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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sharp in Preseason Win Over Cincinnati Bengals
August 26th, 2015 at 4:22 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers secured their first home victory in more than a year, defeating the Cincinnati Bengals 25-11 Monday night at Raymond James Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** Led by rookie quarterback Jameis Winston, the Buccaneers wasted no time putting points on the board. Winston led the Bucs on an 80-yard scoring drive to open...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Drop Preseason Opener to Minnesota Vikings
August 16th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers struggled early against the Minnesota Vikings in their preseason opener Saturday night, losing 26-16 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minnesota. ***PHOTO1*** The game marked the much-anticipated debut of rookie quarterback Jameis Winston, the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft. Winston, who admittedly started the game...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Face Minnesota Vikings in Preseason Opener
August 15th, 2015 at 4:43 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers square off against the Minnesota Vikings on the road Saturday night in a much anticipated preseason test that marks the NFL debut of rookie quarterback Jameis Winston. ***PHOTO1*** The Bucs dropped a close one to the Vikings during the regular season last year, losing 19-13 in overtime at...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign Linebacker Lavonte David to Contract Extension
August 12th, 2015 at 10:14 AM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed linebacker Lavonte David to a five-year contract extension. The deal, which makes David the highest-paid 4-3 outside linebacker in the National Football League, goes through the 2020 season. As per team policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed. ***PHOTO1*** “We are very excited to announce...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Training Camp: Rookie QB Jameis Winston Generating Excitement
August 6th, 2015 at 9:00 PM
It’s a given that Jameis Winston has a lot to absorb in his first NFL training camp with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but the rookie quarterback, who has had an up-and-down first week of camp, is demonstrating a penchant for learning from his mistakes. ***PHOTO1*** After struggling with interceptions earlier in the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Bring Back Da’Quan Bowers
August 2nd, 2015 at 1:13 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced last week that they have re-signed defensive end Da’Quan Bowers. ***PHOTO1*** ...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Place C.J. Wilson on Reserve/Retired List
July 26th, 2015 at 4:13 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Friday that they have placed cornerback C.J. Wilson on the Reserve/Retired List. Wilson suffered a severe hand injury in a Fourth of July accident, losing two fingers. ***PHOTO1*** “We know this process has been difficult for C.J. and respect his decision to step away from football,”...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers to Utilize Virtual Reality Technology at Training Camp
July 22nd, 2015 at 8:53 AM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will begin using the SIDEKIQ simulator football software developed by EON Sports VR as a supplement to their on-field work for quarterbacks when the team reports back for training camp beginning on Aug. 1. ***PHOTO1*** “We are excited to be coming in on the front end of this...

Buccaneers’ Gerald McCoy Expects Defense to Hit the Ground Running
July 14th, 2015 at 10:36 AM
With the addition of key veterans this offseason and with one year of experience under his belt in Lovie Smith’s system, Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy expects the defensive unit he leads to hit the ground running this season. ***PHOTO1*** The Bucs struggled mightily in the initial year under Smith’s...

Buccaneers’ C.J. Wilson Injured in July 4th Accident
July 8th, 2015 at 3:42 PM
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul wasn’t the only NFL player severely injured in a July 4th accident over the weekend. Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback C.J. Wilson also suffered a similar injury, reportedly losing two fingers. ***PHOTO1*** Wilson (pictured in a game against the Saints last year) appeared in two games...

Rookie Linebacker Josh Keyes Makes Positive First Impression on Tampa Bay Buccaneers
July 2nd, 2015 at 10:17 AM
Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie linebacker Josh Keyes, an undrafted free agent out of Boston College, turned heads during the team's recently concluded mini-camp at One Buc Place. Judging by his performances in offseason drills, Keyes isn't likely to fly under the radar much longer. ***PHOTO1*** Following an interception in camp, head coach Lovie...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Announce Training Camp Schedule
June 24th, 2015 at 9:31 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced the team’s 2015 training camp schedule, which features 11 days that will be open to the general public. The first of these practices, which are free to attend, will take place on Saturday, Aug. 1, beginning at 2:30 p.m. ET. ***PHOTO1*** For the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign Rookie Guard Ali Marpet
June 18th, 2015 at 8:08 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed rookie guard Ali Marpet, one of their two second-round selections in the 2015 NFL Draft. ***PHOTO1*** ...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Reunite with Tight End Tim Wright
June 12th, 2015 at 5:52 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they were awarded tight end Tim Wright off of waivers from the New England Patriots. ***PHOTO1*** ...

Buccaneers’ Vincent Jackson Picking up Dirk Koetter’s New Offense
June 7th, 2015 at 8:52 PM
Veteran wide receiver Vincent Jackson is looking forward to the 2015 season playing in new offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter’s offense. Jackson, a 10-year NFL veteran, managed a solid 2014 season, hauling in 70 receptions for 1,002 yards despite playing in one of the league’s worst offensives. Jackson is anticipating more positive...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign Rookie Tackle Donovan Smith
June 1st, 2015 at 4:38 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today the signing of tackle Donovan Smith, the first of their two second-round selections in the 2015 NFL Draft. ***PHOTO1*** ...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Mike Glennon Impressed with Dirk Koetter’s Offense
May 28th, 2015 at 6:05 PM
Quarterback Mike Glennon is learning his third offense in as many years with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. During his media availability at One Buc Place on Thursday, Glennon, who played in six games for the Bucs in place of injured starter Josh McCown last year, offered Bucs fans reason for...

Jameis Winston to Miss Thursday’s OTA Session at One Buc
May 27th, 2015 at 7:59 PM
Jameis Winston will miss Thursday’s team OTA, as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie will be in California at the NFLPA’s Rookie Premiere Event. ***PHOTO1*** Winston participated in drills on Tuesday and Wednesday, but is scheduled to fly Wednesday night to the event in California, which is slated to include a photo shoot...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Begin Organized Team Activities
May 26th, 2015 at 9:25 PM
On Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicked off their Organized Team Activities, or OTAs. The entire team is expected to participate in the non-contact practices, which will run through June 14 at One Buc Place in Tampa. ***PHOTO1*** Rookies, including potential franchise quarterback Jameis Winston, have a serious shot to crack the...

Leslie Frazier Confident in Defensive Unit Buccaneers Will Field Next Season
May 21st, 2015 at 7:46 PM
Leslie Frazier, defensive coordinator for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, addressed the media this week, saying he believes that the defensive line Tampa Bay will field next season could be one of the best in the NFL. ***PHOTO1*** “Any time you have Gerald McCoy on your team, you have to brag,” Frazier said....