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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.
Week 4 injury report for Sunday's NFL games
Week 4 is here! Check out the full tally of the official injury report and gameday designations for all 13 Sunday games.
Injuries: Bills' Devin Singletary limited at practice
Buffalo Bills running back Devin Singletary returned to practice after suffering a hamstring injury in Week 2. Here are other injuries we're tracking on Thursday.
Injuries: Mike Evans (illness) listed as questionable
Bucs WR Mike Evans missed practice Friday due to an illness, but Bruce Arians is hopeful it won't impact his status for Sunday's game vs. the Niners. Plus other injuries we're tracking.
Andrew Luck (calf) will miss next three Colts practices
Andrew Luck has participated in just three training camp practices because of a nagging calf injury. Colts coach Frank Reich says his franchise QB still is "not comfortable" and will sit out out the next three practices.
Roundup: Steelers CB Joe Haden suffers ankle injury
Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Joe Haden was carted off the field after suffering what is believed to be a minor ankle injury.
NFL training camp winners and losers: Tom Brady's new status
What does Tom Brady's contract extension reveal about the quarterback's career timeline? Should Colts fans be worried (again) about Andrew Luck's health? Gregg Rosenthal rounds up notable developments from training camps across the NFL.
NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year candidates: Devin White on top
Will Devin White be the latest linebacker to be named Defensive Rookie of the Year? Can Nick Bosa follow his brother's DROY-winning path? Lance Zierlein lists the top eight candidates for the award.
State of the Franchise: Bucs, Jameis Winston face pivotal season
In a contract year, Jameis Winston is under a lot of pressure to perform. Can Bruce Arians get the QB on the right track? Adam Rank examines the Buccaneers' current state heading into the 2019 season.
Patrick Mahomes, Joey Bosa headline NFL All-Under-25 Team
Marc Sessler assembles an all-star team made up of players under 25 -- including Saquon Barkley as part of a three-headed monster at RB and Joey Bosa bringing the edge-rushing heat.
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.