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Friday, Dec 19, 2014

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Saints defeat Bears, grab NFC South lead

CHICAGO — Turns out all Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints needed to solve their problems was to show up in Chicago.
Published: 12/16/14
Ground game gets going
Bucs average 6.6 yards on 23 attempts

Ground game gets going Bucs average 6.6 yards on 23 attempts

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Bucs had topped the 100-yard rushing mark only once in their previous 11 games before Doug Martin and rookie Charles Sims took turns gouging the Panthers for 151 yards on 23 carries....
Published: 12/15/14
Bucs’ Dotson makes ‘uncomfortable’ move to blind side

Bucs’ Dotson makes ‘uncomfortable’ move to blind side

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — After 44 consecutive starts on the right side, Buccaneers offensive lineman Demar Dotson experienced what NFL life is like at the critical left tackle position on Sunday....
Published: 12/14/14
Updated: 12/15/14
Bucs can only hope for best with McCoy’s injury

Bucs can only hope for best with McCoy’s injury

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — This time, an injured Gerald McCoy didn’t get his way.
Published: 12/14/14
Updated: 12/15/14
With loss, Buccaneers will finish last in NFC South

With loss, Buccaneers will finish last in NFC South

CHARLOTTE — If you thought the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had already exhausted all the whacky ways there are to lose a football game this year, you thought wrong.
Published: 12/14/14
Updated: 12/15/14
Costly penalty wipes out Bucs’ game-changing interception

Costly penalty wipes out Bucs’ game-changing interception

With the Bucs trailing 16-10 early in the fourth quarter, Panthers quarterback Derek Anderson’s pass intended for tight end Greg Olsen was intercepted by linebacker Orie Lemon at the Panthers’ 43-yard line and returned 12 yards. But off...
Published: 12/14/14
Losing close ‘getting super old’ for Buccaneer defense

Losing close ‘getting super old’ for Buccaneer defense

Carolina’s only touchdown drive of the afternoon was all of 4 yards, following quarterback Josh McCown’s fumble, but Tampa Bay’s defense yielded 28 first downs and 390 yards as the Panthers maintained possession for more than 37 ...
Published: 12/14/14

Injuries mean new look for Bucs offensive line against Panthers

CHARLOTTE— The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are going to tinker today with an offensive line that has struggled all season to open holes in the running game and protect its quarterback.
Published: 12/14/14
Bucs Pulse: Tampa Bay vs. Carolina

Bucs Pulse: Tampa Bay vs. Carolina

The Picks
Published: 12/14/14
Bucs insist plenty remains at stake

Bucs insist plenty remains at stake

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Judging by their reaction, you would have thought Josh McCown and the Arizona Cardinals had just won the NFC championship. Clearly they had not.
Published: 12/14/14