In an effort to add depth to its depleted defensive line, Tampa Bay signed former Buccaneers defensive end Chidi Ahanotu Wednesday. The Bucs placed center John Wade on injured reserve. Ahanotu, who recorded 31 sacks in eight seasons with the Bucs, was signed to play under tackle position. You don't want to miss what Ahanotu had to say about being a Buc again and his former teammate Warren Sapp. Pewter Report has his comments in this story.
With kicker Martin Gramatica questionable for Sunday's game in Atlanta with a hip injury, Tampa Bay signed former Arena League K Jay Taylor to its practice squad Wednesday. In other news, PewterReport.com has the Bucs' injury report, which was released Wednesday, and news regarding the 3-5 Bucs' preparation for the 6-2 Falcons.
Will Michael Pittman's recent success convince the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to stick with him as their primary ball carrier next season or will the team pursue a running back via free agency and/or the draft? Will fullback Mike Alstott and RB Charlie Garner be Bucs next season? Is trading for retired RB Ricky Williams a possibility? Get answers to these questions as well as a sneak peek at a few college RBs that the Bucs could have their eye in the 2005 NFL Draft in this installment of Flynn's Focus.
Tampa Bay running back Michael Pittman has been nominated for two awards this week after rushing for 128 yards and three touchdowns against Kansas City. Pittman's 78-yard touchdown run in the third quarter of Sunday's contest has been nominated for the Levitra Play of the Week while his overall performance against the Chiefs has been nominated for the FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week award.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' 34-31 win over the Kansas City Chiefs proved to be a costly one. The Bucs learned Monday morning that starting center John Wade will miss the rest of the 2004 season with a dislocated left knee he sustained during the first quarter of Sunday's contest. Several others, including wide receiver Joey Galloway, kicker Martin Gramatica and defensive tackle Anthony McFarland, are questionable for Tampa Bay's upcoming game against the Atlanta Falcons.
There were a lot of big plays made during Tampa Bay's 34-31 win over Kansas City, and the Buccaneers' offense accounted for several of them. PewterReport.com has distributed grades to the Bucs based on their performance against the Chiefs, and provides the most in-depth analysis and observations from Tampa Bay's eighth regular game, in this must-read Pewter Insider article.
You don't want to miss what Pewter Report writers Scott Reynolds, Jim Flynn and Leo Haggerty had to say about Tampa Bay's huge 34-31 win over Kansas City on Sunday. The Pewter Reporters sound off with their reactions, which can be found in this article.
Tampa Bay head coach Jon Gruden and the Buccaneers sounded off from their locker room at Raymond James Stadium immediately after their 34-31 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. PewterReport.com has their reactions.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will attempt to record their third win of the 2004 regular season when they host the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday afternoon. What happened the last time these two teams met? How did these teams fare last week? PewterReport.com has the Bucs-Chiefs preview.
Week 9 of the 2004 regular season is here, and Pewter Report writers Scott Reynolds, Jim Flynn and Leo Haggerty have picked their Week 9 winners and losers. Which Pewter Reporters picked the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to down the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday afternoonl? Click here to find out.