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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-card position also hurt themselves with losses over the weekend.
Tampa Bay (6-5) remains tied with Seattle and Minnesota, one game ahead of New Orleans (5-6). Washington and Dallas also are 5-6.
If the playoffs started this week, the Seahawks would be the second wild card because of a better conference record.
"That's the way this league is. People who are supposed to win don't and that leaves the door open," linebacker Adam Hayward said Monday. "We've just got to take care of our business, the next game coming up, and the ones after that."
The road ahead figures to be di...
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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...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced that tackle Jeremy Trueblood and safety Cody Grimm have been placed on injured reserve. The Bucs were also awarded wide receiver David Gilreath off the waiver wire. The following is from the team’s press release: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have placed S Cody Grimm and T Jeremy Trueblood on Injured Reserve. Since being...
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 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...
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.
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...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers claimed WR/KR David Gilreath off of waivers on Tuesday afternoon after the Pittsburgh Steelers let go of the return specialist, per The Pewter Report.
The move figures to jeopardize punt returner Roscoe Parrish‘s job, considering Parrish is averaging 7.7 yards per return and the team likely wouldn’t keep two players this similar on their 53-man roster...
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...
This past Sunday, the 6-4 Buccaneers faced the 9-1 Falcons. For the Bucs, it was the opportunity to prove themselves as legitimate playoff contenders after a string of wins against less impressive foes. However, and no need for a spoiler alert here, the Bucs lost 24-23. Going in, I’d figured that a close game would be something of a moral victory. That the progress made to nearly...