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  • Bucs Sign Safety Kentrell Brice

    Buccaneers "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed former Green Bay Packers safety Kentrell Brice to a one-year deal on Monday as they continued to add pieces to what will be a new-look defense in 2019. Brice (5-11, 200) comes to Tampa after three seasons in Green Bay in which he appeared in 36 games..." March 18

  • Draft Priorities For The Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    Bucs Nation "Can you smell that? No, it’s not what the Rock is cooking. That’s the smell of the NFL Draft - the world’s most glorious springtime event - creeping right around the corner. Yes, that’s right. We are officially less than six weeks away at the time of..." March 18

  • Report: Giants 'in the mix' for DE Vinny Curry

    USA Today "Even after signing defensive end Markus Golden, the New York Giants remain in desperate need of more experienced pass rushers. And one potential solution could come by way of defensive end Vinny Curry, who was released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in February. Jordan Raanan of ESPN..." March 18

  • Kentrell Brice drawing interest from Texans, Colts, Bucs

    Pro Football Talk "Safety Kentrell Brice is drawing interest from several teams. He has visited the Texans and Colts and is headed to the Buccaneers for a Monday visit, Rob Demovsky of ESPN reports. The Packers opted not to tender Brice, even though he started 10 games last season. That..." March 17

  • Dolphins sign Ryan Fitzpatrick

    Sun Sentinel "The Miami Dolphins didn’t look far to replace Ryan Tannehill as the team’s starting quarterback. In fact, the team didn’t even have to leave the state. According to a league source Ryan Fitzpatrick, a 15-year veteran who spent the past two seasons with the Tampa Bay..." March 17

  • Bucs sign G Earl Watford to 1-year deal

    USA Today "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are reuniting new coach Bruce Arians with yet another former player from his time with the Arizona Cardinals. Offensive lineman Earl Watford has signed a one-year deal with the Bucs. Most recently with the Cleveland Browns for the 2018 season,..." March 16

  • Bucs Re-Sign Rakeem Nunez-Roches

    Pro Football Rumors "Rakeem Nunez-Roches is returning to Tampa Bay. The Buccaneers announced that they’ve re-signed the defensive tackle to a one-year deal. The 25-year-old was waived by the Colts prior to the 2018 season, and the lineman eventually caught on with the Bucs in..." March 15

  • Buccaneers To Sign Shaq Barrett

    Pro Football Rumors "The Buccaneers have agreed to sign Shaquil Barrett, as Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times tweets. It’s a one-year deal for the Bucs and the former Broncos linebacker. Barrett drew some interest on the open market and met with the Bengals on Thursday. Ultimately,..." March 15

  • De’Vante Harris Re-Signs With Bucs

    Pewter Report "The Bucs are bringing back another player from the team as they have re-signed cornerback De’Vante Harris on Friday. Harris posted a picture to his instagram confirming the move. Harris was not tendered by the Bucs at the start of free agency, but still ended up rejoining the..." March 15

  • Three Teams Interested In DB Kentrell Brice

    Pro Football Rumors "It sounds like three teams have interest in defensive back Kentrell Brice. ESPN’s Rob Demovsky reports (via Twitter) that the former Packers safety is set to meet with the Colts today. This comes after the 24-year-old visited with the Texans yesterday. Demovsky notes that..." March 15

  • Lions reportedly hosting S Andrew Adams on free-agent visit

    Michigan Live "In their continued efforts to build an entire defense out of former Patriots and Giants players, Detroit is hosting safety Andrew Adams on a free-agent visit according to the Detroit Free Press. Adams played in Tampa last year, where he had four interceptions in 13 games and..." March 14

  • The Bucs’ tight salary cap is a bit looser thanks to Beau Allen

    Tampa Bay Times "The Bucs are saving $1 million against their 2019 salary cap by cutting Bucs defensive tackle Beau Allen’s salary by that amount in exchange for making Allen’s 2019 deal fully guaranteed, according to an NFL Network report.

