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Jaworski on Jameis: A lot of on-field flaws, I wouldn’t take hi…

Jaworski on Jameis: A lot of on-field flaws, I wouldn’t take him No. 1

Ron Jaworski has some advice for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as they consider picking Jameis Winston with the first overall pick in the NFL draft: Don’t do it. Jaworski said on Mike & Mike that he simply doesn’t think Winston is a good enough passer to…
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  • Former Eagle Trent Cole to visit Buccaneers first

    Former Eagle Trent Cole to visit Buccaneers first

    profootballtalk.com 7 hours ago
    Eagles coach Chip Kelly alluded to the possibility of Trent Cole returning, but he’s not waiting around to hear back. According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, Cole is taking his first free agent visit to Tampa Bay (and that implies more visits are possible). T…
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  • Bucs trading Anthony Collins? Good luck

    Bucs trading Anthony Collins? Good luck

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Mar 3 (2 days ago)
    TAMPA, Fla. -- There were reports Monday that said the Buccaneers were trying to trade left tackle Anthony Collins. I wish them luck on that one. I can’t see anybody giving up anything for Collins after he was one of the biggest free-agent flops in the …
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  • Which way the wind blows for Bucs at No. 1

    Which way the wind blows for Bucs at No. 1

    ESPN.com Mar 2 (3 days ago)
    Our weekly look at clues that might reveal whether the Buccaneers are leaning toward selecting Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota -- or neither -- with the No. 1 pick in the draft: The rumors started to really fly on Friday. All along, there’s been specul…
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  • Josh McCown: I get people thinking I’m not good enough to start

    Josh McCown: I get people thinking I’m not good enough to start

    New Cleveland quarterback Josh McCown says that if some people doubt he’s the man to turn the Browns around, he understands that. The Buccaneers went 1-10 in games McCown started in 2014, and McCown realizes that some people think that means the Browns …
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  • Bucs haven’t asked Vincent Jackson to take a pay cut

    Bucs haven’t asked Vincent Jackson to take a pay cut

    profootballtalk.com Feb 28 (5 days ago)
    With so many veteran receivers in line for potential pay cuts, a myth has emerged that the Buccaneers have asked veteran receiver Vincent Jackson to take a pay cut. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, they haven’t. While that technically doesn…
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  • Oklahoma State hires ex-Bucs assistant Marcus Arroyo to coachin…

    Oklahoma State hires ex-Bucs assistant Marcus Arroyo to coaching staff

    profootballtalk.com Feb 27 (6 days ago)
    The former quarterbacks coach and interim offensive coordinator for the Buccaneers has landed a job in college. Oklahoma State has hired Marcus Arroyo as an assistant, the school said Thursday. Before joining the Buccaneers in 2014, Arroyo was an assist…
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  • Greg Cosell: Randy Gregory is a better athlete than Jadeveon Cl…

    Greg Cosell: Randy Gregory is a better athlete than Jadeveon Clowney

    Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory said before the combine that he thinks he’s worthy of being the first overall pick of this year’s draft. With the Buccaneers in need of a quarterback in a year with Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota available, that’s…
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  • Bucs need to keep RB Doug Martin

    Bucs need to keep RB Doug Martin

    ESPN.com Feb 25
    TAMPA, Fla. – On the surface, Buccaneers running back Doug Martin looks very expendable. He’s coming off an unproductive season and the coaching staff seems to have big plans for Charles Sims in his second season. The Bucs should be able to get a decent…
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  • Report: Browns have “at least sniffed around” Mike Glennon

    Report: Browns have “at least sniffed around” Mike Glennon

    In addition to taking a look at ex-Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown, the Browns may also have some interest in a current Bucs passer. According to ESPN.com’s Jeremy Fowler, who cited two unnamed NFL sources, the Browns have “sniffed around” Buccaneers…
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  • Bucs need change in secondary

    Bucs need change in secondary

    ESPN.com Feb 24
    TAMPA, Fla. – One area of the Bucs that we haven’t talked much about this offseason is the defensive secondary. It’s time to change that because there’s going to be movement in this area. That’s bound to happen when the pass defense ranks No. 28 in the …
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  • Marcus Mariota remains a possibility

    Marcus Mariota remains a possibility

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The scouting combine is over and it looks like Jameis Winston has a clear lead on Marcus Mariota as the No. 1 overall pick for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Coach Lovie Smith said he is comfortable after looking into the series of off-field i…
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  • 2014 performance from rookie wideouts may not have been a fluke

    2014 performance from rookie wideouts may not have been a fluke

    In past years, few rookie receivers have made an impact right away. In 2014, more than a few did. From Bills receiver Sammy Watkins to Buccaneers receiver Mike Evans to Giants receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. to Saints receiver Brandin Cooks to Panthers rece…
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  • Video - Kiper's Mock Draft 3.0 02:40

    Kiper's Mock Draft 3.0

    Mar 5
    Check out Mel Kiper Jr.'s latest mock draft to see where he has quarterbacks Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota going.
  • Video - OTL Preview 3/4: NFL Decisions 00:44

    OTL Preview 3/4: NFL Decisions

    Mar 4
    If you were the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, would you take Jameis Winston first in the NFL draft?
  • Video - Winston Visiting Buccaneers 01:34

    Winston Visiting Buccaneers

    Mar 3
    Adam Schefter has the latest on QB Jameis Winston, who is in Tampa for an all-day meeting with the Buccaneers.
  • Video - Josh McCown Signs With Browns 02:16

    Josh McCown Signs With Browns

    Feb 27
    Adam Caplan breaks down the Browns' decision to sign quarterback Josh McCown and what it means for Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel.

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    Mar 4
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    Mar 4
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