Leonard Fournette is on pace to eclipse his single-season record of 1,674 total yards from his final season with the Jaguars in 2019.
Talented but troubled players such as Leonard Fournette, Antonio Brown and Richard Sherman have overcome off-field issues to find a home in Tampa Bay.
John Romano | The Bucs have rediscovered their running game in recent weeks, and they need to keep it that way to protect Brady’s body from punishment.
The star forward watched and learned from new vantage points, and offered advice to teammates, while out last regular season.
After spending 11 days with the Kraken, including playing in the franchise’s first win, the forward is back where he started and ready to contribute however he can.


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    Florida State defensive back Jammie Robinson (10) intercepts a pass in the end zone in the first half against Massachusetts on Saturday.
  2. The injury to Nikita Kucherov opened the door for Alex Barre-Boulet to return to the Lightning.
  3. The Lightning's Nikita Kucherov, left, with Brayden Point, middle, and Ondrej Palat on the ice on the opening day of Lightning training camp.
  4. Bucs rookie linebacker Joe Tryon-Shoyinka has been impressive in his first season, so maybe it's time to lean on him a little more?
  5. Tom Brady threw more than 600 passes in 2020 and is on pace to throw more than 750 in a 17-game season in 2021. For the sake of his health, and hits like this by Atlanta's Deion Jones, it might behoove the Bucs to continue running the ball as much as possible.
  6. Leonard Fournette is on pace to eclipse his single-season record of 1,674 total yards from his final season with the Jaguars in 2019.
  7. Armwood appears to be rounding into playoff form at the right time, topping Wiregrass Ranch 41-11 on Friday night.
  8. Largo has now won three in a row after Friday's night's 25-7 victory over district foe Sickles.
  9. Wharton running back Arkese Parks gets swarmed by the Tampa Bay Tech defense during a 21-12 Titans victory on Friday night.
  10. Wesley Chapel tops Hudson 44-6 Friday night in a key Class 5A, District 9 game.
  11. Tampa Bay Tech running back James Evans IV looks for running room during a 21-12 victory over Wharton on Friday night.
  12. “(Thursday) night brought back a lot of memories for the guys,” Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman said. “You kind of relive that moment. (Friday), the date has turned, and you get ready for (Saturday).”
  13. Rays pitcher Yonny Chirinos fractured his elbow while throwing live batting practice in late September and underwent surgery Sept. 30 to have a screw installed.
  14. Jaren Mangham and the rest of the USF Bulls face a must-win game against Temple.
  15. The Lightning claimed forward Alex Barre-Boulet off waivers Friday, after he had spent a week and a half with Seattle.
  16. Bucs outside linebacker Jason Pierre-Paul (shoulder/hand) did not practice during the portion open to the media Friday, but coach Bruce Arians indicated afterward he could play Sunday against the Bears.
  17. An on-campus stadium would help USF's push to join a Power Five league. We saw that with this round of conference realignment.
  18. If MLB doesn't do something to address its pace-of-play problem, there are going to be more and more people looking as enthusiastic as this Red Sox fan during Game 5 of the American League Championship Series against Houston Wednesday.
  19. Bucs quarterback Tom Brady (12), attempting a pass during the first quarter of the Oct. 3 game in New England, enters Week Seven as the NFL's only 2,000-yard passer.
  20. Browns running back D'Ernest Johnson looks to get past Broncos cornerback Ronald Darby. The third-stringer runs for 146 yards and gets a game ball along with a dousing from happy teammates..
  21. The Los Angeles Dodgers' Chris Taylor hits a solo home run in the seventh inning against the Atlanta Braves in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series Thursday in Los Angeles.
  22. The Lightning's 2020-21 Stanley Cup championship ring features 338 diamonds and 52 sapphires.
  23. Bucs quarterback Tom Brady (12) scrambles on a broken play during a victory over the Miami Dolphins earlier this month at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.