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Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Lavonte David Expects to Return on Sunday
November 28th, 2014 at 3:35 PM
Linebacker Lavonte David has been one of the few bright spots this season for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The NFL’s co-leading solo tackler with 81 unassisted tackles, David was forced to miss last week’s game against the Chicago Bears with a hamstring injury, but the third-year pro is confident he...

Takeaways from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Week 10 Loss to the Atlanta Falcons
November 10th, 2014 at 9:51 PM
While much has been made of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and their disappointing 1-8 record through the first 10 weeks of the season, Lovie Smith’s underachieving squad features a few players performing at a consistently high level. The following artcle is a look at some of the positive takeaways from...

Linebacker Lavonte David Among Bright Spots for Tampa Bay Buccaneers
October 8th, 2014 at 3:23 PM
There hasn’t been a lot to celebrate on defense for the injury-depleted Tampa Bay Buccaneers this season, but the play of linebacker Lavonte David has definitely caught the eye through the first five games of the season. ***PHOTO1*** David is currently leading the NFL in solo tackles (41) and tackles for loss...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Lose to New Orleans Saints in Overtime
October 5th, 2014 at 5:10 PM
The New Orleans Saints nearly lost their first game in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome since 2011 on Sunday before pulling out a wild 37-31 overtime victory against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tampa Bay falls to 1-4 on the season. The Bucs, the last team to beat the Saints at home, were in...

What to Watch for: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. Carolina Panthers
September 7th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The Lovie Smith era in Tampa Bay officially gets underway this afternoon with the Buccaneers hosting the Carolina Panthers at Raymond James Stadium. Kickoff is 4:25 p.m. (EST). The key division matchup should reveal just which direction the Buccaneers are heading. Playing in front of the home crowd and with the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Announce Team Captains
September 2nd, 2014 at 1:47 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers named the team’s five captains on Monday, six days before the season opener against the Carolina Panthers at Raymond James Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** On offense, the team voted for quarterback Josh McCown and wide receiver Vincent Jackson (pictured). The defense is represented by defensive tackle Gerald McCoy and linebacker...

Buccaneers Vs. Dolphins: What to Watch For
August 16th, 2014 at 11:43 AM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers make their home debut under Lovie Smith tonight, hosting the Miami Dolphins at Raymond James Stadium in Week 2 of the preseason. ***PHOTO1*** Both the Bucs and the Dolphins are coming off preseason Week 1 losses by identical scores. The Bucs lost 16-10 to the Jacksonville Jaguars while...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Drop Preseason Opener to Jacksonville Jaguars
August 9th, 2014 at 9:41 AM
Judging by a 16-10 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field Friday night, the rebuilt Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a lot of work to do before the regular season opener a month away. With quarterbacks Josh McCown, Mike Glennon and Mike Kafka on the run and under pressure most of...

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...

Lavonte David Drawing Comparisons to Tampa Bay Buccaneers Legend Derrick Brooks
July 20th, 2014 at 6:56 PM
Head coach Lovie Smith paid Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David the ultimate compliment, comparing him to 2014 Hall of Fame inductee and Tampa Bay Buccaneers legend Derrick Brooks. ***PHOTO1*** “There are not a lot of players like Derrick Brooks,” Smith said in the Bradenton Herald. “It’s not even fair to compare...

Three Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ranked Amongst NFL’s Top 100 Players
July 9th, 2014 at 11:34 AM
Three Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, outside linebacker Lavonte David and defensive end Michael Johnson -- cracked the list of Top 100 players in the NFL in a CBS Sports post that evaluated talent based on interviews with NFL general managers, coaches and offensive coordinators. ***VIDEO1*** McCoy, at 6’4,...

Manti Te’o Could Be an Option for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
February 25th, 2013 at 3:35 PM
With the status of strongside linebacker Quincy Black up in the air for next season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers should start thinking about a backup plan. Black may not be able to play in 2013 due to severe neck and shoulder injuries sustained in a November game against the San...

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...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Free Fall Continues with 28-13 Loss to the St. Louis Rams
December 23rd, 2012 at 4:41 PM
It seems like only yesterday we were talking about the Tampa Bay Buccaneers being on the upswing. After all, they did win four straight earlier this season and at one point Tampa Bay was the league's highest scoring team over a six-game span. But the Bucs have come crashing down to Earth and...

Terrible Third Quarter Plagues the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 31-23 Loss to the Denver Broncos
December 2nd, 2012 at 8:13 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had a monumental task in front of them as the prepared for the Denver Broncos - try to slow down quarterback Peyton Manning with a secondary that ranks dead last in the NFL. Everybody knew it wasn't going to be easy, but the Bucs did a great...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. Denver Broncos Preview
December 1st, 2012 at 7:16 PM
Week 13 Who: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-5) vs. Denver Broncos (8-3) When: Sunday, 12/02 at 4:05 PM Where: Sports Authority Field at Mile High TV: FOX Radio: WFUS 103.5 FM/WDAE 620 AM DirecTV: 713 Sirius: 136 Last Meeting: These two teams met in 2008 in Week 5 with the Broncos handing the Bucs a 16-13 loss. Key Matchup on...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Ronde Barber on Pace to Make the Pro Bowl
November 14th, 2012 at 9:32 PM
Ronde Barber has made the Pro Bowl quite a few times (five to be exact) during his 15 seasons at cornerback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. This season, Barber made the switch to free safety and his great play is being recognized by the fans. The NFL gave an update Wednesday on...

Monday Musings: 5 Thoughts on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Win Over the Oakland Raiders
November 5th, 2012 at 10:16 PM
1. Rookie Doug Martin rewrote the franchise record books yesterday with his amazing performance against Oakland. The Muscle Hamster ripped off several highlight runs and scored touchdowns from 1, 45, 67, and 70 yards out. Martin, who is making a case for the Offensive Rookie of the Year Award, finished...

Monday Musings: 5 Thoughts on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Win Over the Kansas City Chiefs
October 15th, 2012 at 9:30 AM
1. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' run defense deserves a lot of credit for fixing the poor tackling and bad run fits that plagued them against the Washington Redskins two weeks ago. Coming off their bye week, the Bucs had another tough test against the Kansas City Chiefs and running back...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. Kansas City Chiefs Preview
October 13th, 2012 at 2:27 PM
Week 6 Who: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-3) vs. Kansas City Chiefs (1-4) When: Sunday, 10/14 at 1 PM Where: Raymond James Stadium TV: CBS (blacked out locally) Radio: WFUS 103.5 FM/WDAE 620 AM DirecTV: 710 Sirius: 94 Last Meeting: These two teams last met in 2008, and the Chiefs were up 24-3 at one point in the first...