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Luke McCown

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have traded QB Luke McCown to Jacksonville for an undisclosed pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. However, it’s since been reported that the Bucs will receive a conditional 5th round pick depending on McCowns playing time and or performance. McCown, who originally entered the league as a… Read More

The benevolence of Raheem Morris naming Byron Leftwich as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers current placeholder until the future of the franchise Josh Freeman is prepared to assume the role has more to do with his ability to teach the young Jedi warrior the pitfalls that come with being hailed as the savior of a franchise… Read More

After delibrating with his staff head coach Raheem Morris, has made it official as he announced in a  team meeting that Byron Leftwich will be the teams starting quarterback. “I’m reporting that Bucs head coach Raheem Morris informed his players this a.m. that he has selected Byron Leftwich as their starting QB” Joel Glazer, of… Read More

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… Read More

GAME INFORMATION Date: Thursday, August 27, 2009 Kickoff: 8:00 p.m. ET Site: Raymond James Stadium (65,890) 2009 Preseason Records: Tampa Bay 1-1, Miami 2-0 2008 Records: Tampa Bay 9-7, Miami 11-5 National Television: FOX Play-By-Play: Joe Buck, Color: Troy Aikman, Sideline: Pam Oliver Bucs Radio: US 103.5, flagship station (103.5 FM, 620 AM) Play-by-Play: Gene… Read More

With reports swirling that the Buccaneers are actively shopping one of their three Quarterbacks on the open market, I thought we would take an in depth look at possible trade scenarios. Now, I feel that it is necessary to clearly state that this is all conjecture, and I don’t have any more insight into the… Read More

GAME INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 22, 2009 Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. ET Site: Jacksonville Municipal Stadium (67,164) 2009 Preseason Records: Tampa Bay 0-1, Jacksonville 0-0 *(Plays on Monday night) 2008 Records: Tampa Bay 9-7, Jacksonville 5-11 Buccaneers Television: WFLA-TV Play-By-Play: Chris Myers, Color: John Lynch, Sideline: Dan Lucas Bucs Radio: US 103.5, flagship station (103.5 FM… Read More

There is speculation brewing throughout the media, that Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Luke McCown is in serious danger of not making the roster with his lackluster performance thus far throughout training camp and the teams first pre-season game. Don Banks, of Sports Illustrated.com lays out a scenario in which Leftwich is named the starter and… Read More

From my perspective of all four quarterbacks, Josh Johnson has the quickest release of any of them, steps up in the pocket and delivers the football with accuracy. He did not get rattled when things broke down or when he was hurried, even with the bobbled shotgun snap he maintained his composure and instead of… Read More

Traditionally the Buccaneers have never really been big on selling out when it comes to bringing pressure, but that could change with five man, six and even seven man blitz packages. Based on some of the personnel groupings in which third year pro Quincy Black is going to be used as a hybrid type of… Read More

When the Buccaneers signed free agent quarterback Byron Leftwich this off-season it was in the hopes of providing verteran leadership and quality competition for Luke McCown. After five days of practice, it would appear that Leftwich has not only provided said competition for McCown, but has taken a slight lead in the battle that is… Read More