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  • Bucs sign four tryout players from weekend rookie minicamp

    Tampa Bay Times "The Bucs have signed four tryout players from their weekend rookie minicamp that concluded Sunday, adding depth for next month’s mandatory minicamp. The newest signees: tight end Jerell Adams (South Carolina), cornerback Antonio Hamilton (South Carolina State), running back..." May 16

  • Projecting Every NFL Team's Starting Lineup for 2021

    Bleacher Report "The NFL draft has come and gone, and for the most part, the rosters for the league's 32 teams are set for the 2021 season. However, there's a long way to go between now and the season opener between the Dallas Cowboys and Tampa Bay Buccaneers on September 9. There..." May 16

  • Insane Ticket Prices for Tom Brady’s Patriots Return Game Revealed

    Heavy "The return of Tom Brady to New England in Week 4 of 2021 is a hot topic, and you won’t believe the ticket prices for the event. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, “the average ticket price for the the Buccaneers-Patriots’ game in New..." May 15

  • 2 mistakes by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 2021 NFL Draft

    Clutch Points "The reigning Super Bowl LV champions in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are looking to defend their title next season as they successfully brought back all 22 of their starters from their 2020 championship roster. However, the Bucs did have some questionable decisions in the 2021 NFL Draft..." May 15

  • Bucs Rookie QB Kyle Trask Says He Won’t ‘Use’ Tom Brady

    Heavy "When new Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Kyle Trask faced the question of what he wants to “get out of” superstar quarterback Tom Brady, the rookie said he won’t take a utilitarian approach but learn as much as he can from him. “I mean I’m not..." May 15

  • The Best Player Who Could Be Cut from Every NFL Roster in 2021 Offseason

    Bleacher Report "NFL teams are dealing with bloated rosters after taking in plenty of new players via free agency and the draft. Organizations have also been coming to terms with undrafted rookie free agents, loading up their cupboards to prepare for training camp and the preseason. Many of these..." May 15

  • Robert Kraft 'Excited' for Patriots' Game vs. Tom Brady in NE: 'I Love Him'

    Bleacher Report "New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said he's "excited" for Tom Brady's return to Gillette Stadium as a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. "Excited to have him," Kraft told TMZ Sports on Friday. "He's a great guy, and he did so much..." May 15

  • Tom Brady describes his offseason knee surgery as “pretty serious”

    Pro Football Talk "Typically, we hear that NFL players have had “minor surgery,” otherwise known as surgery on someone other than you. Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady did not have “minor surgery” on his knee. Brady described the procedure as “pretty serious knee..." May 14

  • Tom Brady to resume throwing after ‘serious knee surgery’

    Sportsnaut "Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady is expected to begin throwing next week for the first time since undergoing offseason knee surgery, coach Bruce Arians said on Friday. Brady is aiming to participate in next month’s minicamp, however Arians isn’t overly..." May 14

  • Joe Tryon sitting out after ‘slight scope’ on knee

    The Athletic "For the first time since winning a Super Bowl across the street in February, the Bucs were back on the practice field Friday, with 26 players — seven draft picks, eight undrafted rookies, six rostered players and five tryout veterans — taking part in rookie..." May 14

  • Masks no longer required for fully vaccinated players, staff at NFL facilities

    The Score "The NFL has updated its COVID-19 protocols after the CDC said Thursday it's safe for those who are fully vaccinated to not wear masks in most indoor and outdoor settings. As a result, fully vaccinated players and staff are no longer required to wear masks anywhere at team..." May 14

  • 7 NFL Trades That Should Happen Before Next Season

    Bleacher Report "With the 2021 NFL draft in the rearview, teams are looking to the free-agent and trade markets to round out rosters before training camp. Some quality free agents remain—like Richard Sherman, Justin Houston and Trai Turner—but trade activity can also pick up late in the..." May 14

  • Tom Brady: I was still trying to figure out Bucs' plays midway through season

    CBS Sports "Tom Brady's first season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers couldn't have ended any better -- the quarterback won another Super Bowl less than a year after putting on a new uniform for the first time in his two-decade career. Brady had a historic season with Tampa..." May 14

