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Daily Bucs Links: Reviewing the game

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NFL scores, news and highlights: What happened Sunday in Week 16 -
The playoff picture got a little clearer this week, but we're in for a wild finish. Here's every thing you need to know from Week 16.

NFL playoff picture 2014: Seahawks win puts NFC order up for grabs -
With wins by the Cowboys and Seahawks, the NFC playoff picture got a little more settled on Sunday.

Shelton: No Offense, But Do You Call This An Offense? | Pewter Report
In the upset of upsets, in the staggering performance of staggering performances, the Bucs went out and got themselves a field goal Sunday afternoon.

Most Disappointing Buccaneers vs. Packers | Pewter Report
Here is a list of the most disappointing Buccaneers against the Packers.

Most Impressive Buccaneers vs. Packers | Pewter Report
So it’s no surprise that most of the impressive Buccaneers against the Packers came from the defensive side of the ball.

Game Awards: Bucs vs. Packers

4 Things More Clear After Sunday
The Bucs are closer to knowing where they'll be picking in the draft next year and who their last two opponents will be...and they also saw some strengths and weaknesses emphasized in Week 16

Josh McCown: Tampa Bay Buccaneers have missed offensive coordinator - ESPN
The Bucs managed only 109 yards of offense and didn't get near the end zone on Sunday.

Defense solid against Packers, but Bucs need much more than that - ESPN
It's hard to be any worse than the Bucs were on offense, which managed just 109 yards against the Packers.

Lovie Smith not on hot seat with Tampa Bay Buccaneers - ESPN
It's the time of year when coaches get fired, which means it's fair to at least wonder about Lovie Smith.

Bucs defense delivers stout effort in loss |, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times
TAMPA — They stiffened in the red zone. They chased Aaron Rodgers off his spot. From sideline to sideline, they hit the Packers hard and often.

Lightning strike injures seven at Raymond James Stadium |, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times
A lightning strike that hit in a Raymond James Stadium parking lot shortly after Sunday’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers game ended sent at least seven people to the hospital, according to Tampa Fire Rescue.

Another loss keeps top pick in sight |, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times
The Bucs continue barreling toward the Mariota and Winston stations, completely unimpeded by winning. Martin Fennelly says another loss makes them king of the mountain, or at least atop a steaming pile of a season that might guarantee the top pick.

Bucs notes: Injured McCoy stays involved |, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times
With Gerald McCoy again reduced to spectator status, Tampa Bay’s defense played well in a 20-3 loss. McCoy will also miss the season finale against New Orleans because of a knee injury suffered at Carolina.

Jones: Bucs' lousy offense sinks to new depths vs. Packers | Tampa Bay Times
For much of Sunday's loss to the Packers, the Bucs were actually close in terms of the score. It was 10-3 headed to the fourth quarter. Yet you never had the feeling the Bucs were anywhere close to being able to win.

Punchless Bucs fall to Packers | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Any Green Bay Packers fan worth his Instagram photo account left Sunday's 20-3 win over the Buccaneers with a few new tan lines and some terrific shots of his Christmas vacation to Florida.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers observations: Getting closer to top draft pick after another bad loss | FOX Sports
Andrew Astleford presents his takeaways and observations from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' loss to the Green Bay Packers and says about the only positive from this game is getting closer to securing the top pick in next year's draft.

Jay Cutler expected back with Bears in 2015, with new coaching staff -
While Bears head coach Marc Trestman is all but certain of being fired next week, quarterback Jay Cutler -- and his hefty contract -- is expected back in Chicago.