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New England Patriots
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The matchup between the Patriots and Buccaneers will be closer than anyone may expect out of a battle between a 2-0 team and an 0-2 team.
The Patriots have won by a total of just five points, while the Buccaneers have lost by a total of three points. New England is certainly not looking past Tampa Bay, despite each team’s record.
Many of both teams’ strengths match up well with one another. The Buccaneers have a strong pass rush, which will be fun to watch battle against the Patriots’ impressive offensive line. Tampa Bay has one of the best running backs in the league, Doug Martin, who will have to fight hard to find holes in New England’s stout front seven.
Check out some of the best one-on-one battles we’ll see in Sunday’s matchup below.
Darrelle Revis vs. Julian Edelman
When the Patriots are in two-receiver sets, Revis will more than likely be matched up with Edelman. The Patriots’ veteran receiver will be lined up in the “Z” position, with Kenbrell Thompkins in the “X” role. Edelm
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According to Andrea Kremer of the NFL Network, Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis met with head coach Greg Schiano to clear the air.
Darrelle Revis met w/ hc Greg Schiano late afternoon for about 15 min. "to clear air". Says he has no issues w/ coach. (More)
— Andrea Kremer (@Andrea_Kremer) September 17, 2013
Revis says he has no complaints w/ way is being used...
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano and corner back Derrelle Revis had a meeting on Tuesday to “clear the air.”
Reports had surfaced that Revis was unhappy with Schiano’s strictness but the corner downplayed it by saying he was just frustrated that Tampa Bay had begun the season 0-2.
What’s going on Buc fans. Just to clear the smoke. I’m happy to be a Buccaneer...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Darrelle Revis has plenty of reasons to get along with Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano, including a hefty contract that makes him the highest-paid cornerback in the NFL.
So, the three-time All-Pro took it upon himself to meet with Schiano this week to stress there's "zero truth" to talk that he has a problem with the way the Bucs are using...
No one was surprised to see Julian Edelman wind up on top of the Patriots’ pecking order with Amendola missing their Week 2 contest against the Jets but most will be surprised with 18 targets. The 6.0 YPC is wonting but that type of volume can’t be ignored. You’ll want him in your lineup as long as Amendola is injured (the timeline remains ambiguous, though it’s good to hear...
Darrelle Revis insists everything is fine between him and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
NFL Media's Andrea Kremer reported that Revis met with Bucs coach Greg Schiano for about 15 minutes Tuesday "to clear (the) air." The star cornerback said he's simply frustrated over the Bucs' 0-2 start and has no issues with the coach or how he's been used in Tampa Bay...
Darrelle Revis haunted and taunted Tom Brady and New England's offense at least twice a year for the past six seasons before the New York Jets traded him to Tampa Bay in April.
Brady and the Patriots finally were free.
Then the 2013 schedule was released, revealing a Week 3 matchup against who else?
''To go out of our division into the NFC, and of...
FOXBORO, Mass. — If Darrelle Revis needed a boost of confidence going into his first matchup against the Patriots as a member of the Buccaneers, he got it from Tom Brady.
Brady had some high praise for the player he used to have to face twice a year.
“I’ve never played against anyone who is as good as him,” Brady said. “He’s as good as there is that I’ve ever played...
Tom Brady wasn’t really relieved when Darrelle Revis was traded out of the AFC East to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Brady, who has faced Revis on many occasions, will have to travel to Revis Island again this Sunday when the Patriots take on the Bucs.
Brady is always complimentary of his opponent, and paid Revis the highest honor when he told the teams website that he’s “never...
The Patriots are currently 2-0 but the record is somewhat misleading. The offense led by former MVP Tom Brady, isn't as dominant as it once was. The running game isn't as strong as most people would have thought it would be going into this season and there are many question marks in the aerial attack. With Brady's favorite targets Danny Amendola and Rob Gronkowski out...
As Tom Brady and the New England Patriots prepare to face off against the Buccaneers this weekend, there’s one familiar face on the other side of the ball that they’ve seen enough of over the past several years. That face belongs to cornerback Darrelle Revis who faced off against Brady twice year for most of his career.
Brady told Patriots.com that Revis is the best corner...
Tampa Bay Times The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will not be without one of their key defensive players on Sunday when they battle Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. Bucs safety Dashon Goldson had his one-game
FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots have an unexpectedly tough matchup with the Buccaneers on Sunday afternoon.
The game looked like it could have been a breeze before the season began, but Tampa Bay’s defense appears to be destined for a Top 10 showing this year. The Buccaneers’ front four, linebacker corps and secondary all have a top-tier player who could give the Patriots fits...
Here we go Fantasy Football fans, week three is upon us and we all want to know who the studs are this week. Julio Jones balled out Sunday, can he do it again this week? Julian Edelman had thirteen grabs; will he get into the end zone this week? Anquan Boldin had a big week one, but he disappeared against the Legion of Boom. Who are the must plays this week, I’ll give...
It's not surprising that New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick expressed support for good friend Greg Schiano ahead of this weekend's contest with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
It's probably more important to Schiano that star cornerback Darrelle Revis also did the same, although both parties insist there was no truth to rumors of friction between them.
On the field...