Tampa Tribune "Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy is entering the final year of his rookie contract, a five-year, $63 million pact that will pay him $10.295 million this year. The Bucs have already said that re-signing McCoy to a long-term deal is a high priority but negotiations aimed at..." April 16
Bucs DT Akeem Spence had court date today in Alabama on marijuana/drug paraphernalia charges from January. Case has been continued to July.
Tampa Bay Times "Lovie Smith hit the pause button. Not just on life during his year away from football, but on the games he watched on television during fall weekends. "I really enjoyed the time being a fan, watching our game, studying our game. Looking at different coaches," Smith said. "And then, everything I..." April 14
Fansided "It appears that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers may be it he market for a running back in the draft and that has some worried that Doug Martin will get swallowed up as just another back in a committee for the Buccaneers. But while the Bucs have plenty of talent on their roster at running back, Pat..." April 12
NFL.com "The National Football League announced today locations and dates for the next two Pro Bowls. The Pro Bowl following the 2014 season will be played on Sunday, January 25, 2015, and televised live on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET from University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona, the site of Super Bowl XLIX a..." April 09
USA Today "Are you ready for some experimental football? Granted, it's only the preseason schedule that the league announced Wednesday. Nonetheless, this summer's exhibition season provides a more compelling reason to watch -- at least during the first two weeks of games that won't seem as..." April 09
CBSSports.com "Drafted in the third round last year, quarterback Mike Glennon actually had a pretty decent rookie season after Josh Freeman was jettisoned off the team. Obviously, his record as a starter is subpar, but the rest of his numbers look solid for a quarterback in his first NFL season (obviously,..." April 08
Buffalo News "The Bills can spin it any way they choose, but they were asking for problems last week when acquiring Mike Williams from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It seems only a matter of time before the talented wide receiver from Riverside High and Syracuse finds trouble again. Williams was obtained for a..." April 07
Buffalo News "The Buffalo Bills have shown a willingness under General Manager Doug Whaley and coach Doug Marrone to provide a second chance to players with checkered pasts. They did so again Friday, in the process bringing home a native Western New Yorker. The Bills executed a trade with the Tampa Bay..." April 05
Fansided "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have made some serious moves in the offseason. They hired a new coach in Lovie Smith, grabbed a new quarterback in free-agent Josh McCown, and beefed up the defense with the signing of Michael Johnson. But, they might not be done yet as they might be set to make a big move..." April 05
QB Rusty Smith tried out with Giants; WR Lavelle Hawkins with Bucs; S Kurt Coleman visited Colts.
Tampa Tribune "The Bucs have traded wide receiver Mike Williams the Buffalo Bills for a sixth-round draft pick in May’s draft, Williams’ agent, Hadley Engelhard, told The Tampa Tribune today. The deal hasn’t been officially announced. The trade comes a week after Williams, 26, received the support of Coach..." April 05
Safety Major Wright has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the #Bucs, source says.
Tampa Tribune "Two weeks after losing Erik Lorig to the division rival Saints, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed 27-year-old free-agent fullbacks Josh Baker and Jorvorskie Lane on Tuesday. Lorig joined New Orleans as a free agent last month, leaving Tampa Bay seeking dependable lead blockers for running backs..." April 02
ESPN.com "Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin tweeted Monday that he has been cleared to return from the shoulder injury that derailed his 2013 season. Martin had told the Tampa Bay Times that he expected to be cleared to return to full activity this week. He sustained the season-ending..." March 31
Pro Football Talk "Just as the 1972 Dolphins supposedly do every year when the NFL’s last undefeated team loses, the members of the 1976-77 Buccaneers may want to pop the champagne. Saturday night’s win by the Philadelphia 76ers means the Buccaneers still own a share of the longest losing streak in the history of..." March 30
#Bucs RB Doug Martin says he's "about to get cleared" regarding his shoulder injury. Should be good to go for OTAs on April 7th
Fansided "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the latest team to add their names to the list of teams possibly interested in signing free agent receiver DeSean Jackson. After the Eagles cut him and then kicked dirt all over his reputation by skating around allegations the release was related to concerns about gang..." March 29
Tampa Tribune "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers continued adding pieces through free agency Wednesday, signing free-agent wide receiver Louis Murphy, a St. Petersburg native who played at the University of Florida. Contract details were not available. Murphy gives the Bucs an experienced complement to projected..." March 27
Baltimore Sun "Newly acquired Ravens center Jeremy Zuttah has passed his physical and his trade from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is now finalized, the team announced. Zuttah joined the Ravens in exchange for a 2015 fifth-round draft pick. The 6-foot-4, 308-pounder is the Ravens' new starting center, replacing..." March 26
Smith says their offense is a running attack that can pass the football. Doug Martin will be the bell cow but they will have backup help.
USA Today "Five rules changes, an extensive crackdown on on-field taunting and abusive language and a two-game preseason experiment that will move extra-point attempts from the 2-yard line to the 20 (effectively a 38-yard try) will bring a new look to the 2014 NFL season. Representatives from all 32 teams..." March 26
Tampa Tribune "The Bucs have made plenty of changes to the offensive line the past few weeks, but have yet to make a change at left guard. They don’t think they’ll have to. The Bucs are growing confident LG Carl Nicks will return to action this year after being sidelined much of the past two seasons with a..." March 26
Smith says its important to reward Gerald McCoy. He says its a priority to extend his contract. "We want him around for a long time."
