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SAN JOSE, Calif. — Carolina Panthers offensive coordinator Mike Shula has spent the past week-plus studying the Denver Broncos defense. He is impressed. He started listing everything he had seen on film from the Broncos. “Speed,” Shula said. “Change of …Share Tweet
Doug Martin says he wants to remain with Bucs on PFT Liveprofootballtalk.com Feb 4 (2 days ago)When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers declined to pick up the fifth-year option on running back Doug Martin last May, it meant Martin would be scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent following the 2015 season. After a resurgent 2015 campaign that saw Mar…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Feb 2 (5 days ago)Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott did get a pair of head coaching interviews, with the Browns and Buccaneers. But in an offseason in which all the jobs were filled by guys with offensive backgrounds, it wasn’t the right time to be a young an…Share Tweet
Doug Martin: “You have to” give 100 percent in Pro Bowlprofootballtalk.com Jan 31 (6 days ago)Buccaneers running back Doug Martin might be headed for free agency. But first he’s in Hawaii for the Pro Bowl, and Martin said this week he won’t be letting up when the pads come on Sunday night. “It’s a nice vacation setting but when it comes to playi…Share Tweet
Bucs G.M. not interested in trading Mike Glennonprofootballtalk.com Jan 29There are more teams looking for quarterback help — or which should be — than there are starters available. But even though the Buccaneers have a face-of-the-franchise in Jameis Winston now, they’re hanging onto backup Mike Glennon. Via Scott Reynolds o…Share Tweet
Jameis Winston’s accuser wants investigation records from NFL, Buccaneersprofootballtalk.com Jan 28The Miranda warnings — the admonition that anything you say can and will be used against you — dosn’t apply only within the confines of statements made to the police. Under the rules of evidence in most American jurisdictions, anything that a party to l…Share TweetBuccaneers offensive guard Logan Mankins has not yet decided if he wants to play in 2016 according to JoeBucsFan.com. “I’m trying to just take my time and make the right decision,” Mankins said. “Things like that, usually, you don’t want to rush into.” …Share Tweet
Todd Monken on his coaching philosophy: I want our guys to have funprofootballtalk.com Jan 28The Buccaneers hired offensive coordinator Todd Monken away from his job as the head coach at Southern Mississippi and there’s going to be at least one thing Monken misses about the college game. Monken said that he wants the Bucs to have a “fight song”…Share Tweet
Licht arguably takes a swipe at Lovieprofootballtalk.com Jan 27Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith is gone, but the circumstances of his departure aren’t forgotten. Some suspect an in-house coup was launched against Smith, with G.M. Jason Licht and former offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter plotting to swap out Smith for K…Share Tweet
Jameis Winston caps rookie year with Pro BowlAs expected, Tom Brady won’t be going to the Pro Bowl. In his place will be a rookie who hopes to be nearly as successful as Brady. Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston replaces Brady in Honolulu, making Winston the first Tampa Bay rookie since running…Share Tweet
Florida State settles lawsuit with alleged Jameis Winston rape victim for $950,000Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston continues to face litigation from Erica Kinsman, who alleged that he raped her in December 2012. Kinsman now has some extra cash to fund her effort to prove Winston’s guilt. Via Matt Baker of the Tampa Bay Times, Fl…Share Tweet
Buccaneers hire Brett Maxie as defensive backs coachThe Buccaneers announced an assistant coaching hire on Monday and said that the addition of Brett Maxie as the team’s defensive backs coach rounds out Dirk Koetter’s staff. Maxie was an assistant at Vanderbilt for the last two seasons and spent time wit…Share TweetThere were a lot of Buccaneers fans that thought Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David should have been selected to the Pro Bowl in recognition of his play during the regular season. They had to wait a while, but it has happened. The Bucs announced that D…Share Tweet
49ers hire another defensive assistant, but no coordinatorChip Kelly continues to fill in his 49ers defensive staff without having a defensive coordinator to run it. According to Alex Marvez of FOX Sports, the 49ers have hired former Browns secondary coach Jeff Hafley for the same job there. They’ve also hired…Share Tweet
Bucs hire Southern Miss head coach as OCprofootballtalk.com Jan 24The Buccaneers are hiring Southern Miss head coach Todd Monken to be their offensive coordinator. The team has announced the move, adding that Monken also will coach the team’s receivers. Monken previously worked under Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter…Share Tweet
49ers hire Hardy Nickerson as linebackers coachprofootballtalk.com Jan 23Chip Kelly still hasn’t named the 49ers’ next defensive coordinator, but he is filling out the defensive coaching staff. Hardy Nickerson will serve as the 49ers’ linebackers coach, Alex Marvez of FOX Sports reports. Nickerson had a 16-year NFL career wi…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 20The Buccaneers are one of the seven teams in the league that have hired a new head coach since the end of the regular season and their choice will join us on Wednesday’s PFT Live. Dirk Koetter spent one year as the offensive coordinator with the Bucs be…Share TweetESPN.com Jan 20Tampa Bay's top four picks all played a ton of snaps and generally impressed. Couple that with the Bucs' overall improvement and Mel Kiper Jr. gives t...Share TweetThe Buccaneers announced the first hire to head coach Dirk Koetter’s staff on Friday when they named Mike Smith as the team’s defensive coordinator. They haven’t announced any other hires at this point, but they’ve made good progress on the rest of the …Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 16The Ravens hired former Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier to coach their secondary Friday. Frazier was the Vikings head coach from 2011-13. He spent the last two seasons as the defensive coordinator for the Buccaneers. Frazier becomes the second hire fo…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 15The Ravens are hiring Joe Cullen as their defensive line coach after Cullen spent the last two seasons in the same role in Tampa Bay. Per Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports, the Buccaneers intially blocked the Ravens from speaking with Cullen while going throu…Share Tweet
Reese Waters laments lack of stars in Pro BowlJan 28Reese Waters looks at the number of big-name players that pulled out of the Pro Bowl and their replacements.
More suits pending after FSU's settlement with Winston accuserJan 25ESPN legal analyst Lester Munson explains why Florida State's settlement with Erica Kinsman is not the end of the legal issues surrounding Jameis Winston.
Was Dirk Koetter's promotion a 'coup'?Jan 22Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic react to new Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter denying that his promotion from offensive coordinator to the lead job, replacing Lovie Smith, was not a "coup."
These NFL teams made the most of the 2015 draftJan 19Mel Kiper Jr. delivers his top re-grades of the 2015 NFL draft.