Bucs Central

Gerald McCoy

Rookie defensive tackle Brian Price, whom the Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafted in the second round, with the 35th overall selection in this past April's draft will be counted on against the Saints to help provide a stagnant pass rush with a spark. The Bucs currently rank dead last in the NFL with four sacks are… Read More

It’s only been two practices in full pads, but one player who has taken the Bay Area by storm has been second round pick, defensive tackle Brian Price. Price has truly stolen the show through two days of training camp practices showing off his cat like quickness, nonstop motor and strength against all comers.  His… Read More

The Buccaneers were able to come to contract terms with two prominent pieces to there rebuilding project. By signing third overall pick Gerald McCoy to a five year contract worth a maximum value of $63 million dollars, with $35 million guaranteed. Donald Penn who had threatened to hold out signed a contract extension that will… Read More

Embattled strong safety Sabby Piscitelli has heard the talk all off season from fans and the media that the team needs to replace him. In fact, the team even brought in Sean Jones, a hired gun to take his starting spot. But that hasn’t deterred Piscitelli who has taken a yeoman’s approach this off season… Read More

Often criticized starting left tackle for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Donald Penn and his agent, Rocky Arcineaux  have agreed on the parameters of a long-term contract extension, according to Jason La Canfora of NFL.com citing a league source Friday. Penn who has voiced his displeasure over the lack of a long term lucrative contract extension… Read More

After taking a sabbatical of sorts from football over the last few weeks to catch up on the old honey do list and with the air soon to be filled with the sites and sounds of violent collisions from helmets cracking and the muddled sounds of shoulder pads slamming in to one another as the… Read More

With all sign pointing to Gerald McCoy, whom the Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected with the 3rd overall pick in the first-round of the NFL Draft this past April, suiting up for his first training camp practice, in two weeks, on time. That has not suppressed his desire to get paid, as much as he can… Read More

So how will the negotiations between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and 3rd overall pick Gerald McCoy go? Will if for nothing more, then just an interesting set of circumstances McCoy is being co-represented by Kelli Masters, one of only two women who are NFLPA certified agents who negotiate contracts on behalf of pro football players… Read More

With just a little over a month before the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are schedule to report to training camp, at One Buc Place on July 30th. Here's the updated list of rookies who have agreed to contracts and the remaining four players whom the team is still in the process of negotiating contracts for. The… Read More

During a live chat, NFL.com Senior Columnist Vic Carucci  fielded questions from fans of all 32 NFL teams. Not surprising there was only one question about the Tampa Bay Buccaneers submitted and answered, during the 1-hour long live chat. Interesting enough it would seem the fanatic wanted to get insight from Carucci as to what… Read More

In today's society most young professional athletes are stereotyped with the stigma that they lack  parental responsibilities. But Tampa Bay Buccaneers starting right guard Davin Joseph has taken an unusual approach to parenthood. Joseph, 26, is a single father of a 6-year-old son. Article on starting right guard Davin Joseph: Bucs' Joseph glad he fought… Read More

Legendary Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle, Warren Sapp makes good on promise -  arrives at One Buc Place to take the Bucs first two picks under his wing. With the Bucs using the 3rd and 35th  overall selections to draft Gerald McCoy and Brian Price. Earlier this off-season Sapp, A.K.A "QBKILLA" said he welcomes the… Read More

Since 1976, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have drafted at minimum, a pair of defensive tackles five times in their thirty-five year history. The first time was in 1983 when the Bucs selected Tony Chickillo (5th round 131st pick) out of Miami and John Higgenbotham (12th round 324th pick) out of Northeast Oklahoma, and then in… Read More

There’s been plenty of scuttlebutt the past few weeks, about exactly what offense, offensive coordinator Greg Olson will unveil with an entire off-season of planning. While most reports suggest that Olson is reverting back to a more traditional West Coast Offense of which was run under the guidance of former head coach Jon Gruden. Olson… Read More

Veteran center Jeff Faine, who's entering his third season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and ninth in the NFL. Has seen his share of rookie defensive tackles up close and from afar. But with much of the hype these days going to the rookie receivers. Faine talked too Ira Kaufman and Anwar Richardson of the… Read More