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Buccaneers’ Logan Mankins Injured in His Tampa Bay Debut
September 8th, 2014 at 3:17 PM
Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins’ debut for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was interrupted in the season-opening loss to the Carolina Panthers when he headed to the locker room after injuring his left knee in the second quarter on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** Outfitted with a knee brace when he returned to the sideline, Mankins,...

Blockbuster Trade for Logan Mankins Bolsters Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Offensive Line
August 27th, 2014 at 6:53 PM
Tuesday’s surprise trade with the New England Patriots that brought guard Logan Mankins to Tampa Bay in exchange for tight end Tim Wright adds some much-needed strength to the Buccaneers’ offensive line. ***PHOTO1*** Much maligned early in the preseason, the Buccaneers’ offensive line is instantly improved with the addition of Mankins, a...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Acquire Six-Time Pro Bowl Guard Logan Mankins in Trade with Patriots
August 26th, 2014 at 6:59 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers today announced the acquisition of guard Logan Mankins from the New England Patriots in exchange for tight end Tim Wright and an undisclosed draft pick. The trade comes one day after the Buccaneers visited with Richie Incognito. ***PHOTO1*** “We have a responsibility to our team and of course...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Showing Interest in Guard Richie Incognito
August 25th, 2014 at 3:39 PM
Veteran guard Richie Incognito is visiting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers today at One Buc Place. Incognito has not met with an NFL team since he was suspended by the Miami Dolphins last year for his actions in the Jonathan Martin bullying scandal. ***PHOTO1*** Reaction from players on Monday appeared generally positive. “I don’t...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Acquire Guard Rishaw Johnson in Trade with Kansas City Chiefs
August 21st, 2014 at 5:26 PM
In an attempt to add depth to the offensive line, The Tampa Bay Buccaneers acquired guard Rishaw Johnson from the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday in exchange for safety Kelcie McCray ***PHOTO1*** Johnson, 6’3” and 313 pounds, signed with Seattle as a college free agent in 2012. He spent 13 weeks...

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...

Buccaneers Close Out Training Camp; Play Host to Miami Dolphins in Week 2 of the Preseason
August 15th, 2014 at 11:49 AM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers closed out training camp on Thursday and will host the Miami Dolphins Saturday night at Raymond James Stadium in Week 2 of the preseason. ***PHOTO1*** Seeking to improve on last week’s loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Bucs are approaching this weekend’s test armed with Dolphin-specific prep work....

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Remain Linked to San Francisco 49ers Guard Alex Boone
August 11th, 2014 at 1:46 PM
Poor play from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ offensive line in the first preseason game of the season last week against the Jacksonville Jaguars has the Bucs' front office and coaching staff scrambling to shore up a unit in need of veteran leadership. As a result, the Bucs continue to express...

Lovie Smith Asks for Patience Following Loss to Jacksonville Jaguars in First Presason Game
August 10th, 2014 at 4:09 PM
After watching video of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars on Friday, head coach Lovie Smith asked for patience in his first press conference since the game. "You guys (in the media) don't lead the charge to start overreacting," Smith said Saturday. "Just like when you come out...

Two-Time Pro Bowl Guard Carl Nicks and Tampa Bay Buccaneers Part Ways
July 26th, 2014 at 2:09 PM
The Associated Press reports that Carl Nicks and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have mutually agreed to part ways after two disappointing seasons. The injured two-time Pro Bowl guard appeared in just nine games for the Bucs. A toe injury that required surgery and the recurrence of a MRSA infection kept him...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Holiday Wishlist for 2013
December 20th, 2012 at 6:48 PM
In the spirit of the holiday season, Buccaneers101.com has compiled a wishlist for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Here are three things the Bucs would like in 2013 as they try to build on the foundation that was established this season in year one of Greg Schiano: 1. A Shutdown Cornerback Does this one...

Will the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Offense Crumble with the Loss of Guard Carl Nicks?
October 30th, 2012 at 7:34 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers suffered a crushing blow to their offense on Tuesday when it was announced that Pro Bowl left guard Carl Nicks was placed on injured reserve, a move that ended his season. Nicks, who signed a massive five-year, $47.5 million deal in the offseason, has been dealing with a toe injury...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Will Start Jeremy Trueblood at Right Guard Against the Kansas City Chiefs
October 12th, 2012 at 10:25 PM
With more than a week of build up and mystery surrounding the decision, it appears as though Tampa Bay Buccaneers have decided on who will start at right guard when the team takes on the Kansas City Chiefs this Sunday. Drum roll please... it's Jeremy Trueblood. As first reported by the Tampa...

Roster Shuffling Continues for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
September 1st, 2012 at 6:59 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers got down to the 53-man roster limit on Friday night, but it was easy to see that roster they trimmed down to would not be the team that took the field next Sunday against the Carolina Panthers. On Saturday, head coach Greg Schiano that the roster would...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Lose RG Davin Joseph for Entire 2012 Season
August 25th, 2012 at 7:21 PM
We all knew the bad news was coming, but the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made it official on Saturday. Pro Bowl right guard Davin Joseph will miss the entire 2012 season after tearing his left patellar tendon in Friday night's 30-28 win over the New England Patriots. The Bucs also announced that...

Report: Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Davin Joseph to Land on Injured Reserve with Knee Injury
August 24th, 2012 at 11:34 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers earned an impressive 30-28 victory over the New England Patriots on Friday night, but it came at a big price. Pro Bowl guard Davin Joseph suffered a knee injury in the second quarter and had to be carted off the field. It looks as though the injury is season-ending...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ RT Jeremy Trueblood Takes Pay Cut to Remain with Team
August 3rd, 2012 at 7:04 PM
Last offseason, Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik caught some flack for re-signing right tackle Jeremy Trueblood to a two-year deal. After all, Trueblood has struggled during his time with the Bucs and his play was underwhelming in 2010. But it was said that Pro Bowl guard Davin Joseph refused...

Offensive Line Overhaul Leads to Impressive Upgrades for Tampa Bay Buccaneers
March 15th, 2012 at 9:30 AM
The ten-game losing skid that concluded the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2011 season offered many a problem area for the organization to address in the offseason. The media and fans alike were quick to mention the porous secondary and the lack of separation by the receiving corps. Others noted the inconsistency...

Two for Two? Tampa Bay Buccaneers Shift Focus to Guard Carl Nicks
March 14th, 2012 at 1:02 AM
With the Vincent Jackson deal in the books, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers wasted little time before heading back to the market. Free agent guard Carl Nicks, a staple on the New Orleans Saints offensive line that finished sixth in the NFL in rushing in 2011, landed in Tampa Tuesday night. Nicks’...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers News Round-Up: Day Before Free Agency
March 12th, 2012 at 8:02 PM
It was a busy day for news involving the Tampa Bay Buccaneers today so Buccaneers101.com is here to get you up to date on everything in case you missed any of it. Bucs Expected to Release Faine: In a move that may seem surprising to some yet one that makes a lot of sense,...