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Left tackle Tristan Wirfs does not join teammates for start of Bucs OTA workouts

May. 21, 2024 16:52 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Buccaneers left tackle Tristan Wirfs was a no-show Tuesday for the start of the club’s voluntary organized team activities. An All-Pro at right tackle two years ago, Wirfs made a smooth transition to left tackle last season and is scheduled to earn...

Bills address depth at safety by signing Dee Delaney to 1-year contract and cut receiver Cephus

May. 16, 2024 10:45 AM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills addressed their depth at safety by signing Dee Delaney to a one-year contract on Thursday. The 29-year-old Delaney has five seasons of NFL experience, including the past three with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, where he had five starts in 49...

Aspiring NFL coaches get an opportunity to hone their craft through Buccaneers coaching academy

May. 14, 2024 14:51 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ester Alencar plays quarterback for the Brazilian women’s flag football national team and coaches QBs on the men’s squad. Southeastern University defensive coordinator William Henry wrote 383 letters to colleges and NFL teams trying to get his foot in the...

Bucs All-Pro Winfield Jr. agrees to 4-year, $84 million deal that makes him NFL's highest-paid DB

May. 13, 2024 16:21 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — All-Pro safety Antoine Winfield, Jr. has agreed to a four-year, $84 million contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that makes him the highest-paid defensive back in the NFL. The Bucs announced an agreement Monday. The 25-year-old, who as a rookie helped the team...

AP NFL draft grades: Bears earned highest mark after landing Caleb Williams and Rome Odunze

Apr. 28, 2024 00:44 AM EDT

Some teams see an immediate impact from an NFL draft class. Others have to wait on a return. The Houston Texans went from worst to first in their division last season after selecting quarterback C.J. Stroud and edge Will Anderson Jr. back to back with the second and...

The Buccaneers are confident they addressed needs at five positions in the NFL draft

Apr. 27, 2024 22:27 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers aren’t afraid to rely on young, inexperienced players to help them stay on top of the NFC South. “Do you want to count on rookies or second-year guys all the time? Maybe not,” assistant general manager John Spytek said. ...

Buccaneers add offensive line help, select Duke C Graham Barton in NFL draft

Apr. 26, 2024 00:53 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers bolstered their offensive line on Thursday night, addressing a need by selecting Duke center Graham Barton with the 26th pick in the NFL draft. The Bucs are coming off a third consecutive NFC South championship and a franchise-record...

Quarterbacks Williams, Daniels, Maye, Penix, McCarthy and Nix selected in top 12 of NFL draft

Apr. 25, 2024 23:27 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Caleb Williams swiftly walked on stage, looked out and screamed “Woooo! Yeah!” Long-suffering Bears fans felt his joy. Williams is heading to the Windy City, aiming to become the franchise quarterback Chicago has sought for decades. ...

Buccaneers eager to use the NFL draft to narrow the gap between themselves and other top teams

Apr. 18, 2024 16:28 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers believe they’re close to being Super Bowl contenders again and hope to use the upcoming NFL draft to narrow the competitive gap between themselves and some of the league's other top teams. The Bucs have four picks in the first three...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers sign OLB Randy Gregory to bolster pass rush

Apr. 04, 2024 11:29 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers addressed the need for an edge pass rusher by signing outside linebacker Randy Gregory to a one-year contract. The team confirmed the addition Thursday and is hoping the 31-year-old, who also played defensive end with Dallas, Denver and...