The Bucs have agreed to terms on a deal for WR/KR/PR Trindon Holliday, best known for returning kick, punt for TD in same postseason game
Who else could be traded? I’m told #Bucs are getting tons of calls on WR Vincent Jackson. TB loves him as a player, but considers everything
Tampa Tribune "Down 38 points and with little chance of mounting a comeback, Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith told his team at halftime of the Baltimore game last week there was nothing left to play for that day but pride. Less than a day later, Smith delivered a completely different message to his struggling..." October 19
NFL.com "The NFL trade deadline sits nine days away on Oct. 28, and speculation is ripe to start flying. With one big-name trade already being consummated this weekend when the Seattle Seahawks shipped Percy Harvin to the New York Jets, what other players could be on the move? NFL Media Insider..." October 19
Percy2: Sea spoke to Cle, TB also. Jets made best offer. Sea was open w/Jet GM John Idzik about the whole book on Harvin.
ESPN.com "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers haven’t been getting great production from their running backs, but they could get a boost soon. Rookie Charles Sims is eligible to return after the Nov. 2 game with Cleveland. Sims has been out all season with an ankle injury that was suffered in the preseason. He was..." October 18
Tampa Bay Times "Just hours after news of his arrest on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence, the Bucs announced Thursday that they have parted ways with Isaiah Harris, the team's director of player development. "Every member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is held to a high standard," Bucs general..." October 17
Tampa Tribune "Tampa Bay Buccaneers fullback Javorskie Lane has been suspended two games without pay for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. Lane, 27, will be eligible to return to the active roster Nov. 3. Through six games, Lane has gained 56 yards in two carries, including a..." October 15
Bucs Nation "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed third-year cornerback Isaiah Frey, according to Greg Auman. Frey was one of the last draft picks Lovie Smith made in Chicago, and was selected in the sixth round of the 2012 draft. Frey has started seven games and played nineteen, including three games this..." October 14
Update on Josh McCown's injured thumb: Said he still hasn't done any football activities with throwing hand. Won't say when he could return.
Pro Football Talk "The Buccaneers have given up 165 points over the last four weeks, which sets a new franchise record for points allowed over that span. That’s a bad spot to be in when your franchise has a winless season in its past and when you actually won one of those four games. Coach Lovie Smith called the..." October 13
Tampa Tribune "Lavonte David sat stewing at his locker long after the final gun, staring straight ahead. For the second consecutive week, the All-Pro linebacker of the Buccaneers was credited with a game-high 14 tackles. And for yet another Sunday, it wasn’t enough. “All the credit to Baltimore,..." October 13
Baltimore Sun "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers stink -- let’s get that out of the way first. But the Ravens still needed an offensive performance like this on the road. It was extremely beneficial to get Torrey Smith going, and also to incorporate a couple of more targets, like Michael Campanaro and Kamar Aiken, into..." October 13
Tampa Bay Times "The Bucs will face the Ravens today without a key defensive player, as cornerback Johnthan Banks is inactive with a neck injury, giving backup Crezdon Butler his first NFL start in his five seasons in the league. Butler, who played at Clemson and has been with six NFL teams, could very well..." October 12
Both Bucs WRs listed as questionable, Vincent Jackson (ribs) and Mike Evans (groin), are expected to play today vs. Baltimore, per source.
#Bucs WR Louis Murphy was fined $11,025 for abusive language toward an opponent, which got him a penalty last week
NFL.com "Doug Martin hasn't found the right footing since his breakout rookie campaign in 2012. After missing most of last season with a shoulder injury, Martin missed two games for the Buccaneers this year with a knee injury. In the time he has been on the field he hasn't looked great. Martin hasn't..." October 11
#Bucs CB Johnthan Banks (neck) and WR Vincent Jackson (ribs) returned to practice Friday
Los That Sports Blog "Now that audio powerhouse Bose is the official headphone supplier for the NFL — something that got San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick fined $10k for wearing Beats headphones this past weekend — Bose needs to push their brand via NFL players. Apparently the company has moved quickly to do so, as..." October 10
Tampa Tribune "Lovie Smith has been an NFL head coach for more than a decade, and during that time developed a reputation for being extremely loyal, particularly when it comes to quarterbacks. It seems his loyalty extends to running backs, as well. Though he has yet to provide even a hint of the form that..." October 09
#Bucs WR Mike Evans is back at practice today. Evans missed last Sunday's game at New Orleans with a groin strain.
New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Saints haven't made a single game easy this season. Why start now? Saints running back Khiry Robinson high-stepped it into the end zone in overtime as New Orleans (2-3) defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-4) to preserve its season headed into the bye week. The Saints are..." October 06
#Bucs LB Mason Foster (shoulder) is out for today's game at New Orleans.
Tampa Tribune "What a difference a win makes. Or not. The 0-3 Bucs sat up last Sunday to beat the Steelers and become the 1-3 Bucs. Lovie Smith has his first win as Bucs head coach, and his players are smiling again, so naturally it’s on to the division title, right? I mean, they’re only a game out of..." October 03
New Orleans Times-Picayune "Just like the start of every other week during the NFL season, the phone call Gill Byrd always knows is coming occurred Monday. It was his son, Jairus Byrd, and the conversation wasn't at all out of the ordinary. The two talked as father and son, shared some laughs and then came the usual line..." October 03
No change in the status of QB @JoshMcCown12. No surgery planned at this time. Getting better but most likely won't play this week.
