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Buccaneers | QB may be first-round option
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:55:22 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers may consider selecting a quarterback in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.


Buccaneers | Mike James doing well in rehab
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:44:27 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Mike James (ankle) said he is happy with the progress he has made in his recovery from an ankle injury and that he has been able to run and cut. James would not say if he will participate in the team's upcoming minicamp.


Buccaneers | Solomon Patton works out
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:46:54 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers worked out University of Florida WR Solomon Patton this week.


Buccaneers | Gerald McCoy won't hold out
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:23:30 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy said he will be in attendance when training camp starts this summer no matter where the status of his contract talks are. McCoy is entering his contract year.


Buccaneers | Derek Carr to visit
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:49:31 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will visit with Fresno State QB Derek Carr Wednesday, April 16.


Buccaneers | James Wilder Jr. works out
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:12:42 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers worked out Florida State RB James Wilder Jr. Friday, April 11.


Buccaneers | Cut Patrick Scales
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:53:12 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers cut OL Patrick Scales Wednesday, April 9.


Buccaneers | Lavelle Hawkins contract update
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:49:11 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed WR Lavelle Hawkins to a one-year deal worth $730,000. Hawkins will receive a $65,000 bonus if he is on the roster for Week 1.


Buccaneers | Major Wright contract update
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:39:05 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed SS Major Wright to a one-year deal worth $730,000. The deal includes a $65,000 signing bonus.


Buccaneers | Johnny Manziel will visit
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:30:43 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are scheduled to meet with Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel Thursday, April 10.


Buccaneers | Visit with Jimmy Garoppolo
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:58:07 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers visited with Eastern Illinois QB Jimmy Garoppolo Tuesday, April 8.


Buccaneers | Mike Glennon told best players will play
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 10:44:11 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Mike Glennon said head coach Lovie Smith told him the best players will play, and that includes the quarterback position.


Buccaneers | Mike Glennon thinks he can win starting job
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 10:22:13 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Mike Glennon still thinks he has a shot at winning the starting job in 2014.


Buccaneers | Marvin Booker waived
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:36:57 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have waived LB Marvin Booker.


Buccaneers | C.J. Fiedorowicz visits
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:31:16 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are meeting with Iowa TE C.J. Fiedorowicz Monday, April 7. The team conducted a private workout with Fiedorowicz in the past.


Buccaneers | Lavelle Hawkins signed
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:08:35 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed free-agent WR Lavelle Hawkins (Chargers). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Buccaneers | Teddy Bridgewater visiting
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:01:59 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are scheduled to meet with Louisville QB Teddy Bridgewater Monday, April 7.


Buccaneers | Finalizing deal with Lavelle Hawkins
Sat, 05 Apr 2014 20:42:10 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are finalizing a deal with free-agent WR Lavelle Hawkins (Chargers). Some minor language in the contract is still being hashed out.


Buccaneers | Two options at RG
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 20:51:44 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Oniel Cousins and OT Jamon Meredith appear to be the top two candidates for the starting right guard job in 2014. The team could add another candidate in free agency or the draft.


Buccaneers | Likely would have cut Mike Williams
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 20:40:51 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers likely would have released WR Mike Williams this weekend if they were not able to trade him to the Buffalo Bills.


Buccaneers | Expected to add Lavelle Hawkins
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:28:11 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are expected to sign free-agent WR Lavelle Hawkins (Chargers).


Buccaneers | Major Wright agrees to terms
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:23:28 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have agreed to terms with free-agent SS Major Wright (Bears) on a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Buccaneers | Expected to sign Major Wright
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 13:41:53 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are expected to sign SS Major Wright (Bears) Friday, April 4. Terms of the expected agreement have not been disclosed.


Buccaneers | Mike Williams traded
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 08:57:30 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded WR Mike Williams to the Buffalo Bills Friday, April 4, in exchange for a sixth-round draft pick in this year's draft.


Buccaneers | Mike Williams being sued
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 07:14:01 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Williams is being sued by United Property & Casualty Insurance Co. for $54,453 in damages in relation to a kitchen fire at Williams' house last year.


Buccaneers | Major Wright leaves without deal
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:34:09 -0700

Updating a previous report, free-agent SS Major Wright (Bears) left his meeting with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers without agreeing to a deal.


Buccaneers | Major Wright to visit
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:12:49 -0700

Free-agent SS Major Wright (Bears) will visit with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tuesday, April 1, and Wednesday, April 2, according to a source.


Buccaneers | Sign Josh Baker
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 09:23:38 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed FB Josh Baker (Jets) Tuesday, April 1. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Buccaneers | Sign Jorvorskie Lane
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 09:21:55 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed FB Jorvorskie Lane (Dolphins) Tuesday, April 1. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Buccaneers | Marlon Moore tries out
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:48:40 -0700

Free-agent WR Marlon Moore (Dolphins) recently tried out for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin cleared
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:16:43 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (shoulder) said he has been medically cleared to participate in football activities.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin to be bell cow
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:22:56 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith expects RB Doug Martin to be the team's leading rusher again this season. "I think you have to have a bell cow," Smith said. "(Martin) is ours. At the running back position, there's enough reps to go around. We want three guys we feel comfortable with. Two will play, but it's not a rotation that where every series we're going to have a different guy in there. We'll have a starter, then we'll have a backup that will give him quality backup minutes."


Buccaneers | Doug Martin close to being medically cleared
Sun, 30 Mar 2014 12:46:11 -0700

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (shoulder) believes he will be cleared for full activity this week, after recovering from surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder.


