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4 Takeaways from Lavonte David's Presser
A few notes from Lavonte David's press conference at One Buccaneer Place after the linebacker had agreed to terms on a contract extension.

Insider: David's Contract Extension
Casey Phillips and Scott Smith discuss linebacker Lavonte David's contract extension.

1-On-1 with LB Lavonte David
Casey Phillips speaks with LB Lavonte David following his contract extension press conference at One Buccaneer Place.

David Challenged to Deliver Even More
Lavonte David's play through three NFL seasons has been superb, earning him a big new contract, but the Bucs think he can get even better, and David agrees.

Bucs Sign Tony McDaniel To 1-year, 2.5 Million Deal | Pewter Report
It's been a busy couple of days for the Buccaneers.

Bucs David: "Team Always Comes First" | Pewter Report
On Sunday afternoon Tampa Bay recognized Lavonte David as one of the best linebackers in the game, and paid him accordingly, even if many around the NFL

Tuesday camp preview: Monitoring the health of Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews - NFL
NFL Nation reporters preview what to watch for at Tuesday's practices, including how Packers LB Clay Matthews recovers from his first reps after experiencing knee soreness earlier in camp.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers sign Tony McDaniel to one-year deal
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed free-agent defensive tackle Tony McDaniel to a one-year, $2.5 million deal, according to multiple reports.

Bucs camp recap: Coaches say Winston has best workout yet | TBO.com and The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA — Bucs coaches, scouts and executives were in agreement Sunday. In front of a capacity crowd of season ticket holders, QB Jameis Winston put together his best workout of training camp.

Expectations high, on both sides, as LB David signs Bucs extension | TBO.com and The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA — Lavonte David still had not signed his new contract extension Sunday when coach Lovie Smith laid out a new performance standard for the All-Pro linebacker that seems to be in line with his new salary.

Undrafted rookie Keyes earning extended look from Bucs | TBO.com and The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA — NFL veterans have a tendency to pace themselves during training camp.

Bucs sign third punter to challenge Koenen, Lanning | Tampa Bay Times
The Bucs' competition for their punting job is now three-wide, with the team on Monday signing Karl Schmitz, waived by the Broncos last week, to challenge veterans Michael Koenen and Spencer Lanning.

Bucs add former Seahawks DT Tony McDaniel | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Bolstering their depth at defensive tackle, the Bucs on Monday agreed to terms with Tony McDaniel, who started 29 games in the past two seasons for Seattle then was cut last week in a salary-cap move.

Bucs' David wants to repay family for aiding his dream | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — During his final year of high school, Lavonte David's mom gave him cash for fees to attend the senior prom. But by the time she got home from working as a unit manager in a nursing rehab center, he would hand the money back to her.

Lavonte David joins ranks of highest-paid Bucs | Tampa Bay Times
With Lavonte David's extension — five years, $50.2 million — he is the third-highest paid Buc in average compensation per year.

MMQB: Andrew Luck, Hard Knocks, Frank Gifford, J.J. Watt, more | The MMQB with Peter King

Lost in the hot air surrounding last season’s AFC title game was the fact that the Colts were embarrassed, again, by the Patriots. What did Andrew Luck and company do to get better for 2015? Plus, what to expect when ‘Hard Knocks’ debuts, Aaron Rodgers’ future plans and remembering Frank Gifford