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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Getting Back to Basics During Bye Week
October 16th, 2014 at 4:40 PM
Head coach Lovie Smith is viewing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ bye week as a second training camp of sorts. “That’s how we’re looking at it and for our football team coming out of a training camp starting the season, that’s exactly the approach that we’re going to take and with training...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Mike Glennon Likely to Start Again at Quarterback Against Baltimore Ravens
October 7th, 2014 at 1:58 PM
Heading into Sunday’s home game against the Baltimore Ravens, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have plenty of areas to focus on, but the quarterback position isn’t one of them. Mike Glennon, who has started the last two games in place of injured starter Josh McCown, engineered a last-minute drive to defeat the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: What to Watch For
September 28th, 2014 at 12:50 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-3) face a tall task today in attempting to halt a six-game losing streak dating back to last season when they take on the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field. Mike Glennon will get the start at quarterback, replacing the injured Josh McCown, who suffered a sprained thumb...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Mike Kafka Promoted to Active Roster
September 26th, 2014 at 4:36 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday announced that they have promoted quarterback Mike Kafka from the practice squad to the active roster and waived guard Rishaw Johnson. ...

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...

Free Agent Quarterback Terrelle Pryor Works Out for Tampa Bay Buccaneers
September 23rd, 2014 at 2:22 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday reportedly worked out former Seattle Seahawks and Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor. Let go by the Seahawks following the preseason, Pryor has played in 16 games and has 1,953 passing yards, 627 rushing yards and has thrown 12 touchdowns and 12 interceptions in a solid...

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,...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Looking Ahead to Thursday’s NFC South Showdown with Atlanta Falcons
September 16th, 2014 at 5:39 PM
Facing a short week and a critical matchup on the road against a potentially dangerous opponent in the Atlanta Falcons (1-1), the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-2) must dig deep for resolve in what has been a humbling start to what was supposed to be a turnaround season. ***PHOTO1*** Despite breaking from the...

Protecting the Ball Key to Success for Tampa Bay Buccaneers Against St. Louis Rams
September 11th, 2014 at 8:57 PM
Unable to deliver a victory over the Carolina Panthers in last week’s flat season opener, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers look to bounce back at home Sunday against another NFC foe in the St. Louis Rams. To avoid starting the Lovie Smith era in Tampa Bay 0-2, the Bucs face a...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Quarterback Josh McCown: ‘We’ll Bounce Back’
September 8th, 2014 at 3:55 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers possess talent at key positions and have a solid mix of veteran leaders and young up-and-coming players. Yet, Sunday’s embarrassing 20-14 home loss to the Carolina Panthers landed far from the mark for a team that entertains hopes of making its presence felt in the competitive...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Looking to Increase Tempo Against Buffalo Bills in Third Preseason Game
August 20th, 2014 at 9:25 AM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, much like most NFL teams in Week 3 of the preseason, view Saturday’s game against the Buffalo Bills as a key dress rehearsal in preparation for the regular season. ***PHOTO1*** With starters expected to play two to three quarters Saturday, the coaching staff should see a clearer picture...

Josh McCown Right Quarterback for Buccaneers
August 12th, 2014 at 5:48 PM
Evan Dietrich-Smith, center for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, defended quarterback Josh McCown to the press this week following a lackluster preseason opener last Friday against the Jacksonville Jaguars. [caption id="attachment_19198" align="aligncenter" width="465" caption="Compton photo/McCown"][Michael Compton photo/Josh McCown] "It's all knee-jerk reaction stuff," Dietrich-Smith said on ESPN. "Josh is a great leader. The...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Square Off Against Jacksonville Jaguars in Preseason Opener
August 8th, 2014 at 6:04 PM
The wait is over. Football season has arrived as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers travel to Jacksonville to square off against the Jaguars at EverBank Field in the first of four preseason contests. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET. ***PHOTO1*** Wins and losses at this point are irrelevant as preseason games are...

Buccaneers Showcase Offense in Night Practice at Raymond James Stadium
August 2nd, 2014 at 12:02 PM
Fans were introduced to the new-look Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the team’s annual night practice at Raymond James Stadium on Friday, Aug. 1. The annual night practice, which brought out an estimated crowd just shy of 15,000, created a game-like atmosphere for the players and coaches, as well as fans. [caption id="attachment_18972"...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Training Camp Report: Day 6
July 31st, 2014 at 9:17 PM
Following a day off on Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers returned to the practice field at One Buc Place Wednesday and Thursday. During Thursday’s session, which was open to the public, the defense had its share of strong moments. Led by Lavonte David and Michael Johnson, the defense kept backup quarterback...

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...

Start of Training Camp ‘An Exciting Time,’ Says Buccaneers Head Coach Lovie Smith
July 23rd, 2014 at 4:29 PM
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith joined the Mike and Mike show on ESPN Radio July 23, the day before veterans are scheduled to report and 48 hours away from the start of training camp to share his views ahead of the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** The defensive-minded Smith is looking for...

Vincent Jackson Expects Fast-Paced Offense Under New Coordinator Jeff Tedford
July 17th, 2014 at 3:33 PM
Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson joined Justin Pawlowski and Jim Lightall on Fan Interferenace on 98.7 The Fan, a CBS Sports Radio station in Tampa, July 17 to discuss the upcoming season. ***PHOTO1*** With training camp just a week away, Jackson expressed optimism about the team’s prospects and reports that...

‘Tampa Bay Buccaneers a Team to Watch,’ Says CBS Sports Analyst Phil Simms
July 10th, 2014 at 3:53 PM
With training camp fast approaching and the regular season only months away, the new-look Tampa Bay Buccaneers have caught the eye of CBS Sports Analyst and former NFL quarterback Phil Simms. ***VIDEO1*** With Lovie Smith taking over from Greg Schiano as head coach, Josh McCown stepping in at quarterback and plenty of...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Re-Sign Quarterback Dan Orlovsky
April 8th, 2013 at 7:09 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have found their backup quarterback for the upcoming 2013-2014 NFL season... And it turns out to be the same second-stringer they had last year and released last week, Dan Orlovsky. The Buccaneers have agreed in principle to quarterback Dan Orlovsky, Bucs Nation reports. The former University of...