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Bucs put Anthony Gaitor on IR, designated for return

Bucs put Anthony Gaitor on IR, designated for return

profootballtalk.com tampabay.com Updated Oct 9, 2012
So much for “getting there.” The Buccaneers placed cornerback Anthony Gaitor on injured reserve, with the designated for return tag so he can return later this season. They filled his roster spot by promoting linebacker Jacob Cutrera from the practice
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  • Schiano’s son suspended for rest of HS season for swearing at r…

    Schiano’s son suspended for rest of HS season for swearing at ref

    profootballtalk.com Oct 9, 2012
    Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano has been preaching discipline at work, but may need to take a bit of that home with him as well. Schiano’s son Joe, a sophomore linebacker at Tampa’s Berkeley Prep, has been suspended for the rest of the season after bein
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  • LeGarrette Blount's practice performance improving; More carrie…

    LeGarrette Blount's practice performance improving; More carries to come?

    tampabay.com Oct 9, 2012
    Only time will tell whether Bucs running back LeGarrette Blount actually assumes a larger role in the Bucs offense in the weeks to come, as coaches have suggested. But Blount is doing one thing that will only help his case: He’s performing better in pra
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