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Daily Bucs Links: Winning for Kwon

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'Monday Night Football' results: Panthers improve to 7-0 with overtime win -
Andrew Luck rallied the Colts back from a 23-6 fourth-quarter deficit to force overtime, but the Panthers still escaped with a win.

49ers bench Colin Kaepernick for Blaine Gabbert, per report -
Blaine Gabbert will start Sunday against the Falcons.

49ers trade Vernon Davis to Broncos for late-round picks -
The 31-year-old tight end is playing somewhere else after 10 seasons with the 49ers.

The Bengals are so good the Steelers can't ignore them anymore -
The tide has turned in one of the NFL's greatest rivalries, and the Steelers are struggling to come to terms with it.

MMBM: Obamacare is ruining the NFL -
The old saying "The Training room exists to get you OUT of the Training room" is changing. It used to be "you cant make the club in the tub" but now the entire club is made out of the tub. And we have Obamacare to thank for ruining our fantasy teams.

GM Jason Licht on "Move the Sticks"
Former NFL scouts Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks debate who will win offensive and defensive Rookie of the Year and Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht breaks down the performances of Jameis Winston and Kwon Alexander.

Bucs Rewind: Win Over Atlanta Falcons
The Buccaneers rally behind a heart-broken Kwon Alexander to pull out an overtime victory against their division rival, the Atlanta Falcons.

Lovie Smith's Takeaways from Bucs-Falcons
Upon Further Review: After reviewing the tape of Sunday's game in Washington, Lovie Smith shared some new thoughts on red zone defense, rookie contributions and team solidarity.

Kwon Alexander Up for Rookie of the Week
The linebacker is up for his second Rookie of the Week award after an inspiring performance against the Falcons in Week 8.

Bucs notes: Offense displays balance in win over Falcons | and The Tampa Tribune
ATLANTA — The Falcons entered the game with the NFL’s No. 2 rushing defense, but the Bucs found enough holes to keep Atlanta’s defense honest, finishing with a 117-101 advantage in rushing yards.

Bucs seek up to $1 million a year from state for stadium upgrades | and The Tampa Tribune
Add the Buccaneers to the scramble of Florida professional sports teams hoping to snag millions of taxpayer dollars to pretty up their stadiums.

Bucs' family rallies around grieving rookie Kwon Alexander | and The Tampa Tribune
Kwon Alexander's inspired performance against the Falcons after the shooting death of his younger brother galvanizes the Bucs as a team.

Offensive Game Grades: Buccaneers vs. Falcons | Pewter Report
Gaining just 290 yards isn’t normally the recipe for success in the NFL but on Sunday it was just enough for the Buccaneers to pick up win number three against the Falcons 23-20 in overtime

Monday Afterthoughts: Hang On For The Ride | Pewter Report
The roller coaster ride that is the start of the Jameis Winston era continued Sunday in Atlanta.

Play of Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Kwon Alexander comforts parents after murder
The play of Buccaneers LB Kwon Alexander both inspired and "took the madness" away from his parents after his 17-year-old brother was shot and killed Friday night.

Adversity doesn't beat Jameis Winston and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog - ESPN
Tampa Bay's 23-20 OT win in Atlanta was no work of art, but it was a huge step in Jameis Winston's development as the Bucs' quarterback and leader.

Locker room video shows Tampa Bay Buccaneers rally around emotional Kw - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog - ESPN
Two days after his brother was killed, Kwon Alexander was presented the game ball following the Buccaneers' win on Sunday.

Rookies playing increased roles all over field for Bucs | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Two familiar Bucs rookies — QB Jameis Winston and LB Kwon Alexander — were huge parts of Sunday's win in Atlanta, but the Bucs had 10 rookies and first-year players among the 44 players used in the overtime victory.

Best part of Bucs win displayed after game: Unity | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPAThe best 79 seconds of the Bucs' 23-20 overtime win over the Falcons on Sunday did not occur between the white lines, but rather played out behind the closed doors of the celebratory visitor's locker room at the Georgia Dome.

Falcons tell the truth about losing to Bucs |
FLOWERY BRANCH – Before moving on to prepare for San Francisco, the Falcons took a long hard look in the mirror on what coach Dan Quinn calls "Tell the Truth Monday.