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Floyd becomes new “Z” receiver in San Diego

Floyd becomes new “Z” receiver in San Diego

profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 17, 2012
After Vincent Jackson left the Chargers for the Buccaneers, San Diego needed a new “Z” receiver. In the Chargers’ system, the “Z” lines up next to tight end Antonio Gates, with the goal of forcing defenses to choose one for extra focus - givin
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  • Bucs pilfer defensive lineman from Niners’ practice squad

    Bucs pilfer defensive lineman from Niners’ practice squad

    profootballtalk.com Nov 17, 2012
    The man who recruited Matthew Masifilo to Stanford gave him a job with the 49ers.  And now Masifilo has been recruited elsewhere by another former college coach. The Buccaneers and Greg Schiano have signed the first-year defensive tackle from the 49ers”
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  • NFC South programming notes

    NFC South programming notes

    ESPN.com Nov 17, 2012
    TAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT -- I’m about to head up to Atlanta, where I’ll be covering Sunday’s game between the Falcons and Arizona Cardinals. Our Sunday coverage will kick off in the morning with the inactives for the Cardinals and Falcons, as wel
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  • Buccaneers can wait for help at CB

    Buccaneers can wait for help at CB

    ESPN.com Nov 17, 2012
    During Friday’s NFC South chat, I got a couple of persistent questions from Tampa Bay fans. One had to do with why the Bucs traded away their best cornerback (Aqib Talib) in the middle of the season. I’ve answered that multiple times and I’ll do it
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  • Video - Can the Saints make the playoffs? 00:59

    Can the Saints make the playoffs?

    Nov 17
    After a dismal 0-4 start to the 2012 season, is it possible for the New Orleans Saints to make the playoffs? Charley Casserly thinks so.