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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Should Pursue CB Mike Jenkins in Free Agency
January 31st, 2013 at 11:01 PM
In 2008, most fans and experts assumed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers would select cornerback Mike Jenkins with their first round selection. Instead, the Bucs passed on Jenkins and picked Aqib Talib and, well, you know how that turned out. With the Bucs in dire need of some help in the secondary,...

Leonard Johnson Stepping up in Aqib Talib’s Absence
November 4th, 2012 at 11:14 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers don't seem to miss cornerback Aqib Talib at all. Yes, they gave up 414 passing yards and four touchdowns to Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer on Sunday. But the Bucs moved to 3-1 without Talib this season and appear to have found his replacement in the process. Undrafted rookie Leonard...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thinking Long-Term by Trading Aqib Talib
November 1st, 2012 at 11:17 PM
Half a season, eight games, or 32 quarters. No matter how you look at it, that is all Aqib Talib had left in a Tampa Bay Buccaneers uniform. So the Bucs decided cut the cord and get rid of him early by shipping him off to the New England Patriots just before...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Make a Smart Decision to Rid Themselves of Aqib Talib
November 1st, 2012 at 7:38 PM
It looked like it was going to be a quiet day in the NFL as the trade deadline approached at 4 PM. And it was; until the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New England Patriots got together for a deal involving cornerback Aqib Talib. The Bucs traded the talented, but troubled Talib...

Report: Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ CB Eric Wright Facing Possible Drug Suspension
October 28th, 2012 at 1:49 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers already have starting cornerback serving a four-game suspension for using the drug Adderall, which is not permissible to use in the NFL without a prescription. ***PHOTO1*** Well, it looks like their other starting cornerback mimicked teammate Aqib Talib in the pill popping department. As first reported by FOX NFL...

The New Orleans Saints’ Receivers Provide Tall Task for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Secondary
October 19th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
When All Pro quarterback Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints' top-rated passing attack stroll into Raymond James Stadium on Sunday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will have tall task trying to slow him down. The task little becomes even taller when you factor in New Orleans' big receivers and the height advantage they have...

Time for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to Part Ways with CB Aqib Talib
October 13th, 2012 at 9:19 PM
In the offseason, Buccaneers101.com reported that the Washington Redskins were interested in cornerback Aqib Talib. Maybe Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik should have shipped Talib off to Washington to reunite him with his buddy Raheem Morris. After his latest suspension, a four-game ban for using Adderall, Talib has once again...

NFL Suspends Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ CB Aqib Talib for Using Adderall
October 13th, 2012 at 4:48 PM
The NFL's worst pass defense just took a major hit on Saturday less than 24 hours before it takes on the Kansas City Chiefs. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced that cornerback Aqib Talib has been suspended four games for violating the league's performance enhancing substance policy. Talib was busted for using Adderall...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Struggle Offensively in 16-10 Loss to Dallas Cowboys
September 23rd, 2012 at 4:54 PM
For the second straight week, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers jumped out to an early lead on an NFC East team while on the road. And for the second straight week, the Bucs squandered that lead and lost the game in frustrating fashion. Despite sacking Dallas quarterback Tony Romo four times and causing...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Collapse Late and Lose in Frustrating Fashion to the New York Giants, 41-34
September 16th, 2012 at 4:57 PM
It was a tale of two halves for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday and was the second half that did them in against the New York Giants. In the first half, Tampa Bay's defense frustrated Eli Manning and picked him off three times. Those three turnovers led to 21 points,...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. Carolina Panthers: Most Valuable Players
September 9th, 2012 at 8:48 PM
Just like that, the stench of their 10-game losing streak is gone and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have given their fans something to look forward to after their impressive 16-10 win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Buccaneers101.com likes what it saw on the field during the Bucs' opening day victory...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Bottle up the Carolina Panthers’ Rushing Game, Win 16-10
September 9th, 2012 at 7:44 PM
Slow starts. That is what doomed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2011. The Bucs seemed physically unable to perform at a high level early in games last season and they often found themselves in deep holes that they couldn't climb out of. But this is no longer 2011. It's 2012 and the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib Suffers Ankle Injury, Myron Lewis Steps up in His Absence
August 6th, 2012 at 12:33 PM
Part of the fun about holding a night practice for the general public to come out and watch is that the intensity level gets taken up a notch. Players run a little faster, hit a little harder, and play a little better when thousands of fans are out there cheering...

Aqib Talib and Eric Wright’s Dropped Charges Could Save the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 2012 Season
July 17th, 2012 at 12:13 AM
After a dreadful 2011 season, one in which they dropped their final 10 games, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made it their top priority this offseason to turn things around. They brought in a whole new coaching staff, signed some big name free agents, and have begun changing the culture in...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ranked No. 26 in ProFootballTalk.com’s Preseason Power Rankings
July 13th, 2012 at 12:35 AM
Profootballtalk.com has released its preseason power rankings and it's little surprise that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are near the bottom of the list after a dreadful 4-12 campaign in 2011. The Bucs got demolished every week during their 10-game losing streak to end the season, which led to widespread changes...

More Trouble for Secondary, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cornerback Eric Wright Arrested for DUI
July 2nd, 2012 at 11:26 PM
He was signed to a major contract this offseason during the Tampa Bay Buccaneers spending spree, but cornerback Eric Wright is not having a good summer. Wright, who signed a five-year, $37 million contract in March, missed a majority of the team's organized team activities due to an undisclosed illness. Now,...

Big Break for Buccaneers: State Dismisses Case Against Cornerback Aqib Talib
June 18th, 2012 at 5:31 PM
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano recently told the media that he was concerned about cornerback Aqib Talib's legal issues. But Schiano and the rest of the Bucs organization just breathed a sigh of relief on Monday. As first reported by Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, Talib's attorney, Frank Perez,...

Source: Washington Redskins are Interested in Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib
June 1st, 2012 at 8:00 AM
The Washington Redskins have already scooped up one former Tampa Bay defensive back this offseason when they signed safety Tanard Jackson after his release from the Buccaneers. Jackson was cut by the Bucs after failing a physical following offseason shoulder surgery and quickly reunited with former head coach Raheem Morris,...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Looking to Move CB Aqib Talib Before the Draft
April 18th, 2012 at 12:09 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have already sent one troublemaker packing -- safety Tanard Jackson, who is now with the Redskins -- and are looking to get rid of another one. According to multiple reports, the Bucs are shopping cornerback Aqib Talib before the NFL Draft in order to secure more draft...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Top 5 Biggest Offseason Needs
February 3rd, 2012 at 10:00 AM
10 straight losses to end the 2011 season exposed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ weaknesses. The roster has a lot of holes that need to be filled by new head coach Greg Schiano and his staff (whenever he hires it). With free agency fast approaching and the NFL Draft not too far...