Bucs Central

Arron Sears

Rookies thrive in Tampa Bay.  But the unfortunate reality is, sometimes sophomores don’t. For years, Buc fans have been taunted with lustrous rookie campaigns — David Greenwood‘s 1985, Errict Rhett‘s 1994, Arron Sears‘s 2007 — only to watch promising careers dissolve in the following seasons, be it by injury, apathy, or general misfortune. Here are the… 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

There has been plenty of speculation running rampant with regards to what actually is going on or in this case wrong with former Tampa Bay Buccaneers starting guard Arron Sears for over a year. While there is no concrete evidence or even a small glimmer into the cause that lead Sears to walk away from… 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

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have reinstated G Arron Sears to the team. The 6-foot-3, 319-pound Sears started 31 games for the Bucs at left guard from 2007 – 2008 seasons. He was drafted by Tampa in the second-round (35th pick overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft. Under the terms of his… Read More

Arron Sears was the lone no-show on reporting day, the Buccaneers have placed Sears’ on the reserve/did-not-report list.  Questions remain about the severity of the “personal and private” issues he is dealing with. If he is on the reserve / did-not-report list for the season, there would be ramifications as far as losing a year… Read More

Stephen Holder, of the St. Pete Times has a well written piece on troubled Tampa Bay Buccaneers guard Arron Sears, in which the times sent a beat reporter to Russellville, a tiny Alabama town where Sears’ family lives and where he recently has been residing. While nothing earth shattering or new was revieled in the… Read More

In eleven days a new chapter in Buccaneers history will be ushered in. With the team scheduled to report on 31, July. The teams’ first training camp practice under the guidance of new head coach Raheem Morris is to take place the following morning. With Morris the preacher of intense violent physical smash mouth controlled… Read More

No need to worry Buccaneer fans, starting middle linebacker Barrett Ruud showed for the team mandatory mini camp. Even though he is miffed at the lack of contract talks he arrived and participated in drills. Ruud has not ruled out the idea of holding out of training camp in the hopes of getting the team… Read More

With speculation swirling about the mental health of starting left guard Arron Sears in full swing, Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris did little to clarify the true nature of Sears MIA status this off-season. Instead, Morris told media that Sears is dealing with a personal matter and that it would remain a private… Read More

While the team has been tight lipped on players missing OTA practices, becuase, as GM Mark Dominik put it they are voluntary in nature. A source told PewterReport.com the reason that Tampa Bay Buccaneers left guard Arron Sears has been absent for much of the off-season conditioning program and OTA’s is he, is still feeling… Read More

Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com has a good interview with Tampa Bay Buccaneers new offensive line coach Pete Mangurian, Mangurian has a history with Raheem Morris, the hand picked coach to take the team to the promise land, but what many might not have known is that he has also worked with the teams new offensive… Read More

Just how bad have the starting tackles of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers played the past few seasons? Bad enough the team decided to change from a man blocking scheme to a zone blocking scheme. Donald Penn & Jeremy Trueblood have started a combined 73 games since 2006, but have garnered notaritity for their inability to… Read More

Stephen Holder, of the St.Pete Times, is reporting several members of the 2008 Tampa Bay Buccaneers received bonuses based on there level of success on the field in 2008. Among those players who received bonuses were LT Donald Penn $310,919 through the so-called performance-based pay system which rewards lesser paid players who perform above what… Read More