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According to Jenna Laine of Sports Talk Florida, Buccaneers running back Peyton Hillis suffered a hyperextended knee during last night’s preseason loss to the Ravens.  The good news is that he’s not expected to miss an extended amount of time. A source tells me that Hillis’ diagnosis is a hyperextended knee and is not considered serious. He is not expected to miss significant playing time. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Report: Peyton Hillis suffered a hyperextended knee during Bucs preseason opener appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

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TAMPA, Fla. Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy left practice Saturday with a tweaked calf, coach Greg Schiano said. The severity is unknown. McCoy, named to his first Pro Bowl after last season, limped off during a two-minute drill late in the workout at One Buc Place. After leaving the field, he walked along the sideline but did not return to live play. Initially...

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When Josh Freeman was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, he came to Florida with mixed reviews and lot of questions. The tall, rangy quarterback with the cannon arm form Kansas State was expected to eventually be the answer to the team's needs and try to be the best passer on the team since Vinny Testaverde.Yes, I went there.Freeman, who has a Pro Bowl appearance to his credit...

Buccaneers’ Peyton Hillis suffers apparent knee injury in preseason debut

Peyton Hillis was looking for a new lease on his football life when he signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the 2013 NFL season.  Now it looks like that lease has expired. Dan Hanzus of reports that Hillis suffered a left knee injury during the third quarter of the Buccaneers’ Thursday night preseason opener against the reigning Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Waive DB Myron Lewis

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have opted to waive DB Myron Lewis after failing miserably to make a positive impression on the organization after having been drafted in the third round in 2010, 67th overall. In corresponding moves, they also waived LB Marvin Booker and signed CB Mason Robinson. Tunnel Vision: This does not come as a big shocker as he wasn’t even adequate for the Bucs...

QB Mike Glennon lives NFL debut in Bucs' preseason loss

TAMPA, Fla. -- "Sloppy" was an appropriate description for much of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' execution in a 44-16 preseason loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday at Raymond James Stadium. The night meant the NFL debut of rookie quarterback Mike Glennon, and Bucs coach Greg Schiano received early looks at players competing for the No. 2 running back spot behind Doug...

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made the biggest splash this off-season, acquiring all-world cornerback Darrelle Revis from the Jets for some draft picks, and signing big-name safety Dashon Goldson to cement their secondary – an area of dire need following last year. There’s some concern as to whether Revis will be the same player following a devastating ACL injury he sustained early...

Bucs coach Greg Schiano pushing Da'Quan Bowers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers need a better pass rush, and according to coach Greg Schiano, that means they need a better Da'Quan Bowers. Schiano has been on his third-year defensive end - during practices and after - all summer long. ''It's certainly not anything personal. We both want the same thing,'' Schiano said Saturday. ''He wants to be an every...

Mixed Bag of "NUTS" ...Tampa Bay Buccaneers starters 'win' battle, backups lose the war.

The NFL is investigating the idea that perhaps fans are not happy with the current status of PreSeason football in the NFL. Also, Santa Clause is investigating if children are unhappy with lumps of coal for Christmas. As disapointing as paying full price for a ticket only to watch starters play for 8-10 snaps, NFL and Bucs fans were elated to be listening to Gene Deckerhoff,...

Buccaneers' placekicking duties up for grabs

There is no competition for Josh Freeman's quarterback job, at least not yet. Rookie QB Mike Glennon made some plays in Thursday night's 44-16 preseason loss to the Baltimore Ravens, but Bucs coach Greg Schiano made it clear Friday that Freeman is his starter. The placekicking job is another matter. ''I hope for a very, very hard decision there,'' Schiano...

Kevin Ogletree Fares Well in Preseason Opener

Tampa Bay wideout Kevin Ogletree caught five balls for 65 yards which should help solidify his role as the No. 3 receiver behind Vincent Jackson and Mike Williams.Fantasy Spin:Ogletree was in the three receiver sets, but the Bucs don't use that formation much. Still, if either of the starters goes down, Ogletree is the guy to have ahead of Tiquan Underwood or Chris Owusu.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers open preseason against Baltimore Ravens

The defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens (0-0) travel to Raymond James Stadium to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-0) in their preseason opener. Kickoff for the game, which has been blacked out locally due to poor ticket sales, is 7:30 p.m. ET. Battle of the backups After a disappointing 2012 campaign in which they […]The post Tampa Bay Buccaneers open preseason against...

Welcome to preseason Game #1 for Eagles...

It's been a long time comin'... Preseason Game #1... Seems that way every year. The anticipation and expectation of the harvest of your top prospects abound. Then about halfway through the 2nd quarter you realize it's not so much about your 1's, but more about eliminating your dubious 2's and 3's... It's just the way it is in the modern NFL. ...
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