Friday, February 23, 2018
Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Bucs single-game tickets on sale Wednesday

Single-game tickets for the Bucs' 2013 home games go on sale at 10 a.m. today through buccaneers.com or ticketmaster.com.

Home preseason games are Aug.8 vs. Baltimore and Aug. 29 vs. Washington, both at 7:30 p.m.

The home regular-season schedule: Sept. 15 vs. New Orleans, (4 p.m.); Sept. 29 vs. Arizona (1 p.m.); Oct. 13 vs Philadelphia (1 p.m.); Oct. 24 vs. Carolina (8:25 p.m.); Nov. 11 vs. Miami (8:40 p.m.); Nov. 17 vs. Atlanta (1 p.m.); Dec. 8 vs. Buffalo (1 p.m.) and Dec. 15 vs. San Francisco (1 p.m.).

Also, the Bucs made a handful of personnel moves in their front office Tuesday, including the hire of veteran talent evaluator Scott Cohen as senior personnel advisor. Cohen was a Jets assistant general manager until last spring. Other moves included the promotions of former linebacker Shelton Quarles to director of pro scouting, Mike Greenberg to director of football administration and Andre Forde (northeast) and Tony Hardie (mid-Atlantic) to area scouts.

Redskins ask for bounty lawsuit to be thrown out

WASHINGTON — The Redskins asked a judge to dismiss a former NFL player's lawsuit that accuses the team and former assistant coach Gregg Williams of running a bounty program that encouraged players to intentionally injure opponents.

The former player, linebacker Barrett Green, says he was targeted during a game Dec. 5, 2004, resulting in a career-ending knee injury. Green was with the Giants when he was hit by Robert Royal. Green is suing the Redskins, Williams and Royal.

The team said Friday in federal court in Greenbelt, Md., that Green's claims are "utterly baseless." But, even if they were true, his lawsuit is pre-empted by an NFL collective bargaining agreement and was filed too late, lawyers for the team wrote.

Also, tight end Chris Cooley retired and will join the Redskins' radio broadcasting team.

Bengals: Defensive end and former Florida star Carlos Dunlap signed a five-year extension for $40 million. His contract now runs through 2018.

Jaguars: Receiver Laurent Robinson filed a grievance against the team, USA Today reported. He was released in March, before his $2.6 million salary for 2013 would have been guaranteed. He had four concussions in 2012.

Packers: Safety Morgan Burnett signed a four-year extension worth $24.75 million, NFL.com reported.

Obituary: Jon Richardson, the oldest son of Panthers owner Jerry Richardson and the former president of Bank of America Stadium, died of cancer. He was 53.

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