' first organized team activity on Tuesday. Although the OTA's are voluntary and he has yet to sign his franchise tender, Barth showed up to support his teammates according to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times. Being designated as the...