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Adam Hayward

The Bucs team captains for the 2011 season, as voted on by the players are as follows: QB Josh Freeman and C Jeff Faine (offense) and LB Quincy Black and CB Ronde Barber (defense). For special teams the honor has been bestowed upon LB Adam Hayward. Freeman, Faine and Barber are returning team captains, while… Read More

Speaking on 620 WDAE The Sports Animal, on the Ron and Ian show Tampa Bay Buccaneers General Manager Mark Dominik informed listeners that the team has just re-signed linebacker Adam Hayward to a 3-year deal. Hayward, 27, a four-year veteran who was drafted with the 184th overall selection in the sixth round out of Portland… Read More

Often embattled and misunderstood Tampa Bay Buccaneers receiver Antonio Bryant, spoke with the Dallas media on a conference call Wednesday. In one surgical, yet lethal slice Bryant cut right to the difference between the quarterback who helped him have the best statistical season of his career Jeff Garcia and the teams current starter Byron Leftwich… Read More

Just how effective will the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense be in 2009, you ask? Well if pre-season is an early indicator, fans need not fret over the new scheme under defensive coordinator Jim Bates. The team is giving up 3.30 yards per carry,as a whole, but based on the numbers the right side consisting of… Read More

Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris says he wants to create as much competition as possible not only at the quarterback position but the entire roster from top to bottom and feels the team still has a long way to a finished roster, but the team still intends to add a fourth passer before the start of… Read More

Bates' new defensive scheme, calls for big athletic quick linebackers to attack gaps, force the action back towards the inside while also providing a legitimate pass rush when the team brings what many feel will be a myriad of new wrinkles when it comes to blitzing opposing offenses. It will be hard to fathom the… Read More