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5-11, 4th in NFC South

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

After his release from the Bucs, Chris Baker released the following statement: "I am thankful to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Organization, Glazer Family, Coach Koetter, and GM Jason Licht for the opportunity last season. I am looking forward to the next chapter in my career. I am thankful for the chance to continue to follow my dreams. God always has a plan."

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

As expected, the Bucs have released defensive tackle Chris Baker, as first reported by the NFL Network. This was hardly a surprise. He finished with just 0.5 sacks in 2017.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bucs will officially introduce new defensive line coach Brentson Buckner in a press conference on Wednesday at 3 p.m.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Doug Martin just posted the following statement on his Instagram. He called it a "bittersweet" day.

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Buccaneers release RB Martin, DT Baker

Buccaneers running back Doug Martin has been released by the team after six years in Tampa Bay. The team also released defensive tackle Chris Baker, who spent just last season with the team.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Confirmed: The Bucs have released two-time Pro Bowl running back Doug Martin, as first reported by the Tampa Bay Times.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bucs have agreed to terms with Brentson Buckner to become their defensive line coach, as first reported by the Tampa Bay Times. Buckner spent the last five years as the Arizona Cardinals' defensive line coach.

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Barnwell: Offseason moves to improve every NFC team

Seattle has big decisions to make on the Legion of Boom. The Saints need to lock up Drew Brees. The Vikings need to sign a quarterback. Here are five offseason moves to improve all 16 NFC teams.

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How can the Bucs get back to the postseason? (1:44)

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Story will be up in moments, but a source has told ESPN that the Bucs have fired defensive line coach Jay Hayes.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bucs have signed linebacker Jeff Knox. He was with the Bucs during the 2017 offseason and preseason. He spent this past year with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

In the midst of the Super Bowl frenzy, Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston and longtime girlfriend Breion Allen announced that they are expecting a baby boy.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Congratulations to Bucs defensive tackle Sealver Siliga and his wife Kayla on the arrival of baby Tupaimoefitipo Kayson Siliga this morning.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Bucs and Broncos safety John Lynch was not among those voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday. This was Lynch's sixth year of eligibility and fifth year as a finalist.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Bucs and Broncos safety and current 49ers GM John Lynch is having his case made this morning in the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Selection Committee Meeting. Results will come out later this afternoon.

Team Stats

Passing Yards272.94th
Rushing Yards90.627th
Points For20.918th
Points Against23.9Tied-22nd