Found December 20, 2011 on Bucs Beat:
When the Bucs on Monday placed cornerback Aqib Talib on injured reserve because of a hamstring injury, it was more than just a routine transaction. Although it was rather apparent Talib might be headed to I.R. given his inability to play for most of the past three weeks, there’s a bigger context here. Talib’s season-ending injury could be the first in a series of dominoes to fall that would leave the Tampa Bay secondary looking awfully different next season. Let’s take a closer look at why and how: For one, Talib’s future, as has been well-documented, is uncertain, at best. Talib not only has been placed on injured reserve two seasons in a row, he also faces a trial in March in Texas where he’ll face a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection with a shooting incident in Garland. Talib faces up to 20 years in prison if found guilty. Unless Talib walks away unscathed, it’s reasonable to think his return to Tampa Bay is a long shot. If he does, he has one year re...

HOPE? Let's Hope change begins New Years Day

Lets all hope this 2011 season can be remembered for one thing: Lessons learned by the Glazer brothers who own the franchise. Fans who watched the car wreck disguised as a football game last night want to blame it all on Raheem Morris. Morris is too nice of a guy to take all the blame. He is responsible for his share, no doubt. His players, the same ones who were the 'best team...

Yet again, Morris calls effort into question

BY ROY CUMMINGS The Tampa Tribune TAMPA – Buccaneers coach Raheem Morris has a code he asks his players to live by. The first two words of it are “play hard.’’ For the third time this year Sunday, Morris had to admit his players didn’t…

Raheem Morris makes case for Aqib Talib to return to Tampa Bay Bucs in 2012

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Raheem Morris, Steve Spagnuolo Safe for Now

According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network,  both Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris and Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo are safe for now.  LaCanfora indicated that if the Rams and Bucs decide to fire Morris and Spagnuolo as their current head coaches,  it won’t come until the end of the season. From the looks [...]

Dominik’s Mystery Headset

During Saturday’s game, I saw the cuts to Mark Dominik in the box with a set of binoculars, but hadn’t noticed he was wearing a coach’s headset. Apparently he was and some people have made a deal about it. The Times took a second to debunk it. Dominik has always watched games from the box and wears a headset because he assists Raheem Morris with determining when to make replay...

Prime Time comment of Bucs quitting doesn't sit with T Trueblood

At halftime of the Bucs 31-15 loss to the Dallas Cowboys Saturday night, NFL Network analyst Deion Sanders said the Bucs had quit on coach Raheem Morris. At the time, Tampa Bay trailed 28-0, had only first down and had yielded 60 unanswered points dating back to the loss at Jacksonville Dec. 11. But Bucs tackle Jeremy Trueblood disagrees with Prime Time's observation, noting...

Guest Entry: Overlooked

Guest Author: Manbearpig It’s that time of year. My least favorite time of year, Christmas. The days of youthful excitement for the holiday have been replaced with the dred of cramped malls and in-laws. Although I ***** and moan this time of year I still appreciate and applaud those who do the extra things to make those less fortunate have a better holiday. PFT, ESPN, and others...
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