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Bucs To Play Patriots In London Next Year
Tampa Bay will play New England at Wembley Stadium in London on Oct. 25, 2009. The kickoff is set for 1:00 p.m. ET. This marks the third straight year the NFL will hold a regular season game in London. The rest of the Bucs' 2009 regular season schedule will be released in the spring.
Bucs Aware Of Kiffin's Intentions
Multiple reports continue to suggest Bucs defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin will leave Tampa Bay at the end of the season to join his son Lane's coaching staff at the University of Tennessee. The Bucs are aware of Kiffin's intentions, but they aren't shedding much light on the situation.
Pewter Insider Chat Tonight
PewterReport.com's weekly Tuesday Night Chat session will take place from 9:00 - 9:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday. Bring your NFL questions and get ready to talk Bucs football. Pewter Report Bucs beat writer Charlie Campbell will be on hand to provide answers and inside scoop in this 30-minute chat session.
Bucs Eager For Panthers, Prime Time
The Buccaneers are excited to play on Monday night against their division rival the Carolina Panthers, and RB Carnell "Cadillac" Williams discussed going back to Carolina. DE Gaines Adams will play, and the Bucs updated the injury status of DT Jovan Haye and WR Michael Clayton heading into this critical matchup.
Chat Transcript - 12/3
Where do the Bucs stand with an extension for Antionio Bryant? What are the biggest needs for the Tampa Bay roster after this season? Find out the answers to these questions in this Chat Transcript.
Join Pewter Report At AT&T Today In Brandon At 2:00 p.m.
Pewter Report will be on hand at the AT&T store in Brandon from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. today to talk with Bucs fans and give away prizes, including tickets to upcoming games and the "Big Game" in Tampa. Bucs fans that stop by will also receive a FREE copy of new, 112-page Cheerleader issue of Pewter Report.
2009 Bucs Draft Prospect: Jerry
Do the Buccaneers have a need for a nose tackle that puts pressure on the quarterback? Could Peria Jerry be an under tackle at the pro level? Would he be a good fit in Tampa? Find out in this 2009 Bucs Draft Prospect preview.
How might Tampa Bay fare in Carolina on Monday night? Could the upcoming game be the Bucs' last prime time contest until the playoffs? Is Monte Kiffin's situation a distraction to the Bucs? Find out by reading this Pewter Insider column.
Smith Named Special Teams Player of the Month
Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie return man Clifton Smith was named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week back in Week 9 after he ripped off a 97-yard kickoff for a touchdown against Kansas City. After a tremendous showing in November, Smith has now been named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Month.
Pewter Pre-Game Show: Week 14
Watch the Pewter Pre-Game Show now! Pewter Report's editorial staff tackles Game 13 against the Panthers in Carolina on Monday Night Football with "Keys To Victory," "Matchups To Watch" and three "Stats that are for Winners!" See predictions for the upcoming game as well!
Morris Addresses Speculation About Kiffin, DC Rumors
Raheem Morris said he was focused on being Tampa Bay's DBs coach under Monte Kiffin, and chose not to delve too deep into the speculation that Kiffin would be leaving the Bucs at season's end to join his son, Lane, at Tennessee. Morris also dodged questions regarding his front-runner status as Kiffin's successor.
2009 Bucs Draft Prospect: Gilbert
Do the Buccaneers have a need for a pass-rushing defensive tackle? How well would a gap-penetrator like San Jose State's Jarron Gilbert fit in Tampa Bay's system? Find out more about the nation's tackle-for-loss leader in this installment of 2009 Bucs Draft Prospect.
2009 Bucs Draft Prospect: Dillard
Will Tampa Bay be targeting a wide receiver in the 2009 NFL Draft, and if so, could the Bucs use a red zone threat like Rice's Jarrett Dillard? Why would Dillard look good in pewter and red? Get Pewter Report's expert analysis on the the NCAA all-time TD catch producer in this installment of 2009 Bucs Draft Prospect.
PI Quick Hits
What does Antonio Bryant's body language indicate about his season? How have the Bucs' needs changed? What is an interesting fact about Dexter Jackson's situation with the team? Which Buccaneer will see game action for the first time this season? Find out in this Pewter Insider article.
