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Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Lovie Smith Remains Optimistic Following Latest Loss
October 6th, 2014 at 5:32 PM
Despite losing to the New Orleans Saints in overtime on Sunday and dropping to 1-4 on the season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have shown signs of being on the right track in Lovie Smith’s first year as head coach. ***PHOTO1*** A win over the Saints would have vaulted the Bucs back into...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Trail New Orleans Saints at Halftime
October 5th, 2014 at 2:43 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers trail the New Orleans Saints 13-10 at halftime of their NFC South battle. The Bucs were down 13-3 before Johnthan Banks picked off Drew Brees with 1:21 remaining in the half, setting up a touchdown pass from Mike Glennon to Louis Murphy to close the gap. ***PHOTO1*** A...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. New Orleans Saints Preview
October 20th, 2012 at 7:13 PM
Week 7 Who: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-3) vs. New Orleans Saints (1-4) When: Sunday, 10/21 at 1 PM Where: Raymond James Stadium TV: FOX Radio: WFUS 103.5 FM/WDAE 620 AM DirecTV: 708 Sirius: 136 Last Meeting: The Bucs fell to .500 when they lost 27-16 to the Saints in Week 9 last season. Josh Freeman threw for 281...

The New Orleans Saints’ Receivers Provide Tall Task for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Secondary
October 19th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
When All Pro quarterback Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints' top-rated passing attack stroll into Raymond James Stadium on Sunday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will have tall task trying to slow him down. The task little becomes even taller when you factor in New Orleans' big receivers and the height advantage they have...

Down South: News and Notes from Around the NFC South
December 6th, 2011 at 9:30 AM
New Orleans Saints Vilma finally returns: Saints defensive captain and leader Jonathan Vilma returned to the lineup Sunday night after missing the last three games with a knee injury. Vilma, who had surgery on the knee after the Saints last defeat (a 31-21 loss in St. Louis), had ten tackles in...

Down South: News and Notes from Around the NFC South
November 30th, 2011 at 9:00 AM
New Orleans Saints Brees closing in on records: With 363 yards passing against the Giants Monday night, Saints signal caller Drew Brees moved his season yardage total to 3,689. Brees is now on pace to throw for 5,366 yards which would shatter Dan Marino’s NFL record of 5,084 set in 1984....

Down South: News and Notes from Around the NFC South
October 25th, 2011 at 4:46 PM
Carolina Panthers Taking down the ‘Skins: After weeks of solid output from the offense, the Carolina Panthers finally put together a solid all-around effort against the Redskins. Cam Newton and company didn’t turn the ball over and the defense managed three takeaways. Newton once again did damage both through the air...

Down South: News and Notes from Around the NFC South
October 18th, 2011 at 10:40 AM
Carolina Panthers 30+ equals defeat: The Panthers defense allowed 31 points in Sunday’s loss to the Falcons, marking the third consecutive 30+ point effort allowed (and the fourth in six games). On the way to a 1-5 start the Panthers have given up 28, 30, 34, 30, and 31 points. The...

Down South: News and Notes from Around the NFC South
October 11th, 2011 at 1:57 PM
Carolina Panthers Panthers push Saints to brink: The Panthers continued to keep things competitive, pushing the Saints the edge of defeat before falling 30-27. After Carolina took a 27-23 lead with a five-yard pass from Cam Newton to Greg Olsen, Drew Brees took the Saints 89 yards in a little over...

Down South: News and Notes from Around the NFC South
September 27th, 2011 at 2:32 PM
Carolina Panthers Backfield sputtering: Despite the emergence of a passing attack, the Panthers running game has yet to get moving. Tailback DeAngelo Williams, one of the most sought-after free agents this offseason, has gained only 61 yards on the season. Williams signed a five-year, $43 million contract after the lockout. His...

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...