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CHICAGO — Lavonte David woke up Sunday morning in the Windy City, hoping for the best. The All-Pro linebacker of the Bucs missed the final two days of practice with a hamstring injury, but Tampa Bay’s leadi...
CHICAGO — There was plenty of time left and the Buccaneers needed only one yard.
CHICAGO — Like their counterparts in Tampa, the Chicago Bears might have found a defensive identity last week.
In this week’s Bucs Bonus Podcast, Tampa Tribune’s NFL writer, Ira Kaufman and Olivia Stacey discuss the Bucs victory over the Washington Redskins on Sunday, standout players from week 11, and the upcoming ...
LANDOVER, Md. — By any name, the Redskins were embarrassed by their performance in Sunday’s 27-7 setback as Tampa Bay posted its most lopsided road win since a 21-0 victory at San Francisco in 2010.
LANDOVER, Md. — Johnthan Banks wasn’t going to let a football slip through his hands.
In this week’s Bucs podcast with Ira Kaufman, we discuss if Coach Lovie Smith’s job is on the line, preview Sunday’s match-up in Washington, and how the Bucs can return to relevancy.
TAMPA — The Bucs talked at length about their motivation to atone for their embarrassing performance at the Georgia Dome, a 56-14 loss on national television. Coach Lovie Smith said Atlan...
TAMPA — The seasons change, along with the makeup of NFL rosters, but Julio Jones continues to feast against the Buccaneers.
TAMPA — The parallels are striking.
TAMPA — In his 10th NFL season, Logan Mankins thought he had seen it all.
TAMPA — Sunday’s matchup against the Atlanta Falcons marks Tampa Bay’s fifth attempt to post an initial home win under coach Lovie Smith.
TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers welcomed back two players from suspension Wednesday, and fullback Jorvorskie Lane was relieved by the warm greeting he received from teammates.
CLEVELAND — With Doug Martin sidelined by an ankle injury and rookie Charles Sims still not ready to go, Bobby Rainey flourished as Tampa Bay’s featured running back in the opening half.
Once again, Tampa Bay's defense couldn't make key plays down the stretch to secure a victory. The Bucs had a pair of 11-point leads in the fourth quarter at New Orleans before losing in overtime. Last week, Minnesota dro...
CLEVELAND — A slender thread.
TAMPA — The Bucs yielded only 13 points through four quarters against Minnesota last week, yet still found a way to lose the game as the Vikings pulled out a 19-13 victory in overtime...
TAMPA — Left tackle Anthony Collins, signed as a free agent to protect the blind side of Tampa Bay’s quarterbacks, is unlikely to play at Cleveland Sunday because of a foot inj...