Tampa Bay Buccaneers News and Rumors

  • NFL, Florida-based teams give to OneOrlando fund

    NFL, Florida-based teams give to OneOrlando fund

    yahoo.com profootballtalk.com Updated 18 hours ago
    The league's three Florida-based teams - the Jacksonville Jaguars, Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers - have joined with the NFL Foundation to do a little good. It was announced on Friday that the four groups are combining to donate $400,000 to the…
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  • Joe Cullen isn’t happy with the Gerald McCoy report

    Joe Cullen isn’t happy with the Gerald McCoy report

    profootballtalk.com 20 hours ago
    Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy laughed off a report that he didn’t work hard enough in coach Lovie Smith’s defense. Former Buccaneers defensive line coach Joe Cullen had a much less jovial reaction. Cullen, best known in league circles for a c…
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  • Dirk Koetter: We want Jameis Winston to “test the boundaries” o…

    Dirk Koetter: We want Jameis Winston to “test the boundaries” of the offense

    profootballtalk.com Jun 21 (4 days ago)
    The Buccaneers were happy with what they got from quarterback Jameis Winston during his rookie season and it’s been clear this offseason that they want to use it as a base for bigger things in 2016. Head coach Dirk Koetter cited previous experience work…
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  • Bucs' 53-man roster projection leans heavily towards youth

    Bucs' 53-man roster projection leans heavily towards youth

    ESPN.com Jun 20 (5 days ago)
    Bucs' 53-man roster projection leans heavily towards youth
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  • Seferian-Jenkins quits Twitter, for an hour

    Seferian-Jenkins quits Twitter, for an hour

    profootballtalk.com Jun 19 (6 days ago)
    Buccaneers tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins, whose rough month has included being thrown off the practice field and squabbling with fans on Twitter. He apologized for both incidents. In an apparent effort to avoid a repeat of the latter, Seferian-Jenki…
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  • Koetter understands the risk of going for two on a regular basi…

    Koetter understands the risk of going for two on a regular basis

    It’s easy for NFL coaches to talk about going for two all the time. It’s another thing for coaches to do it. New Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter understands that. Via JoeBucsFan.com, Koetter told Steve Duemig of WDAE in Tampa that “mathematically, it does…
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  • Dirk Koetter: Cameron Brate has “uncanny ability” in red zone

    Dirk Koetter: Cameron Brate has “uncanny ability” in red zone

    The Buccaneers drafted tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins in the second round of the 2014 draft with designs on making him a big part of their passing game. Seferian-Jenkins hasn’t been able to stay healthy through his first two seasons, however, and mad…
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  • Bucs’ Louis Murphy sees racism behind criticism of Jameis Winst…

    Bucs’ Louis Murphy sees racism behind criticism of Jameis Winston

    ESPN’s The Undefeated website published a profile of Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston on Tuesday, but the most interesting part of that profile is something that ESPN didn’t publish. Via Deadspin, the author of the profile, Alex Kennedy, posted on …
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  • Ten observations from the Bucs' first minicamp practice

    Ten observations from the Bucs' first minicamp practice

    ESPN.com Jun 15
    Ten observations from the Bucs' first minicamp practice
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  • Bucs' Seferian-Jenkins backs Koetter's decision

    Bucs' Seferian-Jenkins backs Koetter's decision

    Bucs' Seferian-Jenkins backs Koetter's decision
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  • Bucs planning on putting more and more on Jameis Winston

    Bucs planning on putting more and more on Jameis Winston

    There’s a reason Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter wanted to limit what he threw at quarterback Jameis Winston last year. Because he had ringside seats for a first-round pick being overwhelmed, and he didn’t want it to happen again. Koetter told Robert Klem…
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  • Bucs' Seferian-Jenkins has bad day on field, makes it worse on …

    Bucs' Seferian-Jenkins has bad day on field, makes it worse on Twitter

    yahoo.com Jun 10
    OTA practices may be voluntary, but Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter expects you to be prepared for them. Just ask Austin Seferian-Jenkins. On Thursday, Koetter sent the third-year tight end off the field for not being ready to take part. He…
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  • Dirk Koetter on Bucs’ short corners: “They’re not going to grow…

    Dirk Koetter on Bucs’ short corners: “They’re not going to grow”

    Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter commissioned research that came up with the startling conclusion that it’s hotter in the afternoons in Florida than the mornings. So when it comes to matters of science, we’ll defer to him. Now he’s turned his attention to …
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  • Bucs sign Roberto Aguayo to wrap up draft class

    Bucs sign Roberto Aguayo to wrap up draft class

    The Buccaneers were down to one unsigned draft pick when Tuesday got underway, but they’ll close the day with everyone under contract. The team announced that kicker Roberto Aguayo became the final member of the 2016 draft class to agree to a deal with …
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  • Mike Evans' Muhammad Ali tattoo, and his pregame Ali video rout…

    Mike Evans' Muhammad Ali tattoo, and his pregame Ali video routine

    yahoo.com Jun 4
    There have been a lot of NFL players, and athletes from every sport, sharing their love for Muhammad Ali, the iconic boxer who died Friday night. It says a lot about Ali's amazing impact that most of those athletes weren't even alive for Ali's last figh…
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  • Lavonte David thinks Bucs can be the best defense ever

    Lavonte David thinks Bucs can be the best defense ever

    The Buccaneers are feeling pretty good right now, and not just because exhaustive research by their coaches revealed that mornings are cooler than afternoons in Florida. But the latest message to come out of Tampa makes you think someone has been out in…
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  • Cardinals trim roster by three

    Cardinals trim roster by three

    The Cardinals on Wednesday waived safety Brandon Person, guard Edawn Coughman and wide receiver Chris King. Coughman knows the waiver process well. He entered the league as a free agent from the CFL in 2012 with the Seahawks and has also spent time with…
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  • Jaguars and Buccaneers to have joint practices

    Jaguars and Buccaneers to have joint practices

    As the utility of preseason games continue to shrink, coaches who are looking for some good work in the preseason are increasingly looking to bring another team to town for joint practices. And if you’re just down the road, it makes even more sense. Via…
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  • Bucs extend naming-rights deal for Raymond James Stadium throug…

    Bucs extend naming-rights deal for Raymond James Stadium through 2027

    The Buccaneers like the looks of the next few years, with quarterback Jameis Winston offering some hope during his rookie season. And they at least know he’ll be playing in the same place for years to come. According to Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times…
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  • Bucs try to rectify Doug Martin’s fumbling problem

    Bucs try to rectify Doug Martin’s fumbling problem

    Sure, the Buccaneers gave running back Doug Martin a giant pile of money to keep him on the team. That doesn’t mean they won’t be trying to help him improve his overall performance. One area where performance is being addressed: Fumbles. “We have talked…
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  • Winston eating better, estimates he’s lost 18 pounds

    Winston eating better, estimates he’s lost 18 pounds

    Four weeks after teammate Johnathan Banks said he went from “fat” to “looking like a defensive back,” Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston shared some details of how he’s dropped an estimated 18 pounds over the last three months. Winston told ESPN.com …
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  • Health issues behind him, Michael Koenen ready to make comeback

    Health issues behind him, Michael Koenen ready to make comeback

    yahoo.com May 27
    Punter Michael Koenen was not on an NFL team in 2015, for the first time in a decade. Instead, the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Atlanta Falcons specialist was fighting for his health, and watching his weight drop well below his normal playing weight.…
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  • Video - Winston gets his groove on with kids at camp 00:34

    Winston gets his groove on with kids at camp

    Jun 21
    Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston and the kids at his football camp loosen up by dancing up a storm.
  • Video - Best NFL significant other defenses 02:13

    Best NFL significant other defenses

    Jun 17
    Trey Wingo looks back at the most notable times significant others went out of their way to defend NFL players.
  • Video - Noah Spence assesses progress after Bucs minicamp 00:48

    Noah Spence assesses progress after Bucs minicamp

    Jun 16
    Buccaneers rookie DE Noah Spence assesses his progress after his first NFL minicamp and talks about the adjustments he's had to make at the next level.
  • Video - Jameis Winston shaves head for Pediatric Cancer Foundation 00:48

    Jameis Winston shaves head for Pediatric Cancer Foundation

    Jun 15
    Jameis Winston and several teammates participate in the Buccaneers' fourth annual Cut for a Cure to benefit the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation where Winston got his head shaved by a 7-year-old boy who is in remission after fighting acute lympho