Bucs Central

Sammie Stroughter

While Iconic blocking icon Michael Clayton may be on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers roster. His name is clearly written in pencil on the depth chart. Based on his lack of production over the years and his contract, he’s got barely any tradability.  Clayton, 27, whom general manager Mark Dominik signed to a five-year $24 million… Read More

Just how bad were the hands that made up the receiving corps last season, you ask? Well, for starters other then the Oakland Raiders, who had three receivers in the top 10 worst hands category, not sure a team fielded a worse receiving corps then the Tampa Bay Buccaneers did in 2009. Even if you… Read More

In the coming days, Bucs Central will address the different areas of the Buccaneers offense, defense and special teams by taking a look back on the 2009 campaign and looking forward to the 2010 offseason and beyond. From potential cap casualties, re-signings, free agent signings to draft picks, that could have quite a huge impact… Read More

Seemingly with Antonio Bryant, Michael Clayton, Brian Clark, Sammie Stroughter & Maurice Stovall already locking down roster spots, the big question is are the Bucs going to roll into the regular season only carrying five receivers or is there still a sixth spot to be had. That leaves four, Mario Urrutia, Marcus Maxwell, Cortez Hankton… Read More

No need to fret over a holdout, the Buccaneers have just signed the 17th overall pick in the draft Josh Freeman to a  five-year deal worth $26 million with incentives that could make the deal worth $36 million. Included in the deal is $10.245 million in guarantees. John Clayton, of ESPN.com broke the news just… Read More

Contract details for the four rookies the Buccaneers have signed are in. With only Josh Freeman & Roy Miller unsigned we have been able to cobble together the salaries and signing bonus numbers for DE Kyle Moore, OT Xavier Fulton, CB E.J Biggers and WR Sammie Stroughter. DE Kyle Moore signed a four year deal… Read More

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have agreed to a 4-year deal with seventh round pick receiver Sammie Stroughter. Stroughter was the 233rd overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft. He played collegiately at Oregon State, were he caught 164 passes for 2,653 yards and 14 touchdowns. To make room for Stroughter on the roster the Bucs… Read More

The cat & mouse game that has been waging between the local media and Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris about the four receivers who presumably have him wired, were finally revealed indepth today by Morris. According to the first year head coach he wasn't talking about the obvious guys such as Antonio Bryant… Read More

In regards, to Raheem Morris letting the media know exactly which four receivers have him wired, our speculation seems to be spot on as several media outlets are now reporting that those four particular receivers are indeed Antonio Bryant, Michael Clayton, Kelly Campbell & rookie Sammie Stroughter. Now, it is only May and the start… Read More

If you are curious as to just how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense will preform in 2009, you are not alone new defensive coordinator Jim Bates is pondering the same exact thing as the rest of us fanatics. "I can't wait to find out," said Bates, the Bucs' defensive coordinator. "Right now, it's hard to… Read More

As we reported yesterday, middle linebacker Barrett Ruud's absence from OTA's has been about his contract situation, it has know been confirmed by multiple media outlets. There seems to be some bad blood brewing between ESPN & the NFL Network, over some back dooring in recent weeks over ex-coaches becoming color commentators for either station… Read More

Former Oregon State and 7th round draft pick Sammie Stroughter has been putting on an impressive showing thus far through two days of rookie mini, some much so that he could presumably battle for the vacated slot receiver role. Stroughter, who battled clincial depression after lossing several family members in 2007, rebounded after sitting out… Read More

With plenty of holes that needed to be filled on the defensive side of the football, the Buccaneers added value along with potential on day two. In the third round the team added one of the best pure run stoppers in the draft, when they selected DT Roy Miller out of Texas, Miller is a… Read More