Tampa Bay wide receiver Antonio Bryant is expected to play Sunday against New Orleans, according to a league source. It will mark the first time Bryant will have seen action since rookie Josh Freeman took over as the starting quarterback.
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Fantasy owners should start Falcons WR Roddy White, bench Bucs WR Antonio Bryant.
Posted: Friday, November 6th, 2009 | Michael Fabiano Tags: Anquan Boldin, Antonio Bryant, Bob Sanders, Brian Westbrook, Bruce Arians, Calvin Johnson, Cedric Benson, Devin Hester, Jerome Bettis, Josh Freeman, Kelvin Hayden, Kevin Smith, Kevin Walter, LeSean McCoy, Matt Schaub, Peyton Manning, Randy Moss, rashard mendenhall, Wes Welker, willie parker
Here are some of the few important news, notes and trends for fantasy owners to remember heading into Week 9.
Buccaneers co-chairman Joel Glazer issued a statement Thursday denying a Tampa radio report that the team will be put up for sale.
Posted: Thursday, October 15th, 2009 | Adam Rank Tags: Andy Reid, Bono, Brian Westbrook, Dallas Cowboys, Jeremy Shockey, Josh Freeman, Junior Seau, LeSean, LeSean McCoy, New England Patriots, New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Wade Phillips
Eagles RB Brian Westbrook had just eight touches against the Buccaneers last week, a surprising scene to not only fantasy owners and Philadelphia fans alike but to Westbrook himself. Eagles coach Andy Reid has said that Westbook could split more carries with rookie RB LeSean McCoy in the future.
Although the Buccaneers demoted QB Byron Leftwich in favor of second-year pro Josh Johnson, the team won’t release the veteran, general manager Mark Dominik said.
Three games into the season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are making a change at quarterback, as Josh Johnson was named the team’s starter on Monday over veteran Byron Leftwich.
Tampa Bay’s move to fire offensive coordinator Jeff Jagodzinski is more surprising to me than the removal of offensive coordinator Chan Gailey in Kansas City this week, given how recently Jagodzinski was hired and the fact he came in with a new regime.
With Byron Leftwich now named the starting QB, as expected, if the Bucs can’t find a deal for Luke McCown, look for them to open the season with four passers, according to a team source.
Byron Leftwich has been named Tampa Bay’s starting quarterback, winning the job over Luke McCown, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. Buccaneers coach Raheem Morris notified both players of his anticipated decision Saturday morning.
The Packers are concerned enough about their backup quarterback spot that they could get involved in trade talks with the Buccaneers, who are shopping Byron Leftwich, Luke McCown and Josh Johnson.
There is no mystery with how Tampa Bay will use first-round quarterback Josh Freeman. He’s the backup. But for how long?
The Buccaneers have four quarterbacks vying for three jobs. The only one not on the trading block right now is first-round draft pick Josh Freeman.
Tampa Bay Bucs head coach Raheem Morris isn’t quite ready to name a starting quarterback, and didn’t deny he could extend the competition for the starting spot through the team’s third preseason game.
The other three quarterbacks in Tampa Bay have received considerable attention, for various reasons, but Josh Johnson has flashed his potential, too.