  • Report: Adam Humphries turned down a last ditch offer from Patriots after agreeing to terms with Titans

    Music City Miracles "The NFL’s ridiculous “legal tampering” window is a construct deeply rooted in naivety. Theoretically, it exists so that free agents can begin negotiations with clubs around the league to suss out their market value prior to the beginning of free agency. In reality, players and..." March 14

  • Buccaneers could pursue Isaiah Crowell

    Clutch Points "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers brought back running back Peyton Barber already this offseason, and it appears they aren’t done. Benjamin Allbright lists them as a team that could be in on Isaiah Crowell.

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  • DeSean Jackson signs three-year deal with Eagles

    NFL.com "DeSean Jackson's return to Philadelphia comes with a nice bonus. The Eagles signed Jackson to a new three-year contract through 2021, the team announced Thursday morning. Financial details were not disclosed. Jackson's reunion with..." March 14

  • DeSean Jackson gets his No. 10 back from Mack Hollins

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "Now you can definitely go to the back of your closet and break out your old DeSean Jackson jersey.  He’ll be wearing No. 10 again with the Eagles.  Jackson, 32, officially signed his three-year contract with the Eagles on Thursday morning after a trade from..." March 14

  • Buccaners release defensive tackle Mitch Unrein

    Tampa Bay Times "Mitch Unrein’s career in Tampa Bay will be an unfortunate footnote. The Bucs released Unrein after he failed a physical with the team on Wednesday as the free agent signing period began. Unrein has spent the last eight months in concussion protocol after becoming..." March 13

  • Buccaneers Bring Barber Back On One Year Deal

    Bucs Nation "According to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, the Buccaneers have reached a one year agreement with running back Peyton Barber. The undrafted running back has been the feature guy for the Bucs the last two seasons and ran well when given the opportunity. Unfortunately, Koetter..." March 13

  • Browns have agreed to terms with LB Adarius Taylor on 2-year deal worth $5 million

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns have agreed to a two-year deal with linebacker Adarius Taylor worth $5 million, including $2.55 million guaranteed, a source told cleveland.com. Taylor, who’s expected to challenge for time at weakside linebacker, played for Browns defensive coordinator Steve Wilks..." March 13

  • Bucs strike deals with kicker Cairo Santos, Browns receiver Breshad Perriman

    Tampa Bay Times "The Bucs can thank the Browns trade for Giants receiver Odell Beckham, Jr., for their latest addition. After Cleveland locked up that deal, Tampa Bay was able to convince Browns receiver Breshad Perriman to agree to a one-year, $4-million contract. Tampa Bay also agreed to..." March 13

  • Report: Bucs Interested In Signing G Ted Larsen

    Bucs Report "Greg Auman of the Athletic is reporting that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers front office is in the mix to sign free agent G Ted Larsen. The Bucs could use an upgrade on the right side of the offensive line, and Larsen would go a long way in shoring that up. " March 13

  • Buccaneers Re-Signing QB Ryan Griffin

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have re-signed QB Ryan Griffin on Tuesday, according to Rick Stroud. Griffin, 29, originally signed on with the Saints as an undrafted free agent out of Tulane back in 20. New Orleans decided to make him one of their final roster cuts but signed..." March 12

  • DeSean Jackson traded back to Eagles

    Bleeding Green Nation "The Philadelphia Eagles are trading for Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver DeSean Jackson, according to a report from NFL insider Ian Rapoport. Here’s a look at the terms of the swap, per NBC Sports Philadelphia’s Derrick Gunn: EAGLES RECEIVE: DeSean Jackson, Buccaneers..." March 11

  • Titans signing former Bucs receiver Adam Humphries

    Music City Miracles "According to Tom Pelissero, the Titans are going to sign Adam Humphries. Humphries will be heading into his 5th season in the league in 2019. The former Tampa Bay Buccaneer posted a career best 816 yards and five touchdowns during the 2018 season. " March 11

  • Kwon Alexander, 49ers agree to four-year, $54M contract

    NBC Sports Bay Area "The 49ers have made their first mark during the NFL's open negotiating period with an agreement to sign former Tampa Bay linebacker Kwon Alexander. The deal is a four-year contract worth $54 million, reports NFL Media's Ian Rapoport. March 11

  • Is Fletcher Cox recruiting Vinny Curry back to Eagles?

