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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...

Wide Receiver Vincent Jackson Expected to Return to Tampa Bay Buccaneers
February 19th, 2015 at 12:06 PM
Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht indicated this week that he expects to meet with Vincent Jackson’s agent at the NFL Scouting Combine, saying to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times that Jackson will “absolutely” be on the roster this season. ***PHOTO1*** Jackson’s future with the Buccaneers came under speculation...

Josh McCown Responds to His Release from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
February 16th, 2015 at 4:20 PM
Following an underwhelming 2-14 season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were expected to make key personnel decisions in the offseason. It didn't take long for the front office to begin the rebuilding process, releasing veteran quarterback Josh McCown last week. Following his dismissal, McCown spoke to the press and said he wasn’t...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Release Quarterback Josh McCown
February 11th, 2015 at 7:24 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Wednesday released veteran quarterback Josh McCown. Signed as an unrestricted free agent last season, McCown started 11 of the team’s 16 games in a disappointing 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** In his lone season with the Buccaneers, McCown had more than his share of ups and downs. All told,...

Is Jameis Winston the Quarterback of the Future for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers?
February 9th, 2015 at 6:20 PM
The Tampa Tribune’s Ira Kaufman believes that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will select Jameis Winston with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. In appearing on PFT Live on NBC Sports Radio on Monday, Kaufman indicated that the Bucs will likely draft Winston and that Derrick Brooks...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Likely to Feature a More Balanced Offense in 2015
February 6th, 2015 at 9:38 AM
With Super Bowl XLIX pulling the curtain down on the 2014-15 season, fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers can turn their attention to next year. With the No. 1 overall pick in the upcoming NFL Draft and two new coaching hires, the Bucs are retooling in an effort to...

Warren Sapp Arrested for Soliciting a Prostitute Following Super Bowl XLIX
February 2nd, 2015 at 4:22 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers surprisingly made headlines following Super Bowl XLIX. TMZ reported today that former Tampa Bay Buccaneer and Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp was arrested Monday morning in downtown Phoenix, accused of soliciting a prostitute and assault. ***PHOTO1*** Sapp is facing two counts of assault and another for...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Set Offseason Calendar
January 27th, 2015 at 7:26 PM
It promises to be a busy offseason for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. With scouts and coaches building a roster with an eye toward the future, there is plenty of work to accomplish between now and the NFL Draft in Chicago on April 30, where the Buccaneers will have the first...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Name Mike Bajakian New Quarterbacks Coach
January 23rd, 2015 at 3:58 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced on Friday that they have named Mike Bajakian the new quarterbacks coach. Bajakian, who takes over for Marcus Arroyo, comes to Tampa Bay from the University of Tennessee, where he was the team’s offensive coordinator the past two seasons. The Volunteers won the 2105 Taxslayer Bowl...

Former Buccaneers Quarterback Brad Johnson Admits to Having Footballs Tampered with Before 2003 Super Bowl
January 21st, 2015 at 11:05 AM
With the NFL investigating whether or not the New England Patriots violated league rules by deflating footballs in their AFC Championship Game victory over the Indianapolis Colts, former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Brad Johnson tossed the Buccaneers into the narrative Wednesday morning. ***PHOTO1*** According to an article on Profootballtalk.nbcsports.com, Johnson admitted to...

Marcus Mariota and Jamies Winston Among 74 Underclassmen Declared Eligible for the Draft by NFL
January 19th, 2015 at 6:38 PM
With the Tampa Bay Buccaneers holding the first pick in this year’s draft, Monday’s announcement from the NFL declaring the 74 underclassmen granted eligibility for the 2015 NFL Draft was of great interest to the front office at One Buc Place. ***PHOTO1*** Among the names released are Oregon’s Marcus Mariota and Florida...

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tony Dungy and John Lynch Among Hall of Fame Finalists Again
January 9th, 2015 at 10:17 AM
The NFL announced on Thursday that former Buccaneers head coach Tony Dungy and safety John Lynch were among the 15 finalists who will be considered for election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame when the Hall’s Selection Committee meets in Phoenix on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. ***PHOTO1*** “Last year, it was...

Buccaneers Hire Falcons OC Dirk Koetter as Offensive Coordinator for 2015 Season
January 8th, 2015 at 7:58 PM
When Jeff Tedford stepped down as the offensive coordinator for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Lovie Smith wanted to find someone to work with his offense and he didn't have to look too far out of the division to find that guy. ***PHOTO1*** Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network has reported that the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Mike Evans Among Finalists for the 2014 NFL Rookie of the Year Award
January 8th, 2015 at 6:31 PM
The National Football League announced the five finalists for the 2014 NFL Rookie of the Year award this week and Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans made the cut. ***PHOTO1*** Nominated for the award are Evans, Teddy Bridgewater (Vikings), Odell Beckham Jr. (Giants), Jeremy Hill (Bengals) and Sammy Watkins (Bills). Fans can...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Gerald McCoy, Earns NFL All-Pro Honors
January 5th, 2015 at 6:57 PM
The Associated Press announced its annual All-Pro team Friday, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy was awarded second-team designation from AP voters. ***PHOTO1*** The announcement marks McCoy’s second consecutive season earning All-Pro honors. McCoy is the fourth Buccaneers defensive lineman to earn multiple All-Pro selections, joining Simeon Rice, Warren Sapp...