The Bucs didn’t receive the desired results with inexperienced Raheem Morris. Jason La Canfora sees the team going in an opposite direction with their next coach.
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NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora obtained a statement from Raheem Morris‘ following his firing by the Buccaneers on Monday:
Apparently, the Glazer family decided the time is now to start fresh in Tampa.
Raheem Morris remains alive in Tampa Bay … for now. Whether he remains with the Buccaneers remains very much up in the air.
The sense of urgency in Tampa — which has slowly decended on the Buccaneers during a nine-game losing streak — might be too late.
The season has snowballed for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, to the tune of seven straight losses. The disappointing season has made the up-and-coming vibe of last year’s team a distant memory, and has left many wondering if coach Raheem Morris is on the hot seat.
Ahmad Bradshaw could return Sunday. That’s good news for both the Giants and fantasy owners, especially with injuries to WRs potentially limiting New York’s offense.
Matthew Stafford was practicing on Wednesday, but he split reps with Shaun Hill — a red flag for fantasy owners.
Earnest Graham is finished for the year with a torn Achilles’ tendon, but with Tampa having a Week 8 bye, it should give LeGarrette Blount enough time to get healthy.
Posted: Monday, October 24th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Arian Foster, Carson Palmer, Chicago Bears, Cliff Avril, Jeff Darlington, Matt Ryan, Matthew Stafford, Ndamukong Suh, New York Jets, NFL Network, Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers, Stephen J. Dubner, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tim Tebow
The Tim Tebow era got off to a memorable start in Miami Sunday, where the former Florida Gator looked terrible for three and a half quarters before rallying the Broncos to turn a 15-0 deficit with 2:39 left into an 18-15 overtime win.
Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Antonio Gates, LeGarrett Blount, Roy Helu, Ryan Torain, San Diego Chargers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tim Hightower, Washington Redskins
LeGarrette Blount has been ruled out, Antonio Gates is still on track to play and Joe Theismann casts his lot with Ryan Torain in today’s edition of Three and Out.
After his second concussion of the season, Jahvid Best is being advised to sit out the rest of the season leaving a hole in both the Lions and fantasy owners’ rosters.
Let’s examine the games since the NFL began playing regular-season contests across the pond four years ago and see what we can glean for Sunday and going forward for future contests in England.
In honor of the Bears traveling across the pond this week to play the Buccaneers in London, let’s call this a “shephard’s pie chart.”
Posted: Thursday, October 13th, 2011 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers, Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys, Eye in the Sky, Indianapolis Colts, New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints, Philadelphia Eagles, Playbook, Sean Lee, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Washington Redskins
As we will highlight in our “Tale of the Tape” this week — the Giants versus the Bills — we take particular interest in if and how a defense can get to the quarterback.