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Thursday, Sep 18, 2014

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McCown's mistakes not what Buccaneers bargained for
Josh McCown says he has “done some good things,” but he realizes his interceptions have been critical.
Entering tonight's game at Atlanta, normally reliable Bucs QB Josh McCown is on the verge of losing the reputation he built for being a polished, sound decision maker.

Hillsborough district sued over football player’s brain injury

TAMPA — The parents of Wharton High School football player Sean McNamee filed a lawsuit Friday against the Hillsborough County School District, accusing the district of negligence in connection with a serious brain injury their son suffered at ...
Published: 09/12/14

NFL: 3 in 10 ex-players face Alzheimer's, dementia

PHILADELPHIA — The NFL estimates that nearly three in 10 former players will develop debilitating brain conditions, and that they will be stricken earlier and at least twice as often as the general population.
Published: 09/12/14
Bucs DE Clayborn out for season with biceps injury

Bucs DE Clayborn out for season with biceps injury

TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ defensive front suffered a major loss Friday when starting left end Adrian Clayborn was placed on season-ending injured reserve with a biceps injury.
Published: 09/12/14
Bucs LB David has mentor in Hall of Famer Brooks

Bucs LB David has mentor in Hall of Famer Brooks

TAMPA — Lavonte David has a vivid recollection of his first meeting with Derrick Brooks.
Published: 09/11/14
Updated: 09/12/14
Bucs notes: G Mankins, RB Martin return to practice

Bucs notes: G Mankins, RB Martin return to practice

While LG Logan Mankins (knee) and RB Doug Martin (knee) returned to work a day after sitting out practice because of injuries, coordinator Jeff Tedford missed a second straight day of work. Tedford is expected back today.
Published: 09/11/14
Updated: 09/12/14

Bucs Hot Reads: Smith says RB Martin not pulled for poor blocking

Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith on Thursday vehemently denied RB Doug Martin was pulled from the Sunday’s opener for providing poor pass protection, rather than because of a knee injury.
Published: 09/11/14
Updated: 09/12/14

Rice case prompts changes to ‘Thursday Night Football’

LOS ANGELES — The debut of CBS’ “Thursday Night Football” broadcast was revised because of controversy surrounding the video of Ray Rice knocking his then-fiancee unconscious, CBS Sports Chairman Sean McManus said.
Published: 09/11/14
Bucs OC Tedford misses second day of work Thursday

Bucs OC Tedford misses second day of work Thursday

TAMPA — Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford is missing a second straight day of work at One Buc Place today as he continues to seek medical clearance to return to full-time duty.
Published: 09/11/14
Sunday for Bucs: Big game, bigger questions
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Sunday for Bucs: Big game, bigger questions

It’s only Week 2, but Lovie Smith and his team need no part of 0-2 out of the gate, writes columnist Martin Fennelly.
Published: 09/11/14
Lighter Lane sets Bucs’ mark with 54-yard run

Lighter Lane sets Bucs’ mark with 54-yard run

TAMPA — When he came out of college at Texas A&M a few years back, Tampa Bay Buccaneers fullback Jorvorkie Lane weighed 277 pounds. He’s down to 258 now, but he still wants to lose 10 more.
Published: 09/11/14
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