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  1. Countdown to camp: Defensive backs

    Pat Yasinskas

    The next stop on our pre-camp position-by-position analysis of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is the defensive backfield. The new regime quickly decided that Darrelle Revis wasn't an economic or schematic fit and released the cornerback. The Bucs are sw...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  2. Pre-draft glance: Defensive backs

    Pat Yasinskas

    We conclude our pre-draft position-by-position look at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the defensive backfield. Where things stand: The team parted ways with Darrelle Revis because his skills weren't going to be showcased in the Cover 2 scheme and h...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  3. Overview: Defensive backs

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- We continue our series of position-by-position overviews with the defensive backs. Looking back: Tampa Bay ranked last in pass defense in 2012 and the Bucs went to great extremes last offseason to make sure that didn't happen again....

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  4. Bucs get leadership infusion

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. - Forget their physical skills and the Pro Bowls in their pasts for just a moment. Cornerback Darrelle Revis and safety Dashon Goldson bring something new to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The veteran defensive backs, who were acquired in t...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  5. Ranking the needs: Defensive backs

    Pat Yasinskas

    We conclude our pre-draft rankings of position-group needs with the defensive backs. Remember, the earlier the ranking, the greater the need. Carolina Panthers: General manager Dave Gettleman has assembled a group of guys that could be decent s...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  6. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a look at the morning headlines from around the division: TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS The Bucs reportedly have parted ways with defensive line coach Randy Melvin. This comes after defensive backs coach Ron Cooper left the team. Tampa Bay's de...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  7. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a look at the Thursday morning headlines from around the NFC South. The Buccaneers reportedly have hired Ron Cooper as their defensive backs coach. Cooper has spent the past three years as LSU's defensive backs coach. That could be signif...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  8. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a look at the top Wednesday morning headlines from around the NFC South. The New Orleans Saints apparently have completed the overhaul of their defensive coaching staff with the hiring of Andre Curtis as assistant defensive backs coach...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  9. Falcons' coaching shakeup continues

    Pat Yasinskas

    After a playoff loss to the New York Giants in early January, it became obvious the Atlanta Falcons would have some major changes in the offseason. That process continued Monday as the Falcons announced defensive backs coach Alvin Reynolds has bee...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  10. Raheem Morris joining Redskins

    Pat Yasinskas

    A little over a week after being fired as head coach by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Raheem Morris has another job in the NFL. Morris reportedly will join the Washington Redskins as defensive backs coach, under Washington general manager Bruce Allen,...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  11. Brees was best between numbers

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS - Drew Brees was at his best when throwing between the numbers in Sunday night's 31-17 victory against the Detroit Lions. That was probably by design because the Lions were without injured defensive backs Louis Delmas, Chris Houston an...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  12. Call It: Barber or Sharper for HOF?

    Pat Yasinskas

    At least for the moment, the NFC South is the home of two defensive backs who have a shot at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Those are New Orleans' Darren Sharper and Tampa Bay's Ronde Barber. We don't know exactly what Sharper's future holds since...

    Blog | June 27, 2011
  13. Saints still bringing blitz from DBs

    Pat Yasinskas

    Even though the Saints have endured a bunch of injuries among their defensive backs, it hasn't stopped coordinator Gregg Williams from being aggressive with his secondary. According to ESPN's Stats & Information, the Saints have blitzed a defe...

    Blog | November 17, 2010
  14. Report: Falcons hire Lewis to coach DBs

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Falcons have hired Tim Lewis as their defensive backs coach, D. Orlando Ledbetter reports. Lewis is no stranger to the NFC South. He spent the 2007 and '08 seasons with Carolina before jumping to the Seattle Seahawks last year. The job came op...

    Blog | January 25, 2010
  15. Glancing ahead to the draft

    Pat Yasinskas

    As you might have seen on our news side, the NFL has announced that 53 non-seniors will be eligible for the 2010 draft. The list is highlighted by defensive backs Eric Berry from Tennessee and Florida's Joe Haden. You can see the whole list here....

    Blog | January 19, 2010
  16. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a trip through the headlines around the NFC South. The Falcons reportedly will not renew the contract of veteran defensive backs coach Emmitt Thomas. Carolina quarterbacks coach Rip Scherer said he declined an offer to become offensive...

    Blog | January 13, 2010