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Allen Robinson returns to limited practice, but Khalil Mack, Akiem Hicks remain out

The Bears got receiver Allen Robinson (ankle) back to practice Thursday. He was limited after sitting out Wednesday. Robinson injured his ankle in Week 5 against the Raiders but played 56 snaps against the Packers and caught four passes for 53 yards. The Bears added defensive lineman Bilal Nichols to the practice report with a [more]

O.J. Howard limited in return to practice on Thursday

Tight end O.J. Howard was one of several Tampa Bay players who missed Wednesday’s practice. But he was back on the field for Thursday’s session. Howard (ankle) was a limited participant in practice, one of the only changes on Tampa Bay’s injury report. But his return to the field on Thursday is a good sign [more]

Tom Brady saw last year’s loss to Bears as an opportunity to learn from mistakes

One of the biggest mistakes of Tom Brady‘s career happened last year in Chicago, when he threw an incomplete pass on the Buccaneers’ last offensive play of the game, appearing to think it was third down when it was actually fourth down. The image of Brady holding up four fingers with a puzzled look on [more]

Former Michigan quarterback Tom Brady faces an Ohio State quarterback for first time

Sunday’s game between the Bears and the Buccaneers features not only the largest age gap between starting quarterbacks but also the first game for former Michigan quarterback Tom Brady against a former Ohio State quarterback. Amazingly, in 21 years as a starter, Brady has never started against an Ohio State quarterback. “Why is there not [more]

Bruce Arians doesn’t attend Buccaneers offensive meetings

Usually, a head coach attends the meetings relative to the side of the ball in which he built his expertise. For Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians, that’s the offense. However, Arians says he doesn’t attend offensive meetings. Via JoeBucsFan.com, Arians recently told Colin Cowherd that Arians takes a hands-off approach to the offense. “I get [more]

Bruce Arians says Bucs won’t trade Ronald Jones

Leonard Fournette has been the clear No. 1 running back for the Buccaneers this season and that’s led some to wonder if the team might entertain trade offers for Ronald Jones with the November 2 trade deadline approaching. Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians threw cold water on that idea Wednesday. When asked about the chance [more]

Tom Brady (thumb) fully participates in practice

Last week, Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady‘s thumb was an issue in practice. It wasn’t an issue during the team’s short-week game against the Eagles. This week, it wasn’t much of an issue for the first day of practice. Brady fully participated on Wednesday, but he was still listed on the report as having a thumb [more]

Tom Brady closing in on 600 career touchdown passes, an NFL first

When Tom Brady‘s NFL career started, Dan Marino owned the NFL passing touchdown record, with 420 in his career. Brady now owns the passing touchdowns record, and is poised to surpass a new landmark as soon as Sunday. Brady currently has 598 career passing touchdowns, meaning he’s two away from 600 in his career. He [more]

Antonio Brown out of practice with sprained ankle

Wide receiver Antonio Brown wasn’t on the field at Buccaneers practice on Wednesday. Bucs head coach Bruce Arians said that Brown was held out of the session because of a sprained ankle. Brown was hurt in last Thursday’s win over the Eagles. Brown missed the team’s Week Three loss to the Rams while on the [more]

PFT’s 2021 MVP watch, Week Seven

Kyler Murray is back on top. Like every Wednesday, here are our current leading candidates, with odds from the PointsBet sportsbook. And there’s another new favorite again. Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (+350, last week +650): Arizona is the last unbeaten team, and Kyler Murray would win the award if it were awarded today. Bills quarterback [more]

Tom Brady vs. Justin Fields is the largest age difference between starting QBs ever

In Sunday’s Buccaneers-Bears game, 44-year-old Tom Brady and 22-year-old Justin Fields will set a new NFL record for the largest age gap between starting quarterbacks. It’s not an old record. The previous record was Tom Brady vs. Mac Jones three weeks ago. Jones had just turned 23. Before Brady and Jones faced off, the record [more]

Bears put Robert Quinn on COVID-19 reserve list

The Bears would have their hands full with the Buccaneers this week at full strength, but they may be down a key pass rusher. The team announced that they have placed Robert Quinn on the COVID-19 reserve list. If Quinn is vaccinated and asymptomatic, he could return with two negative tests 24 hours apart. If [more]

Buccaneers sign Rashard Robinson to active roster

After Richard Sherman hurt his hamstring in last Thursday’s win over the Eagles, head coach Bruce Arians said that the team would work with players already on the roster to fill out their depleted cornerback corps. One of those players was signed off of the practice squad on Tuesday. Agent David Canter announced that his [more]

Rob Gronkowski not at Bucs walkthrough, Antoine Winfield Jr. still in concussion protocol

The Buccaneers got the weekend off after beating the Eagles and returned to the facility on Tuesday for a walkthrough practice session. Reporters at the session noted that tight end Rob Gronkowski was not in attendance. Gronkowski has missed the last three games with injured ribs and has not taken part in any practices since [more]

Buccaneers activate John Molchon off injured reserve

Coming off a long weekend following Thursday’s win over the Eagles, the Buccaneers have made a series of roster moves on Monday. Tampa Bay has activated guard John Molchon off injured reserve. Molchon was designated to return on Sept. 29, so his 21-day window to be activated was just about to close. Molchon was placed [more]

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