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What they're saying about the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

What they're saying about the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

tampabay.com profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 30, 2012
Times wires Sunday, December 30, 2012 Greg Schiano, Bucs coach:"I'm really proud of our guys for locking in this week in practice and focusing on facing the No. 1 seed in the playoffs and going out and playing them in their place, and there are a l…
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  • Decisions looming for Ronde Barber, Dallas Clark

    Decisions looming for Ronde Barber, Dallas Clark

    tampabay.com Dec 30, 2012
    ATLANTA -- Ronde Barber and his family gathered outside the visitors’ locker room at the Georgia Dome, and something about the whole scene seemed final. Barber and his wife and two daughters posed for pictures with Barber’s parents and friends, makin
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  • Scenes from Atlanta: Doug Martin finishes on up note, Josh Free…

    Scenes from Atlanta: Doug Martin finishes on up note, Josh Freeman sets more Bucs marks

    tampabay.com Dec 30, 2012
    Stephen F. Holder, Times staff writer Sunday, December 30, 2012 Wright stays on sidelineWhen the Bucs went through the trouble of activating CB Eric Wright from the suspended list Saturday night, it suggested he might play after all.But Wright ultimatel…
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  • A small 'w' worthy of little fanfare for Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    A small 'w' worthy of little fanfare for Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    tampabay.com Dec 30, 2012
    By Gary Shelton, Times Sports Columnist Sunday, December 30, 2012 ATLANTAIn the end, not even winning was enough.Yes, the Bucs finally won a game Sunday, and yes, that beats the alternative. If you have witnessed how desperately the Bucs have stumbled a…
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  • Dancing, Yawning, And Picking Our Noses Into The Sunset: Your S…

    Dancing, Yawning, And Picking Our Noses Into The Sunset: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Dec 30, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from every last person in the league-coaches, players, mascots-breaking out that one dance move they've been saving up all year, to a referee in New Orleans thinking he could pick his nose because no one
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  • Smith optimistic on Falcons' injuries

    Smith optimistic on Falcons' injuries

    ESPN.com tampabay.com Dec 30, 2012
    Atlanta coach Mike Smith was optimistic about two injuries the Falcons suffered in Sunday’s loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Cornerback Dunta Robinson suffered a head injury early in the game. Smith stopped short of saying Robinson suffered a concussio
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  • Falcons' Abraham, Robinson injured in loss

    Falcons' Abraham, Robinson injured in loss

    ESPN.com Dec 30, 2012
    The Falcons couldn't follow through with their plan to gain momentum for the playoffs as Josh Freeman threw a touchdown pass to Mike Williams, Doug Martin ran for 141 yards and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat Atlanta 22-17 on Sunday.
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  • Bucs' inactives include cornerback Eric Wright

    Bucs' inactives include cornerback Eric Wright

    ATLANTA -- The Bucs are here at the Georgia Dome for their anticlimactic season finale against the Falcons, and we’ve got a little news to share before kickoff. Cornerback Eric Wright, back this week after serving a four-game league suspension, is inac
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  • Could it be time for Jon Gruden to return to Philly?

    Could it be time for Jon Gruden to return to Philly?

    yahoo.com Dec 30, 2012
    Former Oakland Raiders and Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden, now positioned at the top of the ESPN NFL analyst tree, might be looking for a way back into an NFL head coaching position. This, from Dan Pompei of the National Football Post on Sun…
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  • The day ahead in the NFC South

    The day ahead in the NFC South

    ESPN.com Dec 30, 2012
    It’s going to be a unique day in the NFC South. On the surface, there’s nothing at stake. But, under the surface, all four teams still have something to play for. Carolina coach Ron Rivera’s job still may be on the line. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, wh
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Buccaneers-Falcons Recap 01:31

    Sunday Blitz: Buccaneers-Falcons Recap

    Dec 30
    Cary Chow and Cris Carter break down the Buccaneers' 22-17 win over the Falcons.
  • Video - Buccaneers End Season On Winning Note 00:35

    Buccaneers End Season On Winning Note

    Dec 30
    Doug Martin rushed for 142 yards and a touchdown to lead the Buccaneers past the Falcons 22-17.
  • Video - Buccaneers postgame press conference 02:14

    Buccaneers postgame press conference

    Dec 30
    Buccaneers react following game with Falcons
  • Video - Buccaneers postgame press conference 02:14

    Buccaneers postgame press conference

    Dec 30
    Buccaneers react following game with Falcons

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