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Mel Kiper re-grades the Buccaneers 2016 draft class

The Bucs got some pretty good results, if we ignore that second-round kicker who could still turn things around. ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper published his annual re-grading of the previous year’s draft...

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The Buccaneers are the most-improved team in the NFC South

Is this the year the Bucs win the division again? The Tampa Bay Buccaneers ended the 2016 NFL season as the number two team in the NFC South — not good enough for a playoff spot, sadly, but a massive improvement...

Read 9 hours ago, Bucs Nation, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Daily Bucs Links: Dirk Koetter speaks

Here's your open thread for today. Michael Bennett: Tom Brady’s jersey was found but we still don’t know who killed Tupac and Biggie - SBNation.comHe’s got a good point! Saints won’t give up No. 11 pick...

Read 13 hours ago, Bucs Nation, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Dirk Koetter says he may shuffle the Bucs offensive line

The Buccaneers have a lot of versatile players, who will compete for starting spots. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a pretty deep and versatile group of offensive linemen, and they’re very happy with their...

Read 1 day ago, Bucs Nation, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Dirk Koetter flirts with Adrian Peterson, other running backs

The Buccaneers still have to figure out what to do with Doug Martin. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers like Doug Martin, or so they say, but they’re also looking at different running backs. Head coach Dirk Koetter...

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Daily Bucs Links: NFL rules changes

Here's your open thread for today. Kristin Cavallari shared a vacation photo of Jay Cutler’s butt on Instagram - SBNation.comGood butt. NFL officials just OK’d a rule that brings the NCAA’s ‘targeting’...

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The Bucs are getting an indoor facility this year

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been talking about adding some kind of indoor practice building/construction/tent/whatever to their facilities for years, and it seems it’s finally coming. That, at least,...

Read 2 days ago, Bucs Nation, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Buccaneers will pick up Mike Evans’ fifth-year option

The Bucs will keep their star receiver, but aren’t looking to give him a long-term extension just yet. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will pick up wide receiver Mike Evans’ fifth-year option in May, Rick Stroud...

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Raiders Move to Vegas: Longtime Buc Fans Know It Almost Happened to Us.

The morning started out cooler than your typical September day in Tampa. It was a Tuesday, but unlike any other Tuesday, the future of the bay area’s football team was hanging in the balance. The Bucs...

Read 2 days ago, Bucs Nation, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Oakland Raiders

Daily Bucs Links: Raiders move

Here's your open thread for today. Trevone Boykin arrested after car he was passenger in crashes into bar - SBNation.comThe driver was arrested on suspicion of DWI, and four people were injured. ‘Silver...

Read 2 days ago, Bucs Nation, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Oakland Raiders

NFL Mock Draft 2017: Two rounds of Buccaneers goodness

We’re continuing are slow but inevitable march toward the 2017 NFL Draft, with all of the mock drafts that come with it. Today, we have for you a brand spanking new two-round mock from Dan Kadar of SB...

Read 3 days ago, Bucs Nation, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Las Vegas Raiders are now officially a thing

It’s official: the Oakland Raiders are now the Las Vegas Raiders, becoming the third team to move city in the past two years. According to Adam Schefter, only the Miami Dolphins were opposed to this move...

Read 3 days ago, Bucs Nation, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Oakland Raiders

Jameis Winston was the best in the NFL at crossing routes

Jameis Winston is pretty good, and improved mildly in his second year in the NFL. He wasn’t blowing anyone away, but he was a top-15 quarterback and not that far removed from being a top-10 passer. One...

Read 3 days ago, Bucs Nation, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Carolina Panther are not being sold

The Carolina Panthers are not for sale. Yes, I’m as surprised as you are that this was apparently a thing. But hey, here’s Ian Rapoport debunking that notion anyway. In actuality, a #Panthers limited...

Read 3 days ago, Bucs Nation, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Carolina Panthers

Daily Bucs Links: Lavonte speaks

Here's your open thread for today. We need to talk about Adam Schefter's bizarre, abandoned Instagram account - SBNation.comThis is deeply disturbing. Bucs RFA DE Jacquies Smith Visits with 49ers | Pewter...

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2017 NFL draft: The Buccaneers could target this small-school tight end

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been focusing on two positions, judging by their pre-draft workouts so far. One is safety, the other one is tight end. According to Bleacher Report’s Brad Gagnon, the Bucs...

Read 4 days ago, Bucs Nation, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Buccaneers almost hired Kevin Gilbride as head coach in 2012

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers hired Greg Schiano as their head coach in 2012, after nearly reaching an agreement with Chip Kelly and seeing him back out at the last minute. Schiano’s hire ended an extensive...

Read 4 days ago, Bucs Nation, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Daily Bucs Links: Bengals are bad

Here's your open thread for today. Bengals look headed in the wrong direction after losing key players for 2nd straight year - SBNation.comCincinnati couldn’t overcome its free agent losses in 2016, and...

Read 4 days ago, Bucs Nation, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Cincinnati Bengals

2017 NFL Draft: Who is the top running back?

Who is the 2017 NFL draft’s top running back? Do you prefer ice-cream, frozen yogurt, or gelato? How about flavor; cookies & cream, rocky road or mint chocolate chip? Me personally, I’m a mint chip...

Read 5 days ago, Bucs Nation, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Daily Bucs Links: Budda Barber

Here's your open thread for today. DeShone Kizer repped the band Chicago at pro day, then scored a private workout with the Bears - SBNation.comThe Notre Dame quarterback wore a "Chicago" band t-shirt...

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