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Bucs tried to blow up Peyton’s victory formation

Bucs tried to blow up Peyton’s victory formation

profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 3, 2012
Forgotten in the Buccaneers’ four-game winning streak followed by a one-point loss that happened with Tampa in possession of the ball is the fact that the Bucs have a habit under coach Greg Schiano of contesting victory formation late in one-score games
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  • LeQuan Lewis latest injury for Buccaneers secondary

    LeQuan Lewis latest injury for Buccaneers secondary

    tampabay.com Dec 3, 2012
    By Damian Cristodero, Times Staff Writer Monday, December 3, 2012 TAMPA - The Bucs just cannot catch a break in the secondary as coach Greg Schiano on Monday was not encouraging about backup CB LeQuan Lewis' apparent knee injury."We're waiting for some
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  • Lavonte David's interception continues playmaking ways with Buc…

    Lavonte David's interception continues playmaking ways with Buccaneers

    tampabay.com Dec 3, 2012
    By Damian Cristodero, Times Staff Writer Monday, December 3, 2012 TAMPA - Lavonte David isn't sure where he will display the ball that was his first professional interception."Probably in a trophy room or something," he said.No question, though, he will
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  • Broncos secondary limits Bucs' deep passing game

    Broncos secondary limits Bucs' deep passing game

    tampabay.com Dec 3, 2012
    If you wondered why the typically effective deep passing game of the Bucs seemed largely nonexistent until the frantic fourth quarter on Sunday, there’s an easy explanation, players said. The Broncos effectively played a deep zone coverage for most of t
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  • Where they rank on offense, defense

    Where they rank on offense, defense

    ESPN.com Dec 3, 2012
    The latest NFL stats are out, so let’s take a look at where the NFC South teams rank on offense and defense. The New Orleans Saints continue to have the league’s worst defense. They’re No. 32 overall (No. 32 against the run and No. 30 against the pa
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  • Falcons can clinch NFC’s top seed next week, with help

    Falcons can clinch NFC’s top seed next week, with help

    profootballtalk.com Dec 3, 2012
    The Falcons clinched the NFC South title from their collective couch yesterday, when the Broncos beat the Buccaneers. And amazingly, the 11-1 Falcons could wrap up the top seed in the NFC playoffs next week, with a win and some help. According to Pat Ya…
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  • Bucs remain in playoff hunt

    Bucs remain in playoff hunt

    ESPN.com tampabay.com Dec 3, 2012
    Sunday’s loss by Tampa Bay didn’t completely take the Buccaneers out of the playoff picture. In fact, they remain right on the fringe. If the season ended today, the Falcons, 49ers, Packers and Giants would be in as division winners and the Bears (8-4
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  • Video - GameDay: Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Denver Broncos highlights 01:51

    GameDay: Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Denver Broncos highlights

    Dec 3
    Catch the highlights from Denver as Peyton Manning leads the Broncos to a win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
  • Video - No victory formation for Schiano 00:48

    No victory formation for Schiano

    Dec 3
    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Denver Broncos scuffle after head coach Greg Schiano sends his team to blitz Peyton Manning in his victory formation.

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    Dec 3
    On Sunday morning, I was talking to Joe Linta, the agent for the late Jovan Belcher, about the state of mind that might have made the Chiefs linebacker shoot his live-in girlfriend nine times with his own mother in the house and then, less than an hour …