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Super Bowl XLI: Four former Bucs who made it to the big game
February 1st, 2017 at 8:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a habit of letting good players go, only to see them wind up in the Super Bowl. In recent years, that's happened most notably with Aqib Talib and Michael Bennett, though others have managed the...

The Pro Bowlers the Buccaneers let go in 2012 have won three Super Bowls
January 25th, 2017 at 8:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images Once upon a time, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had a host of talented players. Then they failed to re-sign most of them, and now they're all in the Pro Bowl. Oops. This year's Pro Bowl roster includes six players...

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...