The Giants would be another natural landing spot for Zuttah if the Bucs were to shop him or release him
Reporting that Tampa Bay has signed former Packers center Evan Dietrich-Smith to a 4 year, $14.25 deal.
CBSSports.com "The Buccaneers kept up their aggressive free-agency approach on Wednesday, striking a deal with offensive tackle Anthony Collins. The former Bengals tackle will reportedly get a five-year deal for $30 million. That's a hefty payday for someone with just seven starts last season. But Collins..." March 13
Bucs Nation "th question marks about the size of his salary, some people thought the writing was already on the wall for Donald Penn; their interest in first Roger Saffold and then Anthony Collins seemed to confirm it. Penn, a Pro Bowler in 2010, was not always the most consistent player, and had struggled..." March 13
ESPN.com "Cornerback Darrelle Revis and the New England Patriots have reached agreement on a one-year, $12 million deal, according to league sources. Revis still needs to pass his physical and sign his contract. Once he does, it will continue Revis' reign as the NFL's highest paid cornerback and gives..." March 13
CB Darrelle Revis and the New England Patriots have reached agreement on a one-year, $12 million deal, league sources told ESPN.
Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released cornerback Darrelle Revis on Wednesday afternoon, opening the door for the Browns and other teams to sign him as a free agent. Browns had reportedly shown "significant'' interest in trading for Revis, but the Patriots might now also make a strong push to sign..." March 12
The Bucs have released Darrelle Revis. Let the bidding begin. I still like New England to get this done
Bucs' Lovie Smith, asked if Josh McCown is his quarterback: "Yes, he is."
Pewter Report "Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith added the veteran quarterback to the mix at the position that he wanted when Tampa Bay signed Josh McCown to a two-year contract. McCown will compete with Mike Glennon, who started the final 13 games of his rookie season in 2013, for the starting job in Tampa Bay..." March 12
My feeling on the Patriots and Darrelle Revis -- No way they trade for him. If he's cut, that's completely different. They've discussed it.
Former Titans CB Alterraun Verner is signing a four-year, $26.5 million including $14 million guaranteed with Tampa, per source.
Pro Football Talk "Lawrence Tynes is now a free man. According to the league’s official transaction wire, the Buccaneers released Tynes Tuesday. That’s a quiet end for a guy whose season ended because of a MRSA infection, and whose status was under review by the league and the NFLPA. That doesn’t lend any..." March 11
How does Darrelle Revis feel about a Jets reunion? I'm told he would love to play for Rex & his old team again. Emphasis on "love." #nyj
Former Buccaneers LB Adam Hayward has reached agreement on a three-year deal with the Redskins, per source.
Former Seahawks DT Clinton McDonald agrees to deal with #Bucs, his agent announced.
Pro Football Talk "It’s going to be very hard for the Buccaneers to trade cornerback Darrelle Revis. The problem, as it usually is, is money. The contract Revis signed last year gives him $16 million per year. A season in to his relationship with the Bucs, the team that traded for him wanted him to take..." March 11
CBSSports.com "For weeks, CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora's been reporting that Darrelle Revis could get run out of Tampa Bay. It appears that's happening, whether he's traded or released. And if he's dumped by the Buccaneers, the Eagles and Patriots could be interested. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports..." March 11
ESPN.com "Short of a trade in the next two days, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are expected to release cornerback Darrelle Revis by 4 p.m. ET Wednesday, according to league sources. The time is important because Revis has a $1.5 million roster bonus due on Wednesday, and the fourth-round pick the Buccaneers..." March 11
More specifics: Sources: DE Michael Johnson has agreed to a 5-year, $43.75M deal with 24M guaranteed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
#Raiders are strong players in Darrelle Revis sweepstakes, along with Browns, according to league sources
Bucs Nation "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers want to sign Dexter McCluster to help fill the role of returner and 'speed in space'. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will target Dexter McCluster early in free agency, according to Pewter Report. The Bucs are in need of a return specialist and McCluster would fill that hole,..." March 10
Several teams interested in Revis believe ultimately Bucs might simply release him. That coupled with his high salary complicates trade talk
Tampa Tribune "On your marks, get set — tamper! That in essence is the cry that will go out at noon today when the NFL kicks off free agency with a three-day negotiating period in which teams can actually tamper with another club’s free agents. That’s right. Tampering is once again legal in the NFL — for..." March 10
Free-agent LB Dekoda Watson will meet with Bucs officials on Monday. Strong interest from other teams, could start making visits Tuesday.
