Tampa Bay Buccaneers
TAMPA — Linebacker Danny Lansanah’s journey to becoming a Bucs starter wasn’t an easy one.
TAMPA — It’s the kind of slop that helps make a football team 1-4. And 4-12.
TAMPA — Baltimore’s defense lives life on the edge and the Buccaneers offensive line will have to be stout Sunday against yet another disruptive unit.
TAMPA — Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith isn’t trying to debate what his team’s 1-4 record says about the way the Bucs have played. He admits it’s an accurate barometer of their performance.
TAMPA — When the Buccaneers traded tight end Tim Wright to New England for Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins, they thought they were dealing from strength.
Acting offensive coordinator Marcus Arroyo pointed out that Mike Glennon possesses more mobility, both in and out of the pocket, than he’s usually given credit for.
Bucs defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier called plays the past two weeks from the press box, rather than on the field.
TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will prepare for their game against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday without the aid of coach Lovie Smith on Thursday.
Ravens QB Joe Flacco is eager to renew acquaintances with Bucs RB Bobby Rainey on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium.