Category: ‘Defense’

Kwon Alexander May Face Four-Game Suspension for Violating PED Policy
November 22nd, 2015 at 1:04 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers could lose rookie linebacker Kwon Alexander to a four-game suspension for violation of the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs, the Tampa Tribune reported Nov. 22. ***PHOTO1*** According to the report, the team is expected to be officially notified by the league office on Monday, which means Alexander will...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign Linebacker Lavonte David to Contract Extension
August 12th, 2015 at 10:14 AM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed linebacker Lavonte David to a five-year contract extension. The deal, which makes David the highest-paid 4-3 outside linebacker in the National Football League, goes through the 2020 season. As per team policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed. ***PHOTO1*** “We are very excited to announce...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Bring Back Da’Quan Bowers
August 2nd, 2015 at 1:13 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced last week that they have re-signed defensive end Da’Quan Bowers. ***PHOTO1*** ...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Place C.J. Wilson on Reserve/Retired List
July 26th, 2015 at 4:13 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Friday that they have placed cornerback C.J. Wilson on the Reserve/Retired List. Wilson suffered a severe hand injury in a Fourth of July accident, losing two fingers. ***PHOTO1*** “We know this process has been difficult for C.J. and respect his decision to step away from football,”...

Buccaneers’ Gerald McCoy Expects Defense to Hit the Ground Running
July 14th, 2015 at 10:36 AM
With the addition of key veterans this offseason and with one year of experience under his belt in Lovie Smith’s system, Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy expects the defensive unit he leads to hit the ground running this season. ***PHOTO1*** The Bucs struggled mightily in the initial year under Smith’s...