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Column: Bucs defense in a rush to pressure quarterback
There are new faces on the defensive line. But the big Lovie-fest will get flattened if this front doesn’t put quarterbacks on their rumps, Martin Fennelly writes.
Bucs defense in a rush to pressure quarterback
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Bucs defense in a rush to pressure quarterback

TAMPA — Wednesday, Bucs defensive end Adrian Clayborn was asked about the defensive line’s pass rush last season.
Updated: 43 mins ago

Bucs notes: Scorching heat a home-field advantage

With Wednesday afternoon’s heat index topping 102 degrees at One Buc Place, coach Lovie Smith explained why he prefers having the team practice in the oppressive heat that is likely to accompany the first two regular-season games next month.
Updated: 1 hour ago

Bucs Hot Reads: WR Williams set to challenge former teammates

A familiar face will be waiting for the Buccaneers on Saturday at Ralph Wilson Stadium, eager to challenge Tampa Bay’s revamped secondary.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Bucs defense not ready to relax

Bucs defense not ready to relax

TAMPA — It’s a work in progress. We’re not there yet. We’ve got a long way to go.
Published: 08/20/14
Bucs notes: WR Evans must learn to change hands with ball

Bucs notes: WR Evans must learn to change hands with ball

When he was catching passes from Johnny Manziel at Texas A&M, rookie wide receiver Mike Evans almost always lined up and caught them on the right side of the field. As a result, Evans never got into the habit of switching the ball from his right hand to his left.
Published: 08/19/14
Bucs Hot Reads: Depth chart shows lineup is finalizing

Bucs Hot Reads: Depth chart shows lineup is finalizing

The depth chart takes on more meaning with each passing week, and the one released for Saturday’s game against Buffalo included changes that could prove permanent.
Published: 08/20/14
Bucs notebook: Omameh learned from some of best

Bucs notebook: Omameh learned from some of best

Opening Saturday night’s preseason game against Miami at right guard, Patrick Omameh might have solidified a starting spot on a Bucs offensive line that came under scrutiny after a poor performance at Jacksonville.
Published: 08/19/14
Bucs' players rave about Tedford's offense

Bucs' players rave about Tedford's offense

It's wait and see for Bucs fans who have been shown little of offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford's playbook. The players, though, like what they've seen so far.
Published: 08/19/14
Bucs hot reads: Solomon Patton’s time to shine

Bucs hot reads: Solomon Patton’s time to shine

It was Solomon Patton’s time to shine, and the former University of Florida standout didn’t disappoint anyone.
Published: 08/19/14
Jon Gruden gets to critique younger brother Jay on ‘MNF’

Jon Gruden gets to critique younger brother Jay on ‘MNF’

ASHBURN, Va. — Tonight, Jon Gruden the television analyst gets to critique Jay Gruden the rookie NFL head coach. It should make for a few entertaining moments.
Published: 08/18/14
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