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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.
Bucs lose CB Jenkins for season with torn pectoral

Bucs lose CB Jenkins for season with torn pectoral

Veteran CB Mike Jenkins, a former standout at the University of South Florida, will miss the rest of the season after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers placed him on injured reserve with a pectoral muscle injury.
Published: 09/10/14
Updated: 09/11/14

Bucs notes: Tedford, still recovering, misses practice

Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford was not present at One Buc Place on Wednesday, two days after head coach Lovie Smith said the 52-year-old play caller was back working full time.
Published: 09/10/14
Updated: 09/11/14
Owusu wants to change story as Bucs’ No. 3 receiver

Owusu wants to change story as Bucs’ No. 3 receiver

You have no doubt read Chris Owusu’s story before. It is the oft-told tale of a pro football prospect awash in skill and ability whose career becomes derailed by an uncontrollable rash of injuries. Owusu’s story, though, has a twist to it — one filled with mystery and intrigue.
Published: 09/10/14
Updated: 09/11/14
Ira Kaufman’s Week 2 NFL power rankings

Ira Kaufman’s Week 2 NFL power rankings

Each week, 12 national media members — including The Tampa Tribune’s Ira Kaufman — rank teams in what is known as The Associated Press Pro32 power rankings. Here is Kaufman’s ballot.
Published: 09/10/14
Updated: 09/11/14
Hot Reads: Bucs DT McCoy credits fans for staying

Hot Reads: Bucs DT McCoy credits fans for staying

McCoy to fans:
Published: 09/10/14

Bucs Hot Reads: Dotson looks forward to reunion with Joseph

Demar Dotson is eager to see a friend and former colleague Sunday, but it's all about the timing.Tampa Bay's right tackle played next to Davin Joseph for four seasons, and now Joseph will accompany the Rams into Raymond James Stadium as their starting right guard.
Published: 09/10/14
Bucs notes: English brought back to bolster defensive line

Bucs notes: English brought back to bolster defensive line

The Bucs re-signed DL Larry English after he spent most of training camp and all of the preseason with them before being released during the final roster cut to 53 players.
Published: 09/10/14
Bucs vs. Rams: A Look Ahead

Bucs vs. Rams: A Look Ahead

Coming off an uninspired loss to Carolina, the Bucs face another backup quarterback Sunday at Raymond James Stadium against the St. Louis Rams and their stellar pass rush. Here’s a closer look at the matchup:
Published: 09/10/14
Bucs sign DE English, release DE Means

Bucs sign DE English, release DE Means

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers didn’t generate much of a pass rush during their 20-14 loss to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.
Published: 09/09/14
Bucs hope to have G Mankins, OC Tedford against Rams

Bucs hope to have G Mankins, OC Tedford against Rams

Lovie Smith was his typically guarded self on Monday, but sensing a fan base discouraged by a 20-14 opening-day loss to the Panthers was in need of some good news, he suddenly let his guard slip.
Published: 09/08/14
Updated: 09/09/14
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