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Bucs owner says “a lot more games” will be on TV this yearUpdated Jul 27 Share Tweet
In recent years, the Buccaneers have had a hard time selling enough tickets to allow their games to be televised in Tampa. At first, the Bucs were buying the unsold non-premium seats, at 34 cents on the dollar. After about a year of doing that, the team…
Checking in from Carolina's campUpdated Jul 27 Share TweetSPARTANBURG, S.C. -- I made it up here in time to catch the last hour of the Carolina Panthers’ practice. Things were pretty uneventful other than the fact rookie guard Edmund Kugbila left practice after injuring his hamstring. Coach Ron Rivera said he …Share TweetPanthers quarterback Cam Newton said he has nothing to hide when it comes to testing for the human growth hormone.Share TweetFLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- When he purchased the Atlanta Falcons in 2002, Arthur Blank wasn’t looking primarily to make money. “It’s a solid business, and the NFL is king of the sports world and all that," said Blank, who made his fortune as co-founder…
Trufant, Alford will get baptism by fire with FalconsUpdated Jul 27 Share TweetMaybe Desmond Trufant should have held out, after all. Before the rookie first-round cornerback can ever play in a game of pro football, he’ll be spending hours chasing around two of the best receivers in the league during practice. The same goes for se…Source: profootballtalk.com
NFC South programming notesUpdated Jul 27 Share TweetFLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- I’ve finished my visit with the Atlanta Falcons. But we still have more coming on the Falcons. My Camp Confidential profile on Atlanta will appear on the blog this afternoon. I’m getting ready to head to my next stop. I’ll be maki…Share TweetLet’s take a quick run through some news and notes from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Former Falcon Deion Sanders said it’s Super Bowl or bust for the team. I think that’s a pretty fair assessment and a lot of people in the organization feel the …