Archive for the ‘Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Category

Gerald McCoy says DL additions weren’t about him but the team

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Gerald McCoy loves the signing of Jason Pierre-Paul and the drafting of Vita Vea in the first round. It’s about the team,” McCoy said of the addition of five new linemen, via Allana Barefield of the Tampa Bay Times. “Stop saying it’s about Gerald got help.

NFL notebook: Haley says Taylor is far ahead of Mayfield

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Browns offensive coordinator Todd Haley sees no controversy at quarterback in Cleveland. Tyrod Taylor is the clear starter over No. 1 pick Baker Mayfield. "He has a long way to go," Haley, the first-year offensive coordinator, told reporters when asked about Mayfield as minicamp ended Thursday.

Bucs send text to wrong number, send autographed jersey to teen

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

After making a mistake, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have made up for it by giving a high school senior the shirt off one of their players' backs. In March, Twinsburg (Ohio) High School senior Justin Deeds received a text message from the Bucs reminding him about a meeting after his pro day workout at Ohio State.

Former Houston Texans Cheerleaders Suing Over Harassment, Low Pay

Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

Five former Houston Texans are suing over harassment claims and unfair pay practices, saying they lived in fear with minimal wages. It’s the latest group of NFL cheerleaders to file a lawsuit against their respective teams over working conditions, CNN Money reported. Cheerleaders from the New York Jets, Cincinnati Bengals, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Oakland Raiders and Buffalo Bills have also sued their teams requesting fair pay. A cheerleader for the New Orleans Saints sued over gender discrimination, which the team denied.

Barack Obama to Return to L.A. for DNC Fundraiser

Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

Former President Barack Obama will headline a high-dollar fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee on June 28, hoping to give a boost to the party committee in advance of the midterms. The highest priced ticket goes to those who write checks or raise $100,000, which includes premium seating, a photo reception, host reception, membership in the DNC finance committee and admission to two other “marquee events,” according to an invite. Obama was in Los Angeles for a fundraiser in May for Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) at the home of Jeff Shell, with other co-hosts including J.J. Abrams, Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg.

Titans, Bucs working out plans for joint practices this summer

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston and Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota were the top two picks in the 2015 NFL draft and they’ll get a chance to meet up before their fourth seasons get underway. The Buccaneers and Titans are set to play a preseason game on August 18th and the two teams are working out the details of joint practices that would take place in Tennessee before that contest. Titans coach Mike Vrabel said the teams are “trying to work through those dates and what those practices may look like” ahead of any formal announcement.

Martin hopes move to Raiders provides fresh start to career

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Doug Martin was in need of a new start after two straight subpar seasons led to his offseason release by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Getting the chance to do it near his boyhood home in Northern California, with an Oakland team featuring a strong offensive line and a coach in Jon Gruden eager to establish a powerful running attack, only made the decision to join the Raiders even easier. Now Martin wants to prove he can get back to the form that made him a Pro Bowler twice in his first four seasons.

Gerald McCoy “excited” about D-line additions, but “a lot of work to be done”

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Buccaneers defensive coordinator Mike Smith stated the obvious last week when he said that the team’s defense needs to be better than it was during a 5-11 2017 season. It was obvious based on the way the Bucs played and by their offseason focus on adding pieces to the unit. Many of those pieces were added to a defensive line that’s been anchored by defensive tackle Gerald McCoy in recent years.

Jameis Winston announces engagement to longtime girlfriend

Monday, May 21st, 2018

Jameis Winston had a pretty nice weekend. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback got engaged to his longtime girlfriend Breion Allen. He announced the engagement on social media. #winning pic.twitter.com/7hdq6DzBPF — Jameis Winston (@Jaboowins) May 20,

Brentson Buckner: William Gholston dropped 15 pounds after feeling he played too heavy last year

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers ranked last in the league in sacks last season with just 22 sacks in 2017. As the Buccaneers look to correct that major deficiency heading into their 2018 campaign, many factors are looked at by coaches and players alike as they search for ways to bolster their output. Buccaneers defensive end William Gholston had zero sacks last season.