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  1. Bucs' Mike Evans is moving on

    Pat Yasinskas

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - Buccaneers receiver Mike Evans put the past in the past twice Saturday night. First, the rookie caught a 24-yard touchdown pass from Josh McCown in the second quarter of Tampa Bay's 27-14 victory against Buffalo. That helped m...

    Blog | August 23, 2014
  2. Mike Evans will learn from rookie mistake

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. - Mike Evans had to be the happiest person that Saturday night's game with the Miami Dolphins was only a preseason contest. The rookie wide receiver for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had a play that looked like it was heading for a highligh...

    Blog | August 16, 2014
  3. Bucs' Mike Evans is catching up fast

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans missed a good chunk of the offseason program with a hamstring injury. Although he has looked sharp in training camp, wide receivers coach Andrew Hayes-Stoker said the rookie still is catchi...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  4. W2W4: Buccaneers-Cardinals

    Pat Yasinskas

    Three things to watch for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as they host the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. Mike Glennon. The rookie quarterback will be making his first start after the Bucs benched Josh Freeman. Glennon didn't exactly light it up in the pre...

    Blog | September 28, 2013
  5. Gruden's scouting report on Mike Glennon

    Pat Yasinskas

    With Wednesday's news that the Buccaneers are benching quarterback Josh Freeman in favor of Mike Glennon, it's time for a scouting report on the rookie. Let's turn back to this Insider item I did with ESPN's Jon Gruden during Gruden's QB Camp in t...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  6. Rookie Banks knows he'll be targeted

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- It remains to be seen if cornerback Johnthan Banks has picked up the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' defense, but it's pretty obvious the rookie is a smart guy. Banks said he knows he's going to have a target on him when the Buccaneers open t...

    Blog | September 02, 2013
  7. Buccaneers get down to 75 players

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Just about 24 hours after signing Mike Shanahan (not to be confused with the head coach of the Washington Redskins), the Tampa Bay Buccaneers released the rookie tight end. Shanahan was one of a handful of cuts the Bucs announced Tu...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  8. Bucs-Redskins not a sellout

    Pat Yasinskas

    Robert Griffin III has drawn lots of attention as the rookie quarterback for the Washington Redskins. But that doesn't seem to matter in Tampa Bay. The Buccaneers just announced that Sunday's home game with the Redskins has not sold out at the 72-...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  9. No rookie holdouts in NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    One of the beauties of the labor agreement the NFL instituted last summer is that the rookie salary pool virtually eliminates any reason for a first-year player to hold out of training camp. With the Buccaneers officially announcing safety Mark Ba...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  10. Weinke awed, not shocked by Cam Newton

    Pat Yasinskas

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- Chris Weinke sat behind his desk Tuesday afternoon, expressing lots of awe but only a slight shock about the rookie season of Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. Weinke's got a unique perspective on this one from several l...

    Blog | February 15, 2012
  11. Some honors for the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Pro Football Weekly/Pro Football Writers of America All-Rookie team and All-NFL team are out and we've got some pretty slight NFC South representation. On the rookie team, Carolina quarterback Cam Newton, Atlanta receiver Julio Jones, Atlanta ...

    Blog | January 17, 2012
  12. Cam Newton by the numbers

    Pat Yasinskas

    With some help from ESPN Stats & Information, let's take a look back at the big day Carolina quarterback Cam Newton had in Saturday's 48-16 victory against Tampa Bay. NewtonNewton threw for 171 yards and now holds the rookie record for passin...

    Blog | December 25, 2011
  13. Five things to watch: Falcons-Jaguars

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- Five things to watch in Thursday night's game between the Atlanta Falcons and Jacksonville Jaguars: Julio Jones. The rookie wide receiver has had some ups and downs throughout the season, but he's coming off perhaps his best game of the...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  14. Staying with Bosher paying off for Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    Every Sunday, ESPN Stats & Information selects a punter of the day. For Sunday, it was Atlanta's Matt Bosher. This is significant because early in the season the rookie struggled. Critics called for the Falcons to release Bosher as he hit a se...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  15. Saints waiting to see on Mark Ingram

    Pat Yasinskas

    New Orleans coach Sean Payton isn't ready to rule out injured running back Mark Ingram for Sunday's game at St. Louis. The rookie has an injured heel and sat out Wednesday's practice. "I think with him it's day-to-day because you're really just...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  16. NFC South Stock Watch

    Pat Yasinskas

    FALLING 1. Matt Bosher, punter/kickoff specialist, Falcons. The rookie has struggled mightily. But at least for the moment, it appears as if the Falcons will stick with him. They invested a draft pick in Bosher, so they may be willing to give him ...

    Blog | September 20, 2011