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LB Quincy Black’s Future with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Doubt, Scheduled to Have Surgery
January 22nd, 2013 at 8:01 PM
Even though he still has three years remaining on a five-year, $29-million deal contract he signed back in 2011, linebacker Quincy Black may not be back with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. That's because he is still not anywhere close to being able to play football again after sustaining a serious neck...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Lose LB Quincy Black for Remainder of the Season
November 13th, 2012 at 7:25 PM
On Monday, Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano said that he didn't think Quincy Black's injury was career-ending. Well, he may be right but it was definitely season-ending because the team placed their starting strongside linebacker on injured reserve Tuesday. Black was injured in the third quarter of Sunday's game against...

Monday Musings: 5 Thoughts on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Win Over the San Diego Chargers
November 12th, 2012 at 5:54 PM
1. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers celebrated America's heroes - the military and veterans - on Sunday, but it was some unlikely heroes that won the game for them against the San Diego Chargers. Tight end Dallas Clark and wide receiver Tiquan Underwood only combined for three catches, but two of...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Top 5 Biggest Offseason Needs
February 3rd, 2012 at 10:00 AM
10 straight losses to end the 2011 season exposed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ weaknesses. The roster has a lot of holes that need to be filled by new head coach Greg Schiano and his staff (whenever he hires it). With free agency fast approaching and the NFL Draft not too far...

Lack of Leadership Taking Toll on Tampa Bay Buccaneers
December 7th, 2011 at 9:00 AM
For a team self-described as “youngry”, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have missed the boat on half of the combo-word coined by head coach Raheem Morris. Yes, the Bucs have the youngest offense, defense, and head coach. That much is certain. The missing element of the whole “youngry” idea has been the hungry...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive Assessment Vs. Carolina Panthers
December 5th, 2011 at 1:00 PM
Defensive Line: Rookie defensive end Da’Quan Bowers, who made his second straight start, showed off his versatility when he dropped back into coverage on the game’s first play and batted down a pass intended for tight end Greg Olsen. Bowers finished up the first quarter with bang, sacking Cam Newton on...

Pewter Points: the Latest Tidbits on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
November 25th, 2011 at 7:44 PM
Bucs Underutilizing Blount Last season, running back LeGarrette Blount took the NFL by storm as a rookie. Blount hurdled, trucked, and ran by opposing tacklers en route to a stellar rookie campaign. The Oregon product finished with 1,007 rushing yards on 201 carries (5.0 per carry average) with six touchdowns. And...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fight Valiantly but Lose to Green Bay Packers, 35-26
November 20th, 2011 at 4:46 PM
In what was considered a David vs. Goliath matchup, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hung tough with the defending Super Bowl Champs on Lambeau Field. However, moral victories don’t put W’s in the win column, and the Bucs suffered their fourth consecutive loss on Sunday by falling to the Green Bay...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive Assessment Vs. Houston
November 14th, 2011 at 1:38 PM
Defensive Line: After all the talk surrounding the midweek addition of defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth, the Tampa Bay defensive line didn’t fall flat Sunday. Despite Houston running for 185 yards in the win, the Bucs' front four played considerably better than in the previous two games. Haynesworth made the start alongside...

First Half Report Card: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defense
November 10th, 2011 at 1:00 PM
Defensive Line: A unit that has shown flashes of maturity over brief periods this season is now a group reeling after the season-ending injury to defensive tackle Gerald McCoy. With McCoy out, the middle of the defensive line has to find some level of consistency. Frank Okam, a guy that could likely...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 2011 Midseason Awards
November 9th, 2011 at 10:23 AM
Believe it or not, we have actually reached the midway point of the 2011 NFL season. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are teetering on the line of mediocrity with a 4-4 record and are in third place in the NFC South. With eight games in the books, it’s time to take...

Rookie Linebacker Ready to Take Charge for Tampa Bay Buccaneers
September 22nd, 2011 at 4:41 PM
It appears as though the ankle injury that caused Buccaneers strongside linebacker Quincy Black to miss nearly the entire second half of Sunday’s comeback victory of Minnesota will lead to an increased role for rookie Mason Foster. Foster, the team’s third round draft choice out of Washington, had been playing primarily in...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive Assessment Vs. Minnesota Vikings
September 18th, 2011 at 8:48 PM
Defensive Line: After officially getting zero sacks or QB pressures last week, the D-line got off to another rough start against the Vikings. When running back Adrian Peterson and Toby Gerhart weren’t breaking long runs, quarterback Donovan McNabb was keeping the Bucs’ pass rush at bay by play-action passing them to...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive Assessment Vs. Detroit Lions
September 12th, 2011 at 10:00 AM
Defensive Line After dedicating two first-round and two-second round draft selections on defensive linemen the past two seasons, the Buccaneers were eager to see those contributions take shape against Detroit. The rookie ends, Adrian Clayborn and Da’Quan Bowers, provided some pressure off the ends early on in the contest. Tackles Roy...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive Assessment Vs. Miami Dolphins
August 28th, 2011 at 5:34 PM
Defensive Line After showing flashes of brilliance against Kansas City and then taking everything back to square one in the Pats game, the defensive line was looking to find some sort of continuity against Miami. An area that has seen much focus from the Bucs developmental team over the past two...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Re-Sign Linebacker Adam Hayward
August 1st, 2011 at 9:15 AM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ linebackers just got a little meaner and more physical with the addition of Adam Hayward. The Bucs re-signed the four-year veteran on Monday to a three-year deal. ***PHOTO1*** The hard-hitting Hayward, who was a sixth-round pick out of Portland State in 2007, has the ability to play multiple...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Re-Sign Linebacker Quincy Black
July 27th, 2011 at 8:58 AM
Tampa Bay Buccaneers General Manager Mark Dominik made his first dive into free agency and came up with one of his own. On Wednesday, the Bucs announced that they have re-signed linebacker Quincy Black to a 5-year deal worth $29 million with $11 million being guaranteed. ***PHOTO1*** Black, who has been the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign Mason Foster and Daniel Hardy
July 26th, 2011 at 8:33 AM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers front office was hard at work the day after the new Collective Bargaining Agreement was agreed upon and signed a pair of rookies on Tuesday. During a press conference General Manager Mark Dominik announced that linebacker Mason Foster and tight end Daniel Hardy were each signed...