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Buccaneers | Vincent Jackson questionable
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:24:52 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson (rib) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 24, and is questionable for Week 8.


Buccaneers | Josh McCown questionable
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:23:20 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh McCown (thumb) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 24, and is questionable for Week 8.


Buccaneers | Friday injury report for Week 8
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:37:23 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Johnthan Banks (neck) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 24, and is probable for Week 8. LB Jonathan Casillas (hamstring) and OT Anthony Collins (knee) were both limited in practice and are questionable. CB Keith Tandy (hamstring) fully participated in practice and is questionable.


Buccaneers | Vincent Jackson wants to stay
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:31:42 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson, who has been the subject of trade rumors lately, said he prefers to remain with the team. "In this business, those kinds of things get talked about quite often. Each and every year, there's going to be guys moved around to different teams," Jackson said. "I'm not surprised by it. Obviously I appreciate teams' interest, but I'm happy here in Tampa. I've heard nothing here that would suggest I'm going anywhere. I'm going to let that pass on and keep doing my job." Jackson leads the team in with 25 catches for 344 yards and two touchdowns this year.


Buccaneers | Thursday practice report
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:14:13 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Brandon Magee (knee) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 23. LB Jonathan Casillas (hamstring), OT Anthony Collins (knee), FS Dashon Goldson (ankle) and CB Keith Tandy (hamstring) were limited. CB Johnthan Banks (neck) was a full participant.


Buccaneers | Josh McCown limited in practice
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:11:14 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh McCown (thumb) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 23.


Buccaneers | Vincent Jackson practicing
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:24:05 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson (rib) was on the practice field during the portion of practice open to the media Thursday, Oct. 23.


Buccaneers | Derrius Brooks suffers injury
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:20:17 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Derrius Brooks (knee, leg) suffered what appeared to be a serious knee or leg injury in practice Thursday, Oct. 23.


Buccaneers | Patrick Omameh works as starter
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:44:57 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Patrick Omameh is working as the team's starting right guard in practice Thursday, Oct. 23.


Buccaneers | Sign Orie Lemon
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:43:40 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed LB Orie Lemon off the Kansas City Chiefs practice squad Thursday, Oct. 23. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Buccaneers | Josh McCown a limited participant
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:11:02 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh McCown (thumb) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Oct. 22.


Buccaneers | Vincent Jackson limited in practice
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:07:42 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson (rib) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 22.


Buccaneers | Wednesday practice report
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:04:34 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Jonathan Casillas (hamstring), OT Anthony Collins (knee), S Dashon Goldson (ankle) and S Keith Tandy (hamstring) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 22. C Johnthan Banks (neck) practiced in full.


Buccaneers | Tampa Bay QB decision not made yet
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:45:08 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QBs Josh McCown and Mike Glennon are waiting to see who will be starting Week 8. Head coach Lovie Smith said he will see how they do this week before making a decision.


Buccaneers | Charles Sims practicing
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:17:30 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Charles Sims (ankle) is participating in practice Wednesday, Oct. 22, but will not be added to the roster until he is activated from the Active/Reserve/Injured list.


Buccaneers | Josh McCown to throw
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:26:20 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh McCown (thumb) is scheduled to throw Wednesday, Oct. 22, but is not expected to start in Week 8.


Buccaneers | Mike Glennon expected to start
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:12:03 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Mike Glennon is expected to be the starting quarterback in Week 8.


Buccaneers | Shayne Skov released
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:27:08 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Shayne Skov was released Tuesday, Oct. 21.


Buccaneers | Two signed
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:20:51 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed free-agent LB Mister Alexander (Texans) and RB Marcus Thigpen (Dolphins) to their practice squad Tuesday, Oct. 21.


Buccaneers | T.J. Fatinikun promoted
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:05:08 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB T.J. Fatinikun was promoted from the practice squad to the active roster Tuesday, Oct. 21.


Buccaneers | Two waived
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:56:41 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Solomon Patton and DE Scott Solomon were placed on no-recall waivers Tuesday, Oct. 21.


