Bucs Central

New England Patriots

The Buccaneers and Patriots have met eight times in the preseason, with Tampa Bay winning each of the last seven contests. This year’s meeting is the seventh in Tampa, with the Bucs owning a 5-1 mark at home in the series. During the regular season, New England leads the series 5-2. The Buccaneers won, 21-16… 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

New England leads the series 4-2, but Tampa Bay has won two of the last three meetings. The Buccaneers won, 21-16, at New England in the 2000 season opener. The Buccaneers also won, 27-7, in 1997 in Tampa. The first meeting between the two clubs was in the Bucs’ first season in 1976, a 31-14… Read More

I’m sure that no one is too surprised to hear the announcement that last year’s 2nd round draft pick, WR (and I use that term only because I’m forced to) Dexter Jackson has been released by the Buc’s one day before they are forced to cut down to their 75 man roster. It’s actually a… Read More