Bucs Central

Monte Kiffin

Starting strong-side linebacker Quincy Black was the first player re-signed this off-season, by the Bucs. To the tune of $29 million over five years with $11.5 million guaranteed, even though he seldom saw the field on third downs. The Bucs are betting everything on Black, as he will play a position all too familiar to… Read More

After spending countless hours watching and re-watching game film during the lockout new defensive line coaches, Keith Millard and Grade Stretz, aren’t the only changes taking place from last year to this year up front for the Bucs. To help a porous front that had an anemic pass rush and leaked like a sieve allowing 131… Read More

With Tampa Bay Buccaneers second year head coach Raheem Morris, gushing over fourth–year linebacker Quincy Black. At a recent Chamber of Commerce question and answer session and the unceremonious dumping of oft-injured veteran Angelo Crowell. It seems as though Morris, who took over play calling duties in week ten of the 2009 season is looking… Read More

Veteran cornerback, Ronde Barber rejected advances by the media Barber breaks silencethroughout the off-season to discuss the reasoning why he was kept, when other veteran players were cut, but is confident enough to know that he can make a smooth transition from the Tampa 2 zone coverage scheme that was run under the guidance of… Read More

Monte Kiffin, who was reached via phone, by Ira Kaufman, of the Tampa Tribune gave a brief statement after the initial shock wore off that the Bucs had released 11-time pro-bowler Derrick Brooks. “Derrick Brooks is a first-ballot Hall of Famer, an awesome, awesome player and person,’’ Kiffin said. “I consider it a privilege that… Read More