Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Bucs Beat

Rick Stroud and Greg Auman

Uber called Jameis Winston about ‘you or someone in the vehicle with you’

Uber called Jameis Winston about ‘you or someone in the vehicle with you’

Tampa Bay Times has listened to a voicemail Jameis Winston received from Uber relating to the March 2016 incident in Arizona.The NFL is investigating the allegations that Winston grabbed a female Uber driver's crotch in 2016.In the call, someone...
Published: 11/17/17

Jameis Winston says groping allegations are ‘false’

Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston denied allegations by an Arizona Uber driver that he groped her in 2016. The NFL confirmed it is investigating the incident.Winston released a statement on his Twitter account saying the driver was 'confused,' by the n...
Published: 11/17/17
Bucs’ linemen ready for challenge of containing Dolphins’ Suh

Bucs’ linemen ready for challenge of containing Dolphins’ Suh

Asked if Miami's Ndamukong Suh is the toughest defensive tackle he's gone against, Bucs center Ali Marpet stops short of an answer."I'll let you know after the game," said Marpet, preparing for Sunday's game against the Dolphins as the Bucs seek thei...
Published: 11/17/17
Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick says Bucs are talented enough put together a win streak

Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick says Bucs are talented enough put together a win streak

Bucs quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick will try to make it two wins in a row against AFC East teams when he faces the Miami Dolphins Sunday.Fitzpatrick says he didn't play as well as he can in a 15-10 win over the New York Jets last Sunday. But with recei...
Published: 11/16/17
Stat fix gives Gerald McCoy 2nd sack against Jets

Stat fix gives Gerald McCoy 2nd sack against Jets

Gerald McCoy knows sacks are hard to come by in the NFL, and it's rarer still to get one on a Wednesday.The NFL issued a stat correction, taking a sack in Sunday's 15-10 win againsts the Jets that was originally credited to Robert Ayers and giving it...
Published: 11/16/17
CFL team’s limbo celebration means Bucs must get creative

CFL team’s limbo celebration means Bucs must get creative

The Bucs are certainly focused on simply scoring touchdowns more often, but if they do find themselves in the end zone, they can join in on the Newfound Fun League's loosened celebration rules.Across the league, there have been creative celebrations ...
Published: 11/15/17
Remorseful Mike Evans returns from one-game suspension: ‘I’ve got to be a lot smarter.’

Remorseful Mike Evans returns from one-game suspension: ‘I’ve got to be a lot smarter.’

Mike Evans watched the Bucs' 15-10 win over the Jets last Sunday on television from his home in Texas as he served a one-game suspension.He was happy his team won but said he never wants to put himself in that situation again."It was tough. It was we...
Published: 11/15/17
Ex-Steelers CB Senquez Golson eager for fresh start with Bucs

Ex-Steelers CB Senquez Golson eager for fresh start with Bucs

Senquez Golson is a player who has been defined by his injuries. He's hoping that can change in a fresh start with the Bucs."It feels good … It's been a while since I felt how I'm feeling now," said the cornerback, 24, who worked out for the Bu...
Published: 11/15/17
Gerald McCoy on potential Goodell extension: ‘Five zero million?’

Gerald McCoy on potential Goodell extension: ‘Five zero million?’

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell could be getting a new contract that pushes his annual salary to just under $50-million, and that's a big number, even for the Bucs' highest-paid player, DT Gerald McCoy."How much? Five zero? Annually? That means every ...
Published: 11/15/17
Bucs LB Lavonte David: ‘I love the Creamsicle uniforms’

Bucs LB Lavonte David: ‘I love the Creamsicle uniforms’

For Bucs fans who long for a throwback game with those old-school orange uniforms from Tampa Bay's humble roots, Lavonte David is right there with you.The Bucs linebacker, appearing on NFL Network's "Good Morning Football" show on Tuesday, said he'd ...
Published: 11/15/17