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A Few Spots Available For Vinter's Eve Wine Tasting & Silent Auction
Availability is limited for the Vinter's Eve Wine Tasting and Silent Auction, presented by Belleair Grill and Wine Bar, which will be held from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. ET on Friday. The price is just $60 per person. Proceeds benefit the children suffering from cancer through the Wunsch Family Foundation. Call 727-449-2988 to inquire further.
Pewter Report Big Board
PewterReport.com profiles the top 32 players in this draft board. Who grades out at number one? Who is the top-ranked defensive tackle between Nebraska's Ndamukong Suh and Oklahoma's Gerald McCoy? What receiver is ranked first? Find out in this draft big board.
Bucs Sign S Jones To 2-Year Deal
The Buccaneers signed Philadelphia Eagles free agent safety Sean Jones to a two-year contract Wednesday. Jones, 28, has started 53 games since entering the NFL with Cleveland in 2004. The 6-foot-1, 220-pound Jones is expected to compete with Sabby Piscitelli for the team's starting strong safety job.
Alston Signs With Bucs
The Buccaneers have signed free agent LB Jon Alston. Alston was not tendered by the Oakland Raiders after his fourth season in the league. He was drafted in the third round of the 2006 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams. Alston projects to be a special teams player and depth at linebacker. Contract terms were not disclosed.
Bucs Officially Get 7th-Rounder For McCown
Bucs general manager Mark Dominik made an impromptu appearance at the Pewter Report Get2Gether at Champps on Saturday, and informed those in attendance Tampa Bay will officially get a seventh-round pick for QB Luke McCown. Dominik also discussed new LB Jon Alston and WR Reggie Brown.
The Latest On Grant, Leftwich & Wilkerson
Have the Buccaneers expressed interest in Saints DE Charles Grant? Has Tampa Bay made progress in its attempt to re-sign DE Jimmy Wilkerson? What chances do the Bucs have of trading QB Byron Leftwich? Find out in this installment of Flynn's Focus.
Agent X: Combine Diary
In the next "Agent X" feature on PewterReport.com, NFL agent Ron Slavin authors a behind the scenes view of the 2010 NFL Scouting Combine. Slavin takes readers into the day-to-day events of the combine through his perspective and his clients: Taylor Price, Earl Mitchell, and Devin Ross.
Jones Comfortable With Tampa Bay's Defense
New Bucs safety Sean Jones talked about leaving Philadelphia for Tampa Bay in a video on the team's official website. Jones, 28, originally entered the NFL as a second-round pick with Cleveland. He is expected to compete with Sabby Piscitelli for a starting job in 2010.
Wilkerson To Visit With Rams On Friday
Tampa Bay Buccaneers free agent defensive end Jimmy Wilkerson is scheduled to visit with the St. Louis Rams on Friday morning. Wilkerson, 29, notched 11 sacks in his two seasons with the Buccaneers. He's currently recovering from ACL surgery.
Carlson: Balance Is Key To Improving Freeman's Accuracy
What does Tampa Bay second-year quarterback Josh Freeman need to do in order to improve his accuracy at the NFL level? Former Bucs quarterback and PewterReport.com contributing analyst Jeff Carlson explains Freeman's flaws and even compares and contrasts Freeman and other QBs in this column.
Bucs Receive 7th Round Compensatory Pick
The Buccaneers received a bit of good news at the 2010 NFL Owners Meeting in Orlando, Fla. when the league awarded a seventh-round compensatory draft pick to Tampa Bay for a net loss in free agency in 2009. The Bucs now have 11 total picks in the April draft, including four seventh-round selections.
Dominik Defends Bucs' Lack of Spending
Bucs general manager Mark Dominik defended Tampa Bay's frugal ways on Tuesday. Dominik explained that the Bucs would spend money on players the team wants around long-term. The Buccaneers were tied for last in the NFL in payroll earlier this month, and have spent the least of any team on players since 2004.
Q&A With Bucs HC Raheem Morris
Bucs head coach Raheem Morris talked to the media for an hour at the NFL Owners' Meetings in Orlando on Wednesday morning. Morris fielded dozens of questions, ranging from the team's approach to free agency to the 2010 NFL Draft. Read the Q&A transcript in this article.
Bidwell Signs With Redskins
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers punter Josh Bidwell signed with the Washington Redskins on Tuesday. Bidwell, 34, spent six seasons (2004-09) with the Bucs. Last year, Bidwell was placed on injured reserve in training camp due to a hip injury that required surgery.
Highlights From Dominik's Q&A
Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik met with the media at the NFL's owner meetings in Orlando. Dominik answered questions on: Arron Sears, the Bucs lacking a No. 1 wide receiver, Josh Freeman, Ndamukong Suh, Gerald McCoy, and head coach Raheem Morris. Highlights of Dominik's interview can be found here.
Glazer Suggests Bucs Home Games Could Be Blacked Out
Bucs co-chairman Joel Glazer spoke to PewterReport.com at the NFL Owners' Meetings in Orlando on Wednesday morning. Glazer talked about the team's approach to free agency, the upcoming draft and reports and rumors regarding ownership's financial commitment to the Buccaneers. Read the Q&A in this article.