BUCCANEERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Buccaneers Draft Day Rumblings: 2016 NFL Draft

The 2016 NFL Draft is hours away. Later on this evening, the Bucs will wait their turn for the ninth overall selection as they watch potential targets fall off their boards ahead of them — much different from last year’s first overall pick. Here are some rumblings you need to know on draft day Thursday. (Will be updated throughout the day.) Will Jalen Ramsey slide?Florida...
Via The Bay Cave
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

DRAFT DAY! 2016- Tampa Bay Buccaneers; Whats in store? Look to the recent past.

Will it be Vernon Hargreaves of Florida, CB who fancies himself a Tampa man through and through? Or do the Bucs draft another DE from Clemson? Shouldn’t there be a limit on those; once per decade (that would actually work still). Or are you in the clubhouse of a radical departure from the norm and expected: A Wide Receiver to bolster the Bucs biggest weapon in Jameis Winston? No...
Via Buc Stop
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

George Johnson hopes for rebound season with Bucs

After posting six sacks with the Detroit Lions in 2014, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded for defensive end George Johnson and gave him a three-year, $7 million contract. However, Johnson didn’t come close to matching that production in his first season back in Tampa Bay. According to the Tampa Bay Times, Johnson is hoping to…
Via Pro Football Talk
14 hours ago

Bucs CB: Jameis Winston is not ‘fat’ anymore

Fresh off a last-place finish in the NFC South that saw head coach Lovie Smith shown the door, at least the Buccaneers can rest easy knowing that their prized young quarterback is in prime playing shape heading into next season. Former Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston appears to have slimmed down some this offseason, and it has definitely caught the attention of his teammates...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bucs get some love from Beyonce at the end of her 'Lemonade' special

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers got quite the thrill when they were given "special thanks" at the end of Beyonce's special "Lemonade" this weekend. And who could blame them when one of the biggest stars in entertainment gives you a quick shout-out.But what connection do the Bucs have to Beyonce? A team representative told TMZ Sports that the recognition had more to do with Beyonce's husband...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Evans to Jameis Winston: ‘What happened to the belly?’

Jameis Winston committed himself to getting into much better shape before his second NFL season, and it appears the hard work he’s put in is paying dividends. So much so, in fact, it prompted one of Winston’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers teammates to crack a joke about how much better he looks. Bucs wide receiver Mike Evans couldn’t help but marvel at Winston’s much-improved appearance...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Armed with franchise QB, Buccaneers looking for pieces to take next step

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are confident they're on the verge of becoming relevant again.Jameis Winston believes it. So do coach Dirk Koetter and general manager Jason Licht, the tandem trying to provide the young quarterback with everything he needs to lead the team back to prominence.Winston is coming off a strong rookie season after being the No. 1 overall pick...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Signing RB Storm Johnson To A Two-Year Deal

The Buccaneers are signing RB Storm Johnson to a two-year contract on Monday, according to Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times. Johnson was among eight players who tried out for the Bengals a few months ago. However, Cincinnati didn’t sign him to a contract. Johnson, 23, is a former seventh-round pick of the Jaguars back in 2014. He managed to make the 53-man roster in his rookie...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Draft Primer

As we approach the NFL Draft this Thursday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, along with the other 31 teams, are putting the finishing touches on their draft boards. They’ve conducted their final prospect analyses, checked and double-checked medical reports on injured players, and maybe sent out a few trade feelers to see about moving up or down. With GMs and coaches around the league...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cadillac Williams to be assistant coach at West Georgia

Former Auburn and Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Cadillac Williams is one of the best running backs to ever suit up for either of those teams. His career on the field may be over, but his career on the sideline is just getting started. FOX Sports’ Bruce Feldman reported that Williams will be taking an assistant coaching job at Division II football power West Georgia for the...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Buccaneers pursue Josh Norman?

