ESPN.com "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' pass rush had its best outing of the season during Sunday’s victory at Washington. Now comes the challenge of keeping it at that same level the rest of the season. The Bucs had a season-high six sacks against Washington and quarterback Robert Griffin III didn’t have..." November 20
Tampa Tribune "Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith isn’t opposed to throwing the ball 40 or 50 times a game. If that’s what it takes to move the ball and score points consistently, he said, he’s all for it. His preference, of course, is to move the ball on the ground, but the Bucs have struggled to do that..." November 20
Tampa Tribune "Buccaneers rookie wide receiver Mike Evans is so new to the game of football that he still has a tendency to talk about it in basketball terms. Just look at the answer he gave Wednesday when asked how he felt during the 209-yard, two-touchdown game he turned in against the Redskins on..." November 20
Bucs Nation "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers got their second win of the season by dominating Washington, with Mike Evans leading the way. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers got their second win of the season by traveling to Washington and crushing the host team, 27-7. With Mike Evans leading the way in his 209-yard, two..." November 17
CBSSports.com "Few teams have been as active as the Buccaneers in terms of being willing to move or cut star players and recent high draft picks. That process did not end at last month's trade deadline, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. A year ago, the Bucs made it known they would be..." November 17
Bucs Nation "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers won't see Jeff Tedford return this week, or ever, reports Pewter Report. The Bucs' offensive coordinator hasn't been with the team since week four due to a heart procedure, which also kept him from executing all of his tasks before that time. At the same time, the Bucs..." November 15
Pro Football Talk "Buccaneers rookie tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins said he didn’t know there was a rule against using the ball as a prop during a touchdown celebration. The NFL has just given him an expensive lesson. The league office has confirmed that Seferian-Jenkins was fined $11,025 for “unsportsmanlike..." November 15
Tampa Tribune "Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown got off to a miserable start this year, throwing four unconscionable interceptions in his first three games. Looking back, McCown said this week he wasn’t necessarily guilty of trying too hard to make plays that weren’t there, he just wasn’t..." November 13
ESPN.com "Back in the offseason, especially after they drafted Charles Sims, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers repeatedly said Doug Martin still was their “bell-cow’’ running back. It has become apparent throughout the season that’s no longer the case. But, on Wednesday, quarterbacks coach Marcus Arroyo actually..." November 12
ESPN.com "Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins apologized Monday for drawing a penalty on a touchdown celebration and posting a picture of it on Instagram. Seferian-Jenkins was flagged for using the football as a prop while celebrating a fourth-quarter touchdown in Sunday's loss..." November 11
The Falcoholic "The Atlanta Falcons hadn't won a game on the road since defeating the Buffalo Bills back in Week 13 of last season. They also hadn't won a game since Week 3 against the same team they defeated today - the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. While the game wasn't nearly as lopsided as 56-14 thumping in the..." November 10
Pro Football Talk "Four starters are among the Buccaneers’ inactives announced by the club on Sunday morning. Left tackle Anthony Collins (foot), defensive end Michael Johnson (hand), tailback Doug Martin (ankle) and cornerback Alterraun Verner (hamstring) will not play in today’s matchup vs. the Falcons, the..." November 09
.@cornbleet Rainey is starting, but with Martin out, Sims is No. 2 RB. Score dictates run/pass balance, but I see 10-plus touches for Sims.
.@RiseUp93 Bucs LB Lavonte David should be playing, yes. Officially "questionable," but expected to push through knee injury.
Third day in a row, no Doug Martin, no Anthony Collins, no Alterraun Verner at Bucs practice. Crezdon Butler working as first-team corner.
DT Akeem Spence and TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins were back at work.
Pro Football Talk "The Buccaneers have made another change at quarterback. Mike Glennon, the second-year player who has started the last five games, announced on Buccaneers radio affiliate WDAE this evening that he has been benched. Josh McCown, who started the first three games of the season, is back to the top..." November 05
SB Nation "The NFLPA has been adamant that any changes to the league's personal conduct policy must be collectively bargained. The NFL has been resistant, however. The NFL Players Association are butting heads once again, this time over how to negotiate changes to the league's personal conduct policy. The..." November 04
Tampa Bay Times "Lovie Smith is getting ready to crank up the not-so-merry-go-round at quarterback. Saying his 1-7 team needs better play under center, the Bucs coach is contemplating going back to starter Josh McCown. Smith admitted he considered replacing struggling quarterback Mike Glennon with McCown..." November 04
Bucs DE Da'Quan Bowers and FB Jorvoskie Lane reinstated from suspended list.
Licht says RB Charles Sims is very likely to make his debut this week against Atlanta #Bucs
Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns defense and special teams bailed out a struggling offense to lift the Browns to a 22-17 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium. The victory improved the Browns to 5-3 -- their best start at the midpoint since 2007 -- and set up quite a showdown Thursday..." November 03
While the #Buccaneers did activate RB Charles Sims on Saturday, hearing that they may wait another week to play him.
