1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: The Best Non-First Round Picks in Team History

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have had a top-five overall pick in the NFL draft nine times in their 37-year history. While most names, such as Lee Roy Selmon (No. 1), Bo Jackson (No...

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  2. Tyrann Mathieu: Are the Bucs Interested in the Troubled Defensive Back?

    Tyrann Mathieu , the troubled former star cornerback from LSU, is not only running toward his future in the NFL , but running away from the skeletons in his closet and the questions about his checkered past...

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  3. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: The 5 Moves They Must Avoid This Offseason

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are in the midst of a very important offseason, having improved their 2012 win total by three from the season prior, yet needing to show further signs of improvement to convince ever-skeptical fans...

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  4. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Ranking Their Biggest Free-Agency Priorities

    When it comes to free agency, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have plenty of needs and the means to address them...

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  5. Ranking the Top 5 Players on the Buccaneers' 2013 Draft Board

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers need help. Then again, when you've lost 21 of the past 32 games and have the league's worst pass defense, there are obviously needs that have to be addressed...

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  6. Mark Dominik: Bucs GM Is the Wild Card in Tampa Bay's Deck

    Mark Dominik undoubtedly knows the secondary needs help and the offensive line needs depth. Certainly he's aware that a pass rusher or two is needed as well. And while we're fixing things, maybe he can find a slot receiver, too...

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  7. The Biggest Offseason Priorities for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    With their 7-9 season quickly fading into memory, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a full list of offseason priorities to tackle before heading into the 2013 season. They're in need of defensive help at multiple positions, namely cornerback and safety...

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  8. Tony Oden Has Work Cut out for Him as Bucs' New Defensive Backs Coach

    Tony Oden was hired as the defensive backs coach on Wednesday, replacing the departed Ron Cooper who took the same job on Willie Taggart's staff at USF...

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  9. Greg Schiano: Grading the First Year of His Reign as Buccaneers Head Coach

    Greg Schiano was introduced as the ninth head coach in Buccaneers team history on January 27, 2012. The team Schiano inherited was a hapless, undisciplined bunch in the midst of a 10-game losing streak...

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  10. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Mapping out the Blueprint for a Super Bowl Run in 2013

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 10 years removed from their one and only championship, which came in Super Bowl XXXVII when they soundly defeated the Oakland Raiders 48-21. They've been on a downward spiral since, compiling a paltry 69-91 (...

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  11. Josh Freeman: Does the Lack of an Extension Leave the Door Open for a Trade?

    We now know Josh Freeman will not be getting a contract extension this offseason, which means the 2013 season could potentially be the 24-year-old's last in a Buccaneers uniform...

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  12. Buccaneers 2013 Mock Draft: The Smartest Pick Tampa Bay Can Make for Every Spot

    Having won just 11 of their last 32 games, it would seemingly be hard for anyone to argue that the Buccaneers are headed in the right direction...

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  13. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 6 Biggest Offseason Decisions

    At 6-9 and in the midst of a five-game losing streak, we know that the Buccaneers will be one of 20 teams that will miss postseason action this season...

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  14. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Need to Reconsider Defensive Philosophy

    We knew there would be an acclimation process for the players to learn the coaches and vice versa . We also accepted that the transformation would not occur overnight and the playbook and scheme would also take time to sink in...

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  15. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fans Clearly Lack Perspective in Regards to Josh Freeman

    'Get rid of him,' you say? 'Let him be someone else's problem,' right? Oh and my personal favorite, 'I never cared for him much, anyways...

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  16. 2013 NFL Mock Draft: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Need Impact Players on Defense

    With the NFL 's 2012 regular season heading into its home stretch, fans in cities whose teams will not be playoff-bound have already started looking ahead to the 2013 season...

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  17. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: The 3 Plays That Cost Them Dearly in 2012

    It wasn't that long ago that talk of exceeded expectations and playoff scenarios were making the rounds in the Tampa Bay area...

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  18. Tampa Bay vs. Denver: 5 Keys to the Game for the Buccaneers

    The Buccaneers (6-5) travel cross-country to the Mile-High City of Denver, Colorado to take on the Broncos (8-3) on Sunday afternoon. The Bucs come in having won five of their last seven games, while the Broncos are winners of six straight contests..

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  19. Doug Martin: Making a Case for Rookie of the Year Honors

    It wasn't that long ago that many outside of Tampa Bay knew very little about the Bucs' primary ball-carrier, rookie Doug Martin ...

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  20. Ready or Not, It's Time to Seriously Consider the Bucs as Playoff Contenders

    A month ago, the thought would've been irrational; the suggestion, laughable. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers ? A playoff team? This season? Who could've blamed the naysayers? The Bucs ...

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  21. Chargers vs. Buccaneers: Keys to the Game for Tampa Bay

    The San Diego Chargers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers will square off in Tampa in a matchup between two 4-4 teams heading in opposite directions. San Diego comes in having lost three of its last four, while the Bucs have won three of their last four...

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  22. Buccaneers Latest Blackout Proves There's Still Plenty of Room on the Bandwagon

    As far as head-scratchers go, this one may just top the list. Fans, you finally have what the franchise has been searching for over at One Buc since, oh I don't know, the Doug ...

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  23. Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Oakland Raiders Live Blog: Highlights and Analysis

    The game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Oakland Raiders has wrapped up, with the Bucs winning 42-32. RB Doug Martin compiled a team-record 251 rushing yards and four TDs and QB Josh Freeman threw for 247 yards and two TDs...

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  24. Opportunity Knocks for Young Buccaneers Secondary Now That Aqib Talib Is Gone

    Aqib Talib is gone, traded to the New England Patriots on Thursday afternoon for a 2013 fourth-round pick. The move came too soon for some, but not soon enough for others...

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  25. Breaking News: Cornerback Aqib Talib Traded to the New England Patriots

    According to multiple sources, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded oft-troubled cornerback Aqib Talib to the New England Patriots ...

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