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Daily Bucs Links: Recapping the loss

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Jimmy Graham out for year with torn patellar tendon -
Graham went down trying to haul in a deep touchdown pass.

Jeff Fisher says you can ‘kiss my a—' if you question the Rams’ effort -
The Rams lost again, but don't you dare suggest to head coach Jeff Fisher that the players didn't give their best effort.

Ben Roethlisberger self-reported concussion symptoms during Seahawks game -
Roethlisberger left the game late in the fourth quarter and was entered into concussion protocol.

2015 NFL playoff picture: Panthers, Patriots don't clinch in Week 12, wild card races heat up -
Nobody clinched on Sunday, but the wild card races are heating up around the NFL with the playoffs looming.

Just watch this ridiculous Odell Beckham Jr. catch -

Rob Gronkowski's knee injury does not appear to be serious, according to reports -
Gronkowski appeared to be in significant pain as he was inspected by trainers on the field.

The Giants blew their division lead in a spectacularly dumb ending against Washington -
No one wants first place in the NFC East, apparently.

Screw logic, screw the NFL's rules, this play should be a touchdown -
This is the right call, but not the call we know in our hearts should've been made.

Steelers vs. Seahawks 2015 final score: Pittsburgh blinked first and lost -
The Seahawks won a fantastic game of big plays and lead changes.

NFL scores and more, Week 12: What happened on Sunday -
Another wild Sunday is in the books. Danny Kelly walks you through what went down.

5 Takeaways from Buccaneers vs. Colts
Five things that stood out in the Bucs' Week 12 loss to the Colts.

Highlights: Buccaneers vs. Colts, Week 12
Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Indianapolis Colts Week 12 highlights.

Game Awards: Buccaneers vs. Colts
Who got this week's game ball?

Missed Opportunities Clip Bucs' Win Streak
After a strong first half in Indianapolis, the Bucs struggled to move the ball after halftime as Indianapolis scored the last 19 points in a 25-12 Colts victory.

Bucs Fall Flat In Second Half, Lose 25-12 In Indy | Pewter Report
More penalties and a dreadfully flat second half of football torpedoed Tampa Bay’s chances to get above .500 as the Buccaneers fell 25-12 in Indianapolis.

Most Impressive: Buccaneers vs. Colts | Pewter Report
The Buccaneers blew a golden opportunity to gain some ground in the NFC Wildcard race, losing to the Colts on Sunday by a final of 25-12.

Most Disappointing: Buccaneers vs. Colts | Pewter Report
Just when it seemed after the first half that Tampa Bay was poised to pull off its third win in a row, coverage breakdowns, a dropped touchdown and lack of pass rush would eventually lead to another devastating loss for the Bucs on Sunday

Winston Report: "We've Been Here Before. We're Going To Bounce Back" | Pewter Report has chronicled Winston’s practice reports throughout training camp and the preseason, and now breaks down his performances in the regular season.

Bucs Blow Chance To Gain Ground In Playoff Race, But Still Alive | Pewter Report
Where do the 5-6 Buccaneers stand in their hunt for a 2015 Wild Card playoff spot in the NFC? breaks down the latest playoff picture.

Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota can't lead teams to comeback wins - NFL Nation- ESPN
The top two picks in the 2015 NFL draft combined to throw four touchdown passes and three interceptions in Sunday's losses.

Penalty-plagued Bucs can't protect Jameis Winston in loss to Colts - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
Tampa Bay's two-game streak ends in Indianapolis as the Colts pull away in the second half.

Jameis Winston up, Mike Evans down in Tampa Bay Buccaneers' loss - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
QB Jameis Winston had a solid outing in Sunday's loss to the Colts, but receiver Mike Evans was among those who didn't fare as well.

Playoff-hungry Buccaneers refuse to revise goals after loss to Colts - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog- ESPN
Sunday's 25-12 loss to Indy blunted the momentum established by three wins in the previous four games, but the Bucs' remaining schedule offers hope.

First and 10: Points to consider in Bucs loss to Colts | and The Tampa Tribune
An inside look at Tampa Bay’s 25-12 loss at Indianapolis:

Bucs’ QB Jameis Winston takes responsibility for loss to Colts | and The Tampa Tribune
Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston put a lot of the blame for Sunday’s 25-12 loss to the Colts on his shoulders, saying he didn’t do a good enough job of avoiding sacks and making plays, particularly in the second half.

Just like that, the Bucs come back to reality | and The Tampa Tribune
Even the edge of a playoff picture was too much for Lovie Smith and the lads.

Bucs notes: RB Martin reaches 1,000 yards in loss to Colts | and The Tampa Tribune
INDIANAPOLIS — Bucs running back Doug Martin passed the 1,000-yard rushing plateau for the second time in his career.

Costly penalties, other struggles return in Bucs 25-12 loss to Colts | and The Tampa Tribune
INDIANAPOLIS — The question that has to be asked now is, just who are the real Buccaneers?

Brock Osweiler leads Broncos over Patriots; more NFL Week 12 | The MMQB with Peter King
Behind Brock Osweiler, Denver finds new life in knocking New England from the unbeaten ranks.

Bucs at Colts: 5 things you might have missed | Tampa Bay Times
The Bucs saw a two-game win streak end in a 25-12 loss at the Colts. Here are five things you might have missed

Winstometer Week 12: Jameis Winston remains between Matt Ryan, Jim Kelly | Tampa Bay Times
Jameis Winston held solid on the list of rookie quarterbacks since 1980, but still ranks two spots behind Marcus Mariota, who slipped to fourth on the list.

Jones: Bucs? They had us fooled | Tampa Bay Times
INDIANAPOLIS — Ah, they fooled us.Not only that, they fooled themselves.Just when you started to get excited, just when you thought the Bucs were onto something kind of special, Sunday happened.What exactly happened? The Bucs lost.

Doug Martin runs into Bucs' record book, then disappears | Tampa Bay Times
INDIANAPOLIS — On another long run, Doug Martin went 56 yards late in the second quarter Sunday against the Colts, setting up a Bucs touchdown and putting him over 1,000 yards for the season.

Colts hand painful experience to Bucs | Tampa Bay Times
INDIANAPOLISSome age-old problems showed up to beat the Bucs on Sunday, and Colts quarterback Matt Hasselbeck was just one of them.

Jameis Winston is more than the Bucs could hope for - NFL Videos
NFL Media's Michael Silver travelled with Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston on a visit to Derrick Brooks' Tampa high school and discovered a young man looking to make a difference on and off the field.