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Bruce Arians hopes hiring women “pretty soon won’t be news”

New Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians was talking to his wife about providing an internship for a woman coach. Chris Arians offered a different idea. “I said, ‘Aw, babe, c’mon. We don’t need more internships,’” Chris Arians said, via Katherine Fitzgerald of the Arizona Republic. “Like, ‘Oh, yeah, c’mon little lady, hang with us for a [more]

Vinny Curry excited to return “home” to Philadelphia

One year away from Philadelphia was long enough for defensive end Vinny Curry to become wistful of the city he had to leave behind. According to Dave Zangaro of NBC Sports Philadelphia, Curry said he was “super excited!” to be back with the Eagles after signing a one-year deal with the team on Thursday. “Definitely [more]

Report: Vinny Curry close to Eagles return

Defensive end Vinny Curry is reportedly close to returning to his first NFL team. Curry was released by the Buccaneers last month and has been linked to a couple of teams over the last month, but Zach Berman of Philly.com reports that he is close to an agreement that will bring him back to Philadelphia. [more]

Lori Locust on way to “surreal” next step as NFL assistant

Wednesday morning, Lori Locust was in a Birmingham Iron meeting room. By the end of the day, she was literally on her way to the NFL. Locust was hired by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, one of two female assistants Bruce Arians added to his staff. So she grabbed her stuff and began the drive from [more]

Lori Locust and Maral Javadifar are the new Bucs assistant coaches

Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians announced during a radio appearance on Wednesday that the team has hired a pair of female assistant coaches for his 2019 staff, but did not share their names. Those names have now come to light. The Buccaneers announced that Lori Locust and Maral Javadifar are the new additions to Arians’ [more]

Buccaneers hire two female coaches

Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians said at the NFL Scouting Combine he planned to establish a full-time coaching position for a woman on his coaching staff. Make that two. Arians told Fox Sports 910 on Wednesday night that he has hired two women. One will serve as an assistant defensive line coach. The other will work [more]

Clayton Geathers visited Bucs today

Safety Clayton Geathers left Dallas after a Monday visit and headed to Tampa, where he met with the Buccaneers on Tuesday, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Geathers, 26, spent four seasons in Indianapolis after the Colts made him a fourth-round pick. He played 41 games with 24 starts for the Colts, making 183 tackles, nine [more]

Cornerback Alterraun Verner announces retirement

Cornerback Alterraun Verner announced his retirement from football in a post on his instagram account on Monday night. “I want to officially announce my retirement from the NFL,” Verner wrote. “I had a great eight-year run. I would not trade my experiences for the world. God has been so good to me while in the [more]

Buccaneers sign Kentrell Brice

The Buccaneers have signed their third free agent defender of the offseason. Safety Kentrell Brice is the latest addition to the club. He joins linebackers Shaquil Barrett and Deone Bucannon as newcomers to the defense. Brice also drew interest from the Texans and Colts after not being tendered by the Packers as a restricted free [more]

Deone Bucannon excited to play for Todd Bowles again

The 2019 Buccaneers are going a Cardinals flair to them as head coach Bruce Arians has filled out the staff with assistants who worked for him when he was in Arizona from 2013 to 2017. Among those coaches is Todd Bowles, who was the defensive coordinator in Arians’ first two seasons with the Cardinals and [more]

Dolphins sign Ryan Fitzpatrick

Fitzmagic has hit Miami and we aren’t talking about defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick‘s bid for a trademark on the phrase. According to multiple reports, the Dolphins have signed quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. The move comes after a week that saw the Dolphins trade Ryan Tannehill to the Titans and meet with Teddy Bridgewater about a deal [more]

Vinny Curry visiting Bengals on Monday

Defensive end Vinny Curry is visiting the Bengals on Monday, Geoff Mosher of 973 ESPN Radio reports. The Buccaneers released Curry last month, saving them $8 million in cap space. Curry, 30, signed a three-year deal with the Bucs a year ago after the Eagles cut him. He spent six seasons in Philadelphia after it [more]

Kentrell Brice drawing interest from Texans, Colts, Bucs

Safety Kentrell Brice is drawing interest from several teams. He has visited the Texans and Colts and is headed to the Buccaneers for a Monday visit, Rob Demovsky of ESPN reports. The Packers opted not to tender Brice, even though he started 10 games last season. That allowed him to become a free agent. Brice, [more]

Bucs agree to terms with Earl Watford

The Buccaneers have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with offensive guard Earl Watford, via multiple reports. He will provide depth on the Bucs offensive line and reunites with Bruce Arians. Watford, 28, spent last season in Cleveland, appearing in 13 games. The Cardinals made him a fourth-round pick in 2013. He played in [more]

Bucs sign Shaq Barrett, re-sign Rakeem Nunez-Roches

The Buccaneers retained one player from last year’s defense on Friday while also adding someone else to the unit. The new addition is linebacker Shaq Barrett. According to multiple reports that have been confirmed by PFT, the Bucs have signed Barrett to a one-year deal for $5 million. Barrett visited the Bengals this week, but [more]

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