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McCown inactive for Bucs, Foster out for Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown is inactive for Sunday's game against Pittsburgh due to an injury in his right thumb. Mike Glennon will make his first start of the season. Running back Doug Martin and defensive tackle Gerald McCoy will play for the winless Buccaneers. Both missed last week's 56-14 loss to Atlanta due to injury. Wide receiver...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mason Foster perfect linebacker for the Tampa Two

2013fosterTD Click to watch the video full screen in your browser  Foster is making a habit of visiting end zones. Some NFL teams breed QBs, some Wide Receivers. The Steelers seem to always have good running backs. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have always been a team of great linebackers. Even in the lean years, Tampa Bay produced Chris Washington, Ervin Randall, Eugene Marve, Winston...
Via Buc Stop
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Mason Foster out week 12 against Lions

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be without middle linebacker Mason Foster against the Detroit Lions. Foster suffered a concussion against the Atlanta Falcons on an accidental hit by teammate Dashon Goldson, who is suspended for Sunday's game against Detroit as well. Greg Schiano said that the Bucs would replace Foster with a mix of players, including veteran Adam Hayward and rookie...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Buccaneers sport new look, attitude on defense

Mason Foster stood in a mostly empty locker room talking about why the winless Tampa Bay Buccaneers feel good about where they're headed. The team's revamped defense has yielded game-winning field goals in the closing seconds each of the past two weeks. Still, Foster believes the Bucs (0-2) clearly are better on that side of the ball than a year ago, when the unit nearly...
Via AP on Fox
September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

LB Foster says Buccaneers defense improving

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have invested heavily in the draft and free agency to revamp a defense that Mason Foster feels is on the verge of taking a big step forward. The Bucs nearly set a NFL record for passing yards allowed last season, so upgrading the secondary with the acquisition of Darrelle Revis, Dashon Goldson and rookie Johnthan Banks was a major priority this offseason...
Via Fox Sports
August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Buccaneers defense an embarrassment, can they change?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense led by Lavonte David, Mason Foster and Ronde Barber were horrific in 2012. Ranking 29th in the league in sacks and dead last in passing yards allowed, they were an embarrassment, or were they? The Buccaneers finished number one against the run allowing only 1,320 yards on the ground and only 3.5 yards per carry. Opposing teams averaged only 82...
Via The Penalty Flag
May 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Buccaneers love how well Mason Foster is playing

At the begining of the season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers weren’t sure what they would get out of linebacker Mason Foster this season.  So far the Bucs are very happy with what they’ve seen.“The Buccaneers have been very encouraged with the way MLB Mason Foster is playing, we hear. He was one of the team’s major question marks on defense after a rookie season that saw him...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Rookie linebacker Foster leads Bucs in tackles

After struggling through the middle portion of the season because of fatigue and injuries to his ankles, Tampa Bay Buccaneers middle linebacker Mason Foster again is starting to play at a high level, according to head coach Raheem Morris.
December 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Bucs rookie LB Foster making splash plays

When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made the bold decision to let MLB Barrett Ruud go in free agency and replace him with rookie third-round draft pick Mason Foster, they hoped Foster would give them a few more splash plays.
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

October Recap: A Taste of Reality

 Foster has been a freak in his first year with the Bucs and he's only going to get better.October MVP: Mason Foster It’s tough to find bright spots in Tampa’s October but if you look hard enough you’ll find Mason Foster, the rookie out of Washington. He’s quickly becoming a staple of this defense as he embodies it’s ‘Yungry’ attitude and it’s flashes of potential...
Via The Pewter Plank
November 01, 2011  |  Discuss
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