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Bucs-Packers Post-Game Quotes
Tampa Bay notched its first win of the 2009 regular season by downing Green Bay at Raymond James Stadium Sunday, 38-28. What did Bucs head coach Raheem Morris and his players say about the Bucs' win in their throwback game? Read their quotes in this article.
Pewter Report Roundtable
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers stunned the Green Bay Packers to record their first win of the 2009 regular season Sunday, 38-28. What did the Pewter Report editorial staff think of the Bucs' first win under Raheem Morris? What stood out about quarterback Josh Freeman's performance? The PR staff sounds off in this article.
Game Grades: Offense
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated the Green Bay Packers 38-28 on Sunday. How did the offense grade out in the Bucs first win of the season? How did quarterback Josh Freeman grade out in his first professional start? Find out in this insider article.
Game Grades: Defense
The Bucs notched their first win of the season by upsetting the Packers at Raymond James Stadium Sunday, 38-28. Which defensive players stood out? Which ones didn't? PewterReport.com dishes out grades to the Bucs defense, special teams and coaching staff in this article.
Selmon Inducted Into Ring Of Honor
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers unveiled their Ring of Honor at halftime of the Bucs and Packers game on Sunday. Hall-of-Fame defensive end Lee Roy Selmon was the first inductee. On the 30th anniversary, the Bucs paid homage to their 1979 division championship team. The Buccaneers also wore their 1976 uniforms.
Bucco Bruce Invades Ray-Jay
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are hosting the Green Bay Packers in their throwback game today. Raymond James Stadium is decorated for the occassion, with the old orange and white colors and Bucco Bruce logo all over the field and stadium.
Pewter Report Staff Picks: Week 10
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will travel to Miami to take on their in-state rival, the Dolphins, in Week 9 of the 2009 regular season. Which Pewter Reporters picked the Bucs to defeat the Dolphins on the road? Get their picks for each of this week's games in this article.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will clash with the Miami Dolphins in Week 10 of the 2009 regular season. What happened the last time these two teams met? How did the Dolphins fare last week? Pewter Report has a preview of Sunday's Bucs-Dolphins game.
Enemy Profile: Dolphins
Pewter Report has scouted Tampa Bay's ninth opponent of the 2009 regular season - the Miami Dolphins. How do the Bucs match up against the Dolphins at each position? Get answers to this question, a prediction and much more info regarding the Bucs-Dolphins matchup in this Pewter Insider article.
Morris Unchanged After First Win
Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris talked about his first win as a head coach on Monday. Tampa Bay, 1-7, beat the Green Bay Packers 38-28 on Sunday, and snapped an 11-game losing streak. The last 1-7 start equals the worst start the franchise has had since the 1996 team. The '96 Bucs finished 6-10 under Tony Dungy.
Bucs Not Surprised By Freeman's Impressive Debut
Bucs rookie QB Josh Freeman helped Tampa Bay notch its first win of the 2009 regular season in his first professional start vs. Green Bay on Sunday. While some were surprised by the first-round pick's three-touchdown outing, the Bucs weren't.
Bucs Seek Improvement Vs. Dolphins Defense
The Buccaneers offense is preparing to face the Dolphins 3-4 defense. Bucs C Jeff Faine expects rookie QB Josh Freeman to face more pressure this week from Miami's veteran pass rushers. Head coach Raheem Morris is looking for steady improvement from Freeman. Plus, Freeman gets some teasing from Jeff Garcia.
Correction: Scout Dom Green Chose KC over TB
Pewter Report has learned that former Buccaneers college scout Dom Green turned down an offer to stay with Tampa Bay, and instead chose to take a position with the Kansas City Chiefs. Pewter Report had previously written that the Bucs had "dropped Green." Pewter Report regrets the error.
Brown, Williams Place Friendly Wager On Game
Bucs RB Cadillac Williams and Dolphins RB Ronnie Brown have more riding on Sunday's game in Miami than their teammates. The two close friends and college teammates have a friendly wager on the upcoming game. Plus, the Bucs toyed with running the Wildcat formation earlier in the year before putting it on hold.
Pewter Report Radio Wednesdays At 5:00 PM On 1010 AM
Pewter Report's Scott Reynolds is back on the air each Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. talking Bucs football - this time with 1010 AM CBS Sports Radio afternoon host JP Peterson. Reynolds and Peterson join forces for Pewter Report Radio, an action-packed hour of intelligent Bucs talk, live from Channelside. Click here for more details.
What's Wrong With Ruud?
What type of season is Bucs middle linebacker Barrett Ruud having? While he leads the team in tackles, some believe Ruud isn't playing as well as expected in Jim Bates' scheme. Pewter Report takes an in-depth look at Ruud's performance in this installment of Flynn's Focus.
Bucs Place Allen, Wilson On Injured Reserve
UPDATED: The Bucs made several roster moves Wednesday, placing FS Will Allen and LB Rod Wilson on injured reserve. Tampa Bay filled those roster spots by re-signing LB Matt McCoy and promoting CB Derrick Roberson from the practice squad to the active roster. ALSO: Several Bucs are banged up and missed practice.
Smith Named Special Teams Player Of The Week
Bucs running back Clifton Smith was named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week Wednesday after his impressive performance in Tampa Bay's 38-28 win over Green Bay. Smith's 83-yard kickoff return sparked the Bucs' come-from-behind victory on Sunday.