1. Debt Trouble Here and Abroad Affecting Glazer Family's Football Teams

    The scene: July 2005, Sir Matt Busby Way in Old Trafford, Salford. It is not a match-day, but the atmosphere outside the ground is raucous, awash with swathes of Manchester United fans...

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  2. Clifton "Peanut" Smith A Tough Nut To Crack

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers return man Clifton Smith, recently placed on injured reserve, is out for the season after suffering two concussions this year...

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  3. After Dismal Season, is Raheem Morris Under Pressure?

    Not many coaches survive a 1-15 season. The Bucs have not quite reached that glorious threshold yet, but with just two games remaining, things don't look good...

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  4. Freeman's Five Picks in Tampa Bay Loss All Part of Growing Up

    Rookie quarterback Josh Freeman still has a lot to learn, according to his head coach Raheem Morris. Freeman completed 23-of-44 passes for 321 yards and tossed no touchdowns and five picks in Carolina...

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  5. Buccaneers Returning To the Tampa-2?: Players React

    The Buccaneers' defense is apparently moving back to wards its older scheme, the one that made them famous—the Tampa 2...

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  6. Jim Bates Out, Raheem Morris In: What Impact the DC Change Could Have in Tampa

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive coordinator Jim Bates has been relieved of his play-calling duties as of today. Bates, who was hired in the offseason, has overseen a defense that has struggled ...

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  7. Back with a Bang: Tanard Jackson

    Tanard Jackson has made an enormous impact since returning from his season-opening suspension. In just four games, he has recorded 27 tackles, three interceptions, one forced fumble, three passes defensed and two touchdowns...

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  8. Freeman Looks To The Past, Gives Hope For Future

    The "creamsicle" jerseys of the Bucs' gloomy past were transformed a an emblem of hope for a rebuilding franchise, led by rookie quarterback Josh Freeman...

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  9. Packers 28 - 38 Bucs

    In what has been dubbed the "Throwback Comeback", the orange Buccaneers (1-7) defeated the Green Bay Packers (4-4) in a 28-38 shoot-out, winning for the first time since Nov. 30, 2008, snapping an 11-game losing streak...

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  10. Jeff Jagodzinski: Change of Play in Tampa Bay

    After seven seasons in former head coach Jon Gruden's version of the West Coast offense, Jeff Jagodzinski prepares to take over and implement his brand of attack...

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  11. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Training Camp 2009: Wide Receiver Competition

    Like many things unknown at One Buc Place this off-season, the depth chart at wide receiver also falls under that category...

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  12. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: A Season of Uncertainty

    "It's the media's job to have low expectations," Morris, 32, said. "It's my job to change them." Raheem Morris and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are faced with a season of certainty. A new head coach and coordinators...

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  13. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Training Camp 2009: Quarterback Competition

    New Head Coach Raheem Morris has declared the quarterback position as “open competition” this summer, and with three potential starters on the roster, things should be very interesting...

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  14. Draft Preview: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    With the 2009 NFL Draft now days away, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (with new head coach Raheem Morris and new General Manager Mark Dominik) have already made several positive moves through ...

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  15. Luke McCown: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Starting Quarterback?

    Under the new regime of Raheem Morris and Mark Dominik, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers new offense under Jeff Jagodzinski is set to be more aggressive, smash-mouth, and full of big-play, down-field threat...

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  16. Buc Stops Here: Raheem Morris "Inaugurated" as Tampa Bay Head Coach

    With America's first black president days away from his inauguration, 32-year-old Raheem Morris today went through something similar...

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  17. Jon Gruden Gone, Raheem Morris To Be Announced As Head Coach

    In the most shocking move of the offseason, Tampa Bay Buccaneers owners, the Glazer family, announced the dismissals of both head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Bruce Allen...

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  18. Creature Vs. Creature: Buccaneers at Panthers on Monday Night Football

    ESPN’s Monday Night Football will air its biggest game of the season so far Dec. 8, when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers travel to the Carolina Panthers for a titanic clash that could very well determine the 2008 NFC South champion...

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  19. Jermaine Phillips Must Be Re-Signed By the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    Jermaine Phillips is one heck of a safety. He's one of the best in the NFC. He should have gone to the Pro Bowl last year ahead of Dallas' Roy Williams. Injury will keep him out this year...

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  20. Bucaneers-Patriots Coming to England in 2009

    Hours removed from the Buccaneers' dramatic win over division rival New Orleans Saints yesterday, the news was released that Tampa Bay will be part of the NFL's "International Series" for 2009...

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  21. Buccaneers-Saints: Tampa Bay Defense Ready for Drew Brees

    This Sunday, the number one ranked offense comes to Tampa. Quarterback Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints are coming, and the Buccaneer defense faces its toughest test of the season. The Buccaneers are ranked second in the NFL, allowing just 174...

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  22. Jeff Garcia Will Make Or Break The NFC South Race

    Jeff Garcia is the well-travelled veteran. From San Francisco to Cleveland, Detroit, and Philadelphia, Jeff Garcia has never been so important as he is now, in Tampa.In short, the Buccaneers' offensive success hinges on Jeff Garcia...

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  23. The Cadillac Is Back for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    Over 400 days have passed since Carnell "Cadillac" Williams tore the patellar tendon in his right knee in September game at Carolina...

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  24. Improbable Overtime Victory Keeps Bucs In Play-Off Hunt

    In a game the Buccaneers needed to win, the dogfight that ensued was not what they had planned. Kansas City's crowd were raucous, it's players fired-up, and raced out into a 21-10 lead at half-time...

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  25. Sunday Night Bryant

    Despite it being "Mike Alstott Appreciation Night" in Tampa, it wasn't the Bucs' smash-mouth ground attack that set the tone. Instead, it was the performance of a certain wide receiver...

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