Found November 15, 2012 on Sports Junkie Online:
When my initial rookie rankings debuted a couple of weeks ago, Doug Martin came in at #7. Fast forward a couple of weeks, and Martin has emerged as a front runner for Offensive Rookie of the Year, and has slid up six spots to take the previous top spot from Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III. For the rest of the rookie rankings, read below.1.  Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug MartinStatistics: 862 rush yards, 7 TD; 296 receiving yards, 1 TDMartin is fourth in the NFL in rush yards, and has 605 yards from scrimmage and six touchdowns the past three games. "Muscle Hamster" has had a huge hand in transforming a putrid Bucs offense last season, and has Tampa in the hunt for a playoff spot.Previous Ranking: 7th2.  Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin IIIStatistics: 65.6% completions, 1,993 pass yards, 8 TD, 3 INT; 529 rush yards, 6 TDA relatively quiet last two weeks has caused some to forget about the Heisman winner, but Griffin is the top-rated rookie p...

The Buccaneers are a legitimate team closing out the season. Week 11 preview.

The Bucs are looking to closeout the season strong and make a statement for next season. After a rough Week 10, I'm sitting at 92-54-1.  Who wants to keep track of a tie. Let's see if I can turn this around this week. Arizona at Atlanta - The Cards need to get some production from the QB position if they want any chance to make playoff this season. The...

Freeman's play largely unnoticed in surge by Bucs

At 6-foot-6, 240 pounds and playing the highest-profile position on the field better than he ever has as a pro, it's difficult to imagine Josh Freeman being overshadowed in the emergence of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers offense. The suddenly potent Bucs averaged more points, yards and yards per play than any team in the NFL in October and have won four of five games, including three...

Weekly Rankings: The One Where I Tell The Tampa Bay Receivers To Bucc Off

As owners of this dynamic duo already know, both Vincent Jackson and Mike Williams have played well above their draft price nearly all year.  Vincent was the 24th WR off the board in yahoo leagues and Mike Williams was nothing more than an afterthought as the WR39.  It has been a perfect storm for fantasy relevance for these two.  One, Josh Freeman has bounced back from an abysmal...

Tampa Buccaneers Lead NFL With Highest “IR Payroll”

Per a report from Yahoo! Sports Brian McIntyre, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers lead the NFL with the highest amount of cash payroll tied up with players listed on injured reserve (IR) with $30.1 million of their 2012 cap currently shutdown. The Bucs find themselves in this unfortunate position primarily due to starting guards Carl Nicks and Davin Joseph earning $22 million this year...

Report: Hope Solo Marries Jerramy Stevens Days After Alleged Assault

Hope Solo is out of court and off the market. According to Seattle radio host Dave “Softy” Mahler, the U.S. women’s soccer goalkeeper has married former Seahawk Jerramy Stevens, despite Stevens’ recent arrest for allegedly assaulting Solo earlier this week. Fellow goalkeeper Jillian Loyden was apparently present at the ceremonies, judging by her tweet Tuesday night, which...

Hope Solo marries Jerramy Stevens; 2 days after he allegedly assaulted her

What’s the over/under on days until this situation ends up in divorce court? Soccer star Hope Solo might want to reconsider her marriage to former NFL player Jerramy Stevens. He was arrested for domestic assault, but there was insufficient evidence for him to be charged. Solo appeared in court, but did not give a statement. They got married just two days after the incident which...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Carolina Panthers: Week 11 NFL Pick

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-4) at Carolina Panthers (2-7) The Buccaneers have really turned it around lately and are now road favorites in Carolina, pretty crazy considering they were road dogs in Oakland a couple weeks ago, 6 point dogs in Minnesota the week before that, home dogs for the Saints the week before that, and then just 4 point home favorites against the Chiefs the week before...

Soccer star Hope Solo marries ex-NFL player Jerramy Stevens 24-hours after arrest for domestic incident

I am all for giving people a second chance. Circumstances change, people grow, mature, etc. but getting married 24-hours after going to court for a possible domestic issue seems… fast. Especially when you consider the two have only been dating for two months. Former NFL player Jerramy Stevens and soccer star Hope Solo reportedly married [...]

Apparently, The Solo-Stevens Marriage was "Beautiful"

((HT: KING5-TV)) With all the drama involving arrests, alleged abuse, and wondering whether or not there was even going to be a wedding between former NFL tight end Jerramy Stevens and all-world goaltender Hope Solo... Well, there was a wedding after all... Small and beautiful... Here's the report on the nuptials... Congrats to the newlyweds... Now...

Quinn enjoys coaching in college

After spending 2001-2010 coaching defensive linemen in the NFL, Dan Quinn followed his friend Will Muschamp to Gainesville. There were rumors of Quinn making a return to the NFL as the defensive coordinator for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the offseason, but he elected to stay at Florida. Quinn insists he is happy in Gainesville and not looking to take a job in the NFL.
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