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Bucs sign a receiver and tight end to the practice squad

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers today announced that they have signed wide receiver Kevin Cone and tight end Taylor Sloat to the practice squad.  Cone (6-2, 218) originally entered the NFL as a college free agent with the Atlanta Falcons in 2011. The Georgia Tech product has spent the past three seasons (2011-13) with the Falcons, playing in 29 games with one reception for 12 yards,...
Via The Bay Cave
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bucs’ veteran says there was a complete breakdown

Not to state the obvious here, but the delay of game penalties committed by the Buccaneers on Sunday during their 27-24 win on Sunday is a problem.  During his post game press conference on Monday, head coach Lovie Smith said that the coaches didn’t do a good job getting the plays in. On Tuesday, a veteran player hinted towards a player or players being at fault as well. ...
Via The Bay Cave
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Did any Tampa Bay Buccaneers crack the latest NFL heroes and goats list?

Some teams are off to a fast start, others are stumbling out of the gates, and a majority are languishing somewhere in the middle. That’s the NFL landscape after four games. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell into each...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football: Best Week 5 Waiver Wire Targets

Fantasy Football: Best Week 5 Waiver Wire Targets Mike Glennon, quarterback, Tampa Bay Buccaneers With Josh McCown’s status in question, Glennon makes a great plug and play if your quarterback is on a bye, or is Tom Brady. Drew Stanton, quarterback, Arizona Cardinals He’s doing a fabulous job filling in … The post Fantasy Football: Best Week 5 Waiver Wire Targets appeared first...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers shut out of NFL offensive awards (and disappointments) so far

There’s an old saying in the NFL: Teams can’t win a championship in September, but they certainly can lose one. Translation? Getting off to a good start doesn’t ensure late-season success, but struggling out of the gates almost guarantees that a team won’t be playing in January. That’s why taking a moment to look at the state of the NFL one-fourth of the way through the...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Injury Update: Mike Evans out 2-3 weeks

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be without Mike Evans for two to three weeks with a groin injury. This is according to a tweet by Ian Rapoport of NFL.com @Rapsheet.#453413760 / gettyimages.comAs stated in yesterday's Sports Injury Alert , the first-round pick was injured on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was running a deep route and pulled up lame. As a result, the...
Via NFL Injury Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the most popular NFL team in Florida

Their starting quarterback is hurt, their defense is in shambles, and they would be winless if not for an awful punt by the Pittsburgh Steelers, but somehow the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the most popular team in the state of Florida. At least when it comes to jersey sales. This map shows which NFL team sells the most jerseys at Dick’s Sporting Goods in each state. Have a look: via...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith not ready to commit to Mike Glennon

I guess Lovie Smith just doesn’t get it. Smith made it clear on Monday he’s not ready to commit to Mike Glennon as his starting quarterback after the second-year signal-caller gave the Bucs their first win, which came against a pretty good Steelers team on the road. “You’re asking me to name our starting quarterback right now?” Lovie responded, when asked to name a week...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Evans out 2-3 weeks

Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans is likely out for the next 2-3 weeks with a groin injury. Buccaneers rookie WR Mike Evans out an estimated 2-3 weeks with a groin strain suffered yesterday, source says. Bye is 3 weeks away. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) September 29, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; ...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mike Evans to miss 2-4 weeks

Not all went well for the Buccaneers in their 27-24 victory on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers.  When Mike Glennon threw a pass downfield that appeared to have been to no one resulting in an interception, intended receiver Mike Evans let up on the play due to a leg injury. It was later reported...
Via The Bay Cave
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Stats and stars from win over Steelers

It took four weeks, but the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have won their first game of the 2014 season. Led into Pittsburgh by second-year QB Mike Glennon, the Bucs beat the Steelers 27-24 in comeback fashion. At home and coming off a commanding win in week three, the Steelers overcame an early deficit and forced the Bucs to play catch-up for the majority of the game. While this was nothing...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Glennon deserves to start in Tampa Bay

The Buccaneers (1-3) lost to Atlanta by six touchdowns more than a week ago but responded by rallying from seven points down in the fourth quarter to give Lovie Smith his first victory in Tampa. The reason the team won was simple. Mike Glennon was cool, calm and collective in the pocket for the Buccaneers […] The post Mike Glennon deserves to start in Tampa Bay appeared first on...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dashon Goldson suffered an ankle injury

Buccaneers safety Dahason Goldson suffered an ankle injury during Sunday’s game against the Steelers. Injury Update – Dashon Goldson is officially out for the rest of the game with an ankle injury. #TBvsPIT — Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) September 28, 2014 Goldson’s health will be something to monitor this week. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size:...
Via Pro Football Zone
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Rookie WR Mike Evans Scores First NFL Touchdown

When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafted Mike Evans out of Texas A&M he gave them a much needed weapon in the offense. When Josh McCown was at the helm the team had a hard time utilizing him, but with Mike Glennon under center now Bucs fans are going to hope that can change.After recovering a Steelers fumble it did with Evans hauling in his first NFL touchdown!via Bleacher ReportRead more »
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Mike Glennon time in Tampa; McCown could have surgery

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown, who will be watching from the sidelines as Mike Glennon gets the start Sunday at Pittsburgh, has a torn ligament in his thumb, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. McCown will try throwing Monday to see if the pain is manageable. If he is unable to throw, […] The post It’s Mike Glennon time in Tampa; McCown could have surgery...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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