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Bucs News & Notes: Team Captains Named, Barber The New Iron Man

by Roland Johnson on September 7, 2011

The Bucs team captains for the 2011 season, as voted on by the players are as follows: QB Josh Freeman and C Jeff Faine (offense) and LB Quincy Black and CB Ronde Barber (defense). For special teams the honor has been bestowed upon LB Adam Hayward. Freeman, Faine and Barber are returning team captains, while […]

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Foster Embracing Challenge

by Roland Johnson on August 31, 2011

Rookie Mason Foster, who was thrown into the fray at middle linebacker. Is embracing the challenge of replacing ex-Buc and current Tennessee Titan Barrett Ruud, who set the defense for the Bucs the last five seasons before leaving as a free agent this off-season. Foster who was penciled in as the starter – midway through […]

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Bucs Hedging Bets On Black

by Roland Johnson on August 10, 2011

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 […]

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Bucs Re-Sign Adam Hayward

by Roland Johnson on August 1, 2011

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 […]

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No Salary Cap Floor For 2011

by Roland Johnson on July 29, 2011

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 […]

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Bucs Close To Resigning Black, Set To Wine and Dine Joseph

by Roland Johnson on July 27, 2011

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 […]

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Bucs Linebackers & Free Agent “Upside” Potential

by Staff Report on July 4, 2011

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have seemingly rebuilt there defensive line over the past two drafts with the drafting of defensive tackles Gerald McCoy and Brain Price in 2010 and most recently with the drafting of defensive ends Adrian Clayborn and Da’Quan Bowers. But with the NFL and the NFLPA* locked in labor strife with rumors […]

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McCoy, Black Could Potentially Be Lost For Season

by Staff Report on December 13, 2010

The Buccaneers continue to lose players at an alarming rate. Entering the game against the Redskins the Bucs had already placed 10 players on injured reserve. Well, that number could possibly grow to 12. With starting strong side linebacker Quincy Black suffering a broken forearm late in the trilling one point victory and Gerald McCoy […]

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Good, Bad & The Ugly: Saints

by Staff Report on October 17, 2010

Young Bucs throttled by veteran Saints team 31-6 as youth every where was exposed. Whether it was miscommunication between quarterback Josh Freeman and his corps of young inexperienced receivers or the Bucs young defensive tackles being driven out of their gaps and totally washed out of plays it should not surprise anyone just how out […]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris, who became the teams de facto defensive coordinator after the Bucs jettisoned Jim Bates. Tinkered with a multitude of different schemes from the more traditional Tampa 2, that many fans had become accustomed to,  to the 3-4, 5-3 and even some 3-3-5 which is more commonly referred to […]

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 […]

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Bucs’ Black & Mack shining through first week

by Roland Johnson on August 8, 2009

Maximizing one’s talent is exactly what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are doing with outside linebacker Quincy Black.  Joe Barry, explained that Black will be an every down player in 09′ for a defense that will use his talents in a “hybrid” type role. “You’ve got to find a way to keep an explosive athlete like […]

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Thursday News & Notes: Bucs Training Camp

by Roland Johnson on August 7, 2009

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 […]

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Wilkerson will have more sacks then Adams

by Roland Johnson on July 24, 2009

Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Jimmy Wilkerson to trump Gaines Adams in the sack department in 2009. That is if you believe everything you here from former fish wrap pen scribe Pat Yasinskas. Yasinskas, now of ESPN.com during his chat Thursday was asked several questions in regards to Buccaneer related topics. Q: Pat, the other […]

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Bucs Hayes competing on strongside

by Roland Johnson on May 26, 2009

Tampa Bay Buccaneers second year linebacker Geno Hayes, is competing on the strong side in Jim Bates version of his 4-3 defense. In the most recent Bucs Insider video on Buccaneers.com, Hayes can be seen lining up on what would amount to be the strong side. Hayes who is coming off a knee injury, which […]