Mile High Mailbag: Will Connor Barth fix the Broncos’ problems on special teams?

Happy Wednesday! Welcome to our weekly Mile High mailbag. I will be answering the best questions that we receive each week on Twitter. Got a thought, comment, or question that you’d like to voice? If you have something for us we would love to hear it. Send it to us @cover32_DEN and your tweet could be featured right here in the weekly column. They may have tested the hometown fans...
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Broncos Pick Barth Over Feely

The Denver Broncos chose to sign former Tampa kicker Connor Barth over former Arizona kicker Jay Feely, according to multiple reports. Barth had been out of work since 2012 and missed 2013 with a torn Achilles. Yet Denver thought he was the better choice. Brandon McManus was waived by Denver. Feely performed well according to what he said on Twitter. Disappointed not to sign with...
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Broncos-Chiefs Capsule

DENVER (8-3) at KANSAS CITY (7-4) Sunday, 8:30 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE - Broncos by 1 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Denver 5-6, Kansas City 9-2 SERIES RECORD - Chiefs lead 56-53 LAST MEETING - Broncos beat Chiefs 24-17, Sept. 14, 2014 LAST WEEK - Broncos beat Dolphins 39-36; Chiefs lost to Raiders 24-20 AP PRO32 RANKING - Broncos No. 3, Chiefs No. 10 (tie) BRONCOS OFFENSE - OVERALL (3),...
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Denver Broncos Week 13 showdown announced as top game to watch

It’s hard to believe that calendar has already reached Thanksgiving, with only five weeks left in the NFL regular season. That means it’s stretch time, as every game takes on added implications. It also means that the NFL landscape looks different than most people would have predicted. Just one week before December, there are a slew of big games involving teams that have playoff...
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Want to Fire a coach? Start with George Warhop- Tampa Bay Buccaneers Offensive Line Coach

Ask yourself a question…whats the worst functioning unit on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers? Answer Quickly! Odds are you either said Special Teams, but more than likely, Offensive Line. Well words like “Best” and “Worst” are subjective and hard to prove, Everywhere he has gone, Offensive Lines have leaked. One year removed, Cleveland is enjoying an O Line renaissance but without...
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Broncos sign K Barth, waive struggling McManus

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Denver Broncos have switched kickers again, waiving first-year pro Brandon McManus and signing Connor Barth, who hasn't kicked in an NFL game since 2012. Barth, 28, won a competition with 38-year-old Jay Feely at the Broncos complex in suburban Denver on Tuesday. The Broncos were in the market for a new kicker after McManus clanked a 33-yard field goal off...
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Broncos sign Connor Barth, waive Brandon McManus

The Broncos have made a change at kicker after Brandon McManus missed his fourth attempt of the season in Sunday’s win over the Dolphins. McManus, 23, was given the Broncos kicking duties after Matt Prater was suspended to start the season. Rather than bring back Prater at the end of his suspension the Broncos opted to keep McManus. Prater went on to sign with the Lions. On Tuesday...
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Broncos Waive K Brandon McManus, Sign K Connor Barth

Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports that the Broncos are signing veteran K Connor Barth.  ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Denver Broncos have placed K Brandon McManus on waivers Tuesday. Jay Feely and Barth were the only two tryouts reported on Monday, but it appears as though Barth was the more impressive of the two. Barth, 28, signed on with the Chiefs as an undrafted...
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Could Jay Feely Be Back in the NFL?

It’s definitely possible. Former Arizona Cardinals kicker Jay Feely is reportedly being brought in by the Denver Broncos for a tryout, according to Chris Wesseling of Feely was cut by the Cardinals in the offseason in favor of rookie Chandler Catonzaro. He hopes to get the job and his other competition is Connor Barth, formerly of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Barth hasn...
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How confident are Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans going into the 2014 NFL season?

Last year the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had a disappointing run. After starting the season 0-8 they came on strong but still finished tied with Atlanta in the cellar of the NFC South. The good news is that there’s plenty to feel good about coming into this season. With a new starting quarterback, a new head coach, and some great prospects, many analysts are picking Tampa as the turnaround...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the Tampa Bay Buccaneers part of any top-10 epic Super Bowl XLIX match-ups?

Now that games are being played in the NFL, albeit exhibitions that won’t count in the standings, it’s time to start thinking about how the season is going to unfold. And to take it to the nth degree, it’s time to start thinking about who will be playing in the final game of the season – Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Arizona. As is typically the case in the NFL, there are...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker Connor Barth not ranked top-20 in the NFL…

… In fantasy that is, but maybe in real life as well. With a week of preseason games now in the books, the 2014 NFL season is officially underway. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs kicker nominates Pope Francis, Shakira for Ice Bucket Challenge

TAMPA, Fla. --The Ice Bucket Challenge has gone viral, and one member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers has nominated a divine figure to join the effort. Pope Francis. Tuesday night, kicker Connor Barth posted a picture of fellow Bucs specialists, punter Michael Koenen and punter/kicker Pat Murray, taking part in the ice-cold activity to raise awareness for ALS. Barth wasn't done when...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers workout free agent kicker Rob Bironas

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have checked in on free agent kicker Rob Bironas. Formerly of the Tennessee Titans, Bironas became a free agent in March. Connor Barth is at the top of the depth chart at kicker in Tampa Bay but he missed the entire 2013 season with a torn Achilles’. Those wondering what's going on with former #Titans K Rob Bironas — he worked out for the Buccaneers...
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Most EMBARRASSING moments in Tampa Bay Buccaneers History

Everyone is doing a top 5 this, top 10 that. So why not celebrate the BAD days gone by, the 5 most embarrassing moments in Buccaneers history! As with all lists, everyone has a different opinion. Im sure some will say the 1999 humiliating (and record breaking) defeat to the Oakland Raiders belongs here, but the Bucs were in the middle of a record 6 game winning streak, you can...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Buccaneers Work Out K Rob Bironas

  According to, the Buccaneers worked out former Pro Bowl K Rob Bironas Wednesday. Tampa Bay reportedly worked out rookie free agent K Anthony Fera as well. Bironas, 36, was cut loose by the Titans back in March. Since then, he hasn’t found any reported interest. The Buccaneers currently have kickers Connor Barth and Patrick Murray on their roster, so it appears...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

5 things to watch for in the Tampa Bay Bucs preseason opener

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers play their first game of the 2014 season in less than a week, and even though it is only preseason, there are some major factors to keep an eye on. Many questions could be answered in some of the major position battles that have taken place this offseason. It will also be the first time we see the new rookies in an NFL game. Here are five things to watch...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Do the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have any of the most underrated players in the NFL?

Last week, I provided my annual list of the 10 most overrated players in the NFL. As expected, it caused an uproar, mostly from people who can’t take off their team-colored glasses and deal with the truth. For a good time, read the “Comments” section below the article; it’s pure gold and classic examples of denial. In the spirit of showing that it’s not all negative on...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Sad but true: Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Connor Barth not top-20 kicking fantasy option

With training camps underway, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of the regular season...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Training Camp Preview- Special Teams must improve in 2014

It has been said many times. The 2013 season for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was just terrible. Of course there were injuries to running backs Doug Martin and Mike James. Plus there was the Josh Freeman fiasco that ended with the former coach Greg Schiano turning to rookie Mike Glennon at quarterback. Even before the season started there was an event that would serve as an omen of...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

No limelight needed: Lesser-known Bucs to keep on eye at camp

TAMPA, Fla. -- Many eyes, no doubt, will follow prominent names like Gerald McCoy, Lavonte David and Vincent Jackson throughout Tampa Bay Buccaneers training camp. Then there are lesser-known players worth watching in the team's work toward Week 1. Wide receiver Chris Owusu is no stranger to the under-the-radar title, and he will be an intrigue in the coming weeks. Other offensive...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers participate in Cut for a Cure Chairty Challenge

19 Tampa Bay players and 20 staff members, including defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, defensive end Michael Johnson, quarterback Mike Glennon, and chief operating officer Brian Ford had their heads shaved as part of the Pediatric Cancer Foundation’s Fifth Annual Bright House Networks Cut for a Cure Charity Challenge. Children who have previously battled or are currently battling...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers shave heads for charity

Hair fell and goodwill was in large supply Tuesday at One Buc Place. About 40 Tampa Bay Buccaneers players and staff members shaved their heads as part of the Pediatric Cancer Foundation's fifth annual Cut for a Cure Charity Challenge to raise money to fight pediatric cancer and blood disorders. Among those who took part in the event were defensive tackle Gerald McCoy...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers kicker Connor Barth says he is 'completely recovered' from Achilles injury

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Connor Barth says he never doubted he would kick again for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The seventh-year pro missed all of last season after tearing the Achilles tendon in his right foot during a charity basketball game. He's recovered from the injury and confident he'll perform as well as ever in 2014. Barth is the most accurate field goal kicker in franchise...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Injury Update: Buccaneers' Connor Barth and Carl Nicks smooth sailing toward training camp

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a new head coach, new winning philosophy and new uniforms.  Everything on the compass rose is pointing in the right direction for the Bucs including the health of kicker Connor Barth and guard Carl Nicks.Barth missed the entire 2013 season after tearing his right (kicking leg) Achilles tendon in a charity basketball game last summer.  Some pigskin...
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March 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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