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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...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Have Interest in Trading for QB Ryan Mallett
March 12th, 2013 at 6:39 PM
After the 2012 season ended, head coach Greg Schiano said he wanted to get more competitive at each position, including quarterback. With Josh Freeman entering the final season of his rookie deal, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers wanted someone to push Freeman so they can see if he is worth re-signing...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2013 Free Agency Preview: Quarterbacks
February 26th, 2013 at 11:46 PM
With free agency fast approaching, Buccaneers101.com is here to give you a position by position breakdown on what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have headed into 2013 and which players they should be targeting to help bolster the roster. Let’s start with the most important position on the field: quarterback. QB Position Overview Is...

John McNulty Hired as Quarterbacks Coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
January 19th, 2013 at 1:02 AM
Last year, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were denied permission by the Arizona Cardinals to interview John McNulty for the offensive coordinator position. A season later, the Bucs and head coach Greg Schiano have finally added McNulty to the staff. McNulty will replace Ron Turner, who left to become the head...

Where is the Competition for Josh Freeman Going to Come From?
January 8th, 2013 at 7:28 PM
Adding competition in the offseason for quarterback Josh Freeman has been the big topic of conversation lately. It is understandable that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers want to bring in someone to either push Freeman or replace him should he falter like he did down the stretch in 2012. But where is...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers not Talking Contract Extension for Josh Freeman
January 6th, 2013 at 5:13 PM
Halfway through the 2012 season, Josh Freeman was playing as well as any signal caller in the league and looked like he was going to be quarterbacking the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the next 10 years or so. But after Freeman slumped down the stretch - he had nine interceptions in...

Is Josh Freeman the Answer at Quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers?
December 16th, 2012 at 6:48 PM
In the midst of their four-game winning streak earlier this season, quarterback Josh Freeman was playing lights out and deserved consideration for the Pro Bowl. That's how good No. 5 was playing for the Bucs. But now the Bucs are in the middle of a four-game losing streak and fans have started...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. Denver Broncos Preview
December 1st, 2012 at 7:16 PM
Week 13 Who: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-5) vs. Denver Broncos (8-3) When: Sunday, 12/02 at 4:05 PM Where: Sports Authority Field at Mile High TV: FOX Radio: WFUS 103.5 FM/WDAE 620 AM DirecTV: 713 Sirius: 136 Last Meeting: These two teams met in 2008 in Week 5 with the Broncos handing the Bucs a 16-13 loss. Key Matchup on...