Pewter Report Articles Archive
Bucs Shut Out Of Pro Bowl
The NFL announced the AFC and NFC rosters for the 2010 Pro Bowl in Miami Tuesday, but the 3-12 Tampa Bay Buccaneers will not be sending any players to the NFL's all-star game for the first time since 1995.
Bucs Allow Barry To Leave For USC, Make Other Coaching Moves
The Bucs have allowed LBs coach Joe Barry to leave for USC, where he will work in the same capacity. The Bucs have replaced Barry with DBs coach Joe Baker. The team has hired Jimmy Lake as its new DBs coach. The Bucs are scheduled to interview Keenan McCardell for their WRs coaching job tonight in Mobile.
Bucs Make A Pair Of Roster Moves
The Buccaneers claimed safety De'von Hall off waivers from the Colts and signed fullback Juhuu Caulcrick to the team's eight-man practice squad Tuesday. Hall originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent and has played for Minnesota and Indianapolis.
Pewter Prospect: WR Jordan Shipley
Do the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a need for a speed receiver for quarterback Josh Freeman to throw to? Is Texas wide out Jordan Shipley NFL-ready? Where could the Bucs land him in the draft? Find out in this Pewter Prospect profile.
Plenty Of New Year's Resolutions For Tampa Bay
The 2009 regular season is almost over, but 2010 has already begun. What types of things do the Bucs need to improve on in order to turn things around and make the 2010 season a successful one? Read the Bucs' top five New Year's resolutions in this installment of Flynn's Focus.
Spurlock Named Special Teams Player of the Week
Buccaneers wide receiver Micheal Spurlock was named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week on Wednesday following his performance in New Orleans, where Spurlock returned a punt 77 yards for a touchdown en route to Tampa Bay's 20-17 overtime win over the Saints.
Cadillac Wants To Remain Parked In Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay running back Cadillac Williams could play his final game as a Buccaneer against the Falcons on Sunday. The former first-round pick is in the final year of his rookie contract and is scheduled to become a free agent in 2010. Williams said he'd like to stay in Tampa Bay and is loyal to the Bucs.
Bryant Remains Open To Playing For Bucs In 2010
Bucs WR Antonio Bryant is open to returning to Tampa Bay in 2010. Bryant is in the final year of his contract, but hopes to have a bigger role in Bucs' offense should he re-sign with the team during the offseason.
Wilkerson Wants To Re-Sign
Bucs DE Jimmy Wilkerson said he wants to re-sign with the Bucs. After tearing an ACL vs. the Saints, Wilkerson said he thinks he'll be ready to play again in training camp. A few Bucs missed practice on Wednesday, and Sunday's game won't be blacked out. Plus head coach Raheem Morris comments on the speed of the defense.
Tampa Bay's 2010 Opponents Determined
Although there still is one game remaining in their 2009 regular season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers already know who their 2010 opponents will be. Read this story to find out which teams the Bucs are scheduled to play at home and away in 2010.
Report: Williams Agrees To 1-Year Contract Extension
According to the Tampa Tribune, Doug Williams has accepted a one-year contact extension to remain with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as the team's director of pro personnel. Williams' contract was set to expire in February.
Bucs Players Want Continuity
Many of the Buccaneers players are hoping for continuity in the Bucs coaching staff. QB Josh Freeman thinks the whole team would be setback in their development if a change were made. C Jeff Faine and DT Chris Hovan miss practice on Thursday. The Bucs are holding a Pet Supply Drive at Ray-Jay on Sunday.
Friday Buccaneers Injury Update
Four Bucs are listed as questionable for Sunday's season finale against Atlanta, but C Jeff Faine, who has been struggling with a sore back, is not one of them. DT Roy Miller, DE Michael Bennett, RB Derrick Ward and LG Jeremy Zuttah are questionable. Also, Raheem Morris discusses Josh Freeman and Aqib Talib.
PewterReport.com Has Record Traffic In 2009
Happy New Year! The staff at PewterReport.com would like to thank the Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans and Pewter Report subscribers for making 2009 a record year for traffic on our website. PewterReport.com experienced a 43 percent increase in traffic and welcomed over half a million Bucs fans to the site in 2009.
Bucs Lose To Falcons, Finish 3-13
UPDATED: The Buccaneers lost their 2009 regular season finale at home to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, 20-10. Bucs rookie QB Josh Freeman threw one TD and two INTs during Tampa Bay's loss. The Falcons rushed for 183 yards led by Jason Snellings 147 yards. The Bucs finish the season with a 3-13 record.
Bucs-Falcons Post-Game Quotes
Tampa Bay head coach Raheem Morris and his players talked from the locker inside Raymond James Stadium after the Bucs' 20-10 loss to the Falcons on Sunday. Read what they said in this article.
Pewter Report Roundtable
The Bucs lost at home to the Falcons on Sunday, 20-10. What did the Pewter Reporters think of Tampa Bay's 13th loss of the year and 3-13 outing? What is the latest info about the future of Raheem Morris and Mark Dominik? Will Antonio Bryant return? Which assistants may leave? The PR staff sounds off in this Pewter Insider article.
Game Grades: Defense
The Bucs lost to the Falcons in their 2009 regular season finale Sunday, 20-10. Which defensive players stood out during Tampa Bay's 13th loss of the season? Which ones didn't? PewterReport.com dishes out grades to the Bucs defense, special teams and coaching staff in this article.
Game Grades: Offense
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost to the Atlanta Falcons 20-10 on Sunday. How did quarterback Josh Freeman grade out in the final start of his rookie season? How did the offensive line perform? Find out in the final offensive game grades of the 2009 season.
Bucs Have Third Pick In Draft
The Buccaneers are going to be picking third in the NFL Draft. With the Kansas City Chiefs win over the Denver Broncos, the Bucs move to the third slot after entering Sunday with the fourth selection in the draft. Picking ahead of Tampa Bay will be the St. Louis Rams at No. 1 and the Detroit Lions at No. 2.