In the Crosshairs

Bucs down Washington, move to Divisional round

Bucs down Washington, move to Divisional round

Ken Cross

January 12 Although the NFC East was markedly the worst division in the NFL this season, the Washington Football Team brought a solid effort on Saturday night in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 31-23 win at FedEx Field. FULL STORY

Bucs Blow by Falcons to Secure Fifth Seed

Bucs Blow by Falcons to Secure Fifth Seed

Ken Cross

January 04 First things, first. Tom Brady passed for 399 yards and four touchdowns as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ ran away from the Atlanta Falcons, 44-27, on Sunday to secure an 11-5 record and the fifth seed in the NFC Playoffs which start next weekend. FULL STORY

Hoist the Flag! The Bucs Finally Sail Into the Playoffs

Hoist the Flag! The Bucs Finally Sail Into the Playoffs

Ken Cross

December 29 The Bucs destroyed the Detroit Lions, 47-7, on Saturday and it solidified the coronation of the Bruce Arians-Tom Brady era. FULL STORY

Tampa makes ferocious comeback win over Atlanta

Tampa makes ferocious comeback win over Atlanta

Ken Cross

December 20 The Atlanta Falcons walked the dog on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers through the first half on Sunday as they took a 17-0 lead to the locker room. It was a pedestrian lead, as the Buccaneers offense had slept through 61 yards and four punts FULL STORY

NBA in Tampa -- Asides, Musings, Doc & Max Strus

NBA in Tampa -- Asides, Musings, Doc & Max Strus

Ken Cross

December 20 No one in the Tampa Bay Area was as excited and giddy as I was to see the NBA come through the doors of Amalie Arena on a couple of days ago when the Toronto Raptors played their first “home” game in the Tampa Bay Area. FULL STORY

Tampa Bay Win Over Minnesota Keeps Playoffs in Play

Tampa Bay Win Over Minnesota Keeps Playoffs in Play

Ken Cross

December 14 Sunday afternoon in the Buccaneers’ 26-14 win over the Minnesota Vikings, the little man with the big heart was the elixir that head coach Bruce Arians needed to jump start the team’s struggling offense and get the team in position FULL STORY

Kansas City Beats Tampa Bay  from Start to Finish

Kansas City Beats Tampa Bay from Start to Finish

Ken Cross

November 30 For much of Kansas City’s 27-24 win over Tampa Bay on Sunday, the struggling Buccaneers were on the chase. FULL STORY

Bucs Lose to Rams as Big Night Game Hex Continues

Bucs Lose to Rams as Big Night Game Hex Continues

Ken Cross

November 25 In the 27-24 loss to the Los Angeles Rams, there were too many issues for Tampa Bay to overcome. FULL STORY

Kyle Trask and Florida Make Another Statement

Kyle Trask and Florida Make Another Statement

Ken Cross

November 16 Saturday night’s 63-35 beatdown of the Arkansas Razorbacks in the Swamp added on to what is a mathematic dream for the football and numbers analysts. FULL STORY

Tampa Bay Defeats Adversity and the Panthers

Tampa Bay Defeats Adversity and the Panthers

Ken Cross

November 16 Through it all, the Buccaneers got back on track with a resounding 46-23 win over the rebuilding Panthers. It wasn’t until midway through the third quarter that Tampa Bay took the upper hand. FULL STORY