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Gerald McCoy: I know I can still play this game at a high level

Gerald McCoy wants to keep playing, but to keep playing, the defensive tackle has to find a team to want him. McCoy’s agent, Ben Dogra, told Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times that a few teams are keeping a close eye on McCoy’s rehab. Dogra doesn’t expect McCoy to get an offer until after [more]

Bucs signing Giovani Bernard

Giovani Bernard played eight seasons in Cincinnati and never won a playoff game. Now he’ll go to the reigning Super Bowl champions. Bernard is signing a one-year deal with the Buccaneers, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports. According to the report, Bernard was recruited by both Tom Brady and Bruce Arians, who like what Bernard [more]

No decision yet on reversal of one-helmet rule

Last year, the NFL acknowledged that the one-helmet rule could change in 2021. It still could. Per a league spokesperson, there has been no resolution yet regarding the possibility that teams could be permitted to allow players to use more than one helmet during the course of a given season. That would give teams the [more]

Zach Triner signs his tender offer from Bucs

The Buccaneers tendered all of their exclusive rights free agents, including long snapper Zach Triner. Triner, 30, signed his tender Thursday. He has spent the past two seasons as the team’s long snapper, playing all 32 possible regular-season games and the four postseason games in 2020. Triner played 295 special teams snaps the past two [more]

Teddy Bridgewater betting odds emerge

We asked for it, we got it. Now go bet it. The folks at PointsBet, at our request during PFT Live, put together odds for the next destination of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. The Panthers are the favorite at +150, followed by the Broncos at +250, the Texans at +350, the Steelers at +600, the Raiders [more]

Season-ticket waiting list returns for Buccaneers

The Bucs are winning again. Which means they’re winning at the box office, too. Via JoeBucsFan.com, the Buccaneers once again have a season-ticket waiting list. And fans can join it with up to $250 or $500 for the desired seat. Per the report, the Buccaneers at one point had a season-ticket waiting list that had [more]

Tom Brady on Bruce Arians: Great motivator, great feel for the team

In Tom Brady‘s 21-year NFL career, he has played 20 seasons for Bill Belichick and one for Bruce Arians. Reflecting on that one, Brady said Arians has been great to play for. “He’s a great motivator — he’s got a great feel for the team — a great pulse for what’s going on in a [more]

Tom Brady: I’ve got a little sickness in me that still wants to throw a freaking spiral

Tom Brady just won his seventh Super Bowl and his fifth Super Bowl MVP, and then signed a contract extension through the 2022 season. With the Buccaneers bringing back all 22 of their offensive and defensive starters, they’re clearly keeping the championship window open for as long as possible. Brady turns 44 in June and [more]

Report: Buccaneers, Antonio Brown still do not appear to be close to a deal

Free agent wide receiver Antonio Brown has made clear he wants to re-sign with the Buccaneers, and the Bucs say offers have been made. But the two sides appear to be far apart on reaching an agreement. The Tampa Bay Times reports that there is still no sign that Brown will be a Buccaneer in [more]

Tom Brady: I was always motivated by people doubting me, and I still feel that way

After seven Super Bowl rings, Tom Brady doesn’t have many doubters left. But he finds motivation in believing he’s been doubted. Brady told Michael Strahan that a big part of his motivation in his first season with the Buccaneers was believing that people had given up on him and thought he should retire. “I was [more]

Report: Texans signing tight end Antony Auclair

The Houston Texans are signing former Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Antony Auclair, according to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. Auclair played in eight games last season for the Buccaneers with two starts. He’s appeared in 40 games throughout his four seasons with the team after signing as an undrafted free agent in 2017. [more]

Tom Brady is launching an NFT company

The ultra-rich get ultra-richer. Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady is creating an NFT company. Via CNN.com, the endeavor — dubbed Autograph — will bring together stars from sports, entertainment, fashion, and pop culture to develop unique digital collectibles. “Autograph will bring together some of the world’s most iconic names and brands with best in class digital [more]

Alex Cappa earns most in performance-based pay for 2020

The NFL Players Association on Tuesday sent agents the numbers on performance-based pay for the 2020 season. Buccaneers guard Alex Cappa earned a league-high $622,056 in extra pay after starting 16 games for the Super Bowl champions, Ben Volin of the Boston Globe reports. The money is a reward to low-earning players who start a [more]

Ndamukong Suh gets $9 million, and he can earn $1 million more

The drop in the salary cap didn’t hurt Ndamukong Suh. Suh, who signed another one-year deal to stay with the Buccaneers for 2021, actually will make more than he did in 2021. Per a source with knowledge of the deal, he gets $9 million in base pay, fully guaranteed. The payment comes in the form [more]

Antonio Brown wants the Buccaneers to sign Antonio Brown

With Ndamukong Suh becoming the latest Tampa Bay free agent to rejoin the team, the Buccaneers took a social-media victory lap. “First team to return all 22 Super Bowl starters since 1977,” the team said on Instagram, with the names and numbers of the returning 11 offensive and 11 defensive starters posted. A member of [more]

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