Team Notebook: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Buccaneers | Josh Huff out of legal trouble
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:31:24 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Josh Huff had his DUI citation dismissed Wednesday, July 26. He had been cited for suspicion of being under the influence of marijuana and was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon. That charge will be dropped upon completion of a six-month probationary period.

Buccaneers | Kendell Beckwith good to go
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:17:36 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Kendell Beckwith (knee) passed his physical Wednesday, July 26, and was cleared for training camp.

Buccaneers | Jeremy McNichols passes physical
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:16:49 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Jeremy McNichols (shoulder) passed his physical Wednesday, July 26, and was cleared for training camp.

Buccaneers | Jacquies Smith to PUP
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 07:34:30 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Jacquies Smith (knee) was placed on the active/Physically Unable to Perform list Wednesday, July 26.

Buccaneers | Gerald McCoy getting work at DE
Sat, 15 Jul 2017 10:02:42 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy saw time at right defensive end during minicamp in June, and the team hopes to use him in that spot on occasion when it uses a 3-4 defensive front this season.

Buccaneers | Jeremy McNichols working with receivers coach
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 18:30:51 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers fifth-round RB Jeremy McNichols told NFL Total Access during a recent interview he is working "daily" with his receivers coach.

Buccaneers | Charles Sims may not make team
Mon, 10 Jul 2017 11:48:48 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Charles Sims could be a "long shot" to make the Buccaneers' final roster, according to Scott Smith of

Buccaneers | Paul Magloire undergoes surgery
Sat, 08 Jul 2017 11:28:46 -0700

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Paul Magloire (groin, hernia) underwent surgery earlier this week to repair a double hernia and a torn groin muscle. He is expected to be ready for workouts next offseason.

Buccaneers | Paul Magloire to stay with team
Fri, 07 Jul 2017 23:39:09 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Paul Magloire (groin), who was waived by the team at the end of May, will stay with the team on injured reserve.

Buccaneers | Mike Evans not expected to have big spike
Thu, 06 Jul 2017 09:40:47 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Evans isn't expected to make a big jump in numbers with the addition of WR DeSean Jackson. "I'm not sure (how much better he can get) from a numbers standpoint, but Mike's confidence is at an all-time high right now,'' head coach Dirk Koetter said. "And I think with Mike, like with a lot of our guys, the main goal is to win, not create stats. The goal is to win games.''

Buccaneers | Jameis Winston pumped to have O.J Howard
Sat, 01 Jul 2017 19:30:16 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston said TE O.J. Howard is going to do "amazing" things for the offense. "This is the fastest, most athletic 6-6, 255 guy I've ever seen in my life," Winston said Saturday, July 1. "It's unreal."

Buccaneers | Two Bucs safeties dealt with injuries
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 13:29:27 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers FS J.J. Wilcox (undisclosed) and S Justin Evans (undisclosed) missed a majority of the offseason workouts because undisclosed injuries.

Buccaneers | Chris Conte, Keith Tandy with first team
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 13:14:23 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers FS Chris Conte and S Keith Tandy are expected to open training camp as the starting safeties.

Buccaneers | Roberto Aguayo winning competition?
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:41:14 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers PK Roberto Aguayo seems to have the edge over PK Nick Folk for the Bucs' starting kicker position, according to NFL Network's Mike Garofolo.

Buccaneers | Doug Martin flashing 2015 form
Fri, 16 Jun 2017 09:12:37 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin is receiving a ton of offseason praise from a number of sources, not the least of which is general manager Jason Licht. "(Martin) looks lean, he looks like he's finishing his runs - obviously, there is no contact in the spring - but it looks like he's finishing his runs. He looks like he's got that burst. ... He looks like the Doug Martin of 2015," Licht told NFL Network's Mike Garafolo.

Buccaneers | Ali Marpet officially a center
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:12:56 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers C Ali Marpet has officially transitioned to center from offensive guard. Head coach Dirk Koetter and the Bucs' coaching staff believes Marpet can be special at the center position.

Buccaneers | Deondre Barnett waived
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 23:52:15 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers waived DE Deondre Barnett from injured reserve with an injury settlement Wednesday, June 14.

Buccaneers | Doug Martin living in weight room?
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 09:10:17 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin looks quicker and bulkier than he did only two or three weeks ago, according to a source.

Buccaneers | Jameis Winston off to historic start
Sun, 11 Jun 2017 20:25:14 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston is the only quarterback in NFL history to throw for more than 4,000 yards and 20-plus touchdowns in each of his first two seasons.

Buccaneers | Cameron Brate to remain the starter?
Sat, 10 Jun 2017 18:22:58 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Cameron Brate and QB Jameis Winston have a chemistry that is "going to be tough to dethrone," according to Trevor Sikkema of, and Sikkema believes Brate could make it difficult for TE O.J. Howard to be the No. 1 option at the position.

