Chris Godwin RUMORS & NEWS

  • Chris Godwin reveals why Tom Brady’s Super Bowl speech was so effective

    Larry Brown Sports "Tom Brady was obviously a huge factor in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Super Bowl win both on and off the field, and wide receiver Chris Godwin gave another example of that. Godwin appeared on The Ringer’s “10 Questions with Kyle Brandt” and gave some details on..." April 21

  • Chris Godwin signs franchise tender

    Bleacher Report "Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Chris Godwin reportedly signed the one-year, $15.9 million contract tender associated with the franchise tag on Thursday. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the decision locks in the guaranteed salary for Godwin in 2021 if the..." March 18

  • Buccaneers placing franchise tag on WR Chris Godwin "Chris Godwin saw it coming, and it came true on Tuesday. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are placing the franchise tag on the receiver, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported. Godwin will stick around in Tampa with the defending Super Bowl champion Bucs in a move that..." March 09

  • Buccaneers WR Chris Godwin Not Opposed To Franchise Tag "With free agency awaiting, newly crowned Super Bowl champion Chris Godwin has made it known that he would love to return to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but cashing in is a priority, as well. One possible outcome would be the Buccaneers applying the franchise tag to Godwin...." February 26

  • Chris Godwin: Tom Brady changed Bucs’ mentality to make us know we would win

    Mass Live "Chris Godwin was already a second team All-Pro when Tom Brady arrived. The Pro Bowl wide receiver known personal success in Tampa Bay, but not team success. He said everything about the Buccaneers culture shifted when Brady took the reins. “I..." February 25

  • Bruce Arians: Chris Godwin brings so much more than targets "Bucs Super Bowl-winning coach Bucco Bruce Arians may have given Team Glazer unexpected indigestion again yesterday. Ever since the Bucs won the Super Bowl, Arians has been raving about Pro Bowl receiver Chris Godwin. Who doesn’t remember Arians’ Bud Light-fueled ranting..." February 25

  • Chris Godwin gave up No. 12 to Tom Brady as a “respect thing”

    Yahoo! Sports "Colts receiver Michael Pittman Jr. isn’t willing to give up No. 11 to new Colts quarterback Carson Wentz. Last season, Buccaneers receiver Chris Godwin didn’t hesitate to surrender No. 12 to then-new Buccaneers quarterback Tom..." February 24

  • Chris Godwin hopes to stay with Bucs long term: 'But I want to get paid, too' "Joe loves a great story Bucs GM Jason Licht told years ago about rookie Chris Godwin, and it ties to when former Lost Decade quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick paid Godwin the ultimate compliment. In short, Licht explained that after Godwin was drafted, on his own, Godwin immediately locked..." February 23

  • Five Most Likely NFL Franchise Tag Candidates

    The Big Lead "NFL free agency will begin on March 17. Tomorrow, February 23, marks the day that teams can begin to designate potential free agents with the franchise tag.  As a refresher, a team can franchise-tag any potential unrestricted free agent on the roster and the player in..." February 22

  • Buccaneers likely to franchise tag WR Chris Godwin in 2021? "Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Chris Godwin was one of the reasons Tom Brady picked this team. A year later, the Buccaneers are Super Bowl Champions, and Godwin will be cashing in this offseason as one of the top pending free agents. A third-round pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, the..." February 21

  • Bruce Arians on Chris Godwin's free agency: 'It's not bad paying 2 No. 1 receivers'

    The Spun "Of all the members of the 2020 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, wide receiver Chris Godwin is one of the few players whose role took a slight hit this year, with Tom Brady under center. Coming off of a 1,333 yard season, injuries limited him early on, and he was held to 12 games..." February 18

  • Chris Godwin clears air on Scotty Miller dropping phone in water

    CBS Sports "All things considered, a single phone falling in the Tampa Bay waters over the course of the Buccaneers' Super Bowl boat parade should be considered a win. While Tom Brady throwing the Lombardi Trophy from boat to boat and possibly having a little too..." February 12

  • Bucs Star Chris Godwin Gets New Phone After SB Parade Mishap, 'S/O To The Plug!'