    247 Sports "The Philadelphia Eagles have made additions on their defensive line with the signing of Malik Jackson, a move that already excited Fletcher Cox. Of course the Eagles All-Pro is hungry for more pass rushes (one team can never have enough). Cox sent out a tweet to former..." March 11

  • DeSean Jackson says he’s out in Tampa Bay

    Pro Football Talk "Veteran wide receiver DeSean Jackson says he is leaving Tampa Bay. Jackson posted on social media today that he will no longer be with the Buccaneers. “Tampa it was a great experience, but things didn’t work out,” Jackson wrote. “Looking..." March 11

  • Buccaneers Not Finding Any Takers In Trade For DeSean Jackson, Plan To Keep Him “For Now”

    Pro Football Rumors "The Buccaneers tried shopping DeSean Jackson, but they have been unable to find a suitable trade, Dianna Russini of ESPN.com (on Twitter) hears. So, for now, the Bucs’ plan is to keep the mercurial wide receiver, Russini hears. Jackson, 32, made a lot of noise about..." March 11

  • Report: 49ers interested in free agent linebacker Kwon Alexander

    Niners Nation "The San Francisco 49ers need to find a long-term running mate for linebacker Fred Warner, and they might already have one option on their radar. Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Kwon Alexander is free to negotiate a new contract starting Monday at 9 a.m. PT,..." March 11

  • These NFL teams could be most aggressive spenders in free agency

    USA Today "After weeks of speculation about potential moves across the NFL, the action will at last commence. Starting on Monday, teams can officially begin negotiations with prospective players, and at 4 p.m., Wednesday, contract signings can take place. There’s not a team..." March 11

  • Bucs bracing to lose Adam Humphries and Kwon Alexander to free agency

    Tampa Bay Times "The Bucs’ approach to free agency was to retain as many of their good players as possible rather than make big splash signings. The priority was re-signing left tackle Donovan Smith, who agreed to a three-year, $41.25-million contract last week. But now they are bracing for the..." March 11

  • Buccaneers “Actively Shopping” DeSean Jackson In Trade Talks, Eagles His Preferred Destination

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jenna Laine and Tim McManus of ESPN are reporting that the Buccaneers are “actively shopping” WR DeSean Jackson in trade talks and the Eagles are his preferred landing spot.  According to the report, a trade would be preferred for the Bucs, but..." March 11

  • Mike Glennon move a reminder of Cardinals’ ugly 2018 offseason

    Pro Football Talk "Why were the Cardinals the worst team in the NFL last year? The biggest reason is that they swung and missed on big moves at the quarterback position. The Cardinals released one of their quarterbacks, Mike Glennon, yesterday. And that puts into focus just how badly the Cardinals did..." March 09

  • Buccaneers face interesting, challenging offseason

    Yardbarker "The Buccaneers have an interesting offseason ahead of them. They have a lot of holes to fill on the roster as Bruce Arians takes over as coach, but not much cap space to work with. In a recent piece, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com previewed their offseason. Overall, Laine isn’t too bullish on..." March 07

  • Pro Football Focus says the Eagles must sign Ryan Fitzpatrick

    Bleeding Green Nation "Who’s the one free agent your favorite NFL team must sign this offseason? That’s a question that Pro Football Focus set to out to answer in a recent article for ESPN In$ider. Here’s who they said the Philadelphia Eagles must..." March 07

  • Buccaneers Pick Up Demar Dotson’s Option

    Pro Football Rumors "The Buccaneers picked up the 2019 option on Demar Dotson‘s contract, according to a team announcement. With that, the right tackle will remain in the fold this season with a $4.8MM cap number.  Per the terms of Dotson’s deal, the Bucs had until March 12 to..." March 07

