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9-7, 2nd in NFC South

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Bucs wide receiver Keenan McCardell has been named the wide receivers coach for the Jaguars. He spent the 2014 and 2015 seasons coaching receivers at Maryland and prior to that, coached receivers for the Redskins.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bucs have signed center James Stone to a futures contract. He spent two seasons with the Falcons. Undrafted free agent out of Tennessee in 2014 and has started 10 career games.

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If not Vikes, Peterson to look at Giants, Bucs

If he were to enter free agency, Vikings RB Adrian Peterson says he would want to go to a Super Bowl-contending team, mentioning the Giants, Texans and Buccaneers as possible destinations.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Left guard Kevin Pamphile has been named the Bucs' Ed Block Courage Award. Next month, he'll be personally traveling to Haiti to deliver hygiene products to 500 youth. He conducts annual school supplies drives for children in Haiti as well and book drives here in Tampa.

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The Bucs have signed CFL linebacker Jeff Knox to a futures contract. He played college football at California University of Pennsylvania and spent the last two seasons with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

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Expect new toys for Jameis Winston

Whether or not Vincent Jackson is back, Jenna Laine expects at least one more prominent addition to the Bucs' receiving corps this offseason. Predicting big changes

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bucs have signed CFL linebacker Jeff Know to a futures contract. He played college football at California University of Pennsylvania and spent the last two seasons with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

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Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Hardy Nickerson, Jr., son of former Buccaneer great and Illinois defensive coordinator Hardy Nickerson, is following in his father's footsteps in the NFL. After Tuesday's East-West Shrine Game practice, he talked about what it was like being coached by his father last year and the biggest piece of advice given to him.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Illinois linebacker Hardy Nickerson, Jr. (No. 43), son of Buccaneer great and former Bucs linebackers coach Hardy Nickerson, has met with about 15 NFL teams here at East-West Shrine Game practices, including the Bucs. Can play any linebacker position in a 4-3 and inside LB in a 3-4.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Ran into Bucs cornerback Alterraun Verner at the West team practice for the East-West Shrine Game. He told me he was there to support UCLA DB Randall Goforth, whose brother was Verner's high school quarterback.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Vernon Hargreaves III is the first Bucs defensive back to be selected for the PFWA All-Rookie team since Mark Barron in 2012 and the first cornerback since Donnie Abraham in 1996.

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Glennon among top free agents-to-be

The QB market could become interesting, but for now, Mike Glennon is the only signal-caller on John Clayton's top 50 potential free agents for the 2017 offseason. Top free agents (Insider)

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs rookie cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III has been named a member of the PFWA All-Rookie team. He's the lone selection for the Bucs. No Noah Spence.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Tons of Bucs out at East-West Shrine Game East practice this morning in St. Petersburg -- Dirk Koetter, Jason Licht, Mark Duffner, George Warhop, Paul Spicer, Jon Embree, Carlos Polk and Shelton Quarles.

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Bucs NFL's most improved pass defense

By Football Outsiders' metrics, the Buccaneers' run defense got worse, while their pass defense went from one of the league's worst to one of its best. That's a 180 on how things looked a season ago. Most improved units (Insider)

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Sando: Mike Glennon is due for a big deal

As we saw with Brock Osweiler last season, demand for quarterbacks is high. As Mike Sando points out, Glennon's numbers since 2013 are better than Eli Manning's or Derek Carr's. Due for paydays (Insider)

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Jameis Winston shares the profound impact MLK had on him (0:49)
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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."

Team Stats

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

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