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Jermaine Phillips

With the way the 2009 season went for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the team was hoping to make the headlines this off-season for the right reasons. However, the teams image took a major blow Sunday morning, when veteran safety Jermaine Phillips was arrested according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office website. Phillips is being charged […]

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Bucs Quotes: Half Time & Game

by Jim Johnson on August 28, 2009

HEAD COACH RAHEEM MORRIS (On the Bucs defense) “To see that happen, to see those guys kick in gear, to see that start to formulate around our team was positive. That was great. Another positive was that first team defense. They really got out there. They flew around. We had the lightning delay. We had […]

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Geno Hayes & Jermaine Phillips speak

by Jim Johnson on August 27, 2009

With news breaking this week that weakside linebacker safety Jermaine Phillips will be switched back to his natural position in the secondary and second year outside linebacker Geno Hayes will now assume the starting duties at weakside linebacker both players spoke briefly to Stephen Holder, of the St. Pete Times. “It’s a big opportunity for […]

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 […]

Free agent acquisition OLB Angelo Crowell has been lost for the year with a torn triceps. It is believed that the team will place Crowell on I.R., but by doing so he would be guaranteed $2 million dollars this season, not quite sure the ramification to the team and the salary cap should they workout […]

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Barber doesn’t mesh – Phillips entrenched

by Jim Johnson on July 26, 2009

So, safety turned linebacker Jermaine Phillips is entrenched as the Buccaneers weakside linebacker and cornerback Ronde Barber, doesn’t exactly mesh with the new defensive scheme. That is if you believe everything you here floating around cyber space these days. Not sure, how Phillips could be entrenched as one of the teams outside linebackers after making […]

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Wilkerson will have more sacks then Adams

by Jim Johnson on July 24, 2009

Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Jimmy Wilkerson to trump Gaines Adams in the sack department in 2009. That is if you believe everything you here from former fish wrap pen scribe Pat Yasinskas. Yasinskas, now of during his chat Thursday was asked several questions in regards to Buccaneer related topics. Q: Pat, the other […]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers third year safety Sabby Piscitelli fully expects the new scheme to give the entire secondary more chances to get there hands on more footballs this fall. “It’s not dramatically different … but I think this scheme definitely allows myself and Tanard (Jackson) to be more aggressive,” the 2007 second-round pick said. “I […]

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Joe Barry on Jermaine Phillips switch to LB

by Jim Johnson on May 13, 2009

New / Old linebackers coach Joe Barry sat down with Joey Johnston of the Tampa Tribune to speak on his return to the Bucs & Jermaine Phillips switch from safety to linebacker. Q: That being said, you’ve always been a guy with great ambition. Where does your career stand right now? A: I still have […]

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Phillips embracing new role

by Jim Johnson on April 1, 2009

Jermaine Phillips who was drafted as a safety, is making the transition to linebacker. He has never shied away from contact and doesn’t worry about the preconceived notion that some think he is brittle after missing time over the last few seasons with broken forearms. It won’t be known for sure whether he can withstand […]

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Barry reveals LB depth chart

by Jim Johnson on March 18, 2009

Scott Reynolds, of is reporting the new linebackers coach Joe Barry revealed the teams linebacking depth chart. In  a stunning move, the team has switched Jermaine Phillips from strong safety to weakside linebacker. If Derrick Brooks is not second guessing the teams decision to part ways with him after hearing of this, then it […]

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Bucs Notes: Weekly Round Up

by Jim Johnson on March 13, 2009

Let me first apologize for my recent absence as I was conducting other business for my real job. Now, that I am back. Here is the latest rumors, news & notes from this past week. Stephen Holder, of the St. Pete Times is reporting that the Buccaneers deal with “Captain Calcium” Jermaine Phillips is for […]

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Bucs re-sign Phillips & Stevens

by Jim Johnson on March 7, 2009

The Tampa Bay Buccaneersdecided to further strengthen there tight end depth by re-signing Jereamy Stevens. Stevens, 29, has 184 career receptions for 2,044 yards and 21 touchdowns. In 2008 Stevens hauled in 36 receptions for m397 yards and 2 touchdowns. Stevens adds another pass catching threat to pair with the newly acquired Kellen Winslow, with […]