Refs weren’t seeking Buccaneers WR Mike Evans’ autograph

A postgame interaction between two game officials and Tampa Bay Buccaneers receiver Mike Evans did not involve a request for an autograph, the NFL said in a statement Tuesday. Following the Buccaneers’ 21-3 loss Sunday to the Carolina Panthers, 1340 AM Fox Sports captured video of side judge Jeff Lamberth and line judge Tripp Sutter … Read more

1-32 poll, stats to know

Welcome to Week 8 of the NFL regular season. Our power panel — a group of more than 80 writers, editors and TV personalities — evaluated how teams are stacking up through seven weeks. The New York Jets and New York Giants continue to win while the Green Bay Packers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers continue … Read more

NFL to review refs seeking Mike Evans’ autograph

The NFL is reviewing a video that appears to show two officials in uniform asking Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans for an autograph in the tunnel after Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers, a source confirmed to ESPN. The video captured by 1340 AM Fox Sports shows side judge Jeff Lamberth and line … Read more

NFL Week 7 takeaways – Lessons, big questions for every game

5:00 PM ET NFL NationESPN It’s Week 7 of the 2022 NFL season, and here are our weekly game takeaways. On Thursday night, the Arizona Cardinals‘ offense came alive at home against the New Orleans Saints. Sunday came with a few surprises: Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers‘ offense struggled against a Carolina Panthers … Read more

Tom Brady hosts young fan and his family at Bucs-Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady hosted 9-year-old George Cogdill, who is battling an autoimmune condition called Henoch-Schonlein purpura, and his family on Sunday as the Bucs prepared to take on the Carolina Panthers. 1 Related The seven-time Super Bowl champion treated the family from Pinewood, South Carolina — a two-hour drive … Read more

NFL Week 7 picks, schedule, odds, injuries, stats, fantasy tips

7:00 AM ET ESPN staff The Week 7 NFL schedule for the 2022 season is stacked with great matchups, and we have you covered with what you need to know heading into the weekend. Our NFL Nation reporters bring us the biggest keys to every game and a bold prediction for each matchup. Additionally, ESPN … Read more

Buccaneers’ Robert Hainsey – ‘Love’ that Tom Brady chewed out O-line

TAMPA, Fla. — Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady was shown on TV directing an expletive-laden tirade at his offensive line in last Sunday’s 20-18 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, but center Robert Hainsey said Wednesday that it’s what he wants, and it’s what their unit wants. “Everyone can call it what they want, but I want … Read more

Todd Bowles – Tom Brady got no special treatment to attend wedding

TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Todd Bowles said Monday that quarterback Tom Brady missing the team’s walk-through to attend New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s wedding in New York had no impact on the Bucs’ 20-18 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. He also said he doesn’t believe Brady is receiving preferential … Read more

NFL Week 6 takeaways – Lessons, big questions for every game

5:00 PM ET NFL NationESPN Welcome to Week 6 of the 2022 NFL season, where no top-10 team is safe. The Green Bay Packers‘ offense was silent in a loss to the New York Jets — one week after losing to the New York Giants. Speaking of the Giants, they handed Lamar Jackson and the … Read more

NFL Week 6 – Best fashion from around the league

2:33 PM ET ESPN staff Week 6 of the NFL season is upon us. The Washington Commanders and Chicago Bears got things started with a mundane, er — low-scoring affair on Thursday. Sunday promises to spice things up. The 4-1 Buffalo Bills take on the 4-1 Kansas City Chiefs in a rematch of January’s divisional … Read more