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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Announce Training Camp Schedule
June 24th, 2015 at 9:31 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced the team’s 2015 training camp schedule, which features 11 days that will be open to the general public. The first of these practices, which are free to attend, will take place on Saturday, Aug. 1, beginning at 2:30 p.m. ET. ***PHOTO1*** For the...

Jameis Winston Gets in First Workout as a Member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
May 9th, 2015 at 6:38 PM
Jameis Winston made his first appearance in an orange Buccaneers practice jersey at One Buc Place May 8 as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicked of their two-day rookie mini-camp. The No. 1 overall pick in the recent NFL Draft, Winston was admittedly anxious in his first practice as a pro. ***PHOTO1*** “I...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 2015 Draft Class Selects Jersey Numbers
May 5th, 2015 at 8:57 PM
The seven members of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 2015 draft class have chosen the numbers they will sport when they take the field for the team’s rookie mini-camp begins Friday. ***PHOTO1*** First-round pick Jameis Winston elected to go with No. 3 when he signed his contract last Thursday. On Monday, the other...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Select Jameis Winston with First Pick in NFL Draft
April 30th, 2015 at 8:53 PM
Ending months of speculation, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected former Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston with the first pick in the NFL Draft April 30. ***PHOTO1*** Winston was not in attendance in Chicago where NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made the announcement. Winston instead attended a draft party with family and friends...

Running Back Bobby Rainey Signs His Tender Offer
April 25th, 2015 at 9:30 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced April 24 that restricted free agent running back Bobby Rainey has signed his tender offer. ***PHOTO1*** Rainey originally joined Tampa Bay off of waivers from the Cleveland Browns in 2013. He played in 15 games last year, starting five of them. He carried the ball 94 times...

Defensive End George Johnson Comes to Terms with Tampa Bay Buccaneers
April 17th, 2015 at 8:53 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers officially acquired defensive end George Johnson from the Detroit Lions in exchange for a fifth-round pick, the team announced this week. Johnson signed a three-year contract, which will keep him with the Buccaneers through the 2017 season. ***PHOTO1*** Johnson spent the 2014 season with the Lions, playing in...

Linebacker Larry Dean and Center Ben Gottschalk Sign with Tampa Bay Buccaneers
April 14th, 2015 at 9:41 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed linebacker Larry Dean and center Ben Gottschalk. ***PHOTO1*** ...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Re-Sign Fullback Jorvorskie Lane
April 6th, 2015 at 5:44 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced that they have signed tight end Emmanuel Ogbuehi and re-signed fullback Jorvorskie Lane. ***PHOTO1*** Lane played in nine games for Tampa Bay last season, starting four, rushing three times for 58 yards and catching one pass for three yards. A PED suspension and injuries limited his...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Trade Safety Dashon Goldson to Washington Redskins
April 3rd, 2015 at 10:13 AM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded safety Dashon Goldson to the Washington Redskins on Friday. The deal, which was first reported by the Tampa Bay Times, has the Buccaneers getting a sixth-round pick in 2016. ***PHOTO1*** Goldson joined the Buccaneers two years ago. Friday’s move comes on the heels of Chris Conte joining...

Strong Pro Day Performance Bolsters Stock of Jameis Winston
March 31st, 2015 at 9:39 PM
Jameis Winston likely bolstered his stock ahead of this year’s NFL draft with an impressive performance at Florida State’s annual pro day March 31. ***PHOTO1*** In front of representatives from all 32 NFL teams, Winston, widely considered the No. 1 pick in the draft, threw a whopping 102 passes, completing 91 of...

Jameis Winston Will Be Center Stage at Florida State’s Pro Day
March 31st, 2015 at 8:45 AM
With the eyes of NFL scouts and executives watching today, Jameis Winston is slated to participate in Florida State University’s pro day, which is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. in Tallahassee, Fla. Winston’s performance is likely to be especially important to the Tampa Buccaneers, who own the first overall...

Brandon Magee Seeks New Direction After Being Released by Tampa Bay Buccaneers
March 25th, 2015 at 8:26 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have waived linebacker Brandon Magee. The rarely-utilized defender and special teams player didn’t take long to latch on with another team, indicating to the Tampa Bay Times that he was headed to spring training with the Boston Red Sox. ***PHOTO1*** While not pursuing a...

Quarterback Bryce Petty Impresses at Baylor’s Pro Day
March 19th, 2015 at 12:05 PM
Baylor’s Bryce Petty showcased his NFL-ready arm during the school’s pro day on Wednesday in Texas. ***PHOTO1*** Taking every snap from under center, Petty completed 69-of-77 pass attempts (five drops) and looked sharp in the workout. Most analysts consider Petty the No. 3 quarterback in this year’s draft, behind Jameis Winston and...

Marcus Mariota’s Pro Day Draws Mixed Reviews
March 15th, 2015 at 9:04 PM
Six weeks before the first round of this year’s NFL Draft, Marcus Mariota held his pro day workout last Thursday in front of scouts and coaches from all 32 NFL teams, including Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht and director of player personnel Jon Robinson. Overall, reaction to Mariota’s performance on...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign Free Agents Chris Conte and Henry Melton
March 12th, 2015 at 9:44 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have signed free agent safety Chris Conte and defensive tackle Henry Melton. The signings come one day after the Buccaneers inked linebacker Bruce Carter. ***PHOTO1*** Conte joins Tampa Bay from the Chicago Bears, where he played four seasons (2011-14), recording 52 starts in 57...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Re-Sign Major Wright, Leonard Johnson and Bobby Rainey
March 10th, 2015 at 6:54 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have re-signed cornerback Leonard Johnson and safety Major Wright, while tendering restricted free agent running back Bobby Rainey and releasing offensive tackle Anthony Collins. ***PHOTO1*** ...

Are the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Interested in DeMarco Murray?
March 10th, 2015 at 3:07 PM
Numerous reports have surfaced suggesting that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could be interested in acquiring running back DeMarco Murray. Landing last year’s NFL rushing leader would be quite a catch for the Buccaneers. Tampa Bay struggled with its running game a year ago, and is likely to address weaknesses in the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Re-Sign Four Pending Free Agents
March 9th, 2015 at 5:44 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have re-signed defensive end Larry English, defensive end Lawrence Sidbury, tight end Luke Stocker and linebacker Jason Williams. ***PHOTO1*** ...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Re-Sign Veteran Cornerback Mike Jenkins
March 7th, 2015 at 11:24 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced this week that they have re-signed cornerback Mike Jenkins and also extended qualifying offers to a pair of free agents, Danny Lansanah and Bradley McDougald. The latter has already signed his offer sheet. ***PHOTO1*** Jenkins played in one game with Tampa Bay in 2014, before suffering a...

Jameis Winston Pays a Visit to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
March 4th, 2015 at 12:40 PM
Jameis Winston, the potential No. 1 draft pick in next month’s NFL Draft, made a pre-draft visit to Tampa on Tuesday to visit with the Buccaneers. ***PHOTO1*** The meeting at One Buc Place was largely with the Glazer family, owners of the Buccaneers, and front office personnel. According to Buccaneers.com, Winston also...