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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign Tight End Tom Crabtree
March 16th, 2013 at 1:10 AM
  The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were in need of some help at the tight end position. With most of the big names already off the market, the Bucs signed former Green Bay Packers tight end Tom Crabtree.   The 6-foot-4, 245-pound Crabtree has been with the Packers during his first three seasons in...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Free Agency Strategy is Baffling So Far
March 14th, 2013 at 9:07 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made a big splash yesterday when the rolled out the red carpet for safety Dashon Golson and signed him to a luctrative five-year, $41.25 million deal. The Bucs also added Jonathan Casillas yesterday and Kevin Olgetree today, boosting their linebacker and wide receiver depth, respectively. And while...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Add Eight Players to Practice Squad
September 3rd, 2012 at 9:58 PM
While the Tampa Bay Buccaneers continue to adjust and change the bottom of their active roster, the team has announced the eight men they signed to their practice squad: LB Jacob Cutera TE Drake Dunsmore WR Dale Moss WR Bert Reed LB J.K. Schaffer OT Bradley Sowell QB Adam Weber DE Markus White ***PHOTO1*** It is interesting that the Bucs...

Kellen Winslow Takes a Shot at Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach Greg Schiano
June 16th, 2012 at 12:54 AM
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Kellen Winslow has always been outspoken during his football career. He started in college while at the University of Miami and he continued once he followed his father's footsteps into the NFL. Once he arrived in Tampa Bay, however, Winslow decided to keep his mouth...

The Real Motive Behind the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Offseason Player Purging
May 29th, 2012 at 5:38 PM
Following a dismal 4-12 campaign in 2011 - one in which they lost their final 10 games - the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had to make some changes. Out the building went Raheem Morris, who went 17-31 during his three-year tenure in Tampa, and his entire coaching staff. In comes longtime...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Trade TE Kellen Winslow to the Seattle Seahawks
May 22nd, 2012 at 12:08 AM
This morning on SiriusXM NFL Radio, tight end Kellen Winslow said that head coach Greg Schiano told him that they were moving in a different direction and that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers would attempt to trade him. It didn't take long for the Bucs to make good on their promise. ***PHOTO1***  Tampa Bay...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign Tight End Dallas Clark
May 21st, 2012 at 10:11 PM
Just a few hours after tight end Kellen Winslow said he would not be back with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers next season, the team signed his replacement. The Bucs signed former Indianapolis Colts tight end Dallas Clark to a one-year contract on Monday, according to multiple reports. The Bucs moved quickly...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers are Moving on from Tight End Kellen Winslow
May 21st, 2012 at 5:14 PM
It appears as though the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and new head coach Greg Schiano aren't done overhauling the roster. Star tight end Kellen Winslow has been told by Schiano that the team is headed in a different direction and that they will attempt to trade him. Winslow, who came to the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign Seventh Round Picks TE Drake Dunsmore and RB Michael Smith
May 8th, 2012 at 4:30 PM
Yesterday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed two seventh round picks to four year contracts. They signed Tight End Drake Dunsmore and Running Back Michael Smith. Michael Smith is a running back from alma mater Utah State and was selected 212th overall. He played 28 games with 12 starts and...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Go Offense in the Seventh Round of the 2012 NFL Draft
April 28th, 2012 at 10:39 PM
Four of the first five selections by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 2012 NFL Draft were defensive players. But in the seventh round, the Buccaneers went with offense and picked two guys who could turn into late round gems. The Bucs had two selections in the seventh round and used...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2012 Free Agency Preview: Tight Ends
February 25th, 2012 at 9:30 AM
TE Position Overview: When the Tampa Bay Bucs traded for Kellen Winslow Jr. before the 2009 season, the organization expected to be set at the position for the foreseeable future. It seems the Bucs have accomplished that objective. Despite his up and down play last season, Winslow still managed a team-leading 75 catches and...

Once Expected to Revolutionize the Tight End Position, Kellen Winslow Now Just Middle of the Pack
January 18th, 2012 at 7:42 PM
Remember the excitement surrounding the talented Kellen Winslow Jr. upon his arrival to the NFL? Just in case you do not, here is a glance at what Sports Illustrated thought: BIO: All American and all-conference selection as a junior and handed the John Mackey Award, given annually to college football's top tight...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Offensive Assessment Vs. Atlanta Falcons
January 2nd, 2012 at 8:30 AM
Quarterbacks: It was a fitting end to Josh Freeman’s woeful season. At the blink of an eye, the Bucs found themselves down by several touchdowns, which meant Freeman didn’t have the luxury of a running game – once again. Freeman was forced to throw on almost every down and the results...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers May Be Without Many Familiar Faces in 2012
December 22nd, 2011 at 8:00 AM
To say things haven’t been pretty this season for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is an understatement. The team surprised everyone last year with the league’s youngest roster and produced a 10-6 record, while just narrowly missing out on the playoffs. The Bucs were expected to build on that promise from the season...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Struggling to Hang onto the Football
December 21st, 2011 at 10:00 AM
In the midst of an eight-game losing streak, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have managed to surpass the rest of the division in an important category. However, it’s not something the Bucs should be proud of. According to ESPN’s Pat Yasinskas, the Bucs have passed the Atlanta Falcons and now lead the NFC...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Offensive Assessment Vs. Carolina Panthers
December 5th, 2011 at 10:00 AM
Quarterback: Fourth-year pro Josh Johnson made his first start since 2009 in place of the injured Josh Freeman. Johnson looked shaky out the gates but settled down as the game went along. He threw the deep ball very well and had completions of 38 and 42 yards in the first half....

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Offensive Assessment Vs. Green Bay Packers
November 21st, 2011 at 8:30 AM
Quarterback: There was a lot to like about Josh Freeman’s performance against the Packers. He followed up a stinker against the Texans last week with a career passing day in this matchup with defending Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers. Freeman was accurate with his passes, made good decisions, moved well in...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Rookie Class Experiencing Mixed Results
October 28th, 2011 at 9:02 AM
A year after the decision to bolster the interior defensive line by drafting Brian Price and Gerald McCoy, Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik decided to add bookends to his prized tackles. The Bucs once again used the first two picks on their draft board for defensive linemen, selecting...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Offensive Assessment Vs. Chicago Bears
October 24th, 2011 at 8:00 AM
Quarterbacks: The big stage may have been a bit overwhelming for the former Kansas State star. On the Bucs opening drive, Josh Freeman started out 0-for-3, and it hardly got better for much of the game. The Chicago Bears brought pressure on Freeman throughout the entire game and it rattled the young...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Offensive Assessment Vs. New Orleans Saints
October 17th, 2011 at 1:21 PM
Quarterbacks: Bucs fans, welcome back Josh Freeman. That is what a franchise quarterback looks and plays like. After appearing out of sync and seeming to just be going through the motions early on, Freeman turned things on in the second quarter when he connected on a beautiful long ball to wide...