More RG3 to Bucs chatter

After the Washington Redskins decided to bench quarterback Robert Griffin III for Colt McCoy this week, reports about the end of the RGIII era in Washington started flooding the newswires.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Bengals at Bucs: Wednesday Injury Report

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Lavonte David drops a spot in latest Pro Bowl update

Bucs’ linebacker Lavonte David and defensive tackle Gerald McCoy are the only two Buccaneers in the Top 10 of their respective positions for Pro Bowl votes. McCoy seems to be on his way to his third consecutive trip to Hawaii but for David, who is looking for his first trip, loses a spot in the Top 10 for outside linebackers.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Could RG3 be a good option for the Bucs?

The Bucs have never had that franchise quarterback to call their own. Head coach Lovie Smith tried calling second-year quarterback Mike Glennon the quarterback of the future while veteran Josh McCown would be his quarterback of the present.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Lovie Smith talks about the progression of his defense

The Buccaneers’ defense was once viewed as a unit that any quarterback they faced was a must start in all fantasy formats. Well that is no longer the case.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Bucs announce roster moves

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers today announced that they have promoted tight end Cameron Brate from the practice squad, signed tight end D.J. Williams and waived wide receiver Marcus Thigpen. The team also signed linebacker Denicos Allen, tight end Taylor Sloat and fullback Evan Rodriguez to the practice squad, while releasing tight end Ted Bolser and cornerback Quinton Pointer from the practice squad.

Brate (6-5, 235) has been on the Buccaneers’ practice squad for all 12 weeks this season. Brate played collegiately at Harvard and entered the league this past offseason as a college free agent with Tampa Bay.

Williams (6-2, 245) originally entered the NFL as a fifth-round pick (141st overall) by the Green Bay Packers in the 2011 NFL Draft. Now in his fourth season out of Arkansas, Williams has appeared in 35 career games, with three starts, totaling nine receptions for 70 yards. After spending his first two seasons with Green Bay (2011-12), Williams played for the Jacksonville Jaguars and New England Patriots in 2013. Williams spent this past offseason and preseason with the Patriots.

Allen and Sloat each spent time on the Buccaneers’ practice squad earlier this season.

Rodriguez (6-2, 239) originally entered the league as a fourth-round draft selection (111th overall) by the Chicago Bears in 2012. After spending the 2012 season with the Bears, Rodriguez played for Buffalo in 2013 and spent this offseason and preseason with the Bills. In his three-year career, the Temple product has played in 19 games with five starts, catching four passes for 21 yards.

Report comes courtesy of the Buccaneers Communications Department.

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Bears easily exploited Bucs’ weakness

The Buccaneers have lots of issues. That’s obvious when they are 2-9. But arguably their biggest weakness has been the offensive line and the Bears did a good job on Sunday to exploit the unit’s flaws.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Bucs return to form in loss to Chicago

The Bucs played a bad Bears on Sunday and they showed hoe much worse they are than their opponent.  Read the rest of this entry »

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NFL Gameday Capsule: Bucs at Bears

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (2-8) AT CHICAGO BEARS (4-6)  Read the rest of this entry »

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Bucs-Bears Week 12 preview and prediction

The Buccaneers provided a convincing victory last Sunday in Washington against the Redskins. Granted the Redskins beat themselves more often than not, but the Bucs will be given the opportunity to capitalize on some opportunities against Chicago as well.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Lovie’s still looking for a primary back

“Doug is our bell cow.”

Those were the words head coach Lovie Smith said about running back Doug Martin following their preseason game against the Miami Dolphins back in August. Read the rest of this entry »

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