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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign Tight End Tom Crabtree
March 16th, 2013 at 1:10 AM
  The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were in need of some help at the tight end position. With most of the big names already off the market, the Bucs signed former Green Bay Packers tight end Tom Crabtree.   The 6-foot-4, 245-pound Crabtree has been with the Packers during his first three seasons in...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ CB Anthony Gaitor Set to Return from Injury
December 3rd, 2012 at 4:45 PM
While the Tampa Bay Buccaneers await word on the status of cornerback LeQuan Lewis's knee injury, they are ready to welcome back another member of the secondary. Cornerback Anthony Gaitor is eligible to return from injured reserve and head coach Greg Schiano says the second-year pro will play this week against...

Atlanta Falcons Improve the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Playoff Chances with Win on Thursday Night Football
November 30th, 2012 at 12:04 AM
The sting of a one-point loss to the Atlanta Falcons last Sunday can still be felt by many Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans. But those same Falcons helped the Bucs' playoff chances a little bit on Thursday. The Falcons clashed with New Orleans Saints in a heated NFC South battle on Thursday Night...

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...

Atlanta Falcons Add to NFC South Lead During the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Bye Week
October 7th, 2012 at 5:18 PM
Even though they are on their bye week, it was still a disappointing Sunday for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. A week after losing in the final seconds to the Washington Redskins, the Bucs watched as their division rival Atlanta Falcons pulled out a tough victory late against the 'Skins earlier today. Washington...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Waive Jordan Jefferson After Four Days
May 11th, 2012 at 1:34 PM
The Buccaneers announced yesterday that they have let go of rookie Jordan Jefferson, former quarterback of LSU, after only four days with the team. They had added him to their 90-man offseason roster on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** The quarterback's college career ended with a loss to Alabama in the BCS National Championship Game...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Continue to Overhaul Roster, Sign Tackle Jamon Meredith
March 22nd, 2012 at 4:10 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made a few roster moves on Thursday in order to improve their offensive line and clear some cap space. The Bucs cut two of their defensive ends, Tim Crowder and Nick Reed. The team also officially announced the signing of tackle Jamon Meredith. Crowder, who originally entered the league as a second-round pick with the Denver Broncos, spent the past three seasons with the Bucs. He started 13 games at...

Greg Schiano Adds Defensive Backs Coach Jeff Hafley to Staff
February 8th, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Greg Schiano has had a ton of trouble trying to sign coaches and assistants since accepting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ head coaching job nearly two weeks ago. Despite being turned down by coaches and denied the chance to interview potential candidates, the one place Schiano hasn’t had a problem plucking guys from...

High Praise for Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Adrian Clayborn
February 4th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
 ESPN NFC South blogger Pat Yasinskas has been dissecting the playing time for players in the division as of late. Yesterday, Yaskinskas took a look at the defensive ends and made a pretty bold claim regarding the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ first round pick in 2011. ***PHOTO1*** Carolina’s Greg Hardy and Tampa Bay rookie...

Former Offensive Coordinator Greg Olson Joins Jacksonville Jaguars as Quarterbacks Coach
January 19th, 2012 at 8:32 PM
Greg Olson just got fired from a team with a young quarterback and a lack of playmakers. Well, not much is changing for the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator. Olson is staying in the “Sunshine State” and joining another team with a young signal caller and not many playmakers. As first reported...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Struggling to Hang onto the Football
December 21st, 2011 at 10:00 AM
In the midst of an eight-game losing streak, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have managed to surpass the rest of the division in an important category. However, it’s not something the Bucs should be proud of. According to ESPN’s Pat Yasinskas, the Bucs have passed the Atlanta Falcons and now lead the NFC...

Turnovers are the Root of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Problems
December 16th, 2011 at 7:28 AM
If one is looking for reasons as to why the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 4-9 and currently on a seven-game skid, look no further than the list of statistics they are near the bottom of the NFL in. The Bucs average just 17.8 points per game, which is good for 26th in...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Put Waiver Claim in for WR Taylor Price
December 5th, 2011 at 7:18 PM
Realizing the receiving corps lacks someone who can stretch the field, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers put a claim in on Monday for former New England Patriots wide receiver Taylor Price. Price, who was a third-round pick by the Patriots in 2010, was released by the team on Saturday to make room...

Trip to Injured Reserve Expensive for Earnest Graham
November 1st, 2011 at 7:25 AM
The torn Achilles’ heel Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Earnest Graham suffered two weeks ago against the New Orleans Saints was more than just a physical injury.   It hurt Graham’s bank account as well.   ESPN NFC South blogger Pat Yasinskas took a look at Graham’s contract and revealed some interesting numbers. According...

Don’t Worry Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fans: Monday Night Football Sold Out
October 1st, 2011 at 12:10 AM
After fourteen consecutive home blackouts (10 regular season, 4 preseason), the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will return to local television in Monday night’s game against Indianapolis. The nationally televised contest will be featured on both ESPN and Tampa’s ABC affiliate, channel 28. Despite starting the season 2-1, local fans worried that even...

CB Ronde Barber Named Defensive Player of the Week
September 28th, 2011 at 4:30 PM
The accolades just keep adding up for the NFL’s “Iron Man." On Wednesday, the league announced that cornerback Ronde Barber was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against the Atlanta Falcons last Sunday. Barber, who made his 186th consecutive start against Atlanta, was a major reason why...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Officially End Cody Grimm’s Season, Place Him on IR
September 28th, 2011 at 12:29 AM
Man, Cody Grimm can’t catch a break, can he? After coming back from a broken ankle that he suffered against Baltimore last season, the young free safety out of Virginia Tech finds himself on the sidelines once again, this time due to a knee injury he suffered in Sunday’s victory over the Atlanta...