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  • Buccaneers Potential Landing Spot For Ndamukong Suh?

    NFL Trade Rumors "Rick Stroud notes that with the release of DT Gerald McCoy on Monday, one possible option for the Buccaneers at defensive tackle worth watching is free agent Ndamukong Suh.  Greg Auman adds that Suh’s name has been circulating on Monday as a..." May 21

  • Browns, Patriots, Chargers, Jaguars & Cowboys Worth Watching For Gerald McCoy

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Schefter mentions that the Browns, Patriots, Chargers, Jaguars and Cowboysamong others could make sense as potential landing spots for recently released DT Gerald McCoy. McCoy would like to sign with a playoff contender and still make money, so depending..." May 21

  • Odell Beckham Jr. signals for Gerald McCoy to sign with Browns

    Sportsnaut "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released defensive tackle Gerald McCoy. And one high-profile player wants him to sign with the Cleveland Browns. Browns receiver Odell Beckham Jr. responded to an Instagram post from ESPN’s Adam Schefter by calling on McCoy to sign in..." May 21

  • Buccaneers to release Gerald McCoy

    The Score "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have informed veteran defensive tackle Gerald McCoy of their plans to release him, reports Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times. " May 20

  • Football Outsiders study says Bucs lost the most games due to injury in 2018

    Clutch Points "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2018 season was a forgettable one, as the team finished 5-11 for the second straight season, and once again saw a surge of injuries derail what many thought could be a better season for the team. While it’s tough to ever blame injuries for an entire..." May 19

  • Gerald McCoy, no-show to organized team activities, has not yet been asked to take pay cut

    Tampa Bay Times "There’s been speculation that if Gerald McCoy plays for the Bucs this season, it may not be for the $13 million he is owed for 2019. That money is not guaranteed and Bucs coach Bruce Arians has openly questioned whether after nine seasons McCoy’s production matches his..." May 15

  • NFL and marijuana: Players hope for change in punishing policy

    Detroit Free Press "The pain wasn't the same as a midair smack from a hulking linebacker while coming across the middle, but former Detroit Lions superstar receiver Calvin Johnson said he needed some serious relief during his 2016 season on "Dancing with the Stars."  “When I..." May 15

  • One Thing Standing Between Bucs and Browns in Gerald McCoy Trade

    Bucs Nation "The question seems to be more about when and how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will move on from Gerald McCoy, not if. For the Cleveland Browns, their question is whether they’ve done enough to seize the moment (2019 NFL Season) or not. There’s an answer to..." May 14

  • Bruce Arians: Vernon Hargreaves “has to get his mind right to practice”

    Pro Football Talk "Buccaneers center Ryan Jensen said recently that he likes the sense of accountability that head coach Bruce Arians has brought to the team since taking the job in January and it seems that cornerback Vernon Hargreaves didn’t meet Arians’ standards on..." May 14

  • Hard Knocks team for 2019 still in limbo

    Clutch Points "The NFL offseason has been chugging along, and the start of the season seems right around the corner. But one important milestone has been missing, as we still don’t know which team is going to appear on ‘Hard Knocks.’ The popular HBO show has usually announced its team for..." May 13

  • Bucs call off Sunday’s practice, will sign some tryout players from rookie minicamp

    Buccaneers "The 60-odd players at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' rookie mini-camp, about half of whom were participating on tryout contracts, managed to put together two straight practices that pleased Head Coach Bruce Arians. That was good for all of the participants in the short run and, for a few in..." May 12

  • Browns remain interested in Gerald McCoy

    Canton Rep "The Browns’ interest in Gerald McCoy remains real. We reported the interest shortly after GM John Dorsey came away from the draft without having picked a defensive lineman. We believe the team remains quite interested in adding the six-time Pro Bowler to what could be..." May 12

  • Bucs DE Jason Pierre-Paul to be re-evaluated in four months

    Sportsnaut "After being involved in a scary car accident that put his 2019 NFL season in jeopardy, Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul received positive news regarding his neck injury on Friday. According to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, Pierre-Paul visited with three independent..." May 12

