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  1. Demar Dotson: Bucs don't deserve playoff talk

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- It's another Monday in the NFC South, which means it's time to talk playoffs for all four teams. Even after wins by New Orleans and Atlanta on Sunday, the 2-10 Tampa Bay Buccaneers still mathematically have a shot to win the divisio...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  2. Buccaneers need to focus on future

    Pat Yasinskas

    CHICAGO - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost a game Sunday, 21-13 to the Bears. But the amazing thing is they didn't lose any ground in the NFC South standings. They're 2-9 and, believe it or not, they remain in playoff contention. That's what happens ...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  3. Bucs are in NFC South hunt (seriously)

    Pat Yasinskas

    Welcome to the NFC South, the only place where you can be a contender for the No. 1 overall draft pick one day and a contender for the division title (and the playoffs) the next. It's crazy, but it's true. Let's keep things in perspective and poin...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  4. Bucs make right move securing Gerald McCoy

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Give the Tampa Bay Buccaneers credit for finally getting something right. The team has struggled through a 1-5 start and hasn't made the playoffs since last decade. But Saturday, the Bucs made the best move they've made in a very lo...

    Blog | October 25, 2014
  5. Fact or fiction: Coaching and special teams

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's conclude our fact-or-fiction series with coaching and special teams. 1. The arrival of coach Lovie Smith makes the Buccaneers an instant playoff team. Our take: Fiction. Justify it: There's little doubt Smith will be better than predec...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  6. Fact or fiction: Offense

    Pat Yasinskas

    On Wednesday, we played a game of fact or fiction with issues surrounding the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' defense. Now, let's switch over to the offense: 1. Josh McCown is a good enough quarterback to lead the Bucs to the playoffs. Our take: Fact. ...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  7. Bucs have little 'dead money'

    Pat Yasinskas

    Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik's tenure did not include a playoff berth. But, in hindsight, Dominik scored a major victory in one regard. According to ESPN Stats & Information, the Bucs have the least "dead money" in the ...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  8. Herm Edwards: Bucs headed to Super Bowl

    Pat Yasinskas

    One thing coach Lovie Smith has said several times is he wants to make the Tampa Bay Buccaneers relevant again. They haven't been to the playoffs since 2007 and haven't won a postseason game since their Super Bowl victory more than a decade ago. T...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  9. Roger Goodell believes expanded playoffs could still be competiti...

    Pat Yasinskas

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Friday that a proposal to expand the playoffs by two teams would not water down the postseason.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2014
  10. Bucs should keep approach to salary cap

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- In the final analysis, Mark Dominik's five-year term as general manager of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was not a success. The Bucs never made the playoffs and had only one winning season. But I think it's wrong to categorically call Do...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  11. Bucs made wrong call on Michael Bennett

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- As long as we're talking about former Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the playoffs (like we did with LeGarrette Blount), let's talk about Michael Bennett. He's the defensive end the Bucs let walk into free agency last spring. He signed with...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  12. Bucs preparing for 'playoff' game

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- It's coming in Week 17, but I think Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano is making one of his smartest moves of the season. Although Tampa Bay's postseason hopes disappeared long ago, Schiano is encouraging his team to treat Sund...

    Blog | December 24, 2013
  13. Midseason Report: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- When the season started, there was some talk that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could contend for a playoff spot. After all, they added all-world cornerback Darrelle Revis and Pro Bowl safety Dashon Goldson in the offseason. The Bucs ...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  14. Bucs have made playoffs after 0-3 start

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- After an 0-3 start, a lot of people are writing off the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' playoff chances. That's logical since only 3 percent of the teams to start 0-3 have made the playoffs since the NFL went to its current postseason format ...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  15. Buccaneers can't afford 0-3 start

    Pat Yasinskas

    If the Tampa Bay Buccaneers lose to the New England Patriots on Sunday, they pretty much can forget about ending up in the playoffs. The Bucs already are 0-2. According to ESPN Stats & Information, only 12 percent of teams to start 0-2 since 1990 ...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  16. Rapid Reaction: Saints 16, Buccaneers 14

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- A few thoughts on the New Orleans Saints' 16-14 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. What it means: The Saints improve to 2-0. Since 1990, 63 percent of the teams that have started 2-0 have gone to the playoffs. Tampa Bay falls to 0-2...

    Blog | September 15, 2013