Found September 28, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Heading into Sunday’s matchup with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers new Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians sounds like a man intrigued by the game within the game. On the Tampa Bay sideline stands Darrelle Revis perhaps the NFL’s best cover cornerback since Deion Sanders. His counterpart is wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald who has more catches through his first 143 games (779) than any player in NFL history including Jerry Rice. “You’re talking about two guys with about $200 million between the two of them’’ Arians said of the anticipated duel. “They ought to put on a show. They can’t cancel each other out ... nobody wants to see that. I think they’ll both win some and lose some.’’ The only other time Revis faced the Cardinals he intercepted two Kurt Warner passes in 2008 returning one for a 32-yard touchdown as the Jets won 56-35. Fitzgerald caught eight passes for 122 yards. “Every week is an opportunity’’ said Revis acquired from New York in an April trade that cost the Bucs a first

Week four: Previewing the Arizona Cardinals vs Tampa Bay

Setting the stage So a Cardinal flies onto a pirate ship… And no, I’m not talking about the NL Central, although that may be on more people’s national radar on Sunday. I find myself constantly referring to Arizona’s games as “unglamorous,” “under-the-radar,” or anything of that sort. In a division with Seattle and San Francisco, Bruce Arians and the Birdgang aren’t...

Report: Josh Freeman bolts from the media shoeless and shirtless

Demoted Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman, amidst flurry of new that he’ll be traded, was in no mood to talk to the media following practice Thursday. The doors to the locker room swung open for the team’s 45-minute media session, and the throng of reporters immediately headed toward Freeman’s locker, reports Pat Yasinskas of

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: QB Josh Freeman inactive after missing meetings this week

The strange turn of events surrounding Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman just seem to continue. The team named rookie QB Mike Glennon the starter this week after benching the veteran. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network is reporting that Freeman will be inactive this afternoon as the Buccaneers host the Arizona Cardinals. Rapoport stated that the team made the move to make him inactive...

Buccaneers declare quarterback Josh Freeman inactive

TAMPA, Fla. Josh Freemans spiral continues. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers declared the quarterback inactive before their game against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium. On Friday, coach Greg Schiano alluded the move was possible, when he declined to confirm that the five-year veteran was the teams No. 2 quarterback after rookie Mike Glennon was named the starter...

Cardinals Look to Sink Struggling Buccaneers

  The Arizona Cardinals and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are not that different.  Both teams are struggling and fielding questions about what the problem is with the offense and if the quarterback is to blame.  Both teams have a talented running back, a Pro Bowl caliber wide receiver, and some high profile secondary players.  The coaching staffs are also still in the process...

Mike Glennon's debut ends with loss amid Josh Freeman drama

TAMPA, Fla. -- The final steps of Mike Glennon's time on the field after his first NFL start were completed under boos, the frustration clear from the few who remained in the stands above. He was thrust under center, only four days after Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano made a franchise-altering choice to bench Josh Freeman, and what began as a promising afternoon at...

Josh Freeman Not Necessarily Second-String Quarterback After Losing Starting Job

Josh Freeman was already knocked down a peg when he lost the starting quarterback job in Tampa. It looks like he actually might have been knocked down a few more pegs than he thought. Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano refused to call Freeman the backup quarterback to newly minted starter Mike Glennon, or to even say Freeman will be active when the ball gets teed up on Sunday afternoon...

Cardinals' injury report: Kevin Minter and Dan Williams out this weekend

The Arizona Cardinals stellar defense will have a few potential holes to fill this Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to their official team web site. Starting middle linebacker Kevin Minter and nose tackle Dan Williams have already been ruled out of this weekend’s game with injuries leaving some big shoes to fill up the middle. Fortunately, the Cardinals’ have...

Cardinals score final 13 points in the fourth quarter to win, 13-10 over Bucs

The Cardinals stayed over in Florida last week in order to better prepare for a second consecutive road game. It’s hard to imagine how much worse they would have played had they spent the week at home. But they were fortunate to be playing the winless Bucs who started a rookie quarterback Mike Glennon. The Cardinals scored 13 points in the fourth quarter to overcome a 10-point...

Benched Josh Freeman and banned 'creamsickle' uniform both featured on Buccaneers tickets

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-3) are headed into this week's game against the Cardinals in the awkward position of featuring quarterback Josh Freeman and the team's throwback creamsickle-colored uniforms on their paper tickets — both of whom fans won't be seeing on the field. That sure is Freeman — now the backup quarterback — and those are the throwback "...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quiet on Josh Freeman.

The Mike Glennon era is officially upon us. Earlier this week the Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced that they have benched starting quarterback Josh Freeman in favor of rookie Mike Glennon. Following the announcement, in an interview with TSN, Freeman said that his best case scenario at this point might be a trade out of Tampa Bay. Buccaneers head coach, Greg Schiano wouldn’t publicly...

Report: Josh Freeman Wants To Be Released Or Traded By Buccaneers

Josh Freeman isn’t taking his treatment from the Buccaneers lying down.  Actually Freeman has gone on the offensive.  The embattled quarterback staged his own interview with ESPN, and now according to Jay Glazer, he’s given the Buccaneers an ultimatum. Freeman wants to be released or traded immediately. And there we have the next shoe to drop – @JayGlazer reports Josh Freeman...

Josh Freeman inactive; reportedly missed meeting this week

As expected recently benched Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman will be inactive for Sunday's game against the Cardinals. The decision was made in part because Freeman has played poorly through three weeks he conducted an interview with ESPN that wasn't authorized by the team and he reportedly missed "at least one maybe more meetings this week" according to NFL...

Vincent Jackson is Active

According to Ian Rapoport of, Buccaneers receiver Vincent Jackson (ribs) will play through his injury Sunday against the Cardinals.Fantasy Spin:Rapoport reported earlier Sunday that Jackson's injury will take five weeks to fully heal and the team was considering sitting him through its Week 5 bye. Jackson has several factors working against him Sunday; namely, the injury...

Mike Williams is Active

Tampa Bay receiver Mike Williams (hamstring) is active for Sunday's game against the Cardinals.Fantasy Spin:Both Williams and Vincent Jackson (rib) were questionable but will play, so rookie QB Mike Glennon will have all his weapons available in his first NFL start. Williams is a WR3.
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