Report: Bucs Have Been Shopping Howard for Months


The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been at the top of the NFL news cycle since signing quarterback Tom Brady. Just as the roar over the Brady signing was starting to settle the Buccaneers debuted their new uniforms. The team continued its stranglehold as the lead of every NFL broadcast. The Buccaneers weren’t done yet. To follow up a great 1-2 punch combination with a haymaker the Buccaneers traded for tight end Rob Gronkowski. The rest of the league has been put on notice.


But Wait There’s More

According to ESPN’s Jenna Laine, a source informed ESPN that the Buccaneers were in discussions to trade O.J. Howard to the Washington Redskins two months ago. The Buccaneers were looking to acquire offensive tackle Trent Williams. While the “Trade O.J.” rumors have been flying around lately Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht said this during the NFL combine

“We have plans for O.J. being in our offense this year.”

Laine went on to add, “the Bucs have listened and will continue to listen to offers.”

The Buccaneers appear to be in a win now mode and they appear to be ready to do so without the services of O.J. Howard.

Stay tuned to for further details.