  • Kahzin Daniels won’t let being blind in right eye stop his bid for NFL job

    Tampa Bay Times "Though seeing is believing for most people, just believing is enough for Kahzin Daniels. At age 5, he lost the sight in his right eye. He was riding his scooter down the block by an abandoned house on a clear summer night in Orange, N.J. He hopped up on a sidewalk and tumbled into a..." May 12

  • Gerald McCoy unsure about his future in Tampa Bay

    The Score "Amid trade speculation and uncertainty over his NFL future, Gerald McCoy didn't exactly provide clarity regarding his absence from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this offseason. McCoy has skipped various voluntary offseason programs, leading to speculation that he has played his final..." May 11

  • Bucs Kendell Beckwith will miss season amid fears ankle injury could be career-ending

    Tampa Bay Times "After numerous evaluations from orthopedic specialists, linebacker Kendell Beckwith will be placed on the reserve/non-football injury list by the Bucs, meaning he will miss at least a second straight season. In fact, the Bucs are fearful that Beckwith’s injury might be..." May 10

  • Buccaneers Sign 16 UDFAs

    Pro Football Rumors "The Buccaneers officially signed the following 16 UDFAs on Friday: Jalen Allison, CB (North Dakota State) Bruce Anderson, RB (North Dakota State) Zack Bailey, G (South Carolina) Kahzin Daniels, LB (Charleston) Lukas Denis, S (Boston..." May 10

  • Report: Bucs' DE Jason Pierre-Paul to be re-evaluated in four months

    Sportsnaut "After being involved in a scary car accident that put his 2019 NFL season in jeopardy,Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul received positive news regarding his neck injury on Friday. According to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, Pierre-Paul visited with..." May 10

  • Jason Pierre-Paul doesn't plan to have neck surgery

    NFL.com "Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians didn't have an update on defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, who is seeking a second medical opinion on a neck injury suffered in a one-vehicle accident on May 2. And as of now, the best Arians can do is express optimism for a positive..." May 10

  • Here are seven trades that make sense now that the draft is over, including a Patriots blockbuster

    CBS Sports "With the NFL Draft now in the rearview mirror, this is usually the part of the offseason where there's not very much excitement, but don't worry, because there could actually be some excitement this year in the form of some wild trades.  With the draft over and the free..." May 10

  • Why NFL players should never 'do anything for free' according to NFLPA director

    NBC Sports Washington "If it was up to NFL Player's Association executive director DeMaurice Smith, players like Redskins rookie Montez Sweat wouldn't step a foot near the field at rookie minicamp without a contract. And all players, he said, wouldn't do anything on the field for things..." May 10

  • The Best Player Who Could Be Cut from Every NFL Roster This Offseason

    Bleacher Report "Follow the money. The statement is as true in professional football as any other walk of life.  NFL teams won't release good players without reason. Mitigating factors prompt such action. More often than not, a burdensome contract causes the organization to move on from..." May 10

  • NFL Jersey Ads Could Be Lucrative, But Complicated

    SI "If you view the NFL and its teams as a greedy business, you’d have a pretty good point. Teams raise ticket prices even after losing seasons. They put city councils in chokeholds for tax dollars to renovate existing stadiums or make new ones entirely. The league pays its..." May 10

  • Report: Weather believed to be only factor in Jason Pierre-Paul car accident

    Larry Brown Sports "Jason Pierre-Paul was involved in a serious car accident last week that may result in him missing the entire 2019 season, but it does not sound like any type of reckless activity led to the crash. ESPN’s Jenna Laine obtained a copy of the police report from the accident..." May 09

  • Which quarterbacks won’t get big-money long-term deal?

