[…], NXT TakeOver: Wargames 2020 Results A.K.A. Though Barber was starting by the end of last season (and still figures to play a prominent role in 2018), the last six seasons have essentially been the Doug Martin era in the Bucs' backfield. "We know that Chuck can block, we know that Chuck is tough. Highlights Of New Bucs RB Ronald Jones » Finally, A Running Back April 27th, 2018 . Is Rookie Running Back Ronald Jones the savior in the Tampa Bay backfield? Expected W-L: 6.5-9.5. "We certainly hope that he's going to be a three-down back and I certainly envision him [being one]," said Spencer. Although Doug Martin is still on the roster, he will not be back in 2018. Obviously he's in the mix so it will be interesting to see how it plays out.". Seasons: 45 (1976 to 2020) Record (W-L-T): 274-429-1 Playoff Record: 6-9 Super Bowls Won: 1 (1 Appearance) Championships Won *: 1 . Kyle Brandt from Good Morning Football said “there are only about five running backs that can take the ball 80 yards and the Bucs have one of them”. Jones could develop into a top running back in the league. We have to be better, we've got to run the ball a heck of a lot better.". Jan 16-17 St. Pete Beach Classic 5k/10k/3.8mi/half Register. The browser you are using is no longer supported on this site. Record: 5-11-0, 4th in NFC South Division (Schedule and Results) Coach: Dirk Koetter (5-11-0) Points For: 396 (24.8/g) 12th of 32. Bucs must find a running back for 2018. Five Things . He was the fifth running back to be selected that year. Whatever the final formula, it will need to produce better results on the ground than the team has enjoyed the past two seasons. "They have some speed that we really hadn't had at the running back spot. Tampa Bay: 7: 5: 0.583: 344: 280: Atlanta: 4: 8: 0.333: 311: 302: Carolina: 4: 8: 0.333: 280: 300 TAMPA — Bucs running back Jacquizz Rodgers recorded his first professional 100-yard receiving game Sunday but had no reason to celebrate following Tampa Bay's 16-3 loss to Washington. During Martin's last big year in 2015, Tampa Bay ran on 57.5% of their first-down snaps, the fifth-highest rate in the NFL. Tampa Bay originally drafted Martin out of Boise State with the 31st overall pick in 2012 and saw immediate success with a Pro Bowl and Pro Football Writers of America All-Rookie selection. Now is he a short-yardage guy? Rodgers is set to make 1.6 million dollars this season if he can stay on the roster. Despite the bumps in the road the team may face in 2018, the future is bright for Tampa. Tampa Bay’s Running game was certainly nothing to write home about in 2017. Notable 2017 Numbers**: The goal stated by Dirk Koetter and the Bucs' coaching staff â among their list of statistical milestones they feel are important to win consistently â is 125 rushingÂ yards per game. Barber makes yards after contact and would likely be a better choice in short-yardage situations and when the Bucs are trying to wear down an opponent. However, Rodgers is a nice insurance policy who had a pair of 100-yard games in 2016, as well as a strong contributor on special teams. Dubious Defense Of Antonio Brown. He'll pick up the blitz, he knows where to go, he's got great hands, he can make people miss.". Shaun's a quick learner. In 2017 he had some strong runs early in the season, but soon after he sizzled out as did most of the Buccaneers running backs. He currently is a contributor/writer for Full Press Coverage Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Before the season started, there was plenty of speculation from the experts and Buccaneers fans about the Doug Martin situation. Christian Worthen has been a fan of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for 22 years. Previewing Tampa Bay’s two running backs with fantasy football potential heading into draft season. With free agency essentially over and the draft in the rear-view mirror, that roster is essentially set, though there could be a few changes on the back end before camp opens. 30 Responses to ““Peyton’s Our Running Down Running Back”” Tampa Bay Demon Says: October 20th, 2018 at 10:41 am. The offensive line is not the key to this game. 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For all those fantasy football owners who drafted Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Ronald Jones and didn’t drop him, it may pay off. They did have five different backs who recorded 174 or more yards. Two years ago Rodgers was signed as one of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers free agent signings. Tampa Bay thought they had filled their void at running back by selecting USC’s Ronald Jones with a second-round pick in the 2018 NFL draft. This may be his last chance in the NFL so he could make the most of it. "With the two young guys, those two young guys, they have speed," said Running Backs Coach Tim Spencer. We'll see how it goes. Is this the next bellcow back of the Bucs? When Barber was the starter the last few games of the season, the offense seemed to click. Tampa Bay won 28-21. They also had a league-high four runs of 50 or more yards that season. We started this review on Tuesday with the quarterback position. Barber is a bigger back, but runs with force. 