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Josh Johnson Named Week Four Starter

by Lee C on September 28, 2009

According to ESPN, head coach Raheem Morris has decided to promote 2nd year QB Josh Johnson as the starter in Week 4 vs. Washington. Former starter Byron Leftwich has actually been moved all the way down to 3rd string, as rookie Josh Freeman will be backing up Johnson. Johnson came in midway through the 4th […]

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Opinion: Leftwich, Make Way for Freeman

by Paul Mueller on September 23, 2009

It’s ugly. There’s no argument and there’s no way around it. And since a tough schedule suggests it’s only going to get uglier, there’s only one way to absolve the catastrophe that is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers under center. You guessed it: Human sacrifice. It’s time for change. It’s time for the future of the franchise […]

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Breaking Down Leftwich’s Numbers

by Staff Report on September 21, 2009

The stats on for Byron “Slugo” Leftwich show eerie declines in completion percentage. In the first half of games, Leftwich has a 68% completion percentage, 279 yards and a QBR (Quarterback Rating) of 90.7 on 31 pass attempts. In the second half of games he begins to unravel, with a 50% completion percentage, 293-yards […]

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Good, Bad & The Ugly: Week 1

by Jim Johnson on September 13, 2009

Not many gave the Bucs a fighting chance against the Cowboys, but they hung around long enough to make the game interesting till the fourth quarter. Dropped passes, blown coverage and miscues on special teams ultimately did the team in. Good: Byron Leftwich – For as awful as Byron looked in the pre-season. He showed […]

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Bucs’ receiver Bryant disses ex-Buc Garcia

by Jim Johnson on September 10, 2009

Often embattled and misunderstood Tampa Bay Buccaneers receiver Antonio Bryant, spoke with the Dallas media on a conference call Wednesday. In one surgical, yet lethal slice Bryant cut right to the difference between the quarterback who helped him have the best statistical season of his career Jeff Garcia and the teams current starter Byron Leftwich. […]

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Bucs Team Captains Named

by Jim Johnson on September 9, 2009

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head coach Raheem Morris revealed this afternoon, who this coming seasons team captains will be. On offense center Jeff Faine and quarterback Byron Leftwich, on defense, defensive tackle Chris Hovan and cornerback Ronde Barber were named, and safety Will Allen gets the nod for special teams. With the team expecting some of […]

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Reasons why Leftwich was named starter

by Jim Johnson on August 30, 2009

The benevolence of Raheem Morris naming Byron Leftwich as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers current placeholder until the future of the franchise Josh Freeman is prepared to assume the role has more to do with his ability to teach the young Jedi warrior the pitfalls that come with being hailed as the savior of a franchise […]

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Bucs’ name Leftwich starter

by Jim Johnson on August 29, 2009

After delibrating with his staff head coach Raheem Morris, has made it official as he announced in a  team meeting that Byron Leftwich will be the teams starting quarterback. “I’m reporting that Bucs head coach Raheem Morris informed his players this a.m. that he has selected Byron Leftwich as their starting QB” Joel Glazer, of […]

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Bucs Quotes: Half Time & Game

by Jim Johnson on August 28, 2009

HEAD COACH RAHEEM MORRIS (On the Bucs defense) “To see that happen, to see those guys kick in gear, to see that start to formulate around our team was positive. That was great. Another positive was that first team defense. They really got out there. They flew around. We had the lightning delay. We had […]

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Game Preview: Dolphins @ Bucs

by Jim Johnson on August 27, 2009

GAME INFORMATION Date: Thursday, August 27, 2009 Kickoff: 8:00 p.m. ET Site: Raymond James Stadium (65,890) 2009 Preseason Records: Tampa Bay 1-1, Miami 2-0 2008 Records: Tampa Bay 9-7, Miami 11-5 National Television: FOX Play-By-Play: Joe Buck, Color: Troy Aikman, Sideline: Pam Oliver Bucs Radio: US 103.5, flagship station (103.5 FM, 620 AM) Play-by-Play: Gene […]

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Possible Trade Scenarios for the Buccaneers.

by Lee C on August 26, 2009

With reports swirling that the Buccaneers are actively shopping one of their three Quarterbacks on the open market, I thought we would take an in depth look at possible trade scenarios. Now, I feel that it is necessary to clearly state that this is all conjecture, and I don’t have any more insight into the […]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach, Raheem Morris addressed reports that the team is actively shopping one of three veteran quarterbacks on the roster. While he did his best Bruce Allen impersonation by effectively sliding around the question and deflecting it as just part of the NFL. The most interesting thing of note, is that should […]

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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Morris not ready to name starter just yet

by Jim Johnson on August 24, 2009

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Game Preview: Bucs @ Jaugurs

by Jim 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, […]