And Eagles tried to trade for Vincent Jackson but Tampa wouldn't do it
For those asking about #Buccaneers rookie RB Charles Sims, look for the team to activate him off IR-DFR by 4 pm ET on Saturday.
Pro Football Talk "Buccaneers starting tailback Doug Martin could be set to miss his third game of the season. According to Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times, Martin (ankle) wasn’t practicing Friday. And with Martin also sitting out Wednesday and Thursday’s workouts, his availability for Sunday’s contest at..." October 31
Pro Football Talk "Now-Rams safety Mark Barron took a shot at his former team on the way out the door, so they returned fire. After Barron referred to the Buccaneers Defense as “passive,” Bucs coach Lovie Smith took a dig at the former first round pick. Via Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times, Smith was asked..." October 31
Tampa Bay Times "For the third day in a row, the Bucs practiced without starting left tackle Anthony Collins (foot) and running back Doug Martin (ankle), with return specialist Trindon Holliday joining them on the sidelines Friday after tweaking a hamstring in Thursday's drills. Barring a surprise, all three..." October 31
Tampa Tribune "It wasn't all that long ago, maybe a month or so, that Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith wondered aloud why reporters had stopped asking so many questions about his offensive line. That was at the beginning of what can only be described as the unit's salad days, a period in which Tampa Bay..." October 30
.@LionLenny Barring setback, Sims plays Sunday for Bucs, yes. I see 10-plus touches. Browns have a poor rush defense, which should help him.
Fox Sports "The long-anticipated return of running back Charles Sims couldn't come at a better time for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Sims, who fractured his ankle in August, was placed on the injured reserve-designated to return list. It appears the third-round rookie will be a significant part of the team's..." October 29
Bucs finalized a trade of S Mark Barron to Rams, per source.
Arrowhead Pride "The NFL trade deadline is on Tuesday. I wrote earlier this week about why I did not think the Chiefs would pursue a wide receiver such as the Bucs' Vincent Jackson. NFL.com wrote an article earlier this week about trades they want to see and included Jackson to the Chiefs, which is why you see..." October 28
Cincy Jungle "The NFL trade deadline ends Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. ET, and we're taking a look at the latest rumors and rumblings of players who could get dealt. TheMMQB's Peter King doesn't anticipate an active NFL trade deadline, but says that Denver Broncos cornerback Tony Carter could be one the block,..." October 28
#Bucs will consider offers for two former first-RD picks: RB Doug Martin and S Mark Barron as trade deadline approaches. .
As for trade reports that the #Eagles are interested in Vincent Jackson, upgrading at safety, Kelly said, "I listen to them and chuckle."
ESPN.com "While wide receiver Vincent Jackson's name has been the focus of trade speculation, the player the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are more likely to deal is running back Doug Martin, according to sources. Teams have already approached Tampa Bay about Martin, and some around the league believe that the..." October 27
Not big surprise but Mike Glennon will start at QB today vs. Vikings. Also, WR Vincent Jackson, listed as questionable, will be active.
Vincent Jackson still generating trade interest. Among the more than 4 teams calling around: Eagles, Pats, Seahawks. Bucs want real value
CBSSports.com "In league history, there's only been one defensive player who's broken the $100 million contract mark -- Texans linebacker J.J. Watt. Reportedly, Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy has gotten awfully close to that nine-figure barrier. Fox Sports' Jay Glazer was the first to report..." October 26
Tampa Tribune "The tip of the spear has not been sharp. And the right edge has a nick in it, one that’s been there almost since the spear was pulled from its sheath. Michael Johnson doesn’t like to talk about it. Neither do his coaches. No one wants to make excuses for a sub-par start by the right..." October 23
ESPN.com "All-Pro defensive tackle Gerald McCoy said Thursday that the Buccaneers' defense has been "soft." "Yeah. I mean, if you look out there on tape and you see a bunch of guys sitting on blocks, are you not earning the title of being soft?'' McCoy said. "I mean, guys get so sensitive around the..." October 23
SB Nation "The British government strongly supports the idea of an NFL team based in London, and recently had discussions with high-level league officials about the possibility of putting a team in the United Kingdom. British treasury chief George Osborne pledged full government backing for a franchise in..." October 23
CSN New England "Vincent Jackson to New England? Is this something that could happen? The Buccaneers are reportedly taking calls for their wideout, and Insider Tom E. Curran believes the Patriots should try to make a deal. Chris Gasper and Gary Tanguay joined the conversation on Arbella Early..." October 22
Bucs Nation "Vincent Jackson came to Tampa as an oft-injured wide receiver with off-the-field baggage and a big price tag. But after posting the best numbers of his career during his first year in Bucs colors, Jackson has quickly become a fan favorite, and has quietly become a leader for the..." October 21
Bucs defensive lineman Da'Quan Bowers has been suspended 2 games without pay for violating the NFL's PED policy. Eligible to return Nov. 3
The Bucs have agreed to terms on a deal for WR/KR/PR Trindon Holliday, best known for returning kick, punt for TD in same postseason game
Who else could be traded? I’m told #Bucs are getting tons of calls on WR Vincent Jackson. TB loves him as a player, but considers everything