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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' 2018 offensive backfield may not end up being significantly different than last year's version, at least in terms of the list of names involved. This is what I can do better.' The Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafted Jones in the second round of the 2018 NFL Draft. In 2016, Rodgers ran the ball well when he had the opportunity to start. Martin was suspended for the first four games due to illegal substance abuse. Before the season started, there was plenty of speculation from the experts and Buccaneers fans about the Doug Martin situation. Height-wise he's probably 5-10 but he's like a 230. Former TE Jimmie Giles Thinks He Knows, Buccaneers Still Control Their Playoff Destiny, Predicting The Jaguars Final 53-Man Roster, Chicago Bears: Predictions For Week 6 Matchup against Carolina Panthers, Chicago Bears: Predictions For Week 7 Matchup Vs. 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He is a decent pass protector, but when it comes to the running aspect of his game, he just isn’t that good. Barber emerged as the starting running back late in the season last year and led the team in rushing with 423 yards on 108 carries which averaged 3.9 yards per carry. It is possible and perhaps even the most likely outcome that the Buccaneers will head into the coming season with three of the same four backs as they had at the end of 2017: Peyton Barber, Jacquizz Rodgers and Charles Sims. Taking his place is former USC star Ronald Jones, the 38th overall pick in last month's draft. The New Orleans Saints gave Drew Brees his best running game in a long time by splitting the work between Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara and throwing both of them a lot of passes. Sims tested the free agent market but eventually re-signed with Tampa Bay just before the draft. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released running back Doug Martin, the team announced Tuesday. Crossan was signed by the Indianapolis Colts in 2017. Addition(s): Dalton Crossan (first-year free agent), Ronald Jones (second-round draft pick), Shaun Wilson (undrafted rookie), Returning Players: Peyton Barber, Austin Johnson (FB), Jacquizz Rodgers, Charles Sims. Tampa Bay defeated the Miami Dolphins 26-24 on Thursday night in its preseason opener. It was an expected move given Martin's numbers the previous two seasons and the size of his contract; he has since signed with the Oakland Raiders, his hometown team. Two days later, the team added Crossan, a former undrafted free agent who went to camp with the Colts last year. Back. Jan 10 Brandon Half Marathon & 5k Register. Jan 16 Howard Park 5k/10k/Relay, Tarpon Springs Register. Barber runs north and south instead of dancing around and has a knack for falling forward to gain more yards. With Falcons’ star linebacker, Deion Jones, out, Tampa Bay should be able to find success on the ground. By David_Harrison @DHarrison82 Jul 30, 2018, 2:30pm EDT / new Chuck's pretty good. As our run-blocking improves, I think he has proven that he can be very solid for us. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Peyton can catch the ball and he can run routes even though he is a good-sized back. During mini camp and OTAs, Jones has shown flashes of being impressive. As the Buccaneers wrap up their offseason workout program, we are taking a new position-by-position look at how the 90-man roster will stack up for the start of training camp in late July. Now that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have moved on from Doug Martin, the Bucs are in need of a talented running back that can help this struggling running game come alive once again when the Bucs return to the field in their quest to the … Barber got a new one-year deal in February shortly before he would have become an exclusive rights free agent. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' 2018 offensive backfield may not end up being significantly different than last year's version, at least in terms of the list of names involved. White No Pro Bowler Yet . The Buccaneers are hopeful that Jones can make an impact in this area, as he is an explosive player in the open field. Tampa Bay Vipers XFL (5) Wagering With Ira (10) Hot Stories On JoeBucsFan.com . Tampa Bay’s Running game was certainly nothing to write home about in 2017. It was frustrating, but at the same time you've got to look at it and say, 'Hey, this is what I didn't do or this is what I need to do. All-time Passing Leader: Jameis Winston 1,563/2,548, 19,737 yds, 121 TD . Former Raven Ryan Jensen, signed to a big deal as an unrestricted free agent, steps in at center and moves rising star Ali Marpet to left guard. Crossan didn't land on an NFL roster or practice squad last fall, but he put up big numbers at New Hampshire (5,189 career all-purpose yards) and could have added value as a kick returner. "Obviously, he's got some work to do in terms of being able to run certain pass routes, motioning around, catching the ball, but he can pick up the blitzes and things like that. If Barber can play a … I expect Jones to be heavily involved in the screen game. "We know what he can do," said Spencer. To see more of his work or the work by Full Press Coverage follow @FPC_Buccanners on Twitter. The Two-Headed Monster Known as Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt, NFL Week 14 Monday Odds: Browns Attractive Home Dogs in Date with Ravens, Chicago Bears: Hallelujah! Some pundits have said that Rodgers job is in jeopardy. After Penn State upset Ohio State Urban Meyer … The Buccaneers placed specialists Ryan Succop, Bradley Pinion and Zach Triner on the Reserve/COVID-19 list, which was created for a player who either tests positive for COVID-19 or who has been quarantined after having been in close contact with an infected person or persons. Rodgers is back on the second half of the two-year deal he signed in 2017 after a surprisingly productive 2016 campaign. