Archive for the ‘Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Category

Nedbank Cup – Orlando Pirates 3-3 Bidvest Wits (2-3 pens): Students edge Bucs to reach Last 16

Sunday, February 9th, 2020

Bidvest Wits showed character as they fought back to defeat Orlando Pirates 3-2 on penalties following a 3-3 draw in the 2019/20 Nedbank Cup Last 32 match on Sunday afternoon Josef Zinnbauer made three changes to the Bucs side which faced and defeated Chippa United last weekend with Joris Delle, Siphesihle Ndlovu and Lerato Lepasa making their return to the starting line-up. On the other hand, new signings Lorenzo Gordinho and Kgaogelo Sekgota were handed their debuts by Gavin Hunt as the Clever Boys looked to return to winning ways after losing to Mali's AC Djliba last weekend.

Buccaneers establish scholarship for female football players

Thursday, February 6th, 2020

At a time when youth football participation is declining for boys, it's increasing for girls. Earning a college scholarship for playing football, however, has not been an option for female players. The Bucs announced that four female high school seniors participating in football (touch, flag or tackle) will receive $5,000 scholarships.

Shaquil Barrett on Jameis Winston: One more year like 2019 and he could be out of the NFL

Thursday, February 6th, 2020

It remains to be seen whether quarterback Jameis Winston, charter member of the 30-30 club, will get a sixth season in Tampa. If he does, Winston may be down to his last chance in the NFL. Current teammate Shaquil Barrett, who spent 2019 with the Buccaneers and led the league in sacks, provided a candid assessment of Winston's status on SiriusXM NFL Radio.

Falcons’ Ben Steele promoted to tight ends coach

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

Atlanta Falcons offensive assistant Ben Steele has been promoted to tight ends coach. Steele replaces Mike Mularkey, who announced his retirement on Jan. 9. The team announced Steele's promotion on Wednesday.

Buckner returns to Cardinals as DL coach

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

Brentson Buckner, who served as defensive line coach of the Arizona Cardinals from 2013-17, is back in that same position with the organization, which added four new assistants Wednesday. The other assistants hired to head coach Kliff Kingsbury's staff were former tight end Jim Dray as offensive quality control coach, Mark Naylor as assistant strength and conditioning coach and Derius Swinton as assistant special teams coach. Other developments involving staff promotions included: Spencer Whipple, named assistant wide receivers coach; Charlie Bullen, outside linebackers coach; and Don Shumpert offensive assistant.

Here’s the Seattle Seahawks way too early odds to win Super Bowl LV

Monday, February 3rd, 2020

While Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs are still kissing the Lombardi Trophy and the Championship parade route hasn't even been set, early odds for Super Bowl LV are out! And according to the Westgate Sports Book in Las Vegas, the Kansas City Chiefs are favored to repeat. The Chiefs opened at 7/1 odds Sunday night after their 31-20 victory over the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV.

Jameis Winston may be a more realistic option for Bears after all

Sunday, February 2nd, 2020

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback and soon-to-be free agent Jameis Winston is coming off one of the most hard-to-define seasons any quarterback has ever had. He became the first member of the 30 touchdown, 30 interception club in 2019 while throwing for more than 5,000 yards. His talent as a pure passer is undeniable.

Tony Dungy explains why he’s impressed by 49ers’ defensive personnel

Saturday, February 1st, 2020

NBC Sports NFL analyst Tony Dungy has a unique relationship with 49ers general manager John Lynch. Dungy coached the former All-Pro safety while both were with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 1996 through 2001. When it comes to the roster that Lynch has put together in his post-playing career pursuits at the helm of the Niners, Dungy is nothing short of impressed.

Super Bowl 2020: Who are youngest coaches to ever win a Super Bowl?

Saturday, February 1st, 2020

With Super Bowl LIV featuring some of the NFL's youngest talents, the clash between coaches is also one to watch. Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid has already had a successful career full of outstanding accomplishments, but his 20-year tenure could come full circle with the ultimate prize if Patrick Mahomes and his team can manage a victory against the Niners. On the other side, Kyle Shanahan could win his first-ever championship in just his fourth season as head coach, making him the third-youngest to ever win a Super Bowl at 40 years old.

Top 5 fantasy wide receivers of 2019: Historic season highlights list

Sunday, January 19th, 2020

Let's run down the top five receivers of the past fantasy season, starting with the Saints' stud: 1) Michael Thomas, New Orleans Saints — 300.10 On average, Michael Thomas was drafted at the very end of Round 1 or the very top of Round 2 back in August of 2019. His fantasy finish, however, warranted a top-five, maybe even top-three pick. We know about the shattered single-season reception record.