  • Antonio Brown’s reps fire back at money-grubber truck driver after latest lawsuit

    Clutch Points "Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Antonio Brown has been in the headlines a lot over the past years. On Friday, the news came out that the truck driver from an incident back in January of 2020 was filing a civil lawsuit. Now, Brown’s representatives released a statement..." May 14

  • Bucs’ Antonio Brown sued on assault, battery complaints from moving truck incident

    Tampa Bay Times "Bucs receiver Antonio Brown faces a civil lawsuit over allegations of assault and battery stemming from an altercation with a moving truck driver last year. The suit, filed Wednesday in Broward County, is an extension of a previously settled criminal case involving the seven-time Pro..." May 14

  • Kyle Trask not competing for a starting job, but vows to compete every day

    Yahoo! Sports "Unlike the quarterbacks drafted before him, Buccaneers second-round draft pick Kyle Trask knows he’s not competing for a starting job this summer. That job belongs to Tom Brady. But Trask says he’s a competitor by nature and that he’ll always compete..." May 14

  • Antonio Hamilton among Bucs five tryout players at rookie minicamp

    Buccaneers "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers didn't have a rookie mini-camp last spring amid the surging pandemic. They will have one this year, but it won't be quite the same as the rookie camps they've had in the past. Pre-COVID rookie camps generally were conducted with rosters..." May 14

  • 5 NFL rookies who may disappoint in 2021

    Sportsnaut "NFL rookies faced challenges like we haven’t seen before for young players in the 2021 season, with COVID-19 wiping out rookie minicamps and preseason games. Things will be back to normal this fall and that’s great news for the 2021 NFL Draft class. There are a lot of..." May 14

  • Buccaneers Add 8 UDFAs

    Pro Football Rumors "The Buccaneers have been busy retaining their Super Bowl-winning starting lineup, but the team will also be welcoming a number of new faces this preseason. Read More- May 14

  • Five NFL veterans on chopping block after draft

    CBS Sports "With every draft class comes a wave of rookies who are primed to unseat veterans and ultimately lead to their roster demise. With the rookie wage scale in place for a decade now, the cost of young, springy players makes it alluring for teams to utilize them as contributors over pricey,..." May 14

  • 5 key teams who benefited most from 2021 NFL schedule

    Sportsnaut "Now that the NFL schedule is out for the 2021 season, we can better assess which key teams got a more favorable draw than most. Looking at the raw strength of schedule numbers based on the 2020 campaign can be useful, yet it can’t be the only metric relied upon. Fresh..." May 14

  • Target to temporarily pause sales of popular sports, Pokémon cards due to safety concerns

    ESPN "Retail store Target released a statement this week stating it will temporarily pause sales of NFL, NBA, MLB and Pokémon cards out of caution for its employees and customers. The increase in demand for trading cards has caused issues for the retailer in its stores that range..." May 14

  • 2021 NFL schedule: 10 teams don't have a scheduled day, time for Week 15 and here's what that means

    CBS Sports "While the 2021 NFL schedule has been finalized and every team knows the week they are playing each opponent, 10 teams don't know the exact date of the game they will play. This schedule anomaly occurs in Week 15 of the season, the first of three weeks the NFL will have Saturday..." May 14

  • Tom Brady, Buccaneers dealt favorable schedule for Super Bowl repeat bid

    USA Today "Is the table set for a Tampa Bay repeat? The NFL unveiled the 2021 regular-season schedule on Wednesday, and there’s a lot for the defending Super Bowl champions and their fans to like. From the strength of schedule, the order of opponents, the placement of the..." May 13

  • 2021 NFL schedule: Three Buccaneers games for fans to circle

    NFL.com "Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New England Patriots, Week 4, Oct. 3, 8:20 p.m. ET (NBC) This game has "revenge" and "redemption" stamped all over it. For Tom Brady and the Bucs, this will be about marching into Gillette Stadium, a.k.a..." May 13

