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. Eagles eke it out: Philly makes a late field goal, but Giants do not. 2X

. tonight: Bears at Cowboys, 8:30. ESPN; 98.7-FM, 1010-AM

. UP NEXT: vs. Chiefs, 1 p.m. Oct. 14. Ch. 10; 620-AM, 103.5-FM

Bucs record: 1-3

NFC SOUTH W L T PCT. div. next
Falcons 4 0 0 1.000 1-0 at Redskins
Bucs 1 3 0 .250 1-0 vs. Chiefs
Panthers 1 3 0 .250 1-2 vs. Seahawks
Saints 0 4 0 .000 0-1 vs. Chargers

Monday, October 1, 2012 , Section X | 



Scenes from Raymond James

Bucs find their long-lost long ball recipe. RG3 is worth the hype. Both kickers display mettle. 4-5X

Price's milestone keeps Rays alive

The lefty beats the White Sox 6-2 for his 20th win, and a playoff berth remains a (faint) possibility. 1C

Falcons 30

Panthers 28
Vikings 20

Lions 13
Rams 19

Seahawks 13
Texans 38

Titans 14
Cardinals 24

Dolphins (OT) 21
Packers 28

Saints 27
Patriots 52

Bills 28
Chargers 37

Chiefs 20
49ers 34

Jets 0
Broncos 37

Raiders 6
Bengals 27

Jaguars 10
Eagles 19

Giants 17

Bucs record: 1-3 09/30/12 [Last modified: Monday, October 1, 2012 12:04am]
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