NFL's top nine defenses in 2021: Rams and Bucs reign supreme, but Broncos have immense upside
Stopping today's high-octane offenses is a tough job, but somebody has to do it. Adam Schein projects the top nine NFL defenses in 2021. Who claims the No. 1 spot? Which stout units just missed the cut?
NFL's 30 best players over 30 entering 2021 season
Editors Ali Bhanpuri and Tom Blair assess the 30 best players over the age of 30 heading into the 2021 NFL season. How high did Tom Brady climb from last year's list? Is anyone above Aaron Rodgers?
Top 100 Players of 2021, Nos. 50-41: 49ers' George Kittle falls to 50, Trent Williams returns at 42
It's that time of year again, when NFL players cast their votes to identify the best in the league heading into the 2021 NFL season.
Top 10 off-ball linebackers entering 2021 NFL season
Fred Warner and Darius Leonard just signed massive contract extensions, but neither player is No. 1 on Willie McGinest's list of top 10 off-ball linebackers. See who gets that honor.
Daniel Jones to embark on now-or-never season; NFL's top five Batman and Robin duos
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks takes a look at what's on the line for Giants QB Daniel Jones in 2021. Plus, who are the top five Batman & Robin-like duos in the NFL? And what shrewd move are the Cowboys making when it comes to utilizing CeeDee Lamb?
Most complete NFL teams heading into 2021 season? Browns, Buccaneers lead the pack
Tampa Bay returns all 22 starters from its Super Bowl-winning season, but Marc Ross says a different team currently boasts the most complete group in the NFL. Check out the top five rosters entering the 2021 season.
The best NFL team money can buy! Building the ultimate 53-man roster under the 2021 salary cap
What is the best possible team money could buy in 2021? NFL Media researcher Anthony Holzman-Escareno builds the ultimate 53-man roster while remaining under this year's $182.5 million salary cap.
NFL free agency winners are teams that take care of their own
The New England Patriots went on a spending spree in free agency this offseason, signing a plethora of new talent. However, the Pats aren't Jim Trotter's free agency winners. That honor belongs to two teams who've taken care of their own.
2021 NFL free agency: Biggest moves/non-moves
NFL free agency is off and running, with a flurry of activity to open up the new league year. So far, which teams have made the biggest moves -- and non-moves? Marc Sessler provides his unique analysis.
2021 NFL free agency: Takeaways from Monday's moves
The Patriots and Buccaneers were both active on Day 1 of the NFL's legal tampering period but took very different approaches. Gregg Rosenthal identifies their paths along with the biggest takeaways from Monday's moves.
Buccaneers, LB Lavonte David agree to 2-year, $25M extension
The Buccaneers and linebacker Lavonte David have agreed on a two-year extension worth $25 million, Ian Rapoport reports. The deal includes three voidable years to reduce David's cap hit in 2021, per Mike Garafolo.
One question Russell Wilson must answer; prioritizing Bucs' long list of free agents
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks reveals the one decision Russell Wilson must make at this stage of his career and prioritizes the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' long list of free agents.
2021 NFL free agency: Nine players who CANNOT hit the open market
As we enter prime roster-reconstruction season across the NFL, Adam Schein identifies nine pending free agents who simply CANNOT be allowed to walk out the door.
Bruce Arians hopes Buccaneers can keep most of their free agents: 'I think our guys really want to stay'
After winning Super Bowl LV, the next task for Tampa Bay Buccaneers brass is to retain much of the talent that helped lift a Lombardi Trophy to make a run at a repeat.
How the Bucs stopped the Chiefs -- why Carson Wentz worries me
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks breaks down Tampa's blueprint for stopping K.C. and explains why teams should be cautious about chasing Carson Wentz.
Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes: We need to 'find ways to be more efficient'
Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes told reporters Monday -- the day after Kansas City's humbling loss to the Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV -- that he and his team need to find ways to be more efficient next season.
Bruce Arians 'very confident' Bucs can bring back most of title team in 2021
The Super Bowl champion Buccaneers face a number of roster questions heading into the offseason, but head coach Bruce Arians is confident Tampa Bay will return the majority of this year's title team.
Todd Bowles' simple plan fuels Buccaneers' defensive dominance of Chiefs in Super Bowl LV
Jim Trotter examines the dominant performance of Todd Bowles' Buccaneers defense, which completely stifled the mighty Kansas City Chiefs offense in Super Bowl LV.
Lavonte David recalls Brady's NFC title postgame message: 'What the (expletive) you crying for?'
Lavonte David's eyes have seen a lot in Tampa Bay, and for his first eight seasons there, most of it wasn't good. Multiple head coaches, multiple coordinators, but just one winning season. But that all changed in March of this past year.
NFL Super Bowl LV Preview: Kansas City Chiefs vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Patrick Mahomes and the AFC's top-seeded Kansas City Chiefs square off with host Tom Brady and the NFC's fifth-seeded Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Sunday's Super Bowl LV, which kicks off at 6:30 p.m. ET on CBS.
Devin White's postseason dominance proves no challenge, moment too big for Bucs' rising star
Facing the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV will be the greatest challenge of Devin White's young career, but his dominant postseason performance has already shown no moment to be too big for the Bucs linebacker, Jim Trotter writes.
