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Bucs’ Joe Hawley eager to hit the road with a pooch named Freedom

Bucs’ Joe Hawley eager to hit the road with a pooch named Freedom

TAMPA — In football, a center must be comfortable operating in close quarters, and to that extent, Joe Hawley's life hasn't changed at all.Everything else is radically new and different.After eight years in the NFL — the last three with t...
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Bucs uniform ranked 32nd among NFL teams, because there isn’t a 33rd

Bucs uniform ranked 32nd among NFL teams, because there isn’t a 33rd

The Bucs' uniforms got a lukewarm response when they were unveiled in 2014, and the reaction to them hasn't improved with age.But, how bad are they, exactly?The worst. The absolute worst.At least in the opinion of Sacramento Bee reporter Matt Barrows...
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Why the Bucs should not take the best player in the draft

Why the Bucs should not take the best player in the draft

Saquon Barkley might be the most talented running back to ever come out of college.The 21-year-old out of Penn State is strong, fast, elusive. His immense skill is surpassed only by his tireless work ethic and high character.This guy isn't just reall...
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Von Miller under investigation in hammerhead shark catch

Von Miller under investigation in hammerhead shark catch

DENVER — Broncos linebacker Von Miller is potentially in hot water after a social media post in which he poses with a bloody hammerhead shark that was caught on a fishing expedition. Checking in on @VonMiller pic.twitter.com/pLCHzBDArf— Sport...
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Bucs focused on improving red-zone touchdown percentage, run-pass options

Bucs focused on improving red-zone touchdown percentage, run-pass options

The NFL is a copycat league. Spot a trend from a successful team, and you can bet everyone will attempt to imitate it.That's really what the off-season is for if you are part of a coaching staff."We do a lot of tape study," Bucs coach Dirk Koetter sa...
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Patriots’ Julian Edelman may have thwarted a school shooting

Patriots’ Julian Edelman may have thwarted a school shooting

New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman was in Texas visiting his former teammate Danny Amendola late last month when he received a direct message on his Instagram account: "Dude, there is a kid in your comment section says he s going to shoot u...
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Jameis Winston unveils ‘Dream Room’ full of technology at Alexander Elementary

Jameis Winston unveils ‘Dream Room’ full of technology at Alexander Elementary

Football and education have been the pursuits of Jameis Winston's life and career.So it's not surprising he chose to use his popularity and platform as the Bucs quarterback to help underprivileged students chase their dreams.On Tuesday morning, Winst...
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Chris Simms says he failed a drug test as Bucs QB

Chris Simms says he failed a drug test as Bucs QB

Former Bucs quarterback Chris Simms, now a football analyst with Bleacher Report, said on his podcast Tuesday that he lost four game checks as a result of a failed drug test while he was with the Bucs."It's miserable," Simms said of his memories of N...
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Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Exclusive interview with Joel Glazer

Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Exclusive interview with Joel Glazer

In an exclusive interview with Rick Stroud, Bucs co-chairman Joel Glazer discusses what went wrong with the team in 2017, why GM Jason Licht and head coach Dirk Koetter are back, any interest Tampa Bay may have had in Jon Gruden and what he thinks of...
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Brian Billick: Bucs can break out as this year’s Saints

Brian Billick: Bucs can break out as this year’s Saints

A year ago, the Bucs were a popular pick to improve on a 9-7 record in 2015 and get into the playoffs again. And while Tampa Bay fell well short of those hopes with a 5-11 record in 2017, their strong push in the last month is again convincing NFL ex...
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