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Share TweetBy Stephen F. Holder, Times Staff Writer Friday, November 23, 2012 The Bucs face their biggest test of the season, putting a four-game win streak on the line. The key to this game: Tampa Bay's porous pass defense against league-leading passer Matt Ryan.…
Sunday: Bucs-Falcons in-game chat, 1 p.m.Updated Nov 23, 2012 Share TweetJoin Times beat reporter Stephen F. Holder Sunday at 1 p.m. as he blogs live from Raymond James Stadium throughout the Bucs' game against the Falcons. Follow along, and add your comments and/or questions if you like. We look forward to hearing from yo…Source: tampabay.comShare TweetBy Joe Smith, Times Staff Writer Friday, November 23, 2012 TAMPA - Rookie running back Doug Martin has been a star, rushing his way through the record books.Rookie linebacker Lavonte David has been one of the Bucs' most consistent defensive players, turSource: tampabay.comShare TweetRay Anderson, the league's vice president of football operations, said the NFL's Competition Committee will discuss whether to change the challenge rule that Lions coach Jim Schwartz and Falcons coach Mike Smith violated the past two weeks.Source: ESPN.com
Final Word: NFC SouthUpdated Nov 23, 2012 Share TweetFive nuggets of knowledge about the Week 12 games: A Super omen? A victory against the Falcons would give the Buccaneers their first five-game winning streak since the 2002 season. Yep, that’s the same season the Bucs went on to win Super Bowl XXXVII. SSource: ESPN.comShare TweetSaints have momentum, and revenge, in mind vs. the 49ers.Source: CNNSI.com
Bucs can’t sell enough tickets to lift blackoutUpdated Nov 23, 2012 Share TweetThe Buccaneers announced earlier this week they needed to sell 7,400 tickets this week to lift the local television blackout. They did not. Even though they’ve won four in a row, and are playing the 9-1 division-rival Falcons, the Bucs didn’t reach thSource: profootballtalk.com
'Playbook': Falcons vs. BuccaneersNov 23The "Playbook" crew examines whether the Atlanta Falcons will be able to take advantage of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers pass defense in Week 12.
Twice the Babineaux, two times the funNov 23The Babineaux brothers, Jonathan and Jordan, join "NFL AM" to judge each other's touchdown celebrations and Jonathan Babineaux's history as a punter. Also, Jonathan Babineaux talks about getting back on track in Week 12 and taking on the Tampa…
Peter King: League should, and will, revisit excessive penalty that cost L…Nov 23This column is traditionally a look ahead to a good story angle in a Sunday or Monday game, but this week I'm throwing a changeup. I want to look at a dumb rule that needs to be changed. You know it, I know it, the league knows it ... and there's little…