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Last Chance To RSVP For The PR Get2Gether Sunday 1:00-3:00 pm.
Pewter Report is hosting the first of four official PR Get2gethers at Courtside Grille Tampa on Sunday, Feb. 17 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. for Pewter Insider subscribers only. An RSVP is required on the Pewter Insider Board. Come meet Tampa Bay FS Ahmad Black and the Pewter Report editorial staff and get the inside scoop on the Bucs.
Pewter Report's 2013 NFL Mock Draft- First Round
While the April draft is still over two months away, Pewter Report has put together our first mock draft for all 32 teams. Next week we will have rounds 2-3, and we will continue to update and adjust as the draft approaches. Scott Reynolds will debut a new Bucs 7-round draft later this month.
Bucs Bring In Fomer Gator Punter Chas Henry
The Buccaneeers announced Wednesday they had signed former Gators punter Chas Henry who was a free agent. Henry is expected to provide an additional training camp leg and push incumbent Michael Koenen in preseason.
Bucs May Have Need At TE: Five Potential Targets In Free Agency
With free agency less than one month away the Tampa Bay front office and coaching staff are busy scouting potential free agents to target on March 12 to help improve the Buccaneers. In this feature, PewterReport.com lists five players who are unrestricted free agents that the Buccaneers may consider signing.
SR's Fab 5 - 2-8
Why is Bucs LB Najee Goode one to watch this spring? Why would Rutgers LB Khaseem Greene be a good fit in Tampa Bay? What two safeties were the Bucs targeting at the Senior Bowl? Get the answers plus more inside scoop on the Bucs in this edition of SR's Fab 5.
Pewter Report Chat Transcript With Mark Cook 2-8
Editor Mark Cook answered your Bucs-related questions in the weekly PewterReport.com chat on Friday. If you weren't available for the live event, you can read the full transcript here. What are our thoughts on the coaching changes? Free agent targets? Get the answers to these questions and more, and don't forget to join us every Friday at 11 a.m. for the exclusive Insiders chat.
Wannstedt Heads Up The List of Five New Bucs Assistants
After an exhaustive search the Buccaneers and Greg Schiano finally announced new assistant coaches to replace Ron Cooper, Ron Turner, P.J. Fleck and Bob Ligashesky who were either fired or left to take jobs elsewhere. Former Bears head coach Dave Wannstedt is the most recognizable name and will head up Tampa Bay's special teams unit.
Bucs Look To Upgrade CB In Free Agency: Five Potential Targets
With free agency fast approaching (March 12) Pewter Report takes a look at some potential free agents at the Bucs most pressing need – cornerback. After surrendering the most yards in the NFL in 2012, Tampa Bay will need to find lots of help in order to become a playoff contender in 2013.
Bucs Excited About Schiano And His Vision Of The Franchise
Since Greg Schiano was hired last year, many wondered how the players would respond to the college-like coaching style of the former Rutgers boss. Listening to players since the season ended, it appears everyone is still on board, and even a new appreciation for Schiano's style has blossomed.
Report: Bucs Add Wannstedt to Head Special Teams
The Buccaneers have reportedly added former Bears and Dolphins head coach Dave Wannstedt to replace the fired Bob Ligashesky as their special teams coach. Wannstedt and head coach Greg Schiano have a relationship dating back to 1996 when Schiano joined the Chicago Bears as an assistant coach.
SR's Fab 5 - 2-1
Will the Bucs extend WR Mike Williams? Why is the team interested in Baylor WR Terrance Williams? Why is Tampa Bay scouting safeties hard in 2013? What did director of college scouting Eric Stokes think of the Bucs' 2013 draft? Get the answers and more insight and inside scoop on the Bucs in this edition of SR's Fab 5.
Pewter Report Chat With SR 2-1 Transcript
Want to know about the Bucs' draft plans? Curious about what Tampa Bay needs in free agency? Want to know who the Bucs scouted at the Senior Bowl? Scott Reynolds answered 19 Bucs-related questions in Friday's Pewter Report Chat. A full transcript has been made available right here.
PR’s 2012 Bucs Grades: Offense
Which offensive unit graded out the highest? Which Bucs offensive
players received the highest and lowest grades? Find out as Pewter
Report dishes out the season-ending grades for Tampa Bay’s offense.
Report: Bucs Hire Former Saints And Jags Assistant As DBs Coach
According to reports the Buccaneers have hired former Saints and Jaguars assistant Tony Oden to replace Ron Cooper as Tampa Bay's secondary coach. Oden will be the third new coach to Greg Schiano's staff after assistants Ron Turner and P.J. Fleck took college heach coaching jobs and Cooper was let go and is now at USF.
