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Jon Gruden really, really, really, REALLY likes Texas
yahoo.com Updated Oct 1, 2012
In his capacity as ESPN's most "interesting" football analyst, former Oakland Raiders and Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Jon Gruden loves him some hyperbole. From his endless litany of nicknames for players, to the occasional incomprehensible take…Share Tweet
Schiano says Bucs should've let Freeman take more deep shots in first half vs. RedskinsThere still is a learning curve with the new coaching staff when it comes to Josh Freeman, one as big as the arc of footballs the Bucs quarterback heaved deep into the sky Sunday. After watching Freeman go 11-of-17 for 211 yards passing and one toucShare TweetBefore winning Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers, Redskins kicker Billy Cundiff tried to blow it, missing not one, not two, but three field goals. A day after after Cundiff snatched victory from the jaws of defeat that had been snatched from the jawsShare TweetOT Jeremy Trueblood was left inactive for Sunday's game, coach Greg Schiano said, because the Bucs needed a more versatile backup lineman at their disposal. Now that Trueblood is coming off the bench — Demar Dotson has taken over at right tackle — itâShare Tweet
Did Bucs' aggressive defense on final drive backfire?The Bucs did a great many things on Sunday that contributed to their heartbreaking loss to the Redskins. Penalties, missed opportunities on offense and, at times, poor tackling, come to mind. But what will be most glaring when we look back is the inabil…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Oct 1, 2012The Redskins lost two players in bizarre fashion during pregame warmups for their matchup with the Buccaneers on Sunday when safety Brandon Meriweather and wide receiver Aldrick Robinson collided. They both picked up injuries that forced them onto the i…Share Tweet
Bucs rookie Lavonte David has dominant performance in losing effortThat blur you saw racing across the field at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday was probably rookie linebacker Lavonte David. Even in a losing effort, David again reinforced what the Bucs saw in him that prompted them to make him their second-round draft p…Share Tweet
GameDay: Redskins vs Buccaneers highlightsOct 1Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III leads his team down the field in the final minute to set up a game-winning field goal against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Redskins won 24-22 to improve to 2-2 on the season.