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NFP Prospect Focus: Jameis Winston | National Football Post
Greg Gabriel breaks down one of the top QB prospects.

Lions leaning toward hiring Tedford as head coach -
League sources tell Sportsnet that the B.C. Lions are leaning toward hiring Jeff Tedford as the next head coach of the team.

2015 NFL Draft: Matt Miller's Scouting Notebook for Week 15 | Bleacher Report
College football's regular season is over, and bowl game preparation is underway for many teams while job openings are filled and top underclassmen make their NFL draft plans...

Scot McCloughan is NFL's best talent scout, self-employed and living on a farm
Football savant SCOT McCLOUGHAN helped build two Super Bowl champions. Now in exile, will he get a shot to build a third?

Danny Lansanah helps Bucs in variety of ways | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — For a player who has bounced in and out of the league and nearly quit football five years ago, Bucs linebacker Danny Lansanah knows his key to sticking in the NFL depends on his versatility.

Bucs' Lavonte David says injury wasn't so bad | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — As LB Lavonte David watched video of Sunday's loss to the Lions, he saw the play in which Detroit WR Calvin Johnson's knee hit the back of his head, sending him to the sideline for the remainder of the game with a possible concussion.

Bucs notes: LB David ready after concussion scare |, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times
TAMPA — A scary moment for Lavonte David passed without incident, and now the All-Pro outside linebacker of the Buccaneers can’t wait to get back on the field Sunday in Charlotte.

Bucs Hot Reads: DE Jacquies Smith boosts sack total |, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times
TAMPA — It’s early in his NFL career, but Jacquies Smith has certainly caught the eye of Buccaneers defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier.

Does anyone want to win the NFC South? |, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times
TAMPA — Only in the wacky NFC South can a team end a six-game slide, improve to 4-8-1 and declare itself in the thick of the division race.

Bucs Get Second Crack At Panthers WR Benjamin | Pewter Report
Round Two of what plans to be a twice-a-season battle within the battle for years to come will take place outside the hash marks Sunday afternoon at Carolina.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Lovie Smith sees injustice with Pro Bowl format - ESPN
Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Lovie Smith sees injustice with Pro Bowl process in regard to Lavonte David

Coach's Corner: Week 15
Coach Smith sits down with Scott Smith to talk about the Buccaneer's mindset after being mathematically eliminated from playoff contention, as well as what he expects to see from the Carolina Panthers, this weekend.

Key Matchups: Buccaneers vs. Panthers

LB Danny Lansanah will try to help the Bucs contain TE Greg Olsen more effectively than it did in Week One...In addition, one of the league's postseason awards could be on the line