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Crackdown on taunting is working the way the NFL intended

Oct. 16, 2021 15:21 PM EDT

The NFL’s crackdown on unsportsmanlike penalties is working the way the league intended. Officials threw 11 flags for taunting in the first two weeks of this season — the same number called in the entire 2020 season for the same foul — but only three over the next...

Eagles still searching for an identity 6 games into season

Oct. 15, 2021 18:26 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Six games into the season, the Philadelphia Eagles are still seeking an identity. Nick Sirianni’s play-calling has been questionable, quarterback Jalen Hurts has been inconsistent and defensive coordinator Jonathan Gannon’s unit struggles against...

RB Fournette adding balance to Buccaneers' potent offense

Oct. 15, 2021 17:47 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay’s injury-riddled defense has yet to hit its stride this season. However, the Buccaneers continue to thrive with an offense that’s become even more potent with the re-emergence of Leonard Fournette. The talented running back, in his...

Tom Brady throws 2 TD passes, Buccaneers beat Eagles 28-22

Oct. 15, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers keep losing key players and stockpiling victories. Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes, Leonard Fournette ran for two scores and the Buccaneers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 28-22 on Thursday night. The...

Run Down: Eagles' ground game obsolete in 28-22 loss to Bucs

Oct. 15, 2021 00:34 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The loudest ovation of the game from Eagles fans came on a routine 5-yard run by Miles Sanders. Oh, the fans in their green jerseys stood and cheered, sarcastic ones directed at coach Nick Sirianni for calling only the third running play of the game...

Bucs' Richard Sherman out for game with hamstring injury

Oct. 14, 2021 21:00 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Richard Sherman is out for the game after leaving against the Philadelphia Eagles with a hamstring injury. The Buccaneers were already without linebacker Lavonte David (ankle) and safety Antoine Winfield (concussion)...

Tamp Bay's Gronkowski, Philadelphia's Johnson inactive

Oct. 14, 2021 19:21 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tampa Bay tight end Rob Gronkowski (ribs) and Philadelphia right tackle Lane Johnson (personal) will both miss their third straight game Thursday night. Also, linebacker Lavonte David (ankle) and safety Antoine Winfield (concussion) are out for the...

Interim head coach Rich Bisaccia ready to guide Raiders

Oct. 13, 2021 20:31 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Derek Carr walked onto the practice field Wednesday waiting to hear one voice. “I was waiting for him to click in the headset and start talking to me. Make a joke, make me laugh, get me going, fire me up.” But there’s an...

Buccaneers face Eagles looking to avoid Thursday letdown

Oct. 13, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady remembers the losses. As Tampa Bay (4-1) prepared to face the Philadelphia Eagles (2-3) on Thursday night, Brady pointed out a few times this week that the Buccaneers lost on short rest last season. That was when Brady forgot the number of...

Tom Brady leads the Buccaneers against Jalen Hurts, Eagles

Oct. 13, 2021 14:52 PM EDT

TAMPA BAY (4-1) at PHILADELPHIA (2-3) Thursday, 8:20 p.m. EDT, Fox/NFL Network OPENING LINE: Buccaneers by 6 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Buccaneers 2-3, Eagles 2-3. SERIES...