Team Notebook: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Buccaneers | Bobby Rainey signs tender
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:42:51 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers restricted free-agent RB Bobby Rainey signed his one-year tender offer Friday, April 24. Rainey will make $1.542 million in 2015.

Buccaneers | TB interested in Adrian Peterson?
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:22:31 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson could be of interest to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to Charles Robinson of Yahoo! Sports.

Buccaneers | Bucs have easy start
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 18:41:50 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will play only one team in their first eight games of the 2015 season that had a winning record in 2014. The Houston Texans went 9-7 in 2014 and are the only opponent the Bucs will face in the first half of 2015 that finished about .500 last year.

Buccaneers | Bucs management agrees on quarterbacks
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:18:07 -0700

Tampa Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith said he and general manager Jason Licht are "in total agreement" of their ranking of draft-eligible quarterbacks. Smith said the whole organization is in agreement.

Buccaneers | Bucs gathering info on Jameis Winston
Sun, 19 Apr 2015 17:47:05 -0700

Florida State QB Jameis Winston's background has been researched closely by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and according to the Tampa Bay Times, the Buccaneers communicated directly with assistant state attorney Georgia Cappleman, who did the majority of the work regarding the claims made by Erica Kinsman against Winston.

Buccaneers | George Johnson contract note
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:19:10 -0700

Updating previous reports, Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE George Johnson's two-year deal has base salaries of $750,000 in 2015 (with a $2 million roster bonus), $2 million in 2016 and $2.25 million in 2017. He'll receive $500,000 escalators based on 46% playing time and recording six sacks each of the next two years.

Buccaneers | Anthony Chickillo to visit
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:12:07 -0700

Miami (Fla.) DE Anthony Chickillo will visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Friday, April 17.

Buccaneers | Chase Tenpenny cut
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:09:30 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers P Chase Tenpenny was released Thursday, April 16.

Buccaneers | George Johnson trade update
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:34:23 -0700

Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions DE George Johnson and a seventh-round draft choice have been acquired by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in exchange for a fifth-round draft choice.

Buccaneers | George Johnson acquired
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 05:29:01 -0700

Detroit Lions DE George Johnson was acquired by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Wednesday, April 15. Tampa signed Johnson to an offer sheet that was disputed by Detroit, but the sides swapped undisclosed draft picks to settle it.

Buccaneers | Analyst predicts Marcus Mariota to Bucs
Mon, 13 Apr 2015 06:20:13 -0700

Oregon QB Marcus Mariota is slated to be selected first in the 2015 NFL Draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to ESPN's Ron Jaworski. "The latest I'm hearing now from my sources around the league, who are pretty wired in, is that he's going to go number one now to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers," said Jaworski.

Buccaneers | Larry Dean financials
Sat, 11 Apr 2015 13:18:36 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Larry Dean's one-year deal is worth $745,000 with an injury waiver.

Buccaneers | Ben Gottschalk terms
Fri, 10 Apr 2015 05:57:56 -0700

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers C Ben Gottschalk signed a two-year, $960,000 deal with salaries of $435,000 and $525,000.

Buccaneers | Damarious Randall visiting Tampa Bay
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 20:00:32 -0700

Arizona State SS Damarious Randall is visiting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday, April 12.

Buccaneers | Lavonte David talks to begin after draft
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 19:35:04 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Lavonte David's contract extension will begin to be discussed following the 2015 NFL Draft, general manager Jason Licht said Thursday, April 9.

Buccaneers | Doug Martin has backer in Lovie
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 17:18:01 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin has a supporter in head coach Lovie Smith. Smith said the team hasn't "seen the true Doug Martin yet." Smith also said RB Bobby Rainey is the current starting punt returner.

Buccaneers | Offensive line a focus for draft
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 15:47:34 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht said the team will focus on offensive linemen in the NFL Draft this year.

Buccaneers | Larry Dean signs with Tampa
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 07:36:29 -0700

Free-agent LB Larry Dean (Bills) signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday, April 9.

