Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Week 3’s Thursday night matchup features two NFC South teams that made headlines for all the wrong reasons last season.
When he was drafted by the Houston Oilers in 1985, no-one expected Steve Tasker to last very long in the NFL. He may not have lasted more than one season in Houston, but the minute wide receiver and special teams ace last 12 more with the Buffalo Bills. He knows what it takes overcome adversity, but when it comes to this week’s game on Thursday Night Football, Tasker isn’t sure the Tampa Bay Buccaneers can overcome the strong Atlanta Falcons.
The Bucs took a gamble signing Michael Johnson to a huge contract, and this season, he has to be the guy.
The Carolina Panthers cut the face of the franchise, Steve Smith, and let the only other three wide receivers on the roster that caught a pass last season leave as free agents. Tight end Greg Olsen is the only proven receiver returning from last season’s squad. Olsen should be Cam Newton’s favorite target this season.
Of the six coaches who were fired at the end of this season, each of them had quarterbacks with a quarterback rating placing them in the bottom half of the league.
Making Darrelle Revis the highest-paid defensive back in NFL history shows that the Buccaneers are confident. But will their confidence pay off in the tough NFC South?
NFL stars J.J. Watt, Von Miller and Champ Bailey will take part in a weeklong visit to U.S. troops at military bases throughout the Middle East.
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer and Denver Bronco John Lynch called last week’s game and really came away impressed with how the Broncos have improved since the beginning of the season.
Some football players do the dirty work down in the trenches, while others take in the glory of scoring touchdowns. On Sunday against Tampa Bay Broncos defensive tackle Mitch Unrein got to do both.
Denver Broncos Brandon Stokley, Robert Ayers Questionable for Sunday’s Game Versus Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The Broncos may be without important players on both sides of the football this Sunday as Brandon Stokley and Robert Ayers are both questionable for this week’s game for unique reasons.