9:34 PM EST, Wed December 12, 2018
Bucs Nation 12 hours ago
The Crow’s Nest: Roster moves, Saints domination, and early odds

The Crow’s Nest: Roster moves, Saints domination, and early odds

Web links on the Buccaneers. Ravens are eight-point favorites vs. Buccaneers in Week 15 home matchupThe Ravens are eight-point favorites over the visiting Tampa Bay Buccaneers ahead of their pivotal Week 15 matchup, according to most Las Vegas betting lines. Bucs’ DeSean Jackson: Thumb injury from opener to blame for recent layoffThe receiver has missed two straight games with a sprained left thumb that he says is improving, but it’s still too painful to catch passes. Bucs putting Kevin Minter on IRThe Buccaneers are now putting the injury replacements on injured reserve. Saints film...
The Pewter Plank 15 hours ago

Buccaneers place Kevin Minter on IR, promote tight end from practice squad

The Buccaneers shook up their roster after Tampa Bay sent veteran linebacker Kevin Minter to the injured reserve. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made a trio of roster moves ahead of their Week 15 matchup against the Baltimore Ravens. The Bucs placed linebacker Kevin Minter...
Baltimore Sun 9 hours ago

Lamar Jackson will be the Ravens starting quarterback Sunday with Joe Flacco as his backup

Lamar Jackson will be the Ravens starting quarterback Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with Joe Flacco as his backup, coach John Harbaugh announced Wednesday. Flacco, who has been the Ravens starter since his rookie season in 2008, is coming back from a hip injury he suffered against the...

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Not just a sack artist, Bucs DE Jason Pierre-Paul excels at defending the run

Not just a sack artist, Bucs DE Jason Pierre-Paul excels at defending the run

TAMPA - When Bucs defensive coordinator Mark Duffner was asked Wednesday which of his players was most deserving of a Pro Bowl nod, he quickly named defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul.And while Pierre-Paul, whose team-high 11 1/2 sacks are tied for ninth-most in the league,
Bucs injury report: Safeties Justin Evans, Isaiah Johnson remain out

Bucs injury report: Safeties Justin Evans, Isaiah Johnson remain out

TAMPA---Safeties Justin Evans and Isaiah Johnson did not return to practice Wednesday as the Bucs started preparation for this week's game at Baltimore. Both players missed last week's game against the Saints.Evans, who has missed three of the past four games, wore
Buccaneers-Saints All-22: Sooooo, about that offense ...

Buccaneers-Saints All-22: Sooooo, about that offense ...

After Cameron Brate's touchdown gave the Buccaneers a 14-3 lead at the end of the first half Sunday, the Saints racked up 25 unanswered points. In that span, Jameis Winston completed as many passes - three - as New Orleans scored touchdowns. Where did the offense
Bucs Nation 5 hours ago
How did the Bucs grade out in Week 14?

How did the Bucs grade out in Week 14?

It was a fun two weeks while it lasted..... The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ season all but ended this past Sunday with a loss against the New Orleans Saints. After winning back-to-back games against the San Francisco 49ers and Carolina Panthers, the Bucs were able to get out to a 14-3 lead at halftime, but couldn’t do anything in the second half to put the game away. But don’t worry, the grades will continue even though the writing is officially on the wall for 2018. Offense As previously mentioned, the offense was the catalyst to the defeat against the Saints. As with most games this...
The Pewter Plank 7 hours ago

Buccaneers to play 2019 home game in London

The Buccaneers are hitting the high seas and traveling to London to play in 2019.  Tampa Bay will look to win their first regular season game on foreign soil. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are heading overseas to play in London in 2019 to be a part of the NFL’s International Series. No opponent or date […] Buccaneers to play 2019 home game in London - The Pewter Plank - The Pewter Plank - A Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Bucs Nation 8 hours ago
Bucs selected to play outside the U.S. in 2019

Bucs selected to play outside the U.S. in 2019

Tampa Bay will be the host team. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will have one less home game at Raymond James Stadium in 2019. Why? The NFL is sending them outside the country to play host to another team as part of the league’s International series. This was part of the deal when the 2021 Super Bowl was awarded to the bay area. This series has been a huge opportunity for the league to continue to grow internationally. Buccaneers’ Chief Operating Officer Brian Ford had this to say via the team’s website. Our league’s global presence continues to grow and expand through the success of the...
Bucs Nation 10 hours ago
Players of the Week: vs. New Orleans

