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  1. Looking at draft needs beyond QB

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Understandably, all the pre-draft talk involving the Tampa Bay Buccaneers these days is about quarterbacks. They have the first overall pick, and conventional wisdom is that they will take either Florida State's Jameis Winston or Or...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  2. How Bucs let Michael Bennett get away

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Seeing Michael Bennett's celebratory bicycle ride after Sunday's NFC Championship Game had to be difficult for Tampa Bay fans. The defensive end for the Seattle Seahawks used to play for the Bucs, and there are many fans who think h...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  3. Bucs need to keep Michael Johnson

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- By any measure, defensive end Michael Johnson didn't have a good first season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. A prized free agent from Cincinnati, Johnson was supposed to come in and give the Bucs double-digit sacks. He didn't come c...

    Blog | January 19, 2015
  4. Season in review: Special teams

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- We conclude our position-by-position breakdown of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' 2014 season with the special teams. Let's start with the positive because it's not going to take long. The Bucs shocked many when they elected to go with in...

    Blog | January 08, 2015
  5. Season in review: Defensive ends

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- We continue our series of 2014 in review with the defensive ends. The Bucs signed free agent Michael Johnson to a big contract. He responded with four sacks. But Johnson should not be described as a bust. He played through several d...

    Blog | January 07, 2015
  6. Buccaneers will be active in free agency again

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were very aggressive in free agency last offseason and that's not going to change, coach Lovie Smith said Monday. Smith has been very open in saying his first free-agent class didn't work out as expected. Le...

    Blog | December 30, 2014
  7. W2W4: Buccaneers at Panthers

    Pat Yasinskas

    Five things to watch in Sunday's game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Carolina Panthers: Mike Evans: He's leading a stellar class of rookie receivers in receiving yards (935) and touchdowns (10). He is closing in on becoming only the second r...

    Blog | December 13, 2014
  8. W2W4: Buccaneers vs. Lions

    Pat Yasinskas

    Five things to watch in Sunday's game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Detroit Lions: Tampa Bay's running game. The Bucs have been trying -- and usually failing -- to establish the running game all season. Now, they have to go up against a Det...

    Blog | December 06, 2014
  9. Bucs' Michael Johnson worst offseason move?

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- We have documented, several times over, that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' crop of free agents isn't living up to its billing. But let's turn to this Insider post by Mike Sando for some more perspective. Sando has two members of the Bu...

    Blog | December 04, 2014
  10. W2W4: Buccaneers at Bears

    Pat Yasinskas

    Five things to watch in Sunday's game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Chicago Bears: Lovie's homecoming: Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith coached the Bears for nine seasons and took them to a Super Bowl. Smith has been downplaying the significanc...

    Blog | November 22, 2014
  11. Bucs look to keep pass rush clicking

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' pass rush had its best outing of the season during Sunday's victory at Washington. Now comes the challenge of keeping it at that same level the rest of the season. The Bucs had a season-high six sacks again...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  12. Finally, a dose of Buc Ball for Tampa Bay

    Pat Yasinskas

    LANDOVER, Md. -- Ever since he was hired in January, we've heard Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith talk about "Buc Ball." For the first nine games of the season, it looked as if the definition of that was to go out and play bad football. If t...

    Blog | November 16, 2014
  13. Buccaneers bring in competition at punter

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- We generally don't bring you every practice squad move. But we're making an exception today because this one could have some implications. The Bucs signed punter Jacob Schum to their practice squad, while placing linebacker Jeremy G...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  14. Lovie Smith deserves some patience

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The elephant has entered the room. With each passing loss, it adds a couple hundred pounds. Nobody really wants to talk about it, but it's getting closer to the time when it has to be a topic of discussion. What if the 1-8 Tampa ...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  15. Gerald McCoy turns to Warren Sapp for help on double teams

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- In his role as the second coming of Warren Sapp, Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy faces a lot of double-team blocking. So who better to turn to than Sapp for advice on how to handle it? That's what McCoy did a couple days...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  16. Bucs' punting game is struggling

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- At a salary of $3.25 million this season, Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Michael Koenen is among the league's top paid punters. But that doesn't mean he's among the best punters. In fact, the numbers suggest Koenen is the worst punter in the...

    Blog | November 12, 2014