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Daily Bucs Links: Recapping the weekend

Here's your open thread for today.

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NFL 2015 schedule and results: Eagles outlast Cowboys in overtime -
The Eagles and Cowboys needed overtime to decide their NFC East battle. Earlier, two teams -- the Patriots and the Panthers -- remained undefeated this season as they beat Washington and the Packers, respectively.

Teddy Bridgewater leaves Rams game with concussion -
Bridgewater took a big hit while trying to give himself up on a quarterback slide.

Tom Brady throws interception, takes out defender by flopping like a sand bag -
Good effort, Tom.

Mike Evans dropped more passes this week than anyone else in the NFL in the last 10 years -
It was a really bad day for Mike Evans, despite what the stat sheet says.

Falcons coach Dan Quinn's decision to kick a FG was so dumb, making it hurt their win probability -
This is one of the worst decisions an NFL coach could possibly make.

NFL scores 2015: Follow all the Week 9 action from Sunday -
Coverage of Week 9 begins with a high-profile NFC matchup between the unbeaten Panthers and the 6-1 Packers.

Cam Newton snatched a Packers banner and now the fans want it back -
Newton grabbed the banner prior to the game and now the Packers fans are hoping to get it back.

The Dallas Cowboys need to cut Greg Hardy, and yet they aren't doing it -
Nobody is forcing the Dallas Cowboys to employ Greg Hardy. They're choosing to do it, in spite of the horrific things we know he's done.

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

5 Takeaways from Buccaneers vs. Giants
A few notes from the Bucs' Week 9 loss to the Giants.

Watch Bucs vs. Giants Press Conferences
Jameis Winston, Lovie Smith, and Mike Evans were among Bucs speaking to the media following the game.

Bucs Comeback Effort Falls Short, Lose to Giants 32-18 | Pewter Report
Tampa Bay’s latest attempt at winning back-to-back games for the first time in two years fell short on a rainy Sunday at home against the New York Giants.

Winston Report: Dropped Passes Mar Winston's Performance | Pewter Report
Bucs QB Jameis Winston rushed for a TD and had a turnover-free performance versus the Giants, but it could have been better without at least six dropped passes.

Most Impressive: Buccaneers vs. Giants | Pewter Report
A game decided by a few plays can keep a guy who had 152 yards receiving, yet five key drops off the list of Most Impressive.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers settle for too many field goals in loss to Giants - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog - ESPN
Unable to finish touchdown drives and forced to settle for field goals, the Buccaneers let a winnable game against the Giants slip away on Sunday.

Jameis Winston up, Doug Martin and Mike Evans down in Bucs' loss - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog - ESPN
Jameis Winston continued to show improvement but his receivers let him down with costly drops in the loss to the New York Giants.

Bucs' best players struggle, and Jameis Winston can't overcome it - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog - ESPN
Doug Martin ran for only 31 yards and Mike Evans dropped several passes. Jameis Winston didn't make any mistakes, but he needs more help.

Bucs loss had nothing to do with improving Jameis Winston, teammates say | and The Tampa Tribune
Although he didn’t win on the scoreboard Sunday, Jameis Winston continues to win over hearts and minds in the Tampa Bay locker room.

Evans falls short of making a difference for Bucs | and The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA — No. 13’s final dropped ball (were there four or five?) came with 13 seconds left in the game. Seemed fitting. Then Mike Evans threw in an incomplete pass (really, a lateral) and a New York Giant ran it into the Bucs’ end zone to end the festivities. But it was over before that. And Evans was one reason why.

Bucs drop passes, stall in red zone in 32-18 loss to Giants | and The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA — Buccaneers rookie quarterback Jameis Winston saw an opportunity open up in front of him on a critical third-and-goal play from the Giants 10-yard line late Sunday afternoon and seized it.

Bucs notes: No excuses for Spence after crucial penalty | and The Tampa Tribune
Bucs defensive tackle Akeem Spence sat at his locker and stared straight ahead after the game, lamenting his critical lapse of focus in the late moments of Sunday’s game.

Bucs-Giants: What they’re saying | and The Tampa Tribune
What the players and coaches are saying after the Bucs’ 32-18 loss to the New York Giants.

Doghouse: CBs Banks, Jennings, Jenkins played 4 snaps | Tampa Bay Times
Bucs fans had seen the fickle nature of Lovie Smith's cornerback playing decisions already this season, but Sunday's loss to the Giants may have been the most surprising, wiith backups Sterling Moore and rookie Jude Adjei-Barimah playing all but two snaps as the starting cornerbacks.

Bucs replace both starting cornerbacks | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — If you were surprised by the Bucs making another big change at cornerback — with starters Johnthan Banks and Mike Jenkins barely playing — you weren't the only one.

Giants at Bucs: 5 things you might have missed | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA— On a day of drops and disappointment, here are five things you might have missed in the Bucs' 32-18 loss to the Giants.

Jones: Bucs' losses will continue until defense is fixed | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Bucs ball. Fourth down and 10 yards to go at the Giants' 49-yard line. Trailing 23-18. Just over five minutes left in the fourth quarter.

Mike Evans' drops costly in Bucs' loss to Giants | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPAHe blamed it on the rain. Or maybe, he said, it was the humidity. His hands were sweating so much that he kept having to change his gloves. Nothing seemed to work.