Buccaneers | May try to move up
Sat, 29 Mar 2014 23:39:15 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers may try to move up from the seventh pick in the NFL Draft in May. Coach Lovie Smith and general manager Jason Licht have explored the possibility, but Smith said the team may also move down in the draft if they get the right trade offer.


Buccaneers | Lovie Smith likes Johnny Manziel
Sat, 29 Mar 2014 06:47:07 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith likes Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel. "Johnny had a good workout," Smith said. "You know, the same way he's played throughout his college career. He's a great football player. He almost had a flawless workout. And I know it's choreographed and all that. But he had to complete passes, and he was sharp."


Buccaneers | Connor Barth fully healthy
Sat, 29 Mar 2014 06:41:06 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers PK Connor Barth (Achilles') said he is fully healthy and hitting 61 yard field goals.


Buccaneers | Lukewarm interest in DeSean Jackson
Sat, 29 Mar 2014 06:30:43 -0700

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht expressed lukewarm interest in free-agent WR DeSean Jackson (Eagles). "He'd have to be the right fit on and off the field," Licht said. "I don't want to dismiss him right away but we're looking at a bunch of other players, too."


Buccaneers | Doug Martin expects to be cleared soon
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 20:09:24 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (shoulder) said he expects to receive medical clearance in the near future. He said he expects to be ready for the start of offseason workouts.


Buccaneers | Connor Barth feels good
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 16:50:37 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers PK Connor Barth (Achilles') said the Achilles' tendon he injured last offseason feels fine.


Buccaneers | No interest in DeSean Jackson
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 12:45:46 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have no interest in signing free-agent WR DeSean Jackson (Eagles).


Buccaneers | Coaches will work on Dashon Goldson's tackling
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 20:19:58 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith said he and defensive coaches will work with FS Dashon Goldson on improving his tackling. "There's some simple things you have to do for Dashon," Smith said. "First off, lower your target. Start with that. Did he have those problems before? We feel like we can handle that. If that's the least of our problems, we're going to be in pretty good shape."


Buccaneers | Will meet with Johnny Manziel
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:02:37 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will meet with Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel Thursday, March 27.


Buccaneers | Case against Mike Williams closed
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:54:56 -0700

The misdemeanor trespassing case against Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Williams was closed Thursday, March 27, pending his completion of misdemeanor intervention program. Williams is looking to complete the terms of the program before the start of the 2014 season.


Buccaneers | Work out Kadeem Williams
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:36:25 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers worked out Albany OT Kadeem Williams in positional drills during his pro day.


Buccaneers | Want to get Jeff Demps in space
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:58:14 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith said he wants to get RB Jeff Demps in space. "I said 'I've never had a chance to coach the fastest guy in the NFL,'" Smith said. "He loves track, but he considers himself a football player. He's anxious to get started with whatever position we ask him to play, whether it's running back, receiver, returning kicks."


Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Anthony Marc CB
Arroyo Marcus AC
Baker Josh TE
Banks Johnthan CB
Barron Mark SS
Barth Connor PK
Bowers Da'Quan DL
Bradley Casey AC
Byham Nate TE
Byrd Gill AC
Carr Deveron CB
Casillas Jonathan LB
Casullo Bob AC
Clayborn Adrian DL
Cleary Emmett OT
Cohen Scott TO
Collins Anthony OT
Cousins Oniel OG
Crabtree Tom TE
Cullen Joe AC
Daniels Jace OT
David Lavonte LB
Davis Butch TO
Dawkins Everett DL
Dawson Skye WR
Demps Jeff RB
Dietrich-Smith Evan C
Dotson Demar OT
Embree Jon AC
Felder Bobby CB
Fletcher Dane LB
Foster Jason OG
Foster Mason LB
Frazier Leslie DC
Gaitor Anthony CB
Galiano Phil AC
Garrett John AC
Gholston William DL
Glaud Ka'lial LB
Glennon Mike QB
Goldson Dashon FS
Hawkins Lavelle WR
Hayes-Stoker Andrew AC
Hunter David DL
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
Licht Jason GM
Logan Steve AC
Maneri Steve TE
Marmie Larry AC
Martin Doug RB
McCown Josh QB
McCoy Gerald DL
McCray Kelcie FS
McDonald Clinton DL
McDougald Bradley FS
Means Steven DL
Melvin Randy AC
Melvin Rashaan CB
Meredith Jamon OT
Moore D.J. CB
Morris Mike AC
Munoz Damaso LB
Murphy Louis WR
Murray Patrick PK
Myers Brandon TE
Nickerson Hardy AC
Nicks Carl OG
O'Dea Kevin AC
Omameh Patrick OG
Owusu Chris WR
Page Eric WR
Parrish Roscoe WR
Pettaway Tyrone AC
Phair Mike AC
Polk Carlos AC
Pryor Lonnie FB
Quarles Shelton TO
Rainey Bobby RB
Roberson Derrick OT
Schum Jake P
Shepard Russell WR
Shultz Kurtis AC
Smith Lovie HC
Smith Michael RB
Smith Mikal AC
Smith Robb AC
Spence Akeem DL
Spencer Tim AC
Steele Ben AC
Stocker Luke TE
Streeter Tommy WR
Stretz Grady AC
Stroughter Sammie WR
Stukes Dwayne AC
Tandy Keith CB
Tedford Jeff OC
Triplett Nate LB
Verner Alterraun CB
Wannstedt Dave AC
Warhop George AC
Wiegand Matt AC
Wright Major SS
Wright Timothy TE