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A Pro Football Blog by Roy Cummings and Ira Kaufman

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History repeats: Bucs’ McCoy says enough is enough

Published:   |   Updated: October 2, 2014 at 01:31 PM

TAMPA — The year was 1996. The Bucs were 2-8. And when they heard ESPN’s Chris Berman refer to their team as the Yucks instead of the Bucs, DT Warren Sapp and LB Derrick Brooks stood together and said “enough.”...

Glennon’s late heroics could sway Smith’s decision


Glennon’s late heroics could sway Smith’s decision
TAMPA — When it comes to judging quarterbacks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith doesn’t concern himself too much with what they’ve done lately. He’s more concerned with what they did late....

Smith’s demeanor unchanged after Bucs’ 0-3 start


TAMPA — If there is even an ounce of former Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano inside the body of current Bucs coach Lovie Smith, this is the time when it would start to show.

Schiano sighted at Berkeley Prep practice

Published:   |   Updated: September 10, 2014 at 09:07 PM

Schiano sighted at Berkeley Prep practice
TAMPA — Wonder what former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Rutgers University head coach Greg Schiano is up to these days? You might be able to ask him yourself if you stop by Berkeley Prep’s varsity football practice.

McCoy: Opener a ‘statement game’ for Bucs


You only get one chance to make a good first impression. That point has not been lost on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Triple-team McCoy? Bucs’ DT says ‘go ahead’

Published:   |   Updated: September 5, 2014 at 07:03 AM

The Carolina Panthers did an exceptional job of neutralizing Tampa Bay Buccaneers Pro Bowl defensive tackle Gerald McCoy last year.

Bucs defense’s top task: stop Cam Newton


TAMPA — The Buccaneer defense has one primary task in Sunday’s season opener against the Panthers.