From the monthly archives:

February 2009

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Dominik – “Understands”

by Roland Johnson on February 28, 2009

Mark Dominik, spoke with Gary Shelton of the St.Pete Times, while nothing revealing or candid was said. He reemphasized building for the long term sustainability of the franchise.There is still a long way to go for anyone who has already hit the panic button. With free agency only 48 hours old, the team can still […]

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T.J. Houshmandzadeh to visit Bucs

by Roland Johnson on February 28, 2009

Chris Mortensen of ESPN, is reporting free agent receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh has a visit scheduled with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Houshmandzadeh, 31, has started 74 of the 105 games he has played in.  Drafted with the 204 pick by the Bengals in the seventh round of the 2001 draft. Houshmanzadeh has 507 receptions for 5,782 […]

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Suggestive speculation

by Roland Johnson on February 28, 2009

Suggestive speculation, is all anyone can really conjure up at this point. Whether or not the Buccaneers truly went after Haynesworth no one really knows except the actual parties involved. Could the Bucs have deemed Haynesworth off limits, sure they could have. The team could have even leaked it to the media to save face […]

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Bucs resign S Will Allen

by Roland Johnson on February 28, 2009

Stephen Holder, of the St. Pete Times is reporting the Buccaneers have reached a one year agreement with safety Will Allen worth $1.83 million, but has incentives built in the could make the deal as high as $2.35 million. Allen a special teams captain, was originally drafted in the fourth round of 2004. Allen has […]

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Jay Culter to Bucs?

by Roland Johnson on February 28, 2009

Tyler Thigpo

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Free Agency Buzz: Saturday

by Roland Johnson on February 28, 2009

With the Buccaneers making headlines by acquiring tight end Kellen Winslow from the Browns on the first official day of free agency, not much else has happened. There has been very little if any news being leaked from inside the halls at One Buc Place. While many have speculated on who the team might target […]

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Winslow meets Tampa media

by Roland Johnson on February 27, 2009

Kellen Winslow was introduced to the Tampa media at One Buc Place shortly after 1pm eastern time. While there are still various rumors speculating the actual compensation package the Browns will receive for dealing Winslow to the Bucs, NFL Networks Adam Sheffer, is reporting that the Bucs will send a 2009 second round pick, plus […]

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Brooks, to pause, reflect & decide future

by Roland Johnson on February 27, 2009

Derrick Brooks who was initially though to have scheduled a press conference with the media on Thursday, spoke with members of the media Friday at One Buc Place. While Brooks is unsure what the future hold for him, he hasn’t ruled out the possibility of playing in 2009 in a different uniform. Thanks to Anwar […]

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Bucs acquire TE Kellen Winslow

by Roland Johnson on February 27, 2009

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced they have traded for Cleveland Browns TE Kellen Winslow, 25, who appeared in 10 games in 2008, with 43 receptions. Winslow carries some baggage as well as a past injury history. Neither team has disclosed the trade in full detail, but speculation is the Browns will receive the Buccaneers […]

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Bucs “rebuilding”

by Roland Johnson on February 27, 2009

Even with the surplus in available cap space don’t expect to see the Buccaneers to be making it rain in free agency. Joel Glazer came out before the 2008 draft and basically stated the team in no uncertain terms is going to be building through the draft. Then during his press conferences leading up to […]

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Free Agency Buzz

by Roland Johnson on February 27, 2009

With the epic saga of Albert Haynesworth and where he will ultimately land along with what team was willing to back a brinks truck up and freely allow him to fleece their franchise finally over. With the Synder lead Redskins winning out in the end with a 7 year $100 million contract that could grow […]

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Albert Haynesworth gossip could all be a mere smoke screen

by Roland Johnson on February 26, 2009

With all the reports hitting the world wide web over the last 72 hours, speculating that the agent for Albert Haynesworth, Chad Speck was seen having dinner with Daniel Snyder the owner of the Washington Redskins, could there truly be a deal already in place? Well this follower of pertinent news believes so. In fact […]

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RB Michael Bush a Buc?

by Roland Johnson on February 26, 2009

Amid an avalanche of speculation, with absolutely no founded truth or credible sources, there has been a flurry of rumor mongering over the last 24 hours that the Buccaneers brain trust, has been in contact with their counter part from Superbowl 37, The Oakland Raiders that could have the Bucs acquiring oft-injured running back  Michael […]

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Bryant officially in the fold for 2009

by Roland Johnson on February 26, 2009

Recently franchised tagged receiver Antonio Bryant, officially excepted the 9.8 million dollar tag according to the Tampa Tribune, sighting that Lamont Smith, the agent for Bryant sent a text message confirming his client has signed the the deal.  Bryant who  had 83 receptions for 1,248 yards an 7 touchdowns last season was hoping to land […]

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Michael Clayton & Phillip Buchanon on Broncos radar

by Roland Johnson on February 26, 2009

Mike Klis, of the Denverpost.com is reporting that the Denver Broncos are targeting both Buccaneers receiver Michael Clayton & cornerback Phillip Buchanon as potential free agent pickups. Klis stating not that Buchanon will come cheap, but rather the other options are too pricey for the limited amount of cap space the Broncos have this coming […]