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Reports: Raiders to give Jon Gruden 10 years, $100 million

Reports: Raiders to give Jon Gruden 10 years, $100 million

Jon Gruden is coming back to the NFL, and the Oakland Raiders are paying a Las Vegas jackpot to get him.The former Bucs coach — who guided Tampa Bay to its only Super Bowl championship after the 2002 season — will be reportedly introduced...
Published: 01/05/18
With Gruden headed to Raiders, maybe Bucs liked Koetter better than this field of candidates

With Gruden headed to Raiders, maybe Bucs liked Koetter better than this field of candidates

Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter said it took 'courage,' for the Glazer family, which owns the team, to bring him and his staff back for 2018 following a 5-11 record this season."They are going to give me and my staff the opportunity to come back and fix...
Published: 01/05/18
Could Bucs follow Jaguars’ path? ‘Same thing could happen here’

Could Bucs follow Jaguars’ path? ‘Same thing could happen here’

If there is hope for the 2018 Bucs, for how big a single season's turnaround can be in bringing a losing team back to the postseason, it is 200 miles to the northeast, in Jacksonville.The Jaguars will host a playoff game on Sunday against Buffalo ...
Published: 01/04/18
Playing time earns Bucs’ Kwon Alexander a nice raise for 2018

Playing time earns Bucs’ Kwon Alexander a nice raise for 2018

Kwon Alexander's big NFL payday is still likely a year away, but the former fourth-round pick will earn a hefty raise in 2018.That's thanks to the NFL's "Proven Performance Escalator," designed to compensate low-round draft picks who have played sign...
Published: 01/03/18
Bucs safety T.J. Ward arrested on felony drug charge

Bucs safety T.J. Ward arrested on felony drug charge

Bucs safety T.J. Ward is not starting his offseason off well.Ward, 31 and two months away from being an unrestricted free agent, was arrested at his Tampa apartment at 8:11 a.m. Wednesday on an outstanding warrant relating to a previous (and unreport...
Published: 01/03/18
Bucs to face NFL-high eight playoff teams in 2018

Bucs to face NFL-high eight playoff teams in 2018

With the completion of the 2017 season, the Bucs now know all of their opponents for 2018 — the specific dates of the schedule won't be released until April.What the Bucs do know — for the second year in a row, they'll have an unusually d...
Published: 01/03/18
Bucs rookie Chris Godwin named NFC Offensive Player of the Week after game-winning TD vs. Saints

Bucs rookie Chris Godwin named NFC Offensive Player of the Week after game-winning TD vs. Saints

Chris Godwin will never forget the first touchdown reception of his NFL career.The Bucs rookie receiver caught a game-winning 39-yard touchdown pass from Jameis Winston with nine seconds left in the Bucs' 31-24 win over the Saints Sunday.Godwin finis...
Published: 01/03/18
John Lynch on short list for Hall of Fame

John Lynch on short list for Hall of Fame

Times staff and wiresFormer Bucs safety John Lynch is one of 15 modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.Lynch, the 49ers GM , played 11 of his 15 seasons with Tampa Bay and was a nine-time Pro Bowler."Humbled, Honored, Thankful and Ble...
Published: 01/03/18
Jon Gruden confirms the obvious: there’s ‘a good chance,’ he will coach the Oakland Raiders

Jon Gruden confirms the obvious: there’s ‘a good chance,’ he will coach the Oakland Raiders

Jon Gruden finally admitted what everyone has believed is true: he has interviewed for the Oakland Raiders' head coaching job and says "there's a good chance" he will take it.Appearing on ESPN's Golic and Wingo show, Gruden said he had interviewed wi...
Published: 01/03/18
For USF’s Nigel Harris, third time the charm with hometown Bucs

For USF’s Nigel Harris, third time the charm with hometown Bucs

Nigel Harris did not register a tackle in Sunday's Bucs win against the Saints, and did not play a single snap on defense.But the former Hillsborough High and USF standout made his Bucs debut on special teams, playing 17 snaps and getting a head star...
Published: 01/03/18