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Extra Points: Patriots are always a step ahead

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 4 hours ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - On paper, the trade between the New England Patriots and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, which sent six-time Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins to central Florida in exchange for tight end Tim Wright and a fourth-round draft pick, looked like a steal.To the naive the Bucs, in desperate need of help for the interior of their offensive line, did the fleecing, taking advantage of a Pats...

Bucs taking a look at Incognito

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 1 day ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith said the team was meeting with guard Richie Incognito, who has yet to find a job after last year's bullying incident with the Miami Dolphins.Incognito was suspended in early November and didn't play the rest of the season after the scandal that started when Dolphins tackle Jonathan Martin left the team in late October amid...

Bucs OC Tedford has procedure

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 1 day ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford underwent a medical procedure on Monday morning.Bucs head coach Lovie Smith would not divulge details, saying only Tedford will be out a "short period of time."Smith was unsure if Tedford would return for the Bucs' preseason finale on Thursday against Washington.Tedford is entering his first season as an NFL...

Agent for Bucs' Evans: Brawl happened in March

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 4 days ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The agent for Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans says the rookie was involved in a fight with bouncers at a Miami-area nightclub in March, before he was drafted, and not this past weekend as an online report indicated.Agent Deryk Gilmore told the Tampa Bay Times on Friday that his client was not drinking at South Beach's Dream Nightclub before the altercation...

Bucs release Hawkins

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 6 days ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released wide receiver Lavelle Hawkins on Wednesday.Hawkins spent last season with the San Diego Chargers, appearing in just four games, after playing his first five years with the Tennessee Titans.In six seasons in the league, Hawkins has 71 catches for 771 yards with one touchdown.

Bucs RB Sims facing ankle surgery

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 2 days ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Charles Sims will miss at least a significant portion of his rookie season due to an ankle injury that will require surgery.Sims, Tampa Bay's third-round pick in the 2014 draft, sustained the injury during practice on Tuesday and is scheduled for surgery on Saturday. The Buccaneers have estimated his recovery time to be between 12-...

Bucs ink Larry English

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 3 days ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed defensive end Larry English on Thursday.English, who was selected 16th overall by the San Diego Chargers in 2009, played in nine games last season (five starts), registering 18 tackles and 2 1/2 sacks.The 28-year-old has compiled 91 tackles and 11 sacks in 52 career games across five seasons with the Chargers.To make room for English...

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC South Teams

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 4 days ago
Don’t let the disparity between the top and bottom of last season’s NFC South standings fool you – this could be one of the more competitive divisions in the NFL in 2014. Carolina may be the reigning champion, but New Orleans brought in some new pieces during the offseason, while Atlanta should fare better than 4-12 given all of the injuries it weathered last season. And then...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2014 Team Preview and Predictions

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 5 days ago
Everybody should take a year off work, Lovie Smith says, before adding, “if you can get someone else to pay for it.” Smith spent last fall in the basement of his home near Chicago watching football. It was a forced but financed hiatus after he was fired by the Bears following a 10–6 season in 2012. The Buccaneers also wanted to push the reset button following their 4...

Bucs, Nicks part ways

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 3 weeks ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and guard Carl Nicks mutually agreed to part ways on Friday.Nicks signed a five-year, $47.5 million contract with the Bucs in March 2012. The deal included $31 million guaranteed."I'd like to thank the Buccaneers organization for working with me as I have attempted to get myself back on the football field," Nicks said in a statement. "...