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Eight years is a long time between victories on Monday night, and even though Hank Williams and his rowdy friends couldn’t make the trip, it was as memorable a victory as Tampa’s had in a long while.  Sold out stadium, prime time football, and some unfinished business from early 2003. The Good It’s wasn’t pretty, […]

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Colts vs. Bucs – Week 4 Matchups

by James LoPresti on September 30, 2011

Monday, October 6, 2003. It’s a day that has been etched into football history as the day the Tampa Bay Buccaneers squandered a 21-point late 4th quarter lead to Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts. But for me, it’s a day of few football memories. I was in high school at the time. There were […]

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Game Preview: Week 1 Bucs vs. Lions

by Roland Johnson on September 10, 2011

The Buccaneers have won seven of the last ten meetings with the Lions, but Detroit leads the all-time regular season series 28-25. Tampa also prevailed 20-10 in a wildcard playoff win in Tampa during the 1997 season. The teams first met in 1977, a 16-7 Lions victory at the Silverdome. The Bucs’ first win over […]

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Lions vs. Bucs – Week 1 Matchups

by James LoPresti on September 10, 2011

The day has nearly arrived. It’s a day when people crawl out of bed at 7 a.m. so they can finish yard work, chores, and even homework. It’s a day when iPad, Direct TV and NFL RedZone packages are purchased all around the world. It’s a day when dedicated fantasy football fans are glued to […]

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have brought back recently released DE George Johnson, signing him to the practice squad. To make room for Johnson the team has released 2011 7th round draft pick TE Daniel Hardy from the practice squad. Veteran RB Earnest Graham will be the teams primary third down back heading into the season […]

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King: No Credible Evidence Against Talib

by Roland Johnson on August 29, 2011

For those who’ve seen the reports that CB Aqib Talib would not be suspended, that surfaced shortly before kickoff against the Dolphins. Peter King has got an inkling, as to why NFL commissioner Roger Goodell did not suspend Talib f or even the minimum of four games that had previously been mentioned by Jason Cole, […]

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Game Preview: Pre-Season Week 3 Bucs vs Dolphins

by Roland Johnson on August 27, 2011

Tampa Bay hosts the Dolphins, marking the 18th time in the last 19 seasons that the two teams square off in the preseason. The Bucs and Dolphins are meeting for the 26th time in the preseason, the most meetings for either team in the preseason. Miami leads the series 16-9, but Tampa Bay has won […]

Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports.com is reporting that Aqib Talib, whom met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, on Tuesday, will receive at a minimum, a four game suspension, but it could be more per an unnamed league source with knowledge of the situation. “There’s probably enough doubt in this case that he won’t go more […]

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Talib Awaiting Punishment from League

by Roland Johnson on August 24, 2011

After a well documented off-season were Aqib Talib had another brush with the law, in Garland, Texas. His immediate future with the organization that used the 20th overall selection in the first round of the 2008 NFL draft to select the former Kansas Jayhawk, looked bleak at best. With rumors surfacing from the local pen […]

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Game Preview: Pre-Season Week 1 Bucs @ Chiefs

by Staff Report on August 12, 2011

Chiefs host the Bucs, marking the fifth time that the two have squared-off in the preseason. The teams last met in 2010 when they faced-off at Raymond James Stadium. The Buccaneers lead the series 4-1, as Tampa Bay has won the last three meetings. The first preseason contest between the two teams was on August […]

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Sapp Visits Training Camp Talks Talib, Bucs Playoff Chances

by Roland Johnson on August 10, 2011

Former legendary Buccaneer defensive tackle and current NFL Network commentator Warren Sapp was at One Buc Place Wednesday to take in the sights and sounds of what he believes is a team destined for the playoffs behind third-year signal caller Josh Freeman. Sapp who is a straight shooter and very opinionated person spent time with […]

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Target Practice: Five free agents the Bucs should target

by James LoPresti on July 21, 2011

This year’s NFL free agency period figures to be one of the most exciting – and hectic – in history. With the lockout seemingly coming to an end soon, most teams will begin feverishly trying to sign some of the league’s top available talent, while other teams will be scrambling to cut cap space. According […]

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Yards Per Target: Cornerback Stat

by Staff Report on July 18, 2011

Many gauge the success of a cornerback in the NFL on whether or not he shut’s down an opposing receiver or has gaudy interception stats. But delving deeper and pealing back the layers reveals other more riveting stats that are not commonly referenced by the main stream media. Such as Yards Per Target. A stat […]

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Report: Talib To Remain With Bucs

by Roland Johnson on July 16, 2011

Shortly after news broke, that Aqib Talib was involved in a Garland, Texas shooting incident and subsequently charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in March. It was widely reported by the local media that the Bucs would wash their hands of the talented, yet troubled cornerback as soon as the league year started. […]

With the potential bind the Bucs could be faced with over Aqib Talib‘s latest transgression, and his continual running afoul of the law, not withstanding the current labor strife. No one is sure even with a trial date set for sometime in 2012, that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell wont suspend Talib under the league’s personal […]