1:50 PM EDT, Fri September 19, 2014

McCoy: Loss hard to watch, but will be back soon

Bucs defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, held out with a broken left hand, had to watch from the sidelines as his teammates took a humbling 56-14 loss to the Falcons, and he understands the frustration fans are feeling.

Notes on 56-14 loss: Injuries taking toll on Bucs defense

Busy morning traveling back from Atlanta -- we'll have an open locker room with players at One Buc at noon, then Lovie Smith at 2 p.m., but here are a ton of notes we've been tweeting out since the end of the game.
Tampa Bay Times 5 hours ago

Bucs Turning Point, Week 3: Worst Thursday Night Football game ever

If you're reading this and beginning to realize that you forgot the Buccaneers played on Thursday this week, consider yourself fortunate. You missed the worst Thursday Night Football game in the program's five-year history as the Falcons humiliated the hapless local football team 56-14.
Tampa Tribune 13 hours ago

USF coach is eager for Bulls to create identity

TAMPA -- It's clearly the most important game in coach Willie Taggart's relatively short tenure with the University of South Florida football program. It's a chance to reverse momentum and earn some nationally televised attention. More than anything, it's the

Notes: McCown out with injured thumb, Glennon in

ATLANTA -- In a half where everything seemed to go wrong for the Bucs, starting quarterback Josh McCown left the game in the second quarter after injuring the thumb on his throwing hand on a sack.
The Ledger 13 hours ago

Falcons Crush Buccaneers On The Way to 0-3 Start

Matt Ryan, Julio Jones and high-stepping Devin Hester led the Atlanta Falcons to one of the biggest wins in franchise history.
Buccaneers observations: Many to blame for disaster in Atlanta

Buccaneers observations: Many to blame for disaster in Atlanta

The Atlanta Falcons' 56-14 spanking of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday turned ugly fast, and there are so many to blame. But in the end, a spectacle this bad and brutal at the Georgia Dome falls on the coach.
Times-Picayune 14 hours ago
Falcons romp to 56-14 win over hapless Buccaneers

Falcons romp to 56-14 win over hapless Buccaneers

Atlanta built a stunning 56-0 lead. Tampa Bay scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to avoid the worst loss in franchise history.
Tampa Bay Times 14 hours ago

Bucs just terrible in rout by Falcons

If not Josh McCown, if not Mike Glennon, then who, Bucs?
Tampa Bay Times 14 hours ago

Bucs starting QB Josh McCown leaves injured

ATLANTA — In a first half where everything seemed to go wrong for the Bucs, starting QB Josh McCown left Thursday's game against the Falcons for good in the second quarter after injuring the thumb on his throwing hand on a sack.
Tampa Bay Times 15 hours ago

Rays, Lightning ranked most affordable by ESPN

The Rays and Lightning are tops in their sports in terms of affordability of tickets, parking and concession in ESPN The Magazine's new Ultimate Rankings of the 122 teams in MLB and the NFL, NHL and NBA.
Buccaneers vs. Falcons photo gallery

Buccaneers vs. Falcons photo gallery

Take a look at the action from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers game against the Atlanta Falcons.
Tampa Bay Times 16 hours ago

Rays-White Sox preview

UP NEXT vs. White Sox Tonight-Sunday What's new: Cuban 1B Jose Abreu has been quite a smash, ranking among the AL leaders with a .319 average, 35 homers, 103 RBIs, a .975 on-base plus slugging percentage and the leading candidate for AL rookie of the year. LHP Chris Sale has a shot to win the AL ERA title. …
Tampa Bay Times 16 hours ago

Rays: Seeking runs; Konerko farewell; Yankees hit batters

Rays vs. White Sox When/where: 7:10 tonight; Tropicana Field TV/radio: Sun Sports; 620-AM
Tampa Bay Times 17 hours ago

Bucs routed by Falcons 56-14

Bucs suffer one of the worst losses in franchise history

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