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  1. Hoops background helped Mike Evans

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- It remains to be seen how good the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be on the football field next season. But they might be able to put together an impressive basketball team. The centerpiece would be Mike Evans, the wide receiver the Bucs...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  2. Who belongs on Bucs' Mount Rushmore?

    Pat Yasinskas

    Basketball's LeBron James caused a stir when he said he should be on the NBA's Mount Rushmore. With that in mind, let's have a little fun. Let's talk about a Mount Rushmore for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. There are only four slots available and I...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  3. Trade deadline approaching for Bucs

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The NFL trading deadline comes Tuesday afternoon and I'm not expecting any major moves out of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Part of that is because, unlike baseball and basketball, the NFL just doesn't have a lot of trades. But part of ...

    Blog | October 28, 2013
  4. Connor Barth of Tampa Bay Buccaneers has contract restructured, s...

    Pat Yasinskas

    The offseason charity basketball game during which Connor Barth tore his Achilles tendon will cost the Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker $1.8 million in salary for this season, according to a league source.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2013
  5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, with Lawrence Tynes hurting, sign Rian Lind...

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed veteran kicker Rian Lindell, the team announced Wednesday morning.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2013
  6. Tampa Bay Buccaneers sign Lawrence Tynes after Connor Barth lost ...

    Pat Yasinskas

    Buccaneers kicker Connor Barth will miss the upcoming season after tearing his right Achilles tendon while playing in a charity basketball game last week, while the team moved to replace him by signing veteran Lawrence Tynes.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2013
  7. Draft rewind: Saints' five-year recap

    Pat Yasinskas

    A look at the NFC South's best and worst from the past five NFL drafts, one team at a time. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS Best choice: Jimmy Graham. The Saints took what appeared to be a huge leap when they took the former University of Miami basketball p...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  8. NFC South loaded with tight-end talent

    Pat Yasinskas

    Back when Randy Shannon was attempting to talk basketball player Jimmy Graham into trying football, the former University of Miami football coach used a very powerful recruiting pitch. "He said, 'We are Tight End U,'" Graham said. "He said, 'Look ...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  9. Faces of lockout: Falcons K Matt Bryant

    Pat Yasinskas

    Growing up in south Texas, Matt Bryant could measure the seasons by which ball his father picked up. Winter, spring, summer and fall didn't really matter. The measuring sticks were football, baseball and basketball seasons. At the appropriate time...

    Blog | June 01, 2011
  10. 'Hard Knocks' still a good idea?

    Pat Yasinskas

    Just got a call from a friend and die-hard Buccaneers fan I'll call "Dan", who once played a little college basketball with former NBA player Jeff Malone, but that's a story for another day. Anyway, Dan's been following the Aqib Talib situation pret...

    Blog | March 29, 2011
  11. Brett Favre with Panthers? Not

    Pat Yasinskas

    With all due respect to the NCAA Basketball Tournament, the real March madness started Sunday. It came when St. Paul Pioneer Press columnist Charley Walters threw out this line near the bottom of his column. "Don't discount the possibility of B...

    Blog | March 29, 2011
  12. Reviewing film of NFC South chat

    Pat Yasinskas

    We had our weekly NFC South chat Friday afternoon and really didn't seem to have much attention taken away by the NCAA tournament. I don't know if most chatters were multi-tasking and watching basketball in the background as we talked, but attenda...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  13. NFC South chat Friday at 1 p.m.

    Pat Yasinskas

    A quick reminder that our weekly NFC South chat will be held Friday at 1 p.m. ET. I know I'm asking you to tear yourself away from the NCAA tournament. But basketball or not, lockout or not, the chat is scheduled to go on and we'll be there talkin...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  14. Prospect of the day: TE Julius Thomas

    Pat Yasinskas

    Here's the name of a tight end to keep an eye on -- Portland State's Julius Thomas. He's a former basketball player with a limited football background. That profile is looking pretty good these days after Jimmy Graham was drafted by New Orleans la...

    Blog | February 25, 2011
  15. Huge day in NFC South history

    Pat Yasinskas

    Thanks to my good friend Ira Kaufman, who likes to be called "The Coney Island Kid" when he's on the basketball court, I was just reminded that today is a very significant anniversary in NFC South history. It is the eighth anniversary of Tampa Ba...

    Blog | January 26, 2011
  16. NFC South Week 16 decisive moment

    Pat Yasinskas

    On a night when he was passing the ball a lot like John Stockton at various times, Drew Brees got back to being a quarterback and let the basketball player on his team make the biggest catch of the night. Brees rifled a 6-yard touchdown pass to ro...

    Blog | December 28, 2010