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  1. Mike Zimmer might be Vikings' best shot with Adrian Peterson

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Last spring, when Adrian Peterson was still stung by the Minnesota Vikings' decision to fire Leslie Frazier and still unsure about his future with the team, he traveled to the Twin Cities for some rehab work following groin surgery. Pe...

    Blog | February 20, 2015
  2. Vikings will keep coaching staff intact

    Ben Goessling

    MOBILE, Ala. -- The Minnesota Vikings have one hire to make to fill out their coaching staff for the 2015 season, but it appears the rest of the group is intact for the long haul. Coach Mike Zimmer said the Vikings plan to extend the contracts of ...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
  3. Former Vikings OC Bill Musgrave lands with Raiders

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- During his three seasons as the Minnesota Vikings' offensive coordinator from 2011-13, Bill Musgrave oversaw two offenses that finished in the top half of the league in scoring despite a lack of stability at the quarterback position (a...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  4. Stock Watch: Buccaneers

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. - An offseason look at whose stock is rising and falling for the Buccaneers: RISING Jacquies Smith: The defensive end was picked up off waivers from Buffalo early in the season. He ended up earning a starting job and was second on t...

    Blog | January 19, 2015
  5. Could Rod Marinelli join Bucs in role other than DC?

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- There's one small flaw with all this speculation about Rod Marinelli joining the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as the defensive coordinator. The Bucs already have a defensive coordinator. That's Leslie Frazier's job, and I don't see the B...

    Blog | January 13, 2015
  6. Pro Bowl system unfair for Lavonte David

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. - Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith frequently calls Lavonte David the best outside linebacker in the NFL. So why was David once again overlooked when the Pro Bowl selections were announced Tuesday night? It's simple. It also i...

    Blog | December 25, 2014
  7. Last stand for Da'Quan Bowers

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- When he came here in 2011, there was hope that Da'Quan Bowers would blossom into one of the league's best defensive ends. Now, he is auditioning just to prove he belongs in the NFL. The final two games of the season mark Bowers' las...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  8. Bucs know what to expect from Derek Anderson

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- For a change, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers might have an edge on an opponent. They've seen something out of the Carolina Panthers that no one else has this season. They've seen Derek Anderson as the starting quarterback. Anderson led...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  9. Bucs think less Gerald McCoy is better

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy got 13 plays off in last week's loss to Cincinnati. That's about 13 more plays off than McCoy got per game last season. Former coach Greg Schiano played McCoy on virtually every sna...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  10. Johnthan Banks confident facing Calvin Johnson

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- There were times in Johnthan Banks' rookie season that he would rather forget. A second-round draft pick in 2013, Banks was starting at cornerback opposite Darrelle Revis. That meant teams were throwing away from Revis and at Banks....

    Blog | December 04, 2014
  11. Vikings prepare for Percy Harvin's return to Minnesota with Jets

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Percy Harvin's first game against the Minnesota Vikings wound up being the only one he play in the regular season last year and just one of five he would play at home for the Seattle Seahawks. Harvin worked his way back from a ...

    Blog | December 03, 2014
  12. Buccaneers' defense has been surging

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- In a 2-9 season, it's hard to pick out bright spots for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. But there has been one area where the Bucs have been trending up for the last month or so: defense. Since Week 8, the defense, which was ranked last i...

    Blog | November 26, 2014
  13. Bucs look to keep pass rush clicking

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' pass rush had its best outing of the season during Sunday's victory at Washington. Now comes the challenge of keeping it at that same level the rest of the season. The Bucs had a season-high six sacks again...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  14. Chicago is a homecoming for Leslie Frazier

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- There's been a lot of talk about Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith going back to Chicago. Same for quarterback Josh McCown. It's only natural since they both spent time with the Bears. But there's another Chicago connection inv...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  15. Is Dashon Goldson on the hot seat?

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- It's the time of year when a lot of people talk about coaches on the hot seat. Despite a 1-8 start, I don't think Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith qualifies. He's in the first year of a five-year contract and ownership realize...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  16. Bucs want to heal scars from previous Atlanta meeting

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- As the Tampa Bay Buccaneers get ready to host the Falcons on Sunday, they've had to face a lot of questions about their previous meeting with Atlanta. You might remember that 56-14 Atlanta victory in which the Bucs got humiliated on...

    Blog | November 06, 2014