Player Updates

June 1, 2015 03:41 PM
Report: Buccaneers release OT Anthony Collins
by Larry Hartstein |

The Buccaneers released offensive tackle Anthony Collins one year after signing him to a five-year, $30 million deal, reports the Tampa Tribune. Collins' release will cost the team $3 million in dead money against the cap.

Collins played in 10 games for Tampa Bay after a six-year stint in Cincinnati.

June 1, 2015 03:53 PM
Report: Buccaneers shopping OT Anthony Collins
by R.J. White |

The Buccaneers are shopping offensive tackle Anthony Collins and will cut him if they can't strike a deal, reports.

Collins signed a five-year, $30-million deal with the team last offseason and graded 63rd out of 84 tackles in overall rating, per Pro Football Focus, particularly struggling against the pass. Just $3 million of his 2015 base salary is guaranteed, and the team will be off the hook for the rest of the contract if he is released beore March 12.

June 2, 2015 04:31 AM
Quartet of injured Buccaneers ruled out for Sunday
by Marty Gitlin |

Several injured Buccaneers have been placed on the inactive list for the Sunday game against New Orleans, including linebacker Mason Foster (Achilles). Also hurt and out are running back Robert Herron (hip), wide receiver Solomon Patton (foot) and cornerback Isaiah Frey (ankle).

Their healthy scratches are tackle Anthony Collins, running back Mike James and defensive end George Uko.

June 2, 2015 04:39 AM
Buccaneers list seven inactives for Sunday against Green Bay
by Brandon Wise |

The Buccaneers have list the following players as inactive for Sunday's game against the Packers: wide receivers Robert Herron and Solomon Patton, running back Mike James, cornerback Isaiah Frey, tackle Anthony Collins, defensive lineman Lawrence Sidbury, and tight end/fullback Evan Rodriguez.

June 2, 2015 04:48 AM
Mason Foster among Bucs inactives Week 15
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Buccaneers wide receiver Robert Herron, wide receiver Solomon Patton, safety Major Wright, linebacker Mason Foster, tackle Anthony Collins, TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins and defensive tackle Clinton McDonald were ruled inactive Week 15 against the Panthers.

June 2, 2015 04:50 AM
Buccaneers list 10 players on final injury report for Week 15
by Igor Mello |

The Buccaneers have listed 10 players on its final injury repory for Week 15 against Carolina. Linebacker Mason Foster (Achilles), defensive tackle Gerald McCoy (knee), defensive tackle Clinton McDonald (hamstring), wide receiver Solomon Patton (foot), running back Bobby Rainey (ankle), tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins (back) and safety Major Wright (ribs).

Meanwhile, the following players were ruled as probable for Sunday: Tackle Anthony Collins (elbow), linebacker Lavonte David (concussion) and tight end Brandon Myers (calf).

June 2, 2015 04:57 AM
Buccaneers without two tight ends for Week 14 against Lions
by Brandon Wise |

Buccaneers tight ends Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Brandon Myers are inactive for Week 14 against the Lions. Seferian-Jenkins missed Week 13 with a back injury and Myers missed with a calf injury. 

Other inactives for the Bucs include RB Bobby Rainey, WR Robert Herron, LB Mason Foster, T Anthony Collins and DT Clinton McDonald

June 2, 2015 04:58 AM
Buccaneers downgrade Anthony Collins to out Sunday
by Sean D'Oliveira | CBS Sports Staff

The Buccaneers will be without offensive tackle Anthony Collins for Sunday’s game at Detroit, reports the team’s website.

Collins is nursing an elbow injury and was downgraded from questionable to out. He was not able to make the trip and his next opportunity to play will be Week 15 at Carolina.

June 2, 2015 04:59 AM
Buccaneers' Lavonte David among questionables for Bucs Sunday
by Sean D'Oliveira | CBS Sports Staff

The Buccaneers released their final Week 14 injury report and the following players are listed as questionable: Anthony Collins, Clinton McDonald, Brandon Myers, Bobby Rainey, Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Lavonte David and Mason Foster.

Major Wright, Evan Dietrich-Smith, Luke Stocker and Crezdon Butler are listed as probable. The Bucaneers take on the Lions Week 14.

June 2, 2015 05:01 AM
Buccaneers' Collins, Foster miss Thursday's practice for Week 14
by Brandon Wise |

Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith said Thursday Mason Foster was excused from Thursday's practice for personal reasons and tackle Anthony Collins has an elbow injury.

Foster is also dealing with an Achilles injury and is questionable for Week 14 against the Lions. Collins missed Weeks 10 and 11 with a foot injury. 

