Found November 21, 2011 on
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers showed signs of improvement this week, but not enough to up end the Green Bay Packers. Including the playoffs, the Packers have now moved their winning streak to 16 straight games.Despite posting 455 total yards, there remain some serious issues with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Before I point out all the problems remaining with the Buccaneers, I have to point out a few things that Tampa did well on Sunday. To their credit, the Buccaneers were able to do something not many teams can claim this season, record an interception off QB Aaron Rodgers. Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman posted his best outing of the season, throwing for 342 yards. However, Freeman did add to his interception total, adding another pair. WR Mike Williams posted his best game of the season and scored his second touchdown of the season, the first one coming in the first week of the regular season. RB LeGarrette Blount was able to get over the century mark, aided by an impressive 54-y...

Mixed results after Morris challenges Bucs secondary

Just as coach Raheem Morris took a decidedly aggressive approach with a pair of onside kicks, the Bucs played with an equally assertive attitude in the secondary – with mixed results. Morris knew it would not be pretty, but the standard fare Bucs defense would not suffice against Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bat machine. “I asked those guys to go out there and play man to man...

Bucs RB Blount's 54-yard TD run causes buzz

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back LeGarrette Blount whirled around in his locker Monday morning to find a group of reporters eager to talk to him about one of the most celebrated runs of the 2011 NFL season.

Last six games could decide Barber’s fate

By IRA KAUFMAN TAMPA—In six weeks, Ronde Barber faces another big decision. Tampa Bay’s 36-year-old cornerback is finishing up his 15th NFL season and it’s been another good one for the savvy ironman. Barber has remained healthy and you can make a persuasive argument that he has been the most…

Notes: Offense piles up big numbers in defeat

Though they did so in a losing effort, three of the trigger pins in the Buccaneers offense – quarterback Josh Freeman, running back LeGarrette Blount and tight end Kellen Winslow – had big days in Sunday's 35-26 loss to the defending Super Bowl champion Packers.

LeGarrette Blount Absolutely Dominates the Packers’ Defense

The Packers’ improved their record to 10-0 on Sunday, but the Buccaneers put up a fight. LeGarrette Blount was a big part of that, unleashing the most memorable run since Marshawn Lynch’s incredible playoff outburst last season. One of those plays that leave you wondering what just happened for the next five minutes.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Gimme 5

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Morris took gamble, attack mode too far

Raheem Morris told the Buccaneers all week they were going to be aggressive against the Green Bay Packers, and throughout the afternoon on the chilly tundra of Lambeau Field he stuck with the plan. It helped put the Bucs in position to win the game.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers need to start showing proof of their work

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Week 11 early inactives

Buccaneers at Packers Buccaneers – CB Anthony Gaitor, S Tanard Jackson, LB Dekoda Watson, T Demar Dotson, T Derek Hardman, WR Michael Spurlock, DT Frank Okam Packers – CB Davon House, LB Robert Francois, LB Jamari Lattimore, LB Frank Zombo, G/T Ray Dominguez, T Chad Clifton, TE D.J. Williams Raiders at Vikings Raiders – RB…
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