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Jameis Winston Will Be Center Stage at Florida State’s Pro Day
March 31st, 2015 at 8:45 AM
With the eyes of NFL scouts and executives watching today, Jameis Winston is slated to participate in Florida State University’s pro day, which is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. in Tallahassee, Fla. Winston’s performance is likely to be especially important to the Tampa Buccaneers, who own the first overall...

Former Buccaneer Quarterback Mike Kafka Set to Workout at NFL Veteran Combine
March 22nd, 2015 at 11:58 AM
The NFL's first-ever veteran combine takes place today at the Arizona Cardinals' practice facility in Tempe, Arizona. Among those participating are quarterback Mike Kafka, who spent time with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** Kafka was released during initial roster cuts in August, but re-joined the team’s practice squad. Following an...

Quarterback Bryce Petty Impresses at Baylor’s Pro Day
March 19th, 2015 at 12:05 PM
Baylor’s Bryce Petty showcased his NFL-ready arm during the school’s pro day on Wednesday in Texas. ***PHOTO1*** Taking every snap from under center, Petty completed 69-of-77 pass attempts (five drops) and looked sharp in the workout. Most analysts consider Petty the No. 3 quarterback in this year’s draft, behind Jameis Winston and...

Marcus Mariota’s Pro Day Draws Mixed Reviews
March 15th, 2015 at 9:04 PM
Six weeks before the first round of this year’s NFL Draft, Marcus Mariota held his pro day workout last Thursday in front of scouts and coaches from all 32 NFL teams, including Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht and director of player personnel Jon Robinson. Overall, reaction to Mariota’s performance on...

Jameis Winston Pays a Visit to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
March 4th, 2015 at 12:40 PM
Jameis Winston, the potential No. 1 draft pick in next month’s NFL Draft, made a pre-draft visit to Tampa on Tuesday to visit with the Buccaneers. ***PHOTO1*** The meeting at One Buc Place was largely with the Glazer family, owners of the Buccaneers, and front office personnel. According to Buccaneers.com, Winston also...

Former Buccaneer Josh McCown Signs with the Cleveland Browns
March 1st, 2015 at 10:33 AM
The Cleveland Browns signed free agent quarterback Josh McCown on Friday. A 12-year pro, McCown, 35, was released Feb. 11 by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after going 1-10 as a starter for the Buccaneers last season. McCown signed a three-year deal with the Browns, worth a reported $14 million. ***PHOTO1*** In signing...

Former Buccaneer Josh McCown to Visit with Cleveland Browns
February 24th, 2015 at 7:29 PM
Free agent quarterback Josh McCown, who was recently released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is reportedly spending the next two days visiting the Cleveland Browns, according to league sources. John DeFilippo is the new Browns offensive coordinator, and McCown was 2-5 as a starter for the Oakland Raiders in 2007...

Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota Bolster Their Stock at NFL Scouting Combine
February 22nd, 2015 at 12:10 AM
With Tampa Bay Buccaneers general Manager Jason Licht and head coach Lovie Smtih watching closely, Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota both looked sharp at the NFL Scouting Combine on Saturday. Widely considered the top two picks in this year’s draft, the quarterbacks went through their paces at Lucas Oil Stadium where...

Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota Set to Impress at NFL Scouting Combine
February 20th, 2015 at 6:35 PM
With the first overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have much to learn between the NFL Scouting Combine, which kicked off today at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, and the April draft. Will it be Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota? That is the commonly asked...

Josh McCown Responds to His Release from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
February 16th, 2015 at 4:20 PM
Following an underwhelming 2-14 season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were expected to make key personnel decisions in the offseason. It didn't take long for the front office to begin the rebuilding process, releasing veteran quarterback Josh McCown last week. Following his dismissal, McCown spoke to the press and said he wasn’t...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Release Quarterback Josh McCown
February 11th, 2015 at 7:24 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Wednesday released veteran quarterback Josh McCown. Signed as an unrestricted free agent last season, McCown started 11 of the team’s 16 games in a disappointing 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** In his lone season with the Buccaneers, McCown had more than his share of ups and downs. All told,...

Is Jameis Winston the Quarterback of the Future for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers?
February 9th, 2015 at 6:20 PM
The Tampa Tribune’s Ira Kaufman believes that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will select Jameis Winston with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. In appearing on PFT Live on NBC Sports Radio on Monday, Kaufman indicated that the Bucs will likely draft Winston and that Derrick Brooks...

Former Buccaneers Quarterback Brad Johnson Admits to Having Footballs Tampered with Before 2003 Super Bowl
January 21st, 2015 at 11:05 AM
With the NFL investigating whether or not the New England Patriots violated league rules by deflating footballs in their AFC Championship Game victory over the Indianapolis Colts, former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Brad Johnson tossed the Buccaneers into the narrative Wednesday morning. ***PHOTO1*** According to an article on Profootballtalk.nbcsports.com, Johnson admitted to...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Lose Another Close One; Remain Winless at Home
November 30th, 2014 at 7:26 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers entered Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals in the NFC South cellar, but remarkably only two games out of first place at 2-9. In a season of squandered opportunities, the Buccaneers failed to make up any ground in the worst division in the NFL, letting another...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Lovie Smith and Josh McCown Set for Return to Soldier Field
November 20th, 2014 at 11:04 PM
The 2-8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers will hit the road for a Week 12 clash with the 4-6 Chicago Bears on Sunday in a matchup that features a pair of familiar faces returning to Soldier Field. Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith and quarterback Josh McCown return to Chicago to take on...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Josh McCown Named Starting Quarterback Vs. Atlanta Falcons
November 5th, 2014 at 9:34 PM
As expected, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers named Josh McCown the starting quarterback for Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons at Raymond James Stadium. Mike Glennon has started the last five games since stepping in for McCown, who injured the thumb on his throwing hand in the third game of the...

Josh McCown Expected to Regain Starting Job at Quarterback for Tampa Bay Buccaneers
November 4th, 2014 at 9:45 PM
During an appearance on the Total Access radio show on WDAE 620 AM on Tuesday night, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon indicated that Josh McCown will be named the team’s starting quarterback for Sunday’s Week 10 matchup against the Atlanta Falcons. Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith is expected to...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Lovie Smith Considering a Change at Quarterback
November 4th, 2014 at 4:18 PM
Less than 24 hours after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost yet another close game on Sunday, head coach Lovie Smith met with the press at One Buc Place on Monday and shared his thoughts on the quarterback situation ahead of this week’s game against the Atlanta Falcons. ***PHOTO1*** Mike Glennon is coming...

Expect the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to Be More Physical in Week 8 Test Vs. Minnesota Vikings
October 25th, 2014 at 1:08 PM
Coming off a 48-17 blowout loss at home that defied explanation in Week 6, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers appear to have taken advantage of a well-timed bye week and are as healthy as they've been all season heading into Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings at Raymond James Stadium. If they...

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...