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Doug Martin May Be Inactive For Week 2

With the 1 O'clock games starting in a half hour, you may want to go ahead and bench Bucs RB Doug Martin. There are reports that the Bucs may keep him inactive for the game against the Rams. Martin suffered a knee injury in week 1 that forced him out of the game.If Martin does not play, Bobby Rainey would get the start and could be valuable in a PPR league.Tweets about "...
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Game Preview: Tampa Bay Buccaneers host Rams in week two

There will be one less winless team in the standings after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers host the St. Louis Rams on Sunday. The Bucs hope to redeem themselves after a disappointing 20-14 loss to the Panthers. While the Bucs defense kept Tampa in the game, their offense couldn’t get going until it was too late. The Rams come into Tampa following a brutal 34-6 loss to the Titans, where...
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Bucs keys to the game against the Rams

The 2014 regular season did not start out as planned for the Buccaneers after their loss last week to the Carolina Panthers. They’ll be put to the test once again as they battle injuries while hosting a tough St. Louis Rams defense. Here are some keys to the game that can help the Bucs even out their record.
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Buccaneers Injury Update: Doug Martin likely to play

After suffering a left knee injury on Sunday, Doug Martin seems to be on track to play this Sunday. He returned to bench late in the game Sunday, but Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach Lovie Smith decided to keep Bobby Rainey in the game as he said Rainey gave them a 'boost'.There has been a little controversy to Martin not returning. According to the Tampa Bay Times, Last...
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Rewind: Tampa Bay Buccaneers surprising Power Rankings spot, hot cheerleaders, more

Here’s everything you need to get you ready for Week 2 of the NFL season. National Columns - Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the NFL stack up after Week 1 (READ) - QB Ratings: Ranking every starting NFL quarterback heading into Week 2 (READ) - Fab Five: The best games on the NFL slate in Week 2 (READ) - Ten candidates to replace Roger Goodell as NFL commissioner (READ...
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Bucs lose Adrian Clayborn for the season

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have lost defensive end Adrian Clayborn for the season to a biceps injury. Another rough season-ending injury for the #Bucs: This time, they place DE Adrian Clayborn on Injured Reserve with a biceps injury — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 12, 2014 Bad timing for #Bucs DE Adrian Clayborn, who tore his bicep. His 5th-year option was declined, this was...
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Doug Martin Expected To Play In Week 2

  According to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, Buccaneers RB Doug Martin is expected to play against the Rams in Week 2, despite his knee injury and being listed as questionable on the injury report. A report from USA Today, citing unnamed sources, mentioned that Martin had been benched for the blocking mistake and was unrelated to a knee injury. Head coach Lovie Smith clearly...
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Adrian Clayborn’s time with the Bucs may have expired

This was supposed to be Adrian Clayborn‘s contract year. One in which he would prove to the Buccaneers coaching staff and the team’s fanbase he belongs. But after the news Friday morning of the team placing him on injured reserve, his attempts and hopes were cut short. There were lots of question marks entering the 2014 season for Clayborn. His 13 sacks in 36 games with Tampa Bay left...
Via The Bay Cave
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Buccaneers worked out Lache Seastrunk

This week the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were busy working out players. They worked out several veteran cornerbacks including Derek Cox, and Crezdon Butler who the signed, but also worked out former Baylor Running back Lache Seastrunk according to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun.  Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider · 11m Bucs tried out Derek Cox and Brandon Hartston, […] The post Buccaneers...
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Does Bucs' kicker take a shot at Lovie Smith?

There was outrage when the Buccaneers appeared to have been in field goal range in the third quarter of Sunday’s game when they elected to punt the ball instead.  By now you’ve heard head coach Lovie Smith explain that the reason for not attempting three points was because the 35-yard line is the cutoff point for an attempt. On the previous play, quarterback Josh McCown was...
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Give Lovie Smith Credit, He Won’t Rest Until the 53 Count! Solomon Patton was one of the unfortunate ones on the final cutdown, getting that dreaded phone call from the Turk, just like Larry English. Now both players have been given an opportunity to help out the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and their head coach, Lovie Smith, who deserves some credit for not settling. Patton...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Takeaways from week 1

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers opened their season on Sunday with a crushing 20-14 loss to the Carolina Panthers. While Panther’s quarterback Cam Newton sat out due to a lingering rib injury, the Bucs found themselves the more unprepared of the two sides. Here’s a couple takeaways from Sunday’s action: The offense isn’t ready: It was a long day for the Bucs’ offense The Bucs’...
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Buccaneers Injury Update: Logan Mankins, Doug Martin

The Buccaneers offense on Sunday was over-matched by the Panthers defense, and the injuries to newly acquired guard Logan Mankins and start running back Doug Martin were a great cause for concern.According to Mike Florio from Pro Football Talk, the Buccaneers may have dogged a bullet with Mankins:Per a league source it appears Mankins suffered a mild hyper-extension and bad bruise...
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Don’t Sugar coat this…Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be a mess before they win

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will win under Lovie Smith. No, Smith did not coach his best game yesterday. Tony Dungy was wiped out in his opening game in 1996 yet things turned positive that year; albeit too late. Which seems to be the theme for these Buccaneers this season; too late. You can get on Luke McCown for his best McClown impersonation, I sure did. In the end, it does not matter...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Josh McCown fumbles, throws pick on same play

Watch: Buccaneers Josh McCown Throws Comical, Clumsy Interception Josh McCown with the funniest/worst interception of the young season (via @anthonyvslater) — SB Nation (@SBNation) September 7, 2014 Well, it wasn’t exactly a classic butt-fumble, but Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ quarterback Josh McCown had some bumbling clumsy moves in...
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