Buccaneers | Interested in rookie LBs?
Wed, 08 Apr 2015 15:32:13 -0700

UCLA LB Eric Kendricks, TCU LB PJ Dawson, Georgia LB Ramik Wilson and Kansas LB Ben Heeney have each worked out for and/or visited the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Buccaneers | Nate Orchard will visit
Wed, 08 Apr 2015 14:28:20 -0700

Utah DE Nate Orchard is set to visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Orchard has already had visits with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Buffalo Bills.

Buccaneers | George Johnson signs offer sheet
Wed, 08 Apr 2015 13:37:30 -0700

Free-agent DE George Johnson (Lions) signed an offer sheet with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers worth $9 million over a three-year period, according to a source. The Detroit Lions can match the offer if they choose to do so.

Buccaneers | George Johnson signed to offer sheet
Tue, 07 Apr 2015 19:20:29 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed restricted free-agent DE George Johnson (Lions) to a three-year offer sheet Tuesday, April 7. Financial terms are undisclosed. The Lions have five days to match the offer.

Buccaneers | Will host several WR prospects
Tue, 07 Apr 2015 14:47:37 -0700

Kansas State WR Tyler Lockett, Duke WR Jamison Crowder, Georgia WR Chris Conley, South Florida WR Andre Davis, Air Force WR Connor Dietz and Florida State WR Christian X. Jones will all be involved in pre-draft workouts and visits for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Buccaneers | Dante Fowler to visit
Tue, 07 Apr 2015 10:43:23 -0700

Florida DE Dante Fowler has a visit scheduled with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this week.

Buccaneers | Jameis Winston to work out for TB
Tue, 07 Apr 2015 10:19:51 -0700

Florida State QB Jameis Winston will be put through a private workout by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Wednesday, April 8, after already visiting at the team's facilities.

Buccaneers | Marcus Mariota works out for Bucs
Tue, 07 Apr 2015 10:18:19 -0700

Oregon QB Marcus Mariota had a private workout for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tuesday, April 7. Head coach Lovie Smith and offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter were among the team officials that traveled to the workout.

Buccaneers | Lawrence Tynes files lawsuit
Mon, 06 Apr 2015 14:04:39 -0700

Free-agent PK Lawrence Tynes (Buccaneers) has filed a lawsuit against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in regards to a MRSA outbreak a couple years ago.

Buccaneers | Austin Trainor to work out
Mon, 06 Apr 2015 12:33:44 -0700

West Georgia QB Austin Trainor will work out for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Friday, April 10, according to a source.

Buccaneers | Adrian Amos works out
Mon, 06 Apr 2015 03:31:05 -0700

Penn State S Adrian Amos recently worked out for Tampa Bay Buccaneers safeties coach Mikal Smith in advance of the 2015 NFL Draft.

Buccaneers | Jorvorskie Lane to re-sign
Fri, 03 Apr 2015 12:47:37 -0700

Free-agent FB Jorvorskie Lane (Buccaneers) will sign a one-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Buccaneers | Tampa owes Dashon Goldson $4 million
Fri, 03 Apr 2015 07:18:08 -0700

Washington Redskins FS Dashon Goldson will cost the Tampa Bay Buccaneers $4 million for 2015 despite his trade to Washington, according to a source.

Buccaneers | Tried out Larry Dean
Thu, 02 Apr 2015 15:44:54 -0700

Free-agent LB Larry Dean (Bills) tried out with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday, April 2.

Buccaneers | Ben Gottschalk signs
Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:41:18 -0700

Free-agent C Ben Gottschalk (Chiefs) signed an undisclosed deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday, April 2.

Buccaneers | Work out two players
Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:34:21 -0700

Free-agents LB Darin Drakeford (Chiefs) and C Ben Gottschalk (Chiefs) both worked out for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to sources.

Buccaneers | Sign Emmanuel Ogbuehi
Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:11:52 -0700

Free-agent TE Emmanuel Ogbuehi (Ravens) signed a two-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday, April 2. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Buccaneers | Jerrel Jernigan tries out
Thu, 02 Apr 2015 13:58:57 -0700

Free-agent WR Jerrel Jernigan recently tried out with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to a source.

