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Leslie Frazier Confident in Defensive Unit Buccaneers Will Field Next Season
May 21st, 2015 at 7:46 PM
Leslie Frazier, defensive coordinator for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, addressed the media this week, saying he believes that the defensive line Tampa Bay will field next season could be one of the best in the NFL. ***PHOTO1*** “Any time you have Gerald McCoy on your team, you have to brag,” Frazier said....

Mike Alstott and Doug Williams to Join Ring of Honor
May 15th, 2015 at 9:32 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced this week that the club will induct two of its legends into the Ring of Honor this year. It is the first time in the organization's history that two players will be inducted in the same season. Former fullback Mike Alstott will be honored during the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign Three of This Year’s Draft Picks
May 12th, 2015 at 10:31 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have signed three of their 2015 NFL Draft picks: fourth-round selection, linebacker Kwon Alexander, fifth-round choice, wide receiver Kenny Bell, and seventh-round pick, running back/fullback Joey Iosefa. The team also claimed safety D.J. Swearinger from the Houston Texans and linebacker Khaseem Greene...

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 Announce Roster for Rookie Mini-Camp
May 8th, 2015 at 9:01 AM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced the 55-man roster for the team’s rookie mini-camp, which gets underway today. The mini-camp will mark Jameis Winston’s first appearance in a Bucs uniform. ***PHOTO1*** "One thing about being a good leader is you have to have good followers too," Winston said on Buccaneers.com."I look forward...

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...

Jameis Winston Signs Rookie Contract with Tampa Bay Buccaneers
May 1st, 2015 at 9:08 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today the signing of Jameis Winston, the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft. Winston signed a four-year, $23.35 million deal that includes a $16.7 million signing bonus. ***PHOTO1*** Winston (6-4, 230) started 27 career games for Florida State, completing 562-of-841 passes (66.8 pct.) for 7,964...

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...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 2015 Regular-Season Schedule Announced
April 21st, 2015 at 10:56 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 2015 regular-season schedule, released today by the National Football League, features matchups against the AFC South and the NFC East and includes home battles versus the New York Giants, Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Bears. ***PHOTO1*** The Buccaneers start regular-season play at home on Sept. 13, as the...

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*** ...

Preseason Schedule Released for Tampa Bay Buccaneers
April 10th, 2015 at 10:37 PM
The National Football League has announced its 2015 preseason slate, featuring opponent matchups and weeks. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will open on the road at the Minnesota Vikings, followed by consecutive home contests against the AFC North: Week 2 against the Cincinnati Bengals on ESPN’s Monday Night Football and Week...

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...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Set to Begin Offseason Workouts
April 3rd, 2015 at 8:51 AM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, eager to erase a 2-14 season, will begin preparations this month for the 2015 season. Voluntary workouts are set to begin April 20 with Organized Team Activities (OTAs) slated for May 26-28, June 2-4 and June 8-11. The team’s mandatory minicamp is June 16-18. ***PHOTO1*** All workouts will take...

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...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Bolster Defense in Free Agency with Signing of Sterling Moore
March 28th, 2015 at 9:46 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers continued to reshape their defense through free agency in March, signing cornerback Sterling Moore. ***PHOTO1*** Moore, who spent the last 2 ½ seasons with the Dallas Cowboys, is the fourth free agent to sign with the Buccaneers this month; Tampa Bay also agreed to terms with defensive tackle...

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...