Team Notebook: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Buccaneers | Wednesday practice report
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:38:47 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Lavonte David (hamstring), C Evan Dietrich-Smith (illness), DT Clinton McDonald (hamstring), TE Brandon Myers (calf) and TE Luke Stocker (concussion) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 26. DT Da'Quan Bowers (knee) and SS Major Wright (shoulder) were limited during practice.


Buccaneers | Austin Seferian-Jenkins does some drills
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:35:43 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins (back) was limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 26.


Buccaneers | Charles Sims limited
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:28:19 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Charles Sims (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 26.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin says he's the same runner
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:27:26 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin says he's the same running back he was as a rookie in 2012 when he took the league by storm. However, he's averaging just 2.8 yards per carry and has only 193 rushing yards and one score this season, but he's missed two games with a knee injury and three with an ankle ailment. He's healthy now, but he only mustered 27 yards on 11 carries in Week 12 while sharing time with RBs Charles Sims and Bobby Rainey.


Buccaneers | Make several roster moves
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:09:16 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Cameron Brate from the practice squad to the active roster Tuesday, Nov. 25. The team also signed TE DJ Williams and waived RB Marcus Thigpen. LB Denicos Allen and TE Taylor Sloat were signed to the practice squad and TE Ted Bolser and CB Quinton Pointer were released from the practice squad.


Buccaneers | Add Evan Rodriguez to practice squad
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:53:32 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed TE Evan Rodriguez (Bills) to the team's practice squad Tuesday, Nov. 25. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Buccaneers | Brandon Myers has calf injury
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:53:07 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Brandon Myers (calf) is dealing with a calf injury. Myers is out of a walking boot and is feeling better.


Buccaneers | Lovie Smith calls out O-line
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:43:38 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith said the team's offensive line needs to do a better job after they rushed for a total of 66 yards in Week 12 against the Chicago Bears. Smith also said the team's pass blocking wasn't at its best. "A defense can tee off on you once you can't run the football," Smith said. "We talk an awful lot about being a balanced attack. But when you can't run it consistently that hurts. Believe me, we don't want to be a team that's passing the ball that much."


Buccaneers | Jorvorskie Lane to have surgery
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:39:03 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers FB Jorvorskie Lane (ankle) will have surgery on his broken right ankle Tuesday, Nov. 25, and he'll miss the rest of the year. Lane is unsure how long he'll take to recover. The Buccaneers are left without a true fullback, and they'll likely sign one. TE Luke Stocker has served as a fullback at times.


Buccaneers | Jorvorskie Lane placed on IR
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:37:58 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers placed FB Jorvorskie Lane (ankle) on the Reserve/Injured list Monday, Nov. 24.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin quiet in return
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:17:18 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (ankle) returned to the lineup in Week 12 against the Chicago Bears. He carried 11 times for 27 yards. He was sidelined for the past three games due to an ankle injury.


Buccaneers | Jorvorskie Lane's injury is serious
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:24:14 -0800

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers FB Jorvorskie Lane (ankle) was carted off in the second quarter of the Week 12 game against the Chicago Bears due to what head coach Lovie Smith said Sunday, Nov. 23, is a "serious" right ankle injury.


Buccaneers | Mike Evans into end zone again
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:23:16 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Evans had three receptions for 47 yards and a touchdown in the Week 12 game against the Chicago Bears. He has now scored at least one touchdown in four consecutive games.


Buccaneers | Austin Seferian-Jenkins injured
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:57:33 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins (back) suffered a back injury in Week 12 and is considered questionable to return.


Buccaneers | Jorvorskie Lane out for game
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:56:12 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers FB Jorvorskie Lane (ankle) suffered an ankle injury in Week 12 and will not return to the game.


Buccaneers | Danny Lansanah moving positions
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:52:14 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Danny Lansanah is moving from strongside linebacker to weakside linebacker in place of LB Lavonte David (hamstring). LB Orie Lemon will start at strongside linebacker.


Buccaneers | Week 12 Inactives
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:38:16 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have declared CB C.J. X. Wilson, CB Crezdon Butler, DL Da'Quan Bowers, OT Kevin Pamphile, LB Lavonte David, RB Mike James, WR Robert Herron inactive for Week 12.


Buccaneers | Lavonte David out Sunday
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:51:42 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Lavonte David (hamstring) will miss the first game of his career Sunday, Nov. 23, as he's out for Week 12.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin takes most reps
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:02:34 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (ankle) took most of the first-team repetitions in practice Friday, Nov. 21.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin questionable
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:38:18 -0800

Tamp Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (ankle) was limited in practice and is questionable for Week 12.


Buccaneers | Friday practice report for Week 12
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:37:46 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Lavonte David (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 21, and is questionable. RB Charles Sims (ankle) and CB Alterraun Verner (hamstring) both were limited in practice and are questionable.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin, Charles Sims limited
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:48:42 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RBs Doug Martin (ankle) and Charles Sims (ankle) were both limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 20.


Buccaneers | Thursday practice report
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:46:51 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Lavonte David (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 20. CB Alterraun Verner (hamstring) was limited.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin practicing
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:59:57 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (ankle) is participating in practice Wednesday, Nov. 19.


Buccaneers | Make practice squad moves
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:06:16 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed free-agent DE George Uko (Buccaneers) to their practice squad Wednesday, Nov. 19. The team also released P Jake Schum from their practice squad.