Tampa Tribune "When it comes to judging his quarterbacks, Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith doesn’t concern himself too much with what they’ve done lately. He’s more concerned with what they do late. “You judge quarterbacks on what they do late (in games),’’ Smith said this week. That being the criteria, it’s..." October 01
NFL.com "We've reached the quarter pole of the NFL season. The Pittsburgh Steelers hold the unfortunate distinction of being on the wrong end of the season's biggest upset to date. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers went into Heinz Field on Sunday and came out with stunning 27-24 victory, thanks to a 5-yard..." September 30
Tampa Tribune "In so many ways it seemed like last year all over again for Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon. There he was Sunday, seven seconds left in the fourth quarter, down by four, his team deteriorating around him — just as it did much of last season. The difference is this time the tall, rangy kid..." September 29
Tampa Tribune "Sensing a quarterback controversy brewing in the aftermath of a dramatic comeback victory at Pittsburgh, Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith declined to name his starter under center for Sunday’s pivotal matchup at New Orleans. Second-year pro Mike Glennon, subbing for injured veteran Josh McCown,..." September 29
#Bucs are expecting to be without 1st round WR Mike Evans for 2-3 weeks with a groin injury, I’m told. Had his best game on Sunday
ESPN.com "Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown, who will be watching from the sidelines as Mike Glennon gets the start Sunday at Pittsburgh, has a torn ligament in his thumb, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. McCown will try throwing Monday to see if the pain is manageable. If he is..." September 28
Tampa Tribune "Mike Glennon is back. Lucky him. The Bucs were 0-3 last season when Glennon took over. Josh Freeman was a total mess and Greg Schiano wasn’t far behind. Glennon had all those ups and downs, like most rookie quarterbacks, as the Bucs fell off the cliff. “He went through a storm last year,”..." September 28
Bucs coach Lovie Smith confirms Josh McCown is out for the Steelers game which is why Mike Kafka was promoted from the practice squad.
Bucs RB Doug Martin said today that he is back to 100-percent and is anxious to get back on the field and prove he's still an impact player
DT Gerald McCoy, RB Doug Martin, TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins all practicing as normal today. No work for DE Michael Johnson, still out(ankle)
CBSSports.com "After hurting his thumb last Thursday vs. the Falcons, it was reported that Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown could miss several weeks because of the injury. But hope -- a little sliver of it, anyway -- remains that he possibly could return to the field this Sunday vs. the..." September 24
Bucs Nation "The Buccaneers have made a change on the bottom of their wide receiver depth chart, and released three players from the practice squad. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have brought back yet another familiar face, as they announced the addition of Louis Murphy on Tuesday evening. In order to make room..." September 23
Tampa Tribune "Based solely on the makeup of their defensive line, it's hard to tell these days whether it's Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith filling out the lineup card or Rays manager Joe Maddon. Through their first three games, the Bucs have used three starting defensive line combinations. And from the looks..." September 23
Tampa Bay Times "It may be awhile before the Bucs know what their offense would look like under Jeff Tedford. The 52-year-old former California head coach, hand-picked by Bucs coach Lovie Smith to be the team's offensive coordinator, is taking an indefinite leave of absence to recover from a surgical procedure..." September 23
Fox Sports "Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson sustained a small fracture in his wrist during Thursday night's 56-14 loss against the Atlanta Falcons, multiple sources told FOXSports.com. The injury will not cause Jackson to miss any time, though, and the 10th-year wide receiver plans to..." September 22
CBSSports.com "Star defensive tackles Ndamukong Suh and Gerald McCoy always will be linked together as the second and third overall picks of the 2010 NFL Draft, the last under the old collective bargaining agreement. Though, with both nearing the end of their massive rookie contracts, where each ends up could be..." September 21
Bucs coach Lovie Smith says Josh McCown will remain his starter assuming he's healthy
#Bucs QB Josh McCown has an MRI this morning to figure out the damages to his thumb. Belief is it’s sprained, per source.
Tampa Tribune "Something had finally clicked. That was the Buccaneers' assessment. They even had the data to prove it. It was right there in the NFL record book, where Josh McCown's one interception in 224 pass attempts last season left him with a 0.4 interception percentage that ranks second all-time. Who..." September 18
LB Mason Foster and TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins are out for the Bucs Thursday. Gerald McCoy, Doug Martin and Michael Johnson are questionable
Tampa Tribune "Are the Buccaneers putting their bell cow out to pasture? Only two years removed from a spectacular rookie season, running back Doug Martin is seeking to reclaim his space in a crowded backfield. A new regime is eager to see the burst and elusiveness that helped Martin gain 1,926 yards from..." September 17
#Bucs DT Gerald McCoy had no wrap or cast on his broken left hand and said he's doing everything he can to play Thurs.