Fifth-year option tracker for 2018 first-round picks
The deadline for NFL teams to option the fifth year on rookie contracts for their 2018 first-round picks is Monday, May 3, and some clubs are getting out ahead of the pack.
Buccaneers GM Jason Licht not worried about potential future salary-cap issues
Tampa Bay has kept its core intact this offseason by pushing money into the future with void years. According to GM Jason Licht, the mechanism to kick the salary-cap hits down the road doesn't have the Bucs worried they'll be handcuffed in future seasons.
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.
Super Bowl LV: Five lessons to take from Chiefs, Buccaneers
What can the rest of the NFL learn from the Bucs' and Chiefs' path to Super Bowl LV? Bucky Brooks breaks down five main lessons from both teams.
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.
Three things to watch in Super Bowl LV; plus Packers, Bills takeaways
Gregg Rosenthal lists three things to watch in Super Bowl LV, including the all-out approaches of Andy Reid and Bruce Arians. Plus, breakdowns of the Packers and Bills.
Buccaneers to activate DT Vita Vea for Sunday's NFC Championship Game vs. Packers
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will have a big piece of their defensive interior available to play Sunday, as DT Vita Vea is being activated off injured reserve.
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.
Weighing fifth-year options for 2018 NFL Draft's first-rounders
Gil Brandt examines which first-round picks from 2018 should have their fifth-year options picked up. Where do the Browns' Baker Mayfield and the Jets' Sam Darnold stand?
Ben Roethlisberger playing as well as ever; time is right for Tua Tagovailoa
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks says Ben Roethlisberger is back in a major way. Plus, thoughts on Tua Tagovailoa's promotion, the real reason why Tampa Bay is a contender and much more.
Titans, Buccaneers, Steelers headline most impressive NFL performances of Week 6
The sixth Sunday of this unparalleled NFL season was full of resounding statements. Who authored the most impressive performances of the day? Adam Schein list his top nine.
Tuesday's NFL injury and roster news for Week 6
The Dolphins will be without one of their most productive defensive players. DT Davon Godchaux is expected to be out for months with a biceps injury, Mike Garafolo and Tom Pelissero report. Here are other injuries and roster news we're tracking on Thursday.
Bruce Arians: Buccaneers DT Vita Vea suffered broken leg, out for season
Vita Vea let out an audible groan as he went to the ground helping drag down David Montgomery for a tackle for loss. Replays showed why, as the defensive tackle's ankle got crushed into the turf late in the fourth quarter of the Buccaneers' 20-19 loss to the Bears.
NFL's top nine defenses in 2020: Chargers, Bills, 49ers all loaded, but who's No. 1?
As we hurtle toward the 2020 NFL season, Adam Schein predicts which nine teams will boast the league's best defenses. Who earns the No. 1 spot: Derwin James' Chargers, Tre'Davious White's Bills or Nick Bosa's 49ers?
2020 NFL Draft: First-round order, top five needs for all 32 teams
With the first wave of NFL free agency in the books, Dan Parr identifies the top five draft needs for all 32 teams. Should the Patriots pick a QB? What areas must the Buccaneers address to improve Tom Brady's supporting cast?
Top 101 NFL free agents of 2020: The original list
Here is the original Top 101 Free Agents of 2020 list -- courtesy of Gregg Rosenthal and Chris Wesseling -- as it stood before players began to be signed, tagged and/or released.
Top 101 NFL free agents of 2020: Who will sign Jadeveon Clowney?
Gregg Rosenthal and Chris Wesseling have combined their personal rankings to formulate NFL.com's Top 101 Free Agents of 2020. Who's off the market? Which free agents are still available?
One thing each NFC team can do to dethrone the 49ers in 2020
Super Bowl LIV's nearly upon us, but 30 teams already have begun the effort to reach Tampa a year from now for Super Bowl LV. Gregg Rosenthal supplies one thing each NFC team can do to supplant the 49ers as conference champions.
