8:55 PM EDT, Wed July 27, 2016
The Ledger 2 hours ago

Bucs' McCoy OK with Winston's leadership role

Shortly after he was drafted a year ago, Jameis Winston got some advice from defensive tackle Gerald McCoy: Just be a rookie and don't try to turn the franchise around by yourself in the first year.
Bucs Nation 3 hours ago

Gerald McCoy will change a little, because Jameis Winston asked him

Any rumors of a rift between Gerald McCoy and Jameis Winston have been grossly exaggerated made up. That’s been clear for months, and every time one of the two speaks about the other. No jealousy. No struggle over the leadership. Today, McCoy called Winston the face of the franchise, said he loved him, and noted that Winston asked him to behave a little differently in the huddle. “Me and Jameis had a private conversation about what he feels like this team needs me to be, as a leader. And I’m not gonna say, but I think it’ll be obvious when it happens, because you guys are used to...

Jameis Winston asked McCoy to be a different leader for Bucs

Today's Times already has a story on Gerald McCoy supporting Jameis Winston's role as a team leader, and that storyline continued Wednesday afternoon, as McCoy said that Winston had a private conversation with him about the kind of leader the Bucs need him to be.
Tampa Bay Times 23 hours ago

Bucs DT Gerald McCoy okay with Jameis Winston's leadership role

Jameis Winston became a leader fast as a rookie. Gerald McCoy, another Bucs leader, says that's fine.
Bucs Nation Jul 5, 2016

Gerald McCoy’s deal is one of the worst in the NFL, says PFF

According to Pro Football Focus, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed Gerald McCoy to one of the least team-friendly deals for interior defensive linemen in the NFL. Yes, you’re reading that correctly. There’s always a risk to signing a player to the type of deal McCoy received, and there have been some reports that his work ethic left something to be desired last year (he’s denied said reports). Unfortunately, if the trend continues with McCoy, Tampa Bay has little in the way of flexibility regarding his contract until 2018; if they cut McCoy at any point before then, they are on the...
Bucs Nation Jul 5, 2016

Daily Bucs Links: Gerald McCoy's offseason

Here's your open thread for today. JoeBucsFan.com » Blog Archive » Mike Smith’s Seven Responsiblities - Tampa Bay Bucs Blog, Buccaneers News Teddy Bridgewater and Terrance Knighton stole the show on the NFL's 'Celebrity Family Feud' - SBNation.comCan anyone really drive a car in a sexy manner, Von Miller? Award Predictions: Rookie of the YearOur roundtable discussion of the potential NFL award-winners in 2016 continues as Joe Kania, Andrew Norton and Scott Smith tab their top rookies for both the league and the Buccaneers. Photos: Best of Gerald McCoy's OffseasonView some of the best...
Bucs Nation Jul 1, 2016

WATCH: Jameis Winston just misses out on NFL Top 100

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had three players on NFL Films’ annual Top 100 players list this year: Gerald McCoy, Lavonte David, and Doug Martin. A fourth player nearly made the list, but barely missed out: Jameis Winston. And fortunately, NFL Films still produced a segment on the Bucs’ quarterback. .@Jaboowins isn't just a QB.He's a leader;A grinder;A kid on his way up.Almost landed in the #NFLTop100 at #126.https://t.co/hMsbnKAz0W — NFL Network (@nflnetwork) June 29, 2016 Whether it’s teammates or other players, everyone seems to respect the player the Bucs selected with the...
Bucs Nation Jun 27, 2016

Buccaneers roster breakdown: Did Tampa Bay improve at defensive tackle?

We’re going through the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ roster position by position, to see whether they improved compared to last year. Today: 2015 roster: Gerald McCoy, Clinton McDonald, Akeem Spence, Henry Melton, Tony McDaniel, Derrick Lott 2016 roster: Gerald McCoy, Clinton McDonald, Akeem Spence, Travis Britz, Davonte Lambert, A.J. Francis Going into 2015, the defensive tackle position looked like a massive strength for the Bucs. They had an All-Pro in Gerald McCoy, a very good and disruptive nose tackle in Clinton McDonald, added a former Pro Bowler in Henry Melton, and were waiting for...

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