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2016 Schedule
9-7, 2nd in NFC South
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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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5dPro 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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9dMike 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.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bucs have made some new hires for the coaching staff: Skyler Fulton has been made an offensive assistant, Anthony Perkins assistant to the head coach and former Bucs tight end Alex Smith as a pro scout. Danny Breyer has been made a defensive assistant and Zack Grossi offensive quality control.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Donnie Abraham, who played cornerback for the Bucs from 1996-2001, followed by the Jets from 2002-2004, is joining Lovie Smith as an assistant at Illinois. He was previously the defensive coordinator at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida.

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10dJenna Laine

Glennon could use a change of scenery

Mike Glennon is set to become an unrestricted free agent, and will want an opportunity to challenge for a starting quarterback spot after serving as Jameis Winston's backup.

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10dField Yates

Gholston is Bucs' biggest free-agent decision

It probably won't take much to keep one of their most reliable defensive linemen in Tampa. Will the Buccaneers re-sign William Gholston?

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Bucs head coach Raheem Morris has been named wide receivers coach, offensive passing game coordinator and assistant head coach for the Falcons. This last year was his first year coaching offense.

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12dMatt Bowen

Hargreaves could make leap in 2017

Size and strength would leave Vernon Hargreaves III short among NFL defensive backs. But his motor makes him someone to watch closely following his rookie season.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Bucs quarterbacks coach and Oklahoma State assistant Marcus Arroyo is headed to Oregon to join Willie Taggart's staff as co-offensive coordinator. He'll be a quarterbacks coach and passing game coordinator as well.

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15dTodd McShay

McShay's 2017 Mock Draft 2.0

The Buccaneers have more pressing needs than a tight end, but at No. 19 it might be too hard to pass on the best player from last month's Senior Bowl.

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15dJenna Laine

NFL Nation: Offseason predictions for Buccaneers

The safety position was a liability as a whole, and Keith Tandy is the only one under contract through 2017. Expect Tampa Bay to make an upgrade this offseason.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bucs have signed former Florida State long snapper Dax Dellenbach to a futures contract, the team announced. He handled long snapping duties on punts, field goals and PATs at FSU from 2010-2012. Tampa Bay's starting long snapper for the last three seasons, Andrew DePaola, is recovering from a torn ACL.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bucs have promoted Ben Steele to tight ends coach to take the place of departing Jon Embree. Steele spent the last three seasons as offensive quality control coach. Steele played tight end with the 49ers, Raiders, Vikings, Seahawks, Packers and Texans from 2001-2007.

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17dKevin Seifert

Way-Too-Early Power Rankings: Buccaneers

Tampa Bay made serious progress in the second half of the season, but Jameis Winston & Co. still have work to do to reach our top 10.

Team Stats

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