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Tanard Jackson

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More