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BUCCANEERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Fantasy football: Evaluating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers backfield

Despite their 1-6 record and near-bottom ranking of NFL rushing offenses, the Tampa Bay backfield is, surprisingly, still a place of intrigue for many fantasy football owners. Much of this stems from their frustration with the highly-ranked preseason running back, Doug Martin. With only one double-digit scoring performance this season, Martin has struggled to produce any...
Via isportsweb.com
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mark Barron calls Lovie Smith’s defense “Passive”

Mark Barron has been known as a very vicious hitter and aggressive player.  The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense has never really been one of that nature. So when the Buccaneers wasted a first round pick on Mark Barron they wanted him to change his style of play, and that did not work out.  Now Barron […] The post Mark Barron calls Lovie Smith’s defense “Passive” appeared first...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bucs RB Martin In Walking Boot

Buccaneers running back Doug Martin was in a walking boot on Wednesday due to an ankle injury he suffered in Week 8 against the Vikings.Fantasy Spin:He did not practice on Wednesday, and his status for Week 9 is unclear. Bobby Rainey and Charles Sims will have a chance to start if Martin can't go. Check back on Thursday for another Martin update.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mike Glennon’s mid-way, surprising QB ranking unveiled

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers worked out some big wide outs; Sign Tavarres King to P/S

According to Aaron Wilson for the Baltimore Sun, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers worked out a couple big receivers this week. The team had both Marvin McNutt (6’2, 225) and Tavarres King (6’1, 200).  The team signed King to their practice squad. Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider · 11h11 hours ago Signing Tavarres King to practice squad, Buccaneers also worked […] The post Buccaneers...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Patriots acquire Jonathan Casillas from Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Today, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were cleaning house as the they traded 2012 first round pick Mark Barron to the St. Louis Rams but before they did that they traded outside linebacker Jonathan Casillas to the New England Patriots. This was first reported by NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. The #Bucs are finishing up a trade to send LB Jonathan Casillas to the #Patriots, source says....
Via Total Sports Live
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs trade Mark Barron and Jonathan Casillas

The trade deadline has come and gone and the Buccaneers were active in trading two players in separate deals.  The team has traded safety Mark Barron and linebacker Jonathan Casillas as the trade deadline was nearing on Tuesday. #Bucs have traded S Mark Barron to #Rams & LB Jonathan Casillas to #Patriots for undisclosed picks in 2015 @NFL Draft pic.twitter.com/51DNfVTWMC ...
Via The Bay Cave
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers trade Mark Barron to Rams, Jonathan Casillas to Patriots

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made moves ahead of Tuesday’s 4 p.m. ET trade deadline, sending safety Mark Barron to the St. Louis Rams and veteran linebacker Jonathan Casillas to the New England Patriots. The #Bucs are finishing up a trade to send LB Jonathan Casillas to the #Patriots, source says. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 28, 2014 For Mark Barron, the #Rams send...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Buccaneers Trade Mark Barron to the Rams

One major deal went down during the NFL trade deadline. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have reportedly sent former top-10 pick Mark Barron to the St. Louis Rams for undisclosed compensation. Bucs finalized a trade of S Mark Barron to Rams, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 28, 2014 Barron, who was the seventh overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft, has started 37 of a...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots trade for Jonathan Casillas, add linebacker depth

FOXBORO, Mass. — Bill Belichick said that one player couldn’t replace Jerod Mayo, so the New England Patriots added two linebackers before Tuesday’s 4 p.m. deadline. The Patriots are finalizing a trade for Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Jonathan Casillas, a source told NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. Compensation for Casillas has not been reported. Casillas’ agent, Blake...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs expected to be active in the trade market

The NFL trade deadline is a few hours away but the Buccaneers are expected to be the team to monitor as they are reportedly set to be very active up to the 4:00 PM mark.  Late Monday, several reports suggested that third-year safety Mark Barron is now...
Via The Bay Cave
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Trade Deadline Live: Vincent Jackson, Doug Martin Mentioned In Rumors

8:45 a.m.: The NFL trade deadline is upon us, which means we could be in for an exciting day. Then again, it also means nothing can happen. Deadline day in the NFL is unlike any of the other major sports. Whereas there’s plenty of movement across the other leagues, the NFL deadline is often a day with few deals being done and even fewer blockbusters. However, there are exceptions...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots among teams interested in Vincent Jackson

