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Jon Gruden says the predictable thing about Raiders job

Jon Gruden says the predictable thing about Raiders job

profootballtalk.com Updated 16 hours ago
With the Raiders already in the market for a head coach after the 2014 season and with former Raiders (and Buccaneers) coach Jon Gruden’s name the first to emerge, the elder brother of Washington coach Jay Gruden is saying all the right things about the…
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  • Buccaneers vs. Saints preview

    Buccaneers vs. Saints preview

    ESPN.com 34 minutes ago
    The New Orleans Saints and Tampa Bay Buccaneers are coming off two of the most unexpected results of the NFL season. The Saints were dismantled at Dallas, losing 38-17 in a Sunday night stunner. The Bucs, meanwhile, went into Pittsburgh and won their fi…
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  • Bruins beat Flyers in second round – does EA stand for ‘Errors …

    Bruins beat Flyers in second round – does EA stand for ‘Errors Abound’?

    thehockeynews.com 17 hours ago
    No need to play the 2014-15 season, National Hockey League. Yes, that may cut into the $4 billion in revenues you’re expected to generate, but think of the cost savings for teams that lose money. Really, why actually play a season when a simulated NHL s…
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  • Mike Glennon has mentor in Josh McCown

    Mike Glennon has mentor in Josh McCown

    TAMPA, Fla. – The Buccaneers have had to shuffle their coaching staff with offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford taking a leave of absence after heart surgery. Quarterbacks coach Marcus Arroyo has been calling the plays and the Bucs didn’t go out and add a…
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  • Bucs are in NFC South race

    Bucs are in NFC South race

    ESPN.com Oct 1 (yesterday)
    TAMPA, Fla. -- Here's a sentence that would have been impossible to write a week ago: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are in the hunt for the NFC South title. Seriously. The 1-3 Bucs are only one game behind division leaders Atlanta and Carolina and they're ti…
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  • Cedric Paquette and Brett Connolly lead Lightning to 5-1 win ov…

    Cedric Paquette and Brett Connolly lead Lightning to 5-1 win over Stars

    NHL.com thehockeynews.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    DALLAS - Cedric Paquette and Brett Connolly each scored a goal and assisted on another as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Dallas Stars 5-1 on Tuesday night. The Lightning scored 37 seconds into the game, when Richard Panik put a rebound past...
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  • The Film Don’t Lie: Saints

    The Film Don’t Lie: Saints

    ESPN.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    A weekly look at what the New Orleans Saints must fix: Nobody needs the backing of the Dome crowd more than the New Orleans Saints’ pass rushers when they return home in Week 5 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Saints’ pass rush went from disappoint…
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  • The Film Don't Lie: Buccaneers

    The Film Don't Lie: Buccaneers

    ESPN.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    A weekly look at what the Buccaneers must fix: Even after the first win of the season, there’s plenty of room for improvement. No area stands out more than covering the tight end. That’s hugely significant because on Sunday, the Bucs have to face New Or…
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  • Jets sign Chris Owusu

    Jets sign Chris Owusu

    profootballtalk.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    The Jets made some moves to shake up their receiving corps on Monday. Fourth-round pick Jalen Saunders was dumped from the roster so the team could sign former Bills third-rounder T.J. Graham and the team announced a bit later in the day that they have …
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  • Michael Johnson playing through injury

    Michael Johnson playing through injury

    ESPN.com Sep 30 (2 days ago)
    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Buccaneers class of free agents had been pretty quiet early in the season. But that changed Sunday. Defensive end Michael Johnson came through with two sacks and a forced fumble that set up a touchdown. Johnson did exactly what the Bu…
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  • Lovie Smith won't touch QB question yet

    Lovie Smith won't touch QB question yet

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Sep 29 (3 days ago)
    TAMPA, Fla. – If the Buccaneers have a quarterback controversy, coach Lovie Smith is doing his best not to fuel it. A day after backup Mike Glennon sparked the Bucs to their first win of the season (a 27-24 defeat of Pittsburgh), Smith wasn’t in the moo…
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  • Terron Armstead will go through concussion protocol

    Terron Armstead will go through concussion protocol

    ESPN.com Sep 29 (3 days ago)
    METAIRIE, La. – There were no updates available Monday on New Orleans Saints left tackle Terron Armstead’s status for this week's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after he left this past Sunday night’s game early with a concussion. Coach Sean Payto…
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  • Tomlin bristles at “players’ coach” label

    Tomlin bristles at “players’ coach” label

    profootballtalk.com Sep 29 (3 days ago)
    Before Sunday’s bizarre loss at home to the Buccaneers, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin appeared on the FOX pregame show via a previously recorded interview with Laura Okmin. During the exchange, Okmin raised the perception that Tomlin is a “players’ coach.”…
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  • Source: Bucs' Evans (groin) out 2-4 weeks

    Source: Bucs' Evans (groin) out 2-4 weeks

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Sep 29 (3 days ago)
    Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie wide receiver Mike Evans will miss two to four weeks with a groin injury, according to multiple reports.
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  • Mike Tomlin: Bottom line is that we are an undisciplined group

    Mike Tomlin: Bottom line is that we are an undisciplined group

    profootballtalk.com Sep 29 (3 days ago)
    Yellow is a prominent color when the Steelers play at Heinz Field, but there was way too much of it on the field on Sunday. The Steelers were penalized a whopping 13 times for 125 yards during their loss to the Buccaneers and the flags ran the gamut fro…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Will Steven Stamkos stay put in Tampa Bay?

    Rumor Roundup: Will Steven Stamkos stay put in Tampa Bay?

    thehockeynews.com Sep 29 (3 days ago)
    NBA superstar LeBron James returning home to Cleveland sparked speculation this summer in the Toronto media suggesting Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos could do the same and sign with the Maple Leafs as a free agent in 2016. The Leafs lack a ho…
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  • Bucs should stick with Mike Glennon

    Bucs should stick with Mike Glennon

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Sep 29 (3 days ago)
    Sometime soon, Lovie Smith is going to make the biggest decision he's made since taking over as the coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Assuming Josh McCown comes back healthy in the next week or two, Smith is going to have to choose between the veteran …
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  • Buccaneers End Skid, Stun Sloppy Steelers

    Buccaneers End Skid, Stun Sloppy Steelers

    nytimes.com Sep 29 (3 days ago)
    Lovie Smith didn't panic. A lifetime spent around football let the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' coach know rebuilding projects don't happen overnight.
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  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Buccaneers-Saints 00:43

    NFL Live Prediction: Buccaneers-Saints

    Oct 1
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Tampa Bay at New Orleans.
  • Video - Buccaneers Need To Jump-Start Run Game 00:29

    Buccaneers Need To Jump-Start Run Game

    Sep 30
    ESPN Buccaneers reporter Pat Yasinskas says Tampa Bay, fresh off its first win of the season, needs to open running lanes for Doug Martin and his fellow tailbacks.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Buccaneers-Steelers Recap 01:59

    Sunday Blitz: Buccaneers-Steelers Recap

    Sep 28
    Jim Basquil and Ron Jaworski break down the Buccaneers' huge win against the Steelers, including Mike Glennon's game-winning touchdown strike to Vincent Jackson.
  • Video - Bucs Win On Late TD 01:14

    Bucs Win On Late TD

    Sep 28
    Mike Glennon threw a 5-yard touchdown to Vincent Jackson with seven seconds left in the game as the Buccaneers beat the Steelers 27-24.

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