Advertisement
  1. Sports

Previewing Bucs-Cardinals

Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Can Jameis Winston make the Bucs’ welcome-home game a success?
Quarterback Jameis Winston and the Bucs play their first home game in 49 days at 1 p.m. Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals. [Times]
Published Nov. 8

My beat partner Eduardo A. Encina, the Bucs/pro sports enterprise writer for the Tampa Bay Times, joins me to preview the Bucs-Cardinals game at 1 p.m. Sunday at Raymond James Stadium.

The Bucs are home for the first time in 49 days with quarterback Jameis Winston coming off his best performance of the season, but can he sustain it?

Plus:

*Times Lightning beat writer Diana Nearhos joins us from Sweden, where Victor Hedman and the Lightning are set to finally play their 2 games overseas Friday and Saturday, but will Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman be on the ice?

Listen and subscribe for free on iTunes and the Podcasts app.

Or listen below:

ALSO IN THIS SECTION

  1. Dustin Johnson drives the 6th fairway at Innisbrook's Copperhead Course during the second round of the Valspar Championship in Palm Harbor. DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD  |  Tampa Bay Times
    Johnson, ranked third in the world, played in last year’s tournament at Innisbrook.
  2. Seffner Christian quarterback Isaiah Knowles has thrown for 1,474 yards and 17 touchdowns despite missing four games this season. Times
    The senior quarterback, and Navy commit, has helped dictate the Crusaders’ fortunes, especially their playoff ones.
  3. Florida tight end Kyle Pitts (84) celebrates after scoring a touchdown on a 15-yard pass reception during the second half against Vanderbilt on Nov. 9 in Gainesville. JOHN RAOUX  |  AP
    The Florida Gators still have a lot to play for, even with a sleepy game in cold Columbia.
  4. The Lightning's Victor Hedman (77). Alex Killorn (17) and Nikita Kucherov (86) celebrate after an NHL hockey game against the Sabres in Globen Arena, Stockholm last week. ANDERS WIKLUND/TT  |  AP
    Tampa Bay’s schedule returns to a more normal pace tonight when it takes on the young, gritty Rangers.
  5. Cornerback Sean Murphy-Bunting (26) is part of a young core of defensive backs the Bucs hope will solve their long-running pass defense problems. MONICA HERNDON  |  Times
    John Romano: Could Sean Murphy-Bunting and the young Bucs finally be the answer?
  6. FILE - In this July 24, 2019, file photo, Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander throws to an Oakland Athletics batter during a baseball game in Houston. Verlander has been awarded his second AL Cy Young Award. MICHAEL WYKE  |  AP
    The Mets’ Jacob deGrom wins the NL award for the second straight year.
  7. Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Vernon III Hargreaves kneels in the end zone after a Nov. 13 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. He was cut by the Bucs and picked up by the Texans. JOHN FROSCHAUER  |  AP
    A day after the Bucs release the former first-round pick, he finds a home.
  8. Earlier today• USF Bulls
    USF center Michael Durr is guarded by IUPUI's Elyjah Goss in the second half of the Bulls' 70-53 loss Wednesday at the Yuengling Center. [JOEY KNIGHT | Times] Joey Knight
    The Bulls finish with more turnovers than field goals in an embarrassing 70-53 defeat
  9. Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Ryan Smith, seen here celebrating after breaking up a pass during a preseason game against the Miami Dolphins, was dismayed that fellow cornerback Vernon Hargreaves was released by the Bucs. MONICA HERNDON  |  Times
    The reaction to the release of the former 2016 first-round pick ranged from dismay to acceptance.
  10. Lightning host the Rangers and more sports on the air.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement