Tampa Bay Buccaneers

NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 12: Blake Bortles #5 of the Jacksonville Jaguars calls a play at the line during the second quarter of a game against the Tennessee Titans at LP Field on October 12, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee.

5 NFL Teams Already Vying For First Pick In The 2015 NFL Draft

These NFL teams are playing for the right to dream about one player who, once drafted, will deliver them to the Promised Land next season.

10/17/2014

Wide receiver Devin Hester #17 of the Atlanta Falcons returns a punt for a touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during a game at the Georgia Dome on September 18, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Five Things: Buccaneers Vs. Falcons Thursday Night Roundup

56-14. You just don’t see scores like that in the NFL very often. Tampa Bay didn’t look like an NFL team last night, not scoring until the fourth quarter. For Atlanta, this was exactly the performance it needed.

09/19/2014

Julio Jones #11 of the Atlanta Falcons and George Iloka #43 of the Cincinnati Bengals both attempt to catch a pass during the second quarter at Paul Brown Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The play resulted in an incomplete pass. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Fantasy Starters: Vincent Jackson, Matt Ryan And Julio Jones

Here’s a look at the key fantasy players on both sides, and our recommendation on whether you should start them or sit them in your fantasy lineup.

09/18/2014

Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons throws a pass during the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. Atlanta Falcons

Week 3’s Thursday night matchup features two NFC South teams that made headlines for all the wrong reasons last season.

09/17/2014

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CBS Sports Steve Tasker Weighs In On Falcons Vs Buccaneers on Thursday Night Football

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.

09/16/2014

Michael Johnson #93 of the Cincinnati Bengals tackles Kellen Clemens #10 of the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on December 18, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Bengals beat the Rams 20-13. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Bucs Hoping Michael Johnson Excels This Season

The Bucs took a gamble signing Michael Johnson to a huge contract, and this season, he has to be the guy.

09/01/2014

Greg Olsen #88 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Greg Olsen Gives The Carolina Panthers A Proven Receiving Threat

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.

08/16/2014

Tom Brady, Bill Belichick (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Gallo Goes There: Head Coaches Are Hugely Overrated In The NFL

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.

01/03/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - NOVEMBER 24: Wide receiver Seyi Ajirotutu #16 of the San Diego Chargers catches a 26-yard touchdown pass against safety Kendrick Lewis #23 of the Kansas City Chiefs during the second half on November 24, 2013 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. San Diego won 41-38. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Around The NFL: A Sunday Full Of Shocking Losses

Teams are competing for playoff positioning now, as a number of them believe they’ve already got a clear-cut path to the postseason. It always appears though, that it is the teams that have next to nothing to lose that are playing at their best as the season begins to round a corner toward the end.

11/26/2013

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 29: Linebacker Tamba Hali #91 of the Kansas City Chiefs sacks quarterback Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants during the second half on September 29, 2013 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Four Teams Remain Winless In The NFL – Three Of Them Are Surprising

With four weeks in the books for the 2013 NFL season, there are a small handful of undefeated teams still out there. Believe it or not, there are actually still four winless teams, and three of them are completely shocking.

09/30/2013

FOXBORO, MA - SEPTEMBER 22: Josh Freeman #5 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers reacts after throwing an incomplete pass in the second half against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on September 22, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Around the NFL: Pryor’s Concussion Probed, Bucs Bench Josh Freeman, RG3 Spots Improvement On Horizon

There is a lot of change going on in the NFL already, and some teams truly need it. The Redskins are sitting at 0-3 but RG3 feels change is coming. The Buccaneers are changing quarterbacks. Oakland may have to do the same, thanks to a concussion and an investigation.

09/27/2013

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 15: Martellus Bennett #83 of the Chicago Bears catches the game winning touchdown as Chris Cook #20 of the Minnesota Vikings tries to defend him on September 15, 2013 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Chicago Bears defeated the Minnesota Vikings 31-30. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Week Two’s Close Games And Blowouts Remind Us Why We Love The NFL So Much

The NFL is always trying to be balanced and have teams that can compete with one another. Well, that was so close to the truth and so far away from it, all in the same weekend.

09/20/2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 08: Roman Harper #41 of the New Orleans Saints intercepts a ball intended for Tony Gonzalez #88 of the Atlanta Falcons in the endzone at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 8, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

The Top Three Games From The First Sunday Of The 2013 NFL Season

Week one of the 2013 NFL season is just about complete, and the first Sunday of this new year brought forth just about everything that an NFL could want. There were upsets, divisional match-ups, last second finishes, and some great outings by amazing players.

09/09/2013

NORTH ATTLEBORO, MA - AUGUST 22: Aaron Hernandez sits in the courtroom of the Attleboro District Court during his hearing on August 22, 2013 in North Attleboro, Massachusetts. Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge for the death of Odin Lloyd. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Around The NFL: Hernandez Partied With Victims, Urlacher Says Bears Faked Injuries

Even though the start of the 2013 NFL season is supposed to be about good times, excitement and thrills; there is still a lot of controversy at the base of everything. That includes spilling a lot of secrets and being in the wrong places at the wrong times.

09/06/2013

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 22: Darrelle Revis #24 of the New York Jets defends against Randy Moss #81 of the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on November 22, 2009 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Buccaneers Gave Revis Ultimate Vote Of Confidence And Expect To Reap Benefits

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?

08/05/2013

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