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Mailbag: June 10, 2021

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. Special kickoff edition. How to handle the 18th week. Are Gronk and D'Andre Swift viable keepers? Travis Kelce's relative value. Special bonus trivia question. And more. more »



Sky is the limit for Bucs TE Howard

Tampa Bay head coach Bruce Arians said this week that “the sky’s the limit” for tight end O.J. HOWARD heading into the 2021 season. After the addition of fellow tight endMore ROB GRONKOWSKI last year, Howard thrived in two tight end sets to start the season. Unfortunately for the Bucs and his fantasy owners, Howard suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon in the fourth game of the season. Arians confirmed that Howard’s recovery is going well and that he should be available to participate in offseason field work soon. Less

Source: Team Website

Around the NFL: Cameron Brate

Super Bowl LV is tomorrow, and some of the questions from the week have been answered. Antonio Brown practiced fully yesterday, and Demarcus Robinson was removed from the COVID list; those guys are playing. It's the Tampa tight end situation that is a bit of a mystery.   more »


Factoid: Elite tight ends

If you like elite tight ends, this is a good Super Bowl for you. Travis Kelce and Rob Gronkowski are two of the best to ever play the position.   more »


Podcast: August 21 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Scott Pianowski of Yahoo Sports joins the podcast to talk Covid concessions, anchor running backs (of multiple eras), late-draft targets and much, much more. Sponsored by Affordable Trophies; comment below for a chance to join this year's Affordable Trophies Listeners League.  more »



Bucs TE Gronkowski looking like old self

Tampa Bay Bucs head coach Bruce Arians said on Thursday that veteran tight end ROB GRONKOWSKI looks like he did "five or six years ago”. Arians noted that Gronk’s back surgeriesMore have healed, adding that his new tight end seems to have regained his health and form. Arians noted that Gronkowski has shed his gigantic elbow brace and that he is moving and running fast. Less


Around the NFL: Bucs tight ends

It's a tricky business, deciding how to rank and draft Tampa Bay tight ends. They've got three really capable players at the position, a new veteran quarterback who might have his own preferences, and a coach with a sketchy recent history of using those players in his offense.   more »



Bucs sign veteran RB McCoy

The Tampa Bay Bucs signed veteran running back LESEAN MCCOY to a one-year contract on Thursday. McCoy had minimal success last year with Kansas City, and his usage declined as theMore season went on. In the postseason, McCoy never touched the ball. With an offense that has already brought in veterans TOM BRADY and ROB GRONKOWSKI, the Bucs have now added another veteran with a Pro Bowl pedigree. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Factoid: Tight ends

If you’re looking for tight ends who’ve not only caught a lot of balls but have been effective at putting the ball in the end zone, some of the best to ever play the game are playing right now.  more »


Arians excited to add Gronk to Bucs offense

Tampa Bay head coach Bruce Arians said recently that he envisions his base offense featuring one running back, two wide receivers, and two tight ends. Newcomer ROB GRONKOWSKI will be oneMore of those tight ends, but the Bucs also have O.J. HOWARD and CAMORON BRATE as options. Arians said that he expects to find the best matchups each week and adjust his offense accordingly. Less

Source: CBS Boston

Factoid: Rob Gronkowski

I’m not a big Rob Gronkowski fan. I don’t see him showing up in Tampa Bay and dominating.  more »



Bucs pick up fifth-year option on TE Howard

The Tampa Bay Bucs picked up the fifth-year option on the contract of tight end O.J. HOWARD this week. Howard was recently the subject of trade rumors, but he now appearsMore set to remain with the Bucs for the 2020 season. He is believed to be a good fit with new acquisition and fellow tight end ROB GRONKOWSKI as the team continues to surround new quarterback TOM BRADY with weapons. Less

Source: Tampa Bay Times


Bucs continue to surround Brady with talent

The Tampa Bay Bucs traded up one spot in Thursday night’s NFL Draft to select Iowa offensive tackle TRISTAN WIRFS. Selected with the 13th overall pick, Wirfs is a talented andMore athletic offensive tackle who was projected by some to be the top lineman off the board. Just days after adding tight end ROB GRONKOWSKI, the Bucs have now added another weapon for new quarterback TOM BRADY. Less

Source: Tampa Bay Times


TE Howard not happy with situation in Tampa

Tampa Bay tight end O.J. HOWARD is reportedly unhappy with his situation with the Bucs now that fellow tight end ROB GRONKOWSKI has joined the team. While many are expecting HowardMore to be traded, the Bucs reportedly plan on keeping him unless they receive an offer that “blows them away”. Howard, meanwhile, will likely see a reduced role on the field at a time he would like to be advancing his career and working toward his second NFL contract. Less

Source: Team Blog


Gronk to add weight leading up to 2020 return

Tampa Bay tight end ROB GRONKOWSKI said on Wednesday that he is 15 pounds under his previous playing weight, adding that he was confident he could get back to a goodMore weight before the season. Gronk said that he is currently at 250 pounds and that he has worked over the past year and feels good. Less


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