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Buccaneers | Jameis Winston beat the rush in 2016
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:25:39 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston was pressured on 34.9 percent of his drop-backs in 2016 but posted a QBR of 80.7 in those situations, the best mark by any quarterback since 2009.


Buccaneers | Tampa Bay adds two to roster
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:18:13 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed free-agent QB Sean Renfree (Falcons) and OL James Stone (Falcons) to Reserve/Future deals on Friday, Jan. 20.


Buccaneers | Tampa Bay an option for Adrian Peterson?
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:31:18 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson said he would be interested in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers if he becomes available this offseason.


Buccaneers | Tampa Bay lands Jeff Knox
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 20:35:25 -0800

Free-agent LB Jeff Knox (CFL) signed a Reserve/Future contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Wednesday, Jan. 18.


Buccaneers | Jacquizz Rodgers set to be free agent
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 13:40:19 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Jacquizz Rodgers will be an unrestricted free agent Thursday, March 9, at 4 p.m. EST


Buccaneers | Vincent Jackson to be UFA
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 13:19:41 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson will be an unrestricted free agent Thursday, March 9, at 4 p.m. EST


Buccaneers | New deal coming for Mike Evans?
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 18:17:02 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Evans is eligible for a contract extension this offseason, and beat writer Mark Cook believes the Buccaneers should try to extend Evans before New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. receives a new deal and sets the market.


Buccaneers | Mike Smith staying put in Tampa
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:19:01 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive coordinator Mike Smith has agreed to terms on an extension to remain with the team.


Buccaneers | Tampa Bay to have deep pockets
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:39:50 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are projected to have the third most money in free agency in 2017, checking in with an estimated $84.32 million, according to Spotrac.com. The NFL salary cap is expected to increase to approximately $174.5 million.


Buccaneers | Noah Spence undergoes surgery
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:04:31 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Noah Spence (shoulder) is having surgery to repair a fully torn labrum in his right shoulder Wednesday, Jan. 11. He also suffered a dislocation in the shoulder. It's unknown if he'll be ready in time for the offseason program.


Buccaneers | Tampa Bay signs Quayvon Hicks
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 17:55:36 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Quayvon Hicks was signed to a Reserve/Future contract by the Atlanta Falcons Tuesday, Jan. 10.


Buccaneers | Derel Walker terms
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 08:40:10 -0800

Updating previous reports, Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Derel Walker received a two-year contract for the league minimum with $100,000 guaranteed. He also has a $50,000 roster bonus.


Buccaneers | Mike Evans busy in 2016
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 20:32:25 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Evans led the NFL with 175 targets during the 2016 season.


Buccaneers | Tampa Bay adds Derel Walker
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 11:37:00 -0800

Canadian Football League WR Derel Walker signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday, Jan. 5. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Buccaneers | Tampa Bay adds two to future deals
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 13:37:49 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed TE Kivon Cartwright and PK John Lunsford to Reserve/Future deals Wednesday, Jan. 4. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.


Buccaneers | Donteea Dye underwent surgery
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 23:36:50 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Donteea Dye (ankle) had surgery on his injured ankle that included screws inserted to help reset a ligament. He's expected to need about six weeks to recover.


Buccaneers | Bucs add four more with futures deals
Mon, 02 Jan 2017 22:54:11 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed S Isaiah Johnson, OL Josh Allen, Mike Liedtke and CB Cody Riggs to Reserve/Futures contracts Monday, Jan. 2.


Buccaneers | Tampa Bay signs two to futures deals
Mon, 02 Jan 2017 17:04:15 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed RB Blake Sims and TE Tevin Westbrook to Reserve/Futures contracts Monday, Jan. 2. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Buccaneers | Roberto Aguayo to have competition
Mon, 02 Jan 2017 16:34:54 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers PK Roberto Aguayo will have to compete with another kicker next season because head coach Dirk Koetter said Aguayo's field goal percentage was not good enough. Aguayo made 71 percent of his field goal attempts, which was the lowest percentage in the NFL. He also made only four of his 10 field goal attempts from at least 40 yards.


