Bucs offense sputters early in loss to Lions - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
The offense looked horrific early in the game.
Buccaneers Insider - 1040 ESPN Tampa
Craig Smith has a review of the game up as well.
Wrap-up: Lions 27, Buccaneers 20 - NFC South Blog - ESPN
Pat Yasinskas' notes on the game.
Tampa Bay Bucs drop season-opener to Detroit Lions 27-20 - St. Petersburg Times
The Times reviews the game.
NFL Week 1: Bucs Knocked Off By Lions, 27-20 - SB Nation Tampa Bay
SB Nation Tampa Bay's quick review of the game.
Stroughter makes big play, but suffers left foot injury | tampabay.com & St. Petersburg Times
Sammie Stroughter is a useful player, but Preston Parker looked pretty good in his role too.
Lions' quick passing game stymies Bucs | tampabay.com & St. Petersburg Times
Matt Stafford ran a lot of quick, three-step drop passes.
Calvin Johnson gets the better of Aqib Talib | tampabay.com & St. Petersburg Times
Calvin Johnson was one reason why the Bucs lost, but certainly not the only one.
Bucs CB Talib has rough day against Lions WR Johnson | TBO.com
Rough day is a bit much. He gave up a touchdown on an indefensible jump ball and on a play in zone coverage where Sean Jones was late coming over.
Bucs news and notes: Paying tribute to Lee Roy Selmon and 9/11; Lions QB Stafford on the mark - St. Petersburg Times
The Times has some more notes on the game.
Detroit Lions expose Tampa Bay Buccaneers' weaknesses, starting with offense - St. Petersburg Times
'Expose' is a bit much. The Bucs looked slow, but they can play a lot better than this.
Bucs need to work out early offensive cramps | TBO.com
Easily the biggest problem yesterday.
A loss like this puzzling in many ways | TBO.com
It is very puzzling.
Sputtering Start | TBO.com
That sounds about right.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Gimme 5 - St. Petersburg Times
John Romano with his Gimme 5 on the game.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers hope they have put together a great defensive line for years to come - St. Petersburg Times
Hopefully they have. Despite a lack of sacks against the Lions, that was an encouraging game on that front.
Pass rush top priority for new regime | TBO.com
The pass rush is improved, even if it didn't immediately show.
NFP Sunday Blitz | National Football Post
The NFP Sunday Blitz had a big feature on Josh Freeman. Certainly worth a read.
Mac's Football Blog: Buccaneers OT James Lee Reworked Contract
Lee gave up $500,000 this year in exchange for a $300,000 signing bonus. That's the kind of pay cut a player takes when he is in danger of being cut.
Not Enough Time | Buccaneers.com
There was plenty of time. The Bucs just spent all of it spinning their wheels early in the game.
JoeBucsFan.com | Bucs Had The Lions’ Gameplan Down Pat - Tampa Bay Bucs Football
The Lions gameplan was nothing special, it was just hard to stop for the Bucs.
Lions look like winners, top Tampa Bay | ProFootballTalk
Winners look like winners.
Bucs fan gets surprise military reunion Sunday | tampabay.com & St. Petersburg Times
Even though they lost, the Bucs did a lot of cool things for the fans on Sunday.
JoeBucsFan.com | Cody Grimm Talks Defense - Tampa Bay Bucs Football
Cody Grimm talks about the defense to JoeBucsFan.
Bucs' season-opener feels different for tailgaters | TBO.com
Everything surrounding the game was apparently very good for those attending. Except the game itself.
Bucs' hurry-up offense minimizes RB Blount's role | TBO.com
The Bucs' two-minute offense does, but the Bucs can play faster even with Blount on the field.
Bucs notes: Tributes set emotional tone | TBO.com
Tributes to 9/11, Lee Roy Selmon and Tom McEwen dominated the game.
Dan Shonka Part I: Confidence and Competitiveness | The Rookie Scouting Portfolio
Matt Waldman interviews another evaluator.
Cam Newton, Ray Rice provide thrilling play on 9/11's 10th anniversary - Peter King - SI.com
Another week, another MMQB.
[Video] Lions vs. Buccaneers Highlights | Buccaneers.com
The ehm, 'highlights' of the game.
[Video] Buccaneers Post Game Recap: Week 1 | Buccaneers.com
Dave Moore and Gene Deckerhoff recap the game.
[Video] HC Raheem Morris Post Game Press Conference 09/11 | Buccaneers.com
Raheem's post-game presser.
[Video] QB Josh Freeman Post Game Press Conference 9/11 | Buccaneers.com
Freeman's post-game presser.