Team Notebook: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Buccaneers | Demar Dotson could be starter at LT
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:22:17 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OT Demar Dotson could be an option to start at left tackle next season after he received some playing time at the position this season. The team may also look to add another offensive tackle this offseason if they do not think Dotson should start at left tackle.


Buccaneers | Anthony Collins not expected back
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:21:50 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OT Anthony Collins likely will be released this offseason.


Buccaneers | Adding Mike Bajakian
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:14:19 -0800

University of Tennessee offensive coordinator Mike Bajakian is leaving to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as the team's quarterbacks coach, according to a league source.


Buccaneers | Ben Steele to return to coaching staff
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:49:00 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive quality control coach Ben Steele will return to the coaching staff in 2015.


Buccaneers | Try out Delvin Breaux
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:42:26 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers tried out DT Delvin Breaux Friday, Jan. 16.


Buccaneers | Matt Wiegand won't return
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:05:28 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers assistant offensive line coach Matt Wiegand will not return to the team in 2015.


Buccaneers | Part ways with Marcus Arroyo
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 09:52:55 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterbacks coach Marcus Arroyo has parted ways with the team Friday, Jan. 16.


Buccaneers | Deny interview request for Joe Cullen
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 08:46:45 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive line coach Joe Cullen will not interview with the Oakland Raiders, as the Buccaneers would not grant permission for the interview.


Buccaneers | Bucs not talking with Rod Marinelli?
Sun, 11 Jan 2015 18:11:07 -0800

Updating an ongoing story, Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli has not spoken with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers about the team's open defensive coordinator position, according to Tampa Bay head coach Lovie Smith. It was previously reported that Marinelli was expected to become the Buccaneers' defensive coordinator.


Buccaneers | Rod Marinelli heading to Buccaneers?
Sun, 11 Jan 2015 16:19:25 -0800

Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli is expected to leave the team to take the same position with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to a source.


Buccaneers | Up-tempo offense for the Bucs?
Thu, 08 Jan 2015 17:33:36 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter mixed in a no-huddle offense when he was the offensive coordinator for the Atlanta Falcons, and he will likely install the same up-tempo system with the Buccaneers.


Buccaneers | Dirk Koetter update
Thu, 08 Jan 2015 15:51:14 -0800

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter's deal is two years in length with an option year included, according to a source.


Buccaneers | Dirk Koetter officially named new OC
Thu, 08 Jan 2015 15:43:51 -0800

Former Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter has been announced as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers new offensive coordinator Thursday, Jan. 8.


Buccaneers | Marc Trestman interviewed
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 16:21:09 -0800

Former Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman interviewed for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' open offensive coordinator position Monday, Jan. 5, according to sources.


Buccaneers | Three players signed to Futures deals
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 11:21:06 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed S M.D. Jennings, TE Taylor Sloat and P Chase Tenpenny to Reserve/Futures contracts Monday, Jan. 5.


Buccaneers | Brandon Myers terms
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 07:52:02 -0800

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Brandon Myers' deal is for two years and reduced his 2015 salary. He received a $500,000 signing bonus and reduced his 2015 salary from $2.25 million to $1 million. He has a $1.75 million in 2016.


Buccaneers | Dirk Koetter interviewing
Sat, 03 Jan 2015 12:45:31 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are interviewing Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter Saturday, Jan. 3, for their offensive coordinator position, according to a source.


Buccaneers | Dirk Koetter did not interview
Sat, 03 Jan 2015 05:19:30 -0800

Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter did not interview for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator position, according to head coach Lovie Smith.


Buccaneers | Greg Roman interviewed
Fri, 02 Jan 2015 15:35:00 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers interviewed San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman for the same position with the team, according to a league source.


Buccaneers | Tampa denied access to Mike Mularkey
Fri, 02 Jan 2015 07:51:19 -0800

Tennessee Titans tight ends coach Mike Mularkey was sought after for an interview by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for their offensive coordinator opening. The Titans denied the Bucs permission to interview him.


Buccaneers | Three players sign Futures deals
Thu, 01 Jan 2015 21:11:00 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed DT Matthew Masifilo, OT Matt Patchan and C Jeremiah Warren to Reserve/Futures deals Thursday, Jan. 1.


Buccaneers | Buccaneers sign Chandler Jones
Thu, 01 Jan 2015 21:04:55 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed WR Chandler X. Jones to a Reserve/Futures deal Thursday, Jan. 1.


Buccaneers | Shelton Johnson signed
Thu, 01 Jan 2015 20:57:53 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed FS Shelton Johnson to a Reserve/Futures deal Thursday, Jan. 1.


Buccaneers | Sign Jocquel Skinner
Thu, 01 Jan 2015 16:34:50 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed CB Jocquel Skinner (Cowboys) to their Reserve/Futures list Thursday, Jan. 1.


Buccaneers | Seth Lobato signs Futures deal
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 22:44:12 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed QB Seth Lobato to a Reserve/futures contract for 2015.


Buccaneers | Dirk Koetter to interview for coordinator job
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 16:14:34 -0800

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter will interview for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers vacant offensive coordinator position Friday, Jan. 2, according to a source.


Buccaneers | Interested in Marty Mornhinweg
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 05:52:10 -0800

New York Jets offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg is drawing interest from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who are expected to seek permission to interview him.


Buccaneers | Interested in Atlanta OC
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 03:51:06 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are interested in Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter for their own open OC position. Koetter is still with Atlanta for now, but Tampa Bay would likely be interested if Koetter is not retained by Atlanta's new head coach.


NFL | Buccaneers secure 2015 No. 1 pick
Sun, 28 Dec 2014 12:59:07 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' loss to the New Orleans Saints in Week 17 secured the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.


