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Bucs don’t know if Quincy Black will play again this year

Bucs don’t know if Quincy Black will play again this year

The Buccaneers improved to 5-4 with their 34-24 victory over the Chargers on Sunday afternoon, good news that was tempered by the neck injury suffered by Quincy Black in the third quarter. Black and Chargers running back Ryan Mathews both lowered their …
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  • Scenes from Raymond James: Bucs offense efficient; redemption o…

    Scenes from Raymond James: Bucs offense efficient; redemption on punt block; Doug Martin impresses again

    tampabay.com Nov 11, 2012
    By Stephen F. Holder and Joe Smith, Times staff writers Sunday, November 11, 2012 Keeping it cleanThe Bucs offense didn't rack up 300 yards (279) and didn't have the ball a ton (23 minutes, 19 seconds). But it was a model of efficiency with no turnovers…
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  • Tom Jones' Two Cents: Bucs-Chargers edition

    Tom Jones' Two Cents: Bucs-Chargers edition

    tampabay.com Nov 11, 2012
    By Tom Jones, Times Staff Writer Sunday, November 11, 2012 Most shocking numbersSit down. You're not going to believe some of these numbers.The Bucs, a team traditionally known for defense more than any other aspect of the game, is putting up offensive …
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  • Mom's drive gives Johnson his extra gear

    Mom's drive gives Johnson his extra gear

    tampabay.com Nov 11, 2012
    By Gary Shelton, Times Sports Columnist Sunday, November 11, 2012 TAMPANow, one supposes, we have to figure out a nickname for Leonard Johnson, too.Johnson was streaking down the sideline, the end zone in his eyes and the ballgame in his hands.This is w…
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  • Vincent Jackson gets last laugh as Bucs top Chargers

    Vincent Jackson gets last laugh as Bucs top Chargers

    tampabay.com Nov 11, 2012
    If you thought receiver Vincent Jackson seemed a bit more motivated about today's game, it probably had something to do with the opponent. The clues were everywhere, from his excited run out of the tunnel in pre-game introductions, to a post-game celebr…
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  • Photo gallery: Bucs 34, Chargers 24

    Photo gallery: Bucs 34, Chargers 24

    tampabay.com ESPN.com Nov 11, 2012
      Josh Freeman throws two touchdown passes, Largo High alum Leonard Johnson returns an interception 83 yards for a score and the Bucs get another touchdown on a blocked punt to beat the Chargers. View images of the Bucs' victory over the Chargers.    
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  • Bill Belichick Cares Not For Your Lousy Officiating: Your Sunda…

    Bill Belichick Cares Not For Your Lousy Officiating: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Nov 11, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from Bill Belichick emphatically challenging the officials to A.J. Green exploiting New York's defensive holes. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »
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  • Leonard Johnson “shocked” by throw from Rivers

    Leonard Johnson “shocked” by throw from Rivers

    profootballtalk.com Nov 11, 2012
    With the Bucs clinging to a 24-21 lead in the fourth quarter against the Chargers and San Diego driving, quarterback Philip Rivers rolled to the right and he threw the ball. Leonard Johnson was wide open.  The only problem?  He plays for the Buccaneers.
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  • Wrap-up: Buccaneers 34, Chargers 24

    Wrap-up: Buccaneers 34, Chargers 24

    ESPN.com Nov 11, 2012
    Thoughts on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 34-24 victory against the San Diego Chargers on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium: What it means: The Bucs are 5-4. For a young team with a rookie NFL head coach in Greg Schiano, it is hugely significant to be over .50…
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  • Rivers can’t repeat first half magic, Bucs win 34-24

    Rivers can’t repeat first half magic, Bucs win 34-24

    profootballtalk.com Nov 11, 2012
    The Chargers held a halftime lead in Tampa on Sunday thanks in large part to Phillip Rivers‘ mistake-free play in the first two quarters. It didn’t carry over into the second half. Rivers threw two interceptions, one of which Leonard Johnson returned
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  • Blocked punt puts Tampa up in second quarter

    Blocked punt puts Tampa up in second quarter

    profootballtalk.com Nov 11, 2012
    There’s been no shortage of big plays in Tampa in the first half and the last one has the Buccaneers up 17-14 on the Chargers. Dekoda Watson broke through untouched and pretty much tackled Chargers punter Mike Scifres as he was trying to punt. The ball
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  • Video - Sunday Breakdown: Week 10 02:07

    Sunday Breakdown: Week 10

    Nov 11
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen talk about Matt Ryan and the Falcons being unable to convert on a crucial 4th down and Leonard Johnson's 83-yard interception return for a touchdown.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Chargers-Buccaneers Recap 01:24

    Sunday Blitz: Chargers-Buccaneers Recap

    Nov 11
    Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Buccaneers' 34-24 win over the Chargers.
  • Video - Buccaneers Win 3rd Straight 00:40

    Buccaneers Win 3rd Straight

    Nov 11
    The Buccaneers picked off Philip Rivers twice, including an 83-yd return for a touchdown, en route to defeating the Chargers 34-24.
  • Video - Tampa Bay Buccaneers postgame press conference 02:32

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers postgame press conference

    Nov 11
    Buccaneers react following game with Chargers

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Giants in the midst of another stagnant second half; more Snaps

    Nov 11
    CHICAGO -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight on Week 10 in the NFL, from a wind-swept Soldier Field...
  • Week 10 review: John Clayton's Last Call

    Nov 11
    In a week of surprises, the Rams-49ers tie tops them all, writes John Clayton.