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Protecting Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowki is the Bucs’ Divisional Round X-Factor

Protecting Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowki is the Bucs’ Divisional Round X-Factor

Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports Known for big catches and touchdown celebrations, it’s the dirty work that’ll be key for Gronk to take the Bucs to next weekend In their Wild Card win over the Washington Football Team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers asked tight end Rob Gronkowski to stay in to block on eleven (according to Pro Football Focus) of his 55 snaps. Most people wouldn’t think a tight end who’s built his image on touchdowns and celebrations would be looked at to pass protect on twenty percent of his reps in a playoff game, but he was, and he did. Of those eleven...
Bucs Nation 13 hours ago
Minimized Taysom Hill, less than amazing playoff debut for Devin White, and more projections as Bucs enter Divisional Round as underdogs

Minimized Taysom Hill, less than amazing playoff debut for Devin White, and more projections as Bucs enter Divisional Round as underdogs

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/ A close game is expected, among other things Coming off an eleven win regular season and their first playoff win as a franchise since their Super Bowl winning 2002-2003 season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers should be entering this round feeling like they have little left to prove. This might be the case if they were facing just about anybody other than the team they are facing. The New Orleans Saints. The NFC South Champion Saints aren’t just the 2020 division champs, they’re big brother to Tampa Bay’s - and for what it’s worth, Atlanta and...
Bucs Nation Jan 15, 2021
Bucs at Saints: Final injury report for NFC Divisional Round

Bucs at Saints: Final injury report for NFC Divisional Round

Photo by Mike Ehrmann/ Some statuses still up in the air heading into Sunday night... The Buccaneers and Saints have both released their final injury reports ahead of Sunday’s NFC Divisional Round matchup in New Orleans, with a couple of players whose statuses remain unclear. For Tampa Bay, Ronald Jones II (quad/finger) and Jordan Whitehead (knee) were both limited participants in Friday’s practice and are listed as questionable for Sunday night. Andrew Adams (non-injury) didn’t practice on Friday at all and is also listed as questionable for the game. Of course,...
The Pewter Plank Jan 15, 2021

3 ways for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to dominate the Saints

After two horrible losses, the Buccaneers have a chance to turn it around against the Saints. Despite being one of the better teams in the NFL, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have looked like one of the worst when playing against the New Orleans Saints this season. The past few seasons have been challenging from a […] 3 ways for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to dominate the Saints - The Pewter Plank - The Pewter Plank - A Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
The Pewter Plank Jan 15, 2021

Buccaneers: Ali Marpet building an impressive NFL streak

Is Ali Marpet the best guard in the NFL? Based on All-Pro votes and other individual awards, Ali Marpet slips through the cracks, but his performance with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers has been something special to behold. As one of the few consistent pieces on an inconsistent offensive line over the years, Marpet has become […] Buccaneers: Ali Marpet building an impressive NFL streak - The Pewter Plank - The Pewter Plank - A Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Bucs Nation Jan 15, 2021
Silencing the Saints: What the Bucs can do to beat New Orleans in the Divisional Round

Silencing the Saints: What the Bucs can do to beat New Orleans in the Divisional Round

New Orleans Saints tight end Adam Trautman (82) catches a touchdown pass against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports If there’s one team that has the Buccaneers’ number, it’s the Saints. Can this team finally overcome their largest hurdle, or will they continue to stumble? The Tampa Bay Buccaneers won a playoff game! Normally, I would be more excited, but it came against a team they had no business losing to. In fact, if they lost, It would’ve simply been embarrassing. Now they’re headed to the Big Easy to face off against their bitter...
Bucs Nation Jan 15, 2021
Buccaneers defensive coordinator Todd Bowles interviewing with the Lions

Buccaneers defensive coordinator Todd Bowles interviewing with the Lions

Photo by Cliff Welch/Icon Sportswire via Remains one of the hottest names for a head coaching gig. Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive coordinator Todd Bowles continues making his way through the NFL as he interviews for head coaching vacancies. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Bowles will spend some time Friday interviewing with the Detroit Lions. The #Lions will spend today interviewing #Bucs DC Todd Bowles, source said. Bowles has also spent time talking with the #Falcons.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 15, 2021 The Atlanta Falcons interviewed Bowles...
Bucs Nation Jan 15, 2021
Buccaneers at Saints: TV schedule, Divisional Round notes, and staff picks

