The Tampa Bay Buccaneers convened this week for the start of optional team activities (OTAs) and for many of them, it was the first opportunity to get acquainted with new head coach Lovie Smith. It was the first opportunity Smith had to
Tampa Bay Buccaneers weakside linebacker Lavonte David was slowly drifting off to sleep Friday afternoon when something told him to check his Twitter feed. It was blowing up. “I had like 50-something mentions,” David said, all of them congratulating him and
The Bucs will be represented at the Pro Bowl this year but without arguably the team’s best player on defense in Lavonte David.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David talks about a crucial third-down conversion by the San Francisco 49ers that set up a 21-yard field goal by kicker Phil Dawson and ate 10:27 off the clock and derailed Tampa Bay’s hopes
Tampa Bay Buccaneers weakside Lavonte David may be an unknown to fans around the league — he’s currently in sixth place among fan votes, which count for one-third in determining who goes to the Pro Bowl — but that hasn’t
Here’s what players and coaches had to say after the Bucs’ 27-6 win over the Bills yesterday… “We took the study serious. We executed the game plan. Everybody was on the same page. When you play a game like
It started at the beginning of the second quarter with an interception from Lavonte David and turned into a full-fledged feeding frenzy — a hungry defense that surrendered 27 points to the Panthers last week avenging a disappointing loss to a
On the second play from scrimmage, Bucs running back Bobby Rainey busted loose for an 80-yard touchdown, giving Tampa Bay its quickest touchdown in team history in just 18 seconds, and the longest run in team history. And he hasn’t looked back.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers came to Carolina looking to avenge a 31-13 loss from earlier this season, and instead were stifled again by the Panthers, who extended a winning streak to a franchise-record eight-in-a-row with a 27-6 domination of
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are on a three-game win streak, and with it have come some notable awards this week. Second-year linebacker Lavonte David has been named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his Week 12 performance against