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Bucs, CB Verner agree to 4-year deal

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 1 week ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers agreed to a four-year contract with cornerback Alterraun Verner on Tuesday.Verner started all 16 games for the Titans in 2013, racking up 57 tackles, five interceptions and 22 passes defensed to earn his first career Pro Bowl selection.The 25-year-old UCLA product had spent his entire four-year career in Tennessee since being selected by...

Bucs strike early, sign DL Johnson, McDonald

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 1 week ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - New Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith made news over the weekend by telling the Tampa Tribune that the roster he inherited didn't necessarily mesh with his system.The franchise began rectifying that on the first day of free agency by signing two high-profile defensive lineman, former Bengals star defensive end Michael Johnson, and ex-Seahawks defensive tackle...

Extra Points: Weak QB market may spark interest in Freeman

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 2 weeks ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - In any dispute, there are two sides to the story and the truth, which inevitably lies somewhere in between.Josh Freeman was regarded as one of the top young quarterbacks in all of football as late as 2012 before Greg Schiano and Leslie Frazier proved to be the most powerful tag-team since the Road Warriors while taking turns destroying the 26-year-old's...

Bucs unveil new look

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 2 weeks ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have unveiled a new uniform and helmet combination for the 2014 season.The primary colors will remain the same, with a richer pewter and a more vibrant shade of red. In homage to the original creamsicle uniforms of the past, the Bucs have also incorporated an orange trim.A chrome border surrounds the numbers on the front, back and shoulders...

Bucs release Carimi, Landri

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 1 week ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers parted ways with four players on Monday, including former first-round pick Gabe Carimi and veteran defensive tackle Derek Landri.Carimi, taken by Chicago with the 29th overall selection of the 2011 draft, appeared in 14 games as predominately a reserve offensive lineman in his only season in Tampa. The former Wisconsin All-American was...

Buccaneers name Licht new GM

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 1 day ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Tuesday named Jason Licht as their new general manager.Licht had been with the Arizona Cardinals the last two seasons, serving as vice president of player personnel this past season. He will be introduced at a press conference on Thursday afternoon.The Bucs fired coach Greg Schiano and general manager Mark Dominik one day after the team...

Grading the NFL's New Coaching Hires

By Athlon Sports, 3 months 5 days ago
It’s always hard to tell which is the best way for a franchise to go when looking toward the future. And it’s not always the smart decision to just throw lots of money at the best-known coach they can find. Sometimes the smart hire is an unknown assistant. Sometimes it’s a retread who was a failure someplace else. After all, Bill Belichick was a disaster in Cleveland...

Ranking Every Job in the NFL Coaching Carousel

By Athlon Sports, 3 months 1 week ago
There were seven coaching jobs open when the NFL’s coaching carousel began and three seats have already been taken. There’s a mad scramble on for the final four, too, as plenty of out-of-work coaches are positioning themselves for new jobs.But let’s face it: There are jobs and there are JOBS and the difference can be huge. Most coaches don’t have a choice. They take what...

Bucs hire fired Vikings coach Frazier as DC

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 2 weeks ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Just seven days after he was fired as head coach of the Minnesota Vikings, Leslie Frazier has found a new gig.Frazier was announced as the next defensive coordinator of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday.The Bucs fired coach Greg Schiano on Dec. 30 -- the same day Frazier was let go in Minnesota -- after a stormy two-year tenure and amid a house-cleaning that also...

Bucs name Tedford offensive coordinator

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 2 weeks ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - New Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith has quickly begun to fill out his staff, naming former California head coach Jeff Tedford as the club's offensive coordinator.Tedford spent 11 seasons at Cal and left as the winningest coach in school history. He posted a record of 82-57 from 2002-11, earning eight bowl bids."We are very fortunate to have Jeff as our offensive...