Bucs Central

April 2010

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers just concluded there first day of a three day rookie mini camp, with some 70-plus players in attendance. The early buzz being generated is the play of fourth round pick Mike Williams. Williams from all accounts looked quick, and separated himself from defensive backs while catching some deep passes and some… Read More

Former NFL veteran safety, turned journalist Matt Bowen, who was a sixth-round pick of the St. Louis Rams in the 2000 NFL Draft, played for four teams ( Rams, Packers, Redskins & Bills)  in a career that spanned seven-years is heaping praise on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers current haul of prospects in an article that… Read More

It would appear some in the local fish wrap community are already second guessing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers selection of former Syracuse receiver Mike Williams in the fourth round of the draft. Williams, a Buffalo native told Buffalo reporters in the days leading up to the draft “If I don’t go in the first round… Read More

Chris Fedor over at SportsRadioInterviews.com transcribed the radio appearance from Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris with Steve Duemig of 620 WDAE The Sports Animal. The most interesting theme being floated around the Tampa area of late, has been the number of potential starters the Buccaneers seem to think that they have found from… Read More

Noted SportsIllustrated.com writer Peter King, who is most famous for his Monday Morning Quarterback column, as promised delivered the baby in his Tuesday edition of MMQB. As he pledged to elaborate a bit more on the 2010 Tampa Bay Buccaneers draft class. According to King after speaking with Bucs general manager Mark Dominik, (the brain… Read More

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have released FB B.J. Askew, DT Chris Hovan, G Shawn Murphy, P Sam Paulescu, G Arron Sears, and CB Stoney Woodson. Hovan started all 16 games last season for the Buccaneers recording 57 tackles, one TFL, 0.5 sacks and one forced fumble. He started 79-of-80 games for… Read More

With rumors floating around during the NFL Draft that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were diligently trying to trade veteran defensive tackle Chris Hovan after selecting not one but two defensive tackles with back, to back picks in Gerald McCoy and Brian Price Adam Schefter is reporting via twitter the Bucs plan to release Hovan today… Read More

With the 2010 NFL Draft, just a faint speck in the distance. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will hold a rookie camp, starting this Friday 30 April 2010 at the practice fields of One Buc Place. Below you will find the most comprehensive list on the internet of players the team has signed as undrafted rookie… Read More

According to Peter King, noted author of the Monday Morning Quarterback for SportsIllustrated.com who tweeted Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik conveyed to him that former Syracuse receiver and fourth round pick on Saturday, Mike Williams could start for the Bucs in 2010. This doesn’t come as much of a surprise, considering the lack… Read More

With the 2010 NFL Draft finally in the books here’s a look at the Wonderlic Scores for all nine draft picks of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers over the past three days. The player with the best mental aptitude out of the selections belongs to one of the team’s seventh round selections and no it’s no… Read More

After re-landscaping my back yard the past few weeks ( 30-yards of top soil, 11 pallets of grass and six trees) – figuring out how I would deal with my teenage daughter and the looming prom curfew and the dreaded just another notch in a boys belt buckle speech I finally got around to you… Read More

Just how bad were the hands that made up the receiving corps last season, you ask? Well, for starters other then the Oakland Raiders, who had three receivers in the top 10 worst hands category, not sure a team fielded a worse receiving corps then the Tampa Bay Buccaneers did in 2009. Even if you… Read More

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced their finalized schedule for the 2010 preseason. The Bucs kick off their 34th preseason schedule on the road as they continue their longest-running preseason series with the Miami Dolphins on Saturday, August 14 at 7 p.m. The following week on Saturday, August 21 at 7:30 p.m., the Buccaneers will… Read More

Former Chicago Bears defensive end Alex Brown who is in New Orleans today visiting with the Saints, is scheduled to land in Tampa on Thursday per Adam Schefter’s tweeter account. Brown, 31, a veteran of eight NFL seasons has started 91 of the 127 games he’s played in since entering the league as a fourth… Read More