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Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Charles Sims Eyeing Week 9 Return
October 30th, 2014 at 7:10 PM
Rookie running back Charles Sims, who has missed the first half of the season for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers due to an ankle injury that required surgery, may make his NFL regular-season debut in Week 9 against the Cleveland Browns. The third-round pick flashed promise in training camp and he...

Takeaways from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Week 8 Loss
October 27th, 2014 at 9:33 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had hoped to parlay their Week 7 bye into a home win over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. The plan didn’t materialize, as the Bucs dropped to 1-6 following a gut-wrenching 19-13 overtime loss at Raymond James Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** “Ideally, that’s not how we wanted to start it...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Expect Improvement in Rushing Attack
October 11th, 2014 at 1:24 PM
With running back Doug Martin at full speed, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hope to resurrect a sluggish running game when they play host to the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** For a team determined to run the ball, the Buccaneers rank near the bottom in rushing yards per game at just 90.4....

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Look to Continue Momentum Against New Orleans Saints
October 2nd, 2014 at 2:40 PM
Seeking back-to-back road wins, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-3) will look to establish the run game against the New Orleans Saints (1-3) on Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Dallas Cowboys, led by the NFL’s leading rusher DeMarco Murray ran all over the Saints last week, and the Bucs will...

Mike Glennon Leads Tampa Bay Buccaneers to Stunning Win Over Steelers
September 28th, 2014 at 6:36 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had 10 days between their embarrassing blowout loss to the Atlanta Falcons and their Week 4 test against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. The extra time evidently did the Bucs a world of good as Tampa Bay stunned the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-24 at Heinz Field for...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Doug Martin Unlikely to Play Against St. Louis Rams
September 14th, 2014 at 1:36 PM
According to Jay Glazer of Fox Sports, Doug Martin has been declared out and will not play for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers today against the St. Louis Rams. Martin suffered a knee injury last week against the Carolina Panthers, but returned to the sideline late in the game. While nursing the...

NFL Game Preview Week 2: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. St. Louis Rams
September 14th, 2014 at 10:47 AM
Heading into today’s Week 2 clash with the St. Louis Rams at Raymond James Stadium, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers face issues on the depth chart. Following the recent announcement of several season-ending injuries to key personnel, depth is an issue for Lovie Smith’s overhauled team. ***PHOTO1*** “Yeah, and my experience says, sometime...

Injuries Mount as Tampa Bay Buccaneers Prepare to Host the St. Louis Rams in Week 2
September 12th, 2014 at 5:41 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers enter Week 2 of the regular season a bruised and battered, work -in-progress squad hungry for a victory. The Bucs’ task against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium got a little tougher on Friday when the team announced that defensive end Adrian Clayborn...

Protecting the Ball Key to Success for Tampa Bay Buccaneers Against St. Louis Rams
September 11th, 2014 at 8:57 PM
Unable to deliver a victory over the Carolina Panthers in last week’s flat season opener, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers look to bounce back at home Sunday against another NFC foe in the St. Louis Rams. To avoid starting the Lovie Smith era in Tampa Bay 0-2, the Bucs face a...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Topple Buffalo Bills 27-14 to Earn First Win of the Preseason
August 23rd, 2014 at 8:57 PM
In what amounted to a serious dress rehearsal for the regular season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers won their first game of the preseason, defeating the Buffalo Bills 27-14 on the strength of a swarming defense and an overall steady team effort from the starters in the first half. With improved protection...

Rookie Running Back Charles Sims to Undergo Surgery on Injured Ankle; Will Miss 12-14 Weeks
August 15th, 2014 at 4:42 PM
Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie running back Charles Sims will undergo surgery tomorrow on his injured right ankle, the team announced on Friday. The recovery and rehabilitation schedule is expected to require 12-14 weeks. ***PHOTO1*** Sims, a third-round draft pick out of West Virginia, was having a strong camp before hurting the ankle...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Vincent Jackson Readying for Big-Game Performances
August 4th, 2014 at 1:01 PM
At the conclusion of Sunday’s practice at One Buc Place, head coach Lovie Smith acknowledged that he has been remiss in not talking enough about wide receiver Vincent Jackson during his daily press conferences. [caption id="attachment_19018" align="aligncenter" width="465" caption="Vincent Jackson/Compton"][Michael Compton photo/Vincent Jackson] Jackson, the Bucs’ No. 1 wide receiver, received plenty...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Training Camp Report: Day 6
July 31st, 2014 at 9:17 PM
Following a day off on Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers returned to the practice field at One Buc Place Wednesday and Thursday. During Thursday’s session, which was open to the public, the defense had its share of strong moments. Led by Lavonte David and Michael Johnson, the defense kept backup quarterback...

Doug Martin Seeks a Return to Rookie Form for Tampa Bay Buccaneers
July 27th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
A healthy Doug Martin enters the 2014 season with a sense of purpose and is anxious for a return to his rookie form for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Statistically, that may prove a difficult challenge for Martin as he is likely to share carries this season with  Mike James, Bobby Rainey,...

‘Doug Martin Can Be a Better Pass-Catcher,’ Says Former Buccaneers Coach Earnest Byner
July 18th, 2014 at 7:01 PM
Former NFL running back Earnest Byner appeared on the Overtime Ireland (OTI) podcast this week to share his thoughts on Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin. ***PHOTO1*** Byner, who played with the Cleveland Browns, Washington Redskins and Baltimore Ravens during his career, coached Martin last year as the Bucs’ running backs...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Rookie Mike Evans Working Out with Brandon Marshall
July 11th, 2014 at 11:10 AM
By Michael Compton Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ first-round draft pick Mike Evans, a wide receiver out of Texas A&M, is preparing for training camp by working out in Miami, Fla., with a group of players that includes Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall. “Physically, I'm not in tip-top shape. I'm getting back into my...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Will Have Another Pro Bowler
January 14th, 2013 at 6:13 PM
When the Pro Bowl rosters were announced a few weeks ago, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers only had one player named to the NFC team. Well, now that the Atlanta Falcons and San Francisco 49ers have made the NFC Championship game, we know that defensive tackle Gerald McCoy will be joined by...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers End Season on a High Note with 22-17 Win Over the Atlanta Falcons
December 30th, 2012 at 5:36 PM
Going into the final game of the 2012 season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers wanted to end the year on a positive note and give themselves something to look forward to going into the offseason. How about a road win against your division rivals, a team that has the No. 1 record...

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Shutout in Horrific Loss to the New Orleans Saints
December 16th, 2012 at 4:12 PM
If the Tampa Bay Buccaneers weren't mathematical eliminated from the playoffs going into Sunday's matchup, they should be now after an appalling performance against the New Orleans Saints. After three straight losses, it was easy to assume that the Bucs would be ready for a fight against their division rivals. Instead, the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Have Postseason Hopes Crushed in Last Second Loss to the Philadelphia Eagles
December 9th, 2012 at 6:59 PM
It was a day of celebration for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as the organization honored the 2002 Super Bowl team during halftime of Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles. It was a nice halftime show as team legends like Derrick Brooks, Mike Alstott, John Lynch, Warren Sapp, and coach Jon Gruden...