Tampa Bay Buccaneers arrive in Charlotte after seven-hour plane delay | NFL News

first_imgTampa Bay departed for Charlotte just before 9.30pm ET, according to NFL Network, which was first to report the team’s travel issues. The team finally landed at 11.27pm.Tampa Bay (6-3) play the Carolina Panthers (3-6) on Sunday.What went wrong for Brady and the Bucs?Sky Sports’ NFL writer Cameron Hogwood…The NFL can be a fickle business, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the latest reminder of just that.Everything was looking dandy entering November. Bruce Arians’ team were being eulogised as a playoff-bound juggernaut led by a Tom Brady sticking it to Father Time, and with a suffocating Todd Bowles defence taking names at the line scrimmage.Two weeks later, and the Bucs are licking the wounds of a 38-3 demolition at the hands of the New Orleans Saints, having just about escaped East Rutherford with a 25-23 win over the New York Giants earlier in the week.The performance against the Saints was as ugly as it was ever going to get, and one Arians will be hoping proves a mere anomaly.Read the full feature here… – Advertisement – The Tampa Bay Buccaneers arrived in Charlotte more than seven hours late after mechanical issues with their plane delayed their arrival ahead of Sunday’s match against the Carolina Panthers, according to reports.The flight was scheduled to depart Tampa International Airport at 2.25pm ET and land in Charlotte at 3.55pm ET, according to ESPN.The delay forced the team to hold team meetings and eat a meal inside the airport. The Buccaneers followed social distancing protocols by congregating in areas with restricted access to the general public or outdoors. – Advertisement – – Advertisement – – Advertisement –center_img Live NFL November 15, 2020, 5:00pmLive on The Tampa Bay Buccaneers come up against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday – live on Sky Sports NFL at 6pm – as they look to recover from a crushing defeat to the New Orleans Saints; The team were forced to hold team meetings at Tampa International Airport as they waited to take off Last Updated: 15/11/20 8:42am Tom Brady and his Tampa team-mates were left to wait at the airport
Tom Brady and his Tampa team-mates were left to wait at the airport

Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury addresses Patrick Peterson’s future with team

first_imgAbout Patrick Peterson, Kliff Kingsbury noted that this mini-camp is voluntary, and said that the star CB has been in communication with him, and has made clear to the head coach that he wants to be a Cardinal and Kingsbury expects him to be one in ‘19.— Omar Ruiz (@OmarDRuiz) April 23, 2019Peterson reportedly asked the Cardinals for a trade in October, but he later said he felt like he was “next in line” to be the cornerstone of Arizona’s franchise, like wideout Larry Fitzgerald.Peterson 28, has been a Pro Bowl player in all eight of his years in the NFL since Arizona selected him as the No. 5 overall pick in the 2011 draft. The Cardinals posted the NFL’s worst record (3-13) in 2018-19 but he still helped anchor a defense that was fourth best against the pass. Peterson recorded 54 tackles and two interceptions on the year. Related News Kliff Kingsbury is clearing the air of speculation that Patrick Peterson could be leaving Arizona.Peterson, the Cardinals’ star defensive back, missed the team’s minicamp on Tuesday, and rumors that he might be traded soon emerged. But Kingsbury emphasized the workout was voluntary to reporters, saying his communications with Peterson indicated he wants to play for Arizona in 2019-20. Josh Rosen trade rumors: Are Dolphins interested in dealing for the Cardinals quarterback? “We’re still working through things. It is a process. I wouldn’t say the hay is in the barn,” Kingsbury told NFL Network.Regardless, Arizona has a few things to figure out before the 2019-20 season.center_img Josh Rosen trade rumors: Cardinals’ asking price may be too high for Giants Arizona has the first pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, and its selection could turn the team around. It could shore up its defense by selecting top pass rushing prospect Nick Bosa from Ohio State, but it is rumored to favor Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray.However, the Cardinals don’t appear to know who they will select.last_img read more