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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 …Share Tweet
Scenes from Raymond James: Bucs offense efficient; redemption on punt block; Doug Martin impresses againBy 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…Share TweetBy 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 …Share Tweet
Mom's drive gives Johnson his extra gearBy 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…Share TweetIf 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…Share TweetJosh 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.Share Tweet
Bill Belichick Cares Not For Your Lousy Officiating: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundupdeadspin.com Nov 11, 2012We'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 »Share Tweet
Leonard Johnson “shocked” by throw from RiversWith 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.Share TweetESPN.com Nov 11, 2012Thoughts 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…Share TweetThe 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 returnedShare TweetThere’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 ballShare Tweet
Sunday Breakdown: Week 10Nov 11Jim 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.
Sunday Blitz: Chargers-Buccaneers RecapNov 11Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Buccaneers' 34-24 win over the Chargers.
Buccaneers Win 3rd StraightNov 11The Buccaneers picked off Philip Rivers twice, including an 83-yd return for a touchdown, en route to defeating the Chargers 34-24.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers postgame press conferenceNov 11Buccaneers react following game with Chargers