Monday, September 17, 2018

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Bucs-Eagles: If 2-0 start is a dream, we donít want to wake up

Bucs-Eagles: If 2-0 start is a dream, we donít want to wake up

TAMPA — Is this really happening?It feels like a dream."Dream? It's the 2018 Bucs," Bucs defensive end Vinny Curry said. "If you're in a dream, keep sleeping."In the dream, the backup quarterback and the beard he rode in are the talk of the NFL...
Published: 09/16/18
Bucs-Eagles: Welcome to Tampa Bay, DeSean Jackson

Bucs-Eagles: Welcome to Tampa Bay, DeSean Jackson

TAMPA — DeSean Jackson found himself running all alone down the middle of the field. He glanced at the Jumbotron and saw his quarterback, Ryan Fitzpatrick, winding up like he was trying throw the football out of Raymond James Stadium.At that mo...
Published: 09/16/18
Bucs-Eagles grades: Tampa Bay outplays NFLís best right from the start

Bucs-Eagles grades: Tampa Bay outplays NFLís best right from the start

TAMPA — It was a red-hot opportunity against the defending Super Bowl champion Eagles in the red-hot box of Raymond James Stadium. A home opener against the best. You don't get many chances like this in your football history, especially recent ...
Published: 09/16/18
Ryan Fitzpatrick throws four TD passes as Bucs upend Eagles, 27-21

Ryan Fitzpatrick throws four TD passes as Bucs upend Eagles, 27-21

It took 11 seconds for Ryan Fitzpatrick to prove last week was no fluke.The Bucs' white-hot quarterback connected with DeSean Jackson for a 75-yard touchdown pass on the first play of the game against the Philadelphia Eagles.It was the first of four ...
Published: 09/16/18
Lightning journal: Center prospect Alex Barre-Boulet shows his scoring chops

Lightning journal: Center prospect Alex Barre-Boulet shows his scoring chops

BRANDON — C Alex Barre-Boulet did not want to try a complicated move. Not with Vezina Trophy finalist Andrei Vasilevskiy between him and the net.So Barre-Boulet went with old reliable as he drew close to the Lightning goalie."It is a move I use...
Published: 09/16/18
Bucs-Eagles: How another Sunday of FitzMagic looked

Bucs-Eagles: How another Sunday of FitzMagic looked

TAMPA — Ryan Fitzpatrick became the first quarterback in NFL history to open the season with two games of 400-plus yards passing and four touchdown passes.And that's not the half of it. The Bucs are 2-0 having beaten Drew Brees in the Supe...
Published: 09/16/18

Captainís Corner: Bite can turn on and off quickly this time of year

Typical deep-summer conditions continue across the bay. During this time of year the bite can be erratic and maybe even a little bi≠polar. The bite can turn on and off in an instant. Several species in one spot can be normal. On recent trips clients ...
Published: 09/16/18
Live blog: Bucs defeat Super Bowl champion Eagles in home opener

Live blog: Bucs defeat Super Bowl champion Eagles in home opener

Game detailsBucs vs. Eagles, 1; Raymond James Stadium, Tampa; TV: Fox; Radio: 97.9-FMPostgame wrapupBucs tight end O.J. Howard races toward the end zone during a 75-yard touchdown reception from Ryan Fitzpatrick. [JIM DAMASKE | Times]It took 11 secon...
Published: 09/16/18
Rays hang on to beat Aís 5-4, guarantee a winning season

Rays hang on to beat Aís 5-4, guarantee a winning season

ST. PETERSBURG – The Rays, barring something really extraordinary, are not going to log enough victories to make it into the playoffs this year.But by hanging on Sunday to beat the A's for a second straight day, 5-4 this time, they made it offi...
Published: 09/16/18
Bucs-Eagles: Good things happen when Tampa Bay comes out throwing

Bucs-Eagles: Good things happen when Tampa Bay comes out throwing

TAMPA — The Bucs threw the ball to start three of their seven first-half drives against the Eagles.The first two for 75 yards, both for touchdowns.The third went for 20 yards to Howard, igniting the drive that put the Bucs up 20-7 on&...
Published: 09/16/18
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