Shaquil Barrett RUMORS & NEWS

  • The reason Buccaneers made the right decision to not franchise tag Shaq Barrett

    Clutch Points "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers won Super Bowl LV back in February and have been reloading this offseason to win it again next year. The front office has remained busy, as they’ve found a way to retain all 22 starters from the Super Bowl-winning roster. This is incredibly impressive..." March 27

  • Shaq Barrett’s franchise tag would have been $20.577 million

    Pro Football Talk "Lost if not completely unknown in the moves the Buccaneers have made since winning Super Bowl LV is that the decision not to apply the franchise tag to linebacker Shaq Barrett should have been less surprising than it was. Per a source with knowledge of the situation,..." March 27

  • Buccaneers settle franchise tag grievance with Shaq Barrett for $1.372 million

    ESPN "Not only was Buccaneers star pass-rusher Shaquil Barrett awarded a new four-year contract worth up to $72 million Monday, he also was awarded a $1.372 million franchise tag settlement stemming from a grievance filed with the NFL Players Association last year, a source told..." March 17

  • Shaq Barrett to re-sign with Tampa Bay Buccaneers on four-year, $72 million contract

    Sportsnaut "Shaq Barrett wanted to get paid in NFL free agency and also sought an opportunity to win another Super Bowl. Now, the prized edge rusher is getting everything he asked for in a return to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. After winning Super Bowl LV, Tampa Bay quickly went to work to bring its..." March 15

  • Shaq Barrett: I’m going back to Tampa

    Pro Football Talk "The Buccaneers are doing a good job of keeping the band together. Shortly after the negotiating window with free agents opened on Monday, pass rusher Shaq Barrett texted Josina Anderson with news that should make Bucs fans pretty happy. Barrett, who signed with the team in..." March 15

  • Here’s The Bucs’ Plan With Shaquil Barrett

    The Spun "Shaquil Barrett proved essential to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers‘ Super Bowl run last season. The Bucs’ organization would like to keep him in Tampa for the foreseeable future as a result. Tampa Bay franchise tagged wide receiver Chris Godwin on Tuesday, which opens..." March 09

  • 2021 NFL free agency: Shaquil Barrett leads a loaded edge rusher class set to cash in this offseason

    CBS Sports "With the offensive explosion taking place in the NFL, having a dominant pass rusher is more important than ever. Getting to the quarterback is the easiest solution toward stopping offenses, as the teams that put pressure on the quarterback force mistakes and create turnovers. The top four teams..." February 19

  • Shaq Barrett says Buccaneers’ Super Bowl performance even surprised him

    Larry Brown Sports "Shaq Barrett says that his Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Super Bowl performance even left him surprised. The Bucs entered their game against Kansas City as underdogs, yet they unleashed a dominant 31-9 win. Part of the game was influenced by officiating, but the Bucs still held the..." February 12

  • Five Potential Landing Spots For Shaq Barrett in Free Agency

    The Big Lead "Shaq Barrett is set to hit free agency after dominating during Super Bowl LV for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The 2019 All-Pro is free to find a new team and he says he's looking for a huge contract. That makes sense, considering he had 27.5 sacks over the last two seasons and completely..." February 11

  • Buccaneers' Shaq Barrett eyeing big contract: 'I feel like it's time for me to break the bank'

    CBS Sports "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are still reveling in their Super Bowl LV victory, but there is plenty of work Bruce Arians and the front office will have to accomplish this offseason. The Buccaneers have several notable free agents to extend such as Rob..." February 11

  • For once, Shaquil Barrett is focused on the present and a Super Bowl ring

    Yahoo! Sports "After playing out this year on the franchise tag and posting 30.5 sacks since joining the Buccaneers ahead of the 2019 season, linebacker Shaq Barrett‘s on track for an interesting offseason. Thoughts of long-term deals and possible changes in address are not on the..." February 04

  • Shaq Barrett: If we affect the quarterback, it can all be on us

    Buccaneers "The Super Bowl-bound 2020 Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been built largely through the draft, the most notable exception being, of course, quarterback ?Tom Brady?. If the Buccaneers start Super Bowl LV with the lineups on their most recent depth chart, they would have 13 homegrown draftees..." February 02

  • Bucs LB Shaq Barrett says Aaron Rodgers held the ball too long

    Larry Brown Sports "Shaq Barrett was a terror to Aaron Rodgers in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday, and he thinks he knows why. Barrett had five tackles, three sacks, and four quarterback hits in his Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 31-26 win over the Green Bay Packers in the conference championship game...." January 24

  • Shaq Barrett had funny comment about Packers’ terrible field goal decision

    Larry Brown Sports "The Green Bay Packers stunned many by kicking a field goal on 4th and goal down 8 late in their loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. That includes the Buccaneers themselves. Tampa Bay defensive lineman Shaq Barrett admitted that he was stunned by the Packers’ decision to kick, and..." January 24

  • Buccaneers Activate LB Shaquil Barrett From Reserve/COVID-19 List

    Yardbarker "Buccaneers linebacker Shaquil Barrett is expected to be in uniform for this weekend’s wild-card playoff game against Washington. Tampa Bay announced on Wednesday that it has activated Barrett from the reserve/COVID-19 list. We learned last week that..." January 06

  • Buccaneers place LBs Devin White and Shaquil Barrett on COVID-19 list

    NFL.com "The Buccaneers are playing for the NFC's top wild-card spot this weekend. They'll be doing so without arguably their top two defensive players. Linebacker Devin White tested positive for COVID-19 and outside linebacker Shaquil Barrett was deemed a high risk..." January 01

  • Buccaneers Break Silence on Shaquil Barrett’s Future With Team

    Heavy "Tom Brady may be garnering most of the national attention for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but the team’s defense is a major reason why the franchise could make some noise in the postseason. Shaq Barrett has emerged as one of the top linebackers in the NFL but will be a free agent after..." December 20

  • Bruce Arians: We don’t plan to let Shaq Barrett go anywhere

    Yahoo! Sports "Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians said last December that the team would not let Shaq Barrett leave the team as a free agent in the offseason. Arians was proven correct when the Buccaneers used the franchise tag to ensure Barrett would stay in Tampa. They never got a..." December 14

  • NFL's 10 most disruptive defenders

    NFL.com "NOTE: All stats and rankings are current heading into Week 9. Rank 1 Myles Garrett Cleveland Browns · DE 42 disruptions, 15.5% disruption rate (271 pass rushes), 34 QB pressures, 12.5% QB pressure rate, 7 TOs caused on QB..." November 04