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Bucs fine with Jason Pierre-Paul not being in camp

The Buccaneers knew going into training camp that it would be months before they saw pass-rusher Jason Pierre-Paul. So the fact that he’s not around the facility at all as he recovers from his neck injury isn’t something that bothers Bucs coach Bruce Arians. “He knows how to rush the passer and that’s all he’s [more]

Mike Evans out of practice with leg injury

Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans has played in each of the team’s first two preseason games, but he may not be able to go in their third outing of the summer. Evans pulled up and grabbed his left leg after catching a deep ball during Sunday’s practice. Eduardo Encina of the Tampa Bay Times reports [more]

Buccaneers sign Elijah Qualls

The Buccaneers have been dealing with plenty of injuries on the defensive line this summer, and added some depth Monday. The team announced the addition of defensive linemen Elijah Qualls, who was recently released by the Ravens. Originally a sixth-round pick by the Eagles from the University of Washington, Qualls provides some cover for college [more]

After hiring Bruce Arians, Bucs gave G.M. Jason Licht a five-year extension

Hiring coach Bruce Arians gave Buccaneers General Manager Jason Licht job security. Licht signed a previously unreported five-year contract extension days after Arians was hired, according to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times. That’s a lot of faith to put in a G.M. who has a 27-53 record in his five seasons running the [more]

Josh Rosen doesn’t do much with so-called starters

The Dolphins gave Josh Rosen a chance. Sort of. He didn’t do all that much with it. The former first-rounder had a lackluster first half with the first team, or what was left of it. Rosen was 10-of-18 for 102 yards in the first half, never gaining much traction in his opportunity to audition. There [more]

Josh Rosen starting for Dolphins

Ryan Fitzpatrick may or may not play tonight. He was not among the players the Dolphins listed as out against the Bucs. But Josh Rosen will start, according to Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald. The second-year quarterback got work with the first team this week and now gets a chance to make a case [more]

Ryan Fitzpatrick, Jameis Winston both expected to play

Ryan Fitzpatrick and Jameis Winston were on the same team last year. They are on opposite sidelines tonight. Fitzpatrick, who went 4-6 as the Bucs’ starter over the past two seasons, is in a quarterback competition with Josh Rosen in Miami. Winston faces a prove-it season in his fifth season as the Bucs’ starter. Both [more]

Which teams will have the best offenses in 2019?

Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce is feeling pretty good about his team’s offense in 2019. And for good reason. But other offenses should be pretty good this year, too. Simms and I looked at six of them via Thursday’s PFT Live draft. The results were a bit surprising. Which is a nice way of saying [more]

Warren Sapp questions Gerald McCoy’s spot in Bucs’ history

Gerald McCoy felt slighted by the Buccaneers when they gave his No. 93 to Ndamukong Suh shortly after releasing McCoy. He called himself one of the greatest ever to play in Tampa. Hall of Fame defensive tackle Warren Sapp took issue with that, pointing out the Bucs never went to the playoffs in McCoy’s nine [more]

Bengals claim Dare Odeyingbo off waivers from Bucs

The Bengals claimed defensive tackle Dare Odeyingbo off waivers from the Buccaneers on Wednesday, the team announced. Odeyingbo signed with Tampa Bay as a college free agent out of Vanderbilt on May 10. He played in the Buccaneers’ preseason opener last Friday but had no statistics. The Bucs waived him Tuesday. Odeyingbo played four seasons [more]

Buccaneers claim Emanuel Hall

Emanuel Hall was one of the NFL’s most sought-after undrafted rookies in April, which is why the Bears guaranteed him $42,000 when he signed with them. Now Hall will see if he can do in Tampa Bay what he failed to do in Chicago. Hall didn’t impress in Bears camp and was waived on Tuesday, [more]

Former receiver Roscoe Parrish arrested for stalking, threatening to kill

Former Buffalo Bills and Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Roscoe Parrish was arrested on Monday and charged with aggravated stalking and written threats to kill. According to C. Isaiah Smalls II of the Miami Herald, Parrish allegedly made threats toward his ex-girlfriend and her daughter following the end of their 11-year relationship last year. Parrish [more]

Tom Moore to remain on Bucs’ staff as consultant

Bruce Arians added a familiar face to his coaching staff after the Buccaneers hired him. Tom Moore joined Arians as an offseason offensive consultant. It was planned as a temporary job. But Moore will stay on in the same role through the season, Greg Auman of TheAthletic.com reports. Moore and Arians first worked together with [more]

Buccaneers sign safety Darian Stewart

The Buccaneers added some experience to their secondary Tuesday morning. According to Greg Auman of TheAthletic.com, the Bucs signed veteran safety Darian Stewart. The 31-year-old Stewart was a starter for the Broncos the last four years, and has also spent time with the Rams and Ravens. He went to the Pro Bowl in 2016, the [more]

Marcus Gilchrist visiting Buccaneers

The Buccaneers have dealt with some injuries to members of their safety corps this summer and they’re taking a look at a possible addition to the group. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Marcus Gilchrist will be at the Buccaneers’ facility for a visit and workout on Monday. Gilchrist spent last year with the [more]

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