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Bucs Send Warning Letter to Penn
The Tampa Bay Buccanneers have sent left tackle Donald Penn a letter instructing him of the consequences of not signing his tender contract. The Bucs exercise an option to reduce Penn's salary by $100,000 if he does not sign his tender contract by the June 15.
   
McCoy & Benn Sustain Minor Injuries
Bucs head coach Raheem Morris said the practice injuries to DT Gerald McCoy, WR Arrelious Benn, and CB E.J. Biggers were all minor in nature. Morris discussed the practice fight between LT Demar Dotson and DE James Ruffin. He also hit on LT Donald Penn, TE Kellen Winslow, and WR Mike Williams in this notebook.
  
Bucs OTA Insider - 6/10
Get the inside scoop on Thursday's action-packed OTA from a sensational TD from Mike Williams, the TD passes from QB Josh Freeman, the Bucs' substitutions on defense, the injuries to DT Gerald McCoy, WR Arrelious Benn and CB E.J. Biggers, and details on the brawl between LT Demar Dotson and DE James Ruffin in this Insider report.
   
Bucs To Hold Chalk Talk Events At Local Chambers Of Commerce
A day before the team's annual FanFest at Raymond James Stadium, the Bucs will host two community events on Friday, June 18. The Bucs will meet with the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce for a Chalk Talk breakfast, followed by a luncheon with the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce. Click here for more details.
   
Winslow, Price Back With Team
Bucs TE Kellen Winslow observed practice at One Buc Place on Monday. Winslow is rehabbing his knee and said he'd be ready for training camp. Rookie DT Brian Price (hamstring) was also back working with the trainers. The Bucs canceled Tuesday's practice and veteran CB Ronde Barber said not to worry about one less OTA.
   
Bucs Sign CB Lewis
The Buccaneers continued to sign their rookie class on Monday afternoon when the team came to terms with cornerback Myron Lewis. The third-round pick out of Vanderbilt signed a four-year contract. Lewis was the 67th overall selection in last April's draft. To make room for Lewis the team released DE Maurice Evans.
  
Bucs OTA Insider - 6/14
Get all of the details on Monday's organized team activity, including Kellen Winslow's appearance at practice, the play of QB Josh Freeman, Jeremy Trueblood's big catch and two big collisions in this Pewter Insider report. Also, find out which defensive linemen got sacks and which receivers hauled in touchdowns.
   
Olson Says Buccaneers Offense Ahead Of Schedule
Tampa Bay offensive coordinator Greg Olson deemed the installation of his new offense to be “ahead of schedule.” Olson also said that the development of second-year Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman, who started nine games in 2009, is right on schedule.
   
Penn Loses $100k - Won't Sign Tender, Will Attend FanFest
Bucs LT Donald Penn refused to sign his one-year tender offer and as a result Tampa Bay will reduce the offer. The reduction drops the deal $100,000. If Penn, who will attend FanFest on Saturday, holds out of mandatory mini-camp the team can fine him $10,000 per day and $16,000 per missed day in training camp.
   
McKay To Be Inducted Into Ring Of Honor
The Buccaneers have announced that the team's first head coach in franchise history, John McKay, will be the next addition to the team's Ring of Honor. McKay led the Bucs to three playoff appearances including the 1979 NFC Championship Game. Rich McKay was back at One Buc Place to talk about his father's induction.
   
Morris Hopes To See Penn At Mandatory Mini-Camp
Bucs head coach Raheem Morris said he hopes that disgruntled left tackle Donald Penn will show up next week for mandatory mini-camp. Don't expect it to happen, although Penn will be at FanFest on Saturday. Morris explains how mini-camp will differ from OTAs and gives injury updates in the OTA notebook.
   
Chat Session 2:00 PM Today
PewterReport.com's next chat session will take place from 2:00 - 2:30 p.m. ET on Friday. Bring your NFL questions and get ready to talk Bucs football. Pewter Report Bucs beat writer Charlie Campbell will be on hand to provide answers and inside scoop in this 30-minute chat session.
  
OTA Insider - 6/17
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers held their final OTA practice in 2010. Which defender picked off a pass? What players showed some good pass rush? Find out who looked good and who didn't heading into next week's mandatory mini-camp.
   
Bucs Sign Lorig & Watson, Release Crowell
The Buccaneers have signed seventh-round picks defensive end Erik Lorig and LB Dekoda Watson to four-year contracts. Tampa Bay released linebacker Angelo Crowell, safety Emanuel Cook, and long-snapper Chris Mauriello. Crowell was paid $2 million in 2009 and was on the Bucs injured reserve last season.
   
Glazer Discusses Rebuilding, Blackouts, 18-Game Schedule At Chamber Event
The Bucs had a Chalk Talk event with the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce on Friday. Bucs co-chair Bryan Glazer discussed rebuilding, blackouts and the NFL perhaps going to an 18-game schedule. Raheem Morris discussed a training camp sleeper and Gerald McCoy sacked Drew Brees - sort of.
   
Penn Attends FanFest, Discusses Contract Situation
Restricted free agent LT Donald Penn, who has stayed away from the OTAs due to his desire for a long-term contract extension, showed up at FanFest and said he will skip mini-camp. He has not decided if he will hold out of training camp. Bucs G.M. Mark Dominik apologized to Penn for his comments earlier in the week.
   
After Strong Offseason, Freeman Ready For Camp
Buccaneers franchise quarterback Josh Freeman feels that a lot of improvement has been made as the team concludes their offseason program with Monday and Tuesday's mandatory mini-camp. Teammates Barrett Ruud and Gerald McCoy weighed on what they are seeing out of the Bucs second-year quarterback.
   
Morris' Bucs Defense Goes Back To The Future

Bucs head coach Raheem Morris is taking on the responsibilities of head coach and defensive coordinator again after having success at the end of last season in that same role. Find out how he has grown as a defensive playcaller and what Barrett Ruud and Sean Jones had to say about Morris in this mini-camp notebook.

  
Bucs Mini-Camp Insider - 6/21 A.M.
Who were Tampa Bay's standouts during Monday morning's mandatory mini-camp practice? Which players struggled in the Buccaneers' 7-on-7 drills? How did the quarterbacks fare in practice? Get the answers to these questions, plus inside scoop and some observations from the first day of mini-camp in this Pewter Insider report.
   
Morris, Bucs Ready To Unite And Conquer Training Camp
The Bucs wrapped up their 2010 offseason program and mini-camp on Tuesday and Tampa Bay head coach Raheem Morris discussed the progress his team has made. Morris also said he wants to see holdout LT Donald Penn in training camp, praised WR Reggie Brown and talked about wanting a violent training camp.
  
Bucs Mini-Camp Insider - 6/21 P.M.
How did Tampa Bay quarterback Josh Freeman fare in Monday's afternoon mini-camp practice? Which wide receivers made big touchdowns for Freeman? Which Bucs comprised the first- and second-team offense and defense on Monday afternoon? Find out in this Pewter Insider report.
  
Bucs Mini-Camp Insider 6/22 A.M.
The Buccaneers had their second to last practice of the 2010 offseason on Tuesday. Which quarterback got hot? Which quarterback threw an interception? What candidate for the starting strong safety position had a strong practice? Find out the answers in this insider report.
  
Bucs Mini-Camp Insider - 6/22 P.M.
The Buccaneers held their final offseason practice on Tuesday afternoon. Which Bucs defensive linemen were getting after the quarterback? Who grabbed an interception for the defense? Who scored a touchdown for the offense? Find out in this insider practice report.
  
53-Man Bucs Roster Prediction
With the completion of the Bucs' offseason workouts Pewter Report issues the next 53-man roster prediction and who will be the starters. What veterans are still likely to get cut? Who will be starting at WR? Who is the number one receiver? Who will be the third QB? Who will start at strong safety? Find out here.
   
Quarles Moving Up In Buccaneers' Front Office
Former Buccaneers linebacker Shelton Quarles is climbing the ladder in the Bucs front office. Quarles has taken on a lot of the responsibilties after director of pro personnel Doug Williams left the team. Quarles is in line to be elevated to coordinator of pro personnel and potentially the director later this year.
  
5 Most Disappointing Bucs This Offseason
In the first of a three-part series this week, Pewter Report reveals the top 5 most disappointing Bucs during the OTAs and the mini-camp this spring. Part 2 will feature the top 5 most impressive Bucs this offseason on Wednesday, followed by the 5 most improved players this offseason in part 3 on Thursday.
 
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