Wednesday's injury and roster news: Antonio Brown, Antoine Winfield Jr. among Bucs limited in practice
Bucs receiver Antonio Brown (knee), linebacker Lavonte David (hamstring), and safeties Jordan Whitehead (shoulder) and Antoine Winfield Jr. (ankle) were all limited in Wednesday's session.
Busting Super Bowl LV narratives: Truth about Tom Brady, Patrick Mahomes, Rob Gronkowski and more
Is Tom Brady a system quarterback? Should the Buccaneers try to blitz Patrick Mahomes? Has Rob Gronkowski lost a step? Keegan Abdoo and Mike Band use Next Gen Stats to discern the truth behind some bold narratives surrounding Super Bowl LV.
NFC Championship Game playoff preview: Buccaneers at Packers
Tom Brady and the fifth-seeded Tampa Bay Buccaneers travel to Lambeau Field to face Aaron Rodgers and the top-seeded Green Bay Packers in Sunday's NFC Championship Game, which kicks off at 3:05 p.m. ET on FOX.
NFL Championship Sunday game picks: Buccaneers edge Packers; Chiefs outlast Bills
Who will prevail in a dream quarterback matchup between Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers? Can the breakout Bills knock off the defending Super Bowl champion Chiefs? Gregg Rosenthal picks the winner of each NFL conference championship game.
Buccaneers matchups to watch | Week 2
Here are 3 matchups to watch when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers face the Atlanta Falcons in Week 2 of the 2021 season.
2021 all-analytics team defense | Game Theory
NFL Media's Cynthia Frelund reveals her All-Analytics Team defense entering the 2021 season, based on projected Win Shares.
'Top 100 Players of 2021': Lavonte David | No. 43
Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David has been voted as the No. 43 player in the NFL on the "Top 100 Players of 2021" rankings.
Bengals vs. Buccaneers highlights | Preseason Week 1
Watch the full highlights of the 2021 preseason Week 1 matchup between the Cincinnati Bengals and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Lavonte David rips ball from Samaje Perine for early takeaway
Tamp Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David rips ball from Cincinnati Bengals running back Samaje Perine for early takeaway.
Lavonte David reveals personal goal for 2021 season
Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David reveals personal goal for 2021 season.
Terrell Davis' Top 5 LBs entering 2021 | 'NFL Total Access'
NFL Network's Terrell Davis shares his top five linebackers entering the 2021 NFL season.
Lavonte David previews Bucs' opener vs. Cowboys in Week 1
Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David previews Bucs' opener vs. the Dallas Cowboys in Week 1.
NFC South Roster Reset: Biggest offseason changes for Buccaneers
NFC South Roster Reset: NFL Network's James Palmer breaks down the biggest offseason changes for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Lavonte David explains why he wanted to re-sign with Bucs
Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David joins "Free Agency Frenzy" to discuss his return to the Tampa Bay for the 2021 season.
Rapoport: Lavonte David, Buccaneers agree to 2-year deal
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports linebacker Lavonte David, Tampa Bay Buccaneers agree to two-year deal.
Garafolo: 'There is still a good chance' Lavonte David returns to Bucs in 2021
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo: "There is still a good chance" Lavonte David returns to Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2021.
Garafolo: 'I think Lavonte David is going to wind up elsewhere in 2021'
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports on Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Lavonte David's future with the team in free agency.
Which Bucs free agents are most likely to leave this offseason? Palmer weighs in
Which Tampa Bay Buccaneers free agents are most likely to leave this offseason? NFL Network's James Palmer weighs in.
Buccaneers' best defensive plays | 2020 season
Watch the best plays by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense from the 2020 NFL regular season and 2020 playoffs.
Chiefs vs. Buccaneers highlights | Super Bowl LV
Watch the Kansas City Chiefs vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers highlights from Super Bowl LV.
Lavonte David discusses Vita Vea's impact on Bucs defense
Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte Davis answers media questions ahead of his team's matchup with the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV.
DeAngelo Hall's Top 5 impactful players of Super Bowl LV
NFL Network's DeAngelo Hall's Top 5 impactful players of Super Bowl LV.
Mic'd Up: Mike Evans, Lavonte David hyped in win over Packers | NFC Championship Game
Listen to the best mic'd up sound from Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Evans and linebacker Lavonte David as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated the Green Bay Packers in the 2020 NFC Championship to move on the Super Bowl LV.
DeAngelo Hall: Bucs have NFL's top ILB duo in David, White
NFL Network's DeAngelo Hall says Tampa Bay Buccaneers have NFL's top ILB duo in Lavonte David, Devin White.
Buccaneers' standout defensive plays of the 2020 postseason
Watch the highlights of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' standout defensive plays of the 2020 NFL postseason.
Lavonte David shares biggest challenge defending Saints' offense
Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David shares biggest challenge defending Saints' offense.
McGinest, Carr give out game balls for Super Wild Card Weekend
NFL Network's Willie McGinest and David Carr give out game balls for Super Wild Card Weekend.
Buccaneers vs. Washington highlights | Super Wild Card Weekend
Watch the Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Washington Football Team highlights during Super Wild Card Weekend of the 2020 season.