Pewter Report Articles Archive
Stroughter Out For The Season
Buccaneers rookie wide receiver Sammie Stroughter is out for the season after sustaining a broken right foot during Tampa Bay's 24-7 win over Seattle on Sunday. Stroughter was impressive in 2009, catching 31 passes for 334 yards and one touchdwon. He will also be missed on special teams.
Pewter Prospect: DT Gerald McCoy
Do the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a need for a pass rushing defensive tackle? Could the Bucs go for a prototypical Tampa- type three technique? Find out in this Pewter Prospect profile.
Bucs Stun Saints For 20-17 OT Win
The 2-12 Bucs did the unthinkable in upsetting the 13-1 New Orleans Saints, 20-17, in overtime. Tampa Bay scored 20 unanswered points, including Connor Barth’s 47-yard field goal to win the game in overtime. Cadillac Williams rushed for 129 yards in the win. The Bucs are now 3-12 and have won two straight games.
Pewter Report Roundtable
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers pulled off the upset in New Orleans by downing the Saints in overtime Sunday, 20-17. What impressed the Pewter Reporters most about the Buccaneers' big win in New Orleans? Should Raheem Morris stay on in 2010 as the head coach? They sound off in this Pewter Insider article.
Game Grades: Offense
The Buccaneers beat the New Orleans Saints 20-17 on Sunday. How did the Bucs grade out on offense? How did the Buccaneers running backs grade out after their first 100-yard rushing game of the season? How did the offensive line grade out with their running production while committing a number of penalties? Find out here.
Game Grades: Defense
The Bucs stunned the Saints in New Orleans by pulling off a 20-17 overtime win Sunday. Which defensive players stood out during Tampa Bay's upset and come-from-behind win over New Orleans? Which ones didn't? PewterReport.com dishes out grades to the Bucs defense, special teams and coaching staff in this article.
Morris Responds To Cowher Report
Bucs head coach Raheem Morris responded to this morning's report regarding Tampa Bay's interest in former Pittsburgh head coach Bill Cowher following the Bucs' 20-17 upset win over the New Orleans Saints. Find out what Morris said in this article.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will clash with the Atlanta Falcons in Week 17 of the 2009 regular season. What happened the last time these two teams met? How did the Falcons fare last week? Pewter Report has a preview Tampa Bay's regular season finale vs. Atlanta.
Enemy Profile: Falcons
Pewter Report has scouted Tampa Bay's 16th and final opponent of the 2009 regular season - the Atlanta Falcons. How do the Bucs match up against the Falcons at each position? Get answers to this question, a prediction and much more info regarding the Bucs-Falcons matchup in this Pewter Insider article.
Pewter Report Staff Picks: Week 17
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will take on the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Did any Pewter Reporters pick the Bucs to beat the Falcons in both teams' regular season finales? Get their picks for each of this week's games in this article.
How Has Freeman Fared Compared To Other Rookie QBs?
How has Josh Freeman fared compared to the first-round quarterbacks in his draft class? Who likely was rooting harder for the Bucs to win than anybody on Sunday? How bad have the Bucs been this year in terms of third down conversions and scoring? Find out in this installment of Flynn's Focus.
Bucs Sign Spurlock, Release Figurs
The Bucs brought back a familiar face to return kicks in their final two games. Tampa Bay signed WR Micheal Spurlock and cut WR Yamon Figurs. Spurlock returned the first kick for a touchdown in franchise history in 2007. Spurlock replaces Sammie Stroughter and Clifton Smith who are on injured reserve.
Shot At Redemption
Tampa Bay is determined to rebound from its horrific outing vs. New Orleans when the two teams met one month ago. The Saints defeated the Bucs, 38-7, but much has changed since then, including Tampa Bay's defensive scheme.
Spurlock Happy To Return To Tampa Bay
Bucs WR Micheal Spurlock is excited to be back in Tampa Bay. Spurlock signed with the Bucs Tuesday. He was the first player in the team's history to return a kickoff for a touchdown. The Bucs will use either Spurlock or RB Kareem Huggins to fill in for Clifton Smith and Sammie Stroughter in the return game.
Several Players Limited In Practice
Tampa Bay had several injured players limited in practice on Wednesday, including WRs Michael Clayton (knee) and Antonio Bryant (groin), S Tanard Jackson (knee) and TE Kellen Winslow (knee). The 2-12 Bucs are hoping to have those players play against the 13-1 Saints, who are banged up.
Several Bucs Players Questionable For Saints Game
The Bucs are banged up heading into their contest against their NFC South division rival - the New Orleans Saints. Several Bucs players are questionable for Sunday's contest, including C Jeff Faine, WRs Antonio Bryant and Michael Clayton, S Tanard Jackson and RB Derrick Ward.
Bucs Claim WR Bradley, Waive CB Anderson
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made a pair of roster moves Wednesday, claiming WR Mark Bradley off waivers from the Kansas City Chiefs. In order to make room for Bradley on their 53-man roster, the Bucs released cornerback Brandon Anderson.
Pewter Report president and avid Tampa Bay fan Hugh MacArthur offers up 12 takes on the Buccaneers in his Dirty Dozen column. Should Raheem Morris and Mark Dominik stay on in 2010? How did the Glazers lose fan support? Can the Bucs beat the Saints? The answers and more are inside the Dirty Dozen.
Faine Added To Injury Report
Tampa Bay center Jeff Faine (elbow) and safety Tanard Jackson (knee) were limited in practice on Christmas Eve. Both players are nursing injuries heading into the Bucs' game in New Orleans. PewterReport.com has the latest injury news, plus Raheem Morris' thoughts on new WR Mark Bradley, in this article.
PI Quick Hits
Which position has emerged as an area of concern for the Buccaneers defense? Read the second part on Bucs receiver Antonio Bryant here with some insight into the Bucs players-only meeting this season. How good is the Gaines Adams trade looking? Find out in this PI Quick Hits.
Report: Bucs Contact Cowher
The 2-12 Tampa Bay Buccaneers have reportedly reached out to former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher about coaching the team in 2010, according to NFL.com. Cowher, who is retired and works as an analyst for CBS, took the Steelers to two Super Bowls and won one.