Posts Tagged ‘Derrick Brooks’

Top 10 Draft Picks in Buccaneers History

10 Hugh Green Green played 5 years in Tampa and made two pro bowls. His career in Tampa was cut short by injures. Leading the team to trade him away. But Green still put up good numbers with the Buccs. 54 games played 12.5 sacks, five interceptions, and two career touchdowns. 9 John Lynch Lynch […]

Derrick Brooks Retires

From the Tampa Tribune, Derrick Brooks has retired from the NFL at age 37. There will be a ceremony for him with the Bucs on Thursday.

Morris Doesn’t Want to See Brooks End Up w/ Saints

Raheem Morris does not want to see Derrick Brooks end up in a Saints uniform: Bucs coach Raheem Morris would need some time to grow accustomed to LB Derrick Brooks, 36, playing in a Saints uniform. Brooks, released by the Bucs in February, impressed Saints coaches at a workout Wednesday but has not been offered […]

Former Buc Brooks Thinks He Can Still Have an Impact Somewhere

There’s still one name free agent defensive player on the market, and that is long-time Buccaneer linebacker Derrick Brooks. His name has not been mentioned by a lot of teams as of late, even though Brooks has been rather outspoken about wanting to play in 2009. The Tampa Tribune Blog today had some interesting comments […]

Seems Like the Ship Has Sailed Between Bucs and Brooks

If your looking for the Bucs to bring back veteran LB and fan favorite Derrick Brooks – don’t get your hopes up. The Tampa Tribune reports that coach Raheem Morris did comment this past weekend on Brooks, and it does not sound like he’ll be back. “You never want to say no to anything. You […]

Linebacker Brooks Improving After Rib Injury

From: St. Petersburg Times Bucs LB Derrick Brooks (ribs) was unable to practice but showed improvement Wednesday, bolstering hopes he will play in his 223rd consecutive game Sunday. Brooks was injured at Atlanta and limited late in the overtime loss Sunday. He has been in significant pain, but coach Jon Gruden expressed optimism about his […]

Bucs-Falcons Injury Report Due Today

The injury report is due out today for Sunday’s home opener for the Buccaneers as they take on the Atlanta Falcons at Raymond James Stadium. Head coach Jon Gruden said Monday that Jeff Garcia’s ankle swelled up after their season opening loss at New Orleans. Gruden says Garcia is questionable for the game. Linebacker Derrick […]