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9-7, 2nd in NFC South
Jameis Winston shares the profound impact MLK had on him (0:49)

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

I sat down with Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston this morning to talk about the profound impact Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had on his life. He told me one of his favorite quotes is from MLK: "Don't let finite disappointment affect your infinite dreams."

ESPN Stats & Info

Nobody extends the play like Rodgers

Including playoffs, Aaron Rodgers has thrown 22 touchdowns this season after holding the ball for more than three seconds. That's easily most in the league, with Jameis Winston and Matt Ryan a distant second and third. (ESPN Stats & Info)

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Looks like Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston will have another busy offseason in the Tampa Bay community. He'll be the grand marshal at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day parade in St. Petersburg on Monday. He'll also be attending the Tampa Organization of Black Affairs (TOBA) MLK Breakfast that morning.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bills have officially made former Bucs defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier their new defensive coordinator. Frazier spent this last season as the defensive backs coach in Baltimore. He and new head coach Sean McDermott were assistants together in Philadelphia for four seasons.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bucs have officially confirmed Mike Smith's contact extension. This is from Smith: "While I did have a chance to speak with a few organizations about head coaching opportunities earlier this offseason, it became very clear to me that I am in an ideal situation here with the Buccaneers. For the next couple years, I am fully committed and focused on my role with Dirk and the organization and will not be pursuing head coaching opportunities during this time."

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More weapons needed in Tampa Bay

Mike Evans has blossomed as the Bucs' top receiver, but there aren't any other dynamic options on the depth chart. An explosive receiver should be targeted in April's draft. Biggest draft need

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

For Bucs punter Bryan Anger's extension, he'll make an average of $3.4 million per year over the next five years with $6.5 million guaranteed. The total cash value is $18.7 million, which would make him the third-highest paid punter in the league. There is an additional $1.25 million for not likely to be earned (NLTBE) incentives. His previous deal with the Bucs was for one year, $1.75 million.

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Source: Bucs agree to extension with DC Smith

Bucs defensive coordinator Mike Smith has reached an agreement with the team on a contract extension, a league source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bucs have agreed to terms on a contract extension with defensive coordinator Mike Smith, per ESPN's Adam Schefter.

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Revisiting Bucs' 2016 offseason

Mike Sando gave the Buccaneers a B grade for their offseason moves. And while they made big strides overall, they come in with a lesser grade on those moves at season's end. Re-grading offseasons (Insider)

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bucs have signed running back Quayvon Hicks to a futures contract, team announced.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jaguars are planning to hire Doug Marrone as head coach, sources tell ESPN's Adam Schefter. Bucs defensive coordinator Mike Smith interviewed for that position. Smith also interviewed for the Chargers job last week.

Gerald McCoy pulling for Falcons to come out of NFC (1:26)
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Sando: No overhaul needed in Tampa Bay

The Buccaneers didn't make the playoffs this season, but they don't need many changes this offseason, Mike Sando writes. Extending Mike Evans might be the top priority. Overhaul rankings (Insider)

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Bucs wide receivers coach Charlie Williams is returning to Tampa to coach wide receivers for Charlie Strong at the University of South Florida. He was on Tony Dungy's staff from 1996-2001, working with Keyshawn Johnson, Reidel Anthony and Jacquez Green during that time span.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Three Bucs have been named AP second-team All-Pro: Gerald McCoy, Lavonte David and Mike Evans.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

AP All-Pro team has been announced. No spot for Bucs Pro Bowl wide receiver Mike Evans, who was edged out by Julio Jones and Antonio Brown.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bucs have signed guard Jarvis Harrison to a futures contract, also a former Texas A&M guy. A fifth-round draft pick by the Jets in 2015 and was among their roster cuts in camp prior to the 2016 season.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Source tells me that the Bucs have agreed to terms with CFL WR Derel Walker on a futures deal. He was a teammate of Mike Evans at Texas A&M and spent the last two years with the Edmonton Eskimos. 6ft, 2, 185, had 1,589 yards and 10 touchdowns this season. 1,110 yards last year.

Team Stats

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

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