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OC Jeff Tedford on track to return Sunday

OC Jeff Tedford returned to One Buc Place intermittently this week and is expected to return to play calling duties this Sunday against the Rams. “He is still on schedule,” Head Coach Lovie Smith told reporters Friday. “Nothing has changed from … Continue reading

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Has the injury bug bit Tampa?

The injury bug has bit. Five starters appeared on Tampa’s injury report this week, with both CB Mike Jenkins (#24) and DE Adrian Clayborn (#94) being placed on Injured Reserve. An additional five backups also found themselves on the injury report creating … Continue reading

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TE Coach Embree: QB Coach Arroyo to call plays Sunday

The secrecy surrounding offensive playcalling in OC Jeff Tedford’s absence has finally ended: QB Coach Marcus Arroyo will be calling the plays from the sideline this Sunday. “It’s been a collaborative effort really how Jeff had it set up and how Lovie … Continue reading

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Buccaneers release first injury report

The Buccaneers released the first Injury Report on Wednesday prior to the season opener. As of Wednesday the following players were listed on the report: DE Da’Quan Bowers (#91) : Abdominal injury – Did not participate in practice DE William Gholston (#92) : … Continue reading

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RB Sims goes to IR, freeing up roster spot for S Wright

#453911004 / gettyimages.com One surprising cut to the Buccaneers’ roster last week was S Major Wright (#31), who was seen as a shoe-in for the job. Wright had a history with Head Coach Lovie Smith given that Wright had been … Continue reading

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OC Tedford’s return still unclear, may miss opener vs. Carolina

The Buccaneers have still been mum on what ailment has OC Jeff Tedford temporarily incapacitated and have been equally evasive on whether Tedford will be calling plays at this Sunday’s season opener against Carolina. “When he’ll be back here full-time, … Continue reading

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Buccaneers elect new captains

#457449743 / gettyimages.com   This year’s elections in the Buccaneers locker room have gone off without a hitch and with little surprises. The new team leaders will now be: Offensive captains are QB Josh McCown (#12) and WR Vincent Jackson … Continue reading

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Buccaneers waste no time, begin making cuts ahead of Saturday deadline

Just as the team did with the first roster cuts, the Buccaneers wasted no time on Friday slimming down the roster ahead of the Saturday 53-man roster deadline. The first casualties of the roster cuts were: CB Marc Anthony – … Continue reading

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Bucs acquire G Logan Mankins in trade with New England, give up TE Tim Wright, draft pick

#450442675 / gettyimages.com   The Buccaneers have been as busy as ever this week as the first roster cut deadline quickly approaches. In addition to the players released Sunday and Monday and visit from controversial OL Richie Incognito, the Buccaneers have been … Continue reading

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OL Richie Incognito visits One Buc Place

#185645759 / gettyimages.com   News of OL Richie Incognito‘s presence in Tampa quickly ignited a barrage of speculation regarding the future of the controversial player, as well as the state of the Buccaneers under-performing offensive line. The “visit”, as Head Coach Lovie … Continue reading

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