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  1. 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
  2. Bucs have pass rush, coverage working together

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- In recent weeks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith and defensive tackle Gerald McCoy have talked several times about how the team's pass rush and coverage combos weren't matching up. On Monday, that changed. Smith talked about ...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  3. W2W4: Buccaneers vs. Vikings

    Pat Yasinskas

    Five things to watch in Sunday's game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Minnesota Vikings: Tampa Bay pass rush: This has been the most disappointing area for a team filled with disappointing areas. The Bucs haven't recorded a sack in the last t...

    Blog | October 25, 2014
  4. Lovie Smith wants more from pass rush

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Their defensive line features All-Pro Gerald McCoy and high-priced free agent Michael Johnson. Yet, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers didn't get near Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco in Sunday's 48-17 loss. Literally. The Bucs didn...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
  5. W2W4: Buccaneers at Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    Three things to watch when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers play at the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night (8:25 ET). Tampa Bay's pass rush. Getting pressure on the quarterback is supposed to be one of the keys to a Lovie Smith defense. But the Bucs haven'...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  6. Frazier: Bucs need pressure, turnovers

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Buccaneers defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier wasn't giving away any secrets Wednesday as he talked about Sunday's loss to Carolina. The world already knew that the Bucs didn't have much of a pass rush and didn't come up with any ...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  7. Bucs need more from pass rush

    Pat Yasinskas

    An examination of what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers must do after their 20-14 loss to the Carolina Panthers: The cornerstone to a Lovie Smith defense is supposed to be the pass rush. It's expected to come almost entirely from the front four defensive ...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  8. Pass rush missing for Buccaneers

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Some quick highlights from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' locker room after Sunday's 20-14 loss to the Carolina Panthers. Much of the talk was about how dismal Tampa Bay was on offense through the first three quarters. The Bucs trailed ...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  9. Projecting a lineup: Defense

    Pat Yasinskas

    We've given you projections on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' offensive starters already. Now, let's flip over to the other side and talk about the defense. Defensive end: Michael Johnson was signed to a big contract to spice up the pass rush. He'll st...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  10. Free-agency review: Buccaneers

    Pat Yasinskas

    Most significant signing: The signing of former Cincinnati defensive end Michael Johnson has been the team's biggest move by far. The Bucs came into free agency looking to improve their pass rush and they accomplished that by signing Johnson. He had ...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  11. W2W4: Buccaneers at Rams

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Three things to watch for in Sunday's game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the St. Louis Rams. The St. Louis pass rush: Rookie quarterback Mike Glennon is going to face another challenging pass rush, which is led by defensive e...

    Blog | December 21, 2013
  12. W2W4: Buccaneers-Bills

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- What to watch for in Sunday's game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Buffalo Bills: Buffalo's pass rush: The Bucs are coming off a loss to Carolina in which they gave up five sacks. Now, they have to face a Buffalo defense th...

    Blog | December 07, 2013
  13. W2W4: Panthers at Buccaneers

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Five things to watch in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Thursday night game against the Carolina Panthers: The pass rush. It's gone from being pretty good to almost nonexistent in recent weeks. The Bucs need to get more out of a defensive...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  14. Gerald McCoy calls himself out

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy made perhaps the most athletic move of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' season Tuesday. He called himself out. While answering a question about the pass rush in general, McCoy got specific about himself. "M...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  15. Josh Freeman remains silent

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The former starting quarterback of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers showed far more ability to escape the rush Thursday than he ever did in his playing days. Josh Freeman was at his locker when the doors swung open to begin the 45-minute me...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  16. Bucs need to bring rush on Drew Brees

    Pat Yasinskas

    It's very difficult to rattle New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees, but that's what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will have to do if they're going to have a chance against the Saints on Sunday. One of the few encouraging things that came out of the seaso...

    Blog | September 11, 2013