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Bucs don’t mention Jameis Winston in marketing videos

The Buccaneers drafted Jameis Winston to be the face of the franchise when they used the first overall pick on him in 2015. But the team’s marketing efforts for 2018 don’t include the quarterback. Winston is conspicuously absent in the four short promotional videos the Bucs released bearing a new “Wreck Havoc” theme, Greg Auman [more]

Reports: Robert Kraft close to buying Spanish soccer team

Given the rate at which NFL owners are making money, it’s little surprise they’re looking to expand their portfolios. Via soccerex.com, citing reports in the Spanish media, Patriots owner Robert Kraft is close to agreeing to a deal to buy Sevilla. The Spanish reports say that Kraft is leading a group which is buying a [more]

Darrelle Revis announces his retirement

Darrelle Revis called it a career on Wednesday. In a post to his Twitter account, Revis announced that he is retiring after 11 seasons in the NFL. Revis entered the league as a Jets first-round pick in 2007 and became one of the top cornerbacks in the league during his six years with the team. [more]

Ronald Jones wants to assert himself in first Bucs training camp

The Buccaneers are heading into a season without Doug Martin in their backfield for the first time since 2011 and one of the players in the mix to pick up the playing time left behind is rookie Ronald Jones. Jones came to Tampa in the second round of this year’s draft, which he said left [more]

Jimbo Fisher: Jameis Winston “made a mistake . . . will pay consequences”

Jimbo Fisher adamantly defended Jameis Winston when both were at Florida State in 2014 during a sexual assault investigation involving the quarterback. Fisher has remained close to Winston even as he’s moved to Texas A&M and Winston has become an NFL quarterback. Winston even spent time in College Station this offseason. Thus, during SEC Media [more]

Jameis Winston takes issue with criticism over “Jameis Against The World” T-shirt

Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston has plenty of challenges as he enters his fourth season. From a behavioral standpoint, he can’t afford to make another mistake. From an image standpoint, he can’t afford to create the impression that he believes he should be insulated from criticism for his past behavioral lapses. Enter Friday’s kerfuffle regarding the [more]

Tony Dungy: Jameis Winston knows right things to do, needs “good decision-making”

Jameis Winston drew criticism Friday after posting a video of a workout with his trainer, who wore a shirt that read “JAMEIS AGAINST THE WORLD.” The shirts are NFLPA-licensed and personalized for all players, with team versions sold by the NFL, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports. But it still didn’t sit well [more]

Kellen Winslow II faces additional charge of raping unconscious teenager in 2003

Kellen Winslow II faces a new charge in San Diego, accused of raping an unconscious 17-year-old girl in 2003, USA Today reports. The former NFL tight end, now 34, was arraigned on the additional charge Thursday. “When there is a rape that occurs and the victim is under the age of 18 years old, there [more]

Judge rules there is sufficient evidence for Kellen Winslow II to stand trial

A preliminary hearing regarding rape and kidnapping charges against former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II wrapped up in San Diego Thursday with a judge ruling there is sufficient evidence for the case to move forward to trial. USA Today reports Judge Harry M. Elias threw out two burglary charges, but ruled that Winslow will [more]

Randy Moss helps Jameis Winston through rough spot in his career

Currently-embattled Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston has a new mentor: Once-embattled receiver Randy Moss. Via FloridaFootballInsiders.com, the soon-to-be Hall of Famer is working with Winston during the down time between the conclusion of the offseason program and the opening of training camp. Moss spoke to FOX 13 on Tuesday about Winston, who has been suspended for [more]

Ohio man pleads guilty to defrauding five NFL players

An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to wire fraud after promising he could deliver merchandise to five NFL players for their charitable events only to keep the money himself. According to the Associated Press, Camario Richardson, 39, pleaded guilty to chargers in a federal court in Kansas City on Monday. Richardson told five unnamed NFL [more]

Report: ESPN hires Dan Orlovsky as football analyst

ESPN has hired former NFL quarterback Dan Orlovsky as a football analyst, Andrew Marchand of the New York Post reports. The sports network primarily will use Orlovsky in its college football studio, according to Marchand, but Orlovsky also will have some NFL responsibilities. Orlovsky, 34, also had talked to CBS about a job. Orlovsky played [more]

Falcons join teams charging fans for a training camp practice

Other teams have tried it, so the Falcons have decided to charge for a thing that used to be free. The team announced that their Sunday, July 29 practice would be held at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and that tickets for the camp practice would be $5. They said in their release the proceeds would go to [more]

Cameron Brate has a Hard Knocks hack

Buccaneers tight end Cameron Brate went to Harvard. Which means he’s smart. Which means he figured out a way to get his wish to not be featured last year on Hard Knocks. “I figured out if you wave [at the cameras], they won’t put that on, ever,” Brate recently told SiriusXM NFL Radio, via JoeBucsFan.com. [more]

Nothing imminent with Seahawks and J.R. Sweezy

Former Seahawks guard J.R. Sweezy took a physical for the Seahawks earlier this week, but that’s apparently as far as it went. According to Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times, no decision appears imminent, and neither side seems to be in a hurry. Sweezy was released by the Buccaneers last week, after two seasons of [more]

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