Found July 17, 2013 on Fantasy Football Champs:
Lawrence Tynes has signed a one-year deal with the Buccaneers.Fantasy Spin:He's replacing Connor Barth, who recently suffered a torn Achilles in a basketball game. Tynes made 33 of 39 field goals for the Giants in 2012 and was a perfect 46-for-46 on extra points.

Bucs lose Connor Barth for the season with a torn Achilles, sign Lawrence Tynes

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced that they’ve lost kicker Connor Barth for the season with a torn Achilles.  They’ve signed former Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes. Breaking news from One Buc Place: K Connor Barth will miss the season due to a torn Achilles tendon. Bucs have signed K Lawrence Tynes. — Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) July 17, 2013 Connor Barth will...

Tiki Barber: Eli better than Peyton

Looks like Tiki Barber decided it was time for him to get himself back in the news. The former Today Show correspondent/New York Giants running back was on the CBS radio network . During the gabbing, Barber said he thinks Eli Manning is better than Peyton Manning, which is a great way to get people all riled up. "The expectation was that he was never going to be Peyton,"...

Tiki Barber: Eli Manning is better than Peyton Manning

Back in 2007, just months after  former Giants running back TIki Barber retired from the NFL he ripped quarterback Eli Manning and claimed that he wasn’t a leader.  Of course Eli then took the Giants on an amazing Super Bowl run that season. Now it sounds like Barber is more of a believer in Eli that he’s ever been.  He now co-hosts a radio show on CBS Sports Radio and claimed...

Victor Cruz admits it was “tough” to accept less money than he believes he’s worth

During an appearance on “The Opening Drive” on SiriusXM Radio on Monday, Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz was asked how he felt about taking less money than he felt like he deserved. “I’m not going to lie, it’s tough. It’s tough,” said Cruz, via Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News. When you understand from a numbers standpoint, and the numbers you put up you...

2013 Tampa Bay Buccaneers position battles

Training camp for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers opens July 25, and as with each year, there are jobs to be won in the following weeks as they look to improve upon a 7-9 season. The most intriguing scenarios could be on defense, where nose tackle and strongside linebacker spots may be up for grabs. Tight end could open as well. The upcoming work will provide some clarity. Below are a few...

Tiki Barber: Eli Manning is A Better QB Than Peyton Manning

Tiki Barber has made a nice living recently trolling and making head scratching comments at every turn. Barber who was always critical of Eli Manning when they were teammates recently paid him the highest compliment, even if it’s sure to set off some controversy. During his CBS Sports Radio Network show that Barber also hosts with Brandon Tierney and Dana Jacobson, the question...

Victor Cruz does not feel New York Giants paid him what he is worth

Victor Cruz and the New York Giants are happy to have gotten the 26-year-old’s contract situation squared away, but that does not mean he feels he was compensated fairly. Once a player signs on the dotted line, he no longer has a right to complain. No one forced Cruz to sign a five-year, $43 million [...]

Victor Cruz Thinks He Took Less Money Than He Deserved

The New York Giants finally got their man, when they signed star wide receiver Victor Cruz to a six-year almost $45 million extension. That’s pretty good money, but Cruz knows he left some money on the table, and as he told Sirius XM radio, he knows “he took less than he deserves.” “I’m not going to lie, it’s tough. It’s tough. When you understand from a numbers standpoint...

Victor Cruz doesn’t sound too pleased with his new contract

Tweet Victor Cruz, who has gained much popularity in a short period of time as a receiver for the New York Giants, recently signed a six-year contract worth upwards of $45 million –$15.6 million guaranteed — to stay with the Giants. Apparently Cruz believes he should have gotten more, per some comments he recently made [...]

Tampa Bay’s Connor Barth Blows Out Achilles Tendon

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have lost their place kicker Connor Barth for the season after injuring himself in a charity basketball game. Barth, who tore his Achilles’ tendon will miss the 2013 season. In a corresponding move, the Buccaneers signed Lawrence Tynes, formerly of the New York Giants, to a one-year deal. The post Tampa Bay’s Connor Barth Blows Out Achilles Tendon appeared...

Buccaneers Kicker Connor Barth Tears Achilles in Charity Basketball Game, Out for Season

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ hopes of returning to the playoffs next season took a slight blow over the weekend. The Buccaneers’ website reported on Wednesday that kicker Connor Barth would miss the entire 2013 NFL season after tearing his Achilles tendon over the weekend. Barth, the franchise’s all-time most accurate placekicker, tore his right Achilles on Friday while playing...

Phil Simms Should be in the Hall of Fame

In the interest of full disclosure, I am a die-hard New York Giants fan.  I first started seriously watching football during the 1986 season when the Giants defeated the Denver Broncos, 39-20 in Super Bowl XXI.  In that game, Phil Simms had one of the best Super Bowl/Championship game performances of all time going 22-25 for 268 yards and 3 TD’s earning him MVP honors.  But...
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