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Sources: Jets engage Bucs in Revis trade talks Updated Mar 12, 2013
The New York Jets have engaged in Darrelle Revis trade talks with at least two teams, including the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to league sources.
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  • Bennett puts chances of staying in Tampa at 20-40 percent Mar 12, 2013
    Today’s first-ever two-hour edition of Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network included a visit from Buccaneers defensive end Michael Bennett. Bennett, an unrestricted free agent, pegs his chances of staying with the Bucs at a low number. “I don’t k
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  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers send a plane for Dashon Goldson, hoping for long-term deal

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers know they need a better pass defense, and they know you never get a second chance to make a first impression. Accordingly, they sent a private plane to get San Francisco 49ers free agent Dashon Goldson. Goldson is one of the hot…
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  • Browns and Bucs make a call on Ryan Mallett Mar 12, 2013
    The Browns and Buccaneers are among the league leaders in cap space, but they’re also checking out some smaller deals today. According to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald, those two teams have inquired about the availability of Patriots backup quarterback
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  • Vikes, Bucs, Cards could be after Cassel Mar 12, 2013
    Now that the Chiefs have traded for quarterback Alex Smith and signed quarterback Chase Daniel, they’ll need to dump Matt Cassel. But there’s no rush, as long as the Chiefs are willing to carry his $7.5 million base salary on the books.  His contract
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  • NFC South free-agency quick hits Mar 12, 2013
    The news is coming out very rapidly. So let’s take a quick trip through some of the odds and ends: Adam Schefter just reported that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have discussed a potential trade with the New York Jets for cornerback Darrelle Revis. But Schef
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  • GMs Nix, Dominik victims of prank phone call Mar 12, 2013
    Buffalo Bills Buddy Nix and Tampa Bay Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik were the victims of a 'prank call' by two 20-year-olds who got them together on a conference call discussing free agency.
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  • NFL looking into Nix-Dominik recorded call Mar 12, 2013
    The Bills and the Buccaneers have separately referred to NFL Security the fact that a phone conversation between Buffalo G.M. Buddy Nix and Tampa Bay G.M. Mark Dominik was recorded by a pair of 20-year-old “pranksters.” The NFL has confirmed that it i
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  • Bills, Bucs refer matter of intercepted phone call to NFL Security Mar 12, 2013
    Every time we say we’ve seen everything, we manage to see something else that makes us say, “Now we’ve seen everything.” Pending future events, now we’ve seen everything. A pair of 20-year-olds somehow managed to record a telephone conversation
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  • Around the NFC South Mar 12, 2013
    Let's take a run through some odds and ends from around the NFC South: TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS The Bucs reportedly are pursuing San Francisco safety Dashon Goldson. If they get him, that means Ronde Barber’s time at free safety is over. The Bucs have told
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  • Chargers have interest in Derek Cox and Jerraud Powers Mar 12, 2013
    On Monday, there was a report that indicated the Buccaneers might be making a big push to sign cornerback Derek Cox right at the start of free agency. They appear to have some competition. Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports that the …
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  • Video - Dashon Goldson to visit Buccaneers 01:29

    Dashon Goldson to visit Buccaneers

    Mar 12
    Ian Rapoport has the latest news on coveted free-agent safety Dashon Goldson, who is expected to visit with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
  • Video - Revis Island in Tampa? 01:36

    Revis Island in Tampa?

    Mar 12
    Are the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the lead to land star cornerback Darrelle Revis? Ian Rapoport has the latest on the star defender's free agency status.