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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...

Are the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Interested in Acquiring Adrian Peterson?
February 27th, 2015 at 11:05 AM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are on the clock. While the debate rages over which top prospect the Buccaneers will select with the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft, Tampa Bay may also have its sights set on a league veteran. ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith indicated on "First Take"...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Contacted Florida State About Jameis Winston
February 25th, 2015 at 8:58 PM
Florida State head football coach Jimbo Fisher appeared on NFL Network’s “NFL AM” Wednesday morning and said that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have contacted FSU about Jameis Winston. ***PHOTO1*** The Buccaneers have the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft, and the fact that the organization reached out to Fisher...

Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota Bolster Their Stock at NFL Scouting Combine
February 22nd, 2015 at 12:10 AM
With Tampa Bay Buccaneers general Manager Jason Licht and head coach Lovie Smtih watching closely, Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota both looked sharp at the NFL Scouting Combine on Saturday. Widely considered the top two picks in this year’s draft, the quarterbacks went through their paces at Lucas Oil Stadium where...

Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota Set to Impress at NFL Scouting Combine
February 20th, 2015 at 6:35 PM
With the first overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have much to learn between the NFL Scouting Combine, which kicked off today at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, and the April draft. Will it be Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota? That is the commonly asked...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Hire Duke Preston as Director of Player Development
February 19th, 2015 at 5:46 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have hired Duke Preston to serve as the team’s director of player development. Preston replaces Isiah Harris, who was fired following a DUI arrest last October. Preston worked most recently at the University of Notre Dame, where he was the team’s director of...

Wide Receiver Vincent Jackson Expected to Return to Tampa Bay Buccaneers
February 19th, 2015 at 12:06 PM
Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht indicated this week that he expects to meet with Vincent Jackson’s agent at the NFL Scouting Combine, saying to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times that Jackson will “absolutely” be on the roster this season. ***PHOTO1*** Jackson’s future with the Buccaneers came under speculation...

Josh McCown Responds to His Release from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
February 16th, 2015 at 4:20 PM
Following an underwhelming 2-14 season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were expected to make key personnel decisions in the offseason. It didn't take long for the front office to begin the rebuilding process, releasing veteran quarterback Josh McCown last week. Following his dismissal, McCown spoke to the press and said he wasn’t...