Posts Tagged ‘Tampa Bay Buccaneers’

Three and out: Falcons to rotate WRs behind White

With Julio Jones out of action this week, it seems unlikely that the Falcons will rely on just one receiver to take his place.

Playbook: Monday tape study notebook

Another exciting week of games on Sunday – which means another interesting day of Monday tape study.

Playbook: ‘Eye in the Sky’ focused on Texan DEs

One of the best matchups of the weekend has to be football’s version of the “Running of the Bulls,” a ground-and-pound contest between Texans RB Arian Foster and Raiders RB Darren McFadden.

Data Points: Colts’ duo doesn’t get much help

There was a point in the first half of Monday night’s Colts-Buccaneers game when cameras spotted Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis both on the sidelines during a Tampa Bay possession. And it was no surprise that Josh Freeman used that opportunity to start throwing the football deep.

First and 10: Power (Poll) to the Packers

The Buffalo Bills’ upset at the hands of the Cincinnati Bengals dropped them from the heady ranks of the top 5 in NFL.com’s latest Power Poll, but otherwise there wasn’t much change at the top, with Green Bay and New Orleans leading the way.

‘Playbook’ Monday notebook: Week 3

After going through Sunday’s game tape from Week 3, here are a few things we noticed.

Data Points: Not so awesome without Asomugha

With all the big passing numbers that have been produced through the first two weeks of the 2011 season, it’s difficult to get a gauge on which teams are going to thrive in pass defense.

Cover Two Podcast: Morris clarifies ‘youngry’

Buccaneers coach Raheem Morris joined the “Cover Two Podcast” on Tuesday and made a few things clear: He intends to win the NFC South, LeGarrette Blount deserves to get the ball as much as possible and that his dubbing of his team as “Youngry” stemmed from a mistake.

Bucs’ Blount wants more playing time

LeGarrette Blount isn’t happy about the way he was used in Week 1. Was it an anomaly or a sign of things to come?

Freeman leaves for Buccaneers

While Matthew Stafford has managed to stay in Sunday’s game in Tampa, the case isn’t the same for Bucs QB Josh Freeman.

Bucs’ Blount to be used as part of RB committee

LeGarrette Blount is still the starter in Tampa Bay, but talk of a platoon could put a dent in his value.

First and 10: A real pain in the neck

The plot thickens as Colts quarterback Peyton Manning continues to progress slowly from offseason neck surgery, putting his status in doubt for Sunday’s game against the Houston Texans.

No word yet on discipline for Talib, Britt

  Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Aqib Talib and Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt met with Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday, and both left without being given any final word of their suspension status, according to a league source. Both players, who were involved in off-field issues during the lockout, were getting their first chance to give information and answer questions from NFL Security and league officials. Both have had problems in the past, and thus as “repeat offenders” to some degree could face league discipline. But Britt’s charges were lessened or dropped and Talib is not even scheduled to go to trial until after the season and he turned the opportunity to plea to much lesser misdemeanor charges in […]

Talib, Britt scheduled to meet with Goodell

Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Aqib Talib and Tennessee Titans WR Aqib Talib will meet with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to discuss their ongoing legal issues.

Bucs backup QB Johnson sticking around

The Buccaneers aren’t interested in trading backup QB Josh Johnson, general manager Mark Dominik said Tuesday.

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