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Daily Bucs Links: It's Game Day!

Here's your open thread for today.

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A new generation of NFL running backs is ready to carry the torch -
The last great group of running backs is turning 30 and headed into oblivion. A new group led by Devonta Freeman and Todd Gurley is already taking their place.

The Lions offense can't go wrong with Jim Bob Cooter -
The Detroit Lions have a new offensive coordinator, Jim Bob Cooter. His job: turn around a sagging unit that's not even scoring 20 points per game with Megatron and Golden Tate in the lineup.

Buccaneers Down Several Pass-Catchers
Both WR Vincent Jackson and TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins are doubtful to play Sunday in Atlanta, so the Buccaneers will look to several young receivers to step up and produce.

Buccaneers vs. Falcons Game Preview
A look at the Buccaneers' matchup against the Falcons.

SR’s Pick 6: Buccaneers at Falcons | Pewter Report
What are the six keys things Bucs beat writer Scott Reynolds will be looking for on Tampa Bay’s road trip to Atlanta? Find out in SR’s Pick 6.

Buccaneers vs. Falcons Pewter Report Preview And Predictions | Pewter Report
Sunday's game in Atlanta will be the ultimate test of resilience for the young Buccaneers.

Bucs Need More YAC Downfield | Pewter Report
There’s new leadership guiding the Tampa Bay offense this season but one nagging issue that persists from 2014 is an inability to get the ball to receivers with room to run.

As Winston’s play improves, Bucs’ shortcomings become more apparent | and The Tampa Tribune
The Good Ship Lovie-pop continues to take on water, now starring the Washington fiasco as the flooded mailroom.

Inability to defend the slant puts Buccaneers on route to ruin | and The Tampa Tribune
If you were to trace the ancestry of the pass route that has plagued the Tampa Bay Buccaneers secondary most this year, you’d find its evolution was sparked by one of football’s most innovative minds.

Bucs' Koetter: Winston is growing fast | Tampa Bay Times
Lost in the disappointment of the Bucs' collapse at Washington last week is the remarkable play of rookie quarterback Jameis Winston.

Comparing Matt Ryan to Jameis Winston after seven NFL games - The Falcoholic
Everyone was only too happy to compare Winston to Ryan when he was drafted, but how has the comparison held up?