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Bucs G.M. thinks Tom Brady has plenty of arm

There aren’t many questions left for Tom Brady to answer on the football field. But there are still some reasonable concerns about how he’ll fit stylistically into Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians’ offense. Specifically, whether he can still be an effective downfield passer as he enters his 43-year-old season could that last small shred of doubt [more]

Jason Licht: Bucs are focused on positions other than receiver

Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians was asked last week about the possibility of the team adding wide receiver Antonio Brown to the roster as another target for Tom Brady in their offense and he said “it’s not gonna happen.” Arians said Brown was “not a fit in our locker room” as a third option to [more]

Tyrod Taylor: We will turn “a lot of heads” if I’m the guy calling the shots

Tyrod Taylor was supplanted in Buffalo by Josh Allen, and Baker Mayfield took Taylor’s job in Cleveland. The Chargers pursued Tom Brady before he signed with the Buccaneers. Taylor knows the drill. But he’s hoping the Chargers give him a chance as the team’s starting quarterback. “We have a lot of talent on our team,” [more]

Stephon Gilmore unsurprised by Brady leaving, unfazed by Stidham starting

Tom Brady left the Patriots for the Buccaneers. Many were surprised. Patriots cornerback Stephen Gilmore was not among them. “Not surprised,” Gilmore told Mike Reiss of “A player like him, playing somewhere that long, you never can see it, but it shows you that in the National Football League it can be anyone going [more]

Who are the most intriguing available free agents?

More than a week into free agency, plenty of intriguing names remain available — including a trio of No. 1 overall draft picks. So, on Friday’s PFT Live, Peter King and I drafted the available free agents we find the most intriguing. The video is attached. We picked three each, along with an unplanned honorable [more]

Austin Ekeler has one requirement for the Chargers’ 2020 quarterback

We know that Austin Ekeler will be the Chargers’ starting running back in 2020. We don’t know who the team’s starting quarterback will be. Appearing recently on CBS Sports Radio with Zach Gelb, Ekeler addressed three different options for replacing Philip Rivers (Tom Brady, Tyrod Taylor, Cam Newton). And Ekeler made it clear that he [more]

Shaq Barrett: Winning a Super Bowl in Tampa would be “perfect”

Until two weeks ago, no one was betting on the Buccaneers to contend in 2020. Then, Tom Brady happened. Now, it doesn’t seem far fetched. Tampa Bay believes. The Bucs believe. Vegas believes. “Everybody knows it’s a possibility now,” Bucs pass rusher Shaq Barrett said SiriusXM’s Mad Dog Sport Radio on Friday. “It just ups [more]

Bucs bringing back Ryan Smith

Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians downplayed the notion that Tom Brady’s presence will lead free agents to flock to Tampa this season because “there’s only so much money that can go around.” There is enough money to hold onto one of their own players. Terez Paylor of Yahoo Sports reports that the team is finalizing [more]

Three former No. 1 overall picks are available

As free agency moves from phase two to phase three, a trio of former No. 1 overall picks are available to be signed by anyone who wants them. Quarterback Cam Newton (2011), edge rusher Jadeveon Clowney (2014), and quarterback Jameis Winston (2015) were each the first pick in their respective draft, and they are all [more]

Bruce Arians: Buccaneers won’t be signing Antonio Brown

Remember the reports that Tom Brady wanted personnel control in his next destination? Here’s further proof that those reports simply weren’t accurate. Appearing on CBS Sports Radio with Tiki Barber and Brandon Tierney, Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians addressed the question of whether the Buccaneers would be signing receiver Antonio Brown, a player whom Tom Brady [more]

Tom Brady’s name emerges in the politics of COVID-19

The sports news has spent plenty of time talking about Tom Brady lately. On Thursday, he made an appearance in the non-sports news. The Associated Press, which obtained a recording of President Donald Trump’s Thursday afternoon conference call with the nation’s governors, reported that Washington governor Jay Inslee challenged the President during the call by [more]

Tom Brady tries to capitalize on his shared initials with Tampa Bay

Sorry, Tom Brokaw. No dice, Tony Bennett. Better luck next time, Terry Bradshaw. Tom Brady has moved to Tampa Bay, and he’s going to try to cash in on the common nature of his and its initials. According to the Los Angeles Times, via Sports Business Daily, Brady has filed a trademark application for “TB [more]

Buccaneers announce return of Ndamukong Suh

Ten years after he became the second pick in the draft, Ndamukong Suh officially is back for a second season with the Buccaneers. Tampa Bay announced the deal on Thursday. Reportedly worth $8 million for one year, Suh gets $1.25 million less than he did in 2019, his first year in Tampa. The move helps [more]

Jamie Collins on Tom Brady leaving Patriots: “I still don’t believe it”

Jamie Collins has left the Patriots twice, once when he was traded to the Browns in 2016 and again this month when he signed with the Lions. But Collins never thought he’d see Tom Brady leave New England. Collins, the linebacker who recently arrived in Detroit, told reporters there that he was stunned the Patriots [more]

Joe Montana thinks Patriots “made a mistake” letting Tom Brady go

Joe Montana’s part of the very small group of people who can truly understand the situation Tom Brady is in. And having been through it himself, he still can’t believe the Patriots let Brady leave. The Hall of Fame quarterback was as surprised as most people were when Brady signed with the Buccaneers, and can’t [more]

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