Free agent Pro Bowl tackle Gerald McCoy to visit Browns

Football 05/23/19, 17:33

The Browns will get to show Gerald McCoy how far they've come.The free-agent defensive tackle, released earlier this week by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, will visit Cleveland on Friday. General manager John Dorsey said the meeting will be an opportunity for both sides to see if they want a future ...

Buccaneers moving on from 6-time Pro Bowl DT Gerald McCoy

Football 05/21/19, 14:17

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are moving on from Gerald McCoy.The team released the six-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle, describing the move as a mutual agreement after nine seasons.McCoy, the third overall pick in the 2010 NFL draft, was due to make $13 million next season, but none of it was ...

Bucs’ 1st-round pick changes numbers, hits practice field

Sports 05/10/19, 17:29

One of Devin White's first orders of business as the fifth overall pick in the NFL draft was selecting a new jersey number with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.The 2018 Butkus Award winner as the nation's top college linebacker wore No. 40 at LSU and was hoping to continue wearing it ...

Bucs bolster defense in hopes of helping Winston

Football 04/27/19, 20:37

For the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the NFL draft was all about trying to give Jameis Winston a better chance to succeed.That not only means surrounding the fifth-year quarterback with playmakers on offense but rebuilding a defense that's been one of the worst in the league since Winston entered the league ...

Bucs select CB Sean Bunting in 2nd round of NFL draft

Football 04/26/19, 22:35

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers hope they're finally getting it right on defense.After selecting linebacker Devin White in Thursday's first round, the Bucs reiterated their commitment to improving on defense by selecting Central Michigan cornerback Sean Bunting in the second round and Auburn cornerback Jamel Dean and Kentucky safety Mike Edwards ...

Buccaneers select LB Devin White in 1st round of NFL draft

Football 04/25/19, 20:58

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are counting on Devin White to help them become relevant again.The LSU linebacker was the fifth pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night, joining a porous defense making the transition to a 3-4 scheme after allowing the second-most points in the NFL last season.Coach Bruce ...

Arians takes crack at turning around struggling Buccaneers

Football 04/18/19, 14:43

New regime, same old mission for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.Bruce Arians is the latest coach taking a stab at making the Bucs relevant again.The former Arizona Cardinals coach came out of retirement in January to replace Dirk Koetter, who was fired after another losing season extended the club's playoff drought ...

Bruce Arians comes out of retirement to coach Buccaneers

Sports 01/08/19, 21:50

Bruce Arians is the latest coach entrusted to transform the struggling Tampa Bay Buccaneers into winners.The 66-year-old came out of a one-year retirement Tuesday to fill the team's fifth coaching vacancy in a decade.Arians replaces Dirk Koetter, who was dismissed Dec. 30 after leading the Bucs to 19 wins and ...

GM Licht says he’ll find right fit for Bucs coaching vacancy

Football 12/31/18, 16:59

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are searching for a new coach for the fifth time in 10 years. History says they'll set their sights on a big name, but not necessarily land their first or even second choice.General manager Jason Licht said Monday he's just "grateful" to have an opportunity to ...

Buccaneers fire coach Dirk Koetter after 3 seasons

Sports 12/30/18, 19:47

Dirk Koetter has been fired as coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.The team made the announcement Sunday night, a little more than three hours after the Bucs concluded a disappointing season with a 34-32 loss to the Atlanta Falcons.Koetter was promoted from offensive coordinator to his first NFL head coaching ...

Ryan has TD catch, 2 TD passes; Falcons beat Bucs 34-32

Football 12/30/18, 16:46

Matt Ryan's first career reception went for a touchdown and the Atlanta quarterback also threw for 378 yards and two TDs to help the Falcons conclude a disappointing season with a 34-32 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.Matt Bryant's second field goal, a 37-yarder as time expired, provided ...

Buccaneers, Falcons not content with playing out string

Football 12/27/18, 20:20

Dirk Koetter doesn't think it benefits him or the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to wonder what might have been.Win or lose Sunday's season finale against NFC South-rival Atlanta, the Bucs (5-10) will miss the playoffs for the 11th straight year.The Falcons (6-9) have had a tough go of it, too, though ...

Cowboys’ Crawford released from hospital after neck injury

Football 12/23/18, 21:12

Initial reports were encouraging after Cowboys defensive lineman Tyrone Crawford suffered a scary injury in Dallas' NFC East-clinching 27-20 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.Crawford injured his neck on the second play of the game. His neck was stabilized on a stretcher with his facemask removed, and the ...

Prescott, Cowboys wrap up NFC East with 27-20 win over Bucs

Sports 12/23/18, 16:27

The Dallas Cowboys wrapped up the NFC East title when Dak Prescott accounted for two touchdowns and Jaylon Smith returned a fumble 69 yards for a score in a 27-20 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.Smith's long return came after a scrambling Jameis Winston lost the ball on ...

Bucs’ futile chase of Jackson & playoff berth end in unison

Football 12/16/18, 18:39

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers knew what was coming. They were fully prepared for Baltimore rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson's slippery running style and the Ravens' refurbished rushing attack.Jackson dared the Bucs (5-9) to catch him if they could. They couldn't.Jackson ran for 95 of Baltimore's 242 yards on the ground, and ...

Brees leads 2nd-half comeback, Saints beat Buccaneers 28-14

Football 12/09/18, 16:48

Drew Brees threw for one touchdown and ran another Sunday to help the New Orleans Saints rally from an 11-point halftime deficit to clinch their second straight NFC South title with a 28-14 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.Brees shrugged off a pair of turnovers to throw a 1-yard TD ...

Panthers’ Olsen re-injures right foot, done for season

Football 12/02/18, 20:21

If the Carolina Panthers are going to pull out of a frustrating tailspin, they'll have to do it without three-time Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen.Olsen re-injured his right foot during Sunday's 24-17 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the latest blow to the 33-year-old's bid to return to form ...

Winston throws for 2 TDs, Buccaneers beat Panthers 24-17

Football 12/02/18, 16:41

Jameis Winston threw for 249 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 24-17 victory over the reeling Carolina Panthers on Sunday.The Bucs (5-7) won for the second straight time since Winston regained his starting job with team mired in a four-game losing streak.The fourth-year pro ...

QBs looking to elevate Panthers, Buccaneers down stretch

Football 11/29/18, 19:02

Cam Newton and Jameis Winston know there's no surefire way for a quarterback to lead a team out of a funk.What works in one situation may not necessarily be the answer in another.Newton's second-place Carolina Panthers (6-5) have lost three straight games following a 6-2 start, moving closer to the ...

Bucs QB Winston reaches settlement in 2016 accusation

Sports 11/27/18, 17:01

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston is in the process of settling a lawsuit filed by a female Uber driver in Arizona who accused him of sexual assault.Documents filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Phoenix state that a settlement agreement should be finalized in 10 days. Details weren't disclosed.The ...

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