How to Watch the Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Dallas Cowboys - NFL Week 1 | Channel, Stream, Preview
Capping off the first Sunday slate of NFL action sees two of the best quarterbacks in the game lead their teams into the 2022 season, as Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys get set to host Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Watch the NFL on DirecTV Stream and PeacockWith a lot of storylines in the offseason, Brady’s brief retirement seems like an after thought. A team simply looking to win a playoff game are the Dallas Cowboys. What: NFL Football (Week 1)Who: Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Dallas CowboysWhen: Sunday, September 11Time: 8:20 p.m. ETWhere: AT&T Stadium (Arlington, Texas)Channel: NBCStream: DirecTV Stream, FuboTV, Sling, PeacockCheck out the NFL standings and results on NFL.commlive.com
New Bucs coach Todd Bowles wins day by admitting he ‘blew it’
TAMPA — To triumph at the news conference, he first had to admit defeat. In that sense, Todd Bowles nailed it, with candor and conciseness. “I blew it,” the new Bucs head coach said Thursday. Know this about 58-year-old Todd Robert Bowles: While different in myriad ways from predecessor Bruce Arians, both share the blunt gene. It’s a trait generally appreciated by a fan base, a refreshing ...news.yahoo.com
Buccaneers coach retires, says Tom Brady’s return was major factor in leaving
In a stunning move, Bruce Arians is hanging his whistle up. The 69-year-old is retiring from coaching the Buccaneers, as first reported by Peter King, and will be replaced by defensive coordinator Todd Bowles. Arians will move to the front office as a “senior consultant for football.” In a phone call with NBC, Arians said it was important to him to leave the franchise in good hands for the next steward, and that Tom Brady’s return was a major factor in his decision to walk away.mlive.com
What’s being said nationally after NFL coaches, general managers headline Day 1 of scouting combine
INDIANAPOLIS -- The first day of the 2022 NFL combine was all about head coaches and general managers from around the league. It’s an opportunity to get a feel for each team’s direction ahead of some important offseason dates, not to mention before the prospects dominate the rest of the week in Indianapolis. Some of the top headlines from the first day of action included Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians on Tom Brady’s future, Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst on the Aaron Rodgers saga and the Falcons declining to commit to Matt Ryan as their starter in 2022, among others.mlive.com
Buccaneers exploring options for successor to Tom Brady
Long before Tom Brady called it quits, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers began contemplating a future without the seven-time Super Bowl winner. Brady announced his retirement Tuesday, ending an unparalleled career that began with a two-decade stint with the New England Patriots followed by two seasons with the Bucs, who went from missing the playoffs 12 consecutive years before his arrival to winning the NFL title in his first season in a new uniform. The decision was not a surprise to general manager Jason Licht and coach Bruce Arians, who assembled an all-star roster around Brady with an understanding that it would be difficult to keep an ultra-talented lineup together for 2022 — with or without the 44-year-old quarterback.news.yahoo.com
Antonio Brown: Buccaneers tried to pay me $200K ‘to go to the crazy house’
For the first time since shedding his uniform and throwing it into the stands at MetLife Stadium, Antonio Brown sat down for an interview. He’s also claims the team wanted him to get mental health treatment and wasn’t happy about it. “The offer was Antonio would basically sit on the sidelines, go on some list and commit himself to some form of intensive mental health treatment,” Burstyn said. A whole lot,” Brown said. Mental health is an important key in the world, so to drag people along and play on people’s mental health it’s unfair and unfortunate.”mlive.com
There’s only one way the Bucs can convince Tom Brady to return
TAMPA — You can ask Bruce Arians. You can ask Peter King. You can ask Gisele. You can listen to the whispers, you can read between the lines, you can play his podcast backwards and search for hidden clues. You can speculate all you want about Tom Brady’s potential retirement plans but you will never know for sure what is in his heart, his mind, his future. Except for this: He will not play for ...news.yahoo.com
NFL fines Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians $50K for striking player on helmet
But head coach Bruce Arians lost some money in the process. The NFL fined Arians $50,000 for striking Bucs safety Andrew Adams on the helmet during the team’s 31-15 playoff win over the Philadelphia Eagles, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported on Wednesday. Following the play, Arians stepped onto the field and struck Adams on the helmet with an open left hand in an apparent attempt to keep him from being penalized. We just got a big play, great field position, and he’s trying to pull a guy out of a pile,” Arians said in a press conference. The Bucs will host Matthew Stafford and the Los Angeles Rams in a Divisional round playoff game on Sunday.mlive.com
