Latest Tampa Bay Buccaneers News

Buccaneers sign first-round pick Devin White

Jul. 21, 2019 3:46 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed first-round pick Devin White, the fifth overall selection out of LSU. White was the 2018 Butkus Award winner as the nation's top college linebacker and was a first-team All-American. He is expected to be an immediate starter at inside linebacker. The...

Buccaneers' Ryan Smith suspended 4 games by NFL

Jul. 10, 2019 8:13 PM EDT

Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Ryan Smith has been suspended for the first four games of the regular season for violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancers. Smith is eligible to participate in all offseason and preseason practices and games. He will be allowed to return to the team Sept. 30, after Tampa...

Winston, Buccaneers conclude offseason program

Jun. 6, 2019 6:25 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers wrapped up their first offseason conditioning program under coach Bruce Arians, hopeful they're on course to end the franchise's long, frustrating playoff drought. Arians became the club's fourth coach in a decade in January, inheriting a team...

Ndamukong Suh practices with Buccaneers for first time

Jun. 4, 2019 6:57 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ndamukong Suh welcomes the challenge of making a difference for yet another team. The three-time All-Pro defensive tackle slipped on his customary No. 93 jersey and practiced with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the first time on Tuesday, joining teammates for the start of a three-day...

Panthers add All-Pro Gerald McCoy to bolster D-line

Jun. 4, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — All it took for the Carolina Panthers to land All-Pro defensive tackle Gerald McCoy was a one-year deal worth up to $10.25 million — and a vegan lunch with some future teammates. When some of Carolina's core players heard general manager Marty Hurney was considering signing...

AP Source: Panthers agree to terms with DT Gerald McCoy

Jun. 3, 2019 8:01 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers agreed to terms with six-time Pro Bowl free agent defensive tackle Gerald McCoy on a one-year contract worth up to $10.25 million with incentives, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Monday. McCoy, who was cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in...

Bucs cut DL Stevie Tu'ikolovatu, sign WR Xavier Ubosi

May. 29, 2019 9:00 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have waived defensive lineman Stevie Tu'ikolovatu and signed wide receiver Xavier Ubosi. Tu'ikolovatu was a seventh-round draft pick in 2017 that never played in a regular-season game for the Bucs because of injuries. Ubosi is a rookie free agent who has spent...

Court: NFL's Bucs not entitled to damages from BP spill

May. 26, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers is not entitled to damages from BP for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. At issue were the accounting practices the team used to argue that the 2010 spill caused the team's revenues to fall. The Bucs had sought...

AP source: Browns meet with Gerald McCoy, talks continue

May. 24, 2019 5:48 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Gerald McCoy isn't ready to commit to the Browns — or anyone else just yet. The six-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle visited Cleveland's facility for several hours Friday, but left without signing a contract, a person familiar with the meeting told The Associated Press. However, the...

Ndamukong Suh headed to Tampa Bay to replace Gerald McCoy

May. 24, 2019 2:14 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ndamukong Suh is headed to Tampa Bay. Suh, who helped the Rams make the Super Bowl last season, has agreed to terms with the Buccaneers as a replacement for Gerald McCoy. McCoy was released earlier this week after nine seasons with the Bucs, who selected him third overall in the 2010...