The Film Don't Lie: BuccaneersESPN.com 7 hours agoA 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Bucs expected to sign Trindon Hollidayprofootballtalk.com 8 hours agoThe 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Buccaneers still in NFC South raceESPN.com 9 hours agoTAMPA, 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Lovie Smith: We’re not shopping any of our playersprofootballtalk.com 11 hours agoThe 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…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.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…Upvote Share Tweet
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…Upvote Share Tweet
Buccaneers get back to work after byeESPN.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…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.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…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.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…Upvote Share TweetThe Tampa Bay Buccaneers fired director of player development Isaiah Harris on Thursday after he was arrested for driving under the influence.Upvote Share TweetESPN.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…Upvote Share TweetBuccaneers 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, …Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.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 …Upvote Share Tweet
'Gerald McCoy is not an All-Pro'ESPN.com Oct 14TAMPA, 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…Upvote Share Tweet
The Film Don't Lie: BuccaneersESPN.com Oct 14A 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Bucs give up on 'fastest man in the NFL'ESPN.com Oct 13TAMPA, 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Buccaneers' offensive line historically bad against RavensESPN.com Oct 13TAMPA, 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Gerald McCoy calls Bucs’ play “unacceptable”profootballtalk.com Oct 13The 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…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Oct 13Joe 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.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Oct 13Though 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Week 7: Atlanta Falcons vs. Baltimore Ravens highlightsOct 19After blowing out the Buccaneers last week, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco comes back and has a repeat performance defeating the Atlanta Falcons 29-7.
Defensive Struggles In The NFC SouthOct 16Darren Woodson breaks down the problems plaguing defenses in the NFC South.
Game Balls: Baltimore at Tampa BayOct 12Ravens 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.
Sunday Blitz: Ravens-Buccaneers RecapOct 12Jim Basquil and Ron Jaworski break down the Ravens 48-17 win over the Buccaneers.
The Week 7 MailbagOct 21Many of you wrote in Monday to ask about the fumble at the end of Rams-Seahawks, the miscue that infuriated Seattle and had a huge effect on the outcome of the game, a 28-26 St. Louis victory. I spoke to the NFL officiating czar, Dean Blandino, on Monda…
Behind the HOF’s New Contributor CommitteeOct 21A little inside football this morning. Tonight in Washington D.C., nine members of the new Pro Football Hall of Fame Contributor Selection Committee will gather at a hotel. On Wednesday, they will meet to select two candidates for the Hall’s Class of 20…
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At 38, Peyton Manning’s Prime is Right NowOct 20In the Denver locker room Sunday night, after his 246th NFL regular-season game, Peyton Manning asked, “Where’s Demaryius?” Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, someone said, was on his way out to the field to do an interview with NBC. “We gotta get him back…