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'Thursday Night Football,' schedule and results: Jags get comeback win vs. Titans, 21-13 - SBNation.com
The Jaguars earned their third win of the season while the Titans' chances at getting the No. 1 draft pick improved with their 13th loss.

A eulogy for Jay Cutler, the best bad quarterback the Bears have ever had - SBNation.com
The Bears have turned to Jimmy Clausen to start Sunday against the Lions. This was not how the Jay Cutler era in Chicago was supposed to end.

6 good thoughts about bad* NFL teams - SBNation.com
... some teams that would at least qualify as mediocre. Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White offers up his thoughts on NFL rules that don't make sense, the Dolphins' bad decisions, Julio Jones' health and more.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Danny Lansanah out to prove Packers wrong - ESPN
Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Danny Lansanah gets chance to show Green Bay Packers he belongs

Gerald McCoy sad he can't play against Aaron Rodgers - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog - ESPN
Gerald McCoy has never played against Aaron Rodgers and he admires the Packers the way he admires their quarterback.

Bucs Dotson Looking To Take Advantage Of Opportunity At LT | Pewter Report
Last week the Buccaneers began an evaluation to determine if they may already have their left tackle of the future on their current roster.

McCoy Wants His “Sapp-Favre” Battles Against Rodgers | Pewter Report
The endless comparisons between Gerald McCoy and Warren Sapp can get tiresome, but the Bucs’ current three-technique admitted his envy of the Hall of Famer’s ongoing rivalry with another NFL great.

Bucs DT Bowers may get more time but readiness a concern | TBO.com, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times
Da'Quan Bowers, who lost a starter’s job because he was out of shape during training camp, is still struggling with his conditioning and that could cause him to lose valuable playing again this week.

Bucs DT Bowers may get more time but readiness a concern | TBO.com, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times
Da'Quan Bowers, who lost a starter’s job because he was out of shape during training camp, is still struggling with his conditioning and that could cause him to lose valuable playing again this week.

Bucs notes: McCown makes most of long-distance family time | TBO.com, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times
Josh McCown admits there have been times this trying season when the distance between him and his family has made playing easier. His wife and children are living at their North Carolina home during the season.

Hot Reads: McCoy sorry not to play against Rodgers | TBO.com, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times
Tampa Bay's Gerald McCoy sat out the first game he could have played against Packers QB Aaron Rodgers in 2011 because of a torn biceps muscle. He will miss Sunday's game because of a season-ending right knee sprain.

Ex-Bucs OC Tedford headed to CFL as head coach | TBO.com, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordiator Jeff Tedford has reportedly agreed to become the head coach of the Canadian Football League’s British Columbia Lions.

Video: Bucs WR Vincent Jackson Reacts to "Man of the Year" Award
Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson talks about being named Bucs' "Man of the Year" for the second consecutive season.

Countering Aaron Rodgers and Hans and Franz: Five wrestlers who could help the Bucs vs. Packers | Tampa Bay Times
Before professional wrestling appeared regularly on cable television, its main avenue into homes was nationally syndicated programming on weekend mornings.

Ex-USF star Sam Barrington set to take on Bucs | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — It took a year and a half, but as he comes back to Raymond James Stadium, Sam Barrington has found himself as an NFL linebacker.

Ex-Bucs QB Josh Freeman working to return to NFL | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — The last time the Packers played at Raymond James Stadium, on Nov. 8, 2009, Josh Freeman made his first NFL start at quarterback and won 38-28, becoming the third rookie in Bucs history to win his first start.

Why the worst division in NFL history will rise again - NFL.com
This season's NFC South will go down as one of the worst divisions in history. Could the Panthers, Saints, Buccaneers and Falcons turn the inferior division into one of the best in the league soon?

Bucs Juggling Around O-Line Doesn't Throw Off Dotson | TheLedger.com
TAMPA | Tampa Bay retooled its offensive line during the offseason but, like the team's season, it hasn't exactly worked as planned.

2015 NFL Mock Draft: Jameis Winston goes No. 6 to New York Jets - NFL - SI.com
College football bowl games start on Saturday. The East-West Shrine Game is less than a month away, with the Senior Bowl soon to follow.  In other words, we're bordering on draft season in the NFL.  • NFL Power Rankings: Week 16 | NFL Playoff Picture entering Week 16