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Buccaneers new logo: Raise the flag, boys!

Buccaneers new logo includes a bigger and bolder pirate flag. The Buccaneers new logo will continue to reside on a pewter-colored helmet, but with a chrome-colored face mask.

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This image provided by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers shows the new team helmet logo which was unveiled Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Tampa, Fla.

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have revealed a redesigned helmet and logo, part of a new look for next season.

Pro Bowl defensive tackle Gerald McCoy joined Hall of Famer Warren Sapp on the NFL Network to make the announcement on Thursday night.

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The Bucs will continue to wear pewter color helmets. In addition to an enlarged logo, still featuring a red battle flag with a skull sitting over crossed swords and a football, the head gear will sport the first chrome facemasks used by a NFL team.

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It is Tampa Bay's first helmet and logo redesign since 1997, when the Bucs stopped wearing creamsicle orange jerseys and a helmet bearing the image of a winking pirate.

A news conference is set for March 5 to unveil redesigned uniforms.