Buccaneers | Da'Quan Bowers update
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:29:06 -0700

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Da'Quan Bowers was suspended two games for failing his performance-enhancing drug test due to a diuretic, hence just a two-game suspension for a first-time offense.


Buccaneers | Da'Quan Bowers suspended two games
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:43:24 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Da'Quan Bowers has been suspended two games for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances Tuesday, Oct 21.


Buccaneers | Trindon Holliday signs
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:20:40 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed free-agent WR Trindon Holliday (Giants) to an undisclosed deal Tuesday, Oct. 21.


Buccaneers | Bucs not shopping Vincent Jackson
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:29:17 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson's name came up over the weekend in reports that the team was fielding phone calls from interested teams, but head coach Lovie Smith said Monday, Oct. 20, that the team isn't interested in trading their star receiver.


Buccaneers | Vincent Jackson sits out of practice
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:18:35 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson (undisclosed) did not practice Monday, Oct. 20.


Buccaneers | Josh McCown returns to practice
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:05:18 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh McCown (thumb) returned to practice Monday, Oct. 20, and was reportedly throwing well.


Buccaneers | Vincent Jackson on trade block?
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:09:38 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson has received trade interest from other teams, and the Buccaneers are open to anything even though they love Jackson.


Buccaneers | Vincent Jackson a hot trade target
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:16:10 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson is the subject of a lot of phone calls from a few inquiring teams around the league.


Buccaneers | Charles Sims to return soon?
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 11:56:39 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Charles Sims (ankle) could return to practice soon and is eligible to return after the team's game against the Cleveland Browns Sunday, Nov. 2. Sims underwent ankle surgery this offseason and is on the Reserve/Injured list with a designation to return.


Buccaneers | Isaiah Harris fired
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 03:46:15 -0700

Updating a previous item, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers fired director of player development Isaiah Harris following his DUI arrest. According to a team statement from general manager Jason Licht: "This type of incident, particularly for someone whose primary responsibilities are to mentor and develop our players off the field, cannot be tolerated. Due to the nature of his position and the expectations placed on our staff, we made the organizational decision to part ways with Isaiah."


Buccaneers | Isaiah Harris arrested
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:36:35 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers director of player development Isaiah Harris was arrested Thursday, Oct. 16, and has been charged with a misdemeanor count of driving under the influence.


Buccaneers | Tweaking cornerback spot
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 04:03:44 -0700

With the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signing CB Isaiah Frey and CB Keith Tandy working in the nickel back slot during recent practices, the Buccaneers are tweaking the nickel role in their defense. Defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier said the team needs better play out of that spot.


Buccaneers | Mike Glennon giving Bucs hope
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:08:30 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Mike Glennon received a vote of confidence from head coach Lovie Smith Wednesday, Oct. 15. "That came a little sooner than we thought. His play, he's played well. Yeah, we'd like to have a couple of plays (back). But looking at the overall picture on what Mike Glennon has done, he's given us a lot of hope. As far as our relationship, 'Mike, you have a big role in leading us back.' And he's accepting that challenge," Smith said. However, Smith didn't say that Glennon will necessarily remain the starting quarterback when QB Josh McCown (thumb) returns to full health.


Buccaneers | Isaiah Frey signs
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:10:43 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed free-agent CB Isaiah Frey (Bears) Wednesday, Oct. 15.


Buccaneers | Lonnie Pryor likely to be promoted
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:05:15 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers FB Lonnie Pryor is likely to be promoted to the active roster from the practice squad to handle fullback duties with FB Jorvorskie Lane suspended for two games. Lane will be eligible to return for the game on Nov. 2.


Buccaneers | Mike Evans on the field
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:51:14 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Evans (groin) is participating in practice Wednesday, Oct. 15. There was some concern that Evans re-injured his groin during drills Tuesday, Oct. 14.


Buccaneers | Jorvorskie Lane suspended
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:05:48 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers FB Jorvorskie Lane has been suspended two games for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.


Buccaneers | Offensive tackles struggling
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:08:50 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OT Anthony Collins and OT Demar Dotson have combined for eight penalties for 75 yards this season, and the penalties have negated 56 yards of offense.


