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New Bucs, older Barber still a fine match

Posted Sept. 15, 2012 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers’ Ronde Barber showed in Week One why first-year head coach Greg Schiano made re-signing Barber for at least one more year a top priority.

Buccaneers re-sign OL Hardman, cut DL Gilberry

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced Friday that they have re-signed OG-OT Derek Hardman and released DL Wallace Gilberry.

RG3 gets NFC Player of the Week honors

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III, Buccaneers DB Ronde Barber and Vikings PK Blair Walsh were named the NFC Players of the Week for Week One.

Colts add OT Sowell

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 12:10 p.m. ET
The Colts signed OT Bradley Sowell off the Buccaneers’ practice squad, the team announced Tuesday.

NFC South Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 3:51 p.m. ET
Two teams are up and two are down — here is our weekly team-by-team take on the state of the NFC South.

Bucs shut down Cam, Panthers in Schiano's debut

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 8:28 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers held the Panthers to 10 rushing yards in a Week One 16-7 win in Greg Schiano's debut.

Is it make-or-break time for Bucs QB Freeman?

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
It's a big year for QB Josh Freeman, but the Buccaneers are confident he will bounce back from a disappointing 2012.

Buccaneers fail to sell out season opener

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers did not sell out their home opener and the game will be blacked out on local television, the team confirmed Thursday.

Buccaneers bring back CB McDonald

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers re-signed CB Brandon McDonald on Wednesday and waived OG Derek Hardman.

Bucs sign RB Ware, claim four others off waivers

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
The signed former Giants reserve RB D.J. Ware and released CB Brandon McDonald on Saturday.

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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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