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  1. Simeon Rice says he belongs in Hall of Fame

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. - Former Buccaneers defensive end Simeon Rice had some strong words about deserving a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. "There's no Hall of Fame without me in it," Rice says. "There's just not. I dominated when I played. There was...

    Blog | February 27, 2015
  2. Jon Gruden on Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Jon Gruden said Thursday that the team has had a good amount of talent in recent years but has been lacking at quarterback. "Tampa's had [Michael] Bennett as a pass-rusher," Gruden said on Mike & Mi...

    Blog | February 26, 2015
  3. Lovie Smith: Bucs won't sit out free agency

    Pat Yasinskas

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers aren't scared after what happened to them in free agency last year. Left tackle Anthony Collins was a bust, quarterback Josh McCown was disappointing, defensive end Michael Johnson played through assorted i...

    Blog | February 20, 2015
  4. Countdown to Combine: Tampa Bay Buccaneers DEs

    Pat Yasinskas

    A closer look at the areas the Tampa Bay Buccaneers should address in the draft. Today we look at the defensive ends, who are scheduled to work out Sunday in Indianapolis. Position of need: The Bucs got excellent pressure from the interior last se...

    Blog | February 18, 2015
  5. Could Bucs be interested in Greg Hardy?

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. - Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy had domestic violence charges against him dropped on Monday morning. That clears the way for Hardy to be very much in demand when free agency opens March 10. Hardy and Jason Pierre-Paul are ...

    Blog | February 09, 2015
  6. On the hot seat: Michael Johnson

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. - We continue our look at veteran Buccaneers who could be candidates for trade or release this offseason with defensive end Michael Johnson. Why he could be on the hot seat: Johnson was signed to a five-year, $43.8 million contra...

    Blog | February 04, 2015
  7. On the hot seat: Michael Koenen

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Let's start taking a look at which veteran Buccaneers could be trade bait or candidates for release this offseason. We begin with punter Michael Koenen. Why he could be on the hot seat: Koenen ranked last in the league with a ...

    Blog | February 03, 2015
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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