Brown, Redskins beat Bucs in rain

Sep 1, 2016

Brown, Redskins beat Bucs in rain

Mack Brown ran for 149 yards and a touchdown in the rain to lead the Washington Redskins to a 20-13 preseason-closing victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Wednesday night. With Tropical Storm Hermine approaching Florida’s Gold Coast, the game — played in mostly ...

Bucs name Koetter coach

Jan 16, 2016

Bucs name Koetter coach

Dirk Koetter is confident the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are on the verge of becoming relevant again. The long-time NFL assistant became the team’s fifth coach in eight years Friday, assuming the task of transforming a team that has finished last in its division five ...

Payton refutes speculation, will stay as coach of Saints

Jan 7, 2016

Payton refutes speculation, will stay as coach of Saints

Saints coach Sean Payton smiled often and answered questions for a full hour while team owner Tom Benson and general manager Mickey Loomis looked on from a few meters away. More introspective, laid back and talkative than usual, Payton appeared refreshed and eager to ...

Rams down Buccaneers in possible St. Louis finale

Dec 18, 2015

Rams down Buccaneers in possible St. Louis finale

Rams players saw the signs, heard the chanting, noticed the volume was turned up. The effort was inspired on what could have been the final home game for the franchise in St. Louis. “It was a great atmosphere,” quarterback Case Keenum said after the ...

Winston has mixed debut for Bucs

Aug 16, 2015

Winston has mixed debut for Bucs

Jameis Winston produced mixed results at best in his first NFL action for Tampa Bay, and Teddy Bridgewater had Minnesota’s passing attack in prime form to spark the Vikings in a 26-16 exhibition victory over the Buccaneers on Saturday night. Winston, the first pick ...

Winston seeking to turn page as NFL career begins

Jun 27, 2015

Winston seeking to turn page as NFL career begins

Jameis Winston knows there are always eyes on him — watching, dissecting and waiting for him to make a mistake. The spotlight doesn’t leave, and Winston wants to shine in it. “It’s about my actions,” the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie said while attending a ...

Hester sets return mark in rout

Sep 19, 2014

Hester sets return mark in rout

Devin Hester high-stepped into the NFL record book. Matt Ryan had as many touchdown passes as incompletions. Julio Jones made a spectacular over-the-shoulder catch tumbling into the end zone. The result: One of the biggest wins in Atlanta Falcons history. Hester set an NFL ...

Man United, Buccaneers owner Glazer dies

May 29, 2014

Man United, Buccaneers owner Glazer dies

Malcolm Glazer, the self-made billionaire who led the takeover of English football’s Manchester United and owned the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers, has died. He was 85. The Bucs said Glazer died Wednesday. The reclusive Palm Beach, Florida, businessman had been in failing health since ...

Buccaneers counting on Smith for turnaround

Jan 7, 2014

Buccaneers counting on Smith for turnaround

Lovie Smith spent the past year watching lots of football, analyzing himself and preparing for his next job in the NFL. “How many times in life do you get a chance to take a break and really evaluate everything that you’ve done and who ...

Smith in line to become Buccaneers head coach

Jan 2, 2014

Smith in line to become Buccaneers head coach

Former Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith is set to take on the challenge of rebuilding the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Two people familiar with Smith’s plans said Wednesday night that the coach has reached an agreement to fill the opening created by the firing of ...

49ers confident cornerback is heading in Wright direction

Dec 15, 2013

49ers confident cornerback is heading in Wright direction

Eric Wright raised his arms to the sky, his right hand clutching the ball, then danced off the field collecting hugs and hand slaps from his San Francisco teammates. The veteran cornerback finally was back in his play-making element. Wright and the 49ers had ...

Panthers win eighth straight

Dec 2, 2013

Panthers win eighth straight

Cam Newton walked into the press conference Sunday afternoon, flashed that familiar smile and gave a tip of the hat to his former college team. “War Eagle. War Eagle. War. Damn. Eagle,” Newton said. Less than 24 hours after the Auburn Tigers pulled off ...