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It's going to be a natural reaction..."We Got (Lawrence) Tynes, he's a good kicker too"! Ever heard the story of the Fox and the Grapes?
But make no mistake about it, losing Connor Barth for the 2013 season is a huge loss, any way you look at it. The numbers show Tynes had just as accurate a season. Barth set a franchise record with his 84.3% accurace since being named a Buc in 2009.
Barth suffered a torn achillies tendon in his right leg by playing in a charity basketball game in North Carolina, where he starred as a Tar Heel kicker for University of NC. He has succesful surgury Monday and is expected to make a full recovery.
Tynes is no slouch at 81.5% lifetime, and having kicked in New York, at Meadowlands stadium (both old and new), few kickers veteran enough at the age of 35 are as ready to step into an NFL kicker role on the fast track like Lawrence Tynes.
He has made Super Bowl kicks, NFC Championship kicks. But when the money was on the l...
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced that they’ve lost kicker Connor Barth for the season with a torn Achilles. They’ve signed former Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes.
Breaking news from One Buc Place: K Connor Barth will miss the season due to a torn Achilles tendon. Bucs have signed K Lawrence Tynes.
— Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) July 17, 2013
Connor Barth will...
TAMPA, Fla. -- Cornerback Eric Wright is headed to San Francisco.
Wright, signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a free agent in March 2012, was traded to the 49ers for a conditional pick in the 2014 NFL draft, the team announced Friday.
Wright, 27, played 10 games for Tampa Bay last season and recorded 37 tackles with one interception. He was part of a decorated free-agency class...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed kicker Lawrence Tynes after regular kicker Connor Barth tore his Achilles tendon during a charity basketball game and was declared out for the season.
BR> Tynes was a 2012 Pro Bowl alternate.
Barth will be placed on the reserve/non-football injury list
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano has indicated that cornerback Darrelle Revis will be on the field in some capicity when training camp begins next week.
Coach Schiano says CB Darrelle Revis will be on the field in some capacity when camp starts next week.
— Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) July 18, 2013
My guess is that Revis will be on field rehabbing on the side...
What is that sound the distance? Doug Martin is anything but a no-brainer in the first round of fantasy drafts? That hardly seems justified for a statistical stud that barreled his way to a 1,454 yard, 11 touchdown rookie season. And yet, fake football GMs around the country continue to have their doubts.Are Martin’s noteworthy achievements only the first of many steps toward a...
Josina Anderson of ESPN is reporting that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded cornerback Eric Wright to the San Francisco 49ers for a 2014 late-round conditional draft pick.
Wright has a similar deal to that of new 49ers CB Nnamdi Asomugha where they get paid only if they can make the team.
Wright has been a bit of an issue for the Bucs who were close to cutting the six-year cornerback...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have washed their hands of troubled cornerback Eric Wright.
A little more than two weeks after Wright was arrested for suspicion of misdemeanor DUI in Los Angeles, the Bucs traded the six-year veteran to the San Francisco 49ers on Friday for a conditional 2014 draft pick.
Bucs general manager Mark Dominik would not provide specifics, but said character...
Yesterday we kicked off a four-part series in which I embark on the fool’s errand of predicting the outcome of every regular-season game for all four NFC South teams. Having demonstrated my evenhanded prognosticatory predilections yesterday with the Carolina Panthers, I turn my crystal ball on the next team in the sequence: Captain Fear and [...]The post NFC South regular-season...
49ers took some secondary losses in the offseason, but filling those holes pretty well now.
Breaking News: The Bucs have traded CB Eric Wright to San Francisco for a conditional 2014 draft pick.
— Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) July 19, 2013
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced yesterday that place
kicker Connor Barth will miss the entire 2013 season after tearing his Achilles
tendon during a charity basketball game, according to Gregg Rosenthal of
To replace Barth, the Buccaneers signed former New York
Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes. Tampa Bay will place Barth on the
reserve/non-football injury list, a move...
An already potent fantasy football defense just got even better.
According to ESPN’s Josina Anderson, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded cornerback Eric Wright to the San Francisco 49ers for a late round pick in the 2014 NFL draft.
Wright, a 27-year old former second round pick of the Cleveland Browns was slated to start opposite of newly acquired Darrelle Revis for the Bucs...
Josina Anderson is reporting that the Buccaneers have traded CB Eric Wright to the 49ers in return for a conditional late-round pick in 2014.
Ian Rapoport reports that Wright will need to pass a physical before the deal is completed.
Jason Cole keeps “hearing” that the 49ers do not want to keep CB Carlos Rogers, so this could be an indication that he could be on his way...
From the Buccaners communications department: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have traded cornerback Eric Wright to the San Francisco 49ers for a conditional selection in the 2014 NFL Draft. Wright joined the Buccaneers in 2012, playing in 10 games, while recording 37 tackles and one interception. He began his career with the Cleveland Browns in 2007 and played...