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  • Bucs activate Charles Sims

    Bucs activate Charles Sims

    profootballtalk.com Updated 1 hour ago
    The Buccaneers are getting running back Charles Sims back on the field in time for a push to the playoffs. Tampa Bay is activating Sims from the injured reserve list to the active roster, according to Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times. Sims played in th…
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  • Bucs planning bigger role for Jacquizz Rodgers

    Bucs planning bigger role for Jacquizz Rodgers

    profootballtalk.com Dec 8 (2 days ago)
    Buccaneers running back Doug Martin was limited in last Sunday’s win over the Chargers after getting “bent back” in the second half of the game, but all seems to be well physically now as Martin does not make an appearance on the team’s injury report fo…
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  • Jameis Winston campaigns for Mike Evans, Cameron Brate

    Jameis Winston campaigns for Mike Evans, Cameron Brate

    profootballtalk.com Dec 7 (3 days ago)
    The election happened nearly a month ago, but the effort to harvest votes hasn’t. Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston has opted to lobby for a pair of his teammates in the Pro Bowl voting process. “[I]f Cam Brate and Mike Evans don’t be on your Pro Bo…
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  • Report: Gholston dealing with ankle sprain

    Report: Gholston dealing with ankle sprain

    profootballtalk.com Dec 6 (4 days ago)
    Buccaneers defensive end William Gholston is dealing with an ankle sprain, and his status for Sunday’s game vs. the Saints is uncertain, ESPN.com reported Tuesday. The report said Gholston left last Sunday’s game at San Diego on crutches and with a prot…
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  • Bucs promote Josh Huff from practice squad

    Bucs promote Josh Huff from practice squad

    profootballtalk.com Dec 6 (4 days ago)
    The Buccaneers gave Josh Huff a second chance, and it didn’t take them long to give him a chance to realize it. The Bucs promoted the former Eagles wide receiver from the practice squad to fill the spot created by veteran wideout Cecil Shorts on injured…
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  • Mike McCoy on job security: I’m worried about Carolina

    Mike McCoy on job security: I’m worried about Carolina

    profootballtalk.com Dec 6 (4 days ago)
    The Chargers lost their seventh game of the season last Sunday when the Buccaneers came back from being down 21-17 entering the fourth quarter for a 28-21 win. It’s the fifth time this season that San Diego has let a lead slip away in the fourth quarter…
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  • What if the Buccaneers Logo Was Made in the Likeness of Preside…

    What if the Buccaneers Logo Was Made in the Likeness of President Elect Donald Trump?

    buccaneersgab.com Dec 5 (5 days ago)
    Like it or not, next month Donald Trump will be the new President of the United States, and one thing that can’t be denied is it’s going to be an interesting four years in our country. There’s been plenty of fun poked at the President elect, and one sit…
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  • Bears claim Johnthan Banks

    Bears claim Johnthan Banks

    profootballtalk.com Dec 5 (5 days ago)
    The Bears claimed cornerback Johnthan Banks via waivers on Monday. The Lions waived Banks over the weekend. A second-round pick of the Buccaneers in 2013, Banks was traded by the Bucs to the Lions in early November. Banks, 27, had played in two games fo…
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  • Cecil Shorts suffered massive knee injury in Bucs win

    Cecil Shorts suffered massive knee injury in Bucs win

    profootballtalk.com Dec 5 (5 days ago)
    Things are going pretty well for the Buccaneers at the moment. Less so, for one of their wide receivers. Veteran wideout Cecil Shorts blew out his knee in yesterday’s win over the Chargers. According to Britt McHenry of ESPN, Shorts suffered a torn ACL,…
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  • NFC playoff picture: Buccaneers making a move

    NFC playoff picture: Buccaneers making a move

    profootballtalk.com Dec 5 (5 days ago)
    If the playoffs started today, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers would be in. How many people saw that coming? With yesterday’s win over the Chargers, the Bucs now have a 7-5 record and a half-game lead over Washington in the wild card race. Tampa Bay also has a…
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  • Doug Martin says he’s fine, but Bucs offense took some injury h…

    Doug Martin says he’s fine, but Bucs offense took some injury hits

    profootballtalk.com Dec 5 (5 days ago)
    The Buccaneers closed out Sunday’s 28-21 win over the Chargers with running back Doug Martin on the bench, but it doesn’t look like the veteran is going to be out for another extended period. Martin, who missed six games with a hamstring injury this yea…
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  • Tampa-Dallas moves to prime time in Week 15

    Tampa-Dallas moves to prime time in Week 15

    profootballtalk.com Dec 4 (6 days ago)
    The NFL needs more Cowboy. And it’s getting it. The league has flexed the Week 15 game between Tampa Bay and Dallas to Sunday Night Football, pitting the 7-5 Buccaneers against the 11-1 Cowboys. The Cowboys could have the NFC East wrapped up by then, bu…
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  • Buccaneers Win 4th Straight; Top Chargers in San Diego 28-21

