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Cliff McBride

Film Session: Week 9
Former Buccaneer & Contributor Anthony Becht is joined by TJ Rives as he breaks down how the Bucs offensive line was able to open holes for RB Bobby Rainey free against the Browns and DT Gerald McCoy's dominating effort to sack QB Brian Hoyer on their first possession.

TJ's 3 Takeaways from TB-CLE

Upon Further Review: Bucs-Browns
Lovie Smith wasn’t looking to reveal any lineup decisions on a Monday, but he said the Bucs would start whichever QB gave them the best chance to win on Sunday...And other reactions to Sunday’s game

Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith doesn't rule out switch at QB - ESPN
With his Tampa Bay Buccaneers at 1-7, Lovie Smith sounded like a coach who might be willing to make a major change.

Doug Martin looking like odd man out for Tampa Bay Buccaneers RBs - ESPN
An unproductive Doug Martin is starting to look like the odd man out in Tampa Bay's running back rotation.

Bucs vs. Browns Unit Game Grades | Pewter Report
Tampa Bay continued to find new ways to lose, dropping their seventh game of the season to the Browns 22-17. Missed opportunities on offense, poor secondary awareness and terrible special teams all contributed to the loss on Sunday.

Bucs May Hand Starting QB Job Back Over To McCown | Pewter Report
When Bucs quarterback Mike Glennon took over the starting job following Josh McCown’s thumb injury in Week 3, and went on the road and won at Pittsburgh the following week, many assumed it was Glennon’s job to keep for the remainder of the season

Simply put, Glennon isn't getting it done |, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times
Yes, Mike Glennon did some things, including his 260 passing yards. But Martin Fennelly says the bad, including those two first-half picks, outweighed the good yet again.

Bucs notes: Evans starting to step up |, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times
It has taken Mike Evans only seven NFL games to get the Bucs excited about what heights the 6-foot-5 rookie wide receiver can reach.

Seeking kick-start, Bucs may go back to McCown as QB |, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times
Unhappy with the erratic play he received from second-year quarterback Mike Glennon against the Browns, Bucs coach Lovie Smith said he will contemplate going back to veteran Josh McCown as his starter for Sunday's game against Atlanta.

Lovie Smith pleased with Bucs safety play post-Mark Barron | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Coach Lovie Smith pointed to the Bucs' depth at safety last week as a reason why the team traded former first-round pick Mark Barron to St. Louis.

Turning Point, Week 9: Bucs fail to take advantage of fourth-quarter interception | Tampa Bay Times
It wasn't easy to get excited about the Buccaneers playing the Cleveland Browns. Whether it was a 1-6 team against a 4-3 team or whether it was Mike Glennon against Brian Hoyer, it felt a lot like going trick-or-treating and getting a basket full of raisins.

Bucs coach Lovie Smith thinking about starting QB Josh McCown again | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Lovie Smith is getting ready to crank up the not-so-merry-go-round at quarterback.

Is Mike Evans Primed for a Second-Half Surge?
Is Mike Evans Primed for a Second-Half Surge?: It's been a pretty solid year for rookie receivers. Is Mike Evans ready to be the next to break out and be a number-one option? Read it now on numberFire!

All-Star Team of the Week: Week 9 |
The best individual performances Week 9 had to offer taken together to form this week's Team of the Week.