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Jeff Tedford's absence allows Bucs to witness offensive weaknesses in full view

TAMPA, Fla. -- Jeff Tedford's name will conjure up strong reaction for as long as Lovie Smith remains the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' coach. The full impact of Tedford's absence this season is uncertain, but it's a bizarre twist made stranger by the former offensive coordinator's admission last Friday that he has been "good to go" for a couple months after a heart procedure in August. ...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers report card: Defense dominant in rout of Buccaneers

Handing out grades following the Green Bay Packers' 20-3 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 16 of the 2014 season: Passing Offense: B-plus Playing with the flu and sustaining a right calf injury early in the game, Aaron Rodgers delivered a high-quality performance considering the circumstances. It wasn't Rodgers at his best, but completing 31 of 40 passing attempts for 318...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

POSTGAME ROUNDUP: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defense deserves credit for turnaround

Sister Theresa School for Boys has announced it’s bus has broken down on 275 yesterday, Parents are requested to please pick up their 11 sons, they are beating the Bucs 6-3 in the 3rd Quarter. VANDALISM at Josh McCowns house, Bucs QB Josh McCown put an end zone in front of it, and Bucs offense can’t get anywhere near it. was unable to get into his home Sunday night as a result...
Via Buc Stop
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Can Lock Up Top Pick with Loss in Week 17

Fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are going to find themselves in an odd situation come next weekend. Should they root for their team to win the season finale against New Orleans or root for them to lose in order to pick up the No. 1 overall pick? And while the players and coaches are going to work their hardest to pull off the team’s third win of the season, Tampa Bay’s front...
Via Sportsnaut
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Where Bucs stand in draft order

Good news, Bucs fans. There’s only one game left in the 2014 regular season. After losing to Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers by a score of 20-3, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have guaranteed themselves a top-two selection in next April’s NFL Draft. With a 2-13 record (tied for worst in the NFL with Tennessee) and a week 17 match-up against Drew Brees and the Saints coming...
Via isportsweb.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers lose by winning: Draft's top pick remains in sight

TAMPA, Fla. -- They have one final hurdle to clear, the prize glistening on the horizon to provide the lone light in a dark and dreary December. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been so terrible. They have been so miserable. They have been at times a car wreck and, on other occasions, a locomotive screaming down a mountain without a conductor. At last, there's a reward waiting for them...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lightning Strike At Buccaneers Game Sends Seven To Hospital With Injuries

TAMPA, Fla. — Officials with Tampa Fire Rescue say seven people have been taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a lightning strike in a parking lot near the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stadium. Spokesman Jason Penny says it doesn’t appear that anyone was directly struck by the lightning Sunday afternoon. He says the lightning did, however, kick up...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

7 injured after lightning strike in parking lot nears Bucs stadium

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Officials with Tampa Fire Rescue say seven people have been taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a lightning strike in a parking lot near the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stadium. Spokesman Jason Penny says it doesn't appear that anyone was directly struck by the lightning Sunday afternoon. He says the lightning did, however, kick up rocks and gravel and knock...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

7 injured after lightning strike in parking lot nears Bucs stadium

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Officials with Tampa Fire Rescue say seven people have been taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a lightning strike in a parking lot near the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stadium. Spokesman Jason Penny says it doesn't appear that anyone was directly struck by the lightning Sunday afternoon. He says the lightning did, however, kick up rocks and gravel and knock...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

7 hurt when lightning strikes near Tampa Bay game

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Officials with Tampa Fire Rescue say seven people have been taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a lightning strike in a parking lot near the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stadium. Spokesman Jason Penny says it doesn't appear that anyone was directly struck by the lightning Sunday afternoon. He says the lightning did, however, kick up rocks and gravel and knock...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fans struck by lightning after Buccaneers-Packers game

Some horrible news right here. According to multiple reports, between five and seven people were struck by lightning following the Tampa Bay Buccaneers game against the Green Bay Packers at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. Reports indicate that a major lightning strike hit these innocent bystanders in the parking lot of Raymond James Stadium. #BREAKING: Tampa Fire Rescue responding...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers observations: Getting closer to top draft pick after another bad loss

TAMPA, Fla. -- Green, gold and ghoulish offensive play ... oh my. Can this loss for the dismal Tampa Bay Buccaneers count against their road record? Cheeseheads turned Raymond James Stadium into their personal playpen Sunday during their Green Bay Packers' 20-3 victory, sending the supposed home team to 2-13 and a step closer to clinching the draft's top pick. Yes, take the moral...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 5 Major Off-Season Needs

