Posts Tagged ‘buccaneers’

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Dwindling Playoff Hopes

By Lucas McMillan For a brief stretch in the middle of the season, it looked like the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had it all figured out. They won four straight, rolling over Minnesota, Oakland and San Diego. Doug Martin established himself as one of the premiere running backs in the NFL, and Josh Freeman rediscovered some […]

Gridiron Gab Week Twelve Preview – Atlanta at Tampa Bay

The Falcons have made a habit of winning ugly in 2012, but the bottom line is they are winning, and right now are the best team in the NFC with a 9-1 record as they head to Tampa Bay Sunday. Atlanta had a close contest not go their way two weeks ago in New Orleans, […]

Gridiron Gab Rapid Recap: Bucs Rookie Back Martin Runs for 251 Yards in 42-32 Win Over Raiders

The Buccaneers seemed to find a formula for winning a week ago in Minnesota, and rode that same formula to another win Sunday in the Black Hole of Oakland. That formula – the running of rookie back Doug Martin. The back dominated Sunday, going off for 251 yards and four touchdowns, simply running past and […]

Huge Night for Bucs Rookie RB Martin Leads Tampa to 36-17 Win Over Vikings

Coming off a short week and a win over the Cardinals, the Vikings did little right on Thursday night, and suddenly they appear once again to have major problems, falling to the Tampa Bay Bucs 36-17. Their stout defense was shredded by Bucs rookie running back Doug Martin, who blistered the Vikings run D for […]

Gridiron Gab Rapid Recap: Cundiff Nails Last Second FG as Redskins Top Buccaneers 24-22

By Troy Jefferson  (Follow @troy_jefferson on twitter) The Washington Redskins traveled to Raymond James Stadium to take on the 1-2 Buccaneers. The Redskins looked as if they would cruise to an easy victory on the road but after a second half Buccaneer’s surge the Redskins were in trouble. Pierre Garcon recovered an RG3 fumble in […]

Gridiron Gab Rapid Recap: Dallas Defense Dominates the Buccaneers in 16-10 Win

Tampa Bay just seven days ago played one of their better games in awhile on offense. Sunday vs the Cowboys, they had the squeeze put on them, as Dallas beat the Bucs 16-10 in Big D. The Bucs offense had just 166 total yards on the day, as Josh Freeman had issues all afternoon doing […]

Gridiron Gab Week Two Preview: Tampa Bay at New York Giants

By Big Daddy Before I looked at the Bucs game from last week I decided I will not read anything about them. I looked at the film not knowing who they played, who they were and what they did. I looked at the game film without any preconceived notion about anybody on both teams. I […]

Gridiron Gab Week One Preview: Carolina at Tampa Bay

The second year for Cam Newton and the Ron Rivera era kicks off Sunday as the Panthers head to Tampa to take on the Bucs in a week one NFC South showdown. New Bucs coach Greg Schiano has his hands full, as he looks to erase what was an awful end to the Buccaneers 2011 […]