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Twas the night before Christmas and all through Ray Jay, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers find themselves in yet another late season slump. Though not as bad as the 10-game losing streak that cost Raheem Morris his job last season, the Buccaneers have looked pretty awful in the last five weeks. With just one regular season game remaining and just hours before Christmas morning, what sorts of things could the Buccaneers front office be hoping to find under the tree at One Buc Place in the morning to use next season.
Consistent Quarterback Play-
For a span of four weeks from week eight through 11, the Buccaneers offense was on fire, scoring a franchise record 139 points. The play of quarterback Josh Freeman was impressive. Members of the Tampa media were calling for an immediate contract extension. Now, those same members are calling for Freeman’s head. In the first 13 weeks, Freeman threw just eight interceptions. He has thrown eight in the last two weeks. On one interception yesterday, his ...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin proudly displayed his holiday spirit by posting a photo of himself on Twitter wearing a green jumpsuit.
Surely Martin can work out a deal withCCR brand, who seems extremely happy with the free publicity.
Photo via @DougMartin22. H/T OTB.
Related: DeAngelo Williams wears Garfield pajamas (Photo)
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Buccaneers receiver Mike Williams hauled in a 61-yard touchdown Sunday against the Rams and finished with 132 yards on seven catches.Fantasy Spin:Williams saw a season-high 17 targets so his day could have been even bigger. The third-year receiver has made for a reliable WR3 this year with eight touchdowns and 931 yards. He has one game left to get the 69 yards necessary for his...
Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman let fantasy owners down again in Week 16 with four picks. He did threw for 372 and a touchdown but that wasn't enough to offset the turnovers.Fantasy Spin:Freeman has turned the ball over nine times with only one touchdown over the past two games.
While most of us get into the Christmas spirit by putting up a tree or lights, Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin decided to rock a festive jumpsuit.
Check out the below photo of Doug in the jumpsuit that he posted on Twitter:
(Courtesy of Helmet To Helmet)
Buccaneers receiver Vincent Jackson's 108 yards Sunday versus St. Louis gave him 1,334 on the season. His previous career high was 1,167 in 2009.Fantasy Spin:Jackson's seven catches gave him 69 this season, also a career high.
In what's been a roller coaster season for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, receiver Vincent Jackson has been a model of consistency and quietly put together one of the best seasons of his career.
The ninth-year pro leads the Bucs with 69 receptions for 1,334 yards and eight touchdowns and has been everything the team envisioned they were getting when he signed a five-year, $55.55...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano is worried about more than struggling quarterback Josh Freeman.
"As a coach, when you don't win and turn the ball over, you're concerned about everything," Schiano said after the Bucs lost their fifth straight game, 28-13 to the St. Louis Rams on Sunday.
"I'm paid to win games, and we've...
TAMPA -- The St. Louis Rams' defense stifled the ailing Tampa Bay Buccaneers, sacking Bucs quarterback Josh Freeman five times and intercepting four of his passes in a 28-13 win Sunday at Raymond James Stadium. The Rams defense intercepted Freeman four times, three times capitalizing with touchdowns. Early the second quarter, Janoris Jenkins intercepted a Freeman pass and...
The St. Louis Rams and Tampa Bay Buccaneers are almost mirror images of each other. They both have young, talented but also erratic quarterbacks, emerging stars on Defense and promising players at the Skill Positions. Though they both have talent and potential, The Rams and Buccaneers are still stuck in football mediocrity that usually plagues up and coming teams before their next...
The Bucs playoff chances are more than done at this point of the season but the coaching staff and players want something to build off of heading into next season. The task will not be as simple as one may think as they start the final two games off with hosting the Rams on Sunday. Offensive line needs a good game In week 11 against the Panthers, Josh Freeman was pressured and...
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TAMPA -- The St. Louis Rams are finishing the 2012 season in impressive fashion, even though their efforts won't result in a playoff berth. The Rams' defense stifled the ailing Tampa Bay Buccaneers, sacking Josh Freeman five times and intercepting four of his passes in a 28-13 win Sunday at Raymond James Stadium. St. Louis (7-7-1) won for the fourth time in five games...