Fansided "Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Jason Hatcher is coming off a career year, during a season when the Cowboys’ defense was riddled with injuries and he drew extra attention. At least one of those team is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Other teams reportedly interested in Hatcher’s services are Miami..." March 09
Fansided "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers seem to be purging the areas of the roster that are struggling and are opting to just go for wholesale change rather than correct the existing problem. This started with the release of Pro Bowl right guard Davin Joseph and may continue with the release of center Jeremy..." March 08
Fansided "When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers went out and signed offensive lineman Carl Nicks in 2012, the team looked poised to have a Pro Bowl offensive line that would be the best in the league. Nicks was being paired on the same line as established star Davin Jospeh and things looked bright. Then Joseph..." March 08
CBSSports.com "With Buccaneers guard Davin Joseph struggling last season, the team reportedly has recently tried to gauge his trade value. Apparently, the team didn't find much of anything. Later on Saturday, the team confirmed the release. “Decisions like this are never easy when it comes to parting ways..." March 08
NFL Trade Rumors "Alex Marvez of Fox Sports reports that the Buccaneers expect to have K Connor Barth back at full strength next year and won’t be re-signing free agent K Rian Lindell as a result. Barth, 27, signed a four-year, $13.2 million contract that included $4 million guaranteed with the Bucs back in..." March 07
Tampa Tribune "When his playing career comes to an end, Devin Hester would like to retire as a Chicago Bear. The Bears, though, have seemingly already retired any plans they might have had for Hester going forward. Hester said as much during an interview on the NFL Network on Wednesday night, when he also..." March 06
Chicago Sun-Times "Devin Hester won’t play for the Bears next season. Perhaps the game’s greatest kick returner of all time acknowledged Wednesday night what signs had pointed to all offseason. “From my knowledge,” he said on NFL Network, “I know Chicago wants to go a different route with me.” That means..." March 06
Bucs have announced a two-year extension for RB Bobby Rainey, who stepped in as starter after injuries to Doug Martin and Mike James.
For those asking about a possible reunion for Devin Hester and #Bucs coach Lovie Smith: I don’t see it happening.
Tampa Bay Times "Lovie Smith makes sure his big men — players on the offensive and defensive lines — sit in first class on the team charter while flying to games. But it doesn't mean he's not looking for more economy from those positions. With the new league year approaching March 11, the Bucs are completing..." March 04
Fansided "On Monday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers unveiled their new uniforms (you can check out several pictures of the brand new uniforms here). The Buccaneers did not get the reaction they wanted. The uniforms don’t really look like current NFL uniforms and the Buccaneers had one of the more popular..." March 03
NFL.com "The NFL Competition Committee has discussed experimenting this preseason with a longer -- much longer -- extra-point try. According to one member, the committee's meetings this weekend included preliminary talks about placing the ball at the 25-yard line for the extra-point kick -- which would..." March 03
Tampa Tribune "Next to what he thinks of QB Mike Glennon, the question that Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith has had to answer most often since coming back to Tampa two months ago is: How does he plan to use cornerback Darrelle Revis? It’s a valid query, of course, because Revis is arguably the best man-to-man..." March 02
Pro Football Talk "Last year, as the Jets prepared to trade cornerback Darrelle Revis, the process originated from within the team. Specifically, from the owner. As Revis once again becomes the subject of trade talks, the process possibly is getting kick started from beyond Tampa. New Buccaneers coach Lovie..." March 01
NFL.com "The salary cap is set to make a big jump in 2014. NFL Media's Albert Breer reported Thursday the cap is expected to be set at $133 million, according to union and team sources. The official number could come as soon as Friday, according to Breer. The $133 million salary cap figure would be..." February 28
Derek Carr will work with former Bucs OC Mike Sullivan in advance of his pro day. Carr has also worked with current TB OC Jeff Tedford.
Pro Football Talk "This may be the last season in which only 12 teams make the playoffs. Starting with the 2015 season, the NFL is likely to expand to seven playoff teams in each conference. Sources told Mark Maske of the Washington Post that the plan could be approved by the owners as soon as next month. “I..." February 27
Said Lovie: "We’re primarily going to be a man team. Whether we win or lose is going to be based on how we play man coverage.''
Tampa Tribune "Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Williams has entered a written plea of not guilty and been granted an arraignment waiver in a case in which he faces misdemeanor charges of criminal mischief and trespassing. The charges stem from a Dec. 13 incident in which Williams caused approximately..." February 26
CBSSports.com "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are making a push to retain versatile fullback Erik Lorig, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. Lorig, a pending unrestricted free agent, would draw interest from several teams, seen as one of the best on the market at his position, and the Bucs are..." February 25
Teams calling the Bucs to inquire about Darrelle Revis, and some rival execs believe he is ripe to be dealt at start of league year ...
Fansided "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been looking at ways to make their roster better in 2014 and one way they could do that is to apparently add a new quarterback. Now, there’s a difference between adding a new quarterback to replace you current one and adding a quarterback to compete. It appears that..." February 23
Tampa Tribune "The Buccaneers had an abundance of salary cap space even before it was learned this week that the NFL is planning to bump the 2014 cap up by another $4 million to $130 million. The Bucs now have one of the more favorable cap situations in the league, with about $19 million worth of..." February 23