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  1. W2W4: Bengals vs. Buccaneers

    Pat Yasinskas

    What to watch for in Sunday's game between the Cincinnati Bengals and Tampa Bay Buccaneers: The Tampa Bay return game. This has been a weak spot for the Bucs all season. Marcus Thigpen was the latest return man, but he was released after having tr...

    Blog | November 29, 2014
  2. Buccaneers shake up return game

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have given up on return man Marcus Thigpen. The team waived Thigpen on Tuesday and made a couple moves at tight end, where injuries are a concern. Thigpen had struggled since taking over the job from Trindon...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  3. Bucs could be without three injured starters

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Buccaneers will be without their punt and kickoff returner and are likely to be without their starting running back and left tackle for Sunday's game at Cleveland. Coach Lovie Smith said the hamstring injury return man Tri...

    Blog | October 31, 2014
  4. Bucs add return man Trindon Holliday

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith said there would be changes coming out of the bye week and followed through on that statement. The Bucs shook up their return game Tuesday, signing Trindon Holliday and releasing Solomon Patton...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers cut-down analysis

    Pat Yasinskas

    Most significant move: The team released Eric Page, who handled the return duties last year. This is a pretty clear sign that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will go with undrafted rookie Solomon Patton as their primary return man. Page was reliable but uns...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  6. Solomon Patton aiming for return job

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- If Solomon Patton ends up as the return man for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the team might want to thank Urban Meyer. Back when Meyer was the coach at the University of Florida, he delivered an important message when he was recruiting...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  7. Hester, Lovie Smith to reunite in Tampa?

    Pat Yasinskas

    Devin Hester said Wednesday he won't be returning to the Chicago Bears. That leads to instant speculation that the record-setting return man could reunite with coach Lovie Smith in Tampa Bay. "I look at Lovie as my No. 1 coach right now because he...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  8. Bucs need to upgrade return game

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- I listed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' five biggest offseason needs this week, but there is one more position I'd like to touch on. That is return man, because it could be an area where the Bucs make a significant move. It might not see...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  9. Season over for Jeff Demps

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The season is over for Tampa Bay running back/return man Jeff Demps. The Bucs announced Wednesday that Demps has been placed on injured reserve. They filled his roster spot by claiming safety Bradley McDougald off waivers from Kansa...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  10. Jeff Demps will need some time

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- If you were hoping to see former Olympic sprinter Jeff Demps working as a return man this Sunday for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, it's time to tone down your expectations. Demps, who spent the summer competing in track and field, pract...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  11. Darren Sproles, Eric Wright getting healthy

    Pat Yasinskas

    There have been a few positive developments on the injury front in the NFC South on Wednesday. New Orleans running back/return man Darren Sproles and Tampa Bay cornerback Eric Wright each took part in practice. Sproles has missed the past two g...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  12. Sproles injury could clear Saints' RB jam

    Pat Yasinskas

    The New Orleans Saints will be without running back/return man Darren Sproles for Monday night's game with Philadelphia. Sproles has a broken hand that required surgery, Mike Triplett reports. Interim head coach Joe Vitt wasn't setting any timetab...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  13. Buccaneers switch return men

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have given up on receiver/return man Jordan Shipley -- again. Two days after Shipley failed to handle a punt return in a loss to Dallas, the Buccaneers have waived him. They also waived Shipley at the end of the preseason,...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  14. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a look at the top headlines from around the NFC South. Check out this Insider piece by Mike Tanier of Football Outsiders. No argument that the Falcons are looking for a return man, and the Saints could use some depth at cornerback. But ...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  15. Darren Sproles: Best free-agent signing?

    Pat Yasinskas

    I've written many times, including earlier Thursday, that New Orleans Saints running back/return man Darren Sproles has turned out to be the best free-agent signing of 2011. There are some other good candidates out there. AFC South colleague Paul ...

    Blog | December 29, 2011
  16. Darren Sproles has shot at history

    Pat Yasinskas

    We've talked a lot this season about New Orleans running back/return man Darren Sproles and how he might be the best free agent signing of 2011. He's contributed heavily as a runner, receiver and returner and Sproles' total body of work is turning...

    Blog | December 29, 2011