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Goldson decision coming Wednesday

Goldson decision coming Wednesday

profootballtalk.com Updated Sep 17, 2013
It’s been quiet regarding the status of Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson’s appeal of his one game suspension. On Wednesday, it won’t stay that way. Per a league source, a decision on Goldson’s appeal will be issued on Wednesday. If the suspension is ove…
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  • Revis, Schiano meet 15 minutes to “clear [the] air”

    Revis, Schiano meet 15 minutes to “clear [the] air”

    The backpedaling from Bucs cornerback Darrelle Revis is taking place both publicly and behind closed doors. Revis took to Twitter to refute, sort of, the report that he’s frustrated with coach Greg Schiano — even if the message from Revis didn’t specifi…
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  • Tampa Bay Won't Wear "Bucco Bruce" Helmets Because Of…

    Tampa Bay Won't Wear "Bucco Bruce" Helmets Because Of...Player Safety?

    The Bucs were planning to break out the creamsicle throwbacks on Sept. 29th, complete with the winking pirate helmet logo. No more. According to the team, they can't make it work because of new NFL helmet regulations supposedly meant to increase safety.…
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  • Source: 50-50 chance Gronk back Sunday

    Source: 50-50 chance Gronk back Sunday

    ESPN.com Sep 17, 2013
    Rob Gronkowski has been practicing for several weeks, and a source said there is a 50-50 chance that he makes his return to the lineup this week in Tampa against the Buccaneers.
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  • Coaches Heat Index – Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano appears to b…

    Coaches Heat Index – Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano appears to be losing control

    yahoo.com Sep 17, 2013
    We know at the end of the year, some coaches will be fired. Last year, eight coaches were fired after the season. Our job through the season will be to figure out which ones are on the hottest seat every week. Sure, it would be easy to pick on Jets coac…
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  • Buccaneers need more from tight ends

    Buccaneers need more from tight ends

    ESPN.com Sep 17, 2013
    TAMPA, Fla. -- Through two games, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have completed precisely two passes to their tight ends. “We would like to have the tight end more involved in the passing game,’’ coach Greg Schiano said. “But you take what’s there. As it play…
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  • Video - 'A Football Life: Darrelle Revis'- It's finally gametime 03:49

    'A Football Life: Darrelle Revis'- It's finally gametime

    Sep 17
    All of the hard work pays off for Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis as he takes the field for the first time in 2013 against the New York Jets. Take a look at the reception that Revis gets in his first game back from injury.
  • Video - 'A Football Life: Darrelle Revis'- Revis returns to New York 03:56

    'A Football Life: Darrelle Revis'- Revis returns to New York

    Sep 17
    The big day is finally here for Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis. Find out what Revis said to New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan before kickoff.
  • Video - 'A Football Life: Darrelle Revis' -- The Buc starts here 05:23

    'A Football Life: Darrelle Revis' -- The Buc starts here

    Sep 17
    Rumors become reality when Darrelle Revis is traded from the New York Jets to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Get an inside look at Revis' preparation for his first game, which happens to come against his former team.
  • Video - Has Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano lost his team? 04:11

    Has Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano lost his team?

    Sep 17
    Trust, discipline and player relations top the list of issues facing Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano. Is the gap between Shiano and his players too big to overcome?

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