2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
5-2, 1st in NFC South
Brady on adding Brown to Bucs: Right opportunity at the right time (1:47)
Clark, Kimes expect Bucs to handle business against Giants (0:58)

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs running back Leonard Fournette said he gained new respect for coach Bruce Arians for sitting him an extra week to let his ankle heal, even though they had an important game against the Packers and Fournette really wanted to play. "I've never had a coach come to me and say that," said Fournette, who also credited a fellow running backs for keeping his spirits lifted.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bucs have activated interior offensive lineman John Molchon (and his epic mustache) from the Reserve/Injured list. The team had a 21-day window to activate him after returning to practice Oct. 13. He was impressive in camp.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bruce Arians revealed that Bucs left guard Ali Marpet had offseason surgery on his hip labrum. "He's having an outstanding year. I think the surgery in the offseason helped him. He's playing at a very high level, very consistent, very physical. You really can't ask for much more from the leader of the group."


Spain & Fitz: When sincere doesn't mean sincere

Spain and Fitz talk about the surprising hire of new White Sox manager Tony La Russa and Jeff Passan and Jason Goff join the show to weigh in on the move. Plus, Bobby Marks on the latest NBA news, what kind of punishment will MLB hand the Dodgers’ Justin Turner, are the Bucs the best team in the NFL and the Jets take you never knew you needed.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Here is a statement from the Bucs on their positive COVID-19 test. One other individual who was in close contact has been ordered to stay home and self-isolate.


J&J: Benny the Butcher Stops By The Show

Spend your afternoon with Jalen & Jacoby as the guys discuss the many moves of the Sixers and Rockets, who is on the block in the NFL, the first Gronk-ism of 2020 and break down the best 5 rap groups of all-time with Benny the Butcher.


First Take 2nd Hour: Floyd Mayweather joins to talk boxing, previewing the weekend's Eagles-Cowboys game, is Tom Brady responsible for Antonio Brown, and more on Justin Turner's Covid-19 situation

Stephen A. & Max debate if Carson Wentz or Mike McCarthy is under more pressure this weekend, discuss if Tom Brady is responsible be for Antonio Brown, boxing legend Floyd Mayweather joins to talk boxing, and Stephen A. shares more information on Justin Turner's breaking the MLB Covid-19 protocol after testing positive.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

I asked Bucs offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich what gives him the confidence that Antonio Brown won't be a problem the way he was in Oakland and even in Pittsburgh. "I've known him since he was a kid," Leftwich said. "We've been extremely honest with each other from the second I met him."


Woody: Thomas needs to step up

Damien Woody joined the show to discuss what's going on with the Cowboys, what the Giants should do with Andrew Thomas, and more.

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2dJordan Raanan

Sources: Giants OL Hernandez has positive test

The Giants said a player has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been immediately placed in isolation, and individuals who were in close contact with him have been told to stay home.


Hour 4: Rocket Regret?

Keyshawn Johnson, Jay Williams, and Zubin Mehenti close out the last hour of the show wondering what on Earth Gronk was talking about with maple syrup and pancakes? Jenna Laine joins the show to discuss that and how the addition of Antonio Brown is being received in the locker room of Tampa Bay. Are the Rockets now sellers that will try to move players to help fit their new coach?


Hour 3: Trouble for Turner?

Keyshawn Johnson, Jay Williams, and Zubin Mehenti begin hour three wondering what will happen with Justin Turner and his punishment after winning the World Series. The Big 10 has had to cancel a game, and Cardale Jones joins the show to discuss the way the Big 10 is handling this. Adam Schefter joins the show to discuss what is going on with the Texans outbreak, Antonio Brown to the Bucs, and what can happen at the trade deadline.


ESPN Daily: The Return of Antonio Brown

Antonio Brown is back in the NFL after agreeing to a one-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday. On the field, Brown is one of the most prolific wide receivers in NFL history, with over 11,000 receiving yards and 80 touchdowns in a career that began as a humble 6th round pick. But off the field, Brown has had ongoing issues: from social media outbursts to troubling sexual assault allegations and an arrest. After serving an eight-game suspension for violating the NFL’s Personal Conduct Policy, Brown will reunite with Buccaneers QB Tom Brady, who was Brown’s teammate for one game in New England last season, before Brown was released by the Patriots. Mina Kimes, who profiled Brown back in 2015 for ESPN the Magazine, joins the show to discuss his tumultuous journey to this point, and to assess whether the hall-of-fame caliber wide receiver is worth the risk for an already surging Buccaneer offense. Then, Pablo weighs in on the surprising news that the Philadelphia 76ers are reportedly about to hire former Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey.


Spain & Fitz: Selfishness hits an all-time high

Sarah & Jason get their feeling out about the decision Justin Turner made last night. Rob Gronkowski talks about Syrup drizzling and Fitz talks about not liking syrup! Nicole Auerbach joins to explain that 21 days is not far off of how long positive Covid players have to wait to get back into action.

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3dKevin Seifert

NFL planning to hold fan capacity to 20% for SB

The NFL is moving forward with plans for a reduced-capacity Super Bowl LV, to be played Feb. 7 even if the league ultimately adds an 18th week to its regular season.

Team Stats

Passing Yards266.18th
Rushing Yards105.721st
Points For31.73rd
Points Against20.325th

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