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Bucs’ backup Mike Glennon might face former team this year

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Mike Glennon may be leaving for a greener field. Still, he might not go far. Glennon, the Tampa Bay Bucs’ backup quarterback, has been offered a nice contract to remain the backup quarterback for Tampa Bay. However, with Jameis Winston running the huddle, playing time is the one thing the Bucs can’t offer to Glennon. That leaves, according to NFL Network, the Jets and the Bears in the lead for Glennon’s services. Both teams play the Bucs this season at…

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Former Bucs cornerback Darrelle Revis charged with assault

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Former Tampa Bay Bucs’ cornerback Darrelle Revis is in trouble, and this time, it isn’t because of a blown coverage. Revis has been charged with four felonies and a misdemeanor following a scuffle that left two men unconscious in the street. Revis’ attorney, Blaine Jones, told ESPN that he was trying to get Revis to surrender to police. Jones said Revis was attacked by at least five men and “feared for his safety.” Revis is a former Tampa Bay cornerback…

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Bucs backup quarterback Mike Glennon already garners interest

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He was an insurance policy. Nothing more. He was who you thought about when you thought about the unthinkable. The guy who might save the day if the main guy was lost. Now that Mike Glennon is a free agent, are the Tampa Bay Bucs prepared to move on without him? Oh, with starting quarterback Jameis Winston staying healthy the last two years, the Bucs really haven’t had much use for Glennon. He has thrown passes in only one game the…

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Richard Corcoran to lobbyists: Cool your jets

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Florida House members better get used to flying commercial. House Speaker-designate Richard Corcoran is expected to announce new rules Thursday, including one that would prohibit members from flying on planes owned, leased, or paid for by lobbyists. The proposed rule change is meant to end a common practice among lawmakers and the influence industry, according to a sources close to the incoming House speaker. The practice of hopping a ride on a lobbyist’s plane is considered fairly common. Lawmakers often…

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Jets claim discarded Tampa Bay tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins

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The New York Jets are the latest NFL team to check out the discard bin of the Tampa Bay Bucs. The Jets claimed former Bucs’ tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins, cut by the Bucs after last week’s DUI charge. The Bucs have cut several players in the NFL who are prospering on other teams, including cornerback Aqib Talib, who returns to town this week. Others the Bucs once had and either cut or did not re-sign include Seattle’s Michael Bennett, New…

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Super Bowl rematch: Panthers-Broncos opens season

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Super Bowl rematch. Minus Peyton Manning, of course. The NFL season will begin the way the last one ended, with the Denver Broncos playing the Carolina Panthers. Denver beat Carolina 24-10 in February in the Super Bowl, Manning’s final game. The rematch will be on Thursday night, Sept. 8 in Denver. “We’re glad that it’s out,” Broncos executive vice president of football operations John Elway said. “We knew who we were going to play and now we know when we’re…

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Somehow, Lightning wins a wild 6-5 game against Winnipeg

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It was a laugher. It was a blown opportunity. It was a comeback. It was a special teams collapse. It was a shootout. In the end, it was wild. The Tampa Bay Lightning ended up with one more good moment than bad one Thursday night, winning a 6-5 game over Winnipeg  in a shootout. Captain Steven Stamkos scored the winner. There were plenty of good things with the win. The Bolts scored three goals in 241 seconds, and they led…

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