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Saints' Allen doesn't see latest loss sparking major changes

Dec. 06, 2022 18:26 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Dennis Allen doesn't see the benefit of trying to overhaul lineups or change coaching staff duties now. For New Orleans' struggling first-year coach, a 17-16 loss at Tampa Bay on Monday night exemplified as much as any game this season why the Saints...

Tom Brady gives Bucs some breathing room in tight NFC South

Dec. 06, 2022 17:07 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady still has a knack for pulling off the improbable. The seven-time Super Bowl champion’s NFL-record 44th fourth-quarter comeback enabled the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to avoid falling two games under .500 and create a little breathing room for themselves...

Brady throws for 2 late TDs, Buccaneers beat Saints 17-16

Dec. 06, 2022 01:34 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A relieved Tom Brady stepped to the podium with a big smile. “Just like we drew it up,” the seven-time Super Bowl quarterback said after throwing a pair of touchdown passes in the final three minutes Monday night to help the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rally from a...

Saints allow 2 late TDs in frustrating 17-16 loss to Bucs

Dec. 06, 2022 01:24 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla, (AP) — The New Orleans Saints were five minutes away from moving within a half-game of NFC South-leading Tampa Bay when the bottom fell out of the game, and most likely the season. Tom Brady threw a pair of touchdown passes in the final three minutes Monday night as the...

All-Pro Wirfs, 3 Bucs defensive starters out against Saints

Dec. 05, 2022 19:33 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — All-Pro right tackle Tristan Wirfs and three starters from Tampa Bay’s secondary were declared inactive for Monday night’s game against the New Orleans Saints. Wirfs suffered a high ankle sprain during last week’s 23-17 overtime loss at Cleveland and is...

Brady: Season goals still within reach for struggling Bucs

Dec. 04, 2022 11:21 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady only knows one way the Tampa Bay Buccaneers can pull out of a season-long funk on offense and realize their potential. “Hope is not a strategy, so you’ve got to go out there and you’ve got to earn it,” the seven-time Super Bowl champion said....

Brady, Bucs aim to take control of NFC South against Saints

Dec. 01, 2022 19:34 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (4-8) vs TAMPA BAY (5-6) Monday, 8:15 p.m. EST, ESPN FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Buccaneers by 3½ AGAINST THE SPREAD: Saints 4-8, Buccaneers 3-7-1. SERIES RECORD: Saints lead 39-23. LAST MEETING: Buccaneers...

Brady, Bucs look to begin strong stretch run against Saints

Dec. 01, 2022 18:18 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers aren’t in a position to make any assumptions about their chances of winning the woeful NFC South. With Tom Brady at quarterback, a talented group of offensive playmakers around the seven-time Super Bowl champion, as well as a top-10...

Beasts of East: All 8 NFL teams in East divisions above .500

Nov. 30, 2022 11:19 AM EST

Two years after no team in the NFC East won more than seven games, all four have pulled off the trick with six weeks to go. Washington (7-5) beat Atlanta on Sunday to join Philadelphia (10-1), Dallas (8-3) and the Giants (7-4) with winning records, giving the division a combined...

49ers defense playing at Super Bowl level

Nov. 28, 2022 19:22 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — When San Francisco turned an opening-drive takeaway into a field goal, the 49ers' confident defense believed that would be enough scoring for a win. "When you see the offense go out there and score points on the first drive, that’s immediately what we...