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Bucs Report

A Pro Football Blog by Roy Cummings and Ira Kaufman

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Polian: Glennon ‘perfect bridge’ for Bucs until top pick ready

Published:   |   Updated: February 14, 2015 at 09:10 AM

Polian: Glennon ‘perfect bridge’ for Bucs until top pick ready The biggest question everyone is suddenly asking about the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is: Who will start at quarterback when the 2015 season opens? Hall of Fame executive Bill Polian believes he has the answer.

Koetter confident he’ll get most out of Bucs’ next starting QB

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Koetter confident he’ll get most out of Bucs’ next starting QB TAMPA - With Josh McCown suddenly out on the street, there's no telling who the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' starting quarterback will be in 2015....

Browns’ apparent interest in Mariota fuels trade speculation

Published:   |   Updated: February 11, 2015 at 10:14 AM

Browns’ apparent interest in Mariota fuels trade speculation TAMPA — The suggestion was made a week or so ago that the Browns’ seemingly never-ending search for quarterback help could result in a trade with the Buccaneers this spring.

Browns, in need of QB, could impact Bucs’ draft plans

Published:   |   Updated: February 4, 2015 at 12:52 PM

Browns, in need of QB, could impact Bucs’ draft plans TAMPA — Brian Hoyer is on his way to the free-agent market. Johnny Manziel is in rehab. Add it all up and the Cleveland Browns are a team seemingly in need of a quarterback.

Bucs a team to watch next year, says ESPN.com’s Sando

Published:   |   Updated: February 3, 2015 at 01:00 PM

Bucs a team to watch next year, says ESPN.com’s Sando
TAMPA — The fall of all that multi-colored Lombardi Trophy-shaped confetti out in Glendale, Arizona, on Sunday night signaled the official end of the 2014 season.

Video shows Bucs’ new QB coach’s approach

Published:   |   Updated: January 29, 2015 at 04:06 PM

TAMPA — A lot of Buccaneers fans are wondering just what it is the Bucs got in new quarterbacks coach Mike Bajakian.

Kiper re-evaluates, downgrades Bucs’ 2014 draft ... slightly

Published:   |   Updated: January 28, 2015 at 06:57 AM

Kiper re-evaluates, downgrades Bucs’ 2014 draft ... slightly The Buccaneers did a good of finding new and potential impact players during the 2014 NFL Draft. They just didn’t do as good a job as one notable draft analyst initially thought.

Thin QB crop could mean high demand for Bucs’ Glennon

Published:   |   Updated: January 27, 2015 at 06:48 AM

Thin QB crop could mean high demand for Bucs’ Glennon The growing consensus among NFL scouts and draft analysts is that no position group runs out of top-level 2015 draft prospects sooner than quarterback.

Kiper: Mariota NFL-ready ... in the right system

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Kiper: Mariota NFL-ready ... in the right system
TAMPA — Contrary to an opinion that appears to be growing across the league, NFL draft analyst Mel Kiper says he believes Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is indeed NFL ready.

Bucs Bonus: Super Bowl, Deflate-Gate

Published:   |   Updated: January 21, 2015 at 04:56 PM

Bucs Bonus: Super Bowl, Deflate-Gate
In this week's Bucs Bonus Podcast, Tampa Tribune's NFL writer, Ira Kaufman joins Olivia Stacey to preview the Super Bowl and discuss the allegations that New England used overly deflated footballs in Sunday's AFC Championship Game. Kaufman also talks...