The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will take on the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 9 of the regular season. Which team has the advantage on offense, defense and special teams heading into this matchup? Want a prediction and some interesting facts and stats? Find out what to expect when the 2-5 Bucs and the 3-4 Chiefs clash at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers promoted defensive tackle Jon Bradley from the practice squad to the active roster Saturday. In order to make room for Bradley, the Bucs released quarterback Jason Garrett, which means the team feels Chris Simms, who has been sidelined with a shoulder sprain since October 10, is healthy enough to serve as the third-string signal caller.
Tampa Bay has seven players on its injury report, and four of them, including wide receivers Joey Galloway, Joe Jurevicius and Charles Lee, are listed as questionable for Sunday's game against Kansas City. However, Bucs head coach Jon Gruden said Friday that Jurevicius would start Sunday. PewterReport.com has the Bucs-Chiefs injury report.
What is the real story behind the Bucs placing wide receiver Joe Jurevicius on the injury list this week? What motivational tool is Jon Gruden using to keep his 2-5 team optimistic? Which Bucs offensive player is in the doghouse? Who is wide receiver Vincent Jackson and why should you know about this intriguing draft prospect? The answers to these questions, some great NFL draft scoop and some insight into the Bucs' upcoming games against Kansas City and Atlanta are found in this week's big edition of SR's Fab Five, the Internet's premier insider column on the Buccaneers.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Joe Jurevicius is back on the injury report and listed as questionable for Sunday's game, but he practiced Wednesday and expects to play against the Kansas City Chiefs. Pewter Report has Tampa Bay's entire injury report and the Bucs' thoughts on preparing to face the Chiefs' high-powered offense.
Will things get any easier for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2005? In this installment of Flynn's Focus, fans get a sneak peek at the Bucs' 2005 regular season home and away opponents. Why wait until the end of the 2004 season to see who the Bucs play in '05 when you can read it now in this Pewter Insider article?
Tampa Bay wide receiver Joey Galloway is questionable for Sunday's game against Kansas City, but he hopes to return to action against the Chiefs, who have scored 101 points during their two-game winning streak. In other news, PewterReport.com has Bucs head coach Jon Gruden's record when coming off the bye week as well as injury updates on quarterback Chris Simms and guard Matt O'Dwyer.
Week 8 of the 2004 regular season is here, and Pewter Report writers Scott Reynolds, Jim Flynn and Leo Haggerty have picked their Week 8 winners and losers. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a bye, but you don't want to miss which teams the Pewter Reporters picked to win and lose this week.
Most pundits have already written off the 2-5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but it's a little too premature to do that, writes Pewter Report managing editor Jim Flynn, who uses this week's installment of Flynn's Focus to show fans that - while the odds are against them - the Bucs can still make the playoffs and win the NFC South Division by compiling a winning record over their final nine games of the 2004 season.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers promoted practice squad running back Earnest Graham to their 53-man roster Wednesday. In order to make room for Graham on the active roster, the Bucs released wide receiver Marcus Knight. Tampa Bay filled the vacant practice squad spot by signing WR Derek McCoy.