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Barber set to retire after 240 consecutive games

Barber set to retire after 240 consecutive games

Three-time All-Pro Ronde Barber is retiring after a 16-year career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that included a Super Bowl title and five Pro Bowl appearances.
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  • Sir Alex Ferguson, famed manager of Glazer-owned Manchester Uni…

    Sir Alex Ferguson, famed manager of Glazer-owned Manchester United, retires

    profootballtalk.com May 8, 2013
    To buy the world-renowned English football club Manchester United almost eight years ago, Tampa Bay Buccaneers owner Malcolm Glazer and family incurred great debt, and pockets of United fans have been than pleased about the new ownership. Nevertheless, …
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  • Report: Bucs have no interest in veteran DEs

    Report: Bucs have no interest in veteran DEs

    profootballtalk.com May 8, 2013
    The Buccaneers are apparently content to let their existing defensive ends keep digging. According to Mark Cook of PewterReport.com, the Bucs have no interest at the moment in pursuing veteran defensive ends Dwight Freeney or John Abraham. The reports c…
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  • Da’Quan Bowers trying to dig himself out of a hole

    Da’Quan Bowers trying to dig himself out of a hole

    profootballtalk.com May 8, 2013
    The Buccaneers are counting on Da’Quan Bowers to fill an important spot in the lineup this year. But first he has to dig himself out of a hole he spent part of the offseason digging for himself. Bowers is trying to bounce back from a number of issues, b
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  • Video - Warren Sapp on Ronde Barber's retirement 01:15

    Warren Sapp on Ronde Barber's retirement

    May 8
    Warren Sapp recounts the career of his Tampa Bay Buccaneer and Super Bowl XXXVII teammate Ronde Barber, who announced his plans for retirement on Wednesday.
  • Video - Ronde Barber Retiring 02:37

    Ronde Barber Retiring

    May 8
    Herm Edwards discusses what it was like to coach Ronde Barber.

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  • Don Banks: Are better days coming for minority hires? Many anxiously await

    May 8
    PHILADELPHIA -- The rising use of analytics in the NFL has prompted a new respect for the power and relevance of statistical data, but there's one set of recent numbers that can't be sliced or interpreted in any way but the obvious: In a league where mi…