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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Will Have Another Pro Bowler
January 14th, 2013 at 6:13 PM
When the Pro Bowl rosters were announced a few weeks ago, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers only had one player named to the NFC team. Well, now that the Atlanta Falcons and San Francisco 49ers have made the NFC Championship game, we know that defensive tackle Gerald McCoy will be joined by...

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...

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Shutout in Horrific Loss to the New Orleans Saints
December 16th, 2012 at 4:12 PM
If the Tampa Bay Buccaneers weren't mathematical eliminated from the playoffs going into Sunday's matchup, they should be now after an appalling performance against the New Orleans Saints. After three straight losses, it was easy to assume that the Bucs would be ready for a fight against their division rivals. Instead, the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Have Postseason Hopes Crushed in Last Second Loss to the Philadelphia Eagles
December 9th, 2012 at 6:59 PM
It was a day of celebration for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as the organization honored the 2002 Super Bowl team during halftime of Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles. It was a nice halftime show as team legends like Derrick Brooks, Mike Alstott, John Lynch, Warren Sapp, and coach Jon Gruden...

Terrible Third Quarter Plagues the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 31-23 Loss to the Denver Broncos
December 2nd, 2012 at 8:13 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had a monumental task in front of them as the prepared for the Denver Broncos - try to slow down quarterback Peyton Manning with a secondary that ranks dead last in the NFL. Everybody knew it wasn't going to be easy, but the Bucs did a great...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Rookie Doug Martin on Pace to Hit Rare Milestone
November 28th, 2012 at 9:49 PM
There is no denying the rookie running back Doug Martin has been sensational in his rookie season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The 23-year-old out of Boise St. is fourth in the NFL with 1,050 rushing yards through 11 games and his nine rushing touchdowns is second behind Arian Foster's 12....

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...

Monday Musings: 5 Thoughts on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Win Over the Carolina Panthers
November 19th, 2012 at 9:19 PM
1. After each having a terrible turnover that led to points and nearly cost Tampa Bay the victory, it was nice to see quarterback Josh Freeman and running back Doug Martin bounce back late in game when the team needed them the most. While up 10-0, Freeman threw a horrible...

Josh Freeman Leads Improbable Comeback as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Shock the Carolina Panthers in Overtime, 27-21
November 18th, 2012 at 5:24 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers came into Sunday's contest firing on all cylinders. The Carolina Panthers had them sputtering for nearly the entire game until quarterback Josh Freeman completed a crazy fourth quarter comeback that gave Tampa Bay a 27-21 overtime win. The Bucs fell behind by 11 points late in the fourth...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. Carolina Panthers Preview
November 17th, 2012 at 5:38 PM
Week 11 Who: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-4) vs. Carolina Panthers (2-7) When: Sunday, 11/18 at 1 PM Where: Bank of America Stadium TV: FOX Radio: WFUS 103.5 FM/ WDAE 620 AM DirecTV: 705 Sirius: 136 Last Meeting: These two division rivals met opening day with the Bucs earning a hard-fought 16-10 win. Running back Doug Martin rushed for...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Ronde Barber on Pace to Make the Pro Bowl
November 14th, 2012 at 9:32 PM
Ronde Barber has made the Pro Bowl quite a few times (five to be exact) during his 15 seasons at cornerback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. This season, Barber made the switch to free safety and his great play is being recognized by the fans. The NFL gave an update Wednesday on...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 2012 Midseason Awards
November 9th, 2012 at 9:30 AM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 4-4 midway through the season for the second straight year. But unlike last season, the arrow is pointing up for this team. With eight games left to play, It's time now to give out some midseason awards to the players. Buccaneers Midseason MVP Wide Receiver Vincent Jackson...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Could Have a Few Offensive Pro Bowlers
November 7th, 2012 at 9:30 AM
With the sudden outburst of points being scored as of late, it's not crazy to think that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could have several Pro Bowlers on the offensive side of the ball. Let's start at quarterback where Josh Freeman certainly deserves to be in the conversation. The way Buccaneers 101...

Monday Musings: 5 Thoughts on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Win Over the Oakland Raiders
November 5th, 2012 at 10:16 PM
1. Rookie Doug Martin rewrote the franchise record books yesterday with his amazing performance against Oakland. The Muscle Hamster ripped off several highlight runs and scored touchdowns from 1, 45, 67, and 70 yards out. Martin, who is making a case for the Offensive Rookie of the Year Award, finished...

Monday Musings (Friday Edition): 5 Thoughts on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Win Over the Minnesota Vikings
October 26th, 2012 at 6:18 PM
1. The job that K/P Michael Koenen did last night against the Minnesota Vikings should not go unnoticed. That is why we will talk about him first in this column. The Bucs' high-priced special teams addition from a season ago played extremely well and neutralized one of the most dangerous...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ RB Doug Martin Has Coming Out Party
October 26th, 2012 at 1:16 AM
Going into the 2012 NFL Draft, Alabama star Trent Richardson was the prized possession among running backs. The Cleveland Browns traded several draft picks to move up and select the Heisman candidate with the third overall pick. But there were other highly touted backs that had first-round grades and the Bucs...

Doug Martin’s Monster Night Powers the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Over the Minnesota Vikings, 36-17
October 26th, 2012 at 12:03 AM
Everything was against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headed into their Thursday night showdown with the Minnesota. Playing on the road where they haven't won all season against a 5-2 team that was undefeated at home. And all this on a short week with little rest after a devastating last-second loss last...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Lose Shootout in Controversial Fashion to New Orleans Saints, 35-28.
October 21st, 2012 at 5:15 PM
It was a day of record performances and career-highs for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers offense. And the Bucs still lost. Quarterback Josh Freeman threw for a career-high 420 yards with three touchdown passes and zero interceptions. Wide receiver Vincent Jackson had a franchise-high 216 receiving yards, including a 95-yard catch that was...

Monday Musings: 5 Thoughts on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Win Over the Kansas City Chiefs
October 15th, 2012 at 9:30 AM
1. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' run defense deserves a lot of credit for fixing the poor tackling and bad run fits that plagued them against the Washington Redskins two weeks ago. Coming off their bye week, the Bucs had another tough test against the Kansas City Chiefs and running back...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Chop Down the Kansas City Chiefs, 38-10
October 14th, 2012 at 4:33 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had an extra week to prepare for the Kansas City Chiefs and iron out the kinks that plagued them in the first quarter of the season. Whatever they did worked because the Bucs came out focused and pounded the Chiefs on both sides of the ball to...