GERALD MCCOY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bucs’ McCoy: Will be in camp regardless of contract talk

Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy is entering the final year of his rookie contract, a five-year, $63 million pact that will pay him $10.295 million this year. The Bucs have already said that re-signing McCoy to a long-term deal is a high priority but negotiations aimed at securing a new deal for the two-time Pro Bowler may not have even begun. Not to worry. McCoy...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers View Contract Extension For DT Gerald McCoy As A “Priority”

  Buccaneers new HC Lovie Smith mentioned on Wednesday that a contract extension for DT Gerald McCoy is a “priority” for them. “We want him around for a long time,” Smith said, per Rick Stroud. McCoy, 25, is entering the final year of his rookie contract is already among the best interior defensive linemen in the game.  As things stand right now, McCoy will make $12...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
23 days ago  |  Discuss

With Gerald McCoy at tackle, Bucs' D-line needs help at DE

TAMPA, Fla. -- Help wanted: A defensive end immediately. If there's one glaring need for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as they enter the offseason, a defensive end opposite Adrian Clayborn is it. The former regime of coach Greg Schiano and general manager Mark Dominik let Michael Bennett walk to the Seattle Seahawks in free agency, which proved to be a serious misjudgment of Da'...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs’ Gerald McCoy on jumping offsides: “It sucks.”

In Sunday’s loss to the 49ers, Bucs stud linebacker Lavonte David made an acrobatic interception which ended up turning into a pick-six in the third quarter after returning it 69 yards as he was never ruled down. It was an odd chain of events during one play that lasted twenty-three seconds, all to be called back because defensive tackle Gerald McCoy jumped offsides. During the...
Via The Bay Cave
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Buccaneers’ stuntmen pull a disappearing act

Much of the yardage and big plays the Buccaneers were giving up were coming from the fact that stunts, instead of straight ahead rushes, were being called for their defensive line. However, something changed and that change was evident on Sunday against the Buffalo Bills.  In last week’s game against the Carolina Panthers, TheBayCave.com broke down Tampa Bay’s defensive plays...
Via The Bay Cave
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

League confirms Bucs’ Gerald McCoy fined

Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy plays with some of the highest intensity you’ll see out of a defensive tackle any given week. Unfortunately for the fourth year player out of Oklahoma, that intensity made a dent in his wallet. After a couple reports that McCoy was fined $15,750 for his roughing the passer penalty last Sunday, the league confirmed to TheBayCave.com that the...
Via The Bay Cave
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Gerald McCoy says coaches were upset with him for helping up an opponent

Gerald McCoy is not the type of person that you would want to meet in the trenches. At 6’4″ and 300 pounds McCoy, a former pro bowler, is an imposing presence. However for being such a large strong man he has streaks of kindness that his coaches aren’t necessarily happy about. “I had my D-line coaches get on to me the other day. Well, not get on to me, try to get on to me...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Gerald McCoy says Bucs coaches scolded him for helping opponent up

Greg Schiano may insist he still has control of his team, but the fact of the matter is there are players in his own locker room who don’t respect or like what he and his coaching staff stand for. If you need evidence of that, look no further than the comments defensive tackle Gerald McCoy […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Gerald McCoy gets into it with Bucs fan on Twitter

The Buccaneers are definitely starting to get aggravated with seven straight losses and defensive tackle Gerald McCoy is taking it out on the fans.  Here is what he said after the game via Mark Cook of PewterReport.com: I think a lot of the things they said wasn’t cool. I understand being frustrated but you still have to have a little class. The stuff they were saying was just...
Via The Bay Cave
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Gerald McCoy never knew how to tackle until recently.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy has let one of the universal cats out-of-the-bag. The secret is that depending on who coaches you up-through-the ranks, some defensive players (especially linemen) don’t ever get taught proper tackling techniques. To read this story please click the link below.
Via Players View
June 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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