Monday, September 17, 2018

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Bucs journal: Better QB protection result of training camp battles

Bucs journal: Better QB protection result of training camp battles

TAMPA— Bucs quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is off to an incredibly hot start, and a big reason for it is the protection he is getting from the offensive line.Fitzpatrick has only been sacked twice in 61 pass attempts. According to coach Dirk Koet...
Updated: 2 hours ago
While others debate Winston or Fitzpatrick, the Bucs will answer this question

While others debate Winston or Fitzpatrick, the Bucs will answer this question

TAMPA — If there is a quarterback dilemma for the Bucs, it is this: When do they make the switch to Jameis Winston?Sure, Ryan Fitzpatrick is playing the best football of his life. He's 2-0 with consecutive games of at least 400 yards passing an...
Updated: 2 hours ago
When deciding whether to keep starting Ryan Fitzpatrick, throw out logic

When deciding whether to keep starting Ryan Fitzpatrick, throw out logic

TAMPA — Logic tells me that there is a wall out there with Ryan Fitzpatrick's name on it. That's his history. That's why he never became The Man on his previous zillion NFL teams. He's a reliever, a good one, but the longer you see his stuff, t...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Tampa Bay chefs get fresh platform at Bucs home games

Tampa Bay chefs get fresh platform at Bucs home games

TAMPA — It was almost like a sitcom spit take. People in Buccaneers-red and Eagles-midnight green would walk up to the makeshift kitchen in the West Stadium Club, look at the huge poster of chef/restaurateur John Rivers, then glance at the guy in the...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Buccaneers AfterMath: We have a quarterback controversy, Tampa Bay

Buccaneers AfterMath: We have a quarterback controversy, Tampa Bay

TAMPA — Jameis Winston isn’t here. Ryan Fitzpatrick is.And in place of the suspended Winston, Fitzpatrick passed for 402 yards and four touchdowns Sunday and led the Buccaneers to a stunning 27-21 upset over the defending Super Bowl champ...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Bucs-Eagles: Ryan Fitzpatrick, teammates are not who we thought they were

Bucs-Eagles: Ryan Fitzpatrick, teammates are not who we thought they were

TAMPA  — Ryan Fitzpatrick was ready to dress for success. After shredding the Philadelphia Eagles for 402 yards passing and four touchdowns in a 27-21 win Sunday, once again he was helped out by receiver DeSean Jackson. First, he put on the bl...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Carson Wentz cleared to return for Eagles

Carson Wentz cleared to return for Eagles

PHILADELPHIA — He’s back. Carson Wentz has been cleared to return and is slated to start for the Philadelphia Eagles against Indianapolis in Week 3. "I was impressed with how well he attacked his rehab throughout the offseason," coach Doug Pederson s...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Ryan Fitzpatrick leads Bucs to 2-0 start

Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Ryan Fitzpatrick leads Bucs to 2-0 start

FitzMagic continues as Ryan Fitzpatrick leads the Bucs to their first 2-0 start since 2010, beating the defending Super Bowl champion Eagles, 27-21.Fitzpatrick throws for over 400 yards and four touchdowns for the second game in a row, while the...
Published: 09/17/18
Bucs-Eagles: O.J. Howard shakes off turnover, bounces back with big play

Bucs-Eagles: O.J. Howard shakes off turnover, bounces back with big play

TAMPA — Ryan Fitzpatrick took a step backward Sunday. He threw an interception.Well, technically, it was an interception, but the first-quarter turnover wasn't really his fault. His pass, like most of his 32 others, was on target to tight end O...
Published: 09/16/18
Bucs-Eagles: A by-the-numbers look at Tampa Bay’s 27-21 win

Bucs-Eagles: A by-the-numbers look at Tampa Bay’s 27-21 win

Here's a by-the-numbers look at the Bucs' 27-21 upset win over the defending Super Bowl champion Eagles on Sunday:8Times in team history that the Bucs have started 2-0. They last did it in 2010. They went on to win at least 10 games in five of those ...
Published: 09/16/18
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