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Bucs QB Josh Freeman thrives when throwing deep

Bucs QB Josh Freeman thrives when throwing deep

tampabay.com Updated Oct 12, 2012
By Rick Stroud, Times Staff Writer Friday, October 12, 2012 TAMPA - It happens time and time again. Josh Freeman and the offense will be stuck in a rut until well after halftime before the Bucs quarterback starts peppering the opposing secondary with de
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  • Bucs' improved run defense gets test Sunday

    Bucs' improved run defense gets test Sunday

    tampabay.com Oct 12, 2012
    By Gary Shelton, Times Sports Columnist Saturday, October 13, 2012 TAMPA The rule is as old as storming the castle. It is as simple as a stampede. It is as brutal as a punch in the mouth. You stop the run. After that, you stop the run. A little later on…
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  • Buccaneers to start Jeremy Trueblood at right guard

    Buccaneers to start Jeremy Trueblood at right guard

    tampabay.com Oct 12, 2012
    By Stephen F. Holder, Times Staff Writer Friday, October 12, 2012 TAMPA - After more than a week of contemplation, the Bucs have officially decided Jeremy Trueblood will line up at right guard this weekend against the Chiefs.Trueblood, the team's longti
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  • Bucs brace for NFL rushing leader Jamaal Charles

    Bucs brace for NFL rushing leader Jamaal Charles

    tampabay.com Oct 12, 2012
    By Joe Smith, Times Staff Writer Friday, October 12, 2012 TAMPA - No Buccaneer knows Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles as well as defensive tackle Roy Miller.Miller was his roommate for three years at the University of Texas, and he remembers Charles'
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  • Bucs go with ticketless tickets

    Bucs go with ticketless tickets

    profootballtalk.com Oct 12, 2012
    The team that hasn’t had to print an abundance of tickets lately could soon have to print none. The Buccaneers have become the first team to use paperless ticketing, with tickets purchased via a smartphone - and the phone then scanned upon entry to th
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  • Bucs DT Roy Miller returns to practice, dealing with back injur…

    Bucs DT Roy Miller returns to practice, dealing with back injury

    tampabay.com Oct 12, 2012
    Tampa Bay Buccaneers starting nose tackle Roy Miller returned to practice Friday, but was limited as he's dealing with back spasms, coach Greg Schiano said. Schiano said Miller suffered the freak injury while at home Thursday and it was hard for him to …
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  • NFC South chat Friday at 1 p.m. ET

    NFC South chat Friday at 1 p.m. ET

    ESPN.com Oct 12, 2012
    The Carolina Panthers and New Orleans Saints are on their bye weeks. But the regular NFC South chat still will go on. We’ll be chatting Friday at 1 p.m. ET. Here’s the link to get you in. The Buccaneers and Falcons each have games Sunday, so they may
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  • Greg Schiano reaffirms confidence in “cool” coordinator Mike S…

    Greg Schiano reaffirms confidence in “cool” coordinator Mike Sullivan

    tampabay.com Oct 12, 2012
    The Bucs’ offense remains a work in progress, something that should come as no surprise given the upheaval of the coaching staff, the addition of many new players and a change in offensive scheme. But it’s the job of coordinator Mike Sullivan to bring
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  • 2012 NFL Week Six Preivew — Kansas City at Tampa Bay

    2012 NFL Week Six Preivew — Kansas City at Tampa Bay

    buccaneersgab.com Oct 12, 2012
    Two teams that are desperate for wins will go at it Sunday in Tampa, as the 1-3 Bucs play host to the 1-4 Chiefs, a team that will have a different look under center Sunday. The Chiefs will have Brady Quinn at QB Sunday, as usual starter Matt Cassel is …
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