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Bucs sign long snapper Jeremy Cain

Bucs sign long snapper Jeremy Cain

profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 18
Add long snapper Jeremy Cain to the growing list of new arrivals in Tampa. The NFL’s daily transaction release brings word that Cain has signed with the Buccaneers. Cain played two games for the Bears last season in place of the injured Patrick Mannelly…
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  • Former Bucs LT Penn agrees with Raiders

    Former Bucs LT Penn agrees with Raiders

    ESPN.com Mar 18
    The Oakland Raiders have reached an agreement with former Tampa Bay Buccaneers left tackle Donald Penn, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
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  • Louis Murphy visiting Buccaneers

    Louis Murphy visiting Buccaneers

    The Buccaneers have addressed several positions since the start of free agency, but they haven’t brought in any wide receivers. That could change if a meeting with Louis Murphy goes well. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that Murphy is visiting with …
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  • Saints sign fullback Erik Lorig away from Buccaneers

    Saints sign fullback Erik Lorig away from Buccaneers

    In the process of remaking their backfield, the Saints went out and stole a player from a division rival. The team announced they had signed Buccaneers free agent fullback Erik Lorig to a four-year deal. Lorig didn’t carry the ball last year, but he had…
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  • Free-agency review: Buccaneers

    Free-agency review: Buccaneers

    ESPN.com Mar 18
    Most significant signing: The signing of former Cincinnati defensive end Michael Johnson has been the team's biggest move by far. The Bucs came into free agency looking to improve their pass rush and they accomplished that by signing Johnson. He had onl…
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  • Video - Which teams won free agency? 01:48

    Which teams won free agency?

    Mar 18
    A week has passed since free agency started, which means it is time for Brian Baldinger and Heath Evans to take a look at which two teams helped themselves most during the period.
  • Video - NFL Nation Buzz: Buccaneers 00:32

    NFL Nation Buzz: Buccaneers

    Mar 18
    ESPN Buccaneers reporter Pat Yasinskas says Tampa Bay wasted no time in addressing its biggest need - an improved pass rush - in free agency.

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  • Don Banks: 2014 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

    Mar 18
    It's only after the non-stop swirl of activity inspired by the first few days of free agency -- especially this year's -- that you remember how meaningless a mock draft can be when it's executed before the league's annual March meat market opens. Not ev…
  • Goodell’s Irsay Problem

    Mar 18
    I’ve been listening to people in and out of my business talk about the Jim Irsay story over the past 24 hours and I’ve heard a couple of themes: This is going to be a very tough disciplinary call for Roger Goodell because Irsay’s one of his bosses … and…