Buccaneers at Saints: TV schedule, Divisional Round notes, and staff picks

Photo by Chris Graythen/ Predictions and game info from the NFL’s Divisional Round game capsule. Broadcast Info TV: FOX/FOX Deportes (6:40 PM ET): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Erin Andrews (field reporter), Tom Rinaldi (field reporter) NATIONAL RADIO: Westwood One: Ryan Radtke, Tony Boselli SIRIUS: 82 (TB), 83 (NO) | XM: 226 (TB), 225 (NO), 88 (National) Buccaneers Notes • BUCCANEERS earned 1st playoff win since 2002 (SB XXXVII). • TAMPA BAY had one player selected to 2021 Pro Bowl roster: LB JASON PIERRE PAUL. • BUCCANEERS OFFENSE ranked 3rd in points per game...
Bucs Nation Jan 14, 2021
Buccaneers at Saints: Divisional Round second injury report

Buccaneers at Saints: Divisional Round second injury report

Photo by Mike Ehrmann/ RoJo is back. The Buccaneers recorded their second practice of the week Thursday and a familiar face was back on the field. Ronald Jones II, who missed the Wild Card matchup against Washington, was listed as a limited participant and is now on track to play Sunday night. That’s huge for the Bucs. Leonard Fournette filled in admirably well for Tampa Bay against Washington, but you always need depth. Especially in the playoffs. Outside of Jones, the only change from Wednesday’s report was the status of Andrew Adams. He missed...
The Pewter Plank Jan 14, 2021

3 Saints for the Buccaneers to watch out for in the playoffs

The Buccaneers are already very familiar with the New Orleans Saints, and these players need to be the main focus in the next rematch. The Buccaneers are looking for revenge and redemption this week in their second playoff game of the season. Tampa Bay was able to put down a scrappy Washington Football team, but […] 3 Saints for the Buccaneers to watch out for in the playoffs - The Pewter Plank - The Pewter Plank - A Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Bucs Nation Jan 14, 2021
Three crucial questions the Bucs must answer during the Divisional Round of the playoffs

Three crucial questions the Bucs must answer during the Divisional Round of the playoffs

It’s Tom Brady vs. Drew Brees for the third time this season. | Photo by Cliff Welch/Icon Sportswire via A familiar foe awaits the Bucs in Round 2 of the postseason. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were able to beat the Washington Football Team last weekend, culminating in the Bucs’ first playoff win since the 2002 season. While that’s good and all, the Bucs will face a completely different opponent this week in the Saints. Overall, the Bucs were good enough against Washington, but they’re going to need to be better if they want to beat the Saints. Can the Bucs...
The Pewter Plank Jan 14, 2021

Most important Buccaneers in playoff game versus Saints

The Buccaneers are searching for their second playoff win of the season, but they’ll need their stars to step up if they want to pull off an upset. The last time the Tampa Bay Buccaneers played this New Orleans Saints team, they lost by 35 points. The Bucs rushed for a total of eight yards, […] Most important Buccaneers in playoff game versus Saints - The Pewter Plank - The Pewter Plank - A Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Bucs Nation Jan 14, 2021
Revisiting *that* 2018 shootout between Bucs, Saints

Revisiting *that* 2018 shootout between Bucs, Saints

Photo by Jonathan Bachman/ Remember the last time Tampa Bay took down New Orleans? A lot of points were scored... To many folks, the Buccaneers are up against it as they head to the Big Easy for a Sunday night NFC Divisional Round matchup against the Saints. It’s not hard to see why that’s the case. As talented as Tampa Bay is, New Orleans has seemingly been its kryptonite in 2020. A 34-23 loss in Week 1 started the season on a bad note before the team’s chance at redemption turned into an embarrassing 38-3 home loss in Week 9. But of course, they play the...
Bucs Nation Jan 14, 2021
Bucs Nation Podcast: Commissioner’s Corner Fantasy Football Show Episode 10

Bucs Nation Podcast: Commissioner’s Corner Fantasy Football Show Episode 10

Bucs quarterback Tom Brady has thrown 5 interceptions against the Saints this season alone. This Buccaneers team is a lot different than their last meeting in week 9 and out for redemption. | Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Fantasy Pros and RotoWorld writer and analyst, Lauren Carpenter, joins the show to help break down all the Divisional round action. The Bucs won their first post season game since the 2002 Super Bowl winning season. They beat the Washington Football Team, 31-23, advancing them to the Divisional Round. Since the Rams beat the Seahawks, they become the...
The Pewter Plank Jan 13, 2021

Buccaneers: Can anyone beat Tom Brady three times in a season?

The Saints have dominated the Buccaneers in their first two matchups, but the Tom Brady factor should make the Bucs the favorite in the third game. While odds-makers and analysts don’t work with this line of reasoning, we have to ask ourselves the following; can any team beat Tom Brady three times in a single […] Buccaneers: Can anyone beat Tom Brady three times in a season? - The Pewter Plank - The Pewter Plank - A Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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