Mother of two Keira D’Amato becomes fastest American woman to run a marathon
A 37-year-old mother of two has become the fastest American woman to run a marathon. Keira D’Amato, who previously took seven years off from running to get married and have kids, won the Houston Marathon on Sunday in two hours, 19 minutes and 12 seconds — breaking the previous U.S. record by 12 seconds.news.yahoo.com
Brady, Buccaneers thriving despite losing big-name receivers
It doesn’t seem to matter who Tom Brady’s throwing to, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers keep finding ways to win. Antonio Brown is the latest big-name playmaker the seven-time Super Bowl champion won’t have at his disposal the remainder of the season. Brown was booted off the team after the wide receiver abruptly left the sideline during the third quarter of Sunday’s 28-24 come-from-behind victory over the New York Jets.news.yahoo.com
Brown walks away from Bucs; Brady rallies team past Jets
Antonio Brown was kicked off the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after a bizarre, shirtless exit from the field before Tom Brady coolly led the Bucs on a 93-yard drive in the final minutes for a 28-24 victory over the New York Jets on Sunday. Coach Bruce Arians said after the game that Brown was off the team. Brown's mid-game meltdown came late in the third quarter with Tampa Bay trailing 24-10.news.yahoo.com
Tom Brady throws 4 TDs as Bucs beat Cowboys in NFL opener
It’s simply what Brady, who threw for 379 yards and four touchdowns in a 31-29 win over the Dallas Cowboys, does. It was the 49th game-winning drive the three-time NFL MVP has led in the fourth-quarter or overtime during regular season. Succop’s field goal came after Greg Zuerlein put the Cowboys ahead with a 48-yarder with 1:24 to go. Ultimately, though, Brady made the Cowboys pay for kicking woes that contributed to Dallas only scoring 16 points in the opening half. In addition to missing a 31-yard field goal, Zuerlein had an extra point clank off the left upright in the second quarter.mlive.com
Brady, talented Buccaneers poised to defend Super Bowl title
Two days after listening to a stirring speech from Tom Brady and receiving glitzy Super Bowl rings during a private ceremony, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers reported to training camp and turned their attention to the challenge ahead. No team has repeated as NFL champions since the Brady-led New England Patriots hoisted the Lombardi Trophy after the 2003 and '04 seasons, yet a compelling argument can be made that no reigning champ since has been more equipped to break the trend than this year’s Bucs. Despite turning 44 early in training camp, Brady is showing no signs of growing old.news.yahoo.com
Tom Brady, champion Buccaneers visit Biden at White House
President Joe Biden welcomed Tom Brady and the Super Bowl-winning Tampa Bay Buccaneers to the White House on Tuesday, the first visit by the reigning NFL champions since 2017. It was Brady's first visit since 2005 with the New England Patriots when George W. Bush was in office. Brady has won the Super Bowl during four different administrations but skipped visits by the Patriots in 2015 with Barack Obama and 2017 with Donald Trump.news.yahoo.com
Barrett, Gronkowski agree to deals to stay with Buccaneers
Linebacker Shaquil Barrett and tight end Rob Gronkowski, who came out of retirement 11 months ago to help Brady win No. 7 in his first season with the Bucs, are the latest players to agree to terms to stay with the team. Agent Drew Rosenhaus represents both players and confirmed the deals to The Associated Press on Monday. He signed a one-year, $4 million deal with Tampa Bay in free agency in 2019 and has 27½ sacks in 31 regular-season games since joining the Bucs. Gronkowski played nine seasons with Brady in New England before retiring after the 2018 season.
Brady signs extension, frees salary cap space for Buccaneers
FILE - Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady leaves the field an NFL divisional round playoff football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, in this Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, file photo. om Brady has agreed to a contract extension with the Buccaneers that provides the Super Bowl champions with much-needed salary cap relief and will help the seven-time NFL champion reach a goal of playing until hes at least 45. (AP Photo/Brett Duke, File)TAMPA, Fla. – Tom Brady has agreed to a contract extension with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that provides the Super Bowl champions with much-needed salary cap relief and will help the seven-time NFL champion reach a goal of playing until he’s at least 45. The five-time Super Bowl MVP capped his first season with the Bucs by leading Tampa Bay to its first championship in 18 years. David’s contract, of which $20 million is guaranteed, includes voidable years that make it salary cap friendly.
