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FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Breshad Perriman (19) pulls in a 24-yard touchdown reception in front of Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker De'Vondre Campbell (59) during the first half of an NFL football game in Tampa, Fla. Perriman agreed to terms Tuesday with the New York Jets on a one-year deal worth up to $8 million and includes $6 million guaranteed, agent Drew Rosenhaus told The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken, File)

Jets' Perriman says late-season breakout was just sneak peek

Apr. 4, 2020 3:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Breshad Perriman insists his late-season breakout last year was merely just a promising start. For him to live up to his own expectations. And, to finally prove the doubters wrong. “I think that was just a sneak peek of what’s to come for this season and many other seasons...

FILE - In this Dec. 24, 2017, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady celebrates a touchdown by running back Dion Lewis during the second half of the team's NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Foxborough, Mass. Brady’s .774 regular season winning percentage ranks first in the Super Bowl era among quarterbacks with at least 50 starts. With 249 victories overall, including playoffs, he’s won almost as many games in two decades as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have won (273) in the franchise’s 44-season history. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Tom Brady over Jameis Winston easy decision for Buccaneers

Mar. 25, 2020 6:54 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The decision to pursue Tom Brady in free agency was a no-brainer for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. That’s not to suggest a lot of thinking and planning didn’t go into it. In snaring the six-time Super Bowl winner, who signed a two-year, $50 million contract that’s fully...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Breshad Perriman (19) pulls in a 24-yard touchdown reception in front of Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker De'Vondre Campbell (59) during the first half of an NFL football game in Tampa, Fla. Perriman agreed to terms Tuesday with the New York Jets on a one-year deal worth up to $8 million and includes $6 million guaranteed, agent Drew Rosenhaus told The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken, File)

Jets signing Perriman to 1-year deal after losing Anderson

Mar. 24, 2020 8:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets quickly responded to losing Robby Anderson by finding a speedy replacement in Breshad Perriman. Perriman agreed to terms Tuesday on a one-year deal worth up to $8 million and includes $6 million guaranteed, agent Drew Rosenhaus told The Associated Press. The 26-year-old...

FILE - From left are file photos showing Bruce Arians, Tom Brady and Jason Licht. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers NFL football team will have a conference call to introduce the teams new quarterback Tom Brady, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Tampa head coach Bruce Arians and general manager Jason Licht are expected to be on the call. (AP Photo/File)

Six-time Super Bowl champ Brady looking forward, not behind

Mar. 24, 2020 3:34 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady says one day he’ll have time to reflect on a historic 20-year stint with the New England Patriots. Right now, the six-time Super Bowl champion and newest member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is focused on his next challenge. It's a big one. “I don’t want to...

FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2019, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) throws a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Tampa, Fla. Winston, Cam Newton and Jadeveon Clowney didn't have to wait long at all to find homes in the NFL when they came out of college. The three former No. 1 overall draft picks are finding things moving much more slowly as they search for new homes or contracts this offseason. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken, File)

Former No. 1 overall draft picks still available on market

Mar. 21, 2020 1:54 PM EDT

Jameis Winston, Cam Newton and Jadeveon Clowney didn't have to wait long to find homes in the NFL when they came out of college. They were No. 1 overall draft picks. Now they are finding things moving much more slowly as they search for new homes or contracts this offseason. Winston, the top pick in the 2015...

ARCHIVO - En esta foto del 15 de 2019, el quarterback Tom Brady de los Patriots de Nueva Inglaterra de 2019 saluda al público al final de un juego ante los Bengals de Cincinnati. (AP Foto/Frank Victores, archivo)

Column: Playoffs-or-bust should be Brady's new mantra

Mar. 20, 2020 4:49 PM EDT

Well, it's official now. Tom Brady is a Buccaneer. Sounds strange, doesn't it? Naturally, there's been a rush of excitement in the NFL backwater known as Tampa Bay, even amid the anxiety and uncertainty of the coronavirus outbreak. But before they start ordering those Super Bowl rings, a dose of reality is in...

'New football journey': Tom Brady signs with Buccaneers

Mar. 20, 2020 3:43 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A new look for the NFL: Tom Brady in Tampa Bay pewter and red rather than Patriots red, white and blue. The six-time Super Bowl champion quarterback signed a two-year contract in free agency on Friday, embarking on a “new football journey” with the Buccaneers. The deal...

FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2019, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Joe Flacco (5) throws against the Kansas City Chiefs during the first half of an NFL football game in Denver.  A person with knowledge of the move tells The Associated Press that the Denver Broncos are waiving Joe Flacco with a failed physical designation, putting another veteran NFL quarterback on the open market. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team didn't announce the decision. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

AP source: Broncos waiving injured QB Joe Flacco

Mar. 19, 2020 2:45 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Another veteran NFL quarterback is hitting the open market. The Denver Broncos are waiving Joe Flacco with a failed physical designation, a person with knowledge of the move told The Associated Press on Thursday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team didn't...

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady warms up before the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Minneapolis. Brady, the centerpiece of the New England Patriots’ championship dynasty over the past two decades, appears poised to leave the only football home he has ever had. The 42-year-old six-time Super Bowl winner posted Tuesday, March 17, 2020, on social media “my football journey will take place elsewhere.” The comments were the first to indicate the most-decorated player in NFL history would leave New England. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Brady deal could make Bucs relevant; ticket demand spikes

Mar. 18, 2020 11:14 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers enter free agency with expectations of signing Tom Brady and bolstering a defense that will be one of the keys to helping the six-time Super Bowl champion quarterback be successful with his new team. There’s been no official announcement on Brady joining...

Buccaneers eye QB, solidifying defense in free agency

Mar. 17, 2020 7:40 PM EDT

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (9-7) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: QB Jameis Winston, DL Nadamukong Suh, RB Peyton Barber, WR Breshad Perriman, OLB Sam Acho, DL Beau Allen, S Andrew Adams, T Josh Wells, G Earl Watford, QB Blaine Gabbert, ILB Kevin Minter, CB Ryan Smith, T Demar Dotson, T Jerald Hawkins, OLB Carl Nassib, S...