Thursday, December 14, 2017

Bucs Beat

Rick Stroud and Greg Auman

Bucs-Packers: Tampa Bay Times staff predictions for Sunday’s 1 p.m. game

Bucs-Packers: Tampa Bay Times staff predictions for Sunday’s 1 p.m. game

Here’s the Times’ Bucs coverage team’s predictions for Tampa Bay’s 1 p.m. game Sunday at Green Bay:FROZEN OUT IN GREEN BAY Tom Jones, @tomwjones: With Aaron Rodgers out and the Packers struggling, I thought Bucs might have a c...
Published: 12/02/17
Bucs rule out six players for Sunday vs. Packers

Bucs rule out six players for Sunday vs. Packers

As expected, the Bucs will be impacted heavily by injuries on Sunday at Green Bay, with six players ruled out in Friday's injury report.The Bucs will be without RB Doug Martin, DE Robert Ayers, S T.J. Ward, DT Clinton McDonald, CB Vernon Hargreaves a...
Published: 12/01/17
Hundley? Bucs have struggled against young QBs, too

Hundley? Bucs have struggled against young QBs, too

So many times this season, the Bucs defense has struggled against the over-35 QB crowd, with losses to Tom Brady, Carson Palmer and Drew Brees. Sunday’s game at Green Bay offers a break from that, facing Packers quarterback Brett Hundley, just ...
Published: 12/01/17
NFL Week 13: Tampa Bay Times staff picks

NFL Week 13: Tampa Bay Times staff picks

Here's the Tampa Bay Times' staff picks for all the games this week, including the Bucs' 1 p.m. throw back to their NFC North days in Green Bay. A couple of our pickers have the Bucs pulling off the upset. GameErnest Hooper, @hoop4youThomas Bass...
Published: 11/30/17
Bucs rookie Kendell Beckwith played at Lambeau last year

Bucs rookie Kendell Beckwith played at Lambeau last year

The Bucs haven't played a game at Lambeau Field in six years, and as they prepare to play there Sunday, the team's roster turnover has been heavy enough that no current players have played for the Bucs in Green Bay.Tight end Luke Stocker did play in ...
Published: 11/30/17
Jameis Winston has ‘no fear’ of suspension resulting from NFL investigation

Jameis Winston has ‘no fear’ of suspension resulting from NFL investigation

Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston said Thursday he has "no fear" of a suspensi0n resulting from an NFL investigation into an allegation that he groped a female Uber driver in Arizona in March 2016."I have no fear at all," Winston said, addressing the a...
Published: 11/30/17
Bucs roundtable: Which offseason move backfired the most

Bucs roundtable: Which offseason move backfired the most

Yes, the Bucs have problems, some of which have roots in the offseason. Hence, today's question: Which of the Bucs' off-season personnel decision backfired the most?WHERE'S THE RUSH?Tom Jones, @tomwjones: It’s hard to criticize the Bucs first f...
Published: 11/30/17
Bad news for slumping Bucs, who place C Ali Marpet and T Demar Dotson on injured reserve

Bad news for slumping Bucs, who place C Ali Marpet and T Demar Dotson on injured reserve

The Bucs lost more than at game at Atlanta Sunday. It also claimed two of their best offensive linemen.Center Ali Marpet and tackle Demar Dotson were placed on injured reserve Wednesday. Both suffered knee injuries in Sunday's 34-20 loss to the Falco...
Published: 11/29/17
Bucs roundtable: Who has the most to gain from the final five games?

Bucs roundtable: Who has the most to gain from the final five games?

The Bucs fell to 4-7 on Sunday in Atlanta and are likely to be underdogs in all of their final five games. With that in mind, here’s today’s question:Besides Jameis Winston, who on the Bucs has the most to gain from the final five games o...
Published: 11/29/17
Bucs cut TE Luke Stocker after seven seasons

Bucs cut TE Luke Stocker after seven seasons

TE Luke Stocker, whose seven-year run with the Bucs was the third-longest on the current roster, was waived on Tuesday as the team takes a look at younger players in the final five games of the season.Stocker, 29, had been inactive the last two games...
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