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Bucs Edge Jaguars, 24-23, Does McCown Edge Leftwich?
UPDATED: Tampa Bay defeated Jacksonville on Saturday night, 24-23. The victory is Raheem Morris' first as head coach in Tampa Bay. Luke McCown may have edged Byron Leftwich in the QB battle with TD passes to TE Jerramy Stevens and WR Sammie Stroughter, respectively, while Josh Freeman scrambled for a 28-yard TD run.
5 Most Impressive
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars on Saturday night, 24-23. Which Bucs players performed well vs. Jacksonville in Raheem Morris’ first win as Bucs’ head coach? Pewter Report lists the five most impressive Bucs players from Saturday night’s game in this article.
5 Most Disappointing
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-23 in the second preseason game of 2009. Which Buccaneers players had a disappointing game against the Jacksonville Jaguars? Find out in this Pewter Insider.
Pewter Report Roundtable
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers notched their first preseason win under head coach Raheem Morris, defeating the Jacksonville Jaguars on Saturday night, 24-23. What did the Pewter Report editorial staff think of the team’s first preseason victory? They sound off in this article.
Bucs-Jags Post-Game Quotes
The Bucs defeated their in-state rivals, the Jacksonville Jaguars on Saturday night, 24-23. What did Raheem Morris say about his first win as Tampa Bay’s head coach and the starting quarterback competition? Read his comments in this article.
Based On Morris' Criteria, McCown Should Be Bucs' Starter
Raheem Morris said two preseason games will determine the starting QB. Morris may have been leaning towards Byron Leftwich, but Luke McCown outplayed him by being much more accurate, especially on 3rd down. If Leftwich is picked, how will Morris sell a QB that hasn't completed 50% of his passes to the public?
Crowell Out For Year
Buccaneers linebacker Angelo Crowell sustained a torn biceps injury in Tampa Bay's 24-23 win over Jacksonville on Saturday night. Bucs head coach Raheem Morris said Crowell will miss the season due to the injury. Plus, a full injury report from One Buc Place.
Inside The Bucs-Jags Game
Pewter Report's Scott Reynolds breaks down the game film of Tampa Bay's preseason win at Jacksonville on Saturday. What was Gaines Adams doing differently against the Jaguars? Which young defensive backs were impressive? Which reserve D-lineman stood out? Get the answers in this Pewter Insider article.
Bucs Could Extend QB Competition Through Third Preseason Game
Bucs head coach Raheem Morris didn't announce his starting quarterback Sunday. Instead, Morris said the competition at that position has been so tight that he and the team are giving serious consideration to extending the competition through Thursday night's preseason game vs. Miami.
Pewter Report Announces New Radio Partnership With 1010
Pewter Report announces a radio partnership with 1010 AM CBS Sports that launches today. The PR staff will be featured on The Pewter Pulse at 1:00pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays with mid-day host Tom Krasniqi. Scott Reynolds and JP Peterson join forces for Pewter Report Radio each Thursday at 5:00pm.
53-Man Roster Prediction
Which players will stay and which ones will go, as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are getting closer to their first mandatory roster cut date of Sept. 1? PewterReport.com unveils its first 53-man roster prediction in this installment of Flynn's Focus.
Ruud Brothers Reunited In Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay made a few roster moves Monday, signing linebacker Bo Ruud, who is the younger brother of Barrett Ruud, and inking free agent cornerback Darrell Hunter. The Ruud brothers played together at Nebraska. The Bucs placed LB Angelo Crowell (arm) on injured reserve.
QB Competition Officially Extended Through Miami Game
Tampa Bay's starting QB competition won't be decided until after the Bucs' preseason game vs. the Miami Dolphins on Thursday night. Byron Leftwich, who will start vs. Miami, and Luke McCown will each play a quarter and a half on Thursday night. In other news, the Bucs' game vs. the Dolphins will not be blacked out.
Roy Miller Camp Diary 8/25
In the sixth installment of Roy Miller's training camp diary, Miller addresses the turmoil surrounding the Buccaneers with the suspension of S Tanard Jackson and the arrest of CB Aqib Talib. Plus, Miller talks about his performance against the Jaguars, and the bluntly honest coaching style of Raheem Morris.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will clash with the Miami Dolphins in Week 3 of the 2009 preseason on Thursday night. What happened the last time these two teams met? How did the Dolphins fare last season? Pewter Report has a preview of Thursday night's Bucs-Dolphins exhibition game.
Bucs Part Ways With 4 Players
UPDATED: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers got a head start on their first round of roster cuts Saturday, releasing DE Jarriett Buie, DB DeAngelo Willingham and G Julius Wilson. In addition, Tampa Bay waived injured WR Kelly Campbell. The Bucs must release one more player by Sept. 1 in order to trim their roster to 75.
Cadillac To Start Thursday Night
Not only will he make his 2009 debut for the Buccaneers on Thursday night, running back Carnell "Cadillac" Williams, who has sustained two serious knee injuries in as many seasons, will also start the contest and see significant action vs. the Miami Dolphins.
Phillips To Start Season At Safety
Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris said Tuesday that veteran Jermaine Phillips has been moved back to safety from linebacker. Geno Hayes replaces Phillips as the leader to be the starter at Will linebacker. The Bucs moved Phillips for depth purposes with starting S Tanard Jackson suspended for four games.
Phillips Embraces Return To Safety
Jermaine Phillips isn't disappointed by the Bucs' decision to move him from linebacker to safety. Instead, he says he's just eager to help the team win. Phillips is also confident in his replacement at weakside linebacker, Geno Hayes. Plus, several injured players will not play vs. the Dolphins.