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  1. Next Tampa Bay Buccaneer in Hall of Fame?

    Pat Yasinskas

    Now that Derrick Brooks is in, it's time to start wondering about who will be the next player with Tampa Bay ties to enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have had a nice run with Warren Sapp and Brooks getting selected in ...

    Blog | August 03, 2014
  2. Derrick Brooks follows Selmon's path

    Pat Yasinskas

    In his 24-minute Pro Football Hall of Fame induction speech, Derrick Brooks thanked dozens of people from every stage of his career. There were plenty of emotional moments, but one stood out to me: when Brooks thanked the late Lee Roy Selmon, the ...

    Blog | August 02, 2014
  3. Buccaneers Camp Report: Day 7

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Tampa Bay Buccaneers training camp: Early in camp, the defense clearly was ahead of the offense. That's not the case anymore. The offense had a good showing at Friday night's practice ...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  4. Derrick Brooks to hear NFL appeals

    Pat Yasinskas

    Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks, who will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August, has a new job. Brooks will serve as an appeals officer, the NFL and NFL Players Association announced Friday morning. Brooks ...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  5. Lots of face time for Derrick Brooks

    Pat Yasinskas

    Get ready to see a lot of Derrick Brooks. The retired Tampa Bay linebacker will announce the Bucs' second-round draft choice at Radio City Music Hall on May 9, the league said. Brooks will be one of 32 players leaguewide to announce picks in the s...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  6. Brooks' son to deliver HOF intro

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- On Pro Football Hall of Fame induction day in August, Derrick Brooks might not be the member of his family that's most in the spotlight. Instead, it might be his 15-year-old son, Decalon. Brooks said Friday that he has chosen Decalo...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  7. Dungy, Lynch face tough road to HOF

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- There's a lot of talk among Tampa Bay fans about how Tony Dungy and John Lynch got snubbed in the Pro Football Hall of Fame selection process over the weekend. I think snubbed is way too strong of a term. Dungy and Lynch weren't sla...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  8. Derrick Brooks a Hall of Famer on, off field

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- When I voted (as an alternate) for Warren Sapp as a candidate for the Professional Football Hall of Fame, I did so unenthusiastically. Don't get me wrong -- I thought Sapp was a Hall of Fame football player. I just didn't think of h...

    Blog | February 01, 2014
  9. The two sides of John Lynch

    Pat Yasinskas

    Of all the plays that former Tampa Bay safety John Lynch made during his lengthy NFL career, one stands out to me. Lynch's signature moment came in a 1997 game against the Chicago Bears. Lynch already was developing a reputation as a fierce hitter...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  10. Dungy turned the Buccaneers around

    Pat Yasinskas

    When I first encountered Tony Dungy, I didn't think he was going to make it as an NFL head coach. Now, he's a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. So what changed about Dungy? Absolutely nothing. He stuck to his philosophy, no matter what. ...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  11. Unflappable Brooks nervous about Hall vote

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- In his office at the Tampa Bay Storm's headquarters last week, Derrick Brooks looked the part of a successful president of an Arena Football League team. He also looked as though he could still go out and play linebacker in the Nationa...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  12. Brooks hurt by David's Pro Bowl snub

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- I got to spend time Tuesday with Derrick Brooks. We'll have much more on that next week when I write a column previewing the Pro Football Hall of Fame selections with Brooks as a finalist. But at the end of the interview, I asked Br...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  13. Brooks, Dungy, Lynch are Hall finalists

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Derrick Brooks, Tony Dungy and John Lynch were named among the 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2014 on Thursday night. It's fitting that all three have a chance to go into the Hall of Fame at the same time ...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  14. Looking at Hall of Fame chances

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- It's entirely possible three men with deep ties to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could be semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2014. The 15 semifinalists from the modern era will be announced Thursday night. I think...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  15. Bucs and the next HOF class

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Pro Football Hall of Fame has put out its list of 126 nominees from the modern era eligible for the Class of 2014. It contains four first-time-eligible candidates with ties to the glory days of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Linebacker Derrick Broo...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  16. NFC South afternoon update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a quick spin through some odds and ends from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Former Atlanta defensive end Claude Humphrey might finally get into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. It was announced Wednesday that Humphrey and Ray Guy a...

    Blog | August 21, 2013