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Strong first-year class highlights Hall of Fame nominee list

Strong first-year class highlights Hall of Fame nominee list

profootballtalk.com Updated Sep 27, 2012
Former offensive linemen Larry Allen and Jonathan Ogden, Buccaneers standouts Warren Sapp and John Lynch, single-season sack leader Michael Strahan and kicker Morten Andersen are among the 13 first-year eligible candidates for the Pro Football Hall of F…
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  • Schiano, Sullivan, Freeman talk about Bucs' offensive issues

    Schiano, Sullivan, Freeman talk about Bucs' offensive issues

    tampabay.com Sep 27, 2012
    The attention centered on the offense again today at One Buc Place. With Greg Schiano, Josh Freeman and Mike Sullivan available to the media, here’s a sampling of some of today’s exchanges: Sullivan on whether the playcalling needs more variety: “Th
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  • Bucs-Redskins not a sellout

    Bucs-Redskins not a sellout

    ESPN.com tampabay.com Sep 27, 2012
    Robert Griffin III has drawn lots of attention as the rookie quarterback for the Washington Redskins. But that doesn’t seem to matter in Tampa Bay. The Buccaneers just announced that Sunday’s home game with the Redskins has not sold out at the 72-hour
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  • Another Bucs blackout coming

    Another Bucs blackout coming

    profootballtalk.com Sep 27, 2012
    It won’t be official until 4:25 p.m. ET.  But it’s a foregone conclusion that, for the second regular-season home game of Greg Schiano’s coaching career, the Buccaneers will be blacked out in and around Tampa. As explained by the folks at JoeBucsFa
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  • Bucs capitalize on veteran benefit

    Bucs capitalize on veteran benefit

    ESPN.com Sep 27, 2012
    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are a team that prides itself on building through the draft. But the Bucs stepped out of character a bit this week by signing veterans Roscoe Parrish and Jeff Charleston. But these moves were exceptions and came due to necessity…
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  • Around the NFC South

    Around the NFC South

    ESPN.com Sep 27, 2012
    Time for a team-by-team look at the Thursday morning headlines from around the division: TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Dory LeBlanc writes that the Tampa Bay front four is looking for a performance similar to what it had against Dallas when it plays Washington t…
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  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Redskins-Buccaneers 00:43

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Redskins-Buccaneers

    Sep 27
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Washington at Tampa Bay
  • Video - Preview: Washington Redskins vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 02:05

    Preview: Washington Redskins vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    Sep 27
    NFL Films previews the Week 4 matchup between the Washington Redskins and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Sports Columnists

  • Biggest NFL games of Week 4 -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Sep 27
    Roger Goodell's influence will be felt when the struggling Saints and Packers meet on Sunday, writes John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: Saviors now, regular refs will be scrutinized more than ever in…

    Sep 27
    When the NFL's regular crews of referees mercifully get back to work, starting Thursday night in Baltimore, let's hope they're ready for their close-up. Because this is going to be the closest close-up the league's game officials have ever experienced.
  • Fans venting on the replacement referees, plus the Thursday pick

    Sep 27
    The shockwave of the replacement referees' legacy, plus Thursday's Skunk of the Week.