  • NFL Discussing Loaning QBs, Other Players to AAF, Bill Polian Says

    Bleacher Report "Bill Polian has been to the mountaintop in the NFL, and now the Pro Football Hall of Famer's encore act is to help players reach their highest potentials through the newly launched Alliance of American Footballleague. Polian, the co-founder and head of football in AAF,..." March 07

  • Report: Bruce Arians plans to create a full-time coaching position designated for a woman

    Tampa Bay Times "Four years ago, when he was head coach of the Arizona Cardinals, Bruce Arians made Jen Welter the first female coach of any kind in the NFL. Welter was hired to work with inside linebackers as an assistant coaching intern for training camp and the preseason. Now, Arians..." March 06

  • Buccaneers & Ravens Have “Serious Interest” In Tyrann Mathieu, Texans Hoping To Keep Him

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Jason La Canfora, the Texans badly want to keep S Tyrann Mathieu, but the Buccaneers and Ravens have “serious interest.” The Ravens just released Eric Weddle and Mathieu’s former teammate Tony Jeffersonplaying safety for..." March 06

  • Buccaneers Re-Sign LB Devante Bond To One-Year Deal

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jenna Laine of ESPN reports that the Buccaneers have re-signed LB Devante Bond to a one-year contract on Tuesday. Bond, 25, is a former sixth-round pick by the Buccaneers in the 2016 NFL Draft out of Oklahoma. He was entering the third year of his four-year, $2.48..." March 05

  • Cameron Jordan seems to be happy that Donovan Smith is staying in Tampa

    JoeBucsFan.com "Nothing like a little Twitter smack from a likely Hall of Famer getting fired in the direction of the Buccaneers’ newest mega millionaire. Saints stud edge rusher Cameron Jordan, drafted just a few spots after Adrian Clayborn back in 2011, seems to approve wholeheartedly of the..." March 05

  • Bucs, Donovan Smith agree to three-year, $41.5M deal

    NFL.com "Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston's blindside has protection for the next few years. The Buccaneers and left tackle Donovan Smithagreed to a three-year deal, the team announced. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports..." March 05

  • Report: Buccaneers to place franchise tag on Donovan Smith

    Bucs Nation "The Buccaneers appear to be set to place the franchise tag on left tackle Donovan Smith. This report comes courtesy of Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times. March 04

  • Buccaneers Won’t Tender S Andrew Adams

    Pro Football Rumors "The Buccaneers have decided to move on from one of their top safeties. Greg Auman of The Athletic reports (via Twitter) that the team won’t be tendering restricted free agent safety Andrew Adams. It’s a bit of a surprising development for the 26-year-old, who led the..." March 03

  • NFL, NFLPA near agreement on 2019 salary cap amid optimism for a labor deal this year

    Washington Post "The NFL and the NFL Players Association are finalizing a 2019 salary cap number that will be around $188 million, according to a person involved in the negotiations who spoke on the condition of anonymity to address ongoing discussions. The final number will be reached in the next..." March 01

  • Report: Jackson won’t take pay cut, said to be at odds with Winston

    Bucs Nation "Veteran receiver DeSean Jackson has been known for being a selfish NFL player throughout his career in the league. And when he signed with the Buccaneers two seasons ago, it was expected that he bring those same selfish talents with him. Well, he has. A..." March 01

  • Bruce Arians had “great meeting” with DeSean Jackson

    Yahoo! Sports "Word in Tampa before the end of the 2018 season was that wide receiver DeSean Jackson wanted to leave the Buccaneers rather than play out the final year of his contract with the team. After Bruce Arians was hired as the team’s new head coach in January, there was a report that..." February 27

  • Buccaneers’ DeSean Jackson Hires Agent

    Pro Football Rumors "Buccaneers wide receiver DeSean Jackson has an agent once again. After parting ways with Joel Segal sometime during the offseason, Jackson has hired Brad Cicala of Terra Firma Sports to represent him, according to Ian Rapoport of..." February 27

  • No consensus reached on changing NFL replay

    ESPN "The NFL competition committee has spent the past two days discussing the present and future of replay review but has reached no consensus about whether to change it, several members said Tuesday. For the most part, conversations here at the scouting combine have rehashed previously rejected..." February 26