Bucs Central

Mark Dominik

Well, that was short-lived. The Bucs announced today that they have released veteran defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth after just seven games with the team. After being claimed off waivers from New England, Haynesworth started six games and recorded 23 tackles. By cutting him, the Bucs free up $7.2 million worth of cap space which can… Read More

There has been widespread speculation that the Bucs could have upwards of $60 million, when the new NFL league year begins and the bell rings to usher in free agency on 13 March 2012. It has been reported by both John Clayton, of ESPN.com and Profootballtalk.com that the Bucs have between $23.5 and $25.5 million… Read More

The Buccaneers have won seven of the last ten meetings with the Lions, but Detroit leads the all-time regular season series 28-25. Tampa also prevailed 20-10 in a wildcard playoff win in Tampa during the 1997 season. The teams first met in 1977, a 16-7 Lions victory at the Silverdome. The Bucs’ first win over… Read More

Renowned national sports scribe Peter King, of SportsIllustrated.com in his Monday Morning Quarterback column has got an answer to what many Buccaneer fans have been pondering, about rookie defensive end Da’Quan Bowers. That $64 thousand dollar question is when will the governor be taken off Bowers? Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik, eluded to the fact… Read More

Lost amidst the drubbing of the Kansas City Chiefs  is the the tiny little fact that the Bucs managed to get pressure 77% of the time, the Chiefs quarterbacks dropped back to pass. In fact the Chiefs tried to pass a total of 22 times (counting sacks and pass attempts) and the young Buccaneers defense… Read More

Filed under a Buccaneers camp confidential report, NFL.com senior writer Steve Wyche who visited practice had some morsels of information that shed light on the thought process of how general manager Mark Dominik and head coach Raheem Morris are building a bigger more physical team that’s on the rise with a legitimate chance to win… Read More

Fans in attendance at practice this afternoon got somewhat of a scare as Tampa Bay Buccaneers' 2010 first-round pick Gerald McCoy injured his right shoulder during the team’s full squad scrimmage. McCoy was hurt about halfway through the workout making a pass-rush move during an 1-on-1 drill. He immediately removed his shoulder pads and was… Read More

Second year Bucs wideout Dezmon Briscoe bounced a round a bit as a rookie, after being drafted in the sixth round by the Cincinnati Bengals - then getting cut during the final days of camp in 2010. He was added to the Bucs practice squad under the guarantee he would be paid like he was… Read More

Many fans will chide the owners of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, for being cheap. Some have even affectionately given them there very own nickname, as you can find fans commonly referring to the Glazer’s, as the Glazerhouses, a reference to the late, former Bucs owner Hugh Culverhouse, who was best known for his penny pinching… Read More

When Mark Dominik signed Adrian Clayborn, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers first round pick. He was the first rookie to sign under the newly bargained CBA. Now, many front offices around the NFL are cursing Dominik and the Bucs for setting a precedent, that could last the length of the CBA reports Andrew Brandt, of the… Read More

Third round pick Mason Foster, a 6-foot-1, 241-pound tackling machine who idolized Derrick Brooks growing up asked general manager Mark Dominik if he could talk to the future Hall of Famer and the franchises all-time leading tackler about wearing the number 55, even though he knew it was a long shot, Foster held out hope… Read More

Buried in a self loathing article about how Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris supposedly betrayed former middle linebacker Barrett Ruud, Tom Balog of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune pulls out all the stops in his attempt of character assassination as he calls Morris' integrity into question.  There’s a cold hard lesson that every Buccaneer player… Read More

Speaking on 620 WDAE The Sports Animal, on the Ron and Ian show Tampa Bay Buccaneers General Manager Mark Dominik informed listeners that the team has just re-signed linebacker Adam Hayward to a 3-year deal. Hayward, 27, a four-year veteran who was drafted with the 184th overall selection in the sixth round out of Portland… Read More

The belief that structuring a new CBA in such a way that teams would be required to spend actual cash in a given year instead of manipulated salary numbers as a means to reach a threshold, in this case the salary cap floor, has been repeatedly reported as 89% in actual cash payouts, does not… Read More

JP Peterson, of 1010am CBS Sports Radio is reporting the Bucs have agreed in principle with G Davin Joseph and T Jeremy Trueblood. Both Joseph and Trueblood meet with Mark Dominik, Raheem Morris, new offensive line coach Pat Morris, offensive coordinator Greg Olson and quarterback Josh Freeman last night, at a swanky downtown Tampa restaurant… Read More