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit As Josh Norman became a free agent, many teams jumped on the opportunity to sign...
Via cover32
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers: Josh Norman is a free agent

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Tampa Bay Buccaneers tweeted out this right after Josh Norman was made a free...
Via cover32
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Sign QB Dan LeFevour

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced the signing of QB Dan LeFevour on Tuesday. LeFevour is now the fourth quarterback on the Buccaneers’ roster behind Jameis Winston, Mike Glennon and Ryan Griffin. LeFevour, 29, is a former sixth-round pick of the Bears back in 2010. He lasted just a few months in Chicago before he was waived and later claimed off of waivers by the Bengals...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers: Facing a tough challenge for 2016

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit If you hadn’t seen the news, the Tennessee Titans and the St. Louis Rams traded...
Via cover32
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking down the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2016 schedule

The NFL released the league’s 2016 schedule last week, so we can now start to get a sense of how the season might take shape. It’s still too early to perform much hardcore analysis of the schedule, but we can look at trends and try to find easy stretches during the season or identify potentially dangerous games. Let’s take a look at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ schedule and...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hope Solo will play in Olympics despite Zika virus threat

Hope Solo expressed compunction about playing in the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro this August because of the threat of the Zika virus, but it appears she has decided to play for Team USA. “If I had to make the choice today, I wouldn’t go [to the Olympics],” Solo said back in early February. Two months later, Solo has decided to play with the US. She said in a statement...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston on efforts to get in better shape: ‘I look good’

The word out of Florida indicates Jameis Winston has dedicated himself to being in much better shape ahead of his second NFL season, with reports suggesting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback appeared “perceptively leaner” during the first day of offseason workouts on Monday. “I do believe I get better every single day and I look good,” Winston said, via Rick Stroud...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston would take pay cut to play with Jalen Ramsey

In the world of false promises and hollow statements, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston wins going away. Entering his first full offseason in the NFL, Winston is letting it be known that he’d be in favor of taking a pay cut in order for the Buccaneers to draft his former teammate, Florida State defensive back Jalen Ramsey: “We (FSU) definitely have the best...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Grade A- in Free Agency

While it may be closer to a B+, I give it higher because the Bucs didn’t break the bank for a diva or trouble maker. Instead, Jason Licht has meticulously augmented the Bucs roster with some key additions on both sides of the ball, and well go over them here. 1) BRENT GRIMES- A+ Not only have the Bucs added a corner with some “Juice”, but there is a good chance the Bucs...
Via Buc Stop
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Ross: Miko Grimes was reason for cutting Brent Grimes

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross confirmed Tuesday what many have suspected, that Brent Grimes was released in large part because of his wife, Miko Grimes, and her incessant over-the-top and sometimes threatening behavior on social media. Steve Ross: "I thought it was best for the Dolphins to move on from Brent [Grimes] and Miko." — Barry Jackson (@flasportsbuzz) March 22...
Via Sportsnaut
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Brent Grimes’ wife insists she quit Twitter on her own

Cornerback Brent Grimes signed a two-year, $16.5 deal with the Buccaneers and wouldn’t you know it, Miko Grimes deleted her Twitter account. Mrs. Grimes, who was critical of the Dolphins when her husband played in Miami, insists that quitting Twitter was not a condition of her husband signing with Tampa Bay. Miko Grimes said this to Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel...
Via The Sports Daily
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

The Lowdown on FREE AGENCY for Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fans

 The Bucs have won a Super Bowl Once, sit back down if you didn’t    know or remember it, its ok its been awhile! But they’ve done it,  and when a team wins the Big Game you can break down how they did it. It wasn’t Free Agency. There’s a saying “Teams that are exciting in March usually aren’t in December”. Did you hear any wild Free Agency news out of Green Bay...
Via Buc Stop
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Buccaneers, Doug Martin agree on deal

After a comeback year in 2015, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers agreed on a deal to keep running back Doug Martin, as Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune first reported. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reports it’s a five-year deal worth $35.75 million. Martin, 27, was originally a first-round draft pick of the Buccaneers in 2012 and went to the Pro Bowl as a rookie after rushing for 1,454...
Via The Sports Daily
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Doug Martin likely to leave Buccaneers in free agency

By Michael Dixon Fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers who want to see running back Doug Martin return to the franchise in 2016 were dealt a bit of bad news by Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune. Rough Waters ahead? RB Doug Martin more likely to sign with a team other than #Bucs on first day of free agency, per a league source. — Roy Cummings (@RCummingsTBO) February 25, 2016...
Via Sportsnaut
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

10 best defensive performances in Super Bowl history

In a league where “defense wins championships,” it’s amazing how seldom defensive players are truly recognized on the grandest stage of American sports: the Super Bowl. Typically speaking, a player on the offensive side of the football makes all the headlines and takes home the MVP award, but every few years it’s a defensive player who stands out most in the Super Bowl....
Via Yardbarker
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss
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