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With Revis In Tampa, Bucs Need To Add Depth To Roster
With the addition of Pro Bowl cornerback Darrelle Revis, the Bucs continue to stockpile star power, but with the 2013 NFL Draft approaching, now is the time for general manager Mark Dominik and head coach Greg Schiano to improve the depth on Tampa Bay's roster.
Grading Tampa Bay's Offseason Acquisitions
Headlined by the trade for Pro Bowl cornerback Darrelle Revis and
the signing of Pro Bowl free safety Dashon Goldson, the Bucs added over a
dozen new faces to the roster during free agency. Scott Reynolds
provides analysis on each new Buccaneer and grades each addition.
Revis Trade Totally Revamps Tampa Bay's Secondary
How does the acquisition of Pro Bowl CB Darrelle Revis impact and reshape Tampa Bay's secondary? Pewter Report looks at the projected starters in the Bucs' defensive backfield, which is radically different from what it was a year ago with the acquisition of Revis and FS Dashon Goldson.
Bucs Trade Two Picks For Revis, Sign Him To 6-Year Extension
UPDATED: The Bucs traded a first-round pick in 2013 for New York Jets CB Darrelle Revis, who signed a six-year contract extension worth $16 million per season. The four-time Pro Bowler is coming off a
torn ACL injury that cost him most of the 2012 campaign, but he's
considered the NFL's best cornerback when healthy.
SR's Fab 5 - 4-19
Is it time for Luke Stocker to step up and be the Bucs' starting TE? Why won't Tampa Bay use an early draft pick on a TE? What stands out about the Bucs' 2013 schedule? Should Tampa Bay consider drafting LB Jarvis Jones? Get the answers, plus some draft insight in this week's edition of SR's Fab 5.
2013 Schedule Announced; Bucs Open At New York Jets
The NFL released their league schedule on Thursday evening and schedulemakers have the Bucs opening against the New York Jets September 8 on the road. Tampa Bay has a pair of nationally-televised home games before closing out the regular season at New Orleans.
Pewter Report Announces Partnership With Tampa T-Shirts
Pewter Report is proud to announce its partnership with Tampa T-Shirts, the Tampa Bay area's leading provider of custom-printed t-shirts, logo shirts and caps and staff uniforms. Tampa T-Shirts becomes the official supplier of Pewter Report apparel.
24 Reasons Why The Bucs Need To Trade For Revis
Will Tampa Bay wind up pulling the trigger on a trade for New York's Pro Bowl cornerback Darrelle Revis? PewterReport.com's Scott Reynolds lists 24 reasons why the Bucs need to trade for No. 24 from the Jets.
McCoy: "I'm Not A Pro Bowler. Last Year I Was."
Fresh off his first Pro Bowl berth, Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy says his leadership ability has to go up this season. McCoy also said that Tampa Bay head coach is letting his leaders do more of the leading in 2013.
Schiano Says Bucs Are Counting On Wright In 2013
Buccaneers head coach addressed the media at One Buc for the first time since early January. Tampa Bay's second-year coach talked about ways to improve the football team, passing on some free agents and how the Bucs will be counting on Eric Wright this season.
SR's Fab 5 - 4-12
Are the Bucs set at RT with Demar Dotson or could they draft D.J. Fluker? Is DE Bjoern Werner an option for Tampa Bay? Is Eric Page the Bucs’ new kick returner? Get the answers plus insight on LB Jamie Collins and the Bucs’ salary cap in this edition of SR’s Fab 5.
Pewter Report Chat Transcript With SR Today - 4-12
Bucs beat writer Scott Reynolds hosted the Pewter Report Chat exclusively for our Insiders and answered your questions regarding the latest Buccaneers news. Read the full transcript below and join us every Friday at 11 a.m. for the weekly chat.
Bowers Avoids Jail, Gun Charges Reduced To Disorderly Conduct
Buccaneers DE Da'Quan Bowers avoided a jail sentence on Thursday when his gun charge in New York were reduced from felonies and misdemeanors to a disorderly conduct violation. Bowers, who is expected to replace Michael Bennett as a starter at left end this season, was fined $370.
Is Revis Worth Trading The Bucs' 13th Overall Pick For?
Bucs fans are torn on whether they would like to see Pro Bowl CB Darrelle Revis in a Buccaneers uniform in 2013, and even the ones that do are wondering if the price of a No. 1 pick is too risky. But looking at the last 10 years of No. 13 picks, the risk of drafting a player may be far greater than acquiring Revis, who is coming of an ACL injury.
Wright Now Signed Through Just 2013 After Contract Restructure
The Buccaneers have announced that they have restructured the deal of cornerback Eric Wright and re-signed QB Dan Orlovsky. Both players have one-year deals with Tampa Bay, and Wright is expected to be one of the Bucs' starting cornerbacks again in 2013.
Bucs Unsure They Want To Give Up Any First-Rounder For Revis
The rumor mill and speculation on the Darrelle Revis-to-Tampa Bay trade scenario has heated back up over the last few days. Find out the latest on the status, including some new information regarding what the Bucs may or may not be willing to offer the Jets for Revis in this article.
Orlovsky Brought Back By Bucs
The Buccaneers released Dan Orlovsky last week, leading some to believe that Tampa Bay may of had their sights set on a more capable backup to Josh Freeman, or even a potential draft pick. And while that could still be the case, with the re-signing of Orlovsky this week, it appears the move was more of a cost-cutting release.
Pewter Report Draft Party With Josh Freeman On Day 2 - April 26
The 2013 Pewter Report Draft Party will be held on Friday, April 26 at The Grille At Westchase (formerly Courtside Grille) and is open to all Pewter Report members. Bucs QB Josh Freeman will be the featured guest, and there will be great prizes as well as free appetizers and drink specials for those in attendance.
PR Analysis: Bucs Current Cornerbacks And Player Rankings
With the NFL Draft approaching PewterReport.com is breaking down the Bucs roster by position and taking a look at who Tampa Bay has and where each player ranks. This week we start with the cornerbacks, a position that struggled in 2012.
SR's Fab 5 - 4-5
How does Greg Schiano really feel about Bucs QB Josh Freeman? Why would it be better for Tampa Bay to wait until the 2014 draft to select a QB? What was the real reason why DT Roy Miller wasn't re-signed? Why could the Bucs be drafting another three-techique DT in April? Find out in SR's Fab 5.
Pewter Report Chat With SR Transcript - 4-5
It's Friday, which means it's time for another Pewter Report Chat at 11:00 a.m. ET. Pewter Report publisher Scott Reynolds hosted Friday's PR Chat session and answered 30 Bucs-related questions for Pewter Insider subscribers. A full transcript of the chat has been made available right here.
Bucs Release QB Orlovsky, RB Ware
The Buccaneers released backup quarterback Dan Orlovsky and reserve running back D.J. Ware on Thursday, creating $2.35 million in salary cap space. Tampa Bay is expected to add another quarterback to back up Josh Freeman in 2013.
Pre-Draft Visits Underway For Tampa Bay
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have scheduled at least eight pre-draft visits at One Buccaneer Place with 2013 NFL Draft prospects. Find out which players the Bucs are targeting in this PewterReport.com article.
Buried Treasure In The 2013 NFL Draft - 4-4
Which unheralded, late-round NFL Draft prospects could be considered "buried treasure" and help the Buccaneers on Day 3 of the draft? Pewter Report draft expert Eric Dellaratta has the scoop in this draft feature.