Posted October 15, 2012 on
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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Once Ronde Barber got his hands on the ball and headed up the sideline, there was no way the oldest player on the field was going to let the Kansas City Chiefs catch him.
Tampa Bay's 37-year-old, five-time Pro Bowl selection delivered yet another game-changing play for the only team he's played for in 16 NFL seasons, returning an interception 78 yards for a touchdown to key a 38-10 rout that stopped a three-game Buccaneers losing streak on Sunday.
The Bucs (2-3) played well at times during the skid, but didn't put together a complete performance until shutting down the Brady Quinn-led Chiefs (1-5).
''I think everybody had bitter feelings going into the bye week after three straight losses. It's not that we hadn't played hard. It's just none of our hard work was reaping any rewards for us,'' Barber said.
The only remaining player from Tampa Bay's Super Bowl champion of 10 years ago reached low to pick off a pass that nearly hit the grou...
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Ronde Barber has always had a knack for making the big play for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The 16th-year pro intercepted a pass that nearly hit the ground after glancing off a receiver's arm and returned it 78 yards for a touchdown Sunday, helping the Bucs stop a three-game losing streak with a 38-10 victory over the struggling Kansas City Chiefs.
Josh Freeman threw for a season...
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TAMPA BAY (38) d KANSAS CITY (10)
The Headline: Buccaneers pound sorry Chiefs
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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Josh Freeman threw for 328 yards and three touchdowns and Ronde Barber scored on a 78-yard interception return to help the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the struggling Kansas City Chiefs 38-10 on Sunday.
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