Josh Freeman threw for 287 yards and a TD, LeGarrette Blount ran for 127 yards and a score, and Tampa Bay beat Indianapolis 24-17 on Monday night.
Pat Fitzmaurice was impressed with how Cam Newton picked apart the Cardinals' secondary. How will the rookie perform vs. the Packers?
The Buccaneers were hoping that LeGarrette Blount would have made more progress in becoming a better all-around back by this point.
With the surprisingly successful Buccaneers selecting 20th in the first round this year, GM Mark Dominik is happy with the flexibility he believes that spot should provide in late April.
LeGarrette Blount is a powerful back with a violent running style and, following his impressive rookie year, some observers are wondering if the Bucs need to invest in a complementary back to help share the load with him.
Pat Fitzmaurice expects Rams RB Steven Jackson will come up big Sunday night against the Seahawks with a playoff berth hanging in the balance for his young team.
The Patriots have plenty of rookies to thank for their 13-2 record as we rank the teams that have received the biggest impact from their first-year players.
With LeGarrette Blount struggling to master the straight-ahead running style needed for short-yardage situations, Tampa Bay is thinking of using veteran Earnest Graham for those plays, according to NFC South Whispers.
While first-round RBs Ryan Mathews and C.J. Spiller have disappointed, undrafted RBs Chris Ivory and LeGarrette Blount have made names for themselves with a few other relatively unknown rookie backs coming on late in the season.
Eric Weems scored on a 102-yard kickoff return and Matt Ryan threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to Michael Jenkins as the Falcons rallied from a 10-point deficit to beat the Buccaneers 28-24 on Sunday for their sixth straight victory.
The rookie who has had the biggest play for two weeks in a row is Cowboys CB Bryan McCann, whose heads-up 97-yard punt return for a touchdown sparked a Cowboys victory.
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski had a game to forget in Week Nine's loss to the Browns, but he had an excellent game in Week 10, giving him the rookie lead in TD receptions and a spot "on the cusp ...
Josh Freeman threw two touchdown passes and rookie LeGarrette Blount ran for a score to lead the surprising Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 31-16 victory over the struggling Carolina Panthers on Sunday.
Terrell Owens hasn't looked his age thus far this season and Pat Fitzmaurice says that Owens owners could enjoy a vintage performance under the Monday-night lights in Week Nine.
LeGarrette Blount's big game on Sunday, which included a highlight-reel hurdle, has helped put the Bucs atop the NFC South.