Archive for the ‘Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Category

Who Is Mike Shumann? San Francisco Anchor Sent Home After Allegedly Stealing Warriors Employee’s Jacket

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

A Bay Area reporter has allegedly been caught on camera taking the jacket of a Golden State Warriors team employee. According to The Athletic, Mike Shumann, a sports anchor for ABC7/KGO-TV who covers the defending NBA champions, reportedly took the jacket of Ralph Walker while leaving the AT&T Centre in San Antonio after a team practice last week. Walker is Golden State’s director of security and Stephen Curry’s personal security guard.

The Bucs Will Use a Parrot to Announce Their Late-Round Draft Picks

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

The final day of the NFL draft is a chance for teams to get weird, and boy are the Buccaneers getting weird with their picks this year. The team’s picks on the third day of the draft (rounds four through seven) will be announced by a person standing on the enormous pirate ship at Raymond James Stadium, which isn’t really all that weird. The crazy part is that the names of the selections will be delivered to that person by a parrot named Zsa Zsa.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers draft capsule

Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

7. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (5-11) LAST SEASON: There's no way to sugarcoat disappointment of not ending decade-long playoff drought on heels of going 9-7 two years ago. Shoulder injury that affected QB Jameis Winston much of season was just part of problem

NFL: Buccaneers pick up Winston’s fifth-year option

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have extended their commitment to quarterback Jameis Winston, picking up his fifth-year option. Tampa Bay will pay Winston $20.9 million for the 2019 season, despite a 2017 campaign in which he struggled with injury. Winston,

Ryan Jensen sees Bucs as team ready to win now

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

The Buccaneers failed to live up to preseason hype in 2017 as they slumped from 9-7 to 5-11, but a newcomer to the team doesn’t think it will take long for them to swing back in the other direction. Center Ryan Jensen signed with the Buccaneers as a free agent this month and said during an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio that he thinks the team is positioned to have success in 2018. Jensen also mentioned the style of offense in Tampa as part of the reason he chose them over the Colts and the whole package was likely made more appealing to the former Raven when the Bucs offered him a four-year, $42 million contract.

Joel Glazer: Dirk Koetter deserves credit for Bucs playing hard late in season

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Dirk Koetter’s job security appeared in question after the Buccaneers went only 5-11 last season after being expected to contend for the postseason. “When you start out a season and people are heading in 12 different directions in Week 1 because a hurricane is on its way and you go 16 weeks without a bye, and your quarterback is hurt and playing hurt and you’re not having success on the field, that’s when you learn about people,” Bucs co-chairman Joel Glazer said, via Scott Reynolds of the Pewter Report. The Bucs expect improvement after a what they have deemed a successful offseason.

Bucs support Jameis Winston, hopeful NFL’s investigation clears him

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Bucs co-chairman Joel Glazer threw his support behind quarterback Jameis Winston. “Yeah, Jameis has been nothing but a great person since he’s been with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers,” Glazer told Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times. The league began an investigation in November after an Uber driver accused Winston of groping her at the drive-through of a Scottsdale, Arizona, restaurant in March 2016.

Raiders’ Gruden: ‘I’d like to eliminate instant replay’

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden had thoughts to share Tuesday at the coaches' breakfast at the NFL owners meetings, saying he would like to get rid of instant replay and voicing his "surprise" that Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned by an NFL team. "When you're looking at is it a catch or isn't it a catch at that speed it's hard to tell," Gruden said. Gruden drew attention at the NFL Scouting Combine when he said he's "trying to throw the game back to 1998" with regard to modern analytics.

JPP shocked by Thursday morning call that he’d been traded

Saturday, March 24th, 2018

If you were shocked by the news that the Giants had traded defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul to the Buccaneers, you weren’t alone. Pierre-Paul was stunned by the news. “I got the call and I was like, ‘What?’” Pierre-Paul said Friday during his first press conference as a Buccaneers, via Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times.

Dave Gettleman Keeping an Eye on the Future Amid Balanced Rebuild With Jason Pierre-Paul Trade

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

While the clock is certainly ticking, Giants general manager Dave Gettleman has a few months left to enjoy a position that is unusual among his contemporaries: He gets to have his cake and eat it, too. Most new general managers arrive right on the ledge of a massive rebuilding project or somewhere around halfway back up the mountain.