1. Greg Schiano Walks the Walk: Buccaneers Sign Eric LeGrand

    Buried deep my archives is this story about Eric LeGrand , the Rutgers football player who was paralyzed on October 16, 2010 during his team's game against Army in Giants Stadium...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 1,098 reads 14 comments

  2. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Job 1: Bring on Some Real Linebackers

    The 2011 linebacking corps for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers wasn't bad, it was arguably the worst in the NFL ...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 1,183 reads 10 comments

  3. Michael Smith: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Finally Have Real Speed Threat

    Couldn't help notice the plethora of LaMichael James lovers in the days leading up to the 2012 draft. Seriously? LaMichael James? For some reason the San Francisco 49ers used a ...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 3,148 reads 43 comments

  4. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Grab 14 Free Agents: Is There Another Donald Penn?

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers just gave 14 guys their dream shot . That's 14 fellas who didn't get the call they were hoping for last Thursday or Friday, or even Saturday, for that matter...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 2,814 reads 9 comments

  5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2012 Draft Brings That Wonderful Smell of Fresh Air

    Wouldn't be surprised if the first thing Greg Schiano noticed when he first walked into One Buc Place was a foul stench in the air. It was all over the place: in the locker rooms, workout rooms, everywhere...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 2,957 reads 12 comments

  6. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Begin Their Hunt for Undrafted Free Agents

    The new number for you to keep in mind is 90, NINETY, nine-oh. That's the new, increased number of roster spots teams can take into summer training camp and it's going to help squads like the new Greg Schiano-coached Buccaneers ...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 3,538 reads 24 comments

  7. NFL Draft 2012: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Go 'Almost Heaven' with Goode and Tandy

    If fifth-rounder Najee Goode and sixth-rounder Keith Tandy make the 2012 Tampa Bay Buccaneers roster, the Bucs could be adding at least 60,000 folks to their fanbase...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 2,360 reads 17 comments

  8. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Show How to Get Better in 24 Hours

    This is NFL Draft 101 in its purest form. This is how you get better in 24 hours. Thank you, Mark Dominik...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 1,190 reads 25 comments

  9. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Wheel, Deal to Get Lavonte David in Second Round

    Mark Domink said on Friday afternoon he wouldn't hesitate to trade up to get a player the Buccaneers wanted. He did exactly that and jumped into the second round and nabbed Nebraska linebacker Lavonte David with the 26th pick...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 984 reads 26 comments

  10. Tampa Bay Buccaneers' GM Dominik Had Mark Barron in Mind "For a Long Time"

    Those who think Alabama's Mark Barron was some sort of "Plan B" for the Bucs need to think again. He is, has been and always was the guy the Bucs wanted and General Manager Mark ...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 541 reads 15 comments

  11. Mark Barron, Doug Martin: No Glamor, Just Grit for These New Buccaneers

    It's not going to knock anyone's socks off. You're not going to see a load of non-credible guys who never played football screaming "A-plus" for this first-night effort in the 2012 NFL draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 1,779 reads 60 comments

  12. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Go Safety First with Alabama's Mark Barron

    Leave it to the Buccaneers to pull off the surprise. After trading down with the Jacksonville Jaguars , leaving the five spot and descending to the seventh pick, your Bucs took safety Mark Barron from Alabama...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 957 reads 31 comments

  13. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2012 Draft: Contemplating the Draft-Day Scenarios

    Time to get down to some serious business. It's T-minus, well, forget that...draft day is here but it's really draft night, isn't it? Let's not waste a moment; let's get right into ...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 1,405 reads 7 comments

  14. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mock Draft 4.0: Need vs. Best Overall Player

    The Tampa Tribune rang it out this morning: "Dominik determined to change fortunes." "Few of his draft picks have made an impact while in Bucs uniform." Their words, not ours...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 1,894 reads 63 comments

  15. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2012 Draft: Is Luke Kuechly Quietly Their Guy?

    When you get this close to the draft, it's not always the guys teams talk about, it's the players they don't talk about that you might want to give some attention. Enter Boston College tackling machine Luke Kuechly ...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 5,163 reads 82 comments

  16. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2012 Draft Is a Must-Win for the Team and Mark Dominik

    Let's call it the way it really is—this week's 2012 NFL draft is a must-win for the Buccaneers and especially for their general manager, Mark Dominik. Let's amend that slightly—this draft needs to be a "huge win...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 1,100 reads 44 comments

  17. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Law and Order, Expendable Players and Minnesota

    We're going to take you on an excursion today and want to touch on several things, as you might gleen from the headline. "Chung, Chung." That's the sound of the computerized gong noise that proceeds all of the "Law and Order" television shows...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 1,245 reads 39 comments

  18. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2012 Draft: 7 Days to Go, Mark Dominik Speaks

    This time next week, you'll be getting ready for the first round of the NFL draft, brought to you live Thursday evening. Tampa Bay Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik spoke Thursday afternoon, his presser carried on local radio and on Buccaneers...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 749 reads 9 comments

  19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2012 Draft: Dissecting the Aqib Talib Rumor

    Laughed and gave it the old eyeball roll as these rumors surfaced about the Bucs looking to trade troublemaker/corner Aqib Talib prior to the upcoming draft...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 1,723 reads 11 comments

  20. Ronde Barber on Possible Role as Bucs Safety: "I'm Tiny"

    Seems everyone's all excited out there with this "throw it against the wall" experiment of having venerable, future Hall of Fame corner Ronde Barber back there at safety. Keep this in mind: Barber is 5'10", 184 pounds by his own admission...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 2,120 reads 20 comments

  21. Greg Schiano Eyes Tampa Bay Buccaneer Talent, but Will Mini Camp Help the Draft?

    Greg Schiano was excited. He should be. It was his first look at the team he's signed on to bring from last year's depth of oblivion to this season's challenging schedule ...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 650 reads 6 comments

  22. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2012 Schedule: Man, This One Is Tough!

    First reaction to the 2012 Tampa Bay Buccaneers schedule, which the NFL released on Tuesday? Man, this one is tough. This is no luxury cruise. This is no piece of cake. Good luck, Greg Schiano...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 656 reads 15 comments

  23. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Have New Intensity, New Demands at First Mini-Camp

    "It's a game of details and it starts here!" That was the new One Buccaneer Place sheriff yelling out to his bank of inmates. It was obvious from minute one that this is a far cry from the Raheem Morris Country Club...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 1,046 reads 22 comments

  24. Buccaneers 2012 Draft Day Dream: Mo Claiborne and Steven Jackson?

    If you think grouchy LeGarrette Blount didn't like the idea of Trent Richardson , well, he won't like this one either...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 3,853 reads 38 comments

  25. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2012 Draft: Does Ronde Barber Have the 'Inside Info' on Mo?

    If you were a fan of the the 1987 movie Wall Street by Oliver Stone, then you might recall these quotes from the ruthless takeover artist, Gordon Gekko: Gekko to the young broker Bud Fox: "The most valuable commodity I know of is information...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about over 2 years ago 2,166 reads 5 comments