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Tampa Bay Buccaneers to Induct Derrick Brooks into the Ring of Honor
September 13th, 2014 at 9:33 AM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will induct 2014 first-ballot Hall of Fame linebacker Derrick Brooks into the club’s Ring of Honor during halftime of Sunday’s home game against the St. Louis Rams. The team will also formally retire No. 55 in honor of Brooks’ contributions to the franchise. Brooks will be the...

Derrick Brooks Acknowledges Martin Gramatica in Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Speech
August 3rd, 2014 at 12:58 PM
Derrick Brooks unveiled his bronze bust during the Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony in Canton, Ohio, Saturday night, rightfully taking his place among the NFL’s all-time greats. During his 24-minute speech, Brooks thanked 67 people by name for helping make him a Hall of Famer. ***PHOTO1*** Numbered among the individuals...

Buccaneer Legend Derrick Brooks Joins NFL’s Best in Pro Football Hall of Fame
August 2nd, 2014 at 1:33 PM
Tampa Bay Buccaneers legend Derrick Brooks will be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame tonight in Canton, Ohio, rightfully taking his place among the game’s immortals. ***PHOTO1*** It’s the second consecutive year that the Pro Football Hall of Fame will welcome a former Buccaneer, following Warren Sapp’s induction last year. "I'm...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers to Hold Night Practice at Raymond James Stadium
July 30th, 2014 at 9:35 AM
Fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers can catch the first live action of the season at Raymond James Stadium Friday, Aug. 1, as the team will hold its annual night practice from 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. ***PHOTO1*** Always popular with the fans, the night practice is expected to feature special drills, one-on-one battles...

Warren Sapp Becomes Second Buccaneer to Be Inducted into the Hall of Fame
February 2nd, 2013 at 9:09 PM
Since joining the NFL in 1976, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have only had one player elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. That man is legendary defensive end Lee Roy Selmon, but he's not the lone Buc in Canton anymore. That's because the great Warren Sapp received enough votes on...

Buccaneers101.com’s Top 25 Buccaneers of All-Time: Number 1 – Derrick Brooks
July 28th, 2012 at 8:30 AM
1. Linebacker Derrick Brooks: Played 14 seasons for the Buccaneers from 1995 to 2008. Originally viewed as a potential safety, Brooks revolutionized the weakside linebacker position with his great quickness and outstanding instincts. He made the Pro Bowl 11 times and is the franchise leader in tackles by a ridiculous...

Buccaneers101.com’s Top 25 Buccaneers of All-Time: Number 2 – Lee Roy Selmon
July 25th, 2012 at 10:15 PM
2. Defensive End Lee Roy Selmon: Played nine seasons for the Buccaneers from 1976 to 1984. A tremendous player and an even better man. Selmon was Tampa Bay's first ever draft pick, the first player inducted into the Bucs' Ring of Honor, and the franchise's only player in the Hall...

Buccaneers101.com’s Top 25 Buccaneers of All-Time: Number 4 – Warren Sapp
July 18th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
4. Defensive Tackle Warren Sapp: Played for the Buccaneers from 1995 to 2003. Big, bad, and as brash as they come, Sapp was the anchor and voice of the Bucs' defense during his nine seasons in Tampa Bay. He is second on the team's all-time sack list, and one of...

Buccaneers101.com’s Top 25 Buccaneers of All-Time: Number 5 – Mike Alstott
July 15th, 2012 at 6:59 PM
5. Fullback Mike Alstott: Played for the Buccaneers from 1996 to 2007. Alstott was a hit from day one and instantly became a fan favorite in Tampa Bay. The A-Train had a legendary career with the Bucs and is the franchise leader in touchdowns and the second leading rusher. Why Is...

Buccaneers101.com’s Top 25 Buccaneers of All-Time: Number 6 – John Lynch
July 11th, 2012 at 10:32 PM
6. Safety John Lynch: Played for the Buccaneers from 1993-2003. Considered one of the “Most Feared Tacklers” in league history by NFL Films, Lynch made the Pro Bowl nine times (five with the Bucs). Sixth in organization history in interceptions (23) and fourth in tackles (787), Lynch now makes his...