Buccaneers | Vincent Jackson not capitalizing
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:27:52 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson is fifth among wide receivers in targets (60) but has converted just 25 of them into catches.


Buccaneers | Make practice squad moves
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:19:22 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed free-agent FB Lonnie Pryor (Bills) and DE George Uko (Saints) to their practice squad Monday, Oct. 13. The team also released WR Kevin Cone from their practice squad.


Buccaneers | Jeff Demps being released
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:54:45 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Jeff Demps is being released from the practice squad Monday, Oct. 13.


Buccaneers | Danny Lansanah leaves game
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 10:43:51 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Danny Lansanah (head) left the game early in Week 6 and is being evaluated for a head injury.


Buccaneers | Week 6 Inactives
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 08:31:45 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have declared FS Dashon Goldson, CB Johnthan Banks, LB Jonathan Casillas, QB Josh McCown, OG Kadeem Edwards, OT Kevin Pamphile, DE Larry English inactive for Week 6.


Buccaneers | Mike Evans expected to play
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 08:14:40 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Evans (groin) is likely to play Sunday, Oct. 12.


Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Alexander Mister LB
Allen Josh OG
Arroyo Marcus AC
Banks Johnthan CB
Barron Mark SS
Bowers Da'Quan DL
Bradley Casey AC
Brate Cameron TE
Brooks Derrius CB
Butler Crezdon CB
Byrd Gill AC
Casillas Jonathan LB
Casullo Bob AC
Clayborn Adrian DL
Cohen Scott TO
Collins Anthony OT
Cousins Oniel OG
Cullen Joe AC
David Lavonte LB
Davis Butch TO
DePaola Andrew LS
Dietrich-Smith Evan C
Dixon Brandon CB
Dotson Demar OT
Edwards Kadeem OG
Edwards Kip CB
Embree Jon AC
English Larry DE
Evans Mike WR
Fatinikun T.J. LB
Fletcher Dane LB
Foster Mason LB
Frazier Leslie DC
Frey Isaiah CB
Galiano Phil AC
Garrett John AC
Gholston William DL
Giddins Ryne DE
Gilkey Garrett OG
Glennon Mike QB
Goldson Dashon FS
Hayes-Stoker Andrew AC
Herron Robert WR
Holliday Trindon WR
Jackson Vincent WR
James Mike RB
Jenkins Mike CB
Johnson Jerry WR
Johnson Leonard CB
Johnson Michael DL
Kafka Mike QB
Kennedy Dave TO
Koenen Michael P
Lake Jimmy AC
Lane Jorvorskie FB
Lansanah Danny LB
Lemon Orie LB
Licht Jason GM
Logan Steve AC
Magee Brandon LB
Mankins Logan OG
Marmie Larry AC
Martin Doug RB
Masifilo Matthew DL
Mattes R.J. OT
McCown Josh QB
McCoy Gerald DL
McDonald Clinton DL
McDougald Bradley FS
Melvin Randy AC
Morris Mike AC
Murphy Louis WR
Murray Patrick PK
Myers Brandon TE
Nickerson Hardy AC
O'Dea Kevin AC
Omameh Patrick OG
Pamphile Kevin OT
Parrish Roscoe WR
Pettaway Tyrone AC
Phair Mike AC
Pointer Quinton CB
Polk Carlos AC
Pryor Lonnie FB
Quarles Shelton TO
Rainey Bobby RB
Roberson Derrick OT
Seferian-Jenkins Austin TE
Shepard Russell WR
Shultz Kurtis AC
Sims Charles RB
Smith Jacquies DL
Smith Lovie HC
Smith Mikal AC
Smith Robb AC
Spence Akeem DL
Spencer Tim AC
Steele Ben AC
Stocker Luke TE
Stretz Grady AC
Stroughter Sammie WR
Stukes Dwayne AC
Tandy Keith CB
Tedford Jeff OC
Thigpen Marcus RB
Triplett Nate LB
Uko George DL
Verner Alterraun CB
Wannstedt Dave AC
Warhop George AC
Wiegand Matt AC
Wilson C.J. X. CB
Wright Major SS