1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Important June Dates

    The first day of June means training camp is getting close, very close. In the meantime, mark down these key dates for this month. June 4-5: OTAs continue. Greg Schiano is accelerating the learning curve...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 1,344 reads 16 comments

  2. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Running Backs: Is There Really Enough Depth?

    In the new Buccaneer order of Greg Schiano, it's sounding more and more each day that this 2012 version of the Buccaneers is bound and determined to run the football early and often...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 107 reads 33 comments

  3. Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Defensive Success All Depends on Gerald McCoy

    If he could tackle like he tweets, you'd have the second coming of Warren Sapp. If personality counted toward Pro Bowls, he'd be there every year. If he could sack like he comes through on videos, he'd be the new " QB Killa ...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 2,328 reads 48 comments

  4. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Linebackers in Need of Extreme Makeover

    If there was ever a need for an "extreme makeover," it would be at the linebacker position for these Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the Greg Schiano regime...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 2,481 reads 44 comments

  5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2012 Wins: Las Vegas Has a Number and It's Six

    Too early, you say? It's never too early in Vegas. The numbers are out for 2012 wins, and that means over or under. The number for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers comes as no surprise, really...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 2,526 reads 54 comments

  6. Tampa Bay Buccaneer OTAs: Why They Are Voluntary but Mandatory

    Yes, OTAs—that's NFL -speak for Organized Team Activities—are "voluntary." So says the CBA—the Collective Bargaining Agreement, which is the peace treaty between the Players Union and the owners...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 947 reads 9 comments

  7. Dezmon Briscoe Walks the Thin Ice of the New Tampa Bay Buccaneers Order

    Some guys just have a hard time "getting it." Dezmon Jerrod Briscoe appears to be one of them. With all due respect to Basketball Wives (and that would be no respect), Dezmon, ...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 3,508 reads 28 comments

  8. Kellen Winslow Simply Didn't Fit into the New Tampa Bay Buccaneer Offense

    Kellen Winslow 's gone and that's fine. He's on his way to Seattle , lots of rain, good coffee and he can tell his quarterback there that he's open on every play...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 1,592 reads 35 comments

  9. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Prepping to Part Ways with Kellen Winslow?

    Kellen Winslow Jr. is 28; his knees are 48. They aren't preseason knees, they aren't training camp knees, they are not knees that can work the way new coach Greg Schiano wants his "Buccaneer Men" working...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 492 reads 28 comments

  10. Tampa Bay Buccaneer Brian Price Will Turn Tragedy into Triumph

    Tampa Bay Buccaneer defensive tackle Brian Price is about to become a father. It wasn't something he planned on, but cruel fate closed one door, yet it opened another. Price is no stranger to family tragedy...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 2,039 reads 22 comments

  11. Vincent Jackson Is Setting the Tone for Tampa Bay Buccaneers Receivers

    Have had countless conversations with former Buccaneers All-Pro center Tony Mayberry about the genesis of the team that eventually won the Super Bowl. Time and again, Mayberry has brought up one name and that would be linebacker Hardy Nickerson...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 2,847 reads 29 comments

  12. LeGarrette Blount Should Know It's Not About Him, It's About the Buccaneers

    Someone needs to pull LeGarrette Blount aside. Someone over there at One Buc Place should simply whisper: "Hey, LB, got a moment?" One of the PR gremlins, perhaps the head ...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 1,216 reads 49 comments

  13. Kellen Winslow, Brian Price, Dez Briscoe No-Shows at Tampa Bay Buccaneer OTAs

    This one probably won't come as much of a surprise. His majesty Kellen Winslow Jr. was a no-show on Tuesday at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ' OTA session with more to come on May 17, 18, 21, 22 and 24...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 2,378 reads 40 comments

  14. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Need to Start "Chopping Wood"

    The year was 2005 and Rutgers opened its season against Illinois. The Scarlet Knights, with Greg Schiano at the helm, squandered a 27-7 lead and lost in overtime, 33-30...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 1,014 reads 4 comments

  15. Kevin Na Abused, Taunted at Players Championship and That's Not Right

    It was probably the worst big-time golf event behavior in recent memory. It was rude, crude and simply something that shouldn't happen at an event like the Players Championship...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 5,556 reads 23 comments

  16. Why the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Should Move Erik Lorig Back to Defensive End

    With the loss of probable starting defensive end Da'Quan Bowers, depth has suddenly become an issue on Tampa Bay's DL. After Michael Bennett, you're looking at George Johnson as the next guy on the Bucs roster to step in...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 1,926 reads 21 comments

  17. Dwight Freeney: Could He Replace the Buccaneers' Da'Quan Bowers?

    Pay attention, once again, to the upcoming date, June 1. You're going to see some big-name veteran players showing up on the waiver wires in the days and weeks to follow...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 5,660 reads 24 comments

  18. Bad Snap! How Da'Quan Bowers' Torn Achilles Affects the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    Snap. It's an awful sound for an athlete, and it was a horrible sound for Da'Quan Bowers on Thursday during offseason workouts for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 975 reads 19 comments

  19. Josh Freeman Free from the Baby Fat and It's Still "all About Five"

    As it was in the beginning is now and shall be for at least the next two seasons "All About Five" for your Tampa Bay Buccaneers . That was Raheem Morris' mantra from the first day the name of Josh Freeman was called out at the 2009 NFL draft...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 900 reads 14 comments

  20. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Take a Tip from Muhammad Ali

    "If you ain't got endurance, you better get some insurance..." Muhammad Ali, circa 1970-71 I was one of the lucky ones who spent more than my share of time in the ...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 979 reads 16 comments

  21. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Receivers: Where Does Tiquan Underwood Fit In?

    Are you beginning to sense a pattern here? The Buccaneers were ready to sign their sixth Rutgers player and that would be wide receiver Tiquan Underwood —most famous for being waived by the New England Patriots on the eve of Super Bowl XLVI...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 2,365 reads 42 comments

  22. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Start the Training Camp Shuffle

    The safest bet you can make on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is that for the next 90 days or so, Mark Dominik and Greg Schiano will be rummaging through players like they might tear through a stack of boxes in a Macy's basement...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 2,083 reads 15 comments

  23. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Are Suddenly Crowded at the Corner

    One of the cries from the masses during the recently completed NFL draft was: "Where's the corner?" Once the Bucs passed on Morris Claiborne , you had to know that it was a position for which they didn't feel that desperate when it comes to depth...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 3,277 reads 30 comments

  24. Doug Martin: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Get 1st Close Look at the 'Bell Cow'

    The "bell cow" is the lead cow of a herd. If you want to find the herd, listen for the bell cow. There's no collar, no bell awaiting Doug Martin at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie mini-camp that starts on Friday over at One Buc Cow Palace...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 4,228 reads 70 comments

  25. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Players Need to Meet Eric LeGrand, Follow His Example

    The U.S. Navy Seals like to say "The Only Easy Day Was Yesterday." For Eric LeGrand , the newest member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers , there are no easy days, and there really aren't any in sight...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 2 years ago 982 reads 12 comments