Tuesday, December 12, 2017

About the Tampa Bay Buccaneers


20Barber, RondeDB5-101843716Virginia

24Barron, MarkS6-121322RAlabama

10Barth, ConnorK5-11200265North Carolina

17Benn, ArreliousWR6-2220233Illinois

71Bennett, MichaelDE6-4274264Texas A&M

31Biggers, E.J.CB6-0185254Western Mich.

43Black, AhmadS5-9190221Florida

58Black, QuincyLB6-2240286New Mexico

27Blount, LeGarretteRB6-0247253Oregon

44Clark, DallasTE6-32523310Iowa

94Clayborn, AdrianDE6-3280242Iowa

54David, LavonteLB6-123322RNebraska

69Dotson, DemarT6-9315264Southern Miss

48Economos, AndrewLS6-1250307Georgia Tech

59Foster, MasonLB6-2242232Washington

5Freeman, JoshQB6-6248244Kansas St.

26Gaitor, AnthonyDB5-10182232Florida Int'l

95Gibson, GaryDT6-3312306Rutgers

92Gilberry, WallaceDE6-2275275Alabama

53Goode, NajeeLB6-024423RWest Virginia

35Grimm, CodyS6-1200253Virginia Tech

57Hayward, AdamLB6-1240286Portland St.

96Irvin, CorveyDT6-2295272Georgia

83Jackson, VincentWR6-5230298Northern Colo.

97Johnson, GeorgeDE6-4265242Rutgers

29Johnson, LeonardCB5-1020222RIowa St.

9Koenen, MichaelP5-11198308Western Wash.

62Larsen, TedC6-2305253N.C. State

23Lewis, MyronCB6-2203243Vanderbilt

41 Lorig, Erik FB/TE 6-4 250 25 3 Stanford

22Martin, DougRB5-922323RBoise St.

93McCoy, GeraldDT6-4300243Oklahoma

39McDonald, BrandonCB5-10185276Memphis

79Meredith, JamonT6-5312264South Carolina

90Miller, RoyDT6-2310254Texas

77Nicks, CarlG6-5349275Nebraska

86Noble, DannyTE6-524823RToledo

6Orlovsky, DanQB6-5230297Connecticut

87Parker, PrestonWR6-0200253North Alabama

70Penn, DonaldT6-5340297Utah St.

34Smith, MichaelRB5-920524RUtah St.

88Stocker, LukeTE6-6253242Tennessee

18Stroughter, SammieWR5-10189264Oregon St.

25Talib, AqibCB6-1205265Kansas

37Tandy, KeithDB5-1020523RWest Virginia

50Te'o-Nesheim, DanielDE6-3263253Washington

65Trueblood, JeremyT6-8320297Boston College

74Wallace, CodyC/G6-4300271Texas A&M

28Ware, D.J.RB6-0225276Georgia

56Watson, DekodaLB6-2240243Florida St.

19Williams, MikeWR6-1212253Syracuse

21Wright, EricCB5-10200276UNLV

76Zuttah, JeremyC6-4308265Rutgers


51Cutrera, JacobLB6-3238243LSU

81Dunsmore, DrakeFB/TE6-324523RNorthwestern

84Moss, DaleWR6-321323RS. Dakota St.

49Schaffer, J.K.LB6-023222RCincinnati

68Sowell, BradleyT6-732023RMississippi

67Vandervelde, JulianG6-2300241Iowa

2Weber, AdamQB6-3210251Minnesota

98White, MarkusLB6-4264242Florida St.

Injured Reserve

75Joseph, DavinG6-3313287Oklahoma

72Wynn, DesmondG/T6-630323RRutgers

Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform

91Bowers, Da'QuanDE6-4288222Clemson

About the Buccaneers

Owner/President: Malcolm Glazer

Co-chairmen: Bryan Glazer, Joel Glazer, Edward Glazer

General manager: Mark Dominik

Coach: Greg Schiano (1st season)

Assistant coaches: Butch Davis, asst. to the head coach; Bill Sheridan, defensive coordinator; Mike Sullivan, offensive coordinator; Bob Ligashesky, special teams coordinator; Jimmy Raye, senior offensive assistant; Brian Angelicho, tight ends; Bob Bostad, defensive line; Jay Butler, strength & conditioning; Earnest Byner, running backs; Ron Cooper, defensive backs; Bryan Cox, defensive front seven; P.J. Fleck, wide receivers; Bob Fraser, linebackers; Randy Melvin, defensive line; Ron Turner, quarterbacks; Phil Galiano, asst. special teams; Bob Gilmartin, asst. strength & conditioning; Joe Vaughn, asst. strength & conditioning; Jeff Hafley, asst. defensive backs; Steve Loney, asst. offensive line; Tem Lukabu, defensive assistant; Ben McDaniels, offensive assistant.

Two-deep depth chart


WRVincent Jackson Arrelious Benn

LTDonald PennJamon Meredith

LGCarl Nicks

CJeremy ZuttahJody Wallace

RGTed Larsen

RTJeremy TruebloodDemar Dotson

TEDallas ClarkLuke Stocker

WRMike WilliamsPreston Parker

QBJosh FreemanDan Orlovsky

RBDoug MartinLeGarrette Blount

FBErik Lorig


LDEMichael BennettDaniel Te'o-Nesheim

DTGerald McCoyCorvey Irvin

DTRoy MillerGary Gibson

RDEAdrian ClaybornGeorge Johnson

SLBQuincy BlackDekoda Watson

MLBMason FosterNajee Goode

WLBLavonte DavidAdam Heyward

LCBAqib TalibE.J. Biggers

RCBEric WrightMyron Lewis

SSMark BarronCody Grimm

FSRonde BarberAhmad Black

Special Teams

PRSammie StroughterPreston Parker

KRMichael SmithPreston Parker

PMichael Koenen

PKConnor Barth

KOMichael Koenen

HMichael Koenen

LSAndrew Economos

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