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Bucs CB Wright loses appeal, suspended four games

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
Buccaneers CB Eric Wright will be suspended for the next four games, head coach Greg Schiano announced Monday.

NFC South Spin cycle: Falcons keep hanging on

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
It will not quiet the skeptics, but the Falcons did ensure this would be their third consecutive double-digit win season on Sunday.

Falcons extend NFC South lead, defeat Buccaneers

Posted Nov. 25, 2012 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan threw for 353 yards and overcame two big turnovers by leading another late touchdown drive to give the Falcons a 24-23 victory over the Buccaneers.

Buccaneers place WR Benn on I.R.

Posted Nov. 22, 2012 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers placed WR Arrelious Benn on injured reserve and signed WR David Douglas off the Giants’ practice squad.

Key matchup: Bucs RB Doug Martin vs. Falcons run defense

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 7 p.m. ET
We look ahead to Sunday’s game in Tampa, when the Falcons’ run defense will get its first look at Doug Martin, in today’s Key Matchup.

Bucs WR Jackson continues to impress

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
The Bucs already had a great appreciation for WR Vincent Jackson, but it is growing stronger after his most recent late-game heroics.

NFC South Spin cycle: Stage set for Falcons-Bucs battle

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
The Panthers hit a new low, but the rest of the NFC South was victorious Sunday, including the Falcons and Bucs, who will meet next week.

Freeman, Buccaneers come back to stun Panthers

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Dallas Clark in overtime to cap the Buccaneers' 27-21 comeback win over the Panthers on Sunday.

Buccaneers place LB Black on I.R.

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers placed LB Quincy Black on injured reserve after Black suffered a neck injury in Sunday’s win over San Diego.

NFC South Spin cycle: Saints, Bucs keeping playoff hopes alive

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
The talk of an undefeated season is over for the Falcons, but the playoff hopes for the Saints and Buccaneers are still alive coming off Week 10 wins.

Buccaneers win third straight as turnovers doom Chargers

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw two touchdown passes and the surging Buccaneers beat the Chargers 34-24 for their third straight win Sunday.

Bucs-Chargers blacked out in Tampa

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced Thursday that their Week 10 game against the Chargers will be blacked out. The game will not be televised locally.

First-time NFL head coaches impressing

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 12:10 p.m. ET
The NFL’s four rookie head coaches, including Tampa Bay's Greg Schiano, are proving they belong at the top of their profession.

Former NFL WR David Boston guilty of battery

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 9:15 p.m. ET
Former NFL WR David Boston could face nearly three years in prison for punching a woman last year.

Buccaneers swap corners

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers promoted CB LeQuan Lewis from the practice squad to the active roster and released CB Brandon McDonald.

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Wright, Eric (CB)

Posted April 09, 2013 @ 7:34 p.m.
Tampa Bay restructured Wright's contract, announcing it reached a one-year deal Tuesday.
He signed with the Buccaneers as a free agent last year and started 10 games, but missed time due to injuries and a four-game suspension for violating the league's substance policy.

Orlovsky, Dan (QB)

Posted April 09, 2013 @ 7:33 p.m.
The Buccaneers re-signed Orlovsky to a one-year deal Tuesday.
The reserve quarterback appeared in one game for Tampa Bay in 2012, going four of seven for 51 yards.

Cutrera, Jacob (LB)

Posted March 20, 2013 @ 7:17 p.m.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers re-signed Cutrera, they announced on Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Cutrera is a backup linebacker entering his fourth pro season. He has appeared 24 career games, 16 with the Bucs over the past two seasons.

Economos, Andrew (C)

Posted March 20, 2013 @ 7:17 p.m.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have re-signed free agent long snapper Economos, a free agent long snapper. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Economos is a seventh-year pro who's appeared in 92 games with the Buccaneers. The unrestricted free agent was the club's special teams captain last season.

Ogletree, Kevin (WR)

Posted March 14, 2013 @ 7:08 p.m.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed Ogletree.
Ogletree was a backup with the Dallas Cowboys the past four seasons, appearing in 46 games and making 57 catches for 730 yards and four touchdowns.

Casillas, Jonathan (LB)

Posted March 14, 2013 @ 7:08 p.m.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed Casillas.
Casillas is a fifth-year pro who spent the past four seasons with NFC South rival New Orleans. He started eight of 38 games he appeared in with the Saints, with three sacks and two fumble recoveries.

Goldson, Dashon (S)

Posted March 13, 2013 @ 4:16 p.m.
Goldson signed a $41.25 million, five-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Wednesday.
Goldson spent the past two seasons on one-year contracts with the NFC champion San Francisco 49ers, including last year with the franchise tag for $6.2 million. Goldson made it clear he sought a long-term deal for his future security, and he got it across the country with the Bucs. The 28-year-old Goldson had 69 tackles, three interceptions and a forced fumble for San Francisco last year in his sixth NFL season.

Bowers, Da'Quan (DE)

Posted Feb. 18, 2013 @ 6:58 p.m.
Bowers was awaiting arraignment Monday on charges of criminal possession of a weapon after he was arrested at a New York airport when police found a loaded handgun in his luggage.
Bowers was arrested at LaGuardia Airport as he was about to board a US Airways flight to Raleigh, N.C. Authorities say the loaded .40-caliber weapon was found during a search of his carry-on bag.

Martin, Doug (RB)

Posted Jan. 20, 2013 @ 7:29 p.m.
Martin is being added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster, taking the place of San Francisco 49ers runner Frank Gore, who'll go to the Super Bowl instead.
Martin is the Bucs' first rookie in the Pro Bowl since kick returner Clifton Smith in 2008. Martin, the 30th pick in last April's NFL draft, ran for 1,454 yards and 11 touchdowns this season. His yards rushing ranked fifth in the league.

Jackson, Vincent (WR)

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 6:07 p.m.
Jackson has been added to the NFC Pro Bowl, replacing Detroit's Calvin Johnson, who broke the NFL's single- season record for reception yards in 2012.
Jackson led the Bucs with career bests of 72 receptions and 1,384 yards after signing with them as a free agent last winter, helping numerous fantasy owners to tremendous showings in their leagues along the way.

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