On April 30, Roger Goodell will step to the podium in Chicago, opening the NFL draft for business. Not long after that, the first team will be on the clock and, thanks to the Week 17 results, that will be the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs qualified with a 23-20 loss to New Orleans that […]
TAMPA, Fla. -- At the conclusion of a 2-14 season, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown had no illusions about his future. With a 23-20 loss to the New Orleans Saints, the Bucs secured the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 draft. Show More Summary
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers locked up the first pick in the 2015 NFL draft with a 23-20 loss in Week 17 against the Saints. Who should the Buccaneers target with the first pick? Do they need a quarterback? Watch as Adam Lefkoe and Bleacher Report NFL Draft Analyst Matt Miller discuss the Buccaneers' options with the first pick in the video above. Show More Summary
TAMPA, Fla. – The most important game for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this week might not be their 23-20 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Instead, it might be the Rose Bowl on New Year’s Day. General manager Jason Licht will be there. Show More Summary
Two Pasco County Sheriff’s Deputies were targeted by a drive-by shooter early Sunday in the central Florida town of Dade City according to the Tampa Bay Times. The deputies were parked in their respective squad cars in a church parking … Continue reading ?
TAMPA, Fla. -- Observed and heard in the locker room after the New Orleans Saints' 23-20 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, which ended their season at 7-9: Brees on Saints' future: Saints quarterback Drew Brees reiterated his confidence that the Saints will get back to contention next season. Show More Summary
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' campaign to secure the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft was in jeopardy for three quarters on Sunday, but another late implosion handed the New Orleans Saints a 23-20 victory at Raymond James Stadium. Tampa Bay picked off Drew Brees three times and put up its best rushing performance of the season on offense. Show More Summary
Now that the regular season is coming to an end, a fair amount of the 2015 NFL draft order is set in stone. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Tennessee Titans are at the top of the board, and both are in need of a franchise quarterback. Whether...Show More Summary
TAMPA, Fla. -- Observed and heard in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' locker room after their 23-20 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday: Coach Lovie Smith and multiple players took offense to suggestions the Bucs might have tanked it to make sure they secured the No. Show More Summary
Paging Marcus Mariota....
TAMPA, Fla. -- A few thoughts on the New Orleans Saints' 23-20 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium: What it means: It was a mostly meaningless win for the Saints (7-9). In fact, it will actually hurt their draft position by a few notches and helped guarantee the No. Show More Summary
It's official. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers now own the rights to the first pick in the 2015 NFL Draft and presumed top pick Marcus Mariota of Oregon. But it took a meltdown in the final quarter of the season to make it happen. With theShow More Summary
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers did everything they could to lose the No. 1 pick in the 2015 NFL draft, by threatening to win Sunday. They couldn't even do that. Despite leading 20-7 at halftime, the Buccaneers allowed the New Orleans Saints to score three times in the second half in what would be a 23-20 Saints victory. Show More Summary
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A few thoughts on the Tennessee Titans' 27-10 loss Sunday to the Indianapolis Colts at LP Field: What it means: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had a lead on the New Orleans Saints but ultimately lost and assured themselves the No. Show More Summary
TAMPA, Fla. -- A few thoughts on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' 23-20 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium: What it means: The Bucs lost the game, but they came away with a nice consolation prize: They earned the No. Show More Summary
The Buccaneers narrowly lost on Sunday and now have the top pick in the draft for the first time since 1987. If the Tennessee Titans hold on and lose to the Colts, they'll have No. 2. All the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had to do was lose on Sunday. Show More Summary
Marcus Mariota or Jameis Winston 1st?
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' receiving corps has seen a shift this season with rookie Mike Evans dominating and that was on display in the team's regular-season finale after Vincent Jackson exited due to a groin injury. The Buccaneers announced...Show More Summary
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's declarationback in August that she was "just getting started" in her fight against gay marriage came to an abrupt end on December 19 when the Supreme Court denied her emergency request for a stay on...
TAMPA, Fla. -- Safety Kenny Vaccaro was a surprise inactive for the New Orleans Saints’ season finale at Tampa Bay on Sunday. The team described it as a coach’s decision, without offering any specific details. The New Orleans Advocate cited a league source as saying it was due to a quad injury. Show More Summary