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Bucs' Bowers suspended 2 games for PEDs

Bucs' Bowers suspended 2 games for PEDs

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated 14 minutes ago
Buccaneers DE Da'Quan Bowers has been suspended two games without pay for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances, the league announced Tuesday.
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  • The Film Don't Lie: Buccaneers

    The Film Don't Lie: Buccaneers

    ESPN.com 7 hours ago
    A weekly look at what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers must fix: A major reason Tampa Bay's offense ranks 30th in the NFL has been the lack of production from the running game. Just look at what Doug Martin, who rushed for more than 1,400 yards as a rookie in 2…
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  • Bucs expected to sign Trindon Holliday

    Bucs expected to sign Trindon Holliday

    profootballtalk.com 8 hours ago
    The Buccaneers worked out kick returner Trindon Holliday on Monday and things appear to have gone well. Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports that the team plans to sign the veteran returner to their 53-man roster. Holliday signed with the Giants i…
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  • Buccaneers still in NFC South race

    Buccaneers still in NFC South race

    ESPN.com 9 hours ago
    TAMPA, Fla. -- They're 1-5, which would have them out of just about every division race. But the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are in the NFC South, a division that no one is running away with. The Bucs are only one game behind Atlanta and New Orleans in the win…
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  • Lovie Smith: We’re not shopping any of our players

    Lovie Smith: We’re not shopping any of our players

    profootballtalk.com 11 hours ago
    The trade deadline is a week away and the Percy Harvin deal has led to some wondering about what other deals might be struck between NFL teams this week. One name that’s been brought up as a possibility is Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson. Ian R…
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  • Josh McCown returns to practice

    Josh McCown returns to practice

    profootballtalk.com Oct 20 (yesterday)
    The Buccaneers held a workout on Monday to get back in the swing of things after their bye week and one player returned to work after a much longer absence. Quarterback Josh McCown practiced for the first time since injuring his right thumb in Week Thre…
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  • Would Buccaneers trade Vincent Jackson?

    Would Buccaneers trade Vincent Jackson?

    ESPN.com Oct 20 (yesterday)
    TAMPA, Fla. -- When the trade deadline starts to approach, there is always a lot of speculation about possible deals. Oct. 28 is the deadline and the Buccaneers are getting their share of speculation. NFL Network reported over the weekend that the Tampa…
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  • Buccaneers get back to work after bye

    Buccaneers get back to work after bye

    ESPN.com Oct 20 (yesterday)
    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers return to practice Monday following a four-day break during their bye week. They’re 1-5 and coming off a humiliating 48-17 loss to Baltimore. But coach Lovie Smith repeatedly has been preaching patience. “The only…
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  • Report:  Seahawks also spoke to Browns, Buccaneers about Harvin

    Report: Seahawks also spoke to Browns, Buccaneers about Harvin

    profootballtalk.com Oct 18 (3 days ago)
    The Seahawks apparently didn’t put Percy Harvin on the trading block, by declaring that they have “no intent” to trade him or otherwise. But the Seahawks reportedly talked to more teams than the Jets about a deal for the highly talented but apparently e…
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  • Greg Cosell's Film Review: Joe Flacco was even better than stat…

    Greg Cosell's Film Review: Joe Flacco was even better than stats showed

    yahoo.com Oct 17 (4 days ago)
    Joe Flacco had a great game last week against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It was even more impressive when you watched the film of it. The Baltimore Ravens quarterback threw four touchdowns in the first quarter, which is phenomenal, and it’s even more imp…
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  • Buccaneers fire executive after DUI arrest

    Buccaneers fire executive after DUI arrest

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers fired director of player development Isaiah Harris on Thursday after he was arrested for driving under the influence.
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  • Buccaneers at the bye: Offense

    Buccaneers at the bye: Offense

    ESPN.com Oct 16 (5 days ago)
    It’s the bye week for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and that means it's time for a position-by-position analysis. Let’s start with the offense: Quarterbacks: Veteran Josh McCown opened the season as the starter, but never was able to get the offense into a r…
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  • Bucs fullback Jorvorskie Lane said PED test was for diet pills