Williams Aiming For Contract Extension
According to published reports the Buccaneers and wide receiver Mike Williams are in early discussions on a new contract. Williams' rookie deal is up after 2013 and the former Syracuse star has started every game since 2010. Williams finished 2012 just four yards shy of his first 1,000 yard season.
Manuel And Freeman Share Similarities
Senior Bowl MVP E.J. Manuel and Bucs QB Josh Freeman are a lot alike. Both are physically-gifted athletes, but both have inconsistent streaks that make their fans pull their hair out at times. Manuel played well in last Saturday's Senior Bowl, and may have boosted his stock during his week in Mobile.
Bucs Represent Well At 2013 Pro Bowl
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had a large impact on the 2013 Pro Bowl, with WR Vincent Jackson, RB Doug Martin and DT Gerald McCoy all making great contributions to the NFC's 62-35 defeat over the AFC Team on Sunday.
Pewter Report’s 2012 Buccaneers Season Awards
Which Buccaneers earned a pair of awards? Who was Tampa Bay’s 2012
Season MVP? Which player was the Most Overrated Buc? Get the answers and
more in Pewter Report’s 2012 Buccaneers Season Awards.
Manuel, Ansah Shine In South’s 21-16 Senior Bowl Win
BYU defensive end Ezekiel Ansah had two sacks, a forced fumble and a pass breakup, while Florida State quarterback E.J. Manuel rushed for a touchdown and threw a 20-yard TD pass to Alabama TE Michael Williams as the South beat the North, 21-16, in the 2013 Senior Bowl. Find out who else starred in Pewter Report's game coverage.
SR's Fab 5 - 1-26
FREE SR's FAB 5: Why are the Bucs very high on two rising OTs – Alabama's D.J. Fluker and Oklahoma's Lane Johnson? Would Washington CB Desmond Trufant be a good fit in Tampa Bay? Which sleeper CB are the Bucs interested in? Get the answers, plus inside scoop and insight on Gerald McCoy and the Senior Bowl QBs in this edition of SR's Fab 5.
Pewter Report’s 2013 Bucs 7-Round Mock Draft 1.0
Normally reserved just for Insiders, Pewter Report is making the first 2013 mock draft free to everyone this week. Pewter Report publisher Scott Reynolds offers up his first 7-round
Bucs mock draft of 2013. Who is Tampa Bay’s first-round pick? How many
cornerbacks will the Bucs draft? Get the answers right here.
PR Chat With Mark Cook Transcript 1-25
The offseason is here and every Friday at 11:00 a.m. ET the Pewter
Report Chat offers the forum to have Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans ask
questions to a member of the Pewter Report staff. This week it is editor Mark Cook who answered your questions. Below is the full transcript from today's chat.
The Senior Bowl Daily Report: Inside The South Practice 1-23
What last second roster changes took place on Wednesday at the Senior Bowl? What offensive linemen stood out during the course of Wednesday's practice? Which Gator players got the best of their cross-state rival Seminoles Wednesday? Find out these answers and more in this South team practice report brought to you by The Theater Doctor.
The Senior Bowl Daily Report: Inside The North Practice 1-23
Which former Rutgers linebacker has been showing tremendous leadership
for the North team during this week's Senior Bowl practices? Which
Syracuse offensive lineman had one of the most consistent weeks of
practice? What position did the front office contingent from Tampa Bay
spend time watching on Wednesday? Find out in this North team practice
report sponsored by The Theater Doctor.
Dominik Talks Draft, Coaches And Quarterback At Senior Bowl
While in Mobile scouting the Senior Bowl, Bucs general manager Mark Dominik spent 35 minutes on Tuesday with a handful of Tampa Bay media members including PewterReport.com. Dominik discussed QB Josh Freeman, free agency and the coaching staff among several other topics.
The Senior Bowl Daily Report: Inside The South Practice 1-22
Which Gator player got the best of a Seminole on Tuesday? How did the running backs look in pass protection drills? Which South team DT had a great day and looks up to Patriots NT Vince Wilfork? Get these answers and more in this Pewter Report Senior Bowl practice report sponsored by The Theater Doctor.
The Senior Bowl Daily Report: Inside The North Practice 1-22
Which receivers made the biggest impressions on Tuesday morning at the Senior Bowl practices? Which of the three North team QBs was the most consistent? And which offensive lineman has worked himself potentially into the Top 10? Get the answers to these questions and more in this Senior Bowl Practice report sponsored by The Theater Doctor.