The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed former Oakland Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown to a one-year contract Tuesday. The Bucs are hoping Brown, 38, will serve as a mentor for rookie WR Michael Clayton while playing an integral role in Jon Gruden's offense, which he thrived in as a Raider.
The Buccaneers took the field for a padded practice on Tuesday morning and a special teams workout in the afternoon. Which players looked good? Which players didn't? Get the inside scoop and expert analysis on all of the action from Tuesday's practices in this Pewter Insider article.
Tampa Bay starting left tackle Derrick Deese underwent surgery Tuesday morning to repair a bone spur on his left foot. He will be sidelined 7-10 days. In other injury news, linebacker Derrick Brooks sprained his knee and Jamel White suffered a concussion during Tuesday morning's practice, and the widely-popular Buccaneer Blitz on 620 WDAE will make its 2004 debut on Wed., Aug. 11. Get more news and notes from Bucs training camp in this notebook.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers held a 4:15 p.m. press conference at Disney's Wide World of Sports complex near Orlando to announce the signing of former Oakland Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown. Brown, 38, is reunited with Bucs head coach Jon Gruden, general manager Bruce Allen, running back Charlie Garner and guard Matt Stinchcomb, all of whom worked with Brown in Oakland. In order to make room for Brown on their roster, the Bucs waived WR James Williams.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers took the field at Disney's Wide World of Sports complex for two more training camp practices Monday. The first practice, which got heated and physical, was eventful and featured some big plays from several players. Who looked good? Who didn't? Get expert analysis and observations from both practices in this 1,900-word Pewter Insider article.
PewterReport.com has the latest news from Tampa Bay Buccaneers training camp, including an injury report on several players, an update on free agent wide receiver Tim Brown and the Bucs' attempt to sign him, WR Joe Jurevicius' new baby and details and comments from the Monday morning skirmish between fullback Greg Comella and safety Dwight Smith.
Tampa Bay is just one week into training camp and some players are already starting to separate themselves from others. Which players stood out during Sunday morning's padded practice? Which ones might be in trouble? Get answers to these questions and more in this installment of Inside Bucs Training Camp.
PewterReport.com has the latest news from Buccaneers training camp at Disney's Wide World of Sports complex near Orlando, including an update on several injured Bucs players and comments from Tampa Bay Lightning head coach John Tortorella, who addressed the Buccaneers players and coaches after Sunday morning's practice.
PewterReport.com has the inside scoop from Tampa Bay's Saturday morning training camp practice. Who defensive back had the best day on defense? Which receiver made the catch of the day? Which two players got into a scuffle? The answers to these questions and more are found in this detailed Pewter Insider camp report.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers held one morning practice Saturday ahd allowed the players to take the afternoon off as originally scheduled. PewterReport.com has this notebook full of news and notes from Disney's Wide of Sports complex, including injury updates as well as the story behind the play made on the practice field that extended the players' curfew by one hour on Saturday night.