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Koetter talks Winston’s progression during rookie season

Many debated how Jameis Winston’s first season in the NFL would play out when 2015 kicked off and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers handed the keys over to him. While Winston’s rookie campaign progressed rather nicely, it still included some ups and downs. It was a slow start for Winston, throwing seven interceptions in his first four games. He …

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The uneducated continue to pile on Kwon Alexander

Here at, we enjoy breaking down film and discuss what could have been or what was in our articles. However, when we break down games and plays we don’t say a player heard the wrong call or was out of position because, well, we aren’t the coaches or players on the field or in …

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Bucs open camp July 28

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today the dates of 11 practices open to the public, including three on Saturdays, and culminating with a joint session with the Cleveland Browns.   In an effort to take advantage of the cooler morning temperatures for both players and fans, the team has scheduled the first 10 open practices …

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The ASJ Conundrum

It’s pretty rare that we get explosive Buccaneer news in the middle of June, but here we are. Last Thursday, fan-hate target Austin Sefarian-Jenkins was kicked out of practice, and vented his frustration on Twitter afterwards by sparring with trolls. It was, needless to say, a pretty rough day for Austin. I should disclose early …

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Bucs’ coach Dirk Koetter sends a message at practice

Buccaneers tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins entered the league with lots of potential after being drafted in the second round by Tampa Bay just two years ago. But at 23 years old, Seferian-Jenkins has been a player with question marks instead. Despite his injuries, many have questioned his commitment to football. The timing of his Instagram posts …

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Johnthan Banks (27) and Alterraun Verner (21) - Getty Images

TBC Mailbag: Corners, Johnthan Banks and Glennon trade talks prides itself on interacting with readers, especially on social media. TBC opened the floor for fans in 2014 to ask questions regarding their beloved Buccaneers team. Today, we revisit that platform and answer questions from fans that have reached to us wondering about few things surrounding the team. This is our first installment of the …

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Buccaneers and Roberto Aguayo come to terms

Last but not least. On Tuesday the Buccaneers came to terms with rookie kicker Roberto Aguyao on a four year deal. Aguyao was selected 59th overall out of Florida State where he finishes his career as the most accurate kicker in NCAA history, connecting on 267-276 kicks attempted (.9673), surpassing the previous record of .9667, …

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Is Dallas trying to trade for Mike Glennon?

Everyone was pretty much in agreement that the draft would be the time that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers trade quarterback Mike Glennon. That time has come and gone and Glennon is still in pewter. However, a recent report from Luke Rodgers of 247Sports suggests that the Dallas Cowboys have an offer to take Glennon away from …

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Lavonte David makes the NFL Top 100 list

The annual NFL Network top 100 players list continued to be revealed on Wednesday night, and a second Buccaneer landed on the list. Last week Gerald McCoy came in at number 63, and this week Lavonte David landed at number 53. David rose three spots from his 56th ranking last season. It’s his third time …

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Two Bucs make CBS Top 100 for 2016 list

While the NFL Network counts down the Top 100 names from 2015 voted on by players, CBS Sports’ Pete Prisco has his own. On Thursday, he released 100 names to watch for in 2016 and listed two Buccaneers on his list — defensive tackle Gerald McCoy at No. 26 and running back Doug Martin at …

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