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Bucs claim D.J. Swearinger

By The Sports Network, 1 year 9 months 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 year 10 months 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, 1 year 10 months 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, 1 year 10 months 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, 1 year 10 months 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, 1 year 10 months 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, 1 year 10 months 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, 1 year 10 months ago

Bucs deal Goldson to Washington

By The Sports Network, 1 year 11 months ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded safety Dashon Goldson to the Washington Redskins in exchange for an undisclosed 2016 draft pick. Goldson spent two seasons with the Bucs after signing a five-year deal as a free agent in March 2013. He played his first six seasons with San Francisco and was a two-time Pro Bowl pick with the 49ers. In 27 games for the...

Bucs sign S Conte, DT Melton to 1-year deals

By The Sports Network, 1 year 11 months ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed safety Chris Conte and defensive tackle Henry Melton to one-year contracts on Thursday. Current Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith coached both players when he was at the helm of the Chicago Bears. Conte, 26, played four seasons for the Bears, who selected him in the third round of the 2011 draft. He had 43 tackles and three...