    Bucs fullback Jorvorskie Lane said PED test was for diet pills

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Oct 16 (6 days ago)
    Buccaneers fullback Jorvorskie Lane was suspended two games for violating the league’s PED policy yesterday, but he didn’t use the time-honored Adderall defense. Instead, he went for the diet pill defense. According to Ira Kaufman of the Tampa Tribune, …
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  • Five touchdown passes in record time make Joe Flacco AFC offens…

    Five touchdown passes in record time make Joe Flacco AFC offensive player of the week

    profootballtalk.com Oct 15 (6 days ago)
    A lot of quarterbacks have thrown five touchdown passes in a game in the history of the NFL, but none of them ever did it any faster than Joe Flacco did it against the Buccaneers last Sunday. Flacco threw five scores in the first 16:03 of what wound up …
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  • 'Gerald McCoy is not an All-Pro'

    'Gerald McCoy is not an All-Pro'

    ESPN.com Oct 14
    TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy went the third-person route Tuesday and gave a scathing critique of his play. Let's get out of the way and go straight to the tape. "You know, 2013 is over and Gerald McCoy is not an…
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  • The Film Don't Lie: Buccaneers

    The Film Don't Lie: Buccaneers

    ESPN.com Oct 14
    A weekly look at what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers must fix: The list is long, but pass protection might be the top priority as the Bucs head into their bye week. They need to do a much better job of protecting the quarterback when they return to action aga…
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  • Bucs give up on 'fastest man in the NFL'

    Bucs give up on 'fastest man in the NFL'

    ESPN.com Oct 13
    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers apparently have given up on one of their biggest projects. Former Olympic sprinter Jeff Demps was released from the practice squad Monday. Coach Lovie Smith had repeatedly called Demps "the fastest man in the…
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  • Buccaneers' offensive line historically bad against Ravens

    Buccaneers' offensive line historically bad against Ravens

    ESPN.com Oct 13
    TAMPA, Fla. – The play of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' offensive line in Sunday’s 48-17 loss to the Baltimore Ravens was more than bad. It was historically bad. Makes you wonder if Jeremy Zuttah, Donald Penn and Davin Joseph, offensive linemen who were let…
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  • Gerald McCoy calls Bucs’ play “unacceptable”

    Gerald McCoy calls Bucs’ play “unacceptable”

    The Buccaneers have given up 165 points over the last four weeks, which sets a new franchise record for points allowed over that span. That’s a bad spot to be in when your franchise has a winless season in its past and when you actually won one of those…
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  • Flacco, Ravens Overwhelm Struggling Buccaneers

    Flacco, Ravens Overwhelm Struggling Buccaneers

    nytimes.com Oct 13
    Joe Flacco was all business, carving up Tampa Bay's secondary and helping the Baltimore Ravens get their season back on track with a dominating performance.
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  • Doug Marrone: Sitting Mike Williams “was really a tough call”

    Doug Marrone: Sitting Mike Williams “was really a tough call”

    Though Mike Williams hasn’t been a starter for the Bills, the ex-Buccaneers wide receiver had seen a fair amount of work on offense in the first five games. However, Williams was a healthy scratch for Sunday’s loss vs. New England, with reserve receiver…
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  • Video - Week 7: Atlanta Falcons vs. Baltimore Ravens highlights 01:26

    Week 7: Atlanta Falcons vs. Baltimore Ravens highlights

    Oct 19
    After blowing out the Buccaneers last week, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco comes back and has a repeat performance defeating the Atlanta Falcons 29-7.
  • Video - Defensive Struggles In The NFC South 05:35

    Defensive Struggles In The NFC South

    Oct 16
    Darren Woodson breaks down the problems plaguing defenses in the NFC South.
  • Video - Game Balls: Baltimore at Tampa Bay 01:10

    Game Balls: Baltimore at Tampa Bay

    Oct 12
    Ravens reporter Jamison Hensley's game ball goes to Joe Flacco, who tossed four TD pass in the first quarter and finished with a career-best five TDs. Mike Evans gets the honor from Pat Yasinskas.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Ravens-Buccaneers Recap 01:46

    Sunday Blitz: Ravens-Buccaneers Recap

    Oct 12
    Jim Basquil and Ron Jaworski break down the Ravens 48-17 win over the Buccaneers.

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