Pewter Report Articles Archive
"There Is No Quarterback Controversy"
Tampa Bay coach Jon Gruden addressed the reports that the Bucs are making moves at quarterback. Also after two practices leading up to their game against the Denver Broncos, the team is still unsure which injured players will be able to play in the contest. Bucs guard Davin Joseph appears closer to coming back.
Bucs Lose Griese And Game To Broncos, 16-13
UPDATED: The Bucs lost in Denver to the Broncos on Sunday, 16-13, and also lost starting QB Brian Griese to a shoulder injury. The Bucs offense didn't score a TD until late in the fourth quarter and the defensed failed to create a turnover. The Bucs are 3-2 on the season and host the 4-1 Carolina Panthers next Sunday.
Pewter Report Roundtable
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost in Denver to the Broncos on Sunday, 16-13. What did the Pewter Report editorial staff think of the Buccaneers' defeat in the Mile High city? Get Pewter Report's insight, analysis and commentary in the PR Roundtable.
Bucs Post-Game Quotes
The Bucs lost to the Broncos in Denver on Sunday, 16-13. What did Bucs head coach Jon Gruden and his players have to say about their second loss of the second? Read their comments in this article.
Game Grades: Offense
How did the Bucs offense grade out in the 16-13 loss to the Denver Broncos? Find out in this Pewter Insider article.
Game Grades: Defense
Tampa Bay lost to Denver at Invesco Field on Sunday, 16-13. Who performed well and who didn't? PewterReport.com dishes out grades to the Bucs defense, special teams and coaching staff in this article.
Allen Says Kiffin Never Wanted To Leave Bucs
Buccaneers general manager Bruce Allen spoke with Pewter Report about the comments made earlier this week that defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin wanted to leave Tampa Bay to coach in Oakland with his son Lane Kiffin. UPDATED- with Bucs official injury report.
PI Quick Hits
Who do the Buccaneers need to step up at wide reciever? What has happened to DT Jovan Haye? Is the pass rush improved from last season? What about the pass protection? Find out the answers to these questions in this PI Quick Hits.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will clash with the Carolina Panthers in Week 6 of the 2008 regular season on Sunday. What happened the last time these two teams met? How did the Panthers fare last week? Pewter Report has a preview of Sunday’s Bucs-Panthers game.
Pewter Report Staff Picks: Week 6
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will play the Carolina Panthers in Week 6 of the regular season. Which Pewter Reporters picked the Bucs to defeat the Panthers? Get their picks for each of this week's games in this article.
Pewter Report has scouted Tampa Bay's sixth 2008 regular season opponent - the Carolina Panthers. How do the Bucs match up against the Panthers at each position? Get answers to this question, a prediction and much more information regarding the Bucs-Panthers matchup in this Pewter Insider article.
Bucs QB Situation In Flux
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden updated the status of QB Brian Griese and the quarterback situation going ahead to the game against the Carolina Panthers. Bucs LB Barrett Ruud (knee) believes that he will play, and Gruden explained why the Bucs offense struggled against Denver.
Chat Transcript - 10/7
Did you miss Tuesday night's chat? Not to worry. PewterReport.com provides a transcript of the 30-minute chat session in this article. You don't want to miss what the Pewter Report staff said about the Bucs during the chat session.
PI Quick Hits
What adjustment should Tampa Bay make on offense? Why doesn't Luke McCown get a shot as the Bucs starting quarterback? What play killed the Bucs comeback effort against Denver? Find out the answers to these questions in this PI Quick Hits.
Garcia Gets Starter Reps
Although the Bucs haven't announced their starting quarterback for Sunday's game, Jeff Garcia took the majority of first-team reps on Wednesday and could start vs. the Carolina Panthers due to Brian Griese's elbow injury.
Bucs Sign LB Moffitt To Practice Squad
Tampa Bay signed former South Florida middle linebacker Ben Moffitt to its eight-man practice squad on Wednesday. The move came after Bucs tight end Daniel Fells was signed to St. Louis' active roster. Plus, injury news from One Buc Place, including an update on MLB Barrett Ruud.
Offense's Issues Run Deep
The Bucs offense discussed its lack of big plays and need to improve in that area as they began preparing for the Panthers on Wednesday. Plus, Bucs G Davin Joseph and T Jeremy Trueblood sound off and Tampa Bay explains how its five game losing streak at home to the Panthers must come to an end on Sunday.
Which Bucs defender would replace CB Ronde Barber in nickel situations if he were to get injured? Will the Bucs deal for a wide receiver before the trade deadline next week? Get answers to these questions in this Pewter Insider column.
SR's Fab 5
After 5 games, is this year's Bucs offense playing better or worse than it did a year ago? Why should Bucs fans be missing Brad Johnson? Should the Bucs trade for WR Roy Williams? Get the answers plus a lot of scoop and analysis from the Bucs-Broncos game in this week's SR's Fab 5 column.
Pewter Pre-Game Show: Week Six
Watch the Pewter Pre-Game Show now! Pewter Report's editorial staff tackles Game Six against the Panthers at Raymond James Stadium with "Keys To Victory," "Matchups To Watch" and three "Stats that are for Winners!" See predictions for the upcoming game as well!
Galloway Closing In On Return
Tampa Bay wide receiver Joey Galloway returned to practice on Thursday for the first time since sustained a foot injury in Week 2. Galloway was limited in his return. Plus, Jeff Garcia took all of the first-team reps at quarterback for the second straight day.
Garcia Likely To Start
Brian Griese was held out of practice again on Friday, which makes it likely that Jeff Garcia will start at quarterback for the Bucs on Sunday. Plus, WR Joey Galloway was held out of practice, but LB Barrett Ruud likely will play vs. the Panthers.
In-Season Issue Now Available
The Pewter Report In-Season issue is now available in PDF format and has been mailed to subscribers. Here's the best part - Bucs fans that sign up for an annual subscription or renew their subscription between now and Monday, Oct. 20 will save 40% on of their subscription in honor of retired FB Mike Alstott.
Bucs Pick Apart Panthers, 27-3
UPDATED: Tampa Bay defeated NFC South rival Carolina at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday, 27-3. The Bucs defense dominated by intercepting three passes while LB Geno Hayes blocked a punt and returned it for a TD. Bucs QB Jeff Garcia engineered two TD drives en route to the big win.
Bucs Post-Game Quotes
The Bucs downed the Panthers at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday, 27-3. What did Bucs head coach Jon Gruden and his players have to say about their big NFC South win? Read their comments in this article.
Pewter Report Roundtable
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated Carolina on Sunday, 27-3. What did the Pewter Report editorial staff think of the Bucs' big win over their NFC South division rival? They sound off on this article.
Game Grades: Offense
The Buccaneers offense had a solid game producing 20 points against the Carolina Panthers. How did QB Jeff Garcia grade out in his return to the starting lineup? What was the running backs grade with RB Earnest Graham having to play fullback? Find out in this Pewter Insider.
Game Grades: Defense/STs
Tampa Bay defeated Carolina in convincing fashion at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday, 27-3. Which defensive players stood out en route to Tampa Bay's dominant performance? Which ones didn't? PewterReport.com dishes out grades to the Bucs defense, STs and coaching staff in this article.
Bucs FB Storer Out For The Year
Tampa Bay fullback Byron Storer will miss the remainder of the season with a torn ACL. Bucs FB B.J. Askew (hamstring) hopes to play vs. Seattle on Sunday night, which is when the Bucs will hold a halftime ceremony honoring retired FB Mike Alstott.