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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:23:56 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins may not receive much playing time in the short term, although he's likely to be the team's long-term answer at the position. He will not take part in the team's offseason program, which could put him behind in the competition, and TEs Brandon Myers, Timothy Wright and Luke Stocker all have more experience.
Fantasy Tip: Wright made nice strides last season in this offense, but remember, Lovie Smith is now head coach, and tight ends have never been a big part of his offenses. If anything, the tight ends on roster will give Josh McCown a nice red zone option. Seferian-Jenkins is an intriguing player, but don't overspend on him as your TE2.
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 10:42:17 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Timothy Wright could have a big role in the offense despite the offseason additions of TEs Brandon Myers and Austin Seferian-Jenkins, according to head coach Lovie Smith. Smith said that he has "big plans" for Wright this year.
Fantasy Tip: Wright was a surprise in his rookie season as a nice red zone target for Mike Glennon. However, Glennon won't be the starter and tight ends have never been heavily utilized in a Smith-run offense. Wright shouldn't be drafted as anything more than a midrange TE2.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:28:37 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Timothy Wright said he may see time at wide receiver this year in some formations. Wright last played wide receiver in college.
Sun, 24 Nov 2013 15:11:07 -0800
Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Mike Glennon completed 14 of his 21 pass attempts for 247 yards and two touchdowns in the Week 12 game against the Detroit Lions. He finished with a season-high 138.4 quarterback rating. "He's very calm in the huddle, no matter what the situation is in the game," TE Timothy Wright said Sunday, Nov. 24.
Fri, 25 Oct 2013 16:14:05 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Williams (hamstring) said he is dealing with a torn hamstring.
Fantasy Tip: Williams likely will miss some playing time but owners should wait until a timetable is given until they consider dropping him. If he does miss a significant amount of time, Tiquan Underwood and Timothy Wright likely will gain more fantasy value and could be targets if available in leagues.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 14:15:25 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Timothy Wright, a former undrafted wide receiver, has chemistry with rookie QB Mike Glennon, and it showed in Wright's start in Week 6 when he had seven catches for 91 yards against the Philadelphia Eagles. "We came in together as rookies and we spent a lot of time during the offseason throwing routes on air and getting that timing down, that connection," said Wright. "You never thought, down this line, that we'd be the two hooking up together at this point, but it happened, and it's starting to show for us." Wright caught four of his seven passes on third downs, and they all resulted in moving the chains.
Fantasy Tip: Even though Wright is currently still behind Tom Crabtree on the depth chart, he has much more upside as a pass-catching tight end. Rookie QBs often rely on their tight ends often, too, making Wright a sleeper moving forward.
Tue, 15 Oct 2013 09:27:34 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Timothy Wright had seven catches for 91 yards in Week 6, and he has become a dependable target for QB Mike Glennon. Four of his catches were on third down and moved the chains.
Fantasy Tip: He's still behind Tom Crabtree on the depth chart, but he could emerge as a sleeper for a bye-week fill-in.
Sat, 27 Apr 2013 19:44:52 -0700
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed undrafted free agents TE Evan Landi (South Florida) and WR Tim Wright (Rutgers) Saturday, April 27.