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Two-Time Pro Bowl Guard Carl Nicks and Tampa Bay Buccaneers Part Ways
July 26th, 2014 at 2:09 PM
The Associated Press reports that Carl Nicks and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have mutually agreed to part ways after two disappointing seasons. The injured two-time Pro Bowl guard appeared in just nine games for the Bucs. A toe injury that required surgery and the recurrence of a MRSA infection kept him...

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...

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers Coach Tony Dungy ‘Wouldn’t Have Taken’ Michael Sam
July 21st, 2014 at 9:53 PM
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Indianapolis Colts coach and current NBC analyst Tony Dungy told The Tampa Tribune that he would not have drafted Michael Sam because of potential distractions to the team. ***PHOTO1*** “I wouldn’t have taken him,” said Dungy, who is the first black coach to win a Super Bowl....

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Trade for CB Darrelle Revis
April 21st, 2013 at 5:36 PM
  After several weeks of speculating and rumors, it's official: cornerback Darrelle Revis is now a Buccaneer. Tampa Bay and the New York Jets came to an agreement on Sunday to send the star defensive back to the Bucs. In exchange for the All-Pro Revis, the Jets got the Bucs' 2013...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thinking of Trading First Round Pick for Jets’ Darrelle Revis
March 18th, 2013 at 9:24 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers went into free agency with the cornerback position being their No. 1 priority. Yet, they have yet to address the position at all. There have been no reported visits from free agents, and the Bucs have seemingly let other teams around them gobble up all the...

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...

Quiet on Day One, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign Two on Day Two of Free Agency
March 13th, 2013 at 9:45 PM
They rolled out the private jet, spared no expenses, and at the end of the day, they got their man. On Wednesday, after pulling out all stops to make sure he didn't leave without inking a contract, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed safety Dashon Goldson. Goldson, 28, and the Bucs came...

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 Looking to Sign Safety Dashon Goldson
March 12th, 2013 at 5:44 PM
It looks like the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are taking the same approach they did at the start of free agency last year. Within minutes of free agency starting, ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter reported that San Francisco 49ers safety Dashon Goldson scheduled his first visit with the Bucs. Not surprising an...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik Declares Attempts to Trade Players During Prank Phone Call
March 12th, 2013 at 2:45 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Buffalo Bills have been the talk of the NFL today after Deadspin.com released audio from a secretly (and illegally) recorded conversation between general managers Mark Dominik and Buddy Nix. Both clubs are investigating the matter with NFL security because the call was supposedly set up by...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Trying to Trade WR Arrelious Benn, but Can They?
March 11th, 2013 at 7:45 PM
On a day in which the Vikings traded Percy Harvin to the Seahawks and the Ravens dealt Anquan Boldin to their Super Bowl foe, word broke that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are looking to unload a wide receiver of their own. Jason La Canfora from CBSSports.com tweeted earlier today that the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Re-Sign RB LeGarrette Blount to One-Year Deal
March 9th, 2013 at 2:59 PM
Rather than place a first- or second-round tender offer on him, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers saved themselves a little money by re-signing running back LeGarrette Blount on Saturday. Blount, who was a restricted free agent, inked a one-year deal worth 1.25 million. He also has a 150,000 workout bonus and a...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2013 Free Agency Preview: Wide Receivers
March 4th, 2013 at 10:16 PM
WR Position Overview It's been the weak point on offense for many years, but the wide receiver position is actually now a strength for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Last year, the Bucs went out and spent a ton of money on Vincent Jackson, who made the Pro Bowl in his first...

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...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers May Be Heavy Hitters in Free Agency Once Again
February 12th, 2013 at 8:22 PM
Free agency is looming and loyal fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers want to know if the team is going to go out and spend again like they did last season when they landed two of the top free agents in wide receiver Vincent Jackson and guard Carl Nicks. The answer...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Seeking Long-Term Deal for WR Mike Williams
January 29th, 2013 at 7:51 PM
Mike Williams wasn't the first wide receiver selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 2010 NFL Draft, but he's certainly been the best. And now Williams is about to be rewarded for his solid play on the field over the past three season. The Bucs are looking to extended Williams,...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Part Ways with Another Assistant Coach
January 16th, 2013 at 9:21 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had the NFL's best rush defense in 2012. But that doesn't mean they played great defense. In fact, there were plenty of things wrong with Tampa Bay's defense last season. One of those was the pass rush, or lack thereof. The Bucs had just 27 sacks last...

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...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign 10 Players to Future Contracts
January 3rd, 2013 at 8:40 PM
On Thursday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced the 10 players that they have signed as free agents for the 2013 season: S Sean Baker LS Andrew DePaola TE Drake Dunsmore LB Joe Holland TE Zach Miller DE Ernest Owusu T Mike Remmers CB James Rogers DB Nick Saenz QB Adam Weber The notables on here on Dunsmore, Miller, and Weber. Dunsmore was...

Roster Shuffling Continues for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
September 1st, 2012 at 6:59 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers got down to the 53-man roster limit on Friday night, but it was easy to see that roster they trimmed down to would not be the team that took the field next Sunday against the Carolina Panthers. On Saturday, head coach Greg Schiano that the roster would...