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PR Analysis: Tampa Bay's Defensive Game Grades Vs. Atlanta
What grade did Tampa Bay's secondary get for holding Atlanta QB Matt Ryan under 250 yards passing in the Bucs' 22-17 win in Week 17? What grade did the defensive line deserve for harassing Ryan all day and sacking him once? Find out in this Pewter Report article.
Schiano Proud Of How His Team Fought
The Buccaneers snapped a five-game losing streak on Sunday, beating the Falcons in Atlanta to earn their seventh win of the season. Head coach Greg Schiano spoke with the media moments after the 22-17 victory.
As Bucs Finish Fourth In NFC South, A Look To The 2013 Foes
Here is a look at the teams the Bucs will be playing in 2013. The Buccaneers, Saints and Panthers all finished the 2012 season with a 7-9 record and a 3-3 mark in the division, but Tampa Bay finished fourth in the NFC South due to a 4-8 mark in conference games, while New Orleans and Carolina posted 5-7 records in the NFC.
Bucs Down The Birds: Most Impressive And Disappointing
Which players had outstanding games that helped the Buccaneers end their five-game losing streak? Which players will be singled-out for mistakes when the Buccaneers have their final meetings of the season on Monday? Find out in this weekly postgame feature from Pewter Report.
Bucs End 5-Game Losing Skid, Beat Falcons 22-17
Tampa Bay snapped its five-game losing skid with a convincing 22-17 win over the NFC's best team, Atlanta, which rarely loses at home. Doug Martin and Josh Freeman played well for the Bucs, but the real story was the stellar play of Tampa Bay's defense, which stymied the Falcons offense.
Bucs Five Keys To Victory Week 17: Atlanta Falcons
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers head into their final game of the season
against the division rival Atlanta Falcons with a five-game losing
streak. Below are five keys the Bucs should attempt to focus on to finish up the season and attempt to notch their seventh win of the season.
Jackson and Nicks Restructure Deals; Big Cap Savings For 2013
The Buccaneers have reportedly cleared $23 million in cap space for 2013 with the restructuring of the contracts of wide receiver Vincent Jackson and guard Carl Nicks. CB Eric Wright's contract apparently was not reworked, which could be a clue to his future with the club.
Schiano Says He Doesn't Believe Bucs Are A Tired Team
Following the last practice of the 2012 football season for the Buccaneers, head coach Greg Schiano took to the podium at One Buc Place to discuss the day's practice and the upcoming game against the Atlanta Falcons.
Fans Calling For An End To Freeman's Reign Need To Be Patient
Despite Josh Freeman's recent struggles, the Buccaneers coaching staff appears firmly behind the former Kansas State star. Some fans who have given up on Freeman need to look not further than the Giants Eli Manning as an example of someone who may never develop into a Drew Brees, but is capable of bringing home a Lombardi Trophy.
Schiano Says Whole Team Can Take Pride In McCoy's Pro Bowl
Head coach Greg Schiano told the media on Thursday he was thrilled with the selection of Gerald McCoy to the Pro Bowl, but also said it is a team game and McCoy's teammates should take some satisfaction with the honor. Schiano also talked about Mark Barron, the pass defense and a number of other subjects following Thursday's practice.
Wright Implies Adderall Suspension Was a Paperwork Error
Cornerback Eric Wright was back on the practice field Wednesday afternoon for the first time in over a month. Following practice Wright spoke to the media in open locker room and shared his thoughts on his four-game suspension.
Schiano And Barber Have Yet To Discuss Next Season
In his weekly scheduled Wednesday press conference Greg Schiano spoke
with the media about his impressions of Ronde Barber and whether he
would like to have him back next year, players’ individual records, Eric
Wright, and the offensive line’s play. The following is a transcript of
his press conference.
Pro Bowl Deserving Bucs
The Pro Bowl roster will be announced Wednesday evening live on NFL Network and the Buccaneers have a handful of players who arguably have done enough to earn a grass skirt and the coveted postseason honor. In this Pewter Report article, Haley Cornish provides a list of Bucs that could hear their name called on Wednesday night.
Pewter Report Roundtable: Bucs Vs. Rams
How demoralizing will it be if the Bucs finish the season with a six-game losing streak? What did the Pewter Report staff think of offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan's playcalling on Sunday? Besides Freeman's poor play, what other critical errors cost the Buccaneers the win? Get the answers here in this weekly postgame feature, the Pewter Report Roundtable.
Schiano Says Freeman Isn't Pressing
Coach Schiano held his regularly scheduled day after game day press
conference today. In his conference he discussed what he saw in
yesterday’s loss to the Rams, what he has learned about game day
management, as well as his quarterback’s play and Eric Wright’s status.
Freeman: "I Am The QB; Have To Put This One On Me"
Josh Freeman met with the media following Sunday's 28-13 loss to the Rams and explained what happened from his perspective. Freeman took responsibility for the loss saying he is the QB and it falls back on him.
Bucs Most Impressive And Disappointing Buccaneers: Week 16
Which players stood out despite the Buccaneers losing to the Rams on Sunday? What players played poorly, or made enough crucial errors to warrant a place on the most disappointing list? Find out in this weekly postgame feature from Pewter Report.
Schiano Takes The Blame For Sunday's Loss
In his postgame press conference Greg Schiano spoke about the play of
his quarterback and what happened in this loss to the Rams. The
following is a transcript of his press conference.
Red Zone Misfires, 4 INTs Doom Bucs In 28-13 Loss To Rams
For the second straight game, Bucs QB Josh Freeman threw four interceptions, including a pick-six, and that combined with several missed opportunities in the red zone cost Tampa Bay in a 28-13 loss to St. Louis. The defeat assures the 6-9 Bucs a losing season for the second straight season.
A Frustrated Bennett Calls Out His Teammates
Defensive end Michael Bennett was visibly upset following Sunday's 28-13 loss to the Rams. Bennett said the coaches are not to blame on the team's recent failures but instead the players have to take responsibility.
Bucs Five Keys To Victory vs. The Rams
The Buccaneers are looking to snap a four-game losing streak this Sunday at home against the Rams. What five things can the Buccaneers do in order to walk off the field with their seventh win? Find out what Pewter Report's Haley Cornish thinks in this weekly feature, The Five Keys To Victory.
Schiano Says Bucs Must Be Better At Blitzing
In his final press conference before Sunday's home finale against the Rams, head coach Greg Schiano spoke to media one final time this week. Schiano addressed several subjects but spent considerable time explaining some of the Bucs failures on defense.
Rams Game Very Meaningful For Young Bucs
Despite being knocked out of playoff contention, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers still have many factors that are keeping the team motivated to play hard, including a chance to finish out the season on a high note as well as putting on a good show for the fans.
Pewter Report Chat With Scott Reynolds 12-21
Publisher Scott Reynolds will be hosting the weekly Insiders chat on Friday beginning at 11 a.m. Begin submitting questions at 10 a.m. then join him live to find out his thoughts and read what he has to say. If you can't join the live event, a full transcript will be available immediately following the conclusion of the chat.