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The first half of preseason is over. And while some believe that preseason is frivolous, that is not entirely true. Here are five facts that we have gleamed from the first two preseason games.5. RB Doug MartinLast year the Buccaneers ranked 30th in rushing offense. They ran the ball fewer than any team in the league with 346 attempts.Enter rookie Doug Martin out of Boise State. New head coach Greg Schiano has stated he wants to have one featured running back.Schiano is also determined to have a run-first, ball control offense. Incumbent running back, LeGarrette Blount, ended last season injured. He also registered five fumbles, losing the ball three of those times. In the preseason Blount sustained a leg injury.All this opens the door for Martin. We know the Buccaneers will run the ball more. We know that Schiano drafted Martin. Expect Martin to run, and run often. 4. WR Antonio BrownMike Wallace has reportedly decided to show up. What we know from preseason is that Antonio Brown is...
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According to Patrick Southern of CBS Sports, undrafted free agent Leonard Johnson is not expected to make the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 53-man roster.
Johnson was initially projected as a potential Day 2 pick in the early stages of the draft process, but his stock plummeted after a poor showing at the combine. He remained one of the most physical defensive backs in the 2012 draft...
Mark Barron and Doug Martin are a pair of rookies the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are counting on to help them rebound from a disappointing season.
The first-round draft picks who have moved directly into the starting lineup scored touchdowns on Friday night, helping the Bucs beat Tom Brady and the New England Patriots 30-28.
Barron intercepted a pass tipped by Ronde Barber and returned...
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Pro Bowl guard Davin Joseph was carted off the field late in the first half of Friday night's exhibition game against the visiting New England Patriots. ESPN.com reported that Joseph may have an injured right knee but the team did not immediately announce the extent of the injury. Joseph was injured with 1:05 left in the second quarter as he grabbed his...
Jeff Demps 21 yard Run vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2012 (HD) (by BenjiPreseason)
How come nobody mentioned how fast this guy was???!!!!
According to the Tampa Bay Times, there’s a chance that the Buccaneers guard Davin Joseph could be done for the season.
“Bucs Pro Bowl right guard Davin Joseph left tonight’s preseason game against the Patriots with a knee injury that, based on early word from the locker room, will likely be season-ending,” the Times reported.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers suffered a huge loss tonight as Pro Bowl guard Davin Joseph went down with a knee injury. There’s no official word on the injury yet but word from the locker room is that the injury is season ending. He’ll undergo further tests before the team officially announces what the injury is and how long he’ll be out.
Bucs Pro Bowl right guard Davin Joseph...
We all remember Jon Gruden as the coach with the “scowl” looks and the one who finally lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a Super Bowl victory. But Warren Sapp remembers Jon Gruden’s motivational speech he gave to players before the NFC Championship game against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Via Deadspin, Sapp remembers the speech Jon Gruden gave to the team before the game very...
The general consensus is that preseason football games are meaningless. After all, a win or a loss in the preseason is worth zilch once the regular season rolls around.
But Friday night's game needs to be treated as a big deal for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Because the Bucs square off against the New England Patriots and they have something to prove to them and the...
It seems the storm has caught to Tampa Bay running back LeGarrette Blount.
Many pundits feel rookie Doug Martin was drafted out of Boise State to eventually replace BLount at running back. The two spent the preseason rotating carries with the first team offense. Martin however started the game against the New England Patriots on Friday night.
Stephen Holder of the Tampa Bay...
The New England Patriots visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium on Friday at 7:30 p.m.
The Patriots (2011) The Buccaneers (2011)
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