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Gary Shelton: This Bucs season has a familiar swirl to it

Gary Shelton: This Bucs season has a familiar swirl to it

By Gary Shelton, Times Sports Columnist Sunday, December 23, 2012 TAMPAIf you judge by the collapse, they are not much better at all. If you judge by another playoff-free January, they aren't going anywhere fast.This is what it felt like last December, …
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  • What they're saying about the Bucs-Rams game

    What they're saying about the Bucs-Rams game

    tampabay.com Dec 23, 2012
    Times staff, wires Sunday, December 23, 2012 Greg Schiano, Bucs coach, on the five-game losing streak:"Three of the five, I would say flip a coin, you're winning or losing, (and) we are sitting here talking about, 'We've lost a couple here, but we …
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  • "Hallelujah, Holy Shit! Where's The Tylenol?": Your S…

    "Hallelujah, Holy Shit! Where's The Tylenol?": Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Dec 23, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from London Fletcher losing his lunch to sad Tom Brady. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »
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  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. St. Louis Rams: Live scoring summary

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. St. Louis Rams: Live scoring summary

    tampabay.com Dec 23, 2012
    Times Staff Writer Sunday, December 23, 2012 Times Staff Writer St. Louis turned three Josh Freeman interceptions into touchdowns and scored on a 80-yard pass on the first play of the second half as the Rams routed Tampa Bay 28-13 Sunday at Raymond Jame…
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Rams-Buccaneers Recap 02:06

    Sunday Blitz: Rams-Buccaneers Recap

    Dec 23
    Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Rams' 28-13 win over the Buccaneers.
  • Video - Bradford, Rams Top Buccaneers 00:31

    Bradford, Rams Top Buccaneers

    Dec 23
    Sam Bradford threw two touchdowns in the Rams' 28-13 win against the Buccaneers.
  • Video - St. Louis Rams vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers highlights 03:36

    St. Louis Rams vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers highlights

    Dec 23
    St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford throws two touchdown passes, and rookie cornerback Janoris Jenkins scores his fourth TD of the season in a 28-13 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
  • Video - Rams pick off Freeman for fourth time 00:44

    Rams pick off Freeman for fourth time

    Dec 23
    Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman has his pass tipped then intercepted by St. Louis Rams defensive end Eugene Sims in the fourth quarter.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Megatron the headliner, but history was made all over Week 16

    Dec 23
    The Bengals have done something this year that hadn't been done since Boomer Esiason was a junior at Maryland.
  • Don Banks: Critical win proves Vikes are more than a one-man show; more Sn…

    Dec 23
    PITTSBURGH -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a Week 16 that saw the NFL's playoff field taking shape in almost-finalized fashion...
  • Don Banks: After 45 seasons, Bengals finally find some history in repeatin…

    Dec 23
    PITTSBURGH -- Heinz Field felt like history central Sunday in the NFL. But maybe not the way many would have expected.
  • Adrian Peterson held to 86 yards, but Minnesota Vikings topple Houston Tex…

    Dec 23
    Adrian Peterson held to 86 yards, but Minnesota Vikings keep playoff hopes alive with win over Houston Texans