  • NFL Backups Who Could Earn Starting Jobs Before 2021 Season

    Bleacher Report "For young players who intend to take a significant leap early in their careers, the work starts in the NFL offseason.  Although several teams will choose not to participate in OTAs, many players will work out independently before mandatory minicamp in June...." May 13

  • 3 best landing spots for free-agent linebacker K.J. Wright

    Sportsnaut "The 2021 NFL Draft is in the rearview mirror with NFL minicamp approaching and linebacker K.J. Wright remains a free agent. While there are plenty of veterans available on the open market, Wright me be one of the first scooped up before training camp. After an outstanding season with..." May 13

  • Senior Bowl to be played at later date in 2022

    Saturday Down South "The Senior Bowl is moving to February in 2022. The leading postseason/pre-draft all-star game is moving to the first Saturday in February (Feb. 5) due to the change in the NFL’s schedule. NFL teams are playing a 17th regular-season game starting in 2021. " May 13

  • Bucs vs. Patriots Tickets Selling for as Much as $8.8K for Tom Brady's Return

    Bleacher Report "Tickets for the Oct. 3 game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New England Patriots, which will be headlined by quarterback Tom Brady's return to Gillette Stadium, are available on the resale market for almost $9,000. Bleacher Report's Master Tesfatsion provided a look at..." May 13

  • Best NFL game from each of the 18 weeks

    CBS Sports "The NFL released its full schedule for the 2021 season. More and more teams are announcing that they'll have fans in the stands this year, which will make things dramatically different -- and more enjoyable -- than they were a year ago. But it's not just the fans in the stadiums that..." May 13

  • Tom Brady may break career passing yardage record in New England

    Pro Football Talk "Tom Brady‘s return to New England may see him break a major NFL record. Brady is currently 1,154 passing yards behind Drew Brees for the NFL’s all-time career record. That means if Brady were to average 289.6 yards per game in 2021 — his average in 2020 — he..." May 13

  • Answering the 2021 NFL draft's biggest questions: Experts debate favorite picks, top rookie classes, QBs, more

    ESPN "You've read our 2021 NFL draft grades, along with the best picks for all 32 teams, biggest Day 3 steals and the lingering questions that every team has headed into the offseason. Now it's time for our panel of NFL experts to weigh in on what they liked and..." May 13

  • Michael Irvin Is Extremely Excited About Tom Brady and Bill Belichick Facing Off

    The Big Lead "The full 2021 NFL schedule was released tonight. There are many upcoming matchups to get excited about and analyze for the next four months as we impatiently await the return of football. One particular game that many have circled on the calendar is on October 3, when the..." May 13

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers schedule 2021: Dates & times for all 17 games, strength of schedule, final record prediction

    Sporting News "The Buccaneers went 11-5 last season, earning their first playoff berth in 13 seasons. They didn't waste the initial opportunity with Tom Brady, getting hot in the postseason to emerge as Super Bowl 55 champions. Tampa Bay is still looking for its first NFC South title in 14..." May 12

  • Top 10 games of 2021 NFL schedule

    USA Today "The NFL draft is less than two weeks removed from its completion. The first real action won't begin for nearly four more months. And yet, it's somehow already time to look ahead to next season. On Wednesday, the NFL released its full-regular season schedule for 2021, the first..." May 12

  • NFL releases 2021 regular-season schedule

    Sportsnet "The NFL has released its 2021 regular-season schedule, set to start on Sept. 9 with the Super Bowl champs Tampa Bay Buccaneers hosting the Dallas Cowboys.   " May 12

  • Tom Brady wants championship rematch vs. Giants

    The Score "Tom Brady is still out for revenge against the New York Giants after losing two Super Bowls to Eli Manning and Co. Brady brought up the New England Patriots' losses in Super Bowl XLII and XLVI on Tuesday's episode of "The Complex Sports Podcast," admitting..." May 12

  • Dak Prescott: Cowboys vs. Bucs 'Means More Than Opponent and Their Rings'

    Bleacher Report "The Dallas Cowboys open their season against the reigning Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but Dak Prescott doesn't care who his team is facing. "I’m excited to get back on the field," the quarterback said Wednesday, per Ed Werder of ESPN...." May 12

