Thursday, April 19, 2018

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Chris Simms says he failed a drug test as Bucs QB

Chris Simms says he failed a drug test as Bucs QB

Former Bucs quarterback Chris Simms, now a football analyst with Bleacher Report, said on his podcast Tuesday that he lost four game checks as a result of a failed drug test while he was with the Bucs."It's miserable," Simms said of his memories of N...
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Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Exclusive interview with Joel Glazer

Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Exclusive interview with Joel Glazer

In an exclusive interview with Rick Stroud, Bucs co-chairman Joel Glazer discusses what went wrong with the team in 2017, why GM Jason Licht and head coach Dirk Koetter are back, any interest Tampa Bay may have had in Jon Gruden and what he thinks of...
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Brian Billick: Bucs can break out as this year’s Saints

Brian Billick: Bucs can break out as this year’s Saints

A year ago, the Bucs were a popular pick to improve on a 9-7 record in 2015 and get into the playoffs again. And while Tampa Bay fell well short of those hopes with a 5-11 record in 2017, their strong push in the last month is again convincing NFL ex...
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Jameis Winston seeks advice from other quarterbacks on how to manage injuries

Jameis Winston seeks advice from other quarterbacks on how to manage injuries

Jameis Winston has always been a hard worker, but because of his right shoulder injury that forced him to miss three games last season and play hurt in three others, he's taken it to a new level.Winston took only two weeks off after the 2017 season a...
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Mitch Unrein eager to bring versatility to Bucs defensive line

Mitch Unrein eager to bring versatility to Bucs defensive line

Defensive lineman Mitch Unrein is a big part of the Bucs' efforts to improve their run defense, and while sacks are what get headlines, he's stayed in the NFL for seven years by doing the dirty work against the run."I've always tried to hang my hat o...
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Pop quiz: What standout NCAA hoopster once played for the Bucs’ Brentson Buckner?

Pop quiz: What standout NCAA hoopster once played for the Bucs’ Brentson Buckner?

Bucs coach Dirk Koetter was explaining Tuesday how so many people had offered up praise for his new defensive line coach Brentson Buckner, from former players to other coaches to … his daughter's boyfriend.It's not just any boyfriend either ...
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Hey, Bucs, give Colin Kaepernick a call

Hey, Bucs, give Colin Kaepernick a call

Jon Gruden is right. It's surprising Colin Kaepernick doesn't have a job. It's surprising that no one is even giving him a look. It's ridiculous that he isn't even being considered as one of the best 64 quarterbacks on the planet.Somebody should give...
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Bucs NFL draft: Bradley Chubb is the best defensive player I saw in 2017

Bucs NFL draft: Bradley Chubb is the best defensive player I saw in 2017

In the unlikely event that former N.C. State defensive end Bradley Chubb is available for the Bucs at No. 7 in next month's NFL draft, Tampa Bay's pick should be easy.Chubb is the best defensive player I saw last year — and I don't think it's c...
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Can Bucs solve DeSean Jackson puzzle? Is Chris Godwin a better option?

Can Bucs solve DeSean Jackson puzzle? Is Chris Godwin a better option?

Is DeSean Jackson now merely a "piece of the puzzle," or a player who can still transform the Bucs offense?Moreover, it's possible his eventual replacement — second-year receiver Chris Godwin — could have a larger role sooner than later.A...
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Video could get Bucs’ Vernon Hargreaves in trouble

Video could get Bucs’ Vernon Hargreaves in trouble

Bucs cornerback Vernon Hargreaves, working to bounce back from struggles on the field last season, now may have off-field issues to deal with as well.A short video posted on Instagram this week appears to show Hargreaves smoking a cigarette of unknow...
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