Tampa Bay Rays
No , but they did have the S.A. Gunslingers of the USFL.
That was the Portland Breakers. The team started in Boston in 1983, moved to New Orleans in 1984, and then to Portland in 1985.
After the unsuccessful bid to name the team the Tampa Bay Tampons, the new name was agreed to be the Tampa Bay Douchebags.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Oklahoma / Arizona Outlaws in the USFL and the Washington Redskins
The Tampa Bay Lightning got their team name due to the fact that Tampa, Florida is known as the lightning capital of the world.
He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Bandits of the USFL and then played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFL. In 1987 he was traded to the 49ers and was backup to Joe Montana until 1991.
A name the team contest yielded the Buccaneers.
Buccs is an informal name for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. They are a professional American Football team from Tampa, Florida. They are from the South Devision of the National Football Conference.