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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Look to Reverse New Orleans Saints’ Dome Domination
October 5th, 2014 at 11:22 AM
Despite disappointing starts to the season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-3) and the New Orleans Saints (1-3) enter today’s 1 p.m. (ET) matchup at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome only one game out of first place. The Buccaneers notched an upset victory on the road last week against the Pittsburgh Steelers, while the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Gerald McCoy: ‘We’ve Got a Lot of Momentum Heading to New Orleans’
October 3rd, 2014 at 10:25 PM
Despite an 0-3 start to the season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-3) travel to New Orleans to take on the Saints (1-3) on Sunday only one game out of first place in the NFC South. The Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers top the division at 2-2. “That’s the league. This year,...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Look to Continue Momentum Against New Orleans Saints
October 2nd, 2014 at 2:40 PM
Seeking back-to-back road wins, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-3) will look to establish the run game against the New Orleans Saints (1-3) on Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Dallas Cowboys, led by the NFL’s leading rusher DeMarco Murray ran all over the Saints last week, and the Bucs will...

Mike Glennon Leads Tampa Bay Buccaneers to Stunning Win Over Steelers
September 28th, 2014 at 6:36 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had 10 days between their embarrassing blowout loss to the Atlanta Falcons and their Week 4 test against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. The extra time evidently did the Bucs a world of good as Tampa Bay stunned the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-24 at Heinz Field for...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: What to Watch For
September 28th, 2014 at 12:50 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-3) face a tall task today in attempting to halt a six-game losing streak dating back to last season when they take on the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field. Mike Glennon will get the start at quarterback, replacing the injured Josh McCown, who suffered a sprained thumb...

Time for Stars to Step up for Tampa Bay Buccaneers
September 27th, 2014 at 6:10 PM
So much for a quick turnaround in Lovie Smith’s first year at the helm of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Injuries have proved costly for the Bucs who will be fighting for pride and character when they travel to Heinz Field for a Sunday clash with the Pittsburgh Steelers. “We’re in a...

Free Agent Quarterback Terrelle Pryor Works Out for Tampa Bay Buccaneers
September 23rd, 2014 at 2:22 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday reportedly worked out former Seattle Seahawks and Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor. Let go by the Seahawks following the preseason, Pryor has played in 16 games and has 1,953 passing yards, 627 rushing yards and has thrown 12 touchdowns and 12 interceptions in a solid...

Injuries, Poor Play Continue to Take Toll on Tampa Bay Buccaneers
September 19th, 2014 at 7:23 PM
As much as head coach Lovie Smith would love to put last night’s debacle behind him, the fact remains that the 56-14 blowout loss to the Atlanta Falcons is likely to have a lingering effect on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, now 0-3 on the season. ***PHOTO1*** “We said we were embarrassed and...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Routed by Atlanta Falcons
September 19th, 2014 at 12:24 AM
A change of venue failed to turn the tide for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In their only nationally televised game of the season, the Bucs, seeking their first win of the season, were simply dominated in every facet of the game and lost to the Atlanta Falcons 56-14 at the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Trail Atlanta Falcons 35-0 at Halftime; Josh McCown Injured
September 18th, 2014 at 10:30 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost to two teams led by backup quarterbacks to open the season prior to traveling to Atlanta for tonight’s NFC South showdown with the Falcons. Facing a high-flying offense led by Matt Ryan, the Bucs looked anything but ready for primetime in the first half. The Falcons...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Bobby Rainey Making the Most of Opportunity to Anchor Running Attack
September 17th, 2014 at 2:41 PM
After dropping two close, low-scoring decisions to teams they likely should have beaten, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers head to Atlanta for a nationally televised Thursday evening clash with the Falcons. The last time the two teams met the Bucs came out on top, winning a shootout, 41-28, but with a...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Looking Ahead to Thursday’s NFC South Showdown with Atlanta Falcons
September 16th, 2014 at 5:39 PM
Facing a short week and a critical matchup on the road against a potentially dangerous opponent in the Atlanta Falcons (1-1), the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-2) must dig deep for resolve in what has been a humbling start to what was supposed to be a turnaround season. ***PHOTO1*** Despite breaking from the...

Injuries, Losses Proving Costly for Tampa Bay Buccaneers
September 15th, 2014 at 2:01 PM
With consecutive losses to open the season, the 2014 Tampa Bay Buccaneers continue to extend an unwanted September streak of futility. NFL Nation columnist Pat Yasinskas notes that the Bucs have now lost nine straight games in the month of September, dating back to last season. With road tests against the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fall to 0-2 with 19-17 Loss to St. Louis Rams
September 14th, 2014 at 9:44 PM
Both the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the St. Louis Rams entered Sunday’s contest at Raymond James Stadium well aware of the implications that come with an 0-2 start to the regular season. When the dust cleared on a hard-fought battle, the Rams, behind four field goals from Gary Zuerlein, handed the...

Buccaneers, Rams Tied in Weather Delay
September 14th, 2014 at 5:28 PM
With lightning in the area and threatening clouds hovering above Raymond James Stadium, the game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the St. Louis Rams was temporarily suspended with just over six minutes remaining in the first half and the contest tied 7-7. ***PHOTO1*** The Bucs got off to a quicker start...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Doug Martin Unlikely to Play Against St. Louis Rams
September 14th, 2014 at 1:36 PM
According to Jay Glazer of Fox Sports, Doug Martin has been declared out and will not play for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers today against the St. Louis Rams. Martin suffered a knee injury last week against the Carolina Panthers, but returned to the sideline late in the game. While nursing the...

NFL Game Preview Week 2: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. St. Louis Rams
September 14th, 2014 at 10:47 AM
Heading into today’s Week 2 clash with the St. Louis Rams at Raymond James Stadium, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers face issues on the depth chart. Following the recent announcement of several season-ending injuries to key personnel, depth is an issue for Lovie Smith’s overhauled team. ***PHOTO1*** “Yeah, and my experience says, sometime...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Quarterback Josh McCown: ‘We’ll Bounce Back’
September 8th, 2014 at 3:55 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers possess talent at key positions and have a solid mix of veteran leaders and young up-and-coming players. Yet, Sunday’s embarrassing 20-14 home loss to the Carolina Panthers landed far from the mark for a team that entertains hopes of making its presence felt in the competitive...

Buccaneers’ Logan Mankins Injured in His Tampa Bay Debut
September 8th, 2014 at 3:17 PM
Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins’ debut for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was interrupted in the season-opening loss to the Carolina Panthers when he headed to the locker room after injuring his left knee in the second quarter on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** Outfitted with a knee brace when he returned to the sideline, Mankins,...

Struggles Continue for Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Season-Opening Loss to Carolina Panthers
September 7th, 2014 at 9:16 PM
In the season opener Sunday against the Carolina Panthers at Raymond James Stadium, the new-look Tampa Bay Buccaneers more resembled the Bucs of old, at least through 3 ½ quarters. It was not the type of start that new head coach Lovie Smith had envisioned. ***PHOTO1*** “That’s not exactly how we wanted to...