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Former Bucs cornerback Darrelle Revis charged with assault

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Former Tampa Bay Bucs’ cornerback Darrelle Revis is in trouble, and this time, it isn’t because of a blown coverage. Revis has been charged with four felonies and a misdemeanor following a scuffle that left two men unconscious in the street. Revis’ attorney, Blaine Jones, told ESPN that he was trying to get Revis to surrender to police. Jones said Revis was attacked by at least five men and “feared for his safety.” Revis is a former Tampa Bay cornerback…

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What will the Tampa Bay Bucs do with running back Doug Martin?

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The biggest question of the off-season for the Tampa Bay Bucs remains unanswered. Should the Bucs tackle running back Doug Martin? Or should they let him run free? It is a difficult question. Martin will miss the first three games of the season after testing positive for drugs, which means it was his second positive. Since his suspension lets the team off the hook of his high-priced contract he signed before last season, it would appear that the team’s options…

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Voters elect seven to Hall of Fame, but not the Bucs’ Lynch

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Former Tampa Bay Buc great John Lynch is still short of immortality. The NFL announced its new Hall of Fame class Saturday night, and Lynch was not among them. LaDainian Tomlinson was named to the Hall. Kurt Warner, Terrell Davis, Kenny Easley, Jason Taylor, Morten Andersen and Cowboys’ owner Jerry Jones also were elected. Easley, the senior candidate, was a rare safety named to the Hall. Lynch and Brian Dawkins were left out. Ed Reed becomes eligible in two years and…

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Former Buc John Lynch hopes to get into Hall of Fame despite position

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His interception total (26) is kind of low. If you’re looking to knock John Lynch, you can begin there. His teams won only one Super Bowl. That keeps him from being a slam dunk of a candidate. He already has two teammates from his defense into the Hall. Other teams have more, but voters lose interest the more players a team has in. But if you want to know the challenge that Lynch, the great of the Tampa Bay Bucs,…

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Bucs backup quarterback Mike Glennon already garners interest

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He was an insurance policy. Nothing more. He was who you thought about when you thought about the unthinkable. The guy who might save the day if the main guy was lost. Now that Mike Glennon is a free agent, are the Tampa Bay Bucs prepared to move on without him? Oh, with starting quarterback Jameis Winston staying healthy the last two years, the Bucs really haven’t had much use for Glennon. He has thrown passes in only one game the…

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Tampa Bay Bucs place three players on AP All-Pro team

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Three members of the Tampa Bay Bucs — Mike Evans, Lavonte David and Gerald McCoy — have been named to the second team All-Pro squad, says the Associated Press. It is the second selection for David, after earning first-team honors following the 2013 campaign. He is one of only four linebackers in team history to earn multiple AP All-Pro selections, joining Derrick Brooks, Hugh Green and Hardy Nickerson. This season, David tied for the league lead in tackles for loss with…

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Bucs’ coach Dirk Koetter considers giving up play-calling duties

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The questions that coach Dirk Koetter has about the Tampa Bay Bucs starts, it turns out, with Dirk Koetter. A day after his team’s season-ending,17-16 victory over the Carolina Panthers, Koetter admitted that he was considering – just considering, mind you – surrendering his play-calling duties. “I’ve been thinking about it a lot,” Koetter said. “I am probably not ready to make any crazy announcements on any of that today because I think about a lot of stuff all the…

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