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Top 10 Quotes of the Week
How can the Buccaneers pull positives out of the final two weeks of a losing campaign? That topic and more in our top quotes from One Buc Place this week.

TJ's Take: 3 Keys to Beat Green Bay

The Green Bay Packers will defeat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers - ESPN
The Green Bay Packers are predicted to defeat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Lovie Smith: Tampa Bay Buccaneers not aiming for No. 1 draft pick - ESPN
TAMPA, Fla. -- This might not be what some Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans want to hear.

Bucs notes: Run game is key against Packers | TBO.com, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times
TAMPA — With Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers coming to town Sunday, directing an offense that averages 31 points, the Bucs figure their best defense could be a strong commitment to a ground game.

What to expect in Bucs’ final two games | TBO.com, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times
At 2-12 the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will face Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium.

Hot Reads: Bucs playing to win final two games | TBO.com, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times
Bucs coach Lovie Smith doesn't buy into some fans' contention the franchise would be better off losing its final two games to finish 2-14 and ensure a premium pick in the 2015 draft.

Doug Martin, Bucs hope to keep Packers' Aaron Rodgers off field | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Doug Martin, who rushed for a season-high 96 yards Sunday against the Panthers, understands that the more he is on the field Sunday against the Packers, the less time Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers is, which probably would be a good thing for the Bucs.

Green Bay to pack 'em in at Bucs home game | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — When the Bucs talked before the season about reclaiming homefield advantage at Raymond James Stadium, games like Sunday's weren't what they had in mind.

If Dotson plan works, Bucs may tackle other priorities | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Demar Dotson has nimble feet, long arms and good strength, all important traits to play left tackle.

Lions trumpet Tedford time
The Jeff Tedford era is underway with the B.C. Lions, and the most curious part about it is the length

Greg Cosell's Film Review: Why Jay Cutler hasn't worked out | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: My sense from afar, watching the film, is that Jay Cutler is not that kind of precision quarterback for Marc Trestman's offense.

JoeBucsFan.com " Blog Archive " Jameis Watch: Derrick Brooks And Baseball - Tampa Bay Bucs Blog, Bucccaneers News
The most popular Buccaneers blog on earth. Edgy analysis, and 24/7 Bucs football news on JoeBucsFan.com.

Just like old (sad) times: Buccaneers double-digit home underdogs vs. Packers | ProFootballTalk
Given the franchise's many losing seasons, the Buccaneers being 12-point home underdogs to Green Bay on Sunday probably doesn't rank as an all-time indignity for Tampa Bay. That said, the Buccaneers haven't often been home underdogs of this many points.

The difficulty in trading Jay Cutler | National Football Post
A look at how the Chicago Bears could swing a trade to deal their high-priced quarterback.

Mike Smith's Atlanta Falcons can salvage season with two wins - NFL.com
This season hasn't gone as planned for the 5-9 Atlanta Falcons. But amazingly, Matt Ryan and Co. can take the NFC South by winning their last two games. Albert Breer talks to Mike Smith in his robust notebook.

SR's Fab 5: Evans, Jackson On The Verge Of Making Bucs History; Bucs Need Better RBs | Pewter Report
How are WRs Mike Evans and Vincent Jackson poised to make Bucs history? Which RBs could help Tampa Bay's ground game? Find out in SR's Fab 5.