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Monday, May 04, 2015

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Bucs decline fifth-year option on RB Martin
Running back Doug Martin (22) will become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the 2015 season after the team decided not to pick up his fifth-year option.
TAMPA — When asked about the recent struggles of his top running back at a fan function last month, Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith responded by saying he has yet to see the...
Jameis Winston caused more controversy when he posted this photo Thursday night.
Jameis' photo shows fans might be in for rough seas
Bucs’ draft picks: Scouting reports
Special report: Latest on the NFL draft
Cheers, not jeers, greet Winston pick at Bucs draft party

Cheers, not jeers, greet Winston pick at Bucs draft party

TAMPA — Some fans believe new Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston will help to pack Raymond James Stadium. Thursday night, Winston confirmed he can indeed draw a crowd.
Published: 04/30/15
Winston brings spotlight to Alabama hometown for draft

Winston brings spotlight to Alabama hometown for draft

BESSEMER, Ala. – Camera crews filed in and out of Hueytown High School to take pictures of Jameis Winston’s retired No. 8 jersey and get footage before his NFL draft celebration.
Published: 04/30/15
Picking Winston is about trust, and it's lacking
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Picking Winston is about trust, and it's lacking

The Bucs will take Jameis Winston tonight. They'll make him the top pick in the NFL draft. They'll stake their future on his.But Martin Fennelly says something doesn't feel right about this.He doesn't trust this pick, and doesn't entirely trust Jameis Winston.
Published: 04/30/15
Risks aside, Bucs expected to take Winston with the top pick tonight

Risks aside, Bucs expected to take Winston with the top pick tonight

The Bucs own the first pick in the NFL draft for the first time since 1987. In a move they hope will alter their fortunes for decades to come, they are expected to spend that pick on former Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston.
Published: 04/30/15
Bucs’ previous No. 1 overall draft picks

Bucs’ previous No. 1 overall draft picks

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Published: 04/30/15
NFL draft: Top five prospects at each position

NFL draft: Top five prospects at each position

Tampa Tribune NFL writer Ira Kaufman ranks the top five players at each position entering the NFL draft:
Published: 04/30/15
Fowler could become highest draft selection from Tampa Bay area

Fowler could become highest draft selection from Tampa Bay area

Dante Fowler, who is expected to become the NFL’s next premier “sack artist” according to ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr., would be tonight’s featured attraction if he goes No. 3 overall to Jacksonville.
Published: 04/30/15
Ira Kaufman’s NFL mock draft

Ira Kaufman’s NFL mock draft

Tampa Tribune NFL writer Ira Kaufman predicts the first round of the NFL draft:
Published: 04/29/15
For Bucs, this year’s draft not just about QB

For Bucs, this year’s draft not just about QB

TAMPA — As they approach the NFL draft, the lifeblood of any successful NFL organization, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers seek an infusion of talent.
Published: 04/29/15
Bucs draft analysis: Defensive back

Bucs draft analysis: Defensive back

The Buccaneers have eight selections, including the No. 1 overall pick, in the 2015 NFL draft Thursday-Saturday 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 the draf...
Published: 04/29/15