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Bruce Arians says he called two teams to recommend Jameis Winston

Although Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians moved on from Jameis Winston and signed Tom Brady, Arians is trying to help Winston land on his feet. Arians says he reached out to two other teams to tell them they ought to sign Winston. “I’ve called a couple teams,” Arians told Rich Eisen. “You’re going to get one [more]

Bruce Arians: Perception Tom Brady can’t throw deep is wrong

In his introductory press conference on Tuesday, Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady said that he thinks head coach Bruce Arians’ offense is great for quarterbacks and said he’ll be “throwing the ball to the guy who’s open” when asked about Arians-led offenses throwing a lot of deep balls. Some have questioned Brady’s ability to consistently deliver [more]

Bruce Arians downplays idea of Bucs signing free agents who follow Tom Brady

Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians is downplaying the talk that after Tom Brady agreed to a contract with the Buccaneers, other free agents will follow. Arians said today that although the Buccaneers did hear from some players who were interested in playing alongside Brady, that didn’t change the team’s personnel plans. “We had some guys [more]

Bruce Arians: Ndamukong Suh was a “big, big part” or Bucs defense

Bruce Arians was clear even before the 2019 season ended that he wanted to keep as many of the Buccaneers defensive players as he could. The Bucs used the franchise tag on sacks leader Shaq Barrett and signed Jason Pierre-Paul to an extension. They reached agreement on a new deal for defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh [more]

Ndamukong Suh likely to stay in Tampa Bay

Free agent defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is likely to stay in Tampa Bay. Suh and the Buccaneers are expecting to reach an agreement on a one-year, $8 million contract, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. That would represent a pay cut for Suh, who last year signed a one-year, $9.25 million contract with the Buccaneers. But [more]

One-helmet rule could change for 2021

Bucco Bruce could be making a comeback. Appearing on The Dan Patrick Show, Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians said that the creamsicle throwbacks could be returning in 2021, because the league will be ditching the rule that limits players to one helmet per year. This would allow teams that would like to use an alternate uniform [more]

Jets agree to terms with Breshad Perriman on one-year deal

The Jets lost receiver Robby Anderson to the Panthers earlier Tuesday. They replaced him with Breshad Perriman. Perriman has agreed to a one-year deal worth up to $8 million with $6 million guaranteed, according to his agent, Drew Rosenhaus. Perriman ranks 42 on PFT’s list of top 100 free agents. Perriman, 26, has played five [more]

Tom Brady attended Joe Montana’s last game with the 49ers

It’s well known that Tom Brady attended the game that put Joe Montana firmly on the map. Brady also attended another fairly important game played by Montana with the 49ers: His final one. “I was at Joe’s last game at Candlestick Park,” Brady told reporters during his introductory press conference with the Buccaneers. “I actually [more]

Washington signing Peyton Barber

Washington is signing running back Peyton Barber. Barber agreed to a two-year deal worth up to $3 million with $600,000 guaranteed, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN reports. Barber joins a running backs room that also has Adrian Peterson, Derrius Guice, J.D. McKissic and Bryce Love, with not all five likely to make the roster. Barber, 26, [more]

Bucs see Brady-induced surge in division futures wagers

The Buccaneers are selling tickets in more ways than one. Via the William Hill Sportsbook, Tampa Bay has appeared on 66 percent of betting tickets to win the NFC South championship, with 86 percent of the dollars directed to the Bucs. The Buccaneers’ odds to win the division have moved from 5/1 to 7/4 since [more]

Tom Brady says technology can help replace offseason work at team facility

Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady may be at a disadvantage this year, joining a new team at a time when the coronavirus pandemic is likely to cancel some or all of the NFL’s offseason programs. But Brady thinks he’ll be able to learn a new offense without too much trouble. Brady said he’ll use video conferencing [more]

Tom Brady: Nothing but total respect and love for the Patriots

Many of the questions during Tom Brady‘s first conference call as a member of the Buccaneers dealt with looking forward to how things will go for him in Tampa, but there was also some time spent looking back at his departure from the Patriots. Brady was asked about Patriots owner Robert Kraft saying that Brady [more]

Tom Brady: Bruce Arians’ offense is great for a quarterback

Tom Brady held a conference call on Tuesday to answer questions for the first time since agreeing to sign with the Buccaneers and one of the early topics of conversation was what drew him to Tampa. Brady said he didn’t want to delve too deeply into the process that led to his departure from the [more]

Bucs think Brady will transform their locker room

The Buccaneers didn’t only sign quarterback Tom Brady for the passes he throws on game days. They signed him for what he’ll do every day, on the field and off. Buccaneers General Manager Jason Licht said today that the team prioritized Brady because he will have “a transformative effect” on the locker room. “To say [more]

D.J. Swearinger appreciates the “luxury” of Saints’ success

The Saints were D.J. Swearinger’s third team last season, and he was only there three weeks. But that was enough for him to sense how the other half lives. The veteran safety, who signed a new one-year deal with the Saints on Sunday, said he realized quickly last year that New Orleans was the place [more]

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