Buccaneers101.com’s Top 25 Buccaneers of All-Time: Number 7 – Hardy Nickerson
July 9th, 2012 at 10:37 AM
7. Linebacker Hardy Nickerson: Played for the Buccaneers from 1993 to 1999. One of the NFL’s surest tacklers throughout his career, Nickerson spent his prime in pewter and red. Of his five Pro Bowl selections and two All-Pro nods, all came in his seven-year stint with the Bucs. Why is Nickerson...

Buccaneers101.com’s Top 25 Buccaneers of All-Time: Number 8 – James Wilder
July 8th, 2012 at 2:29 PM
8. Running Back James Wilder: Played for the Buccaneers from 1981 to 1989. The finest and most productive running back in team history, Wilder is the franchise leader in rushing yards and receptions. Wilder made the Pro Bowl in 1984 after one of the finest seasons for a running back...

Buccaneers101.com’s Top 25 Buccaneers of All-Time: Number 9 – Paul Gruber
July 5th, 2012 at 10:47 PM
9. Offensive Tackle Paul Gruber: Played for the Buccaneers from 1988 to 1999. Gruber started every game that he ever appeared in for the Bucs and once owned the franchise record for both categories. He recently became just the fourth member of the Bucs' Ring of Honor and will be officially inducted into...

Buccaneers101.com’s Top 25 Buccaneers of All-Time: Number 10 – Simeon Rice
July 2nd, 2012 at 8:00 AM
Buccaneers101.com has gone through numbers 25 through 11 in our list of the top 25 Tampa Bay Buccaneers of all-time. You have seen some big names like Keyshawn Johnson, Doug Williams, Shelton Quarles, and Warrick Dunn. Now it's time for Buccaneers101.com to reveal the top 10 players in Buccaneers history, starting...

Buccaneers101.com’s Top 25 Buccaneers of All-Time: Numbers 16-11
July 1st, 2012 at 10:00 AM
Earlier this week, Buccaneers101.com unveiled our list of the top 25 Buccaneers of all-time. Wide receiver Joey Galloway kicked off the list at no. 25 and we've made it down to no. 16, which is middle linebacker Shelton Quarles. Now it's time to reveal the last five before we reach the top...

Buccaneers101.com’s Top 25 Buccaneers of All-Time: Numbers 20-16
June 26th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
On Sunday, Buccaneers101.com unveiled its list of the top 25 Buccaneers of all-time by starting with numbers 25 through 21. Now, it time to take a look at the next five players on the list. Without further ado, here is number 20: 20. CB Donnie Abraham: A ballhawk corner that was...

Buccaneers101.com’s Top 25 Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All-Time: Numbers 25-21
June 24th, 2012 at 9:46 PM
Seeing as it is that dull part of the summer when not a lot is going on football wise, Buccaneers101.com thought it would be a good time to give Bucs fans something to debate about. Buccaneers101.com is unveiling it's list of the top 25 Buccaneers of all-time. Many factors went...

Paul Gruber Becomes Fourth Member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Ring of Honor
June 6th, 2012 at 7:24 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced that former offensive tackle Paul Gruber will be the fourth member of the franchise's Ring of Honor. Gruber will join Hall of Famer Lee Roy Selmon, coach John Mckay, and tight end Jimmie Giles when he is honored during halftime of the home game against...

Ranking the Best and Worst Top 10 Draft Picks in Tampa Bay Buccaneers History
April 25th, 2012 at 7:56 PM
Tomorrow night, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will pick in the top 10 of the NFL Draft for the 16th time in franchise history. Some of those picks turned out very well. Some, obviously, did not. This year the Bucs have the No. 5 overall pick, barring a trade of course. Tampa...

Super Sunday Memories: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Shined Brightly in Their Moment in the Spotlight
February 5th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
If there is one thing in which the national media excels, it is coverage of the Super Bowl. This year’s festivities in Indianapolis have been no different. Consider some of the trending topics at this year’s festivities: celebrity zip-line bravery, Indianapolis’ best steakhouse, Gronkowski’s bum ankle, Brady in Peyton’s locker, neck’s...