Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

What you need to know about new Bucs kicker Cairo Santos

What you need to know about new Bucs kicker Cairo Santos

The Buccaneers signed Cairo Santos on Monday after cutting Chandler Catanzaro.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Ryan Fitzpatrick will stay under center for Bucs

Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Ryan Fitzpatrick will stay under center for Bucs

Rick Stroud discusses the news, plus the signing of kicker Cairo Santos to replace Chandler Catanzaro.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Bucs sign placekicker Cairo Santos

Bucs sign placekicker Cairo Santos

TAMPA — The Bucs signed placekicker Cairo Santos to replace Chandler Catanzaro, the team announced Monday night.Santos will become the Bucs' seventh placekicker since the beginning of the 2015 season.He owns a 84.1 field-goal conversion percent...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Here’s Bucs coach Dirk Koetter’s plan to hold onto his job as long as possible

Here’s Bucs coach Dirk Koetter’s plan to hold onto his job as long as possible

TAMPA — It was Lovie Smith, the former philosopher/coach of the Bucs, who once dropped these pearls of wisdom: "It's not about the future, it's always about the future.''Well, Dirk Koetter's decision to stick with Ryan Fitzpatrick at quarterbac...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Buccaneers AfterMath: In Tampa Bay, time is a flat circle

Buccaneers AfterMath: In Tampa Bay, time is a flat circle

Everything the Bucs have ever done or will ever do, they will do over and over and over again.
Published: 11/12/18
Bucs cut Chandler Catanzaro, continuing the trend of in-season kicking changes

Bucs cut Chandler Catanzaro, continuing the trend of in-season kicking changes

TAMPA — The latest chapter in the Bucs' dubious kicking history ended on Monday as the club cut struggling Chandler Catanzaro a day after missing two field goals in a 16-3 home loss to Washington.Catanzaro was 11-for-15 on field-goal attempts i...
Published: 11/12/18
Dirk Koetter took over Bucs play-calling duties in an attempt to protect the defense

Dirk Koetter took over Bucs play-calling duties in an attempt to protect the defense

TAMPA — Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter explained his reasoning for taking over offensive play-calling duties for the team's 16-3 loss to Washington, saying that he wanted to gear the offense toward plays that could create a time of possession adv...
Published: 11/12/18
Bucs coach Dirk Koetter explains his decision to stick with Ryan Fitzpatrick over Jameis Winston

Bucs coach Dirk Koetter explains his decision to stick with Ryan Fitzpatrick over Jameis Winston

TAMPA — Questions about who will start at quarterback Sunday against the Giants dominated Bucs coach Dirk Koetter's Monday press conference. Here's a several of the questions and Koetter's answers:On who will start at quarterback against t...
Published: 11/12/18
Searching for logic in the Bucs’ decision to stick with Ryan Fitzpatrick

Searching for logic in the Bucs’ decision to stick with Ryan Fitzpatrick

TAMPA — Move along. Nothing to see here.Here at the booby hatch, the Bucs are so far gone that they're going back to Ryan Fitzpatrick this Sunday in New York.Who can blame them?That fourth win is so close they can taste it.For a moment Sunday, ...
Published: 11/12/18
Bucs release kicker Chandler Catanzaro, according to a report. Dirk Koetter says it hasn’t happened

Bucs release kicker Chandler Catanzaro, according to a report. Dirk Koetter says it hasn’t happened

After watching Catanzaro missed two field goals in a 16-3 loss to Washington, the Bucs dumped another place-kicker
Published: 11/12/18
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