Bucs hope to keep core together to chase another Super Bowl
The Buccaneers defeated the Chiefs 31-9 to win the Super Bowl. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are already thinking about what it’ll take to repeat as Super Bowl champions. If Brady, Arians and general manager Jason Licht have their way, Gronkowski, Brown and Fournette won’t wind up being one-season rentals. “Hopefully we can keep the band together, have an offseason and actually know what we’re doing (entering next season),” Arians said. It changed our entire football team.”AdBrady said Arians, who also has two Super Bowl rings as an assistant coach, deserves credit, too.
Bucs' Javadifar, Locust 1st female coaches to win Super Bowl
Tampa Bay Buccaneers strength and conditioning coach Maral Javadifar on the field before the NFL Super Bowl 55 football game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Buccaneers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)TAMPA, Fla. – Lori Locust and Maral Javadifar, Super Bowl champs. Locust and Javadifar became the first female coaches on a team to win the Super Bowl, helping the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 31-9 Sunday night. The 30-year-old Javadifar is an assistant strength and conditioning coach, and the 56-year-old Locust is an assistant defensive line coach. Soon enough, they’ll get their Super Bowl rings, just like Tom Brady and the rest of the Buccaneers. The ones we have are overly qualified.”AdLast season, Katie Sowers became the first female to coach in a Super Bowl.
New normal: Brady gets 7th trophy in a season to remember
History was made, just as it always is, on a picture-perfect Sunday evening at the Super Bowl. Brady adding to his record with a seventh Super Bowl title, but with the long-suffering Bucs, not the front-running New England Patriots? That the Chiefs waded through all that to make it back to the Super Bowl was not all that big a surprise. Brady earned his fifth Super Bowl MVP award. It was, as much as anything, a nod to the new normal — life with coronavirus — meshing with the old normal — Tom Brady holding a Super Bowl trophy.
Buccaneers defense rises to occasion again in Super Bowl win
Tampa Bay Buccaneers inside linebacker Devin White (45) breaks up a pass intended for Kansas City Chiefs running back Darrel Williams, right, during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 55 football game, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)TAMPA, Fla. – Tampa Bay’s defense finished its redemption tour with a Super Bowl championship. Brees and the Saints beat Tampa Bay twice during the regular season. By taking down Mahomes in the Super Bowl, the Bucs (15-5) avenged three of their five losses. He also took exception with Tampa Bay having only one Pro Bowl selection on its roster, linebacker Jason Pierre-Paul. “One Pro Bowl player and the team goes on to win the Super Bowl?
Bucs' Arians scoffs at rumors, says he's returning 'for 2'
(AP Photo/Ashley Landis)TAMPA, Fla. – Seconds after linebacker Devin White intercepted a pass in the end zone, Tampa Bay coach Bruce Arians started doling out hugs. Arians unplugged his headset, slipped on a Super Bowl championship hat and braced for the traditional Gatorade shower. Together, Arians and the 43-year-old Brady helped Tampa Bay win its first championship in 18 years and cemented their spot in the franchise history books. He took a year off and worked in television before returning to the NFL with Tampa Bay — joining a young team he saw as full of potential. His biggest coup was landing Brady, who engineered yet another masterpiece and won his seventh Super Bowl after six titles with the Patriots.
Brady wins 5th Super Bowl MVP award with vintage performance
He was the Super Bowl MVP. In 2002, Brady burst onto the scene with his first Super Bowl MVP award by beating the then-St. Louis Rams. And it was then that this march to a Super Bowl victory officially began. At 25 and coming off his first Super Bowl win, Mahomes had Chiefs fans thinking this would be the beginning of a dynasty. Like a five-time Super Bowl MVP.
Super Bowl 2021: Tom Brady wins title No. 7 as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers humble the Kansas City Chiefs, 31-9
TAMPA, Fla. — Tom Brady made his seventh Super Bowl title look familiar - despite moving south to a new team and conference during a pandemic. The GOAT extended his Super Bowl titles’ record in his 10th appearance, his first without Patriots coach Bill Belichick. Bruce Arians became the oldest coach at age 68 to win the Super Bowl. Brady’s nine Super Bowl teams in New England produced just three points total in the first quarter. Kansas City’s defense held but an offside penalty during Ryan Succop’s successful field goal gave the Buccaneers a first down.mlive.com
The Latest: Brady, Bucs dominate Chiefs 31-9 in Super Bowl
___9:40 p.m.Tom Brady is closing in on a record seventh Super Bowl title as the struggles continue for Patrick Mahomes. The Kansas City Chiefs got another field goal to start the second half but are still seeking their first touchdown of the Super Bowl. ___7:45 p.m.Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs are off to a slow start in the Super Bowl. The Kansas City Chiefs’ goal-line stand has kept the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from adding to their 7-3 lead in Super Bowl 55. AdLocker room access is limited compared to previous Super Bowls, and Super Bowl week was much different.
