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Which General Managers are on the hot seat, post-Maccagnan?

One of the biggest stories of the week came on Wednesday, when the Jets fired G.M. Mike Maccagnan. That move sparked Friday’s PFT Live draft, which looked at the General Managers who are on the hottest seats as the 2019 season approaches. The stakes are high. Although Dave Gettleman and John Dorsey landed new G.M. jobs [more]

Bucs sign former CFL WR Bryant Mitchell

The Buccaneers signed former Canadian Football League receiver Bryant Mitchell on Thursday, Greg Auman of TheAthletic.com reports. The Cardinals waived Mitchell last week. Mitchell, 26, went undrafted out of Northwestern State in 2016. He signed with the CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos and spent three years in Canada. His stats increased each of his three seasons in [more]

Report: Bucs have not asked Gerald McCoy to take a pay cut

It’s widely believed that Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy would have to take a hefty pay cut to stay with the team this year, but that hasn’t been directly communicated to McCoy. That’s the word from Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, who reports that the Bucs have had no discussions with McCoy about [more]

Will Kellen Winslow II use brain trauma as a defense?

Jury selection commenced Monday in the case against former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II, who faces a slew of sordid charges that cumulatively could put him behind bars for the rest of his life. As noted by Dan Wetzel of Yahoo.com, the defense could hinge on the argument that Winslow’s sexual misconduct resulted from [more]

Devin White not waiting to take on leading role on Buccaneers defense

After the Buccaneers made linebacker Devin White the fifth overall pick of this year’s draft, head coach Bruce Arians said he “couldn’t be more excited” about the prospect of plugging the rookie in at middle linebacker. White’s acclimation to life in Tampa hasn’t done anything to temper Arians’ excitement. The team has moved into the [more]

Looking at the best conspiracy theories in the NFL

The NBA draft lottery happens tonight, and there could be a brand-new conspiracy theory regarding the team that randomly (or otherwise) secures dibs on Zion Williamson. That sparked memories of the NBA draft lottery that allowed the Knicks to secure dibs on Patrick Ewing in the first-ever draft lottery, 34 years ago. And that sparked [more]

Bruce Arians drops 15 pounds, hopes to drop 15 more

Bruce Arians has pulled off the reverse freshman 15, and he’s planning for 15 more. The first-year Buccaneers said Tuesday that he’s halfway to his goal of dropping 30 pounds, via JoeBucsFan.com. Arians also ditched the golf cart in which he had been sitting during most practices throughout the first two phases of the offseason [more]

Bucs cut Kerwynn Williams

Running back Kerwynn Williams lasted only a week in Tampa. The Buccaneers cut him along with three others to make room for the signings of four players who earned roster spots as tryout players over the weekend. Tampa Bay made official the signings of safety D’Cota Dixon, outside linebacker David Kenney, tackle Riley Mayfield and [more]

Bruce Arians: Vernon Hargreaves “has to get his mind right to practice”

Buccaneers center Ryan Jensen said recently that he likes the sense of accountability that head coach Bruce Arians has brought to the team since taking the job in January and it seems that cornerback Vernon Hargreaves didn’t meet Arians’ standards on Tuesday. The Buccaneers held their first organized team activity of the offseason and Hargreaves [more]

Greg Spires held on $50,000 bond for stalking charge

Longtime NFL defensive end Greg Spires is being held on $50,000 bond, after he was charged of stalking his teenage daughter from a previous marriage. According to Alyssa Dandrea of the Concord Monitor, a judge set the bail after Spires went to his daughter’s high school sporting event, in violation of a protective order. The [more]

Ryan Jensen: Big difference with Bruce Arians is accountability

The Buccaneers have a new head coach this season and one of Bruce Arians’ players has identified a big difference from the Dirk Koetter days. While questions about how the team will look on the field will have to wait until pads come on later this year, center Ryan Jensen says that Arians and his [more]

Browns remain interested in Gerald McCoy

Talk of the Browns’ interest in Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy continues. Steve Doerschuk of the Canton Repository reports that the Browns “remain quite interested” in McCoy, who has not been participating in voluntary offseason work in Tampa amid talk that he and the team are preparing to go their separate ways. A big stumbling [more]

Kahzin Daniels won’t let being blind in right eye stop his bid for NFL job

Undrafted rookies have big obstacles to making it to the NFL just by virtue of the way they enter the league and linebacker Kahzin Daniels has another issue to deal with as he bids to land a job with the Buccaneers. Daniels has been blind in his right eye since an accident when he was [more]

Bucs call off Sunday’s practice, will sign some tryout players from rookie minicamp

The Buccaneers were scheduled for three days of work at rookie minicamp, but they won’t be on the field on Mother’s Day. Head coach Bruce Arians said on Saturday that the first two days of practice left the team “really pleased with what we saw” and decided to call off the final session with an [more]

Kyler Murray emerges from first practice with sore feet

The first overall pick in the 2019 draft had his first NFL practice on Friday. And apparently he got his first taste in a while of what it feels like to run around in new shoes. “My feet hurt a little bit,” Murray said after the rookie minicamp sessions, via ESPN.com. “It’s been a long [more]

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