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By Gary Shelton, Times Sports Columnist Sunday, December 16, 2012 NEW ORLEANSI would hereby like to take back every compliment, especially the sincere ones.I want to apologize for every positive feeling I may have foolishly passed on to others.I wish to…Share Tweet
Vets want to youth to stay focused... Big deficit ruins hopes to run the ball... Linebacker, assistant get into it... One brighStephen F. Holder, Times staff writer Sunday, December 16, 2012 Veterans: finish strongAfter four straight losses that have undermined the Bucs' midseason momentum, the veterans will have to play a central role in helping focus a wayward team that has t…Share Tweet
What they're saying: Reaction the Bucs-Saints gameTimes staff, wires Sunday, December 16, 2012 Greg Schiano, Bucs coach, on his team's first loss by more than eight points this year:"I didn't get this team ready to go today, for whatever the reason is. It got out hand."Schiano, on the disconn…Share TweetNEW ORLEANS -- Josh Freeman has played his worst football of the season at the most inopportune time, helping to undermine the team’s once-realistic playoff hopes. But even after his five turnovers on Sunday, when he was intercepted four times againstShare Tweet
Bucs running game grounded by big deficitNEW ORLEANS -- With the Saints entering today's game sporting what is, statistically, the second-worst rushing defense in the NFL, a prime opportunity existed to get rookie rushing leader Doug Martin going. But the way the game eventually unfolded madeShare Tweet
Bucs veterans to teammates: Finish strongNEW ORLEANS -- After four straight losses that have undermined all the Bucs’ midseason momentum, the team’s veterans will have to play a central in helping focus a wayward team that has two games remaining. The process was already underway in the loShare TweetThe Buccaneers’ terrible performance on the field Sunday against the Saints also included an ugly incident on the sideline, when linebacker Adam Hayward and assistant coach Bryan Cox got into a shoving match. The incident began when Cox (who was known fShare Tweetdeadspin.com Dec 16, 2012We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from Danny Amendola injuring a hapless fellow to Knowshon Moreno hurdling Ed Reed. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »Share TweetESPN.com Dec 16, 2012Thoughts on the New Orleans Saints' 41-0 victory against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome: What it means: The Saints were playing for nothing but pride and the way they went out and dominated says a lot about their chara…Share Tweet
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New Orleans Saints: Live scoring summaryTimes Staff Writer Sunday, December 16, 2012 Times Staff WriterQuarterback Drew Brees threw three early touchdowns as the Saints built a 24-0 halftime lead and rolled to a 41-0 shellacking of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday at the New Orleans Superdome.…Share Tweet
Tampa Bay Buccaneers postgame press conferenceDec 16Buccaneers react following game with Saints
Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints highlightsDec 16New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees threw four touchdown passes and had 307 yards in his Week 15 41-0 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Bucs show their frustrationDec 16Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Adam Hayward shows his frustration as he gets into a shoving match with linebackers coach Bryan Cox.
Hank Goldberg's Week 15 PicksDec 16Hammerin' Hank makes his picks for Week 15 of the NFL season.