By Chet Gresham @ChetGresham Updated Sep 4, 2020, 12:36pm PDT Mar 10, 2020 When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers spent a second-round pick on Ronald Jones II just two years ago, they hoped they were getting a versatile running back who … Jones has been working on his pass-catching skills in hopes of getting more out of that area of the game. 76 overall pick in the 2020 NFL draft out of Vanderbilt where he had multiple 1,000-yard seasons. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Roster 2020 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Roster. That […] However, the signing of McCoy may signal that Bruce Arians & Co. isn’t exactly confident in that. Reminds me of a Mark Ingram in his running-style and the Bucs would to see Ingram-level production from their rookie. Tampa Bay selected Vaughn with the No. Nyg Vs Tb Raymond Calais was the 245th pick in the 2020 draft and he’s been a favorite of Arians. Matchup vs MIN Vikings Depth Chart. Visit ESPN to view the Tampa Bay Buccaneers team stats for the 2020 season. McCoy’s Chiefs tenure lasted just one season. He netted 10.0 yards per catch on his 31 receptions in 2019. Brady’s arrival also means the running back situation in Tampa may be a more crucial element of the Bucs game, as they should find themselves winning more in 2020 and therefore, needing to run the ball more. Which Buccaneers running back should you trust in Week 8 Fantasy Football? The Bucs' top-ranked run defense is giving up just 74 rushing yards per game and has yet to allow a 100-yard rusher this season. Reminds me of a Mark Ingram in his running-style and the Bucs would to see Ingram-level production from their rookie. I’m working on getting that pre-snap read and then just exploding through my routes, just finishing. Just to put out a fire: Bucs have not made any contract offer to free-agent running back Devonta Freeman, as has been reported. A Tom Brady offense can’t succeed if the running backs … Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back LeSean McCoy. — Greg Auman (@gregauman) May 28, 2020 … Top 5 running backs in Tampa Bay Buccaneers history . McCoy averaged 4.6 yards per carry last year, however, after week 8, he saw just 32 carries that netted 103 yards. Snaps. It’s unlikely that the 25-year-old back makes the roster. Tampa Bay selected Vaughn with the No. Jones, who was the team’s second-round pick in the 2018 draft, has had an up-and-down career so far. T.J. Logan was used as a kick returner last season before an injury shut him down. Prior to that, he spent four years with the Bills and six with the Eagles. Jones, who was the team’s second-round pick in the 2018 draft, has had an up-and-down career so far. Injuries. While … Tom Brady comes to Tampa and immediately has the best receiving group he has ever had in his career. Logan, who was carted off the field in Tampa Bay, was a contributor on special teams. Ronald Jones is still the man in the #Buccaneers’ backfield  pic.twitter.com/7JVMk2wTAu, — Pro Football Action (@PFActionHQ) August 6, 2020. Tom Brady is in town and his arrival severely raises the expectations in Central Florida. The Harrisburg, PA-native has just 101 careers last year, which marked a career-low. Pass protection was a major problem for Jones and if he solves that issue, the former USC Trojan could be the workhorse back in Tampa. Tom Brady comes to Tampa and immediately has the best receiving group he has ever had in his career. Buccaneers Depth Chart. Latest on Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Ke'Shawn Vaughn including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on ESPN In fact, the Bucs had a specific type of running back in mind heading into the 2020 draft, wanting to add one who could play on all three downs and possibly give Brady … 76 overall pick in the 2020 … Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Antoine Winfield Jr. (31) reacts as New York Giants running back Dion Lewis (33) looks to the official for the pass interference call on the Giants' two-point conversion attempt late in the game. Getty Images If he made the team, it was likely that he’d be the Tampa’s kick returner. Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Ronald Jones (27) runs for a 98-yard touchdown against the Carolina Panthers during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020… Bucs' run defense puts all the pressure on Vikings QB Kirk Cousins. Tom Brady, who’s has made stars out of pass-catching backs in the past, has been giving Jones tips. It has been a jam-packed offseason for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, as they have made headlines numerous times. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers dropped a game against the LA Rams in primetime, literally, but the running backs put on the poorest showing. The speedy scatback may have fared better if there was a preseason, as he could have showcased his ability on the NFL level. