Found May 16, 2013 on The Sports Post:
Ronde Barber will no longer run the flag out for Tampa. (Credit) Last week, in the course of 48 hours, both football worlds of the Glazer family were rocked upside down with the retirements of the people that most embody the teams they own. Admittedly, to say they were turned upside down would be an exaggeration, with hindsight seeming to suggest both decisions had been lined up for some time. Although I'm sure the Glazers, owners of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Manchester United, would have preferred not to be twisting and turning themselves over both sides of the Atlantic with the public announcements happening simultaneously. Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement will have an immediate fundamental impact on both Manchester United and the landscape of English and World football. Meanwhile, Ronde Barber's decision to call it 16 and out in Tampa leaves a huge emotional hole at One Buc Place and has people asking: "Is he Hall of Fame bound?" The stats are there, a...

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Freeman says relationship with Schiano is great

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Josh Freeman Supporters Should Be Worried

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