Brady, improved defense keys to Bucs winning Super Bowl
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady during NFL football practice, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021 in Tampa, Fla. The Buccaneers will face the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl 55. (Kyle Zedaker/Tampa Bay Buccaneers via AP)TAMPA, Fla. – Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers won’t be denied. The 43-year-old six-time Super Bowl champion may no longer be the best quarterback in the NFL, however, he’s shown in his first season with the Bucs that he’s still good enough to lead a team to the NFL title game. You want to make some moves that hopefully get your team into the Super Bowl.
From players to pedigree, Chiefs edge on Bucs in all aspects
Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach Andy Reid and Quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) look on during NFL football practice Wednesday February 2, 2021 in Kansas City, Mo. The Chiefs will face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl 55. (Steve Sanders/Kansas City Chiefs via AP)KANSAS CITY, Mo. Based on offense alone, the Kansas City Chiefs are head and shoulders better than the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. If we stay in that mindset, we give ourselves a chance to win any big game.”None is bigger than the Super Bowl.
Reid, Arians bring stellar offensive systems to Super Bowl
In this still image from video provided by the NFL, Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, left, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians speak during Super Bowl 55 Opening Night, Monday, Feb. 1, 2021. Reid and Arians have consistently run prolific offenses that have helped the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers reach the Super Bowl. But Reid and Arians reached title game because both coaches have also shown the ability to adapt. Reid has gradually used more shotgun and spread formations over the years, helping Patrick Mahomes develop into the game’s top QB. Tampa Bay ranked 17th with 1,874 yards after the catch.
Storylines galore as Brady, Mahomes command Super Bowl stage
(NFL via AP)Someone will make history Sunday in a Super Bowl so filled with storylines it would fill a season of TV programming. Yes, Tampa, Florida, where the Super Bowl is being played this year. Ad“There’s a lot that comes along with the Super Bowl,” says Rob Gronkowski, the three-time champion tight end who came out of retirement to reunite with Brady. Of course, with the week off between the conference title matches and the Super Bowl, each side should be well rested. “You don’t get these opportunities every year in the NFL to be in the Super Bowl and to be in these games,” Mahomes says, thought it sure seems as if Brady has a Super Bowl habit, and Mahomes is developing one.
AB says he's grateful for 2nd chance provided by Buccaneers
(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)TAMPA, Fla. – Antonio Brown says he’s grateful to be back in the NFL, let alone preparing to play in the Super Bowl. “I just think it was my only chance to be able to prove — not only to the doubters, but myself — I’m still a high-end football player, still love the game,” Brown said. Arians initially opposed the idea of adding Brown, saying during the offseason that the receiver wasn’t a good fit for the Bucs. He's the most accomplished wide receiver Brady has had to throw to since the Patriots had Hall of Famer Randy Moss, who also had a reputation of being difficult to play with, more than a decade ago. “He has a great love for the game, is a real perfectionist about how he plays, how he takes care of himself.
QB whisperers Christensen, Moore see different side to Brady
Tom Moore worked with Manning, Terry Bradshaw and many others before the 82-year-old assistant got a chance to coach Brady. Christensen and Moore were on the opposite sideline against Brady during the Colts-Patriots rivalry. Both have a different view of the six-time Super Bowl champion after getting to know him during his first season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Joking aside, Brady appreciates the wisdom from Christensen and Moore. He loves throwing them and he’s an extremely elite, deep-ball thrower.”Christensen has one Super Bowl ring and Moore has three.
