Bucs Central

May 2010

On the heels, of what’s been reported as an amicable split between Doug Williams and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. General Manager Mark Dominik has started the process of finding Williams’ replacement, reports Charlie Campbell of PewterReport.com. Through unnamed sources Campbell suggest one such rumored candidate for the vacated Director of Pro Personnel position is George… Read More

Rewind to last year around this time and CBSSports.com senior writer Pete Prisco was heavily criticizing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for drafting former Kansas State quarterback Josh Freeman with the 17th overall selection in the 2009 draft. Now fast forward, to the current date and time and Prisco after mentally reviewing last seasons trials and… Read More

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ starting left tackle, Donald Penn, who’s a restricted free agent, has been at odds with management over his second consecutive one-year offer,  exasperated over the lack of a long term contract extension Penn’s weight ballooned up to well over 350 pounds last season. Re-channeling his energy in a more positive way this… Read More

With the untimely departure of Doug Williams, there’s a huge void left in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers front office. One name to keep a watchful eye on is Bill Rees, who assisted the Bucs as an independent draft consultant this year – also evaluated the talent on the teams’ current roster. The relationship between Rees… Read More

In somewhat of a shocking turn of events at One Buc Place this afternoon Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times is reporting that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Director of Pro Personnel Doug Williams, have mutually decided to part ways effective immediately. Williams re-joined the Buccaneers in 2004 under former general manager Bruce Allen as… Read More

With the Tampa Bay Buccaneers looking for Josh Freeman to take that next step in his maturation process. Ed Thompson of Scout.com in an article that appears on FOXSports.com offers up five teams that should be on the horn making an offer to free agent receiver Terrell Owens. Proliferating his argument for such a marriage… Read More

Sports Columnist Gary Shelton, of the St. Petersburg Times ask the question, of whether or not Tampa Bay Buccaneers starting quarterback Josh Freeman, who’s entering his sophomore season could glean anything from former Oakland Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell’s fall from grace, in his latest editorial column. Shelton, presumably in a lighthearted mood tries an attempt… Read More

Currently Jevan Snead sits at the bottom of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers depth chart. Blessed with prototypical size and a live arm. He came under scrutiny during the pre-draft process, for a perceived lack of competitiveness. The scuttle steams from his exiting the University of Texas football program rather then battle Colt McCoy. After transferring… Read More

The tenor amongst most fans is that the additions of Gerald McCoy and Brian Price will greatly aid the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense in 2010. But Pat Kirwan, the former NFL front office executive and Tampa scout who co-hosts “Movin’ the Chains” heard exclusively on Sirius NFL Radio, penned a column on NFL.com titled “History… Read More

Even though the Tampa Bay Buccaneers picked third, in this past April’s draft. They were awarded the second highest “Rookie Pool” allocation with $7.137 million dollars available to creatively work deals for their nine respective draft picks, according to Len Pasquarelli, of ESPN.com who released the numbers. Tampa Bay and Seattle, which had nine picks… Read More

Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the Playoffs? Not this coming season. But after wallowing in mediocrity in-route to posting a 3-13 record in 2009. The pot at the end of the rainbow might actual be filled with gold come 2011. That’s the utterance from Pat Kirwan. The former NFL front office executive and Tampa scout who… Read More

So what does Jason Cole of YahooSports.com think of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers receiving corps? Well, folks it’s not pretty. Out of thirty-two teams, Cole ranked the Bucs 29th. The old NFL formula for winning, used to be a dominant rushing attack, augmented by a  stout defense and a quarterback who could manage the game… Read More

Drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the 15th overall selection, in the first round of the 2004 NFL Draft, receiver Michael Clayton exhibited qualities of a franchise receiver with 80 receptions, 1,193 yards and 7 touchdowns as a rookie. Since then however, the enigmatic Clayton has managed a total of 141 receptions, 1,743 yards… Read More

The loud, screeching whistle sound you hear in the back-round, is the pressure that’s beginning to build as the 2010 season draws closer for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and head coach Raheem Morris. After gutting a huge number of veterans, shortly after he was named coach in 2009. The results that followed were catastrophic and… Read More

Current backup tackle Xavier Fulton, a fifth round pick of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers out of Illinois in the 2009 NFL Draft spent his entire rookie season on injured reserve after succumbing to a knee injury in the final preseason game against the Houston Texans. With the release of Arron Sears last week Roy Cummings… Read More