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Jason Licht addresses what went wrong for the Bucs in 2017 and how they plan to fix it

Jason Licht addresses what went wrong for the Bucs in 2017 and how they plan to fix it

It was a "brutal year." That's how general manager Jason Licht views the Bucs 2017 season.Expectations, many of them he said he "cringed at," nonetheless went unfulfilled due to injuries, particularly the right shoulder sprain suffered by quarterback...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Bucs search for a backup quarterback becomes paramount amid NFL’s probe into Winston

Bucs search for a backup quarterback becomes paramount amid NFL’s probe into Winston

With the NFL investigating allegations against Jameis Winston that potentially could result in a suspension, the Bucs will need to address the backup quarterback position again this off-season."That's another position I always want to do whatever we ...
Updated: 11 hours ago
NFL Playoffs: What playoff teams have that the Bucs don’t

NFL Playoffs: What playoff teams have that the Bucs don’t

TAMPA — How far away are the Bucs from being a playoff team?Maybe farther than you think. It's not just the 5-11 record or the difficulty of competing in the NFC South, which from top to bottom is clearly the best division in football.If you ex...
Published: 01/12/18
Jaguars defense salivates over rematch with Steelers

Jaguars defense salivates over rematch with Steelers

JACKSONVILLE — You can't blame the Jaguars' defense for being confident.First there was a division title, finishing second in the NFL in points and yards allowed, then holding Buffalo to three points last week in Jacksonville's first playoff ga...
Published: 01/12/18
PFF gives Bucs’ O.J. Howard lowest grade of any first-rounder

PFF gives Bucs’ O.J. Howard lowest grade of any first-rounder

By most accounts, Bucs tight end O.J. Howard had a promising rookie season. He caught six touchdown passes, which set a Bucs rookie record and was one short of the NFL high among rookies at any position.Pro Football Focus, in handing out grades to al...
Published: 01/10/18
Former Bucs coach Jon Gruden: “I never wanted to leave the Raiders”

Former Bucs coach Jon Gruden: “I never wanted to leave the Raiders”

Saying he never wanted to be traded from the Oakland Raiders to Tampa Bay in the first place, Jon Gruden returned as the head coach of the Silver and Black, nearly 20 years to the day after he was hired there the first time."Obviously, this is every ...
Published: 01/09/18
CFP roundtable: Which Georgia or Bama player would look good in a Bucs’ uniform?

CFP roundtable: Which Georgia or Bama player would look good in a Bucs’ uniform?

Our staff writers weigh in on which Alabama or Georgia player they'd like to see playing in Tampa Bay next season for the Bucs:CAN THE BUCS GET NICK-ED UP?Joey Knight, @TBTimes_Bulls: Kendrick Lamar was practically warming up for his halftime gig bef...
Published: 01/08/18
Updated: 01/09/18
McCoy says he’d ‘love’ to have Michael Bennett back with Bucs

McCoy says he’d ‘love’ to have Michael Bennett back with Bucs

Michael Bennett isn't a free agent yet, but if the Seahawks decide to cut the 32-year-old Pro Bowl defensive end, count Gerald McCoy among those who would support Tampa Bay bringing him back."If @mosesbread72 is serious about Seattle not wanting him ...
Published: 01/05/18
Bucs players nearly absent in AP All-Pro team balloting

Bucs players nearly absent in AP All-Pro team balloting

The voting for the 2017 Associated Press All-Pro team has been released, and the Bucs had no players selected for the second year in a row, with linebacker Lavonte David as the only player to make it onto any of 50 ballots.David got two votes —...
Published: 01/05/18
Reports: Raiders to give Jon Gruden 10 years, $100 million

Reports: Raiders to give Jon Gruden 10 years, $100 million

Jon Gruden is coming back to the NFL, and the Oakland Raiders are paying a Las Vegas jackpot to get him.The former Bucs coach — who guided Tampa Bay to its only Super Bowl championship after the 2002 season — will be reportedly introduced...
Published: 01/05/18