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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?
Lee Roy Selmon, from left, Trent Dilfer and Gerald McCoy. TRIBUNE FILE PHOTOS
Bucs fans draft quiz: You’re on the clock
Special report: Latest on the NFL draft

Special report: Latest on the NFL draft

Special coverage of the NFL draft, including the latest news, player profiles, rankings and team-by-team needs.
Published: 04/15/15
Mock draft roundup: Wonderlic score a plus for Winston

Mock draft roundup: Wonderlic score a plus for Winston

It seems a foregone conclusion that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will select quarterback Jameis Winston with the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft. That assumption is certainly strengthened by a measure that goes far beyond his football skills.
Published: 04/15/15
Bucs fans draft quiz: You’re on the clock

Bucs fans draft quiz: You’re on the clock

Does April get you thinking about baseball? Or does it symbolize the start of football season? If you’re a Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan and have followed the team’s drafts through the years, test your knowledge with our quiz. Answers are at...
Published: 04/15/15
Report: Lions' dispute with Bucs over Johnson involves 'de-escalator' clause

Report: Lions' dispute with Bucs over Johnson involves 'de-escalator' clause

The three-year, $9 million offer the Bucs made to DE George Johnson contains clauses that could drop the value of the deal to $7 million. The Lions want to know whether they can retain Johnson by matching the lower amount, per ProFootballTalk's Mike Florio.
Published: 04/14/15
Updated: 04/15/15
Lions dispute Bucs’ offer for DE George Johnson

Lions dispute Bucs’ offer for DE George Johnson

The Bucs expected to hear Monday whether they would be rewarded the rights to restricted free agent George Johnson, but the Detroit Lions are disputing the offer the Bucs made to Johnson, the NFL announced.
Published: 04/13/15
Updated: 04/14/15
NFL column: Ex-Buc Freeman must prove he is a changed man

NFL column: Ex-Buc Freeman must prove he is a changed man

This is his last chance, and he knows it.
Published: 04/12/15
The first (and last) Fennelly No. 1 QB rankings: Where will Jameis rank?
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The first (and last) Fennelly No. 1 QB rankings: Where will Jameis rank?

What will it be, Jameis Elway or JaMarcus Winston?
Published: 04/12/15
Bucs Beat: Pass rush will start with dominant interior

Bucs Beat: Pass rush will start with dominant interior

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are facing the very real possibility of playing the 2015 season without an established or dominant edge rusher. Not to worry, Bucs general manager Jason Licht says.
Published: 04/11/15

Gruden hosts Winston on TV show, says he sees improvement in QB

TAMPA — Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach and current ESPN analyst Jon Gruden sees in Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston the same thing that a lot of NFL scouts are seeing.
Published: 04/10/15
Report: Winston’s attorney says QB not ready for NFL ‘off the field’

Report: Winston’s attorney says QB not ready for NFL ‘off the field’

TAMPA — The attorney who represented Jameis Winston against sexual assault allegations says the Florida State quarterback may be ready to be an NFL player, but not necessarily off the field.
Published: 04/10/15