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Looking back at Bucs’ win over Bears

September 19, 2017 general

Five observations about the Bucs’ win over Chicago. 1. The run defense was superb. Coming into the game, perhaps Chicago’s biggest strength was its running back combianation with Tarik Cohen and Jordan Howard. Instead, Cohen and Howard managed only 20 yards on 16 plays. On 10 of their runs, Cohen and Howard were held for […]

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Ask Gary: Predicting the Bucs’ season

September 16, 2017 general

(Each week, the readers take over GarySheltonsports.com and play Ask Gary. They send in a question, or a couple, on Thursday night or Friday morning and we all talk about the world of sports.  Think of it as a radio show where you don’t have to be on hold. Join us and ask a question, make a comment […]

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Ask the experts: Tim and Jerry

September 15, 2017 general

Here at GarySheltonsports.com, we have doubled our experts with the addition of former Bucs’ personnel director and former Seahawks general manager Tim Ruskell. He joins his old friend and co-worker Jerry Angelo, a former personnel director for the Bucs and former general manager of the Bears. Each week, Angelo and Ruskell answer your questions regarding the NFL. […]

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Bucs haven’t been on the field together in a month

September 15, 2017 general

Friday, 2 a.m. It has been a while since the boys in the band were together. It was way back in August, in fact. By the time the Bucs take the field on Sunday, it will be 31 days since they were — briefly — together. Since then, they have dealt with a pedestrian training […]

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Bucs prepared to face former teammate Glennon

September 14, 2017 general

Thursday, 4 a.m. The Tampa Bay Bucs begin a new season Sunday against an old friend. Why, hello, Mike Glennon. Run into any controversy lately Glennon, the for-the-time-being quarterback of the Chicago Bears, returns to play against the Bucs on Sunday. While he was in Tampa Bay, Glennon wasn’t exactly a dynamic player — he […]

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What comes next for Winston? Could it be stardom?

September 10, 2017 general

Sunday, 3 a.m. He is still a child. He just got there. The price tags are still on him. As you prepare to judge Jameis Winston, all over again, try to keep that in the back of your mind. He is the leader here. You hear his voice above all overs, and he see him […]

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Ask Gary: Did Hard Knocks alter perceptions?

September 9, 2017 general

(Each week, the readers take over GarySheltonsports.com and play Ask Gary. They send in a question, or a couple, on Thursday night or Friday morning and we all talk about the world of sports.  Think of it as a radio show where you don’t have to be on hold. Join us and ask a question, make a comment […]

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Additional time is to the Bucs’ advantage

September 6, 2017 general

Wednesday, 4 a.m. It could have been worse. It could have been Hurricane Booker. Or Hurricane Josh. Or Hurricane Sabby. How about Hurricane Trent? Hurricane Vinny? Hurricane Leeman? Not to be overly flip, but the Bucs are all too familiar with the devastation of picking the wrong guy. It’s an all-wet decision, and the recovery […]

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Bucs still looking for their next Lynch at safety

September 5, 2017 general

Tuesday, 4 a.m. Even now, you can hear the sound his shoulder pads made as they snapped into a tight end. Even now, you can see him tackling Barry Sanders in the open field. Even now, you can feel the enthusiam of John Lynch as he and his Tampa Bay Bucs teammates dominated the Raiders […]

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How much do you know about the 2017 Bucs?

September 4, 2017 general

Sunday, 4 a.m. By now, of course, we have established that this is a site filled with wise men. I’m the guy who is fumbling for the light switch. By now, we know that you know every zig the Bucs will take in the upcoming season, followed closely by every zag. Me? I’m playing in […]

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