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Pewter Report Staff Picks: Week 7
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will play the Seattle Seahawks in Week 7 of the regular season. Which Pewter Reporters picked the Bucs to defeat the Seahawks on Sunday Night Football? Get their picks for each of this week's games in this article.
Bucs Sign FB Cook
The Bucs made several roster moves on Wednesday. Tampa Bay signed fullback Jameel Cook and placed FB Byron Storer on injured reserve. Cook, who was a sixth-round pick with the Bucs in 2001, played for Tampa Bay from 2001-05. The Bucs also signed FB Ryan Powdrell to the practice squad and released LB Ben Moffitt.
2009 Bucs Draft Prospect: Smith
Does Tampa Bay need another ballhawking cornerback? Do they need a replacement for Ronde Barber or Phillip Buchanon? If they do than Wake Forest's Alphonso Smith could fit the bill. Find out what Smith offers the Buccaneers in this Pewter Insider article.
Bucs Excited To Honor Alstott
Retired fullback Mike Alstott spoke with the media on Wednesday. The former Tampa Bay Buccaneer will be honored at halftime of Sunday night's game against the Seattle Seahawks. There is speculation that his jersey will be retired.
Cadillac Returns To Practice Field
Bucs RB Cadillac Williams took the practice field Wednesday for the first time since sustaining a knee injury in Week 4 of the 2007. In other news, the Bucs signed WR Paris Warren to their practice squad, Dexter Jackson could be headed for the bench and Tampa Bay's defense isn't taking the Brad Johnson-led Dallas offense lightly.
Galloway Still In Question
Tampa Bay has several players listed on its injury report as it prepares to face Seattle on Sunday Night Football. Fullback B.J. Askew (hamstring) did not practice. However, wide receiver Joey Galloway (foot) and guard Arron Sears (knee) participated in a limited fashion.
Bucs Primed For Prime Time
Tampa Bay is excited about hosting a prime time game for the first time since 2003 when it squares off against Seattle on NBC's Sunday Night Football this week. But while the Bucs are expecting an electric atmosphere at Raymond James Stadium, they aren't overlooking the 1-4 Seahawks.
Bucs To Unveil Ring Of Honor, Wear Throwbacks In 2009
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will unveil a Ring of Honor and wear throwback jerseys for at least one game in 2009 in honor of the 30th anniversary of the 1979 Bucs team, which came within one win of reaching the Super Bowl. Plus, the latest injury news from One Buc Place.
PR Conversation: Jerramy Stevens
TE Jerramy Stevens is trying to win games for the Bucs and trying to win over public opinion in Tampa Bay due to his troubled past. For the first time, Stevens addresses the controversy caused by the Seattle Times stories from January this year. Check out his reponse in this online version of Pewter Report magazine.
Life isn't easy as a quality control coach, but the hard work has paid off for Tim Berbenich, who was promoted to asst. running backs coach during the offseason. Get a behind-the-scenes look at Berbenich and the quality control position in Tampa Bay in this article, straight from the pages of the Pewter Report In-Season issue.
Why can't the Bucs afford to lose to the Seahawks on Sunday night? Do the Bucs believe the contest vs. the 1-4 Seahawks is a trap game? How much has Tampa Bay's offense struggled vs. Seattle's defense in previous matchups. Find out by reading this Pewter Insider article.
Bucs Defeat Seahawks, 20-10
UPDATED: The Bucs defeated the Seahawks on Sunday Night Football at Raymond James Stadium 20-10. Jeff Garcia threw for over 300 yards and tossed a 47-yard TD to Antonio Bryant. Tampa Bay's defense dominated Seattle's offense. The Bucs are now 5-2 and visit the 4-3 Dallas Cowboys next Sunday.
Pewter Report Roundtable
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated Seattle on Sunday night, 20-10. What did the Pewter Report editorial staff think of the Bucs' big win over the Seahawks? They sound off in this Pewter Insider article.
Game Grades: Defense/STs
Tampa Bay defeated Seattle at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday night, 20-10. Which defensive players stood out en route to the big win? Which ones didn't? PewterReport.com dishes out grades to the Bucs defense, special teams and coaching staff in this article.