    TMZ "It's GREAT to be a Super Bowl champ ... just ask Chris Godwin, who was sent a new phone less than a day after he fumbled his old one into the water in Tampa!! You've heard the story by now ... Godwin was partying it up at the Bucs' Super Bowl parade on..." February 11

  • Chris Godwin Is Making Big Plans off the Field

    Heavy "Chris Godwin and his fiancee Mariah DelPercio have been engaged for nearly a year, and have been busy sorting out the details of their special day. Although Godwin is focused on his football career, excited to be heading to the Super Bowl with the Tampa Bay..." February 07

  • Bucs Expected To Retain WR Chris Godwin

    Pro Football Rumors "There are a number of quality wide receivers slated for free agency next month, but it sounds like the Bucs will keep one of them off the market. According to Ian Rapoport of, Tampa is expected to engage Chris Godwin in talks on a long-term contract before the March 9 deadline..." February 07

  • Patriots Named Potential Suitor for Bucs WR Chris Godwin

    Heavy "With nearly $70 million in salary cap space and a severely depleted receiving corps, many expect the New England Patriots to be in the running for one of the top free agent weapons on the open market this offseason. This week, ESPN’s Bill Barnwell took his..." February 05

  • Signing Antonio Brown Over Chris Godwin Would Be a Massive Mistake for Bucs

    The Big Lead "Antonio Brown has played nice since becoming a Tampa Bay Buccaneer, avoiding the personal explosions and domestic issues that led to his ignominious exit from the NFL for over a year. But the idea of him continuing to play Mr. Rogers in a cardigan beyond a four-month spell is..." January 24

  • Chris Godwin “moving forward” after drop-filled playoff debut

    Tampa Bay Times "Striking a mildly defiant tone Wednesday, the Bucs’ premier receiver showed he can defend a little also. Mike Evans pressed back when asked about teammate Chris Godwin’s uncharacteristic drops Saturday against Washington. “I just remember the plays he made for us,..." January 14

  • Chris Godwin: I would not want to tell Mike Evans he can’t play

    Clutch Points "Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans may not be able to play on Saturday, and Chris Godwin doesn’t envy the person who might have to deliver the news. Godwin was (jokingly) asked by NFL Network’s James Palmer if he feared for the safety of whoever..." January 05

  • Chris Godwin gets pins removed from finger

    Tampa Bay Times "The latest bye week in the NFL couldn’t come soon enough for a couple of Bucs starters. Receiver Chris Godwin, who had surgery on a broken left index finger Oct. 27, underwent a procedure to have pins removed from that fracture Tuesday morning. " December 08

  • 2021 NFL Free Agents Who Must Be Re-Signed This Offseason

    Bleacher Report "The 2021 NFL free-agent class looks like another league-altering one based on the big names set to be available. Notable players like Los Angeles Chargers edge defender Joey Bosa and Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey are already wrapped up on extensions. But with one..." November 20

  • Tom Brady finally getting Chris Godwin back

    Clutch Points "Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Chris Godwin’s status was up for grabs this week after missing Monday’s game against the New York Giants. However, Bucs head coach Bruce Arians said Friday the Pro Bowl wideout–still recovering from a fractured index..." November 06

  • Bucs will know Friday if Chris Godwin can catch passes with injured finger

    Pro Football Talk "The Buccaneers plan to have Antonio Brown in their receiving corps for Sunday night’s game against the Saints, but it will be a few days before they know if Chris Godwin will also be in the lineup. Godwin had surgery to repair his fractured left index finger..." November 04

  • Chris Godwin to miss MNF following finger surgery

    Tampa Bay Times "The signing of Antonio Brown may pay off quickly for the Bucs. Chris Godwin fractured his left index finger making a touchdown catch in Sunday’s 45-20 win over the Las Vegas Raiders. He underwent surgery Tuesday and will miss the Bucs Monday Night Football game..." October 27