From the monthly archives:

February 2010

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Bucs LB Hayes Out Until Training Camp

by Staff Report on February 11, 2010

Bucs staring weakside linebacker Geno Hayes will be unable to participate in any of the teams OTAs or minicamps this offseason due to a torn labrum in his right shoulder. Reports WQYK-AM 1010 host and Bright House Sports Network contributor Tom Krasniqi, Hayes who injured the shoulder in the second quarter of the Bucs’ final […]

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Four Downs – Building a Winner through The Draft

by The White Tiger on February 11, 2010

Four Downs makes its debut appearance on Bucs Central. The column will be used to give opinions, analysis or too answer questions on the latest happenings surrounding the team each week or when warranted. In this weeks edition Bucs Central newest contributor The White Tiger – takes a look at building a winner in the […]

Now that the NFL post-season is over, it’s time to start turning our attention to the NFL draft. I took some time to catch up with Shawn Zobel of Draft Headquarters.com. According to Shawn’s bio, “…In the last two years Shawn’s mock drafts have out-scored nearly every draft analyst in the country, including both Mel […]

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State of the Buccaneers: Tight Ends

by Staff Report on February 9, 2010

In the coming days, Bucs Central will address the different areas of the Buccaneers offense, defense and special teams by taking a look back on the 2009 campaign and looking forward to the 2010 offseason and beyond. From potential cap casualties, re-signings, free agent signings to draft picks, that could have quite a huge impact […]

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State of the Buccaneers: Wide Receivers

by Staff Report on February 7, 2010

In the coming days, Bucs Central will address the different areas of the Buccaneers offense, defense and special teams by taking a look back on the 2009 campaign and looking forward to the 2010 offseason and beyond. From potential cap casualties, re-signings, free agent signings to draft picks, that could have quite a huge impact […]

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Bucs’ Van Pelt Looking For Freeman To Become Vocal leader

by Staff Report on February 6, 2010

New Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterbacks coach, Alex Van Pelt discussed some of what he expects out of his inherited pupil, Josh Freeman with Rick Stroud of the St. Petersburg Times on Friday evening telling Stroud “I think the first thing you have to discuss is your philosophy.” “We want him to complete 65 percent of […]

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Bucs New QB Coach Van Pelt Meets With Freeman

by Staff Report on February 5, 2010

Alex Van Pelt, the man hired to essentially re-leave offensive coordinator Greg Olson, from once again pulling double duty as both the Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach in 2010 was at One Buc Place Thursday afternoon meeting with starting quarterback Josh Freeman for the first time, since being name the teams new […]

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Bryant Disgusted Over Thoughts That He Quit

by Staff Report on February 4, 2010

Tampa Bay Buccaneers soon to be free agent receiver Antonio Bryant, whom the team placed the franchise tag on in 2009, after a stellar season in 2008, in which the Bucs reward his  83 catch, 1,248 yards and 7 touchdown performance by paying $9.88 million dollars as the teams franchise player. Voiced his displeasure back […]

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Eric Yarber Tapped As Bucs New Receivers Coach

by Staff Report on February 3, 2010

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Coaching staff is complete. According to numerous reports surfacing on the internet. The team plans to hire former Arizona State assistant Eric Yarber. The deal has yet to be finalized and the particulars were still being worked out this afternoon, but the team could make the news official as early as […]

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Drugs Not Involved In Adams Death

by Staff Report on February 3, 2010

According to a report, The State Law Enforcement Division of Greenville, South Carolina found in toxicology tests that no additional factors contributed to the death of former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and current Chicago Bears defensive end Gaines Adams. Greenwood County’s chief deputy coroner told Paul Alongi, of The Greenville News . Adams, 26, who died […]

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Olson Giddy Over Van Pelt Hiring

by Staff Report on February 3, 2010

Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Greg Olson confirmed, that the Bucs, did in fact hire former Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Alex Van Pelt to be Josh Freeman’s new quarterbacks coach. Olson speaking publicly for the first time, since news broke that the Bucs hired Van Pelt with Ira Kaufman, of the Tampa Tribune Tuesday seemed […]

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State of the Buccaneers: Running Backs

by Staff Report on February 3, 2010

In the coming days, Bucs Central will address the different areas of the Buccaneers offense, defense and special teams by taking a look back on the 2009 campaign and looking forward to the 2010 offseason and beyond. From potential cap casualties, re-signings, free agent signings to draft picks, that could have quite a huge impact […]

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Bucs Olson Flirted With USC

by Staff Report on February 2, 2010

The lure of big time college football and job security wasn’t enough to woo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Greg Olson to USC. Olson recently talked to Lane Kiffin and his father, Monte, about the vacant offensive coordinator post at USC, reports Tom Deinhart of Rivals.com. The turn off, was that Olson wouldn’t necessarily be […]

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State of the Buccaneers: Quarterbacks

by Staff Report on February 2, 2010

In the coming days, Bucs Central will address the different areas of the Buccaneers offense, defense and special teams by taking a look back on the 2009 campaign and looking forward to the 2010 offseason and beyond. From potential cap casualties, re-signings, free agent signings to draft picks, that could have quite a huge impact […]

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Bucs Search Is Over; Alex Van Pelt To Be Named QB Coach

by Staff Report on February 1, 2010

It appears Tampa Bay’s search for a new quarterbacks coach is over. John Clayton of ESPN.com is reporting a source close to the situation has indicated the Bucs will hire former Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Alex Van Pelt to serve as quarterback’s coach in 2010. Terms of the deal were not immediately known, but its […]