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Report:  Jon Gruden talking to the Raiders about a return

Report: Jon Gruden talking to the Raiders about a return

profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 4, 2012
Last week, former Raiders and Bucs coach Jon Gruden supposedly was in talks to return to the University of Tennessee, where he once served as a graduate assistant. This week, former Raiders and Bucs coach Jon Gruden supposedly is in talks to return to t…
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  • Bucs, Falcons make most of injuries

    Bucs, Falcons make most of injuries

    ESPN.com Dec 4, 2012
    When a team’s season goes bad, one common response is to point to injuries. Sometimes that holds merit and sometimes it doesn’t. We don’t have to look any further than the Carolina Panthers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers to see that. At least at the momen
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  • Indications are Mike Sullivan will stay with Bucs

    Indications are Mike Sullivan will stay with Bucs

    tampabay.com Dec 4, 2012
    If you're worried about Bucs first-year offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan bolting for Boston College, you probably shouldn't obsess over it. Sullivan, who was linked to the vacant BC head-coaching job in a report by ESPN insider Adam Schefter on Sunda…
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  • Redskins add to mix of teams fighting Bucs for playoff spot

    Redskins add to mix of teams fighting Bucs for playoff spot

    tampabay.com Dec 4, 2012
    The playoff math has gotten even more complex for the Bucs over the past two days. Compounding their loss to the Broncos on Sunday is the Redskins’ victory over the Giants Monday night, one that puts Washington at 6-6 — and into a tie with the Bucs in
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Sports Columnists

  • Kerry Byrne: Inside the Numbers: Week 13

    Dec 4
    Tom Brady is in the midst of one of the great seasons any quarterback has ever produced -- yet again.
  • Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 13

    Dec 4
    The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.
  • Don Banks: Costly losses give Ravens, Bears something to worry about in ra…

    Dec 4
    Week 13 in the NFL had its requisite amount of 16 losers -- and, yes, we know the Rams and 49ers nearly tied once again -- but nobody in the league lost more ground than the Bears and Ravens, both of whom were upset at home on Sunday by six-win teams, d…
  • Peter King: Behind star trio, rookie QB class playing beyond its years; ma…

    Dec 4
    LANDOVER, Md. -- "It's all being ready to play at a younger age,'' Robert Griffin III said early this morning, putting those crazy striped socks on at his locker at FedEx Field. "I mean, look at how [South Carolina defensive end] Jadeveon Clow…