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Friday, Aug 22, 2014

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Smith, Dietrich-Smith forge bond over classic cars
New center Evan Dietrich-Smith is being counted on to lead an overhauled Bucs offensive line.
The new head coach of the Buccaneers and Tampa Bay’s free-agent center share a passion for vintage automobiles and physical football.
Bucs rookie Seferian-Jenkins wants to be difference-maker

Bucs rookie Seferian-Jenkins wants to be difference-maker

Coach Lovie Smith is generally reticent to gush over the progress of rookies during training camp, but it has become increasingly obvious Austin Seferian-Jenkins is turning helmets at One Buc Place.
Published: 08/14/14
New Bucs stadium menu, like its Cuban, is more Tampa

New Bucs stadium menu, like its Cuban, is more Tampa

The team unveiled Wednesday the fruits of a year's work of planning $7 million in renovations to create a better dining experience in the stadium's main concourse.
Published: 08/13/14
Updated: 08/14/14
Deputies: Ex-NFL player Bolden failed to pay child support

Deputies: Ex-NFL player Bolden failed to pay child support

Juran Bolden, a former local high school athlete and one-time NFL player, was jailed in Hillsborough County after his arrest Tuesday, accused of failing to pay child support.
Published: 08/13/14
Bucs add new weapon to arsenal: the fade

Bucs add new weapon to arsenal: the fade

With at least three 6-foot-5 pass catchers of their own, the Bucs are making the back-shoulder fade a big part of their offense.
Published: 08/12/14
Updated: 08/13/14

Bucs Hot Reads: Dozens of former players visit training camp

TAMPA — More than 50 former Buccaneers attended Tuesday afternoon’s practice, reminiscing about NFL days gone by while observing current players work as the end of training camp approaches.
Published: 08/12/14
Bucs Notes: Dotson eager to find continuity up front

Bucs Notes: Dotson eager to find continuity up front

Bucs fans weren’t impressed with the play of Tampa Bay’s starting offensive line in Friday night’s preseason opener at Jacksonville.
Published: 08/12/14

Bucs to allow quicker access for fans without bags

Fans who are not carrying bags to Tampa Bay Buccaneers games this season will be allowed to bypass the usual screening lines, allowing for faster access to at Raymond James Stadium.
Published: 08/12/14
Bucs’ Smith: No interest in ex-Dolphins OL Incognito

Bucs’ Smith: No interest in ex-Dolphins OL Incognito

One game into the preseason, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are not sure who their starting guards will be. One thing that seems certain, though, is that free agent Richie Incognito will not be one of them.
Published: 08/12/14

Bucs hot reads: Subpar grades after Jaguars game

Much like teachers do with students in school, Lovie Smith grades his players on a scale of A through F. And he didn’t hand out many A’s following the Bucs’ 16-10 loss to Jacksonville in Friday’s preseason opener.
Published: 08/12/14
Bucs putting extra emphasis on nickelback position

Bucs putting extra emphasis on nickelback position

The Bucs have tabbed veteran assistant coach Larry Marmie to tutor nickelbacks exclusively, and he is working closely with former Largo High star Leonard Johnson.
Published: 08/12/14
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