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Bucs Roster Battle Preview: Wide Receivers
Football fans, training camp is right around the corner and optimism abounds throughout Tampa Bay. But before the Bucs can make a serious playoff run, several positions will need to be solidified. PewterReport.com will take a look at some of these key positions over the next 10 days. First up – wide receivers.
SR's Fab 5 - 7-12
Why should Bucs DE Aaron Morgan be considered a training camp sleeper? How will Mark Dominik create more salary cap room in 2014? Will Luke Stocker emerge as a starting-caliber TE in 2013? What are some options at TE in 2014 in case he doesn't? Get the answers and more insight in this edition of SR's Fab 5.
Pewter Report Chat With Mark Cook Transcript 7-12
PewterReport.com editor Mark Cook hosted the weekly 11 a.m.
chat and answered a number of questions on the Bucs roster, coaching staff and the NFC South. Check out the full transcript right here and join us again next Friday for the weekly chat.
Stafford's Extension May Set Parameters For Freeman's Deal
Who is the better QB – Matthew Stafford or Josh Freeman? At first glance it might be the Lions' signal caller, but is Stafford head and shoulders above Freeman? How will Stafford's contract extension impact Freeman's new deal? PewterReport.com has the answers and takes a look at the two 2009 draftees through their first four seasons.
Bucs May Face Tough Salary Cap Choices In 2014
While the Tampa Bay front office wants to see how the 2013 season plays out, the Bucs will be looking at a tough salary cap picture in 2014 with $119 million already committed to current contracts, according to ESPN's Pat Yasinskas. This is without figuring in QB Josh Freeman's potential re-signing.
Throwback Game, Individual Game Tickets On Sale July 17
Most Bucs fans are counting down the days to the start of the season and a sign it is right around the corner is Tuesday's announcement that individual game tickets will be available next Wednesday. The Buccaneers also announced plans for their annual throwback game.
New Additions Will Make Barron, Bucs Defense Better
Bucs safety Mark Barron had an up and down 2012 rookie season. Having veteran Ronde Barber as a teammate most certainly was a benefit but the additions of Dashon Goldson and Darrelle Revis should make Barron – and the entire defense – much better in 2013.
PR Reacts: "Jaws" Has Freeman As His No. 21 QB In The NFL
Former Eagles great and current ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski has been releasing his list of the top quarterbacks in the NFL ranked 1-32. On Friday Jaworski announced Tampa Bay QB Josh Freeman as his 21st best signal caller. What was the reaction of PewteReport.com?
SR's Fab 5 - 7-5
Why did new special teams coordinator Dave Wannstedt take the job in Tampa Bay? What does Wannstedt think about the Bucs' return game? Is RT Demar Dotson worried about the arrival of Gabe Carimi? How is the battle for the 3rd WR shaping up in Tampa Bay? Get the answers and more in this edition of SR's Fab 5.
Dotson Says The Sky is The Limit For 2013 Buccaneers
Buccaneers right tackle Demar Dotson will be the 2013 training camp as the starter for the first time in his career. Despite being No. 1 on the depth chart, Dotson isn't taking anything for granted. The former Southern Miss product also thinks the Bucs can get to the postseason in 2013.
Barber Joins Bucs Preseason Television Telecasts
Bucs great Ronde Barber won't be on the field when the Buccaneers run out of the tunnel in August for the first time since 1997, but also won't be too far away. The fan favorite will be looking down from the broadcast booth for three of Tampa Bay's four preseason games this season it was announced Wednesday.
Schiano Again Says Freeman Is His Guy
Despite saying he wanted more competition at quarterback in 2013, the Buccaneers only addition was third-round draft pick Mike Glennon. Schiano, told NFL Total Access Monday that Freeman is his quarterback.
5 Reasons Why Bucs Fans Should Fill The Stadium In 2013
The 2013 Buccaneers enter the upcoming year with a ton of potential. With an exciting offense, a revamped defense and the second year of the Greg Schiano project, Mark Cook offers up five reasons why Tampa Bay fans should return to Raymond James Stadium in droves.
Evaluating Tampa Bay’s 2013 Draft Class
Now that Tampa Bay’s offseason program has concluded, PewterReport.com
breaks down each of the team’s 2013 draft picks and offers up analysis
on each new Buccaneer.
Bucs Potentially Have 15 Pro Bowlers
Which Bucs have the best chance of being named to represent the NFC in
the 2014 Pro Bowl? Thanks to the offseason work by general manager Mark
Dominik there are actually 15 possible candidates.
SR's Fab 5- 6-28
Has Bucs CB Danny Gorrer has overcome his dropped INT against Philly? What does he think about rookie CB Johnthan Banks? What CBs should the Bucs scout for the 2014 draft? Why will the Bucs offense be better in 2013? Get the answers and more in this edition of SR's Fab 5.
Pewter Report Chat With Scott Reynolds Transcript 6-28
The Pewter Report Chats happen every Friday morning at 11:00 a.m. ET on PewterReport.com. This week, publisher Scott Reynolds answered nearly 20 Bucs-related questions from our Pewter Insider subscribers. A full transcript of the chat has been made available right here.
5 Breakout Buccaneers On Defense
Which members of Tampa Bay’s defense could be on the verge of having a
breakthrough year? PewterReport.com lists five defensive players that
are poised to raise their games in 2013.
Bucs Announce 2013 Training Camp Schedule
The Buccaneers have announced their 2013 training camp schedule, which features 10 practices that are open to the public, including a night practice at Raymond James Stadium on Saturday, July 27 from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Click here for a full listing of the times and dates for the open practices.
Rice Welcomes Sapp's Endorsement For The Hall of Fame
In an interview with 98.7 The Fan, former Bucs defensive end Simeon Rice jumped into the war of words between Tampa Bay legend Warren Sapp and former Giants greats Michael Strahan and Tiki Barber. Sapp has questioned Strahan's Hall of Fame credentials and believes that Rice is just as deserving for induction.
5 Breakout Buccaneers On Offense
Which members of Tampa Bay’s offense could be on the verge of breaking
out this year? PewterReport.com lists five offensive players that are
read to elevate their games in 2013.
Bucs Will Benefit From Practicing With Patriots Again In 2013
The Bucs used two joint practices against the Patriots to their advantage in beating New England, 30-28, in the third preseason game a year ago. Tampa Bay will once again be practicing with New England and hoping to gain useful knowledge about an opponent in will face both in the preseason and in Week 3 of the regular season.
5 Offseason Observations About The Bucs
Tampa Bay's mini-camps have concluded and the team's training camp is on the horizon next month. PewterReport.com takes a look back at the Bucs' offseason and offers up five observations about a team that is trying to make a playoff push in 2013.
2013 Bucs Mini-Camp Issue Is Available On PewterReport.com
The latest issue of Pewter Report's digital magazine – the 2013 Bucs Mini-Camp Issue – is now available on PewterReport.com. Pewter Insider subscribers can access eight stories about the Buccaneers that make for some great summer reading.
5 Undrafted Free Agents To Watch In Tampa Bay
Which undrafted free agent might become the next Demar Dotson or Leonard
Johnson and make the Buccaneers’ active roster? PewterReport.com has
identified the top five candidates that could make the team in 2013.
Bucs Could Have 20 Unrestricted Free Agents In 2014
Tampa Bay general manager Mark Dominik could have his work cut out for
him next offseason as the team could have as many as 20 unrestricted
free agents, headlined by quarterback Josh Freeman and wide receiver Mike Williams.