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Mark Dominik

Speculation is beginning to mount, since the Bucs first priority after the lockout was lifted, was to sign Mason Foster the teams third-round pick to a contract. Certainly one could surmise that the writing is on the wall for free agent Barrett Ruud. Ruud, 28, whom many presumed would be one of the hotter names… Read More

With general manager Mark Dominik having already locked up Adrian Clayborn in the early morning hours, he has turned his attention to former Clemson product and the teams’ second-round pick in this past Aprils draft, as the team is close to signing Da’Quan Bowers reports Scott Purks, of CBSSports.com. Bowers would be the fourth member… Read More

Bucs general manager Mark Dominik has stressed all off-season the importance of signing the teams own free agents and yesterday, during his State of the Union address at one Buc Place, he told members of the local pen and mic club that the team “We’ll be taking our own players out to dinner.” Now comes… Read More

Three players who figure prominently into the Bucs plans in 2011 have all passed their respective physicals. Per Adam Kohler, of Bay News 9’s second round pick Da’Quan Bowers, of Clemson. Who slide out of the first round after questions arose due to his surgically repaired knee passed his team physical and has been cleared… Read More

With the lockout officially over, Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik will hold a press conference today at 4 pm EST, at One Buc Place according to the teams’ official Twitter page. The Bucs have also reportedly negotiated deals with the following undrafted rookie free agents, which should be announced during the day, as… Read More

Last week Rick Stroud of the St. Petersburg Times reported that talented, yet often troubled cornerback Aqib Talib is all but gone, once the NFL’s labor strife lifted. Well it might be time for Stroud to pump the breaks on such non-sourced assumptions. During the draft this weekend, Adam Schefer of Espn.com reported that the… Read More

Like Autumn Thunder, in the distance. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are making loud noise in their haste to rebuild the front seven on the fly. After using the 20th overall selection in the 2011 NFL Draft to pick Iowa defensive end Adrian Clayborn general manager Mark Dominik decided to take a gamble on a top… Read More

Yesterday, we were the first, to publicly question the validity of a story written by Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times. It was the right thing to do, considering the story was not factual in nature, but more of an opinion piece where Stroud came to the conclusion that Aqib Talib’s fate had already… Read More

Based on what Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik said last week in his pre-draft press conference about philosophies he has stolen from the Jets with regards to stocking the roster with quality cornerbacks. One member of the local pen and mic club who was once referred to as Doctor Stroud by former general… Read More

Former Bucs beat writer and current Sports Illustrated NFL scribe, Don Banks penned a very enlightening column pondering the recent draft day success of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and teams of yesteryear and there draft day dominance that propelled them to greatness. Banks is of the opinion the Bucs are truly on that ever elusive… Read More

There was a ground swell of news filtering out from the hallowed halls at One Buc Place today. General Manager Mark Dominik spoke to the masses in his pre-draft news conference, as he touched on several different topics including the recent rash of DUI arrest, the Achilles tendon injury sustained by long snapper Andrews Economos…whether… Read More

After dominating the colligate ranks in 2010, Da’Quan Bowers elected to forgo his final year of college eligibility and enter the NFL draft. At 6-foot-3, 280-pounds Bowers was considered a consensuses top three pick that is until a bothersome knee injury that required surgery to repair a torn meniscus forced him to sit out agility… Read More

Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager, Mark Dominik was on hand to witness the rebirth of the team that finally captured the franchise first Lombardi Trophy, Dominik who was in his third year as a personnel assistant for the Bucs in 1997 remembers all to fondly the hot start, as Tampa jumped out to a 5-0… Read More

Josh Freeman, 2nd year quarterback of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers took the league by storm this past NFL season. He showed with hard offseason work and proper preparation, huge strides can be made. This past season Freeman threw for 3, 451 yards and 25 touchdown passes, while only nothing 6 interceptions. He showed an uncanny… Read More

Buccaneers Beat Writer Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune had an interesting tidbit of draft related news, in his most recent compilation article surrounding the team. Sighting unnamed sources, Cummings penned a paragraph in which he states the Bucs are desperate for a legitimate speed burner at the receiver position. That can blow the top… Read More