Found October 18, 2011 on The Stowaway:
With a 26-20 win over the previously #2 rated New Orleans Saints, the Buccaneers get a critical win for reaching the playoffs this season.A peek ahead at the upcoming schedule of the 4-2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, currently ranked 11th in the Expert Consensus Power Poll: Past:LOST 27-20 to DetroitWON 24-20 against MinnesotaWON 16-13 against AtlantaWON 24-17 against IndianapolisLOST 48-3 to San FranciscoWON 26-20 against New OrleansUp Next:Chicago (in London) (3-3) #16Upcoming:@New Orleans (4-2) #7Houston (3-3) #15@Green Bay (6-0) #1@Tennessee (3-2) #14Carolina (1-5) #24@Jacksonville (1-5) #29Dallas (2-3) #20@Carolina (1-5) #24@Atlanta (3-3) #17Remaining Schedule Cumulative Record: 27-31Based on the Power Poll, Tampa Bay should finish the 2011 season with an 12-4 record.

Buccaneers Special Teams Dominating

A kickoff through the endzone.  A booming punt.These were common sights last weekend as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the New Orleans Saints 26-20 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.But it is much more than a one game phenomenon. During the Tony Dungy coaching era of the 1990s, the Buccaneers were well known to have excellent special teams play.  It appears that phase of the game...

Saints' Sean Payton has 'successful' knee surgery

The Saints say coach Sean Payton is out of surgery and is expected to remain in the hospital until Tuesday. Dr. Deryk Jones, who is the Saints' orthopedic surgeon, says surgery to repair a meniscus tear and fractured tibia in Payton's left leg was successful. He says Payton should be able to return to work by Wednesday but probably won't be able to put weight on his...

New Orleans Saints early season struggles are evident

Marques Colston fumbles in season opener (Source: lot of teams would like to have the Saints’ 4-2 record (tied atop the division) at this point in the season, but there are still plenty of reasons for concern in New Orleans. … [visit site to read more]New Orleans Saints early season struggles are evident - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat Dish - A New Orleans Saints Fan Site...

Jimmy Graham Ties NFL Record for Tight Ends

To say it was a rough day for the New Orleans Saints would be a bit of an understatement. Not only did their head coach, Sean Payton, suffer a broken leg and torn MCL during a sideline collision, the team went on to lose in underwhelming fashion to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 23-20.Though, if there was one positive glimmer on an otherwise gloomy Sunday for New Orleans, it was definitely...

Saints Coach Sean Payton Facing 3-6 Month Recovery Time After Knee Surgery

New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton underwent successful surgery Monday morning at Ochsner Medical Center to repair his left tibial plateau fracture and lateral meniscal tear, according to a news release from the team. Dr. Deryk Jones performed the surgery, assisted by Dr. Misty Suri. The surgery lasted three hours. Payton will remain overnight in the hospital for observations...

New Orleans Saints Done In By One Broken Leg

Stupid graphic created by Steve MonistereFrom the Real Life vs. Sports analogy department – The New Orleans Saints stink up the place.  … [visit site to read more]New Orleans Saints Done In By One Broken Leg - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat Dish - A New Orleans Saints Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

New Orleans Saints team report: Sean Payton plans return

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Injuries To Coaches Can be Serious

After yesterday’s Saints-Bucs game, the biggest injury was to Saint’s head coach Sean Payton, who suffered a fractured tibia and torn MCL on the play shown above. Youch. Today, head coach Mike Shanahan remembered a time that he suffered an equally tremendous blow, while serving as head coach for the Denver Broncos. “Yeah, it has happened,” he said.  ”I remember one time...
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