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NFL opponents adjusting to Tampa Bay Bucs' offense

NFL opponents adjusting to Tampa Bay Bucs' offense

tampabay.com Updated Dec 6, 2012
By Joe Smith, Times Staff Writer Thursday, December 6, 2012 TAMPA - A few weeks ago, the Bucs offense was one of the hottest in the league.Running back Doug Martin was the talk of the NFL with highlight-reel runs. Receivers Mike Williams and Vincent Jac
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  • For Bucs, December offers chance for gain ... or pain

    For Bucs, December offers chance for gain ... or pain

    tampabay.com Dec 6, 2012
    By Gary Shelton, Times Sports Columnist Thursday, December 6, 2012 September allows you to dream. The NFL season is young, and the legs are fresh, and even bad teams think they are pretty good.October lets you adjust. It isn't too late to overcome a bad…
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  • Bucs pose test for Eagles rookie Bryce Brown

    Bucs pose test for Eagles rookie Bryce Brown

    tampabay.com Dec 6, 2012
    Eagles rookie running back Bryce Brown has opened many eyes in the past two weeks, running for a combined 347 yards in his past two games -- the first starts of his career. This week, he faces a stiffer test than in either of his past two games, with Ta…
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  • Run stopper Roy Miller still out with head injury

    Run stopper Roy Miller still out with head injury

    tampabay.com Dec 6, 2012
    With the Bucs preparing for hot-handed Eagles running back Bryce Brown, Tampa Bay’s primary run-stopping defensive lineman was nowhere near the practice field for the second straight day. Defensive tackle Roy Miller suffered a head injury against the Br
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  • Bucs avoid blackout, thanks to 10th anniversary of Super Bowl t…

    Bucs avoid blackout, thanks to 10th anniversary of Super Bowl team

    Often, when a team that struggles to sell out its home stadium does, it’s because the fans of the visiting team plan to put their butts in the seats. With the Eagles coming to Tampa on Sunday, that’s definitely not the case. Instead, the Bucs have sol
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  • Sunday's game Bucs-Eagles will be televised in Tampa Bay area

    Sunday's game Bucs-Eagles will be televised in Tampa Bay area

    tampabay.com Dec 6, 2012
    By Stephen F. Holder, Times Staff Writer Thursday, December 6, 2012 With a big crowd expected, the local television blackout has been lifted for Sunday's game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Philadelphia Eagles at Raymond James Stadium.
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  • Greg Schiano wants to scrap kickoffs

    Greg Schiano wants to scrap kickoffs

    ESPN.com Dec 6, 2012
    Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano may have ruffled some feathers by telling his defense to try to bust through victory formations, but his vision for the future of the game is being well received in one important area. NFL commissioner Roger Godel…
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  • Video - Preview: Philadelphia Eagles vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 02:38

    Preview: Philadelphia Eagles vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    Dec 6
    NFL Films previews the Week 14 matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Eagles-Buccaneers 01:10

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Eagles-Buccaneers

    Dec 6
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Philadelphia at Tampa Bay

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  • Biggest NFL games of Week 14 -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Dec 6
    No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.