Buccaneers | Derel Walker could grab roster spot
Sat, 10 Jun 2017 18:15:56 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Derel Walker has been one of the better overall receivers in OTAs, according to Trevor Sikkema of, and Sikkema believes Walker could claim one of the final receiver spots on the roster.

Buccaneers | Ryan Fitzpatrick will compete for backup spot
Thu, 08 Jun 2017 14:17:36 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Ryan Fitzpatrick will need to outperform QB Ryan W. Griffin in order to win the Bucs' backup quarterback job, according to head coach Dirk Koetter. Koetter said Griffin has had a really good offseason.

Buccaneers | Jameis Winston great with tight ends
Wed, 07 Jun 2017 06:50:43 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston has the fifth-best passer rating when targeting tight ends since he entered the league three years ago, according to Pro Football Focus. However, he is third-worst in the league when targeting other positions.

Buccaneers | Ryan Smith back at corner
Tue, 06 Jun 2017 09:09:08 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DB Ryan Smith is back at his natural position of cornerback after operating as a backup safety and on special teams as a rookie in 2016.

Buccaneers | Chris Godwin showing versatility
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 20:46:54 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Chris Godwin has been one of the most consistent players during OTAs, according to head coach Dirk Koetter, and Koetter said Godwin has the ability to play outside or from the slot.

Buccaneers | Charles Sims to be more involved?
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 20:43:24 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Charles Sims showed good burst in practice Thursday, June 1, according to beat writer Jenna Laine, and Laine believes Sims could be used from the slot this season and will be more involved in the passing game.

Buccaneers | Two Buccaneers placed on IR
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:56:11 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Deondre Barnett (undisclosed) and LB Paul Magloire (undisclosed) reverted to the Reserve/Injured list Thursday, June 1.

Buccaneers | Chris Godwin signs rookie deal
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 07:54:41 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Chris Godwin, a third-round pick, signed his rookie four-year deal Thursday, June 1.

Buccaneers | Tampa Bay adding two DEs
Tue, 30 May 2017 23:44:52 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are signing DEs Sterling Bailey (Vikings) and Tavaris Barnes (Seahawks), according to sources.

Buccaneers | Roberto Aguayo struggling
Mon, 29 May 2017 06:54:53 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers PK Roberto Aguayo was 5-for-9 on field-goal attempts in organized team activities last week while PK Nick Folk was 9-for-9.

Buccaneers | Ryan Fitzpatrick showing some rust
Sun, 28 May 2017 18:57:14 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Ryan Fitzpatrick has struggled with accuracy during OTAs, throwing passes behind receivers on crossing patterns and overthrowing deep passes.

Buccaneers | Jeremy McNichols still sidelined
Sun, 28 May 2017 18:46:58 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Jeremy McNichols (shoulder) is still not participating in OTAs as he recovers from shoulder surgery.

Buccaneers | Chris Godwin impressing
Sun, 28 May 2017 18:42:05 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Chris Godwin's hands and physicality have stood out during OTAs, and head coach Dirk Koetter said Godwin is "off to a fast start."

Buccaneers | Adam Humphries expects big year
Sun, 28 May 2017 18:31:33 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Adam Humphries said he is confident entering his third year in the offense. "I feel like I know the plays and I feel like I can play all three positions if needed," Humphries said. "With the additions we've had on the offense, I think it will be a great year for me."

Buccaneers | Nick Folk pushing Roberto Aguayo
Fri, 26 May 2017 19:04:04 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers PK Nick Folk connected on all five of his field goal attempts during OTAs Friday, May 26, and Roberto Aguayo made at least four of his five attempts.

Buccaneers | Justin Evans contract details
Fri, 26 May 2017 16:32:36 -0700

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers S Justin Evans' four-year contract is worth $5.199 million. The deal includes a $1.921 million signing bonus.

Buccaneers | Justin Evans signs deal
Thu, 25 May 2017 13:26:28 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers S Justin Evans signed his four-year rookie deal Thursday, May 25. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Buccaneers | O.J. Howard contract details
Wed, 24 May 2017 15:26:38 -0700

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE O.J. Howard's four-year contract is worth $11.094 million. The deal includes a $6.208 million signing bonus.

Buccaneers | Tamp Bay signs two more rookies
Tue, 23 May 2017 14:15:56 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Jeremy McNichols and LB Kendell Beckwith signed their four-year rookie contracts Tuesday, May 23. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Buccaneers | Tampa Bay signing Stevie Tu'ikolovatu
Tue, 23 May 2017 13:56:31 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Stevie Tu'ikolovatu is signing his four-year rookie deal Tuesday, May 23. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Buccaneers | Charles Sims taking part in OTAs
Tue, 23 May 2017 12:07:01 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Charles Sims (shoulder) practiced during organized team activities Tuesday, May 23, after being cleared to practice Monday, May 22. Sims underwent shoulder surgery sometime this offseason.