Game Grades: Offense
The Buccaneers offense had a dominant performance in Tampa Bay's 20-10 victory over the Seattle Seahawks. Which position graded out with an "A" grade? Which other positions were close? Find out in this Pewter Insider.
Bucs Post-Game Quotes
The Bucs defeated the Seahawks at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday night, 20-10. What did head coach Jon Gruden and the Bucs have to say about their big win? Read their comments in this article.
Bucs Honor Alstott
The Bucs honored fullback Mike Alstott during halftime of their Sunday night game against the Seattle Seahawks. Tampa Bay did not retire Alstott's jersey, but had an extensive tribute to the retired fullback.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will clash with the Dallas Cowboys in Week 8 of the 2008 regular season on Sunday. What happened the last time these two teams met? How did the Cowboys fare last week? Pewter Report has a preview of Sunday's Bucs-Cowboys game.
Pewter Report Staff Picks: Week 8
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will play the Dallas Cowboys in Week 8 of the regular season. Which Pewter Reporters picked the Bucs to defeat the Cowboys on Sunday? Get their picks for each of this week's games in this article.
Pewter Report has scouted Tampa Bay's eighth 2008 regular season opponent - the Dallas Cowboys. How do the Bucs match up against the Cowboys at each position? Get answers to this question, a prediction and much more information regarding the Bucs-Cowboys matchup in this Pewter Insider article.
Refer A Friend To Subscribe And Earn $10
Pewter Report introduces its Ambassador Program, which encourages existing subscribers to EARN $10 by referring a friend to subscribe. The friend will also SAVE $10 on their new subscription. The more people you refer, the more cash you'll earn, plus you will be entered into a chance to win a 42" LG LCD TV from Buddy's Home Furnishings.
Bucs Optimistic About Galloway, Sears
The Buccaneers could be getting back a big contributor on Sunday night in wide receiver Joey Galloway. Bucs head coach Jon Gruden had an optimistic tone that guard Arron Sears would be play against Seattle as well. Newly signed fullback Jameel Cook believes he is ready for a big amount of playing time in his first game.
PI Quick Hits
What was Jon Gruden's response to being asked about starting QB Luke McCown? How does Gaines Adams measure with other 2007 first-round picks? Plus more from Pewter Report's interview with TE Jerramy Stevens, and why Stevens delayed his suspension to help the Bucs in their playoff run last season.
Bucs Promote Clark, Cut McCoy
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have promoted wide receiver Brian Clark to the active roster from the practice squad. To make room for Clark, the Bucs cut linebacker Matt McCoy. Early Saturday morning McCoy was arrested for driving under the influence.
SR's Fab 5
How scary is life after Joey Galloway for Tampa Bay? Why didn't the Bucs try to trade for WR Roy Williams? Which unheralded senior WR draft prospects are on SR's radar? Get the answers, in addition insight and analysis of the Bucs' victory over the Panthers last week, plus more in SR's Fab 5.
Jackson To Be Benched?
Bucs rookie return specialist Dexter Jackson has struggled through the first seven games of the 2008 regular season. Bucs head coach Jon Gruden suggested on Monday that Jackson could be replaced as the team's return man.
Injuries Mount For Bucs Offense
The Buccaneers offense is a banged up group after Sunday night's 20-10 victory. WR Ike Hilliard was discharged from the hospital, but his status this week is unclear. He joins Joey Galloway and Maurice Stovall as the injured wideouts. Plus injury updates on RB Warrick Dunn, and FB B.J. Askew.
Chat Transcript - 10/21
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.
Gruden One Win Away From Becoming Bucs' Winningest Coach
With a victory on Sunday at Dallas, Jon Gruden will become the Bucs’ all-time winningest coach with win number 57 in his Tampa Bay tenure. Unaware of the looming milestone, his players praise his career and his accomplishments while Gruden himself seeks only to win the Bucs’ seventh game of the season.
Buccaneers wide receiver Ike Hilliard was an observer of practice on Wednesday as he recovers from a concussion he sustained last Sunday against Seattle. Fullback B.J. Askew practiced for the first time since tearing his hamstring at Chicago. Wide receiver Joey Galloway practiced, but Maurice Stovall did not.