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LeGarrette Blount

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Bucs vs. Patriots – Positional Battles To Watch

by James LoPresti on August 16, 2011

There is a lot to like about the preseason. Some people love finally being able to watch the starters in action. Some enjoy seeing which draft picks make a name for themselves. Others use the preseason as a way to gauge their fantasy football prospects. Or you’re like me: thrilled to have something other than […]

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The Good, Bad, & The Ugly

by Erik Sabol on August 13, 2011

THE GOOD Josh Johnson exists somewhere in that gray area between first and second string.  He struggled as a starter in 2009—throwing to Michael Clayton and a gimpy Antonio Bryant—and didn’t do much to dissuade Josh Freeman’s ascendancy, but in the preseason, he’s been an athletic, reckless, yardage-eating dynamo.  The Chiefs didn’t have an answer; […]

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Wyche: Bucs On The Rise Have Chance To Win The South

by Jim Johnson on August 11, 2011

Filed under a Buccaneers camp confidential report, senior writer Steve Wyche who visited practice had some morsels of information that shed light on the thought process of how general manager Mark Dominik and head coach Raheem Morris are building a bigger more physical team that’s on the rise with a legitimate chance to win […]

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Bucs News & Notes: Foster Getting More First Team Reps

by Staff Report on August 6, 2011

Rookie MLB Mason Foster continues to see his reps with the first team defense increase – in this morning’s walkthrough to prepare for tonight’s practice, at Raymond James Stadium Foster was running with the first team defense and barking out adjustments and audibles. DT Gerald McCoy who suffered a strained right rotator cuff injury, in […]

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LeGarrette Blount: One Back Sets

by Staff Report on August 3, 2011

Even though the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are currently looking for a running back to step up and be the teams third down back, a spot vacated by Carnell Williams, who’s close to signing a deal with the St. Louis Rams. Don’t look for the team to carry two true fullbacks with the versatility of both […]

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Training Camp: Day 4 Update

by Staff Report on August 1, 2011

With the team practicing in pads for the first time, this training camp, it was the moment most fans waited for. A chance to see, just how rusty the team was after an extended layoff, but more then anything this is where the rubber meets the road for some. It was a chance to separate […]

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Blount Working Towards Perfection

by Jim Johnson on August 1, 2011

The human highlight reel that Legarrette Blount put together as an undrafted rookie, included hurdling defenders, flying through the air reminiscent of a super hero, stiff arms and a host of whirling derby’s. However, his accomplishments very seldom allowed him to remain on the field during critical third downs, as he often gave way to […]

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Graham Is Bucs Insurance Policy On Third Down

by Jim Johnson on August 1, 2011

Seventh year running back Earnest Graham, who holds the franchise record for receptions in a single game with 13 is the front runner to replace Carnell Williams as the team third down back at the moment. Offensive coordinator Greg Olson wants to work Kregg Lumpkin, who’s been in the offense for a full year, into […]

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Training Camp: Day 3 Update

by Staff Report on July 31, 2011

Receivers come up big: Mike Williams, Sammie Stroughter, Dezmon Briscoe and Preston Parkerall got in on the scoring action Sunday. Towards the end of practice Freeman hit Williams in the back of the endzone over two defenders on a beautiful pass. Williams leaped, hauled in the pass, and was able to tap his toes and […]

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James Lee Talks Football, Charity.

by Blake Hasenzahl on July 19, 2011

We all love to see LeGarrette Blount hurdle defenders, Mike Williams leap over the entire secondary and watch Josh Freeman’s air attack. However, none of that is possible without a solid front. When Jeremy Trueblood went down in week seven, third year player James Lee stepped in at right tackle — and never stepped out. […]

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Blount in 2011

by Erik Sabol on July 12, 2011

“[LeGarrette Blount will have] more rushing yards than AP or CJ2K. Now, it’s a BOLD prediction – it has to be outrageous to be considered bold – but it could happen.” So sayeth Matthew Berry, the award-winning writer and proprietor of Both running backs –  Chris Johnson and Adrian Peterson – were Pro Bowlers […]

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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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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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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 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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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 […]