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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Drop Preseason Opener to Minnesota Vikings
August 16th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers struggled early against the Minnesota Vikings in their preseason opener Saturday night, losing 26-16 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minnesota. ***PHOTO1*** The game marked the much-anticipated debut of rookie quarterback Jameis Winston, the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft. Winston, who admittedly started the game...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Face Minnesota Vikings in Preseason Opener
August 15th, 2015 at 4:43 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers square off against the Minnesota Vikings on the road Saturday night in a much anticipated preseason test that marks the NFL debut of rookie quarterback Jameis Winston. ***PHOTO1*** The Bucs dropped a close one to the Vikings during the regular season last year, losing 19-13 in overtime at...

Defensive End George Johnson Comes to Terms with Tampa Bay Buccaneers
April 17th, 2015 at 8:53 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers officially acquired defensive end George Johnson from the Detroit Lions in exchange for a fifth-round pick, the team announced this week. Johnson signed a three-year contract, which will keep him with the Buccaneers through the 2017 season. ***PHOTO1*** Johnson spent the 2014 season with the Lions, playing in...

Takeaways from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Week 8 Loss
October 27th, 2014 at 9:33 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had hoped to parlay their Week 7 bye into a home win over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. The plan didn’t materialize, as the Bucs dropped to 1-6 following a gut-wrenching 19-13 overtime loss at Raymond James Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** “Ideally, that’s not how we wanted to start it...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fall to Minnesota Vikings in Overtime
October 26th, 2014 at 6:04 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had two weeks to prepare for the visiting Minnesota Vikings, and despite a close game throughout (mostly thanks to a stout effort from the defense), the Buccaneers squandered an opportunity to make up ground in the NFC South, losing to the Vikings 19-13 in overtime and...

Expect the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to Be More Physical in Week 8 Test Vs. Minnesota Vikings
October 25th, 2014 at 1:08 PM
Coming off a 48-17 blowout loss at home that defied explanation in Week 6, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers appear to have taken advantage of a well-timed bye week and are as healthy as they've been all season heading into Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings at Raymond James Stadium. If they...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Need Improved Effort from Running Game, Defense to Right the Ship
October 24th, 2014 at 9:56 AM
It’s safe to say that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ first season under head coach Lovie Smith hasn’t gone as expected. The Buccaneers have an opportunity to get back on track on Sunday when they host the Minnesota Vikings at Raymond James Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** Through the first seven weeks of the season, the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Expecting Renewed Energy Following Bye Week
October 20th, 2014 at 3:39 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers hope the additional practice and rest time afforded in the bye week will translate to a renewed effort on the playing field on Sunday when the Bucs host the Minnesota Vikings at Raymond James Stadium. By not playing on Sunday, the Bucs actually picked up ground in...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Getting Back to Basics During Bye Week
October 16th, 2014 at 4:40 PM
Head coach Lovie Smith is viewing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ bye week as a second training camp of sorts. “That’s how we’re looking at it and for our football team coming out of a training camp starting the season, that’s exactly the approach that we’re going to take and with training...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Still in Playoff Hunt Despite Loss on Sunday
November 25th, 2012 at 6:57 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had great opportunity to improve their playoff chances with a win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. The Bucs lost 24-23 to their division rival, but didn't lose any ground in the race for a postseason berth. With losses by the Seattle Seahawks and Minnesota Vikings, the 6-5...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. Minnesota Vikings Preview
October 25th, 2012 at 12:12 AM
Week 8 Who: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-4) at Minnesota Vikings (5-2) When: Thursday, 10/25 at 8:20 PM Where: Mall of America Field TV: NFL Network Radio: WFUS 103.5 FM/ WDAE 620 AM Sirius: 92 Last Meeting: The Bucs met the Vikings in Week 2 last season and found themselves down 17-0 at halftime while on the road....