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Greg Auman, Times staff writer

Greg Auman, Times staff writer

Greg Auman has been at the Tampa Bay Times since 1999 and has covered the Bucs and the NFL since 2013. He covered the University of South Florida's athletic department from 2004-13.



Bucs tight end O.J. Howard (80) celebrates a touchdown catch with teammates during the first half. [LOREN ELLIOTT   |   Times]

Bucs-Dolphins: How rookies like O.J. Howard carried the day

MIAMI GARDENS — From start to finish, the Bucs’ wobbly 30-20 win over the Dolphins on Sunday was made possible by game-changing...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston gives words of encouragement to teammates during the first half. [LOREN ELLIOTT   |   Times]

Figures from FSU case enter latest allegation against Jameis Winston

MIAMI GARDENS — The case of Jameis Winston and a female Uber driver in Arizona took more twists Sunday, with Winston getting some level of corroboration, and his unnamed accuser retaining a familiar, high-profile attorney.Eagles cornerback...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Bucs kicker Patrick Murray (7) celebrates with teammates after making the game-winning field goal. [LOREN ELLIOTT   |   Times]

Bucs-Dolphins journal: Patrick Murray on winning kick: ‘I knew I was going to make it’

MIAMI GARDENS — Patrick Murray has been so consistent since taking over as the Bucs’ kicker that he had no doubt when called upon to make...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) throws an interception during the second half of an NFL game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. LOREN ELLIOTT   |   Times

Bucs-Dolphins: Things to watch in Sunday’s 1 p.m. game

TAMPA — Can the Bucs pull off back-to-back wins with a backup quarterback? Win a game on the road for the first time this season? Politely hand the unnamed trophy for the state’s worst football team back to the Dolphins?With WR Mike Evans back...
Published: 11/18/17
Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry (14) earns a fist down on a reception during a game against the Oakland Raiders earlier this month at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens. [Al Diaz/Miami Herald/TNS]

Cannon Fodder podcast: Bucs-Dolphins preview

Greg Auman has a final preview of Sunday’s Bucs-Dolphins game in Miami in his latest Cannon Fodder podcast.He talks about key...
Published: 11/18/17
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Vernon Hargreaves (28) observes the national anthem before an NFL game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, La., on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017.

Bucs journal: DB Vernon Hargreaves will miss Sunday’s game with hamstring injury

TAMPA — The Bucs will play Sunday against the Dolphins without Vernon Hargreaves, who has been their nickel defensive back the past two games.Hargreaves, the 2016 first-round pick out of Florida and a former Wharton High standout, has been...
Published: 11/17/17
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) at midfield after an NFL game between the New England Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. The New England Patriots beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19-14. LOREN ELLIOTT   |   Times

Jameis Winston accused of groping Uber driver

TAMPA — The NFL is investigating an allegation that Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston groped a female Uber driver in Arizona in March 2016.Winston called the allegations "false" and contested the unnamed female driver’s assertion that he was her...
Published: 11/17/17
Bucs cornerback Vernon Hargreaves (28) leaves the field with an injury during the second half of Sunday's game against the Jets. [LOREN ELLIOTT   |   Times]

Cannon Fodder podcast: Injury update as Bucs prepare for Dolphins

In his latest Cannon Fodder podcast, Greg Auman recaps a busy Wednesday.
Published: 11/16/17
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver DeSean Jackson (11) is tackled on a reception by New York Jets cornerback Darryl Roberts (27) during the second half of an NFL game between the New York Jets and Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017.

Bucs journal: DeSean Jackson stepping up leadership

TAMPA — With WR Mike Evans suspended Sunday, WR DeSean Jackson set season highs with six catches on 10 targets in helping the Bucs to a 15-10 win over the Jets. The former Pro Bowler also embraced more of a leadership role."Let’s not forget...
Published: 11/14/17
Cornerback Brent Grimes (24) celebrates an interception during the first half of the Bucs' win over the Jets. [LOREN ELLIOTT   |   Times]

Cannon Fodder podcast: Bucs look to build momentum against Dolphins

The Bucs can take some optimism from the way Carolina was able to move the ball on Miami’s defense.
Published: 11/14/17