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Carnell Williams

Former Superbowl winning Coach, Brian Billick, of the Baltimore Ravens who is now a commentator surmises the Buccaneers would be completely content with losing former first-round pick and oft-injured running back Carnell Williams, as he’s not a priority once free agency begins. Starting left tackle Donald Penn who spoke with Ira Kaufman of the […]

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Good, Bad & The Ugly: Bengals

by Staff Report on October 10, 2010

After a pedestrian performance throughout three quarters by the Buccaneers offense against the Bengals, in Who Dey Nation, Josh Freeman and his cast of young receivers made enough plays to capitalize on two Carson Palmer interceptions late in the fourth quarter to escape the hostile confines of Cincinnati with a 24-21 victory. Good Cody Grimm […]

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Blount Impressive In Limited Action

by Staff Report on September 26, 2010

LeGarrette Blount a rookie from Oregon has been inactive through the first two games since being claimed off waivers from the Titans. However, he was active against the Steelers. Blount entered into the game during the first quarter and promptly gained 12 yards on his first carry. Blount showed a nice burst through the hole […]

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 […]

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Has Williams’ fate already been decided?

by Jim Johnson on July 26, 2009

When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers reached out to unrestricted free agent Derrick Ward this off-season and subsequently signed him to a four-year deal worth a reported $17 million. The deal includes $6 million guaranteed in the first year, $9.25 million over two years and $13 million over three. It most likely sealed the fate of […]

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Bucs News & Notes: Tuesday OTA

by Jim Johnson on June 16, 2009

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 […]

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Positional Preview: RB & FB

by Jim Johnson on June 12, 2009

With vision, lateral cutting and the ability to square one’s shoulders and hit the hole being an emphasis this season the running game is going to look very different. There is no doubt the team will struggle to find consistency early on in the ground game. But as the season wears on the ground & […]

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Barrett Ruud gets pay raise

by Jim Johnson on April 5, 2009

Barrett Ruud, will receive a bump in pay heading into 2009. Ruud who signed a five year contract with the Buccaneers after being drafted in the second round in 2005 has reached certain escalators set fourth in the language of his contract that entitles him to make roughly $980,000 thousand dollars more. His base salary […]