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Lee Roy Selmon

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“Filthy Five” – 5 Greatest Pass Rushers in Buccaneer History

by Erik Sabol on September 21, 2011

The streak started on Sunday, October 10, 1999 at Lambeau Field. The Buccaneers lost that game in the waning seconds on a 21-yard touchdown pass from Brett Favre to Antonio Freeman — the 26 points the second-highest total they would surrender all year — but the Tampa defense battered the Green Bay quarterback for four […]

Initially, I set out to catalog the five hardest hitters in the history of the franchise — something I still might pursue later in the season.  But thanks to John Lynch, the prompt lacked surprise; he was the only eligible candidate for the list’s premier entry, setting standards that no other Buccaneer has come close […]

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We’ll Miss You, Lee Roy

by Blake Hasenzahl on September 9, 2011

The saddest day in Tampa history has just been thrust in front of our eyes. Our lone ranger in the Hall of Fame, Tampa’s greatest citizen and a father figure to all has passed. Lee Roy Selmon, the first ever draft pick of the team we love so much, is no longer with us. Selmon […]

Posted in General News

Bucs To Honor Selmon By Wearing No. 63 Sticker

by Roland Johnson on September 8, 2011

The Glazer family, the owners of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will honor recently deceased Hall of Famer Lee Roy Selmon during the 2011 season by having the team wear a number 63 sticker on there helmets. Through the entire season reports Stephen Holder of the St. Petersburg Times via his twitter feed. Glazer says players […]

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Bucs News & Notes: Team Captains Named, Barber The New Iron Man

by Roland Johnson on September 7, 2011

The Bucs team captains for the 2011 season, as voted on by the players are as follows: QB Josh Freeman and C Jeff Faine (offense) and LB Quincy Black and CB Ronde Barber (defense). For special teams the honor has been bestowed upon LB Adam Hayward. Freeman, Faine and Barber are returning team captains, while […]

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Buccaneer Great Lee Roy Selmon, Passes At Age 56

by Roland Johnson on September 4, 2011

Lee Roy Selmon arguably the greatest Buccaneer every, to lace up a pair of cleats and don shoulder pads, passed away Sunday, from complications after he was hospitalized at St. Joseph Hospital, following a massive stroke, he suffered Friday at his home in Tampa. Following a standout career at the University of Oklahoma, the former […]

Posted in Good Bad & The Ugly

The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly

by Blake Hasenzahl on September 3, 2011

It’s the last game of the preseason: the edge of the void between offseason and opening day; the 60-minute audition for the bottom third of the roster.  It’s Jonathan Crompton’s job interview. Mossis Madu’s center stage.  It’s the last desperate chance for the backups to the backups—the men buried beneath the depth chart—before the final […]

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Jimmie Giles Joins Elite Company

by Blake Hasenzahl on July 13, 2011

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers introduced a new member to the team’s Ring of Honor this morning with the inception of tight end Jimmie Giles. Giles, 56, was the Bucs’ only aerial offensive force when they made their first deep run in the playoffs, falling in the 1979 NFC title game. The Bucs are building the […]

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Bucs To Name New Ring Of Honor Inductee Wednesday

by Staff Report on June 14, 2010

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced that on Wednesday they will hold a press conference to announce the second member to their Ring of Honor. The first ever inductee to the Ring of Honor, was Hall-of-Famer Lee Roy Selmon in a fitting tribute the Bucs honored Selmon by wearing their 1976 uniforms against the Green Bay […]

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Williams Generating Buzz On Day One Of Rookie Camp

by Staff Report on April 30, 2010

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers just concluded there first day of a three day rookie mini camp, with some 70-plus players in attendance. The early buzz being generated is the play of fourth round pick Mike Williams. Williams from all accounts looked quick, and separated himself from defensive backs while catching some deep passes and some […]

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Bucs Iconic Legend Lee Roy Selmon Being Honored

by Staff Report on November 8, 2009

Lee Roy Selmon the most renowned player in the lures of Tampa Bay Buccaneer history and the only Buccaneer in the Hall of Fame will be honored at half time today of the Green Bay Packers game. Selmon the first ever draft pick of the franchise in 1976 and number one overall selection in the […]

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Game Preview: Packers vs Bucs

by Staff Report on November 7, 2009

The Packers lead the all-time series 29-20-1 but Tampa Bay has won six of the last nine meetings and six of the seven games played at Raymond James Stadium, including a 30-21 win last season. The Bucs and Packers have played at least once in every year except 1976, 1982, 2004, 2006 and 2007 since […]

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Selmon to be first Ring of Honor inductee

by Roland Johnson on July 22, 2009

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers first ever collegiate player drafted in 1976, first overall, and the only Bucs Hall of Famer, defensive end Lee Roy Selmon will be the one & only player inducted in to the newly minted Ring of Honor at Raymond James Stadium, which will be unveiled during the teams throwback game against […]