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Tanard Jackson

Initially, I set out to catalog the five hardest hitters in the history of the franchise — something I still might pursue later in the season.  But thanks to John Lynch, the prompt lacked surprise; he was the only eligible candidate for the list’s premier entry, setting standards that no other Buccaneer has come close […]

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Bend, But Don’t Break Defensive Mentality

by Staff Report on April 25, 2011

It has been the mantra since the heyday of players like Warren Sapp, Derrick Brooks and John Lynch. Last year was no different, except for the timely turnovers’ and the occasional sack that would have fans standing on the edge of there seats. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense is not all that far off from […]

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Well Its Official, Rookie Grimm Starts At Safety

by Staff Report on September 23, 2010

With much speculation by both the local and national media as to what player would start at free safety in the wake of veteran Tanard Jackson being suspended indefinitely by the NFL Wednesday. Bucs head coach Raheem Morris officially named rookie Cody Grimm the heir to Jackson, via the teams’ official Twitter account, this afternoon. […]

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Bucs Tanard Jackson Suspended Indefinitely

by Staff Report on September 23, 2010

After being informed by the National Football League, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced that safety Tanard Jackson has been suspended indefinitely by the commissioner’s office, without pay for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse. Jackson’s suspension begins immediately. He is eligible for reinstatement beginning on September 22, 2011. Jackson, 25, played […]

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Bucs Continue Downward Spiral

by Staff Report on May 26, 2010

It should come as no surprise that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense ranked 2nd on defense in “missed tackles” says Arron Schatz of the renowned FootballOutsiders.com. According to the metrics of Football Outsiders game charting stats the Bucs defense missed 94 total tackles in 2009, but based on a per play basis the once proud […]

With the suspension of starting FS Tanard Jackson for the Buccaneers first four regular season games looming on the horizon. The team has been working out converted safety turned linebacker Jermaine Phillips back at his natural position of safety the past few weeks. With the move of Phillips the domino’s are falling, second year linebacker […]

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Tanard Jackson suspended by NFL

by Lee C on August 18, 2009

The Pewter Report is reporting that Buccaneers safety Tanard Jackson has been suspended by the NFL for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Information is still trickling in and we don’t know what the substance was as of yet. Mark Dominik has said that Jackson will not appeal the suspension, which makes him sound pretty […]

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Friday Training Camp New & Notes

by Roland Johnson on August 7, 2009

Tampa Bay Buccaneers young guns have impressive showing as veterans rest. Second year pro Josh Johnson and first round pick Josh Freeman show poise under fire as they guided the offense in Friday mornings practice. It would seem, that many media pundits have been singing a different tune of late, when it comes to first […]

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Injury Update: Winslow & Bryant nursing ankle injuries

by Roland Johnson on August 3, 2009

Two of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers most dangerous weapons on offense are nicked up with what head coach Raheem Morris, is describing as mild ankle injuries. Receiver Antonio Bryant sat out of practice, but rode the stationary bike. Also, tight end Kellen Winslow has a mild ankle injury and is day-to-day. Defensive tackle Greg Peterson […]

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Several Bucs receive bonuses

by Roland Johnson on March 19, 2009

Stephen Holder, of the St.Pete Times, is reporting several members of the 2008 Tampa Bay Buccaneers received bonuses based on there level of success on the field in 2008. Among those players who received bonuses were LT Donald Penn $310,919 through the so-called performance-based pay system which rewards lesser paid players who perform above what […]

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Suggestive speculation

by Roland Johnson on February 28, 2009

Suggestive speculation, is all anyone can really conjure up at this point. Whether or not the Buccaneers truly went after Haynesworth no one really knows except the actual parties involved. Could the Bucs have deemed Haynesworth off limits, sure they could have. The team could have even leaked it to the media to save face […]