Eric Baylor, accused of stabbing his brother, Bucs WR Mike Williams, turned himself in to the Orient Road jail at 10 pm and booked at 11:40.
Pro Football Talk "The NFL isn’t done playing American football in London. In fact, not only is the NFL putting three games in London in 2014, but the London package may grow to four games in London in 2015. According to Albert Breer of NFL Network, that’s one of the subjects that will be discussed — although not..." March 24
Source said TB WR Mike Williams told cops he was stabbed accidentally by brother during a wrestling match. Police confirm that's his story.
Tampa Tribune "A trouble-filled offseason for Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Williams continued Sunday when the 2010 fourth-round draft pick out of Syracuse was stabbed in the thigh, Hillsborough County sheriff’s officials said. The injuries Williams sustained during an incident at his Avila home are..." March 24
Baltimore Sun "The Ravens filled another of their primary offseason needs Sunday, acquiring starting center Jeremy Zuttah from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in exchange for a 2015 fifth-round draft pick. Zuttah, who has played all three interior offensive line spots for the Buccaneers, is expected to play center..." March 24
Unclear when the deal will be finalized or terms of trade, but sources expect the Ravens and Buccaneers to complete a deal for Jeremy Zuttah
Fansided "The career of Donald Penn in Tampa Bay came to an end when the long tenured left tackle was cut loose and replaced in free agency. While he hadn’t lived up to the massive contract he had been handed on the pillow he eventually became, Penn is none too tickled over being cut and vented his rage on..." March 22
Pro Football Talk "Two of the 13 rule changes the NFL is considering involve expanding the use of instant replay by allowing coaches to challenge personal foul penalties — and potentially much more than just that. The first proposal, put forward by Washington, is to make personal fouls reviewable. This has been..." March 20
Mike Jenkins gets $1.5 million on the one-year deal with the Bucs. Another $500k in incentives available.
Yahoo! Sports "The first world is where hard-hitting safeties were once feared, adorned, respected, and welcomed in the NFL. A world created and cultivated by Ken Houston, Jack Tatum, Ronnie Lott, Steve Atwater, Brian Dawkins, Leroy Butler and John Lynch. When those superstars delivered punishing hits to..." March 20
Tampa Tribune "The lengthy list of former Tampa Bay Buccaneers working as network studio or game-day analysts is about to get longer. Former Bucs general manager Mark Dominik is joining ESPN as an NFL front-office insider on several platforms, the network will announce today. Dominik, who was fired by the..." March 20
CBSSports.com "With the tenure of NFLPA president Domonique Foxworth coming to an end, three finalists -- free agent tackle Eric Winston, free agent safety Ryan Clark and Saints tight end Ben Watson -- emerged to try to replace him. Winston ranks No. 125 on the CBSSports.com free agent list, and he was..." March 19
#Bucs will receive a visit from Dolphins FA cornerback Chris Owens this week.
Silver & Black Pride "The Raiders have signed free agent offensive tackle, Donald Penn to a deal, according to various reports and first reported by NFL.com's Ian Rapoport. The veteran offensive tackle became a cap casualty by the Buccaneers last week as the team signed free agent tackle, Anthony Collins. He..." March 18
Bucs Nation "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed long snapper Jeremy Cain, according to the NFL transaction wire. Cain is a long-time NFL veteran, having played for six different NFL teams since entering the league in 2004. He's played for the Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles, Tennessee Titans, Washington..." March 18
Pro Football Talk "In the process of remaking their backfield, the Saints went out and stole a player from a division rival. The team announced they had signed Buccaneers free agent fullback Erik Lorig to a four-year deal. Lorig didn’t carry the ball last year, but he had 11 receptions for the Bucs. And he..." March 18
New Orleans Times-Picayune "With fullback Jed Collins unsigned, the New Orleans Saints are keeping their options open as the team hosted Buccaneers free-agent fullback Erik Lorig for a visit during the open signing period, a source confirmed. Lorig played for Tampa Bay the past four seasons as serving as the Bucs' primary..." March 17
Pro Football Talk "The Buccaneers haven’t rested on their free-agency haul from the first few days of this year’s frenzy. The team has announced, according to Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune, a one-year deal with veteran guard Oniel Cousins. Cousins started four games in 2013 and appeared in all 16, during..." March 16
Pro Football Talk "Every once in a while, a reminder emerges that, in the NFL, a deal isn’t done until the deal is done. Sometimes, however, a deal that isn’t done becomes undone in a way that pisses people off. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media explains that the intention of receiver Emmanuel Sanders to sign a contract..." March 16
The Giants would be another natural landing spot for Zuttah if the Bucs were to shop him or release him
Reporting that Tampa Bay has signed former Packers center Evan Dietrich-Smith to a 4 year, $14.25 deal.
CBSSports.com "The Buccaneers kept up their aggressive free-agency approach on Wednesday, striking a deal with offensive tackle Anthony Collins. The former Bengals tackle will reportedly get a five-year deal for $30 million. That's a hefty payday for someone with just seven starts last season. But Collins..." March 13