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Tampa Bay Buccaneers stuff the run

Tampa Bay Buccaneers stuff the run

tampabay.com Updated Sep 28, 2012
By Rick Stroud, Times Staff Writer Friday, September 28, 2012 TAMPA - Roy Miller would rather fit in than stand out. That's the mentality of a nose-tackle, an unglamorous job in the trenches. He lines up in a three-point stance, tilted at about 45 degre
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  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers face Robert Griffin, one of a bunch of new…

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers face Robert Griffin, one of a bunch of new QBs in NFL

    tampabay.com Sep 28, 2012
    By Joe Smith, Times Staff Writer Friday, September 28, 2012 TAMPA - Gone are the days when rookie quarterbacks had to sit and wait. These days in the NFL, they're often put under center right out of the gate.Redskins rookie phenom Robert Griffin III, wh
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  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers are tops in red zone defense

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers are tops in red zone defense

    tampabay.com Sep 28, 2012
    By Stephen F. Holder, Times Staff Writer Friday, September 28, 2012 TAMPA - The Bucs defense has been much improved this season, and there's one area of the field in which it has had particular success: the red zone.The Bucs have yielded touchdowns just
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  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Washington Redskins: Scouting report

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Washington Redskins: Scouting report

    tampabay.com Sep 28, 2012
    By Stephen F. Holder, Times Staff Writer Friday, September 28, 2012 Projected startersBUCS OFFENSEWR: Vincent JacksonLT: Donald PennLG: Carl NicksC: Jeremy ZuttahRG: Ted LarsenRT: Demar DotsonTE: Dallas ClarkWR: Mike WilliamsQB: Josh FreemanRB: Doug Mar…
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  • Questions about Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman

    Questions about Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman

    tampabay.com Sep 28, 2012
    By Rick Stroud, Times Staff Writer Friday, September 28, 2012 TAMPA Roughing the quarterback is a common practice in most NFL cities, off the field as much as on. So with Josh Freeman's completion percentage at 51.3 (the lowest since his rookie season),…
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  • Kickin' back with Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Eric Wright

    Kickin' back with Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Eric Wright

    tampabay.com Sep 28, 2012
    By Stephen F. Holder, Times Staff Writer Friday, September 28, 2012 I notice you're from San Francisco. What's with all you California guys on the team: Doug Martin, Carl Nicks, Mason Foster and some others? It's actually funny because me, Carl and Maso…
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  • No fine for Gerald McCoy after Tony Romo complaint of illegal h…

    No fine for Gerald McCoy after Tony Romo complaint of illegal hit

    tampabay.com Sep 28, 2012
    Bucs defensive tackle Gerald McCoy was not fined for a possible helmet-to-helmet hit that prompted Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo to register a mild complaint after last Sunday’s game. McCoy seemed to inadvertently make helmet-to-helmet contact Romo when
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  • Cornerback E.J. Biggers made good use of time while injured

    Cornerback E.J. Biggers made good use of time while injured

    tampabay.com Sep 28, 2012
    Cornerback E.J. Biggers’ last game for the Bucs came in the 2011 finale. He entered training camp looking to build on his promising offseason performance, only to be injured in the very first practice on July 27. The broken foot he suffered that day has
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  • NFC South chat Friday at 1 p.m. ET

    NFC South chat Friday at 1 p.m. ET

    ESPN.com Sep 28, 2012
    We had to skip our NFC South chat last week because I was traveling back from Carolina’s loss to the New York Giants. But we’re back on regular schedule this week. The NFC South chat will be held Friday at 1 p.m. ET. Bring your questions about the Buc
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    NFL32OT: Vikings Heading In Right Direction

    Sep 28
    Episode 196: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the Vikings' success this season. Herm Edwards breaks down how the Packers will improve after their loss to the Seahawks. The NFL32 crew discuss Josh Freeman and RGIII.

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