Buccaneers | William Gholston to avoid surgery
Mon, 02 Jan 2017 16:15:58 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE William Gholston (elbow) will not need to undergo surgery on his dislocated elbow, according to sources.


Buccaneers | Jameis Winston makes his mark
Mon, 02 Jan 2017 14:09:40 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston is the first player in NFL history to throw for at least 4,000 passing yards in each of his first two seasons. He is the fifth player ever to throw for at least 50 touchdowns in his first two seasons.


Buccaneers | Mike Evans scores to wrap up season
Sun, 01 Jan 2017 19:51:39 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Evans posted five receptions for 65 yards and a touchdown on 11 targets in the Week 17 game against the Carolina Panthers.


Buccaneers | Jameis Winston so-so in finale
Sun, 01 Jan 2017 19:51:12 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston completed 20 of his 35 pass attempts for 202 yards, one touchdown and one interception in the Week 17 game against the Carolina Panthers. He also rushed three times for 18 yards.


Buccaneers | Andrew DePaola injured in finale
Sun, 01 Jan 2017 19:50:46 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LS Andrew DePaola (knee) left the Week 17 game against the Carolina Panthers in the third quarter due to torn anterior cruciate ligament, head coach Dirk Koetter confirmed Sunday, Jan. 1.


Buccaneers | Noah Spence leaves game
Sun, 01 Jan 2017 19:50:21 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Noah Spence (shoulder) left the Week 17 game against the Carolina Panthers in the third quarter and he did not return.


Buccaneers | Tampa Bay's Week 17 inactives
Sun, 01 Jan 2017 08:40:40 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have declared WR Bernard Reedy, OT Caleb Benenoch, DL Channing Ward, DL John Hughes, OL Leonard Wester, QB Ryan W. Griffin, DL William Gholston inactive for Week 17.


Buccaneers | Bryan Anger receives extension
Sat, 31 Dec 2016 09:12:51 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers P Bryan Anger signed a five-year contract extension Saturday, Dec. 31, worth $17 million.


Buccaneers | Jacquizz Rodgers to carry the load
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 20:45:28 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Jacquizz Rodgers is expected to see a heavy workload against the Carolina Panthers in Week 17.


Buccaneers | Friday injury report for Tampa Bay
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 16:14:24 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE William Gholston (elbow) has been ruled out for Week 17. OT Gosder Cherilus (ankle, groin) and CB Vernon Hargreaves III (abdomen) are listed as questionable. Gholston did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 30. Hargreaves was limited during practice, while Cherilus fully participated in practice.


Buccaneers | Thursday practice report for Tampa Bay
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 17:41:47 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE William Gholston (elbow) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 29. OT Gosder Cherilus (groin, ankle) and CB Vernon Hargreaves III (abdomen) were limited participants, and OT Demar Dotson (concussion) was a full participant.


Buccaneers | William Gholston expected to miss game
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 10:11:26 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE William Gholston (elbow) is not expected to play in Week 17 because of his dislocated right elbow, according to a source.


Buccaneers | Blake Sims signed to PS
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 04:28:14 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed RB Blake Sims to the practice squad on Wednesday, Dec. 28.


Buccaneers | Tampa Bay's Wednesday injury report
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 14:09:03 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (personal) and DE William Gholston (elbow) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 28. OT Gosder Cherilus (groin, ankle) was limited, while OT Demar Dotson (concussion) participated fully.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin's guarantee will be void
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 13:44:04 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin's four-game suspension will make void his $7 million in guaranteed money next year, according to sources.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin suspended
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 13:26:23 -0800

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin has been suspended four games for violating the NFL's drug policy. Martin will begin the suspension immediately and enter a treatment facility.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin stepping away
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 13:09:52 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (personal) is stepping away from the team to tend to personal issues, according to a source.


Buccaneers | Charles Sims placed on IR
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 11:21:46 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Charles Sims (undisclosed) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Wednesday, Dec. 28. The team also promoted practice squad FB Austin Johnson to their active roster.


Buccaneers | Jude Adjei-Barimah goes to IR
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 13:23:09 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Jude Adjei-Barimah (undisclosed) was transferred from the Exempt/Commissioner list to the Reserve/Injured list Tuesday, Dec. 27.


