Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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
Bucs-Eagles: If 2-0 start is a dream, we don’t want to wake up

Bucs-Eagles: If 2-0 start is a dream, we don’t 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 NFL’s best right from the start

Bucs-Eagles grades: Tampa Bay outplays NFL’s 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
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
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
Sound-Smarter-Than-Your-Friends Guide to Eagles-Buccaneers: The key to Philadelphia’s red-zone success

Sound-Smarter-Than-Your-Friends Guide to Eagles-Buccaneers: The key to Philadelphia’s red-zone success

After torching the Saints in Week 1, Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been the talk of the NFL. Yeah, there has been some chatter about some guy named Aaron, but whatever he did probably wasn’t as amazing.Now, though, it gets ...
Published: 09/15/18
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