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Bucs players not happy with Schiano

Bucs players not happy with Schiano

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated Sep 16, 2013
Last week, the Buccaneers deftly were able to sidestep the fallout of an ugly loss to the Jets by eventually shining a spotlight on quarterback Josh Freeman. This week, it could be a little trickier. While it’s clear that players question the commitment…
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  • Birk or Cottrell will handle appeal of Goldson suspension

    Birk or Cottrell will handle appeal of Goldson suspension

    It’ll be a busier week than usual for either Matt Birk or Ted Cottrell. One of them will be handling the inevitable appeal of the one-game suspension imposed by the NFL on Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson. The appeal will happen quickly, so that the Buc…
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  • Report: NFL weighing discipline for Brandon Meriweather

    Report: NFL weighing discipline for Brandon Meriweather

    profootballtalk.com Sep 16, 2013
    Early on Monday, we shared a report from Adam Schefter of ESPN that the NFL was considering a suspension for Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson after he picked up his 15th personal foul since 2010 on a helmet-to-helmet hit on Saints running back Darren Sp…
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  • SI Now: How dire are things in Tampa Bay?

    SI Now: How dire are things in Tampa Bay?

    CNNSI.com Sep 16, 2013
    Off-field drama is taking over in Tampa Bay. Can coach Greg Schiano pull the winless Buccaneers back together?
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  • Upon Further Review: Saints Week 2

    Upon Further Review: Saints Week 2

    ESPN.com Sep 16, 2013
    A review of four hot issues from the New Orleans Saints’ 16-14 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers: The defense was no fluke. New Orleans’ defense looked very good in the season-opening win against Atlanta. But when you have a defense that ranked No. …
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  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Are A Sad Mess Right Now

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Are A Sad Mess Right Now

    deadspin.com Sep 16, 2013
    Be thankful you aren't a Buccaneers fan. It's one thing for an 8-8ish team to bumble around and lose in the sloppy first few weeks of fall. It's another for that team to look like a 10-win team for 59 minutes and a two-win team for one. Of all the ways …
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  • Greg Schiano: We’ll get it fixed

    Greg Schiano: We’ll get it fixed

    profootballtalk.com Sep 16, 2013
    For the second straight week, the Buccaneers lost on a field goal in the final seconds by the opposition and, also for the second straight week, their loss came after making a mountain of unforced errors in the 59-plus minutes leading up to the fateful …
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  • Schiano is right: Bucs' failure is on him

    Schiano is right: Bucs' failure is on him

    ESPN.com Sep 16, 2013
    TAMPA, Fla. -- At least three times in his postgame news conference, Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano said the blame should fall on him. Let's take him at his word because he is precisely right. More than anyone -- and that includes beleaguered q…
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  • Video - Dashon Goldson Suspended One Game 01:59

    Dashon Goldson Suspended One Game

    Sep 16
    The "Monday Night Countdown" crew reacts to Dashon Goldson's one-game suspension for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Darren Sproles.
  • Video - Freeman On The Hot Seat 00:34

    Freeman On The Hot Seat

    Sep 16
    ESPN Buccaneers reporter Pat Yasinskas thinks Josh Freeman only has two games left to prove himself.
  • Video - NFL Mulls Ban For Dashon Goldson 00:54

    NFL Mulls Ban For Dashon Goldson

    Sep 16
    Adam Schefter discusses the report that the NFL is discussing whether to suspend Buccaneers S Dashon Goldson for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Saints RB Darren Sproles.
  • Video - GameDay: New Orleans Saints vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers highlights 01:54

    GameDay: New Orleans Saints vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers highlights

    Sep 16
    The New Orleans Saints look sloppy at times but quarterback Drew Brees leads the team on a game-winning drive to defeat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 16-14 in Week 2 of NFL action.

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    Sep 16
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