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  1. Vote on nickname for Doug Martin

    Pat Yasinskas

    I asked you to offer up suggestions for a new nickname for Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie running back Doug Martin. Your response was overwhelming. There were hundreds of suggestions to replace "Muscle Hamster," Martin's current nickname and one he d...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  2. Doug Martin is player of the week

    Pat Yasinskas

    Doug Martin-mania continues to grow. To the surprise of no one, the Tampa Bay rookie running back has been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week by the NFL. Martin rushed for 251 yards and four touchdowns and then flew the team plane home aft...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  3. A new nickname for Doug Martin?

    Pat Yasinskas

    After rushing for 251 yards and four touchdowns against Oakland on Sunday, Tampa Bay rookie running back Doug Martin has become something of a national phenomenon. He's received all sorts of attention, but there's a downside that comes with that. ...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  4. Justin Tuck: Falcons are 'dirt bags'

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Atlanta Falcons have long been nicknamed "The Dirty Birds" and their offensive line occasionally has been accused of playing dirty. But New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck has a new nickname for Atlanta's offensive linemen and it's not ...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  5. Deion Sanders gave Falcons star power

    Pat Yasinskas

    His nickname, "Prime Time," alone suggests style over substance. But those who witnessed the early NFL years of Deion Sanders insist the flashy cornerback had at least as much substance as style. "He was Deion Sanders six days out of the week," s...

    Blog | February 05, 2011
  6. New nickame for NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas Loyal reader Lloyd from Baton Rouge has told me that a group of NFC South fans have come up with nicknames for our division and the NFC East. Lloyd says the NFC South is now being referred to as the NFC Stout ...

    Blog | October 23, 2009
  7. Phillips flipping back to safety

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas The Bucs like to call Jermaine Phillips "Flip." The nickname is now more fitting than ever. After spending the entire offseason getting Phillips ready to play weak-side linebacker, the Bucs are moving him back to ...

    Blog | August 25, 2009
  8. Freeman's nickname revealed

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas Scott Reynolds has the details behind Josh Freeman's mysterious nickname and makes sure it's no longer a secret. The nickname, given to Freeman by coach Raheem Morris when the two were together at Kansas...

    Blog | April 27, 2009
  9. Richardson's name comes with respect

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas Jerry Richardson calls almost every one of his employees by a different nickname that has some deep, personal meaning. Paul Spinelli/Getty Images Panthers owner ...

    Blog | January 09, 2009