  • Here Are All the Things NFL Stars Are Doing in Chiefs' Tailgate Picture

    The Big Lead "The full schedule for the 2021 NFL season will be officially released tonight, but enough information has leaked that we already have a pretty good idea of what every team will be facing starting in September. It's also the time of year where each organization's social teams get to..." May 12

  • 3 NFL coaches on the hot seat entering the 2021 season

    Clutch Points "The 2021 NFL season is still a ways away, but with free agency and the NFL Draft done, the focus has shifted to the upcoming season. As is the case each and every season, there are quite a few head coaches who could be on the hot seat entering this year. Last season, there were quite..." May 12

  • 4 NFL Teams That Blew the 2021 Offseason

    Bleacher Report "The NFL offseason isn't a land of improvement for every team.  While free agency and the draft tend to create optimism for even the most embattled fanbases, reality quickly returns alongside the sweltering heat of summer and training camps.  Some..." May 12

  • Aaron Rodgers is following the TB12 Method

    Larry Brown Sports "Aaron Rodgers is 37 years old, which was once viewed as an extremely advanced age for an NFL quarterback. Thanks to players like Tom Brady and Drew Brees, that is no longer the case. Rodgers was named NFL MVP last season and could still play several more years, and he may be leaning on..." May 12

  • Cardinals Give Jordan Hicks Permission To Seek Trade

    AZ Cardinals "The schedule comes out Wednesday afternoon, but the biggest Cardinals' news of the day may end up being about the team's linebacker situation. 3 best..." May 12

  • Rising NFL Stars to Keep an Eye On in 2021

    Bleacher Report "The next wave of superstars is about to take the NFL by storm.  Last year, young players such as Josh Allen, Calvin Ridley and Jaire Alexander cemented themselves as standouts at their respective positions. In 2021, a handful of players heading into their..." May 12

  • Tom Brady Wasted No Time Trolling The Cowboys On Instagram After Week 1 Matchup Announced

    Total Pro Sports "Tom Brady cannot wait for the 2021 season to start. Not only that, he is ready to face the Dallas Cowboys. On Monday, it was announced that the Tampa Bay Bucs and Dallas Cowboys will be the NFL’s season opener on Thursday Night Football. Tampa will face Dallas at 8:20 p.m. ET on..." May 12

  • Tom Brady vs. the Patriots. Get ready for the hype machine for NFL’s biggest game of the year

    The Athletic "Part of the fun of being a sports fan is that every once in a while a game comes along that’s of such consequence, such heft, such meaning, that it takes over your life days before it’s even played. Weeks, even. Months, sometimes. And you know where I’m going..." May 12

  • NFL reportedly had interest in Colin Kaepernick in 2020

    Sportsnaut "Colin Kaepernick hasn’t played in the NFL since the 2016 season, but that didn’t stop teams from inquiring about his availability as recently as last year. ESPN’s Josina Anderson reported that she’d spoken with a head coach who said Kaepernick was..." May 11

  • Ranking the 11 Most Boneheaded Moves of the 2021 NFL Offseason

    Bleacher Report "The NFL offseason is a time for hope. As teams add fresh faces in free agency, via trades and in the draft, it's easy to believe every team can be a playoff contender. The Washington Football Team went from three wins in 2019 to a division title in 2020, providing an..." May 11

  • NFL veterans who immensely benefited from the draft

    CBS Sports "Aaron Rodgers stole the show at the 2021 NFL Draft -- and the Green Bay Packers quarterback didn't even change teams. Rodgers wanting to get out of Green Bay changed the landscape of the draft, along with the plans of several teams in the 24 hours leading up to the No. 1..." May 11

  • 3 best landing spots for free-agent pass-rusher Shaquem Griffin

    Sportsnaut "After three seasons with the Seattle Seahawks, Shaquem Griffin is generating interest from multiple teams on the free-agent market. NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported on the buzz surrounding Griffin, who’s converting from linebacker to a pure pass-rusher and..." May 11