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Warren Sapp

The streak started on Sunday, October 10, 1999 at Lambeau Field. The Buccaneers lost that game in the waning seconds on a 21-yard touchdown pass from Brett Favre to Antonio Freeman -- the 26 points the second-highest total they would surrender all year -- but the Tampa defense battered the Green Bay quarterback for four… Read More

5. Joe Jurevicius has two all-time catches against Philadelphia (2003) On January 19, 2003—with three minutes remaining in the conference championship game—Ronde Barber intercepted a pass intended for Antonio Freeman and returned it 92 yards for the game-clenching touchdown.  It was the last game the Eagles played in Veterans Stadium; Barber’s pick shut down the… Read More

Former legendary Buccaneer defensive tackle and current NFL Network commentator Warren Sapp was at One Buc Place Wednesday to take in the sights and sounds of what he believes is a team destined for the playoffs behind third-year signal caller Josh Freeman. Sapp who is a straight shooter and very opinionated person spent time with… Read More

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… Read More

There’s plenty of reason’s that many want to anoint third year quarterback,  Josh Freeman as an elite player and mention him in the same breathe with some of the games current greats.  For starters Freeman has 7 fourth quarter come-from-behind wins under his belt in only 25 starts. He finished the 2010 season on a… Read More

Second-year defensive tackle Gerald McCoy was thrust into a familiar situation last season as a rookie. Since his days at Oklahoma, he’s been linked to prominent stars, from a teams past. For the Sooners it was Tommie Harris, as a rookie with the Bucs, it was Warren Sapp. It has led McCoy to mimic those… Read More

Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager, Mark Dominik was on hand to witness the rebirth of the team that finally captured the franchise first Lombardi Trophy, Dominik who was in his third year as a personnel assistant for the Bucs in 1997 remembers all to fondly the hot start, as Tampa jumped out to a 5-0… Read More

Legendary Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle, Warren Sapp makes good on promise -  arrives at One Buc Place to take the Bucs first two picks under his wing. With the Bucs using the 3rd and 35th  overall selections to draft Gerald McCoy and Brian Price. Earlier this off-season Sapp, A.K.A "QBKILLA" said he welcomes the… Read More

Since 1976, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have drafted at minimum, a pair of defensive tackles five times in their thirty-five year history. The first time was in 1983 when the Bucs selected Tony Chickillo (5th round 131st pick) out of Miami and John Higgenbotham (12th round 324th pick) out of Northeast Oklahoma, and then in… Read More

The tenor amongst most fans is that the additions of Gerald McCoy and Brian Price will greatly aid the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense in 2010. But Pat Kirwan, the former NFL front office executive and Tampa scout who co-hosts “Movin’ the Chains” heard exclusively on Sirius NFL Radio, penned a column on NFL.com titled "History… Read More

The NFL has unveiled its All-Decade Team, and there are several players who made the team with ties to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Linebacker Derrick Brooks, cornerback Ronde Barber and defensive tackle Warren Sapp were all selected at their respective positions, with former Bucs coach Tony Dungy being named as one of two coaches who… Read More

Friday: News & Notes

Warren Sapp the outspoken, fiery leader of Tampa Bay's defense during the dominant years leading up to the teams improbable Superbowl run in 2002 was bestowed another honor this week by USA Today columnist Jim Corbett who has been running a month long series about the NFL's All-Decade Team of the 2000s. As Corbett penned… Read More

If your one of the few fans prone to taking what former players say as gospel, then ex-Buc Warren Sapp nailed it this off-season, when he rated Bucs starting left tackle Donald Penn as a top five left tackle in the league. Through three dismal outings, the lone constant has been the play of Penn… Read More

With my recent travels out of Iraq through Dubai, then on to the house to visit family, wireless connections were not stable enough for me to post any news over the last few days, so to get everyone caught up with out further ado. The Buccaneers have agreed to terms with two more rookies. Fourth… Read More