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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Re-sign Wide Receiver Louis Murphy; Waive Chris Owusu
September 23rd, 2014 at 7:13 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers today announced that they have signed wide receiver Louis Murphy and waived wide receiver Chris Owusu. A familiar face to fans of the Bucs, Murphy spent the 2014 offseason and preseason with Tampa Bay after signing as an unrestricted free agent from the New York Giants. A...

Video Surfaces of Buccaneers’ Mike Evans Involved in a Fight Outside of a Nightclub
August 22nd, 2014 at 8:46 PM
Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie wide receiver Mike Evans was involved in a fracas outside of a bar in Miami, TMZ reported on Friday. According to Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times, the incident happened in March, two months before the NFL Draft. ***PHOTO1*** Evans, a first-round draft pick (No. 7 overall),...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cut Veteran Wide Receiver Lavelle Hawkins
August 21st, 2014 at 12:24 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released veteran wide receiver Lavelle Hawkins, according to Roy Cummings of The Tampa Tribune. ***PHOTO1*** Hawkins signed with the Bucs following the team’s trade of Mike Williams to the Buffalo Bills in April. Hawkins played four games for the Chargers last year and previously played with the...

Solomon Patton Making Most of Opportunity to Play for Tampa Bay Buccaneers
August 19th, 2014 at 9:04 AM
Solomon Patton, a rookie wide receiver out of Florida, is being rewarded for his sharp effort on special teams in last week’s loss to the Miami Dolphins. The first-year pro impressed with his speed and hands and is listed as the No. 1 punt and kick returner on the Bucs’...

Rookie Wide Receiver Mike Evans Learns Lesson from Touchdown Turned Touchback
August 18th, 2014 at 4:09 PM
Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie wide receiver Mike Evans experienced his first flash as an NFL pass-catcher in the second quarter against the Miami Dolphins last weekend. At least that was the case for a few moments. ***PHOTO1*** Catching a short pass from Mike Glennon, Evans shrugged off potential tacklers and dashed 42...

Chris Owusu Earns Starting Spot at Wide Receiver
August 18th, 2014 at 1:05 PM
Entering his third season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Chris Owusu has earned a starting spot alongside Vincent Jackson and rookie Mike Evans at wide receiver, according to Roy Cummings of The Tampa Tribune. ***PHOTO1*** With only one catch in the preseason for 17 yards—which was nullified by a holding penalty— Owusu...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Rookie Wide Receiver Mike Evans ‘Progressing’
August 7th, 2014 at 3:47 PM
[caption id="attachment_19096" align="alignleft" width="230" caption="Michael Compton photo"][Michael Compton photo/Mike Evans] Rookie wide receiver Mike Evans missed a good portion of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ offseason program due to a hamstring injury. While Evans has made a solid impression during training camp, wide receivers coach Andrew Hayes-Stoker said the first-year receiver out...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Vincent Jackson Readying for Big-Game Performances
August 4th, 2014 at 1:01 PM
At the conclusion of Sunday’s practice at One Buc Place, head coach Lovie Smith acknowledged that he has been remiss in not talking enough about wide receiver Vincent Jackson during his daily press conferences. [caption id="attachment_19018" align="aligncenter" width="465" caption="Vincent Jackson/Compton"][Michael Compton photo/Vincent Jackson] Jackson, the Bucs’ No. 1 wide receiver, received plenty...

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"...

Speed Name of the Game for Buccaneers’ Potential All-Purpose Player Jeff Demps
July 30th, 2014 at 12:51 PM
Among the most intriguing players in camp this year for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is running back Jeff Demps. Demps, who attended the University of Florida and is the only Florida Gator athlete to have won national championships in two sports with his 2009 BCS National Championship in football and multiple...

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’ Rookie Mike Evans Working Out with Brandon Marshall
July 11th, 2014 at 11:10 AM
By Michael Compton Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ first-round draft pick Mike Evans, a wide receiver out of Texas A&M, is preparing for training camp by working out in Miami, Fla., with a group of players that includes Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall. “Physically, I'm not in tip-top shape. I'm getting back into my...

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 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 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 Will Have Another Pro Bowler
January 14th, 2013 at 6:13 PM
When the Pro Bowl rosters were announced a few weeks ago, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers only had one player named to the NFC team. Well, now that the Atlanta Falcons and San Francisco 49ers have made the NFC Championship game, we know that defensive tackle Gerald McCoy will be joined by...

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...