This is the November 21, 2012 news archive. View today's Buccaneers rumors and news.
The Falcons are apparently getting a boost to their defense when they need it the most. According to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon is returning to practice today, and said he plans to play…Upvote Share Tweet
Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Arrelious Benn’s 2012 season could be a coming to a premature end. According to Mike Garafolo of the USA Today, Benn could be headed to season-ending injured reserve. Benn did not practice with the Buccaneers on WednesUpvote Share TweetBy Rick Stroud, Times Staff Writer Wednesday, November 21, 2012 TAMPA - From his new spot at safety, Ronde Barber has a bird's-eye view of the Falcons' three-headed passing attack. But no matter the vantage point, the Bucs' 16-year veteran is impressed.Upvote Share TweetBy Joe Smith and Stephen F. Holder, Times Staff Writers Wednesday, November 21, 2012 TAMPA - All around the NFL, the headlines offer examples of something no team wants: an injured quarterback.With the Eagles' Michael Vick, the Bears' Jay Cutler, the 49Upvote Share Tweet
TE Nate Byham "riding the wave" with BucsLost in the shuffle of Sunday’s crazy, come-from-behind victory was the first career touchdown by Bucs backup tight end Nate Byham. Byham, 24, a third-year-pro out of Pittsburgh, caught a three-yard touchdown in the back of the end zone in the first quaUpvote Share Tweet
Schiano: Too early to tell if Wright will playBucs cornerback Eric Wright did not practice Wednesday as he continues to deal with a nagging Achilles injury, and coach Greg Schiano said it's "too early to tell" if he'll be able to play Sunday. Wright has started, but missed big chunks of t…Upvote Share Tweet
Barber, Gonzalez defying ageESPN.com Updated Nov 21, 2012TAMPA, Fla. -- Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano has a reputation for being a hard-edged guy. Some of that’s probably deserved (see his defense when another team lines up in the victory formation), but sometimes Schiano shows another side to the media. He”Upvote Share Tweet
Live from One Buccaneer PlaceESPN.com Updated Nov 21, 2012TAMPA, Fla. -- The rivalry between Atlanta and Tampa Bay might not be quite as intense as the one the Falcons have with the New Orleans Saints, but Sunday’s game between Atlanta and the Buccaneers suddenly has become fairly significant. The Bucs (6-4) aUpvote Share Tweet
Anthony Gaitor to return to practice for BuccaneersSecond-year cornerback Anthony Gaitor is closing in on a return for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Gaitor will resume practicing with the Buccaneers on Wednesday according to the team’s official site after being forced to miss the last six weeks while on injUpvote Share Tweet
Blogger Blitz: Stopping Doug MartinNov 21NFC South blogger Pat Yasinskas talks about how the Falcons can slow down Tampa Bay's Doug Martin
Countdown Daily AccuScore: ATL-TBNov 21Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Falcons-Buccaneers
Biggest NFL games of Week 12 -- John Clayton's First & 10Nov 21Recent wild finishes reinforce the necessity of having a quarterback who can thrive in the fourth quarter, John Clayton writes.
Clayton mailbag: QB trades lose their lusterNov 21The Raiders traded two high picks for Carson Palmer. Palmer's struggles are one of the reasons trades involving QBs are risky, writes John Clayton.
The Sports Guy's Thanksgiving Football MailbagNov 21Inept coaches, serial killer questions, and, of course, all your Week 12 picks.