With Tampa Bay receiving inconsistent play from kickers Matt Bryant and Todd France, could the Buccaneers find an upgrade at that particular position in free agency or through a trade? Pewter Report's Jim Flynn uses this installment of Flynn's Focus to identify a kicker who is tearing it in training camp with another team and will likely become available in a few weeks.
With injuries taking their toll on Tampa Bay's offensive line, the Buccaneers brought back a familiar face Sunday, signing tackle Todd Steussie to a one-year contract worth league minimum. Steussie's one-year stint in Tampa Bay didn't work out after the Bucs tried to move him from left to right tackle. This time, however, Steussie will be playing at left tackle in hopes of sticking around. Read about this story and more in this training camp notebook.
Injuries are starting to take their toll on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. With tackles Derrick Deese and Kenyatta Walker sidelined with injuries, the Bucs signed T Jeff Hatch and worked out several offensive linemen on Saturday. Pewter Report has this story along with several other notes from Bucs training camp in this notebook.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were back in full pads when they took the practice field on Friday morning. Which Bucs defensive players stood out during the morning workout? Who didn't fare so well on the offensive side of the ball? Pewter Report has filed this article with answers to these questions and more expert analysis and observations from Bucs training camp.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers held their morning practice in full pads on Friday morning, but the afternoon workout was cut short due to severe weather in the area. Pewter Report has compiled a notebook from Friday's practices with news regarding T Lance Nimmo's retirement, the signing of LS Brian Sawyer and the release of QB Jared Allen.
How did the Buccaneers fare in the field goal kicking department on Thursday? Which wide receivers looked good, and which ones didn't? Which players drew the ire of head coach Jon Gruden? Get the inside scoop on the Buccaneers' Thursday morning practice in this Pewter Insider report from Disney's Wide World of Sports complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. NOTE: There will not be a PI story on today's afternoon special teams practice.
Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden touched on several topics today after Thursday's non-padded morning practice, including the absence of safety Jermaine Phillips, the hole that rookies Larry Brackins and Rick Razzano are in due to missing practice time with hamstring injuries and the Bucs' improved field goal kicking. Also, the Bucs signed rookie fullback Steve Kriewald. PewterReport.com brings you all of the latest news from training camp in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
How did Bucs general manager Bruce Allen manage to squeeze $6 million worth of rookie signings into the salary cap when the Bucs only had about $4 million of cap room to spare - even with the release of right tackle Todd Steussie? Did Allen restructure any player's contracts to create more cap room? Which Bucs defensive back has added 15 pounds of muscle this offseason? Which first-day 2005 draft pick may the Bucs regret selecting in April? Why is Cadillac Williams atop the Bucs' depth chart at running back? Who were the two best performers during the first week of Bucs training camp? The answers to these questions, plus some scoop on the Bucs defensive tackle position and more can be found in this week's scoop-filled edition of SR's Fab Five - the premier insider column on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers suffered an injury along their offensive line in Wednesday's only practice. Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden gave his players the afternoon off as a reward, but only after a spirited session of 1-on-1 linemen drills. Read the latest news from Bucs training camp at Disney's Wide World of Sports in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.