Buccaneers | Doug Martin working with first team
Tue, 23 May 2017 08:56:07 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin has been working with the first-team offense in organized team activities Tuesday, May 23.

Buccaneers | O.J. Howard signs rookie deal
Mon, 22 May 2017 09:41:44 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE O.J. Howard signed his rookie four-year contract Monday, May 22. All first-round picks have options for a fifth year.

Buccaneers | Roberto Aguayo ready for competition
Sun, 21 May 2017 13:16:36 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers PK Roberto Aguayo said he is ready to compete with PK Nick Folk for the kicker job during training camp and the preseason.

Buccaneers | Sean Renfree waived
Fri, 19 May 2017 17:20:37 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Sean Renfree was waived Friday, May 19.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Adjei-Barimah Jude DB
Aguayo Roberto PK
Alexander Kwon LB
Allen Denicos LB
Allen Josh C
Anger Bryan P
Auclair Antony TE
Ayers Robert DL
Bailey Sterling DL
Bajakian Mike AC
Baker Chris DL
Barber Peyton RB
Barnes Tavaris DE
Barry Butch AC
Beckwith Kendell LB
Benenoch Caleb OT
Bond Devante LB
Bradley Casey AC
Brate Cameron TE
Brooks Derrius CB
Casullo Bob AC
Cohen Scott TO
Conte Chris FS
Cousins Oniel OG
Cross Alan FB
David Lavonte LB
Davis Butch TO
DePaola Andrew LS
Dotson Demar OT
Duffner Mark AC
Dye Donteea WR
Edwards Kip CB
Elliott Javien DB
English Larry DE
Evans Justin S
Evans Mike WR
Fatinikun T.J. LB
Fitzpatrick Ryan QB
Folk Nick PK
Fulton Skyler AC
Galiano Phil AC
Garrett John AC
Gholston William DL
Gibson Deonte DE
Giddins Ryne DE
Glanton Adarius LB
Godwin Chris WR
Grable Jeremy LB
Griffin Ryan W. QB
Grimes Brent CB
Grossi Zack AC
Hansbrough Russell RB
Hargreaves III Vernon CB
Harrison Jarvis OG
Hawley Joe C
Hayes Jay AC
Hicks Quayvon RB
Hoke Jon AC
Howard O.J. TE
Huff Josh WR
Humphries Adam WR
Ings Kendrick WR
Jackson DeSean WR
Johnson Austin FB
Johnson George DL
Johnson Isaiah S
Johnson Jerry WR
Kaczor Nate AC
Kennedy Dave TO
Kerbyson Kyler OL
Knox Jr. Jeff LB
Koetter Dirk HC
Lake Jimmy AC
Lambert DaVonte DL
Lane Jorvorskie FB
Licht Jason GM
Liedtke Mike OG
Liufau Sefo QB
Lyn Keon CB
Lynch Cameron LB
Magloire Paul LB
Marpet Ali C
Martin Doug RB
Martino Freddie WR
Mattes R.J. OT
McClain Robert CB
McCoy Gerald DL
McDonald Clinton DL
McNichols Jeremy RB
Melvin Randy AC
Monken Todd OC
Morris Mike AC
Namdar Roman WR
Nzeocha Eric LB
O'Dea Kevin AC
Pamphile Kevin OT
Parrish Roscoe WR
Perkins Anthony AC
Pettaway Tyrone AC
Polk Carlos AC
Quarles Shelton TO
Reedy Bernard WR
Riggs Cody CB
Roberson Derrick OT
Robinson Joshua CB
Rodgers Jacquizz RB
Russell Ryan DE
Sanborn Garrison LS
Shultz Kurtis AC
Siliga Sealver DL
Sims Blake RB
Sims Charles RB
Smith Alex E. TO
Smith Donovan OT
Smith Evan C
Smith Jacquies DL
Smith Mike DC
Smith Robb AC
Smith Ryan CB
Snyder Alex QB
Spence Noah LB
Spencer Tim AC
Sperbeck Thomas WR
Spicer Paul AC
Spytek John TO
Steele Ben AC
Stocker Luke TE
Stone James C
Stretz Grady AC
Stroughter Sammie WR
Sweezy J.R. OG
Tandy Keith CB
Triplett Nate LB
Tu'ikolovatu Stevie DT
Walker Derel WR
Wannstedt Dave AC
Ward Channing DL
Warhop George AC
Warren Jeremiah OG
Westbrook Tevin TE
Wester Leonard OL
Westerkamp Jordan WR
Wilcox J.J. FS
Williams Jason LB
Wilson Bobo WR
Winston Jameis QB