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Bennett didn’t give Bucs option to match Seattle offer

Bennett didn’t give Bucs option to match Seattle offer

profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 15, 2013
At one point, former Buccaneers defensive end Michael Bennett said he’d give the Bucs an opportunity to match any offer he gets elsewhere. Then, Bennett said he wouldn’t. When the offer came from Seattle for a one-year, $5 million deal, Bennett opted
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  • Bucs unload Arrelious Benn

    Bucs unload Arrelious Benn

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers continue to be the NFC South’s most active team this offseason. On Friday, the Buccaneers traded wide receiver Arrelious Benn and a seventh-round pick to the Philadelphia Eagles for a sixth-round pick this year and a conditional
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  • Jaguars add Roy Miller, Alan Ball

    Jaguars add Roy Miller, Alan Ball

    profootballtalk.com Mar 15, 2013
    The Jaguars have signed Buccaneers free agent defensive tackle Roy Miller to a two-year contract, agent Mike McCartney said Friday. The 25-year-old Miller appeared in 15 games (14 starts) for Tampa Bay in 2012, recording 24 tackles. He played 503 snaps,…
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  • Eric Wright’s grievance on voiding of guaranteed money denied

    Eric Wright’s grievance on voiding of guaranteed money denied

    The Buccaneers’ plan to cut cornerback Eric Wright was put on hold when Wright filed a grievance challenging the voiding of his $7.75 guaranteed salary for the 2013 season. They can now proceed with their plan. Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune reports
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  • Buccaneers banking on Bowers

    Buccaneers banking on Bowers

    profootballtalk.com Mar 15, 2013
    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have an awful lot of faith in Da’Quan Bowers. To stay healthy, to stay out of prison, and to play well as a starting defensive end. That became clear when the Bucs decided to let defensive end Michael Bennett leave as a free age
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  • Steven Jackson by the numbers

    Steven Jackson by the numbers

    ESPN.com Mar 15, 2013
    A day after the fact, Atlanta’s signing of running back Steven Jackson continues to be the hottest story in the NFC South. I don’t see that changing anytime soon, unless the Tampa Bay Buccaneers suddenly make the trade for Darrelle Revis. So let’s f
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  • Around the NFC South

    Around the NFC South

    ESPN.com Mar 15, 2013
    Time for a look at some news and notes from around the division: TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Scott Reynolds puts up a strong argument that the Bucs made a mistake by letting defensive end Michael Bennett walk away for a one year, $5 million deal with Seattle. …
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  • As Darrelle Revis trade looms, possibly to Tampa Bay Buccaneers…

    As Darrelle Revis trade looms, possibly to Tampa Bay Buccaneers, NY Jets dream of Super Bowl victory slipping away

    nydailynews.com Mar 15, 2013
    It feels like the NFL is adding an expansion team for the 2013 season and calling it the New York Jets. Jets general manager John Idzik inherited a flawed roster and salary-cap chaos from Mike Tannenbaum and could be days away from trading Darrelle Revi…
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Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NFL Free Agency -- The six million dollar men

    Mar 15
    Free agency in 2013 has been fast and furious, with big deals, lots of cuts and new coaches making multiple moves, writes John Clayton.
  • Chadiha: Pressure on Matt Ryan grows

    Mar 15
    The Falcons have given Matt Ryan a championship-caliber supporting cast. Now it's up to him to produce.