Tampa Bay Buccaneers
These NFL teams are playing for the right to dream about one player who, once drafted, will deliver them to the Promised Land next season.
56-14. You just don’t see scores like that in the NFL very often. Tampa Bay didn’t look like an NFL team last night, not scoring until the fourth quarter. For Atlanta, this was exactly the performance it needed.
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The Atlanta Falcons made easy work of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Here’s a look at the key fantasy players on both sides, and our recommendation on whether you should start them or sit them in your fantasy lineup.
Week 3’s Thursday night matchup features two NFC South teams that made headlines for all the wrong reasons last season.
When he was drafted by the Houston Oilers in 1985, no-one expected Steve Tasker to last very long in the NFL. He may not have lasted more than one season in Houston, but the minute wide receiver and special teams ace last 12 more with the Buffalo Bills. He knows what it takes overcome adversity, but when it comes to this week’s game on Thursday Night Football, Tasker isn’t sure the Tampa Bay Buccaneers can overcome the strong Atlanta Falcons.
The Bucs took a gamble signing Michael Johnson to a huge contract, and this season, he has to be the guy.
The Carolina Panthers cut the face of the franchise, Steve Smith, and let the only other three wide receivers on the roster that caught a pass last season leave as free agents. Tight end Greg Olsen is the only proven receiver returning from last season’s squad. Olsen should be Cam Newton’s favorite target this season.
Of the six coaches who were fired at the end of this season, each of them had quarterbacks with a quarterback rating placing them in the bottom half of the league.
Mike Glennon threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to tackle Donald Penn and led a long fourth-quarter TD drive to put the Buccaneers ahead for good in a 22-19 victory over the embattled Miami Dolphins on Monday night.
Cam Newton is playing some of the best football of his career, and the surging Carolina Panthers are back over .500 for the first time in five years.
Nick Foles’ third touchdown pass early in the fourth quarter sealed what had been a taut game in an Eagles’ 31-20 victory over the winless Buccaneers on Sunday.
Making Darrelle Revis the highest-paid defensive back in NFL history shows that the Buccaneers are confident. But will their confidence pay off in the tough NFC South?
With his Philadelphia Eagles mired in an eight-game skid, coach Andy Reid sure could do without being reminded of one of the most disappointing losses of his career.