We have known for a little while now that the Buccaneers are shopping their number one receiver Vincent Jackson. However, sources around the NFL are reporting that the Patriots are one of four or more teams with their hat in the ring for a trade deadline move: Vincent Jackson still generating trade interest. Among the more than 4 teams calling around: Eagles, Pats, Seahawks. Bucs...
Via Patriots Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Injury Update: Doug Martin exits with ankle injury

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin is in the midst of a second straight disappointing season, with just 166 yards and one touchdown on 58 carries in five games played. That didn't stop trade speculation from surfacing on Sunday morning, but that talk will likely be curbed now with Martin leaving Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings with an ankle injury....
Via NFL Injury Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL locker rooms can be lonely for players who make mistakes

Austin Seferian-Jenkins probably didn’t have a lot of friends in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers locker room Sunday. The rookie tight end fumbled away the chance for a rare Bucs win when he coughed up the ball in overtime. The Minnesota Vikings pounced on the loose ball, and Anthony Barr returned it for a game-winning touchdown. Everyone makes mistakes, of course. But in a high-profile...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs' cheerleaders attempt to distract Vikings during timeout (VIDEO)

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers need all the help they can get these days, so it's hard to believe the placement of the Bucs' cheerleaders during a timeout Sunday against the Vikings was not intentional.The Vikings started at their own 20-yard-line with 1:57 remaining, and during the two-minute warning, the Tampa Bay cheerleaders walked on the field and performed a pompom routine...
Via The Other Paper
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs need to look to the future, forget the present

Look, this season is a wash. It’s been said for weeks. There is no way the Buccaneers bounce back and make the rest of the season memorable. Instead, it’s already one to forget. ...
Via The Bay Cave
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Glennon just short of what’s needed for Tampa Bay Buccaneers

It was one play actually, that summed up Mike Glennon’s existence as Tampa Bay Buccaneer’s Glennon ran and passed well, in the last quarter, but before that, he came up short. Quarterback. The Bucs were in the middle of a 5 straight 3 and out performance, which could have ended had Glennon had enough. On the play no one was open so Glennon took off, rolled around right side and...
Via Buc Stop
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Instant Reaction: Vikings sink Buccaneers

What was shaping up to be a statement win for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers became another trip to rock bottom. The Bucs are becoming known for finding new ways to lose on a weekly basis, the latest being today’s 19-13 overtime loss to the Minnesota Vikings. Here’s a recap of their latest heart-breaker. Meat and Potatoes While prior weeks have proven interim Offensive Coordinator...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Vikings win on walkoff fumble recovery in overtime

Anthony Barr's game-winning touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in overtime was a scoop and score.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report says four NFL teams inquiring about Buccaneers receiver Vincent Jackson

Tuesday is the NFL’s trade deadline and it’s been an active trade season so far. According to Ian Rapoport, it may be getting really interesting. In a tweet posted early this morning, the NFL insider revealed that four NFL teams are inquiring about Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson: Vincent Jackson still generating trade interest. Among the more than 4 teams...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers listening to offers for Doug Martin

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are likely to deal running back Doug Martin by Tuesday’s trade deadline, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. While WR Vincent Jackson’s name has been focus of trade speculation, the Buccaneer more likely to be dealt is RB Doug Martin. Teams calling. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 26, 2014 The Buccaneers are in a rebuild season and could...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rewind: Tampa Bay Buccaneers debatable Power Rankings spot, Manziel’s hot GF, more

We’re more than a third of the way into the NFL season and we’re getting an idea of who the contenders are and who the pretenders are. Below you’ll find the best cover32 columns from the past week to catch you up on anything you may have missed. Enjoy Week 8! National Columns • Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the NFL stack up after Week 7 (READ) • QB Ratings: Ranking...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers fans will love Johnny Manziel’s insanely hot new girlfriend on Instagram

If Brian Hoyer struggles again this weekend you can bet we’re on the verge of seeing Johnny Manziel. Hoyer was awful last week in Jacksonville, and should he pull something similar against Oakland this weekend Johnny Cleveland will get his shot. Off the field Manziel’s antics are legendary. From partying with Gronk, to partying in Mexico, to partying in Vegas to pulling some...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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