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Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Mike Glennon Lands in Starter’s Role Once Again
September 25th, 2014 at 3:40 PM
It didn’t take Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Love Smith long to acquire Josh McCown upon his arrival in January. In the same breath that he named McCown the starting quarterback of the Bucs after signing him in March, Smith declared Mike Glennon the franchise’s quarterback of the future. Following an...

Gerald McCoy Hoping to Return for Week 4 Road Test Against Pittsburgh Steelers
September 21st, 2014 at 8:45 PM
It had to be painful for Gerald McCoy to watch from the sidelines the thrashing his Tampa Bay Buccaneers endured against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome Thursday night. Meeting with reporters at One Buc Place on Friday, McCoy, who sat out the Falcons game with a broken hand suffered...

Josh McCown Could Miss Several Weeks with Injured Thumb
September 20th, 2014 at 3:13 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are likely to turn to Mike Glennon to lead the offense in Week 4 against the Pittsburgh Steelers after starting quarterback Josh McCown injured the thumb on his throwing hand in Thursday night’s embarrassing loss to the Atlanta Falcons. An MRI on Friday revealed no broken bones,...

Injuries, Poor Play Continue to Take Toll on Tampa Bay Buccaneers
September 19th, 2014 at 7:23 PM
As much as head coach Lovie Smith would love to put last night’s debacle behind him, the fact remains that the 56-14 blowout loss to the Atlanta Falcons is likely to have a lingering effect on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, now 0-3 on the season. ***PHOTO1*** “We said we were embarrassed and...

Gerald McCoy a Game-Time Decision for Tampa Bay Buccaneers
September 18th, 2014 at 11:47 AM
Gerald McCoy, who suffered a broken left hand in the loss to the St. Louis Rams on Sunday was in a cast on Tuesday and is being listed as a game-time decision for tonight’s matchup against the Atlanta Falcons. ***PHOTO1*** “It’s not a club,” Lovie Smith said in describing the type of...

Injuries, Losses Proving Costly for Tampa Bay Buccaneers
September 15th, 2014 at 2:01 PM
With consecutive losses to open the season, the 2014 Tampa Bay Buccaneers continue to extend an unwanted September streak of futility. NFL Nation columnist Pat Yasinskas notes that the Bucs have now lost nine straight games in the month of September, dating back to last season. With road tests against the...

Injuries Mount as Tampa Bay Buccaneers Prepare to Host the St. Louis Rams in Week 2
September 12th, 2014 at 5:41 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers enter Week 2 of the regular season a bruised and battered, work -in-progress squad hungry for a victory. The Bucs’ task against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium got a little tougher on Friday when the team announced that defensive end Adrian Clayborn...

Rookie Running Back Charles Sims to Undergo Surgery on Injured Ankle; Will Miss 12-14 Weeks
August 15th, 2014 at 4:42 PM
Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie running back Charles Sims will undergo surgery tomorrow on his injured right ankle, the team announced on Friday. The recovery and rehabilitation schedule is expected to require 12-14 weeks. ***PHOTO1*** Sims, a third-round draft pick out of West Virginia, was having a strong camp before hurting the ankle...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Making the Most of the Summer Heat in Training Camp
July 28th, 2014 at 8:36 PM
With the heat index flirting with 100 degrees in Tampa, Fla., on Monday at One Buc Place, Lovie Smith and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers endured a healthy dose of Florida’s oppressive heat during the fourth day of training camp. [caption id="attachment_18882" align="alignnone" width="465" caption="Players have endured high temperatures in training camp"]Michael...

Doug Martin Seeks a Return to Rookie Form for Tampa Bay Buccaneers
July 27th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
A healthy Doug Martin enters the 2014 season with a sense of purpose and is anxious for a return to his rookie form for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Statistically, that may prove a difficult challenge for Martin as he is likely to share carries this season with  Mike James, Bobby Rainey,...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Rookie Austin Seferian-Jenkins Expects to Be Ready for Training Camp Following Foot Surgery
July 12th, 2014 at 2:58 PM
Buccaneers rookie tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins indicated this week that his left foot is in good shape following surgery in February, adding that he’ll be ready when training camp opens in two weeks. "I feel really good. My foot feels really good," Seferian-Jenkins told the Tampa Bay Times from Arizona, where...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB LeQuan Lewis’ Knee Injury Could Be Serious
December 2nd, 2012 at 10:03 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers already owned the NFL's worst secondary going into their Week 13 matchup against the Denver Broncos. And while Peyton Manning only threw for 242 yards (and three touchdowns) against Tampa Bay's defensive backs, the unit looks like it is going to be down another man moving forward. Per...

Cornerback Eric Wright May Be Available for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Come Sunday
November 23rd, 2012 at 6:46 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers face the one of the NFL's most potent passing attacks on Sunday when the Atlanta Falcons and quarterback Matt Ryan come to town. Ryan, along with Roddy White, Julio Jones, and Tony Gonzalez, are averaging 292.9 passing yards per game this season. That does not bode well...

Report: Arrelious Benn to Injured Reserve, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign Replacement
November 22nd, 2012 at 1:44 AM
It looks as though Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Arrelious Benn is about to end his season on injured reserve for the third time in as many years. Per a report by USA Today's Mike Garafolo, Benn's knee and shoulder injuries, which kept him out of practice on Wednesday, are expected...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Lose LB Quincy Black for Remainder of the Season
November 13th, 2012 at 7:25 PM
On Monday, Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano said that he didn't think Quincy Black's injury was career-ending. Well, he may be right but it was definitely season-ending because the team placed their starting strongside linebacker on injured reserve Tuesday. Black was injured in the third quarter of Sunday's game against...

Will the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Offense Crumble with the Loss of Guard Carl Nicks?
October 30th, 2012 at 7:34 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers suffered a crushing blow to their offense on Tuesday when it was announced that Pro Bowl left guard Carl Nicks was placed on injured reserve, a move that ended his season. Nicks, who signed a massive five-year, $47.5 million deal in the offseason, has been dealing with a toe injury...

DE Da’Quan Bowers Set to Return to Practice for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
October 16th, 2012 at 8:32 PM
A few weeks ago, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost one of their best pass rushers when Adrian Clayborn, the Bucs' 2011 first round pick, landed on injured reserve with a bum knee. But they may be close to getting another talented defensive end back on the playing field. Head coach Greg Schiano...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Place CB Anthony Gaitor on Injured Reserve, Promote LB Jacob Cutrera
October 9th, 2012 at 4:20 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers place banged up cornerback Anthony Gaitor on the injured/designated to return list on Tuesday. The second-year corner out of Florida International has been dealing with a nagging hamstring injury for quite some time. He hasn't played since the preseason and suffered another setback after returning to practice...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Likely to Face Brady Quinn on Sunday
October 8th, 2012 at 11:19 PM
When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers take the field on Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs, they may be facing a former first-round quarterback that has started a game in nearly three years. After suffering a concussion against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, quarterback Matt Cassel is unlikely to play against the...

Five Things the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Need to Do During Their Bye Week
October 3rd, 2012 at 9:30 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers head into their early bye week with a 1-3 record and are looking for ways to improve upon their play going into the rest of the season. Here are five things Buccaneers101.com thinks the team needs to do doing their bye week as it prepares for the remainder of...