    Buccaneers Win 4th Straight; Top Chargers in San Diego 28-21

    buccaneersgab.com Dec 4 (6 days ago)
    Jameis Winston threw a go-ahead, 12-yard touchdown pass to Cameron Brate midway through the fourth quarter and Keith Tandy intercepted Philip Rivers in the end zone with 2:56 left to give the Buccaneers their fourth straight victory, 28-21 victory again…
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  • The Cowboys are going to the playoffs

    The Cowboys are going to the playoffs

    profootballtalk.com Dec 4 (6 days ago)
    This year’s playoff field has its first entrant. The Cowboys didn’t play on Sunday, but they have booked a ticket to the postseason. Their win over the Vikings on Thursday night gave them routes into the playoffs with losses by either the Buccaneers or …
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  • Bucs rally to beat Chargers, move to 7-5

    Bucs rally to beat Chargers, move to 7-5

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Dec 4 (6 days ago)
    The Buccaneers dominated the fourth quarter Sunday and scored an important victory over the Chargers, 28-21. After trailing 14-10 at halftime, the Buccaneers took their first lead on a Lavonte David interception return in the third quarter, then scored …
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  • Jameis Winston and the Buccaneers are suddenly tied for first p…

    Jameis Winston and the Buccaneers are suddenly tied for first place in the NFC South

    yahoo.com Dec 4 (6 days ago)
    At 3-5, following a blowout loss to the Atlanta Falcons, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers looked practically finished. Now, they’re looking like a potential playoff team. The Buccaneers got their fourth straight victory Sunday, a 28-21 road win over the San Die…
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  • Gordon scores 10th rushing touchdown of season

    Gordon scores 10th rushing touchdown of season

    profootballtalk.com Dec 4 (6 days ago)
    Chargers running back Melvin Gordon keeps scoring touchdowns. Gordon’s 10th rushing touchdown of the season early in the second quarter Sunday gave the Chargers a 14-7 lead on the Buccaneers. That remains the score at halftime after rookie kicker Robert…
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  • Jarran Reed denies spitting on Joe Hawley

    Jarran Reed denies spitting on Joe Hawley

    Bucs center Joe Hawley “thinks” Seahawks defensive lineman Jarran Reed spat in Hawley’s face last Sunday. Reed denies that he supplied any saliva. “First of all, we play in between the lines,” Reed said, via Curtis Crabtree of KJR (and PFT). “You can go…
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  • Seahawks were first team to challenge on a penalty in the end z…

    Seahawks were first team to challenge on a penalty in the end zone

    When Seahawks coach Pete Carroll threw his challenge flag on Sunday in Tampa Bay, wanting the officials to rule the a Buccaneers holding penalty had taken place in the end zone rather than the field of play, you may have said, “I didn’t think a coach co…
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  • Earl Thomas watched last week's Seahawks game incognito at Buff…

    Earl Thomas watched last week's Seahawks game incognito at Buffalo Wild Wings

    yahoo.com Dec 2
    If you were in a Portland-area Buffalo Wild Wings last Sunday afternoon, you probably noticed a man in sunglasses and a hoodie who seemed a little too into the Seattle Seahawks’ loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It was All-Pro safety Earl Thomas. Thomas…
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  • NFL against the spread picks: Chiefs-Falcons is a huge game for…

    NFL against the spread picks: Chiefs-Falcons is a huge game for both teams

    yahoo.com Dec 2
    This week might not be the best for compelling matchups, but there will be a good one in Atlanta. The Atlanta Falcons are one game ahead of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFC South. The Kansas City Chiefs’ dramatic overtime win over the Denver Broncos …
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  • Bucs say communication has been key to dramatic defensive turna…

    Bucs say communication has been key to dramatic defensive turnaround

    ESPN.com Dec 2
    Bucs say communication has been key to dramatic defensive turnaround
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  • Video - Jameis: 'I have to get better' 00:31

    Jameis: 'I have to get better'

    Jul 28
    Jameis Winston talks with Josina Anderson about his goals for training camp and if there's any difference in the offense with Dirk Koetter as the head coach.
  • Video - Winston faces many sophomore season challenges 01:45

    Winston faces many sophomore season challenges

    Jul 28
    Louis Riddick, along with Tim and Matt Hasselbeck, examine how Jameis Winston's relationship with Dirk Koetter will change now that he's the head coach and in what areas Winston needs to grow.
  • Video - Jalen & Jacoby: Jameis Winston gets into football shape (finally)... 01:36

    Jalen & Jacoby: Jameis Winston gets into football shape (finally)...

    Jul 20
    Jalen Rose and David Jacoby talk about Jameis Winston's recent weight loss and wonder why it's a story in the first place; shouldn't he have been in shape this whole time? He's a professional athlete after all.
  • Video - Winston working out with Michael Jordan's former trainer 00:37

    Winston working out with Michael Jordan's former trainer

    Jul 19
    Jim Trotter explains how working with Michael Jordan's former trainer has help change Jameis Winston's body composition.