Bucs DE Michael Johnson

One-on-One with Bucs Defensive End Michael Johnson

Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Michael Johnson talks to Bucs Insider Jenna Laine about angles, alignment and expectations for the defensive line

Bucs DE Adrian Clayborn

Bucs’ Adrian Clayborn on Last Year’s Defense: What Pass Rush?

Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Adrian Clayborn talks about all of the changes the Bucs defensive line underwent in the last year and how the unit has gone from “stunting and confusing people” to actually “getting to the quarterback.”

rishaw johnson

Bucs Trade Safety Kelcie McCray to Chiefs for Guard Rishaw Johnson

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded away safety Kelcie McCray to the Kansas City Chiefs in exchange for offensive guard Rishaw Johnson

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith at Bucs training camp

Lovie Smith is Excited to Get Rishaw Johnson in on the O-Line

Following Thursday’s Bucs practice, coach Lovie Smith spoke about the new acquisition of an offensive guard and who he thinks will not be playing in the next preseason game. (Opening statement) “We just made a trade. We just traded

R.J. Mattes

Bucs Sign Guard R.J. Mattes, Waive DE James Ruffin

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers today announced that they signed guard R.J. Mattes and waived defensive end James Ruffin. Mattes (6-6, 313) entered the NFL with the New England Patriots as a college free agent in 2013, playing in two

Da'Quan Bowers

Da’Quan Bowers In Jeopardy Of Being Cut

Three years ago Da'Quan Bowers was regarded as one of the most talented players in the NFL Draft but his draft stock fell due to concerns

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Bucs Practice Report 8-20-2014: Verner Practices Again

Sports Talk Florida Bucs Insider Jenna Laine recaps the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Wednesday practice as the team prepares for game 3 of the preseason.

Gerald McCoy

Gerald McCoy: “Who Says We Can’t Just Go Win the Game on Defense?”

Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy has had a monster preseason, but he said more credit needs to be given to nose tackle Clinton McDonald, who he’s leaned on for leadership and support. He also gave kudos to


Bucs Release Wide Receiver Lavelle Hawkins

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released veteran wide receiver Lavelle Hawkins, the team announced today. Hawkins, who signed with the team as a free agent in April and played for offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford at Cal, was buried in

Bucs DT Gerald McCoy

Bucs’ Gerald McCoy: “We’ve Got to Get Them on the Ground” (VIDEO)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers All-Pro defensive tackle Gerald McCoy says that passes batted down and QB hurries aren't good enough for his unit -- they need sacks.