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Bucs Made A Big Mistake By Letting Bennett Go
The Buccaneers' pass rush just got worse by letting defensive end Michael Bennett, the team's leading sacker in 2012, go in free agency. Bennett signed a one-year, $5-million contract with Seattle, a rising power in the NFC and a potential Super Bowl contender.
Bucs Let Bennett Walk, Top Pass Rusher Signs With Seattle
The Buccaneers have publicly stated their confidence in DE Da'Quan Bowers' ability to stay healthy and upgrade Tampa Bay's pass rush. They now must hope they are correct as defensive end Michael Bennett is no longer a Buccaneer after signing a one-year deal with the Seattle Seahawks.
Bucs Add To Offense With WR Ogletree, Other Signings Announced
While the main focus has been the defense this offseason, Tampa Bay addressed the offensive side of the ball for the first time this year in free agency, adding fomer Cowboys wide receiver Kevin Ogletree. Tampa Bay also announced contract agreements with three other players.
Bucs Release Injured Quincy Black
As expected Bucs linebacker Quincy Black was unable to pass a physical and was released on Thursday by the Buccaneers. Black suffered the season-ending injury against the Chargers last season.
Bucs Free Agency Rumblings, News, And Notes 3-14
What's the latest on the Darrelle Revis trade talks? Could the Bucs possibly bring Michael Bennett back? What restricted free agent did the Bucs sign? Get the latest in this article that recaps the day's free agency news.
Reports Say Revis To Bucs Deal Hinging On Compensation
The Bucs and the Jets have been tied together as potential trade partners for star cornerback Darrelle Revis, and late Wednsday night Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports says the major hindrance in completing the trade boils down to compensation.
Bucs Add Former Saints LB Casillas
The Bucs have added another defensive player signing former Saints linebacker Jonathan Casillas Wednesday evening. The former Badger can play both weakside and strongside linebacker.
Goldson Says He Will Bring Leadership To Young Bucs
The Buccaneers announced the signing of free agent Dashon Goldson on Wednesday and Tampa Bay's newest addition told the media at his press conference that he will bring leadership and a physical presence to the secondary.
Bucs And Goldson Reach Deal
The Buccaneers knew heading into the 2013 offseason that the secondary was a top priority. On Wednesday, the the Buccaneers made the first step in rectifying the league's worst pass defense with the signing of free agent Dashon Goldson.
Bucs Free Agency Rumblings, News and Notes 3-13
The news has been slow from One Buc Place since the opening of free agency on Tuesday but that doesn't mean things aren't going on behind the scenes. Pewter Report takes a look at the latest news, rumors and notes regarding the Bucs and free agency.
Bucs To Add Kick Returner Washington?
The free agency front has been fairly quiet in Tampa Bay, but the Buccaneers could be adding former Seahawk Leon Washington to bolster their special teams. While not the splash fans are expecting, the move could greatly improve one facet of the Buccaneers in 2013.
PR Analysis: Why The Bucs Are So Interested In Goldson
PewterReport.com's Scott Reynolds breaks down several reasons why the Buccaneers want former 49ers Pro Bowl free safety Dashon Goldson to team up with Mark Barron in Tampa Bay's secondary. Find out why in this Pewter Report Analysis breakdown.
Domink Reveals Bucs Attempting To Trade Benn, Blount, Meredith
In a secretly recorded prank call between Bucs general manager Mark Dominik and Bills G.M. Buddy Nix, Dominik revealed that he is trying to trade running back LeGarrette Blount, wide receiver Arrelious Benn, offensive lineman Jamon Meredith and a cornerback. The audio of the call was put on Deadspin.com and NFL security is investigating the matter.
Bennett Could Leave Bucs On Tuesday As Free Agency Opens
Without receiving much interest from the Buccaneers, defensive end Michael Bennett, who led the team with a career-high nine sacks in 2012, could be leaving Tampa Bay as NFL free agency opens on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. Bennett has received a good deal of interest from other teams.
Wright Fighting His Release From Tampa Bay
The Buccaneers plan to release cornerback Eric Wright due to his suspension for testing positive for Adderall last fall, but the former Lion is fighting those plans and has filed a grievance to try and stop the move that will save Tampa Bay $7.75 million.
PR's 2013 Bucs Free Agency Preview Is Now Available Online
Pewter Report has published its March edition, the 2013 Bucs Free Agency Preview, online at PewterReport.com. With nine free agency previews, which include the Bucs' Best Bets at every position, and three insightful columns on the Buccaneers, Pewter Insiders will have plenty to read prior to the start of free agency.
Return Or Retire? Bucs Give Barber More Time To Decide
The Buccaneers want free safety Ronde Barber back for another season and made that clear with a public statement on Saturday. Barber, who will turn 38 in April, is still mulling over his option to return for a 17th NFL season or retire, and needs more time to make that decision.