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NFL says Bucs, Jets will be represented at Kaepernick workout

The NFL arranged a workout for quarterback Colin Kaepernick in Atlanta on Saturday and announced on Thursday that 11 teams have committed to attending. Nine of those teams — Arizona, Atlanta, Cleveland, Denver, Detroit, Miami, New England, Washington and the Giants — have already announced those plans or had those plans reported by media members. [more]

Which teams are attending Colin Kaepernick’s workout?

Colin Kaepernick will workout for scouts Saturday in Atlanta. As PFT reported earlier Thursday, the league has not provided and does not plan to provide Kaepernick’s representatives with the names of those attending. The only certainty Kaepernick has received came from General Managers who informed Kaepernick’s camp that they will not attend. We have compiled [more]

Bucs promote Mazzi Wilkins from the practice squad

The Buccaneers announced they have promoted cornerback Mazzi Wilkins to the active roster from the practice squad. Wilkins spent the first 10 weeks of the season on the Bucs’ practice squad. He originally entered the league with Tampa Bay as a college free agent out of the University of South Florida in May. Wilkins made [more]

NFL schedules Texans-Bucs, Bills-Patriots, Rams-49ers for Week 16 Saturday

The NFL today announced the schedule for three Saturday games that will be played in Week 16, on December 21. Texans at Buccaneers will take place at 1 p.m. ET, Bills at Patriots will take place at 4:30 p.m. ET and Rams at 49ers will take place at 8:15 p.m. ET. All three Saturday games [more]

Michael Bennett says 2019 could be his final season

Michael Bennett and the Cowboys agreed to a reworked deal after the trade from New England. They made tweaks to Bennett’s compensation for 2019 and wiped out his contract for the 2020 season, making him an unrestricted free agent in March. Bennett hasn’t hit free agency since 2013 when he signed a one-year deal with [more]

Buccaneers cut Vernon Hargreaves

The Buccaneers have had enough of Vernon Hargreaves. Hargreaves, the cornerback who was benched on Sunday for not hustling, has been released, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. That means he’ll be available to any team that wants to claim him on waivers. Hargreaves is a former first-round draft pick who has started every game [more]

NFC playoff picture: Getting tighter at the top

The 49ers lost their first game of the year on Monday night, which didn’t knock them from the top perch in the NFC playoff picture but did make things tighter in the race for the No. 1 seed in the conference. A win would have left them two games up on the Packers and Saints [more]

Bengals beginning to pull away (in draft race)

The Dolphins entered the season looking like they’d pull away from the field — in reverse. Instead, they keep winning, and a new favorite has emerged for the top pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. If the season ended today, the winless Bengals (0-9) would hold spot in next year’s selection order. Also, a lot [more]

Bucs claim Aaron Stinnie off waivers from Titans

The Buccaneers announced Monday they were awarded offensive guard Aaron Stinnie off waivers from the Titans. They waived center Nate Trewyn in a corresponding move. Stinnie entered the league as an undrafted free agent out of James Madison, signing with the Titans in 2018. He has played four career games. Stinnie has played 14 offensive [more]

Out of challenges, Bruce Arians threw a flag on a bad call to prove a point

In the fourth quarter of Sunday’s Cardinals-Buccaneers play, the Bucs got pressure on Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray and took him down just as he threw the ball. The officials ruled that Murray got the ball away for an incomplete pass. The officials were wrong. Replays clearly showed that Murray’s knee was down before he got [more]

Bruce Arians: Jameis Winston has “really good chance” of new deal, if he continues on current path

The Buccaneers continue to underachieve, with a record of 3-6 through nine games. And questions continue to swirl regarding whether quarterback Jameis Winston will continue to be the team’s quarterback after 2019. Based on what coach Bruce Arians has seen recently, Winston could earn that distinction. “He’s taken us down the field to win or [more]

Lack of hustle landed Vernon Hargreaves on Bucs bench

In May, Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians said that cornerback Vernon Hargreaves did not take part in the team’s first organized team activity because he had to “get his mind right” before he could get on the field. Hargreaves was able to meet that requirement and he’s been in the starting lineup all season. He did [more]

League office looked at last play of Cardinals-Bucs, decided not to review it

The Magic 8 Ball that is replay review of pass interference calls and non-calls continues to confuse and confound. In the same game that replay review properly reversed a non-call of defensive pass interference to set up what became the game-winning touchdown by the Buccaneers, the replay procedure wasn’t even activated for the final play [more]

Kyler Murray: “Unfortunate” to end long interception-free streak

Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray set a record in Sunday’s game and now he’ll try to break it before the year is out. Murray threw his first interception since Week Four in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s 30-27 loss to the Buccaneers. He had set an NFL record for rookies with his 177th straight pass attempt [more]

Christian Kirk’s breakout game a “long time coming”

Sunday is what Christian Kirk expected all season. It’s what he hopes happens the rest of the season. Kirk, who played a season with Kyler Murray at Texas A&M, caught six passes for 138 yards and three touchdowns in the breakout game he’s been anticipating. “Christian is special,” Murray said, via Kyle Odegard of the [more]

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