This is the March 12, 2013 news archive. View today's Buccaneers rumors and news.
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 kShare TweetThe 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…Share TweetThe 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 quarterbackShare TweetNow 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 contractShare TweetThe 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 SchefShare TweetBuffalo 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.Share Tweet
NFL looking into Nix-Dominik recorded callThe 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 iShare TweetEvery 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 conversationShare Tweet
Around the NFC SouthLet'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 toldShare TweetOn 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 …Share Tweet
Dashon Goldson to visit BuccaneersMar 12Ian Rapoport has the latest news on coveted free-agent safety Dashon Goldson, who is expected to visit with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Revis Island in Tampa?Mar 12Are 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.