Buccaneers | Jameis Winston impresses TB at pro day
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:26:51 -0700

Former Florida State QB Jameis Winston impressed Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht at his pro day Tuesday, March 31. Licht said Winston makes players around him better, and he felt that Winston showed that during his pro day. The Buccaneers hold the No. 1 overall pick in this year's draft and it is widely speculated that they will select Winston.

Buccaneers | Attending Jameis Winston's pro day
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:11:38 -0700

Florida State QB Jameis Winston's Tuesday, March 31, pro day is being attended by five staff members of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including general manager Jason Licht, head coach Lovie Smith and offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter, according to NFL Network's Albert Breer.

Buccaneers | Dan Connolly visiting Tuesday
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:18:51 -0700

Free-agent OG Dan Connolly (Patriots) will visit with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tuesday, March 31, according to a source.

Buccaneers | Interested in Lance Briggs
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:37:56 -0700

Free-agent LB Lance Briggs (Bears) has drawn interest from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Buccaneers | Marcus Mariota will work out for Bucs
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:07:49 -0700

Former Oregon QB Marcus Mariota has a private workout scheduled with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers April 7.

Buccaneers | Danny Lansanah signs tender
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:36:42 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Danny Lansanah signed his one-year tender Thursday, March 26.

Buccaneers | Jamison Crowder to meet Bucs
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 05:20:24 -0700

Duke WR/KR Jamison Crowder has a meeting set up with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers within the next week.

Buccaneers | Mike Glennon could be trade option
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:37:04 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Mike Glennon has been a topic of conversation from other teams checking on his availability this offseason, according to head coach Lovie Smith.

Buccaneers | TB leaning Jameis Winston
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:22:22 -0700

Florida State QB Jameis Winston is the favorite to be the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' choice at No. 1 overall in the 2015 NFL Draft, and head coach Lovie Smith confirmed it. However, Smith said the team is doing their due diligence on other players they could consider at the top spot. Tampa's research on Winston has them convinced that he can be a leader at the next level. "Everything checks out on him, too ... the guy can complete every throw," Smith said. "A lot has been said about his football intelligence. He's just a leader."

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Allen Denicos LB
Allen Josh OG
Bajakian Mike AC
Banks Johnthan CB
Barry Butch AC
Bradley Casey AC
Brate Cameron TE
Brooks Derrius CB
Byrd Gill AC
Carter Bruce LB
Casullo Bob AC
Cohen Scott TO
Conte Chris FS
Cousins Oniel OG
Cullen Joe AC
David Lavonte LB
Davis Butch TO
Dean Larry LB
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
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
Gottschalk Ben C
Grable Jeremy LB
Hayes-Stoker Andrew AC
Herron Robert WR
Jackson Vincent WR
James Mike RB
Jenkins Mike CB
Jennings M.D. FS
Johnson George DL
Johnson Jerry WR
Johnson Leonard CB
Johnson Shelton FS
Jones Chandler X. WR
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
Mankins Logan OG
Marmie Larry AC
Martin Doug RB
Masifilo Matthew DL
Mattes R.J. OT
McCoy Gerald DL
McDonald Clinton DL
McDougald Bradley FS
Melton Henry DL
Melvin Randy AC
Moore Sterling CB
Morris Mike AC
Murphy Louis WR
Murray Patrick PK
Myers Brandon TE
Nickerson Hardy AC
O'Dea Kevin AC
Ogbuehi Emmanuel TE
Omameh Patrick OG
Pamphile Kevin OT
Parrish Roscoe WR
Patchan Matt OT
Patton Solomon WR
Pettaway Tyrone 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
Spicer Paul AC
Steele Ben AC
Stocker Luke TE
Stretz Grady AC
Stroughter Sammie WR
Tandy Keith CB
Triplett Nate LB
Uko George DL
Verner Alterraun CB
Wannstedt Dave AC
Warhop George AC
Warren Jeremiah OG
Wilder Andy P
Williams Jason LB
Wilson C.J. X. CB
Wright Major SS