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Bucs claim Marquis Lucas off waivers from Falcons
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The Buccaneers claimed first-year offensive tackle Marquis Lucas off waivers from the Falcons as the team continues to churn the roster at that position. Tampa Bay waived rookie tackle Austin Albrecht, who signed Saturday. The Bucs are without linemen Demar Dotson and Kevin Pamphile, who are rehabbing minor injuries.

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Blake Bortles' 'make-or-break' season with the Jaguars has taken an ugly turn
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After an unimpressive showing in Week 2 of the NFL preseason, the Jacksonville Jaguars announced that the quarterback job is up for grabs. "I'm looking for someone that's going to lead this offense … I'm not going to sit here and BS anyone," head coach Doug Marrone said after the Jaguars' 12-8 loss to the […]

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Buccaneers, Rays, Lightning help efforts to relocate Confederate monument from Tampa
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers joined the NHL’s Lightning and MLB’s Rays to contribute to an effort Thursday that will relocate a Confederate monument from downtown Tampa. After a white supremacy rally in Charlottesville, Va. over the weekend descended into chaos, citizens in Tampa asked Hillsborough County on Wednesday to relocate a monument from their city. […]

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Tony Dungy and Tampa Bay Rays, Buccaneers, and Lightning are donating to help cover the cost of relocating Confederate statue
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Tony Dungy and the sports franchises of Tampa Bay are all chipping in to help pay for the relocation of a Confederate statue that currently sits outside a local county courthouse. According to a local Fox affiliate, the move was initially planned after a commission voted 4-2 that the Florida Daughters of the Confederacy could relocate the monument […]

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Tampa Bay pro sports teams join effort to move Tampa Confederate statue
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Hillsborough County, Florida had reached an agreement last month to move Memoria in Aeterna, a statue commemorating the Confederacy, from its current location in downtown Tampa to a family cemetery in Brandon, Florida. Shortly after Dungy’s tweet, the Tampa Bay Times reported that Bob Gries, the former owner of the Tampa Bay Storm arena football […]

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Bucs' O-line gives $26,000 dinner bill to rookies as a joke
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers continued the tradition of their annual rookie dinners Wednesday night in Jacksonville, Florida. For the Bucs' offensive line, that meant hitting up Ruth's Chris Steak House. The tradition calls for the rookies of each position to foot the bill for the group meal. As you can imagine, things got a little […]

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Tampa Bay Bucs, Rays, Lightning help fund moving Confederate statue
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The Tampa Bay area's three major professional sports franchises announced Thursday that they would help fund moving a Confederate memorial statue out of downtown Tampa. In a joint statement issued via social media, the teams said they have "dedicated funds" to assist in moving the statue from the public space in front of the old […]

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Buccaneers player tries out several celebration dances in front of refs to test what he can get away with in great 'Hard Knocks' clip
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The rules on what is and isn't allowed while celebrating on the football field have always been up for interpretation. While some players are exceedingly good at expressing themselves after a great play, referees will often throw flags almost arbitrarily depending on the who is celebrating and what their celebration consists of. This year, the NFL […]

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Hard Knocks Episode Two: Roberto Aguayo Finally Learns His Fate
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Last spring, when HBO announced that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers would be featured on this season of Hard Knocks, it was clear that the kicker battle between 2016 second-round draft pick Roberto Aguayo and veteran Nick Folk would be one of the main storylines throughout the season. A missed extra point and field goal in […]

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One practice play perfectly captures the struggles of Blake Bortles and teammates appear to be growing frustrated
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By most accounts, it has not been a pleasant training camp for Blake Bortles. After struggling mightily in 2016, throwing 23 touchdowns to 16 interceptions with a 59% completion rate, most of the training camp headlines around Bortles have focused on his inaccuracy. There was a five-interception day at practice earlier in August and a […]

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Why Mike Glennon isn’t putting any extra pressure on himself heading into second preseason game
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BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — The Bears claimed placekicker Roberto Aguayo on Sunday, which likely will re-open a competition that seemingly closed a week ago. Aguayo starred at Florida State and was a second-round pick of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last year, but only made 71 percent of his field goal attempts (22/31) as a rookie and […]

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers sign kicker Zach Hocker
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Tampa Bay booted an expensive kicker and replaced him with one from the mothballs. After cutting Roberto Aguayo on Saturday, the Buccaneers signed Zach Hocker, the team announced Sunday.

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