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November 2010

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Game Preview: Week 12 Bucs @ Ravens

by Staff Report on November 28, 2010

The Buccaneers and Ravens have had three meetings all-time, with Tampa Bay winning two of three contests (2001 and 2002). In their first-ever meet­ing, the Buccaneers prevailed 22-10 over the defending Super Bowl-champi­on Ravens before a national television audience on a special Saturday Night edition of ABC’s Monday Night Football on December 29, 2001. The […]

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Buc Central’s POW-R’-ANKINGS: Week 11

by Staff Report on November 25, 2010

Buc Central’s POW-R’-ANKINGS; The power rankings are the product of a simple mathematical formula, using points for and points against. The rankings have predicted 10 of the last 20 Super Bowl winners. Further, 14 of the last 20 Super Bowl winners finished the regular season No. 1 or No. 2 in the POW-R’-ANKINGS system. Unlike […]

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Video Highlights: Week 11 49ers

by Staff Report on November 22, 2010

After an improbable shutout win on the west coast, against the San Francisco 49ers Bucs Central’s got you covered with a gaggle of highlights, courtesy of the fine folks from the NFL Network. From Ronde Barber’s 40th career interception to Mike Williams sixth career touchdown, to Donald Penn’s first every career reception and touchdown. Adam […]

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Good, Bad & The Ugly: 49ers

by Staff Report on November 21, 2010

The Buccaneers traveled out west, and struck gold as they soundly defeated the San Francisco 49ers 21-0 behind the play of its defense. The defense held the 49ers offense to 219 yards. But more importantly they accounted for six sacks, two turnovers (1 interception & 1 forced fumble) while surrendering 71 rushing yards (Gore 12 […]

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Game Preview: Week 11 Bucs @ 49ers

by Staff Report on November 21, 2010

The Buccaneers have won three of the last six meetings in the series, includ­ing a 31-6 playoff victory in Tampa following the 2002 season. San Fran­cisco has dominated the all-time series, winning 15 of the 18 regular season meetings. Tampa Bay’s only road win was a 24-23 victory at Candlestick Park in 1980. Tampa Bay […]

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Rookies Help Catapult Bucs Ground Game

by Staff Report on November 20, 2010

Through the Tampa Bay Buccaneers first five games, they averaged 91.2 yards per contest on the ground. Since rookies Ted Larsen, Legarrette Blount and Erik Lorig starting receiving the lions share of reps over the teams last four games, at their respective positions. The Bucs are averaging 140-yards per game on the ground and have […]

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Bucs Rookie Receiver Williams Arrested For DUI

by Staff Report on November 19, 2010

Bucs rookie sensation Mike Williams, who fell in the draft due to character concerns, was arrested by Hillsborough County Sheriff Deputies this morning around 2:48 a.m. for driving under the influence near the intersection of 301 and Causeway Blvd. in Brandon.  According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office website Williams, 23, blew a .065 and […]

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Fisher Regrets Cutting Rookie Blount

by Staff Report on November 18, 2010

Tennessee Titans head coach Jeff Fisher in an article penned by Terry McCormick the Co-Publisher of TitanInsider.com revealed, when asked if he now wishes he had not released rookie running back Legarrette Blount that he regrets it everyday, that he had to release Blount. Fisher said, “Every day. I thought we could get him to […]

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Olson Being Mentioned As Possible Head Coaching Candidate

by Staff Report on November 18, 2010

Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Greg Olson, you know the coach in charge of developing a scheme and game plan from week to week for his group of experience starved youngsters’  is getting mentioned as a potential head coaching candidate reports Brad Briggs of the NationalFootballPost.com Olson, a holdover from Jon Gruden’s staff who wasn’t […]

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Buc Central’s POW-R’-ANKINGS: Week 10

by Staff Report on November 18, 2010

Buc Central’s POW-R’-ANKINGS; The power rankings are the product of a simple mathematical formula, using points for and points against. The rankings have predicted 10 of the last 20 Super Bowl winners. Further, 14 of the last 20 Super Bowl winners finished the regular season No. 1 or No. 2 in the POW-R’-ANKINGS system. Unlike […]

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Cadillac Williams Called His Own Shot

by Staff Report on November 15, 2010

Well, if you listen to backup tight end John Gilmore, tell it. Cadillac Williams entered the huddle late in the fourth quarter and turned in a Bath Ruth like moment, by calling his own touchdown run.  The 28 year old 5-foot-11, 217-pound Williams, who has carried the football 92 times for 225 yards this season, […]

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Video Highlights: Week 10 Panthers

by Staff Report on November 14, 2010

Week 10 highlights, of a nearly flawless game plan on offense. As the young ascending Bucs stake and early lead. Bucs highlights courtesy of the good people of the NFL Network. From Arrelious Benn catching his second NFL touchdown, in as many weeks – Legarrette Blount’s Superman impersonation to Cadillac Williams icing the game late […]

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Good, Bad & The Ugly: Panthers

by Staff Report on November 14, 2010

In a game that saw the Tampa Bay  Buccaneers jump out to an early lead, thanks in large part to Legarrette Blount’s 17-yard TD run on an impressive helicopter hurdle like spin, in to the endzone and one of the most proficient games by quarterback Josh Freeman, as he completed 75% of his pass attempts […]

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Game Preview: Week 10 Panthers vs Bucs

by Staff Report on November 14, 2010

The Panthers lead the all-time series 12-8, but Tampa Bay and Carolina have split the season series in three of the past five years. Tampa Bay is 3-6 at home all-time against the Panthers and won the first game of the 2010 se­ries, 20-7 at Carolina. The Panthers won both meetings of the 2009 season, […]

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Buc Central’s POW-R’-ANKINGS: Week 9

by Staff Report on November 11, 2010

Buc Central’s POW-R’-ANKINGS; The power rankings are the product of a simple mathematical formula, using points for and points against. The rankings have predicted 10 of the last 20 Super Bowl winners. Further, 14 of the last 20 Super Bowl winners finished the regular season No. 1 or No. 2 in the POW-R’-ANKINGS system. Unlike […]