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Brandon Magee Seeks New Direction After Being Released by Tampa Bay Buccaneers
March 25th, 2015 at 8:26 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have waived linebacker Brandon Magee. The rarely-utilized defender and special teams player didn’t take long to latch on with another team, indicating to the Tampa Bay Times that he was headed to spring training with the Boston Red Sox. ***PHOTO1*** While not pursuing a...

Chicago Bears Sign Former Buccaneers Linebacker Mason Foster
March 24th, 2015 at 8:27 PM
After four solid seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, free-agent linebacker Mason Foster agreed to a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears on Tuesday. ***PHOTO1*** A starter since joining the Buccaneers in 2011, Foster fought through an injury-riddled season in 2014. He separated a shoulder early in the season, but returned to...

Former Buccaneer Quarterback Mike Kafka Set to Workout at NFL Veteran Combine
March 22nd, 2015 at 11:58 AM
The NFL's first-ever veteran combine takes place today at the Arizona Cardinals' practice facility in Tempe, Arizona. Among those participating are quarterback Mike Kafka, who spent time with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** Kafka was released during initial roster cuts in August, but re-joined the team’s practice squad. Following an...

Quarterback Bryce Petty Impresses at Baylor’s Pro Day
March 19th, 2015 at 12:05 PM
Baylor’s Bryce Petty showcased his NFL-ready arm during the school’s pro day on Wednesday in Texas. ***PHOTO1*** Taking every snap from under center, Petty completed 69-of-77 pass attempts (five drops) and looked sharp in the workout. Most analysts consider Petty the No. 3 quarterback in this year’s draft, behind Jameis Winston and...

Marcus Mariota’s Pro Day Draws Mixed Reviews
March 15th, 2015 at 9:04 PM
Six weeks before the first round of this year’s NFL Draft, Marcus Mariota held his pro day workout last Thursday in front of scouts and coaches from all 32 NFL teams, including Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht and director of player personnel Jon Robinson. Overall, reaction to Mariota’s performance on...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign Free Agents Chris Conte and Henry Melton
March 12th, 2015 at 9:44 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have signed free agent safety Chris Conte and defensive tackle Henry Melton. The signings come one day after the Buccaneers inked linebacker Bruce Carter. ***PHOTO1*** Conte joins Tampa Bay from the Chicago Bears, where he played four seasons (2011-14), recording 52 starts in 57...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign Linebacker Bruce Carter
March 11th, 2015 at 5:30 PM
With free agency in just its second day, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced on Wednesday that they have signed linebacker Bruce Carter. A second-round pick out of North Carolina in 2011, Carter has spent his first four seasons in the NFL with the Dallas Cowboys. He became a free agent on...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Re-Sign Major Wright, Leonard Johnson and Bobby Rainey
March 10th, 2015 at 6:54 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have re-signed cornerback Leonard Johnson and safety Major Wright, while tendering restricted free agent running back Bobby Rainey and releasing offensive tackle Anthony Collins. ***PHOTO1*** ...

Are the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Interested in DeMarco Murray?
March 10th, 2015 at 3:07 PM
Numerous reports have surfaced suggesting that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could be interested in acquiring running back DeMarco Murray. Landing last year’s NFL rushing leader would be quite a catch for the Buccaneers. Tampa Bay struggled with its running game a year ago, and is likely to address weaknesses in the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Re-Sign Four Pending Free Agents
March 9th, 2015 at 5:44 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have re-signed defensive end Larry English, defensive end Lawrence Sidbury, tight end Luke Stocker and linebacker Jason Williams. ***PHOTO1*** ...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Re-Sign Veteran Cornerback Mike Jenkins
March 7th, 2015 at 11:24 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced this week that they have re-signed cornerback Mike Jenkins and also extended qualifying offers to a pair of free agents, Danny Lansanah and Bradley McDougald. The latter has already signed his offer sheet. ***PHOTO1*** Jenkins played in one game with Tampa Bay in 2014, before suffering a...

Jameis Winston Pays a Visit to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
March 4th, 2015 at 12:40 PM
Jameis Winston, the potential No. 1 draft pick in next month’s NFL Draft, made a pre-draft visit to Tampa on Tuesday to visit with the Buccaneers. ***PHOTO1*** The meeting at One Buc Place was largely with the Glazer family, owners of the Buccaneers, and front office personnel. According to Buccaneers.com, Winston also...

Former Buccaneer Josh McCown Signs with the Cleveland Browns
March 1st, 2015 at 10:33 AM
The Cleveland Browns signed free agent quarterback Josh McCown on Friday. A 12-year pro, McCown, 35, was released Feb. 11 by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after going 1-10 as a starter for the Buccaneers last season. McCown signed a three-year deal with the Browns, worth a reported $14 million. ***PHOTO1*** In signing...

Are the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Interested in Acquiring Adrian Peterson?
February 27th, 2015 at 11:05 AM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are on the clock. While the debate rages over which top prospect the Buccaneers will select with the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft, Tampa Bay may also have its sights set on a league veteran. ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith indicated on "First Take"...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Hire Paul Spicer as Assistant Defensive Line Coach
February 26th, 2015 at 5:39 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have named Paul Spicer assistant defensive line coach. Spicer will work with defensive line coach Joe Cullen. Spicer entered the league as a player with the Detroit Lions in 1999, before spending the majority of the next eight seasons (2000-08) with the Jacksonville...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Contacted Florida State About Jameis Winston
February 25th, 2015 at 8:58 PM
Florida State head football coach Jimbo Fisher appeared on NFL Network’s “NFL AM” Wednesday morning and said that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have contacted FSU about Jameis Winston. ***PHOTO1*** The Buccaneers have the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft, and the fact that the organization reached out to Fisher...

Former Buccaneer Josh McCown to Visit with Cleveland Browns
February 24th, 2015 at 7:29 PM
Free agent quarterback Josh McCown, who was recently released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is reportedly spending the next two days visiting the Cleveland Browns, according to league sources. John DeFilippo is the new Browns offensive coordinator, and McCown was 2-5 as a starter for the Oakland Raiders in 2007...

Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota Bolster Their Stock at NFL Scouting Combine
February 22nd, 2015 at 12:10 AM
With Tampa Bay Buccaneers general Manager Jason Licht and head coach Lovie Smtih watching closely, Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota both looked sharp at the NFL Scouting Combine on Saturday. Widely considered the top two picks in this year’s draft, the quarterbacks went through their paces at Lucas Oil Stadium where...

Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota Set to Impress at NFL Scouting Combine
February 20th, 2015 at 6:35 PM
With the first overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have much to learn between the NFL Scouting Combine, which kicked off today at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, and the April draft. Will it be Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota? That is the commonly asked...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Hire Duke Preston as Director of Player Development
February 19th, 2015 at 5:46 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have hired Duke Preston to serve as the team’s director of player development. Preston replaces Isiah Harris, who was fired following a DUI arrest last October. Preston worked most recently at the University of Notre Dame, where he was the team’s director of...