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Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Holiday Wishlist for 2013
December 20th, 2012 at 6:48 PM
In the spirit of the holiday season, Buccaneers101.com has compiled a wishlist for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Here are three things the Bucs would like in 2013 as they try to build on the foundation that was established this season in year one of Greg Schiano: 1. A Shutdown Cornerback Does this one...

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...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Will Start Jeremy Trueblood at Right Guard Against the Kansas City Chiefs
October 12th, 2012 at 10:25 PM
With more than a week of build up and mystery surrounding the decision, it appears as though Tampa Bay Buccaneers have decided on who will start at right guard when the team takes on the Kansas City Chiefs this Sunday. Drum roll please... it's Jeremy Trueblood. As first reported by the Tampa...

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...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Lose RG Davin Joseph for Entire 2012 Season
August 25th, 2012 at 7:21 PM
We all knew the bad news was coming, but the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made it official on Saturday. Pro Bowl right guard Davin Joseph will miss the entire 2012 season after tearing his left patellar tendon in Friday night's 30-28 win over the New England Patriots. The Bucs also announced that...

Report: Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Davin Joseph to Land on Injured Reserve with Knee Injury
August 24th, 2012 at 11:34 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers earned an impressive 30-28 victory over the New England Patriots on Friday night, but it came at a big price. Pro Bowl guard Davin Joseph suffered a knee injury in the second quarter and had to be carted off the field. It looks as though the injury is season-ending...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ RT Jeremy Trueblood Takes Pay Cut to Remain with Team
August 3rd, 2012 at 7:04 PM
Last offseason, Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik caught some flack for re-signing right tackle Jeremy Trueblood to a two-year deal. After all, Trueblood has struggled during his time with the Bucs and his play was underwhelming in 2010. But it was said that Pro Bowl guard Davin Joseph refused...

Offensive Line Overhaul Leads to Impressive Upgrades for Tampa Bay Buccaneers
March 15th, 2012 at 9:30 AM
The ten-game losing skid that concluded the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2011 season offered many a problem area for the organization to address in the offseason. The media and fans alike were quick to mention the porous secondary and the lack of separation by the receiving corps. Others noted the inconsistency...

Two for Two? Tampa Bay Buccaneers Shift Focus to Guard Carl Nicks
March 14th, 2012 at 1:02 AM
With the Vincent Jackson deal in the books, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers wasted little time before heading back to the market. Free agent guard Carl Nicks, a staple on the New Orleans Saints offensive line that finished sixth in the NFL in rushing in 2011, landed in Tampa Tuesday night. Nicks’...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers News Round-Up: Day Before Free Agency
March 12th, 2012 at 8:02 PM
It was a busy day for news involving the Tampa Bay Buccaneers today so Buccaneers101.com is here to get you up to date on everything in case you missed any of it. Bucs Expected to Release Faine: In a move that may seem surprising to some yet one that makes a lot of sense,...

Report: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Re-Sign OL Jeremy Zuttah
March 5th, 2012 at 1:01 AM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers couldn’t wait to open the bank vault on March 13th – for those of you living under a rock, that’s when free agency begins – so they spend a little cash before then. As first reported by Stephen Holder of the Tampa Bay Times, the Bucs have...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2012 Free Agency Preview: Guards, Centers
February 27th, 2012 at 9:30 AM
A glance at the 2011 Week One starters for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers lists Jeff Faine, Davin Joseph, and Ted Larsen in the middle of the offensive line. Jeremy Zuttah would eventually take over for Larsen at left guard, and a combination of the four started every game for the...

Report: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Looking to Re-sign Jeremy Zuttah
February 21st, 2012 at 12:38 PM
It appears that one of the first orders of business for new Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano is re-signing one of his former players. Jeremy Zuttah, who is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent, played under Schiano while at Rutgers. A third-round pick in 2008, Zuttah may not...

Guard Davin Joseph Only Tampa Bay Buccaneers Player Named to 2012 Pro Bowl
December 27th, 2011 at 7:36 PM
While it’s been a particularly disappointing season for the 4-11 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, one player on the roster has at least received some well-deserved recognition. The 2012 NFL Pro Bowl rosters were announced on Tuesday night and guard Davin Joseph was the lone Tampa Bay player selected to go to Hawaii....

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Offensive Assessment Vs. Houston
November 14th, 2011 at 11:10 AM
Quarterback: Josh Freeman says that the sprained thumb on his throwing hand has not hindered him. Sunday against Houston, the opposite could have been argued. Freeman was often high on many of his throws and seldomly looked comfortable throwing downfield. He did connect on a pair of nice touch throws to...

Pewter Points: the Latest Tidbits on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
November 11th, 2011 at 9:30 AM
Claiming Haynesworth A Good Move? A few years after courting defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth in free agency, the Buccaneers finally got their man – at least what’s left of him. Back in 2009, the Bucs tried to lure Haynesworth down to sunny Florida with a contract offer reportedly close to $120...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Make a Switch at Left Guard, Jeremy Zuttah to Start
September 17th, 2011 at 3:38 AM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have had a revolving door at left guard over the past few seasons. In 2009, Jeremy Zuttah, then a second-year pro out of Rutgers, was the starter. Last year, the Bucs brought in veteran Keydrick Vincent, only to cut him after a few weeks. The Bucs then...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Signings Erase Question Marks at O-line, Punter
July 29th, 2011 at 9:01 AM
***PHOTO1*** Three days into an abbreviated training camp and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have already managed to check off a couple of vital items of importance. Tampa Bay held on to three members of an offensive line that allowed the tenth-fewest sacks in the league a season ago. Staying in the...