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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Re-Sign Fullback Jorvorskie Lane
April 6th, 2015 at 5:44 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced that they have signed tight end Emmanuel Ogbuehi and re-signed fullback Jorvorskie Lane. ***PHOTO1*** Lane played in nine games for Tampa Bay last season, starting four, rushing three times for 58 yards and catching one pass for three yards. A PED suspension and injuries limited his...

Strong Pro Day Performance Bolsters Stock of Jameis Winston
March 31st, 2015 at 9:39 PM
Jameis Winston likely bolstered his stock ahead of this year’s NFL draft with an impressive performance at Florida State’s annual pro day March 31. ***PHOTO1*** In front of representatives from all 32 NFL teams, Winston, widely considered the No. 1 pick in the draft, threw a whopping 102 passes, completing 91 of...

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...

Are the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Interested in DeMarco Murray?
March 10th, 2015 at 3:07 PM
Numerous reports have surfaced suggesting that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could be interested in acquiring running back DeMarco Murray. Landing last year’s NFL rushing leader would be quite a catch for the Buccaneers. Tampa Bay struggled with its running game a year ago, and is likely to address weaknesses in the...

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...

Are the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Interested in Acquiring Adrian Peterson?
February 27th, 2015 at 11:05 AM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are on the clock. While the debate rages over which top prospect the Buccaneers will select with the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft, Tampa Bay may also have its sights set on a league veteran. ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith indicated on "First Take"...

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...

Wide Receiver Vincent Jackson Expected to Return to Tampa Bay Buccaneers
February 19th, 2015 at 12:06 PM
Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht indicated this week that he expects to meet with Vincent Jackson’s agent at the NFL Scouting Combine, saying to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times that Jackson will “absolutely” be on the roster this season. ***PHOTO1*** Jackson’s future with the Buccaneers came under speculation...

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...

Buccaneers Hire Falcons OC Dirk Koetter as Offensive Coordinator for 2015 Season
January 8th, 2015 at 7:58 PM
When Jeff Tedford stepped down as the offensive coordinator for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Lovie Smith wanted to find someone to work with his offense and he didn't have to look too far out of the division to find that guy. ***PHOTO1*** Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network has reported that the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Mike Evans Among Finalists for the 2014 NFL Rookie of the Year Award
January 8th, 2015 at 6:31 PM
The National Football League announced the five finalists for the 2014 NFL Rookie of the Year award this week and Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans made the cut. ***PHOTO1*** Nominated for the award are Evans, Teddy Bridgewater (Vikings), Odell Beckham Jr. (Giants), Jeremy Hill (Bengals) and Sammy Watkins (Bills). Fans can...