June 2, 2015 05:25 AM
Buccaneers' Lovie Smith says Collins will play, Verner ruled out
by Igor Mello |

Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith revealed in his weekly video segment on the team's official website that the team will be without cornerback Alterraun Verner on Sunday against Washington because of a hamstring injury. He also indicated that tackle Anthony Collins could return from a foot injury Week 11.

June 2, 2015 05:26 AM
Verner, Michael Johnson among questionable Buccaneers
by Igor Mello |

The Buccaneers have ruled out Doug Martin for Week 11 against Washington. Martin is the only player on Tampa Bay's final injury report ruled out for Sunday. Michael Johnson (hand), Luke Stocker (hip) and Alterraun Verner (hamstring) were deemed questionable. Josh McCown (back), Gerald McCoy (groin), Anthony Collins (foot) and Demar Dotson (neck) were labeled probable.

June 2, 2015 05:33 AM
Buccaneers reveal Week 10 inactives
by Larry Hartstein |

The Buccaneers declared cornerback Alterraun Verner (hamstring), left tackle Anthony Collins (foot), running back Doug Martin (ankle), defensive end Michael Johnson (hand), wideout Robert Herron, guard Kadeem Edwards, tight end Luke Stocker (hip) inactive for Sunday's game against the Falcons.

June 2, 2015 05:35 AM
Doug Martin among notable Buccaneers labeled questionable
by Igor Mello |

The Buccaneers unveiled a lengthy injury report for Week 10 vs. Atlanta. Doug Martin is among the most notable players on the list. He was labeled doubtful for Sunday's game with an ankle injury. Alterraun Verner (hamstring) and Anthony Collins (foot) were the only other players deemed doubtful.

The following players were ruled questionable: Lavonte David (knee), Vincent Jackson (foot), Michael Johnson (hand), Austin Seferian-Jenkins (thumb), Charles Sims (ankle), Akeem Spence (hamstring) and Luke Stocker (hip).

June 2, 2015 05:42 AM
Buccaneers RBs among those sidelined Sunday in Cleveland
by Marty Gitlin |

Buccaneers running backs Doug Martin (ankle) and Charles Sims (ankle) headline the Week 9 inactives for Sunday in Cleveland. Also injured and out are linebacker Brandon Magee (knee) and tackle Anthony Collins (foot).

The healthy scratches are cornerback Brandon Dixon and guard Kadeem Edwards.

June 2, 2015 05:42 AM
Buccaneers OL gets good and bad news for Sunday
by Marty Gitlin |

One ailing Buccaneers offensive lineman got a thumbs-up while the other received a thumbs-down for the Sunday game in Cleveland. Tackle Anthony Collins, who had been doubtful, is indeed out with a foot injury. Center Evan Dietrich-Smith, who had been deemed probable with a knee issue, is set to play.

June 2, 2015 05:44 AM
Two red-lighted by Buccaneers for Week 9 game
by Marty Gitlin |

Linebacker Brandon Magee (knee) and kick returner Trindon Holliday (hamstring) have been ruled out by the Buccaneers for their Sunday game in Cleveland.

Those listed as doubtful are tackle Anthony Collins (foot) and featured back Doug Martin (ankle). Defensive end Michael Johnson (hand) is questionable while center Evan Dietrich-Smith (knee) and wideout Vincent Jackson (rib) are probable.

June 2, 2015 05:47 AM
Bucs LT Anthony Collins nursing foot injury
by Larry Hartstein |

Buccaneers starting left tackle Anthony Collins did not practice Wednesday due to a foot injury, but the team hopes he'll practice Thursday, according to the team's website. Tampa Bay visits Cleveland on Sunday.

June 2, 2015 05:53 AM
Buccaneers mostly healthy heading into Week 8 game
by Marty Gitlin |

Linebacker Brandon McGee (knee) is the lone Buccaneers player ruled out for the Sunday game against Minnesota. Cornerback Johnthan Banks (neck) is the only teammate on the Friday injury report not deemed questionable.

That group includes linebacker Jonathan Casillas (hamstring), tackle Anthony Collins (knee), safety Dashon Goldson (ankle), wide receiver Vincent Jackson (rib), quarterback Josh McCown (thumb) and defensive back Keith Tandy (hamstring.

Goldson and McCown both went from limited in practice to full participation Friday. Jackson has been limited throughout.

June 1, 2015 10:05 PM
Anthony Collins signs with the Buccaneers
by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

Anthony Collins has picked the Buccaneers, reportedly over the Bengals and Panthers, as his new team. The offensive tackle has agreed to terms with them according to The Tampa Bay Times' Rick Stroud. 

ESPN reports the deal is good for five years and $30 million with $15 million guaranteed

The 6-foot-5, 315-pound behemoth out of Kansas started seven games for the Bengals last year. He has 25 career starts over six seasons. 


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