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2018 Bucs’ Opponent in Question: Pittsburgh Steelers

How’d they do in 2017? The short answer is: well. They finished 13-3, good enough to earn them a playoff berth, complete with a first-round bye, after winning the AFC North. However, they would succumb to the Jacksonville Jaguars in the divisional round during a 45-42 shootout that contradicted the

Come Mock our Mock Draft

Last week we mocked. Now we return to be mocked. Like every site that writes about NFL football, we here at Buccaneers.com have spent the last couple months posting mock drafts, throwing our predictions for the first round of the 2018 draft into the ho…

Buccaneers Final Mock Draft Roundup

Draft Week is upon us, which means this is the last edition of Mock Draft Roundup before we know the Bucs’ pick for real. This week’s mocks have seen analysts hone in even more on safety Derwin James out of Florida State as the Bucs’ first pick of the draft. This is based largely on the fact

Buccaneers Mock Draft Roundup 11.0

While the consensus still has the Bucs addressing the secondary and taking either safety Derwin James from Florida State or defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick from Alabama with their first pick of the 2018 NFL Draft, there are a couple more analysts who…

Who’s First? Four Potential Opening-Day Foes

On Wednesday, the NFL revealed its 2018 preseason schedule, which includes a nationally-televised game for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. That appetizer heralded the imminent arrival of the main course: the full, 256-game regular-season schedule, which is l…

4 Fast Facts About the Bucs’ 2018 Preseason Schedule

1. The preseason provides a first look at new faces. The Bucs have been busy adding to their roster this offseason, even before the 2018 NFL Draft where they will add a few more. Their big splash signing came in the form of a trade for New York Giants’ Pro Bowl defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. He

Roundtable: Where Will the QBs Land?

The 1983 NFL Draft is famous for its first-round run on quarterbacks, and rightfully so. Not only did that draft set a still-standing record with six passers going in the opening frame, but it was largely a successful group. Todd Blackledge (7th overall) didn’t really work out for the Kansas City

Buccaneers Mock Draft Roundup 10.0

Save for a couple outliers, most draft experts are pegging the Buccaneers to select a defensive back with their seventh overall pick of the 2018 NFL Draft. Whether that defensive back is a corner or safety seems to be up for debate. The three most popu…

PFF Pegs Barkley for Bucs in Latest Mock

If you’re a Bucs fan, you should be rooting for that front-loaded quarterback grab. The more quarterbacks are taken in the first six picks, the more chance one of those top three non-QB prospects are available at pick number seven. Even in mock drafts where one of the big three are available, it&

Buccaneers Mock Draft Roundup 9.0

It’s April. That means it’s Draft Month, people. With the majority of free agency moves in the rear-view mirror, all focus has shifted to the upcoming draft and team needs left unfulfilled. Most experts have the Bucs addressing their secondary need, with three prospect names emerging in particular