Buccaneers' Hall Of Famer Selmon Dies At 56

TAMPA BAY (Reuters) - Lee Roy Selmon, the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers Hall of Fame defensive lineman, died on Sunday two days after suffering a stroke at the age of 56. Widely recognized as the greatest Buccaneers player of all time, Selmon was one of the franchise's pioneer players and a fierce defensive presence. The Glazer family, who own the Buccaneers, released a statement on the team's website (buccaneers.com). Read More...

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