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Tampa Bay Buccaneers to Utilize Virtual Reality Technology at Training Camp
July 22nd, 2015 at 8:53 AM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will begin using the SIDEKIQ simulator football software developed by EON Sports VR as a supplement to their on-field work for quarterbacks when the team reports back for training camp beginning on Aug. 1. ***PHOTO1*** “We are excited to be coming in on the front end of this...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign Rookie Guard Ali Marpet
June 18th, 2015 at 8:08 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed rookie guard Ali Marpet, one of their two second-round selections in the 2015 NFL Draft. ***PHOTO1*** ...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Reunite with Tight End Tim Wright
June 12th, 2015 at 5:52 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they were awarded tight end Tim Wright off of waivers from the New England Patriots. ***PHOTO1*** ...

Buccaneers’ Vincent Jackson Picking up Dirk Koetter’s New Offense
June 7th, 2015 at 8:52 PM
Veteran wide receiver Vincent Jackson is looking forward to the 2015 season playing in new offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter’s offense. Jackson, a 10-year NFL veteran, managed a solid 2014 season, hauling in 70 receptions for 1,002 yards despite playing in one of the league’s worst offensives. Jackson is anticipating more positive...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign Rookie Tackle Donovan Smith
June 1st, 2015 at 4:38 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today the signing of tackle Donovan Smith, the first of their two second-round selections in the 2015 NFL Draft. ***PHOTO1*** ...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Mike Glennon Impressed with Dirk Koetter’s Offense
May 28th, 2015 at 6:05 PM
Quarterback Mike Glennon is learning his third offense in as many years with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. During his media availability at One Buc Place on Thursday, Glennon, who played in six games for the Bucs in place of injured starter Josh McCown last year, offered Bucs fans reason for...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Begin Organized Team Activities
May 26th, 2015 at 9:25 PM
On Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicked off their Organized Team Activities, or OTAs. The entire team is expected to participate in the non-contact practices, which will run through June 14 at One Buc Place in Tampa. ***PHOTO1*** Rookies, including potential franchise quarterback Jameis Winston, have a serious shot to crack the...

Mike Alstott and Doug Williams to Join Ring of Honor
May 15th, 2015 at 9:32 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced this week that the club will induct two of its legends into the Ring of Honor this year. It is the first time in the organization's history that two players will be inducted in the same season. Former fullback Mike Alstott will be honored during the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign Three of This Year’s Draft Picks
May 12th, 2015 at 10:31 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have signed three of their 2015 NFL Draft picks: fourth-round selection, linebacker Kwon Alexander, fifth-round choice, wide receiver Kenny Bell, and seventh-round pick, running back/fullback Joey Iosefa. The team also claimed safety D.J. Swearinger from the Houston Texans and linebacker Khaseem Greene...

Jameis Winston Gets in First Workout as a Member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
May 9th, 2015 at 6:38 PM
Jameis Winston made his first appearance in an orange Buccaneers practice jersey at One Buc Place May 8 as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicked of their two-day rookie mini-camp. The No. 1 overall pick in the recent NFL Draft, Winston was admittedly anxious in his first practice as a pro. ***PHOTO1*** “I...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Announce Roster for Rookie Mini-Camp
May 8th, 2015 at 9:01 AM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced the 55-man roster for the team’s rookie mini-camp, which gets underway today. The mini-camp will mark Jameis Winston’s first appearance in a Bucs uniform. ***PHOTO1*** "One thing about being a good leader is you have to have good followers too," Winston said on Buccaneers.com."I look forward...

Jameis Winston Signs Rookie Contract with Tampa Bay Buccaneers
May 1st, 2015 at 9:08 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today the signing of Jameis Winston, the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft. Winston signed a four-year, $23.35 million deal that includes a $16.7 million signing bonus. ***PHOTO1*** Winston (6-4, 230) started 27 career games for Florida State, completing 562-of-841 passes (66.8 pct.) for 7,964...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Select Jameis Winston with First Pick in NFL Draft
April 30th, 2015 at 8:53 PM
Ending months of speculation, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected former Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston with the first pick in the NFL Draft April 30. ***PHOTO1*** Winston was not in attendance in Chicago where NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made the announcement. Winston instead attended a draft party with family and friends...

Running Back Bobby Rainey Signs His Tender Offer
April 25th, 2015 at 9:30 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced April 24 that restricted free agent running back Bobby Rainey has signed his tender offer. ***PHOTO1*** Rainey originally joined Tampa Bay off of waivers from the Cleveland Browns in 2013. He played in 15 games last year, starting five of them. He carried the ball 94 times...

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...