A panel of local sportswriters and representatives from the NFL expansion team, including owner Hugh F. Culverhouse, chose Buccaneers from an original list of more than 400 names in 1975. The nickname, which was a popular choice among fans in a name-the-team contest, was a nod to the pirates who raided Florida’s coasts during the 17th century.

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Team History

Awarded the National Football League’s 27th franchise in 1974 with the first kickoff scheduled for 1976, owner Hugh Culverhouse, a successful Florida tax lawyer and broker, hired John McKay as the first coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. McKay had achieved great success at the University of Southern California with four national championships in his […]

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Colors | Sports Teams Colors

The official Tampa Bay Buccaneers team colors are Buccaneer red, pewter and Bay orange. The color codes: RGB, CYMK for print, Hex for web and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Pantone colors can be seen below. You can use these color codes for your Buccaneers fan site, blog, or even painting one of your rooms in […]

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Football in a Covid-19 society, with Dare Ogunbowale

Yesterday, we shared some of Dare Ogunbowale’s thoughts about the new additions to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers roster. Today, we’re sharing more of his thoughts, but this time they’re about whether or not those new pieces will even get on the field. Asked on the SnapBack Sports Podcast about the potential of playing football without […]

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Buccaneers Tickets · 2020, 2021 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Schedule NFL FOOTBALL Games

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers (often shortened as the Bucs) are a professional American football franchise based in Tampa, Florida, U.S. They are currently members of the South Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL) – they are the only team in the division not to come from the old […]

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How social media reacted to Brady’s move

If you are viewing this page on the BBC News app please go here to see this story in full. After 20 years and six Super Bowls, arguably the best quarterback in history left the New England Patriots to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It caused a lot of excitement for one set of fans, […]

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What Could Go Wrong? Tom Brady & the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Fantasy Football)

Home  >  Articles When a big free agent move or trade happens in the NFL, we all tend to put on rose-colored glasses and get starry-eyed at the possibilities for this player and his new team. The issue is, we tend to forget that these games aren’t played on paper and sometimes things don’t go according to […]

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Tom Brady officially signs with Tampa Bay

The wait is finally over.After months and months of speculation of what former Michigan quarterback Tom Brady, who has won more Super Bowls than any other player in NFL history, would do — resign with New England or play elsewhere — he’s finally landed with a new team for the first time since the Patriots […]

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2020 Buccaneers draft picks: All of Tampa Bay’s selections, full NFL Draft results, team order

Despite having the fourteenth pick, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded up last minute for the No. 13 overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft to nab Iowa’s Tristan Wirfs. The Bucs are looking to add protection for their new prized QB, Tom Brady, and Wirfs’ background as a wrestler has helped inform his game to […]