Bucs Central

March 2010

With the Tampa Bay Buccaneers looking to become a more physically dominant down hill running team in 2010, they have scheduled a visit with Idaho Vandals guard / tackle prospect Mike Iupati (pronounced ee-YOU-PAH-tee) before the draft according to Chris Steuber of NFLScoutNetwork.com. The 6-foot-5, 331-pound Iupati is widely considered as the best interior offensive… Read More

After reading Sam Monson’s “Tackle Inefficiency Rating” on Profootballfocus.com it got me to thinking, which sometimes can lead to some hair brain ideas and self debating. Monson, however has devised a formula to grade each individual defensive player’s ability at making solo tackles using a simple mathematical equation. Even though tackles are tracked by the… Read More

With reports surfacing that Ndamukong Suh, the top rated defensive tackle prospect in the 2010 NFL Draft has a visit setup with the Bucs on April 13, a week before the draft. It seems his stock has been falling of late. Many draft pundits continue to rank Oklahoma’s Gerlad McCoy slightly above Suh with the… Read More

After taking a brief hiatus from blogging to handle my real job requirements, which had me traveling throughout the vast desert in Iraq. I’m finally back from remote locations and in the friendly confines of what so many American service men and women have called home since 2003. With both feet planted firmly within a… Read More

With a relative quite start to the off season the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made some noise late Monday night when they traded their 2011 six-round pick to the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for veteran receiver Reggie Brown. The 6-foot-1, 197-pound 29-year old Brown was drafted with the 35th overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft… Read More

Late Friday, on the first day of free agency local WDAE-AM 620 shock jock Steve “The Big Dog” Duemig masterminded a colorful and witty farce over the airwaves. Telling his listeners that Bucs general manager Mark Dominik reached out to him personally to set the record straight about the swirling speculation of who the Bucs… Read More

Amidst the swirling speculation of rumors being floated by both local and national media pundits who cover the NFL on a regular basis. Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune is reporting a move made late Thursday evening by the Buccaneers. That consequently, has gone largely unnoticed by his national media counter parts. Suspects that said… Read More

There has been little free agent movement across the league up to this point. However, the rumor mill is spinning out of control. News has begun funneling out with regards to potential suitors for this years free agent class. There are several reports surfacing that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are showing some level of interest… Read More

Continuing on in the on again, off again  saga surrounding Denver Broncos receiver Brandon Marshall. On Wednesday, the Broncos slapped a first-round qualifying tender on Marshall wh0 ended the year in the same manner in which he began it, in rookie head coach Josh McDaniels’ dog house but in between posted his third straight 100-catch… Read More

When’s the last time the Bucs actually landed a top flight free agent? Well, if you can’t quite remember, it was back in 2001 when the team signed former Arizona Cardinals defensive end Simeon Rice. Since that time the Bucs have been the cellar dwellers of dumpster diving free agent bargain basement hunters. That’s all… Read More

Many fans have been foaming at the mouth in the hopes that either one of the elite defensive tackle prospects in Nebraska’s Ndamukong Suh or Oklahoma’s Gerald McCoy, somehow falls to number three and is on the board when the Buccaneers are on the clock. Some are even salivating over the likes of Tennessee safety… Read More