Pewter Report Articles Archive
Buried Treasure In The 2013 NFL Draft - 4-4
Which unheralded, late-round NFL Draft prospects could be considered "buried treasure" and help the Buccaneers on Day 3 of the draft? Pewter Report draft expert Eric Dellaratta has the scoop in this draft feature.
Barber Loves The Idea Of Playing Alongside Goldson, Revis
While mulling over the option to return to the Bucs for a 17th season, Tampa Bay DB Ronde Barber applauded the acquisition of Pro Bowl FS Dashon Goldson and said he would love the opportunity to play alongside Pro Bowl CB Darrelle Revis in an interview with TampaBaySportsCentral.com's J.P. Peterson.
Bucs' Recent Signing Frenzy Continues With WR Smith
The Bucs continue to add free agents to their 2013 roster, the most recent of which is WR Steve Smith, who was a second-round pick of the Giants in 2007. Smith, who signed a one-year deal, will compete for the third receiver spot in Tampa Bay with Tiquan Underwood and Kevin Olgetree.
Bucs Add Kaeding To Compete With Barth At Kicker
The Buccaneers added their eighth free agent this offseason in signing former San Diego kicker Nate Kaeding, who will compete with Connor Barth during training camp and provide the team with insurance at the position in case of injury.
Bucs’ 2013 Offseason Plan Has Done Little To Excite Fans
Despite the team signing nine players this offseason, Tampa Bay’s fan base
has grown restless during free agency. But that could all change with a
trade for Pro Bowl cornerback Darrelle Revis and adding another
cornerback in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Former USF Star Selvie Set To Join Buccaneers
The Buccaneers continue to shop the bargain basement, adding former USF standout and Jaguars defensive end George Selvie. Tampa Bay added former Eagles defensive tackle Derek Landri on Friday.
Bucs Add Former Eagles DT Landri
The Buccaneers have reached a contract agreement with former Eagles defensive tackle Derek Landri. The former Notre Dame star was selected by the Jaguars in the 2007 draft and has also played in Carolina.
Bucs Extend Dotson Through The 2016 Season
PewterReport.com has learned the Buccaneers have extended starting right tackle Demar Dotson's contract through the 2016 season. Dotson was scheduled to become an unrestricted after the 2013 season.
Tight End Targets For Tampa Bay
The Buccaneers could be in the market for a tight end in the upcoming April NFL Draft. Pewter Report's Eric Dellaratta breaks down potential targets in all seven rounds and shares his thoughts on which ones may be a good fit in Tampa Bay.
Allowing Barber To Make The Call Is The Right Thing To Do
Ronde Barber is still in the process of deciding his NFL future and has yet to even set a timetable on if he returns. The Buccaneers' organization is allowing the veteran to take all the needs, which is absolutely the right decision.
Bucs Free Agent Options Shrinking; Who's Left To Fill Holes?
Free agency is entering Week 3 and the Buccaneers have done little at this point, disappointing some fans and surprising many around the league. Below is a list of positions that the Buccaneers may be looking to address along with three players at each position still available in free agency.
2013 NFL Draft Buried Treasures
Every NFL team hopes to find a diamond in the rough come draft weekend in April. In this feature Pewter Report's Eric Dellaratta lists a few players that while not highly ranked, could become productive NFL players, possibly in Tampa Bay.
SR's Fab 5 - 3-22
Why is Myron Lewis still a Buc? Is he part of the team's plans at CB in 2013? What were the multiple reasons why the Bucs favor Da'Quan Bowers over Michael Bennett at DE? Why could the Bucs still draft a DE at 13? Which playmaking WR could be an interesting first-round pick for Tampa Bay? Does Kevin Olgetree have a chance to be the No. 3 WR? Get the answers and more in this edition of SR's Fab 5.
Pewter Report Chat With Mark Cook 3-22 at 11 A.M.
Join Pewter Report's Mark Cook Friday at 11 a.m. for the weekly PR Chat exclusively for our Insiders. A Lot to talk about this week so get ready to begin submitting questions at 10:30 a.m. then join me us live at 11 a.m. to get your questions answered. A full transcript will be available following the live event.
PR Draft Analysis: Top 10 Players By Position
Who are the best players at each position? Who are some hidden gems in the draft? Find out what PewterReport.com's draft writer Eric Dellaratta thinks in this latest player rankings feature.
Bucs Lose Biggers To The Skins Adding To CB Woes
The depleted Bucs secondary took another hit on Wednesday as E.J.
Biggers signed a free agent contract with the Washington
Redskins. Biggers was never a fan favorite but was one of the Bucs better corners in 2012.
Bucs And Jets In A Standoff On Revis Trade
With the NFL Owners meeting taking place this week in Phoenix, the trade rumors and talks about Darrelle Revis are heating up. A deal could be coming this week, depending on which teams blinks first, as both appear to be holding firm in their prices willing to pay or accept.
Schiano Needs To Win Now
Believe it or not, Tampa Bay head coach Greg Schiano needs to assemble a
winning team in 2013 or risk being on the hot seat – or possibly fired
– in 2014 due to the pressures of life in the modern day NFL.
Fans' Frustrations Build As Dominik Holds Firm In Free Agency
The Buccaneers' inability to secure defensive talent other than safety Dashon Goldson has many fans on edge. Losing two starters from the defensive line has made the tension and stress levels rise even more. Is there a plan? Can the Buccaneers come out as winners in free agency? What will Dominik do to improve the defense?
Bucs Add Packers TE Crabtree
Tampa Bay added some TE competition late Friday night signing former Packers restricted free agent Tom Crabtree.
SR's Fab 5 - 3-15
Who are the highest-paid players in Tampa Bay this year? Which Bucs are overpaid and which ones are underpaid? How many Pewter Pirates are under contract in 2014? What are two ways that FS Dashon Goldson can help the Bucs? Get the answers and insight in this edition of SR's Fab 5.
Bucs D-Line Takes Another Hit As Miller Signs With Jags
The Buccaneers lost their second defensive line starter line starter this week, when DT Roy Miller signed a free agent contract with the Jaguars. Miller joins DE Michael Bennett as key components of the league's No. 1 run defense that have bolted in free agency.
Bucs Trade WR Benn To Eagles For Draft Choices
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded wide receiver Arrelious Benn to the Philadelphia Eagles for a 2013 draft pick and a conditional pick in 2014. The Bucs traded their 2013 seventh-rounder and Benn for the Eagles' sixth-rounder this year and a conditional pick in 2014.
Pewter Report Chat With SR Transcript 3-15
What's going on in free agency at One Buc Place? How will free agency affect the team's draft plans? Scott Reynolds hosted the Pewter Report Chat on Friday and answered over 30 Bucs-related questions for our Pewter Insider subscribers.
Bucs Made A Big Mistake By Letting Bennett Go
The Buccaneers' pass rush just got worse by letting defensive end Michael Bennett, the team's leading sacker in 2012, go in free agency. Bennett signed a one-year, $5-million contract with Seattle, a rising power in the NFC and a potential Super Bowl contender.