Posts Tagged ‘Josh Freeman’

Bryant expected to return for Bucs

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.

Start Falcons WR White, sit Bucs WR Bryant

Fantasy owners should start Falcons WR Roddy White, bench Bucs WR Antonio Bryant.

Week 9 news and notes

Here are some of the few important news, notes and trends for fantasy owners to remember heading into Week 9.

Glazer: Report of Bucs being for sale is false

Buccaneers co-chairman Joel Glazer issued a statement Thursday denying a Tampa radio report that the team will be put up for sale.

Roundup: Eagles’ Westbrook dealing with less carries

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.

GM: Bucs won’t release demoted QB Leftwich

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.

Morris names Johnson starting QB

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.

Trying to make sense of Bucs’ decision to fire OC

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.

Source says Bucs could carry four QBs

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.

Bucs pick Leftwich to be starting QB

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.

Desperate for QB help, Packers could look to Bucs

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.

No rush for Bucs with Freeman

There is no mystery with how Tampa Bay will use first-round quarterback Josh Freeman. He’s the backup. But for how long?

More on the Bucs’ QB situation

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.

Morris could extend Bucs QB competition

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.

Josh Johnson, the overlooked QB in Tampa

The other three quarterbacks in Tampa Bay have received considerable attention, for various reasons, but Josh Johnson has flashed his potential, too.

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