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Smith optimistic Bucs will get the ship sailing

— Down 38 points and with little chance of mounting a comeback, Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith told his team at halftime of the...

Smith optimistic Bucs will get the ship sailing

Smith optimistic Bucs will get the ship sailing

TAMPA — Down 38 points and with little chance of mounting a comeback, Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith told his team at halftime of the Baltimore game last week there was nothing left to play for that day but pride....
Updated: 23 hours ago
Bucs fire player development director after DUI arrest

Bucs fire player development director after DUI arrest

The Bucs are on the lookout for a new director of player development after they parted ways with Isaiah Harris following his arrest on a DUI charge Thursday morning.
Published: 10/16/14
Updated: 10/17/14
Bucs notes: FB Lane says diet drug led to suspension

Bucs notes: FB Lane says diet drug led to suspension

Bucs FB Javorskie Lane was suspended two games without pay for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances, the team announced Wednesday.
Published: 10/15/14
Bucs sign CB Frey, eye change at nickel corner

Bucs sign CB Frey, eye change at nickel corner

As Lovie Smith promised, it’s more of a tweak than an overhaul, and there’s no guarantee it will happen immediately. But all indications are the Bucs are contemplating a change of nickel cornerbacks.
Published: 10/15/14

Hot Reads: QB Glennon paid price for poor protection

TAMPA — The offensive line of the Buccaneers didn’t pass protect effectively in Sunday’s 48-17 loss to Baltimore, and QB Mike Glennon still has the bruises to prove it.
Published: 10/15/14
Ira Kaufman’s Week 7 NFL power rankings

Ira Kaufman’s Week 7 NFL power rankings

Each week, 12 national media members — including The Tampa Tribune’s Ira Kaufman — rank teams in what is known as The Associated Press Pro32 power rankings. Here is Kaufman’s ballot. ...
Published: 10/15/14
Bucs notes: 'Get over it,' McCoy says of criticism over sportsmanship

Bucs notes: 'Get over it,' McCoy says of criticism over sportsmanship Video

Bucs defensive tackle Gerald McCoy on Tuesday shot back at detractors who say he’s wrong for helping opponents up off the ground after a play.
Published: 10/14/14
Bucs DT McCoy takes responsibility for poor showing

Bucs DT McCoy takes responsibility for poor showing Video

TAMPA — With the defense of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ranked last among all 32 NFL teams in points and yards allowed, captain Gerald McCoy summoned the media to his locker Tuesday and said the blame starts and ends with him....
Published: 10/14/14
Bucs look to make changes, but have few options

Bucs look to make changes, but have few options Video

Changes are coming. After stumbling through a 1-5 start heading into their bye week, which includes two of the worst blowout losses in franchise history, the Bucs have no choice.
Published: 10/13/14
Updated: 10/14/14
Bucs notes: QB Glennon kept getting back up

Bucs notes: QB Glennon kept getting back up

Even in defeat, second-year quarterback Mike Glennon proved his physical and mental toughness to the Bucs coaching staff on Sunday.
Published: 10/13/14
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