Buccaneers | Cameron Brate won't play this week
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 13:17:14 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Cameron Brate (back) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Tuesday, Dec. 27.


Buccaneers | Russell Hansbrough signs with Tampa
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 05:24:15 -0800

New York Giants RB Russell Hansbrough was signed to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' active roster Tuesday, Dec. 27.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin won't play finale
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 05:22:34 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin will be inactive again in Week 17 against the Carolina Panthers.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin's Week 17 status uncertain
Mon, 26 Dec 2016 16:15:56 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter would not say if RB Doug Martin will be active for the team's Week 17 game. Martin was a healthy scratch in Week 16.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin benching explained
Sun, 25 Dec 2016 18:06:45 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin was inactive against the New Orleans Saints in Week 16 because head coach Dirk Koetter believed RB Jacquizz Rodgers would be a better fit for the matchup, and Koetter said it was a "decision for today."


Buccaneers | Cameron Brate suffers back injury
Sun, 25 Dec 2016 00:37:24 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Cameron Brate (back) suffered a back injury in the third quarter and had to leave the game Saturday, Dec. 24, against the New Orleans Saints.


Buccaneers | Another good game for Mike Evans
Sun, 25 Dec 2016 00:18:15 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Evans caught seven passes for 97 yards and a touchdown Saturday, Dec. 24, in a 31-24 loss to the New Orleans Saints.


Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Adjei-Barimah Jude DB
Aguayo Roberto PK
Alexander Kwon LB
Allen Denicos LB
Allen Josh C
Anger Bryan P
Ayers Robert DL
Bajakian Mike AC
Barber Peyton RB
Barry Butch AC
Benenoch Caleb OT
Bond Devante LB
Bradley Casey AC
Brate Cameron TE
Brooks Derrius CB
Cartwright Kivon TE
Casullo Bob AC
Cherilus Gosder OT
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
Embree Jon AC
English Larry DE
Evans Mike WR
Fatinikun T.J. LB
Galiano Phil AC
Garrett John AC
Gholston William DL
Gibson Deonte DE
Giddins Ryne DE
Glanton Adarius LB
Glennon Mike QB
Gottschalk Ben C
Grable Jeremy LB
Griffin Ryan W. QB
Grimes Brent CB
Hansbrough Russell RB
Hargreaves III Vernon CB
Harrison Jarvis OG
Hawley Joe C
Hayes Jay AC
Hicks Quayvon RB
Hoke Jon AC
Huff Josh WR
Hughes John DL
Humphries Adam WR
Ings Kendrick WR
Jackson Vincent WR
Johnson Austin FB
Johnson George DL
Johnson Isaiah S
Johnson Jerry WR
Jones Howard LB
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
Lunsford John PK
Lyn Keon CB
Lynch Cameron LB
Marpet Ali OG
Martin Doug RB
Martino Freddie WR
Mattes R.J. OT
McCoy Gerald DL
McDonald Clinton DL
McDougald Bradley FS
Melvin Randy AC
Monken Todd OC
Morris Mike AC
Myers Brandon TE
Namdar Roman WR
O'Dea Kevin AC
Pamphile Kevin OT
Parrish Roscoe WR
Pettaway Tyrone AC
Polk Carlos AC
Quarles Shelton TO
Reedy Bernard WR
Renfree Sean QB
Riggs Cody CB
Roberson Derrick OT
Robinson Joshua CB
Rodgers Jacquizz RB
Russell Ryan DE
Shepard Russell WR
Shorts Cecil WR
Shultz Kurtis AC
Siliga Sealver DL
Sims Blake RB
Sims Charles RB
Smith Antone RB
Smith Daryl LB
Smith Donovan OT
Smith Evan C
Smith Jacquies DL
Smith Mike DC
Smith Robb AC
Smith Ryan CB
Spence Akeem DL
Spence Noah LB
Spencer Tim AC
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
Verner Alterraun CB
Walker Derel WR
Wannstedt Dave AC
Ward Channing DL
Warhop George AC
Warren Jeremiah OG
Westbrook Tevin TE
Wester Leonard OL
Williams Jason LB
Winston Jameis QB