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Bucs' Tommy Streeter turning heads

Bucs' Tommy Streeter turning heads

ESPN.com Updated 4 hours ago
TAMPA, Fla. -- If you're looking for an under-the-radar player with a chance to make Tampa Bay's roster, you might want to consider wide receiver Tommy Streeter. But look quickly because Streeter might not be an unknown for much longer. Streeter already…
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  • Buccaneers Camp Report: Day 6

    Buccaneers Camp Report: Day 6

    ESPN.com 5 hours ago
    TAMPA, Fla. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Tampa Bay Buccaneers training camp: There might not be a player on the roster who has been more maligned than defensive end Da'Quan Bowers. A second-round pick in 2011, Bowers has contributed…
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  • Bucs sign Kip Edwards, officially cut Carl Nicks

    Bucs sign Kip Edwards, officially cut Carl Nicks

    profootballtalk.com Jul 30 (yesterday)
    The Buccaneers and guard Carl Nicks struck a deal last week to bring Nicks’s time with the Buccaneers to a premature end after a toe injury and subsequent MRSA infection left him unable to play for most of his two years in Tampa. That parting of the way…
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  • Spence, McDonald in close contest

    Spence, McDonald in close contest

    ESPN.com Jul 30 (yesterday)
    One of the best competitions of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' training camp is at nose tackle. Clinton McDonald was brought in as a free agent and Akeem Spence, last season's starter, returns. The competition between the two is intense, but healthy. "Y…
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  • Hall of Fame profile: Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Derrick Brooks

    Hall of Fame profile: Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Derrick Brooks

    yahoo.com Jul 29 (2 days ago)
    The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2014 gets inducted on Saturday. Shutdown Corner will profile the seven new Hall of Famers this week, looking at each of their careers and their impact on the game. Derrick BrooksTampa Bay Buccaneers, 1995-2008Lin…
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  • Buccaneers host a calmer camp in 2014

    Buccaneers host a calmer camp in 2014

    ESPN.com Jul 29 (3 days ago)
    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have their first day off from training camp Tuesday. That makes it a good time to reflect on the first four days. A couple of things of jumped out. Namely the peacefulness and calmness that new coach Lovie Smith h…
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  • Buccaneers Camp Report: Day 4

    Buccaneers Camp Report: Day 4

    ESPN.com Jul 28 (3 days ago)
    TAMPA, Fla. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Tampa Bay Buccaneers training camp: The most intriguing player in Tampa Bay's camp is running back Jeff Demps. The Bucs clearly are enchanted by the speed possessed by the former Olympic spri…
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  • Buccaneers sweating it out this training camp

    Buccaneers sweating it out this training camp

    profootballtalk.com Jul 28 (4 days ago)
    Most of the other teams in the steamy part of the country are going early or late (or to West Virginia) to avoid the heat. But the Buccaneers are charging right into the teeth of it, practicing in the swelter of the afternoon. According to JoeBucsFan.co…
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  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers' projected roster

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers' projected roster

    ESPN.com Jul 28 (4 days ago)
    Examining the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' roster: QUARTERBACKS (2) Josh McCown Mike Glennon McCown is getting all the first-team work and has looked sharp. The Bucs aren't likely to keep a third quarterback on the 53-man roster. RUNNING BACKS (6) Doug Martin …
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  • Veteran Nicks, Bucs 'mutually agree' to part

    Veteran Nicks, Bucs 'mutually agree' to part

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announce Friday that the team and veteran guard Carl Nicks have "mutually agreed" to part ways.
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  • Patriots release TE Nate Byham

    Patriots release TE Nate Byham

    profootballtalk.com Jul 25 (6 days ago)
    Less than a week after signing tight end Nate Byham, the Patriots have let him go. The club released Byham on Friday, five days after adding the ex-Buccaneers tight end to their roster. The move leaves the Patriots with one open roster spot. They have f…
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  • Lovie Smith aiming high

    Lovie Smith aiming high

    ESPN.com Jul 24
    TAMPA, Fla. – It’s the start of training camp around the NFL, and no team has lost a game yet. Hopes are high everywhere, even from teams that struggled last season. That’s true in Tampa Bay, where coach Lovie Smith said Thursday the goal for the Buccan…
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  • Da’Quan Bowers: I haven’t been the kind of player I know I can …

    Da’Quan Bowers: I haven’t been the kind of player I know I can be

    Buccaneers defensive end Da’Quan Bowers landed in the news earlier this week when he was involved in an altercation that left an early member of Destiny’s Child under arrest for disorderly conduct. The Buccaneers would surely prefer that Bowers was land…
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  • Buccaneers cut veteran corner D.J. Moore

    Buccaneers cut veteran corner D.J. Moore

    Veteran cornerback D.J. Moore signed with the Buccaneers this offseason hoping to win their nickel job. As it turns out, he won’t be winning any job. The Bucs announced they cut Moore, and signed journeyman tackle J.B. Shugarts and undrafted linebacker …
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  • Michael Sam pragmatic about Dungy comments

    Michael Sam pragmatic about Dungy comments

    Former Buccaneers and Colts coach Tony Dungy has said that he wouldn’t draft defensive end Michael Sam. On Tuesday, Sam addressed the situation in a very pragmatic way. “Thank God he wasn’t a St. Louis Rams coach,” Sam told reporters on Tuesday. “But I …
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  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers' projected roster

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers' projected roster

    ESPN.com Jul 18
    Examining the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ roster: QUARTERBACKS (2) Josh McCown Mike Glennon McCown is the present and Glennon the future. The third quarterback can be on the practice squad. RUNNING BACKS (6) Doug Martin Mike James Bobby Rainey Charles Sims Jo…
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  • Fact or fiction: Coaching and special teams

    Fact or fiction: Coaching and special teams

    ESPN.com Jul 18
    Let’s conclude our fact-or-fiction series with coaching and special teams. 1. The arrival of coach Lovie Smith makes the Buccaneers an instant playoff team. Our take: Fiction. Justify it: There's little doubt Smith will be better than predecessor Greg S…
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  • Camp preview: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    Camp preview: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    ESPN.com Jul 17
    NFL Nation's Pat Yasinskas examines the three biggest issues facing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers heading into training camp. Josh McCown needs to play like he did last season: McCown’s been a backup most of his career. But he played the best football of his…
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  • Video - Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown talks new offensive weapons 01:56

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown talks new offensive weapons

    Jul 30
    NFL Media's Jeff Darlington talks with Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown about his new offensive weapons and his expectations for the 2014 season.
  • Video - Bucs' Starting Guard Spots Up For Grabs 00:30

    Bucs' Starting Guard Spots Up For Grabs

    Jul 29
    ESPN Buccaneers reporter Pat Yasinskas says the competition for both starting guard spots is wide open, with Jamon Meredith, Oniel Cousins, Patrick Omameh and Kadeem Edwards as the leading candidates.
  • Video - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Derrick Brooks' 44-yard interception for six 00:35

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers Derrick Brooks' 44-yard interception for six

    Jul 28
    In Super Bowl XXXVII, Hall of Fame linebacker Derrick Brooks demoralized the Oakland Raiders offense with a pick-six. Relive one of the most thrilling INTs in Super Bowl history.
  • Video - 'NFL AM' Division by Subtraction: NFC South 03:58

    'NFL AM' Division by Subtraction: NFC South

    Jul 28
    In this "Division by Subtraction" segment, the "NFL AM" crew takes a look at the NFC South and picks the division champ by first removing the teams believed to win.

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