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Bucs will try to buck bum first-pick QB trend
Peyton Manning is one of a handful of quarterbacks whose careers justified their being a No. 1 draft pick.
In the past 20 years, 12 quarterbacks were drafted first overall, yet only five — Peyton Manning, Eli Manning, Matthew Stafford, Cam Newton, and Andrew Luck — have had the type of career...
Bucs Talk: Who’s the No. 1 draft pick?
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Bucs fans draft quiz: You’re on the clock
Special report: Latest on the NFL draft
Making sure: Buccaneers vetted Winston, off the field

Making sure: Buccaneers vetted Winston, off the field

Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht thinks he and coach Lovie Smith are on the brink of the most important decision in franchise history, one that could chart the team’s course for decades.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Bucs draft analysis: Running back

Bucs draft analysis: Running back

The Buccaneers have eight selections, including the No. 1 overall pick, in the 2015 NFL draft to be held Thursday-May 2 in Chicago. Tampa Bay has one pick in each of the seven rounds, plus an additional pick in the seventh. In the week leading up to ...
Updated: 21 hours ago
Bucs draft analysis: Offensive line

Bucs draft analysis: Offensive line

The Buccaneers have eight selections, including the No. 1 overall pick, in the 2015 NFL draft to be held Thursday through Saturday in Chicago. Tampa Bay has one pick in each of the seven rounds, plus an additional pick in the seventh. In the week lea...
Updated: 21 hours ago
Buc Beat: Tampa’s pursuit keeps Johnson’s NFL dream alive

Buc Beat: Tampa’s pursuit keeps Johnson’s NFL dream alive

TAMPA — George Johnson had had enough. Enough of the roller-coaster ride low-level prospects usually find themselves on if they’re lucky enough to make it to the NFL in the first place.
Updated: 23 hours ago
NFL column: Titans should grab  QB at No. 2

NFL column: Titans should grab QB at No. 2

The Tennessee Titans are bad, and they’re boring. That’s a heck of an NFL exacta.
Updated: 23 hours ago
Bucs will try to buck bum first-pick QB trend

Bucs will try to buck bum first-pick QB trend

In the past 20 years, 12 quarterbacks were drafted first overall, yet only five — Peyton Manning, Eli Manning, Matthew Stafford, Cam Newton, and Andrew Luck — have had the type of career that justifies their status as first overall selections.
Published: 04/25/15
Bucs draft analysis: Linebacker

Bucs draft analysis: Linebacker

The Buccaneers have eight selections, including the No. 1 overall pick, in the 2015 NFL draft to be held Thursday-May 2 in Chicago. Tampa Bay has one pick in each of the seven rounds, plus an additional pick in the seventh. In the week leading up to ...
Updated: 21 hours ago
Bucs passing up on a QB? It’s always possible

Bucs passing up on a QB? It’s always possible

All signs point to the Bucs choosing FSU's Jameis Winston with the No. 1 pick. But here's a crazy thought: What if the Bucs pass on a quarterback?
Published: 04/24/15
Bucs draft analysis: Quarterback

Bucs draft analysis: Quarterback

The Buccaneers have eight selections, including the No. 1 overall pick, in the 2015 NFL draft to be held April 30-May 2 in Chicago. Tampa Bay has one pick in each of the seven rounds, plus an additional pick in the seventh. In the week leading up to ...
Updated: 21 hours ago
Bucs Talk: Who’s the No. 1 draft pick?

Bucs Talk: Who’s the No. 1 draft pick?

Olivia Stacey and Tampa Tribune’s Bucs beat writer Roy Cummings break down the Buccaneers 2015 NFL Draft needs.
Published: 04/23/15
Updated: 04/24/15