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Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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With three key wins in Week 9, the NFC expanded its lead over the AFC 23 to 13 in head-to-head match-ups. The only win for the AFC came via the Pittsburgh Steelers' 24-20 victory over the New York Giants.The NFC continues to dominate the AFC West. The Atlanta Falcons already went 4-0 over this division and in Week 9 the Tampa Bay Buccaneers also picked up a win against the AFC West. They defeated the Oakland Raiders 42-32. Running back Doug Martin ran for 251 yards for the Buccaneers as they racked up 21 points in the third quarter to pull away from the Raiders. Tampa Bay gets an opportunity to pick up another inter-conference victory next week when they play the San Diego Chargers.Mikel Leshoure rushed for three touchdowns as the Detroit Lions running game outlasted the Jacksonville Jaguars 31-14 last Sunday. This was a crucial win for the Lions as they improve to 4-4 overall and try to get their playoff hopes back on track.The tough Chicago Bears' defense roughed up the Te...
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If you are one of the people who took a gamble with your fantasy football team on Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie running back, Doug Martin, you really lucked out. Martin has put up some impressive numbers. Halfway through the year, he has … Continue reading →
Doug Martin ran home.
And ran, and ran, and ran.
The Buccaneers rookie running back, a native of nearby Stockton, Calif., rushed for 251 yards and four touchdowns to lead Tampa Bay to a 42-32 victory at Oakland on Sunday.
Playing before more than 60 family and friends, Martin joined Denvers Mike Anderson as the only backs with at least 250 yards rushing and four TDs in a single...
Last week: 11 (+8)
The Buccaneers are surging thanks to Doug Martin’s improved play and the improved chemistry between Josh Freeman and new free agent acquisition Vincent Jackson. They’ve won 3 of 4 and sit at 4-4 with a +41 points differential that ranks 6th in the loaded NFC (for reference, it’d be 4th in the AFC). They rank 12th in yards per play differential...
The Buccaneers are looking to continue their offensive success from the past four weeks. Rookie running back Doug Martin rushed for 386 yards and five touchdowns on the ground the past two games but may have a tougher time against San Diego on Sunday. Keep that play action going often With Martin’s recent success the past few weeks, the Bucs should expect the Chargers to crowd...
Tampa Bay is eight games into the 2012 regular season and have already impressed many with their .500 record alone. But after starting 1-3 and winning three of their last four, the Buccaneers are beginning to make some noise around the league. Where the team ranks Total Offense – 9th (376.4 ypg) Rushing Offense – 9th (131.0 ypg) Passing Offense – 14th (245.4 ypg) Total Defense...
As someone who has followed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers since their addition to the NFL in 1976, I have seen some very poor teams hit the field. The 2011 version of the Buccaneers were a unit among some of the worst football the Bay area has ever seen. This year however, with the addition of rookie head coach Greg Schiano, the team has rebounded and actually are playing some of the...
Buccaneers 42, Raiders 32Despite a slow start Tampa Bay may be the one team that no one wants to play right now. Since overcoming their offensive struggles during their bye week, the Bucs have been unstoppable, scoring at least 35 points in their last three wins, and managed to pull themselves even at .500 at the midway point of the season. This week was no exception as the Bucs...
San Diego Chargers (4-4) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-4)
The Buccaneers are surging thanks to Doug Martin’s improved play and the improved chemistry between Josh Freeman and new free agent deep threat acquisition Vincent Jackson. Josh Freeman has a cannon for an arm, but he wasn’t using it last year, throwing 20 yards downfield or more on just 6.5% of his throws, by far least frequent...
As I looked through this season for the Bucs and Chargers, I discovered an interesting little fact:They have both played Oakland, New Orleans, and Kansas City (the Chargers played the Chiefs twice), and both won against the Raiders and Chiefs but lost to the Saints (the Bucs missed overtime by a penalty).San Diego and Tampa Bay also have combined for one win against an opponent...
With a rookie sensation at running back and a fourth-year quarterback who's finally coming into his own, the surprising Tampa Bay Buccaneers are starting to look like a playoff team.
The San Diego Chargers have the same record and are also just outside the playoff picture, but they haven't looked much like a contender lately.
The surging Buccaneers try to win for the fourth...