Bruce Arians Says He Allows Tom Brady ‘To Be Himself’
BOSTON (CBS) — If Tom Brady winning another playoff game wasn’t enough to get New England fired up on Monday morning, Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians took a bit of a shot at the Patriots coaching staff after Brady helped lead his Buccaneers to the NFC Championship Game. Simply put, Belichick never let Brady be himself and never took advantage of the quarterback’s leadership — something Arians isn’t letting go to waste in Tampa Bay. Arians called Brady the “consummate leader” when chatting with King for his Monday morning column, and said that he’s making full use of Brady’s leadership. I just sit back sometimes and watch.”Letting Brady call some plays has certainly worked in Tampa, but Belichick’s approach with Brady worked pretty well in New England. But it’s not just Arians who is praising Brady for his leadership in Tampa Bay, and that leadership is not just relegated to the offensive side of the ball.detroit.cbslocal.com
Looking ahead: Detroit’s short-handed defense draws Tom Brady and the Bucs on short week
Tampa Bay can clinch a spot in the postseason with a win or Chicago loss in Week 16. “We’ve got our hands full once again,” Lions defensive coordinator Cory Undlin said. Brady has started all 14 games in Tampa Bay this season, completing 65.1% of his passes with 32 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. Brady turned in a vintage performance last week, completing 31 of 45 passes for 390 yards and two touchdowns. See below for the previous five meetings, or click here for the full rundown:2019 -- Bucs 38, Lions 172017 -- Lions 24, Bucs 212014 -- Lions 34, Bucs 172013 -- Bucs 24, Lions 212011 -- Lions 27, Bucs 20mlive.com
Matthew Stafford listed as ‘limited’ on practice report; Kenny Golladay, 3 offensive linemen out
Stafford was listed as limited on Tuesday’s practice report and appears to be on track to play on Saturday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. “He’s one of my all-time favorite guys,” Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians said. “Because I’m the quarterback of the Detroit Lions,” Stafford said. With the quick turnaround to another meaningless game on Saturday against Tampa Bay, it was unclear whether he might just shut it down for the year. His status against Tampa Bay will be decided then.mlive.com
Antonio Brown activated by Bucs, reunites with Tom Brady
If all goes right for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday night, Antonio Brown will be catching passes from his roommate. Brown signed with the Buccaneers on Oct. 27, and has been bunking with Tom Brady. The two played just one game together in New England last season, before off-the-field issues led to Brown being cut by the Patriots. It could be 10 plays; it could be 35 plays,” Arians said Tuesday of Brown. The 32-year-old Brown has 841 career receptions, 11,263 yards and 80 total touchdowns.mlive.com
Darius Slay Tops The List Of Free Agent Winners
Not only did Slay get out of Detroit, but he is now the highest-paid cornerback in the NFL. The Philadelphia Eagles gave Slay a three-year, $50 million extension after trading a third and fifth-round pick for the 29-year old cornerback. Gurley was released hours before he was due a $10.5 million roster bonus, the final injury guarantee on the four-year, $57.5 million contract he signed with the franchise. Cleveland improved its defense by signing Andrew Billings to a one-year, $3.5 million deal. Later in the day, Cleveland added cornerback Kevin Johnson on a one-year, $3.5 million deal that can go up to $6 million.detroit.cbslocal.com
Slay And Winston Have Plenty To Play For
Jameis Winston has plenty to play for and Darius Slay does, too. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Detroit Lions have been eliminated from the playoff picture, putting their team goals out of reach. Winston, who intends to play in Detroit with a small fracture in his right thumb, is in the final year of the contract he signed as the No. He is among the NFL leaders with 1,157 yards receiving and eight touchdown catches. Chris Godwin ranks second in the league with 1,212 yards receiving.detroit.cbslocal.com
Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: Sit Kirk Cousins Against A Strong Cowboys Pass Defense
Due to that ranking, Winston is the Fantasy Football Today crews start of the week at the position. Winston and the Bucs are facing the Arizona Cardinals, who have allowed the most fantasy points per game to opposing quarterbacks this season. Cousins has been very good in recent weeks, throwing 13 touchdowns versus just one interception in his last five games. But, this week he faces a Dallas defense that has made life difficult for opposing passers, allowing just over 12 fantasy points per outing. StartQB: Jameis Winston, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Arizona CardinalsRB: Devin Singletary, Buffalo Bills @ Cleveland BrownsWR: Davante Parker, Miami Dolphins @ Indianapolis ColtsSitQB: Kirk Cousins, Minnesota Vikings @ Dallas CowboysRB: Ronald Jones, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Arizona CardinalsWR: Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals @ Tampa Bay Buccaneersdetroit.cbslocal.com