Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Returning home after a three-game road swing that ultimately proved disappointing, the Bucs (1-4) look to take some momentum into the bye week by beating Baltimore on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium. Here’s a closer look at the matchup.
TAMPA — Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith doesn’t expect everyone to agree with him. After all, in addition to having the NFL’s third-worst offense and defense, his team also has the league’s third-worst record....
TAMPA — At 1-4, the Buccaneers are a last-place team fraught with problems. The play of their quarterback, however, isn’t one of those problems.
NEW ORLEANS — It would have been a terrific win.
Although they led by 11 points at two different points in the second half, the Bucs couldn’t relax because they knew Brees was reloading on the New Orleans sideline.
Tampa Bay entered the game determined to establish a running attack that could take some pressure off QB Mike Glennon in a noisy venue while keeping Saints quarterback Drew Brees stewing on the sideline....
NEW ORLEANS — The Bucs thought they had left their self-destructive tendencies behind them at Atlanta during an embarrassing 56-14 setback. But 17 days later, in a different dome on the road, they left yet another artificial turf littered in y...
NEW ORLEANS — For the second time in three games, Danny Lansanah hasn’t been able to fully cherish a linebacker’s dream.
TAMPA — As he stood on the sideline watching overtime unfold in front of him, Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon was sure he'd get another chance to beat the Saints on Sunday afternoon.
Saints quarterback Drew Brees needed 57 pass attempts to throw for 371 yards against the Bucs on Sunday, but he burned Tampa Bay’s defense repeatedly on flare passes and screens to his running backs.