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers entered the 2014 season with a new coach and lots of hope.  They will be ending the season in a fight for the first round draft choice, never a good thing. There is always next year. And here are their five most pressing needs:5. Healthy Gerald McCoyMcCoy has suffered injuries in the past.  This year he had a hyperextension of his knee, which proved...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Packers at Buccaneers inactives

Here are the inactives for Sunday's Packers at Buccaneer matchup: Packers: CB Davon House QB Scott Tolzien LB Carl Bradford C Garth Gerhart TE Justin Perillo WR Jeff Janis DT Bruce Gaston   Buccaneers: WR Robert Herron WR Solomon Patton RB Mike James CB Isaiah Frey T Anthony Collins DL Lawrence Sidbury TE/FB Evan Rodriguez       
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers OT Anthony Collins among inactives against Packers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Tackle Anthony Collins, receiver Robert Herron and running back Mike James are inactive for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers against the Green Bay Packers. Collins was a starter until being demoted before last week's game against Carolina. Herron and James are reserves who were not listed on the injury report. Tampa Bay's other inactives include receiver Solomon Patton...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bucs OT Anthony Collins healthy scratch against Packers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Tackle Anthony Collins, receiver Robert Herron and running back Mike James are inactive for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers against the Green Bay Packers. Collins was a starter until being demoted before last week's game against Carolina. Herron and James are reserves who were not listed on the injury report. Tampa Bay's other inactives include receiver Solomon Patton...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers OT Anthony Collins among inactives against Packers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Tackle Anthony Collins, receiver Robert Herron and running back Mike James are inactive for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers against the Green Bay Packers. Collins was a starter until being demoted before last week's game against Carolina. Herron and James are reserves who were not listed on the injury report. Tampa Bay's other inactives include receiver Solomon Patton...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

GAME DAY- GREEN BAY PACKERS at TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

DOWNLOAD THE PDF HERE! This game has special impact in our home, as the woman of the house is a devout Green Bay Packer Fan since the 90s, and of course Im Pewter and Red (mostly Orange). Ive never watched more Packer football than I have in the last two years in my life, so I can tell you, this Green Bay Team is very scary. The Packers are Super Bowl ready, and that loss last week...
Via Buc Stop
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bucs Place S Major Wright On Season-Ending I.R. & Promote CB C.J. Wilson

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have placed S Major Wright on season-ending injured reserve Saturday, per Jenna Laine. The Bucs also signed CB C.J. Wilson to their active roster to take Wright’s place. Wright, 26, signed a one-year, $795,000 contract with the Buccaneers back in April, which included a $65,000 signing bonus. Despite not making the team’s final 53-man roster, Wright...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith doesn’t know what’s wrong with the running game

The Buccaneers aren’t exactly the worst team running the football in the National Football League. They are not even the second or third worst team. But they are the fourth worst team in the NFL when it comes to the ground game. What has been consistent is their lack of production in the second half that has contributed to a lowly 84 rushing yards per game this season.  Sometimes...
Via The Bay Cave
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie receivers making their mark in NFL

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Tampa Bay's Mike Evans resists labels that describe him as a football player, especially those that shortchange what he's accomplished as part of an outstanding class of rookie receivers lighting up the NFL. The seventh overall pick in last spring's draft has been much more than a bright spot in an otherwise dismal season for the Buccaneers (2-12), who have the...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Years ago a match-up between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Green Bay Packers would have been a great game late in the season. Not so much this year. The Packers (10-4) are coming off a stunning road loss to Buffalo but it would take a complete collapse for them to lose to the Buccaneers (2-12) who have yet to win at home this year. Coverage of the game between these two will air...
Via Tireball.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Buccaneers OC Jeff Tedford lands in Canada as the new head coach of BC Lions

A few weeks ago, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers let Jeff Tedford the former University of California head coach go after he missed most of the season as the offensive coordinator.  Well yesterday Tedford found a new job. The BC Lions have hired ex-Calgary Stampeders, Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator and California Golden Bears head coach […] The post Former Buccaneers OC...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Should Play QB for Tampa Bay in 2015?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are currently 2-12, and fans and analysts are already looking to the future especially at the quarterback position. Drafting Marcus Mariota or Jameis Winston or trading for Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler are options being considered. This article will examine whether or not any of these options make sense and what I think Tampa Bay should do. Drafting...
Via Football Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 2014 Week 16 NFL Pick

Green Bay Packers (10-4) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-12) The Packers haven’t been nearly the same team on the road this season. That was evident last week in a loss in Buffalo and it’s been evident all year as they’ve beaten just one team by more than 4 points on the road all season, relevant considering this line is all the way up at 10.5 On the season, they move the chains...
Via The Football Fan Spot
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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