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Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

McCoy, other injured Bucs have little time to heal
Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy’s status for Thursday’s game at Atlanta is uncertain, but the Bucs are not yet ready to rule him out because of a broken hand

Bucs Hot Reads: Thursday game a chance for 'fun'

As the winless Buccaneers prepare to hit the road for the first time during the Lovie Smith era, center Evan Dietrich-Smith has a message for Tampa Bay's young players.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Bucs notes: Offensive line starting to click

Bucs notes: Offensive line starting to click

The rewards have yet to come, but Anthony Collins sees a solid unit bonding together along the Buccaneers' offensive line.
Updated: 6 hours ago
McCoy, other injured Bucs have little time to heal

McCoy, other injured Bucs have little time to heal

TAMPA — Gerald McCoy stepped into the Buccaneers locker room for only a brief moment Monday, just long enough for someone to ask him how his broken and very swollen — yet unwrapped — left hand felt.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Video analysis: Bucs lost game well before final play

Video analysis: Bucs lost game well before final play Video

Tribune Bucs beat writer Roy Cummings explains how several plays early in the game contributed to the Bucs’ 19-17 loss to the Rams, and discusses the likelihood Gerald McCoy (broken hand) will miss Thursday’s game at Atlanta.
Updated: 21 hours ago
Bucs let another one slip by in 19-17 loss to Rams

Bucs let another one slip by in 19-17 loss to Rams Video

TAMPA — Buccaneers rookie receiver Mike Evans was only a couple days removed from his first NFL game when he was asked last week about the biggest difference between college and pro ball.
Published: 09/14/14
Updated: 09/15/14
Playing it safe proves costly for Bucs
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Playing it safe proves costly for Bucs

You’d think that a team that had lost 33 games over the past three seasons couldn’t find new ways to lose. Leave it to Lovie Smith’s now 0-2 Bucs, Martin Fennelly writes.
Published: 09/15/14
Bucs notes: Nothing special about punt, kick units

Bucs notes: Nothing special about punt, kick units

When Lovie Smith arrived in Tampa in January, the new head coach of the Bucs said special teams would play a critical role in the club’s success. Smith proved prophetic on Sunday.
Published: 09/15/14
Bucs defeat mars Rainey day as fill-in rushes for 144 yards

Bucs defeat mars Rainey day as fill-in rushes for 144 yards

Third-year running back Bobby Rainey, who led the Bucs in rushing last year, filled in for injured Doug Martin and ran for 144 yards in 22 carries before the Rams rallied for a 19-17 triumph.
Published: 09/14/14
Updated: 09/15/14

Buccaneers McCoy, Rainey talk about loss to Rams Video

Buccaneers players speak to the media after the team suffered a 19-16 loss to the St. Louis Rams at Raymond James Stadium, dropping the team to 0-2 on the season.
Published: 09/14/14
Bucs DT McCoy fractures hand in loss to Rams

Bucs DT McCoy fractures hand in loss to Rams

TAMPA — Bucs defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, his fractured left hand in a cast, labored to get dressed in the postgame locker room. He was almost finished. Then he winced in frustration and turned to Da’Quan Bowers, his teammate....
Published: 09/14/14
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