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With the Tampa Bay Buccaneers mired in a five-game losing streak, coach Raheem Morris' future is starting to come into question.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh Johnson readies for start on Sunday

One thing is for certain, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will have Josh under center this weekend when they host divisional opponent, the Carolina Panthers. The question is, which Josh. Backup quarterback Josh Johnson is preparing to start this week in case QB Josh Freeman is unable to go. Josh Freeman is dealing with a thumb injury. He sprained his thumb on October 23rd against...

Lack of Leadership Kill Buccaneers

The Bucs need a defensive leader.There’s no shortage of excuses and explanations for the Buccaneers’ current slide from NFL contender to blatant pretender. The coaches certainly share a large brunt of the blame, the time missed due to the lockout and even expectations and learning to manage success have been an issue for the Bucs this season.Here’s another: there’s not...

In free-fall, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could be without QB Josh Freeman on Sunday

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are in free-fall mode, losers of five straight games and finishing the season with more questions surrounding the team than when the entered the 2011 campaign. Now, it’s possible that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could be without the services of starting quarterback Josh Freeman this week as the team hosts their divisional rivals, the Carolina...

Freeman Not Throwing Thursday

Quarterback Josh Freeman is not throwing in Thursday's practice with the Buccaneers, according to Joe Smith of the St. Petersburg Times. Fantasy Spin: Freeman is dealing with a shoulder injury sustained in Week 12 vs. Tennessee, and head coach Raheem Morris hinted that the young quarterback could be a game-time call for Sundays tilt vs. Carolina. Either way, expect a heavy dose...

Albert Haynesworth gamble pays some dividends for Tampa Bay Bucs

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Freeman Resumes Throwing Friday

Quarterback Josh Freeman resumed throwing in practice Friday, according to Rick Stroud of the St. Petersburg Times. Fantasy Spin: Freeman is now more likely to lead the Buccaneers into battle Sunday against the Panthers, but going by his track record this season, he is merely a low-end starter for deeper leagues.

Tampa QB Freeman uncertain for Panthers' game

   It's been a tough season already for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and it may not be getting better.    According to a story today in the St. Petersburg Times, Bucs quarterback Josh Freeman is questionable for the game Sunday against the Panthers due to a shoulder injury.    It's the latest setback for Freeman, who suffered a sprained thumb on his throwing hand in mid...

Bucs went soft on critical snap

BY IRA KAUFMAN TAMPA—One week after coaching aggressively at Green Bay, Raheem Morris ordered up a conservative defense on Tennessee’s game-winning touchdown Sunday. Morris, who doubles as Tampa Bay’s head coach and defensive coordinator, had the Bucs playing a soft zone with a 17-13 lead and the Titans facing fourth-and-goal…

Bucs QB Freeman improving, but limited by shoulder injury

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman was limited in practice against Thursday by a sore right throwing shoulder, but has made enough progress the past two days to leave coaches feeling good about his chances of starting Sunday against Carolina.

NFL Week 13: Paws and Claws, at Tampa Bay Buccaneers Edition

It’s Week 13! And our Panthers have surpassed their season-long win total from 2010! In relaying that information, I will also make known that they have also exceeded my predicted — so I’m told — expectations of having another two-win season! Regardless, there is progress being made, especially on offense. Of course not to slight the defensive efforts against Indianapolis...

Bucs QB Freeman questionable, throws for first time this week

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman is questionable for this weekend's NFC South battle with the Carolina Panthers after being a limited participant in practice Friday for the third consecutive day.

NFL Preview - Carolina (3-8) at Tampa Bay (4-7) (ET)

Turnovers and penalties will keep most teams from reaching their maximum potential. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers know it all too well, and the current five-game losing streak in which they are embroiled in has put a severe damper on postseason aspirations.

Bucs notes: Players look forward to throwback uniforms

In the third year of saluting their past by wearing throwback jerseys, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are gearing up for another nostalgic trip back to their orange-tinged roots.
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