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Daily Bucs Links 10/12/11 - Tanard Jackson returns, could Bucs have more home games in London?

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Buccaneers (3-2) Vs. Saints (4-1): 1st Place At Stake As Tampa Bay Tries To Bounce Back From Week 5 Disaster - SB Nation Tampa Bay
The Bucs can re-take the division lead if they beat the Saints. I have my doubts about their ability do so. 

Bucs face unwanted challenges vs. Saints | Fox Sports Florida
Unwanted or not, they have to face them. A chance to redeem themselves.

Buccaneers (3-2) Vs. Saints: Facts And Figures For NFC South Front Runners - SB Nation Tampa Bay
For those of you who like pointless trivia. 

NFL expands UK commitment with potential to add games - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
More games in the U.K. in the Bucs' future?

"Permanent" London home team could become the league’s London team | ProFootballTalk
Apparently, the league wants to have a team return to the U.K. every year for one home game. Obvious candidate: the Bucs. But turning them into a full-time London team? There are so many problems with that, it really can't be done. 

Stat of the week - NFC South Blog - ESPN
Josh Freeman sucks on deep passes this year. Though the Bucs have barely ever thrown them. 

Could Bucs be a regular in London? - NFC South Blog - ESPN
Pat Yasinskas asks the same question. 

Jackson Returns to Bucs |
The Bucs have their own story on his reinstatement. 

T-Jack Is Back! NFL To Reinstate Tanard Jackson | Pewter Report
Pewter Report has some extra quotes on Jackson's reinstatement. 

Tanard Jackson thanks Bucs for welcoming him back | & St. Petersburg Times
The Bucs thank Tanard Jackson for returning. Now to see if he's in shape and can get re-adjusted to playing quickly. 

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Bucs ready to move on from lopsided loss | Fox Sports Florida
I think everyone wants to just move on. 

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | Week 5 Quick Reads
Freeman had a horrible game by DVOA standards. Hey, DVOA and QBR agree for once!

Iron men of the NFC South - NFC South Blog - ESPN
Mike Williams played a ridiculous 99.5% of offensive snaps last year. 

NFC South Stock Watch - NFC South Blog - ESPN
Stock down: Josh Freeman. How odd. 

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | Week 5 DVOA Ratings
Bucs fall to 20th in these efficiency rankings. 

Bucs Throw Away Blueprint, Get Stripped Of Manhood | Pewter Report
Chidi Ahanotu does not like what he saw. 

Re-Focused - Buccaneers @ 49ers, Week 5 |
Surprise: the Bucs didn't grade out well. - Rookie Meter: Undrafted WR Baldwin getting notice with big plays
Mason Foster remains on the rookie top ten.