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2016 Schedule
9-7, 2nd in NFC South
Molly Qerim isn't buying Jameis Winston's apology (2:00)

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

The NFL has announced compensatory picks for 2017 and there are none for the Bucs, who haven't had one since 2011, when Will Allen and Jimmy Wilkerson departed.

Jameis tried to say the right thing, but fumbled his wording (1:40)

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

A league source tells ESPN's Field Yates that Bucs cornerback Alterraun Verner has been cut. He had signed a four-year deal worth $25.5 million in 2014, and was scheduled to make $6.5 million this year.

Winston gets backlash for insensitive pep talk comments (1:51)
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3dBen Goessling

Vikings, Peterson have not talked $18M option

Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman says the team and Adrian Peterson have not spoken about the running back's contract for the 2017 season.

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3dJane McManus

How Jameis Winston's words carry baggage

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston has to understand that when he speaks about gender politics, it's interpreted in a different way because of what he's been through.

Winston's message needs to be denounced (2:07)
Winston's choice of words 'poor' (1:41)
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4dBill Barnwell

Barnwell's 5 AFC South moves: Houston gets Garoppolo

Could Jimmy Garoppolo make the Texans the clear leader of the AFC South? They should find out. But the Jags, Colts and Titans all have major moves to make. Bill Barnwell has ideas.

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Bucs, Tynes reach settlement in MRSA lawsuit

After a two-year legal battle, former kicker Lawrence Tynes and the Buccaneers have reached a settlement in a lawsuit over Tynes' MRSA infection in 2013 that ended his NFL career.

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8dPro Football Focus

Buccaneers should sign Pryor

Adding Terrelle Pryor Sr. to play opposite Mike Evans would provide an expanded threat to Tampa Bay's passing game.

What moves should be made in NFC South? (1:24)
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12dMike Sando

Continuity Rankings: Bucs among most changed

Tampa Bay is much more settled going forward with Dirk Koetter and Jameis Winston, but they're also one of 11 teams with four or more offensive coordinators since 2012.

Team Stats

Passing Yards245.416th
Rushing Yards101.024th
Points For22.0Tied-18th
Points Against23.115th