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Saints bounce back to beat Bucs, clinch NFC South

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

As it turns out, six quarters was enough of a break for the Saints offense. Overcoming last week’s loss to Dallas and a first half in which they were limited to a field goal, the Saints came back to beat the Buccaneers 28-14. The win moved them to 11-2, and clinched the NFC South title for the Saints, as they’re well on track to secure a bye week in the postseason as well.

With Newton ailing, Panthers desperate vs.Browns

Saturday, December 8th, 2018

The Carolina Panthers' season is on the line when they travel to play the Cleveland Browns on Sunday with quarterback Cam Newton's availability and/or level of effectiveness in question. Newton, who had right shoulder surgery last year and is battling what might be residual pain, had one of his worst games last Sunday, when he threw four interceptions and was sacked four times by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as the Panthers (6-6) lost their fourth straight game. Don't expect Newton, who has thrown at least one interception in each of the four defeats, to be standing on the sideline.

Buccaneers out to solve Saints for third time in two seasons

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

It seems like it's been forever since the Tampa Bay Bucs won a video-game shootout against the New Orleans Saints, 48-40, in the regular-season opener. When the two teams square off Sunday at Raymond James Stadium, the Saints (10-2) will be trying to clinch the NFC South while the Bucs (5-7) will be trying to keep their recent streak of good play, which resulted in consecutive victories, rolling. "It feels like it's been a long (time) ago," Saints coach Sean Payton said.

Buccaneers vie for season sweep of Saints

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

The New Orleans Saints rarely have faced adversity this season, but they will get a chance to rebound from a loss for only the second time when they visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday afternoon. Drew Brees and the Saints (10-2) were held to a season-low point total in a 13-10 loss at the Dallas Cowboys on Nov. 29. Not only did it snap New Orleans' 10-game winning streak but it dropped the team one game behind the Los Angeles Rams for the top seed and home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs.

Panthers’ Olsen re-injures right foot, done for season

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

If the Carolina Panthers are going to pull out of a frustrating tailspin, they'll have to do it without three-time Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen. Olsen re-injured his right foot during Sunday's 24-17 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the latest blow to the 33-year-old's bid to return to form after having surgery to repair the same foot last season. ''I ruptured my plantar fascia.

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton on loss to Tampa Bay Buccaneers: ‘This wasn’t Carolina football’

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton reflects on the loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 13.

Panthers’ Greg Olsen injures foot, out for season

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

As if the news weren’t bad enough for the Carolina Panthers, who have dropped four in a row after Sunday’s 24-17 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, there’s this: Tight end Greg Olsen ruptured his plantar fascia and is done for the year. Different injury for Greg Olsen, though stems from compensating for hurt foot. Olsen had played with two fractures to his right foot over the past two seasons, and the rupture happened because of compensation for those injuries.

Bengals’ WR A.J. Green carted off the field with foot injury

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

UPDATE: Green is expected to undergo season-ending surgery on torn ligaments in his toe after leaving Sunday’s game, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green was carted off the field with a foot injury during Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos. This was Green’s first week back from a toe injury that has kept him out since Week 8, when the Bengals faced the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Buccaneers postgame press conference

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter and quarterback Jameis Winston address the media after a Week 13 win against the Carolina Panthers.

Sunday Roundup: Who to Bet on in Every NFL Week 13 Afternoon Game

Saturday, December 1st, 2018

After a lackluster slate last weekend, plenty of exciting matchups are on the board for Week 13. Here are your betting plays for Sunday afternoon's games. Indianapolis Colts (-4) at Jacksonville Jaguars 1:00 p.m. ET • Jacksonville is 1–8–1 against