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2016–2018) New Orleans Saints * ... the 4A Region III Offensive Player of the Year, first team all-conference running back and defensive back, second team all-conference receiver, second team all-state defensive back, and fourth team all-state running back. The Buccaneers tallied a convincing win over the Minnesota Vikings coming off their bye week. They didn't really ask him to do [much] in the passing game out there, but yeah we want him to be able to catch the ball because we have some things we'd like to give him with his speed.". The following browsers are supported: Chrome, Edge (v80 and later), Firefox and Safari. The Bucs hope the addition of Jones and the further development of Barber will bring those days back. Jan 16 Long Haul 100mi/100 furlong, Land O’ Lakes Register. Tampa Bay Demon Says: Again, this is an area in which the Bucs expect input from Jones, in particular. On paper, Jones looks like a good complement to Barber. Photos from the Buccaneers' OTA practice on May 29. Wilson profiles as a potential third-down back and also has return ability. Rarely would he run the ball maybe every once in awhile he would have a big run. In 2018, the No. But that only happens if Winston matures and Jones lives up to his draft price. The missing name is Doug Martin, who was released in February after a second straight unproductive season. It was frustrating at times when Sims would come in on third down and most of the time they passed the ball to him. Even when the running game cratered in 2016, Koetter still called runs on 55.3% of the team's first downs; that was down just a bit from the previous year but actually ranked third in the NFL. Jan 24 Radiant 5k/1mi, Wesley Chapel Register. I like the way he's learning right now so I think he'll fit right in. I actually agree and feel pretty good about Peyton Barber as our featured back. Am I in the minority on that? In two of those years â 2012 and 2015 â Martin was among the league's best backs and Tampa Bay's rushing attack was where the team wanted it. 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That was a similar total to 2016 but in 2015 â again, the last year the Bucs had the running game they wanted â Tampa Bay backs combined for 89 receptions and the duo of Martin and Sims had 832 yards and five touchdowns via the passing attack. Martin was suspended for the first four games due to illegal substance abuse. 1 running back on a team’s depth chart got 23 percent of their team’s opportunities on average, one of lowest marks over the past 17 years. Another former undrafted player, Barber was better in his second season then he was as a rookie, making sharper cuts and breaking tackles, and the Bucs expect him to continue to improve. Did that boost their rankings? Koetter has been the Buccaneers' play-caller the last three years, first as the offensive coordinator and then as the head coach. © TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS. Feb 20, 2018. It's a near certainty that Koetter would like to get that number back up again, which would create more favorable play-action situations for young quarterback Jameis Winston and aid in his further development. He made his NFL debut in Week 4 against the Chicago Bears. It will be quite different, however, in terms of style and, if all goes well, production. The team addressed that shortcoming during the offseason not only with the addition of Jones but also some changes on the offensive line. Search for: « It’s Ronald Jones, II, In Round 2. Size-wise, he has good size but he'll probably put on some more pounds. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Career Rushing Leaders. It helped, of course, that a trade the previous evening had brought Tampa Bay two additional second-round selections so the team could address both the offensive and defensive backfields. Saquon Barkley is widely regarded as the top back of the 2018 prospects. "That's a function of everybody," said Spencer of the unsatisfactory rushing attack. 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That, in combination of a less than average performance […] Join the FACEBOOK GROUP!! They're very quick, so we have to capitalize on some of that. 2018 NFL Draft: Top RB prospects the Bucs should target . The reigning-champion Eagles finished third in the NFL in rushing yards per game last year but didn't have a single running back gain more than 766 yards on the ground. The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers of All Time: Running Back and Fullback! 2018 Tampa Bay Buccaneers final roster; Quarterbacks. But he's a fast learner. Koetter could also conceivably devise a package of plays that puts Barber and Jones on the field together and creates more possibilities for the opposing defense to worry about. Barber took the lead role from Martin for the last five games of 2017 and made a strong impression. Visit ESPN to view the Tampa Bay Buccaneers team depth chart for the current season That number dropped to 101.9 per game the next year and then fell further to 90.6 per game in 2017, which ranked 27th in the league. April 4, 2018 12:22 pm. The Buccaneers reportedly have workouts/visits lined up with #LSU RB Derrius Guice, SDSU RB Rashaad Penny, NC State RB Nyheim Hines and Miami RB Mark Walton. Sims's best work generally comes as a pass-catcher on third downs. Also evident in the statistics: the Buccaneers want to run the ball. Now it's time to take a longer look at the players to whom those QBs will beÂ handing the ball. 2018 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Statistics & Players. Learn how your comment data is processed. He fits right in with the group right now.". The biggest way to see more time on the bench is repeatedly missing blocks. At this point I don’t see Sims improving as a runner, but you never know. "We didn't do a good job all the way around â backfield, up front, everybody was involved with that. By Ken Filler Feb. 06, 2018 . Jones has elite speed which has been missing from the running back group the last few years. 