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Unbeaten Eagles, Buccaneers trying to ignore negative 'noise' from outside the locker room

Sep. 21, 2023 19:59 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles and Tampa Bay Buccaneers insist they aren't listening to “noise” outside their locker rooms. The unbeaten NFC rivals meet in prime time Monday night, each sporting 2-0 records that have spawned questions about realistic expectations...

Surprising Buccaneers face defending NFC champion Eagles in prime-time matchup of unbeaten teams

Sep. 21, 2023 19:21 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (2-0) at TAMPA BAY (2-0) Monday, 7:15 p.m. EDT, ABC FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Eagles by 5½. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Philadelphia 2-0; Tampa Bay 2-0. SERIES RECORD: Buccaneers lead 11-10, including postseason. ...

Baker Mayfield, rejuvenated defense have been key to another 2-0 start for Buccaneers

Sep. 18, 2023 19:37 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Thanks to Baker Mayfield playing turnover-free ball and a defense that’s reverted to its old stingy ways, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are off to a surprising 2-0 start. A tough test awaits next Monday night when the defending NFC champion Philadelphia Eagles visit...

Chicago Bears struggle defensively in a 27-17 loss to Mayfield, Buccaneers

Sep. 17, 2023 19:36 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — In a three-play span in the opening quarter, Chicago's chances of ending a franchise-record losing streak took a big hit. The Bears lost safeties Jaquan Brisker and Eddie Jackson, and their short-handed secondary was unable to stop Baker Mayfield in a 27-17 loss...

Mayfield shines again, Buccaneers stay unbeaten with 27-17 victory over struggling Bears

Sep. 17, 2023 16:30 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Baker Mayfield passed for 317 yards and a touchdown Sunday, adding to his strong debut with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with a 27-17 victory over the struggling Chicago Bears. With Mayfield playing turnover-free ball for the second straight week and Mike Evans...

Confident Mayfield looks to build on early success with new team when Buccaneers host Bears

Sep. 14, 2023 18:51 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Baker Mayfield is off to a winning start with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, impressing his new team with what he hasn’t done on the field rather than dazzling statistics. Turnovers and poor decisions in the pocket have hampered the No. 1 overall pick from the 2018...

Mayfield, Bucs look to build on confidence-bolstering win as they host Fields, Bears

Sep. 14, 2023 15:30 PM EDT

CHICAGO (0-1) at TAMPA BAY (1-0) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, FOX FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Buccaneers by 3. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Chicago 0-1; Tampa Bay 1-0. SERIES RECORD: Bears lead 40-21. LAST MEETING: Buccaneers beat Bears 38-3...

Jalen Hurts, Eagles host Kirk Cousins, Vikings in prime time again in their home opener

Sep. 13, 2023 18:20 PM EDT

Jalen Hurts and the Philadelphia Eagles host Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings in their home opener in prime time for the second straight season. Pro Picks doesn’t expect another dominant performance from Philly. The Eagles (1-0) and Vikings (0-1) kick off Week...

Ex-NFL receiver Mike Williams dies 2 weeks after being injured in construction accident

Sep. 12, 2023 17:39 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Former NFL receiver Mike Williams, who was injured in a construction accident two weeks ago and later put on a ventilator, died Tuesday, his agent said. He was 36. Williams, who played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Buffalo Bills from 2010-14, died at St....

Season-opening win bolsters Buccaneers' belief they can be successful in post-Tom Brady era

Sep. 11, 2023 18:45 PM EDT

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers launched their post-Tom Brady era with a victory that bolsters the team’s belief it can be successful without the seven-time Super Bowl winner. It wasn’t pretty. However, a 20-17 season-opening win at Minnesota underscored what coach Todd Bowles has been...