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Ronder Barber Named NFC Defensive Player Of The Week -

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made a big deal of S Ronde Barber’s 200th consecutive start before Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers. Barber, who stayed with the team and moved to safety after contemplating retirement, has been named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week. Barber, made the game itself into a signature event, turning in the type of dominant performance that has earned him five Pro Bowl trips. He registered both a sack and an interception of Panthers QB Cam Newton in the Bucs’ 16-10 victory on Sunday. This is the ninth career Defensive Player of the Week award for Barber. He’s also received one for his special teams play in 1998.

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Ronde Barber named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

The NFL's current Iron Man might be considered a dinosaur to the rest of the league, but that doesn't mean he can't still play at a high level. Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Ronde Barber was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week after his performance in last Sunday's 16-10 win over the Carolina Panthers. It was Barber's 200 consecutive start and the Bucs...

Mark Barron picked on in coverage

Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie safety Mark Barron has the potential to be an elite player in this league, but one weakness he must improve upon is his coverage ability. Barron will be tested by Eli Manning this week Knowing Barron’s weakness, the Panthers targeted him in coverage seven times on Sunday, more than all but one safety in the league (D.J. Gomes, Redskins). Of the seven...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Greg Schiano: We Need to Bring Our Best Game Just to Have a Chance

  It's commonplace to hear about how disrespected the New York Giants are by both fans and national media. Despite two Super Bowl championships over the last five seasons, the idea that they are often overlooked is relatively accurate and hard to dispute. But when Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano met with the media on Wednesday afternoon, he offered heaping praise...

Is CB Myron Lewis on the outs in Tampa Bay?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers went into last Sunday's season opener against the Carolina Panthers down three cornerbacks. E.J. Biggers, who was Tampa Bay's nickel corner last season, is still nursing a foot injury. Anthony Gaitor injured his hamstring a week ago and still needs time to heal. But the third corner that was inactive – Myron Lewis – was a healthy scratch....

LeGarrette Blount to get an MRI done Wednesday.

While meeting with the media today, Buccaneers’ general manager Mark Dominik said LeGarrette Blount will not attend practice and will undergo an MRI today on his neck and back.  Per the report on, Dominik also confirmed it is not concussion related. The team is covering all angles and taking every approach to make sure LeGarrette Blount is in fact OK. Kevin O...

Buccaneers off to solid start under coach Schiano

Updates. With AP Photos. By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer New coach Greg Schiano convinced the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that the sooner they adopted his way of doing things, the sooner they'd win. It didn't take long for a quick return on his promise. ''Change is never easy, but once everybody adjusted to the change and actually dove in and bought in to what he was...

LaGarrette Blount returns to practice

According to Rich Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, Buccaneers running back LaGarrette Blount returned to practice on Thursday. RB LeGarrette Blount said he felt a sharp pain Sunday, but feels good now and practiced. — Rick Stroud (@NFLSTROUD) September 13, 2012 Blount underwent an MRI on his neck and back on Wednesday and the Bucs diagnosed him with a stinger.

Tampa Bay Bucs rookie safety Mark Barron Laid Steve Smith Out

Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie safety Mark Barron absolutely decleated Carolina Panthers vet receiver Steve Smith Sunday. And while SS was waving fingers, reports had him staggering to the bench as... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

LaGarrette Blount will undergo an MRI

According to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, Buccaneers running back LaGarrette Blount won’t practice today and will instead undergo an MRI on his neck and back. RB LeGarette Blount will not practice today and will receive an MRI on his neck and back — Rick Stroud (@NFLSTROUD) September 12, 2012 With Blount dinged up, I’d expect D.J. Ware to come in and take over as Doug...

Colts sign tackle Bradley Sowell

Indianapolis has signed offensive tackle Bradley Sowell from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers practice squad. The 6-foot-7, 320-pound rookie was signed by the Bucs as an undrafted free agent in April. He played in 49 college games at Mississippi and was a third-team All-SEC selection in 2010. Indy is trying to solidify the offensive line after it gave up three sacks in a season-opening...

Few secrets in Giants-Buccaneers matchup

Theoretically, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who will come into MetLife Stadium to face the 0-1 Giants this weekend, should be fairly easy to prepare for. After all, the Bucs are led by former Rutgers University head coach Greg Schiano, who tabbed a pair of former assistant coaches from Tom Coughlin's staff, Mike Sullivan and Bill Sheridan, to be his offensive and defensive coordinators...

Tuck has hands full with Trueblood

There are NFL right tackles renowned for their technique and footwork. And then there is Tampa Bay's Jeremy Trueblood. "He's a mauler," said New York Giants left defensive end Justin Tuck, who will be aligned over the seven-year NFL veteran during Sunday's home game against the Buccaneers (1 p.m. ET, FOX). "He's a guy who's going to try and out...
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