13 Mike Evans; 12 Chris Godwin; 10 Adam Humphries; 11 DeSean Jackson; 17 Justin Watson; 85 Bobo Wilson; Tight ends. Share this article 44 shares share tweet text email link Bonnie Mott. Martin spent each of his six seasons with the team after being selected in … Barber left Auburn early to provide for his family. In the 48–10 loss, he had ten carries for 29 rushing yards. The Bucs fought off the Vikings' attempt to replace them as the NFC's sixth seed and now have a two-game edge over the teams just outside the conference playoff picture. If Winston can keep his head on straight, I like the idea of Tampa’s offense blossoming. They last hit that in 2015, averaging 135.1 per outing to rank fifth in the NFL. Mandatory Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports. Barber was an undrafted free agent three years ago. What both Jones (certainly) and Wilson (possibly) will bring to the position is high-end speed. That's a big change. Search Archives. Johnson is the only player on the Bucs' roster listed as a fullback, but the Buccaneers use some of their tight ends in a lead-blocking capacity and there's a blurring of the lines between those two positions. Jacquizz Rodger, Charles Sims, and the leading rusher on the Bucs this past season Peyton Barber. Going into camp, Barber will be the starter and it could be his job to lose. Debbie Voiles Contact Group Runs Locations Current Page: Race Calendar Coaching ... Tampa Register. The very first change the Buccaneers made to their backfield was the release of Martin on February 20. In 2015, Tampa Bay ranked 10th in the NFL in carries of 10 or more yards and first in carries of 20 or more yards. March 28, 2018 8:00 am. That's a pretty good combination. Finally, the Buccaneers made Duke's Wilson one of their priority targets among the undrafted rookies, adding another intriguing piece to the training camp competition. We know that he's not a short-yardage guy, but all the other things, Chuck's pretty good. This is a good problem for the Buccaneers to have. Barkley won an array of awards including the 2016 All Big Ten First team. Bucs are in need on a Running Back since they cut Doug Martin. Few teams rely exclusively (or almost exclusively) on one running back in today's NFL. Former Auburn standout Peyton Barber led Tampa Bay in rushing last season, but the Buccaneers selected Southern Cal running back Ronald Jones in the second round of the 2018 NFL Draft. SRS: -2.56 (21st of 32), SOS: 1.69 Offensive Coordinator: Todd Monken. The fact that no other team signed him says all you need to know about Sims. He had 335 rushing yards over that span, including a 100-yard game in his first start at Green Bay, and averaged 4.3 yards per carry. He's just out to prove what he can do. He's another small guy; everybody told him all along coming up, 'You can't do this, you're too small for that.' 25 Peyton Barber; 27 Ronald Jones; 32 Jacquizz Rodgers; Wide receivers. Or should we expect Peyton Barber to take a chunk out of his production? All-time Receiving Leader: Mike Evans 510 rec, 7,873 yds, 59 TD Breathe Easy, Bucs Fans . The Buccaneers' Week 15 list of protected practice squad players is the same as last week: K Greg Joseph, CB Herb Miller and G John Molchon. Jones was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the second round with the 38th overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. The other two running backs on the roster are Shaun Wilson from Duke and Dalton Crossan. "One of the things, this is his third year so he has a good feeling of what we're trying to do offensively. Jones has elite speed which has been missing from the running back group the last few years. Jones and Barber are likely to share most of the handoffs this fall, barring injuries. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will need a new running back Rick Stroud of the Tamp Bay Times has reported the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have informed running back Doug Martin of his release. "I think he has a high ceiling," said Spencer. Actually, watching paint dry may have been more exciting. The key to this week’s game is the running backs. "Obviously I like [Jones's] speed and quickness. My prediction is that Barber, Jones, Rodgers and Wilson will be the four running backs that make the 53 man roster. This year during the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ training camp, I will be keeping my eyes on the running backs as it will be vital to the Buccaneers offense. Raiders Failure: Harbinger of the Future? He's a smaller back â though as Spencer noted, not too small to carry a big load â but faster and more explosive. Key Question: How will the carries be split between Barber and Jones? 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