Players of the Week: vs. New Orleans

Which five players were Tampa Bay’s best in Sunday’s 28-14 loss to the Saints? The Buccaneers watched their already-slim playoff hopes fade away on Sunday as they imploded in the second half of a 28-14 home loss to the Saints. Tampa Bay looked like a solid team for most of the first half, but before too long, penalties and special teams miscues turned momentum. The offense was shut out in the second half, largely due to an ugly effort from the offensive line. The defense continued to play pretty well, though it was put in tough spots on multiple occasions. Regardless of the reasons...
The Pewter Plank 14 hours ago

Bright Side: The Buccaneers finally have talent at defensive end

Despite the crushing failure of what was once a promising season, there are bright spots to be found on this Tampa Bay Buccaneer roster. One such is at defensive end. Fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have prayed to the football gods for several gifts over the years. An exciting offense. A franchise quarterback. An early […] Bright Side: The Buccaneers finally have talent at defensive end - The Pewter Plank - The Pewter Plank - A Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Bucs' DeSean Jackson: Thumb injury from opener to blame for recent layoff

Bucs' DeSean Jackson: Thumb injury from opener to blame for recent layoff

TAMPA- Bucs receiver DeSean Jackson still hopes to play again this season, but a lingering left thumb sprain he says he sustained in the season opener has gotten worse and he won't return if he's unable to catch the football.Jackson said he aggravated the injury against the
Bucs Nation Dec 11, 2018
Division Recap: Week 14

Division Recap: Week 14

After a surprising loss a week ago, everything fell in the Saints’ favor this week. When the Buccaneers were the only NFC South team to win in week 13, it felt pretty unusual. Things got back to normal in week 14, with Tampa Bay losing and everything going the Saints’ way. With a Carolina loss, New Orleans was able to clinch the division before its game was even over. The Saints went on to win anyway, effectively ending the Bucs’ playoff hopes. Winning, clinching the division and ending a rival’s season? That’s not a bad Sunday. Let’s check out the what went down in the NFC...
The Pewter Plank Dec 11, 2018

Lack of balance has hamstrung Buccaneers offense

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have put up extraordinary passing numbers this season, but being one-dimensional is a recipe for disaster, no matter how strong that one dimension is. You’ve heard it on all the NFL shows. “The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and their number one offense!” Ever since their passing explosion behind Ryan Fitzpatrick to begin the […] Lack of balance has hamstrung Buccaneers offense - The Pewter Plank - The Pewter Plank - A Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Bucs Nation Dec 11, 2018
The Crow’s Nest: Taysom Hill, debating Dirk’s future, and Joe Flacco’s ready

The Crow’s Nest: Taysom Hill, debating Dirk’s future, and Joe Flacco’s ready

Web links on the Buccaneers. Joe Flacco will be part of game plan if active, Ravens’ John Harbaugh saysBaltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is expected to be active for Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, although his role is unclear at this point. The Bucs Had A Punt Blocked By A QB Named TaysomTaysom Hill plays more than you’d expect from a backup to Drew Brees’ backup. Taysom Hill plays lowest snap percentage since Week 3 against BucsAnd makes the biggest play of the game. Bucs will have to weigh pros, cons of keeping Dirk KoetterThere’s a strong possibility,...
Bucs Nation Dec 11, 2018
Bucs Nation Podcast: Buc ‘N Nuts Episode 7

Bucs Nation Podcast: Buc ‘N Nuts Episode 7

Recapping the loss against the Saints. The Buccaneers couldn’t hold it together for a full 60 minutes Sunday and it resulted in a 28-14 defeat against the division rival New Orleans Saints. In this episode of the Buc ‘N Nuts podcast, host Derrick Schroeppel is joined by Bucs Nation’s Gil Arcia and they discuss the everything that went wrong in Week 14.
The Pewter Plank Dec 11, 2018

Buccaneers need to revamp offensive line in 2019

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers need to improve their offensive line in 2019. The unit has taken a turn for the worst late in the season. Buccaneers’ general manager Jason Licht will have his hands full this offseason. With limited cap space, he will have to rebuild most of the offensive line before the 2019 season. […] Buccaneers need to revamp offensive line in 2019 - The Pewter Plank - The Pewter Plank - A Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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  • 2 DeSean Jackson

    DeSean Jackson

    Bucs' DeSean Jackson: Thumb injury from opener to blame for recent layoff

  • 2 Cameron Brate

    Cameron Brate

    Buccaneers place Kevin Minter on IR, promote tight end from practice squad

  • 2 Kevin Minter

    Kevin Minter

    Buccaneers place Kevin Minter on IR, promote tight end from practice squad

  • 1 Jameis Winston

    Jameis Winston

    Buccaneers-Saints All-22: Sooooo, about that offense ...

  • 1 Jason Pierre-Paul

    Jason Pierre-Paul

    Not just a sack artist, Bucs DE Jason Pierre-Paul excels at defending the run

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