    Pro Football Talk "Over the past few years, NFL teams have made a habit out of handing out new contract after new contract to quarterbacks, with in many cases the latest quarterback to sign becoming the highest-paid player in league history. Since June 2017, Derek Carr passed Andrew..." May 08

  • JPP Seeking Second Opinion On Injury, Could Miss 5-6 Months If Surgery Required

    NFL Trade Rumors "Tom Pelissero reports that Buccaneers DE Jason Pierre-Paul is seeking a second opinion on his neck injury, and could miss 5-6 months if doctors determine that he requires surgery.  Pelissero adds that doctors are concerned that Pierre-Paul’s injury is a..." May 08

  • Buccaneers to induct Ronde Barber into Ring of Honor

    NFL.com "One of the greatest cornerbacks of the early 21st century is set to be immortalized. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Tuesday that Ronde Barber will become the 13th player in the franchise's history to be inducted into the Ring of Honor at Raymond James..." May 07

  • Report: Jason Pierre-Paul suffered potentially season-ending neck injury in car crash

    Larry Brown Sports "Jason Pierre-Paul suffered a serious injury in a car accident he was involved in last week, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end is at risk of missing the entire 2019 season as a result. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Pierre-Paul sustained a fractured neck in a..." May 07

  • Next wave of free agency expected after Tuesday's comp-pick deadline

    The Score "The NFL draft is in the rear-view mirror, and the last big wave of free-agent signings could be just around the corner. After Tuesday's deadline at 11:59 p.m. ET, teams will be able to ink players on the open market without those additions counting against the 2020..." May 07

  • Buccaneers Waive WR Sergio Bailey

    Pro Football Rumors "Last preseason, it looked like Sergio Bailey could be part of the Buccaneers’ future. Today, he’s without a job. Greg Auman of The Athletic reports (via Twitter) that Tampa Bay has waived the receiver. The Eastern Michigan product had a standout collegiate..." May 07

  • Bucs Likely To Cut Gerald McCoy?

    Pro Football Rumors "We heard last month that the Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy wasn’t generating much trade interest, and as Albert Breer of SI.com wrote today, nothing has changed on that front. The primary barrier to a trade, of course, is McCoy’s contract. McCoy..." May 06

  • NFL Trades that Should Happen Before the 2019 NFL Season

    Bleacher Report "No trade is unrealistic in the NFL.  This rule used to apply to only mock drafts. The way the 2019 draft ended up unfolding would have been slammed by most onlookers if it was a simple mock draft before the event started.  Similar story for trade..." May 06

  • Buccaneers sign former Cardinals RB Kerwynn Williams

    UPI "Bruce Arians will have a reunion with Kerwynn Williams after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers agreed to a contract with the free agent running back on Monday. A source informed NFL Network of Williams' signing. Arians was the coach for the Arizona..." May 06

  • Gerald McCoy: ‘I work. Don’t you ever question me!’

    Tampa Bay Times "Fed up with some Bucs fans and perhaps coach Bruce Arians wondering if he still has his enthusiasm for football, Gerald McCoy took to Instagram and left a defiant message during his personal workout in Tampa on Sunday. “Cinco de Mayo,'' McCoy said. "Everybody out,..." May 06

  • Buccaneers rookie pass rusher Kahzin Daniels is blind in one eye

    Clutch Points "Undrafted free agent defensive end Kahzin Daniels is now officially a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Daniels, who was signed by the Buccaneers this past week, played his collegiate football at the University of Charleston while ultimately leaving the Division II program located in..." May 05

  • Four Solid Trade Destinations for Gerald McCoy

    The Big Lead "Gerald McCoy has widely been considered one of the best defensive tackles in the game for years now, but there’s been talk all offseason that McCoy might get traded. McCoy is going into his 10th NFL season and definitely has some miles on him, but he can still be an impact player for most..." May 03

  • 17 first-round picks from 2016 had their fifth-year options picked up

    Pro Football Talk "When NFL teams decline to pick up the fifth-year option for a first-round draft pick, they’re essentially saying that pick fell short of expectations. By that measure, 45 percent of the first-round picks in the 2016 NFL draft fell short. The fifth-year option decisions are..." May 03

  • Todd Bowles feels Tampa Bay ‘needed more speed’ on defense

    Clutch Points "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers used six of their eight picks in the NFL Draft on the defensive side of the ball. Asked if the Buccaneers took that approach to address a perceived lack of speed on defense, new defensive coordinator Todd Bowles didn’t exactly deny it. “We wanted..." May 02

