3:26 PM EDT, Fri July 31, 2015
Confident Winston ready to take over Bucs' offense

Confident Winston ready to take over Bucs' offense

The large billboard standing on a major thoroughfare a few blocks from the home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers suggests an offensive explosion is on the horizon. Jameis Winston is preparing to lead it. "Cannons will fire," reads the sign bearing an image of the top pick in the NFL draft presumably poised to throw a touchdown pass. "Whatever it is," a television commercial implores, "he's got it." Coach Lovie Smith and general manager Jason Licht are banking on their assessment -- not only of the young quarterback's ability as a football player, but his history of trouble off the field -- being...

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Tampa Tribune 2 hours ago

Jameis Winston is Bucs' starting QB, Lovie Smith says

TAMPA -- So much for the quarterback competition. Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith ended all speculation regarding the most important position on the field Friday when he named rookie Jameis Winston the starting quarterback. "He'll take the first reps tomorrow,

WR Murphy, DT Spence open camp with injuries

The Bucs will open training camp with two top reserves sidelined by injuries, with defensive tackle Akeem Spence out with a back injury and receiver Louis Murphy out with an ankle injury.
Tampa Bay Times 3 hours ago

Lovie Smith: Jameis Winston will start for Bucs

As players reported for training camp Friday, coach Lovie Smith announced Jameis Winston will be the starter and take snaps with the first team when workouts begin Saturday.

Bucs defense eager to prepare Winston for NFL

On both sides of the ball, there's already a healthy respect for Bucs rookie Jameis Winston and the work ethic he's shown in a first impression to teammates during OTAs and mandatory minicamp. Just the same, the Bucs defense is eager to test Winston in training camp, knowing it will better prepare him for the physical challenges he'll face …
Tampa Tribune 6 hours ago

Bucs ready to test, rally behind Winston in training camp

A day before he throws his first pass of training camp, rookie quarterback Jameis Winston has already connected with his Buccaneer teammates.

Bucs players arrive for start of training camp

Without much fanfare, some arriving as the sun was rising, Bucs players reported for the start of training camp at One Buc Place on Friday morning, optimistic about improving on a disappointing 2-14 record last season.
Tampa Tribune 9 hours ago

Bucs veterans report to training camp this morning

Tampa Bay Buccaneers veteran players report to training camp this morning at the team's facility across the street from Raymond James Stadium. The first full-squad practice is slated for Saturday afternoon, giving players two weeks before the first preseason game Aug. 15 at Minnesota
Tampa Bay Times 14 hours ago

Bucs add coaching interns

TAMPA — Three of Bus coach Lovie Smith's former players are joining the staff for training camp, including ex-Bucs linebacker Alshermond Singleton, who is on a Bill Walsh NFL Minority Coaching Fellowship.
Tampa Tribune 15 hours ago

Countdown to Bucs Training Camp: The Jameis Factor

The Bucs believe Jameis Winston has the talent and competitive edge to help lift a struggling franchise into NFL relevance. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 draft lost only one game in two seasons at Florida State, and enters training camp -- players report today and the first practice is
The Ledger 16 hours ago

All in Motion: The Bucs Hope to Put Last Season's Offensive Line Troubles Behind Them With New Players to Give Winston a Chance

Despite coming off a 2-14 season, there is a lot of excitement from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers entering the 2015 season.
Tampa Tribune 17 hours ago

Bucs training camp schedule

These 11 practices at One Buc Place are open to the public (dates, times subject to change): Saturday: 2:30-5 p.m. Sunday: 4:30-7 p.m. Monday: 2:30-5 p.m. Tuesday: 9-11:30 a.m. Thursday: 2:30-5 p.m. Sat., Aug. 8: 2:30-5 p.m. Tues., Aug. 11: 2:30-5 p.m. Wed., Aug. 12: 2:30-5 p.m. Mon., Aug. 17: 2-

LB Singleton back with Bucs as coaching intern

Three of Lovie Smith's former players will join the Bucs coaching staff for training camp, including another former Bucs linebacker in Alshermond Singleton, who is part of the Bill Walsh Minority Coaching Fellowship.
Tampa Bay Times 22 hours ago

For Bucs, training camp brings many storylines

TAMPA — Training camp for NFL teams center around three things — heat, health and hope. For the Bucs, there is one more — hype.
Tampa Bay Times Jul 30, 2015

Jones: Arrogance deflates opinion of Patriots

This is for you, Patriots fans. It's not that people outside of New England hate the Patriots because they are too good. They hate them because they are too arrogant.

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