2019 NFL All-Pro teams, eye test vs. Next Gen Stats: Defense
Chris Wesseling built a defensive All-Pro team with his seasoned eye, while Nick Shook studied the Next Gen Stats. See where they agree (Aaron Donald) and differ (Grady Jarrett).
2019 NFL All-Rookie Team, defense: Nick Bosa's the clear DROY
Chris Wesseling reveals his All-Rookie Team picks on defense, with Defensive Rookie of the Year front-runner Nick Bosa leading the way. Who else makes the cut?
Bucs' Devin White after career day: 'I'm a big boy now'
Buccaneers linebacker Devin White has emerged in recent weeks. The rookie had his best game thus far Sunday against the Jaguars and former LSU teammate Leonard Fournette. And he let him know it.
Bucs' Vita Vea becomes heaviest to score in NFL history
Against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 12, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers designed a scoring play for defensive tackle Vita Vea. A play that somehow resulted in a reward that far outweighed the risk.
NFL stats and records, Week 12: Wilson sets new NFL record for quarterbacks
Russell Wilson is the only quarterback in NFL history who has led his team to a winning season in each of his first eight seasons (2012-2019). The Seahawks are 9-2 after Sunday's win over the Eagles.
How Texans can stop Ravens; have Eagles found their identity?
How can the Houston Texans' defense find success against Lamar Jackson and the Ravens? Brian Baldinger explains how Romeo Crennel's unit can find success and what two other teams can do to improve in Week 11.
Vita Vea reflects on his recovery from injury and playing RB in high school
Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Vita Vea joins "Good Morning Football" to discuss his recovery from injury, playing RB in high school and Super Bowl LV.
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.
Gerald McCoy previews Super Bowl LV matchup between Chiefs and Bucs
Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy previews the Super Bowl LV matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
'GMFB' crowns Championship Sunday angry runs winner
The "Good Morning Football" crew crowns the Championship Sunday angry runs winner.
Palmer: Not looking like Antoine Winfield Jr. will play vs. Packers
NFL Network's James Palmer says that it's not looking like Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Antoine Winfield Jr. will play vs. the Green Bay Packers.
PFF 90 Club: Highest-graded players of Week 5
Here is every player with a Pro Football Focus grade of 90 or above in Week 5 of the 2020 NFL season.
Buccaneers vs. Bears highlights | Week 5
Watch the highlights from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. the Chicago Bears matchup during Week 5 of the 2020 season.
Pelissero: Vita Vea expected to miss remainder of 2020 with injury
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Vita Vea is expected to miss the remainder of the 2020 seaosn.
Vita Vea powers his way through Bears' OL for big sack
Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensice tackle Vita Vea powers his way through Bears' OL for big sack.
Buccaneers vs. Panthers highlights | Week 2, 2019
Watch the Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Carolina Panthers highlights from Week 2 of the 2019 season as the Bucs come out on top with a score of 20-14.
Falcons vs. Buccaneers highlights | Week 17, 2019
Watch the highlights from the Week 17 matchup between the Atlanta Falcons and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Best trick plays of the 2019 regular season
Watch the best trick plays of the 2019 regular season.
Vita Vea engulfs Matt Ryan for massive loss on sack
Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Vita Vea takes down Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan for a sack.
Texans vs. Buccaneers highlights | Week 16
Watch the Houston Texans vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers highlights from Week 16 of the 2019 season.
Top 5 heaviest players to catch a receiving TD in NFL history
The "NFL GameDay Highlights" crew takes a look at the top five heaviest players to ever catch a touchdown pass after Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Vita Vea caught one against the Atlanta Falcons in 2019.
Buccaneers vs. Falcons highlights | Week 12
Watch the highlights from the Week 12 matchup between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Atlanta Falcons.
Can't Miss Play: Big-man TD! Vita Vea hauls in first ever scoring grab
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston throws touchdown pass to defensive tackle Vita Vea.
Buccaneers vs. Cowboys highlights | Week 16
Watch as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers take on the Dallas Cowboys in Week 16.