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TE Wright back with Bucs on waiver claim

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 4 days ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have reacquired tight end Tim Wright off waivers from New England less than a year after trading him to the Patriots. The Buccaneers dealt Wright, along with a 2015 fourth-round draft choice, to New England last August for six-time Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins. Wright was waived by the Patriots on Thursday despite recording six...

Bucs claim P Lanning

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 19 hours ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have claimed punter Spencer Lanning off waivers from the Cleveland Browns. Lanning lost his job with the Browns when they traded for Andy Lee. He will compete with veteran Michael Koenen for the punting job in Tampa. The 27-year-old Lanning spent the last two seasons with Cleveland, appearing in all 32 games and punting 177 times...

Bucs claim D.J. Swearinger

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers claimed safety D.J. Swearinger off waivers from the Houston Texans on Tuesday. Swearinger, who was waived by the Texans on Monday, was a second-round pick in 2013. The South Carolina product recorded 144 tackles, one sack and three interceptions over two seasons with Houston. The former Texan will most likely start alongside Chris...

No. 1 pick Winston signs with Bucs

By The Sports Network, 1 month 4 weeks ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Less than 24 hours after being selected with the first overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, Jameis Winston signed his first professional contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The team announced the deal at an introductory press conference with Winston and general manager Jason Licht. Terms were not disclosed, but per the 2011 Collective Bargaining...

No. 1 pick Winston signs with Bucs

By The Sports Network, 2 months 19 hours ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Less than 24 hours after being selected with the first overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, Jameis Winston signed his first professional contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The team announced the deal at an introductory press conference with Winston and general manager Jason Licht. Terms were not disclosed, but per the 2011 Collective Bargaining...

Jameis Winston Talks NFL Draft and Tampa Bay Buccaneers

By Nathan Rush, 2 months 2 days ago
Who should go No. 1 overall in this year’s NFL Draft? “Me,” says Jameis Winston. “Enough said.” That type of confidence from the 21-year-old Florida State quarterback should come as no surprise to anyone who has even casually followed Winston’s controversial career. For his fans, that swagger is a prerequisite for any potential “franchise...

Extra Points: Jameis-JaMarcus comparison is unfair

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 week ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Jameis Winston is hardly a can't-miss prospect, but comparing the former Florida State star to this generation's ultimate draft bust is as lazy as the work ethic that essentially doomed JaMarcus Russell. "With Jameis Winston, I see JaMarcus Russell," a unnamed, longtime NFL personnel executive told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Bob McGinn. "Isn't it interesting?"...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2015 Draft Preview

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 week ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Don't buy the hype when it comes to Marcus Mariota surpassing James Winston in the Bucs' eyes. This isn't "House of Cards" with ruthless politician Frank Underwood using naive journalist Zoe Barnes to advance his vision. If you think about the people who have been knocking Winston lately and selling the narrative that Tampa Bay has had a change of heart, names like Greg...

Lions trade George Johnson to Bucs

By The Sports Network, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions traded defensive end George Johnson and a seventh-round pick to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the upcoming NFL Draft. Johnson signed a three-year, $9 million offer sheet with the Bucs last week, but the Lions contested terms of the deal, which included de-escalators. Johnson is a five-year NFL...

2015 NFL Mock Draft

By Braden Gall, 2 months 3 weeks ago