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Bucs Add CB Rivers to Practice Squad

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced a pair of changes to their practice squad on Tuesday, but they didn’t change the overall makeup of that 11-man crew. Instead, the team signed one undrafted rookie cornerback and released another, adding former Green Bay Packer David Rivers and releasing Jonathan

Upon Further Review: Bucs-Bears

Dirk Koetter spoke with the press on Monday afternoon, roughly 24 hours after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers finished off a dominant 29-7 drubbing of the Chicago Bears in their belated season-opener. In the interim, Koetter had an opportunity to review the t…

Rustproof Buccaneers Polish off Bears

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicked off their 2017 season on Sunday amid concerns that a long, Hurricane Irma-induced layoff would leave them rusty for the opener. Instead, like fine silver, the Buccaneers were about as polished as they’ve ever been at the start of a new campaign, routing the visiting

Halftime Report: Buccaneers vs. Bears

The Buccaneers’ 2017 regular season is off to a fast start. The team heads into halftime leading the Bears, 26-0, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. Tampa Bay has found the end zone three times, twice on offense and once on defense. Mike Evans caught a touchdown pass in the first quarter and Jacquizz

Bears Pregame Report: Time for Football

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are about to play their latest regular-season opener in almost exactly 40 years. They are more than ready. Sunday’s visit from the Chicago Bears was supposed to be the home opener, after a Week One battle at Miami. However, Hurricane Irma scrambled the schedule and now the

Fantasy Football Weekly: Bucs-Bears

Buccaneers football is back – finally, belatedly, blessedly back – and that means a number of Tampa Bay player are about to make an impact on fantasy football leagues across the country. Also back: Our weekly take on what you, the fantasy team owner, should expect from the upcoming Buccaneers game. Given

5 Buccaneers to Watch Against Chicago

1. QB Jameis Winston Winston put together an impressive performance against the Bears in 2016, throwing for 312 yards and two touchdowns while helping Tampa Bay win, 36-10. Winston also recorded one of his best plays to date, scrambling to find Mike Ev…

Week 2 Expert Picks: Buccaneers-Bears

The Buccaneers are set to take the field for their season opener against the Bears on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium. If media members from around the country are correct in their predictions, it will be Tampa Bay’s first win of the year, too. Eight sources were polled, all major outlets. All eight

Bucs Seek Fast Start on the Ground

As head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Dirk Koetter has made his players aware of a short list of per-game statistical thresholds that are often associated with victory. Hitting one of them doesn’t guarantee anything, but meeting most of them in the same game will usually produce the desired

Scouting Report: Chicago Bears

On Sunday, the 0-0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers take on the 0-1 Chicago Bears at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.  It will be the 58th meeting between the two teams in the regular season and a chance for the Buccaneers to beat the Bears two seasons in a row (more on that series history). Tampa Bay is also getting