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As he fights for a job in Tampa, Scotty Miller hopes to show he’s more than a deep threat

During the 2020 season, Buccaneers receiver Scotty Miller had a knack for slipping behind defenses and making long catches. Last year, injuries and a numbers game at the position limited him to five catches for 38 yards.Thus year, with even more competition at the position, Miller is hoping to show the coaching staff what he [more]

Odell Beckham Jr. remains available; when will he sign a new deal?

Free-agent receiver Odell Beckham Jr. continues to be a free agent, two weeks into training camp. How much longer will he be on the market?In addition to the question of where he signs, there’s an issue as to when. The folks at NFL Network recently addressed that issue.Ian Rapoport suggested that the Buccaneers had interest [more]

Todd Bowles: Mike Evans is “day-to-day” with hamstring injury

Buccaneers receiver Mike Evans “tweaked” his hamstring on Friday. For now, the Bucs don’t seem to be overly concerned about it.“He’s sore,” coach Todd Bowles told reporters on Saturday. “He’s day-to-day. He’ll be fine. It’s just a matter of when we put him out there.”Reporters tried to pry for a little more information, regarding both [more]

Tom Brady is back at practice

Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady made a bit of a stir by missing practice on Friday for personal reasons. The stir can officially end. Brady is back.Joey Knight of the Tampa Bay Times has posted video evidence of Brady at practice.Brady had missed two practices, and he hadn’t been on the field since news emerged of [more]

Why were the victims of the Dolphins’ tampering scheme not compensated?

One of the biggest questions that has arisen in the aftermath of the league’s conclusion that the Dolphins blatantly tampered with Sean Payton and Tom Brady relates to the compensation, or lack thereof, given to the victims of the tampering.The tampering policy makes the “offended club” (as used in the rule) eligible for compensation “if [more]

Tom Brady excused from Friday practice

When the Buccaneers began their Friday morning practice, reporters on the beat noticed something a little unusual.Quarterback Tom Brady wasn’t on the field.But there is apparently no need to be alarmed. According to multiple reporters, Brady has been excused from the session to attend to a personal matter.Brady’s absence shouldn’t be that big of a [more]

Aaron Rodgers says he won’t play until he’s 45 like Tom Brady

At 38 years old, Aaron Rodgers is the second-oldest active quarterback in the NFL. But he says there’s no way he plays as long as the oldest.Tom Brady turned 45 this week, and Rodgers was asked if he sees himself still playing at 45 as well. Rodgers answered definitively: “No, I don’t.”“But happy birthday, Tom,” [more]

Vernon Hargreaves among five players who worked out for Bears

The Bears worked out five players Thursday, including former first-round draft selection Vernon Hargreaves.The Buccaneers used the 11th overall choice on Hargreaves in 2016, and he started every game as a rookie. Injuries limited him to 10 games over the next two seasons.He played nine games for Tampa in 2019 before the Bucs cut him.Hargreaves [more]

Cameron Brate: We’ll definitely miss Rob Gronkowski this year

With Rob Gronkowski insisting he’s going to stay retired, the Buccaneers signed Kyle Rudolph to boost their tight ends room.But they also still have veteran mainstay Cameron Brate on their roster as he enters his ninth season with the club.On Wednesday, Brate said he learned a lot by watching him and not necessarily listening to [more]

Tua Tagovailoa: I think the Dolphins are all-in with me and the guys we have now

Now that the NFL has punished the Dolphins and owner Stephen Ross for tampering, it’s clear that the club was once again trying to replace quarterback Tua Tagovailoa with Tom Brady.The 2021 season was filled with rumors that Miami was going to trade for Deshaun Watson, which meant Tagovailoa had to spend plenty of his [more]

Tom Brady won’t play in preseason opener vs. Dolphins

The Dolphins’ long-time love affair with Tom Brady cost them a pair of draft picks and a suspension for owner Stephen Ross. The quarterback remains in Tampa Bay, and the Bucs open the preseason against the Dolphins.Brady, though, won’t play in that game.Bucs coach Todd Bowles said Wednesday that Brady will sit out the Aug. [more]

Todd Bowles: Dolphins tampering with Tom Brady “has nothing to do with us”

While the Dolphins were stripped of a pair of draft picks for tampering with quarterback Tom Brady and former Saints head coach Sean Payton, neither Brady nor Payton were punished.Brady, of course, is still playing for the Buccaneers after his brief retirement in the spring. So head coach Todd Bowles was asked for his reaction [more]

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