Stories tagged: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Fri., March 9, 2018, 2:37 p.m.
Mike Evans, Buccaneers agree to $82.5 million contract extension
Tampa Bay’s Mike Evans has agreed to a five-year, $82.5 million contract extension that makes him the second-highest paid receiver in the NFL. The deal includes $55 million guaranteed and …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 3:15 p.m.
Bucs release RB Doug Martin after disappointing season
Two-time Pro Bowl running back Doug Martin has been released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who may look for a replacement in free agency.
Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
Devonta Freeman runs for 126 yards, Falcons hold off Bucs 24-21
Devonta Freeman rushed for 126 yards and a touchdown to help the Atlanta Falcons stay close in the tight NFC South race with a 24-21 victory over the Tampa Bay …
Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 10:32 p.m.
Jameis Winston injury, Mike Evans suspension add to Buccaneers’ woes
A five-game losing streak isn’t the only source of frustration for the reeling Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 9:04 p.m.
Tom Brady throws for 303 yards, Patriots hold off Bucs 19-14
Tom Brady threw for 303 yards and one touchdown, and New England’s porous defense showed signs of improvement in a 19-14 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Super Bowl …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 9:41 p.m.
Winston, Bucs poised for prime-time test against Patriots
Jameis Winston is excited about the next challenge in the maturation of the young Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It’s a prime-time test against Tom Brady and the defending Super Bowl champion …
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 11:46 a.m.
Vikings’ Sam Bradford out against Bucs; Case Keenum to start again
The Minnesota Vikings say quarterback Sam Bradford will not play against Tampa Bay because of his ailing left knee. Bradford was making progress from the week before, when he sat …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 2:58 p.m.
Miami Hurricanes, other teams bow to Irma’s potential impact
The Miami Hurricanes won’t travel to Arkansas State out of fears over Hurricane Irma. And that’s just one of many impacts the storm is having on sports in Florida, even …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 3:24 p.m.
Dolphins’ opener against Bucs postponed until Nov. 19
The NFL says the Miami Dolphins’ season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be postponed until Nov. 19 because of Hurricane Irma. The game can be moved to Week …
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 9:39 p.m.
NFL: Dolphins-Bucs will not be played in Miami this week
The NFL says the Miami Dolphins’ season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will not be played in Miami this week, but may be moved to a neutral site because …
Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 6:36 p.m.
NFL considers moving Dolphins-Bucs game due to Hurricane Irma
For the Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the season might begin sooner than expected, thanks to Hurricane Irma.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
Jaguars open up QB competition after 12-8 loss to Bucs
Blake Bortles’ career in Jacksonville could be nearing an end. Coach Doug Marrone opened up the team’s quarterback job after Bortles’ latest inconsistent performance Thursday night. The decision gives Chad …
Fri., May 19, 2017, 6:54 p.m.
Buccaneers sign Ryan Fitzpatrick as Jameis Winston’s backup
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, who will serve as a veteran backup to Jameis Winston. Fitzpatrick spent the last …
Wed., April 19, 2017, 3:08 p.m.
Buccaneers gearing up for “Hard Knocks” life
Coming off their first winning season in nearly a decade, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be featured on HBO’s “Hard Knocks” sports reality series during training camp. It’s an opportunity …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 5:47 p.m.
Jameis Winston: Comments about girls were ‘poor word choice’
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston says he made a “poor word choice” in comments about women while talking to students at a Florida elementary school. The Tampa Bay Times …
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, 10:32 p.m.
Seahawks can’t get anything going on offense, lose to Buccaneers 14-5
Jameis Winston threw a pair of touchdown passes to Mike Evans and Tampa Bay’s rejuvenated defense shut down Russell Wilson and Seattle’s sputtering offense to beat the first-place Seahawks 14-5 …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 4:35 p.m.
Seahawks focused on stopping Tampa Bay’s Mike Evans
It’s hard to know just how valuable Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is when he might not even be the most valuable player in his own secondary, many wondering if maybe …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 6:32 p.m.
Bucs WR Mike Evans apologizes for not standing for anthem
Tampa Bay Buccaneers receiver Mike Evans says he will not continue to protest the election of Donald Trump as president by declining to stand for the national anthem before games. …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 9:10 p.m.
Matt Ryan throws for four TDs to lead Falcons over Tampa Bay
Matt Ryan threw for 344 yards and four touchdowns, helping the Atlanta Falcons tighten their grip on first place in the NFC South with a 43-28 victory over the Tampa …
Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 4:40 p.m.
Panthers QB Cam Newton, three others starters out vs. Tampa Bay
Concussed quarterback Cam Newton and three other Carolina Panthers starters have been have been ruled out for Monday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers .
Thu., March 10, 2016, 8:40 p.m.
NFL notes: QB Brock Osweiler signs $72 million deal with Texans
NFL notes: Osweiler signs four-year deal with Texans
Fri., Jan. 15, 2016, 7:34 p.m.
Dirk Koetter promoted as Buccaneers new head coach
Dirk Koetter is confident the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are on the verge of becoming relevant again. The long-time NFL assistant became the team’s fifth coach in eight years Friday, assuming …
Wed., Jan. 6, 2016, 8:57 p.m.
Buccaneers fire coach Lovie Smith after 2 seasons
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers fired coach Lovie Smith on Wednesday night.
Fri., Jan. 1, 2016, 7:51 p.m.
Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota wrap up rookie seasons in different fashion
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Jameis Winston will finish his rookie season doing something that Marcus Mariota simply couldn’t: Playing in all 16 regular-season games. Still, both managed at times to show …
Thu., Dec. 17, 2015, 10:09 p.m.
Tavon Austin, Todd Gurley lead Rams past Buccaneers, 31-23
Rams players saw the signs, heard the chanting, noticed the volume was turned up. The effort was inspired on what could have been the final home game for the franchise …
Mon., Aug. 10, 2015
Vikings win Fame game
Backup quarterback Mike Kafka threw a touchdown pass and running back Joe Banyard ran for another score to help the Minnesota Vikings beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 14-3 on Sunday night …
Fri., May 1, 2015
By trading for Jimmy Graham, Seahawks drafted long ago
Midway through a first round that had to just about bore him, Pete Carroll stuck his head into the defensive meeting room upstairs at Seahawks headquarters. “Don’t tell anybody,” Seattle …
Thu., April 30, 2015, 5:20 p.m.
NFL draft: Tampa Bay takes Jameis Winston as the top pick
CHICAGO — Whew. The wait is finally over. Thank goodness. Now, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers get to stress out for the next three or four years to see what really …
Thu., Sept. 18, 2014
Dan Caesar’s Thursday night NFL pick: Bucs at Falcons
Kickoff: 5:25 p.m., CBS Records: Tampa Bay 0-2, Atlanta 1-1 Line: Falcons by 6 1/2 O/U: 45 1/2 Synopsis: Both teams coming off clunkers, Tampa losing to a team that …
Thu., Jan. 16, 2014
NFL notebook: Vikings make Zimmer new coach
Mike Zimmer is finally a head coach in the NFL. The Minnesota Vikings think now is the time for the veteran defensive coordinator. The Vikings announced on Twitter on Wednesday …