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Bucs play on without expensive injured players

Bucs play on without expensive injured players

tampabay.com Updated Nov 30, 2012
By Rick Stroud, Times Staff Writer Friday, November 30, 2012 TAMPA - Adam Hayward is delighted about his opportunity but disgusted his chance to play strongside linebacker for the Bucs came at the expense of a friend.Having started only six games over s
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  • Broncos are good, but don't count out the Bucs

    Broncos are good, but don't count out the Bucs

    tampabay.com Nov 30, 2012
    By Gary Shelton, Times Sports Columnist Friday, November 30, 2012 Any moment now, Tampa Bay fans might begin running through the streets screaming in terror. If they wish to wave their arms in desperation, that is understandable.After all, the Bucs play…
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  • Bucs at Broncos: Scouting report

    Bucs at Broncos: Scouting report

    tampabay.com Nov 30, 2012
    By Stephen F. Holder, Times Staff Writer Friday, November 30, 2012 Projected starters BUCS OFFENSE WR: Vincent Jackson LT: Donald Penn LG: Jeremy Zuttah C: Ted Larsen RG: Jamon Meredith RT: Demar Dotson TE: Dallas Clark WR: Mike Williams QB: Josh Freema…
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  • Kickin' back with Bucs guard/tackle Jamon Meredith

    Kickin' back with Bucs guard/tackle Jamon Meredith

    tampabay.com Nov 30, 2012
    By Stephen F. Holder, Times Staff Writer Friday, November 30, 2012 Whenever we've talked, you always emphasize the importance of your faith. How big a part of your makeup is your religion? It's big. I grew up in the church, and faith was big in my famil…
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  • Bucs kicker Connor Barth falls shy of high bar

    Bucs kicker Connor Barth falls shy of high bar

    tampabay.com Nov 30, 2012
    By Stephen F. Holder, Times Staff Writer Friday, November 30, 2012 TAMPA - After Connor Barth missed a 56-yard field goal that would have put the Bucs ahead with 3:32 left Sunday, a few teammates half-jokingly asked the Bucs kicker if everything was all
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  • Bucs corner Danny Gorrer tries to make it in NFL

    Bucs corner Danny Gorrer tries to make it in NFL

    tampabay.com Nov 30, 2012
    By Joe Smith, Times Staff Writer Friday, November 30, 2012 TAMPA - There has been plenty of football royalty to come out of southeast Texas, especially the cities of Beaumont, Orange and Port Arthur.Dubbed the "Golden Triangle," the area birthed star de
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  • Sunday: Bucs-Broncos in-game chat, 4 p.m.

    Sunday: Bucs-Broncos in-game chat, 4 p.m.

    tampabay.com Nov 30, 2012
    Join the conversation Sunday, beginning at 4 p.m., as Times beat reporter Stephen F. Holder blogs live from Sports Authority Field in Denver throughout the Bucs' game against the Broncos. Follow along, and add your comments and/or questions if you like.…
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  • Former Bucs Warren Sapp, John Lynch among Hall of Fame semifina…

    Former Bucs Warren Sapp, John Lynch among Hall of Fame semifinalists

    tampabay.com Nov 30, 2012
    Warren Sapp and John Lynch, key cogs on one of the NFL’s best defenses and Super Bowl champions in Tampa Bay, moved a step closer today to a new career pinnacle by making the list of 27 modern-era semifinals for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The Hall o
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  • Agent says Gruden has made “clear” his commitment to ESPN

    Agent says Gruden has made “clear” his commitment to ESPN

    profootballtalk.com Nov 30, 2012
    Amid reports that former Raiders and Buccaneers coach Jon Gruden flirted with but ultimately rejected overtures from the University of Tennessee, Gruden’s agent says that none of it was or is true. And the agent says that he previously hasn’t said any
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Cardinals' Struggles Continue 02:37

    NFL32OT: Cardinals' Struggles Continue

    Nov 30
    Episode 228: Suzy Kolber and Damien Woody discuss how the Cardinals season collapsed. Steve Young breaks down what the Bucs need to do to get a win against the Broncos. The NFL32 crew discuss Adrian Peterson missing the team bus.
  • Video - Mint Condition: Kaepernick On The Rise 04:10

    Mint Condition: Kaepernick On The Rise

    Nov 30
    Panini's Jason Howarth joins Michele Steele to discuss the rising value of Colin Kaepernick memorabilia as well as fan reception to the 2012 NFL rookie class.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Denver Broncos 03:25

    'Playbook': Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Denver Broncos

    Nov 30
    Will the Buccaneers last-ranked pass defense be able to overcome facing Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning? The "Playbook" analysts explain why QB Josh Freeman will be a key to this game.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: RGIII's smarts, skills leave opposing defenses scrambling

    Nov 30
    Pardon the cliché-fest, but it's the little things that, very often, are the difference between winning and losing in a football game. Sometimes they're so little that you don't see them when you watch the game, and you don't even notice on the fourth …
  • NFL Week 13 review: John Clayton's Last Call

    Nov 30
    The AFC playoff picture is mostly set, but the Steelers are making things interesting, writes John Clayton.
  • The Sports Guy's Week 13 picks and trying to keep up with all the changes …

    Nov 30
    The 2012 NFL season will be memorialized as the season football changed, but not necessarily for the better — plus Week 13 picks.