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Michael Bennett agrees to terms with Seahawks (yes, Seahawks)

Michael Bennett agrees to terms with Seahawks (yes, Seahawks)

profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 14, 2013
The rich keep on gettin’ richer. Defensive end Michael Bennett, who visited the Dolphins on Thursday, has agreed to terms on a one-year, $5 million contract with the Seahawks. Yes, the Seahawks. Bennett started his career with the Buccaneers.  He was b
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  • Buccaneers cut Quincy Black, sign Kevin Ogletree

    Buccaneers cut Quincy Black, sign Kevin Ogletree

    profootballtalk.com Mar 14, 2013
    Linebacker Quincy Black’s 2012 season ended early because of a neck injury suffered when he hit Ryan Mathews of the Chargers in the backfield during a game. Now his time with the Buccaneers has come to an end as well. Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times
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  • Bucs may have new slot receiver, returner

    Bucs may have new slot receiver, returner

    ESPN.com Mar 14, 2013
    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced several transactions Thursday afternoon, and the most significant might be the addition of a potential slot receiver. The Bucs signed receiver Kevin Ogletree from Dallas in a move that could have implications for the p…
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  • Breaking down Dashon Goldson's deal

    Breaking down Dashon Goldson's deal

    ESPN.com Mar 14, 2013
    In keeping with his tradition, Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik did not give free-agent safety Dashon Goldson a signing bonus. But Dominik did give the two-time Pro Bowler a huge contract. The official numbers are in the five-year deal,…
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  • Redskins reach agreement with Jeremy Trueblood

    Redskins reach agreement with Jeremy Trueblood

    profootballtalk.com Mar 14, 2013
    The Redskins and Buccaneers free agent offensive tackle Jeremy Trueblood reached a deal contingent on a physical, NFL writer Jenna Laine reported Thursday. Trueblood was scheduled to visit Washington this weekend, as Laine and Mike Jones of the Washingt…
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  • Revis a rare, unique option for Bucs

    Revis a rare, unique option for Bucs

    ESPN.com Mar 14, 2013
    As I reflect on Wednesday’s news conference to announce the signing of safety Dashon Goldson, two words from Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik keep coming back to me. Dominik used the words “rare" and "unique" to describe Goldson. He s
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  • Schiano on Revis trade:  “Everything’s a possibility”

    Schiano on Revis trade: “Everything’s a possibility”

    profootballtalk.com Mar 14, 2013
    As the signs continue to point to the Bucs trying to trade for Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis, the Buccaneers wisely aren’t talking. Coach Greg Schiano addressed the situation on Wednesday with NFL Network, after the Bucs introduced new safety Dashon Go
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  • Around the NFC South

    Around the NFC South

    ESPN.com Mar 14, 2013
    Time for a morning run through some odds and ends from around the division: Jason Cole reports that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, so far, have been unwilling to include their first-round pick in this year’s draft in a potential trade with the New York Jets
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  • Leon Washington visiting the Patriots

    Leon Washington visiting the Patriots

    profootballtalk.com Mar 14, 2013
    The Buccaneers aren’t the only team interested in free agent Leon Washington. Washington, the running back and return man who was cut by the Seahawks this week, will visit the Patriots today, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. New England likes versat
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  • Video - Should Jets Demand Bucs' No. 1 Pick? 05:32

    Should Jets Demand Bucs' No. 1 Pick?

    Mar 14
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss whether the Jets should demand Tampa Bay's 2013 first-round pick in a potential trade for Jets CB Darrelle Revis.
  • Video - Greg Schiano talks Dashon Goldson signing 04:19

    Greg Schiano talks Dashon Goldson signing

    Mar 14
    Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano talks about newly acquired safety Dashon Goldson and why the team targeted him in free agency.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: No Peyton this time, but quarterback market is cranking to life

    Mar 14
    Compared to last year's headline-fest in both the first round of the draft and free agency (see Peyton-palooza), it has been a relatively sleepy NFL offseason for quarterback movement. Especially since ex-49ers starter Alex Smith found his new work addr…