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    Former NFL linebacker Geno Hayes enters hospice care with liver disease

    Getty Images Former Buccaneers, Bears, and Jaguars linebacker Geno Hayes has been moved to hospice care, two years after being diagnosed with liver disease. Jenna Laine of ESPN.com explains that Hayes had been placed on a waiting list for a liver transplant in December, after 20...
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    Bucs would be comfortable selecting a quarterback “if things align”

    Getty Images The Buccaneers have only two quarterbacks on their roster, and their starter turns 44 in August. At some point, Tampa Bay will have to start thinking about the future at the position. Is that time now? Tom Brady is signed through 2022 and plans to play at least two more seasons...
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    Tom Brady warns that new jersey rule will “make for a lot of bad football”

    Getty Images The Chiefs wanted to revolutionize the universe of jersey numbers available to players. The quarterback who beat the Chiefs in Super Bowl LV doesn’t like that very much. “Good luck trying to block the right people now!” Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady posted on Instagram...
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    Tom Brady doubles down, calls new jersey number rule “dumb”

    Getty Images Tom Brady really doesn’t like the NFL’s decision to expand its jersey numbers. Like really, really, really doesn’t like it. In fact, you could go so far to say Brady hates it. He made that much clear in his first Instagram post of the day, and the Buccaneers quarterback has...
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    Buccaneers, Rams owners facing pressure to sell the Premier League teams

    Getty Images A pair of NFL owners are facing pressure to sell their soccer teams in the English Premier League, in the aftermath of the failed effort to start a soccer Super League. Via Sports Business Daily, fans in the UK want the Glazers (who own the Buccaneers) and Stan Kroenke (who owns...
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    Despite settlement, Antonio Brown civil sexual assault suit remains under NFL review

    Getty Images The resolution of a civil sexual assault and rape lawsuit against free-agent receiver Antonio Brown doesn’t automatically resolve his lingering issues with the NFL. Asked what Brown settlement of the lawsuit brought in September 2019 by Britney Taylor means for the still-pending...
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    Jason Licht on Antonio Brown: We’ll continue to talk, lawsuit wasn’t deciding factor

    Getty Images Buccaneers General Manager Jason Licht met the media a short time after the Wednesday announcement that Antonio Brown settled the civil sexual assault lawsuit that was set to go to trial later this year. Questions about the wide receiver’s return to the team for the 2021 season...
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    Antonio Brown wisely resolved civil lawsuit alleging sexual assault

    Getty Images Antonio Brown finally has done what he should have done months ago. He has resolved the lawsuit filed against him in September 2019 by Britney Taylor, who accused Brown of sexual assault and rape. Brown should have resolved the lawsuit before it was even filed. Once the lawsuit...
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    Antonio Brown settles civil sexual assault lawsuit

    Getty Images Wide receiver Antonio Brown will not be facing a trial in the civil sexual assault lawsuit filed against him by Britney Taylor. That trial was set to start later this year, but representatives for Brown and Taylor announced on Wednesday that the two sides have settled the lawsuit...
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    Jason Licht: Drafting at 32nd overall is a good problem to have

    USA TODAY Sports After winning the Super Bowl, the Buccaneers have the 32nd overall pick in the first round of the upcoming draft. While everyone wants to win the game’s ultimate prize, it does create an issue of trying to project what players will be on the board at the end of the first...
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    DraftKings adds Gisele Bundchen as “special adviser” to board of directors

    Getty Images In 2015, the NFL shut down an effort by Tony Romo to host a fantasy football convention in a Las Vegas facility at which no gambling happens. Three years after the Supreme Court opened the floodgates for nationwide legalized sports betting, things have changed. Dramatically...
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    Lavonte David discusses Jameis Winston’s “eat a W” speech

    Getty Images Many shook their heads when witnessing former Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston‘s notorious “eat a W” pregame speech. Among those who shook their heads were Winston’s teammates. “I was right in the heart of it,” linebacker Lavonte David told TheUndefeated.com, via...
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    Patrick Mahomes, Tom Brady trade friendly barbs on social media

    Getty Images Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez started it. Perez wore a Tom Brady jersey during batting practice before the Royals played the Tampa Bay Rays at Kauffman Stadium on Monday. The Royals tweeted a video of Perez, who lost a Super Bowl LV bet to former Royals and current...
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    Jason Pierre-Paul says he’s “85-90 percent” after knee surgery

    Getty Images Quarterback Tom Brady wasn’t the only Buccaneers player to give an update on his recovery from knee surgery in recent days. Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul had surgery in February after spending the season doing what he could to manage his injury by limiting his work in practice...
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    Buccaneers re-sign Ryan Griffin

    Getty Images The Buccaneers officially have a quarterback besides Tom Brady on their roster. Tampa Bay announced Ryan Griffin has re-signed with the club on Tuesday morning. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Griffin has been with the Bucs since 2015, when the team claimed him off waivers...
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