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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cut Kicker Connor Barth
August 29th, 2014 at 3:45 PM
WDAE-AM620 reports that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in a bit of a surprise move, have released kicker Connor Barth in favor of Patrick Murray. ***PHOTO1*** Barth, who had a base salary of $2 million, missed all of last season due to an Achilles injury. He connected on 84.2% of his field goal...

Three Tampa Bay Buccaneers Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
August 14th, 2014 at 12:43 PM
Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ kicker Connor Barth posted a picture on Twitter Tuesday night with teammates Michael Koenen and punter/kicker Pat Murray taking part in the ALS Ice Bucket challenge to raise awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. ***PHOTO1*** Barth passed on the challenge to head coach...

Former Titans Pro Bowler Rob Bironas Works Out with Buccaneers
August 6th, 2014 at 11:12 AM
Former Titans place-kicker Rob Bironas was at One Buc Place this morning for a workout, according to a report on JoeBucsFan.com. A Pro Bowler in 2007, Bironas played for the Titans from 2005-2013 and was cut in March. Rookie Anthony Fera, a punter and kicker out of Texas, reportedly joined Bironas...

Monday Musings (Friday Edition): 5 Thoughts on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Win Over the Minnesota Vikings
October 26th, 2012 at 6:18 PM
1. The job that K/P Michael Koenen did last night against the Minnesota Vikings should not go unnoticed. That is why we will talk about him first in this column. The Bucs' high-priced special teams addition from a season ago played extremely well and neutralized one of the most dangerous...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Kicker Connor Barth Agree to Four-Year Deal
May 17th, 2012 at 8:55 PM
It looked like kicker Connor Barth's appearance at tuesday's organized team activities meant he and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were close to getting him under contract. That assumption turned out to be true. The Buccaneers announced on Thursday that they signed Barth to a four-year deal. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that Barth's...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Kicker Connor Barth Shows up to OTAs
May 15th, 2012 at 1:02 PM
Kicker Connor Barth was present at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' first organized team activity on Tuesday. Although the OTA's are voluntary and he has yet to sign his franchise tender, Barth showed up to support his teammates according to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times. Being designated as the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive Assessment Vs. Carolina Panthers
December 5th, 2011 at 1:00 PM
Defensive Line: Rookie defensive end Da’Quan Bowers, who made his second straight start, showed off his versatility when he dropped back into coverage on the game’s first play and batted down a pass intended for tight end Greg Olsen. Bowers finished up the first quarter with bang, sacking Cam Newton on...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive Assessment Vs. Minnesota Vikings
September 18th, 2011 at 8:48 PM
Defensive Line: After officially getting zero sacks or QB pressures last week, the D-line got off to another rough start against the Vikings. When running back Adrian Peterson and Toby Gerhart weren’t breaking long runs, quarterback Donovan McNabb was keeping the Bucs’ pass rush at bay by play-action passing them to...