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6-10, 4th in NFC South
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Will Winston make the leap?

The Buccaneers have done a lot of work to turn their team around, and now it all rests on the quarterback. All extra resources should go toward developing Jameis Winston. Upcoming decisions (Insider)

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Thumbs mostly up on Bucs' offseason

Our panel has a few concerns about some of Tampa Bay's moves, but overall, the Bucs got better this spring. GM Jason Licht deserves credit for that. Offseason grades (Insider)

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Why a kicker could win NFL rookie of the year

Ezekiel Elliott appears to be the favorite to earn 2016 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year honors, but KC Joyner says there's a special kicker in Tampa Bay who could put up a good fight.

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Noah Spence must prove Bucs' brass right

Tampa Bay GM Jason Licht rolled the dice on Spence in Round 2 despite off-field concerns. The rookie linebacker must act the part to make the decision worthwhile. Most to prove

Where are Buccaneers on Karabell's list?

It's never too early to start planning for your fantasy draft. Here's where the top Bucs rank in their respective position groups, according to our Eric Karabell.

  • QB: Jameis Winston (20)
  • RB: Doug Martin (8)
  • WR: Mike Evans (11)
  • TE: Austin Seferian-Jenkins (19)
  • K: Roberto Aguayo (10)
  • Defense/Special teams (24)
Karabell's top-100 fantasy rankings for 2016

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Barnwell's offseason report cards: NFC South

The Falcons, Panthers, Saints and Buccaneers kept plenty busy this offseason. Bill Barnwell grades how each NFC South team fared now that the signings and trades are all but finished.

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Best offseason acquisitions for all 32 NFL teams

From free agents to coaches and draft picks to general managers, NFL Nation reporters pick the top offseason pickup for every team. No. 1 overall pick Jared Goff and Hue Jackson make the list.

Football Outsiders' NFC South projection

With the NFL draft in the rearview mirror, Football Outsiders is ready to move on to projecting the 2016 season. Here is their way-too-early look at the NFC South:

  • 1. Carolina Panthers: 9-7
  • 2. New Orleans Saints: 7-9
  • 3. Atlanta Falcons: 7-9
  • 4. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 6-10
NFC projections (Insider)

Bucs have four talented UDFA players

Luke Rhodes and Cassanova McKinzy are an LB duo that can make the team in Tampa Bay with some more fine-tuning. On offense, Kivon Cartwright and Peyton Barber are intriguing prospects. Top 30 undrafted free agents (Insider)

Bucs making big moves

Tampa Bay won't be in the cellar for long. After fixing the offense in the last two offseasons, the defense is priority No. 1. With one more offseason of shrewd moves, beware of the Bucs. Most improved NFL teams

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Expect Spence to improve the pass rush

Noah Spence was one of the best pass rushers entering the draft. Despite his off-field issues, Tampa Bay took the pass-rushing specialist in the second round. The Bucs will need his skills to get after their division-rival QBs. Best rookie for every NFL team

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Martin Gramatica advises Roberto Aguayo (3:42)

Líder desde el tiro

El staff de entrenadores de los Tampa Bay Buccaneers no solo se fijó en la efectividad de Roberto Aguayo en su carrera como colegial, sino en la presencia como líder en el vestidor. Leer

Aguayo en el mini camp

El pateador mexicano se reporta al mini camp y ya disfruta de su sueño tras ser seleccionado por los Tampa Bay Bucaneers. Leer

Team Stats

Passing Yards240.817th
Rushing Yards135.15th
Points For21.420th
Points Against26.126th

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