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Bucs Nation Feb 1, 2016

Pro Bowl Highlights: Buccaneers roll, Michael Irvin nearly chokes Jameis Winston

The 2016 Pro Bowl happened yesterday. It was good fun. And with five Tampa Bay Buccaneers, there was plenty to watch for Bucs fans. Jameis Winston and Lavonte David walked off with a 49-27 win over Gerald McCoy, Logan Mankins and Doug Martin. Here are some Bucs-oriented highlights for you. 1) Doug Martin scored a touchdown for Team Rice He's good.@DougMartin22 for SIX!#BOOM #ProBowl2016 pic.twitter.com/FRT40xp8y7 — Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) February 1, 2016 2) Jameis Winston threw a 53-yard touchdown for Team Irvin MUST WATCH!Jameis Winston's first Pro Bowl touchdown pass...
Bucs Nation Jan 31, 2016

VIDEO: Gerald McCoy doesn't like that Bucs let Michael Bennett walk

Gerald McCoy's at the Pro Bowl, and he met an old buddy there. He doesn't seem too happy that Michael Bennett isn't with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers anymore. Join the club, Gerald. What were we thinking!?! He's one of the best in the league!! @mosesbread72 My dogg!! SMH!! A video posted by @geraldini93 on Jan 30, 2016 at 7:47pm PST
Bucs Nation Jan 30, 2016

Pro Bowl 2016: Rosters, game time, TV schedule, online streaming and more

The 2016 Pro Bowl happens tomorrow, when some of the best NFL players get to have fun for a generally uninspired but still somewhat entertaining game of football. I say some of the best, because there have been a record number of replacements this year. Still, that's a lot of talent on one football field. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have five players in this year's Pro Bowl. Doug Martin and Gerald McCoy were selected in the initial ballot, and are appearing in their second and fourth Pro Bowl respectively. Logan Mankins, Lavonte David and Jameis Winston were added as replacements for players...
Bucs Nation Jan 25, 2016

Jameis Winston Makes the Pro Bowl as an Alternate.

Winston becomes the first Bucs rookie QB to earn a Pro Bowl berth. It took 5 quarterbacks saying thanks but no thanks but Jameis Winston is headed to Hawaii to play in the Pro Bowl. Winston becomes the 5th Buc in the game, joining Doug Martin, Gerald McCoy, Lavonte David and Logan Mankins. Winston had a phenomenal rookie season, becoming the third rookie in NFL history to throw for over 4,000 yds and accounting for 28 touchdowns (22 passing). Winston becomes the first Bucs QB since Jeff Garcia named to the game and the first Bucs QB drafted to earn a spot in the game since Trent Dilfer in...
Tampa Tribune Jan 25, 2016

Bucs' David, Mankin headed to Pro Bowl to replace Super Bowl players

Pro Bowl alternates Lavonte David and Logan Mankins will join Tampa Bay Buccaneers teammates Gerald McCoy and Doug Martin at this Sunday's all-star game in Hawaii, the team announced. The additions of David and Mankins come as a result of the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers advancing
Bucs Nation Jan 25, 2016

Logan Mankins and Lavonte David head to the Pro Bowl

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have two new Pro Bowl players after yesterday's conference championship games. Mankins will replace the Carolina Panthers' Trai Turner, while Lavonte David heads to Hawaii to take the place of Von Miller, DeMarcus Ware and Thomas Davis, all of whom are headed to the Super Bowl instead. Mankins and David will join Doug Martin and Gerald McCoy, giving the Bucs a total of four Pro Bowl selections. This is Mankins' seventh Pro Bowl and his first as a Buccaneer. He played well this past year, and wile he's clearly nearing the end of his career, he looks like he could be...
Bucs Nation Jan 18, 2016

Message to Mike Smith: Fix the pass defense for once

The past four seasons of Tampa Bay Buccaneers failures on defense have consistently proven one fact: run defense means nothing. Since 2012, the Buccaneers have allowed teams to run for just 3.7 yards per attempt, ranked second in the entire NFL. Over that same time, they've ranked third, eighth, eighth and ninth in run defense DVOA. Every year, they manage to produce one of the best run defenses in the NFL -- in large part because of the work Lavonte David and Gerald McCoy have done. Those are terrific numbers. Over that same period, the Bucs defense allowed 5.5 yards per play, ranked 23rd...
Tampa Tribune Jan 15, 2016

Bucs players endorse Koetter's promotion to head coach

TAMPA -- Dirk Koetter's ascension to NFL head coach wasn't surprising to Bucs defensive tackle Gerald McCoy. He saw it coming. "The first time I met Coach Koetter, he had a coordinator/head coach's demeanor,'' McCoy said Friday, recalling when Koetter

McCoy: Koetter always carried himself like a head coach

As the Bucs unveiled Dirk Koetter as their new head coach Friday, defensive tackle Gerald McCoy said he liked the hire, saying that Koetter had all the presence of a head coach, even when he was only Tampa Bay's offensive coordinator last season.
Bucs Nation Jan 8, 2016

McCoy Dispels Rift and Jealousy of Jameis Winston Talk

The Bucs Pro Bowl DT calls the franchise QB "His Brother". Earlier this week Tampa Bay Times beat writer Rick Stroud opined on his radio show that Gerald McCoy appeared to have some jealousy issues in regards to the attention that Jameis Winston was receiving as the face of the franchise. On Wednesday, I wrote an op ed wondering if McCoy maybe had developed some sort of rift with Winston. Friday morning, Scott Reynolds of the Pewter Report reported in his Fab 5 that he too believed that Gerald McCoy was showing some signs of jealousy. McCoy had seen enough. Frustrated, he texted Reynolds to...

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