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Tampa Bay Buccaneers End Season on a High Note with 22-17 Win Over the Atlanta Falcons
December 30th, 2012 at 5:36 PM
Going into the final game of the 2012 season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers wanted to end the year on a positive note and give themselves something to look forward to going into the offseason. How about a road win against your division rivals, a team that has the No. 1 record...

Atlanta Falcons Improve the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Playoff Chances with Win on Thursday Night Football
November 30th, 2012 at 12:04 AM
The sting of a one-point loss to the Atlanta Falcons last Sunday can still be felt by many Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans. But those same Falcons helped the Bucs' playoff chances a little bit on Thursday. The Falcons clashed with New Orleans Saints in a heated NFC South battle on Thursday Night...

Missed Opportunities Hurt the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 24-23 Loss to Atlanta Falcons
November 25th, 2012 at 6:28 PM
Even with everything going against them, more than a few people thought the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could beat the NFC-best Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. They were nearly right. It was an extremely hard fought game; a "dogfight" as quarterback Josh Freeman called it afterwards. But even though the Bucs held a six-point fourth...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. Atlanta Falcons Preview
November 24th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
Week 12 Who: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-4) vs. Atlanta Falcons (9-1) When: Sunday, 11/25 at 1 PM Where: Raymond James Stadium TV: FOX (blacked out locally) Radio: WFUS 103.5 FM/ WDAE 620 AM DirecTV: 706 Sirius: 136 Last Meeting: This two teams ended the 2011 season with the Falcons handing the Bucs a good ol' fashion butt-whooping, 45-24....

Cornerback Eric Wright May Be Available for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Come Sunday
November 23rd, 2012 at 6:46 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers face the one of the NFL's most potent passing attacks on Sunday when the Atlanta Falcons and quarterback Matt Ryan come to town. Ryan, along with Roddy White, Julio Jones, and Tony Gonzalez, are averaging 292.9 passing yards per game this season. That does not bode well...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Next Two Games Will Make or Break Their Season
November 20th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
After last season's debacle, no one expected the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to have a winning record in 2012. In fact, many experts thought the Bucs would finish at the bottom of the NFC South behind the well-rounded Atlanta Falcons, high-powered New Orleans Saints, and the up-and-coming Carolina Panthers. Well, not only does...

Atlanta Falcons Add to NFC South Lead During the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Bye Week
October 7th, 2012 at 5:18 PM
Even though they are on their bye week, it was still a disappointing Sunday for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. A week after losing in the final seconds to the Washington Redskins, the Bucs watched as their division rival Atlanta Falcons pulled out a tough victory late against the 'Skins earlier today. Washington...

Down South: News and Notes Around the NFC South
October 5th, 2011 at 3:50 PM
Carolina Panthers Running game located?: After combining for only 151 yards through the season’s first three games, Carolina running backs Jonathan Stewart and DeAngelo Williams finally came alive against Chicago. The backfield mates tallied 134 yards on 18 carries against the Bears. Quarterback Cam Newton had a pair of rushing touchdowns...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. Atlanta Falcons Preview
September 24th, 2011 at 7:13 PM
Week 3 Who: Atlanta Falcons (1-1) vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-1) When: Sunday, 09/25 at 4:15 PM Where: Raymond James Stadium TV: FOX (blacked out locally) Radio: WFUS 103.5 FM/WDAE 620 AM DirecTV: 717 Sirius: 94 ***PHOTO1*** Last Meeting: Atlanta traveled to Tampa Bay last season in Week 13 and won 28-24 after trailing in the fourth quarter. The Falcons...

Down South: News and Notes Around the NFC South
September 13th, 2011 at 11:37 AM
Carolina Panthers Newton delivers a rookie first: Top overall draft pick Cameron Newton became the first rookie to throw for over 400 yards in his NFL opener. Against an Arizona team that finished 23rd in pass defense a season ago, Newton completed 24-of-37 passes with two touchdowns and an interception. Beason...

Down South: News and Notes Around the NFC South
September 6th, 2011 at 12:48 PM
Carolina Panthers Panthers clean up waiver wire: One day after NFL teams were obligated to trim rosters down to 53 players, the Carolina Panthers combed the waiver wire for five useful additions. Among those added: wide receiver Seyi Ajirotutu (San Diego), defensive backs Stevie Brown (Oakland) and Josh Thomas (Dallas), nose...

Down South: News and Notes Around the NFC South
August 30th, 2011 at 12:48 PM
Carolina Panthers Newton to start, again: Despite a 6-for-19 outing in Thursday’s loss to Cincinnati, top overall pick Cameron Newton remains the team’s starting quarterback heading into the final week of the preseason. Head coach Ron Rivera believes that Newton’s comfort level with the team’s offense is improving and his scrambling...

Down South: News and Notes Around the NFC South
August 22nd, 2011 at 2:13 PM
Here is what's going on around the NFC South: Carolina Panthers Newton to start: Despite inconsistent results up to this point, it appears that 2011 top draft pick Cam Newton will be the starter come opening weekend for the Panthers. Newton has yet to lead the offense to the end zone in...