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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...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign WR Louis Murphy to Three-Year Extension
December 26th, 2014 at 9:51 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have agreed to terms on a multi-year extension with wide receiver Louis Murphy. ***PHOTO1*** “It’s a blessing. (It) took me six years to get to this point,” said Murphy. “I just commend my family for being there, sticking by my side. It means everything....

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Vincent Jackson Seeks Milestone in Week 16
December 19th, 2014 at 8:46 PM
Overshadowed by the exploits of rookie Mike Evans in recent weeks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson has quietly put together a solid season of his own. A savvy veteran, Jackson needs just 69 receiving yards against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday to reach 1,000 yards for the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Place Gerald McCoy, Two Others on Injured Reserve
December 16th, 2014 at 9:02 PM
Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy (knee), wide receiver Louis Murphy (ankle), and tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins were placed on Injured Reserve, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced on Tuesday. Head coach Lovie Smith addressed McCoy’s situation on Monday following the Week 15 loss to the Carolina Panthers in which McCoy sprained his right...

Rookie of the Year Frontrunners to Square Off When Tampa Bay Buccaneers Face the Carolina Panthers
December 13th, 2014 at 5:50 PM
Having been eliminated from playoff contention, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are playing only for pride on Sunday when they face the Carolina Panthers, but the Week 15 contest isn’t without an interesting storyline. The game will feature two of the leading Offensive Rookie of the Year candidates in Tampa Bay’s...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Re-sign Rookie Wide Receiver Solomon Patton
December 2nd, 2014 at 8:18 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced on Tuesday that they have re-signed wide receiver and kick returner Solomon Patton from the Arizona Cardinals’ practice squad. ***PHOTO1*** Patton played in six games for the Buccaneers earlier this season, handling 10 punt returns for 112 yards and 17 kick returns for 393 yards. He was...

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’ Jorvorskie Lane Lost for the Season
November 24th, 2014 at 10:20 PM
Tampa Bay Buccaneers fullback Jorvorskie Lane was placed on injured reserved on Monday after suffering a season-ending injury to his right leg in Sunday’s loss to the Chicago Bears. Lane was injured on a carry in the second quarter and had to be carted off the field. Guard Logan Mankins...

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’ Mike Evans Proving Best of Deep Rookie Class of Wide Receivers
November 18th, 2014 at 3:42 PM
Wide receiver Mike Evans vaulted to the head of this season’s rookie class of wide receivers with a career-best performance in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ victory over the Washington Redskins on Sunday. Since Tampa Bay’s bye week in Week 7, Evans has been more than simply a standout rookie; he...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Continue to Search for Answers as Losses Mount
November 12th, 2014 at 9:10 PM
Head coach Lovie Smith’s first season at the helm of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers has gone awry in more ways than one, and the 1-8 Buccaneers are in the NFC South cellar as they prepare for their Week 11 test against the Washington Redskins. ***PHOTO1*** The reasons for the dismal record are...