Tampa Bay Buccaneers
You don’t pass up a potential franchise quarterback. Not in today’s pass-happy NFL.
Selecting a Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback won’t end the debate about who the Tampa Bay Buccaneers should take with the first overall pick in the NFL draft.
The pick would certainly come as a shock, though there have been some questions as to whether Winston is mature enough for the NFL spotlight.
“We have to assist him in growing and developing as a man,” David Cornwell said. “And it’s not going to be easy. If he messes up again, he’s done.”
The Florida State star threw passes for nearly an hour Tuesday, demonstrating arm strength, accuracy and stamina. His next public workout might be as the top pick in the NFL draft.
The Jets are in need of a franchise quarterback, though the price tag to trade up to No. 1 would be astronomical, perhaps several first-round picks.
Brad Johnson’s comments were published by the Tampa Bay Times after the NFL launched an investigation into whether the Patriots intentionally deflated footballs.
Federal agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least three visiting NFL teams’ medical staffs as part of an investigation into former players’ claims that teams mishandled prescription drugs.
Petitgout’s attorney said Tuesday the allegations are “baseless” and he intends to “vigorously defend” the former offensive lineman.
56-14. You just don’t see scores like that in the NFL very often. Tampa Bay didn’t look like an NFL team last night, not scoring until the fourth quarter. For Atlanta, this was exactly the performance it needed.
Here’s a look at the key fantasy players on both sides, and our recommendation on whether you should start them or sit them in your fantasy lineup.
Week 3’s Thursday night matchup features two NFC South teams that made headlines for all the wrong reasons last season.
When he was drafted by the Houston Oilers in 1985, no-one expected Steve Tasker to last very long in the NFL. He may not have lasted more than one season in Houston, but the minute wide receiver and special teams ace last 12 more with the Buffalo Bills. He knows what it takes overcome adversity, but when it comes to this week’s game on Thursday Night Football, Tasker isn’t sure the Tampa Bay Buccaneers can overcome the strong Atlanta Falcons.
The Bucs took a gamble signing Michael Johnson to a huge contract, and this season, he has to be the guy.
Coach Lovie Smith emphasized Monday that the Bucs had arranged a “visit” by the free agent guard but that a signing wasn’t necessarily imminent.