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have added plenty of new faces to their offensive backfield this year, and two weeks into the 2020 season, they like what they’re seeing from the depth they’ve recently built. The Buccaneers have cut several players ahead of Saturday’s deadline to cut the roster down to 53 men.. Fresh off of signing Leonard Fournette, Tampa Bay has cut bait with running back … 76 overall pick in the 2020 NFL draft out of Vanderbilt where he had multiple 1,000-yard seasons. Taking a look at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back depth chart, including where Ronald Jones II and LeSean McCoy rank. Examining the Buccaneers’ Running Back Depth Chart, Copyright © 2020 Heavy, Inc. All rights reserved. Throughout the 13 games in 2020, the Buccaneers have been tasked with ... Tampa faced arguably the best running back in the entire NFL in … Tom Brady comes to Tampa and immediately has the best receiving group he has ever had in his career. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have high expectations coming into the 2020 season. Bucs Select Vanderbilt RB Ke'Shawn Vaughn in 3rd Round of 2020 NFL Draft Tampa Bay filled another big need with a versatile running back to close out Day 2. TAMPA, FL - DECEMBER 08, 2020 - Running Back Ronald Jones II #27 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cleats for My Cause My Cleats during practice at AdventHealth Training Center. “He always tells me to get low in my routes and run my routes like I already have the ball,” Jones said, via the team’s website. The Bucs 2020 draft class is complete with the addition of running back and kick returner Raymond Calais from Louisiana-Lafayette. VideoVideo related to examining the buccaneers’ running back depth chart2020-08-13T13:00:07-04:00. He netted 10.0 yards per catch on his 31 receptions in 2019. Pro Football Focus graded him just 73rd among all running backs in receiving. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 5 Defensive X-factors for 2020 season by Shawn Spencer. 7-5, 2nd NFC South. Vaughn is a lock to make the roster along with Ronald Jones III and likely LeSean McCoy. However, the former Wisconsin Badger was the Bucs’ special teams captain last year and his role on that unit may give him a leg on these other guys. Powered by. Powered by. After a stellar 2020 season for Ronald Jones, the Buccaneers’ lead back could miss some time after an injury suffered against the Minnesota Vikings. Vaughn is a downhill runner who showcased explosion at the collegiate level. The Buccaneers defeat the Giants, 25-23, at MetLife Stadium on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, in East Rutherford. While he may not rack up the rushing attempts, he’ll likely be an important factor on the new-look Buccaneers. Taking a look at the Buccaneers' running back depth chart after T.J. Logan's season-ending injury. The Bucs currently have three other running backs on the roster. McCoy averaged 4.6 yards per carry last year, however, after week 8, he saw just 32 carries that netted 103 yards. Running back T.J. Logan suffered a patella tendon injury at Buccaneers‘ training camp and is likely done for the season, per the Tampa Bay Times. The former USC Trojan could be a league-winner in fantasy, as Pro Football Action explains, and on the field, he could be the guy that Tampa counts on to keep the offense going as they look to keep Brady from overextending his game. vs MIN 6:00 pm GMT, 12/13. “A lot of times I was trying to get a feel for the defense, if it was zone or man. Stats. I think that’s been what we’ve been working on now just in the shorts and stuff.”. While the franchise made offseason additions at the position, Ronald Jones II enters this third year of his career as the starter for the new-look Buccaneers. McCoy spent last season with the Chiefs, winning a Super Bowl. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are set to open their season with arguably more hype than they’ve ever had. Vaughn is a lock to make the roster along with Ronald Jones III and likely LeSean McCoy. Let’s take a look at the Bucs’ depth chart: While the franchise made offseason additions at the position, Ronald Jones II enters this third year of his career as the starter for the new-look Buccaneers. McCoy spent last season with the Chiefs, winning a Super Bowl. I think that’s been what we’ve been working on now just in the shorts and stuff.”. The speedy scatback may have fared better if there was a preseason, as he could have showcased his ability on the NFL level. He has experience returning kicks in college and if he makes the team, it’s likely he claims that role for Tampa. He was viewed as more favorable by Football Outsiders metrics (17th in DVOA and 20th in DYAR among 50 qualifying backs). On Sunday, the Buccaneers announced the signing of running back Leonard Fournette, who had been waived by the Jacksonville Jaguars on Tuesday. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers need to start looking towards the future at the running back position, specifically for players that can catch the ball. Jones showed promise in the passing game last year, which was his second in the league. Logan’s injury may open the door for another running back to make the roster. Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Ronald Jones (27) runs for a 98-yard touchdown against the Carolina Panthers during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020… He has experience returning kicks in college and if he makes the team, it’s likely he claims that role for Tampa. Schedule. Jones showed promise in the passing game last year, which was his second in the league. Tampa Bay selected Vaughn with the No. He saw just one snap in the Super Bowl for Kansas City. That being said, the run game has been crucial to Brady in his most successful … “A lot of times I was trying to get a feel for the defense, if it was zone or man. Dare Ogunbowale, who has just 11 carries in 2019, is a pass-catching specialist and it may seem like the signing of LeSean McCoy does not bode well for his chances of making the roster. Tampa Bay selected Vaughn with the No. Raymond Calais was the 245th pick in the 2020 draft and he’s been a favorite of Arians. With a new quarterback under center, the running game for the Bucs will be crucial to provide support and help balance the offense. During his rookie season, he was stuck behind a stable of ho-hum backs and saw just 23 carries. However, the signing of McCoy may signal that Bruce Arians & Co. isn’t exactly confident in that. He saw just one snap in the Super Bowl for Kansas City. The former USC Trojan could be a league-winner in fantasy, as Pro Football Action explains, and on the field, he could be the guy that Tampa counts on to keep the offense going as they look to keep Brady from overextending his game. Analysis. That changed the following season where he took on a bigger role, recording 172 rushes that netted 724 yards (4.2 yards per carry). The 2020 receiver class is also extremely deep in terms of talent. 76 overall pick in the 2020 NFL draft out of Vanderbilt where he had multiple 1,000-yard seasons. Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back LeSean McCoy (25) is pulled by Minnesota Vikings running back Jake Bargas (40 )during the second quarter of the game against the Minnesota Vikings at … Prior to that, he spent four years with the Bills and six with the Eagles. by Rob Leeds 6 months ago Follow @Rob_Leeds41. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have high expectations coming into the 2020 season. With a new quarterback under center, the running game for the Bucs will be crucial to provide support and help balance the offense. “He always tells me to get low in my routes and run my routes like I already have the ball,” Jones said, via the team’s website. With a new quarterback under center, the running game for the Bucs will be crucial to provide support and help balance the offense. However, the former Wisconsin Badger was the Bucs’ special teams captain last year and his role on that unit may give him a leg on these other guys. The Buccaneers drafted Ke’Shawn Vaughn, who will battle Ronald Jones for the top running back position in 2020. He was viewed as more favorable by Football Outsiders metrics (17th in DVOA and 20th in DYAR among 50 qualifying backs). Ronald Jones is still the man in the #Buccaneers’ backfield pic.twitter.com/7JVMk2wTAu, — Pro Football Action (@PFActionHQ) August 6, 2020. That changed the following season where he took on a bigger role, recording 172 rushes that netted 724 yards (4.2 yards per carry). 76 overall pick in the 2020 … The Harrisburg, PA-native has just 101 careers last year, which marked a career-low. Video related to examining the buccaneers’ running back depth chart, WATCH: Tom Brady Connects With Mike Evans at Bucs Training Camp, Donald Trump on Buccaneers Ownership: Fantastic People. 3rd-String: Ke’Shawn Vaughn. Ronald Jones II is the lone holdover from last year’s running back room, and still technically the starter. Roster. WATCH: Tom Brady Connects With Mike Evans at Bucs Training Camp, Donald Trump on Buccaneers Ownership: Fantastic People. McCoy’s Chiefs tenure lasted just one season. Let’s take a look at the Buccaneers’ running back depth chart: Follow the Heavy on Buccaneers Facebook page for the latest breaking news, rumors, and content! I’m working on getting that pre-snap read and then just exploding through my routes, just finishing. Buccaneers running back Raymond Calais spoke to the media on Monday morning. He was a significant factor early in the 2019 campaign, though his efficiency took a hit as the season progressed. Jones has been working on his pass-catching skills in hopes of getting more out of that area of the game. Tom Brady, who’s has made stars out of pass-catching backs in the past, has been giving Jones tips. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have high expectations coming into the 2020 season. Buccaneers’ RB Depth Chart After Logan’s Season Ending Injury, Copyright © 2020 Heavy, Inc. All rights reserved. Author: Vaughn is a downhill runner who showcased explosion at the collegiate level. While he may not rack up the rushing attempts, he’ll likely be an important factor on the new-look Buccaneers. While Tampa Bay could take a receiver in the second, it makes more sense for the Buccaneers to target one of the top tier running backs at this point in the 2020 draft instead of picking from the leftovers after the receiver feeding frenzy that is expected in the first round. Tampa Bay selected Vaughn with the No. 3rd-String: Ke’Shawn Vaughn. Tampa selected the … Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) hands the ball off to Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Leonard Fournette (28) in the second half. Peyton Barber wasn’t far off of that mark back … Pro Football Focus graded him just 73rd among all running backs in receiving. Pass protection was a major problem for Jones and if he solves that issue, the former USC Trojan could be the workhorse back in Tampa. The Buccaneers have been without a 1,000-yard rusher since 2015 and the run game has lagged behind the middle of the pack since then. 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