wish him nothing but the best in the future." Ward, 30, will compete for playing time in Tampa with Chris Conte and Keith Tandy , who the Buccaneers list as their starting safeties. Rookie Justin Evans will play deep at the safety position. The
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Corey Coleman (19) is taken down by Tampa Bay Buccaneers strong safety Keith Tandy (37) during the first quarter of an NFL preseason football game Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan Ebenhack)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III (28) celebrates with teammate strong safety Keith Tandy (37) after intercepting a pass by Cleveland Browns quarterback DeShone Kizer during the second quarter of an NFL preseason football game Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP ...
Cleveland Browns running back Isaiah Crowell (34) eludes a tackle by Tampa Bay Buccaneers strong safety Keith Tandy (37) during the first quarter of an NFL preseason football game Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan Ebenhack)
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Brandon LaFell (11) is tackled by Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Keith Tandy (37) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)
safety spot is one to watch. The Bucs signed J.J. Wilcox from Dallas and drafted Justin Evans in the second round. Keith Tandy made plays when inserted into the lineup last season, which could give him a track to a starting spot. Then there
s hard to imagine Grimes backing that season up. » At least the team is deep at safety. With second-round pick Justin Evans already impressing , last year's starters Keith Tandy and Chris Conte could be coming off the bench.
New Orleans Saints running back Travaris Cadet (38) pulls in a touchdown reception between Tampa Bay Buccaneers strong safety Keith Tandy (37) in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
fortnight ago, the Bucs defense shut down Drew Brees and the high-flying Saints . On the back of some fantastic play from Keith Tandy and the Bucs secondary, Tampa forced three Brees interceptions and gave up just 257 yards passing. The Bucs defensive
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) leaps over Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Bradley McDougald (30) and safety Keith Tandy (37) in the first quarter at AT&T Stadium. (Matthew Emmons/USA TODAY)
a pivotal forced fumble on Witten in the fourth quarter. There are a lot of pieces in Tampa to build around, like Keith Tandy and Lavonte David . It's just a shame they were overwhelmed on national television by Dallas' special rookies. 6
Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott (21) is pushed out of bounds by Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Keith Tandy (37) after a long run late in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Cole Beasley (11) tries to stay inbounds after catching a pass as Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Keith Tandy (37) pursues in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)
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in the same mold on a five-game winning streak and looking for redemption on prime time. Led by Gerald McCoy and Keith Tandy , the Bucs' defense has done a full 180 since their Week 9 blowout loss to the Falcons , averaging 18.7 points allowed
veteran Brent Grimes . And safety Keith Tandy entered the lineup to make huge plays ..... Two of those takeaways belong to Tandy , who has typified Tampa's turnaround ..... Filling in for an injured Chris Conte , Tandy has been a surprise upgrade. The
North. They haven't won that division since 1993. Keith Tandy , Tampa Bay Buccaneers Strong stats to consider: » The ..... slow start, the Bucs are battling for the NFC South. Tandy stepped up huge in this game, recording nine tackles
does it? When is the last time you saw Drew Brees throw six picks and no TDs over a two-game stretch? Bucs safety Keith Tandy read Brees' eyes and flat stole the ball ballgame , as well as any fleeting hopes New Orleans had of making a playoff
Lions ' Matthew Stafford , Tampa Bay Buccaneers ' Keith Tandy and Miami Dolphins ' Andrew Franks have all earned ..... comeback in defeating the Chicago Bears , 20-17. Keith Tandy , Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tandy had a game-high nine tackles and the game
Saints this past Sunday in a 16-11 defensive-led victory. With the Saints driving down the field, Tampa Bay safety Keith Tandy picked off Drew Brees in the game's final minute to seal their fifth-straight victory. Tampa Bay has run off five
bunch, and a confident bunch is a scary bunch ," safety Keith Tandy said, per the team's official website. "Hopefully we can keep it rolling." Tandy is an appropriate spokesman for a defense that seems to
The stars were out on Sunday. Odell Beckham's 61-yard score was the difference against Dallas. Le'Veon Bell broke a franchise record in Pittsburgh's win. Here's what we learned from Week 14.
for a potential game-winning touchdown, Bucs safety Keith Tandy picked off Drew Brees with 57 seconds left to seal Sunday ..... interceptions, though, including the game-winner by Tandy , a first-quarter pick by rookie corner Vernon Hargreaves
Tampa Bay Buccaneers strong safety Keith Tandy (37) celebrates after an interception during an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints at Raymond James Stadium, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016 in Tampa, Fla. The Buccaneers defeated the Saints 16-11. (Perry Knotts/NFL)
New Orleans Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks (10) has the ball slip through his hands in front of Tampa Bay Buccaneers strong safety Keith Tandy (37) for an incomplete pass during the third quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)