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Lavonte David Talks Fitness and Football

By Nathan Rush, 4 weeks 1 day ago
Lavonte David, 26, has worked hard to get where he is today. A two-star recruit from Miami’s mythical national championship-winning Northwestern High School, David went to Fort Scott (Kan.) Community College — where he lost to Cam Newton in the NJCAA national title game — before becoming a two-time All-American at Nebraska and second-round pick of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Last...

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC South Teams

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Carolina came up short in its quest to win a Super Bowl, but the three-time defending NFC South champion is very much a threat to play on Super Sunday again. New Orleans still has the offense to be a contender, but the Saints’ success could once again hinge on the defense. Tampa Bay has a new head coach tasked with assisting Jameis Winston in his development, while Matt Ryan and Atlanta...

2014 NFL Mock Draft: A look back

By Braden Gall, 1 month 3 weeks ago
We look back at our projections (some hits, some misses) for all 32 picks of the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2016 Team Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 2 weeks ago
It’s hard to find fault with Jameis Winston’s body of work as a rookie. He passed for more than 4,000 yards and 22 touchdowns and rushed for six scores, earning Pepsi Rookie of the Year honors as voted by the fans. But Winston’s body? Well, that was another matter. When he got to the Pro Bowl, the Bucs quarterback looked pillowy compared to the hardened physiques of teammates...

2016 NFL Training Camp Dates and Locations

By Mark Ross, 2 months 3 weeks ago
The calendar has turned to July, which means it’s almost time for the NFL to get back to business. The regular season doesn’t start until Sept. 8, but teams will open training camp later this month, officially starting the path for what eventually will lead to Super Bowl LI in NRG Stadium in Houston on Feb. 5, 2017.   NFL fans will get the chance to see the 2016 edition of...

Doug Martin, Matt Forte, Lamar Miller, Russell Okung, Travis Benjamin: Potential Landing Spots for 5 Key NFL Offensive Free Agents

By Antwan Staley, 6 months 3 weeks ago
Every offseason, NFL teams hope they can upgrade their team through free agency. Some teams choose to spend a ton of money to land a big fish while others go after bargain-basement players. One thing is for sure, there are a number of free agents that could instantly improve any team. Here are five key free agents on the offensive side of the ball and where they could possibly land. ...

NFL Teams to Watch in 2016

By Antwan Staley, 7 months 2 weeks ago
Every season in the NFL, there are a few teams that didn't make the playoffs the prior season that make a surprise run to the postseason. Last season, the Houston Texans, Kansas City Chiefs, Washington Redskins and the Minnesota Vikings crashed the playoff party after not qualifying in 2014. The 2016 offseason will be full of questions, starting with the Super Bowl champion Denver...

3 Candidates to be the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Next Head Coach

By Antwan Staley, 8 months 3 weeks ago
In a shocking move to most people, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers fired head coach Lovie Smith in just his second season on the job. Smith was 8-24 in his stint in Tampa.  "After careful consideration, we informed Lovie that we have decided to make a change," Buccaneers co-chairman Joel Glazer said in a statement on Wednesday night. "I want to thank Lovie for his hard work and...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Carolina Panthers Preview and Prediction

By Rob McVey, 8 months 4 weeks ago
Thanks to an uninspired performance against the Falcons in Atlanta last week, any dreams the Carolina Panthers (14-1) had of a perfect season have come to an abrupt end. The Panthers must now re-focus and set their sights on locking up the No. 1 seed and home-field advantage for the NFC playoffs. Standing in their way is a Tampa Bay team that is hungry for a win after dropping three straight...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. St. Louis Rams Preview and Prediction

By Rob McVey, 9 months 2 weeks ago
The St. Louis Rams (5-8) have not been mathematically eliminated from a playoff spot, but nothing short of a miracle scenario will allow them to get in at this point. That being said, a Week 14 victory over the Lions to end a five-game losing streak provides evidence that this team has not completely given up on the season. More importantly, in what could be the Rams' last game ever in the...