Author Archives: Ralph Phillips

2014 expectations for the new look Buccaneers

#73178838 / With the past two coaches the Buccaneers started their seasons going 3-13 behind Raheem Morris and 7-9 behind Greg Schiano. There are greater expectations for Lovie Smith as both previous Bucs coaches were new to the NFL … Continue reading

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Buccaneers make last minute transactions ahead of season opener

In an unexpected move Saturday the Buccaneers front office made changes in both the secondary and the receiving corps. WR Louis Murphy (#11) and CB Quinton Pointer (#26) were both cut, making room for WR Solomon Patton (#86) and CB … Continue reading

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OC Jeff Tedford returns to practice Friday, still game time decision

OC Jeff Tedford was spotted on the practice field at One Buc Place on Friday. Head Coach Lovie Smith reports his involvement in Sunday’s game will be made on Sunday. “Jeff Tedford is getting better,” he said. “I know that I’ve said … Continue reading

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Week 1 Final Injury Report

On the eve of the Buccaneers season opener, definitive answers are finally coming to light surrounding the Buccaneers injury situation and list of players out this week has gotten smaller. The following players have been ruled out for tomorrow’s game: … Continue reading

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[Preview] Week 1 Panthers @ Bucs

#462688235 / Football is here and the season opener could not be any more exciting for Buccaneers fans as the team faces off against division rival Carolina Panthers. Last year Carolina stomped the Buccaneers in both games and fans … Continue reading

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Does the preseason matter?

#117146895 / Yes. For the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, there is a correlation between their preseason performance and their regular season record. I started off doing this research to prove to a buddy that the preseason does not matter. For … Continue reading

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[2014] Preseason [preview] Bucs @ Bills

#454025048 / So what are we looking for in this game? Well, again, we are going to watch the lines. We played the Bills week 14 last year and it was a blow out. We had 7 sacks and … Continue reading

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[2014] Preseason [Week 2] Review [email protected]

The final outcome of the game was the Dolphins 20 and the Buccaneers 14. The first team scores reflected a different game with Miami only able to tally 3 points to the Buccaneers 7. That lone touchdown by the Buccaneers … Continue reading

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Bucs Safety Kelcie McCray, #35, traded to KC for guard Rishaw Johnson

The Buccaneers traded backup safety Kelcie McCray to the Kansas City Chiefs for their guard Rishaw Johnson. McCray played in 11 games for the Buccaneers last year and recorded 7 tackles, one for a loss, one defended pass, and one … Continue reading

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