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Bucs make right move securing Gerald McCoy

Bucs make right move securing Gerald McCoy

TAMPA, Fla. -- Give the Tampa Bay Buccaneers credit for finally getting something right. The team has struggled through a 1-5 start and hasn’t made the playoffs since last decade. But Saturday, the Bucs made the best move they’ve made in a very long tim…
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  • Josh McCown making progress for Bucs

    Josh McCown making progress for Bucs

    ESPN.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    TAMPA, Fla. -- After a full week of practice, Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown said he’s pleased with the progress of his injured right thumb. McCown has been out since suffering the injury in a Week 3 loss to Atlanta. He began practicing on Monday. “…
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  • Bucs' Lavonte David has history with Vikings' Teddy Bridgewater

    Bucs' Lavonte David has history with Vikings' Teddy Bridgewater

    ESPN.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    TAMPA, Fla. – If Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David and Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater cross paths on Sunday – which they almost certainly will – it won’t be the first time. When David was a senior at Miami’s Northwestern High, Bridgew…
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  • Vincent Jackson hears trade talk, but wants to stay in Tampa

    Vincent Jackson hears trade talk, but wants to stay in Tampa

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Because the trade deadline is coming up, and because the Buccaneers are in flux, and because Vincent Jackson is 31, it’s reasonable to think he’ll make phones ring. But the veteran wide receiver said Thursday he wants to stay put, and fix things with th…
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  • Gerald McCoy: Bucs defense is “soft,” makes too many excuses

    Gerald McCoy: Bucs defense is “soft,” makes too many excuses

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Oct 23 (2 days ago)
    Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy looks at the Buccaneers defense from a different vantage point from outside observers but he’s reached the same conclusion. It’s not a good unit. The Bucs are allowing more yards per game than any team in the league and McC…
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  • Buccaneers sign linebacker Orie Lemon away from Chiefs

    Buccaneers sign linebacker Orie Lemon away from Chiefs

    profootballtalk.com Oct 23 (2 days ago)
    The Bucs filled an unexpected roster spot Thursday, finding another defensive player to take the spot created by Da’Quan Bowers‘ two-week PED suspension. The team announced they had signed linebacker Orie Lemon off the Chiefs practice squad. Lemon has b…
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  • Vikings vs. Buccaneers preview

    Vikings vs. Buccaneers preview

    ESPN.com Oct 23 (2 days ago)
    Don't expect any fine offensive displays Sunday at Raymond James Stadium. That's because the Minnesota Vikings and Tampa Bay Buccaneers both are struggling on offense. The Vikings (2-5) and Bucs (1-5) are starting young quarterbacks and ranked near the …
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  • Lovie Smith: Suspended players hurt Buccaneers

    Lovie Smith: Suspended players hurt Buccaneers

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Oct 22 (3 days ago)
    TAMPA, Fla. – Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith almost never criticizes players publicly. But he made an exception Wednesday. Smith said he was disappointed in fullback Jorvorskie Lane and defensive lineman Da'Quan Bowers, who each were suspended for the nex…
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  • Signs point to Mike Glennon for Bucs

    Signs point to Mike Glennon for Bucs

    ESPN.com Oct 22 (3 days ago)
    TAMPA, Fla. – The early signs Wednesday were that Mike Glennon will be the Buccaneers’ starting quarterback on Sunday against Minnesota. Glennon went first among the quarterbacks during the portion of practice that was open to the media. He also spoke t…
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  • Bucs rookie RB Charles Sims returns to practice

    Bucs rookie RB Charles Sims returns to practice

    ESPN.com Oct 22 (3 days ago)
    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will have an extra running back at Wednesday’s practice. Rookie Charles Sims will practice for the first time since the preseason. Sims has been on injured reserve with the designation to return due to an ankle in…
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  • Grab The Buccaneers New Era On Field Classic 39THIRTY Flex Hat!

    Grab The Buccaneers New Era On Field Classic 39THIRTY Flex Hat!

    buccaneersgab.com Oct 22 (3 days ago)
    New Era has released an excellent new Buccaneers hat for the 2014 season, and now you can get it officially from their site – HERE! This Bucs NFL 2014 On Field 39THIRTY Cap features an embroidered (raised) Buccaneers logo on front, stitched New Era® fla…
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  • The Film Don't Lie: Buccaneers

    The Film Don't Lie: Buccaneers

    ESPN.com Oct 21 (4 days ago)
    A weekly look at what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers must fix: A major reason Tampa Bay's offense ranks 30th in the NFL has been the lack of production from the running game. Just look at what Doug Martin, who rushed for more than 1,400 yards as a rookie in 2…
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  • Bucs expected to sign Trindon Holliday

    Bucs expected to sign Trindon Holliday

    profootballtalk.com Oct 21 (4 days ago)
    The Buccaneers worked out kick returner Trindon Holliday on Monday and things appear to have gone well. Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports that the team plans to sign the veteran returner to their 53-man roster. Holliday signed with the Giants i…
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  • Buccaneers still in NFC South race

    Buccaneers still in NFC South race

    ESPN.com Oct 21 (4 days ago)
    TAMPA, Fla. -- They're 1-5, which would have them out of just about every division race. But the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are in the NFC South, a division that no one is running away with. The Bucs are only one game behind Atlanta and New Orleans in the win…
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  • Lovie Smith: We’re not shopping any of our players

    Lovie Smith: We’re not shopping any of our players

    profootballtalk.com Oct 21 (4 days ago)
    The trade deadline is a week away and the Percy Harvin deal has led to some wondering about what other deals might be struck between NFL teams this week. One name that’s been brought up as a possibility is Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson. Ian R…
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  • Josh McCown returns to practice

    Josh McCown returns to practice

    profootballtalk.com Oct 20 (5 days ago)
    The Buccaneers held a workout on Monday to get back in the swing of things after their bye week and one player returned to work after a much longer absence. Quarterback Josh McCown practiced for the first time since injuring his right thumb in Week Thre…
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  • Would Buccaneers trade Vincent Jackson?

    Would Buccaneers trade Vincent Jackson?

    ESPN.com Oct 20 (5 days ago)
    TAMPA, Fla. -- When the trade deadline starts to approach, there is always a lot of speculation about possible deals. Oct. 28 is the deadline and the Buccaneers are getting their share of speculation. NFL Network reported over the weekend that the Tampa…
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  • Buccaneers get back to work after bye

    Buccaneers get back to work after bye

    ESPN.com Oct 20 (5 days ago)
    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers return to practice Monday following a four-day break during their bye week. They’re 1-5 and coming off a humiliating 48-17 loss to Baltimore. But coach Lovie Smith repeatedly has been preaching patience. “The only…
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  • Report:  Seahawks also spoke to Browns, Buccaneers about Harvin

    Report: Seahawks also spoke to Browns, Buccaneers about Harvin

    profootballtalk.com Oct 18 (7 days ago)
    The Seahawks apparently didn’t put Percy Harvin on the trading block, by declaring that they have “no intent” to trade him or otherwise. But the Seahawks reportedly talked to more teams than the Jets about a deal for the highly talented but apparently e…
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  • Greg Cosell's Film Review: Joe Flacco was even better than stat…

    Greg Cosell's Film Review: Joe Flacco was even better than stats showed

    yahoo.com Oct 17
    Joe Flacco had a great game last week against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It was even more impressive when you watched the film of it. The Baltimore Ravens quarterback threw four touchdowns in the first quarter, which is phenomenal, and it’s even more imp…
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  • Video - McCoy Signs $98M Extension 00:47

    McCoy Signs $98M Extension

    Oct 25
    ESPN Buccaneers reporter Pat Yasinskas discusses the Buccaneers signing DT Gerald McCoy to a seven-year extension worth $98 million.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Vikings-Buccaneers 00:32

    Inside Edge: Vikings-Buccaneers

    Oct 23
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Minnesota at Tampa Bay.
  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Vikings-Buccaneers 00:57

    NFL Live Prediction: Vikings-Buccaneers

    Oct 22
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Minnesota at Tampa Bay.
  • Video - Bucs' Bowers Given Two-Game Suspension 02:48

    Bucs' Bowers Given Two-Game Suspension

    Oct 21
    Brian Dawkins discusses why players such as Buccaneers DE Da'Quan Bowers risk suspension for using banned performance-enhancing substances.

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