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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Lose CB E.J. Biggers to the Washington Redskins
March 20th, 2013 at 8:23 PM
It's no secret the Tampa Bay Buccaneers need cornerbacks. They don't have many right now and the ones they do have aren't superstars. And with the corner position already on life support, the Bucs lost a member of their secondary today. E.J.Biggers, a seventh-round pick in 2009, elected to sign with...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers May Be Heavy Hitters in Free Agency Once Again
February 12th, 2013 at 8:22 PM
Free agency is looming and loyal fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers want to know if the team is going to go out and spend again like they did last season when they landed two of the top free agents in wide receiver Vincent Jackson and guard Carl Nicks. The answer...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Holiday Wishlist for 2013
December 20th, 2012 at 6:48 PM
In the spirit of the holiday season, Buccaneers101.com has compiled a wishlist for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Here are three things the Bucs would like in 2013 as they try to build on the foundation that was established this season in year one of Greg Schiano: 1. A Shutdown Cornerback Does this one...

Eric Wright’s Suspension Means His Days with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are Likely Over
November 26th, 2012 at 8:17 PM
We knew it might be coming thanks to Jay Glazer's report several weeks ago, but Tampa Bay Buccaneers' cornerback Eric Wright has been hit with a four-game suspension for violating the league's performance enhancing drug policy by using Adderall without a prescription. Head coach Greg Schiano confirmed Wright's suspension today and...

Cornerback Eric Wright May Be Available for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Come Sunday
November 23rd, 2012 at 6:46 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers face the one of the NFL's most potent passing attacks on Sunday when the Atlanta Falcons and quarterback Matt Ryan come to town. Ryan, along with Roddy White, Julio Jones, and Tony Gonzalez, are averaging 292.9 passing yards per game this season. That does not bode well...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. Carolina Panthers Preview
November 17th, 2012 at 5:38 PM
Week 11 Who: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-4) vs. Carolina Panthers (2-7) When: Sunday, 11/18 at 1 PM Where: Bank of America Stadium TV: FOX Radio: WFUS 103.5 FM/ WDAE 620 AM DirecTV: 705 Sirius: 136 Last Meeting: These two division rivals met opening day with the Bucs earning a hard-fought 16-10 win. Running back Doug Martin rushed for...

Monday Musings: 5 Thoughts on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Win Over the San Diego Chargers
November 12th, 2012 at 5:54 PM
1. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers celebrated America's heroes - the military and veterans - on Sunday, but it was some unlikely heroes that won the game for them against the San Diego Chargers. Tight end Dallas Clark and wide receiver Tiquan Underwood only combined for three catches, but two of...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 2012 Midseason Awards
November 9th, 2012 at 9:30 AM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 4-4 midway through the season for the second straight year. But unlike last season, the arrow is pointing up for this team. With eight games left to play, It's time now to give out some midseason awards to the players. Buccaneers Midseason MVP Wide Receiver Vincent Jackson...

Monday Musings: 5 Thoughts on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Win Over the Oakland Raiders
November 5th, 2012 at 10:16 PM
1. Rookie Doug Martin rewrote the franchise record books yesterday with his amazing performance against Oakland. The Muscle Hamster ripped off several highlight runs and scored touchdowns from 1, 45, 67, and 70 yards out. Martin, who is making a case for the Offensive Rookie of the Year Award, finished...

Leonard Johnson Stepping up in Aqib Talib’s Absence
November 4th, 2012 at 11:14 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers don't seem to miss cornerback Aqib Talib at all. Yes, they gave up 414 passing yards and four touchdowns to Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer on Sunday. But the Bucs moved to 3-1 without Talib this season and appear to have found his replacement in the process. Undrafted rookie Leonard...

Rookie CB Leonard Johnson in Line to Start for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with Eric Wright’s Status in Question
October 29th, 2012 at 10:05 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers travel to Oakland this week to take on the Raiders. If the Bucs are to win and move to 4-4 on the season, they may have to do so without both of their starting cornerbacks. Aqib Talib will be sitting out the final game of his four-game...

Report: Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ CB Eric Wright Facing Possible Drug Suspension
October 28th, 2012 at 1:49 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers already have starting cornerback serving a four-game suspension for using the drug Adderall, which is not permissible to use in the NFL without a prescription. ***PHOTO1*** Well, it looks like their other starting cornerback mimicked teammate Aqib Talib in the pill popping department. As first reported by FOX NFL...

Monday Musings (Friday Edition): 5 Thoughts on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Win Over the Minnesota Vikings
October 26th, 2012 at 6:18 PM
1. The job that K/P Michael Koenen did last night against the Minnesota Vikings should not go unnoticed. That is why we will talk about him first in this column. The Bucs' high-priced special teams addition from a season ago played extremely well and neutralized one of the most dangerous...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. New Orleans Saints Preview
October 20th, 2012 at 7:13 PM
Week 7 Who: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-3) vs. New Orleans Saints (1-4) When: Sunday, 10/21 at 1 PM Where: Raymond James Stadium TV: FOX Radio: WFUS 103.5 FM/WDAE 620 AM DirecTV: 708 Sirius: 136 Last Meeting: The Bucs fell to .500 when they lost 27-16 to the Saints in Week 9 last season. Josh Freeman threw for 281...

The New Orleans Saints’ Receivers Provide Tall Task for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Secondary
October 19th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
When All Pro quarterback Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints' top-rated passing attack stroll into Raymond James Stadium on Sunday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will have tall task trying to slow him down. The task little becomes even taller when you factor in New Orleans' big receivers and the height advantage they have...

First Quarter Review: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Improving Despite Losing Record
October 6th, 2012 at 1:59 AM
You may not be able to tell just from looking at their 1-3 record, but this Tampa Bay Buccaneers team is improving. They are not the same team that got blown out nearly every week last season during their 10-game losing streak. These Bucs have more fight in them, and that has...

Five Things the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Need to Do During Their Bye Week
October 3rd, 2012 at 9:30 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers head into their early bye week with a 1-3 record and are looking for ways to improve upon their play going into the rest of the season. Here are five things Buccaneers101.com thinks the team needs to do doing their bye week as it prepares for the remainder of...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. New York Giants: Most Valuable Players
September 16th, 2012 at 6:56 PM
It looked like the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were about to the do improbable and knock off the defending Super Bowl Champs on the road in Week 2. But the Bucs couldn't hang onto their 14-point second half lead and lost to the New York Giants 41-34 on Sunday. Even though the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Collapse Late and Lose in Frustrating Fashion to the New York Giants, 41-34
September 16th, 2012 at 4:57 PM
It was a tale of two halves for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday and was the second half that did them in against the New York Giants. In the first half, Tampa Bay's defense frustrated Eli Manning and picked him off three times. Those three turnovers led to 21 points,...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. New York Giants Preview
September 15th, 2012 at 7:07 PM
Week 2: Who: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-0) at New York Giants (0-1) When: Sunday, 09/16 at 1:00 PM Where: Metlife Stadium TV: FOX Radio: WFUS 103.5 FM/ WDAE 620 AM DirecTV: 707 Sirius: 135 Last Meeting: In 2009, the Giants pummeled the Bucs in Week 3 by a score of 24-0 in New York. In that game, quarterback Eli...