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Connor Barth came up short on a 56-yard field goal attempt that might have helped the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the Atlanta Falcons. It was the three field goals he made earlier in the game that bothered them more.
If they could have turned one of them into a touchdown, they might be celebrating their fifth straight win instead of bemoaning a 24-23 loss Sunday.
''It's hard to win games by threes,'' coach Greg Schiano said. ''Sevens add up considerably quicker.''
The Bucs settled for field goals after gaining a first down at the Atlanta 3-yard line in the first half; after a 13-play drive early in the second half; and after a fumble recovery set them up at the Atlanta 36 in the fourth quarter. Ronde Barber's 47th career interception set up the first field goal.
''Our defense coming into this game versus a team with that many weapons, I know they did a great job,'' quarterback Josh Freeman said. ''They gave us two tur...
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We’ve seen this before from Josh Freeman and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It was 2010 when Freeman was anointed the starting quarterback for the entire season. He responded by throwing 25 touchdowns and only six interceptions. He would finish the season with a 95.9 quarterback rating and the hearts of the Buccaneers faithful. Many believed they had finally found a franchise quarterback...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers learned yesterday that CB Eric Wright lost his appeal and will be suspended for the next four games. Wright was a free agent acquisition this past offseason, inking a five-year $38 million dollar contract. His suspension now voids any guaranteed money that he was scheduled to earn next season. Given the fact that the Buccaneers feature the league’s 32nd...
When the Buccaneers picked former Rutgers head coach Greg Schiano to lead their team, they pulled some valuable college scouting with them as well.
The rookie class that general manager Mark Dominik, director of player personnel Dennis Hickey and Schiano put together has — so far — been among the best in the NFL. The Bucs came away with three starters with their first three picks...
Buccaneers’ cornerback Eric Wright has been suspended by the league for violating the NFL’s policy on performance enhancing drugs. New broke during Greg Schiano’s press conference Monday afternoon. Wright released this via a written statement: It was announced today by the NFL that I am being suspended for four games. This is a result of taking Adderall at the end of July...
Buccaneers cornerback Eric Wright lost a lot of money after being suspended four games. (Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images North America)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Eric Wright was suspended four games by the NFL after testing positive for Adderall and not having the proper documentation for health uses. But due to a stipulation in Wright’s contract, the four game suspension...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay's porous secondary took another hit Monday when cornerback Eric Wright was suspended by the NFL for four games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.
Wright is the second Tampa Bay starter disciplined for using Adderall. Cornerback Aqib Talib was suspended Oct. 13 for four games and subsequently traded to the...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers secondary has been very vulnerable this season to say the least. Tampa Bay is surrendering 312 yards per game through the air, the league’s worst. This afternoon the aerial assault of the Atlanta Falcons will visit Raymond James Stadium and the Buccaneers look to be without one of their starting cornerbacks. Eric Wright will not be playing.
Wright has been...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers allowed a great opportunity to move into the wildcard playoff race yesterday against the Atlanta Falcons to slip away. Despite not taking advantage of losses of the Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings, and Dallas Cowboys, the Buccaneers now are facing an uphill battle for the remainder of the season.CB Eric Wright was out of the lineup yesterday against...
Tampa Bay's resilience will be tested as the Buccaneers strive to rebound from the team's first loss in a month and remain in playoff contention.
Sunday's one-point loss to the Atlanta Falcons stopped a four-game winning streak, but was not nearly as costly as it could been for the Bucs. Three other clubs pursuing what would be the second NFC wild-card position also...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers battled with one of the league’s best on Sunday. Unfortunately they would be unable to capitalize in certain situations resulting in a loss to the Atlanta Falcons. After holding the Falcons to a field goal on their first drive, the Bucs would answer back with an impressive 10 play, 81-yard drive that was capped off by a Doug Martin one yard touchdown....
Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Eric Wright was suspended for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances for a second time this season. Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano announced the suspension on Monday. Wright's first suspension earlier this year was for taking Adderall, according to Fox Sports. Former Bucs cornerback Aqib Talib was also suspended for...
If the Tampa Bay Buccaneers miss the playoffs by one game, all they will have to do is point a finger at Sunday’s contest against the Atlanta Falcons. The planets aligned on Sunday for the Buccaneers and with a win, Tampa could have moved into one of the two wildcard seed, instead they remain one game out.
Prior to kickoff, the Buccaneers learned that they would be without CB Eric...
The 2012 Tampa Bay Buccaneers are piecing together a much longer impressive streak than last season. Remember when those silly pirates beat not only the Saints but the Falcons on their way to an impressive 4-2 record last year? If you said, "very vaguely," then congrats, you are in my boat. Problem was they never won a game after going 4-1 and weren't...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay's resilience will be tested as the Buccaneers strive to rebound from the team's first loss in a month and remain in playoff contention.
Sunday's one-point loss to the Atlanta Falcons stopped a four-game winning streak, but was not nearly as costly as it could been for the Bucs. Three other clubs pursuing what would be the second NFC wild...