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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Training Camp: Rookie QB Jameis Winston Generating Excitement
August 6th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
It’s a given that Jameis Winston has a lot to absorb in his first NFL training camp with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but the rookie quarterback, who has had an up-and-down first week of camp, is demonstrating a penchant for learning from his mistakes. ***PHOTO1*** After struggling with interceptions earlier in the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers to Utilize Virtual Reality Technology at Training Camp
July 22nd, 2015 at 8:53 AM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will begin using the SIDEKIQ simulator football software developed by EON Sports VR as a supplement to their on-field work for quarterbacks when the team reports back for training camp beginning on Aug. 1. ***PHOTO1*** “We are excited to be coming in on the front end of this...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Mike Glennon Impressed with Dirk Koetter’s Offense
May 28th, 2015 at 6:05 PM
Quarterback Mike Glennon is learning his third offense in as many years with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. During his media availability at One Buc Place on Thursday, Glennon, who played in six games for the Bucs in place of injured starter Josh McCown last year, offered Bucs fans reason for...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Begin Organized Team Activities
May 26th, 2015 at 9:25 PM
On Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicked off their Organized Team Activities, or OTAs. The entire team is expected to participate in the non-contact practices, which will run through June 14 at One Buc Place in Tampa. ***PHOTO1*** Rookies, including potential franchise quarterback Jameis Winston, have a serious shot to crack the...

Mike Alstott and Doug Williams to Join Ring of Honor
May 15th, 2015 at 9:32 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced this week that the club will induct two of its legends into the Ring of Honor this year. It is the first time in the organization's history that two players will be inducted in the same season. Former fullback Mike Alstott will be honored during the...

Jameis Winston Gets in First Workout as a Member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
May 9th, 2015 at 6:38 PM
Jameis Winston made his first appearance in an orange Buccaneers practice jersey at One Buc Place May 8 as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicked of their two-day rookie mini-camp. The No. 1 overall pick in the recent NFL Draft, Winston was admittedly anxious in his first practice as a pro. ***PHOTO1*** “I...

Jameis Winston Signs Rookie Contract with Tampa Bay Buccaneers
May 1st, 2015 at 9:08 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today the signing of Jameis Winston, the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft. Winston signed a four-year, $23.35 million deal that includes a $16.7 million signing bonus. ***PHOTO1*** Winston (6-4, 230) started 27 career games for Florida State, completing 562-of-841 passes (66.8 pct.) for 7,964...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Select Jameis Winston with First Pick in NFL Draft
April 30th, 2015 at 8:53 PM
Ending months of speculation, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected former Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston with the first pick in the NFL Draft April 30. ***PHOTO1*** Winston was not in attendance in Chicago where NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made the announcement. Winston instead attended a draft party with family and friends...

Strong Pro Day Performance Bolsters Stock of Jameis Winston
March 31st, 2015 at 9:39 PM
Jameis Winston likely bolstered his stock ahead of this year’s NFL draft with an impressive performance at Florida State’s annual pro day March 31. ***PHOTO1*** In front of representatives from all 32 NFL teams, Winston, widely considered the No. 1 pick in the draft, threw a whopping 102 passes, completing 91 of...

Jameis Winston Will Be Center Stage at Florida State’s Pro Day
March 31st, 2015 at 8:45 AM
With the eyes of NFL scouts and executives watching today, Jameis Winston is slated to participate in Florida State University’s pro day, which is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. in Tallahassee, Fla. Winston’s performance is likely to be especially important to the Tampa Buccaneers, who own the first overall...

Former Buccaneer Quarterback Mike Kafka Set to Workout at NFL Veteran Combine
March 22nd, 2015 at 11:58 AM
The NFL's first-ever veteran combine takes place today at the Arizona Cardinals' practice facility in Tempe, Arizona. Among those participating are quarterback Mike Kafka, who spent time with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** Kafka was released during initial roster cuts in August, but re-joined the team’s practice squad. Following an...

Quarterback Bryce Petty Impresses at Baylor’s Pro Day
March 19th, 2015 at 12:05 PM
Baylor’s Bryce Petty showcased his NFL-ready arm during the school’s pro day on Wednesday in Texas. ***PHOTO1*** Taking every snap from under center, Petty completed 69-of-77 pass attempts (five drops) and looked sharp in the workout. Most analysts consider Petty the No. 3 quarterback in this year’s draft, behind Jameis Winston and...

Marcus Mariota’s Pro Day Draws Mixed Reviews
March 15th, 2015 at 9:04 PM
Six weeks before the first round of this year’s NFL Draft, Marcus Mariota held his pro day workout last Thursday in front of scouts and coaches from all 32 NFL teams, including Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht and director of player personnel Jon Robinson. Overall, reaction to Mariota’s performance on...

Jameis Winston Pays a Visit to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
March 4th, 2015 at 12:40 PM
Jameis Winston, the potential No. 1 draft pick in next month’s NFL Draft, made a pre-draft visit to Tampa on Tuesday to visit with the Buccaneers. ***PHOTO1*** The meeting at One Buc Place was largely with the Glazer family, owners of the Buccaneers, and front office personnel. According to Buccaneers.com, Winston also...

Former Buccaneer Josh McCown Signs with the Cleveland Browns
March 1st, 2015 at 10:33 AM
The Cleveland Browns signed free agent quarterback Josh McCown on Friday. A 12-year pro, McCown, 35, was released Feb. 11 by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after going 1-10 as a starter for the Buccaneers last season. McCown signed a three-year deal with the Browns, worth a reported $14 million. ***PHOTO1*** In signing...

Former Buccaneer Josh McCown to Visit with Cleveland Browns
February 24th, 2015 at 7:29 PM
Free agent quarterback Josh McCown, who was recently released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is reportedly spending the next two days visiting the Cleveland Browns, according to league sources. John DeFilippo is the new Browns offensive coordinator, and McCown was 2-5 as a starter for the Oakland Raiders in 2007...

Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota Bolster Their Stock at NFL Scouting Combine
February 22nd, 2015 at 12:10 AM
With Tampa Bay Buccaneers general Manager Jason Licht and head coach Lovie Smtih watching closely, Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota both looked sharp at the NFL Scouting Combine on Saturday. Widely considered the top two picks in this year’s draft, the quarterbacks went through their paces at Lucas Oil Stadium where...

Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota Set to Impress at NFL Scouting Combine
February 20th, 2015 at 6:35 PM
With the first overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have much to learn between the NFL Scouting Combine, which kicked off today at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, and the April draft. Will it be Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota? That is the commonly asked...

Josh McCown Responds to His Release from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
February 16th, 2015 at 4:20 PM
Following an underwhelming 2-14 season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were expected to make key personnel decisions in the offseason. It didn't take long for the front office to begin the rebuilding process, releasing veteran quarterback Josh McCown last week. Following his dismissal, McCown spoke to the press and said he wasn’t...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Release Quarterback Josh McCown
February 11th, 2015 at 7:24 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Wednesday released veteran quarterback Josh McCown. Signed as an unrestricted free agent last season, McCown started 11 of the team’s 16 games in a disappointing 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** In his lone season with the Buccaneers, McCown had more than his share of ups and downs. All told,...