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Aqib Talib

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No Decision On Talib, Just Yet

by Staff Report on May 1, 2011

Last week Rick Stroud of the St. Petersburg Times reported that talented, yet often troubled cornerback Aqib Talib is all but gone, once the NFL’s labor strife lifted. Well it might be time for Stroud to pump the breaks on such non-sourced assumptions. During the draft this weekend, Adam Schefer of Espn.com reported that the […]

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Bend, But Don’t Break Defensive Mentality

by Staff Report on April 25, 2011

It has been the mantra since the heyday of players like Warren Sapp, Derrick Brooks and John Lynch. Last year was no different, except for the timely turnovers’ and the occasional sack that would have fans standing on the edge of there seats. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense is not all that far off from […]

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Holder: Takes Exception To Fans Questioning Stroud

by Staff Report on April 24, 2011

Yesterday, we were the first, to publicly question the validity of a story written by Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times. It was the right thing to do, considering the story was not factual in nature, but more of an opinion piece where Stroud came to the conclusion that Aqib Talib’s fate had already […]

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Stroud: “Talib All But Gone From Buccaneers”

by Staff Report on April 23, 2011

Based on what Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik said last week in his pre-draft press conference about philosophies he has stolen from the Jets with regards to stocking the roster with quality cornerbacks. One member of the local pen and mic club who was once referred to as Doctor Stroud by former general […]

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Hovan Lashes Out At Bucs Over Handling Of Aqib Talib

by Staff Report on April 22, 2011

A very animated and passionate Chris Hovan took to the local airwaves, on WQYK in Tampa, Thursday morning to voice his detest for current Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Aqib Talib’s antics and the franchises handling of him. Thanks to one of the founding fathers of JoeBucsfan.com, Buc Nation fanatics who missed the interview can read […]

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Buc Nation News & Notes

by Staff Report on April 21, 2011

There was a ground swell of news filtering out from the hallowed halls at One Buc Place today. General Manager Mark Dominik spoke to the masses in his pre-draft news conference, as he touched on several different topics including the recent rash of DUI arrest, the Achilles tendon injury sustained by long snapper Andrews Economos…whether […]

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Game Preview: Week 12 Bucs @ Ravens

by Staff Report on November 28, 2010

The Buccaneers and Ravens have had three meetings all-time, with Tampa Bay winning two of three contests (2001 and 2002). In their first-ever meet­ing, the Buccaneers prevailed 22-10 over the defending Super Bowl-champi­on Ravens before a national television audience on a special Saturday Night edition of ABC’s Monday Night Football on December 29, 2001. The […]

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Bucs @ Cardinals Video Highlights

by Staff Report on October 31, 2010

Highlights of the Bucs’ thrilling win over the Cardinals, courtesy of the good people of the NFL Network. From Blount slicing, spinning, stumbling, hurdling and rumbling his way for 120 yards and two touchdowns to Benn hauling in a beautifully thrown bomb and of course all four interceptions by Buccaneer defenders. Geno Hayes intercepts Max […]

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Morris Continues To Send Mixed Messages

by Staff Report on September 14, 2010

Since Raheem Morris was named head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers the one constant flowing from his lips has been “physically violent” & “mentally tough” when he refers to the “lasting contender” he’s building. However, it suddenly appears that Morris for some reason has gone soft. For the second time in two weeks Morris […]

After filing a disappointing “Post Card” from Buccaneers training camp last week Sports Illustrated writer Peter King tries to redeem himself this week with a very eloquent and intelligent piece on the teams’ decision to build through the draft, with inexperienced youth.  King sought the help of Tony Dungy, you know the unflappable pillar that […]

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Bucs Improvement Rest On Freeman’s Shoulders

by Staff Report on July 4, 2010

In an article that appeared in the St. Petersburg Times, today, Times Staff Writer, Stephen Holder opines that the five key players to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers improvement for the 2010 season are Tanard Jackson, Kellen Winslow, Aqib Talib, Cadillac Williams and Donald Penn ostensibly Holder doesn’t feel like the play of quarterback Josh Freeman […]

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Top Executives Think Talib Could Be Pro-Bowl Bound

by Staff Report on June 21, 2010

Recently, NFL analyst Mike Detiller of the Daily Comet asked 12 people with ties to the NFL — director of player personnel chiefs, scouts and NFL coaches around the league for the best starting cornerback duo in the NFL. Now of course, the Bucs starting duo of Aqib Talib and Ronde Barber did not get […]

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Early Impressions Of First OTA

by Staff Report on May 17, 2010

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers took to the rain soaked practice fields behind One Buc Place this morning with roughly 80 plus players in attendance. Among the players missing in action were: T Donald Penn, RB Derrick Ward, TE Kellen Winslow, G Davin Joseph (recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his knee), DT Brian Price (NFL rules). […]

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As season approaches this fan feels perplexed

by Lee C on September 10, 2009

Three More Days. Such a short time that somehow manages to feel like forever. Like many Buc’s fans out there I have watched with a mixture of fascination, and sometimes disgust, as the Tampa Bay front office has literally flipped this franchise upside down in the offseason. From the firing of Gruden, to the hiring of […]

With the suspension of starting FS Tanard Jackson for the Buccaneers first four regular season games looming on the horizon. The team has been working out converted safety turned linebacker Jermaine Phillips back at his natural position of safety the past few weeks. With the move of Phillips the domino’s are falling, second year linebacker […]