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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Aiming to Go from Worst to First in NFC South
July 24th, 2014 at 5:58 PM
On the eve of the start of training camp, hopes are high around One Buc Place that this year’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers can go from worst to first in the always competitive NFC South. ***PHOTO1*** New Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht, who helped build Super Bowl teams in New England, Philadelphia and...

Start of Training Camp ‘An Exciting Time,’ Says Buccaneers Head Coach Lovie Smith
July 23rd, 2014 at 4:29 PM
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith joined the Mike and Mike show on ESPN Radio July 23, the day before veterans are scheduled to report and 48 hours away from the start of training camp to share his views ahead of the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** The defensive-minded Smith is looking for...

Vincent Jackson Expects Fast-Paced Offense Under New Coordinator Jeff Tedford
July 17th, 2014 at 3:33 PM
Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson joined Justin Pawlowski and Jim Lightall on Fan Interferenace on 98.7 The Fan, a CBS Sports Radio station in Tampa, July 17 to discuss the upcoming season. ***PHOTO1*** With training camp just a week away, Jackson expressed optimism about the team’s prospects and reports that...

‘Tampa Bay Buccaneers a Team to Watch,’ Says CBS Sports Analyst Phil Simms
July 10th, 2014 at 3:53 PM
With training camp fast approaching and the regular season only months away, the new-look Tampa Bay Buccaneers have caught the eye of CBS Sports Analyst and former NFL quarterback Phil Simms. ***VIDEO1*** With Lovie Smith taking over from Greg Schiano as head coach, Josh McCown stepping in at quarterback and plenty of...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Re-Sign Quarterback Dan Orlovsky
April 8th, 2013 at 7:09 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have found their backup quarterback for the upcoming 2013-2014 NFL season... And it turns out to be the same second-stringer they had last year and released last week, Dan Orlovsky. The Buccaneers have agreed in principle to quarterback Dan Orlovsky, Bucs Nation reports. The former University of...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Have Interest in Trading for QB Ryan Mallett
March 12th, 2013 at 6:39 PM
After the 2012 season ended, head coach Greg Schiano said he wanted to get more competitive at each position, including quarterback. With Josh Freeman entering the final season of his rookie deal, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers wanted someone to push Freeman so they can see if he is worth re-signing...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2013 Free Agency Preview: Quarterbacks
February 26th, 2013 at 11:46 PM
With free agency fast approaching, Buccaneers101.com is here to give you a position by position breakdown on what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have headed into 2013 and which players they should be targeting to help bolster the roster. Let’s start with the most important position on the field: quarterback. QB Position Overview Is...

John McNulty Hired as Quarterbacks Coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
January 19th, 2013 at 1:02 AM
Last year, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were denied permission by the Arizona Cardinals to interview John McNulty for the offensive coordinator position. A season later, the Bucs and head coach Greg Schiano have finally added McNulty to the staff. McNulty will replace Ron Turner, who left to become the head...

Where is the Competition for Josh Freeman Going to Come From?
January 8th, 2013 at 7:28 PM
Adding competition in the offseason for quarterback Josh Freeman has been the big topic of conversation lately. It is understandable that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers want to bring in someone to either push Freeman or replace him should he falter like he did down the stretch in 2012. But where is...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers not Talking Contract Extension for Josh Freeman
January 6th, 2013 at 5:13 PM
Halfway through the 2012 season, Josh Freeman was playing as well as any signal caller in the league and looked like he was going to be quarterbacking the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the next 10 years or so. But after Freeman slumped down the stretch - he had nine interceptions in...

Is Josh Freeman the Answer at Quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers?
December 16th, 2012 at 6:48 PM
In the midst of their four-game winning streak earlier this season, quarterback Josh Freeman was playing lights out and deserved consideration for the Pro Bowl. That's how good No. 5 was playing for the Bucs. But now the Bucs are in the middle of a four-game losing streak and fans have started...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. Denver Broncos Preview
December 1st, 2012 at 7:16 PM
Week 13 Who: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-5) vs. Denver Broncos (8-3) When: Sunday, 12/02 at 4:05 PM Where: Sports Authority Field at Mile High TV: FOX Radio: WFUS 103.5 FM/WDAE 620 AM DirecTV: 713 Sirius: 136 Last Meeting: These two teams met in 2008 in Week 5 with the Broncos handing the Bucs a 16-13 loss. Key Matchup on...

Old Veterans Ronde Barber and Peyton Manning Still Playing Great as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Prepare for the Denver Broncos
November 28th, 2012 at 5:27 PM
Ronde Barber and Peyton Manning have over three decades worth of seasons, two Super Bowl victories, and 16 Pro Bowl selections between the two of them. They've been so good for so long that both of them will be in the Hall of Fame someday (although Manning will undoubtedly get in...

Monday Musings: 5 Thoughts on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Win Over the Carolina Panthers
November 19th, 2012 at 9:19 PM
1. After each having a terrible turnover that led to points and nearly cost Tampa Bay the victory, it was nice to see quarterback Josh Freeman and running back Doug Martin bounce back late in game when the team needed them the most. While up 10-0, Freeman threw a horrible...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Could Have a Few Offensive Pro Bowlers
November 7th, 2012 at 9:30 AM
With the sudden outburst of points being scored as of late, it's not crazy to think that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could have several Pro Bowlers on the offensive side of the ball. Let's start at quarterback where Josh Freeman certainly deserves to be in the conversation. The way Buccaneers 101...

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...

Did the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Pull the Plug on RG3′s Headset?
October 1st, 2012 at 2:02 AM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins right where they wanted them on Sunday. Down by one point. Less than two minutes to go. Only one timeout. On the road. But none of that stopped the Heisman trophy winner and Tampa Bay could only watch...

Troy Aikman Praises Josh Freeman at Final Day of Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Training Camp
August 15th, 2012 at 4:53 PM
On the final day of training camp for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman was present at One Buccaneer Place preparing to call two early regular season games. After their home opener against the Carolina Panthers, which starts at 4:25 PM, the Bucs will go on the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Quarterbacks Required to Wear Knee Braces
August 2nd, 2012 at 12:08 AM
Fans had a little scare when they saw Tampa Bay quarterback Josh Freeman sporting a knee brace on his left leg during today's practice. Don't worry though Bucs fans, your franchise signal caller is not injured. The brace is simply just a requirement under new head coach Greg Schiano. ***PHOTO1***  Schiano is making...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Waive Jordan Jefferson After Four Days
May 11th, 2012 at 1:34 PM
The Buccaneers announced yesterday that they have let go of rookie Jordan Jefferson, former quarterback of LSU, after only four days with the team. They had added him to their 90-man offseason roster on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** The quarterback's college career ended with a loss to Alabama in the BCS National Championship Game...