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Tom Jones: Why the Bucs can't afford to lose to the Chiefs

Tom Jones: Why the Bucs can't afford to lose to the Chiefs

tampabay.com Updated Oct 10, 2012
By Tom Jones, Times Staff Writer Wednesday, October 10, 2012 Must-win?No, not quite. But pretty darn close. Let's call it a can't-really-afford-to-lose game.The Bucs will play their fifth game of the season Sunday at Raymond James Stadium against the Ka…
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  • Jeremy Trueblood gets crack at Bucs' right guard spot

    Jeremy Trueblood gets crack at Bucs' right guard spot

    tampabay.com Oct 10, 2012
    By Rick Stroud, Times Staff Writer Wednesday, October 10, 2012 TAMPA - At least tackle Jeremy Trueblood knows what good guard play looks like. He had the best vantage point for the past six years, lining up alongside a certain dreadlocked Pro Bowl playe
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  • Bucs-Chiefs injury report: Wednesday

    Bucs-Chiefs injury report: Wednesday

    tampabay.com Oct 10, 2012
    Here's today's injury report ahead of Sunday's game: BUCS Carl Nicks 77 OG -- Toe, Full Participation Jeremy Trueblood 65 OT -- Illness, Full Participation Eric Wright 21 CB -- Head/Illness, Limited Participation  CHIEFS Jon Baldwin 89 WR 
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  • Cassel not yet clear to play; Quinn could start vs. Bucs

    Cassel not yet clear to play; Quinn could start vs. Bucs

    tampabay.com Oct 10, 2012
    Kansas City Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel said Wednesday that QB Matt Cassel, who suffered a concussion Sunday against the Ravens, has not been cleared yet to play this week against the Bucs. Crennel said Cassel is still undergoing the standard tests for c
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  • Bucs take advantage of new injured reserve rule

    Bucs take advantage of new injured reserve rule

    tampabay.com Oct 10, 2012
    The Bucs’ decision to place cornerback Anthony Gaitor on a new injured list on Tuesday was the first of its kind for the team, allowing the club to take advantage of some much-needed flexibility introduced by the NFL this season. With Gaitor classified
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  • Saints and Falcons have 'the drops'

    Saints and Falcons have 'the drops'

    ESPN.com Oct 10, 2012
    The Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints have one thing in common. They lead the NFL in dropped passes, according to ESPN Stats & Information. The Falcons and Saints each have 15 drops. That hasn’t been a problem for the Buccaneers and Panthers, who e
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  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Changes to Tampa Bay's O-Line 00:36

    Blogger Blitz: Changes to Tampa Bay's O-Line

    Oct 10
    NFC South blogger Pat Yasinskas talks about the changes coming this weekend to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' offensive line
  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: KC-TB 01:05

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: KC-TB

    Oct 10
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Chiefs-Buccaneers

Sports Columnists

  • Jim Trotter: No mistaking the player, but Rivers the person is misundersto…

    Oct 10
    The latest issue of Sports Illustrated -- available on iPad Oct. 10 and newsstands Oct. 11 -- features a story on Philip Rivers' quest for playoff success. Below, Jim Trotter looks at another side of Rivers.
  • Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 5

    Oct 10
    Throw out any notion of a stoic "game-management" offense in San Francisco, pigskin peeps.
  • Jim Trotter: No mistaking the player, but Rivers the person is misundersto…

    Oct 10
    The latest issue of Sports Illustrated -- available on iPad Oct. 10 and newsstands Oct. 11 -- features a story on Philip Rivers' quest for playoff success. Below, Jim Trotter looks at another side of Rivers.
  • NFL - Early surprise teams might lack staying power

    Oct 10
    The Vikings and Cardinals have surprised early, but don't be surprised if they're eventually figured out, writes John Clayton