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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are above .500 and just one game out of first place in the NFC South, but their season so far has been a little up and down.
In week five, they lost by 45. In week six, they bounced back to beat the New Orleans Saints. In week seven, they lost a supremely ugly game to the Bears. One of the biggest reasons for this inconsistency? Josh Freeman's newfound proclivity for interceptions. He's thrown oodles of them this year, and as a result, the Bucs aren't letting him do much passing on routes beyond five or six yards. From tampabay.com:
For those fans who often ask why offensive coordinator Greg Olson doesn't dial up more deep shots and take the reigns [sic] off Freeman, I think the answer is right in front of you. Olson doesn't have complete trust in Freeman because he continues to make ill-advised throws. The good news? He's just 23 and has been a starter for less than two years, so none of this has to define Freeman.
No, it certainly d...
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Here's a rule to live by: Just because you hear something over and over, don't assume it's true.
In this case, I'm referring to the notion that there's something going on between Bucs tight end Kellen Winslow and quarterback Josh Freeman. I've explored this and found absolutely nothing.
So, let's put an end to this here and now: It's unequivocally...
Dezmon Briscoe The Gold Mine heads into week eight searching for more diamonds in the rough; you know, the guys that were labeled "bust" that slipped a good game under the eyes of the fantasy experts, or maybe the Kurt Warners of the world who were bagging groceries one week and lobbing touchdowns the next week. The Gold Mine is here to find these guys and let you know...
The Bucs waived long snapper Christian Yount today, which only reinforces the fact that long-time snapper Andrew Economos will be back after the bye.
Economos ruptured his Achilles tendon while working out during the NFL's lockout and was placed on the physically unable to perform list entering training camp. He remains there now, but last week Economos became eligible to begin...
Tampa Bay running back Earnest Graham will miss the remainder of the season because of a torn right Achilles' tendon.
Graham was injured during Sunday's 24-18 loss to Chicago in London. He's appeared in all seven games this season, starting the last two with LeGarrette Blount sidelined with a knee injury.
Graham rushed for 109 yards in a victory over New Orleans two...
Earnest Graham had an MRI on his injured right leg Tuesday morning amid reports the veteran running back of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers suffered a season-ending torn Achilles tendon.
Earnest Graham was placed on IR with a torn Achilles tendon, effectively ending his 2011 season<a
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Very quietly, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have given safety Tanard Jackson a contract extension and a nice raise for the rest of this season. The Bucs now have Jackson under contract through the end of the 2012 season. Jackson was suspended in September 2010 for one year for violating the NFLs substance abuse policy. Jackson was reinstated after missing the first five games and had...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers confirmed Thursday that they have granted a contract extension to veteran safety Tanard Jackson, who leads the club with two interceptions despite playing only two games since he was reinstated by the NFL.
Wembley, England saw the NFL hold its annual International Series game this weekend, the matchup saw the 3-3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers take on the 3-3 Chicago Bears. The Bears survived a late 4th quarter drive from Josh Freeman to take the 4-3 record and win 24-18.
The fact that this game was able to go ahead given all the off field problems the NFL faced this summer shows the want and...