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QB Cutting Starts w/ Release of Gradkowski

The Buccaneers have begun the process of streamlining their QB spot, as today they cut Bruce Gradkowski, the former 6th-round pick from Toledo.  Gradkowski was one of many QB’s on the roster, and this could clear the way for one of the others to make it on the team.  Last season he played in four […]

Bucs Get Griese from the Bears for an Undisclosed Pick

The Bucs have spent a lot of time the last year looking for a quality backup, and today they found one with a deal with the Bears for former Bucs QB Brian Griese.  The team will bring the 33-year-old back to be the backup for Jeff Garcia.  The deal is for an undisclosed draft pick, […]

Five Needs this Offseason for the Bucs from Scouts Inc.

Wide receiver — The Buccaneers are looking to upgrade their speed on the offensive side of the football. Wide receivers Joey Galloway and Ike Hilliard are past their primes, even though Galloway is still an explosive downfield threat. He led all receivers with six touchdowns and averaged 17.8 yards per reception. Backup Michael Clayton continues […]

Bucs Finish Preseason Tonight At Home vs Houston

The Buccaneers host the Houston Texans tonight at Raymond James Stadium in the preseason finale for both teams.  The Bucs are 2-and-1 in preseason play while the Texans are also 2-and-1.  Bucs head coach Jon Gruden says many of the team’s star players will get little or no playing time tonight, and that includes Jeff Garcia, […]

Gruden Mocking Simms Condition?

  Interesting tidbit from Pro Football Weekly: “The word out of Buccaneers camp is that coach Jon Gruden has a new nickname for QB Chris Simms. Gruden has been heard calling Simms “basket case,” because something just doesn’t appear right with Simms, who has been slow to recover from a ruptured spleen and is buried on […]

Bucs Lose Cash, Olajubutu For Season

The Buccaneers have lost two young linebackers to season-ending injuries.  Antoine Cash and Sam Olajubutu were placed on injured reserve Monday.  Cash seriously injured his knee and Olajubutu suffered a torn Achilles during Saturday’s 31-19 preseason loss at Jacksonville.  Head coach Jon Gruden says Cash was starting to come on.  Meanwhile, quarterback Chris Simms did […]

Gruden Sounds Off On Simms

The Buccaneers practiced twice yesterday. The morning practice took place indoors. Afterward, head coach Jon Gruden became irritated with the questioning regarding the status of quarterback Chris Simms. Gruden says Simms is healthy and will not go on injured reserve and that he needs to pick up his play. The team will break camp after […]