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Cheating part of Belichick legacy as much as Super Bowl rings
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Cheating part of Belichick legacy as much as Super Bowl rings

Take a seat, Beli-cheat.
Published: 01/22/15

Bucs Bonus Podcast: Super Bowl, DeflateGate

In this week’s Bucs Bonus Podcast, Tampa Tribune’s NFL writer, Ira Kaufman joins Olivia Stacey to preview the Super Bowl and discuss the allegations that New England used overly deflated footballs in Sunday’s AFC Championship Gam...
Published: 01/22/15
Bucs WR Jackson recognized for helping military families

Bucs WR Jackson recognized for helping military families

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson and Chicago Bears defensive end Jared Allen are the finalists for the NFL’s 2014 Salute to Service Award.
Published: 01/21/15
Updated: 01/22/15
Bucs QB Johnson: ‘No wrongdoing’ in having Super Bowl balls prepared

Bucs QB Johnson: ‘No wrongdoing’ in having Super Bowl balls prepared

TAMPA — Heading into Super Bowl XXXVII, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Brad Johnson’s concern stretched well beyond the Raiders defense he was going to face — all the way to the condition of the footballs he was going to throw....
Published: 01/21/15

Ex-Bucs TE Jerramy Stevens arrested on DUI suspicion

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. — Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Jerramy Stevens — the husband of U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo — has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Southern California.
Published: 01/21/15
Former Bucs players taking center stage in Super Bowl

Former Bucs players taking center stage in Super Bowl

Lovie Smith’s goal of “Destination Phoenix” for the 2014 Buccaneers proved to be a far-fetched notion, but the upcoming Super Bowl between the Patriots and Seahawks features a distinctive Tampa Bay flavor.
Published: 01/19/15
Updated: 01/20/15
NFL investigating whether Patriots used deflated footballs

NFL investigating whether Patriots used deflated footballs

NEW YORK — NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy says the NFL is investigating whether the Patriots deflated footballs used in their AFC championship game victory over the Colts.
Published: 01/19/15
Seahawks rally stuns Packers 28-22 in OT for NFC title

Seahawks rally stuns Packers 28-22 in OT for NFC title

Plagued by turnovers and outplayed much of Sunday by Green Bay, the Seahawks staged an improbable comeback and beat the Packers 28-22 in overtime. Russell Wilson, who struggled until the final minutes, hit Jermaine Kearse for a 35-yard touchdown 3:19 into the extra period to end the game.
Published: 01/18/15
Bucs Beat: Koetter expected to make offense more potent

Bucs Beat: Koetter expected to make offense more potent

Put quite simply, the Bucs are in better shape now with Dirk Koetter running their offense, because he has two things Jeff Tedford didn’t: experience and success as an NFL coordinator.
Published: 01/18/15

NFL Column: Coaches can make most of second chances

Before you criticize the Bills and Raiders for making safe, uninspired choices, be aware of a trend. In the past 17 years, 11 coaches have won Super Bowls with teams other than their first employers — including Jon Gruden’s 2002 Buccaneers and Tony Dungy’s 2006 Colts.
Published: 01/17/15
Updated: 01/18/15