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Bucs select Tampa native Vernon Hargreaves III in first round of NFL draft
After trading down two spots to No. 11, the Bucs made a move aimed at improving their pass defense by selecting home-grown cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III, a Tampa native who played at Wharton High...
Florida’s Vernon Hargreaves III walk son the stage after being selected by the Bucs as the 11th pick in the first round of the 2016 NFL football draft. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Florida's Vernon Hargreaves III poses for photos after being selected by Tampa Bay Buccaneers as the 11th pick in the first round of the 2016 NFL football draft.
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Bucs Draft Analysis: Defensive Line

Bucs Draft Analysis: Defensive Line

The Bucs have seven selections, including the No. 9 overall pick, in the 2016 NFL draft to be held April 28-30 in Chicago. The Tampa Tribune is examining the team’s needs at one position per day.
Published: 04/24/16
Updated: 04/25/16

Sapp kicks off his STEALTH camp series in Pasco County

HUDSON -- That distinctive laugh could be heard halfway across Veterans Memorial Park.
Published: 04/24/16
Now with final say on personnel, GM Licht eager to make Bucs relevant again

Now with final say on personnel, GM Licht eager to make Bucs relevant again

After an eventful offseason that saw him gain authority and lose his right-hand man within a dizzying 24-hour span, Jason Licht is eager to turn around a franchise that made the wrong kind of history in 2015.
Published: 04/24/16
Bucs Draft Analysis: Offensive Line

Bucs Draft Analysis: Offensive Line

Along with the development of rookie QB Jameis Winston, no position on the 2015 Bucs exceeded expectations more than the offensive line.
Published: 04/24/16
Selmon’s impact on community still felt 40 years after draft

Selmon’s impact on community still felt 40 years after draft

TAMPA — Forty years ago — before the league staged a combine, before around-the-clock analysis, even before the birth of ESPN — the expansion Tampa Bay Buccaneers rather quietly made the franchise’s first selection in the ...
Published: 04/23/16
Bucs Draft Analysis: Running Back

Bucs Draft Analysis: Running Back

Given current players' lack of depth and the absence of a true fullback, this is a spot the Bucs may have to target at some point during the draft.
Published: 04/23/16
Book by Selmon’s widow shows other side of Bucs legend

Book by Selmon’s widow shows other side of Bucs legend

TAMPA — Lee Roy Selmon’s widow, Claybra, has released a book — “A Life That Shined: Lee Roy Selmon.”
Published: 04/22/16
Updated: 04/23/16
Bucs take closer look at defensive end Spence

Bucs take closer look at defensive end Spence

TAMPA — Unlike a year ago, when they publicly celebrated the arrival of quarterbacks Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota to their campus, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have remained quite mum this spring regarding the pre-draft visits prospects have ...
Published: 04/22/16
Bucs Draft Analysis: Linebacker

Bucs Draft Analysis: Linebacker

The Bucs have seven selections, including the No. 9 overall pick, in the 2016 NFL draft to be held April 28-30 in Chicago. The Tampa Tribune is examining the team’s needs at one position per day.
Published: 04/22/16
Bucs Draft Analysis: Quarterback

Bucs Draft Analysis: Quarterback

In the week leading up to the draft, The Tampa Tribune will examine the team’s needs at one position per day.
Published: 04/21/16