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6-10, 4th in NFC South
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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

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Being a rookie QB can be tough

The Vikings' Teddy Bridgewater finished his rookie season with a .500 record. However, the five other first-round QBs taken in the last three seasons all had losing records to begin their careers.

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Biggest remaining holes for all 32 teams

The Colts still need depth behind RB Frank Gore, and the Bucs could use a receiver opposite Mike Evans. Football Outsiders analyzes the biggest post-draft needs for every team.

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¿Por qué Roberto Aguayo?

Los Tampa Bay Buccaneers realizaron una de las selecciones más controvertidas del draft al elegir al pateador de origen mexicano de FSU en la segunda ronda del draft. Leer

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Dominik: Buccaneers' replacement of Dungy

ESPN NFL Insider Mark Dominik shares what it was like as a member of the Buccaneers staff after the 2001 season when the team was searching for Tony Dungy's replacement.

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Do Bucs need another WR?

With an aging Vincent Jackson and no receivers taken in this year's Bucs draft, JuJu Smith-Schuster could be the player to pick in next year's NFL draft for Tampa Bay. Way-too-early 2017 mock draft (Insider)

Bucs had a great draft; here's the kicker

John Clayton loves the moves Tampa Bay GM Jason Licht pulled off during the draft, including moving up to select Roberto Aguayo. The Bucs fielded one of Clayton's favorite classes from the 2016 draft. Clayton: Top draft classes

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Draft hurt Glennon's market

No trade worth making for Mike Glennon ever came across Tampa Bay GM Jason Licht's desk, and Glennon remains on the roster for at least one more year. Why was Glennon's market impacted by the draft more than the other tradable quarterbacks? NFL trade market

Clayton: Jags, Bucs, Lions among draft winners (1:27)

Team Stats

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

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