Tom Brady, Glazer family make donations for Hurricane Ian relief

Tom Brady and Tampa Bay Buccaneers ownership are making donations to aid in the relief efforts following Hurricane Ian

As the Tampa Bay Buccaneers continue their preparations for Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs, their minds are clearly on the victims of Hurricane Ian, a massive storm that made landfall in southwest Florida on Wednesday.

Bucs quarterback Tom Brady announced Thursday that he’ll be making a donation to the Florida Disaster Fund as relief efforts begin throughout the state, and encouraged others in the NFL to do the same.

Brady and the Bucs were forced to relocate their football operations and practices to Miami this week as the storm approached, with families of players, coaches and staff brought along, as well.

Contingency plans were in place for Sunday’s game to be moved to Minnesota depending on the impact of the storm to the Tampa Bay area, but the team confirmed Thursday that Raymond James Stadium will indeed be able to host.

The Glazer family, which owns the Bucs, also announced a donation of $1 million to aid in the relief efforts:

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Bucs vs. Chiefs to proceed as scheduled in Tampa after Hurricane Ian

Despite this week’s massive storm, the Bucs will be able to host the Chiefs safely Sunday night

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs will play Sunday night’s game at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, the team announced Thursday.

As Hurricane Ian moved through central Florida, contingency plans were in place that could have moved the game to Minnesota, depending on the impact of the storm on the team’s ability to safely host the game.

The Bucs have been practicing in Miami all week, and made sure the families (and even pets) of players, coaches and staff were able to come along and stay safe from the weather.

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Bucs LB Devin White named NFC Defensive Player of the Month

Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Devin White has been named NFC Defensive Player of the Month for September

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Devin White has been named NFC Defensive Player of the Month for September, the league announced Thursday.

Through the first three weeks of the 2022 regular season, White has tallied 24 tackles, three tackles for loss, three sacks, three quarterback hits, two pass breakups and one forced fumble.

The Bucs are 2-1 despite a slow start on offense, thanks in large part to dominant performances by the defense, led by the spirited play of one of their captains in White.

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NFL Week 4: Reasons to watch each game

Here’s why you should tune in to each NFL game in Week 4.

Week 3 of the 2022 NFL season provided another solid slate of games, where there are just two undefeated teams left in the Dolphins and Eagles.

Heading into Week 4, there are plenty of intriguing matchups for fans to watch. It all starts when the Dolphins and Bengals square off on Thursday Night Football. Then there’s a showdown between two of the hottest teams in the AFC as the Bills battle the Ravens on Sunday afternoon and a Sunday Night contest between the Chiefs and Buccaneers.

Our NFL Wire editors offered their reasons for why you should tune in to each game in Week 4.

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Bucs bring back WR Kaylon Geiger on practice squad

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have re-signed rookie wide receiver Kaylon Geiger to their practice squad

As expected, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have re-signed rookie wide receiver Kaylon Geiger to their practice squad, the team announced Wednesday.

Geiger was waived earlier this week to make room for fellow pass-catcher Mike Evans, who returned from a one-game suspension.

An undrafted free agent out of Texas Tech, Geiger was active for Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers, as the Bucs were missing their top three wide receivers.

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No changes yet for Bucs vs. Chiefs as Hurricane Ian makes landfall

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are still on schedule to host the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night, despite an incoming hurricane

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Kansas City Chiefs are still set to play Sunday night as scheduled at Raymond James Stadium, as Hurricane Ian begins to make landfall just south of the Tampa area.

League executive Jeff Miller says there’s no change in time or location for Sunday night’s game at this point, per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.

Should the game end up having to move, US Bank Stadium in Minnesota would be the alternate location, Rapaport says.

The Bucs have moved their football operations to the Miami Dolphins’ facility as the storm approaches.

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Hurricane Ian forces Buccaneers to postpone Ring of Honor induction for Bruce Arians

The hurricane headed for Florida is forcing the Bucs to postpone the Ring of Honor induction for former coach Bruce Arians.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are postponing the Ring of Honor induction of former coach Bruce Arians to a later game on the team’s home schedule, although the new date for the ceremony hasn’t been determined.

On-going scheduling conflicts created by Hurricane Ian necessitated the postponement.

Arians, now a senior football consultant with the Bucs, coached the team for three seasons (2019-21). He led the team to the playoffs in two of the three seasons and won Super Bowl LV following the 2020 season. He remains the oldest coach to win a Super Bowl.

Overall, the Bucs went 36-19 in the regular season under Arians, including a 13-4 mark in 2021, and won five playoff games.

Once inducted, Arians will be the 14th member of the team’s Ring of Honor.

The Todd Bowles-led Buccaneers lost their home opener on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers. The team will operate out of South Florida this week while preparing to play the Kansas City Chiefs. The primetime game, scheduled for Sunday night, is still currently expected to be played in Tampa, although the location is subject to change based on Hurricane Ian.

Bucs move practices to Miami as Hurricane Ian threatens Tampa Bay

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are moving this week’s practices to Miami due to the incoming storm

As Hurricane Ian continues to trek closer to the Tampa Bay area, the Buccaneers are moving their practices to Miami for the week, per multiple reports.

Bucs head coach Todd Bowles told the media Monday that the team had already been in discussions with the NFL regarding possible contingency plans for the week, including the potential for having to move Sunday’s home game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

The team will travel to Miami on Tuesday, which is normally the players’ off day, per the Tampa Bay Times’ Rick Stroud.

Stroud later reported that the Bucs have also invited the families of players and coaches to come along:

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Did Aaron Rodgers, jumbotron doom Bucs’ 2-point conversion vs. Packers?

What led to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ disappointing ending Sunday against the Green Bay Packers?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ late comeback bid against the Green Bay Packers fell short Sunday, thanks to a strange sequence that included a late touchdown in the final seconds, and a delay of game penalty that ultimately led to a failed two-point conversion that would have tied the game.

Not only did the Bucs have to back up five yards for the biggest play of the game, but they also might have accidently given away some valuable information about their plans for that play, thanks to their in-house video screen.

This postgame exchange between Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Fox Sports reporter Tom Rinaldi seems to indicate that was the case:

It’s unclear what information Rodgers is talking about here, but the end result was an incomplete pass that sealed Tampa Bay’s first loss of the season.

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Bucs make roster moves after Week 3 loss to Packers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are shuffling their roster following Sunday’s 14-12 loss to the Green Bay Packers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are shuffling their roster following Sunday’s 14-12 loss to the Green Bay Packers.

Wide receiver Mike Evans has officially returned from his one-game suspension, and fellow pass-catcher Kaylon Geiger has been waived by the team to clear Evans’ spot on the active roster.

The Bucs also waived tight end Daniel Wells from the practice squad, and it wouldn’t be surprising to see the team bring back Geiger to fill that spot, should he clear waivers.

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