Buccaneers | Jake Schum released
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:49:53 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers P Jake Schum was released from the practice squad Monday, Nov. 17.


Buccaneers | Trindon Holliday waived
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:42:12 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers waived WR Trindon Holliday (hamstring) from Reserve/Injured Monday, Nov. 17.


Buccaneers | Charles Sims emerges as lead back
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:17:33 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Charles Sims emerged with a team-high 13 carries and 36 yards rushing in Week 11. RB Bobby Rainey started the game, but Sims took over the bulk of the work after the first series. Sims caught three passes and ran in short-yardage situations as well.


Buccaneers | Mike Evans has giant stat line
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 16:05:51 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Evans finished with 209 receiving yards and a pair of touchdowns in Week 11 against the Washington Redskins. He is the first rookie since Randy Moss in 1998 to post three straight 100-yard receiving games. He is also the first rookie with 200 yards receiving and two touchdowns in a game since Anquan Boldin in 2003. Evans finished seven yards shy of Vincent Jackson's franchise record of 216 yards.


Buccaneers | Week 11 Inactives
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:32:35 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have declared CB Alterraun Verner, CB C.J. X. Wilson, DL Da'Quan Bowers, RB Doug Martin, OT Kevin Pamphile, TE Luke Stocker, WR Robert Herron inactive for Week 11.


Buccaneers | Charles Sims may see more time
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 07:28:04 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Charles Sims is expected to receive more playing time in Week 11 than he did in Week 10.


Buccaneers | Two players work out
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 02:18:45 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers worked out P Jake Dombrowski and LS Charley Hughlett last week.


Buccaneers | Alterraun Verner out
Sat, 15 Nov 2014 13:50:28 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Alterraun Verner (hamstring) is out for Week 11.


Buccaneers | Austin Seferian-Jenkins fined
Sat, 15 Nov 2014 05:28:11 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins was fined $11,025 for his touchdown celebration in the team's Week 10 game.


Buccaneers | Jeremy Grable to practice squad IR
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:47:29 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Jeremy Grable (undisclosed) was placed on the practice squad Reserve/Injured list Friday, Nov. 14, and he does not count against the practice squad roster.


Buccaneers | Bradley McDougald getting a look
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:46:42 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers S Bradley McDougald is getting a look in game action. The team wants to get a look at McDougald to see what he is capable of. "We want to take a look at Bradley McDougald," defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier said Thursday. "He's done some things to warrant being on the field and taking a look at him. That's the only way to really get it done. Dashon has done some good things for us and we think he will this Sunday and in games to come. But we'd be remiss if we didn't take a look at Bradley and see what he's capable of doing. We'll see how he progresses."


Buccaneers | Friday practice report for Week 11
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 12:20:13 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OT Anthony Collins (foot), OT Demar Dotson (neck) and DT Gerald McCoy (groin) all fully practiced Friday, Nov. 14, and are probable for the team's Week 11 game. DE Michael Johnson (hand), TE Luke Stocker (hip) and CB Alterraun Verner (hamstring) all were limited in practice and are questionable.


Buccaneers | Josh McCown probable
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:53:51 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh McCown (back) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 14, and is probable for Week 11.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin ruled out for Week 11
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 10:45:36 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 11 against the Washington Redskins, according to head coach Lovie Smith.


Buccaneers | Jake Schum signed
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 07:44:57 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed free-agent P Jake Schum (Jets) to the practice squad Friday, Nov. 14.


Buccaneers | Work out three punters
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 23:38:04 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers worked out Ps Chase Tenpenny, Jake Schum and Tom Hornsey earlier this week, according to league sources.


Buccaneers | Thursday practice report
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:32:38 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy (groin) and CB Alterraun Verner (hamstring) were limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 13. OTs Anthony Collins (foot), Demar Dotson (neck), DE Michael Johnson (hand) and TE Luke Stocker (hip) practiced fully.


Buccaneers | Josh McCown a full participant
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:28:40 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh McCown (back) participated fully in practice Thursday, Nov. 13.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin limited Thursday
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:26:47 -0800

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (ankle) was limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 13.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin practices
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 11:06:01 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (ankle) participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 13.


Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Allen Denicos LB
Allen Josh OG
Arroyo Marcus AC
Banks Johnthan CB
Bowers Da'Quan DL
Bradley Casey AC
Brate Cameron TE
Brooks Derrius CB
Butler Crezdon 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
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
Johnson Jerry WR
Johnson Leonard CB
Johnson Michael DL
Kafka Mike QB
Kennedy Dave TO
King Tavarres WR
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
Patchan Matt OT
Pettaway Tyrone AC
Phair Mike AC
Polk Carlos AC
Quarles Shelton TO
Rainey Bobby RB
Roberson Derrick OT
Rodriguez Evan FB
Seferian-Jenkins Austin TE
Shepard Russell WR
Shultz Kurtis AC
Sims Charles RB
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
Stukes Dwayne AC
Tandy Keith CB
Tedford Jeff OC
Triplett Nate LB
Uko George DL
Verner Alterraun CB
Wannstedt Dave AC
Warhop George AC
Warren Jeremiah OG
Wiegand Matt AC
Williams DJ TE
Wilson C.J. X. CB
Wright Major SS