Bucs Central


Welcome to Bucs Central!  This page is here to give you an idea of where Bucs Central came from, who we are, and how we turned this site into the most popular unofficial destination for Buc fans on the ‘net.

BucsCentral.com is in no way sponsored, endorsed or licensed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, any Football Franchise, the NFL or the 32 Member Clubs’ therein (collectively the NFL). Any and all names and/or team Logos are Registered Trademarks of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the NFL one or more of the 32 Member Clubs’, or other respective owners. All images and or content provided via Bucs Central are being used in good faith under the “Fair Use Provision” of the “Copyright Act” for the sole purposes of entertainment, comment, criticism, research and news reporting. This is a privately owned and operated not for profit “Team Fan Site” dedicated entirely to the public distribution of News & Events surrounding the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the NFL (National Football League) and or the 32 Member Clubs which allows for fan participation and feedback. The BucsCentral.com Logo is a Trademark of BucsCentral.com and may not be reproduced or distributed or otherwise utilized for the purposes of (including but not limited to) monetary gain or false / fraudulent recognition, without the prior written consent of BucsCentral.com, unless representing BucsCentral.com with a forwarding linking to the Home Page of this website (http://www.BucsCentral.com).

BucsCentral.com was designed to be the premier Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan portal on the web. Launched on July 1, 2007, BucsCentral is the fastest growing Buccaneers site on the web and has already become one of the most popular Buccaneers specific site on the web, trailing only the official site of the Bucs ­ Buccaneers.com. and  PewterReport,com two accredited media sites.

Bucs Central is an independent sports blog, that covers The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Professional Football Team. Our goal is to provide breaking news and analysis on a daily basis, as well as critique the local & national media coverage of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

BucsCentral.com began in 2007 after the owner/administrator couldn’t find any Tampa Bay Buccaneer discussion boards that met his needs. What began as a single vision has been through many changes since its birth in 2007 and finally what we here at Bucs Central feel is the best.

What was supposed to be just a discussion board has grown into a multi-faceted, multimedia site unofficially recognized as the best fan site on the web. With our member list constantly growing, we will continue to strive to bring you the fans the best possible news and information on the team, because it is for fans, by fans. Whether you are a Buccaneers fan searching for the latest news, or a fan from the dark old days wishing to discuss the greatness of the Buccaneers, BucsCentral.com is the site for you!

BucsCentral is your one-stop site for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. A place for die hard and casual fans to meet, get to know each other and share their knowledge and passion of the Bucs.

“Build it, and they will come” is a very appropriate phrase when describing the following months of BucsCentral’s history.  Thanks to the lack of quality Buccaneers information on the ‘net that is free, BucsCentral has built up a steady following of about 500 unique visitors a day.

We’d Like To Thank You

All of our hard work would be futile without visitors like you coming to our site.  So, thank you very much for checking out BucsCentral.  If you have any questions, comments, complaints, etc. please feel free to E-Mail Me at Bucscentral@gmail.com.  We love to hear from our visitors.

Your online source for DIEHARD FANS!

Once again, we welcome you to BucsCentral.com.

There has been questions asked whether or not we make money blogging?

The simple answer is if you don’t see adds on the site, then no money is being made, since Roland is a fanatical fan, he does his bit to help spread the word free of charge.

While there might be a minimal amount of ads on that site, in the future they are strictly to help cover the cost of hosting the site and keeping the most up-to-date software on hand to deliver a dynamic product, to you the reader.  A diehard for all things Buccaneers, Roland, would rather not have to worry about such things as to whether or not he feels comfortable with a product or a sponsor and just worry about the actual happenings surrounding the team.

How much time do you spend working and writing at Bucs Central?

That is hard to say. Most of the “work” we do is just reading everything we can get our hands on and watching the games. But I was doing that before we started Bucs Central. So, the amount of extra time we spend on top of that varies, but might only total a few hours a day. It is all about being efficient. But the majority of time is spent reading other sites to find nuggets of information to pass on to the few people who stop by the site.

Does anybody with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers read your site and do you ever hear from them?

We have a few past coaches that have dropped us a line and been gracious enough to talk to us. But as far as present day coaches and or players were not sure, but if anyone reads the blog then it is a plus.

How to Support

BucsCentral.com is more than just a simple fan site for Buccaneer fans from around the world.  It is an open, welcoming community in which Buccaneer fans from every walk and corner of the world have found and call home. We welcome everyone and anyone to take part in the experience of the site.

Providing this home is a privilege that I take very seriously and continually strive to make simply the best.  To that end, BucsCentral makes strategic investments in time and dollars to insure the best experience possible.   We do not sell advertising to support our efforts; however we prefer to keep the site as clean, friendly, and appealing as possible.  This is where the community has always risen to help keep the site humming along.

We appreciate every effort for support.  You will never see BucsCentral lock people from accessing content on the site, force a fund raising drive with the threat of shutdown, or force a “pay to post” hostage situation like other sites.   We enjoy your company, and everyone is welcomed whether lurking, posting, or contributing.   Buccaneer fans here shape this community, and we enjoy all types.   You get to decide your involvement.

We will never ask for DONATIONS as the site will be strictly what you the READERS want to make it. We will make every effort to update the content as often as possible or as time permits.

The best way you can support BucsCentral.com is by getting involved, If you are a writer and would like to contribute that way great, if you are graphic designer and would like to contribute that way great, or just a loyal fan of Tampa Bay Buccaneers Football and like to discuss the topics and or read topics on the front page that’s great too.

If you have an idea that you think would be an improvement on the site by all means contact us at Bucscentral@gmail.com

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