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  1. Lovie Smith too conservative in Bucs' loss

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Don't blame the referees or the dazed rookie wide receiver. And don't try to write this one off on the kicker or the multiple injuries. What happened in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' 19-17 loss to the St. Louis Rams has a culprit. It's ...

    Blog | September 14, 2014
  2. Confidence helped Patrick Murray win job

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. - The new kicker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is a believer -- in himself. While just about everyone assumed incumbent Connor Barth would keep his job, Patrick Murray had a different vision. "I came in here and I believed I was goin...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  3. Tampa Bay Buccaneers cut-down analysis

    Pat Yasinskas

    Most significant move: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers took a leap of faith when they released kicker Connor Barth and decided to go with Patrick Murray. Barth was a proven veteran. Murray is an unknown. But Murray had an excellent preseason to win the job....

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  4. Bucs cut kicker Connor Barth

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Buccaneers pulled a bit of a surprise on Friday afternoon by releasing kicker Connor Barth. Presumably, the kicking job now belongs to Patrick Murray, who had a strong training camp. Barth had been with the Buccaneers sinc...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  5. More leadership with Josh McCown?

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- I don't think it was intentional, but it sure seemed like Tampa Bay kicker Connor Barth took a shot at former Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman on Tuesday. Barth missed all of last season with an Achilles tendon injury, but he was...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  6. Bucs' Connor Barth cleared to kick

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are getting some key players back after they missed most of last season with injuries. It previously was reported that running back Doug Martin (shoulder) had been medically cleared. Now comes the news that kicker Connor B...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  7. Overview: Specialists

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Let's conclude our position-by-position overviews with the specialists. Looking back: Kicker Connor Barth suffered a torn Achilles tendon in the offseason. His replacement, Lawrence Tynes, was diagnosed with MRSA during training cam...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  8. Rian Lindell: 'I need to make my kicks'

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. - Give Buccaneers kicker Rian Lindell credit for one thing. He's honest. All too often in the NFL, a player is asked about facing his former team and says it's no different than any other game. "It will feel a little strange seeing ...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  9. Davin Joseph didn't have MRSA

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Guard Davin Joseph said Thursday that he had a staph infection over the summer, but insisted it was not MRSA, which has plagued the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Since the preseason, kicker Lawrence Tynes, guard Carl Nicks and cornerback Jo...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  10. Connor Barth of Tampa Bay Buccaneers has contract restructured, s...

    Pat Yasinskas

    The offseason charity basketball game during which Connor Barth tore his Achilles tendon will cost the Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker $1.8 million in salary for this season, according to a league source.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2013
  11. Lawrence Tynes to fight Tampa Bay Buccaneers over roster designat...

    Pat Yasinskas

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker Lawrence Tynes said he plans to file a grievance against the team after it placed him on the non-football injury list Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2013
  12. Nicks, Tynes making progress for Bucs

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. - Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano said Tuesday that there's positive news on the recoveries of guard Carl Nicks and kicker Lawrence Tynes, who have been sidelined with staph infections. "They're responding well," Schiano said. "Carl, I ...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  13. Nicks, Tynes making progress for Bucs

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano said Tuesday that there's positive news on the recoveries of guard Carl Nicks and kicker Lawrence Tynes, who have been sidelined with staph infections. "They're responding well," Schiano said. "Carl, I...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  14. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a morning run through the headlines from around the NFC South: ATLANTA FALCONS Coach Mike Smith said that receiver Roddy White, cornerback Asante Samuel, defensive tackle Peria Jerry and kicker Matt Bryant, who all have been sidelined ...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  15. Panthers make roster moves

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Carolina Panthers began trimming their roster Saturday. Quarterback Colby Cameron, punter Jordan Gay, cornerback Nick Hixson, kicker Morgan Lineberry, receiver Dale Moss, defensive end Louis Nzegwu, linebacker Ryan Rau, safety Ricardo Silva an...

    Blog | August 24, 2013
  16. Bucs' Nicks, Tynes dealing with MRSA

    Pat Yasinskas

    Tampa Bay general manager Mark Dominik told ESPN's Chris Mortensen that the team recently treated its facility to erase any existence of MRSA, a serious staph infection which has sidelined guard Carl Nicks and kicker Lawrence Tynes. The Bucs previ...

    Blog | August 22, 2013