The Chargers hired Rich Bisaccia Tuesday to be their new special-teams coach, addressing an area that was a major problem for them this season.
The St. Petersburg Times reported Saturday that the Bucs had picked up a two-year option on head coach Raheem Morris' contract.
The Buccaneers are not expected to get involved in a bidding war for MLB Barrett Ruud if another team is willing to pay a premium for his services in free agency.
Josh Freeman passed for two touchdowns and the Buccaneers beat the Saints 23-13 on Sunday to stay alive in the NFC playoff race.
Since 2002, the NFL has produced at least one team every season that has gone from fourth place one year to first the following year, with Kansas City being the latest example this season.
The potential of a lockout that could linger well into 2011 has led the Buccaneers to put off taking steps to keep their coaching staff and front office intact for next season, we hear.
Tampa Bay rookie WR Arrelious Benn had been narrowing the gap between him and fellow WR Mike Williams before an ACL tear ended his season, we hear in NFC South Whispers.
Saints WR Marques Colston had an arthroscopic procedure on his right knee, making him questionable for Sunday's game vs. the Buccaneers.
The Buccaneers have placed rookie WR Arrelious Benn on injured reserve with a torn ACL and promoted rookie DT Doug Worthington to take his spot on the active roster.
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.
The Bucs clinched a winning record Sunday, getting their ninth victory of the season against Seattle, but Josh Freeman wasn't ready to celebrate after the game.
It likely didn't benefit many people in the fantasy world, but Sunday's offensive showcase by Josh Freeman could be an indicator of what's on the horizon in 2011.
The Buccaneers will be without two offensive players as they fight for a playoff bid next week against the Saints.
Josh Freeman threw for 237 yards and a career-best five touchdowns Sunday to help the Buccaneers keep their playoff hopes alive with a 38-15 rout of the struggling Seahawks.
Buccaneers CB Ronde Barber hasn't said whether he will continue playing after this season, but we hear the Bucs will welcome him back in 2011 if he decides to put off retirement.