Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston escaped uninjured after recently being involved in a car wreck, the Tampa Bay Times reported. Winston, 24, was driving in Tampa on February 13 when his Ford truck rear-ended a car, via the paper. The accident caused damage to both vehicles, including an estimated $4,000 to the car Winston hit. But [more]
The Buccaneers have five restricted free agents. The Bucs have notified two of them, linebacker Adarius Glanton and defensive back Jude Adjei-Barimah, that they will not receive a tender, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Both will become unrestricted free agents next month. Glanton broke a leg in the season finale. He should [more]
The Buccaneers announced they have released kicker Nick Folk in a procedural move. Tampa Bay placed Folk on injured reserve on October 9 with a left knee injury that required surgery. Dr. James Andrews cleared Folk to resume kicking last week, clearing the way for the Bucs to move on without him. Folk, 33, was [more]
After fracturing his patella twice in the last 18 months, Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Jude Adjei-Barimah has been cleared to return to football, per Jenna Laine of ESPN.com. Adjei-Barimah has appeared in 23 games with eight starts for Tampa Bay after signing out of Bowling Green as an undrafted free agent in 2015. He was [more]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers hire former NFL player Brentson Buckner as defensive line coach
Two-time Pro Bowl running back Doug Martin released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Running back gained fewer than 500 yards each of past two seasons.
After a strange six-year career in Tampa Bay, running back Doug Martin was cut by the Buccaneers.
Martin is a free agent after yet another nightmare season. Running back Doug Martin had multiple second chances with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, especially after a breakout 2015 season. However, he was a disaster the past two years, and after getting benched down the stretch of 2017, he exhausted his team’s patience for good. Show More Summary
Doug Martin‘s once-promising tenure in Tampa Bay has come to an end. Buccaneers General Manager Jason Licht told Martin this morning that he’s being released, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Although Martin is a two-time Pro Bowl running back, the move comes as no surprise. Licht said last month that Martin didn’t [more]
The Buccaneers have hired Brenston Buckner as their defensive line coach, the team announced. Buckner will replace Jay Hayes, who Tampa Bay fired on February 9. The Buccaneers also interviewed University of Miami defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski, their own assistant defensive line coach, Paul Spicer, and former Colts defensive coordinator Ted Monachino. Buckner, 46, [more]
The Buccaneers have interviewed University of Miami defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski for their vacant defensive line coaching position, pewterreport.com reports. Tampa Bay also has interviewed assistant defensive line coach Paul Spicer, former Colts defensive coordinator Ted Monachino and former Cardinals defensive tackle Brentson Buckner. Show More Summary
The Buccaneers are working on filling their defensive line coach vacancy, and met with a former NFL defensive lineman about it. Via Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times, the Buccaneers interviewed former Cardinals assistant Brentson Buckner for the vacancy. The Buccaneers have also interviewed Ted Monachino for the vacancy created when Bucs coach Dirk Koetter [more]
The Buccaneers relieved defensive line coach Jay Hayes of his duties last weekend and they’ve lined up one candidate to take over the role. Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports that former Colts defensive coordinator Ted Monachino interviewed for the job on Wednesday. There’s no word on whether he was offered the job [more]
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced the signing of long snapper Drew Ferris to a futures contract on Thursday. Ferris has spent time on the offseason rosters of the New York Jets and Seattle Seahawks the last two seasons but has not been on a regular season roster. Garrison Sanborn served as the long snapper for [more]
Eyes will be on Godwin as he fights for a slot role in a crowded Bucs receiving corps next season. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a lot of talented receivers. Mike Evans and DeSean Jackson lead the way, but rookie wideout Chris Godwin made a case for more targets after a strong first year in the league. Show More Summary
The 49ers rookie tight end should have even more success next season with Jimmy Garoppolo calling the shots. Tight ends were a popular position in the 2017 draft. The New York Giants, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Cleveland Browns each chose a tight end in the first round of the draft. Show More Summary
Defense may be the main focus of the offseason for the Buccaneers, but it sounds like some changes could be made at running back as well. During an interview with Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times about what went wrong during the 2017 season, Bucs General Manager Jason Licht touched on the team’s 27th-ranked [more]
Oakland Raiders left tackle Donald Penn played for Jon Gruden for three years with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In addition to that making Penn ancient by NFL standards, it also gives the veteran tackle a background on Gruden and the situation he’s walking into as the new/old coach of the Raiders. In an appearance on [more]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety T.J. Ward was arrested Wednesday for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Read more...