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Buccaneers pick up Jameis Winston's fifth-year option
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- to the surprise of nobody -- are putting their faith in Jameis Winston. The team on Tuesday picked up the quarterback's $20.922 million fifth-year option.
Surgery sidelines Demar Dotson for OTAs, minicamp
Buccaneers offensive tackle Demar Dotson will miss organized-team activities and minicamp after undergoing surgery to repair a torn meniscus.
Buccaneers make Ryan Jensen highest-paid center
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed center Ryan Jensen to a four-year, $42 million deal with $22 million guaranteed, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers release DT Chris Baker
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released defensive tackle Chris Baker. Baker signed a three-year, $15.75 million contract with the Bucs last offseason.
Buccaneers release RB Doug Martin after six seasons
The Buccaneers announced on Tuesday they've released veteran running back Doug Martin. Tampa will save $6.75 million on the salary cap by releasing the running back.
Who's safe? Who's out? NFC coaches on hot seat
Will the Giants poach Jim Schwartz from their NFC East rivals? Are Bruce Arians and Pete Carroll ready to retire? Ian Rapoport takes a look at potential coaching changes in the NFC.
Buccaneers will keep coach Dirk Koetter for 2018
Despite the team's 4-11 mark, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will keep head coach Dirk Koetter for the 2018 season. Koetter has been with the Bucs for the past two years.
Evans intends to apologize to Lattimore for Week 9 hit
The last time the Buccaneers faced the Saints in Week 9, Mike Evans had a meltdown, launching himself into the back of New Orleans CB Marshon Lattimore. Evans said he plans to apologize to the rookie Sunday.
Dirk Koetter: Speculation about my future distracting
The rumors swirling around Tampa Bay regarding Dirk Koetter's Buccaneers coaching job being in jeopardy are starting to grow louder, and the second-year coach says it's distracting.
Carolina Panthers clinch playoff berth in win over Bucs
They're back. The Carolina Panthers clinched a playoff berth Sunday with their 22-19 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Here's what we learned from the game.
Bucs are preferred destination in a Jon Gruden return
Every year rumors circulate about Jon Gruden possibly returning to coaching. Sources close to Gruden have told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport that this year may actually be different.
Jameis Winston's performance offers glimmer of hope
Jameis Winston has been disappointing this season, but his performance on Monday night against Atlanta showed signs of hope. Matt Harmon explains why with some Next Gen Stats.
Jameis Winston: Buccaneers stand behind Dirk Koetter
Nearly a week after Ian Rapoport reported that quarterback Jameis Winston and Dirk Koetter are "not in a good place", Winston defended his relationship with the Bucs coach once again.