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Gerald McCoy

Second-year defensive tackle Gerald McCoy was thrust into a familiar situation last season as a rookie. Since his days at Oklahoma, he’s been linked to prominent stars, from a teams past. For the Sooners it was Tommie Harris, as a rookie with the Bucs, it was Warren Sapp. It has led McCoy to mimic those… Read More

Josh Freeman who improved his accuracy from his rookie season to his sophomore season, has turned in two incredible days or practice and is on fire today with crisp passes, great accuracy, and hitting receivers in stride. Brain Price continues to pickup where he left off: After being doubled teamed on a first down play… Read More

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers first overall selection in the 2010 draft was Oklahoma defensive tackle Gerald McCoy. He was perceived to be a supposed difference maker for a much maligned front four. But after suffering through the muck and mire, of a somewhat non-exhilarating rookie season McCoy ended up flashing the potential that the team… Read More

The Buccaneers continue to lose players at an alarming rate. Entering the game against the Redskins the Bucs had already placed 10 players on injured reserve. Well, that number could possibly grow to 12. With starting strong side linebacker Quincy Black suffering a broken forearm late in the trilling one point victory and Gerald McCoy… Read More

The Buccaneers traveled out west, and struck gold as they soundly defeated the San Francisco 49ers 21-0 behind the play of its defense. The defense held the 49ers offense to 219 yards. But more importantly they accounted for six sacks, two turnovers (1 interception & 1 forced fumble) while surrendering 71 rushing yards (Gore 12… Read More

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