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NFL intimidation? Deuce Gruden makes a strong first impression
July 12th, 2017 at 1:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** Related News/Archive TAMPA â?? That Deuce Gruden, just 23 years old, could follow in father Jon's footsteps with a job in the NFL isn't that surprising, coming from a family of coaches and inheriting his father's competitive nature and love of football. That he could be 5...

Bucs lament their pay vs. big NBA contracts
July 9th, 2017 at 7:26 PM
***PHOTO1*** It has become an annual rite of summer: ridiculously huge NBA contracts handed out in free agency reminding NFL players that their contracts aren't fully guaranteed and aren't as ridiculously huge as their basketball counterparts. Related News/Archive NBA teams have much smaller rosters â?? 15 players instead...

Why the Bucs aren’t the NFL’s offseason champs, though they’re close
July 7th, 2017 at 5:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** To be crowned an offseason champion is something of a dubious honor, suggesting you've added ample talent but leaving the question of whether that will translate to an actual improvement in the standings. Related News/Archive The Bucs have drawn headlines as one of the NFL's most improved...

Bucs’ challenge: Scaling the NFL’s steep mountain of steady improvement
July 7th, 2017 at 1:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** Related News/Archive Sustained improvement isn't easy in the NFL â?? the Bucs have a chance to improve their win total for the third year straight season, something that's happened once in the franchise's 41-year history. The Bucs were winless in 1976, won two in 1977, five in...

Family of former Buc accused of murdering his mother says football is to blame
July 7th, 2017 at 6:50 AM
***PHOTO1*** A former NFL player is now in a Los Angeles jail, accused of murdering his mother. Family members say De'von Hall has been mentally ill for years, and they point to the damage he sustained during his football career. Related News/Archive A native of Los Angeles who...