Five Things: Buccaneers Vs. Falcons Thursday Night Roundup56-14. 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.
Thursday Night Football Fantasy Starters: Vincent Jackson, Matt Ryan And Julio JonesHere’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.
Thursday Night Football Breakdown: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. Atlanta FalconsWeek 3's Thursday night matchup features two NFC South teams that made headlines for all the wrong reasons last season.
CBS Sports Steve Tasker Weighs In On Falcons Vs Buccaneers on Thursday Night FootballWhen 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.
Patriots Defense To Work On Fundamentals This WeekIf the New England Patriots hope to win their sixth consecutive AFC East title, their defense will need to play better.
Bucs Hoping Michael Johnson Excels This SeasonThe Bucs took a gamble signing Michael Johnson to a huge contract, and this season, he has to be the guy.
Greg Olsen Gives The Carolina Panthers A Proven Receiving ThreatThe 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.
Gallo Goes There: Head Coaches Are Hugely Overrated In The NFLOf 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.
Government To Dismiss Charges In NFL Phone PrankThe government has agreed to dismiss charges against two Massachusetts men who initiated and recorded a prank telephone call between two NFL general managers earlier this year.
Darrelle Revis Returns To New York To Seek RevengeFormer Jet Darrelle Revis leads a talented Tampa Bay team into MetLife Stadium on Sunday, September 8th. Will Revis be able to exact revenge against the organization that refused to pay him?
Buccaneers Gave Revis Ultimate Vote Of Confidence And Expect To Reap BenefitsMaking 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?
Manning With Monster Day To Lead Giants Eli Manning needed a near-record performance to make up for his own mistakes and help the Super Bowl champion New York Giants avoid a second straight loss.