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Patrick Murray earned his job

It’s not everyday where you hear that a team has cut the most accurate kicker in their team’s history. On Friday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers did just that.  They gave the kicking job to undrafted free agent Patrick Murray. The 23-year-old out of Fordham was impressive in training camp and matched the performance of now former kicker Connor Barth. While many claim that... 
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers about to being their 39th NFL Season; how does it compare?

A new beginning is guaranteed for every team in sports, and in the NFL. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are about to start their 39th NFL season and Ive been around for  36 of them. So what kind of year is no.36 going to be? Lets take a look at what we know, and what the Question are, and how it compares to history. QUESTIONS: Quarterback Josh McCown was simply the best QB in the summers...
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Buccaneers claim forner Browns draft pick Garrett Gilkey

Today the Tampa Bay Buccaneers landed another solid offensive lineman. Garrett Gilkey the small school offensive lineman and former Browns draft pick is now a Buc. @RavensInsider: Buccaneers awarded Garrett Gilkey off waivers from Browns, cutting offensive lineman Josh Allen The post Buccaneers claim forner Browns draft pick Garrett Gilkey appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Buccaneers announce a few signed to their practice squad

Today the Buccaneers announced they signed six to their practice squad. They still have four guys to be named. TE Cameron Brate RB Jeff Demps QB Mike Kafka LB Brandon Magee DT Matthew Masifilo WR Solomon Patton The post Buccaneers announce a few signed to their practice squad appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Buccaneers Injury Update: Charles Sims to go on short-term IR

Running back Charles Sims looked likely to have a prominent role as a rookie for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this season, but a right ankle injury earlier this month that required surgery has derailed that idea. It seems possible Sims will be sidelined for his entire rookie season, but NFL Network's Ian Rapoport has reported the team's plan is to place Sims on injured reserve...
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NFL 53-man cutdown update: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

As of Sunday 8/31 8AM ET, Per NFL transaction wire, All teams down to 53 by Saturday 8/30 4PM. Players released: DB Marc Anthony LB Nate Askew OL Edawn Coughman CB Kip Edwards DE T.J. Fatinikun CB Anthony Gaitor LB Ka'Lial Glaud CB Keith Lewis OL Jamon Meredith OL Andrew Miller FB Lonnie Pryor OL Jeremiah Warren K Connor Barth...
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What are the odds for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers opener vs. Carolina?

Real football is just eight days away and we couldn’t be more excited. This year the Tampa Bay Buccaneers open their season at home against the division rival Carolina Panthers. Last year the Bucs got off to a woeful 0-8 start that made it clear major changes had to be made. So in the offseason the team underwent a major overhaul. There’s a new head coach in Lovie Smith, a new...
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Jeff Demps cut by Buccaneers

The Buccaneers started their roster cutdown today by releasing third-year running back Jeff Demps.Many Patriots fans will no doubt remember the entirety of the Jeff Demps fiasco with a not-so-fond nostalgia. After competing with several other teams including the Buccaneers for Demps’ signature as a speedy, exciting back, the Patriots won the rights to sign him after he forewent...
Via Patriots Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith sets the bar for his defensive front

Bucs’ All-Pro defensive tackle Gerald McCoy was impressive — as usual — throughout preseason. Defensive tackle Clinton McDonald showed he can plug the gap while defensive ends Adrian Clayborn and Michael Johnson had a rather quiet month of August. There was much emphasis on addressing the pass rush issues during the offseason that the staff felt, for the most part, they were...
Via The Bay Cave
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Buccaneers cut Jeff Demps and Mike Kafka

Today the Buccaneers released both Mike Kafka and Jeff DEMPS. The good news is Kafka is able to sign with the teams practice squad according to the new CBA. @gregauman: Bucs have decided to release former Gators running back Jeff Demps. @RapSheet: The #Bucs have released QB Mike Kafka, source says. The post Buccaneers cut Jeff Demps and Mike Kafka appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Buccaneers Cut QB Mike Kafka & RB Jeff Demps

  Ian Rapoport reports that the Buccaneers have cut QB Mike Kafka and RB Jeff Demps as they work to trim their roster to 53 players. Rapoport mentions that Kafka is still eligible for the practice squad thanks to the recent rule change regarding player eligibility. Kafka, 26, was last with the Jaguars during training camp last year, but was waived before the start of the regular...
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Lovie Smith’s statement on releasing Connor Barth

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers today announced that they have released kicker Connor Barth.  Barth has played for the Buccaneers since 2009, playing in 56 games from 2009-12, before missing last season with an injury...
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Mankins still in trade shock: 'It’s going to be tough'

Former New England Patriot and now abruptly a Buccaneer, guard Logan Mankins "looked and talked like a man still in shock," writes ESPN's Pat Yasinskas. During his 10-minute introduction, Mankins was just about as honest as you can get. "It’s a sad day not to be with those guys,” he said. “But I’ve got new teammates here that I’m looking forward to...
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Logan Mankins: 'It's a sad day not to be with' Patriots

Logan Mankins is a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers now, but all the guard has ever known is the “Patriot Way.” On Thursday, the Bucs held a press conference for Mankins, who was traded from New England to Tampa Bay on Tuesday, and ESPN’s Pat Yasinskas wrote that he sounded like “a man still in shock.” “It’s a sad day not to be with those guys,” Mankins said. “But...
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WATCH: Bucs rookie Mike Evans involved in brawl outside club

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. I must admit I laughed when Mike Evans slide across the car like he was in a bad movie. TMZ has the details. It all went down outside Dream Nightclub … where the #7 overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft was screaming at bouncers. We’re told Evans had been partying inside the club moments before the video begins. While Evans —...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss
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