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Daily Bucs Links: Obsessed with D.J. Swearinger

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San Diego committee unveils $1.1 billion Chargers stadium plan -
Will a new stadium plan be enough to keep the Chargers in San Diego?

Patriots, NFL having 'back-channel conversations' to avoid DeflateGate appeal, per report -
If successful, New England and the NFL could avoid a lengthy appeal and court process.

MMBM: Peter King is an unwitting accomplice in the NFL's psychological warfare -
Just a word of warning you're probably not prepared to handle the strong football takes and barrelfire NFL truths that you never knew your Mondays were missing.

Mailbag: Waiver Wire Position
A fan asks Casey Phillips and Scott Smith how much of a difference having the first pick in the waiver wires can make.

Quotes: Frazier, McDonald, Swearinger
Defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier, special teams coordinator Kevin O'Dea, defensive tackle Clinton McDonald, and safety D.J. Swearinger spoke with the media at One Buc today.

Insider: Bucs Defense Update
Team Insider Casey Phillips talks to Senior Writer and Editor Scott Smith about what the Buccaneers defensive coaches spoke about regarding new players signed this offseason and what roles they will play heading into the 2015 Training Camp.

Kwon Alexander has more upside than Danny Lansanah
Danny Lansanah did everything the Bucs asked of him last season, but that doesn't guarantee him a starting spot in 2015.

Looking at early Tampa Bay Buccaneers fantasy football rankings
How the Tampa Bay Buccaneers fared in ESPN's first set of fantasy football rankings for the 2015 season.

D.J. Swearinger ready for fresh start with Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Safety D.J. Swearinger didn't want to go into detail about what went wrong in Houston, but he's anxious to get a fresh start with the Buccaneers.

Warren Sapp's solicitation of a prostitute charge dismissed in Phoenix
A solicitation charge against Hall of Famer Warren Sapp, who was arrested during Super Bowl week on suspicion of assault and soliciting a prostitute, was dismissed by a Phoenix judge on Monday.

Frazier Anxious To See What Swearinger Brings To Defense; Adds Depth If Nothing Else | Pewter Report
As a former second-round draft pick in 2013 (57th overall) with plenty of upside and high expectations, it was no surprise that D.J Swearinger brought some excitement to Bay Area fans, after the Buccaneers took advantage of having the first waiver by nabbing the jettisoned Texan.

Bucs still sorting out options at defensive end | and The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA — Buccaneers defensive line coach Joe Cullen isn’t a big stats guy. It’s too easy to skew them, positively or negatively, to support an argument, he said.

Bucs' Cullen wants depth, rotation on defensive line | Tampa Bay Times
If the Bucs' defensive line is to return to prominence as the catalyst of a dominating defense, improved depth will play a big role in that resurgence, assistant coach Joe Cullen said Monday.

Hardy Nickerson talks Bruce Carter, Danny Lansanah | Tampa Bay Times

Bucs sign McNeese guard Antoine Everett as undrafted rookie | Tampa Bay Times
The Bucs have signed another undrafted rookie free agent in McNeese State offensive lineman Antoine Everett, who played left tackle in college but is likely to line up at guard in the NFL.

Safety Swearinger happy to join Bucs | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — New Bucs S D.J. Swearinger said he was surprised to be waived by the Texans last week, but the former second-round draft pick is excited about a fresh start in Tampa Bay.

Warren Sapp enters plea in Phoenix solicitation case, won't face further jail time - Story | | Tampa Bay News, Weather, Sports, Things To Do | WFTS-TV
Former NFL star Warren Sapp will not serve any jail time following his arrest earlier this year for soliciting a prostitute in Phoenix.