From the monthly archives:

March 2009

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Mini Camp Updates: Tuesday Morning

by Roland Johnson on March 31, 2009

It would seem that according to different media outlets both Brian Griese & Earnest Graham have valid reasons for not being in attendance at the teams first mini camp of the Morris era. Griese is at home, in Denver tending to his wife, Brook, who is expecting the couples second child, while Graham is attending […]

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Penn, Griese, Williams & Graham absent from mini camp

by Roland Johnson on March 31, 2009

Based on several reports surfacing out of the teams first voluntary mini camp restricted free agent left tackle Donald Penn is a no show, he has still not signed his tender. Also absent from camp are Brian Griese, Carnell Williams & Earnest Graham. Both Graham & Williams are still recovering from injuries sustained during the […]

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Dilfer: Bucs need Mark Sanchez

by Roland Johnson on March 31, 2009

Former Buccaneer quarterback and Superbowl winner now turned ESPN studio analyst Trent Dilfer was on ESPN 1040 AM Monday, urging Mark Dominik & Raheem Morris to do what every it takes to move up into the top 10, to select USC QB Mark Sanchez as he is the best pro in this draft as Dilfer […]

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Bucs set to open first mini camp under Morris

by Roland Johnson on March 31, 2009

Violent, controlled chaotic aggression, has been the buzz this off-season. With the Buccaneers set to open there first voluntary three day mini camp under new head coach Raheem Morris on Tuesday. This will be the first chance Morris has to instill his vision of what he hopes the team will become in 2009. Look for […]

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Bryant unhappy he has to prove himself again

by Roland Johnson on March 30, 2009

Antonio Bryant, was on Sporting New Radio”s ” “The Tim Montemayor Show”” whining about his pay raise for 2009. “[But it’s] a one year contract, it’s a ‘prove yourself’ contract, again, and the circumstances for me have gotten a little tighter.  Now I’ve got quarterbacks fighting for opportunities to showcase their talents so the ability […]

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Josh Freeman everyone’s new whipping boy

by Roland Johnson on March 30, 2009

Josh Freeman, has been on a upwards spiral the last month, but it now seems he has turned into every draft analyst whipping boy. According to Wes Bunting, of the Nationfootballpost.com in which he uses a quarterback completion percentage in his last year as a starter to determine how good a quarterback will be in […]

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Bucs preseason opponents announced

by Roland Johnson on March 30, 2009

The National Football League today announced Tampa Bay’s four preseason opponents for the 2009 season, featuring home games against the Miami Dolphins and Houston Texans and road contests against the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars. Tampa Bay kicks off its preseason schedule on the road against the defending AFC South Champion Tennessee Titans the week […]

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Bucs defense to look more like MMA

by Roland Johnson on March 30, 2009

Clark Judge a senior writer for CBSSports.com, writes that the Buccaneers new defensive scheme will look more like Mixed Martial Arts rather then the Tampa 2. Morris over the past several weeks has been chirping too every media outlet that will listen, he continues to chant the same mantra about becoming a more physical and […]

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Bucs bringing DT BJ Raji in for a workout

by Roland Johnson on March 29, 2009

BJ Raji, of Boston College is schedule to vist the Buccaneers for a private workout. The 6’2 337 pound defensive tackle is rated as the number one prospect in this years draft at his position. Raji fits the new scheme Jim Bates is implementing like a glove. With Bates wanting defensive tackles that are best […]

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Bucs in the market for corners

by Roland Johnson on March 29, 2009

With everyone around the NFL knowing the Buccaneers are in the market for a corner, the team is not trying to hide the fact that they will draft one and quite possibly two come April. After keeping tabs through various internet sites and press clippings of who the team has set up private workouts with. […]

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Long term deal for Winslow on hold

by Roland Johnson on March 29, 2009

While it has been speculated the Buccaneers were in negotiations with Drew Rosenhaus the agent for tight end Kellen Winslow on a long term extension. Dan Parr, of Profootballweekly.com sighting an unnamed NFL source say’s those talks have come to a scretching halt. According to the source there are major concerns over Winslow’s long term […]

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Morris has doubts about Freeman being a winner

by Roland Johnson on March 28, 2009

In an article that appears on the St.PeteTimes.com website, by Rick Stroud. It now appears that doubt might be creeping in, as Raheem Morris might be seconding guessing whether or not Josh Freeman is a winner or not, with a 14-18 career win – loss record at Kansas State. It would not seem by just […]

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Bucs to host Freeman for private workout

by Roland Johnson on March 28, 2009

Adam Caplan, of ScoutsNFLnetwork.com is reporting that QB Josh Freeman was on Sirius NFL Radio’s “Movin the Chains” in which he publicly announced he has a private workout schedule with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Could Freeman be that ever elusive fourth quarterback the team has been talking so much about? Referring back to an early […]

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Bucs interest in Larry English growing

by Roland Johnson on March 28, 2009

John Sahly, of Huskie Wire is reporting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were one of fifteen teams on hand to watch NIU’s DE Larry English go through position drills. English stood by his combine numbers, but did participate in the forty yard dash and drills at both linebacker and defensive end. According to scouts in attendance […]

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Grossman being linked to Bucs

by Roland Johnson on March 27, 2009

Steve Wyche, of NFL.com thinks the team could pursue a veteran quarterback if the team isn’t happy with what transpires at next week mandatory mini camp. Drum roll please, that quarterback very well could be Rex Grossman formerly of the Chicago Bears by way of the University of Florida. Grossman has the arm to compete, […]