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Kellen Winslow

So ends the season, one of the most disappointing in team history. THE GOOD It's over.  It's blessedly, mercifully over.  Ten straight losses, five straight blowouts, and the end of a sixteen week torture session.  Rejoice fans, you get a whole eight months without having to watch Jeremy Trueblood whiff on blocks, Kellen Winslow draw… Read More

The Good General manager Mark Dominik has absolutely nailed some rookie acquisitions over the last couple seasons.  Mike Williams in the fourth round has already paid for itself; ditto Preston Parker.  Undrafted running back LeGarrette Blount is on his way to being one of the greatest Buccaneer runners ever, and Cody Grimm is proving to… Read More

What a difference a week makes.  Seven days after the worst loss in team history, the Buccaneers defended Raymond James Stadium against the surging Saints.  They sent the fleur-de-lis back to New Orleans with a division loss and a maimed coach, earning the first quality win of the Raheem Morris era. THE GOOD Welcome back… Read More

FALCONS: QB Matt Ryan has won past 5 starts vs. TB. Has won 7 of past 8 starts vs. division. In his career, has posted 100+ rating 16 times & Falcons are 16-0. Had career-high 4 TD passes last week…In past 4 meetings, RB Michael Turner has rushed for 380 yards (95 per game) &… Read More

Fantasy football has become a religion. Not the kind where people go to a place of worship just on the holidays, but an every-week commitment. Rather than studying bible verses, we study cheat sheets, expert mock drafts, and player projections. We make friends with leaders in the league in hopes they will be late-season trade… Read More

On the road, under the rain soaked skies at RFK Stadium, behind a porous first half defense and a sub par offense the Tampa Bay Buccaneers managed to right the ship in the second half. Trailing most of the game, second year quarterback Josh Freeman managed to bring the Bucs back late in the fourth… Read More

Sunday Bucs Fodder

With Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie receiver Mike Williams ailing with what head coach Raheem Morris described as a ‘little foot issue” this week. The Bucs passing game might be channeled through tight end KellenWinslow, who leads all pass catchers with 11 third down catch conversions. Williams who practiced Friday, is listed as questionable and will… Read More

This will be a weekly post, containing news from around the web on game days revolving around the Bucs and, of course the team they are playing that Sunday. To kick off this Sunday’s edition: It’s worth noting that the three lowest spending teams in the NFL, in an uncapped season were all victorious on… Read More

In an article that appeared in the St. Petersburg Times, today, Times Staff Writer, Stephen Holder opines that the five key players to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers improvement for the 2010 season are Tanard Jackson, Kellen Winslow, Aqib Talib, Cadillac Williams and Donald Penn ostensibly Holder doesn’t feel like the play of quarterback Josh Freeman… Read More

So what does Jason Cole of YahooSports.com think of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers receiving corps? Well, folks it's not pretty. Out of thirty-two teams, Cole ranked the Bucs 29th. The old NFL formula for winning, used to be a dominant rushing attack, augmented by a  stout defense and a quarterback who could manage the game… Read More

The often criticized, out spoken, and charismatic Kellen Winslow,  reveals in his darkest moments following a 2005 motorcycle accident that nearly took away his life long dream of playing football in the NFL, that he seriously contemplated suicide. Even though he's usually misunderstood and considered a malcontent from many who just don't understand the brash… Read More

After trading for TE Kellen Winslow this off-season and subsequently inking him to a contract extension that made him the highest payed tight end in the league. The Bucs were hoping to get a player that showed and presented an intense attitude on the field, while adding a dimension to the passing game. It now… Read More

(Opening comments) "Obviously we're disappointed in the loss. Lot of good things on offense. Too many big plays on defense. Did a good job on stopping the run, or playing the run tough, not necessarily stopping it. I don't know if you can stop a guy like Marion Barber. But when you hold them to… Read More

Maximizing one's talent is exactly what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are doing with outside linebacker Quincy Black.  Joe Barry, explained that Black will be an every down player in 09' for a defense that will use his talents in a "hybrid" type role. "You've got to find a way to keep an explosive athlete like… Read More

Two of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers most dangerous weapons on offense are nicked up with what head coach Raheem Morris, is describing as mild ankle injuries. Receiver Antonio Bryant sat out of practice, but rode the stationary bike. Also, tight end Kellen Winslow has a mild ankle injury and is day-to-day. Defensive tackle Greg Peterson… Read More