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Press Conference 4/20/15 transcript: HC Lovie Smith

Opening statement: “It really is good to get the offseason started. Some of the players I’ve seen a little bit, but most of them I haven’t, so it’s kind of good to start the process of catching up on what … Continue reading

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Press Conference 4/20/15 transcript: LB Bruce Carter

Coming to Tampa Bay: “I guess it was during the offseason, when guys are going here and going there and getting signed. My agent called me and told me I had a visit to come to Tampa, and then after … Continue reading

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Press Conference 4/20/15 transcript: DE George Johnson

Opening statement: “Hello, everybody. I just wanted to say before I started that I’m glad to be here. I’m actually glad to be back here in Tampa; it still feels like home. I never felt like I actually left and … Continue reading

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Press Conference 4/20/15 transcript: Gerald McCoy

Thoughts on free agency acquisitions: “I think it’s always great to have guys that have been in the system that you play. Coach did a great job of bringing in guys who have been in the system that we play, … Continue reading

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Bucs acquire DE Johnson in trade with Lions

View image | gettyimages.com It seemed as though the Detroit Lions may have intended to match the Buccaneers offer to defensive end George Johnson, but instead gave him away in a trade.

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2015 Free agency moves through April 11, 2015

Free agency for the Buccaneers has been quiet this year, compared to last year when the Bucs “won” free agency. Nonetheless, moves have been made. Here is what the team has done so far:

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Preseason schedule released

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL has released the preseason schedule for the 2015 season. The Buccaneers opponents are as follows: Week 1 at Minnesota Vikings Week 2 v. Cincinnati Bengals Week 3 v. Cleveland Browns Week 4 at Miami … Continue reading

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Bucs sign special teams specialist Larry Dean

View image | gettyimages.com The Buccaneers have been shoring up the defense and sizing up possible offensive depth this offseason. Now they have made a move on special teams. Larry Dean has been signed by the Bucs after spending last season … Continue reading

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Bucs make offer to DE George Johnson

View image | gettyimages.com Current Detroit Lions defensive end George Johnson may be making his way back to Tampa after all. The Buccaneers have made the defensive end a three year offer. Because he is a restricted free agent, the … Continue reading

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Former kicker sues team for $20 million

View image | gettyimages.com Former Buccaneers kicker Lawrence Tynes is suing the Buccaneers for the MRSA infection that plagued the team in 2013. Tynes was signed with the team after kicker Connor Barth (#10) tore his Achilles tendon during the … Continue reading

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