Archive for June, 2008



Done Deal: Bucs Lock Up RB Graham w/ 4-Year Deal

Published: June 29th, 2008
By Buccaneers Gab

Graham

Looks as if the Bucs and running back Earnest Graham have come to terms on a new deal that will pay him well enough to be considered the teams feature back in 2008. Adam Schefter of NFL Network is reporting that Graham and the team have agreed to terms on a four-year deal worth $11 million. The back had stated several times he felt that the deal would get done by training camp.

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Graham agrees to new deal with Bucs

Published: June 29th, 2008
By Bucs Beat | tampabay.com - St. Petersburg Times and tbt*

Earnest Graham's patience finally paid off.

Big time.

Graham has agreed to a four-year deal worth $11-million, ending any possibility of a training camp holdout.

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Sapp Flaps Yap

Published: June 26th, 2008
By Bucstats.com weblog

Warren Sapp is always a good interview, and this one he did with Rick Stroud is no exception despite who was asking the questions. He covers a lot of ground, but maybe the most interesting piece is what he wrote about his relationship with Monte Kiffin.

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Bucs Finding Ways to Use Jackson’s Speed in 08

Published: June 25th, 2008
By Buccaneers Gab

Jackson during camp

Florida Today is reporting that the Bucs are thrilled with WR Dexter Jackson, and are looking for ways to use his speed to their advantage in the 2008 season.  “Dexter Jackson gives us a threat to go down the field,” said Bucs coach Jon Gruden. “The biggest thing for me, being a rookie right now, is just learning my role and learning it from the best,” Jackson said. “Special teams will be my immediate impact, hopefully.”  Jackson has been working with fellow Bucs WR Joey Galloway, learning the ins and outs of being a good NFL receiver.  Look for Jackson to get plenty of playing time at both WR and as a punt returner this season.