From the monthly archives:

August 2009

With the suspension of starting FS Tanard Jackson for the Buccaneers first four regular season games looming on the horizon. The team has been working out converted safety turned linebacker Jermaine Phillips back at his natural position of safety the past few weeks. With the move of Phillips the domino’s are falling, second year linebacker […]

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Monday Quotes: Raheem Morris

by Roland Johnson on August 24, 2009

HEAD COACH RAHEEM MORRIS (On injured players) “[Angelo] Crowell tore his biceps. He more than likely will be out for the season; he’ll be done. We’ve got the decision on what’s going to happen with that here a little bit later, but he won’t be playing for us this year. Kareem Huggins has a knee […]

Free agent acquisition OLB Angelo Crowell has been lost for the year with a torn triceps. It is believed that the team will place Crowell on I.R., but by doing so he would be guaranteed $2 million dollars this season, not quite sure the ramification to the team and the salary cap should they workout […]

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Freeman “Hoping to continue building on everything”

by Roland Johnson on August 24, 2009

Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie quarterback Josh Freeman showing significant progress from one game to the next. In a piece scribed by Jason Cole, of Yahoo Sports.com. Freeman takes fans between the lines and into what he saw during  his 28-yard touchdown run vs. the Jacksonville Jaguars this past Saturday night. A play in which Freeman […]

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Morris not ready to name starter just yet

by Roland Johnson on August 24, 2009

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Game Preview: Bucs @ Jaugurs

by Roland Johnson on August 22, 2009

GAME INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 22, 2009 Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. ET Site: Jacksonville Municipal Stadium (67,164) 2009 Preseason Records: Tampa Bay 0-1, Jacksonville 0-0 *(Plays on Monday night) 2008 Records: Tampa Bay 9-7, Jacksonville 5-11 Buccaneers Television: WFLA-TV Play-By-Play: Chris Myers, Color: John Lynch, Sideline: Dan Lucas Bucs Radio: US 103.5, flagship station (103.5 FM, […]

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Bucs’ McCown from starter to looking for work?

by Roland Johnson on August 21, 2009

There is speculation brewing throughout the media, that Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Luke McCown is in serious danger of not making the roster with his lackluster performance thus far throughout training camp and the teams first pre-season game. Don Banks, of Sports Illustrated.com lays out a scenario in which Leftwich is named the starter and […]

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Cornerback Aqib Talib arrested

by Lee C on August 20, 2009

Tampa Bay Buccaneers second year cornerback Aqib Talib was arrested early Thursday morning for resisting arrest (without violence) and simple battery. Both of these charges are misdemeanors. Talib was released at 6:00am on Thursday morning on a $300 bond. Apparently the incident took place in a cab a couple of hours after the Buc’s finished training camp. […]

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Tuesday Quotes: Raheem Morris

by Roland Johnson on August 18, 2009

HEAD COACH RAHEEM MORRIS (Opening statement) “We went out today, and we did a little third down passing game. We also had a little red zone seven-on-seven, nine-on-seven no physical play. We had some fired up individuals today. The guys really came out and really played. We had a couple competitive drills with linebackers and […]

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Tanard Jackson suspended by NFL

by Lee C on August 18, 2009

The Pewter Report is reporting that Buccaneers safety Tanard Jackson has been suspended by the NFL for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Information is still trickling in and we don’t know what the substance was as of yet. Mark Dominik has said that Jackson will not appeal the suspension, which makes him sound pretty […]

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Monday Quotes: Raheem Morris

by Roland Johnson on August 17, 2009

HEAD COACH RAHEEM MORRIS (On practice) “Today we came back and ran Tennessee corrections. We wanted to get some things cleaned up from the game. We’re also still installing, trying to get as much of the offense as we can get in so during the season when we get to game-planning you can pull from […]

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Bucs place Bidwell on IR, sign WR Marcus Maxwell

by Roland Johnson on August 17, 2009

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Bucs’ QB Johnson dismisses “WILDCAT”

by Roland Johnson on August 17, 2009

After jaunting 43-yards, on a busted play Saturday night against the Tennessee Titans second year quarterback Josh Johnson is not interested in the “WILDCAT” It would seem, Anwar Richardson of the Tampa Tribune was thinking the same thing as everyone else who saw the game of ways quarterback Josh Johnson could remain on the team. […]

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Game Review: Bucs @ Titans

by Roland Johnson on August 17, 2009

From my perspective of all four quarterbacks, Josh Johnson has the quickest release of any of them, steps up in the pocket and delivers the football with accuracy. He did not get rattled when things broke down or when he was hurried, even with the bobbled shotgun snap he maintained his composure and instead of […]

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Game Preview: Bucs vs Titans

by Roland Johnson on August 14, 2009

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are set to travel to Tennessee, to take on the Titans, in rookie head coach Raheem Morris’ coaching debut. But if you’re looking for either one of the veteran quarterbacks to see significant playing time it wont be this week, as Morris told the media that quarterbacks Luke McCown and Byron […]