  • Bucs Jason Pierre-Paul okay following car crash Thursday

    Tampa Bay Times "Jason Pierre-Paul was involved in a single car accident early Thursday but did not suffer any major injuries, according to a report by TMZ. Pierre-Paul, the former South Florida and Giants star who had 12.5 sacks in his first season with the Bucs in 2018, reportedly crashed his SUV in..." May 02

  • Titans Claim Former Buccaneers LB Riley Bullough Off Waivers

    Titansonline.com "The Titans have claimed former Buccaneers linebacker Riley Bullough off waivers. Bullough, who played collegiately at Michigan State, was waived by Tampa Bay on Monday. Bullough (6-2, 228) initially joined the Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent in 2017, and he spent most..." April 30

  • Bucs need to pull the trigger on a potential Gerald McCoy trade

    Bucs Nation "Less than 24 hours after Bucs Nation’s Evan Winter wrote up a blueprint for the Buccaneers to keep veteran defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, trade rumors have swirled naming the Cleveland Browns as a potential trade partner. According to the Akron..." April 30

  • 13 NFL veterans who have been put on notice after NFL draft

    USA Today "The 2019 NFL draft now complete, the roster-building process for the league's 32 teams is basically complete heading into next season. Sure, clubs will tinker — prominent free agents like Ndamukong Suh, Eric Berry, Michael Crabtree and Ziggy Ansah remain..." April 30

  • Bucs cut five, including Riley Bullough

    Pro Football Talk "After drafting eight players, and in anticipation of signing undrafted rookies, the Buccaneers made some roster space Monday. The team announced the release of five players, including linebacker Riley Bullough, who started three games for them this year. " April 29

  • Report: Browns GM John Dorsey could make a play for Gerald McCoy

    Tampa Bay Times "The Cleveland Browns may have a post-NFL draft interest in Bucs defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, according to a report by the Canton Repository. Browns general manager John Dorsey, who made a blockbuster trade with the Giants for receiver Odell Beckham Jr., is taking a..." April 29

  • Bruce Arians wants more consistency from Jameis Winston

    Larry Brown Sports "Bruce Arians is entering his first season as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ head coach, and getting the most out of Jameis Winston will be his greatest task. He already recognizes that. Arians was interviewed by ESPN’s Trey Wingo during the network’s coverage of the draft..." April 28

  • Jason Licht: Kicker’s a very important position

    ESPN "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers didn't let their epic draft blunder with kicker Roberto Aguayo keep them from addressing the position this year. Three years and two days after the Bucs infamously traded a third-round pick to move back into the second round to make Aguayo the..." April 28

  • Buccaneers Select CB Jamel Dean

    Bucs Nation "In the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft, the Buccaneers traded their 70th selection to the Los Angeles Rams for picks 94 and 99. And so with the 94th pick, Tampa Bay selected Auburn cornerback Jamel Dean. Head coach Bruce Arians said there were some help for the secondary on Friday..." April 27

  • Buccaneers select DE Anthony Nelson

    Bucs Nation "In the fourth round of the 2019 NFL Draft, the Buccaneers selected Iowa defensive end Anthony Nelson. The Bucs have kicked off Saturday with attempts to add depth, and potential starters, for their defensive line. " April 27

  • Buccaneers draft kicker Matt Gay

    Pro Football Talk "The Buccaneers drafted a kicker, because, well, you know, the last time they drafted one, it didn’t work out so well. In 2016, the Bucs traded up to draft Florida State’s Roberto Aguayo in the second round. Aguayo played only one NFL season, going only 22-of-31 on his..." April 27

  • Bucs’ Devin White takes shot at Cam Newton

    Sportsnaut "Less than 24 hours after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafted linebacker Devin White with the No. 5 overall pick, the rookie linebacker is already setting the tone with trash talk. Shot Across the Bow: In an interview shortly after his arrival in Tampa Bay, the ex-LSU linebacker..." April 27