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Monday, Dec 22, 2014

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Punchless Bucs lose to Packers, 20-3
Josh McCown orchestrates the Bucs’ worst offensive performance of the season during a 20-3 loss to the Packers, dropping Tampa Bay to 2-13 with one game remaining.
Bucs notes: Injured McCoy stays involved

Bucs notes: Injured McCoy stays involved

With Gerald McCoy again reduced to spectator status, Tampa Bay’s defense played well in a 20-3 loss. McCoy will also miss the season finale against New Orleans because of a knee injury suffered at Carolina.
Updated: 48 mins ago
Another loss keeps top pick in sight
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Another loss keeps top pick in sight

The Bucs continue barreling toward the Mariota and Winston stations, completely unimpeded by winning. Martin Fennelly says another loss makes them king of the mountain, or at least atop a steaming pile of a season that might guarantee the top pick.
Updated: 49 mins ago
Lightning strike injures seven at Raymond James Stadium

Lightning strike injures seven at Raymond James Stadium

A lightning strike that hit in a Raymond James Stadium parking lot shortly after Sunday’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers game ended sent at least seven people to the hospital, according to Tampa Fire Rescue.
Updated: 49 mins ago
Bucs fan wants Bucs to make way for Mariota

Bucs fan wants Bucs to make way for Mariota

TAMPA — Bucs fan Brady Arnsperger had a simple message — draft Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota — that earned him a thumbs-up notice from all corners on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium. ...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Packers fans feel at home in Tampa

Packers fans feel at home in Tampa

TAMPA — The Buccaneers were braced for a green and gold invasion at Raymond James Stadium, and Packer Nation predictably turned out in force.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Ex-USF linebacker Barrington has happy return for Packers

Ex-USF linebacker Barrington has happy return for Packers

TAMPA — Packers second-year linebacker Sam Barrington, a three-year starter at the University of South Florida, was delighted to be back at Raymond James Stadium.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Bucs-Packers: What they’re saying

Bucs-Packers: What they’re saying

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Updated: 2 hours ago
Bucs defense delivers stout effort in loss

Bucs defense delivers stout effort in loss

TAMPA — They stiffened in the red zone. They chased Aaron Rodgers off his spot. From sideline to sideline, they hit the Packers hard and often.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Punchless Bucs lose to Packers, 20-3

Punchless Bucs lose to Packers, 20-3

TAMPA — For 16 weeks now, the Buccaneers have been more or less winging it on offense.
Updated: 11 hours ago

Bucs scratch Collins from lineup versus Packers

TAMPA — The question the Tampa Bay Buccaneers may be asking themselves now is whether they even want to keep left tackle Anthony Collins on their roster anymore.
Updated: 18 hours ago