A Pro Football Blog by Roy Cummings and Ira Kaufman
Go behind the scenes with Buccaneers beat writers Roy Cummings and Ira Kaufman as they offer their insights on the latest happenings with the team.
TAMPA — The year was 1996. The Bucs were 2-8. And when they heard ESPN’s Chris Berman refer to their team as the Yucks instead of the Bucs, DT Warren Sapp and LB Derrick Brooks stood together and said “enough.”...
TAMPA — When it comes to judging quarterbacks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith doesn’t concern himself too much with what they’ve done lately. He’s more concerned with what they did late....
TAMPA — If there is even an ounce of former Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano inside the body of current Bucs coach Lovie Smith, this is the time when it would start to show.
TAMPA — Wonder what former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Rutgers University head coach Greg Schiano is up to these days? You might be able to ask him yourself if you stop by Berkeley Prep’s varsity football practice.
You only get one chance to make a good first impression. That point has not been lost on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The Carolina Panthers did an exceptional job of neutralizing Tampa Bay Buccaneers Pro Bowl defensive tackle Gerald McCoy last year.
TAMPA — The Buccaneer defense has one primary task in Sunday’s season opener against the Panthers.