Bucs Finish Prep For Carolina
The Buccaneers held their final practice in preparation for their Monday night game with Carolina on Saturday. Bucs coach Jon Gruden said Panthers DE Julius Peppers will be blocked as a team, and said Bucs DE Gaines Adams looks better than questionable for the game. He also discussed the play of his wide receivers.
SR's Fab 5
Is Raheem Morris the right choice to be Monte Kiffin's heir apparent? What is the latest on Kiffin's status? Why were Tampa Bay's special teams so special against the Saints? What has happened to the Bucs' vertical passing game? Get the answers, plus more analysis from the Bucs' win over the Saints in SR's Fab 5.
Pewter Report Staff Picks: Week 15
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will take on their NFC South division rival, the Atlanta Falcons, on Sunday. Which Pewter Reporters picked the Bucs to defeat the Falcons on Sunday afternoon? Get their picks for this week's games in this article.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will clash with the Atlanta Falcons in Week 15 of the 2008 regular season. What happened the last time these two teams met? How did the Falcons fare last week? Pewter Report has a preview of Sunday's Bucs-Falcons NFC South showdown.
Pewter Report has scouted Tampa Bay's 14th 2008 regular season opponent - 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 information regarding the Bucs-Falcons matchup in this Pewter Insider article.
NFC Playoff Watch
The Bucs are 9-4 and in second place in the NFC South division. They are one game behind the Carolina Panthers and travel to Atlanta to take on the 8-5 Falcons next Sunday in another critical NFC South matchup. PewterReport.com will keep Tampa Bay fans updated on how the Bucs fit into the NFC playoff picture over the last three games.
Panthers Pummel Bucs On MNF
UPDATED: The Carolina Panthers took over first place in the NFC South division by downing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday Night Football, 38-23. The Panthers rushed for 299 yards and four touchdowns en route to the win. The Bucs are now 9-4 on the season and one game behind the Panthers in the South.
Pewter Report Roundtable
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers fell to 9-4 on the season with a 38-23 loss to the Carolina Panthers on Monday Night Football. What did the Pewter Report editorial staff think of the Bucs' loss in Carolina? They sound off in this article.
Bucs Post-Game Quotes
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers got shredded on the ground by the Carolina Panthers on Monday Night Football. The Bucs defense gave up over 300 yards rushing to the Panthers and lost 38-23. Read what head coach Jon Gruden and his team had to say after the loss in Carolina.
Game Grades: Defense
The Bucs lost to the Panthers in Carolina on Monday Night Football, 38-23. Which defensive players stood out en route to the 300-yard rushing performance by the Panthers? Which players didn't play well? PewterReport.com dishes out grades to the Bucs defense, special teams and coaching staff in this article.
Game Grades: Offense
How did the Bucs offense grade out against the Panthers? Which position group earned an A? Which other units had a strong outing against Carolina? Find out in this Pewter Insider.
Gruden On Galloway: "We've Kind Of Moved On"
After three straight years of 1,000-yard seasons, Bucs wide receiver Joey Galloway was merely a spectator on Monday night as he was active for the game, but did not play a down. Galloway has not caught a pass in the last four games and is being phased out of Jon Gruden's offense due to the play of Antonio Bryant.
Gruden Raves About Panthers Running, Bryant
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are dealing with some injuries as they try to sort out their defensive breakdown against the Carolina Panthers' rushing attack. Head coach Jon Gruden discussed that, and the prolific game produced by wide receiver Antonio Bryant.
Complimentary Copies Of Cheerleader Issue Available At AT&T Locations
Bucs fans that visit Bay Area AT&T store locations can pick up a complimentary copy of the Pewter Report Cheerleader issue. This 112-page issue features Bucs cheerleaders Tiffany Jimenez and Milly Figuereo on the cover as well as the rest of the cheerleaders. Read more in this article.
Chat Transcript - 12/9
Are the Bucs interested in signing cornerback Brian Kelly, who was recently released by the Lions? Will they improve their run defense vs. the Falcons? Get answers to these questions and more in this chat transcript.