Buccaneers | Week 17 Inactives
Sun, 28 Dec 2014 09:01:28 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have declared OT Anthony Collins, DL George Uko, CB Isaiah Frey, LB Mason Foster, RB Mike James, WR Robert Herron, WR Solomon Patton inactive for Week 17.


Buccaneers | Brandon Myers extended
Sat, 27 Dec 2014 11:02:02 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Brandon Myers signed a contract extension Saturday, Dec. 27, according to his agent. Details of the contract were not disclosed.


Buccaneers | Friday injury report
Fri, 26 Dec 2014 13:14:55 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Mason Foster (Achilles') is doubtful for Week 17. CB Isaiah Frey (ankle), S Dashon Goldson (shoulder), WR Robert Herron (hip), WR Solomon Patton (foot) and RB Bobby Rainey (wrist) are questionable.


Buccaneers | Louis Murphy signs extension
Fri, 26 Dec 2014 07:13:32 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Louis Murphy signed a three-year extension Friday, Dec. 26.


Buccaneers | Mason Foster could be gone
Fri, 26 Dec 2014 06:03:37 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Mason Foster is considered the team's most notable potential loss this offseason. Foster started 54 games over the last four years and will be an unrestricted free agent.


Buccaneers | Lavonte David extension a priority
Fri, 26 Dec 2014 06:03:19 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Lavonte David, who will be an unrestricted free agent in 2016, is a priority to sign to an extension this offseason.


Buccaneers | Mason Foster wants to stay
Fri, 26 Dec 2014 03:42:05 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Mason Foster wants to stay with the club for the 2015 season and beyond, even though he is due to hit free agency following this year. "I definitely want to stay in Tampa,'' Foster said. "Both my sons were born in Tampa. I've got a lot of ties down here, and I love Tampa. It would be great. It would be amazing to stay here. But football is a business so you know there's a chance you won't be here.''


Buccaneers | Thursday practice report
Thu, 25 Dec 2014 16:53:41 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Mason Foster (Achilles'), CB Isaiah Frey (ankle), WR Robert Herron (hip) and SS Dashon Goldson (shoulder) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 25. WR Solomon Patton (foot) and RB Bobby Rainey (wrist) fully participated in practice. The Buccaneers did not practice Thursday, so this is an estimation.


Buccaneers | Eight players try out
Wed, 24 Dec 2014 23:03:27 -0800

Eight players tried out for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this week, including C Jared Wheeler, K Travis Coons, WR Derrick Johnson, DB Shelton Johnson, and OL Adrian Battles, Stetson Burnett, Brett Van Sloten, and Brett Jones.


Buccaneers | Wednesday practice report
Wed, 24 Dec 2014 13:03:35 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Mason Foster (Achilles'), CB Isaiah Frey (ankle) and S Dashon Goldson did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 24. WR Robert Herron (hip) was limited. WR Solomon Patton (foot) and RB Bobby Rainey (wrist) practiced fully.


Buccaneers | Chase Tenpenny signed
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 23:40:47 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed P Chase Tenpenny to a reserve-future deal.


Buccaneers | Yards tough to find for Mike Evans
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 20:44:29 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Evans has had less than 50 receiving yards in each of his last five games, but he has been targeted 46 times over the same stretch.


Buccaneers | Sign Shelton Johnson
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 12:03:39 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed free-agent FS Shelton Johnson (Raiders) to the practice squad Tuesday, Dec. 23.


Buccaneers | Adrian Clayborn cleared
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 10:14:08 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Adrian Clayborn (biceps) was cleared by doctors to begin full workouts Tuesday, Dec. 23.


Buccaneers | Bucs close to No. 1 pick
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 06:37:29 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will clinch the No. 1 pick in the 2015 NFL Draft with a loss in Week 17.


Buccaneers | Mason Foster leaves early
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:35:31 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Mason Foster (Achilles') suffered an Achilles' tendon injury in the team's Week 16 game and is considered questionable to return.


Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Allen Denicos LB
Allen Josh OG
Bajakian Mike AC
Banks Johnthan CB
Bowers Da'Quan DL
Bradley Casey AC
Brate Cameron TE
Brooks Derrius CB
Byrd Gill AC
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
Glaud Ka'lial LB
Glennon Mike QB
Goldson Dashon FS
Grable Jeremy LB
Hayes-Stoker Andrew AC
Herron Robert WR
Jackson Vincent WR
James Mike RB
Jenkins Mike CB
Jennings M.D. FS
Johnson Jerry WR
Johnson Leonard CB
Johnson Michael DL
Johnson Shelton FS
Jones Chandler X. WR
Kafka Mike QB
Kennedy Dave TO
King Tavarres WR
Koenen Michael P
Koetter Dirk OC
Lake Jimmy AC
Lane Jorvorskie FB
Lansanah Danny LB
Lemon Orie LB
Licht Jason GM
Lobato Seth QB
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
Patchan Matt OT
Patton Solomon WR
Pettaway Tyrone AC
Phair Mike AC
Polk Carlos AC
Quarles Shelton TO
Rainey Bobby RB
Roberson Derrick OT
Robinson Jon TO
Rodriguez Evan FB
Seferian-Jenkins Austin TE
Shepard Russell WR
Shultz Kurtis AC
Sidbury Lawrence DL
Sims Charles RB
Skinner Jocquel CB
Sloat Taylor TE
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
Tandy Keith CB
Tenpenny Chase P
Triplett Nate LB
Uko George DL
Verner Alterraun CB
Wannstedt Dave AC
Warhop George AC
Warren Jeremiah OG
Williams Jason LB
Wilson C.J. X. CB
Wright Major SS