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NFL Draft: NFC Team Needs

By John Gworek, 3 months 6 days ago
The NFL Combine is under way, so it’s a good time to take a look at what each team might be looking for in Indianapolis.  Keep in mind these could change once teams start adding free agents on March 10, so we’ll revisit this just before the Draft in late April.Here are the top needs for each NFC team: NFC EAST Washington RedskinsFirst-Round Pick: No. 5What They Need:...

Extra Points: Lovie puts stamp of approval on Winston

By The Sports Network, 3 months 1 week ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - There is still about 10 weeks before the NFL Draft in Chicago, but the eventual No. 1 overall selection is becoming clearer by the day. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers hold the top spot after a dismal 2014 season in what was Lovie Smith's first go-around as the team's head coach. Like most bad teams, the biggest issue with the Bucs, who finished 2-14, was at the quarterback...

McCown released by Bucs

By The Sports Network, 3 months 2 weeks ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Josh McCown's unsuccessful run with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers lasted just one season, with the team releasing the journeyman quarterback Wednesday. The Bucs signed McCown, coming off a career year with the Chicago Bears in 2013, to a two-year contract last March to serve as their No. 1 quarterback. He started 11 of the club's 16 games, but won just one of them...

Bucs hire Koetter as new OC

By The Sports Network, 4 months 2 weeks ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers quickly found themselves a new offensive coordinator, and one that's quite familiar with the NFC South. Atlanta Falcons OC Dirk Koetter has accepted the same position with the Bucs, the team announced Thursday in a press release. Koetter had directed the Falcons' offense in each of the previous three seasons, with Atlanta ranking...

Bucs ink M.D. Jennings

By The Sports Network, 4 months 3 weeks ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed three players to reserve/future contracts on Monday, including safety M.D. Jennings. Jennings started 26 games for the Green Bay Packers from 2012-13. He spent the preseason with the Chicago Bears, but was released with an injury settlement before the start of the season. The 26-year-old Arkansas State product has 133...

Bucs extend WR Murphy

By The Sports Network, 5 months 1 day ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have agreed to terms with wide receiver Louis Murphy on a multi-year contract extension. Murphy had been scheduled to become a free agent after the season. The Florida product caught 31 passes for 380 yards and two touchdowns in 11 games this season before being placed on injured reserve with an ankle injury. The 27-year-old...

NFL Matchup - New Orleans at Tampa Bay

By The Sports Network, 5 months 4 days ago
NFL Matchup - New Orleans at Tampa Bay New Orleans Saints:== Sep 7 - L at Atlanta, 34-37 (OT)== Sep 14 - L at Cleveland, 24-26== Sep 21 - W vs. Minnesota, 20-9== Sep 28 - L at Dallas, 17-38== Oct 5 - W vs. Tampa Bay, 37-31 (OT)== Oct 12 - Open== Oct 19 - L at Detroit, 23-24== Oct 26 - W vs. Green...

NFL Matchup - Green Bay at Tampa Bay

By The Sports Network, 5 months 1 week ago
NFL Matchup - Green Bay at Tampa Bay Green Bay Packers:== Sep 4 - L at Seattle, 16-36== Sep 14 - W vs. NY Jets, 31-24== Sep 21 - L at Detroit, 7-19== Sep 28 - W at Chicago, 38-17== Oct 2 - W vs. Minnesota, 42-10== Oct 12 - W at Miami, 27-24== Oct 19 - W vs. Carolina, 38-17== Oct 26 - L at New...

Buccaneers' McCoy done for season

By The Sports Network, 5 months 1 week ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith announced Monday that three players, including All-Pro defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, will be placed on injured reserve in the coming days. Also done for the season are wide receiver Louis Murphy and rookie tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins. McCoy sprained his right knee in Sunday's 19-17 loss at Carolina. The...

Recap: Carolina vs. Tampa Bay

By The Sports Network, 5 months 1 week ago
Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Carolina Panthers won for the first time in seven games last week, were without Cam Newton due to a car accident this week, but somehow sit atop the much-maligned NFC South. Derek Anderson filled in for Newton and threw for 277 yards and a touchdown as the Panthers defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19-17 on Sunday. Newton suffered two transverse...